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Old March 7 2011, 04:19 AM   #222
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Re: Movies Seen in 2011

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief - HBO
Tron Legacy 3D - theater
Clash of the Titans (2010) - HBO on Demand
Take Me Home Tonight - free screenin'
Sanctum - free screenin'
The Green Hornet - free screenin'
Green Zone - HBO
Fantastic Mr. Fox - HBO
True Grit (1969) - AMC
Ringu - DVD
Black Swan - Alamo Drafthouse (its not just a movie theater)
Unknown - free screenin'
The Losers - HBO
The Sunset Limited - HBO on Demand
Starsky & Hutch (2004) - Cinemax
Kick-Ass - DVD
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - DVD
The Adjustment Bureau - free screenin'
Rango - theater

Had to babysit all four kids - three nephews & a niece - this afternoon, so, of course my solution is to take 'em to a movie.

Since it's a small college town & Rango was the only new show playin' on six screens, I had to buy the tickets three hours early. And all three of today's screenings sold out.

Good for them, I suppose.

As for the movie, I liked it. Its an honest Western more than anything else. Stranger rolls into town, becomes sheriff & solves the town's problems through sheer luck & some skill.

I thought the main villian, Rattlesnake Jake, was a little too scary for the kids, but they all seemed to like him, talkin' about how awesome he was...

I was disappointed with the voice for the Spirit of the West, too.

Really good animation, a few curse words, and a reference to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas...go figure.
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