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  • Hall Pass

    Hall Pass 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Jan, 2013

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I liked this movie for two reasons. First, the scenes where the group of guys are together and the things they talk about are frighteningly accurate. "Ok, if you had to choose between..." The second reason was that it does illustrate that at our core, we all want to be desired like we used to be when we were young. I'll add one more. Some of the jokes were better than average for this type of movie.

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Jul, 2012

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Passed Bechdel Test: No
    Recommended: Yes

    This is the sort of movie they should have done to capitalize on the popularity of Pirates of the Caribbean, instead of the two poor sequels they put out. It's fun, whimsical, the plot makes a semblance of sense and there are plenty of sword fights and funny moments.

    This movie is exactly what you would expect from the Pirates of the Caribbean and if you liked the first one, you should find this…

  • About Schmidt

    About Schmidt 2002

    ★★★★ Watched 22 Jul, 2012

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Passed Bechdel Test: No
    Recommended: Yes

    It's been a very long time since I saw an actual drama. I really liked this movie, because I connected with the themes and Jack Nicholson is Jack Nicholson. It could get me started on a rant about how we don't have enough true actresses and actors anymore, but that's all I'll say about it.

    The movie is, in many ways, about what makes a life worth living. Warren Schmidt retires, after many years…

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2012

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I would be remiss if I didn't begin this review by saying that my heart and deepest condolences go out to the victims of the shootings that occurred during a showing of this film in Colorado and their families. It was a senseless, horrible thing and one thing I will remember for a long time is that there was an armed guard near the ticket taking station when we went to this movie.

    Recommended: No
    Passed Bechdel Test: No

    I…