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1.
Tangled (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. (100 mins.)
“ Review; The girl with the long, long hair is rescued from her tower by a charming thief. Extraordinarily beautiful version of Repunzel. My first 3D movie is great.
Times Watched; 7
Last Watched; 4-19-11/9-1-11/10-17-11/3-29-12/8-28-13 ” - sonnyt1813
 
2.
Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs... (41 mins.)
Director: Marc Fafard
“ Purchase Date; 4-14-11
Review; Short 3D documentary is interesting visually but light on information.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 4-14-11/9-1-11 ” - sonnyt1813
 
3.
Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues. (44 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 10-7-11
Review; 3D documentary uses vibrant photography to highlight the endangered river. A bit preachy for my taste but not bad.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 10-7-11 ” - sonnyt1813
 
4.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ Purchase Date; 10-25-11
Review; Fun 3D retro action flick as 90 pound weakling is genetically enhanced to be a WW II super soldier. 3D quality not the best but still neat. Reminds me of the old adventure serials.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 10-25-11/10-27-11/11-4-11/12-20-11/3-22-14 ” - sonnyt1813
 
5.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows. (146 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Purchase Date; 4-16-11 (3D Copy 11-11-11)
Review; Dark and bleak yet gripping story as the 3 Hogwarts kids go on the run to evade Voldemort and find the key to his defeat. Converted 3D version is poor with little added depth.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 4-16-11/6-16-11/11-11-11/7-5-12/12-27-13 ” - sonnyt1813
 
6.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Purchase Date; 11-11-11
Review; 3D Final chapter in the series sees the 3 young magicians complete their quest and face the final battle against Voldemort. 3D is not the best quality.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 11-11-11/11-21-11/12-30-11/7-6-12 ” - sonnyt1813
 
7.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince. (84 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 11-22-11
Review; To save her father, a young girl sacrifices her freedom to a beastly baron in a enchanted castle. Spectacular 3D converted edition of the popular Disney classic. Musical numbers still seem superfluous to me.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 11-22-11/2-13-12/10-6-12 ” - sonnyt1813
 
8.
Thor (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders. (115 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ Purchase Date; 10-7-11
Review; Moderately successful comic book adaptation as the Norse god gets exiled to Earth without his hammer. With the aid of a woman scientist, he learns humility and regains his power. 3D quality is only fair.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 10-8-11/12-7-11/12-28-12/3-22-14 ” - sonnyt1813
 
9.
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. (108 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Purchase Date; 6-1-10 - (3D copy 10-24-11)
Review; A young adult Alice once again visits Wonderland and is called to dethrone the evil red queen. Tim Burton's interpretation is colorful and entertaining but we expected a darker and more twisted result.
Times Watched; 16
Last Watched; 12-6-11/2-15-12/8-31-12/12-6-12/8-23-13/3-7-14/1-6-16 ” - sonnyt1813
 
10.
Monster House (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster. (91 mins.)
Director: Gil Kenan
“ Purchase Date; 10-25-06 (3D copy 10-24-11)
Rating; A boy and his friends discover the secret of the possessed house next door. Rubbery characters are too cartoony for my taste (even more so in 3D) but movie is pretty good.
Times Watched; 9
Last Watched; 8-3-08/7-30-09/12-13-09/10-24-11/12-15-11/11-2-12 ” - sonnyt1813
 
11.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. (98 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 10-15-10/3D version 9-11-11
Review; A young Viking befriends a wounded dragon. Visually impressive with a good story but the dragon was too cute and girlfriend not cute enough.
Times Watched; 8
Last Watched; 12-5-10/7-29-11/9-11-11/10-12-11/12-10-11/6-16-12 ” - sonnyt1813
 
12.
Mars Needs Moms (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away. (88 mins.)
Director: Simon Wells
“ Purchase Date; 11-22-11
Review; 3D effort that's good visually but lacking story-wise and humans look weirder than the Martians. A boy realizes the worth of his mother when she is kidnapped by Martians.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 11-25-11/8-2-14 ” - sonnyt1813
 
13.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too. (136 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ Purchase Date; 10-18-11
Review; The 3D is amazing and the movie is fun though less epic than previous entries. Capt. Jack vies with/against Barbossa and Blackbeard to find the Fountain of Youth.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 10-18-11/10-20-11/11-7-11/9-9-13 ” - sonnyt1813
 
