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movies 365 for 2013

So, I totally failed at keeping track of these last year. Let's see if I can remember it this year.

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I'm going to just do these as a list, cause I watched a ton of them this past week.

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Apr. 21st, 2012

Dorian Grey - I really love Colin Firth. Even when he's being a creepy sumbitch. Or a nasty old dude. (Or both, in this case.)

The Phantom - Netflix recommended it for me. I've seen it before. Still as cheesy as ever. Not bad, necessarily, just cheesy. You have to be in a certain frame of mind to enjoy it.

And I found that list of movies I watched but forgot to actually post about. More than I thought, too, so yay.

The Happening - Marky Mark XD Always and forever. How am I ever supposed to see this man as anything else, seriously? But Zooey Deschanel is adorable, as always. I would watch that girl bake cookies or mow her lawn, seriously.

Happy Ever Afters - Kind of a cute movie, actually, about two wedding receptions being held in one venue and a bunch of stuff that happens because of it.

Pulse - The Japanese version, cause apparently we have to differentiate now?

Gigantic - This movie is super weird. Not sure why I was expecting any different with Zooey Deschanel in here, but whatevs. It might actually be a little weird even by her standards. But it didn't feel like an entire waste of time.

The Wedding Weekend - A capella what now? Seriously, wtf did I just watch? Why is the guy in the monk robe getting laid? What happened to these idiots? In what world are these jokes funny? Oh God, I'm so confused... :[

What Happens in Vegas - This is what happens when you share a hotel room with a snorer. It's... not as horrible as it could be? I laughed a few times. Not more than a few, but a few. Better than a poke in the eye.

The Bounty Hunter - All right, so the movie pretty much sucks, but I do think the chemistry between Butler and Aniston is pretty cute. Probably wouldn't have kept on watching it if I hadn't had a voice in the back of my mind telling me I need to rack up more movies.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - It was on in the background and I'm way behind in this movie thing. I'm going to have to start watching a lot of them while I multitask other things.



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Rango - Weirdness with lizards. Also, there's some weird furry animal thing that totally looks like an ewok in there. I'm still not entirely sure what it was about. I got up to pee twice and ended up entirely lost.

Sliding Doors - I remember seeing this movie forever ago and really liking it. I still liked it. John Hannah is one of my favourite actors. He's adorable.

The Accidental Husband - Funnier than I expected, but also worse overall than I expected. But I got about half an hour into it and figured I may as well finish.

I Love You Phillip Morris - Also not what I was expecting. Creepy in a lot of ways, but I actually liked it quite a bit.

The Ramen Girl - Culturally really insulting, but enough of a feel-good movie that I don't really care all that much.

Serenity - I stopped before the sad bit. If you've seen it you know what I mean. Still counting it, though. Just didn't want to see that all over again. it sucked enough the first dozen times.

OH! And I've completely been forgetting. Mara and I saw The Hunger Games a while ago. I already spewed my feelings about it. Worse than the books, better than I was expecting. Not that many complaints about casting.

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three more movies

Pineapple Express - I've seen this one before. It's always funny. It's funnier with brownies. Not much to say aide from that.

Walk the Line - Holy crap. Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon... they can sing, and this movie was actually really sweet at the end. I've always been a big Johnny Cash fan, so it wasn't hard to get me invested.

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story - This one showed up alter the same night as Walk the Line, so I watched it. It's... we''l it's a parody. So, knowing that, not too terrible.

Step Brothers - Yeah... I don't know why I watched this one again, either.

Also, I know there's a list on one of my computers on here with some other movies I've seen. I just can't find the damn thing.

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Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Die Hard With a Vengeance, Live Free or Die Hard - That's right. I had myself a marathon. What up? Man, I love these movies. Though I like the first the best and the last the least, I still enjoy them all. And I like that Zeus is the racist. Which I will probably get shit for, but whatever. I like that there's a fairly mainstream movie that can show that minorities can be racist against a majority, but doesn't make the movie about that. It's there, but they're not shoving it down your throat. It's just a facet of the guy in this action movie, with the crime spree being the focus.

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more movies. oh so many more

Young Frankenstein - Anyone who doesn't know why this movie is awesome hasn't seen it. And should remedy that rtfn. Seriously. Go.

Next - Didn't really expect to like this one. Thought it would be cheesy (not that that's always a bad thing) but I ended up pleasantly surprised. is it the best movie I've ever seen? No. But I'm glad I took the time to watch it.

Beauty and the Beast - Oh God, how does Disney continue to make such adorable movies? Granted, they've fallen flat on their face a couple of times. But this one? Not one of those times. I love this movie. So much. I even love the villains. Belle was always one of my favourite 'princesses' because she just... didn't care what other people thought about her. At all. It made me feel like it was all right to like books more than barbies, and to wear polka dots with stripes and mismatched shoes. (I was very young at the time.) She was one of my very early role models.

Also, in a weird way Gaston helped me. It kind of affirmed for me that someone could be popular and well liked, and also total slime. It hadn't really occurred to me before that. (Again, very young.) Before that I had assumed that there must be something wrong with me for disliking some of the more popular girls I knew, because if so many people liked them, obviously they must be good. Which, it is super obvious, is not at all the case. But still, everyone had to learn that for the first time at some point in their history. For me, it was B&B.

The Mummy Returns - I was sharing a hotel room with my mother. She snores and I couldn't sleep. So I was up most nights watching television. Mostly Law and Order, which doesn't help me for this at all, but this also made it into the rotation. I missed the first ten minutes or so, but I'm still counting it. I've seen it before, anyway.

