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Summer Movie Cheat Sheet

Just so I don't forget...

I watched Life is Beautiful last night. It was brilliant, very poignant. I have been averaging 3-5 movies a week. I should have been keeping better track from the beginning, but off the top of my head here are the movies I have seen for the first time this summer (since, say June 1st):

1. The daVinci Code (in theatre) ***
2. Philadelphia ****1/2
3. Life is Beautiful ****
4. Scarface **
5. Se7en ***
6. Cars (in theatre) ***
7. Pirates of the Carribean: Curse of the Black Pearl **
8. Butterfield 8 ****
9. National Velvet **
10.A Place in the Sun ***1/2
11.From Here to Eternity ***
12.The Manchurian Candidate ****
13.On the Waterfront *****
14.Adam's Rib *****
15.The African Queen ***
16.A Philadelphia Story ***
17.Mr. Smith Goes to Washington ****1/2
18.Sunset Boulevard ***
19.North By Northwest ***
20.Gosford Park **1/2
21.The Quiet American ****
22.Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason ***
23.Along Came Polly ***
24.Soylent Green *1/2
25.The Maltese Falcon **

Ratings:
*=Blech! **=Eh... ***=Plenty Watchable ****=Enjoyable *****=Brilliant!

I am also reading Kate Remembered, the biography of Katharine Hepburn that was so popular a few years ago, and I am finding it an enjoyable way to pass the time.
Tags: a place in the sun, adam's rib, books, butterfield 8, cars, film, katharine hepburn, life is beautiful, movies, national velvet, philadelphia, pirates of the carribean, ratings, reading, scarface, se7en, sunset boulevard, the davinci code
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