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June’s 5 word movie reviews

A good movie watching month.  When I look at these movies posters I realize that I need to watch more movies starring women!

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.  We are over halfway there with $62 so far.  Anyone is welcome to join in at any time.

Woman in black ver4.jpgThe Woman in Black, 2012 (Cast-Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds)     Grade B+

Gothic. Spooky. Quiet. Poor children. 

Creepy good, but ending…meh.  (Michelle)

So-so story, spooky, unforgiving ghost.  (Heather)

Searching for bobby fischer.jpgSearching for Bobby Fischer, 1993 (Cast-Max Pemeranc, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley, Laurence Fishburne)       Grade B+

Chess ability shapes a life.

Fascinating biography of young chess-player.  (Heather)

Now You See Me Poster.jpgNow You See Me, 2013 (Cast-Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher)   Grade B

Magically entertaining. Kept me guessing.

Interesting story, not great ending.  (Heather)

Right stuff ver1.jpgThe Right Stuff, 1983 (cast-Sam Shepard, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Scott Glen)    Grade B

Seven astronauts conquer outer space.

Best of Best conquer space.  (Sheree)

One word – Chuck – and others. (Kay)

You’ll believe astronauts can fly.  (Tony)

TheIceman2011Poster.jpgThe Iceman, 2013 (Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Ray Liotta, Chris Evans)    Grade B-

Killer loves family. Predictable, good.

June 29, 2013 - Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews |


  1. I haven’t seen any of these except Bobby Fisher forever ago, that was a good one. I am going to add now you see me. 🙂

    Comment by ocdreader | June 29, 2013 | Reply

  2. I haven’t seen any of these. 😦

    Comment by BermudaOnion | June 29, 2013 | Reply

  3. The Woman in Black–Creepy good, but ending…meh.

    Comment by thetruebookaddict | June 30, 2013 | Reply

  4. I liked The Woman in Black…I wish I’d read the book first, but lately that just isn’t happening.

    Comment by Sandy | June 30, 2013 | Reply

  5. Only one I’ve seen this time is The Right Stuff … Best of Best conquer space

    Might add Now You See Me to my list 🙂

    Comment by Teddyree | June 30, 2013 | Reply

  6. Glad you liked Now You See Me. My daughter really wants to see it.

    Comment by Anna (Diary of an Eccentric) | July 1, 2013 | Reply

  7. The Woman In Black: So-so story, spooky, unforgiving ghost.

    I’ve seen Searching for Bobby Fischer but it was a very long time ago!

    Comment by hmsgofita | July 2, 2013 | Reply

  8. Now You See Me is the only one you mention I’ve seen. I would agree with your assessment. 🙂

    Oh wait! I have seen Searching For Bobby Fischer too. I remember liking it quite a bit, but that was so long ago.

    Comment by Literary Feline | July 2, 2013 | Reply

  9. I haven’t seen any of these!

    Comment by Staci@LifeintheThumb | July 14, 2013 | Reply

  10. Searching For Bobby Fischer: Fascinating biography of young chess-player

    Now You See Me: Interesting story, not great ending.

    Comment by Heather | December 25, 2013 | Reply

  11. The Right Stuff — One word – Chuck – and others.

    Comment by Kay | February 27, 2015 | Reply

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