Movies Seen in 2012

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  1. nvek86

    nvek86 Commander Red Shirt

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    141. Wreck-It Ralph
    A great premise, very well executed. I liked the voice cast and the imagination that went into the creation of the video game worlds.

    142. Bringing Up Baby
    Well, Hepburn's character was a bit too crazy, but otherwise it's a very funny film.
     
  2. Agent Richard07

    Agent Richard07 Admiral Admiral

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    Jun 20, 2001
    January

    1. Daddy Day Care (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    2. Wild Child (✩✩) - Live TV
    3. Fling (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    4. Arthur 2: On the Rocks (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    5. Havoc (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    6. Contagion (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    7. The Blind Side (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    8. Batman: Under the Red Hood (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    9. The Andromeda Strain (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    10. The Last Man on Earth (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    11. Network (✩✩½) - Live TV
    12. Normal Adolescent Behavior: Havoc 2 (✩) - DVD
    13. Starsky & Hutch (✩✩½) - Live TV
    14. The Rundown (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    15. Mallrats (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    16. My Sister's Keeper (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    17. Valkyrie (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    18. The Anderson Tapes (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    19. Jack Goes Boating (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    20. Margin Call (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    21. Away We Go (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    22. Girl Fight (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    23. Superman & Batman: Apocalypse (✩✩✩✩) - Recorded TV
    24. Pandorum (✩✩½) - Live TV
    25. Paper Man (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    26. In Like Flint (✩✩½) - Live TV
    27. Blood Diamond (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    28. The Invisible Man (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    29. Frankenstein (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    30. The Dilemma (✩✩✩½) - DVD

    February

    31. That One Night (✩✩✩½) - Internet
    32. Sex Drive (✩✩½) - DVD
    33. Chronicle (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    34. Couples Retreat (✩✩✩) - DVD
    35. RV (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    36. Chaos Theory (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    37. Black Swan (✩✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    38. One Missed Call (✩) - DVD
    39. Kramer vs. Kramer (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    40. When in Rome (✩✩½) - Live TV
    41. Love to Kill (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    42. Possession (✩✩) - Recorded TV
    43. Sex and the City 2 (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    44. Little Fockers (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    45. Breach: (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    46. Broken Flowers (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    47. Bronson (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    48. Edge of Darkness (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    49. In & Out (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    50. Secrets of Eden (✩✩½) - Live TV
    51. Shooter (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    52. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (✩✩✩½) - Live TV

    March

    53. 10 Items or Less (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    54. The Old Man and the Sea (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    55. The Reader (✩✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    56. The Stunt Man (✩✩) - Recorded TV
    57. Nine (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    58. Untraceable (✩✩½) - DVD
    59. The Quiet (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    60. My Mother's Secret (✩✩½) - Live TV
    61. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    62. Sex and Death 101 (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    63. The Human Contract (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    64. The Craigslist Killer (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    65. Life As We Know It (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    66. She's the Man (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    67. Witchslayer Gretl (✩½) - Live TV
    68. The Adjustment Bureau (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    69. Young Adult (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    70. My Silent Partner (✩✩) - Live TV
    71. Middle Men (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    72. The Rebound (✩✩) - On Demand
    73. The Descendants (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    74. Melancholia (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    75. Walking the Halls (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    76. Hoodwinked! (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    77. 21 Jump Street (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    78. Clerks II (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    79. Henry's Crime (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    80. Hannah Montana: The Movie (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    81. Chasing Amy (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    82. The Hunger Games (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    83. Like Crazy (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    84. Newlyweds (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    85. Dear John (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    86. Carriers (✩✩½) - Live TV
    87. The Karate Kid (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    88. Vertical Limit (✩✩✩) - DVD
    89. Killers (✩✩½) - DVD
    90. Cyberbully (✩✩½) - On Demand
    91. The Change-Up (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    92. 50/50 (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    93. The Seven Year Itch (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    94. Confined (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    95. Love Happens (✩✩✩) - Live TV

    April

    96. La Jetée (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    97. Some Like It Hot (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    98. Starman (✩✩✩) - DVD
    99. Adam (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    100. The Other Woman (✩✩½) - DVD
    101. The Good Night (✩✩✩) - DVD
    102. The Spy Next Door (✩✩) - Live TV
    103. Paranormal Activity (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    104. Breakaway (✩✩½) - Live TV
    105. Moneyball (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    106. The Iron Lady (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    107. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    108. American Reunion (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    109. Bedazzled (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    110. Picture This (✩✩½) - Live TV
    111. Hall Pass (✩✩✩) - DVD
    112. Field of Dreams (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    113. Thirst (✩✩½) - Live TV
    114. Saint John of Las Vegas (✩✩✩) - DVD
    115. Shame (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    116. The Men Who Stare at Goats (✩✩½) - DVD
    117. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    118. The Company Men (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    119. This Movie is Broken (✩✩) - DVD
    120. Finding a Family (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    121. Cop Out (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    122. The Fantastic Four (✩✩✩) - Internet
    123. The Illustrated Man (✩✩✩) - Recorded TV
    124. Winter's Bone (✩✩½) - DVD
    125. Never Cry Werewolf (✩✩½) - Live TV
    126. The Astronaut Farmer (✩✩✩✩) - DVD

    May

    127. The Road (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    128. Unstoppable (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    129. The Avengers (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    130. The Runaways (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    131. Anonymous (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    132. The Hangover (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    133. The Hangover Part II (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    134. Duplicity (✩✩½) - Live TV
    135. Leap Year (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    136. Puncture (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    137. Amelia (✩✩½) - DVD
    138. Lymelife (✩✩½) - DVD
    139. Raising Helen (✩✩½) - Live TV
    140. Waiting... (✩✩) - DVD
    141. Still Waiting... (✩✩½) - DVD
    142. Lemonade Mouth (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    143. Justice League: Doom (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    144. One for the Money (✩✩) - On Demand
    145. One Day (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    146. Red Riding Hood (✩✩✩) - DVD
    147. Hollywoodland (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    148. Whip It (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    149. The Young Victoria (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    150. Trapped (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    151. DOA: Dead or Alive (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    152. Chernobyl Diaries (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    153. Harry and the Hendersons (✩✩½) - Live TV
    154. The Last Song (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    155. Women in Trouble (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    156. Elektra Luxx (✩✩✩) - DVD
    157. The China Syndrome (✩✩✩½) - Recorded TV
    158. Men in Black 3 (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    159. The Way Back (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    160. It's Complicated (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    161. The Note (✩✩) - Internet

