Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Alphabetical Listing of Movies I've Seen and Reviewed Since Mid-2008

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2 Guns (8-8-13) enjoyable, but nothing special (3)
10 Cloverfield Lane  (3-11-16) Not particularly "thriller" or "smart" IMHO (2)
17 Again (7-20-09) Cute and light (78%)
33 Postcards (5-17-13) Liked it despite its badness and goodness...something different! (3)
About Time (12/11/2013) great, feel-good movie! (4)
AccountantThe  (10-17-16) Brilliant, intertwining story with Ben Affleck and Ann Kendrick! (5.5)
Adam (9-1-09) Wonderful acting and moving story. (90%)
Adjustment Bureau, The Clever entertainment (2)
Admission
Adventureland (5/15/09) Entertaininguntrivialized comedy-drama (70%)
Alvin & the Chipmunks, the Squeakuel (12-26-09) The kids loved it. (50%)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (12-29-11) It was okay (cute) (2)
Alvin & the Chipmunks - Road Chip (12-23-15) fun and cute, not bad at all (4)
Amazing Spider Man, The (9-4-12) It dragged on and on and on... (2)
American Hustle (1-2-14) This movie just tickled me! (5.5)
American Ultra 8/20/15 (2.5) Bloody, stupid, but entertaining
A Million Ways to Die in the West (8/10/14) Crap
A Most Wanted Man (8/7/14) Philip Seymour Hoffman's last film (5.5)
Amreeka (6-9-11) Another good one! (4)
Angels & Demons (5/09)- Nonstop action with never a dull moment (70%)
Annie (12/28/14) Hugely disappointing (2)
Anonymous (2-2-12)
Anthropoid (8-21-16)) Learned a bit about Czecholslovakia during Hitler's reign (4)
Argo Wonderful movie, loved it (5)
Arrival, The (11-17-16) A scifi wowzer film (5.5+)
Artist, The (1-26-11) Loved it (5)
Attack, The (8-22-13) nope, the book was SO much better.... (2)
August: Osage County (1-29-14) Dysfunctional family hysteria (5)
Austenland (11/14/2013) cute, and much better than the book (3)
Avatar (1-10-10) Saw it in 3-D..Amazing! (96%)
Avengers, The (6-2-12) (and again 6-26-12 with Brendan) Liked it quite a bit (3.5)
Baby Driver - (7-3-17)  A total fun ride! (4.5)
Back-up Plan, The, The (4-26-10) - Don't expect any surprises - but gorgeous protagonists (40%)
Bad Moms (10-3-16) funny...could have been funnier (3)
Bad Words (5-14-14) A freakin' riot - going to be a favorite (5)
Beatriz at Dinner (6-30-17) Disappointing, great potential by cop-out ending
Beauty and the Beast (3/21/17) Lovely music (3.5)
Before Midnight (7-21-13) just dialogue (but some really good dialogue!) (2)
Begin Again (7-13-2014) Loved the music and most of the storyline (4.5)
Beginners (12-23-11) Liked it a lot (4)
Belle (5-28-14) A gorgeous, thought-provoking retelling of history (5)
Bernie (6-5-12) Definitely a keeper, Liked it a lot (4)
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (5-22-12) Loved it (5)
Big Sick, The (7-13-17) True story with a lot of heart (5)
Big Wedding, The (5-25-13) It was lots of fun - very predictable but fun (4)
Big Year, The (11-18-11) "Obsessed birders with heart," fun to watch three really good actors (3)
Birder's Guide to Everything, A (4-2-14) A sweet and funny coming-of-age (3.5)
Birdman (12/20/14) well crafted and unforgettable.... (4.5)
Black Mass  (10/1/15) great retelling of a true story (5)
Black Swan (12-20-10) Intriguing psychological story with too much ballet (85%)
Blended (8-25-14) Stupid, but fun (3)
Blind Side, The (11-26-09) A based-on-real-life feel-good movie (90%)
Blue Jasmine (8-16-13) sad, but brilliantly acted (4.5)
Book Thief, The (1-28-14) Stunning & sad (4.5)
Bottle Shock (10/24/08) Lots of Fun (75%)
Bounty Hunter (7-8-10) Cute but trite (55%)
Bourne Legacy, The  Liked it a whole lot (4.5)
Breaking Dawn Part 1 (11-24-11) Splendid scenery, sets, and makeup (4)
Bridesmaids (5-11) Rip Roarin' Funny! ! ! (5)
Bridge of Spies (10/15) Wonderful movie (6)
Bridget Jones's Baby (11/1/16) Much better than expected and very funny (4)
Brooklyn (5.5) An almost-perfect movie
Brothers Bloom, The (7-14-09) Great story with really likeable protagonists (91%)
Burnt (1-28-16)  Bradley Cooper playing a chef.... (4)
Butler, The (9-4-13) a great overview of the civil rights movement (5)
