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May’s 5 word movie review – with $ for charity

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 over halfway there with $55 so far.

Touchofevil.jpgTouch of Evil, 1958 (Cast-Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh)      Grade B

More than a touch, definitely.

Charlton and Orson: Monster Rockage!  (Scott)

Iron Man 3 theatrical poster.jpgIron Man 3, 2013 (Cast Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pierce, Ben Kingsley)   Grade B

More Robert Downey Jr. fun.

Number 3 and going strong.  (Sheree)

Pepper gets some needed action!  (Heather)

Favorite of the 3 – Pepper!  (Kay)

Marathon man.jpgMarathon Man, 1976 (Cast-Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Schneider  Grade B

Odd. Strange. Hoffman sold it.

The poster shows a flaming starship falling towards Earth, with smoke coming out. At the middle of the poster shows the title "Star Trek Into Darkness" in dark grey letters, while the production credits and the release date being at the bottom of the poster.Star Trek Into the Darkness, 2013 (Chris Oine, Zachary Quinto , Zoe Saldana)    Grade B

Too much bromance. Still fun.

Bromances. Those are my faves :)  (Heather)

 Trekkie fans will love it.  (Sheree)

Will always be Trekkie, forever.  (Kay)

A Blue Spix's Macaw wearing a yellow scarf is surrounded by other birds and animals from the film. They sit on a sandy beach with beachgoing tourists in the background, facing away. The weather is mostly sunny, with one cloud in the sky. The text reads "From the creators of Ice Age: RIO"Rio, 2011 (Cast-Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway)   Grade C+

Gorgeous birds, but boring story.

 The Angry Birds Rio…Better :)   (Heather)

Three men wearing suits and sunglasses, one carrying a sledgehammer over his shoulderThe Hangover 3, 2013 (Cast-Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong)    Grade C-

Well, Bradley is always yummy.

 3 is one too many.  (Sheree)

Olympus Has Fallen poster.jpgOlympus Has Fallen, 2013 (Cast-Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman)    Grade D

 A bloody waste of time.

 Great cast couldn’t save it.  (Sheree)

 “Will anyone come out alive?”  (Nise)

May 31, 2013 - Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews |

10 Comments »

  1. Charlton and Orson: Monster Rockage!

    Comment by snoozing on the sofa | May 31, 2013 | Reply

    • They sold the movie for me 🙂 I didn’t ever recognize Orson for a few minutes. The years were not kind.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | June 13, 2013 | Reply

  2. I haven’t seen any of them, but it doesn’t look like I’ve missed much.

    Comment by carol | May 31, 2013 | Reply

  3. Star Trek: Into Darkness: Bromances. Those are my faves 🙂

    Rio: The Angry Birds Rio…Better 🙂

    Comment by Heather | May 31, 2013 | Reply

    • I am so over Rio but Gage still likes to request “Blue Bird” 😦

      Comment by stacybuckeye | June 13, 2013 | Reply

  4. We are going to see Star Trek this weekend. I can’t wait!

    Olympus Has Fallen fell flat for me too.

    Comment by Literary Feline | June 5, 2013 | Reply

  5. Iron Man 3 – Number 3 and going strong

    Star Trek into Darkness – Trekkie fans will love it

    Hangover III – 3 is one too many

    Olympus has Fallen – Great cast couldn’t save it

    Comment by Teddyree | June 18, 2013 | Reply

  6. Iron Man 3: Pepper gets some needed action!

    Comment by Heather | December 25, 2013 | Reply

  7. My husband and I watched Olympus Has Fallen and all I kept thinking was “Will anyone come out alive?”

    Comment by Nise' (Under the Boardwalk) | December 30, 2013 | Reply

  8. Iron Man 3 — Favorite of the 3 – Pepper!

    Star Trek — Will always be Trekkie, forever.

    Comment by Kay | February 27, 2015 | Reply


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