    June

    162. The Note II: Taking a Chance on Love (✩✩) - DVD
    163. The Vow (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    164. Helen (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    165. Snow White and the Huntsman (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    166. Living with the Enemy (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    167. Insidious (✩✩✩) - DVD
    168. How Do You Know (✩✩✩) - DVD
    169. She Drives Me Crazy (✩✩½) - Live TV
    170. Flirting With Disaster (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    171. Earthquake (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    172. 17 Again (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    173. Prometheus (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    174. How to Make Love to a Woman (✩✩✩✩) - Internet
    175. Good Dick (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    176. Gojira (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    177. Rodan (✩✩½) - Live TV
    178. Mothra (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    179. Adoration (✩½) - Live TV
    180. Love, Wedding, Marriage (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    181. The Ghost Writer (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    182. 3000 Miles to Graceland (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    183. Spartacus (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    184. Last Night (✩✩✩) - DVD
    185. Shutter Island (✩✩✩) - DVD
    186. Hereafter (✩✩✩) - DVD
    187. Waitress (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    188. Bridesmaids (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    189. The Back-Up Plan (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    190. Triage (✩✩✩) - DVD
    191. Easy A (✩✩✩) - DVD
    192. The Switch (✩✩✩) - DVD
    193. Horrible Bosses (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    194. Hot Tub Time Machine (✩✩½) - Live TV
    195. Eat Pray Love (✩✩✩½) - DVD

    July

    196. Columbus Circle (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    197. The Next Three Days (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    198. The Amazing Spider-Man (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    199. Date Night (✩✩✩) - DVD
    200. 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    201. It Came from Beneath the Sea (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    202. Fugitive at 17 (✩✩½) - Live TV
    203. The Adventures of Robin Hood (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    204. The Three Musketeers (✩✩½) - Live TV
    205. Ninja Assassin (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    206. The Rival (✩✩½) - Live TV
    207. Brokeback Mountain (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    208. Due Date (✩✩✩) - DVD
    209. Something Borrowed (✩✩✩) - DVD
    210. Something New (✩✩✩) - DVD
    211. The Dark Knight Rises (✩✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    212. Faster (✩✩✩) - DVD
    213. This Means War (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    214. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    215. Heavenly Creatures (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    216. Knight and Day (✩✩✩) - DVD
    217. Gettin' It (✩✩½) - DVD

    August

    218. The Hoax (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    219. The Invention of Lying (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    220. Total Recall (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    221. Hanna (✩✩½) - DVD
    222. Tower Heist (✩✩✩) - DVD
    223. Friends with Kids (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    224. Gone (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    225. Wanderlust (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    226. Brick (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    227. The Bourne Legacy (✩✩✩) -Theatre
    228. Defendor (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    229. The Lookout (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    230. I Could Never Be Your Woman (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    231. Fast Food Nation (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    232. 88 Minutes (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    233. The Terrorist Next Door (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    234. The Expendables 2 (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    235. The Losers (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    236. Bangkok Dangerous (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    237. The Pleasure Drivers (✩✩½) - DVD
    238. The Butterfly Effect 2 (✩✩✩) - DVD
    239. D.E.B.S. (✩✩✩) - DVD
    240. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    241. Prozac Nation (✩✩✩) - DVD

    September

    242. Thunderbirds Are Go (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    243. Fail-Safe (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    244. Robin Hood (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    245. The Other Guys (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    246. The Pregnancy Project (✩✩½) - Live TV
    247. The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (✩✩✩) - DVD
    248. The Goods: Live Hard. Sell Hard. (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    249. Unknown (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    250. Thunderbird 6 (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    251. Resident Evil: Afterlife (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    252. Extraordinary Measures (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    253. The Five-Year Engagement (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    254. Deception (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    255. Fail Safe (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    256. Answers to Nothing (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    257. Capitalism: A Love Story (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    258. The Notorious Bettie Page (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    259. Resident Evil: Retribution (✩✩½) - Theatre
    260. Grown Ups (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    261. Extract (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    262. Niagara (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    263. New York, I Love You (✩✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    264. Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (✩✩✩) - DVD
    265. Katy Perry: Part of Me (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    266. Take This Waltz (✩✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    267. Management (✩✩✩) - DVD
    268. Too Big to Fail (✩½) - Live TV
    269. Dredd (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    270. talhotblond: (✩✩½) - Live TV
    271. The Cabin in the Woods (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    272. The A-Team (✩✩✩) - DVD
    273. Easy Virtue (✩✩✩) - DVD
    274. The Bounty Hunter (✩✩½) - DVD
    275. Say Anything... (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    276. Looper (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    277. Salt (✩✩✩) - Live TV

    October

    278. Whiteout (✩½) - DVD
    279. The Game (✩✩✩) - DVD
    280. Law Abiding Citizen (✩✩✩) - DVD
    281. Taken 2 (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    282. The Fourth Kind (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    283. All About Steve (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    284. Going the Distance (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    285. House of Wax (2005) (✩✩) - DVD
    286. The Ides of March (✩✩✩✩½) - Blu-ray
    287. The Last Unicorn (✩✩✩✩) - Blu-ray
    288. Daybreakers (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    289. From Dusk Till Dawn (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    290. Post Grad (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    291. Surrogates (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    292. Cabin Fever (✩) - Live TV
    293. Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (✩✩) - Live TV
    294. The Groomsmen (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    295. Exotica (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    296. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    297. That's My Boy (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    298. The Illusionist (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    299. Fright Night (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    300. House of Wax (1953) (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    301. Dinner for Schmucks (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    302. Safety Not Guaranteed (✩✩✩✩✩) - On Demand

    November

    303. How to Train Your Dragon (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    304. Flight (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    305. The Château (✩✩) - DVD
    306. Skyfall (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    307. p.s. (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    308. Creation (✩✩✩) - DVD
    309. The Tree of Life (✩✩✩½) - Blu-ray
    310. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (✩½) - Live TV
    311. Astro Boy (✩✩✩✩) - Blu-ray
    312. Source Code (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    313. Robotech: The Sentinels (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    314. What's Your Number? (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    315. Dragonball: Evolution (✩✩✩) - DVD
    316. Perfect Sense (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    317. Red Dawn (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    318. Silver Linings Playbook (✩✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    319. Proof (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    320. Dream House (✩✩✩) - DVD
    321. Sound of My Voice (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    322. Aquamarine (✩✩½) - Live TV
    323. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (✩✩) - Live TV
    324. Fierce People (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    325. Liz & Dick (✩½) - Live TV
    326. Return to Me (✩✩✩) - DVD
    327. Solaris (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    328. The Beaver (✩✩✩½) - DVD

    December

    329. Five Million Years to Earth (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    330. Letters to Juliet (✩✩½) - Live TV
    331. Reindeer Games (✩✩✩½) - Blu-ray - I don't review movies I've already seen, but I recently purchased the director's cut on blu-ray and that sort of qualifies it as a "new" movie. It was about 20 minutes longer, but it was hard to spot what was added. Still, I enjoyed it as a fun Christmas movie and hope to keep enjoying it around the holidays for years to come.

    332. Ben-Hur (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD - Finally saw this classic and loved it's story and epic feel. I liked the idea of having the life of Jesus as a side story to the main plot. It was a nice touch. I read that the author of the original novel did this because he didn't think that people at the time would accept a novel that was focussed directly on Jesus.

    333. Now & Forever (✩✩✩✩) - DVD - This is an independent Canadian film that stars Mia Kirshner and Adam Beach. Kirshner plays a small-town girl with an abusive boyfriend who wants to escape and move away, and Beach plays the guy who likes her even if she doesn't feel the same way. That's all you need to know. I got it because I like Mia, but ended up enjoying the ride. It's more than just a small love story. It's a thriller with a surprise waiting at the end. This could have done well with more exposure. I thought it was one of Beach's and Kirshner's better projects.

