December’s Movies and Money for Charity

How we’ve managed to watch so many un-holiday themed movies this month I don’t know. I didn’t particularly love any of them, but that’s okay. We’ve watched a few more Schitt’s Creek episodes and watched the first handful of season one of The Arrow (so completely hokey, but kinda what I was looking for) and we watched the first episode of Bridgerton. Way more TV time than normal. We’re still pretty much isolating and I really look forward to going to a movie theater again next year!

You know the drill, 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 $63 right now.  Your charity could be next 

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Molly’s Game, 2017 (Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, Bill Camp) Grade B

Chastain shows her many assets.

Enjoyed the ending not beginning. (Heather)


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Hotel Artemis, 2018 (Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown, David Bautista, Sterling K Brown, Sophia Boutella, Charlie Day, Jeff Goldblum, Zachary Quinto, Jenny Slate) Grade B

Criminals need hospitals too!

My kind of strange. (Michelle)

Weird, bloody, messy, so so. (Heather)


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Focus, 2015 (Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Gerald McRaney) Grade B-

Hot criminals also fall in love with other hot criminals.

Barely remember it. Wasn’t impressed. (Michelle)


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Rebecca, 2020 (Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ann Dowd) Grade B-

Beautiful filmed but missing mystery.

Good, but not the original. (Michelle)

Pretty, but missed the boat. (Heather)


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The Snowman, 2017 (Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, JK Simmons) Grade B-

Bizarre and cold police drama.

So intrigued, bought the books. (Michelle)


A woman standing against wall, painted there are red wings, but with bullets instead of feathers

Peppermint, 2018 (Jennifer Garner, John Ortiz, John Gallagher Jr, Juan Pablo Raba) Grade B-

Jen kicks ass Alias style.

Awesome! Jen kicking ass again.  (Michelle)


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Ava, 2020 (Jessica Chastain, Common, John Malkovich, Colin Farrell) Grade C

So many hits, so little time.

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The Poison Rose, 2019 (John Travolta, Morgan Freeman, Famke Janssen, Kat Graham, Brendan Fraser, Ella Bleu Travolta, Peter Stormare, Robert Patrick Grace C-

Film noir gone stale.


3 thoughts on “December’s Movies and Money for Charity

  1. Michelle Stockard Miller says:

    Hotel Artemis – My kind of strange.
    Focus – Barely remember it. Wasn’t impressed.
    Rebecca – Good, but not the original.
    The Snowman – So intrigued, bought the books.
    Peppermint – Awesome! Jen kicking ass again. 🙂

    Hope you guys had a great Christmas! Happy New Year ahead!

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