Cafe Society (10-2-16) Woody Allen set in the 1930s (4)
-25-16Captain America: Civil War (90) Super Heroes at their best! (4)
Capitalism, A Love Story (11-28-09) Informative, but a little choppy (74%)
Captain Fantastic (8/14/16) Wonderful...thought-provoking AND sad g, funny A
Captain Phillips (10/24/2013) Edge-of-your-seat true story (5)
Cedar Rapids (3-19-11) Funnnnneeeee.....and fun (4)
Chef (5-23-11) Totally delightful (4.5)
City Island (5-13-10) A new favorite - quirky with lots of laughs (95%)
Crazy Heart (1-30-10) Jeff Bridges was amazing! (96%)
Columbiana Liked it a lot (4)
Company You Keep, The (5-3-13) I liked it a lot (4)
Country Strong (1-12-11) Love the music (3)
Cowboys and Aliens Liked it (3)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (8-7-11) Watching what the men will wear next is the best part...really cool outfits! (4)
Criminal (5-13-16) fun-to-watch thriller with a happy ending  (4)
Cyrus (7-22-10) Nowhere as good as expected...disappointing, actually (66%)
Dallas Buyers Club (11/19/2013) almost flawless and unforgettable (6)
Danny Collins 94/30/15) a new favorite (6)
Dark Shadows (5-14-12) Liked it a lot (4)
Date Night (4-28-10) - Fun and Funnnnnnny (87%)
Deadpool (5/10/16) Crass, funny, and violent (4)
Debt, The, It was okay (2)
Denial (10-24-16) learned much about the British Judicial system (4)
Descendant, The (12-9-11) Loved it (5)
Despicable Me 3 (7/27/17) mediocre (2)
DinnerThe  (5-8-17) Bizarre with a cop-out ending (3)
Divergent (3-29-14) Equaled expectations and was fun to watch (3)
Doctor Strange (11-15-16) Special effects are AMAZING (5)
Don Jon (10/13)  I keep thinking about this one...(5)
Double Hour, The (7-30-11) Good movie. Good mystery. Great storytelling. (4)
Doubt (2/25/09) Fantastic acting (80%)
Dough  (5/5/16) Jewish baker in London (4)
DressmakerThe  (10-27-16) Great and Horrible at the same time (3)
Duplicity (5/7/09) Very entertaining (70%)
East, The (8-18-13) just terrific (6)
Easy A (9-22-10)  Delightful.  Fun.  Clever (90%)
Eat, Pray, Love (8-25-10) Gorgeous settings - Rome, India, Bali  70%
Eclipse (7-4-10)  Better than the book! (89%)
Eddie the Eagle (2/28/16) A true event feel-good story   (5)
Fading Gigolo (5-9-14) Fun to watch (3.5)
Fair Game (12-9-10) Entertaining AND educating. (93%)
Family, The () as much as I wanted to love it, I didn't (2)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (12-4-16) HarryPotterish/Rowling Fantasy (4)
Fifth Estate, The (10/31/13) interesting and informative (3)
Fifty Shades Darker (2/27/17) Mmmm, Jamie Dornan.... (3.5)
Fifty Shades of Grey - 2/13/15 Sinfully delicious (4)
Fighter, The (3-6-11) Great accents...acting....and story! (6)
Five Year Engagement, The (5-26-12) Liked it a whole lot (4.5)
Florence Foster Jenkins (10/14/16) A farce, based on a true story.... (4.5)
Footloose (12-15-11) Liked it (3)
Frankie & Alice (5-1-14) Fascinating (4)
Friends with Benefits Liked it a lot (4)
From Paris With Love (3-30-10) A bit boring at first, but redeemed itself with tongue-in-cheek humor (68%)
Frozen (1-1-14) Great music and animation (4.5)
Ghost Town (11/7/08)  Imaginative and quite funny (70%)
Ghost Writer, The (3-12-10) Kept me engrossed and thinking (81%)
Gigantic (6/2/09) Quirky and clever, a new favorite (95%)
Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2-13-11) Disappointing, left me wanting something more....(2)
Girl Who Played With Fire, The (8-22-10)  Mesmerizing - but not as good as the first one (88%)
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The (English) Loved it even though I didn't want to (5)
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The (Swedish) (6-13-10) Wow.  An incredible movie! (97%)
Giver, The (8-17-14) A great flick based on a favorite book (4.5)
Gloria (3-19-14) For all women of a "certain age" (4)
Gnomeo and Juliet (3-1-11) Didn't like it (1)
God's Pocket (5-16-14) Dark and depressing (2)
Gone Girl (10-8-14) not-so-great book, great movie (5)
Grand Budapest Hotel, The (3-26-14) A freakin' riot! (4)
Grandma  (1/22/16) Lily Tomlin and lots to think about... (4)
