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Old September 30 2011, 08:53 PM   #750
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Re: Movies Seen in 2011

Killers - Netflix Instant
Push - DVD rental
Ron White: Behavioral Problems - DVD rental
All*Star Superman - DVD rental
Captain America: The First Avenger - midnight screenin'
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night - DVD rental
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part One - DVD
The King's Speech - DVD rental
Get Low - DVD rental
Dan in Real Life - DVD
Thor: Tales of Asgard - DVD rental
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights - DVD rental
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths - DVD
Planet Hulk - DVD rental
Alien vs Predator: Requium - Unrated - DVD rental
Fright Night (1985) - DVD
John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) - DVD
50/50 - free screenin'
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules - DVD
Repo Men- Unrated - DVD
Earth Girls Are Easy - DVD
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey - DVD
Tangled - DVD
Kung Fu Panda 2 3D - dollar theater
Dolphin Tale - free screenin'
Mad Money - DVD
The Ron Clark Story - DVD
Nico the Unicorn - DVD
Jungle Boy - DVD
Killer Wave - DVD
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop - Netflix Instant
Steve Harvey - Don't Trip...He Ain't Through With Me Yet! - Netflix Instant
Mel Brooks' Silent Movie - DVD
Steve Harvey - Still Trippin' - Netflix Instant
Secretariat - Netflix Instant
From Dusk 'til Dawn - Netflix Instant
From Dusk 'til Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money - Netflix Instant
From Dusk 'til Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter - Netflix Instant
Kevin Smith - Too Fat for 40 - Netflix Instant
Dream House - free screenin'

After my birthday dinner last night, I got into a late screenin' of Dream House, the new movie with Daniel Craig & Rachel Weisz.

A ten o'clock screenin' on a Thursday night means the studio doesn't want reviews in the paper on Friday mornin'. And after seein' the movie, I can see why they would want to avoid that...

The trailer for Dream House gives way too much away, and when the reveal comes up in the movie, folks in the audience laughed. And the movie went downhill from there. Durin' the climax, a character does something that shouldn't have been possible up to that point, which just ruined the whole damn thing for me. And it didin't help that the whole mess happened because of one guy's stupid ass mistake.

At just under an hour & a half long, Dream House isn't even worth the cost of a matinee.

I've got passes to see Machine Gun Preacher, The Ides of March & Footloose next week, and hopin' to get one for Real Steel since a friend of mine wants to see it.
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