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  • The Butler 2013

    ★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2013

    The first thing I noticed about this movie is how beautifully shot it is and how every scene tries it's hardest to tug at your heart-strings. The characters are all pretty memorable, and Forest Whitaker's character is the kind of guy who you really want to see come out on top. Unfortunately, he doesn't face as many obstacles along the way as you would think. The obstacles he does face are overcome fairly quickly and in a brief scene. As…

  • The Way, Way Back 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2013

    "The Way Way Back" uses a story and characters that you absolutely can't help but relate to in order to emotionally engage you. I found this movie to be wonderful. All the characters were memorable and the way they bounce off each other is incredibly fun to watch. Sam Rockwell was hilarious, possibly even more so than usual. I really found it hard to keep myself from smiling during his scenes, especially the ones where he's mentoring our 14-year-old protagonist.…

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  • Underworld: Awakening 2012

    Watched 10 May, 2012

    Underworld: Awakening is the fourth installment in the Underworld series and is yet another pointless sequel with a plot that needlessly treats it as a reboot of the series.

    It's hard for me to choose where to start with this movie. So much was wrong with it, from characters doing illogical things(i.e. putting silver ammo in guns when preparing to fight humans) to flat-out continuity errors within the story(i.e. Vampires inexplicably not needing blood to survive and instead just using…

  • The King's Speech 2010

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 May, 2012

    The King's Speech is the true story of King George VI as he rose to the throne soon before the beginning of World War II and overcame a crippling stutter that threatened to forever cement him as the most embarrassing king in the history of England if it weren't for his brilliant speech therapist.

    I loved this film. I thought Colin Firth had a surprisingly believable stutter and played an amazing role overall. If anything he may have been a…