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SJMJ91 added this to a list 3 years ago
Film & Short diary: 2012 (92 movies items)

"Watched on: 10/02/2012 Predicted rating: 9/10 Final rating: 9/10 Review here.."


James B. added this to a list 3 years ago
Listal's Top 50 Movies of 2011 (59 movies items)

" Points: 14 Chosen by: propelas (2), Abhi (5), Redmist (2), SJMJ91 (2), Stehako (3)"


Alan Ongaro added this to a list 3 years ago
2011 (Watchlist) (50 movies items)
Bml93 added this to a list 3 years ago
2011 Films - Best to Worst (118 movies items)

"7/10 George Clooney's performance is the strongest aspect of this film. It's sometimes funny, moving and heartfelt. The soundtrack is amusing, many of the locations are gorgeous, and the story is genuinely interesting. It's a film that has Oscar all over it. Not that I think it deserves to win anything. For while it is enjoyable, it is still highly overrated. Because it does still feel similar to other films, and you can't change that by simply changing the location to Hawaii. Then there is the"


Bml93 added this to a list 3 years ago
Bml93's Film Diary for 2012 (272 movies items)

""Fuck you. She's dead, and fuck you." @ Cinema George Clooney's performance is the strongest aspect of this film. It's sometimes funny, moving and heartfelt. The soundtrack is amusing, many of the locations are gorgeous, and the story is genuinely interesting. It's a film that has Oscar all over it. Not that I think it deserves to win anything. For while it is enjoyable, it is still highly overrated. Because it does still feel similar to other films, and you can't change that by simply changi"


Miklécio Costa added this to a list 3 years ago
Movies watched in 2012 (116 movies items)
::: Mer ::: added this to a list 3 years ago
Movies I've seen (833 movies items)
renan added this to a list 3 years ago
2012 Watched Movies and Personal Records (79 movies items)

"05/02/12 Cinema"


Drako Z added this to a list 3 years ago
Drako's Movies of 2011 (94 movies items)
Exclusive added this to a list 3 years ago
Exclusive's 2012 Movie Diary (312 movies items)

"06.02.2012 "Ever been inside my bedroom?" "Once." "You could have had the decency to lie about that one." "Alright, twice." "


GreenTissueBox added this to a list 3 years ago
Watched in 2012 (150 movies items)
Pedro Fiuza added this to a list 3 years ago
Watched in 2012 (216 movies items)

"04-02-12"


moni added this to a list 3 years ago
I went to the cinema... (129 movies items)
vah added this to a list 3 years ago
The Movies of 2011 (504 movies items)
João added this to a list 3 years ago
Movie Diary 2012 (16 movies items)
SJMJ91 added this to a list 3 years ago
A voluntary film critic at local cinema. (25 movies items)

" As you will very easily recognise from the theatrical trailer as well when watching the feature film itself, The Descendants really is your typical Hollywood bait as it consists of heart-breaking and thought-provoking emotion, personal connections between characters, some light-hearted humour and the wide variety of shots featuring beautiful landscapes. Plus, the fact that it stars a Hollywood gem - George Clooney, and both directed and co-written by Alexander Payne, who has made his first majo"


Neithan added this to a list 3 years ago
Watched in... 2012 (23 movies items)

"29.01.2012"


AFIoscar added this to a list 3 years ago
WATCHED IN 2012 (367 movies items)

"1-30"


talia_sparkle posted a review 3 years ago

“Somewhat bland family drama that really doesn't warrant the huge fuss being made about it.

Clooney's performance is solid yet not spectacular, all moist eyed, furrowed brow and waggly eyebrows, as the father (Matt King) left to deal with his two irritating daughters as his wife lies in a coma.

Coupled with finding out his wife was having an affair with a slimy real estate agent (a surprisingly good Matthew Lillard), we see him descend into a mini meltdown.

