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10 Best Movies You’ve Seen Lately

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Sorry for the late post…here’s a couple of mine:

  1. Avatar!  Avatar!  That was a really great movie
  2. Coraline
  3. The Hangover
  4. Up

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10 Favorite Movie/Song Remakes

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
  1. Hairspray
  2. King Kong
  3. Frente!’s version of New Order’s “Bizarre Love Triangle”
  4. The Ring
  5. The Parent Trap
  6. Marié Digby’s cover of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”
  7. The Dixie Chick’s version of Fleetwodd Mac’s “Landslide”
  8. Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Proud Mary”, done by Tina Turner
  9. Glee’s version of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing”
  10. Little Shop of Horrors

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10 Underrated Movies

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Ever watched a movie that got bad reviews, or didn’t do well at the box office and think to yourself, “Man, this should have been a HIT!!!”?

  1. Unbreakable - it’s a shame that it came after “The 6th Sense”  I was disappointed when I first saw it because I was expecting a big reveal at the end.  The second time I watched it I had a much better appreciation for how good it was.
  2. Stardust -Even though I loved the book, I wasn’t going to give the movie a chance til my sister made me go, and I LOVED IT.  Best fantasy adventure since The Princess Bride
  3. Go - Kind of like Pulp Fiction for a younger generation, this movie had a bunch of characters and a big web of a plot, but it was a fun ride the whole time
  4. Spice World - I admit.  I really enjoyed watching this…
  5. Running Scared - Never heard of it?  Neither did I until I caught this Paul Walker gem on cable, where he plays a low level mob guy who’s supposed to get rid of a gun from a killing and has his son’s best friend steal it.
  6. Gattaca - I don’t remember hearing too much about it when it came out, but this is an excellent sci-fi movie about a genetically inferior man who assumes the identity of another so he can become an astronaut
  7. Contact - One of my favorite movies ever, based on the book by Carl Sagan.  Jodie Foster plays an astronomer who gets a message from outer space, and how that message changes her and the world she lives in.
  8. Office Space - This should be required viewing for anyone who works in an office.
  9. Be Kind Rewind - At first you may think this to be a typical slapstick Jack Black movie, but I feel it was marketed wrong…it’s more of a story of how a inner city community comes together, with some Jack Black slapstick thrown in…
  10. Big Fish - A wonderful, whimsical feast for your eyes and your heart.  It made me cry.

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