We honored some of the tongue-in-cheek goodness of action movies earlier in the week with nods to Van Damme, Segal and Stallone. Tonight, let's up the game a bit with some great action and a little less cheese. F. Gary Gray's remake of The Italian Job is a fun little heist movie with top-tier talent. Finish off the night with the maestro of mayhem, Tarantino, and Kill Bill Vol. I and bow at the altar of the baddest around, Uma Thurman. Cocktails ✅ for any KC Movie Night Masters, go loooooocccaalll with some good spirits @madeinkc_ . Grub. You know how to do it: Burnt Ends baaaabbbyyyy. So as to not start a BBQ battle, go wherever you would like. Boom. Rinse. Repeat.
Weather related disasters, COVID, nearing the year of staying in mostly just one place. Yeahhhhhhhhhh, February 2021 isn't probably going to make a top 10 list either. However, in order to look at the glass from a different perspective, let me reposition and look for something coming from a place of gratitude: February is historically a great month for movies. To my therapist, yes, I am able to find the positive. So, here we go looking at the 80s, 90s and beyond with all of the goodness that has been offered up by movie studios- all in the jokes of brightening up a near blank slate of releases outside of the factory churning content - see there I go again. Here are our picks from February's of yore to help get us through the home stretch of February, 2021.
Oh, Valentine's Day, you've shown up again. Depending on which side of the love-loathe relationship with V-day you fall on, I can hear the difference in tone all the way from here. Soooooo, what do we do this weekend to address the needs of both teams? Options people. We've got to keep our options open. In all honesty too, I'm fairly certain that a good chunk of us become part of the crew we may have never wanted any part of previously, so why not be ready for a safe place to fall, whether that's with tears streaming down your face or a smile you want to keep going well into Spring.