Cinema Addict - 1201 Film Ratings
Member Since: Jan 17, 2018
Bio: My 2019 goal is to point out my favorite scene in each film.
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|85 88%||Thieves Like Us (1974) - Oct 13, 2019
"A poignant melodrama indeed. The romance was okay but the real relationship was between the three men which I could have enjoyed more time together with. Shelley Duvall looks like an alien and acts like one too. The radio dramas were used effectively as were the mirror shots. The depiction of the depression was actually relatable---I could see myself living in that time period without too much of an adjustment. Too many Coca-Cola placements. Mattie MVP. Fav scene: Keetchie-keetchie-koo"
|50 37%||We Bought a Zoo (2011) - Oct 12, 2019
"The animals looked very convincing. I enjoyed the relationship with the brother. Fav scene: emotional breakdown between the father and the son. But then the son's other scenes were quite annoying and his romance lame. "
|80 82%||Bonnie and Clyde (1967) - Oct 12, 2019
"Just as I expected from what I knew of the story. Bonnie was the main character for me, Clyde was a dud, CW was quiet, and Buck was interesting. Blanche was very annoying so I'll attribute that to good acting. A better movie might have really focused on the law enforcement/media environment at the time which pumped up the gang. Fav scene: turning around to chase and pick up Eugene and Viola and driving them around. "
|50 37%||Aladdin (2019) - Oct 12, 2019
"Nothing terrible about it. Some noticeable green screens scenes. Didn't mind the updates to the story or the additional characters. It actually made Jasmine more relatable. Jafar wasn't that scary until the end. Fav scene: Prince Ali's entrance into the palace."
|60 52%||Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) - Oct 06, 2019
"The editing felt off---like the scenes didn't really connect. Otherwise the action was amazing and the plot, while simple, was all I could ask for. Gyllenhaal MVP. MJ needs a bigger role. Everyone was too cavalier with Spider-Man's identity. The jokes didn't need to be as fully explained. I don't like the explanation for Mysterio's powers---seems like that's too much work. Fav scene: MJ confronting Peter about being S-M and she was 67% sure."
|30 12%||Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975) - Sep 28, 2019
"'70s afterschool special about the dangers of the sauce (and of divorce), complete with terrible casting and acting. Neat to see a young Mark Hamill (who is clearly much older than Linda Blair). Mom was far too dramatic. Creepy AA kids. Fav scene: "He's not my dad! He's just the man you're sleeping with!""
|65 61%||The Five-Year Engagement (2012) - Sep 27, 2019
"Felt like a How I Met Your Mother movie in that there were set pieces for jokes and also feelings. Liked how it dealt with uncommon unspoken aspects of relationships such as the man giving up more than the woman. Weird time jump to their new relationships. Dakota Johnson MVP. Chris Pratt/Alison Brie underutilized. Fav scene: interactions with parents telling Jason Segal to stop being such a loser. "
|50 37%||Booksmart (2019) - Sep 14, 2019
"I went into this mostly blind and came to the same realization of "Superbad with girls." It's just the boy version resounded with me more. Billie Lourd 's Gigi was MVP and looks so much like her mom Carrie Fisher. Didn't care for the teacher-student relationship or the shoehorned in new flame and vomiting. Fav scenes: Amy being taken down in the bathroom and the girls getting into the car with the very-aware pizza delivery man."
|20 3%||Men in Black: International (2019) - Sep 07, 2019
"I found myself bored for most of the movie. Tessa Thompson spends her time being a puppy following Chris Hemsworth...they totally wasted the setup of her character's intelligence. At the same time she just happened to know things or not be freaked out by aliens/circumstances which wasn't believable. Very predictable and the movie has a lot of filler to remind you of obvious things, like do you remember when she met a baby alien? Fav scene: Frank/security guard recognizing amateur hour."
|30 12%||The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) - Sep 01, 2019
"It's got a big movie budget and I enjoyed seeing the characters again, but the separate subplots made this franchise feel like it's better suited for a TV series. The charm of the original included all the animals coming together. What was with the bad Eastern European mustache-twirling villain stereotype? Fav scene: Gidget encountering the cat lady's home for the first time."