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Added by The Cinephile on 2 Jan 2013 12:38
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The Cinephile's Film Journal: 2013

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January 2013 (37 Total)

People who added this item 494 Average listal rating (300 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
This Is 40 (2012)
Watched: 1/1/13
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Watched: 4/7-8/13
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Nowhere near as funny or uplifting as 'Knocked Up', 'This Is 40' still has enough charm, not to mention another very good performance from Paul Rudd, to warrant a watch or two.
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People who added this item 583 Average listal rating (327 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.7
Watched: 1/3/13
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A very straight-forward, intertwining dramedy, that I find to be vastly underrated. Most of the reviews are terrible, but I had a really good time following each character. Not a fantastic movie, but a charming one. Might even beat out 'Valentines Day'.
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People who added this item 140 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
10 Years (2011)
Watched: 1/2/13
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It's not an extremely complete movie. Nor is there a whole lot of depth. But I really enjoyed most of the characters, and there is a slight message behind it all. Good for a rainy day. I really dug it.
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People who added this item 1909 Average listal rating (1246 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5
Watched: 1/2/13
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Harrison Ford shines here, with the rest of the cast performing admirably. What really makes the movie for me, is the situation. I love movies involving some sort of government official, important person, etc. Especially those about the President of the United States. This one works pretty darn well, though it isn't all fresh. The action pieces also aren't too bad.
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Watched: 1/3/13
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L.A. Confidential is the perfect example of how to make a film-noir. Like other greats such as 'Double Indemnity' and 'Chinatown', this masterful film doesn't miss a step. The narrative is brilliant, piecing together each plot device for a great climax that actually makes sense. The characters couldn't be more interesting, charismatic or complex, most notably (at least for me) Russel Crowe's Bud White, whom stops at nothing to dissect the corrupt goings-ons in the Los Angeles area, and is blazing full of fiery and determination throughout. I loved everything about this movie. You don't see Noirs like this anymore, and I treasure it, along with the aforementioned flicks above.
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People who added this item 1950 Average listal rating (1139 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.8
Watched: 1/3-4/13
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There isn't really anything special going on here, but I adore Vince Vaughn, and virtually anything he's in, I'm on board. Jennifer Aniston I can take or leave, but this flick as a whole is a pretty fun watch.
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Watched: 1/5/13
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Another case of being nothing too fancy. The cast is what I probably enjoyed most, with the beautiful Kate Mara helping things out tremendously. There is a little curveball thrown into the plot to make it stand out a bit from others, which seemed to work pretty well. Overall, I recommend this little movie.
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People who added this item 290 Average listal rating (159 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.8
The Paperboy (2012)
Watched: 1/5-6/13
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'Paperboy' will undoubtedly be hated more so than not. Its one of those movies that's either far too violent, or far too bizarre. In this film's case, both apply. The cast is power packed, with Efron and McConaughey basically leading the way. Yes, ZAC EFRON is actually not bad here. John Cusack pops in towards the middle, and, naturally, his performance is worthy....and creepy as hell. Personally, I really enjoyed this flick. It isn't going to teach you anything, really, but it should rattle your bones a bit, and at the very least entertain you.
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People who added this item 1578 Average listal rating (989 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
Watched: 1/8/13
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Watched: 1/8-9/13
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People who added this item 225 Average listal rating (121 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6
Watched: 1/9-10/13
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People who added this item 80 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.3
Nobody Walks (2012)
Watched: 1/10-11/13
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Watched: 1/11-12/13
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Watched: 1/13-14/12
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People who added this item 1835 Average listal rating (1238 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Watched: 1/15/13
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People who added this item 35 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.5
Officer Down (2013)
Watched: 1/15/13
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People who added this item 4151 Average listal rating (2725 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.6
Saw
Watched: 1/15-16/13
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Watched: 1/17/13
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Watched: 1/17-18/13
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People who added this item 456 Average listal rating (305 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.1
The Campaign (2012)
Watched: 1/18-19/13
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People who added this item 300 Average listal rating (182 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.3
Cyrus (2010)
Watched: 1/19-20/13
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People who added this item 2921 Average listal rating (1903 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Watched: 1/20/13
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People who added this item 198 Average listal rating (130 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.1
Watched: 1/21-22/13
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People who added this item 7799 Average listal rating (5015 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Watched: 1/22/13
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People who added this item 6323 Average listal rating (4213 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Watched: 1/23/13
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People who added this item 1262 Average listal rating (781 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
Watched: 1/23/13
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People who added this item 792 Average listal rating (541 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Flight (2012)
Watched: 1/24/13
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People who added this item 184 Average listal rating (101 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.6
Snowtown (2011)
Watched: 1/24-25/13
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People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Watched: 1/25/13
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Watched: 1/25-26/13
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People who added this item 2231 Average listal rating (1407 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Watched: 1/26-27/13
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People who added this item 9201 Average listal rating (5750 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.8
Titanic (1997)
Watched: 1/27/13
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People who added this item 1080 Average listal rating (710 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Watched: 1/28/13
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People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 4.3 IMDB Rating 4.2
No Vacancy (2012)
Watched: 1/28/13
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Watched: 1/28-29/13
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People who added this item 878 Average listal rating (494 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Watched: 1/31/13
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People who added this item 444 Average listal rating (283 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
Contraband (2012)
Watched: 1/31/13
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February 2013 (31 Total)

People who added this item 720 Average listal rating (473 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6
Watched: 2/1/13
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People who added this item 1236 Average listal rating (787 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
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People who added this item 391 Average listal rating (251 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.3
Bachelorette (2012)
Watched: 2/7/13
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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6
Watched: 2/8-9/13
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People who added this item 79 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Details (2011)
Watched: 2/9-10/13
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People who added this item 1284 Average listal rating (792 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
Watched: 2/11/13
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People who added this item 3907 Average listal rating (2631 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Watched: 2/11/13
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People who added this item 970 Average listal rating (576 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1
The Master (2012)
Watched: 2/12/13
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People who added this item 1688 Average listal rating (1094 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Watched: 2/12/13
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Films I've viewed in the year 2013. Including re-watches.

Watched multiple times this year:
This is 40: January, April
Kick-Ass 2: September, December
We're the Millers: ,December

Average Viewings Per Month: 19.6

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