    334. The Captains (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD - A documentary film by William Shatner where he spends time with the other five captains in Trek. It started off rather slow, but got pretty engaging. Shatner is a great interviewer, one of the best, if not the best I've ever seen. For someone with a big ego, he's quite good at being more of a friend who comes over to talk than a self centered journalist who's after the Pulitzer prize like so many others are. As a result, he can get to the heart of the matter and get people to talk about things they ordinarily wouldn't with your usual journalist. I wouldn't mind tracking down a few episodes of Raw Nerve to see more of Shatner's style. Oh, and they say that Avery Brooks was a little "out there", but I didn't find him all that odd.

    335. Scream 4 (✩✩½) - DVD - Stylized as "SCRE4M". This one was on my zip list and arrived in the mail, so I decided to watch it before I sent it back. It starts off trying to be clever but it's pretty cringe-worthy, then it becomes somewhat watchable and in the end, it's pretty forgettable. The highlight is that it added Emma Roberts to the cast. She's pretty and I've taken an interest in her career.

    336. Bad Santa (✩✩✩✩) - Blu-ray - Another Christmas movie that I've already seen but recently purchased on blu-ray. The disc I got had two versions of the film… The director's cut, whhich is shorter and supposedly made darker with it's edits, and an extended version known as "Badder Santa". I saw the latter. I couldn't see exactly what was added in those 8 to 10 extra munutes, but as with Reindeer Games, this is a great Christmas movie that's lewd and a lot of fun to watch. I hear that they're making a sequel that's supposed to come out next year.

    337. Holiday in Handcuffs (✩✩½) - Live TV - A 20-something woman who's life is going nowhere kidnaps a guy who's already engaged and through a series of events, gets him to pose as the boyfriend she's been telling her parents about when she visits them. Stars Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez. There were a few instances where Lopez' character had a chance to escape and didn't. Other than that, it wasn't as contrived as it could have been. In the end, it was ABC Family fun and not much else.

    338. It's Kind of a Funny Story (✩✩✩½) - Live TV - A teenage boy checks himself into a mental hospital. The supporting cast includes Emma Roberts, Zach Galifianakis and Lauren Graham. It wasn't great, but it was a good enough piece that had it's moments and insights on mental health and perfectionism. I also enjoyed seeing more of Emma Roberts.

    339. Holiday Spin (✩✩½) - Live TV - A boy's mother is killed and he movies in with his estranged dad. They're a family of dancers and the movie revolves around trying to win a dance competition at Christmas so that the dad's studio can be saved. The dance part is similar to what happened in Silver Linings Playbook. It's your usual TV movie fare, but it had Ralph Macchio as the dad and I must say, he looks fantastic for a 50 year old man. Looks like the big kid he's always looked like. Oh, and this took place in Miami but it was hot in Calgary.

    340. Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (✩✩½) - DVD - I recently got into Robotech and capped it off with this 2006 movie that follows the series. More on that here.

    341. Under the Mistletoe (✩✩½) - Live TV - Boy's father dies and he appears to his son as a ghost so that he can help her find a new man. Jaime Ray Newman plays the mother and Michael Shanks plays the prospective guy. Guess how this one ends. It's TV schlock, but hey, it had Shanks and Jaime Ray Newman. It occurred to me that she would have made a pretty good Barbara Gordon.

    342. A Christmas Kiss (✩✩½) - Live TV - A young woman kisses a stranger in an elevator, then meets him some time later and finds out he's engaged to her mean boss. This is the third movie I've seen this month where one of the characters leave their present relationship to pursue true love. I saw this one because I'm up for pretty much any Cristmas movie and Laura Breckenridge is cute.

    343. I Do (But I Don't) (✩½) - DVD - Wedding planner meets fireman. Stars Denise Richards and Dean Cain. It's got some clever developments, but otherwise, it's pretty bad.

    Theatre: 22
    DVD/Blu-ray: 134
    Live TV: 133
    Recorded TV: 5
    On Demand: 45
    Internet: 4
     
  3. CaptainCanada

    CaptainCanada Admiral Admiral

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    1. My Week With Marilyn (B-)
    2. Fantasia 2000 (B+)
    3. Blade Runner (B)
    4. The Hidden Fortress (A-)
    5. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (B+)
    6. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (A+)
    7. The Descendants (A-)
    8. Monsieur Lazhar (A)
    9. The Prestige (A+)
    10. Blood Simple (A-)
    11. The Big Lebowski (B+)
    12. West Side Story (A-)
    13. The Hours (A-)
    14. Lady and the Tramp (B)
    15. An Officer and a Gentleman (B)
    16. All Quiet On The Western Front (A)
    17. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (B-)
    18. Spellbound (B+)
    19. Seven Samurai (A+)
    20. X-Men: First Class (A)
    21. Do The Right Thing (N/A)
    22. Martha Marcy May Marlene (B)
    23. The Artist (A-)
    24. LA Confidential (A)
    25. Young Adult (B)
    26. Children of Men (B+)
    27. Gaslight (B+)
    28. North By Northwest (A+)
    29. American Beauty (A-)
    30. Revolutionary Road (A-)
    31. Being There (B)
    32. Coriolanus (C+)
    33. To Catch A Thief (B+)
    34. A Separation (A+)
    35. The Hunger Games (B+)
    36. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (A)
    37. Saturday Night Fever (A-)
    38. The Tree of Life (A-)
    39. Hero (B-)
    40. Boogie Nights (A+)
    41. Magnolia (A-)
    42. The Lives of Others (A)
    43. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (A-)
    44. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (A)
    45. A Streetcar Named Desire (A)
    46. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (A)
    47. Downfall (A+)
    48. In Darkness (B+)
    49. Cabaret (C+)
    50. The Avengers (A)
    51. The Incredible Hulk (B)
    52. The Last of the Mohicans (A-)
    53. Alien (A)
    54. Mystic River (A)
    55. Amadeus (A+)
    56. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (B)
    57. Snow White and the Huntsman (C)
    58. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (B+)
    59. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (B)
    60. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (A-)
    61. Field of Dreams (A+)
    62. The Conversation (B)
    63. American Gangster (A)
    64. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (B+)
    65. Damsels in Distress (B+)
    66. 3 Days of the Condor (B+)
    67. Star Trek (A)
    68. Thelma & Louise (A)
    69. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (B)
    70. Brave (B+)
    71. The Grapes of Wrath (A-)
    72. Where Do We Go Now? (B)
    73. The Night of the Hunter (C)
    74. Dangerous Liasons (A)
    75. Amelie (A)
    76. Glory (A)
    77. Savages (B)
    78. The Amazing Spider-Man (B+)
    79. There Will Be Blood (A)
    80. Memento (A)
    81. Nine (C)
    82. Insomnia (B)
    83. Batman Begins (A+)
    84. Margaret (A-)
    85. The Dark Knight (A+)
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    87. Inception (A)
    88. Moonrise Kingdom (A+)
    89. The Aviator (A-)
    90. Safety Not Guaranteed (B+)
    91. The Quiet American (B+)
    92. The Piano (B)
    93. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (B)
    94. Intouchables (A-)
    95. The Seven Year Itch (B+)
    96. Born on the Fourth of July (B)
    97. 12 Angry Men (A+)
    98. Wild Strawberries (A)
    99. Broadcast News (A-)
    100. Jaws (A)
    101. Ikiru (A-)
    102. Beasts of the Southern Wild (B+)
    103. Lawless (B-)
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    105. Tokyo Story (B+)
    106. Burn After Reading (B+)
    107. Brokeback Mountain (A+)
    108. Looper (A+)
    109. The Master (B+)
    110. Nosferatu (N/A)
    111. Argo (A)
    112. Farewell, My Queen (B+)
    113. King Kong (1933) (A)
    114. Tomorrow Never Dies (B)
    115. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (A-)
    116. Cloud Atlas (B+)
    117. Raiders of the Lost Ark (A+)
    118. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (C+)
    119. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (A-)
    120. Dracula (C-)
    121. Frankenstein (B)
    122. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (B)
    123. Flight (A-)
    124. Wreck-It Ralph (A+)
    125. The Room (F)
    126. Sabrina (A-)
    127. Skyfall (A)
    128. Lawrence of Arabia (A+)
    129. Funny Face (C+)
    130. Killer Joe (B+)
    131. Midnight's Children (B-)
    132. Life of Pi (A)
    133. Sunset Boulevard (A+)
    134. Lincoln (A-)
    135. Killing Them Softly (C+)
    136. Strangers on a Train (A-)
    137. Breakfast at Tiffany's (A)
    138. Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire (A-)
    139. The Sessions (B+)
    140. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (A-)

