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Added by garfield2710 on 3 May 2014 02:57
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Films I've Seen in 2014 (May)

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Decade: Rating: List Type:
People who added this item 2755 Average listal rating (1678 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
Citizen Kane (1941)
When: May 2nd
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: A powerful, daunting and groundbreaking morality tale.
Other Notes: Seeing that final shot on the big screen literally gave me goosebumps.
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When: May 3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Intriguing, fascinating documentary, but a tad too personalized.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 599 Average listal rating (383 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
Awake (2007)
When: May 3rd-4th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Medically inaccurate, and completely ludicrous.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1187 Average listal rating (790 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
When: May 5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Way too much stuff in it, but it's still fun, enjoyable and entertaining.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Confused, cluttered, and not very funny.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 403 Average listal rating (280 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
2 Guns (2013)
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Convoluted and cramped, but entertaining and well shot.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 227 Average listal rating (152 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Funny and smart, but jumps around a bit, and is perhaps a touch too long.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 997 Average listal rating (600 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Inspiring, tense, and historically significant.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Unmemorable, but amusing old school antics.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: A mediocre, but still watchable film.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 4.2
Second Glance (1992)
When: May 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Decent premise, but it's too rushed.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1970 Average listal rating (1219 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
I Am Sam (2002)
When: May 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: A manipulative and disjointed piece of treacle.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 723 Average listal rating (480 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
When: May 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Funny, charming, and unbelievably witty.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 281 Average listal rating (194 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
When: May 8th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: It may be one joke, but there's enough variations to keep it funny.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 384 Average listal rating (200 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.1
Dick (1999)
When: May 8th-9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A great mixture of political satire, and reinventing history.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 472 Average listal rating (276 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
When: May 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Predictable, routine, bearable rom-com.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 369 Average listal rating (202 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.2
When: May 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Netflix Instant.
What'd I Think?: Bland, forgettable and even predictable.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 939 Average listal rating (664 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.2
Devil (2010)
When: May 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Netflix Instant.
What'd I Think?: Decent potential, so-so execution.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Netflix Instant
What'd I Think?: Perhaps too condensed, but it's a nice, funny adventure.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 84 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.8
When: May 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Not perfect, but earnest, well acted, and not as preachy as it could've been.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1972 Average listal rating (1330 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Inside Man (2006)
When: May 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: An above average and intelligent thriller.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 519 Average listal rating (288 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 5
When: May 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Bland, forgettable, cringe-inducingly bad.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 917 Average listal rating (584 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
Cellular (2004)
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think? Flirts with implausibility, but still intense and entertaining.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: More intentionally dumb than the first one, but it's still stupid.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 471 Average listal rating (316 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.7
When: May 13th-14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Occasionally funny, but disjointed.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 119 Average listal rating (85 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
Draft Day (2014)
When: May 14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Interesting, intriguing behind the scenes dialogue piece.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 247 Average listal rating (146 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
When: May 14th-15th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: VHS from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A bit long winded, but still exciting and thrilling.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 550 Average listal rating (367 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.7
Nebraska (2013)
When: May 15th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: A powerful, melancholy dramedy, that is both well acted and directed, though it's not completely focused.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 747 Average listal rating (471 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
Made of Honor (2008)
When: May 15th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Yet another predictable rom-com.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1975 Average listal rating (1200 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6
When: May 16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Unfunny, charm-free, and even worrying gross out rom-com.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: A bit too sentimental, but still a nice, sweet little film.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Bland, uninspired slapstick comedy.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 484 Average listal rating (309 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
When: May 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: On YouTube.
What'd I Think?: Dated, but essential cinematic viewing.
Other Notes: This has been a long time coming. Somehow I never got around to it until now.
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People who added this item 1252 Average listal rating (746 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
When: May 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: On YouTube.
What'd I Think?: Ambitious, imaginative, and impressive for the time.
Other Notes: This has been long overdo as well, especially considering how much I love "Hugo."
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People who added this item 1111 Average listal rating (672 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.4
When: May 19th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Ridiculous, melodramatic Twilight clone.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 949 Average listal rating (632 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Divergent (2014)
When: May 21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Sometimes compositionally misguided, but still exciting, fun and adventurous.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 787 Average listal rating (523 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.6
When: May 21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A very funny, and well written courtroom antic film.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2497 Average listal rating (1643 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Red Dragon (2002)
When: May 21st-22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A well-made chilling thriller.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 520 Average listal rating (340 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
When: May 22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Another unfunny addition to the stoner comedy genre.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 772 Average listal rating (535 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Evil Dead (2013)
When: May 22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Overly and needlessly gory; not scary.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 952 Average listal rating (669 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
When: May 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Slow, not very funny, and filled with unlikable characters.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 410 Average listal rating (223 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
When: May 25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Clichรฉ, but somewhat inspiring sports drama.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2033 Average listal rating (1370 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.3
When: May 25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Though slow to start, it does produce some good genuine frights.
Other Notes: This is my 1600th film I've seen.
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People who added this item 331 Average listal rating (180 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.6
When: May 26th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A contrived, witless, unfunny "comedy."
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4096 Average listal rating (2727 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
When: May 26th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Cluttered, but entertaining romp.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 659 Average listal rating (454 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
When: May 27th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A twisty, morally complex legal drama.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 97 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5
When: May 27th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: VHS from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Kind of sweet, but melodramatic and dated.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2318 Average listal rating (1570 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.2
When: May 28th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Complicated, dazzling, smart, gritty cop drama.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1751 Average listal rating (1124 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
When: May 29th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Exciting, poignant, & epic.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 29th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: HDD Recording from Spike TV.
What'd I Think?: Slow beginning, but somewhat engaging, and exciting final act.
Other Notes: NA.
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Biggest Surprise: Cellular
I'm shocked it didn't suck: 2 Guns
I'm shocked this wasn't better: The World's End
Most Underrated: The Other Guys
Most Overrated: I Am Sam
Worst Film: The Big Wedding

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