Friday, August 7, 2015

Minions Movie Review

Plot: The Minions have been trying to find a master to serve for centuries. Over the centuries they have served many creatures but they have a bad habit of accidentally killing their masters. The Minions become sad so Stuart, Kevin, and Bob go on a epic quest to find a evil master for them to serve.

I love sweet and tangy sauce on my chicken wings. If you gave me a full plate of sweet and tangy sauce with know chicken wings, I wouldn't be very happy. In this example, the Minions are the sweet and tangy sauce. They are great when added to something. They are still very funny and cute but when you make them main characters of a movie, they don't work. 

Another problem with this movie is that Scarlet Overkill (voiced as Sandra Bullock) is not seen a whole lot in this movie. She is the villain that the Minions have been looking for but when they find her, it's almost like she's gone from the movie. That is very disappointing because I feel that she could have been a very cool and funny villain. Sandra Bullock' voice acting was ok. I thought that John Hamm did an amazing job as Scarlet' husband, Herb Overkill. He was pretty funny as the overly romantic husband to the serious and professional Scarlet. I think both of them should have had a lot more screen time. 

Overall, I thought it was a good movie. It was funny at times but also very depressing. I don't think that the funny and adorable Minions can handle there own movie. It was tough rating this movie but i'll give it a 6/10. 

Signing Off.....



Wednesday, August 5, 2015

San Andreas Movie Review

Plot: When a massive earthquake hits San Francisco, Ray Gaines (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) a member of the LA Fire Department has to get through the earthquake to find his daughter and bring her and his ex-wife to safety. 

Hugo Johnstone (left) Art Parkinson (middle), and
Alexandra Daddario (right) are the real stars of the movie

I know Dwayne Johnson' name is on the top of the movies poster and he is one of the main reasons people want to see the movie but I feel that Alexandra Daddario is the real star of the movie who plays Ray' daughter. 

In this movie, I felt like I was in the characters situation. It was like I was on the whole journey with them. You don't find that in disaster movies. I give the actors a lot of credit for that. I also have to give a lot of credit to the movie director, Brad Peyton. He did a phenomenal job showing you the destruction and fear in this movie. 


This movie was great. It made me feel involved and it was way better then expected! I give this movie a 8/10 easily. 

Signing Off....


Saturday, August 1, 2015

East Coast Trip First Stop: Vegas

This summer, my family and I decided to take a trip to the west coast. I was pumped! Our first stop was Las Vegas. When we reached there, we saw lights from the airplane. We reached there by night time and it was so humid.

Fun Fact: Las Vegas is on complete desert!

My family and I went on a drive to see the strip! It's so beautiful that it's hard to explain how beautiful it really is! We stayed at the Paris Hotel which was really cool because they made it feel just like your in Paris! We also saw the New York Hotel. The next day we went to see the Hoover Dam!

Fun Fact: Las Vegas runs on Hydroelectricity which means Las Vegas does not run on electricity! That's where the Hoover Dam comes into play. The Hoover Dam generates power for the whole city of Las Vegas!

Then we went for my favorite part.... eating! We went to ChinChin which is the best dim sum restaurant i've ever eaten at and i've eaten a lot of good dim sum in the past! They have the best shrimp toast and corn soup! After eating a good meal, we went to the Hershey Store and the M&M Store and they both had super cool souvenirs! Next, we went to the Coke Store which also had some cool souvenirs. After shopping for souvenirs that looked yummy, my brother and I were eager for dessert! So we went for a float tasting at the Coke Store. We got a variety of Floats. It was a very yummy treat! During the night, we went to the Venetian Hotel. We went to see Carlos Bakery and Buddy from Cake Boss' restaurant!

Fun Fact: In case your wondering what Cake Boss is, Cake Boss is a TV show that airs on TLC.  If you have never watched it, I highly recommend that you do.

After continuous searching for a restaurant, we found Sushi Samba! We ate their Sushi (of course), Purple Mash Potato (actually really yummy), steak, and giant corn. The last day at Vegas, we went back to the Venetian Hotel for their famous Gondola Ride! It was so peaceful and relaxing. Our last stop in Vegas was the Ferrari Store. They had cool Ferrari merchandise! 

Next Stop..... LA!

Signing Off......

Las Vegas Airport
Hoover Dam
Best Corn Soup and Shrimp Toast In Vegas!
Hershey Store
Float Tasting
Float Flavors
Venetian Hotel
Carlos Bakery
Buddy's Restraunt
Sushi Samba
Venetian Hotel Lobby
Gondola Ride

Ferrari Store
Outside The Paris Hotel