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posted "Deathly Hallows Part 1 -- you're gonna see it anyway, but is it worth full price?" about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.   November 23, 2010
Deathly Hallows Part 1 -- you're gonna s
   Is anyone going to come to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 who is not aware that it is two unfortunate things: part of a seri
posted "Good Night and Good Luck -- interesting but not "important"" about Good Night, and Good Luck..   October 13, 2010
Good Night and Good Luck -- interesting
Good Night and Good Luck tells the story of Edward R. Murrow’s first indirect, then direct assault on the irresponsible activities of Senator J
posted "Not quite anythign in particular" about Donnie Darko.   October 13, 2010
Not quite anythign in particular
   Finally, the pseudo-spiritual, pseudo time travel stuff falls short because nothing actually ties it together. Which is unfortunate, beca
posted "Inception -- Wow. Eye popping and intelligent" about Inception.   July 22, 2010
Inception -- Wow. Eye popping and intell
Pros: Narrative control, story, acting.      Cons: Special effects were good, but don't live up to the billing.     
posted "Avatar: 160 minute tortuous narrative with amazing visuals" about Avatar (2009 film).   January 09, 2010
Avatar: 160 minute tortuous narrative wi
Pros: True eye-candy.  The color blue and waterfalls (very personal favorite things).      Cons: The story is so bad my perso
posted "I am SO crossing my fingers that the next ones are not this bad" about Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.   December 10, 2009
I am SO crossing my fingers that the nex
Pros: Acting for the most part      Cons: Story, it seems to have been missing along with decent special effects      Th
posted "If the Statue of LIberty's head is that small; she ain't all that" about Cloverfield.   April 28, 2009
If the Statue of LIberty's head is that
Pros: Special effects, pacing      Cons: Nothing original, terrible narrator, very shaky camera--not for the motion sick.    
posted "The darkness here covers far more organs than just the heart" about Apocalypse Now Redux.   December 05, 2008
The darkness here covers far more organs
Pros: Story, pacing, atmosphere, cinematography, acting is decent      Cons: A couple of silly scenes      The
posted "Something truly rare, an artfully done scary movie (I need more than 15 words)" about The Orphanage.   December 03, 2008
Something truly rare, an artfully done s
Pros: Acting, plot, pacing, art direction, cinematography      Cons: Some of the imagery is heavy handed and only a little heavy h
posted "Something staring someone oh you know who about something something" about Rope (1948 movie).   December 02, 2008
Something staring someone oh you know wh
Pros: It is short      Cons: Even the best make mistakes, Rope counts for about a dozen      The Bottom Line:
posted "Very good special effects, not so good everything else" about The Golden Compass.   December 28, 2007
Very good special effects, not so good e
Pros: Special effects, especially with regards to the daemons.      Cons: Inconsistent acting, horrible pacing, and very bad music
posted "Many many have come before, this is my hay-penny opinion" about Requiem for a Dream.   December 17, 2007
Many many have come before, this is my h
Pros: Performances, cinematic style, and story line despite the mood      Cons: None for me, but the very bleak nature of it will
posted "Brilliant in pieces, a dud as a finished puzzle" about Devil's Backbone.   May 27, 2007
Brilliant in pieces, a dud as a finished
Pros: Acting, special effects, mood      Cons: The story.      The Bottom Line: Too simplistic a tale for the
posted "A dud" about The Fountain.   May 17, 2007
A dud
Pros: Nothing comes to mind      Cons: Horrific plot, it is both nearly impossible to follow and not worth the effort.  
posted "Somethings that are old are new again--the themes here are" about Network (1976 movie).   February 16, 2007
Somethings that are old are new again--t
Pros: Story, satire, maturity, acting      Cons: Speechifying and Dunaway's screaming gets pretty old.      The
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