Uncategorized10 Apr 2013 12:00 am
The Best Movie To Watch On Valentines Day
One of the best ways to spend Valentineâ€™s Day is to watch a romantic movie together. There are thousands of movies that catch the spirit of the most romantic day of the year. How do you choose the perfect movie when there are so many to choose from? First, determine what mood you are attempting to evoke.
To get a little cuddle time with that someone special, movies such as â€˜Casablancaâ€™ or â€˜Titanicâ€™ are the (more…)
17 Jun 2012 12:00 am
One Movie That Will Change Your Life
Movies that inspire us come in all genres, ranging from big budget blockbusters to small independent films, presenting us with stories and heroes that will leave lasting impressions. On the other hand a movie that changes our lives never follows a formula, each of these life altering films are as different as the individuals watching.
The Usual Suspects, a 1995 film, is one of those rare gems that will change your life with characters that are given life in such a way they become real. Unlike the standard formula of the film hero succeeding despite adversity (more…)
Uncategorized23 Sep 2011 12:00 am
The Best Movies In The Past Decade
Many amazing films have come out in the past decade. This article will detail some of the best movies of the past decade. The Social Network, Crash, Lord of the Rings, and Iron Man are some of the best movies of the past decade.
The Social Network was written by Aaron Sorkin and follows the rise of facebook creator, Mark Zuckerberg. This brilliantly scripted work really showcases the human element of the building of a (more…)
Uncategorized08 Sep 2011 12:00 am
Classic Movies Every Person Should Watch
There are many great, classic movies on the market today for people of all walks of life. Ranging from Sci-Fi and Thriller down to Comedy and Drama, these classic films have an ageless, nostalgic feel to them, making them popular even today. Writers like Orson Welles and Ed Wood were creative (sometimes comedic) geniuses in their own right and their films will continue to entertain audiences for years to come.
Plan 9 From Outer Space is probably one of the most classic (more…)
Uncategorized26 Aug 2011 12:00 am
Classic Movies Every Family Should Own
Every family needs a section of movies dedicated just to the classics. Whether you are 3 or 83, there are just some movies that never go out of style. Here, we list a few must haves.
1. The Wizard of Oz – What child (or adult for that matter) doesn’t love going on the adventure with Dorothy? From The Lolly Pop Gill to The Merry Old Land of Oz, your children will be singing these songs right along with the movie in no time. Truly a family (more…)
Uncategorized26 May 2011 12:00 am
Summer Sequels to Look Forward To
If you’ve watched all the movies listed on http://www.directstartv.com already and your DVD of “The Notebook” is wearing thin, head out to the multiplex this summer to check out one of the 27 (count ‘em) sequels coming to theaters near you…
Pirates of the Caribbean 4: A past summertime favorite, the final installment of the Pirate franchise features all the regulars including Johnny Depp and Kiera Knightly. Yarggghh!
The Hangover Part Two: After the unexpected success (more…)
01 Oct 2010 03:05 pm
Best video game movies
With the recent release of the less-than-stellar Resident Evil: Afterlife, it seems like the perfect time to count down some of our favorite video game adaptations. If any directors are reading, this is proof that you can capture all the action of a successful franchise while still making an entertaining story.5. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010): Director Mike Newell had success with the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire adaptation. In Prince of Persia, he distills the essence of an action video gameamazing stunts, humorous dialogue, and attractive charactersand unleashes it with glorious visuals.4. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001): This film’s main success was placing Angelina Jolie in the role she was born to play: the sultry globe-hopping thrill-seeker Lara Croft. The plot is pulpy fun, and putting Jolie’s real-life father Jon Voight as Lord Richard Croft is an inspired touch. (more…)
13 Jul 2010 11:32 am
Upcoming comedy films with heart
In today’s modern movie world, it’s not enough for a comedy to just throw mindless jokes at the audience. There needs to be heart and compassion behind the laughs, so the audience leaves ready to bring a little more joy into their own lives. One such upcoming film is Andy Fickman’s Us & Them. Fickman is the director of films such as Race to Witch Mountain and She’s the Man. Us & Them is based off an original idea by Billy Crystal, who is also the film’s star and producer. He plays a grandfather who is tasked to take care of his grandchildren when their mother leaves for a work vacation. Difficulties arise when he is unable to reconcile with the modern, “politically correct” way of parenting. (more…)
New in Theaters
13 Jul 2010 11:28 am
Movies opening July 9 to suit every taste
It’s almost the end of another summer work week, meaning its time to grab an ice-cold beverage and think about enjoying the weekend. If your plans include a trip to the local movie theater, you’ve got plenty of options, from animated kid comedies to foreign horror films. Here’s the rundown of the movies that opened July 9. (more…)
13 Jul 2010 11:23 am
James Bond falls prey to a new kind of plot
For those eagerly awaiting Daniel Craig’s return to the screen as Her Majesty’s Secret Service agent James Bond, you’ll have to keep waitingindefinitely. The 23rd film has been in flux since writers were initially hired to work on it near the beginning of 2009, and is now on hold. (more…)
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