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Archive for June, 2013

Site Update


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Hey all,

Just a quick site update here. I finally went through my full list and alphabetized everything, so go check out the “What I’ve Watched” tab up there and read through some of the older reviews! Thanks everyone for continuing to read and sharing the site with your friends; I’ve reached 248 different films!!!

Have a great weekend! See you Monday with another review.

-Michael

 

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi


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If given the ultimatum to choose three types of food for the rest of your life, what would they be? I love cheese and bread, but I’d have to choose Japanese, Indian, and Thai. I think I’d be happy swapping between those three for the rest of my hypothetical, regulated life. Watching Jiro Ono carefully place delectable slices of fish on the counter in Jiro Dreams of Sushi only validates my decision. Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter


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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a story so farfetched I simply had to watch it. Critics and audiences alike lambasted this film for just not being very good, so naturally my curiosity was piqued. For me, it falls in the same category as John Carter, not as atrocious as everyone would have you think, but not good by any stretch of the imagination. It’s just another in the long list of forgettable action/fantasy films. Continue reading

Friends with Kids


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It’s a story as old as time, really. Boy meets girl. Boy and girl become best friends. Boy and girl can’t find lifelong significant others so they decide to have a baby together to avoid the toll a kid takes on a marriage. OK, maybe this story isn’t all that old, but since Friends with Kids can’t stick to its laurels, the story becomes as old as time. Continue reading

Monsters University


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Monsters, Inc. garnered such adoration for its imaginative premise and endlessly lovable characters—if you don’t like Boo, you’re a soulless, shell of a human being and should be ashamed of yourself! Its long-awaited sequel, Monsters University, does not boast a unique premise, nor are there as many memorable characters (beyond Mike and Sully). However, this does not signal a drop in imagination; you just have to pay attention to find it. Continue reading

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