January 05, 2011

Ella Enchanted (2004)

IMDB: Ella Enchanted (2004)

Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.

What can I say, I love Anne Hathaway.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 02/17/2008]

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January 13, 2008

The Fountain (2006)

IMDB: The Fountain (2006)

Plot Outline:
Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:01/06/08]

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The Golden Compass (2007)

IMDB: The Golden Compass (2007)

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:12/28/07]

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Enchanted (2007)

IMDB: Enchanted (2007)

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:12/09/07]

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January 12, 2008

Beyond Tomorrow / Beyond Christmas(1940)

IMDB: Beyond Tomorrow / Beyond Christmas(1940)

Plot Outline:
Three ghosts try to help two young lovers whom they knew when alive.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:11/16/07]

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Black Moon (1975)

IMDB: Black Moon (1975)

Plot Summary: There is a war in the world between the men and the women. A young girl tries to escape this reality and comes to a hidden place where a strange unicorn lives with a family:

Interesting, but very Whack A Doodle.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:11/03/07]

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Bell Book and Candle (1958)

IMDB: Bell Book and Candle (1958)

Plot Outline:
A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancee, so she enchants him to love her instead... only to fall in love with him for real.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:10/20/07]

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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

IMDB: Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Plot Outline:
A preteen's life is changed after befriending the new girl at school.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:09/03/07]

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Ghost Rider (2007)

IMDB: Ghost Rider (2007)

Plot Outline:
Based on the Marvel character, stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to fight against power hungry Blackheart, the son of the devil himself.

Rating: 4

[Viewing Date:08/30/07]

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

IMDB: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Plot Outline:
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date:07/21/07]

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

IMDB: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Plot Outline:
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

Rating: 7

[Viewing Date:07/19/07]

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November 12, 2007

Night at the Museum (2006)

IMDB: Night at the Museum (2006)

Plot Outline: A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 06/09/07]

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April 09, 2007

Lady in the Water (2006)

IMDB: Lady in the Water (2006)

Plot Outline:
Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep (Giamatti) rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

Rating: 4

[Viewing Date: 01/30/07]

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September 24, 2006

Conan the Barbarian (1982)

IMDB: Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Plot Outline: The epic tale of child sold into slavery who grows into a man who seeks revenge against the warlord who massacred his tribe.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 08/16/06]

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Unbreakable (2000)

IMDB: Unbreakable (2000)

Plot Outline: A suspense thriller with supernatural overtones that revolves around a man who learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

Rating: 7

[Viewing Date: 08/03/06]

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July 30, 2006

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

IMDB: Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 07/30/06]

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Nochnoy Dozor (2004) (aka Night Watch)

IMDB: Nochnoy Dozor (2004)

A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle.

Rating: 7

[Viewing Date: 07/16/06]

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Time Bandits (1981)

IMDB: Time Bandits (1981)

A young boy accidently joins a band of dwarves as they jump from time-period to time-period looking for treasure to steal.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 07/02/06]

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June 25, 2006

Waking Life (2001)

IMDB: Waking Life (2001)

Rating: 7

[Viewing Date: 06/25/06]

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Pleasantville (1998)

IMDB: Pleasantville (1998)

Rating: 8

[Viewing Date: 06/12/06]

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April 23, 2006

Sin City (2005)

IMDB: Sin City (2005)

Rating: 7

[Viewing Date: 04/15/06]

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Underworld (2003)

IMDB: Underworld (2003)

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 03/11/06]

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January 29, 2006

King Kong (2005)

IMDB: King Kong (2005)

This 2nd retelling of the big ape story, while loaded with the best CG available, and although much better than the 1976 remake, still doesn't beat the original IMHO. An hour on the cutting room floor wouldn't have hurt either.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 01/02/06]

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

IMDB: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Although lacking the high quality CG of other summer blockbusters, this was still an enchanting movie.

Rating: 6

[Viewing Date: 12/27/05]

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