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Posted by Lainy on December 9th, 2018


Posted by Lainy on December 9th, 2018


with screencaps from The Departed


Posted by Lainy on September 29th, 2018

Well….quite a few since my last post

01. Orphan (netflix) *1st watch*
02. YellowBrickRoad (amazon prime) *1st watch*
03. Alice, Sweet Alice (amazon prime) *1st watch*
04. Waxwork (shudder) *rewatch*
05. April Fool’s Day (netflix) *rewatch*
06. The Perfect Host (shudder) *1st watch*
07. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (netflix) *1st watch*
08. Searching (cinema) *1st watch*
09. Play Misty For Me (amazon prime) *rewatch*
10. The Nun (cinema) *1st time*
11. Smokey and the Bandit (amazon prime)*rewatch*
12. Night of the Hunter (amazon prime)*rewatch*
13. Smokey and the Bandit II (amazon prime)*rewatch*
14. Triangle (shudder) *1st watch*

15. Not Quite Hollywood (shudder) *rewatch* <------ Documentary about Australian Horror movies 16. Pontypool (shudder) *1st watch* 17. Coherence (amazon prime) *1st watch*
18. You Were never really here (amazon prime) *1st watch*
19. Inherent Vice *1st watch*
20. Deadpool 2 (amazon prime) *1st watch*

21. The Meg (Cinema) *1st watch
22. The Predator (Cinema) 1st watch
23. Thor: Ragnarok *about the millionth time*
24. House of the Devil (Shudder) *1st watch
25. Night of the Creeps (Amazon Prime) *1st watch

The ones bolded are my favourites.
YellowBrickRoad , I really enjoyed the first 20 minutes but then the rest of the movie let it down.
I highly recommend The Perfect Host.
Re-watched Smokey & the Bandit movies after Burt Reynolds passed away, R.I.P. They were just as funny as I remember.
My sister got me watching The Night of the Hunter & Play Misty for Me. Loved them both but Night of the Hunter was fantastic.
Was really impressed with both Triangle and Coherence but both are subjects that give me the creeps.
I enjoyed Pontypool a lot more than I thought I would, I could watch it again.
What’s up with Inherent Vice? LOL. I loved that movie but it doesn’t half give your brain a workout.
I enjoyed The Predator but it could have been better.
Considering the bad reviews I really enjoyed The Meg.
Night of the Creeps is a fun movie to watch.


Posted by Lainy on August 12th, 2018


Credit for the poster: IMDB.com)

Don’t Breathe: 7/10 – would have been 8/10 if the ending was better. Loved the movie except the last 5 minutes
Expendables 3: 8/10 – my fave movie in the trilogy
Cloverfield: 8/10 – loved this movie, can’t believe it took me so long to see it.

Tonight I’m watching Ghoulies 1 (again) not seen it in years.


Posted by Lainy on August 11th, 2018


(poster credit to IMDB.com)

The Fast And The Furious 1 7/10
Escape From New York 8/10
Tango & Cash 7/10
The Expendables 6/10
The Expendables 2 8/10
Big Trouble In Little China 8/10

Yes, we did have a Kurt Russell night LOL.

Going watching MEG tomorrow at the cinema as well….hopefully this will be on top of my fave bad shark movies, though it has to be awesome to beat Super Shark 😉


Posted by Lainy on July 15th, 2018

So I’ve seen a bunch of movies the past week

In The Heat of The Night 7.5/10
Silver Streak 7.5/10
Spies Like Us 7/10
Civil War (for the millionth time) 9/10
Hard To Kill 8/10
Universal Soldier 9/10

I loved every one of those movies

“They Call Me Mr Tibbs”

I love watching Rod Steiger.


Posted by Lainy on July 1st, 2018

This is one of the best Marvel movies. 9/10. So much comedy.


Posted by Lainy on June 14th, 2018

was a great era to get started with movies

The first 2 I have to mention are Adventures in Babysitting (A Night on the Town) and Splash

Adventures in Babysitting: We went the cinema (me and my sister, Julie) to see this. I came away from the cinema wanting to be Chrissy, loving Keith Coogan, having a crush on Thor (little did we know that years later we’d be big fans of Vincent) and our Jue loved George Newbern. Always good memories of this film.

Splash: The 1st Tom Hanks movie I saw and the reason I became a big fan of his

Karate Kid was a big movie for me….so was Space Camp (my first glimpse of Leaf Phoenix…he is still my #1 of all time today).

Then you had the Brat Pack movies: The Outsiders, Pretty in Pink, St Elmos Fire, Weird Science ( not mentioned them all here due to not having watched them all).

Horror Movies of the 80s: Ghostbusters (yes I’m classing it as a Horror…I went to see this for my 7th birthday), American Werewolf in London (my Dad still has no idea why he let me watch this when I was 10 haha), Spaceship (the one with Leslie Nielson), Gremlins, Critters, Ghoulies, Munchie, Child’s Play, Creepshow, Grimm’s Prairie Tales, The Lost Boys, House.

Then other movies I need to mention: Combat Academy (Keith Gordon), Ladyhawke (how I became a fan of Matthew Broderick), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Police Academy movies, National Lampoon Vacation movies (we called my Dad, Clark Griswold for years LOL), Superman movies, E.T. (the first movie I saw at the cinema), Annie.

There’s so many more I could put here…I know a few will be obvious too.

This is why I became a fan of the movies….seeing so many awesome ones in my younger years. The 80s will always be my favourite decade for movies. Such special memories 🙂


Posted by Lainy on June 12th, 2018


Posted by Lainy on June 8th, 2018

WOW! How fantastic does this movie look? Creepy Michael Myers is back and I love it….and that music!!!

What I’m Watching

Scandal (S4)

Movie of the moment – Creep
Last Movie Watched: September 2018

The Night of the Hunter

Credit for the poster: IMDB.com

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