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Reeling from his dismissal from a reality show, a deranged runner-up holds a group of co-eds hostage on the set of his own fictitious show, where losers suffer a deadly fate.

There are actually some pretty well known names in this such as Edward Furlong, Nate Parker, Andrew Keegan, Brian Geraghty, and Jaime Pressly. This movie was so cheesy and stupid. The acting wasn't even very good. It was way worse that I expected and I didn't expect very much. Geraghty's and Parker's characters were the only likeable ones. The death scenes didn't even make up for the silly plot and bad acting. I took one for the team when I jumped into this dumpster. Don't watch this. I repeat don't watch this not even for the hot chicks.
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In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and transforms human beings into zombies.

Why is it that anything related to the Day of the Dead original version automatically has over the top zombies and terrible acting? This is the worst pile of zombie crap I have ever seen. It shouldn't even be related to Day of the Dead. Not much else to say other than do not watch this by any means. I am saving you from a waste of an hour and a half of your life.
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Chewie and Han Solo are trying to get home to Chewie's family, so they can celebrate Lifeday.

So far it looks extremely low budget and silly. There were only a few good things about this joke which were the original cast returning, Boba Fett, and Diahann Carroll being sexy. What is with have a whole lot of the movie with Wookies talking to each other when you can't understand anything that is going on with them. What was with the random musical numbers spread throughout? That was one of the worst things I have ever seen. So very bad. Avoid!
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A mystery surrounds a small town that was attacked on September 9, 2009. Now sixty years later, the last survivor, Sarah, sends a high profile reporter a letter suggesting what really happened on that day.

It is a bad sign when the most well known actor is known for terrible movie choices. Really the first fight scene was so weak the two tall guys did not look like fighters at all either. The acting is so lame and the plot is poorly made. The editing was awkward and you could easily tell where they had to do scenes over again a few times throughout as the camera is in a slightly different position and the sound changes. It seems as if this movie had just about no budget especially with the CGI monsters and the fake fire. What the hell was that ending? I watched paint drying that was more entertaining.
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2 Stars

People who added this item 55 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 3.3 IMDB Rating 3

Rayne fights against the Nazis in Europe during World War II, encountering Ekart Brand, a Nazi leader whose target is to inject Adolf Hitler with Rayne's blood in an attempt to transform him into a dhampir and attain immortality.

So I hate Uwe Boll, but having seen the first 2 I decided I should just get this crap out of the way too. Natassia Malthe is hot as usual and returns again as Bloodrayne instead of Kristanna Loken who learned to not make the mistake of being in the sequels. Also Brendan Fletcher who is a decent actor, but tends to act in Uwe Boll's films is in this alongside horror actor Clint Howard. You know a movie is really bad when it is by one of the worst directors at the helm and that it is only 72 minutes long without credits. The acting and plot were very mediocre. The dialogue was extremely awkward and cheesy. I swear the Bloodrayne trilogy is softcore porn. There was not enough development as everything felt extremely rushed and forced into 72 minutes. The ending battle was too quick and the violence never lasted long enough. All the enemies were way too easily dispatched. In short this was extremely awful.
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People who added this item 26 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 3.6 IMDB Rating 4.5

A comedy that follows two high school students -- one overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech, the other a senior now going on his 15th year of school.

I knew going in that this might be a bad idea seeing as Wiz Khalifa is the main character. You can tell this movie is a trip before it even starts when you have a talking joint presenting it. It definitely requires some kind of hallucinogen to be even considered a movie. Wiz Khalifa as a valedictorian that acts like a book nerd that cusses was a failure on its own. A lot of the dialogue was really bad. The ending was off the wall.
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Haunted by her worst nightmares, a young and beautiful writer Marie Adams heads for the sanctuary of a rural hideout in a desperate bid to regain her sanity, only to find a horror far more deadly than her own deranged imaginings.

