Summer has been well on its way and we are all soaking up the sun and hitting the beach, or lakes, to enjoy our days. And with that thought I was able to choose a classic and one of my favorite summer time flicks.
‘Jaws’ came out in the summer of 1975 and became a sensational thriller that cleared the waters and filled the theaters. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss this is a movie that is a frightening as any modern day thriller, though it seems to be a nicer type of fright. It’s a story that almost everyone knows by now even if they haven’t had the chance to watch it for themselves. It follows the story of a great white shark that begins to terrorize a small coastal town which ends with epic attempt that three men take to track down the shark and kill it. With a digitally remastered release that is out Steven Spielberg’s work is even more awe inspiring.
All of the performances are easy to watch and entertaining which makes for a great night at home. But there still is one untapped problem that I had; the rating. PG might have been suitable 30 years ago, but now I feel like a PG-13 rating is more appropriate. The blood and violence is something that I wouldn’t open up for a younger audience. So to parents I say, take a moment to think about what you are comfortable with letting your children see and go from there. In the end I would give it a 8.5 out of 10.
If you are not one for buying and film and renting it is more your style then I have a redbox pick that had me and my family laughing until we cried. Grown Ups 2 is the sequel to the very entertaining Grown Ups that was released in 2010.
It continues the story of five high school friends that are still growing together as they move into roles as fathers and husbands. Minus Rob Schneider the cast consist of the same as the first installment of Grown ups. The writing by Adam Sandler and Fred Wolf has its fill of dry humor and familiar jokes for anyone that has been through the trials and tribulations of high school and are taking new steps in their life. With the cast leading in production and writing it makes for a very enjoyable movie that has a cast the truly loves what they do.
This is a really great family movie that will be entertaining for all that watch. It is better then the first with a more established story line and a more recognizable cast and in this case there really was case for a sequel. This movie will only cost you a little more then a $1 and I’m sure that you won’t be disappointed! I would give it a 7 out of 10.
Now lastly I know that people are always in search of a great date night movie and I have one that is sure to please. When my boyfriend wanted to pick the movie for our date I was a little curious as to what he was going to choose, but in the end I loved it!
Think like a men too is in theaters now and features an all-star cast that will make the perfect ending to an amazing night out.
Starring the likes of Kevin Hart to Gabrielle Union this film follows that story of a couple and their journey to the alter on the last few days of their engagement. With bridal parties in jail and fighting over the right to say who did it best, there are so many laughs to follow. Though I think that it will be enjoyed even more if you have seen the first I am willing to give you a sneak peek at what you missed. In the first one it seems that it is more the story of the battle of the sexes when it comes to who can come out on top in the relationship and how they both set up their arsenal.
The filmography and the storyline create an enjoyable scene that add flow to the film. The camera angles don’t leave with whiplash and the plot doesn’t leave you with questions that you are still wondering about weeks later. It is a great movie that can be taken for it’s entertaining qualities, so if you are wondering what your last stop for the night should be I can say that this one shouldn’t be missed and with a 8 out of 10 I can promise that you and your date will be pleased!