Archive for February, 2011

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

A depressed young man checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. It sounds like it would be a depressing movie but it’s uplifting and funny. I think everyone should see this movie.

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You Again

A mother and daughter have to deal with their arch-enemies from high school when a wedding brings old friends/enemies together. Typical romantic comedy, don’t waste your time.

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Never Let Me Go

This is a strange story that takes place in an slightly alternate history. In this alternate world there had been significant medical advances that had extended human life expectancy past 100 years. The movie follows a group of young students at an English boarding school as they learn who and what they are. I don’t […]

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Let Me In

An interesting take on the vampire genre, set in the ’80’s.

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Inception

A very confusing but very good story about corporate espionage that takes place in dreams and dreams within dreams.

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Flipped

A coming of age story told alternately from both points of view of the boy and girl involved. Think My Girl without anyone dying. Awesome movie.

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The Mechanic

Jason Statham is a hit man who takes on an apprentice. Lots of guns, ‘splosions, and cars. Most excellent movie.

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The Killer Inside Me

Casey Affleck plays a small town deputy in the ’40’s who, although seemingly normal, is a sociopath responsible for many murders. The movie is based on the novel of the same name. The story can be slow and hard to follow at times but the acting is superb. It’s by no means uplifting, in fact […]

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