14.
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia. (97 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 12-30-10 - (Blu-Ray 3D - 12-1-11)
Review; Better than the previous sequel as Alice finds Claire then heads to LA en route to Arcadia. Lots of slo-mo and bullet time effects. Impressive 3D really makes for a improved viewing experience.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 12-31-10/12-2-11/4-21-12


DATE: 2010-12-30 ” - sonnyt1813
 
15.
Coraline (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. (100 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ Purchase Date;7-22-09 (Blu-Ray) 3D copy 12-1-11
Review; A neglected, crabby girl discovers another world and another Mother. Impressive Stop-Motion story is just edgy and quirky enough to be interesting. Like it better as time goes on. 3D quality is marginal with too much ghosting.
Times Watched; 11
Last Watched; 2-14-12/5-23-12/10-29-12/11-28-13/7-28-14 ” - sonnyt1813
 
16.
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. (91 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 12-13-11
Review; Impressive sequel as Panda leads his kung Fu companions against an evil Peacock (!?) threatening to use cannons to rule China. Animation and 3D are spectacular.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 12-13-11/12-14-11/11-2-12/7-9-14 ” - sonnyt1813
 
17.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets. (154 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ Purchase Date; 1-31-12
Review; 3rd in the blockbuster series is long and has overly complex plot but the 3D action is pretty spectacular.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 2-2-12/4-19-12
24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
18.
Clash of the Titans (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth. (106 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
“ Purchase Date; (3D copy) 1-31-12
Review; Demigod Perseus and a band of soldiers seek a means to defeat the Kraken sent by Hades to destroy a city that has offended the gods. Remake of popular Harryhausen feature is bigger, louder and spectacular but lacks some of the magic of the original. The much criticized 3D seems fine to me.
Times Watched; 7
Last Watched; 2-1-12/2-28-12/3-28-12/12-5-13
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
19.
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy. (113 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
“ Purchase Date; 1-31-12
Review; Conan devotes his life to finding the marauders that destroyed his village. 3D remake is serviceable but lacks the majesty of the original.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 2-3-12/7-4-12
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
20.
Hugo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (126 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Purchase Date; 2-29-12
Review; Scorcese makes a heartfelt love letter to the early days of cinema and ties in a clever tale of a young boy's effort to repair an automaton in hopes of reconnecting to his dead Father. Nice movie but 3D on my system has annoying degree of ghosting.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 3-1-12/4-17-12/11-25-14
$28.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
21.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A local scientist is often regarded as a failure until he invents a machine that can make food fall from the sky. But little does he know, that things are about to take a turn for the worst. (90 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 2-29-12
Review; Clever, goofy story of a failure-prone scientist out to prove himself to his Father who doesn't understand his son's inventions. Characters are too cartoony for my tastes but its fun and even more so in 3D.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 2-29-12/5-1-12
$20.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
22.
The Three Musketeers (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war. (110 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 3-13-12
Review; Silly, over the top remake of the adventure fantasy adds slow motion and Matrix like action. Lame but kind of fun and I liked it more the 2nd time.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 3-13-12/4-21-12/2-6-13
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
23.
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor. (107 mins.)
“ Purchase of Date; 3-13-12
