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Added by JPHOLT on 1 May 2014 07:01
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JP's May 2014 Movie Journal

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People who added this item 437 Average listal rating (294 ratings) 4.4 IMDB Rating 5.4
Grown Ups 2 (2013)


May 1, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)

Adam Sandler used to make funny movies. Then he started making movies that I have NO interest in seeing (Jack and Jill, That's My Boy, and You Don't Mess with the Zohan).

Since I actually liked the first Grown Ups, I thought I would give the sequel a try. Unfortunately, it wasn't that funny and the story was all over the place. There were a few parts that made me laugh, but not enough to really like it that much.
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People who added this item 4311 Average listal rating (2892 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2


May 2, 2014
1st viewing: DVD

Shutter Island is a movie that I've wanted to see for awhile now, especially since it is directed by Martin Scorsese. I didn't know anything else about it going in, other than it starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, and Michelle Williams.

This movie didn't disappoint. It is a very good psychological thriller that kept my attention throughout.
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People who added this item 1230 Average listal rating (779 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
King Kong (1933)


May 3, 2014
1st viewing: DVD

King Kong is a true classic.
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People who added this item 777 Average listal rating (513 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1


May 3, 2014
1st viewing: DVD
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People who added this item 289 Average listal rating (191 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5


May 3, 2014
1st viewing: DVD
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People who added this item 67 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Parkland (2013)


May 3, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)

Like most Americans, I'm interested in learning all that I can about the assassination of JFK.

Parkland does a decent job telling the story of what happened that tragic November day in Dallas, Texas.

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May 4, 2014 (Star Wars Day)
Rewatched: DVD
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May 4, 2014 (Star Wars Day)
Rewatched: DVD
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May 4, 2014 (Star Wars Day)
Rewatched: DVD
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People who added this item 237 Average listal rating (158 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
Veronica Mars (2014)


May 10, 2014
1st viewing: DVD
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May 10, 2014
1st viewing: Blu-ray
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People who added this item 9185 Average listal rating (6742 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.8
Fight Club (1999)


May 10, 2014
1st viewing: Blu-ray

The First Rule About Fight Club Is That You Dont Talk About Fight Club!

All I will say is that it wasn't as good as what I expected. Not even close! I rarely use this word, but I found it OVERRATED. That's just my opinion.
JPHOLT's rating:
People who added this item 1430 Average listal rating (776 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7


May 11, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)

Empire of the Sun is an excellent movie directed by Steven Spielberg. 13 year old Christian Bale was remarkable. Even more impressive is that he is the main character for the movie.
JPHOLT's rating:
People who added this item 1160 Average listal rating (680 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
Das Boot (1981)


May 11, 2014
Rewatched: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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People who added this item 1890 Average listal rating (1327 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.9
Ted (2012)


May 13, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)

I really don't know what to say about this one. Honestly, I was hoping that it was as funny as people said. Unfortunately, like a lot of modern comedies, it simply wasn't funny to me. The story was even worse of a disappointment.
JPHOLT's rating:
People who added this item 864 Average listal rating (613 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8


May 17, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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People who added this item 1773 Average listal rating (1144 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9


May 23, 2014
1st viewing @ Theater
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May 26, 2014
Rewatched: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
JPHOLT's rating:
People who added this item 1526 Average listal rating (972 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8


May 27, 2014
Rewatched: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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People who added this item 201 Average listal rating (147 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Memphis Belle (1990)


May 27, 2014
Rewatched: DVD
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People who added this item 666 Average listal rating (420 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
City of Ember (2008)


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
JPHOLT's rating:
People who added this item 299 Average listal rating (197 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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People who added this item 943 Average listal rating (630 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
JPHOLT's rating:
People who added this item 311 Average listal rating (189 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.3
Mystic Pizza (1988)


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
JPHOLT's rating:
People who added this item 413 Average listal rating (291 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
2 Guns (2013)


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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Movies I have seen during the month of May 2014 on DVD, Blu-ray, VHS, DirecTV, or in theaters.

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