Movie Reviews

A list of movie reviews.
2022-07-25 – ⁠2022-09-10 in progress
⁠certainty: log ⁠importance: 1

Some of the movies I’ve watched. WARNING: spoilers! Entries with ⭐ mean they significantly enriched my life or left a deep impression on me.

Movies

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious
  • 21
  • 21 Grams
  • 22 Jump Street
  • 300
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • A Bug’s Life
  • A Few Good Men
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • Adventureland
  • Aladdin
  • Alice in Wonderland ★★★★★
  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • American History X
  • Anomalisa
  • Ant-Man
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Antz
  • Aquaman
  • Argo
  • Armageddon
  • Arrival
  • Arsenic and Old Lace ★★★★
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember #watched/2010s
  • Austin Powers - International Man of Mystery #watched/2010s #watched/2022 #abandoned
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Avatar #watched/2010s
  • Avengers Series (Age of Ultron, Endgame, Infinity War)
  • Babe
  • Baby Driver
  • Back to the Future Series (I, II and III) ★★★★★
  • Bambi
  • Batman Begins
  • Batman Forever
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Big Hero 6
  • Big Night
  • Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Black Panther ★★★★★
  • Black Widow, 2021 #watched/2021
  • Blade
  • Blade Runner
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Blade: Trinity
  • Blades of Glory
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • Brave
  • Braveheart
  • Breadwinner
  • Bridge of Spies
  • Brooklyn ★★
  • Burn After Reading
  • Captain America Series ( Civil War, The First Avenger, The Winter Soldier)
  • Captain Fantastic
  • Captain Marvel
  • Captain Phillips
  • Cars
  • Cars 2
  • Casino Royale
  • Cast Away
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Central Intelligence #watched/2020
  • Chicken Run
  • Cinderella
  • Cidade de Deus
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (1 and 2)
  • Coach Carter #watched/2021
  • Coco ★★★★
  • Cruella, 2021 #watched/2021
  • Dances With Wolves
  • Darkest Hour
  • Das Leben der Anderen
  • Date Night
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  • Deadpool
  • Deadpool 2
  • Death on the Nile #watched/2022
  • Deep Impact
  • Demolition Man
  • Despicable Me
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Diamonds Are Forever
  • Die Another Day
  • Die Hard
  • Die Hard 2
  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance
  • District 9
  • Divergent
  • Django Unchained
  • Doctor Strange
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness ★★
  • Dog (2022) #watched/2022
  • Don’t Look Up #watched/2022
  • Double Indemnity, 1944 #watched/2021
  • Duck Tales: The Movie
  • Dumbo
  • Dune #watched/2021
  • Dr. No
  • Dr. Strangelove ★★★★
  • DragonHeart
  • Dunkirk
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • Elysium
  • Encanto #watched/2022
  • Enemy of the State
  • Enola Holmes — coming of age, great acting #watched/2020
  • Enter the Dragon
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • EuroTrip
  • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
  • Ex Machina
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Fantastic Beasts Series (Where to Find Them, The Crimes of Grindelwald, and The Secrets of Dumbledore)
  • Fantasia ★★★★★
  • Fantastic Four
  • Fast & Furious
  • Fast & Furious 7
  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
  • Fast Five
  • Fight Club
  • Finding Dory
  • Finding Nemo
  • First Man
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Forrest Gump
  • From Dusk Till Dawn
  • From Russia with Love
  • Frozen
  • Furious 6
  • Ponyo (Gake no ue no Ponyo) ★★★★★
  • Game Night
  • Gangs of New York
  • Gattaca
  • Get Smart
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife #watched/2022 #abandoned
  • Gladiator
  • Godzilla
  • GoldenEye
  • Goldfinger
  • Gone in Sixty Seconds
  • Grease
  • Groundhog Day
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hamilton — unbearable, abandoned #watched/2020
