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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #40 on: June 16, 2009, 10:54:48 PM »

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #41 on: June 16, 2009, 10:55:22 PM »
Boom baby.

1. (500) Days of Summer (A-)
2. Adventureland (A-)
3. Up (B+)
4. Sugar (B+)
5. Drag Me To Hell (B+)
6. Public Enemies (B+)
7. I Love You, Man (B+)
8. Food, Inc. (B+)
9. The Girlfriend Experience (B)
10. Star Trek (B)
11. The Green Zone (B)
12. Humpday (B-)
13. 9 (B-)
14. Whatever Works (B-)
15. Gigantic (B-)
16. Naked Ambition (B-)
17. Watchmen (B-)
18. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (C+)
19. State of Play (C+)
20. Carriers (C+)
21. Paper Heart (C+)
22. The Hangover (C)
23. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (C)
24. The International (C)
25. Departures (C-)
26. Observe and Report (C-)
27. Bruno (C-)
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #42 on: June 17, 2009, 12:26:32 AM »
Actually, I usually watch on DVD: I've seen more movies in the theatre this year than for for than a decade.  So just a few to judge (five star rating):
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1. Syneceche, New York ****1/2
2. Up ****1/2
3. Sita Sings The Blues ****
4. Star Trek ****
5. Coroline ****
6. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince ***
7. Monsters v. Aliens ***

I'm tempted to put Ponyo on the Cliffs By Sea Sea next to Up, but since I haven't seen it yet, I suppose that can't really count.  Doesn't anticipation count for something?
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #43 on: June 17, 2009, 01:34:18 AM »
****:
Drag Me to Hell
Sugar
Watchmen
Up
Adoration
Adventureland

***1/2:
Just Another Love Story
Observe and Report
Coraline
Knowing
Revanche
Terminator Salvation
Mermaid
Alexander the Last
Crank: High Voltage
Deficit
Star Trek

***:
The Brothers Bloom
The Last House on the Left
Taken
Friend
Duplicity
Fast & Furious
My Bloody Valentine 3D
The Chaser
The Girlfriend Experience

**1/2:
Year One
The International

**:
Monsters vs Aliens
State of Play
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

*1/2:
Four Nights with Anna
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #44 on: June 17, 2009, 02:16:28 AM »
9. The Girlfriend Experience (B)

Is that the lowest you've ever rated a Soderbergh film?
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #45 on: June 17, 2009, 05:59:16 AM »
I don't think I saw a lot this year.

I'm counting Febuary as the cutoff point between this year and last.

1.Synecdoche, New York
2.Let the Right One in
3.Coraline
4.Wendy and Lucy
5.In The Loop
6.Il Divo
7.Watchmen
8.Sita Sings The Blues
9.the Dmaned United
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #46 on: June 17, 2009, 04:25:52 PM »
1. Up (A)
2. Synecdoche, New York (A)
3. The Hangover (A-/A)
4. I Love You, Man (A-)
5.  Adventureland (B+)
6. Watchmen (B+/B)
7. Angels and Demons (B)
8.Gran Torino (B)
9. Observe and Report (D-)

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #47 on: June 17, 2009, 07:13:25 PM »
9. The Girlfriend Experience (B)
Is that the lowest you've ever rated a Soderbergh film?

Nope. Solaris got a B-. Ocean's Thirteen also got a B.
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #48 on: June 17, 2009, 10:27:22 PM »
One of these days I'm going to see a movie from 2009.

I could say almost the same thing - only 3 from this year so far  :(:

Up - B+
Anvil!: The Story of Anvil - B+
Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains - B+
Synecdoche, New York - A-/B+

(Both Up and Anvil! have moments that make me think I should grade them A-, but I'll be conservative for now.)


Anyone know off-hand what (if any) other 2009 movies besides Stranded are available on Netflix Instant Watch?

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #49 on: June 17, 2009, 10:30:57 PM »
I didn't even know that Stranded was on there, I also have never heard of that film either.