Greenberg (4-13-10) Slow-moving, hard to care about the characters (45%)
Grown Ups 2 (11/22/13) stupid...perfect for a Friday night (3)
Grown Ups (7-18-10)  Hilarious! (85%)
Guardians of the Galaxy(11/2014) Fun (3)
Guilt Trip, The (2-15-13) Quite a few chuckles, enjoyable (3.5)
Hamlet 2 (9/28/08) Expecting More (1.5)
Hanna (4-23-11) I expected something more, but I'm not sure what.... (2)
Happy-Go-Lucky (12/12/08) Charming and fun (5)
Harry Potter & the Deathly Harrows (8-8-11) All Harry's movie...not quite enough of everyone else... (2)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Harrows Part 1 (12-2-10) The book dragged, the movie didn't! (92%)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (7-15-09) A blast! (91%)
Hateful Eight, The (4) Bloody and gorry and funny
Heat, The (8-6-13) freakin' hilarious (5)
Hector and the Search for Happiness (10-9-14) Quirkily terrific (5)
Hell or High Water (9-11-16) One of the best in a long time...high cudos for acting and story (6)
Hello, My Name is Doris (2016) Left me incredibly depressed (2.5)
Help, The (8-16-11) Wish I'd read the book first - the movie was a very good period piece. (3)
Help, The (1-15-12) Liked it a lot (4), seen for the 2nd time
Hidden Figures (1-15-17) Eye-opening and masterful true story (6)
Hologram for the King, A (5) another Tom Hanks winner
Hope Springs (9-13-12 Hilarious and sweet, Liked it a lot (4)
Horrible BosseSheila hated it and left - pretty crass, but funny in places (3)
Hot Tub Time Machine (4-2-10) This really stunk (38%
House Bunny, The (9/14/08) Extremely silly (1)
Hundred Foot Journey (8/31/2014) cute, fun, and a taste of India and France! (4)
Hunger Games, The () Loved it (5)
Hunger Games: Catching Fire (12/6/13) watchable, good in places, but draggy in others... (2)
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (11/28/15) bleh (2)
I Am Love (8-5-10) Some WOW, Some Blech (81% )
I am Number Four (2-22-211) SO kept my attention, but the book was better. (2)
Ida (6/15/14) Overly long, overly dark (literally) and overly depressing (2)
Ides of March (1-27-11) Really loved it (5.5)
I'll See You In My Dreams (8/18/15) Quite depressing with two hilarious scenes (2.5)
The Imitation Game (1/23/15) Great movie, based on a true story (5)
Impossible, The
In Time (12-2-11) Thrilling to watch and interesting to think about (4)
Incendies (5-29-11) Powerful - a masterful piece of storytelling(6)
Inferno (10-31-16) Confusing and disjointed (3)
Instructions Not Included (8/30/13) just wonderful and F-U-N-N-Y (5.5)
Interstellar (12/31/14) Long movie, but very entertaining (4.5)
Insurgent (3/20/15) Pretty decent - followed the book quite well, too.... (3.5)
Intern, The  (1/13/16) Delightful, about friendship between different aged people (4.5)
Into the Woods (1/9/15) Weak plot and story line, singing's great (2)
Invention of Lying, The (11-19-09) Some good chuckles, entertaining.... (65%)
Invictus (3-24-10) Wonderful...you don't even need to "get" rugby (86%)
Ironman 3 (5-27-13) Liked it at least three times more than Ironman 2 (3.5)
Iron Man 2 (5-25-10) Can't even compare to Iron Man 1 (42%)
It's Complicated (1-6-10) (84%)
Jack Reacher (12-22-12) Very entertaining (3.5)
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (11-9-16) Really well done (4.5)
Jane Eyre (4-28-11)  a lovely film for a classic story (4)
Jane Got a Gun (11-16-16) Good western with great leads (4.5)
Jason Bourne (8/28/16) All car chases and macho (3)
Julie & Julia (11-25-09) Simply wonderful in every way (96%)
Julieta (2/12/17) Mesmerizing story, though very depressing (4.5)
Jupiter Ascending  (2/6/15) Stupid and disappointing (1.5)
Just Wright (7-2-10)  predictable...but fun (72%)
Karate Kd, The (6-24-10) Fun movie, yucky bullies... (87%)
Keeping Up With the Joneses (11-23-16) Fun and funny, too (3.5)
King's Speech, The 1-5-11 Amazing acting, my favorite movie of 2011 (6)
Knight and Day (6-30-10)  Funny and action-packed (85%)
Labor Day (3-16-14) Tension-filled and slow in places, but very likable (4)
The Lady in the Van (6) Maggie Smith's most marvelous movie!
