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Added by garfield2710 on 5 May 2016 09:44
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Films I've Seen in 2016 (May)

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When: May 3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Clever, smart, very entertaining, though there are some minor plot hiccups.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 508 Average listal rating (346 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
Spy (2015)
When: May 5th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: HBO On Demand.
What'd I Think?: Overly crass, but still incredibly funny spy spoof.
My Previous Rating: 8/10
My Next Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 260 Average listal rating (170 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Barbershop (2002)
When: May 5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Funny, insightful, and charming comedy.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: I forgot to put this one on, so the date is approximate.
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People who added this item 99 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.9
Get on Up (2014)
When: May 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Overlong, but very well written illustration of an iconic figure.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1191 Average listal rating (873 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.8
When: May 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Incredibly well written, powerful, morally ambiguous drama.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1520 Average listal rating (965 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
When: May 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Creepy, unsettling, and well acted psychological thriller.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Interesting idea, but too bizarre and weird to recommend.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 7.9
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Charming, delightful, and smart short film.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Il supplente (2007)
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Very amusing, bizarre, but kind of listless.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Beautifully animated, poignant, dark experience.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1328 Average listal rating (818 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Kind of clichรฉ underdog story, but gripping, powerful experience.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 121 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
When: May 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Beautiful stop-motion retelling of a classic tale.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1076 Average listal rating (813 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Zootopia (2016)
When: May 8th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Still just as clever and smart as it was the first two times.
My Previous Rating: 10/10
My Next Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
At Night (2007)
When: May 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Gripping, engaging, tragic tale of friendship and loss.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Amusing, more safe than original, but still very charming comedy.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Amusing, kind of charming and sweet, but not incredibly engaging.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: This was the winner? I don't get it.
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People who added this item 705 Average listal rating (412 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
Orange County (2002)
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Inoffensive, short, not super funny, but not painful either.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Full of pathos and weight, but too drawn out and muddled to be fully appreciated.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes:: NA.
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
God of Love (2010)
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Delightful and charming and surprisingly sweet, this is a creative and very romantic short.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Intriguing and tense, but also uneven and listless.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 35 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Toyland (2007)
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: A confusing composition slightly muddles an otherwise powerful and brilliant story.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 72 Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.4
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Existential and poignant, animated allegory.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 140 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: An interesting and visually exciting experiment, but without the gimmick is just a by-the-numbers plot.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 63 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Ryan (2004)
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Bizarrely beautiful and unique, but also trying to too hard to be individualistic, this is a touching real life tribute.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 214 Average listal rating (139 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
When: May 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Strange and surreal, and simultaneously funny and depressing, this is a masterwork in animation.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 105 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
When: May 13th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Some extravaganza, but bloated runtime, many boring scenes, highlight that this film has aged very poorly.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 463 Average listal rating (328 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
The Edge (1997)
When: May 13th-14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Imperfect nature survival tale, but intense and engaging.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 152 Average listal rating (93 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3
When: May 14th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Gripping, powerful and haunting, this is one of the best films about modern warfare ever made.
My Previous Rating: 10/10
My Next Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 378 Average listal rating (239 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
When: May 14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Mild, enjoyable, Woody Allen fluff, standard plot but just charming enough to recommend.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1022 Average listal rating (621 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: May 14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Deeply cynical, well made, but littered with some character inconsistencies.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2308 Average listal rating (1569 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
Con Air (1997)
When: May 16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Admittedly dumb, but very entertaining, high-octane fueled, 90s action cheese.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 85 Average listal rating (53 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
The Good Lie (2014)
When: May 16th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Too mainstream, but inspiring and satisfactory.
My Previous Rating: 8/10
My Next Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 788 Average listal rating (528 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.6
When: May 17th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Insanely clever, very funny, tightly plotted legal comedy.
My Previous Rating: 10/10
My Next Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: Seriously, every time I see it, I pick up on something new that I didn't catch the first time. The writing here is very smart.
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People who added this item 266 Average listal rating (194 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.3
Goosebumps (2015)
When: May 18th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: Netflix Instant.
What'd I Think?: A really fun, if clichรฉ, nostalgia-esque adventure ghost story.
My Previous Rating: 9/10
My Next Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1643 Average listal rating (1170 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
When: May 19th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Clever, very funny Sci-Fi action satire.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 477 Average listal rating (288 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
When: May 20th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Energetic, brisk, enjoyable 50s musical.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 133 Average listal rating (88 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
When: May 20th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Mostly intense, but too short, and dated adaptation of a great story.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 3.5 IMDB Rating 4.4
When: May 20th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my sister's collection.
What'd I Think?: Decent attempt at adaptation, but too low budget and cheesy to take seriously.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 357 Average listal rating (253 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
Blood Work (2002)
When: May 20th-21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Standard, generic action mystery is fine, but unmemorable.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 541 Average listal rating (391 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
When: May 21st-22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Jumbled, confusing, and lacking in wit.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 278 Average listal rating (222 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
When: May 22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Good animation, but lacks good jokes, and the plot is uneven.
My Rating: 4/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1787 Average listal rating (1210 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Super 8 (2011)
When: May 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Nostalgic, fun, but unspectacular sci-fi adventure.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 58 Average listal rating (44 ratings) 3.9 IMDB Rating 4.4
The Darkness (2016)
When: May 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: An inkling of potential, botched by horrendous execution.
My Rating: 2/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 99 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.1
Timbuktu (2014)
When: May 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Well made, interesting, if episodic and semi-sluggish.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes NA.
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People who added this item 275 Average listal rating (195 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.7
When: May 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Really funny, but not as clever as the original.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 206 Average listal rating (105 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Mr. Turner (2014)
When: May 23rd-24th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I think?: Slow, but rewarding, enchanting biopic, made even stronger by Timothy Spall's amazing performance.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: This is the 2300th film I've ever seen.
garfield2710's rating:
People who added this item 212 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.1
Krampus (2015)
When: May 24th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Clever, fun, irony-laced Christmas themed horror comedy.
My Previous Rating: 8/10
My Next Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 3 IMDB Rating 3.5
When: May 24th-25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Well meaning, but awkward, stiff, road buddy dramedy.
My Rating: 3/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 424 Average listal rating (272 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
Dragonfly (2002)
When: May 25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Middling, but dull, supernatural drama.
My Rating: 4/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 321 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
When: May 25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Imaginative, creative, beautifully animated, masterfully crafted story.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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