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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 460 Average listal rating (314 ratings) 4.3 IMDB Rating 5.3


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 4342 Average listal rating (2918 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 1243 Average listal rating (786 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 784 Average listal rating (523 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1


May 3, 2014
1st viewing: DVD
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People who added this item 294 Average listal rating (195 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4


May 3, 2014
1st viewing: DVD
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People who added this item 68 Average listal rating (47 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 239 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 9243 Average listal rating (6795 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.
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People who added this item 1449 Average listal rating (792 ratings) 7.5 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 1193 Average listal rating (709 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 1917 Average listal rating (1351 ratings) 6.2 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.
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People who added this item 876 Average listal rating (622 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 1806 Average listal rating (1169 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)
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People who added this item 1550 Average listal rating (988 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 (422 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
City of Ember (2008)


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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People who added this item 955 Average listal rating (642 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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People who added this item 316 Average listal rating (193 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Mystic Pizza (1988)


May 31, 2014
1st viewing: Watched on DirecTV (Movie saved on DVR)
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People who added this item 423 Average listal rating (300 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7


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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