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Forum: Movie Reviews 05-17-21
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And now for something completely different...

In part of the hype for the non-starter Sophia Loren Oscar wannabe The Life Ahead, Netflix decided to give us two films from her distant past. And...
Forum: Movie Reviews 04-27-21
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Short Term 12 (2013)

It took me a while to see this due to some of the issues they covered. But it was worth it in the end.

Grace (Brie Larson) is the lead counselor at a group home for...
Forum: Movie Reviews 04-25-21
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Had some plans to start my YouTube channel...but I think I'm having some issues of nerves. I do have a logo now and everything's set...all I have to do is record.

List of films I'm going to get...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-30-21
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She Goes to War (1929) I can appreciate the...

She Goes to War (1929)

I can appreciate the sentiments of this film that try to prove that women can handle combat just as well as men. The story of a spoiled woman who comes to take the place of...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-23-21
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Back tomorrow with not one, but two films to add to my list for this year.

Both made the 2021 challenge, but only one of them is good.
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-18-21
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Glad you enjoyed those films, Thief. I've come around some on Back to Bosnia which I found underwhelming at first, but thought about it and it did go up.

Why bring this up now? Because I got a...
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-04-21
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Welcome to Pine Lake (2020)

Seen previews for this documentary for a while now. When I found it on YouTube, I had to give it a go.

Pine Lake is a sleepy little town outside of Atlanta,...
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-02-21
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La Souriante Madame Beudet (The Smiling Madam Beudet) (1923)

A woman is stuck in a loveless marriage to an obnoxious man given to chortling and pretending to commit suicide by gun (as a joke). ...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-24-21
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And here's the rousing conclusion. The Top...

And here's the rousing conclusion.

The Top 10 Films I've Seen in 2020:

10. Slow West (2015) B+

Here's another promising debut from a director...this time it's John Maclean with this modern...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-23-21
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Hopefully, I can be done with these by Sunday. ...

Hopefully, I can be done with these by Sunday.

Honorable Mentions:

20. The Young Offenders (2016) B

Two dimwitted blokes going nowhere in a small Irish town hear of some bales of cocaine...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-17-21
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Let's finish the rest of the titles before the honorable mentions, shall we:

28. Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020) B-

Much better than the fifth film (and third direct to DVD/Video) than you're...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-15-21
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Heading closer to the good movies and the honorable mentions:

33. I Am Another You (2017) B-

Director Nanfu Wang directs an uneven but at times compelling look at a young drifter named Dylan...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-13-21
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And thus, we continue:

38. Monster House (2006) B-

This film almost has a Goonies type feel without that annoying song. Three kids try to solve the mystery of a cranky old man and a house...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-12-21
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I might break these into 5 to get through them faster:

43. Into the Volcano (2016) B-

Ah, that wacky Werner Herzog!

This time he's diving into volcanoes with the help of a few friends...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-08-21
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53-44 Reveal: 53. Solo: A Star Wars Story...

53-44 Reveal:

53. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) C+

I think one of the biggest sins you can make of a Star Wars movie is to be ordinary.

But once you deal in Ron Howard whose track record...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-07-21
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I've seen bits and pieces of it along with some...

I've seen bits and pieces of it along with some other animated films (Toy Story 2, Despicable Me, Wall-E, The Lorax) due to where I work and the break room doubling as the family dining room with...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-07-21
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Dishonorable Mentions time: 63. The...

Dishonorable Mentions time:

63. The Chaperone (2019)

A woman stuck in a marriage agrees to watch over mischievous Louise while she takes a dance class in New York City. She may have other...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-03-21
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Bottom 10 Films I've Seen in 2020: 73. What...

Bottom 10 Films I've Seen in 2020:

73. What the Waters Left Behind (2017)

This Argentinian horror film wants really, really badly to be the next Texas Chainsaw Massacre. But this film, about...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-02-21
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Best and Worst of 2020 in Review: I had...

Best and Worst of 2020 in Review:

I had started plans in early January of last year to see 100 films. The plan was to see an average of 9 new films a month. 9 times 12 is 108 films. Easy peasy,...
Forum: Movie Reviews 12-28-20
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Speling Error, I've labeled the re-watches with RW. Blade Runner is a first time view.

I'm gonna take another look at the films in January, but Scarface and Cabaret look promising.
Forum: Movie Reviews 12-28-20
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Heading into January, I have plans to see the following:

Taxi Driver (1976, RW)
Blade Runner: The Final Cut (2007)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, RW)
Chef (2014)---Several on Twitter recommended...
Forum: Movie Reviews 12-25-20
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A long time ago, I started a thread on Rotten Tomatoes to examine my feelings on the films I've seen. I also did a separate horror thread because I haven't seen nearly enough of the genre at the...