Bad Times at the El Royale

I watched Bad Times at the El Royale. I had taped it when it was on HBO. My mother had recommended me to see this movie and I’m glad I had taped it. It has Jeff Bridges, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman, and Bethany Brown in it.

Big Warning: there is some violence.

In this movie, there are seven strangers that go to a hotel that is on the state lines of California and Nevada. They have something to hide which ends up costing their lives.

Yes, I didn’t do my usual summary because this was an awesome movie. It is as good as Quentin Tarantino’s movies. But they didn’t tell who was the management of the hotel. My mother thinks it was the CIA or another federal agency.

Like I said I’m watching The Case for Christ this weekend.

Ships in the Night: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery

I watched Ships in the Night: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. It has Jesse Metcalfe, Sarah Lind, Eric Keenleyside, Sunita Prasad, Bradley Stryker, Camille Mitchell, John Murphy, Fred Keating, Alison Araya, and Garfield Wilson in it.

Warning: there is some violence.

In this movie, Jeff is asked to pick up a painting for an auction at an art gallery. While there, he witnesses an woman offering to buy a ship sculpture, but the gallery owner says it’s not for sale. Then Jeff asks about the painting and the owner says she doesn’t know about a painting, but they could take to her manager about it. So Zee and Britt asks the manager and she sets up a meeting for them. They go to meet her and find her dead. The murder weapon is found and it is the ship sculpture that wasn’t for sale. In the end, Jeff and Zee find out who the killer is.

I liked this movie. Next week I’m watching Crossword Mysteries: Terminal Descent.

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Reunited and it feels so Deadly

I watched yesterday Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Reunited and it feels so Deadly. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Mysteries and Movies. It has Candace Cameron Bure, Niall Matter, Marilu Henner, Peter Benson, Matthew MacCaull, Jeff Joseph, Kate Isaac, Toby Levins, and Tegan Moss in it.

Warning: there is some violence.

In this movie, Aurora is invited to her 20th high school reunion. At the reunion, Jack gets stabbed and he falls in the hotel pool. Aurora and her fiancé find Jack in the pool. Many people didn’t like Jack so there were a lot of suspects. But the suspects point to one person who Aurora refused to believe would kill anyone. But it ends up that the suspects were right.

I liked this movie. Next week I’m watching Ships in the Night: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery.

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A Very Foul Play

I watched yesterday Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A Very Foul Play yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. It has Candace Cameron Bure, Niall Matter, Marilu Henner, Peter Benson, Miranda Frigon, Ellie Harvie, Matthew James Dowden, John Emmet Tracy, Kwesi Ameyaw, and Kirsten Robek in it.

Warning there is a little bit of violence and a big twist.

In this movie, Aurora is invited to speak at a mystery conference. Before the conference, they have a mystery play. The conference speakers have a change to be in the play. But then the girl who was to be “killed” was actually was murdered. The guy who was the “killer” was accused of the real murder. To help clear his name, Aurora and her mystery club find out who the real killer is.

I loved this movie. Next week I’m watching Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Reunited and it feels so Deadly.

Picture Perfect Mysteries: Exit Stage Death

I watched Picture Perfect Mysteries: Exit Stage Death yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. It has Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega, Sunita Prasad, Trezzo Mahoro, Matt Mazur, Jesse Moss, Paul McGillion, Marci T. House, Willie Aames, and April Telek in it.

Warning: there is a little bit of violence and a big twist at the end.

In this movie, Allie gets take pictures backstage before a opening night of a mystery play by a mystery author. But suddenly the lead actress is killed. Allie heard a struggle and saw the dead body, but she didn’t see the killer. Allie helps Sam with the investigation. She finds out who the killer is.

I loved this movie. Next week I’m watching Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A Very Foul Play.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit

I watched Perry Mason: The Case of The Sinister Spirit yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. It has Raymond Burr (loved him), Barbara Hale, William Katt, Robert Stack, Dwight Schultz, Kim Delaney, Dennis Lipscomb, Jack Bannon, and Matthew Faison in it.

Warning: there is a little bit of violence and this is a big twist at the end.

In this movie, a horror author named David Hall had invited some people to a hotel to air out some problems he has with them. He had written a book called The Resort which eerie similar to the book. He had the people he had invited as characters in the book. One of those people he invited was a publisher. The publisher asks Perry Mason if he should go to the hotel, and Perry says it’s ok to go. Well the publisher gets accused of murdering the author’s secretary. Perry defends him and the truth comes out.

I loved this movie. Next week I’m watching Picture Perfect Mysteries: Exit Stage Death.

Knives Out

I watched Knives Out while Chris was here. We watched it on youtube.I have been really wanting to see this movie. It has Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis (love her), Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Christopher Plummer, Katherine Langford, Riki Lindhome, and K Callan in it.

Big Warning: there is a little bit of violence and suicide.

This is a murder mystery movie. In this movie, a mystery author dies. It is assumed that one of the family members killed him. They are nasty and greedy bunch of people. Two officers and a retired detective try to solve the murder. It is assumed that it was one person, but it ends up being a different person that is the killer.

I loved this movie. Chris liked this movie too. I read there will be a sequel.

Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas

Yesterday I watched Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas. I taped it when it was on Ovation. It has Jennifer Finnigan, Natalie Brown, Cedric Smith, Nola Augustson, Stefano DiMatteo, Morgan Kelly, Mike O’Brien, and Jennifer Pudavick in it.

Warning: there is a little bit of violence.

In this movie Claire gets an invite to a Christmas gathering with her family at the lodge she is staying at. Her grandfather is planning this family gathering with a puzzle treasure hunt thrown in. The main reason for the puzzle treasure hunt to find out what really happened to Claire’s mother. Her mother had supposedly drowned in the lake. The gathering though is not really a cheery one and they do find out what really happened the night Claire’s mother died.

I did like this movie. I wish they had made some of them. I saw the first one a few weeks ago. Next week I’m watching Saving Mr. Banks.

Matchmaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance

Yesterday I watched MatchMaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It has Danica McKellar, Stephen Lobo, Bruce Boxleitner, Ben Wilkinson, Anne Marie DeLuise, Brenna O’Brien, and Victor Webster in it.

Warning: there is some violence.

In this movie, Angie is going to a romance writer’s conference to attend a romance novelist’s speech. The conference gets interrupted because the romance novelist gets sick and dies. She was poisoned. The suspect is the romance novelist’s ex husband, but Angie doesn’t think so. She ends up finding out who killed the novelist.

I liked this movie.Next week I’m watching Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas.

Ruby Herring Mysteries: Prediction Murder

I watched Ruby Herring Mysteries: Prediction Murder yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It has Taylor Cole, Stephen Huszar, John Wesley Shipp, Courtney Richter, Karen Holness, Teagan Vincze, Jason Cermak, and Shawn Macdonald in it.

In this movie, Ruby is asked to look at a cold case involving a murder of a psychic. She gets some odd notes that talk about the case where to find the gun that was used in the murder. The notes lead in several different people, but Ruby ends up finding the killer.

I liked this movie. Next week I’m watching Murder 101: Dead Talk.