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Added by garfield2710 on 2 Jan 2017 05:48
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Films I've Seen in 2017 (January)

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People who added this item 908 Average listal rating (624 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
La La Land (2016)
When: January 1st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: A delightful, crowd-pleasing, intelligent musical.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 268 Average listal rating (180 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 5.2
The 5th Wave (2016)
When: January 2nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Intriguing plot, but a poorly paced and predictable wannabe "Hunger Games."
My Rating: 4/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 416 Average listal rating (262 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.7
When: January 2nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Boring, confusing and meandering video game adaptation.
My Rating: 2/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: January 4th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A clip show, but a very entertaining one nonetheless.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 286 Average listal rating (192 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5
Miracle (2004)
When: January 5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A simultaneously inspiring, and entertaining, definitive sports film.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: January 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Pleasant, sometimes decent, but ultimately unimpressive.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 161 Average listal rating (100 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3
Shadowlands (1993)
When: January 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my parent's collection.
What'd I Think?: Meaningful, well directed and acted, faith-tinged drama.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 430 Average listal rating (298 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
When: January 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Both entertaining and poignant, unorthodox look at Civil Rights.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 39 Average listal rating (23 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
When: January 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Politically neutral, entertaining insight, behind-the-scenes look during a political scandal.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 526 Average listal rating (347 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
When: January 11th-12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Derivative, but entertaining, funny film, close in spirit to the original.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 8.9
Started Watching: January 12th-13th
Continued Watching: January 20th
Continued Watching: January 25th
Finished Watching: January 29th-30th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: A well balanced, nuanced and powerful look at one of the saddest tales in contemporary American culture.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 410 Average listal rating (208 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Silence (2017)
When: January 14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: A powerful, masterful, complex take on spirituality, persecution and apostasy.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1036 Average listal rating (665 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
When: January 16th-17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: An important, and well made film about the importance of freedom of speech and expression.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 160 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Patriots Day (2017)
When: January 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Powerful, intense, another great fact-based Peter Berg film.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.

When: January 27th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Still just as powerful as it was the first time.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 879 Average listal rating (533 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.6
Dark Water (2005)
When: January 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Some interesting ideas, but too slow pacing and dumb ending drag it down.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 271 Average listal rating (176 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
When: January 19th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Wacky, funny, entertaining situational comedy.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 749 Average listal rating (550 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Split (2017)
When: January 20th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Occasionally outlandish, but smart, intelligent, surprisingly subtle, horror thriller.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 248 Average listal rating (174 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: January 20th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Gripping, intense, harrowing, real life disaster movie.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2364 Average listal rating (1568 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Crow (1994)
When: January 24th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Original, twisty, extreme gothic revenge thriller.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 94 Average listal rating (70 ratings) 3.6 IMDB Rating 4.2
When: January 25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Some good ideas are lost in a sea of cliches and mediocrity.
My Rating: 3/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 134 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Live by Night (2017)
When: January 25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Some well directed scenes, but lacks coherent vision.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 254 Average listal rating (175 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Founder (2016)
When: January 28th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Well written, fascinating, intriguing look at the genesis of McDonald's and fast food.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
When: January 29th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: An interesting, if minimalistic, look at a piece of the migrant crisis.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.1
Joe's Violin (2016)
When: January 31st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Online.
What'd I Think?: Short, sweet, and touching film about the generational gap and how music can help bridge it.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 16 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3
When: January 31st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Netflix.
What'd I Think?: At times powerful, but a too brief look into an ICU and the tragic and tough decisions patients and family members have to make sometimes.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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