Archive for August, 2007

Breaking and Entering

There’s too much going on in this movie. Two architects are trying to revitalize a seedy area of London and their office keeps getting broken into. One of the architects has a crush on one of the cleaning ladies. The other architect has a long-time Swedish girlfriend suffering from depression and a daughter who has […]

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Superbad

Superbad was supergood! It’s very crude and vulgar on the surface but is a very intelligent comedy. Think American Pie meets Fast Times at Ridgemont High. It’s about two co-dependent high school friends on their quest to get a fake ID and alcohol so they can impress two girls. Along the way they learn many […]

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Are We Done Yet?

This is the sequel to Are We There Yet?, which I haven’t seen. Are We Done Yet? is a update/ripoff of the 1948 movie Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House and the more recent The Money Pit. It’s passable. The funniest parts are the facial expressions on the animals they run into.

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Pathfinder

A Viking boy is raised by Native Americans. After fighting his whole life to fit in he finally comes into his own when he must protect his adopted people from another Viking attack. Pass.

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Bug

Have you ever wondered where Ashley Judd went? Yeah, me too. It turns out that she is exploring her acting abilities in small films like Bug. Bug has a cast of five characters and takes place entirely in a run-down, long-term motel room. Ashley takes in a drifter who at first appears to be normal […]

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I Think I Love My Wife

Billed as a “smart comedy” I think it missed the mark. Chris Rock plays a man who has the perfect life: beautiful wife, good kids, nice house, good job, only he’s not happy. Temptation comes in the form of a friend’s old girlfriend who appears to be the cure for all that he feels is […]

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Mr. Bean’s Holiday

I’m going to put this movie in the “Movies that are bad the first time but improve with the number of partial viewings” category. It took me about three days to watch this movie the first time because I couldn’t bring myself to watch it for more than ten minutes at a time. Since I […]

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The Hudsucker Proxy

“You know, for kids!” Tim Robbins plays a fresh business school grad who inadvertently finds himself the president of a very large and successful corporation. He invents the hula hoop and bendy straws. A very stylized Coen brothers movie.

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The Bourne Ultimatum

Matt Damon!!! The last movie in the series. It’s very exciting and hardly ever slows down to catch a breath. Excellent summer entertainment.

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The Astronaut Farmer

Billy Bob plays Charlie Farmer, who wants to be an astronaut, hence the incredibly clever title of the movie. The Astronaut Farmer is a wonderfully uplifting movie… I would recommend it as a Sunday night movie.

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Blood and Chocolate

A werewolf / human love story about a werewolf who works in a chocolate shop. I would recommend this to anyone.

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The Simpsons Movie

I didn’t think it was worth the effort. It seemed to be to be an overly long episode. If they went through the trouble to make a feature-length movie you’d think that they would have come up with something different than every other Simpsons episode. The best part was the whole Spider Pig gag. I’ve […]

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Deliverance

All my life I’ve heard things like: “It was like something out of Deliverance“. I finally got around to watching the movie so that I could fully understand the reference. I was surprised to see very young versions of John Voight and The Burt. The Dueling Banjos sequence was probably the best part of the […]

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Tristan & Isolde

An epic love story starring a rather pouty James Franco and the lovely Sophia Myles.

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