Laggies (11/2014) Fun! (4)
LA LA Land (1/17/17) Don't get the hype (3.5)
Larry Crowne (7-11-11) Light and entertaining (3)
Last Chance Harvey (1/22/09) Super (60%)
Last Station, The (2-22-10) A fascinating story. Three "amazing" actors in a row - let's add James McAvoy! (88%)
Last Vegas (12/21/2013) hilarious! (4)
Late Quartet, A (1-6-13) As it developed I liked it more and more (4)
Leap Year (1-19-10) Adorable but SO predictable (63%)
Letters to Juliet (5-15-10) A sweet, feel-good, predictable love story (76%)
Leviathan (3/5/15) Good, but bleak (3.5)
Lincoln Lawyer (4-21-11) Michael Connelly and Matthew McConaughey- a winning combo (3)
Lion (1/12/16) Amazing and brilliant true story (5)
London Has Fallen (3/18/16) Ridiculous and violent...but entertaining (3.5)
Love and Other Drugs (12-4-10) Nothing like what I expected.  Jake! (85%)
Love is All You Need (7-9-13) sweet film -enjoyed the Italian setting, Danish language, and Reel Pizza (3)
Love the Coopers (11/2015) eye-roller (2.5)
Madagascar 3 (6-23-12) with Brendan & Ashley (and again (7/5/12 with Ella) Not quite my cup-a-tea (2)
Magic Mike (8-24-12) Very entertaining, liked it (3)
Magnificent 7 ,The  (11-6-16)  The old west...lots of gunfights, as expected, but entertaining story (4)
Mamma Mia! (8/14/08) Fun and funny (70%)
Manchester by-the-Sea  (1/30/17) Powerful and super sad (5.5)
Masterminds (10/30/16) Stupidly hilarious  (3.5)
The Martian, 11/2015) (4.5)
Master, The  Yuck-but terrific acting.....(1)
Maudie (7-21-17)  Incredibly done biopic (5.5)
Maze Runner, The (9/21/14) Entertaining, but that's all (3)
McFarland, USA (3/9/15) A Truly feel-good movie (5)
Me Before You (6/17/`6)) Nicholas-Sparks-like tear jerker (2)
Mechanic:  Resurrection (10-19-16) Very entertaining once you get past the shoot-em-up stuff (3.5)
Midnight In Paris (6-18-11) Absolutely charming....and fun!(6)
Midwife, The (4) Good, but not great, drama (8/12/17)
Mighty Macs Liked it a lot (4)
Milk (12/13/08) Super (6)
Million Dollar Arm (7-30-14) Loved it (5)
Mirror, Mirror (7-19-12) Lots of fun (3)
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (12-2-16) Clever fantasy/time-travel (4.5)
Mr. Popper's Penguins (8-22-11) A Surprising Delight (4)
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (5/31/09) Wonderful (91%)
Monsieur Lazhar () Really Loved it (5.5)
Monsters University (6-13) Not bad for an animated movie... (4)
Monsters vs. Aliens (4/22/09) A fun movie (75%)
Monuments Men, The (2-15-14) True story, fun-to-watch actors (3)
Moonlight (11-19-16) "Life" in three parts.... (4.5)
Moonrise Kingdom (7-8-12) Liked it a lot (4)
Mortal Instruments, The: City of Bones (11/6/2013) mesmerizing actors (3)
Mother and Child (8-14-10)  A beautifully woven  beautiful story (89%)
Mud (5-29-13) Good movie, though a bit slow and long (3.5)
The Mummy (6-12-17) Stupid but watchable (3)
Muppets, The (12-13-11) Didn't like it (1)
Mustang (5) In Turkish with subtitles, five incredible actresses playing sisters
My Life in Ruins (6/10/09) A-l waste of time (25%)
My One and Only (9-24-09)  A surprise hit for me. (72%)
Names of Love, The
Nebraska (1-10-14) Second half of the movie was AWESOME (5.5)
New in Town (5/09) Predictable, cute, and charming (75%)
New Moon (12-2-09) Entertaining...though quite long.... (60%)
New York, I Love You (1-26-10) Artsy and different (82%)
Nine Lives  (8-15-16) Great fun, and a family movie to boot (3.5)
Non-Stop (3-21-14) A good mystery (4)
Nora's Will Liked it a lot (4)
No Strings Attached (3-26-11) Delightful! (5)