Review; Epic animated adventure as young reporter searches for lost treasure. Director Spielberg shows some restraint by following the original stories fairly closely.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 3-13-12/3-16-12/3-28-13
$28.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
24.
The Darkest Hour (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who have attacked Earth via our power supply. (89 mins.)
Director: Chris Gorak
“ Purchase Date; 4-11-12
Review; Four Americans in Moscow are caught in the middle of an invasion of invisible alien energy beings. Middling successful invasion movie with fairly unique aliens and passable characters is - okay.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 4-11-12/6-25-12
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
25.
WWII in 3D (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A new documentary shows 3D footage of Nazi soldiers for the first time.
Director: Gabriel Rotello
“ Purchase Date; 4-13-12
Review; Documentary built around recently found German WWII 3D footage and other 3D film and photos from the era. Interesting but 3D is poorly presented with lots of ghosting.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 4-13-12
$15.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
26.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth. (93 mins.)
Director: Eric Brevig
“ Purchase Date; 4-13-12
Review; A Scientist and his nephew follow clues to find inner Earth. Kind of a sequel to the original story imagining that Verne's novel was based on fact.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 4-13-12/8-10-12/3-27-14
$20.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
27.
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the Valley of Peace, Po the Panda finds himself chosen as the Dragon Warrior despite the fact that he is obese and a complete novice at martial arts. (92 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 4-8-10 (3D copy 5-8-12)
Review; Funny and beautifully made as ineffectual panda becomes "The Chosen One." Black has his best role to date.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 4-13-10/7-6-10/8-23-11/5-8-12/3-7-13
22.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
28.
Megamind (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom McGrath
“ Purchase Date; 4-1-11 (3D copy 5-8-12)
Review; Two orphan exiles to Earth take different paths. Only okay superhero story told from the perspective of the nominal bad guy.
Time Watched; 4
Last Watched; 4-4-11/-10-11/5-8-12/12-24-13
$22.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
29.
Underworld: Awakening (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind. (88 mins.)
Director: Mårlind, Stein
“ Purchase Date; 5-8-12
Review; After a purge of vampires and werewolves, Vampire Selene awakens from frozen hibernation to learn she has a vampire-lycan daughter. Lovely Beckinsale is back in this fourth outing of the series. The addition of an adolescent but powerful daughter adds a interesting element.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 5-8-12/7-21-12/1-24-14
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
30.
John Carter (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior. (132 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stanton
“ Purchase Date; 6-5-12
Review; A former Civil War soldier finds himself transported to Mars and once again in a civil war waged between it's inhabitants. Ambitious adventure is good but fails to meet expectations.
Times Watched; 6
Last Watched; 6-5-12/6-10-12/8-8-12/10-10-12/2-18-14
$28.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
31.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island. (94 mins.)
Director: Brad Peyton
“ Purchase Date; 6-5-12
Review; A young man and his step-father search for his missing grandfather on an hidden island. Fun, but sometimes silly movie is mostly eye candy. 3D is excellent.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 6-5-12/6-12-12/8-10-12/6-18-15
$28.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
32.
Space Station 3D (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The first 3D live-action film to be shot in space. Using advanced 3D-technology, the film depicts the... (47 mins.)
Director: Toni Myers
“ Purchase Date; 6-5-12
Review; Impressive, if brief, overview of the space stations early construction. 3D is sometimes impressive.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 6-5-12/4-9-15 ” - sonnyt1813
 
