American Gangster is based on a true story. Like usual, after I see a 'fact-based' movie, I run home to learn all I can about the REAL characters that the movie is based on. In this case, Frank Lucas. Here's what I found out about Frank 'Superfly' Lucas... a drug lord of the 1970's and 80's.
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Did you know?... If you want to keep your movie PG-13, you can only have one F-bomb in it. Any more than that, and they bump you up to an R rating. BUT... if you precede your F-bomb with the word 'mother'... then you automatically get an R rating!
Much to our surprise, we actually enjoyed Quentin Tarantino's double-feature movie, Grindhouse. We preferred 'Death Proof' over 'Panet Terror'... but both were enjoyable to watch because they were so different from traditional movies you see in the theater these days. Stuntwoman, Zoe Bell, and Kurt Russell made the movie 'Death Proof'.
Some movie reviews for new releases we've seen recently at the movie theater. Included: Fracture, Shooter, Disturbia, Wild Hogs, Reign Over Me, Happy Feet, The Lookout, Letters From Iwo Jima, Breach, and Alpha Dog.
Here are two little-known secrets about movies... 1. When the best day & time to see a movie at the theater is. 2. Who the new 'greeters' in movie theaters across the country are. Enjoy!
Personally, I think the best thing that Al Gore can do at this point is to come out with a Sequel to his movie 'An Inconvenient Truth'. In it, he should videotape a day in the life with the Gore family showing exactly the things that they are doing in their everyday lives to make this space a better place -- for themselves, their children, and their children's children.
Here's my take on the following movies: The Breakup starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston, Brokeback Mountain, and the DaVinci Code with Tom Hanks.