High Fidelity

Even though this film was released in 2000, it feels like you are taking a step back into the 90’s. Rob Gordon is a record store owner and a guy who isn’t too lucky in love. When his latest girlfriend dumps him, he takes it as an opportunity to look at his past relationships to see what went wrong. There is a carousal of flashbacks as Rob looks over his love life while listening to vinyl records in his store. This fim feel quintessentially 90’s with its live alternative rock performances, slacker employees and angst. Great for a slow afternoon where you are in the mood for recent nostalgia.

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Spectre

James Bond is back and classing up the joint. After the promotion of the new M, Bond takes leave of MI6, but not before completing a rogue mission in Mexico City. From there Bond gets into the trouble that you have grown to expect. This James has started to refine his ways more and more and starts to show signs of the classic Bond that has brought the series much love over the years. Watch when you are the mood for some awesome visuals and adventure and of course great cars.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order. It is big and bold and a lot of fun to watch. You can pick up right where you left off, or you can start here even if you have never watched before.

Network

This Oscar winner is a satirical black comedy about the state of journalism and corporations in America. Although this film was originally released in 1976, it feels quite relevant as it explores topics such as downsizing, ageism, capitalist greed in decision making and the sensationalism in dramatic reality tv…before there was reality tv. It is also a movie classic and therefore worth the watch for that fact alone. This is a film to watch if you are in the mood for something that is smart and funny with a bit of shock value. It feels like the right kind of thing to watch when you are up late you want something meaty to watch.

Superman v Batman: Dawn of Justice

Starting where Man of Steel left off, this movie depicts the struggle of superheros dealing with criticism from the public and their own epic internal battles. Bruce Wayne watches so much of what he has built ripped down in destruction, and looks for his own brand of revenge. It’s not long before he sets his target on Superman, that other caped crusader, who happens to be the antithesis to what Batman stands for. Superman is struggling with battles of his own, and with a public that questions whether or not he should be allowed to take matters into his own hands. It is a darker and more bruting take on Superman and Batman’s relationship. For die hard fans, it will be worth the watch…and then there is Wonder Woman….Watch this film when you are in the mood for action and beautiful visual effects.

Love Actually

This is a Christmas film that you can watch anytime of the year. It is a compilation of several stories about the crazy ways that love affects us all. Being that it is set around Christmas time, the energy throughout the film reflects the season. There are characters that are woefully depressed, some that are scared, and many that seem to be a bit lost. It is a great film to watch when you are in the mood for some humor with your tears. Also lovely to pop in around the holidays to get you into the spirit of the season while still having fun while you do it.

Zoolander 2

What happened to Derek Zoolander? It is the question on everyone’s lips as a string of celebrities are being attacked. It takes the Interpol Fashion Police to get involved to sort things out. Along the way, some familiar faces arise while the fight continues for fashion dominance. This Zoolander is updated for the modern era but still retains all the charm of the original.