So I'm not familiar with any of these actors. That is already a bad sign. So far the acting is really awful. Also what is with this series and adding other supernatural creatures like ghosts and werewolves with witch powers. I thought this movie was about werewolves. This was atrocious how do they keep dishing these sequels out? Thank goodness I didn't have to spend money on this. So we know this series has werewolves, but they are barely shown. The transformation was the most ridiculous way to turn into a werewolf. That ending was weak too!
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People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 4.6 IMDB Rating 5.3
Lovely Molly (2011)

Newlywed Molly moves into her deceased father's house in the countryside, where painful memories soon begin to haunt her.

The only person I am familiar with in this is Johnny Lewis. The acting was good, and the plot was disturbing and uncomfortable. I could understand what the back story was and it isn't very hard to fill in the blanks of what happened in her childhood. It had a mixture of regular filming and found footage style, but that is to be expected for the Blair Witch Project director. Most of the movie is boring except closer to the end and the last 20 minutes or so. The ending really killed it for me. What the hell was that all about? I suggest skipping this one.
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People who added this item 30 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 2.8 IMDB Rating 3.4
Spiders 3D (2013)

Following a crash of an old Soviet space station in New York City's subway tunnel, a new species of poisonous spiders is discovered. Inadvertently the spiders mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the entire city.

William Hope, Patrick Muldoon, and Christa Campbell are actually pretty well known. The CGI is definitely sci-fi channel original material. Well whoever wrote this script is not very educated. Spiders are not insects. The movie had a few decent scenes. For the most part it was just awful it felt like a Godzilla/Eight-Legged Freaks/Aliens hybrid. Like seriously they even stole one line from the Alien series. Don't watch this.
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From the bleak wastes of Siberia to the searing heat of the Outback, the menace is spreading, breeding fast. Only maverick scientist Professor Beckmyer can understand the torment of a freak species when he experiments on a captured werewolf in his lab.

So again a group of actors I never really heard of in a sequel about Were-Tasmanian tigers? They break the fourth wall quite a few times in this strange sequel. LOL that movie they went to go see called "It came from Uranus" just had so much innuendo! This one felt like a comedy/fantasy/romance rather than horror. It was okay but felt very awkward and silly. The ending felt misplaced.
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People who added this item 143 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 4.8
About Cherry (2012)

A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.

It has a pretty good cast including James Franco, Dev Patel, and Heather Graham. The acting was great, but the story was boring and uneventful. It was just an excuse to have a bunch of nudity to keep people watching. I would have thought with the cast that it would be much better. I was wrong. The ending was lame. I really did not enjoy this movie.
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A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits.

Deep Roy is the only name I am truly familiar and some others I have seen movies with, but am not too familiar with. How old is that main girl? She had to at least be 18, but she sounded like a young teen. The acting was decent and it was interesting to see the different sort of circus people. So the Howling series also contains vampires. Some of this is ridiculous. All I could think was poor Winston.
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A young man whose sister was murdered by werewolves helps an investigator track down a gang of the beasts through the U.S. and Europe.

So it has Christopher Lee and Sybil Danning so I decided I should give this a shot. It was really silly to show the body of Karen and have it be some completely different actress. Even the footage from the news broadcast at the end of the movie was drastically altered. The lead guy was ignorant and lame. Marianna and Stirba made some sexy werewolves. This was like a porno for werewolves. It had loads of sex and nudity even with fur. The acting was pretty bad and the effects were odd. There were some unnecessary flashbacks and poor editing. I couldn't tell if Stirba had the powers because of her being a werewolf or was she a witch too. That made no sense whatsoever. It was also pretty cheesy. What the hell was that creature at the end? There was so many plot holes in this. I could have been better. The ending was pretty cheesy and the little music video during the credits made me laugh whenever Sybil Danning ripped open her shirt.
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People who added this item 784 Average listal rating (369 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.9

The most powerful individuals in the solar system are out to become gods and rule the universe.