33.
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world. (99 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 6-26-12
Review; Demigod Perseus is called upon to rescue Zeus, imprisoned in Hades and defeat the return of the Titan Kronos. Spectacular action and FX are the highlights of this sequel.
Times Watched; 7
Last Watched; 6-27-12/7-3-12/9-16-12/11-10-12/11-27-14/6-24-16
$14.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
34.
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth. (94 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 9-29-09 (3D Copy 7-15-12)
Review; Bride-to-be Susan's encounter with a meteor gains size and strength and joins other so-called monsters against an alien invasion. Pretty good CGI animated feature tho human characters are too cartoony. Susan (Ginormica) looks almost alien with enormous eyes.
Times watched; 6
Last Watched; 9-29-09/1-8-10/11-28-10/3-27-11/7-16-12/12-24-13
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
35.
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, whisking Lewis away in a time machine and together they team up to track down Bowler Hat Guy in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate. (95 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 10-23-07 - Blu-Ray 12-28-08 - 3D Copy 7-15-12
Rating; An orphan more concerned with his inventions than adoption is whisked to the future and encounters a very eccentric family. Had doubts at first but its become one of my favorites with an uplifting positive message. Music plays a big part in its success. 3D has sometimes bothersome cross-talk.
Times Watched; 10
Last Watched; 4-11-09/3-26-11/7-15-12/7-21-12/1-14-13/4-20-16 ”
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
36.
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him. (94 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 3-9-10 - 3D Copy 7-15-12
Review; Manny the mammoth and his extended family travel to a even more prehistoric underground world to rescue Sid. 2nd sequel is about par with the others, but hey, Dinosaurs!
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 3-9-10/6-16-11/7-16-12
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
37.
Rio (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams. (96 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
“ Purchase Date; 7-23-12
Review; A home-bound Parrot goes to Rio to mate with last surviving female of his species but both are bird-napped. Gorgeous animation and clever story makes this very watchable.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 7-23-12/10-6-12
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
38.
Shrek (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. (90 mins.)
“ Purchase Date (Blu-Ray copy 12-8-10/3D copy 7-23-12)
Rating; Topical humor with great CGI animation. Pretty darn good. Even more impressive with Blu-Ray edition. Converted 3D is just marginal without a lot of real depth.
Times Watched; 7
Last Watched; 12-8-10/7-23-12/12-11-12
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
39.
History of the World in 2 Hours (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rapid-fire history of our world, from the beginning of time as we know it to present day. This two-hour... (120 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 7-23-12
Review; History channel documentary covers a lot of ground pretty fast but covers the main points. Fair if you're a history buff.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 7-23-12
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
40.
Titanic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Purchase Date; 9-10-12
Review; A poor young man romances a society woman on the doomed liner. Epic tale centered around a love story set tons of records. It's way long but doesn't seem like it. Converted 3D quality is excellent.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 9-10-12
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
41.
The Avengers (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ Purchase Date; 9-25-12
Review; A group of super heroes are called together to save the world. Well crafted exciting comic book extravaganza that seems impossible to put together but director Whedon pulls it off. 3D quality is variable with some annoying cross-talk.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 9-25-12/9-26-12/12-22-12/3-20-14
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
42.
Prometheus (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Purchase Date; 10-9-12
Review; A team of scientists journey to a distant planet seeking the origins of man. Set in the same cinematic universe as the "Alien" movies this is impressive at times yet is mixed in execution and theme.
Times Watched; 8
Last Watched; 11-28-12/3-6-13/7-4-13/5-12-14/2-25-15/8-18-15
$ 19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
43.
Piranha 3DD (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark. (83 mins.)
Director: John Gulager
“ Purchase Date; 10-9-12
Review; Prehistoric Piranha invade a new water park. Pure kitsch with frequent nudity, lots of fake blood and a bit of humor.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 10-10-12/11-15-12
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
44.
Avatar (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. (162 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Purchase Date; 4-22-10 (3D copy 10-16-12)
Review; Great movie. Maybe you've seen it. Magnificent visually but the story is derivetive. 3D version is outstanding.
Times Watched; 7
Last Watched; 3-20-11/8-13-11/10/10-16-12/3-7-13/12-29-14
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
45.
Secret of the Wings (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow. (75 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 10-23-12
Review; Tink learns she has a sister in the Winter Realm but they are forbidden to enter each others worlds. The first 3D Tinker Bell movie doesn't quite measure up to previous entries but still entertians and looks wonderful.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 10-23-12/10-25-12/11-13-12
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
46.
I, Robot (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity. (115 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
“ Purchase Date; 8-10-07(Blu-Ray copy; 9-14-09)(3D copy; 10-23-12)
Review; In the near future a robot-hating cop believes one has committed murder. Strays from novel and is fairly predictable but pretty good show. Converted 3D version has moments of layering and minor cross-talk.
Times Watched; 6
Last Watched; 9-16-09/8-4-10/3-29-11/10-23-12/3-31-13 ”
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
47.
Bolt (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real. (96 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 10-13-09 (3D Copy 11-3-12)
A movie-star dog believes he has super powers but faces reality when he is thrown into the real world. Enjoyable characters and exceptional CG animation makes for a good movie overall. 3D adds to dynamic action but is frequently misaligned.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 10-13-09/2-9-11/11-3-12/4-15-14
$16.42 ” - sonnyt1813
 
