2010 Movie Favorites

I love movies and with an infant in the house it is nice that watching movies is something I can share with my husband and still take care of the baby.  So, I’m sure 2011 will bring more moving watching and less book reading.  This year I’ve added reviews of some of my favorite movies- Only You, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, A Few Good Men, Four Weddings And a Funeral, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Romancing the Stone, Silence of the Lambs, Pride & Prejudice miniseries.  The rest of my favorite 100 movies is here.  It’s an ongoing project.

I also keep track of movies I see for the first time in my monthly 5 word reviews.  This year I watched 63 movies and here are my favorite 10 with their 5 words…

Inception with Leonardo DiCaprioDreams. Orginal. Ending Greatly Debated.

WALL-E with Ben BurttEndearing Robot Saves 2805 Earth.

(500) Days of Summer with Zooey DeschanelQuirky Charming Original Un-Love Story. 

State of the Union with Florence AuerPolitics Sure Hasn’t Changed Much.

The Hurt Locker with Jeremy RennerWar. Iraq. Bombs. Tense Thriller.

Extract with Jason BatemanFunny. Bateman & Affleck are perfect.

Penelope with Christina RicciSweet Piggy  Fairy Tale.  Fun.

Sunshine Cleaning with Amy AdamsCrime Scene Cleanup Made Heartwarming.

New in Town with Renée ZellwegerSweet Romantic Comedy. Minnesota Flavor.

Avatar with Sam WorthingtonMust see 3D.  Visually stunning.

December 5 Word Movie Reviews

If you’ve seen any of these movies leave me your 1-5 words in the comments and I’ll add them to the post.  Or, if you are feeling ambitious and want to do this on your own blog leave me a link in the comments and I’ll add it to the bottom of the post.   Of course,  you can always just comment.

(2009.  Cast- Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Steve Zahn)           Grade B+

Crime Scene Cleanup Made Heartwarming.

Touching sister story. Interesting setting. (Nolatari)

Cute and quirky. Adams ‘shines.’  (Heather)

(2010. Cast- Tina Fey, Steve Carrell, James Franco, Mark Wahlberg, Common, Mila Kunis)     Grade B+

I’ll Watch Tina in Anything.

Always bad idea swiping reservations (Kay)

Steve Carrell Perfectly Adorable  Husband (Beth)

Crap your parents get into…  (Heather)

 (2010.  Cast- Ben Stiller, Robert DeNiro, Teri Polo, Owen Wilson, Dustin Hoffman, Barbara Streisand, Jessica Alba)     Grade C-

Should Have Stopped At Two.

(2010. Cast- Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler)     Grade C-

Unlikeable Chracters in So-So Story.

A bit sexist, no chemistry.  (Heather)

His charm is his weapon.  (Tony)