  • Hancock
  • Happy Feet
  • Harry Potter Series (Chamber of Secrets, Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Goblet of Fire, Half-Blood Prince, Order of the Phoenix, Prisoner of Azkaban, Sorcerer’s Stone) ★★★★★
  • Howl’s Moving Castle (Hauru no ugoku shiro) ★★★★★
  • Heat
  • Hell or High Water
  • Home Alone
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • How to Train Your Dragon 1 and 2
  • Hugo
  • Hulk
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • I, Robot
  • Ice Age Series (1, Collision Course, The Meltdown)
  • Inception ★★★★★
  • Independence Day
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Inferno
  • Inglorious Basterds
  • Inside Out
  • Interstellar ★★★★★
  • Into the Wild
  • Intouchables
  • Ip Man
  • Iron Man Series (1, 2, 3)
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Jason Bourne
  • John Wick Series (1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3: Parabellum) ★★★★★
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic Park III
  • Jurassic World Series (1, The Fallen Kingdom)
  • Justice League
  • Arrietty (Kari-gurashi no Arietti)
  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Kaze no tani no Naushika)
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and 2
  • Kingsman Series (The Secret Service, The Golden Circle, The King’s Man) ★★★★★
  • Knives Out #watched/2021
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Kung Fu Hustle ★★★★
  • Kung Fu Panda Series (1, 2, 3)
  • Kung Fu
  • Porco Rosso (Kurenai no buta)
  • La vita è bella
  • Lady and the Tramp
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
  • Les Misérables
  • License to Kill
  • Life of Brian ★★★★★
  • Life of Pi
  • Lilo & Stitch
  • Lincoln
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Live Free or Die Hard
  • Logan
  • Long Shot
  • Looper
  • Love and Monsters — movie for teenagers, abandoned #watched/2020
  • Luca #watched/2021
  • Lucy
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Madagascar
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service (Majo no takkyûbin)
  • Malcolm X
  • Maleficent
  • Man of Steel
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Mary Poppins
  • Megamind
  • Memento
  • Men in Black Series (1, 2, 3, International)
  • Midnight in Paris
  • Minions
  • Minority Report
  • Mission: Impossible Series (1, 2, 3, Ghost Protocol, Rogue Nation, Fallout) ★★★★★
  • Moana
  • Molly’s Game
  • Moneyball
  • Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime)
  • Monsters University
  • Monsters, Inc.
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail ★★★★★
  • Moonlight
  • Moonraker
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith ★★★★
  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Mystic River
  • Never Say Never Again
  • Night at the Museum
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
  • No Time to Die ★★★★★ #watched/2022
  • Now You See Me
  • Now You See Me 2
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Ocean’s Series (Eight, Eleven, Thirteen, Twelve)
  • Octopussy
  • On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
  • Over the moon #watched/2021
  • Pacific Rim
  • Palm Springs #watched/2020
  • Passengers
  • Peter Pan
  • Pinocchio
  • Pirates of the Caribbean Series (The Curse of the Black Pearl, Dead Men Tell No Tales, At World’s End, On Stranger Tides, Dead Man’s Chest) ★★★★★
  • Pocahontas
  • Pokémon: Detective Pikachu
  • Pulp Fiction ★★★★★
  • Quantum of Solace
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Rango
  • Ratatouille
  • Raya and the Last Dragon #watched/2021
  • Ready Player One
  • Red Notice #watched/2022
  • Red Turtle ★★★★★
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Rio
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights #watched/2022
  • Rogue One
  • Roma ★
  • Room
  • Runaway Jury ★★★★★
  • Saving Private Ryan ★★★
  • Schindler’s List
  • Se7en
  • Spirited Away (El Viaje de Chihiro) ★★★★★
  • Seven Years in Tibet
  • Shaft
  • Shaolin Soccer ★★★★★
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie #watched/2022
  • Shazam!