There are things to appreciate in this movie, including a fab turn from Robert Forster as a cranky grandfather, and Judy Greer as the unsuspecting wife of the real estate agent, but overall the film just feels really flat. Even the cinematography seems lacklustre resulting in a vision of Hawaii that is grey” read more

talia_sparkle added this to a list 3 years ago
Seen in 2012 (299 movies items)

"Read my full review here: http://www.listal.com/viewentry/1965379"


Artemis Panthar added this to a list 3 years ago
2012 Movie Log (114 movies items)

"1/30/12 - Theater"


propelas added this to a list 3 years ago
Movie Diary 2012 (108 movies items)

"The new film of Alexander Payne shows us the way to face difficult situations with humor and love.An amazing George Clooney gives the best performance of his career "


offwinter added this to a list 3 years ago
Movies Seen 2012 (178 movies items)
Bretodeau added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Academy Award for Best Picture Nomination 2011 (9 movies items)
vasova added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Movies watched in 2012 (92 movies items)
Nique added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Watched in 2012 (208 movies items)

"28-01-12"


keiju posted a review 3 years, 1 month ago

Good but...

“Is nice to watch Clooney working under a different register and it is a really good movie but...

Yeah: but. There´s a bunch of little sad "buts" if you look closely.

Some "buts": It talks about so many things and gets so few of them nailed that it´s a shame. Family relations are underworked and character development (a crucial aspect in this story) is hinted but in the end missing as you are supposed to believe that the characters and their relations change but you dont really see that change. The issues that the movie brings to you are important although they feel too distant to connect with you.

Some good things: The characters are rounded and believable enough (only enough) and it has good acting and a great subtle sense of rhythm as there´s always so” read more

sunset96 added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Films I saw in 2012 (33 movies items)

" I fail to understand why this film is receiving such praise from critics. The Descendants is an uneven and conventional drama which isn't as insightful as it appears to be. Saw on January 26th."


Aira added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
IMP 2011 vol.1: Posters Awards (45 movies items)

" "For a film dealing with a man trying to reconnect with his somewhat estranged daughters, this poster does a great job of putting us in the mind of Clooney's character as he looks at his girls, seemingly so far away from him, with what's likely a sense of regret and hope. A simple but lovely design." "


NMartucci added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
My Top 20 Favorite Movies of 2011 (20 movies items)
Ronan Almeida added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Movies Watched in 2012 (29 movies items)
Akwaryo added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Watched in 2012 (20 movies items)
garfield2710 added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Order I think the chances of a film winning Best P (9 movies items)

"The Descendants won the Golden Globe for Best Drama. It's the only R rated movie in the bunch, so maybe the streak that started with Crash will continue. It has a decent chance of winning, but it's got the fact that both The Artist and Hugo are very cinema friendly films and it's going up against them. Maybe the charm of George Clooney will win some of votes. Chance of winning. 15%"


SJMJ91 added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Ranking of Best Picture nominees. (133 movies items)
propelas added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Oscar nominations 2012 (44 movies items)

"Nominated for 5 Oscars Best Picture Best Actor in a Leading Role-George Clooney Best Directing-Alexander Payne Best Adapted Screenplay Film Editing "


Oliver added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
2012 Oscars Checklist (60 movies items)

"Winner: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published | WGA Winner Nominee: Best Motion Picture | Golden Globe Winner for Drama Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role | Golden Globe Winner for Drama Best Achievement in Directing Best Achievement in Editing"


yi601 added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
MOVIE I WATCHED IN 2012 (150 movies items)
Coby added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Watched in 2012 (612 movies items)

" Plot: A land baron tries to re-connect with his two daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident. Genre: Comedy | Drama Director: Alexander Payne Stars: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley -----} Trailer Story: 7 | Story Idea: 6 | Acting: 7 | Score: 7 | Visuals: 8 Overall: "


EmmaBell added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Winners (22 movies items)

"Best Motion Picture - Drama Director: Alexander Payne Best Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama Winner: George Clooney "


moviefan added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
2012 golden globe-winning movies (11 movies items)

"best picture (drama) best actor (drama)-george clooney"