Nothing Like the Holidays (12/16/08) I liked it a lot (80%)
Olympus Has Fallen
Omar (3/5/14) Whew! Quite a story.... (5)
One for the Money (2-6-12)
One I Love, The (9-18/14) 4
Other Guys, The (8-13-10) Very funny - it's meant to be stupid so you don't mind that it is. (71%)
Oz the Great and Powerful (3-12-13) It grew on me, liked it quite a bit (4)
Paper Towns  (9/21/15) Entertaining - the scenes with the three best friends were the best (3.5)
Paris Can Wait (6/17/17) Nothing much special here (3)
Patience Stone, The (10/1/13) extraordinary story! (4.5)
Paul (3-20-11) A Riot! (3)
People Like Us (8-13-12) Liked it a great deal (4.5)
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (4-27-20) Enjoyed the book AND the movie (77%)
Philomena (12/10/2013) bittersweet story, wonderful actors (4.5)
Pitch Perfect Loved it (5)
Pitch Perfect 2 Funny (3)
Precious (1-5-10)  Powerful. Great Acting. Tough to watch. (94%)
Pride and Glory (10/28/08) A good murder mystery on film (90%)
Proposal, The (7-6-09) Charming and really, really funny (90%)
Public Enemies - (8-6-09) Really good movie (88%)
Pulling Strings (10/13) This was a blast (4)
Queen of Katwe (10-10-16) True story of a chess prodigy in contemporary Uganda  (4,5)
Queen to Play (Joueuse) (7-16-11) Lovely setting, a little too much chess (3)
Rachel Getting Married (12/2/08)  Unsettling (Story 25%/Acting 85%)4
Railway Man, The (6/10/14) Colin Firth as a POW of the Japanese during WWII
Reds 2 (8/23/13) Left in the middle - BLECH!
Reluctant Fundamentalist, The (5-26-13) - It bowled me over (6)
Risen (4) Great historical fiction set in 33AD
Robot & Frank (9-20-12) Okay, great cast, flat ending. (2.5)
Rock the Kasbah  (10/15) Unfortunately, a waste of time (2)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Movie (1-8-17) Great characters with good actor picks (4)
Ruby Sparks (9-17-12) A charming movie that sparkles.  Loved it. (5)
Rules Don't Apply (12-9-16) Unsettling Hollywood Biopic (4)
Run and Jump (2-10-14)  Great storytelling and beautiful Irish scenery(5)
Sabah, A Love Story (1-2-10) My kind of movie (88%)
St. Vincent (10-31-14) Bill Murray at his best (4.5)
Safe House () It was decent (2.5)
Safety Not Guaranteed (9-1-12) Loved it a lot (5.5)
Searching for Sugarman (4) It was really good, I liked it a lot
Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel  (3) Disappointing
Secret in Their Eyes (9-23-10)  Great movie - an Argentinian murder mystery (97%)
Secret Life of Bees (11/18/08) Wonderful (5)
Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1-15-2014) Loved it - hilarious and clever! (5)
Secret Life of Words (12-18-09) Indie, off-beat, and interesting (83%)
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World- Yuck (1)
Selma - 1/12/15 Beautifully crafted, and mesmerizing (5)
Sense of an Ending, The (3/25/17) great British CRF flashback movie (4.5)
Separation, A (4-30-12) It was awesome (6)
Serious Man, A (10-29-09) Adored this Coen Brothers black comedy (93%)
She's Out of My League (5-5-10) - Haha funny and quite sweet (84%)
Silver Linings Playbook (1-7-13) Fantastic movie- WOW! (6)
Single Man, A (2-21-10) This time is was Colin Furth that was amazing! (90%)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 8/10/08  Just plain fun
Skyfall: Dragged on and on (2)
Slumdog Millionaire (2/4/09) Outstanding (75%)
Social Network, The (2-14-11) Intriguing! (6)
Source Code (6-8-11) Super! (5)
Spectacular Now, The (9-6-13) a particularly good movie (5)
