Movie suggestions?

16 Aug

The Hollywood movies that are currently showing or will be later this month here in Tokyo are:

World War Z
White House Down
End Of Watch
Star Trek
The Lone Ranger

Have you seen any of these?
Which would you recommend?

Or … are none of them worth paying to see in a theater?
If that’s the case, we’ll watch a Japanese movie. 

13 Responses to “Movie suggestions?”

  1. tokyo5 August 18, 2013 at 12:44 pm #

    Another movie that is showing in Japan is “Superman: Man of Steel”.

    Should we see that one?


  2. Neill August 16, 2013 at 7:13 pm #

    Star Trek was really great! If the girls are in their teens or older, I’m sure they’ll enjoy it.


    • tokyo5 August 16, 2013 at 7:33 pm #


      Yes, my youngest two daughters are in their late teens.
      The oldest is twenty.


  3. Musings August 16, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

    How pitiful! I haven’t seen any of them. Sigh…


    • tokyo5 August 16, 2013 at 5:05 pm #

      Have you seen any movies recently that you’d recommend?


      • Musings August 18, 2013 at 2:06 am #

        Sadly, no. However you’ve put me in the mood to see one.


      • tokyo5 August 18, 2013 at 9:02 am #

        Are movie ticket prices expensive there?


  4. mightysupers August 16, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

    Star Trek.


    • tokyo5 August 16, 2013 at 5:04 pm #

      Is it good?
      Would girls like it too though?


      • mightysupers August 16, 2013 at 10:40 pm #

        I was never a true Star Trek fan but the recent reboot of the franchise has really impressed me. The movie is a good example of a fun Summer movie. World War Z is a downer but not as bloody as you think for a zombie movie. Lone Ranger is cute, but its too long for a movie. Im not a fan of Johnny Depp. White House Down is funny and very stupid. I could never believe Jamie Fox as a President.


      • tokyo5 August 16, 2013 at 10:56 pm #

        The five of us like “The Walking Dead”, “Shaun Of The Dead”, and “Zombieland”.

        Do you think we’d like “World War Z” too?

        We’re not big science-fiction fans.
        Do you think we’d still like “Star Trek” ?
        If we haven’t watched any of the Star Trek movies, would we still enjoy it?

        Thank you for your movie reviews!


      • mightysupers August 16, 2013 at 11:11 pm #

        I love the zombie tv/movie references you mentioned but World War Z has a different vibe compared to them. I dont remember anything of the old Star Trek movies. If you have not seen the Star Trek movie that came out a few years ago you may be confused about a thing or two and miss some back story.


      • tokyo5 August 17, 2013 at 3:26 pm #

        We haven’t seen the previous Star Trek movie … I wonder which we’d enjoy more.


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