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Added by garfield2710 on 2 Oct 2017 02:57
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Films I've Seen in 2017 (October)

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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: October 1st
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: Borrowed DVD from my Aunt.
What'd I Think?: Generic, but entertaining, and decently charming.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: The 2800th film I've seen.
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People who added this item 224 Average listal rating (129 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 5.3
The Circle (2017)
When: October 3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Tosses around some interesting ideas, without really doing anything with them.
My Rating: 4/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 77 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 6
When: October 3rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Generic kids film is decently entertaining, but only for the target audience.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 84 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.8
Home Again (2004)
When: October 4th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Some funny moments does little to overshadow its predictability and contrived moments.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 56 Average listal rating (44 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
When: October 4th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Occasionally funny and charming, not enough to overcome an unlikable protagonist and overlong runtime.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 978 Average listal rating (589 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
When: October 4th-5th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Smart, fast and audacious, this politically charged film is grounded with great performances, great direction, and a great script.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.5
Richard III (1955)
When: October 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Grand scope, excellent performances, make this an excellent Shakespeare adaptation.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 461 Average listal rating (310 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
When: October 6th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: A little too long, but a hugely entertaining, over-the-top, irreverent action film that almost lives up to the first film.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 307 Average listal rating (237 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6.3
The Boss Baby (2017)
When: October 6th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Dumb premise with massive holes is almost saved by a decently funny Alec Baldwin performance.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1337 Average listal rating (871 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.2
When: October 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Though not classic Coen Brothers, this is a funny, quirky and entertaining dark comedy.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 347 Average listal rating (205 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
The Verdict (1982)
When: October 7th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Smart courtroom drama, is as entertaining and engaging as it is smart and masterfully cohesive.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 164 Average listal rating (121 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
Swing Vote (2008)
When: October 8th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Mostly fun and nuanced political film is marred by some leaps of logic.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2698 Average listal rating (1790 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.7
When: October 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Some overly sentimental moments do not undercut the great dialogue, great plotting, and interesting characters.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 80 Average listal rating (49 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
When: October 9th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Some genuine moments slightly elevate this teen romance adaptation.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2997 Average listal rating (1966 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Ghost (1990)
When: October 10th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Some cheesy moments, but a well made film that juggles different tones incredibly well.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 117 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.5
When: October 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Feels incomplete, but still a heartwarming and subtly funny film.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 230 Average listal rating (159 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
American Made (2017)
When: October 11th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Outrageous comedy/drama is marred by some poor editing choices, but is otherwise a clever and entertaining film.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 36 Average listal rating (23 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.9
When: October 12th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Decent superhero-esque origin story, is imperfect, but perfectly serviceable.
My Rating: 7/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 182 Average listal rating (113 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.8
When: October 13th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from Netflix.
What'd I Think?: Predictable plot slightly elevated by funny moments, and some charm.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 5111 Average listal rating (3504 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
When: October 15th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Entertaining, breezy, atmospheric halloween classic.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 95 Average listal rating (59 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.8
Table 19 (2017)
When: October 15th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Dull, boring, forgettable film squanders potential and talent.
My Rating: 4/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 871 Average listal rating (619 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
When: October 18th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Haunting, engaging sequel has the capability to be a classic.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 78 Average listal rating (48 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Their Finest (2017)
When: October 19th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Competent, if underwhelming, generic historical drama.
My Rating: 6/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 2869 Average listal rating (1815 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
When: October 20th-21st
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Entertaining, poignant Disney film, a lot more intelligent, and meaningful than I had remembered.
My Previous Rating: 7/10
My Next Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 560 Average listal rating (399 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Escape Plan (2013)
When: October 21st
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Entertaining action film accomplishes exactly what it should.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1149 Average listal rating (773 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: October 22nd
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: Blu-Ray from my sister's collection.
What'd I Think?: Funny, zany, entertaining kid's comedy.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 281 Average listal rating (221 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.6
When: October 23rd
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Surprisingly clever, fun slasher/comedy, isn't perfect, but is a very entertaining ride.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 716 Average listal rating (465 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
Started Watching: October 23rd
Finished Watching: October 25th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think: Funny dark comedy is really fun, though doesn't shake off it's theatrical roots.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4147 Average listal rating (2738 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Psycho (1960)
When: October 24th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: In theaters.
What'd I Think?: Creepy, masterfully directed, and devilishly smart, this iconic and game-changing film is a true masterpiece in the horror/thriller genre.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 182 Average listal rating (97 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Othello (1996)
When: October 24th-25th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Faithful, well acted adaptation of classic play.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6
When: October 26th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Mostly generic comedy/drama is predictable, doesn't handle tonal shifts well.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 932 Average listal rating (587 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Dracula (1931)
When: October 27th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Iconic Horror classic is dated, but still creepy.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 453 Average listal rating (243 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
When: October 27th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Witty, clever and really funny film is only slightly held back by some odd directorial choices.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 336 Average listal rating (190 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 6.1
O (2001)
When: October 27th-28th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Surprisingly faithful "Othello" adaptation (probably too faithful to be honest), packs a real emotional punch, and showcases the universality and timelessness of the theme of the dangers of jealousy.
My Rating: 8/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 411 Average listal rating (245 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
When: October 28th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Clever dark comedy is witty, funny and well acted.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1211 Average listal rating (699 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
When: October 28th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Highly influential horror classic, is surprisingly still creepy, and nightmarishly atmospheric.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 140 Average listal rating (63 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: October 29th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Entertaining adaptation is stylized, though the dialogue is a touch distracting.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (73 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
Started Watching: October 29th
Finished Watching: October 30th
First-Time Viewing: Yes.
How: DVD from the library.
What'd I Think?: Bland sequel lacks the creepy atmosphere of the original.
My Rating: 5/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 301 Average listal rating (237 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
When: October 30th
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: Blu-Ray from my mom's collection.
What'd I Think?: Sweet, innocent film is both entertaining and poignant.
My Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 4664 Average listal rating (3218 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Beetlejuice (1988)
When: October 31st
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Entertaining cult gothic classic is very entertaining, if admittedly inconsistent.
My Previous Rating: 8/10
My Next Rating: 9/10
Other Notes: NA.
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People who added this item 1669 Average listal rating (1154 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
When: October 31st
First-Time Viewing: No.
How: DVD from my collection.
What'd I Think?: Masterful, groundbreaking, and hilarious comedy.
My Rating: 10/10
Other Notes: NA.
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