Spotlight  (12/10/15 (6) retelling the story of The Boston Globe's investigations into the Catholic priest child molestation scandal
Star Trek Beyond (9-16-16) 80% boring 20% fun (2)
Star Wars Episode 7:  The Force Awakens (4.5) Great story, wonderful actors
State of Play (5/12/09) Very Good with suspense and a twist (75%)
Suffragette (11/2015) Entertaining and educational (and intense)  (4.5)
Sully (9/12/16) Tribute to an "everyday hero" (5.5)
Sunshine Cleaning (4/27/09) I just loved this one (6)
Super 8 (8-26-11) It was okay, a modern day Goonies (2)
Table 19 (3/2017) Not one bit funny...Yuck! (1.5)
Tammy (9/2014) Didn't think I'd like it but I did! (4)
Terri Liked it (3)
Thanks for Sharing (9-20-2013) a splendid movie with fantastic acting (5.5)
Their Finest (6/7/17) Could've been wonderful (3.5)
This is the End (9/24/2013) silly, nutty, funny....(2)
This is Where I Leave You (10/15/14) hysterically funny and poignant at the same time (4)
This Means War (2-18-12) It was okay (2)
Thor:  The Dark World (11/11/13)  good one with lots of chuckles (4.5)
Thor Just Plain Fun (2)
Three Musketeers, The  (10-30-11) Didn't like it (1)
Time Traveler's Wife, The (8-19-09) Better than expected...a tear jerker, though. (89%)
Tiny Furniture (2-4-11) pathetic protagonist, did NOTHING for me. (1)
Tower Heist (12-5-11) Liked it (3)
Town, The, (10-7-10) Great setting (Boston) and great accents! (87%)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (7-21-11)  Brendan really enjoyed it.  I didn't (1)
Transsiberian (10/16/08) Hey, this was good (80%)
To Rome With Love (8/10/12) Liked most of it a lot (3.5)
Trainwreck (8/3/15) Raunchy and real and wonderful (5)
Triple 9 (3-1-16) Gritty, bloody, and mesmerizing (4)
Trolls (7-10-17) cute but not so bad! (3)
True Grit (2-5-11) So good! (5)
Twilight (11/27/08) Pretty much what I expected (60%)
Twilight Saga  (11-20-12) Worth the wait (4.5)
Two Days, One Night (2/9/15) Slow, good acting, though (3.5)
Two Lovers (5/5/09) Like it a lot (80%)
Ugly Truth, The - (7-30-09) Cute but silly (55%)
Unknown, The (2-21-11) A wonderful mind-tickler(4)
Up in the Air (12-25-09) Completely enjoyable. (90%)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (8-9-17) A SciFi Star Wars-y flick (4)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (8/27/08) Still mulling it over (2.5)
War Dogs (9/13/16) "troubling" real-world stuff (4.5)
Way, Way Back, The (8-5-13) fabulous movie (6)
Wedding Ringer, The (1/19/15) fun and funny (4)
We're the Millers (10/26/13) a freaking funny movie! (4+)
What If... (8-14) a favorite! LOVE Daniel Radcliffe! (5)
What Just Happened (11/21/08) Mostly boring, much emotional sadness, some funny parts (1)
Whip It (10-31-09) Thoroughly enjoyable entertainment (93%)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot  3/5/16 really interesting and fun to watch (5)
Why Him?  (12/24/16) Crass and a real hoot  (4.5)
Winter's Bone (9-11-10) Bleak, sad, depressing, but wonderfully put togetha favoriteer (86% )
Winter's Tale (2-16-14) Stupid film.  Enough said. (1)
Win Win (4-17-11) A super movie! (4)
World War Z (7-13) will watch for the sequel (3)
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (10-31-10) I liked it a lot, despite not-so-great reviews (86%)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (10/31/08) Fun, Funny, Sweet -- and Tasteless & Raunchy (67%)
Zero Dark Thirty (1-28-13) A bit of hugely important contemporary history (4.5)

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