Tuesday, July 03, 2007
The Month of Movies
18. Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett This is, by default, the BOTM. It was really good and funny but without all the regular Discworld characters I like to read about, although I did enjoy the ones he introduced in this book.
19. The 6th Target - James Patterson & Maxine Paetro I was so excited to read this book and was sadly disappointed. They threw too many plotlines at me at once and some of the ways they were resolved didn't seem to have a rhyme or reason to it. The ending was good, though.
20. Jingo - Terry Pratchett I'm not even finished with this one yet but I'm loving it!
So on to the movies. Get comfy cuz this list is loooongggg.....
63. All About Eve Classic! I love this movie, everything about it.
64. Waiting For Guffman This was funny in spots but not that group's funniest effort.
65. The Producers One of the MOTM - Zero Mostel & Gene Wilder are brilliantly hilarious! I never stopped laughing...
66. Shaun of the Dead 5th time I've seen that movie. One of the few zombie movies I actually enjoy.
67. While You Were Sleeping I can't count how many times I've seen this one. A great one to watch when you're in a mushy mood.
68. Rocketman One of Collin's picks. Cheesy but cute. I'd watch it again.
69. 12 Monkeys I fricking LOVE this movie. Brad Pitt is a total genius in this film. I want to learn his hand movements and use them on people while I'm talking! :)
70. Blazing Saddles Another classic. Justin had never seen this movie so we cultured him. he liked it.
71. Stir Crazy I had never seen this one, surprisingly. Yes, we had a Gene Wilder weekend. :)
72. The Producers (remake) Don't bother, unless you've never seen the original. I really like Matthew Broderick but Collin & I both agree he was way over the top in his performance.
73. Pirates of the Caribbean 3 My 2nd MOTM. I really liked this. I had heard bad things about it but really...how can you go wrong with multiple Jack Sparrows? :) And I loved the ending after the credits...
74. The Rundown My choice. Collin had never seen it and I liked this one. So did he.
75. The Haunting This movie had so much potential; great cast, scary house...but it really sucked. I write better dialogue in my cheesy stories I write for fun.
76. Knocked Up MOTM #3. Funny, funny, funny! Seth Rogen - he's a funny motherfucker. Leslie Mann - incredibly hilarious. Martin Starr is a plus in ANYTHING! Go see this movie!!! **Disclaimer** But only if you like crude humor.
77. Mr. Brooks The 4th MOTM. Ooo....I loved this movie. Kevin Costner has never been one of my faves but he was sooooo good...and William Hurt was totally my favorite character in the movie, followed closely by Dane Cook...he did an awesome job in a dramatic role. Go see this one, too!!!
78. Shrek The Third Weak. I was disappointed.
79. Strangers With Candy It had it's moments (Sarah Jessica Parker, the locker scene...) but the TV show is better.
80. Knocked Up See? Fricking funny! I saw it twice within a week!!!!
81. Waking Up Dead If you watch this movie, get ready to hear "fuck" A LOT!! It's a documentary on Phil Varone, the ex-Saigon Kick and Skid Row drummer. Interesting...
82. 1408 And here we have the 5th MOTM. Scary as hell, this movie. John Cusack is great and the scares are genuine. Makes you think, too.
83. Serenity My latest obsession. Collin & I got Christina hooked on Firefly so we rewatched the series then watched the movie. In fact, I'm watching it right now! :)
84. The Madness Of King George This was a good movie - sad, funny, heartwarming...
85. Breakdown An oldie but a goody with Kurt Russell.
86. Orange County This was a cute movie - Jack Black isn't featured enough, though.
So there you go. I told you I watched a buttload of movies! Hope you all have a great 4th of July!