    Based on a highly popular 1999 novel, which I'd never heard of despite being in junior high at the time (I guess I missed it). One could never dispute that this film represents the distinct authorial vision of Stephen Chbosky, who wrote the novel, and then wrote the screenplay adaptation, and makes his directorial debut. This is generally held to have been a botched job by the distributor, but the movie has acquired a fervent critical following (even winning a number of awards so far this season) -- perhaps it will be remembered as one of the Great Teen Movies.

    This is more teen drama than comedy; really, it's been a while since there was a really notable entry in that cinema genre (let alone one that features child molestation). The central trio are Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller, and Emma Watson (affecting an American accent, reasonably capably, and effectively separating herself from Hermione), all of them terrific. Also present are Mae Whitman, and a bevy of adult actors who are largely underused (Dylan McDermott, Kate Walsh, Paul Rudd; Joan Cusack has a cameo). I had a remarkably ordinary high school experience, so the tropes of most high school movies rarely reflect my own experience, but there are some very familiar bits here (like sitting on the sidelines at a school dance, though I wasn't pining after Emma Watson while doing so; blessing or curse?).

    Cinema: 48 (+1)
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  4. USS Fardell

    USS Fardell Captain Captain

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    Television Broadcast
    DVD
    Theatre/Cinema

    1. Meet the Robinsons

    2. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
    3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    4. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    5. Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (3D)
    6. Spider-Man 2
    7. Green Lantern
    8. Tron: Legacy
    9. Rio
    10. Groundhog Day

    11. The Lorax
    12. The Avengers

    13. Men in Black 3
    14. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift
    15. The Amazing Spider-Man
    16. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
    17. Brave
    18. Star Trek: Insurrection
    19. Back to the Future
    20. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    21. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
     
  5. nvek86

    nvek86 Commander Red Shirt

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    143. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    I liked this film a lot, it truly felt like a return to Middle-Earth. I did see it in 3D (which was good), but not in HFR (although I might still do that). The only thing that bothered me a bit is that it felt more like only part of a film, than the Lord of the Rings films.
     
  6. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Admiral Premium Member

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    1) The Artist (2011) - A+
    2) Midnight in Paris (2011) - B
    3) Tree of Life (2011) - F
    4) The Descendants (2011) - B
    5) Drive (2011) - B
    6) Hanna (2011) - C
    7) Take Shelter (2011) - A-
    8) 50/50 (2011) - B
    9) Baby Mama (2008) - B-
    10) United 93 (2006)
    11) Rango (2011) - B
    12) The Hunger Games (2012) - B+
    13) 21 Jump Street (2012) - B+
    14) Goon (2012) - A-
    15) The Avengers (2012) - B
    16) Cars 2 (2011) - C+
    17) Men in Black 3 (2012) - B+
    18) Prometheus (2012) - D+
    19) The Iron Lady (2011) - C-
    20) Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) - B+
    21) Moonrise Kingdom - (2012) - A
    22) Fantastic Mr. Fox - (2009) - B+
    23) The Dark Knight Rises - (2012) - B+
    24) Contagion - (2011) - B
    25) Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2012) - C
    26) Premium Rush (2012) - B-
    27) The Bourne Legacy (2012) - C
    28) Haywire (2012) - B
    29) LA Confidential - A (1997)
    30) Boogie Nights - A- (1997)
    31) Argo (2012) - A
    32) Cloud Atlas (2012) - C
    33) Flight (2012) - B+
    34) Skyfall (2012) - A
    35) Silver Linings Playbook (2012) - B+
    36) Lincoln (2012) - B


    Really enjoyed Silver Linings Playbook, especially the performances of Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. I do think they could have done better on the Mental illness aspect of the story (And why do we have another movie dealing with the Philidelphia Eagles), but it was a very enjoyable 2 hours.

    Lincoln had great performances from Daniel-Day Luis and Tommy Lee Jones, but it was a decent movie. Honestly, I was dosing off a few times during it, mainly because it was just so very talky. I do expect Day-Luis to win the award for best actor because he really did become Abraham Lincoln. Also could have done with the movie being a little shorter.

    Theater: 17 (+2)
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  7. Saul

    Saul Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    192. SKYFALL
    193. killer joe
    194. Ask the Dust
    195. Total Recall (2012)
    196. The Campaign
    197. American Reunion
    198. Invisible Agent
     
