Category Archive: Inspirational

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Sunday Single Sentence review: A sometimes dark, sometimes funny, but consistently meaningful coming of age story, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, (written for the screen and directed by Stephen Chbosky based on… Continue reading

Winter Shorts Series: Final Flurries

Well, the time has come for me to bring the One Movie | Each Day Winter Shorts series to an end. It’s been an interesting experience diving so heavily into the world of… Continue reading

Toy Story 3

I’m actually having a little bit of trouble with today’s Saturday Replay. I first saw Toy Story 3 early in its theatrical run. My impression at the time was that it wasn’t just… Continue reading

Life of Pi

It’s Titanic meets Slumdog Millionaire except it isn’t at all. I generally consider 3D movies to be a gimmick, and rarely bother with the added hassle and expense. However, from the moment I… Continue reading

In God We Trust

Today I once again watched a short film from a director famous for his feature film work. However, unlike Wes Anderson, I actually enjoy what I’ve seen before from Jason Reitman. In God… Continue reading

The Butterfly Circus

Sometimes acclaimed films aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Although I don’t have a definitive end date in mind for my Winter Shorts series, I’m definitely closer to the end than the… Continue reading

Plastic Bag

One thing that can really bug me about a film is when it tries to push a political agenda. This is for a number of reasons; the biggest issue is either that when… Continue reading

The Artist

Before I started One Movie Each Day, I’d never seen a silent film. However, having now seen a couple movies from the silent film era, (plus one enthusiastic callback), I feel well prepared… Continue reading

OT: Our Town

A ten year-old documentary about a group of high school kids from Compton, California producing a (then) 64 year-old play set in rural New Hampshire some twenty years prior to that date, today’s… Continue reading

The Princess Bride

Since I’ve started watching and reviewing One Movie Each Day, I’ve stuck exclusively to movies that I hadn’t seen prior to starting out on this blogging adventure. However, as I said last week,… Continue reading

Knuckleball!

The last time I tried watching a baseball documentary it was a total mess. Despite that, I went was really looking forward to today’s movie, Knuckleball! For once, at least, my anticipation was… Continue reading

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Sunday Single Sentence review: A visually elegant ode to culinary artistry achieved through unrelenting drive and professionalism, Jiro Dreams of Sushi is thought-provoking without being preachy, but falls short of being particularly moving.… Continue reading