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October’s 5 word movie reviews & $ of charity

I did not see Gravity in IMAX or 3D.  You may notice I watched a lot of female centered movies this month.  It was on purpose.  More on this in another post.

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’re getting close with $79 so far.  Anyone is welcome to join in at any time.

Enough Said (film).jpgEnough Said, 2013 (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Toni Collette, Catherine Keener)                 Grade B+

RomCom for the older set.


PosterGravity, 2013  (Cast-Sandra Bullock, George Clooney)                                                                         Grade B

Tense, stark, beautiful. Serious Sandy.

Lots of breathing in space.  (Kathy)

Intense, but breathing got boring.  (Sheree)

Sandra Bullock’s day really sucked.  (Tony)


Contenderposter.jpgThe Contender, 2000 (Cast-Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges, Gary Oldman, Christian Slater, Sam Elliott)        Grade B-

Equity in politics? Maybe someday.

Accused ver2.jpgThe Accused, 1988 (Cast-Jodi Foster, Kelly McGillis)                   Grade B-

Vile gang assault on trial.

Horrendous story but Jodie delivers.  (Heather)

Boys on the Side poster.jpgBoys on the Side. 1995 (Cast-Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matther McConaughey)        Grade C+

Families are made with love.

November 1, 2013 - Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews |

9 Comments »

  1. My friend and I wanted to see Enough Said but didn’t get to the theater in time. For Gravity I’d say: Lots of breathing in space.

    Comment by bermudaonion (Kathy) | November 1, 2013 | Reply

    • Lol! The breathing was a character of its own 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | November 1, 2013 | Reply

  2. I’ll have to come for a couple of these. The Accused was really hard to stomach. SOme good ones in there!

    Comment by Heather | November 1, 2013 | Reply

  3. Unfortunately, my mind is too worn out to come up with creative answers. But I do remember really liking The Candidate. Saw Gravity tonight. Gave it a 3.0 (out of 4.0).

    Comment by Lloyd Russell | November 2, 2013 | Reply

  4. The only one I’ve seen is the Accused but it was so long ago…That is a movie I will never watch again. It’s important but not one I can ever rewatch.

    Comment by Heather | November 3, 2013 | Reply

  5. I don’t know what I was thinking, Stacy, but this past weekend I saw Bad Grandpa. My sense of humor doesn’t run the way those movies often do, and so I found myself rolling my eyes more than laughing during the film. There were a couple of moments I found laugh out loud funny though.

    Comment by Literary Feline | November 4, 2013 | Reply

  6. Gravity – intense, but breathing got boring lol and I haven’t seen any of the others

    Comment by Teddyree | November 9, 2013 | Reply

  7. The Accused: Horrendous story but Jodie delivers. Rating: B

    Comment by Heather | December 25, 2013 | Reply


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