Archive for September, 2009

Der rote Baron (The Red Baron)

A historical drama about the Red Baron. Long, but interesting.

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Soylent Green

A 1973 movie about a bleak future of over-population and dwindling food supplies. Charlton Heston plays a policeman investigating the murder of a rich man. During his investigation he makes a disturbing discovery about the source of the new food supply.

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Kissing Cousins

A charming romantic comedy. Worth watching.

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Dead Like Me: Life After Death

The movie version of the tv show. Decent for a tv movie.

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Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

A little goofy, but what else would you expect from this franchise? Decent action movie.

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City of Ember

Based on the children’s book of the same name. It is the story of the inhabitants of an underground city who don’t know of any other existence. After 200 years of subterranean living the city is starting to fall apart. Two young friends find a way out to the surface and set everyone free. Great […]

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Dance Flick

The latest retarded spoof movie. Don’t waste your time.

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Religulous

A documentary by Bill Maher where he travels the world trying to find out why religion is so popular.

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A Walk on the Moon

Diane Lane plays a mother in 1969 who feels as though she’s trapped by her family. During their annual summer vacation at the cottage she starts an affair with a traveling blouse salesman (Viggo Mortensen). It’s also a coming of age story about her daughter, played by a young Anna Paquin. Good movie for a […]

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The Girlfriend Experience

A documentary style movie about a high-end Manhattan call girl – similar to The Secret Diary of a Call Girl TV show. The weird thing was that every character whined constantly about the state of the economy. Pass.

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District 9

An alien movie where the humans are the bad guys. The film style reminded me of Cloverfield. Good movie with an adequate amount of ‘splosions.

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The Time Traveller’s Wife

This is the best romance I have seen this year. It’s an amazing story.

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

This is the story of a governess in pre-WW2 London. Miss Pettigrew is a governess who refuses to compromise her values when raising other people’s children and therefore gets fired a lot. With nowhere to live and not a penny to her name Miss Pettigrew, through a series of misunderstandings, finds herself the “social secretary” […]

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The Ugly Truth

A romantic comedy that that wasn’t quite as polished as it could be. That said, it was very funny in parts and worth the trip to the theatre.

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The Forbidden Kingdom

Jet Li and Jackie Chan star in this epic Chinese fairytale. It’s a lot of fun.

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