Okay, pour your heart into understanding a movie-- but give your take in 140 characters or less!
I watched a number of movies this week and decided to do exactly that, not having time to fully review all of them.
So here's my examples-- can you do the same?
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald—Madcap Japanese comedy about a radio script gone very wrong. ***
Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? (1967)—Really funny comedy of manners. Spencer Tracey great in his last role. ****
The Three Faces of Eve—The discovery and cure of a woman with MPD. Joanne Woodward is great. ***
Crimes and Misdemeanors—Philosophical consideration on the true nature of morality. Lots of great acting and symbols. ***1/2
Idiocracy—Dumb people humor on a societal scale. Funny but not great. **1/2
Eragon—For those who missed A New Hope so much that they wanted it in fantasy form, here it is! **1/2
My Own Private Idaho—A brilliant script by Van Saint and Shakespeare about male prostitutes. ****
Shrek—Great lines, great characters, just all around entertaining. Watch it again. ****
The Tale of Despereaux—Wonderfully created, if simplistic story about courage and forgiveness. As many stars as Hollywood sidewalks. ****
Sunset Blvd.—Classic film, must see. William Holden starts out fake, but soon warms to his excellent role. ****
Liar Liar— Over-the-top Jim Carrey affair. Not deep, just funny, and that’s good enough. ****
K-PAX—Science fiction or psychological investigation? Doesn’t matter. Moving. ***1/2
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest—Great action, but without any charm. **1/2
The Mask of Zorro—A lot of fun and sword choreography. Don’t look for depth, though, as if you would. ***1/2
Cars—Great characters in a well-paced movie about selfishness and community. It was better the second time. ****
Tremors—Really fun movie based around 50’s horror flicks. Everyone’s just having a good time. ***1/2
Sunshine (2004)—Intense sci-fi by Danny Boyle. A bit slow at first, but stick with it. ****
Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End--They found the charm of the first in the last hour, but you need a card to track the betrayals ***1/2