48.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ Purchase Date; 1-5-11 (3D copy 11-3-12)
Review; The hero of Halloween Town grows bored until he discovers Christmas. Animated musical from Burton is weird enough to be interesting but I don't consider it a classic (yet).
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 1-6-11/12-19-11/11-3-12/12-24-12/12-24-13
$16.42 ” - sonnyt1813
 
49.
Brave (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (93 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 11-13-12
Review; A Scottish princess rebels against an arranged marriage. Not quite one of Pixar's best but beautifully rendered CG animation. Point off for being too dark in 3D.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 11-13-12/11-15-12/11-24-12/4-12-13
$ 27.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
50.
The Lorax (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. (86 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 11-23-12
Review; A boy seeking the favor of a girl learns the fate of the trees and sets out to restore them. Suess ecological tale is colorful but a bit preachy. 3D has too much cross-talk on my display.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 11-23-12/8-2-14
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
51.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death. (136 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
“ Purchase Date; 11-23-12
Review; The young hero does battle with genetic man-lizard monster. Reboot of the franchise with all new actors works well enough but lacks sense of fun. 3D is barely noticeable with little depth.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 11-24-12/1-2-14
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
52.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (88 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 11-23-12
Review; Ineffectual pirates want to win pirate of the year award by winning science award with the aid or hindrance of Charles Darwin. Clever and funny but not hilarious. 3D is so-so without much depth.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 11-23-12/3-22-13
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
53.
ParaNorman (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. (92 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 11-29-12
Review; A boy sees ghosts and learns he is fated to save his town when the dead rise from their graves. Bold and impressive stop motion film sometimes pushes the limits of typically acceptable children's entertainment (but pushed too far stylistically). 3D sometimes doesn't have much depth.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 11-29-12/12-21-12/12-29-13/7-18-16
$27.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
54.
Finding Nemo (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. (100 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 12-4-12
Review; A clown fish, aided by a memory challenged friend, searches across the vast ocean for his son. Another winner from Pixar but really saved by performance of DeGeneres as Dory.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 12-4-12/12-20-13/2-9-16
$22.79 ” - sonnyt1813
 
55.
Up (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. (96 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 11-10-09 (3D copy; 12-4-12)
Review; A lonely widower and a young scout travel by ballon to Angel Falls to fulfill a promise to his late wife. Outstanding visual treat enhanced by 3D copy.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 12-4-12
$22.79 ” - sonnyt1813
 
56.
Shrek 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres. (93 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 2004 (Blu-Ray copy 12-8-10 - 3D copy 12-12-12)
Review; Shrek meets Fiona's parents. Worthy sequel but humor is a little strained.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 12-9-10/12-12-12/8-20-14 ” - sonnyt1813
 
57.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. (88 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 12-12-12
Review; The herd/family is separated when the continents split and must find their way back together. This fourth entry in the series is about par but with incremental improvements in CG quality.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 12-12-12/7-31-13/4-30-14 ” - sonnyt1813
 
58.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. (79 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
“ Purchase Date; (Blu-Ray 3D copy; 1-17-13) - Classic Monster Essential Collection
Review; Scientists search an Amazon lagoon for the fossils of a missing link but find a very live creature. Classic monster movie with man versus nature theme, features one of the best creature suits in cinema. Waited a lifetime for this very satisfying 3D version.
Times Watched; 10
Last Watched; 1-20-13/4-9-13/12-9-13/6-4-14/6-24-15/5-20-16 ” - sonnyt1813
 
59.
Dredd (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. (95 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
“ Purchase Date; 1-24-13
Review; In a dystopian city a lawgiver cop and his psychic rookie partner go head to head with a sadistic gang in control of skyscraper slum. Violent, brutal slo-mo action contributes to the more or less successful reboot of the comic book story.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 1-25-13/8-22-14
$21.96 ” - sonnyt1813
 
60.
Despicable Me (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. (95 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 12-14-10 (3D copy 2-26-13)
Review; Nice movie of the redemption of an evil (?) genius when he adopts 3 girls to further a planned caper. Nothing outstanding but Carrel's accent and Minions are worth mentioning.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 12-15-10/12-28-10/2-28-13/7-2-15
$19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
61.
Spiders 3D (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
After a Soviet space station crashes into a New York City subway tunnel, a species of venomous spiders is discovered, and soon they mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the city. (89 mins.)
Director: Tibor Takács
“ Purchase Date; 3-12-13
Review; Experimental spiders with alien DNA fall to Earth and begin to grow. About what you'd expect - it's a giant spider movie - but it gets a little too illogical toward the end. 3D is good here with a lot of depth.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 3-12-13/3-22-13 ” - sonnyt1813
 