Now for something that sounds and looks completely controversial. It has no really known actors. The film is very surreal and highly disturbing. I did find a bit of satirical humor in this a little funny and interesting. I felt highly uncomfortable and found most of it upsetting and rude. I did know going in of course it would be quite unsettling. I just didn't realize how bad it would be. Also while I was upset with the content I just couldn't keep from finishing it. It was not good in my opinion.
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People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 3.4 IMDB Rating 4.2

When he is suspended from his university job for his outlandish ideas, Professor John Venkenheim leads a documentary film crew to the rim of the Arctic Circle in a desperate effort to vindicate his academic reputation. His theory: Mary Shelley's ghastly story, "Frankenstein," is, in fact, a work of non-fiction disguised as fantasy.

Kirs Lemche and Christine Lakin are the only people I know in this pretty well. So the plot was pretty intriguing and the acting was good. It was a bit of a drag in parts. I didn't like the Microphone Guy he was annoying and childish. The execution was pretty lame. A good idea that was just wasted.
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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 3.6

A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings. The plot thickens when the crooked casino owner who engineered the heist hires two unassuming hit men to clean up the mess, and the soon-to-be husband and wife find themselves discovering new things about themselves and their relationship.

I originally only watched a little bit over half of this and never did finish it. Some of the cast is awesome like Jason Mewes and Danny Trejo. Some sequences were pretty crazy. Now that I am watching it again I realize my rating mistake. Most of this movie really sucked. The acting was pretty off too.
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6 Stars

People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.6

The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna's love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.

So I decided to watch this because Milo Ventimiglia is awesome. Also I recognize some other actors including Michael Rapaport, Jonathan Caouette and Jay Brannan from Shortbus, Roxane Mesquida from Kaboom, and Riley Keough Elvis's granddaughter! This movie has the contemporary horror feeling that shrouds it. It sort of felt like Let the Right One In and Twilight but much more interesting than the latter. Mimi was so deceptive. There was a good twist in it too. The ending was alright. Altogether it was interesting and not the worst vampire movie I've ever seen, but not the best.
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People who added this item 474 Average listal rating (295 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

So I have been holding off on this cult classic werewolf film for awhile. Dee Wallace and Robert Picardo are the most well known actors in this to me. There are also some familiar faces whose names I never knew. I was pretty bored with this one. Nothing interesting happens for over half of the movie. The transformation scene was dull and I don't like how his face was bubbling and how it sounded like popping popcorn. Dee Wallace and the twists were the only good things about this one.
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People who added this item 1363 Average listal rating (891 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6

The young son of an American diplomat and his wife, living in London, turns out to be marked with the sign of Satan, the infamous "666". It soon becomes apparent that he could be the Anti-Christ incarnate and possesses the evil powers to stop anyone who stands in his way.

If it stars Gregory Peck as the lead it is bound to be a pretty good film I hope. It was a pretty slow burning horror film. The acting was good and Damien was especially creepy of course. It kind of reminded me of a mix of Final Destination meets the Exorcist of course before Final Destination. It was hard for me to really get into this one without many breaks. It was good to at least check it out to see where the movie started from rather than the bad remake.
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People who added this item 266 Average listal rating (137 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.7

Smith's everyday life in the dorm - hanging out with his arty, sarcastic best friend Stella, hooking up with a beautiful free spirit named London, lusting for his gorgeous but dim surfer roommate Thor - all gets turned upside-down after one fateful, terrifying night.

Gregg Araki is at it again with this coming of age story. Thomas Dekker, Juno Temple, Chris Zylka and James Duval are pretty well known for me. I am not sure what the hell I just watched, but it definitely had me interested. Some alright acting and some good twists. It was a sexy movie too, but the ending was pretty lackluster.
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People who added this item 467 Average listal rating (311 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.7

When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.

A pretty good set up of cast members including Jason Bateman (One of my favorites), TI (One of my favorite rappers), the awesome Robert Patrick, crazy Melissa McCarthy, the sexy Genesis Rodriguez, along with other well known stars, and some good small time but well known others. Some parts of it were pretty funny. The acting was actually decent. Some of it was a bit boring though and I found myself straying away from watching it at multiple points throughout. The backstory of the Identity Thief was sad and interesting. A good simple ending.
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7 Stars

People who added this item 523 Average listal rating (313 ratings) 3.8 IMDB Rating 4.3
Movie 43 (2013)

An ensemble comedy intertwining different tales.

