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Added by garfield2710 on 1 Aug 2014 08:22
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Films I've Seen in 2014 (August)

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Decade: Rating: List Type:
People who added this item 360 Average listal rating (229 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6.3
Rio 2 (2014)
When: August 1st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: An unnecessary clichรฉd sequel.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.1
When: August 1st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: A charmless, laugh-free, meandering rom-com.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1188 Average listal rating (830 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
When: August 1st-2nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: A dark, and well plotted, vigilante film.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 2nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Netflix Instant
What'd I Think?: Mildly entertaining, but incredibly stupid diversion.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 509 Average listal rating (340 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.7
The Watch (2012)
When: August 2nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: Witless, overly vulgar, but decent premise.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 234 Average listal rating (179 ratings) 4.1 IMDB Rating 5
When: August 3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Netflix Instant.
What'd I Think?: Unfunny, almost pathetic dreck.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 580 Average listal rating (342 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.3
When: August 3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: Shockingly sweet and actually kind of funny.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 272 Average listal rating (176 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
When: August 4th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: A slow, but engrossing & unique spy thriller.
Other Notes: This is the 1700th film I've watched.
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People who added this item 832 Average listal rating (565 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.2
Legion (2010)
When: August 4th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: Theologically and artistically misguided in every way.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4239 Average listal rating (2839 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
When: August 5th-6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: A bizarre, entertaining, witty, and interesting experience.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 3139 Average listal rating (2098 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.5
When: August 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: Scary, minimalistic campire story.
Other Notes: I get the feeling this is going to be my most controversial rating in a long while.
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People who added this item 1986 Average listal rating (1435 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
When: August 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Fun, smart, dazzling sci-fi adventure.
Other Notes: NA.

When: August 31st
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: See above.
Other Notes: This was the first free movie I saw as a perk from my job as a movie theater usher.
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People who added this item 806 Average listal rating (532 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.1
RoboCop (2014)
When: August 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: A dull, forgettable action film.
Other Notes: For the record, I have not seen any of other RoboCop films.
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People who added this item 256 Average listal rating (183 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.2
When: August 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: A bizarre clashing of genres that never meshes.
Other Notes: I watched the Unrated cut.
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People who added this item 170 Average listal rating (83 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
When: August 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Short, but smart, funny, and unique.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 322 Average listal rating (229 ratings) 3.8 IMDB Rating 4.6
Yogi Bear (2010)
When: August 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Unfunny, confused, predictable mess.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 219 Average listal rating (144 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.4
Pillow Talk (1959)
When: August 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD borrowed from my aunt.
What'd I Think?: Slow beginning, but smart, witty, innovative comedy.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1943 Average listal rating (1346 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
In Bruges (2008)
When: August 8th-9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Moving, brilliantly crafted tragicomedy.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 5195 Average listal rating (3567 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
When: August 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Gory, brutal, engrossing, entertaining crime saga.
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Wasted, unnecessary, & unfunny.
Other Notes: NA
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People who added this item 3150 Average listal rating (2071 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Panic Room (2002)
When: August 9th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Smart, tense, original thriller.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 768 Average listal rating (505 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Flatliners (1990)
When: August 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: VHS from the library.
What'd I Think?: Great premise, some good ideas, but not fully realized.
Other Notes: This needs to be remade.
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People who added this item 293 Average listal rating (178 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Debt (2010)
When: August 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Not perfect, but still a well made thriller.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 975 Average listal rating (662 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
The Jackal (1997)
When: August 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Not as smart as it pretends to be, but still entertaining.
Other Notes: I haven't watched the original.
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People who added this item 390 Average listal rating (258 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6
When: August 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: An insulting, sexist, and unfunny piece of drivel.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 196 Average listal rating (139 ratings) 3.7 IMDB Rating 4.2
When: August 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: Boring, completely forgettable, painfully dull "epic."
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 769 Average listal rating (510 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Runaway Jury (2003)
When: August 13th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A ludicrous, implausible, and unsubtle political thriller.
Other Notes: I will freely admit that my own political bias had something of a say in my opinion of this film. Make of that what you will.
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People who added this item 2743 Average listal rating (1930 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
When: August 13th-14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A gratifying, sometimes hilarious, revenge flick.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 109 Average listal rating (75 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.8
Paparazzi (2004)
When: August 14th-15th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Decent, unspectacular, but semi-cathartic.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 37 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Houdini (1953)
When: August 16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Inaccurate, but entertaining biopic.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1542 Average listal rating (969 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
50/50 (2011)
When: August 16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A poignant, heartwarming, and funny film.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 232 Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
Fearless (1993)
When: August 16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Hypnotizing, haunting examination of near death experiences.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1048 Average listal rating (688 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
When: August 16th-17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: VHS from the library.
What'd I Think?: Smart, exciting, & thrilling.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 45 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.7
Son Of God (2014)
When: August 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Earnest, sometimes inspiring, but redundant, and overlong.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 275 Average listal rating (170 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 5.3
Post Grad (2009)
When: August 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Inoffensive, forgettable, watchable girl's fantasy.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 336 Average listal rating (178 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
The Words (2012)
When: August 18th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Dull, overly complicated, missed opportunity.
Other Notes: I watched the unrated extended cut.
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People who added this item 1241 Average listal rating (837 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
When: August 18th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix and DVD from the Library.
What'd I Think?: Slick, smooth, undeniably entertaining.
Other Notes: The Netflix DVD stopped working, hence why I had to go to the library to get a copy.
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People who added this item 3343 Average listal rating (2264 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Resident Evil (2002)
When: August 18th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Loud, stupid, and ridiculous.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2322 Average listal rating (1537 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.2
When: August 19th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Confusing, jumbled, incredibly stupid sequel.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 813 Average listal rating (520 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.1
Dick Tracy (1990)
When: August 20th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Stylized, entertaining, near brilliant homage to film noir.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1904 Average listal rating (1294 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Office Space (1999)
When: August 20th-21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think? A funny and relatable social satire.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1140 Average listal rating (640 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
When: August 21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: I honestly don't know what to make of it.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 222 Average listal rating (124 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
Winter's Tale (2014)
When: August 21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Jumbled, confusing, boring, and ridiculous.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 5231 Average listal rating (3723 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
300 (2007)
When: August 21st-22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Very nice looking, sometimes entertaining, but no substance.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1238 Average listal rating (808 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
A Goofy Movie (1995)
When: August 22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: An energetic, funny, feature length cartoon.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1187 Average listal rating (751 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.8
When: August 22nd-23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: High concept, decently explored.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 3073 Average listal rating (2020 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
When: August 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Great visuals and a solid story.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1101 Average listal rating (618 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
When: August 23rd
First Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: At times engrossing, but too long.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2259 Average listal rating (1348 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Brazil (1985)
When: August 24th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A visually interesting, and surrealistic pitch black comedy.
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 796 Average listal rating (526 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
When: August 24th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Goofy but memorable Bond outing.
Other Notes: NA.
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Best Film: Very, very close call. I'll say Guardians of the Galaxy.
Biggest Surprise: The Blair Witch Project
I'm shocked it didn't suck: The Back-Up Plan.
I'm shocked this wasn't better: 300.
Most Underrated: A Cat in Paris.
Most Overrated: Runaway Jury.
Worst Film: Legion.

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