62.
A Monster in Paris (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. (90 mins.)
Director: Bibo Bergeron
“ Purchase Date; 4-19-13
Review; An accidental mix of chemicals grows a flea to monstrous size but with remarkable talents. Moderately amusing, if slightly odd French film generally leaves a favorable impression. The 3D doesn't show a great deal of depth. Sean Lennon voices the flea but doesn't impress, nor does the female singer.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 4-19-13/6-15-13
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
63.
Jurassic Park (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. (127 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; (Blu-Ray 10-25-11) (3D copy; 4-23-13)
Review; A pair of paleontologists are asked to approve a new island attraction featuring living dinosaurs. Great leap forward in CG creature FX contribute to an exciting movie of science gone too far. 3D converted version looks great but has a lot of cross talk on my system.
Times Watched; 4 (2 in 3D)
Last Watched; 10-25-11/4-24-13/7-6-13 ” - sonnyt1813
 
64.
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility. (96 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 4-23-13
Review; Alice must escape a massive underground facility with the aid of a questionable alliance. Lots of slo-mo action but little actual story. One of the weaker entries of the series but 3D makes it fun to watch.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 4-25-13/7-6-14
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
65.
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. (91 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 4-23-13
Review; Dracula built a Hotel as a monster haven but a human visitor causes a stir and falls for Dracula's daughter. Bit above average feature is occasionally funny.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 4-24-13/6-24-13
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
66.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (106 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 4-30-13
Review; A time traveling alien erases "K" from history and "J" must travel to the past to restore the timeline. 2nd sequel works better than the 1st. Brolin is perfect as younger "K".
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 5-5-13/1-2-14
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
67.
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet. (89 mins.)
Director: Callan Brunker
“ Purchase Date; 6-4-13
Review; A mission control tech must travel to dreaded planet Earth to rescue his heroic astronaut brother. Marginal, pleasant story but COLORFUL and very impressive 3D quality including clever trick of having objects fall below the lower frame of picture.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 6-5-13/6-22-13/8-14-14
$17.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
68.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug. (169 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Purchase Date; 6-4-13
Review; Wizard Gandalf enlists Hobbit Baggins to aid a band of Dwarfs on a quest to regain their homeland. Somewhat overwrought, this first part of a prequel trilogy is at times a Hildebrandt painting come to life and at times looks like scenes of miniature figures battling on dioramas.
Times Watched; 2 1/2 (it's a long movie)
Last Watched; 6-7-13/4-11-15
$26.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
69.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches. (130 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Purchase Date; 6-11-13
Review; A carnival magician is blown to a land of magic and witches and is forced to face his own weaknesses. Prequel of sorts to the classic is colorful and entertaining. Inevitably falls short of it's namesake yet shows great heart.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 6-12-13/6-15-13/7-31-13/10-10-14/4-22-15
$22.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
70.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past. (88 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wirkola
“ Purchase Date; 6-11-13
Review; After killing the witch in the candy house, the siblings devote their lives to killing witches. Fair grown-up fairy tale movie but no surprises or anything exceptional. 3D is adequate.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 6-11-13/7-27-13/9-10-15
$22.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
71.
Babes in Toyland (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage... (77 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 8-1-13
Review; Stan and Ollie are Dum and Dee, two toy makers try to help out their friends in Toyland. Colorized and converted to 3D, this early fairy tale musical looks pretty good but shows its age. Not the boys funniest film but nice change for them.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 8-1-13/8-30-13/7-1-14
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
72.
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. (114 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ Purchase Date; 8-6-13
Review; Young peasant farmer Jack rescues the princess from the the giants and saves the kingdom. Likable and entertaining take on the fairy tale with precise doses of humor and adventure. Exceptional image and 3D quality.
Times Watched; 4
Last Watched; 8-8-13/8-9-13/8-26-13/11-23-13
$ 19.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
73.
Epic (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world -- and ours. (102 mins.)
Director: Chris Wedge
“ Purchase Date; 8-20-13
Review; A young woman shrinks into a world of tiny forest creatures and is tasked with the safekeeping of a bud to save the realm from succumbing rot and decay. Beautiful and entertaining but lacks the heart to be great. Brilliant animation and 3D quality shows a lot of depth.
Times Watched; 4 (once in 2D)
Last Watched; 8-20-13/8-21-13/9-4-13/3-29-14
$ 25.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
74.
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. (132 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ Purchase Date; 9-10-13
Review; Kirk and crew hunt down a genetically enhanced criminal but find they have bigger problems. Another exciting Trek adventure. Excellent 3D quality.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 9-10-13/9-11-13/9-16-13/11-14-13/2-20-14
$25.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
75.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. (130 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
“ Purchase Date; 9-24-13
Review; Tony Stark (Iron Man) dares a terrorist to come to him. This second sequel works better than the first. 3D has quite a bit of cross-talk on my system.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 9-25-13/3-21-14
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
76.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Purchase Date; (3D Copy - 10-1-13)
Review; A young girl is swept up by a tornado to a magical land. The perennial classic is updated to 3D.
Times Watched; 5
Last Watched; 10-1-13/10-8-13/12-29-13/4-12-14/4-18-15
$24.48 ” - sonnyt1813
 
