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Old 09-30-2018, 12:51 PM   #3166
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Eight grade - 8/10

Great movie! The best teenage movie so far. Realistic and extremely cute at the same time
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Old 10-02-2018, 10:26 AM   #3167
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7.5/10

Pretty good flick about a deeply idealistic and sheltered family with believable characters whose lives are shattered by the mental illness and death of their mother at the same time that their maturing children are developing their own identities, wants and desires.


Basically that even sheltered strong idyllic idealistic families are dysfunctional and face struggles regardless of trying to "check out" from the world community.


Not really a complaint but in the architecting of the protagonist family they did a little too much "black and white" in making the family members (Ben's sister and Ben's In Laws) unsympathetic and a little too simplistically "bad guys" in their own ways.
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Old 10-06-2018, 06:38 AM   #3168
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Its wanting in the budget and special effects department. But they still managed to make a nice little movie.
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Old 10-06-2018, 06:07 PM   #3169
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Heredity

Some great suspense and very dramatic scenes.
Some very stupid character choices.

So.. great as far as horror movies go
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Old 10-07-2018, 09:13 PM   #3170
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A Civil Action (1998)................................. 9/10

I've seen parts of this movie in the past but I just recently got to watch the entire film from start to finish. It's based on a true story which is great. It's a lawyer movie but the character that John Travolta plays changes for the better even though he goes broke. I think this movie does a good job at showing the shift and there are some fantastic edits too. Everyone in this movie is at the top of their game and it also sheds light on the turbulence of going to court.
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Old 10-11-2018, 04:32 AM   #3171
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Heredity

Some great suspense and very dramatic scenes.
Some very stupid character choices.

So.. great as far as horror movies go
Yes. Hahah. That sums it up well.
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:49 AM   #3172
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Summer of 84 - 7/10

I love teen horror movies with 80's vibe. Other than that this movie had a new ending which surprised me. If I have to summ it up it is a mixture of "Stranger things" and " Disturbia" .
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:49 AM   #3173
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Men Don't Leave

7/10 from 1990.

Some pretty good performances with young Joan Cusack, Chris McDonnell and Kathy Bates.

Kinda uneven at times to portray each of the characters in a unique way.

The Score by Randy Newman was a nice 1990 score.

It was clear watching it that it was directed by the same director of Risky Business in many of the ways the scenes were setup and actor interaction took place.
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:26 PM   #3174
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Ocean's 8

I like the actresses well enough but I've been bored to death every time I tried to watch an ocean's film. This one really surprised me, it was an ensemble ocean's film that I actually enjoyed. Maybe because they took it down to 8 it was a much more manageable number.

There is one bit of counter-security that doesn't work because it contradicts what was said earlier in the film but it was a rather minor subplot point.

Spoiler: They said there are no blind spots in the camera's security system except the bathroom door, but they later reach up and put a digital screen in front of one of the cameras to trick it and steal other jewelry. This implies they were in a blind spot otherwise they would have been seen reaching up to the camera from another angle!
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Old 10-13-2018, 07:30 AM   #3175
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The haunting of hill house - 9.2/10

Goddamn! Just... goddamn!! Horror tv shows are rare enough, let alone a good one! This one blew me away. SO deep and complicated a story, masterful directing, superb narrative drive, great twists, sublime dialogues, great ending! The only reasons I'm not giving this a max score are because the first couple of episodes pick it up really slowly, but as you progress the pace gets faster and more interesting, and this show is based on somebody else's novel, so I'm not sure I should give the whole credit to the show runners for the plot.
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Old 10-14-2018, 11:43 AM   #3176
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Life of the Party (2018) - 5/10

Few scenes, here and there, are funny.

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The haunting of hill house - 9.2/10

Goddamn! Just... goddamn!! Horror tv shows are rare enough, let alone a good one! This one blew me away. SO deep and complicated a story, masterful directing, superb narrative drive, great twists, sublime dialogues, great ending! The only reasons I'm not giving this a max score are because the first couple of episodes pick it up really slowly, but as you progress the pace gets faster and more interesting, and this show is based on somebody else's novel, so I'm not sure I should give the whole credit to the show runners for the plot.

Disagree.. 3/5 these 10 episodes should've only been 6 episodes.
Butter spread over too much toast.


It's like someone watched oculus and then turned the 2 hour story into a 10 hour story with a worse, less exciting ending.
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