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Mr. E is a Christian, Husband, Father of 2, former Army Officer and Texas Rangers Baseball fan.

Monday, February 27, 2012

My Top 100 Favorite Movies of All Time (updated Feb. 26, 2012)

# 1. To Kill A Mockingbird
# 2. The Passion of the Christ
# 3. End of the Spear
# 4. Raiders of the Lost Ark
# 5. It’s a Wonderful Life
# 6. Star Wars (All Star Wars Movies)
# 7. Saving Private Ryan
# 8. Fireproof
# 9. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Trilogy)
# 10. Regarding Henry
# 11. When a Man Loves a Woman
# 12. Les Miserables
# 13. The Story of Us
# 14. Mr. Holland’s Opus
# 15. The Shawshank Redemption
# 16. The Godfather (Trilogy)
# 17. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
# 18. Arsenic and Old Lace
# 19. 12 Angry Men
# 20. The Princess Bride
# 21. The Dark Knight
# 22. Up (animated)
# 23. The Help
# 24. I Robot
# 25. Secondhand Lions
# 26. Amistad
# 27. Primal Fear
# 28. A Few Good Men
# 29. The Hunt for Red October
# 30. Toy Story (Trilogy) (animated)
# 31. The Man From Snowy River
# 32. Amazing Grace
# 33. Steel Magnolias
# 34. Facing the Giants
# 35. How to Train Your Dragon (animated)
# 36. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (All Harry Potter Movies)
# 37. Jaws
# 38. Dances With Wolves
# 39. Mississippi Burning
# 40. The Silence of the Lambs
# 41. The Incredibles (animated)
# 42. Dave
# 43. Time Changer
# 44. Remember the Titans
# 45. Schindler’s List
# 46. Ghost Busters
# 47. Despicable Me (animated)
# 48. Apollo 13
# 49. A League of Their Own
# 50. Star Trek (2009)
# 51. Jurassic Park
# 52. Doc Hollywood
# 53. October Sky
# 54. Chicago
# 55. Rudy
# 56. Finding Nemo (animated)
# 57. Hotel Rwanda
# 58. My Cousin, Vinny
# 59. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
# 60. Glory
# 61. The Right Stuff
# 62. L.A. Confidential
# 63. Casino Royal (All James Bond Films)
# 64. The Prince of Egypt (animated)
# 65. Field of Dreams
# 66. Inception
# 67. Avatar
# 68. Monsters, Inc. (animated)
# 69. Gone With the Wind
# 70. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
# 71. Big Fish
# 72. Charade (1963)
# 73. Shall We Dance?
# 74. The Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
# 75. The Alamo (2004)
# 76. A Walk to Remember
# 77. The Last Emperor
# 78. Parenthood
# 79. Chicken Little (animated)
# 80. Harvey
# 81. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
# 82. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
# 83. The Matrix
# 84. Sherlock Holmes
# 85. Dead Poets Society
# 86. The Rookie
# 87. Courageous
# 88. Eight Men Out
# 89. Life is Beautiful (La Vita e bella)
# 90. Fantasia
# 91. Easy A
# 92. The Last of the Mohicans
# 93. A Beautiful Mind
# 94. Halloween
# 95. March of the Penguins
# 96. The Nativity Story
# 97. Captain America: The First Avenger
# 98. Rain Man
# 99. Napoleon Dynamite
#100. Cars (animated)

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Happy 45th Birthday To Me!

Today I celebrated my 45th Birthday! I didn't do anything terribly exciting; however, thanks to a special that Totino's Pizza is currently featuring, I got a free movie rental from redbox. Even though it is not considered a "manly" movie, I decided to rent the movie The Help. Turns out this is one of the best movies I have seen in a while. In fact I added it to my list of my favorite 100 movies of all time. It is getting harder to make that top 100 movie list. Only three movies I saw last year made the list. (I will post my updated list again tomorrow. My top 20 appear at the bottom of my blog.)

I have a few goals going into my 46th year of life; Getting out of debt is the number one goal. Another goal is to work full-time again, which will help with the debt goal. My son Caleb is going to be a Senior in High School next year, so helping him, and Rachel, who will be a Sophomore, prepare more for college will be high on my list. Getting him a decent used car for Caleb to drive is also on my list of things to do. As always, keeping in touch with Jamie and working on our marriage is very high on my list of priorities.