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Added by garfield2710 on 2 Aug 2017 12:40
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Films I've Seen in 2017 (August)

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People who added this item 379 Average listal rating (248 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
When: August 1st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Strange, original, and unique film is hilarious and heartbreaking simultaneously.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 978 Average listal rating (612 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6
Saw VI (2009)
When: August 1st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Strangely fixes some of the problems of the previous "Saw" films, but has some unique ones of its own.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: I watched the Unrated version.
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People who added this item 1405 Average listal rating (808 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Gandhi (1982)
When: August 2nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A grand epic, an interesting and well written examination of a fascinating and important historical figure.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.9
Delirious (1991)
When: August 2nd
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Still mostly funny, and occasionally clever, but allows for too many missed opportunities.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 134 Average listal rating (96 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
When: August 2nd-3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: VHS from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Occasionally generic, but intense and engaging thriller.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Scattershot, jumbled film, lacks the camp and fun of the previous films, but is mostly competent, and sometimes entertaining.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 6529 Average listal rating (4540 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
When: August 3rd-4th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Creepy horror film is imperfect, but masterful at its best.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 313 Average listal rating (204 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.6
When: August 4th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Jumbled, confusing, occasionally exciting film with some poor pacing issues.
My Rating: 4/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 276 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
Runaway Train (1986)
When: August 4th-5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Engaging film is exciting and well done.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 789 Average listal rating (521 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.5
When: August 5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Stupid and nonsensical, but surprisingly campy and enjoyable.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: I watched the Unrated version.
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People who added this item 750 Average listal rating (428 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Out of Africa (1985)
When: August 5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Film has beautiful cinematography, and some decent performances, but a slow pace, unwarranted runtime, weak characterization.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Formulaic family film is predictable and cliche, to a tee.
My Rating: 3/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Predictable kids film is standard and inoffensive.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Somewhat overlong, but exciting, entertaining battle sequences.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A good idea that needed a better script, better direction, and better acting.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 576 Average listal rating (387 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
When: August 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Overlong and repetitive film is exciting and well directed.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 7th-8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Entertaining slasher sequel is decently scary, but not terrifying.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4640 Average listal rating (3269 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
When: August 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Exciting, gripping, well directed adaptation of classic story.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 5278 Average listal rating (3634 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
When: August 8th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Classic Tarantino debut is brilliant, shocking and taut.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 444 Average listal rating (328 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
Death Wish (1974)
When: August 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Vigilante action film is somewhat exploitative, contemplative, solid.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 205 Average listal rating (138 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Two Brothers (2004)
When: August 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Heartwarming and sad animal tale is a good family film.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: A nihilistic, insane, creative and unique experience.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 107 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7
When: August 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Tug at your heartstrings film is enjoyable, if overly saccharine.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4854 Average listal rating (3104 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
When: August 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Dark, depressing, truly unforgettable, visceral experience.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: I watched the Unrated version.
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People who added this item 240 Average listal rating (187 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
When: August 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Creepy prequel is better than the first film, but not quite as good as the "Conjuring" films.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: This is the second time within a year I've seen, in which a subpar horror film had a prequel as its follow-up film, and it was actually a good film, the other one being "Ouija" and "Ouija: Origin of Evil." It's almost like they made the bad, rushed out sequels first, and then decided to make the original and actually scary film second. It's just so weird.
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When: August 11th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Charming, delightful, wonderfully nostalgic classic film.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 339 Average listal rating (213 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
When: August 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: VHS from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Interesting war film is dated and slightly overlong, but engaging, smart.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 457 Average listal rating (277 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.3
W. (2008)
When: August 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Biopic has flaws, but is well acted and interesting enough.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 838 Average listal rating (629 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
When: August 13th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Stylish, gripping and masterfully entertaining.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 430 Average listal rating (314 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
When: August 14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Gripping thriller is dated, but entertaining, surprisingly brisk.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1386 Average listal rating (922 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Abyss (1989)
When: August 14th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Exciting, amazing visual effects, and a surprisingly poignant ending, make this one special adventure film.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: I watched the Special edition version.
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People who added this item 2279 Average listal rating (1478 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
When: August 15th-16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Clever, memorable, and relatable comedy.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 100 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: August 16th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Old-fashioned rom-com is mostly endearing, if predictable.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 889 Average listal rating (627 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Dunkirk (2017)
When: August 16th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Beautiful, masterfully crafted war experience.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 98 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: August 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Well acted, emotional family drama.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 313 Average listal rating (222 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
When: August 17th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: R rated action comedy is predictable and cliche, but funny and entertaining.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 52 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.7
Collide (2016)
When: August 18th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Lackluster action film is dull and unoriginal.
My Rating: 3/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 19th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Intriguing, darker Winnie the Pooh story, is appropriately mature, without sacrificing entertainment.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2996 Average listal rating (1953 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
When: August 19th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Horror film has original concept, and is generally effective, if occasionally ludicrous.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 277 Average listal rating (184 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.3
The Vanishing (1993)
When: August 20th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: VHS from the library.
What'd I Think?: Intriguing premise is brought down by a muddled and unsatisfying third act.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 35 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
When: August 20th
First-Time Viewing: Not really, but I don't remember a thing about it.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Cheerful kid's film is naive and innocent, a little padded, enjoyable.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 54 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.8
Wilson (2017)
When: August 20th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Some funny moments in a cynical, but aimless film.
My Rating: 4/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 274 Average listal rating (201 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.9
When: August 21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: CGI-laden action film is sometimes entertaining, but utterly forgettable.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 358 Average listal rating (261 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
When: August 21st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Stellar thriller is gripping, intense.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 21st-22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Lackluster horror sequel is too campy to be scary, but not enough to be entertaining.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1940 Average listal rating (1249 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
When: August 22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Superior sequel is clever, smart and incredibly funny.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1059 Average listal rating (720 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
When: August 22nd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Hysterical, occasionally uneven, outrageous comedy.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 61 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 4.6
XX (2017)
When: August 22nd-23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Netflix Instant.
What'd I Think?: Amateur horror anthology is neither memorable nor scary.
My Rating: 2/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 503 Average listal rating (335 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.6
When: August 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Dumb horror film is laughable, too silly to be scary.
My Rating: 3/10
Other Notes: NA.
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When: August 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Overlong, but solid 007 outing.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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