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February’s Movies

There has been sickness in the house for two weeks now, first Gage and now me.  I have a sinus infection that will not go away.  I started antibiotics on Friday so I’m hoping to feel the healing start any time now!

Another month and another chance to contribute money to charity.  Add your 5 words (or less!) to mine in a comment 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 the other reviews you can add to.  Anyone is welcome to join in at any time.

We’re at $40.

I hope that you will take a few minutes to participate when you can each month.  It’s fun for me and for everyone else who reads it.  I’m not looking for a critical review, just a few words about how you felt about the movie.  This is ongoing so you can leave your 5 words anytime.

Three women standing in the foreground. In the background a rocket is launching.Hidden Figures, 2016 (Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Jim Parsons, Kirsten Dunst)                   Grade A

Inspirational women with inspirational talents.

A man and a woman dancing at sunset; a city view stretches out behind them. The woman is wearing a bright yellow dress, her partner is wearing a white colored shirt and tie with dark pants.La La Land, 2016 (Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, John Legend)

Grade B

Good to see modern musical.

John Wick Chapter Two.pngJohn Wick Chapter 2, 2017 (Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose)    Grade B+

Love me some John Wick.

Just let me quit, okay? 😀  (Michelle)

DopeTeaserPoster.jpgDope, 2015 (Shameik Moore, Zoe Kravitz, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons)

Grade B

Stereotypes both help and hurt.


March 6, 2017 - Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews


  1. Hope you’re all feeling better soon. We’ve been suffering with viruses and an ear infection here for the last couple of weeks. I’m hoping the warmer weather will bring us some relief from it all!

    Comment by clicksclan | March 6, 2017 | Reply

    • Thank you. Yesterday, for the first time in over a week, Jason told me I didn’t look sick, lololo.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 7, 2017 | Reply

  2. Sorry that you have been feeling , hope the meds work quickly.

    Comment by Nise' (Under the Boardwalk) | March 6, 2017 | Reply

    • I think they are starting to work but it’s been a slow process.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 7, 2017 | Reply

  3. Ugh, yes, warm weather will definitely help the sinuses (mine included!). Hope you are feeling better soon.

    I need to get out more and see some movies. I have heard nothing but great things about Hidden Figures.

    Comment by Leslie | March 6, 2017 | Reply

    • This is my first sinus infection and it was awful before I started taking drugs. Ugh.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 7, 2017 | Reply

      • At least you got some drugs! I get the viral kind, so there is not much I can do except nasal spray and wait a few weeks. Unfortunately I get a few every year due to the inflammation from allergies. Ok, too much information!

        Comment by Leslie | March 10, 2017

  4. John Wick: Just let me quit, okay? 😀

    Loved it…almost as good as the first.

    Comment by truebookaddict | March 7, 2017 | Reply

    • Heehee. Perfect! The shoot ’em shows are so not my thing that it cracks Jason up when I want to see John Wick. Love Keanu.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 7, 2017 | Reply

      • I know, right? 🙂 Sorry to hear you’ve been sick. I’ve been battling a chest cold (or something). Asked the boys’ pediatrician about it this morning. She said it could last for at least two weeks. Hopefully, I’m almost over it. Hope you guys are back to normal soon as well.

        Comment by truebookaddict | March 7, 2017

  5. I haven’t seen a movie in ages but hubby and I want to see Hidden Figures.
    Feel better!

    Comment by Mary | March 7, 2017 | Reply

    • Thank Mary. Hidden Figures is a must see.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 7, 2017 | Reply

  6. Took myself to see Hidden Figures and it was better than I’d expected. Prompted me to look for the book but then I decided I really didn’t need to read it after seeing the movie. Kevin Costner was a surprise.

    Comment by Rosemary Wolfe, NoChargeBookbunch | March 7, 2017 | Reply

  7. Saw LaLaLand with a friend. Loved the way it all came together at the end. Just confirms those “what if’s” in life we all wonder about.

    Comment by Rosemary Wolfe, NoChargeBookbunch | March 7, 2017 | Reply

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