Movie Review: The Longest Ride (2015)

Do I even need to say “spoilers”? How do people review movies with any detail without spoilers?

Saddle up, folks, for another cliché love story from the only person allowed to write sappy cliché love stories apparently. But while it is cliché at least it avoided being crass by avoiding overt innuendos to “riding, long, bulls, mount, etc”.

And the movie is actually pretty decent. If you don’t know anything else about me know this, I don’t mind a cliché one bit if it is entertaining enough that I don’t regret not using the run time to sleep instead. This movie delivered enough value Continue reading

Movie Review: The Best of Me (2014)

This movie is not going to be winning any awards. There was nothing unique or special about it. But then, it never claimed to be anything but what it was.

This movie was in every way a story based on a Nicholas Sparks book. Now, I haven’t seen The Notebook but it is my understanding that it is the exception and that most Sparks movies do no come close to it. So if you have heard people compare The Best of Me to The Notebook and finding it lacking Continue reading