77.
The Croods (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy. (98 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 10-1-13
Review; A family of timid cave people learn the value of exploring new horizons from a newcomer. Exceptionally beautiful at times with imaginative creatures. Dark scenes are way too dark on the 3D version.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 10-2-13/11-22-13
$22.48 ” - sonnyt1813
 
78.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. (83 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; (3D Blu-Ray Copy - 10-1-13)
Review; An adventurous young mermaid finds love and danger when she comes into contact with humans. Disney's return to great animation revitalized their brand. Unfortunately 3D adds little to the story.
Times Watched; 3 (3D -2)
Last Watched; 9-4-09/10-1-13/2-22-16
$34.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
79.
House of Wax (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous. (88 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
“ Purchase Date; (Blu-Ray Copy; 10-7-13)
Review; A disfigured wax artisan goes on a murderous rampage of revenge. Movie and Price are both pretty good. 3D version has occasionally distracting heavy film grain.
Times Watched; 3 (3D - 3)
Last Watched; 6-21-08/10-7-13/12-3-13/5-4-15
$29.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
80.
Monsters University (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. (104 mins.)
Director: Dan Scanlon
“ Purchase Date; 11-1-13
Review; Two young monsters aspiring to become professional scarers become rivals before teaming up. Sequel is less satisfying but good.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 11-3-13
$29.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
81.
Man of Steel (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction. (143 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ Purchase Date; 11-12-13
Review; Clark Kent learns his origins and saves Earth from General Zod intent on remaking Earth into a new Krypton. Plenty of action and destruction but balanced by intimate, tender moments.
Times Watched; 8
Last Watched; 11-16-13/12-7-13/3-22-14/9-26-14/1-30-15/8-11-15
$24.69 ” - sonnyt1813
 
82.
Pacific Rim (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. (131 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 11-12-13
Review; Earth defends itself from giant monsters by building giant battle robots. Pretty much everything a sci-fi fan needs yet somehow less than a sum of its parts.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 11-13-13/1-20-14
$28.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
83.
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness. (98 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 12-10-13
Review; Former villain Gru, is recruited from his quiet family life by the Anti Villain League to go undercover. Pleasant and enjoyable but lacks the edge of the original.
Times Watched; 4 (once in 2D)
Last Watched; 12-15-13/3-8-14/7-9-15
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
84.
Green Lantern (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ Purchase Date; 12-10-13
Review; A pilot is chosen by a dying alien to assume the duties of the Green Lantern peace keepers. One of the poorest super hero movies in recent memory is just bland and unremarkable in any sense.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 12-12-13
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
85.
Predator (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. (107 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ Purchase Date; 5-19-09 (3D Copy; 12-18-13)
Review; A black ops combat team in a South American jungle come up against a killer alien. Better than average Sci-Fi action thriller. 3D conversion is fairly well done.
Times Watched; 7
Last Watched; 5-25-09/10-31-11/12-18-13/1-21-14/10-23-14
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
86.
Dracula 3D (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Asia Argento stars in horror legend Dario Argento's sexy spin on the classic tale about the sharp-toothed count who craves human blood. (110 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ Purchase Date; 2-11-14
Review; Another take on the classic story with minor variations. Some nudity and some creative killing aren't enough make this a winner - though I didn't expect the giant bug. 3D is marginal.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 2-12-14
$7.37 ” - sonnyt1813
 
