First Class…..

Anyone who knows me knows I love action movies. Up near the top of my “like” list is I Am Number Four, SALT, All of the Terminator movies, X-Men and so on.

I even love the classic early Arnold movies like Commando and Predator. Conan…..

I was a little skeptical when I saw the teaser for X-Men: First Class…But then I saw the full trailer.

Yep, I might have to venture into the movie theatre for that one.

Check this trailer out:




I might have to convince my buddy, KM, to review this one on our monthly Cinema Sound Off post…

How ’bout you…..any summer movies tickling your interest?

The Tourist

I’m so excited for this movie to come out:

The Tourist:




I’m a fan of Angelina Jolie, so I thought it’d be fun to do movie quotes a bit differently this week. . .

Can you guess which Angelina Jolie movie these quotes are from?

1. Let me guess, you’re one of those people who thinks everyone is who they say they are?

2. Happy endings are just stories that haven’t finished yet.

3. I want you to curve the bullet.

4. Everything lost is meant to be found. Don’t worry.

5. It’s everyone’s worst nightmare; you get into a cab and there’s some psycho from Jersey behind the wheel.

6. If I could have any job in the world I’d be a professional Cinderella.


Give it your best shot.

I’m curious, who are some of your favorite actors?


Cinema Sound Off–Week of Love

This is the week of love here on the blog, but today is the scheduled Cinema Sound Off movie review. . . believe it or not, the movie we’re reviewing has a bit of LOVE in it. . .so I’m sneaking it into this week’s lineup.



My good friend, KM Wilsher, and I are heading out to Harkins Theatres each month to watch a choice movie.

We’ll let you know if it’s worth you spending your hard-earned money or not.

CLICK HERE for our rating system

Now…onto the movie.


SALT, starring Angelina Jolie.

Now, you’re probably wondering–if you’ve seen it or at least the movie trailer–how the heck this action movie could have a little love in it.

Trust me. It does. I can’t say much about it as to not ruin the movie for ya, but there is. Maybe I picked up on it because I’m a writer of romance, but still. As I write in all my novels, Love can conquer all. But that’s all I’ll say about that.

Synopsis from IMDB:

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt’s efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: “Who is Salt?”

My review:

This movie is now listed as my favorite. I know favorites change for me, but up to date, this one has now claimed the number one spot.

I love action movies. You could ask any of my friends. It’s true. I love the RUSH of a good action scene. My writing reflects that as well, hence the phrase, Catch the Rush, so you get my drift.

This movie is JAM packed with action. It started out with a bit more backstory in the beginning than I would have preferred, but after that, it was non-stop.

Despite the fact that I guessed the bad guy within the first five minutes, the movie still held my interest because I sometimes doubted my guess. In the end, I was right, and I cursed myself for doubting my initial assessment, but still. To have a movie that had me thinking, squirming with excitement, and hoping it wouldn’t end, I was ecstatic.

Finally, a chick–Angelina Jolie (one of my favorite actors)–who can kick some serious butt stars in a movie that keeps me engaged for nearly every minute, and it wasn’t riddled with steamy-make-me-blush-love-scenes and F-bombs every other word. It was an intelligent, challenging, and overall fantastically engaging movie.

I am giving it FIVE tickets. Our highest rating.

5 tickets: A must see. Buy a ticket for everyone.

Here’s the trailer if you wanna see:


Now, run over to KM’s blog and check out her take on the movie.


Have you seen SALT? Did you like it? Do tell….