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April’s 5 Word Movie Reviews – Join in!

Once a month I feature the movies I’ve seen for the first time with a 5 word ‘review’.  Only it’s not really a review.  For that I need your help.  I hope that you’ll add your 5 words to my 5 words and that someone else will add their 5 words and so on until we have a a fun hodgepodge of words that make up a ‘review’.

This month you can give money to charity by contributing your 5 words (Details here).  Please join the fun 🙂  Past 5 Word Reviews here.

(2010. Cast- John Cusack, Rob Corddry)                                                                 Grade B

Fun & Silly 80’s Romp.

Fun cast. Better than expected. (Jenners)

Rude, crude and totally hilarious! (Staci)

(2002. Cast- Aaron Eckhart, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle)               Grade B

Slow but worthwhile. romantic story.

Surprisingly, better than the book (Stephanie)

(1936. Cast- William Powell, Carol Lombard)                                                    Grade C

Loved Godfrey. Didn’t Understand Romance

Carole: the quintessential madcap heroine (The Gal Herself)

(2004. Cast- Colin Farrell, Robin Wright Penn, Sissey Spacek, Dallas Roberts)              Grade C

Confusingly Odd Gay Love Story

Book much better than movie. (Staci)

 Love Colin, hated the film. (Nolatari)

Colin Farrell earns indy cred.  (Tony)

April 30, 2011 - Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews |

13 Comments »

  1. I’ve only watched Possession – I actually thought it was better than the book!

    Comment by Misha | April 30, 2011 | Reply

  2. Sorry. Haven’t seen any of these. I gave you a few yesterday on the older ones. 🙂

    Comment by Kay | April 30, 2011 | Reply

  3. I’ve heard of the Hot Tub one but none of the other ones. They sound interesting!

    Comment by Heather | April 30, 2011 | Reply

  4. I haven’t seen any of these either. But I must have seen My Man Godfrey as a teenager at some point. I was such a old-movie fanatic back then.

    Comment by CeeCee | April 30, 2011 | Reply

    • I thought it would have been better if Godfrey hadn’t fallen for that silly Carole Lombard!

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 30, 2011 | Reply

  5. Hot Tub Time Machine: Fun cast. Better than expected.

    And that is the only one I saw. Here are some other movies I saw though and my five word reviews.

    127 Hours: very intense with funky vibe.

    Black Swan: whew! Freakier than expected.Ewwwwwwww!

    Comment by Jenners | April 30, 2011 | Reply

    • If I’d had a few more words I’d have added Beat Expectations to Hot Tub Time Machine 🙂
      Can’t wait to see these other two!

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 30, 2011 | Reply

  6. Possession: Surprisingly, better than the book.

    Comment by Stephanie D. | May 1, 2011 | Reply

  7. Home at the End of the World: Book much better than movie.

    Hot Tub Time Machine:

    rude, crude and totally hilarious!

    Comment by Staci | May 1, 2011 | Reply

  8. Possession – Book’s boring; loved the film.

    🙂

    Comment by Carrie K. | May 3, 2011 | Reply

  9. Only one I have seen is Hot Tub and it was just a silly fun movie!

    Comment by Caspette | May 7, 2011 | Reply

  10. A Home at the End of the World: Love Colin, hated the film.

    Comment by Nolatari | May 11, 2011 | Reply


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