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  • Summer Rental 1985

    ★½ Watched 08 Sep, 2014

    I like John Candy, but even he can't seem to make this movie funny.

  • Swiss Family Robinson 1960

    ★★★ Watched 07 Sep, 2014

    Not a bad adventure, and it certainly makes me want to live in a gorgeous treehouse on a mostly deserted island. However, I've never seen a movie that would have been improved more had the precocious child been eaten by a tiger in the first act. It's also got some very dated attitudes about women, and while I understand both the time period in which the movie was made and in which the source material were written, it doesn't make it any easier to see the females in the cast treated as so many props.

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  • Dogma 1999

    ★★★★ Rewatched 09 Oct, 2012 2

    This is my favorite Kevin Smith movie, although it suffers from many of the same problems as all his films. Yes, it is drowning in profanity. Yes, there are way too many gay jokes and too much bathroom humor. Yes, many of the performances aren't good (and sometimes from good actors, leading me to think that a better director could have gotten better performances). And yes, the shots and camera placement isn't very inspired. But this movie works on its…

  • Galaxy Quest 1999

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Oct, 2012 6

    This movie is one of my favorites so a warning should be given. Gushing is going to begin....now!

    This movie has a brilliant cast. I'm not going to name all of them, but they're all fantastic. I will mention that this is the movie that brought both Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell and Justin Long to my attention. I also want to say that we all know Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver are great actors, but this movie reminds me of…