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Movie Diary 2012: January

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1. The Beatnicks (2001)
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People who added this item 60  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
2. Beyond (2010)
It was good. The story was tragic and interesting but the film didn't really do anything that hasn't already been done in this genre.
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People who added this item 1190  Average listal rating (826 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
3. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
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People who added this item 1022  Average listal rating (572 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
4. The Good Shepherd (2006)
Yeeeah... I guess it was ok. Felt a bit too long.
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People who added this item 1047  Average listal rating (625 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
5. Alpha Dog (2006)
The young actors made some great performances but otherwise the movie was just very mediocre and forgettable.
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People who added this item 275  Average listal rating (161 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
6. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
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People who added this item 1152  Average listal rating (676 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 4.9 
7. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
That's it?! Wedding, honeymoon, pregnancy, some sharing of feelings, angry wolves and death and rebirth? I wasn't expecting much but man, this is just... complete shit. I wasn't even suppose to watch this, but since I found out that Christian Camargo's in it (as a vampire, which is pretty cool) I had to check it out. It was a pleasant minute that he was on the screen, but rest of the film... just annoying and most of all; BORING. Complete waste of my time.
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People who added this item 1176  Average listal rating (758 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.5 
8. Clerks II (2006)
Since I'm not a die hard Clerks fan, I guess I can appreciate this sequel on it's entertainment value... it was entertaining enough and once again the dialogue was great.
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People who added this item 2013  Average listal rating (1282 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
9. Clerks (1994)
Jay & Silent Bob, I freaking love those guys. The characters are really different and some really easy to relate to. Also the dialogue makes this film pretty great.
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People who added this item 2807  Average listal rating (1929 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
10. Aliens (1986)
Here's some really enjoyable action. Girls kick ass indeed.
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People who added this item 205  Average listal rating (149 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 6.2 
11. Big Stan (2007)
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People who added this item 2180  Average listal rating (1444 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.5 
12. RoboCop (1987)
Not quite my cup of tea. It was entertaining enough, but also it wasn't anything special for me.
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People who added this item 15  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating 6.4 
13. Tough Luck (2003)
I'd say, surprisingly good.
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People who added this item 1112  Average listal rating (588 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.8 
14. Mysterious Skin (2004)
Really an odd way to handle this kind of topic, but very interesting. It didn't quite match my expectations, but it was worth a look. Joseph Gordon-Levitt does a great job.
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People who added this item 1828  Average listal rating (1165 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
15. High Fidelity (2000)
Great, maybe not quite the movie for someone my age, but it was still enjoyable. The characters were fun and easy to relate to.
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People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.4 
16. Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Pretty weird and twisted... It didn't quite do it for me. And it's not the weirdness but the lack of quality in the twisted and weird things.
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People who added this item 192  Average listal rating (108 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 5.8 
17. Gossip (2000)
I really mean it when I say this; this was a real surprise. I thought it might be worse than it actually was. The ending twist was a bit too much but it wasn't that bad.
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So I decided to change my movie diary format to monthly versions, thanks to Xanadon't (and his great monthly movie journals like this:January Movie Journal - Xanadon't.) I've found them to be more interesting when other people do it, but didn't have the inspiration to do it myself, until now.

But remember, for me this is highly experimental, so I'm not even sure if I'll be able to keep this thing going...

Here's my last year's movie diary Movie Diary 2011

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 3 months ago at Jan 8 18:30
Aliens, Clerks, & High Fidelity are favorites of mine. Robocop is indeed entertaining, as is Clerks II (and as you said not as good as the first). Glad to see you're going monthly too! My list for January is now up if you'd like to check it out.
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Feb 6 14:38
A Fist Full of Dollars is a classic! High Fidelity was one of those low-key movies that started out annoying but go under your skin and was really enjoyable. The Good Shepherd was too long and was really predictable by the end.

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