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F is for Five word movie reviews, March edition – with money for charity

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You know the drill, add your 5 words to mine and earn $1 for charity.  Once we get to $100 the person with the most reviews will choose the charity.  Click here to see the past winners, the charities they chose and to see the other reviews you can add to.  You guys are off to a good start with $44 so far.

Stingredfordnewman.jpgThe Sting, 1973 (Cast-Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Robert Shaw)                         Grade A-

Sexiest con men ever unite.

Redford and Newman; that’s all.  (Kathy)

Handsome men, don’t remember story!  (Debbie)

Argo, 2012 (Cast-Ben Affleck,Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston)  Grade A-

Thrilling. Unbelievable but true (mostly).

Edge of your seat movie.  (Kathy)

Crazy CIA scheme rescues Americans. (Leslie)

Heart in mouth nail chewer.  (Teddyree)

Well-done and full of tension.  (Heather)

Pseudoness is conducive to cheering.  (Jill)

Alan Arkin steals the show.  (Tony)

Shrek 2, 2004 (Mike Meyers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas)     Grade B

Gage’s Shrek love affair continues.

Donkey steals the show. (Caspette)

In-Laws…always with the meddling. (Michelle)

Obnoxiously fun for all ages!   (Debbie)

Favorite! Funny and really touching.  (Heather)

Fiona is an ogre, okay?  (Tony)

We Bought a Zoo, 2011 (Cast-Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church)       Grade B-

Lion, tigers… Sweet family movie

Movie is better than book.  (Kathy)

Cute feel good movie. (Caspette)

Can I buy a zoo? (Michelle)

Teary feel-good happy ever after  (Teddyree)

Ice Age (2002 film) poster.jpgIce Age, 2002 (Cast-Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo)   Grade C+

Eh, but Gage loves baby.

Older, less I enjoy it. (Caspette)

 Ice Age fun getting old.  (Teddyree)

Please let the squirrel eat!  (Heather)

Caution: will spawn endless sequels.  (Tony)

April 6, 2013 - Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews |


  1. Mine are good but I’m up for helping a charity!

    The Sting: Redford and Newman; that’s all.
    Argo: Edge of your seat movie.
    We Bought a Zoo: Movie is better than book.

    Comment by BermudaOnion | April 6, 2013 | Reply

    • If the movie has Redford and Newman it doesn’t need anything else 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 14, 2013 | Reply

  2. Argo: Crazy CIA scheme rescues Americans

    Comment by Leslie | April 6, 2013 | Reply

  3. Haven’t seen one of these
    does that count?

    Comment by Jennygirl | April 6, 2013 | Reply

  4. I would love to add to your reviews but I’ve not watched any of these. I do want to see ARgo though!

    Comment by Staci@LifeintheThumb | April 6, 2013 | Reply

  5. Ooo I want to see Argo 🙂 wi rush to the top of the to view list.

    We bought a zoo – surprised me but cute feel good movie (sorry more then 5 words).

    Shrek 2 – donkey steals the show

    Ice Age – the older I get the less I enjoy it on rewatches (thank goodness little monkey doesn’t like it).

    Comment by caspette | April 6, 2013 | Reply

    • Gage is OBSSESSED with Ice Age right now. It’s grown on me (or else I’d be mad by now!)

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 14, 2013 | Reply

  6. We Bought a Zoo: Can I buy a zoo?
    Shrek 2: In-Laws…always with the meddling.

    Comment by thetruebookaddict | April 7, 2013 | Reply

  7. Great post! I like a 5 word review, I read every word 🙂
    Watching Argo tomorrow, excited now.

    Comment by ocdreader | April 7, 2013 | Reply

    • They are short and sweet 🙂 Come back and add your Argo review.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 14, 2013 | Reply

  8. This is always fun!
    The Sting – handsome men, don’t remember story! (Saw this a very long time ago!)
    Argo – haven’t seen but love Ben 🙂
    Shrek 2 – obnoxiously fun for all ages!

    Comment by Wrighty | April 9, 2013 | Reply

    • The handsome men were the most important part of The Sting 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 14, 2013 | Reply

  9. Wow I’ve seen a few this time, watched Argo last week

    Argo – heart in mouth nail chewer
    We Bought A Zoo – teary feel-good happy ever after
    Ice Age – Ice Age fun getting old

    Comment by Teddyree | April 10, 2013 | Reply

    • How many Ice Age’s are there now? Gage’s favorite character is the baby (followed by the squirrel and his nut) so the first one is seen ALOT around here.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 14, 2013 | Reply

  10. Argo: Snoozer compared to Zero Dark Thirty. (OK … so that was 6 words. Sue me.)

    Comment by Jenners | April 15, 2013 | Reply

  11. Argo: Well-done and full of tension.

    Shrek 2: Favorite! Funny and really touching.

    Ice Age: Please let the squirrel eat!

    Comment by Heather | December 25, 2013 | Reply

  12. […] Argo – Another thriller, but this one political and psuedo-true!    A- […]

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