So it is a bunch of really obscene stories made in to one whole crazy film. It was interesting to see a lot of very well known A-list and B-list actors. The Hugh Jackman and Kate Winslet segment was really disturbing and icky, but I was really interested in seeing where it was gonna lead to. The Liev Schrieber and Naomi Watts segment was pretty funny and odd, but I actually enjoyed it. Anna Farris and Chris Pratt's segment was stupid and really disgusting the only thing good was the acting. Kieran Culkin and Emma Stone's segment was an emotional roller coaster or not. Their story definitely was interesting and the acting was good, but it wasn't very funny. The superhero date segment was pretty hilarious and fun. The children in machines was pretty funny and messed up. Richard Gere's segment was okay and I could see the IBabe being a problem if it was reality. It was also a pretty sexist. Chloe Moretz's segment was actually pretty funny and well acted. Of course young guys don't entirely know what to do and it was her first time. The ending commercial for the segment was pretty funny and unexpected. Johnny Knoxville, Gerard Butler, and Seann William Scott's segment was pretty cool and fun. Halle Berry's segment escalated quickly and was entertaining how far they went with their dares. Terrence Howard's segment was racist in a silly way. Elizabeth Banks and Josh Duhamel's segment was disgustingly funny. The whole interconnecting segment was interesting and creative. It was really messed up when the teen found out about the porn. I actually liked this surprisingly. I think maybe because I sort of get that it was meant to be childish and grotesque going into it. You can tell in the bloopers that the actors were doing this just to have fun and pass the time. This moving isn't meant to be critically acclaimed, but I'm sure it will have a cult following.

On a side not I read the script for the Dennis Quaid segment and that one sounds pretty funny and interesting. It shows that this movie is suppose to be ludicrous and outrageous.
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People who added this item 647 Average listal rating (384 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7

The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain.

The movie that started Peter Jackson's career as one of the most renown directors. There isn't many well known people in this other than him. The make up and gore was really cheap and silly. The acting was pretty cheesy and awkward. The movie is based on absurdity and it makes it seem like another Troma style film that is so bad it is fun and entertaining. It also gave me the feeling of Dead Alive with it's over the top cheap violence and gore. The ending was ridiculous. It was one crazy trip of a movie.
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The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

Tommy Duggan returns in this third installment in the Omen series. Sam Neill takes the reigns as the Antichrist in this. It also only has one other actor I am familiar with by the name of Al Matthews. The acting and story was pretty good. Neill as a villain always works out the right way. In my opinion it is the darkest of the Damien movies. It wasn't the best of the 3, but it was a good way to end it.
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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 5.9
The Specials (2000)

The sixth or seventh best superhero team in the world pursue their rightful place in the harshly competitive world of toy tie-ins and fighting evil.

It has a surprisingly cool cast for something I have never heard of including Thomas Haden Church, Jamie Kennedy, and Rob Lowe along with others. I like the different and unusual quirky characters. It was a different superhero style movie than anything that has come out. So it really rises from the rest in it's originality. The ending was pretty cool for the low budget.
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People who added this item 90 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
Bellflower (2011)

Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa".

I have been wanting to see this Indie film for awhile. The trailer showed an interesting style of filming that I had not really seen with the lighting. This was directed and written by the lead star Evan Glodell in his first feature film for all three categories. The acting and dialogue wasn't all too good. It is a bit more realistic that way too like it makes you feel like your watching normal people in an extraordinary situation. That ending was crazy I didn't expect that to happen.
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People who added this item 192 Average listal rating (112 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.6
Imagine That (2009)

A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

This one has a pretty good cast and a cute sounding story. The little girl was adorable and sweet. I liked the dynamics of Eddie Murphy and Yara Shahidi's onscreen father/daughter relationship. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, but it wasn't the best of Eddie's films either. It was a really cute movie with an adorable ending.
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People who added this item 858 Average listal rating (596 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garbe into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

I always love Denzel Washington movies. It has a huge cast of well known actors such as John Travolta, John Torturro, and James Gandolfini. It was action packed from beginning to end with some A-list acting and some good thrills. The plot was interesting and fun. It was a different role than the usual badass Denzel Washington character. The ending was good and sweet.
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People who added this item 756 Average listal rating (459 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.3

John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.

