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BradWesley123's Movie Journal- May 2014

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May 1st

People who added this item 8489 Average listal rating (6222 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Spider-Man (2002)

Netflix- 2hrs. 1min.
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May 2nd

People who added this item 7070 Average listal rating (5014 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Spider-Man 2 (2004)

DVD- 2hrs. 8min.
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May 3rd

People who added this item 5407 Average listal rating (3610 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
Spider-Man 3 (2007)

DVD- 2hrs. 19min.
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People who added this item 1572 Average listal rating (1056 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
World War Z (2013)

Blu-Ray- 1hr. 55min.
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May 4th

People who added this item 228 Average listal rating (131 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Labor Day (2014)

Blu-Ray- 1hr. 51min.
First Viewing
Winslet and Brolin do some solid work here, but Jason Reitman was just not the right choice to direct this. His strengths have always been in fleshing out sarcastic, misanthropic leads; every attempt at earnestness here comes off as incredibly manufactured, and even embarrassing (especially the "mashing" scene).
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People who added this item 2080 Average listal rating (1197 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.2
Dark Shadows (2012)

DVD- 1hr. 53min.
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May 5th

People who added this item 396 Average listal rating (287 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
The Guard (2011)

DVD- 1hr. 35min.
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May 7th

People who added this item 1144 Average listal rating (774 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6

DVD- 1hrs. 46min.
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May 8th

People who added this item 1501 Average listal rating (1005 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Bridesmaids (2011)

DVD- 2hrs. 5min.
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May 9th

People who added this item 1761 Average listal rating (1153 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7

DVD- 1hr. 52min.
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May 10th

People who added this item 1396 Average listal rating (971 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
Pacific Rim (2013)

DVD- 2hrs. 11min.
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May 12th

People who added this item 2509 Average listal rating (1705 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Twister (1996)

DVD- 1hr. 53min.
First Viewing
It's goofy as hell, but it's decent summer entertainment with great special effects and a likable cast.
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May 13th

People who added this item 7926 Average listal rating (5768 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Jurassic Park (1993)

DVD- 2hrs. 7min.
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May 14th

People who added this item 4209 Average listal rating (2820 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.6

DVD- 2hrs. 9min.
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May 15th

People who added this item 2502 Average listal rating (1630 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.9

DVD- 1hr. 32min.
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May 16th

People who added this item 4579 Average listal rating (3092 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Jaws (1975)

DVD- 2hrs. 5min.
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May 17th

People who added this item 3093 Average listal rating (2155 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7

DVD- 2hrs. 12min.
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May 18th

People who added this item 65 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
Clear History (2013)

DVD- 1hr. 39min.
First Viewing
Essentially an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm stretched out to 99 minutes, which would be fun if it did anything with the extra time. Instead, it strands a game cast in a movie that presents itself as a sort of satire about wealth, but is really an exercise in pointlessness.
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People who added this item 1601 Average listal rating (1078 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
Her (2014)

DVD- 2hrs. 6min.
First Viewing
A beautiful movie that's simply perfect in every department (acting, writing, etc.) It's always so puzzling to me that its usually movies about objects (this, Toy Story, A.I.) that tap into the human experience; love, hate, acceptance, aging, etc.
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May 19th

People who added this item 276 Average listal rating (176 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1

DVD- 1hr. 34min.
First Viewing
How sad it is to go from such a tremendous movie like Her, to a turgid, unoriginal piece of subhuman shit like this. That Awkward Moment tries to be a romantic comedy for guys, and it mostly succeeds at it. Though the "guys" in question would have to be brain-dead or in a coma. The characters are paper-thin, the dialogue is awful (most lines begin with one of the leads making a stupid proclamtion starting with "dude" or "bro"), and the editing sugests that the movie has just been cut to hell trying to salvage anything remotely resembling a movie. To sum up, this is "that awkward moment" when I proclaim "bro, your movie sucks balls!" Too much?
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People who added this item 6643 Average listal rating (4817 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
X-Men (2000)

DVD- 1hr. 44min.
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May 20th

People who added this item 4757 Average listal rating (3291 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4

DVD- 2hrs. 13min.
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May 21st

People who added this item 354 Average listal rating (177 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.5

DVD- 1hr. 43min.
First Viewing
A smart, entertaining character study with a top notch cast working from a slow burning script. Surprised me by just how fun it was to watch.
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May 22nd

People who added this item 183 Average listal rating (108 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6

DVD- 2hrs. 2min.
First Viewing
Surprisingly entertaining rom-com that's not even remotely original, but features a strong roster of performers having a blast on screen.
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People who added this item 1318 Average listal rating (843 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
The Wolverine (2013)

DVD- 2hrs. 6min.
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May 23rd

People who added this item 3256 Average listal rating (2149 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6

DVD- 1hr. 47min.
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May 24th

People who added this item 5124 Average listal rating (3589 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7

DVD- 1hr. 44min.
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People who added this item 390 Average listal rating (277 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Hot Rod (2007)

Netflix- 1hr. 27min.
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May 25th

People who added this item 79 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.1

DVD- 1hr. 40min.
First Viewing
Another unoriginal but well made relationship comedy. The cast is solid too, with Hart and Hall stealing every scene.
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May 26th

People who added this item 362 Average listal rating (224 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 5.1

DVD- 1hr. 32min.
First Viewing
That Awkward Moment just got some strong competition for worst of the month. I, Frankenstein is essentially 20 to 30 different movies throne into a blender, and apparently none of them were even remotely good because this is just a boring movie. Boring. Boring. Boring.
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May 27th


Trying to cast away the script.
DVD- 2hrs. 10min.
First Viewing
Another tween book series adaptation, this time about sorcerors. Or witches. I can't really remember. I do remember that it tried to get the audience on board with potential sibling banging, so I guess that's something.
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May 29th

People who added this item 4978 Average listal rating (3535 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7

Netflix- 2hrs. 5min.
First Viewing
Wild sci-fi romp that's so goofy and amusing that it could even make the most stonefaced of people smile. Perfect summer viewing.
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May 31st

People who added this item 1819 Average listal rating (1191 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
Salt (2010)

DVD- 1hr. 40min.
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People who added this item 1334 Average listal rating (892 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.3

DVD- 1hr. 55min.
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Numbers


Number of Movies Watched: 34
Newly Watched: 11
DVD: 29
VHS: 0
Blu-Ray: 2
Streaming: 3
Time Spent: 62hrs. 21min.

Critcal


Best New View: Her
Worst New View: That Awkward Moment

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