Monthly Archives: September 2007

North Country (2005) – 3/5

North Country (2005) This movie was really strong until the last 10-15 mins. The acting and appearance in general was a bit overdone, but that’s kinda how it was back then. The story was pretty good and even better b/c…

21 Grams (2003) – 4/5

21 Grams (2003) Very good movie. Great directing, incredible acting, great camera work, awesome story, well done complex editing. It has almost everything. As soon as it was over, I started watching it again. I may not watch the whole…

Ordet (1955) – 4.5/5

Ordet (1955) Masterful. I loved the camerawork (I believe the style is called kameraspiel) was great. The tone and style all around was great. The characters were good and so expressive even when understated. Two parts of this movie in…

Babel (2006) – 3.5/5

Babel (2006) At first I thought this movie was going to really blow me away. The style and direction is so great. The scenery and cinematography is just great. But the story seems to be about people screwing up and…

Superbad (2007) – 2/5

Superbad (2007) Several funny parts, but the F-word is dropped 186 times (found that online) which is a TON. It’s so distracting – you can barely even follow what they’re saying b/c it’s every other word. I think it hurts…