Movies

So with the year winding down and the budget right along with it, there’s still one past time that I can indulge and that’s watching movies…  So here’s my hit list for the rest of the year.  No idea how many I’ll see (other than Breaking Dawn, Anonymous and The Muppet Movie) but I’m excited there’s so much potential!  Go check them out at http://www.imdb.com and http://www.pluggedin.com/movies.aspx and tell me which if any you’d go see…

The Big Year – Three avid bird watchers compete to spot the rarest birds inNorth Americaat a prestigious annual event.

Anonymous – A political thriller advancing the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare’s plays; set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her.

The Muppets – With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon.

Sarah’s Key – In modern-day Paris, a journalist (Kristen Scott Thomas) finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup in 1942.

The Three Musketeers – 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 engulfingEuropein war.

Breaking Dawn – The Quileute and the Volturi close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses different threats to the wolf pack and vampire coven.

Midnight inParis- A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Arthur Christmas (Animation) – On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa’s youngest son looks to use his father’s high-tech operation for an urgent mission.

Real Steel – Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he’s found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.

The Way (DVD) – A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the “El camino deSantiago” fromFrancetoSpain.

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  1. Janice Matthews

    Thanks for putting “The Way” up there, that was nice surprise! I am a fan of Compostela, and if we go to Portugal this year, we might be able to hop on over from there. I recommend “The Road to Santiago” by Kathryn Harrison, if you haven’t read it. Pretty weird for an unbeliever, but I love this stuff. I’m sending Lenzo on that road at some point….

  2. jan matthews

    Wow, I’ll have to look into “The Way.” If we go to Portugal next year, there is a good chance we’ll go to Compostela. There is a book called “The Road to Santiago” by Kathryn Harrison about her taking the road with her daughter. It’s fascinating–even for an unbeliever like me 🙂

  3. jan matthews

    okay, just weirdness from wordpress—sorry, jen 😦

  4. I like your list mummy! I want to see the Three Musketeers and the Muppets SO BADLY!!! They should have just mixed the two together and made it a 3 movie long trilogy.

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