  8. CaptainCanada

    CaptainCanada Admiral Admiral

    Joined:
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    Location:
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    1. My Week With Marilyn (B-)
    2. Fantasia 2000 (B+)
    3. Blade Runner (B)
    4. The Hidden Fortress (A-)
    5. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (B+)
    6. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (A+)
    7. The Descendants (A-)
    8. Monsieur Lazhar (A)
    9. The Prestige (A+)
    10. Blood Simple (A-)
    11. The Big Lebowski (B+)
    12. West Side Story (A-)
    13. The Hours (A-)
    14. Lady and the Tramp (B)
    15. An Officer and a Gentleman (B)
    16. All Quiet On The Western Front (A)
    17. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (B-)
    18. Spellbound (B+)
    19. Seven Samurai (A+)
    20. X-Men: First Class (A)
    21. Do The Right Thing (N/A)
    22. Martha Marcy May Marlene (B)
    23. The Artist (A-)
    24. LA Confidential (A)
    25. Young Adult (B)
    26. Children of Men (B+)
    27. Gaslight (B+)
    28. North By Northwest (A+)
    29. American Beauty (A-)
    30. Revolutionary Road (A-)
    31. Being There (B)
    32. Coriolanus (C+)
    33. To Catch A Thief (B+)
    34. A Separation (A+)
    35. The Hunger Games (B+)
    36. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (A)
    37. Saturday Night Fever (A-)
    38. The Tree of Life (A-)
    39. Hero (B-)
    40. Boogie Nights (A+)
    41. Magnolia (A-)
    42. The Lives of Others (A)
    43. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (A-)
    44. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (A)
    45. A Streetcar Named Desire (A)
    46. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (A)
    47. Downfall (A+)
    48. In Darkness (B+)
    49. Cabaret (C+)
    50. The Avengers (A)
    51. The Incredible Hulk (B)
    52. The Last of the Mohicans (A-)
    53. Alien (A)
    54. Mystic River (A)
    55. Amadeus (A+)
    56. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (B)
    57. Snow White and the Huntsman (C)
    58. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (B+)
    59. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (B)
    60. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (A-)
    61. Field of Dreams (A+)
    62. The Conversation (B)
    63. American Gangster (A)
    64. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (B+)
    65. Damsels in Distress (B+)
    66. 3 Days of the Condor (B+)
    67. Star Trek (A)
    68. Thelma & Louise (A)
    69. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (B)
    70. Brave (B+)
    71. The Grapes of Wrath (A-)
    72. Where Do We Go Now? (B)
    73. The Night of the Hunter (C)
    74. Dangerous Liasons (A)
    75. Amelie (A)
    76. Glory (A)
    77. Savages (B)
    78. The Amazing Spider-Man (B+)
    79. There Will Be Blood (A)
    80. Memento (A)
    81. Nine (C)
    82. Insomnia (B)
    83. Batman Begins (A+)
    84. Margaret (A-)
    85. The Dark Knight (A+)
    86. The Dark Knight Rises (A)
    87. Inception (A)
    88. Moonrise Kingdom (A+)
    89. The Aviator (A-)
    90. Safety Not Guaranteed (B+)
    91. The Quiet American (B+)
    92. The Piano (B)
    93. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (B)
    94. Intouchables (A-)
    95. The Seven Year Itch (B+)
    96. Born on the Fourth of July (B)
    97. 12 Angry Men (A+)
    98. Wild Strawberries (A)
    99. Broadcast News (A-)
    100. Jaws (A)
    101. Ikiru (A-)
    102. Beasts of the Southern Wild (B+)
    103. Lawless (B-)
    104. The Rules of the Game (B+)
    105. Tokyo Story (B+)
    106. Burn After Reading (B+)
    107. Brokeback Mountain (A+)
    108. Looper (A+)
    109. The Master (B+)
    110. Nosferatu (N/A)
    111. Argo (A)
    112. Farewell, My Queen (B+)
    113. King Kong (1933) (A)
    114. Tomorrow Never Dies (B)
    115. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (A-)
    116. Cloud Atlas (B+)
    117. Raiders of the Lost Ark (A+)
    118. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (C+)
    119. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (A-)
    120. Dracula (C-)
    121. Frankenstein (B)
    122. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (B)
    123. Flight (A-)
    124. Wreck-It Ralph (A+)
    125. The Room (F)
    126. Sabrina (A-)
    127. Skyfall (A)
    128. Lawrence of Arabia (A+)
    129. Funny Face (C+)
    130. Killer Joe (B+)
    131. Midnight's Children (B-)
    132. Life of Pi (A)
    133. Sunset Boulevard (A+)
    134. Lincoln (A-)
    135. Killing Them Softly (C+)
    136. Strangers on a Train (A-)
    137. Breakfast at Tiffany's (A)
    138. Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire (A-)
    139. The Sessions (B+)
    140. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (A-)
    141. Holy Motors (?)

    WTF?

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    Home Video: 79
    Computer: 13
     
  9. Captain Craig

    Captain Craig Vice Admiral Admiral

    Joined:
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    Location:
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    I didn't start in the thread till August that year, partial list
    1. Piranha 3D: C+
    2. Book of Eli: B
    3. Lethal Weapon: A
    4. Lethal Weapon 2: A-
    5. Lethal Weapon 3: B
    6. Lethal Weapon 4: C+
    7. The Crow: A
    8. Clash of the Titans: B+
    9. Prince of Persia: B
    10. The Fountain: D
    11. Resident Evil: A-
    12. Resident Evil: Apocalypse: B
    13. Resident Evil: Extinction: B-
    14. Resident Evil: Afterlife: B
    15. Resident Evil: Degeneration(animated): B
    16. Bad Boys: B+
    17. Zombieland: B
    18. The Evil Dead: B-
    19. R.E.D.: B
    20. 30 Days of Night: Dark Days: B+
    21. Conviction: A-
    22. Crazies(2010): A-
    23. Paranormal Activity: A+
    24. Paranormal Activity 2: A
    25. Shutter Island: B-
    26. Gamer: F
    27. Last House on the Left(orig): D+
    28. Thirst(asian film): C-
    29. The Hills Have Eyes: B
    30. When In Rome: B-
    31. Dr.Horrible Sing-A-Long: A
    32. Expelled No Intelligence Allowed(doc): B
    33. Zombie Strippers: D
    34. Mammoth: D+
    35. Everyone Else: D
    36. Dark Ages(doc): A
    37. Batman vs Dracula(anim): A-
    38. Independence Day: A
    39. Robin Hood(2010-Crowe): B
    40. Taken: A
    41. Only You: B-
    42. Momma Mia: C
    43. High Plains Drifter: C
    44. Joe Kid: A-
    45. Tron Legacy: B
    46. Voyage of the DawnTreader: B+
    47. Tourist: B
    48. Duchess: B
    49. Blade Runner: B+
    50. Men In Black: A
    51. Jumper: B-
    52. Interview with the Vampire: A-
    53. Brideshead Revisted: B
    54. Wizard of Oz: A
    55. Gone With the Wind: A
    56. True Grit: A
    1. The Fighter: B-
    2. Batman(90's saga): A-,B-,C-,D
    3. Star Wars OT-Special Edition: B+, A, B
    4. The Green Hornet: B
    5. True Grit(1969): C+
    6. Lord of the Rings saga: (A,A,A)
    7. The Machinist: A-
    8. Season of the Witch: B
    9. Frozen: A-
    10. Due Date: B+
    11. Planet of the Apes(2001): B-
    12. Faster: C
    13. Romance: D (French film, subtitled)
    14. YPF: C- (YPF=Young People F*&^ing)
    15. The Beautiful Truth: B-
    16. Strictly Sexual: C+
    17. DOOM: C
    18. Brothers: B+
    19. Men In Black II: B-
    20. The Crow: Wicked Prayer: C-
    21. The Soloist: C
    22. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love: C+
    23. I Now Pronounce you Chuck & Larry: B-
    24. Battle in Heaven: C+ (Mexican film, subtitled)
    25. Legion: B-
    26. Battle: LA: B+
    27. Righteous Kill: B
    28. Dracula II: Ascension: B-
    29. Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li: D
    30. You Don't Mess With the Zohan: C+
    31. Finding Bliss: C
    32. Dracula III: Legacy: B-
    33. Tangled: B+
    34. Paul Blart Mall Cop: C-
    35. Chloe: B
    36. Kung Fu Panda: B-
    37. Centurion: B
    38. The People I've Slept With: C
    39. Grown Ups: B-
    40. The Conspirator: A-
    41. XXX: State of the Union: C+
    42. Fast Five: B+
    43. THOR: A-
    44. Priest: D+
    45. The Fourth Kind: B+
    46. POTC: On Stranger Tides: B-
    47. Turtles Forever: A-
    48. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story: B+
    49. Easy A: A
    50. Inception: B
    51. #1 Cheerleader Camp: D
    52. Freakanomics: C+
    53. Green Lantern: C
    54. The American: C-
    55. Super 8: A
    56. Green Lantern: First Flight: B
    57. Transformers: Dark of the Moon: B-
    58. 9 Songs: F
    59. Kings Speech: A-
    60. Whiteout: C+
    61. Passion Play: D+
    62. Captain America: The First Avenger: A-
    63. Marley & Me: A
    64. Date Night: C+
    65. Frantic: B+
    66. Presumed Innocent: A
    67. Invictus: A
    68. Rocky: A
    69. Hurt Locker: A+
    70. Rocky II: C+
    71. Rocky III: B+
    72. Rocky IV: A
    73. Cowboys & Aliens: B
    74. Wonder Woman (DC Animated): B+
    75. Rocky V: B-
    76. Conan The Barbarian('11): B-
    77. Dinner for Schmucks: D
    78. Nothing But the Truth: B
    79. Snow Angels: B+
    80. Everybody's Fine: C-
    81. Rise of the Planet of the Apes: A+
    82. Fragments: C+
    83. Fright Night ('11): A-
    84. Cold Comfort Farm: D
    85. Machete: C-
    86. The Queen: A
    87. Public Enemies: B+
    88. Drive Angry: D
    89. Red Riding Hood: C+
    90. Fright Night ('85): B
    91. Love & Other Drugs: B
    92. X-Files: I Want to Believe - B+
    93. Source Code: A-
    94. Paranormal Activity 3: A
    95. Rachel Getting Married: C
    96. Love Guru: F
    97. Funny People: C-
    98. Win Win: B+
    99. Everything Must Go: B
    100. Scott Pilgrim vs The World: D+
    101. American Ninja: D
    102. Revenge of the Ninja: D
    103. Lonesome Dove: A
    104. Black Swan: B
    105. Westworld: B
    106. Fireproof: A-
    107. Mission Impossible(4):Ghost Protocol: A
    108. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: A
    109. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows: A-
    110. Belly: D-
    111. Despicable Me: B+
    Kicking off my 2012 list:

