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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 221 Average listal rating (125 ratings) 4.7 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 74 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 5.1 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 78 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 5.8
Home Again (2017)
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 50 Average listal rating (39 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 979 Average listal rating (590 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 79 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.4
Richard III (1956)
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 455 Average listal rating (308 ratings) 6.3 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 295 Average listal rating (226 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 1334 Average listal rating (867 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 345 Average listal rating (203 ratings) 7.7 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 165 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 2702 Average listal rating (1792 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 76 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 5.4 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 2989 Average listal rating (1961 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
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 115 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 6.8 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 222 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
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 (24 ratings) 5.9 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 183 Average listal rating (114 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 5083 Average listal rating (3481 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 92 Average listal rating (58 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 838 Average listal rating (586 ratings) 7.9 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 73 Average listal rating (44 ratings) 6.8 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 2850 Average listal rating (1803 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 557 Average listal rating (398 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 1123 Average listal rating (751 ratings) 6.5 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 263 Average listal rating (208 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
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 709 Average listal rating (457 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 4104 Average listal rating (2714 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 184 Average listal rating (98 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 31 Average listal rating (19 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 926 Average listal rating (577 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 457 Average listal rating (246 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 337 Average listal rating (191 ratings) 5.5 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 407 Average listal rating (242 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 1195 Average listal rating (688 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 109 Average listal rating (71 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 293 Average listal rating (229 ratings) 6.7 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 4646 Average listal rating (3201 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 1655 Average listal rating (1142 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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