Bruce Willis returns as John McClane that already is enough for me. I have seen just about every John Moore movie and they are always decent to just okay. Megalyn Echikunwoke is one of the sexiest women in my opinion even in her brief appearance. I like how Mary Elizabeth Winstead reprised her role. I also enjoy Amaury Nolasco. Jai Courtney was pretty cool and interesting as McClane's son. The action was awesome as usual and there was a lot of unexpected scenes that gave it some more oomph. I liked some of the quirky dialogue too. The chemistry between Jai Courtney and Bruce Willis was actually pretty good and enjoyable. When Bruce Willis mentioned 007 the movie really resembled a James Bond film to me. It had a pretty decent ending
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People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.6
Screwed (2011)

The story revolves around former soldier Sam Norwood who takes a job as a prison officer when he returns from Iraq and becomes exposed to the underworld of prison culture - including corrupt guards and drug trafficking.

Some good cast choices consisting of Noel Clarke, Joseph Gilgun, Andrew Shim, and the rising star James D'Arcy. I have noticed so far in everything I watch with him in it Gilgun always plays a criminal type of person. A really good plot and some great acting. It was filled with nice twists too. It was real about the military being really hard to find a qualified job with no participating skills. The ending was crazy. I think prison movies are really interesting and these kind of things really do happen sometimes.
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People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4

Four couples meet for Sunday brunch only to discover they are stuck in a house together as the world may be about to end.

A mixed up cast including Julia Stiles, David Cross, and America Ferrera. I love ignorant to the outside world comedies. The chemistry with the cast was great and I enjoyed the acting. The character Shane was pretty hilarious and probably my favorite of all. I find it actually pretty funny how calm they are all being about this. I like the set-up of different kinds of relationships/marriages that were included. So the ending made me a little mad, but all in all it was pretty well done, different, and intriguing.
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A clown comes back from the dead to haunt those who took his life during a fatal party mishap.

I thought from the preview that it would be crazy and maybe funny in a dark way. It has a cast of nobodies. Clown movies are always disturbing. There is nothing joyous about clowns in my opinion. The kill scenes were inventive and I liked how they were similar to how the children disrespected him. The ending was crazy and different. Pretty off the wall movie. I liked it though.
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People who added this item 65 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.6
Why Stop Now? (2012)

When a college piano prodigy tries to check his mother into rehab, he is taken hostage by her drug dealer and swept along on a wild adventure.

Really great cast I love Tracy Morgan and Jessie Eisenberg. Melissa Leo is great. Eisenberg always chooses really interesting people that have some kind of cool uniqueness about them. I loved the piano music scenes. The movie gave me some chuckles and was pretty quirky. A good one for a couple watches.
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People who added this item 228 Average listal rating (135 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 6.9

A romantic comedy centered on the two high schoolers: Dave, who until now has pined for a girl he can't have, and Aubrey, a creative type who's dating a guy who doesn't quite understand her.

A great cast including Brittany Robertson, Christine Taylor, and Victoria Justice alone with others. Pretty adorable film with some great acting. The awkwardness is real and I love the chemistry of the characters. Very well done for something I am not sure I ever heard of before I sat down to watch it. It was very realistic in my opinion as not everything is as glamorous as we want. It was one adorable movie with a sweet ending.
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People who added this item 155 Average listal rating (94 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
Smashed (2012)

Kate and Charlie are a young married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of music, laughter and... drinking. When Kate decides to get sober, her new lifestyle brings troubling issues to the surface and calls into question her relationship with Charlie.