    1. Edge of Darkness: A
    2. Star Trek: The Motion Picture: B+
    3. Repo Men: B-
    4. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier: B-
    5. Underworld: Awakening: B
    6. Lost City Raiders: C+
    7. Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist: B+
    8. Contraband: B+
    9. Kick-Ass: B+
    10. Hereafter: A-
    11. Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance: B
    12. Act of Valor: C+
    13. John Carter: B
    14. Hunger Games: B+
    15. Wrath of the Titans: C
    16. Cabin In the Woods: B+
    17. The Rum Diary: C
    18. The Eagle: C+
    19. The Avengers: A+
    20. The Adjustment Bureau: A
    21. Sucker Punch: B-
    22. Knight & Day: C+
    23. Mechanic: B
    24. Devil: A
    25. Dark Shadows: C+
    26. Men In Black 3: B-
    27. Columbiana: B
    28. Haywire: C
    29. Snow White and the Huntsman: B-
    30. Meet the Parents: A-
    31. Meet the Fockers: B
    32. Prometheus: B
    33. Chernobyl Dairies: B-
    34. Little Fockers: B-
    35. Halloween III: Season of the Witch: B+
    36. Winters Bone: B+
    37. Battleship: A-
    38. Much Ado About Nothing: B+
    39. Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs: B
    40. Beauty & the Beast: A+
    41. Bambi: A-
    42. Sex & the City 2: D+
    43. Top Gun: B
    44. Abraham Lincoln-Vampire Hunter: B-
    45. Brave: B+
    46. Kill Bill vol.1: A-
    47. Kill Bill vol.2: B
    48. The Amazing Spider-man: B-
    49. Virgin Territory: C-
    50. 21 Jump Street: B+
    51. The Dark Knight Rises: A-
    52. Sicko: C
    53. Capitalism A Love Story: C
    54. Seven Pounds: B
    55. Hot Fuzz: B
    56. Total Recall (2012): A-
    57. Total Recall (1990): B+
    58. Hardware: D+
    59. The Bourne Legacy: A-
    60. Once Upon A Time in the West: B-
    61. Expendables 2: B+
    62. Hangover 2: C
    63. Moneyball: A-
    64. Adventures of Tin Tin: B-
    65. 2016 Obama's America: A-
    66. Unknown: B
    67. No Strings Attached: B+
    68. Megamind: A-
    69. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies: A-
    70. Halloween 4:Return of Michael Myers: A-
    71. Halloween 5:Revenge of Michael Myers: B+
    72. Halloween The Curse of Michael Myers: B
    73. Halloween H2O: A
    74. Halloween Resurrection: C+
    75. The Day the Earth Stood Still(2008): B
    76. Looper: A-
    77. Smart People: C-
    78. Atlas Shrugged-Part One: B
    79. Dredd: A-
    80. Bridesmaids: C-
    81. Taken 2: B
    82. Atlas Shrugged-Part Two: C+
    83. Alex Cross: A-
    84. RockNRolla: B-
    85. Paranormal Activity 4: B
    86. Argo: A+
    87. Skyline: F
    88. Cop Out: D
    89. Skyfall: A
    90. Red Dawn (2012): B-
    91. Dracula (1979): B
    92. Dracula (2009): C+
    93. Slither: B-
    94. Your Highness: F
    95. Goldeneye: A
    96. Whistleblower: B+
    97. The Town: A+
    98. Ted: A

    The Mark Whalberg and Mila Kunis film about the talking teddy bear from creator Seth McFarland.
    Quite funny and me and my friends were laughing throughout.
    The very last bit with "where are they now" with Sam Wilson rooming with Brandon Routh was the icing on the cake. Made even more relevant by the fact the new Man of Steel had recently dropped.
    I just heard the sequel is moving forward. Curious if the novelty of this will carry over into more films or if it's a one trick pony.
     
  10. Harvey

    Harvey Admiral Admiral

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    Quite curious what you think about this when you have a chance to digest it. Most of the reviews have been positive, but many of these simultaneously describe the movie as a "mess."

