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November Movie Thoughts in 5 Words

I love movies, not as much as I love books, but close.  I review movies on my Top 100 list and a few here and there for challenges, but wanted to keep a running tab on the other movies I watch.  I don’t want to review them all, so I’ll give the movie a grade and 5 words to describe it.  If you’ve seen any of these and want to add  one word of your own leave a comment and I’ll add it to my post.

(2009. Cast includes: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana, Winona Ryder) Grade-A

Original Characters. Space & Time Travel.

Spock Gets the Girl, Woot! (Heather)

Gets everything right and more. (Stephanie)

So much better than anticipated. (Nolatari)

Just Want Real Kirk Back (Beth)

Old Spock was the cherry.  (Tony)


Waitress film poster.jpg(2007. Cast includes: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Andy Griffith, Jeremy Sisto) Grade-B

Unwanted Pregnancy.  Abuse.  Affair.  Touching.

Pies, Love, Independence, Freedom (Heather)

Adorable, with the greatest casting. (Nolatari)


(2009. Cast includes: George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey) Grade-B-

Psychic Soldier Spies.  Iraq.  Crazy. 

Surprisingly true events. Good story.  (Heather)

Did this really happen, dude?  (Tony)


(2009. Cast includes: Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne) Grade-C

Puzzles.  Interesting Space Travel Concept. 

Lame (Heather)


(2001.Cast includes:Jake & Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jenna Malone, Patrick Swayze, Drew Barrymore)  Grade-C

Bizarrely Original.  Time Travel.  Complex.

No idea what happened. Twice.  (Heather)

 

 

November 29, 2009 - Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews | , , , , ,

10 Comments »

  1. Do this more!!! Loved the 5 words and they were very entertaining!!!!!

    My plan is to do it at the end of every month. Glad you like it 🙂

    Comment by Staci | November 29, 2009 | Reply

  2. What a cool feature! I’ve been wondering about The Men Who Stare at Goats – that might be one my hubby and I could see together. I’m going to see The Blind Side on Tuesday and I’m really looking forward to it.

    I can’t wait to see The Blind Side! As for Goats, I liked it better than Jason, but the humor was more my style.

    Comment by bermudaonion | November 29, 2009 | Reply

  3. Star Trek: Spock gets the girl, woot!

    Knowing:Lame, lame, lame, and, lame.

    Waitress: pies, love, independence, and freedom

    Great little meme you have going here! I may have to just use it myself 😉

    I never really considered making it a meme, only a month end movie review. But feel free to use it 🙂

    Comment by heather | November 29, 2009 | Reply

  4. Interesting…

    Comment by Alice Teh | November 29, 2009 | Reply

  5. Donnie Darko is one of my daughters favourite movies! She made me watch it with her about a year ago and I did like it but the thing with the sister’s boyfriend spoiled it for me, it just wasn’t where my mind was going with this one.

    I liked it more after watching it, but there were a few questions we had, so I looked online. Apparently, you can’t really understand the true intent of the director without going to the website and doing some research. I want a movie to stand on its own. It is a cult favorite.

    Comment by Wanda | November 30, 2009 | Reply

  6. That was a fun post, Stacy. Do it again. I like the ratings and it’s surprising how much I can tell about a movie from just five words.

    I’ll do it at the end of every month. Five words is a fun challenge. Glad you like it 🙂

    Comment by Margot @ Joyfully Retired | November 30, 2009 | Reply

  7. I think I remember seeing Waitress… but now I am not so sure.

    Comment by Veens | December 2, 2009 | Reply

  8. Star Trek: So much better than anticipated.
    Waitress: Adorable, with the greatest casting.

    Comment by Nolatari | May 11, 2011 | Reply

  9. The Men Who Stare at Goats: Surprisingly true events. Good story.

    Donnie Darko: No idea what happened. Twice.

    Comment by hmsgofita | December 29, 2012 | Reply


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