A great group of actors in this one. I have been waiting to see this one for awhile. The acting was on point. The story was good and emotional. Alcoholism is a serious issue that so many people in society deal with. It destroys our lives in so many ways. This really captured the essence of the chaos that circles around alcohol. The ending was different than I expected. Overall all a great one time watch, but not something I would buy for long term.
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8 Stars

People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6
LUV (2012)

Over the course of one day, a shy 11-year-old forms a bond with his troubled uncle.

I have been waiting to see this ever since I saw the preview. So it has a pretty good and somewhat powerful cast including Common, Charles S. Dutton, Danny Glover, Meagan Good, and Dennis Haysbert. The chemistry between the boy and Common felt real in my opinion. The acting was really well done. This young boy reminds me of Quvenzhané Wallis and they will both hopefully not be just child stars that disappear after a short period of films. It had a feeling also similar to Beasts of the Southern Wild. The ending was unexpected and emotional. It was a really good movie and well worth the wait.
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People who added this item 200 Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Unknown (2006)

Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.

No this isn't the Liam Neeson movie. This one has an interesting cast to me which includes Greg Kinnear, Jim Caviezel, Barry Pepper, Peter Stormare, and Joe Pantoliano as well as a few other somewhat well known actors. The acting was really good and the twists were done well. I didn't expect some of what happened especially the way things did. I love mysteries like this one. I liked seeing how everything came to happen. It happened much differently than I had expected. Didn't expect the ending either. I don't think anyone would have guessed that was coming.
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 4.5

A mysteriously selected group of people are stranded in a castle whose walls are the only witnesses to an ancient secret. As the savage murders begin, the desperate survivors realize to their horror that the secret still lives and now stalks them.

Is it me or are these movies getting worse with their special effects instead of getting better? Yet again this sequel has many actors I never heard of. This one has a premise that sounded interesting. So far this one has actually started off on a good track. It has somewhat decent acting and actually kept me entertained throughout. I liked the story for this one and it wasn't bad in my opinion. So far this is actually my favorite of the series so far. It was a great murder mystery that just so happened to have a werewolf as the killer. A nice twist on that kind of plot. I should have guessed that ending, but it was a bit unexpected.
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People who added this item 294 Average listal rating (174 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
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A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.

It has a pretty interesting cast including Jason Statham, Mickey Rourke, 50 Cent, Ray Winstone, Michael Shannon, and Alexander Skarsgard. It kind of feels like Hostel except with better actors. Some times it is best to leave things alone if you know what is good for you. The situation he put himself in made for one hell of a journey. This "game" was so intense and disturbing! It was very interesting to see Jason Statham not do much of any sort of his usual violence for once. The ending was slightly lackluster and should have been done differently, but other than that I quite enjoyed this.
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The film centers on a contempo married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.

Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams lead in one of their best performances and most tearjerking films to date. It was interesting to see the beginning and the present of their relationship it really showed how things changed. It wasn't a happy story and many scenes left you sad or uncomfortable. Ryan Gosling is one of the best actors in Hollywood and really showed his skills in this one. It wasn't the usual Gosling romance that make the women swoon over him. I feel more involved with realistic endings like the one this had. It was such an emotional roller coaster.
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The Call (2013)

When an abducted teenage girl makes a frantic call from the trunk of a serial killer's speeding car, she connects with a sympathetic 911 operator who's dealt with the perpetrator in the past.

Halle Berry, Michael Ecklund, and Abigail Breslin lead this actually good selection of actors. The plot is a bit unbelievable. What are the chances that you end up in this situation twice with the same criminal? I think that is my only problem with this. The acting is solid. The intensity of not knowing what was going to happen was strong. I stayed glued to the movie until the end. The twists were sick and crazy. Some people are really messed up in the head. That was a badass ending in my opinion.
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People who added this item 313 Average listal rating (213 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3

Damien the Antichrist, now age 13, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark mystical forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

Leo McKern makes a return and horror film legend Lance Henriksen are in this sequel to the classic original The Omen. I know I am probably going to be frowned upon for saying this, but I actually liked this one more than the first one. This one had some interesting scenes and some more intense death scenes. The acting was pretty good and it had Damien more involved than the first one. It also had an interesting twist in the end that I wasn't expecting.
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A gang member meets a woman who witnessed a crime he committed and while his crew is dealing with a killer she wants his help in revenge too.

