The Movie Maven is back for another adventure into all the sure to be classics just released on DVD. The Maven is an interesting sort of young lady, she loves Jonah Hill, who I detest, she apparently hates horses, but still watched We Bought A Zoo!
The Maven even stated that she would watch Matt Damon for two hours trying to find his car keys… Hmmm We Bought a Zoo but Lost the Keys? I dunno if that’s going to work Maven, I just don’t! LOL…
Check out the Maven’s recaps of the new films out on DVD below!
Being Elmo: Ok, I know that this is a documentary and I usually don’t
put these in my reviews but after seeing this movie I had to change it
up a bit. I watched this movie recently on Netflix and honestly it
was AMAZING! What a great story of triumph over adversity. If you
loved the Muppet Movie you will find this documentary fascinating
because it gives you insight into Jim Henson’s genius as well as the
talent of the puppeteers. Check this documentary out and I promise you
will not be disappointed.
War Horse: I know that this is a Steven Spielberg film but I am just
not interested in a story about a horse. I am sure that it is artfully
made because of Steven Spielberg but call me crazy if I think that
it’s a little bizarre to have a heart wrenching story about a horse
when there are thousands of soldiers dying at war around him…
We Bought a Zoo: I would watch a 2 hour long movie of Matt Damon
trying to find his car keys and I am sure all the guys out there would
say the same thing about Scarlett Johanson and in this film you get
the best of both worlds because they are both stars in this cute
movie. We Bought a Zoo has its predictable funny mishaps and heartfelt
moments but all in all it is still manages to be a decent movie.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: Naturally any story or movie
about 9/11 is guaranteed to pull at your heart strings but I found
that this movie takes ones natural emotion surrounding 9/11 and tries
to wrap a poorly written story around it and try to cover up the bad
storyline by adding A-list celebrities like Tom Hanks and Sandra
Bullock. And you would think for a movie surrounding a boy who just
lost his father that the actor portraying Oskar would be lovable,
however I just found him annoying and emotionless
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Please forgive me but I did not watch this
movie because I refuse to watch a movie with such a ridiculous title.