Being as I was hanging out for the week with a brood of kids, I got to see Pitch Perfect (the oldest two were girls who both do dance) - it was actually mildly entertaining and had a couple laugh out loud moments.......
We also went and saw The Croods. The storyline was ok, but the visual and audio look to be very well done.....
I watched Les Miserable last night, boy thats a much different way to make a movie virtually no spoken dialog at all unlike movies like The Sound of music where there is a mixture every word is sung in Le Mis. Ive never seen the musical (not really my thing) and it took me about 40min to get used to the idea and get past how the story unfolded. The story its very dynamic and its no wonder it got so many awards.
The theatrical play of Les Mis has been to our theater 3 times and played 8 times for each run. I was operating a spotlight onstage and saw it all 24 times. I never got tired of it, the music and imagery is very powerful. I have not seen the movie version yet but it is in my NetFlix Blu-Ray queue.
Yeah we just finished watching Rise of the Guardians with the kids tonight. It was a pretty fun show but it didn't bring me in like I was hoping. Not as much as some other recent animated flicks. Still it was good fun, and it looked spectacular. I also liked the use of surrounds on the voice of the villain.
I don't understand the vow not to go to theaters?
I know, it's a given we all love home theater. I certainly do. But I love movies, the whole experience of home movies and movie theaters goes along with it for me. I could never make such a vow, in fact I go to the movies about twice a month -...
I am looking for the best movies for surround sound and visual effects. After reaching 100 I will take a vote for the top 10 to 20.
What are some of your favorite movies for surround sound and visual effects?
For those of you reading this for the first time these are the suggested titles. I...
So, what films (DVDs/BDs) do you turn to just for the "Eye Candy" factor? Movies you may not even like, so long as they show off that new display or just WOW you for whatever reason. Here's a few of mine...
The Fifth Element
What Dreams May Come
Ghost in the Shell
Okay, we did favorite artists - but I love watching concerts on my HT.
What are your top 5 concert or performance DVD's?
Roger Waters - In The Flesh Live
Eagles - Farewell 1 Tour Live From Melbourne
Funk Brothers - Standing In The Shadows Of Motown
Eric Clapton - Crossroads Guitar...
Answer some or all and use any format you desire... this is simply a guideline for those who might find it easy to use.
What is your ALL-TIME favorite TV show series? (Even if it no longer airs.)
What are your favorite current TV shows? (Even if they are not in season at the moment.)