Tag Archives: 8.5/10

Chaplin- September 20th


Chaplin (1992) English- Biopic Rated “PG-13” Runtime- 145 min dir. Richard Attenborough   This one has been on my imaginary “To watch:” list since I first got Netflix. Definitely worth getting around to. Story/Writing: 1.5/2 Not too much to be … Continue reading

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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within- September 17th


Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Portuguese- Crime Drama  Rated “R” Runtime- 113 min. dir. Jose Padilha   I probably should have guessed from the full title of the movie (the “Enemy Within” part) that this was actually a sequel. It … Continue reading

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes- September 14th


Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) English- Science Fiction Rated “PG-13” Runtime- 105 min. dir. Rupert Wyatt   Now this is a real Planet of the Apes movie/prequel/reboot flick! Story/Writing: 1.5/2 It turns out that James Franco, masquerading as a … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation- September 11th


Lost in Translation (2003) English/Japanese- Dramedy Rated “R” Runtime- 101 min. dir. Sofia Coppola   Story/Writing: 1.5/2 Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson play two disillusioned souls “lost” in Tokyo. As they find themselves, they also find each other. Acting: 2/2 … Continue reading

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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale- August 31st


Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010) Finnish- Sci-Fi Holiday Drama Rated “R” Runtime- 82 min. dir. Jalmari Helander   Sooo goood! Again, weird, but so good. Story/Writing: 1.5/2 A finely crafted tale about Santa Claus in the modern day. I … Continue reading

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