Introducing the 9 year old to modern classics.
Oppo, I want to play a game. I’m watching two similar movies tonight. Guess them:
So, tonight my wife, daughter, and I are watching The love bug. It's a fun show... and oddly, I feel that it's a little more Oppo than most of the car movies made today. A quote from the first 5 minutes:
I got two more to go, I'm hopefully watching them before the new one hits theaters.
Highly recommend it. Directed by Ivan Reitman (just about every great comedy ever), with Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Star Trek), Andy Sirkes (Lord of the Rings), Christopher Lee (Lord of the Rings), Tim Curry and a ton of other great actors. Even Ray Harryhousen made a cameo.
I'm looking for a good movie to watch tonight, and I need some suggestions.
If you've never seen any of Jeremy Clarkson's MotorWorld series, this is a good episode to start with. A young JC, with a head of hair that could get Don Imus fired, heads to Iceland to discover what it's like to be a petrol-head in what he calls, "Scotland on Steroids."
Live For Speed was, at the time, the greatest sim-racing game you could play. You had the best natural physics you could get and a great community in the back of it. It's still good by today's standards, but lack of updates and waiting for years for the S3 version to come out got me out of the game after a while. But…
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I just watched Rubber, a movie about a tire who can explode heads using its mind, while drinking my Boddingtons. Logic, plot or most other movie making norms do not apply. The opening monologue was funny though.
The Love Bug - 1968
It is craptastic and has Roddy Piper.
My wife and kids are visiting family over the next couple of days. That means I can watch loud, violent and obnoxious movies to my hearts content. I have both Netflix and Amazon Prime. I need some recommendations. I'm good for just about everything but I don't like torture porn horror and I don't want to watch a…