Monday, December 20, 2010

tron 3d

** beginning got my heart beating fast and quickly lost it. crappy acting. amazing special effects. overall shit.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

black swan

*** darren is always good. some intense scenes, good plot and nice cinematography

Friday, December 10, 2010

best worst movie

***1/2 wasnt even sure what the movie was about. almost cried at the end. very well done about worst movie on imdb and the cult following. austin alamo draft house was in it!!

Sunday, December 05, 2010

the jigsaw files

**1/2 better than i was thinking. basically showcasing his best work. sounds weird to write but worked.

rudy

**** phenomenal and unbelievable. with lora at home. totally cried.

Monday, November 29, 2010

the cove

*** message was a bit sloppy, interesting story and like the passion behind the desired changes.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

north face

**** not done and love it. great acting. why do foreign films rule so much.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

the disappearance of alice creed

*** really well done. could have ended earlier and been even better but they had to keep going.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Monday, November 08, 2010

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

machete

* i was actually surprise they put this movie out it was so bad.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

ratatouille

***1/2 really good. fell asleep the first time, maybe i was just tired.

Monday, August 16, 2010

roman holiday

***1/2 that was some great acting. a bit of an age mismatch but this is what acting should be like. audrey hepburn is also super hot.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

sleepers

**1/2 i feel like ive seen this movie or versions of it many times. it was good but plot got confusing or more likely i wasnt paying attention. it's basically the 1990s version of counte of monte cristo which is one of my fav movies all time.

grown ups

**3/4 had some laughable moments. decent.

toy story 3

***1/2 you think after 2 times the 3rd would suck but no. it rocked.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Friday, July 02, 2010

august rush

**1/2 lora liked this movie. thought it was okay. would love it more if it was a real story. robin williams did a great job.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Imagination dr parnassus

*** heath ledger did a great job. weird plot but ultimately enjoyable.

the runaways

*** cool story ive never heard about. amazing performances by dakota and kristen. researched more of the movie afterwards

Sunday, June 06, 2010

the ghost writer

**1/4 decent but not super cativating. semi-predictable with weak twist at end.

the losers

** tons of potential with opening but disconnected plot, weak acting but decent cinematography

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

a guide to recognizing your saints

***1/4 really well done. kind of like lean on me in an urban setting. true story. great acting.

Sunday, May 09, 2010

iron man 2

** minimal acting skills, plot was weak, ending was weaker. bummed since a lot of people said it was good.

Monday, May 03, 2010

brewster's millions

***1/4 all time classic. shared it with lora. loved it. not super funny but decent acting and clever plot.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

kick ass

***1/2 good acting, great plot, nice cinematography. not as much humor. good lead into to sequel

Monday, April 26, 2010

breakdown

*** suspenseful, clever, believable. great remake. some parts could be better but an enjoyable watch

Monday, April 12, 2010

gosford park

** lora likes it cause she's educated ( : i thought it was slow and dull.

where the wild things are

*** i have to give it 3 just cause it was a classic of mine as a kid. with lora at home.

Saturday, April 03, 2010

invictus

**1/2 predictable but nice to learn about the story.

an education

***1/4 decent but not believable with such a young girl. acting was good. thought of again and upped review.

butch cassidy and the sundance kid

**** basically perfect. paul newman and robert redford. dream team.

the damned united

*** really awesome brit movie about soccer coaches. great acting and interesting story.

gummo

** weird white trash film. a bit too much.

brothers

*** way more intense than i expected. great acting by tobey maguire

Monday, March 29, 2010

original sin

**1/2 cant tell if i really hate it or not. nick loved the movie. tons of angelina boobies if you hate everything else.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010

she's out of my league

**1/2 semi cute but no character development. moderately predictable. some humor. bleh

fantastic mr. fox

**** perfect. claymation, great directing, voices, etc...

Friday, February 19, 2010

rules of attraction

*** strangely great. good plot, characters, twists. interesting look at a college campus. surprised by the low rotten tomatoes rating.

Monday, February 15, 2010

the perfect crime

*** a bit extra weird but interesting. good plot. in spanish which means i had to pay attention.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

the hurt locker

**** phenomenal war movie. watch it. a few percent of "normal" moments which i understand why. cinematography was awesome. surprisingly only made for 15 million...

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

amistad

*** i wish i paid more attention. pretty good though from what i caught of it.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

to kill a mockingbird

**** one of the best movies all time. it was a nice reminder to see what acting really is.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

sin nombre

**** perfect. could not have been done better and watching it second night in a row.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

sherlock holmes

*** i should have paid more attention. at home. it was predictably fine.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

the road

*** the cinematography was amazing. plot was decent. acting was good. overall i liked it.

the vanishing (french version)

***1/2. well acted, good plot, a bit slow but overall well done. fun to talk about afterwards. could have shown more of the guy searching for the girl.

Monday, January 04, 2010

cape fear

*** all music and great acting. scary. weird to see 90s movies seem "old."