Thursday, July 23, 2015

Irreviews, Condensed

A bunch of one-word recommendations for movies I watched in 2012 and 2013.  Movies in bold I watched in theaters.  Movies with an *asterisk I've changed my mind about (though the listed "review" is what I felt after having watched it).

Yeah, whatever.


Act of Valor - skip
Alexandra's Project - eh... strange and fucked up... maybe
Alice (1988) - eh... weird... maybe
The Amazing Spider-Man - see
The Apartment (French) - see
Apollo 18 - skip
Argo - see
The Assault (French) - see
Attack Force Z - eh
The Avengers - see
Battle Beyond the Stars - skip
Battle Royale - see
The Bay - skip
Beasts of the Southern Wild - see
Blackfish - see
Brave - eh...
Cabin in the Woods - skip
Chernobyl Diaries - skip
Chronicle - see
Conan the Barbarian (2011) - skip... by all means necessary
Dark Knight Rises - see
Deadspace: Aftermath - skip
Deadspace: Downfall - genre fans, see
The Devil's Double - meh...
Django Unchained - see
Dragon (2011) - see
Dredd - see
Drive - see it
The Eclipse - see (brilliant)
End of Watch - see
The Expendables 2 - skip
Flight - see
Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus - eh
Forbidden World - skip
Galaxy of Terror - skip
*Get the Gringo - eh...
Gettin' Square - Australian film - see
Grabbers - see
Green Lantern - skip it
The Grey - see it
A Haunting at Silver Falls - skip
Haywire - skip it
Headhunters - (European film) - see
He Died with a Felafel in His Hand - eh... fun, but... eh
Hell - see
High Tension - skip
The Hunter - see
Immortals - skip
The Invisible War - see it
Iron Man 3 - see it
Jiro Dreams of Sushi - see
Lawless - see
Life of Pi - see
Limitless - not great, but fun
The Lincoln Lawyer - see
Lockout - skip... I couldn't even finish it.
*Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol - see
The Next Three Days - eh
*Oblivion - see it
The Onion Field - see
Pacific Rim - see it
Panic - see
The People vs. George Lucas - see
Peter and the Wolf - see it, I guess
Predators - eh...
Primer - see
Prometheus - skip
Rampart - skip
Rango - See it
The Raven - see
Raw Meat - skip it... hardcore genre fans should see it
Red - see
Red Dawn (2012) - fans of the original, check it out... not bad, but... eh...
Red State - skip
Religulous - see
Requiem for a Dream - eh...
Resident Evil: Apocalypse - skip
Restrepo - see
The Resurrected - skip
The Road - eh...
The Robber - see it
Rubber - skip
Saints and Soldiers - skip
The Secret of Kells - see
A Separation - see
*Serenity - see
Severance - genre fans, see
Silent Running - sci-fi fans, see
Skyfall - see
Slaughterhouse-Five - see
Snow White and the Huntsman - see
Stranded - skip
Super 8 - meh...
The Thing (2010) - skip
This is Not a Film - if, maybe... see
Thor - see
Tomorrow, When the War Began - skip
Trance - skip it 
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Transformers fans, see
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil - see
Undefeated - see
The Warrior's Way - see
The Wolverine - fans, see
World War Z - see
Wreck-It Ralph - see it
Zero Dark Thirty - see

1 comment:

  1. it is pretty wild how many good films I've caught on Netflix that otherwise I would never even had heard of, let alone seen. Example: Short Term 12... not a movie on anyone's radar, but among the best and most moving I have ever watched