We all have a family legacy — something that is passed down from generation to generation, like it or not. Some fight it and try to “change their stars,” others accept it and move on. What should we do? How should we handle family legacy, especially when it’s embarrassing or painful? In honor of Halloween, I want … More ‘Young Frankenstein’ And Dealing With Unwanted Family Legacy
It’s October! Time for crisper air, falling leaves, spooky nights, bonfires, and scary movies. But, if you’re like me, you don’t have much stomach for the more modern, gorier fare. Something about razor claws coming out of bath tubs or people getting diced to pieces in a thousand different ways doesn’t appeal to you. (What … More 7 Classic Scary Films That Tickle More Than Terrify
Two of our contributors compose lists of their personal favorite films so far this year. … More Our Top 10 Movies of 2019 (So Far)
What can we learn from the original Toy Story trilogy? The answer is deeper than you think… … More The Toy Story Series and the Search for Significance
Some potential spoilers ahead for Aquaman. On December 21st of last year, James Wan’s Aquaman dove head-first onto movie screens everywhere. Since its release it has managed to gross over 1 billion dollars at the box office. The film surprised people with its engrossing action and stunning visuals, though everyone generally agrees the plot is paper thin and … More The Message of Mercy in ‘Aquaman’
What makes a book-to-film adaptation wonderful? And what are some examples of this done right and wrong? … More Best and Worst Book-to-Movie Adaptations
Here are 10 movies we here at JustLoveMovies are thankful for! … More 10 Movies We’re Thankful For
With just a few days over a month until it’s original June 29th, 2012 release date, Paramount Pictures and Hasbro Entertainment have decided to postpone the release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation (aka “G.I. Joe 2”) until March 29, 2013. This move is a bit baffling, because after millions of dollars were spent in advertising and … More “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” Postponed To March, 2013!
With the fourth Mission: Impossible outing, Ghost Protocol, currently taking the box office by storm, it seems only fitting to take a look at all four films collectively. I recently grabbed the blu-ray box set of the first three movies to revisit the franchise after seeing Ghost Protocol on IMAX. And just the other day, … More Mission: Comparison — Ranking the Four Mission: Impossible Films
I’ll kick off my top picks with the disclaimer that anyone who knows me knows that I actually don’t ever check into R-rated films; it’s just a personal choice that I’ve adhered to for a long time (and I’m sure that’s a topic worth a blog in the future). With that said, JustLoveMovies.com focuses on … More John’s Top 10 Movies of 2011!
Hot on the heels of the MIB3 trailer is the trailer for the new G.I. Joe sequel. While the first movie had a plethora of problems, it looks like the sequel may just fix some… while creating all new ones. From the looks of G.I. Joe: Retaliation‘s debut trailer, it would appear that 1. Roadblock, … More Trailer Debuts for “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”
In 1997, Barry Sonnefield’s Men In Black was an unexpected smash hit. It then spawned a sequel five years later that strayed from the formula that worked so well for the first film to adopt a more goofy and cartoony approach. Sonnenfield’s love for close-ups with an almost fish-eye lens effect only increased with the … More “Men In Black 3” Trailer Debuts
Tis the season for Christmas movies! This time of year, I dust off the ole holiday collection and start making time for viewing annual favorites. It’s the perfect time of year for busting out the old TV shows that cover Christmas as well as feature films. Personally, among my holiday films that are musts for … More Your Favorite Annual Christmas Movies!
Tonight is the last night that Ghostbusters is back in theaters! Click here for a PDF file with a list of all the nation’s theaters showing the film. I caught last week’s screening with a few friends and I have to say, it was great to experience it on the big screen once again. I’d … More Last Chance To See “Ghostbusters” On The Big Screen Again!
Just Love Movies is a website that has been a long time coming. Ever since I can remember, movies have been a part of my life — and not just the latest releases, but classic films as well. My grandfather had passed down his favorite movies to my mom who shared them with us and … More Because I…