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July’s 5 Word Movie Reviews

If you’ve seen any of the movies leave me your 1-5 words in the comments and I’ll add them to the post.  Or, if you are feeling ambitious and want to do this on your own blog leave me a link in the comments and I’ll add it to the bottom of the post.   Of course,  you can always just comment :)

A man in a suit with a gun in his right hand is flanked by five other individuals in the middle of a street which, behind them, is folded upwards. Leonardo DiCaprio's name and those of other cast members are shown above the words "YOUR MIND IS THE SCENE OF THE CRIME". The title of the film "INCEPTION", film credits, and theatrical and IMAX release dates are shown at the bottom.(2010. Cast- Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Ken Wanatabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Michael Caine) Grade A-

Dreams. Orginal. Ending Greatly Debated.

I’m sure the top dropped. (Jenners)

Mind-bending reality; still confused. (Stephanie)

Simply the best. Mind-boggling. (Nolatari)

Trippy, good cast, I’m clueless!  (Heather)

 

From above a flat and dry desert floor, a person in a green military uniform with heavy padding holds red wires attached to seven pill-shaped bomb canister scattered around him. At the top of the poster are three critics' favorable opinions: "A near-perfect movie", "A full-tilt action picture", and "Ferociously suspenseful". Below the quotes is the title "THE HURT LOCKER" and the tagline, "You don't have to be a hero to do this job. But it helps."(2008. Cast – Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty)  Grade B+

War. Iraq. Bombs. Tense Thriller.

Intense. Insightful. But Best Picture?Bumbles

Superb film. Deserved its Oscar. (Nolatari)

 

(2008. Cast – Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Tea Leoni)  Grade B

 Quirky Then Predictable.  Gervais Funny. 

Ghosts, boring dentist, romance, funny!  (Heather)

 

(2008.  Cast- Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow, Vinessa Shaw, Isabella Rossellini)  Grade C

Great Performances. Didn’t Get Appeal.

 

(2000.  Cast- Sean Penn, Katrin Cartlidge, Ciaran Hinds, Elizabeth Hurley, Josh Lucas)  Grade C

Didn’t Like As Book Adaptation.

 

(2009.  Cast- Clive Owen, Naomi Watts)  Grade C-

Cold Thriller About Banking Corruption.

Clive Owen rocks. Great movie! (Nolatari)

July 31, 2010 Posted by | 5 Word Movie Reviews | | 25 Comments

   

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