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    123. Primary (B-)
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    127. Visioneers (C-)
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    132. District 9 (B+)
    133. The Rescuers (B-)
    134. Anatomy of a Murder (A)
    135. The Tigger Movie (B-)
    136. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (A)
    137. Three Colors: Red (A)
    138. The Tourist (D)
    139. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (C+)
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    144. 12 Monkeys (B+)
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    146. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (B+)
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    151. The House I Live In (B+)
    152. Troll 2 (F)
    153. The Right Stuff (A-)
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    155. A Complete History of My Sexual Failures (C+)
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    160. The Man From Planet X (C-)
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    162. The Invisible Man (B)
    163. Chinatown (A+)
    164. I Love You, Man (B+)
    165. Hollywoodland (B-)
    166. The Thin Red Line (B+)
    167. Return of the Jedi (B)
    168. The Facts of Life (C)
    169. Where the Wild Things Are (B)
    170. Apollo 13 (A)
    171. Silver Linings Playbook (B)
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    175. Tarantula (C+)
    176. The Green Berets (F)
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    178. Throw Mama From the Train (C+)
    179. Horrible Bosses (B)
    180 Skyfall (B+)
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    184. Bernie (B+)
    185. Inheritance (C+)
    186. Fatal Attraction (D+)
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    188. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (A)
    189. The Rescuers Down Under (B+)
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    192. Outrage (B)
    193. The Amazing Spider-Man (C+)
    194. The Eiger Sanction (B-)
    195. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (B)


    The Eiger Sanction: What an odd movie. In the first half, Clint Eastwood is frankly uncomfortable in front of the camera, still learning how to direct himself. We're told he's an excellent assassin -- the only one, in fact, who can kill a couple of other assassins. On screen, however, there's nothing to suggest he's particularly skilled at "sanctioning" (murdering) people. Also, he's supposed to be an art history Ph.D., which is...only slightly more believable than Charles Bronson as an architect.

    In the second half of the film, Eastwood's character is tasked with climbing the Eiger North Face to execute another "sanction." This part of the film is quite thrilling, in large part because Eastwood and most of the other actors don't use climbing doubles at all.

    (I've left out the homosexual villain who has a dog he calls "faggot." It's a bewildering, and mildly offensive, choice.)

    Indiana Jones 4: The internet was born to hate this movie, and that's too bad, since it's pretty enjoyable (certainly more so than Temple of Doom). It's not perfect -- John Williams' score is unmemorable, some of the humor goes on too far, the script is a bit talky and expository when it doesn't need to be, certain scenes are awfully CGI-heavy -- but I enjoyed it far, far more than I had been expecting to. Ford is terrific, and hardly looks 55, let alone 65. If they can get another one of these going within 5 years, I think he'll be fit enough to do it. If they don't, I think this is a fine end to the series.

    Theatres: 60
    Home Video: 120+2
    Computer: 13

    Tonight, my parents are taking my brother and I to The Hobbit in IMAX. Don't think we're getting the nine-minute preview, sadly.
     
  11. Captain Craig

    Captain Craig Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Indiana Jones KOTCS and Terminator Salvation

    Years removed from their release and after the haters have moved on finds those discovering them for the first time are actually fairly decent.
    I think that's the second time this year this thread has had a first time IJ:KOCS review with similar thoughts.
     
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  12. nvek86

    nvek86 Commander Red Shirt

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    144. Safety Last
    Lots of funny scenes and moments, but I didn't find the main character that likeable and thought that part of the plot wasn't really resolved.

    145. Them!
    I liked that it focused more on the effect the giant ants had on people/response of the government than simple destruction, but at the same time they never truly seemed like a big threat.
     
  13. CaptainCanada

    CaptainCanada Admiral Admiral

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    1. My Week With Marilyn (B-)
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    There's a discussion thread for this, but in brief, it's more of the same. Good stuff, but it lacks (though not for lack of trying) the spark of the unfamiliar, and the story doesn't inflate to epic scale the same way the original movies did.

    Cinema: 50 (+1)
    Home Video: 79
    Computer: 13
    There are some indications that the whole thing is meant to be some kind of metaphor for contemporary cinema/acting, or something, but on the whole it's pretty clearly intentionally not making sense or explaining anything that's going on. One could argue it deserves an A for originality, and an F for being self-indulgent nonsense. It's a textbook example of a fill with little middle ground.

    I still really don't know what I think about it, but I'd lean more toward the negative crowd; at a certain point, the knowledge that the weirdness isn't going to amount to anything (at least, as far as I can see) takes any enjoyment out of it.
     
  14. JirinPanthosa

    JirinPanthosa Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Holy Motors is one of my favorite movies this year, you just have to be really into meta.

    N: Rocco and His Brothers B+

    I've never seen a left-winger accidentally make such a compelling right-wing argument.

    N + 1: The Hobbit C-

    Worst Script Ever. Time spent on humor that isn't slapstick: 0 seconds. Time spent falling off things and almost falling off things: The entire movie.

    N + 2: Alice (1988) A-

    Surrealistic interpretation of Alice In Wonderland.

    N + 3: Looper A

    Best mainstream film in years
     
  15. zakkrusz

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    Towanoquon Movie 5 (9)
    Towanoquon Movie 6 (9)
    Toward the Tera (1980) (6)
    Tropic Thunder (7)
    Underworld: Awakening (8)
    Wrath of the Titans (7)
    Yojimbo (9)

    Total Thus Far: 100
     
  16. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

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    Cowboys & Aliens- DVD
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    Red Tails - free screenin'
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    Frozen - Netflix Instant
    The Perfect Host - Netflix Instant
    Tucker & Dale vs Evil - Netflix Instant
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    The Woman in Black - free screenin'
    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - free screenin'
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) - free admission
    The Artist - free admission
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    Ted & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie - tech screenin'
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    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D - tech screenin'
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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) - DVD
    Monster House - DVD
    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part Two - free admission
    Anna Karenina (2012) - free admission
    Holy Motors - free admission

    Double feature last night.

    First up, the new Keira Knightley movie. I thought it was alright, Jude Law was pretty good. And while settin' the majority of the film in a theater settin', usin' the stage, backstage, balconies & such as part of the story was interestin', it got pretty damn distractin'.

    The only other movie I could think of that used a similiar idea was Chicago...

    And then HM...which I had heard was a bizarre experience, but once it becomes clear what's goin' on, not so much. Sure, it takes a bit to figure out, and there are a couple of WTFs?!? but not nearly as mindbendin' as I was expectin'.

    Also, its the first I can remember seein' an erect penis in a movie that wasn't porn.

    Gonna try to see The Hobbit today, and Hitchcock tomorrow.
     
  17. Starbreaker

    Starbreaker Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Beatles Stories ✭✭✭✭
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    Moonrise Kingdom ✭✭
    On the Road ✭
    Like Crazy ✭✭✭✭
    The Hobit: An Unexpected Journey ✭✭✭½
    Cemetery Junction ✭✭✭
    Albatross ✭✭
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    happythankyoumoreplease ✭✭✭
     
  18. Harvey

    Harvey Admiral Admiral

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    I should be clear here; I saw the film theatrically and mostly liked it then, too. But, after years of reading complaints on the internet, and without the benefit of the spectacle of the big screen, I wasn't expecting to enjoy it nearly as much. But in the end, I did.