87.
Gravity (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ Purchase Date; 2-25-14
Review; Astronauts struggle to survive a catastrophic collision in orbit. Amazing production though scientifically questionable. 3D is impressive.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 2-26-14/3-2-14/5-39-14
$27.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
88.
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves. (112 mins.)
Director: Alan Taylor
“ Purchase Date; 2-25-14
Review; Thor battles Dark Elves who seek to unleash destructive Aether on the Nine Realms of the universe. This sequel brings back the demigod and his Earthly girl friend but the story hangs on a thin premise. 3D is better than first.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 2-25-14/6-4-14
$22.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
89.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. (95 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 3-12-14
Review; When food comes alive, Flynn and friends are sent on a mission to save the world. Worthy sequel is clever, colorful and cute. 3D is great.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 3-13-14/4-28-14/1-10-15
$25.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
90.
Immortals (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity. (110 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 4-8-14
Review; A peasant trained as a warrior is destined to be Greek savior when a warlord releases the legendary Titans. Intermittent carnage can't keep this alternate take on Greek myths from being mostly tedious. Mostly too dark to be enjoyable in 3D.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 4-9-14
$14.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
91.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. (161 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Purchase Date; 4-8-14
Review; Bilbo and the Dwarfs make their way to the Mountain of Erebor and a confrontation with the dragon Smaug. A bit livelier than the 1st in the Hobbit story.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 4-9-14
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
92.
I, Frankenstein (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Frankenstein's creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans. (92 mins.)
Director: Stuart Beattie
“ Purchase Date; 5-14-14
Review; Frankenstein's creation is caught between the forces of good (Gargoyles) and evil (demons). Interesting concept is fair effort but not very engaging. The 3D is adequate.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 5-15-14/6-14-14/10-5-14
$19.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
93.
Pompeii (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him. (105 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 5-20-14
Review; A young gladiator fights in the arena of the doomed city and falls for a young noblewoman. Better than expected sword and sandal pic tied with disaster flick. 3D is managed well with lots of depth.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 5-20-14/7-1-14
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
94.
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. (102 mins.)
Director: Noam Murro
“ Purchase Date; 6-26-14
Review; The Persian God-King Xerxes massive fleet commanded by vengeance seeking Artemisia sails against the Greek's meager force led by Themistocles. More style than substance with fountains of CG blood in slow motion. Stunning 3D quality.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 6-26-14
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
95.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. (110 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
“ Purchase Date; 7-23-14
Review; With a evil double of the President in the White House, the Joe team is betrayed but the survivors fight back to save the world from Cobra. Less engaging than the original but Johnson makes a good lead.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 7-24-14
$ 12.96 ” - sonnyt1813
 
96.
Piranha 3D (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents. (88 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ Purchase Date; 7-23-14
Review; An earthquake unleashes prehistoric piranha on spring break celebrants in an Arizona lake. Inappropriate behavior by nearly everyone makes for irritating viewing barely compensated by abundant nudity. 3D is of hit or miss quality.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 7-24-14
$9.00 ” - sonnyt1813
 
97.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, two monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; (3D Copy 8-5-14)
Review; A human child finds her way to the Monster World where their screams supply the energy needs. One of the best Pixar movies is finally released in 3D.
Times Watched; 1
Last Watched; 8-6-14
$26.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
98.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Rich Moore
“ Purchase Date; 8-5-14
Review; A game character rebels at being the bad guy any longer and joins with a cute glitch in another game to change their fate. Fun colorful film about taking fate into your hands has great characters with a great message and heart. 3D quality is very good.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 8-7-14/8-14-14/6-23-15
$26.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
99.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier. (136 mins.)
“ Purchase Date; 9-10-14
Review; Cap increasingly questions SHIELD's agenda before Hydra is revealed to have infiltrated and taken it over long ago. This sequel tops the original in many ways. Good action only adds to already engaging characters and situations.
Times Watched; 2
Last Watched; 9-19-14/9-19-14
$24.99 ” - sonnyt1813
 
100.
Godzilla (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity. (123 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
“ Purchase Date; 9-16-14
Review; Gigantic monsters arise and Godzilla comes to the rescue. America's second try at doing the king of monsters is critically more pleasing if not quite as fun. 3D is marginal and much too dark, but 2D has issues as well.
Times Watched; 3
Last Watched; 9-16-14/12-1-14/1-21-16
$27.99 ” - sonnyt1813