  • Sherlock Holmes ★★★★★
  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows ★★★★★
  • Shichinin no samurai
  • Shrek Series (1, 2, The Third)
  • Shrek 2
  • Sicario
  • Sin City ★★★★★
  • Sing
  • Sing 2 #watched/2022 #abandoned
  • Sister Act
  • Siu Lam juk kau
  • Skyfall
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • Snow White
  • Snowpiercer
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Song of the Sea ★★★★★
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Soul #watched/2021
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
  • South Park - Post Covid #watched/2022
  • Spotlight ★★
  • Space Jam
  • Spectre (2015)
  • Spider-Man: Far from Home
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home #watched/2022
  • Spotlight
  • Star Trek
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
  • Star Wars Series (I: The Phantom Menace, II: Attack of the Clones, III: Revenge of the Sith, IV: A New Hope, V: The Empire Strikes Back, VI: Return of the Jedi, VII: The Force Awakens, VIII: The Last Jedi, IX: The Rise of Skywalker) ★★★★★ #watched/2019
  • Starship Troopers
  • Steve Jobs
  • Street Fighter
  • Suicide Squad #watched/2022 #abandoned
  • Sully
  • Superman Returns
  • Swordfish
  • Tag
  • Taken
  • Tangled
  • Team America: World Police
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Terminator Genisys
  • The 40 Year Old Virgin
  • The Accountant ★★★★★
  • The Adam Project #watched/2022
  • The Adjustment Bureau
  • The Adventures of Tintin
  • The Aristocats
  • The Avengers
  • The Beach
  • The Big Lebowski
  • The Big Short
  • The Big Sick
  • The Bourne Identity
  • The Bourne Legacy
  • The Bourne Supremacy
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind #watched/2020
  • The Bucket List #watched/2021
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • The Client
  • The Climb, 2017 #watched/2021
  • The Commuter
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Day After Tomorrow
  • The Departed
  • The Devil’s Advocate
  • The Dig #watched/2021
  • The Fast and the Furious
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  • The Fifth Element
  • The Firm
  • The French Dispatch #watched/2022 #abandoned
  • The Front Page
  • The Fugitive ★★
  • The General, 1926 #watched/2021
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel ★★★★
  • The Great Gatsby
  • The Greatest Showman #watched/2022
  • The Green Mile
  • The Hangover
  • The Hateful Eight
  • The Heat
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Hobbit Series (An Unexpected Journey, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Desolation of Smaug)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The Hunger Games
  • The Imitation Game
  • The Incredible Hulk
  • The Incredibles
  • The Italian Job
  • The Jungle Book
  • The King’s Speech
  • The Last Samurai
  • The Last of the Mohicans
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • The Lego Batman Movie
  • The Lego Movie
  • The Lion King
  • The Lion King (2019) #watched/2020
  • The Little Mermaid
  • The Little Prince ★★★
  • The Lives of Others
  • The Lost City (2022) #watched/2022
  • The Lord of the Rings Series (The Fellowship of the Ring, The Return of the King, The Two Towers) ★★★★★
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • The Martian
  • The Mask
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Series (1, Reloaded, Revolutions, The Matrix Resurrections) ★★★★★ #watched/2022
  • The Maze Runner
  • The Midnight Sky #watched/2021
  • The Mitchells vs the Machines #watched/2021
  • The Mummy
  • The Others
  • The Old Guard ★ — immortal but not really, distracting “physics”, forgettable #watched/2020
  • The Pelican Brief
  • The Pianist
  • The Post
  • The Prestige
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • The Revenant
  • The Rock
  • The Secret Life of Pets
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • The Simpsons Movie
  • The Sixth Sense
  • The Social Network
  • The Sound of Music
  • The Spy Who Loved Me
  • The Summit of the Gods #watched/2022
  • The Terminal
  • The Terminator
  • The Theory of Everything #watched/2020
  • The Tomorrow War #watched/2021
  • The Truman Show
  • The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent
  • The Usual Suspects ★★★★
  • The Willoughbys #watched/2022
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • The Wolverine
  • The World Is Not Enough
  • There’s Something About Mary
  • Thor
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Thor: The Dark World
  • Three Kings
  • Thunder Force #watched/2021 #abandoned
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • Tomorrow Never Dies
  • Tomorrowland
  • Tonari no Totoro
  • Total Recall
  • Toy Story Series (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Transformers Series (Age of Extinction, Dark of the Moon, Revenge of the Fallen)
  • Triple Frontier
  • Tron: Legacy ★★★★★
  • Troy
  • Unbreakable
  • Unbroken
  • Uncharted #watched/2022
  • Unstoppable
  • Up
  • V for Vendetta
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • WALL·E ★★★★★
  • Wanda & Vision
  • War Dogs
  • Watchmen
  • White Fang
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • Wish Dragon, 2021 #watched/2021
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long) ★★★★★
  • Wonder Woman
  • Wreck-It Ralph Series (1, Ralph Breaks The Internet)
  • Wish Dragon #watched/2021
  • Wolfwalkers ★★★★★
  • WW84 #watched/2021
  • X-Men
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine
  • X-Men: Apocalypse
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • X-Men: The Last Stand
  • X2
  • X: First Class
  • Yes Day
  • You Only Live Twice
  • Zootopia