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Added by Mr. Lays on 26 Sep 2010 09:52
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Moving Pictures '10

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People who added this item 311 Average listal rating (180 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
I loved this movie! Creepy, suspenseful, and again creepy. That adjective is sadly the only thing that comes to this film. It's a good scare and highly recommended. I cannot say enough!
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People who added this item 1074 Average listal rating (765 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Predators (2010)
I do not care what any movie critic says, I loved this movie. If the franchise wants to move forward this is the direction that they should go. I wasn't at first sold on Brody as a badass, but you don't need bulging muscles to star in a Predator movie. Just ask Danny Glover. A must see.
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People who added this item 632 Average listal rating (422 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.4
Um, it's just about what you expect from a remake. I've seen better...and worse.
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People who added this item 771 Average listal rating (490 ratings) 4.6 IMDB Rating 4.5
I will not fall into typical male bravado by saying this movie sucks just to say it, but this sequel is inferior compared to the first movie. It feels like it was just filmed just for the sake of being filmed. Being introduced to this series by my Wife I have grown to appreciate these characters and my investment in them this time has been betrayed. I can say, as a straight happily married man, watch the first one if you are somewhat of a fan of the series, but beware this one is just for the die hard fans.
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People who added this item 943 Average listal rating (591 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6
Saw VI (2009)
Just about all horror/torture porn fans agree the Saw franchise has just about overstayed it's welcome. The well written plots were a rarity in this genre. These movies (for a time) upped the ante for fleshing out a story, but the last 3 have been on auto pilot. Without giving away too much there are twists.

And how far exactly are we going to go back in the franchise history just to keep Jigsaw's screen time up? What is going to be Jigsaw in Middle school?
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People who added this item 125 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
The Escapist (2008)
It's been a while since I have seen Brian Cox in a leading role. This prison escape movie is (in my opinion) one of the greatest prison break movies of all time. I am a little bit conflicted about the ending though. It raises a few creative decisions. In conclusion, a must see.
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People who added this item 2376 Average listal rating (1497 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Personally, romantic comedies are low on my list of must watch movies, but I really must recommend this film. If you want to enjoy it even more watch it with your significant other. Watch the questions arise.
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People who added this item 200 Average listal rating (116 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Targets (1968)
I am still lost about where this film wanted to take me. Is it supposed to be a cautionary story about how any seemingly normal person can do such horrific acts of violence for no reason? Of something else that I may have overlooked? Interesting film nevertheless.
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People who added this item 600 Average listal rating (401 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3
Damn, this movie was an utter failure in my opinion. Maybe I was expecting the Matrix Brothers to restore my faith in them, but to no avail.

And I am aware the ninja work in the shadows, but really did the movie have to be so damn dark!
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People who added this item 1057 Average listal rating (697 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.8
Gamer (2009)
Another letdown. The action is loud, shaky and just downright incoherent. Ugh, maybe next time.
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People who added this item 3599 Average listal rating (2413 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
Iron Man 2 (2010)
I enjoyed this film. This is Hollywood sequels at their best in my opinion. 'Nuff said.
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People who added this item 4095 Average listal rating (2722 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
I didn't think that I would enjoy it, but Guy Richtie has done it again. Who thought being smart would be as awesome as ass kicking. This will be an inevitable franchise. As long the same production teams are behind the films I cannot wait.
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People who added this item 5395 Average listal rating (3779 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.8
Avatar (2009)
I feel robbed...I watched this movie on a laptop. In 3D, my head my have exploded. Simply amazing. Like Dances With Wolves, but with giant blue people. I am sure that comparison hasn't been made before...
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People who added this item 515 Average listal rating (354 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.3
The Losers (2010)
The movie stumbles at times, but overall is worth a look. Would have benefited by being a solid rated R though.
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People who added this item 890 Average listal rating (599 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
The Crazies (2010)
A typical town goes crazy (or "zombiefied"?) and getting to the end of it is one sheriff and his big hat. Minus the obvious culprit for the aforementioned problem the film is a rental.
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People who added this item 3421 Average listal rating (2367 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Kick-Ass (2010)
Usually, Nic Cage ruins a movie for me, but this was not the case at all. He had just enough screen time to make me not dislike him even more. My local comic book shop always recommends the comics to me and I always wind up buying something else. Damn, I regret it. This is on my to buy list right now.

Oh, I didn't even mention the movie...f***in' amazing!
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People who added this item 399 Average listal rating (272 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
I should have seen this in the theater! Watched this film last night. How original...bringing back "Blaxpolation". (I don't mean that in a sarcastic way either.) The novelty does wear a little thin a times. (It would have been a hilarious Youtube video.) But the movie manages to stay fresh.


I've read rumors of a possible sequel. I am eager for it.

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People who added this item 356 Average listal rating (236 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6
Carriers (2009)
No grand build up of why the disease does what it does just plenty character development. The movie may have been a little too slow at times, but it makes up for this with...huh, I don't know. Overall it is a decent flick just don't expect 28 Days or 28 Weeks caliber.
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People who added this item 259 Average listal rating (149 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Wonderland (2003)
A true life account of how legendary thespian actor John Holmes assisted in killing four people, but just to what extent? I really enjoyed the directing of this film. It reminds me of True Romance for some reason. Not b/c of the twisted relationship between Holmes and his girlfriend, but other reasons. I liked this film. It lets you make your own assumptions in the end. Some may dislike that it concluded without you never really having an answer. That is where personal opinion comes in.
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People who added this item 790 Average listal rating (578 ratings) 2.9 IMDB Rating 2.5
I knew this film was going to be atrocious, but nothing could prepare me.

The 1 star rating is strictly because I had a thing for Asian women.
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People who added this item 6104 Average listal rating (4283 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.8
Inception (2010)
What possibly could I write about this excellent film that hasn't been wrote before? Um, Youtube the "Leo Strut".
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People who added this item 1820 Average listal rating (1193 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Salt (2010)
Despite what all of the critics have to say about this film I was entertained tremendously. It had me guessing almost towards the end. Damn, I must be losing my touch when it comes to guessing story lines in movies.
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People who added this item 1631 Average listal rating (1113 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
People who speak the language of film with me understand my detest for certain genres whoring themselves out with the PG-13 rating. I know this is a business, but don't make a possibly good movie bad because some suits want to capture the "tween" market.

I digress, Sam Ranmi has scared the shite out of me with this one.
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People who added this item 657 Average listal rating (432 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.9
No joke, this movie had me scared to go to sleep. I figured that some of this was staged. But it just seemed so damn convincing. By day three I was back to normal. Good scare though.
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People who added this item 344 Average listal rating (220 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.2
Takers (2010)
This movie is exactly what I expected it to be. A minor Heat for my generation.
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People who added this item 2101 Average listal rating (1402 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5
Conflicting emotions engulf me when I think about this film. I have viewed it three times (once the Blu-ray Director's Cut) and still I feel a disappointed. I know this franchise, but this isn't it. I (Don't get me wrong it is still light years better than the last sequel.) I was ecstatic when Christan Bale joined as John Connor, but everything else just kinda falls apart. I blame McG. This could have been something truly amazing, yet we get a product that is about two steps above his previous films that we shall not mention. *sigh*
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