Lots of good movies this month!
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Edge of Tomorrow, 2014 (Cast-Tome Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson) Grade A-
It’s Groundhog Day with aliens!
Awesome! Totally off the hook! (Michelle)
Mind trip was freaky good! (Sheree)
Watch it again. And again. (Tony)
The Lincoln Lawyer, 2011 (Cast-Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillipe, Marisa Tomei, William H. Macy, Josh Lucas) Grade B
Solid thriller. Hope there’s more!
Not as good as the book. (Kathy)
Ryan Phillipe was soooo creepy! (Tara)
Smart thriller. Terrific characters. (Michelle)
Jersey Boys, 2014 (Cast-John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza, Christopher Walken) Grade B
Nothing compares to live Broadway.
The music will never die. (Michelle)
Chipmunk singing ruined great music 😉 (Sheree)
Sinister, 2012 (Cast-Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone, Fred Thompson) Grade B
Creepy. Checked locks halfway through!
Love! Have watched 20 times (Michelle)
Dead Again, 1991 (Cast-Kennth Branaugh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, Robin Williams) Grade B
Melodramatic, but haunting scissor thriller
Kill me please…again. (Michelle)
Paranoia, 2013 (Cast-Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, Amber Heard) Grade C+
A solid tech-heavy thriller.
The Color of Money, 1986 (Cast-Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) Grade C
Pool=Boring. Newman, Cruise=Excellent
An ex-husband fave…enough said. 😉 (Michelle)
20 thoughts on “June’s movies & $ for charity”
The only one of those I’ve seen is The Lincoln Lawyer and it’s been a while. (I’m anxious to see Jersey Boys, though!) About The Lincoln Lawyer, I’d say: Not as good as the book. No surprise there, right?
The movies rarely are! Jesey Boys was good, it probably didn’t help that we had just seen the show last month! We thought two of the actors on the touring Broadway show were better than the movie actors!
LOVED The Lincoln Lawyer!! I read the book about a week before the movie came out and was surprised how well it stuck to the bookml. But in five words: Ryan Phillipe was soooo creepy!
He was really good on this one!
I enjoyed Lincoln Lawyer, both the book and the movie. I saw Edge of Tomorrow this past week and enjoyed it more than I thought I would. I am glad you did too.
I started with a B+ for EOT but as I put together this post I realized that it was A worthy 🙂
Haven’t seen any of them!
Did you see A Million Ways to Die yet? what did you think?
Edge of Tomorrow – Awesome! Totally off the hook!
The Lincoln Lawyer – Smart thriller. Terrific characters.
Jersey Boys – The music will never die.
Sinister – Love! Have watched 20 times
Dead Again – Kill me please…again.
The Color of Money – an ex-husband fave…enough said. 😉
I can’t believe I’ve seen most of your list this time!
I can’t believe you’ve seen Sinister 20 times!!! That movie left me freaked out!
I LOVE horror movies and when it’s a good one, I end up watching it multiple times when it comes on cable. My mom and I live to see horror movies and we think that one should be released every week. 😉
Dead Again sounds very familiar and I know I saw Color of Money, I could never forget a Paul Newman movie. But I can’t remember details! I haven’t seen anything current. The last movie I saw in the theater was the latest Star Trek, and I dragged myself there because of the special effects.
I love to go to the movies 🙂
Edge of Tomorrow – mind trip was freaky good (even though I can’t stand Tom Cruise lol)
Jersey Boys – chipmunk singing ruined great music 😉
I was surprised at how much I liked Edge of Tomorrow. I don’t have a problem with TC but I’m not a huge fan of his latest action movies.
Scissor thriller? like ‘slasher flick’? Good to know that the Live Die Repeat is good.
Scissor thriller is a cagey but apt description 🙂
The only one I’ve seen is The Color of Money. I need to see what the others are about!