Monsters vs. Aliens - So this thing... didn't totally suck. Reese Witherspoon is adorable. Dumb as a sack of hammers, but sweet and cute as a button. Premise is dumb, but what can you really expect? The animation is good, some of the jokes are funny. It's better than a poke in the eye!

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two more movies

Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol thingie - This movie. I should have been drunk. Seriously. I probably would have loved this thing if I'd gone to see t drunk. because there was plenty of physical comedy that was funny, and tone of one-liners or two line dialogue exchanges that were funny. It's just the movie as a whole that blew chunks. Also, Tom Cruise is fucking creepy. That is all.

Shaun of the Dead - Had to watch something good to make up for it. XD I love this movie, I will probably always love this movie. It's not groundbreaking cinema or anything, but it's always entertaining. Also, it's peppered with Spaced jokes, and they always make me giggle. And then they make me want to watch Spaced again.

The whole list is here.

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So, I'm going to try out that movies 365 in a year thing. I am way behind. Luckily for me, I've never really been much of a sleeper.

My list so far is here. I'm probably forgetting some movies, and if I get reminded of ones I watched in early January at a later date, I'm going to add them. At the moment, these are the movies I'm positive I've watched since 1 January 2012:

The Help - great movie, awesome book. i don't really understand the haters for this movie. it's accurate for the time, and i think the underlying message is phenomenal.

Morning Glory - oh god i love this movie. it's hilarious. i could watch it four or five times in a row and not stop laughing.

The Ugly Truth - i found it on my computer with a weird file name, opened it up to see what it was, and just kept on watching. it's cute. not groubdbreaking cinema or anything, but cute.

27 Dresses - heigel is adorable. end.

Beauty & the Briefcase - i was actually looking for the disney beauty and the beast movie, this came up on the netflix instant list, and i was curious. i kind of wish i could get this hour and a half of my life back...

movies 365 in a year list

  1. 27 Dresses (2008) - post
  2. The Accidental Husband (2008) - post
  3. Across the Universe (2007)
  4. Aeon Flux (2005) - post
  5. America's Sweethearts (2001) - post
  6. The Avengers (2012)
  7. Babar: The Movie (1989) - post
  8. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  9. Batman (1989)
  10. Beauty and the Beast (1991) - post (this is my childhood right here)
  11. Beauty & the Briefcase (2010) - post (i'm not proud of this one, but a movie is a movie)
  12. Becoming Jane (2007) - post
  13. Bedazzled (2000) - post
  14. The Bounty Hunter (2010) - post
  15. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  16. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
  17. Copacabana (1947) - post
  18. Dear Lemon Lima (2009) - post
  19. Die Hard (1988) - post
  20. Die Hard 2 (1990) - post
  21. Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) - post
  22. Doctor Strange (2007) - post
  23. Dorian Gray (2009) - post
  24. Drive (2011)
  25. The Facts of Life (1960) - post
  26. The Fifth Element (1997)
  27. Gigantic (2008) - post
  28. The Happening (2008) - post
  29. Happy Ever Afters (2009) - post
  30. The Help (2011) - post
  31. How About You... (2007) - post
  32. How To Steal A Million (1966) - post
  33. How To Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) - post
  34. The Hunger Games (2012) - post
  35. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) - post
  36. I Was A Male War Bride (1949) - post
  37. The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  38. Iron Man (2008) - post
  39. Iron Man 2 (2010)
  40. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
  41. Juno (2007)
  42. Kick-Ass (2010) - post
  43. A Knight's Tale (2001) - post
  44. Kung Fu Panda (2008) - post
  45. Labyrinth (1986)
  46. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
  47. Live Free or Die Hard (2007) - post
  48. The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976) - post
  49. Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009) - post
  50. Miss Nobody (2010) - post
  51. Monkey Business (1952) - post
  52. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) - post
  53. Morning Glory (2010) - post
  54. MST3K: Monster a Go-Go (year)
  55. Mousehunt (1997)
  56. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
  57. The Mummy Returns (2001) - post
  58. Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008) - post
  59. Night of the Living Dorks (2004)
  60. No Strings Attached (2011) - post
  61. The Phantom (1996) - post
  62. Pineapple Express (2008) - post
  63. The Producers (1968) - post
  64. The Producers (2005) - post
  65. Pulse (Kairo) (2001) - post
  66. The Ramen Girl (2008) - post
  67. Rango (2011) - post
  68. The Secret of NIMH (1982) - post
  69. Serenity (2005) - post
  70. The Seven Year Itch (1955) - post
  71. Shut Up and Sing (2006) - post (called 'The Wedding Weekend' on tv)
  72. Sleepy Hollow (1999) - post
  73. Sliding Doors (1998) - post
  74. Stealing Harvard (2002) - post
  75. Step Brothers (2008) - post
  76. Suburban Girl (2007) - post
  77. The Tale of Despereaux (2008) - post
  78. Thor (2011)
  79. Thor: Tales of Asgard (2011) - post
  80. Titan AE (2000) - post
  81. Today's Special (2009) - post
  82. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) - post
  83. Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010)
  84. The Ugly Truth (2009) - post
  85. Ultimate Avengers: The Movie (2006) - post
  86. Ultimate Avengers 2 (2006) - post
  87. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) - post
  88. Walk the Line (2005) - post
  89. We're Not Married (1952) - post
  90. What Happens in Vegas (2008) - post
  91. The World's Greatest Lover (1977) - post
  92. Young Frankenstein (1974) - post






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