    1. Holy Rollers (B-)
    2. The Kids Are All Right (B)
    3. History of the World, Part 1 (C-)
    4. Blazing Saddles (A+)
    5. Scarface [1932] (B-)
    6. The Purple Rose of Cairo (A)
    7. Rampart (B+)
    8. We Need To Talk About Kevin (A+)
    9. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (B+)
    10. They Live (B-)
    11. Darling Companion (D)
    12. A Dangerous Method (B-)
    13. Haywire (C+)
    14. Mission: Impossible (B+)
    15. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (B+)
    16. Twixt (C+)
    17. Burn After Reading (B+)
    18. Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy (B-)
    19. Drive (A)
    20. Crazy Stupid Love (A)
    21. The Omega Man (D)
    22. The Adjustment Bureau (B+)
    23. The Artist (A-)
    24. Lady and the Tramp (B)
    25. Hugo (A-)
    26. The Secret World of Arrietty (B)
    27. Twelve Angry Men (A)
    28. Act of Valor (F)
    29. Walker (A)
    30. Lonely Are The Brave (A-)
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    32. Three Colors: Blue (A)
    33. Bright Leaves (A)
    34. Photographic Memory (A)
    35. The People Vs. George Lucas (C-)
    36. Avatar (B-)
    37. The Life of Reilly (A-)
    38. Limitless (B-)
    39. Star Wars (A)
    40. The Empire Strikes Back (A)
    41. Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (A)
    42. Machete (C+)
    43. Unmasking The Idol (D-)
    44. Alien (A+)
    45. The Raid: Redemption (B-)
    46. Attenberg (B)
    47. 21 Jump Street (C+)
    48. Piranha 3D (C+)
    49. The Hunger Games (C-)
    50. This Filthy World (B)
    51. Bad Fever (C-)
    52. The Conspirator (C)
    53. We The Party (C-)
    54. My Darling Clementine (C+)
    55. Freakonomics (C+)
    56. Sound of My Voice (A-)
    57. Tales from the Script (C-)
    58. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (B+)
    59. Me and Orson Welles (B)
    60. Everything Must Go (B+)
    61. The Avengers (C)
    62. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (B)
    63. One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich (B)
    64. Starship Troopers (A)
    65. Alien (A+)
    66. Aliens (A)
    67. Into the Abyss (B)
    68. The Expendables (D)
    69. Dumbo (B+)
    70. Bullet in the Head (B-)
    71. City Streets (D)
    72. Hard Boiled (A)
    73. Burn After Reading (B+)
    74. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (B+)
    75. A Few Good Men (B)
    76. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (A)
    77. RoboCop (A-)
    78. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (A-)
    79. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (C-)
    80. Your Sister's Sister (A)
    81. The Gunfighter (B+)
    82. The Sting (A-)
    83. The Thin Blue Line (A)
    84. Rango (A)
    85. The Killing (B+)
    86. The Order of the Black Eagle (F)
    87. Jaws (A)
    88. Marley & Me (B-)
    89. Dominick Dunne: After The Party (B)
    90. Prometheus (B-)
    91. Collaborator (B-)
    92. The Island of Lost Souls (B)
    93. The Taking of Pelham 123 [1974] (B+)
    94. High Anxiety (C+)
    95. Carlos (A-)
    96. Stargate (B)
    97. Ben-Hur (B+)
    98. Bringing up Baby (A)
    99. The Trip (B+)
    100. Observe and Report (D-)
    101. The Conversation (A)
    102. TRON (C)
    103. Cat Ballou (B)
    104. Monsters, Inc. (B)
    105. Torn Curtain (C)
    106. Marnie (A-)
    107. Three Colors: White (A-)
    108. Logan's Run (C+)
    109. Horrible Bosses (B+)
    110. Hotel for Dogs (C)
    111. Election (B)
    112. Independence Day (A)
    113. Batman Begins (A-)
    114. The Dark Knight Rises (B+)
    115. Winnie the Pooh (A)
    116. Sleeper (B)
    117. Total Recall [1990] (B+)
    118. Topaz (C-)
    119. Stealth (F)
    120. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (A)
    121. Frenzy (B)
    122. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (C+)
    123. Primary (B-)
    124. Kick-Ass (C-)
    125. The Puffy Chair (C+)
    126. Hopscotch (B)
    127. Visioneers (C-)
    128. Vertigo (A)
    129. Che (B)
    130. Spin (B-)
    131. My Dinner with Andre (B)
    132. District 9 (B+)
    133. The Rescuers (B-)
    134. Anatomy of a Murder (A)
    135. The Tigger Movie (B-)
    136. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (A)
    137. Three Colors: Red (A)
    138. The Tourist (D)
    139. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (C+)
    140. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (B)
    141. Spies Like Us (D)
    142. Mr. Mom (F)
    143. Inside Man (B+)
    144. 12 Monkeys (B+)
    145. North by Northwest (A)
    146. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (B+)
    147. Bottle Rocket (B)
    148. From Dusk Till Dawn (C-)
    149. Some Like It Hot (A)
    150. The Joneses (C+)
    151. The House I Live In (B+)
    152. Troll 2 (F)
    153. The Right Stuff (A-)
    154. Shadows and Fog (B-)
    155. A Complete History of My Sexual Failures (C+)
    156. The Front Page (B-)
    157. Argo (B+)
    158. 3:10 to Yuma [1957] (A-)
    159. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (A)
    160. The Man From Planet X (C-)
    161. The Creature from the Black Lagoon (A-)
    162. The Invisible Man (B)
    163. Chinatown (A+)
    164. I Love You, Man (B+)
    165. Hollywoodland (B-)
    166. The Thin Red Line (B+)
    167. Return of the Jedi (B)
    168. The Facts of Life (C)
    169. Where the Wild Things Are (B)
    170. Apollo 13 (A)
    171. Silver Linings Playbook (B)
    172. Sunset Blvd. (A)
    173. Something in the Air (A-)
    174. Berberian Sound Studio (A-)
    175. Tarantula (C+)
    176. The Green Berets (F)
    177. La Haine (A)
    178. Throw Mama From the Train (C+)
    179. Horrible Bosses (B)
    180 Skyfall (B+)
    181. One Eyed Jacks (C-)
    182. The Man Nobody Knew (B)
    183. Aliens (A)
    184. Bernie (B+)
    185. Inheritance (C+)
    186. Fatal Attraction (D+)
    187. Apocalypse Now (A)
    188. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (A)
    189. The Rescuers Down Under (B+)
    190. The Great Mouse Detective (A)
    191. Death Wish (D+)
    192. Outrage (B)
    193. The Amazing Spider-Man (C+)
    194. The Eiger Sanction (B-)
    195. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (B)
    196. The Hobbit (A-)
    197. Galaxy Quest (A+)


    The Hobbit: Mostly enjoyed it. On one hand, it's not as tightly structured as the LOTR movies. On the other, nearly every criticism I've read about it could be applied to Jackson's earlier trilogy (particularly, the extended versions). A part of me is slightly disappointed that we won't have the choice of a disciplined edit and an everything-and-the-kitchen sink edit like we did with LOTR, but that's the commercial reality of making a relatively short children's novel into a nine-hour, three part epic.

    Galaxy Quest: I only find this film funnier and better made each time I see it. It's a pitch-perfect parody of Star Trek, and a terrific, pulpy space opera yarn, too.

    Theatres: 61+1
    Home Video: 121+1
    Computer: 13
     
  19. Starbreaker

    Starbreaker Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Liberal Arts ✭✭½ - Josh Radnor just isn't there yet. Probably not gonna be the new Zach Braff anytime soon.

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower ✭✭✭½ It's faithful to the novel, but also lacks the guts to actually deal with the central topic head on.

    John Carter ✭½ 'tis garbage. I thought it was just getting a bad rap, but it's borderline unwatchable. Makes me want to remake it.
     
  20. Agent Richard07

    Agent Richard07 Admiral Admiral

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    I thought the aliens were annoying and they didn't get the 80s hair right. Movies never do for some reason.
     

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