73- #DLMChallenge “Nebraska”

For #73 of the #DLMChallenge #365moviesin365days on May 3rd I watched: Nebraska.

Black and white movies are extremely rare these days, and the choice is usually employed to drive home a theme within in the film, and Nebraska is no different.

Being my first Alexander Payne film yet, Nebraska delivers in strong character development and ostensibly simple, yet intricate story elements.Read More »

72- #DLMChallenge “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

For #72 of the #DLMChallenge #365moviesin365days on April 30th I watched: Avengers: Age of Ultron.

I’m a HUGE nut when it comes to Marvel films, and for many reasons. First, I love crossovers. The shared Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) had me stoked since the very first post-credits teaser with Nick Fury asking Stark to join the Avengers Initiative. And much like Smash Bros., I love when a group of characters are able to share the same space and play off one another’s rich history (hence this shameless plug for my Smash fan fiction novella).Read More »

64- #DLMChallenge “Silver Linings Playbook”

For #64 of the #DLMChallenge #365moviesin365days on April 16th I watched: Silver Linings Playbook.

I put this movie off more than most on my entire DLMChallenge list. I kept thinking that it was overhyped, and dumb that it’s about crazy people who are that attractive. And I got hung up on their ages. “I mean, there’s no way that a nearly forty year old man and an early 20s girl would get together!” Geez, my mind’s dumb sometimes, huh?Read More »