This had a really exceptional cast including Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard, Dominic Cooper, F. Murray Abraham, and Noomi Rapace. I loved the characters in this. The acting was really good and the plot kept me seated until the very end. It had some good twists and turns. It also had some interesting scenes of action and also some good relaxing moments. Some of it was on the emotional side. The ending was a bit bittersweet. All in all the movie was really well done and quite enjoyable.
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People who added this item 580 Average listal rating (315 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5

A group of New Yorkers get caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

Warning: This is very sexually explicit and graphic as it has several unsimulated sex scenes and lots of nudity.

The different characters and situations are interesting and sort of depressing at the same time. Although the film is very carnal if you take away all the gratuitous sex scenes and such away it is actually a very deep intellectual film. The acting was really good and you really get attached to these characters lives. The director and writer really did well. The ending was really interesting and moving.
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People who added this item 494 Average listal rating (280 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7
Another Earth (2011)

On the night of the discovery of a duplicate planet in the solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

William Mapother is the only significant actor in this movie for me. I have been wanting to see this ever since the preview first came out. It really sounded quite intriguing. I was sitting here so calmly when out of the blue something shocking happened on screen. This movie takes no time drawing you in to the story. I don't see why she took so long to share. I thought it was a very insightful and contemporary. The acting was really nice and the plot was a bit different than I was expecting it to be. It was really well done and the ending was great although open ended it was sort of foreshadowed that way.
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Saga of a group of childhood friends growing up in a Los Angeles ghetto.

I have only ever seen the end and now I have the time to see what led up to that conclusion. It also has a great cast of well known actors. The acting was great and the plot was realistic. So many of my friends have gone through similar situations from drive-by incidents to just trying to survive in the hood in general. The ending was pretty sad, but like Doughboy said we live in a violent world.
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People who added this item 231 Average listal rating (122 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.1

While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.

It has a huge cast of well known actors such as Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Pfieffer, and Jon Favreau. This was really good with some powerful performances and a decent plot that was executed excellently. Sometimes family is one of the hardest things in life to deal with. It was also pretty realistic of the difficulties that they were facing to say the truth about the situation. It was awkward how they reacted with him throughout the movie though. The ending was so beautiful and gave heavy chills.
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When small-time magician Oscar Diggs pulls one flimflam too many, he is hurled into the fantastical Land of Oz, where he must somehow transform himself into the great and powerful Wizard - and just maybe into a better man as well.

Amazing cast and beautiful cinematography. Also another prequel movie from James Franco where he is friends with a primate. Interesting acting choices were the inclusion of Bruce Campbell and Tony Cox. I like the references and hints towards the Wizard of Oz. It was hard to see Mila Kunis as the Wicked Witch, but other than that I thought it was a nice adventure. The last 20-30 minutes gave me chills all over. Although this can never compare to the original it is definitely a good addition to the World of Oz.
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People who added this item 36 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 5.8

Turning the zombie film on its head, "Wasting Away" is an oddball comedy from the perspective of the brain munching monsters themselves.

Woohoo getting ready for my Walking Dead fix tonight. Richard Riehle is the most well known person in this for me. I thought the inclusion of black and white with an emphasis on green versus the color scenes that were transitioning back and forth was interesting. It is sort of similar to Warm Bodies as it is from the point of view of the undead, but it is also different as to how it is done. It was really cheesy, but it was also actually funny and entertaining. The last half was freaking hilarious. I actually really enjoyed this much more than I thought I would.
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Adera (2009)

The story of an Ethiopian woman's plight in South Africa as she struggles to earn enough money to support and return to her children in Ethiopia.

This was such a roller coaster of a movie. A lot of people get taken advantage of, and Biru is one of the most evil "normal" persons I have seen. It is also pretty realistic and informative. I never thought about some of the things that people go through in these situations. It was really good in my opinion with the ending being very bittersweet and emotional.
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