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Movie Suggestion Post #57

Movie Ratings are on a scale of 1-5. Anything rated over 3 stars and is in bold, is totally worth seeing! – I rate pretty harshly.

The More the Merrier
1943 (w/ Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn) – 3.25 stars – A woman decides to open up her home when there is a housing shortage in Washington D.C. Two men end up living in her home and she has everyone on a schedule. There were quite a lot of funny scenarios. Of course the lead character also has been engaged for an extended amount of time and might be falling for one of the guys living under her roof. He’s so mysterious though! – content – men are living under the same roof as a woman, a woman walks around in a robe and has a couple immodest outfits, a man’s bare chest is shown.
[screenshot by me]



10 Things I Hate About You 2009 (T.V. show version w/ Lindsey Shaw, Meaghan Jette Martin, Larry Miller, Ethan Peck) – 3 stars – The first review I ever did on here included the movie version of 10 Things I Hate About You.  This show at times was really cheesy, but I adored some of the lines throughout it. It made me laugh often. The downside was a lot of the content in it. There wasn’t anything sexual or too immodest until the last two episodes (immodesty and sex) so I was so upset with that. As for the storyline, in case you don’t know about The Taming of the Shrew which this was based off of, it’s simply about sisters who are very different from one another. The younger wants a man but no man can seem to do so until her older sister is able to get a man (but it is difficult for her because of how wild she is). The modern version is similar. content: immodesty, talk about sex, kissing, underage drinking, two girls kiss for a second, people talking about being gay, some language, a lot of guys take their shirts off, a guy in underwear, a girl in underwear, girls in bikinis.

It 1927 (w/ Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno) – 3 stars – This is a silent film about a store owner. His friend constantly talks about finding a girl who is “it” and able to draw someone in through her charm and beauty. A clerk in the store might be just that. A little bit of drama happens throughout the storyline between the main characters. It was a very good silent film. content: a woman is seen in her undergarments

Megamind 2010 (animated with voices of Will Ferrel, Tina Fey, Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill) – 3 stars – I originally heard about this because Robert Downey Jr. was going to do a voice for it when it was called “Oobermind”. This movie’s story was created by Ben Stiller. It is about two alien babies (one who looks more human than the other) who arrive on earth at the same time and grow up in different environments. They always seem to be at battle with another and possess different talents and gifts. When the villain seems to win in battle, he comes to a new turn of events in his life of boredom. What can he do now? This was a cute movie and my boys loved it and love “Minion” (and both have drawn him a few times). content: violence (people fighting one another throughout it, one appeared to have died), kissing, insults, threats

Super 8 2011 (w/ Joel Courtney, Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Riley Griffiths) – 3.25 stars – A group of kids are entering a Super 8 film contest in 1979. They really want to do a great zombie movie together. There are events that occur that turn their town upside down. They fall witness but keep their secret while still trying to be kids and deal with their own problems! I thought it was filmed really beautifully and at times it had an E.T. effect (which I love that movie). It seriously didn’t seem like one of those periodical films because of that feel of how well they recreated the time period. Really great. My only problem really was the amount of language, especially coming out of kids’ mouths and the drug use by a former Seventh Heaven actor. content: language (profane, vulgar), violence (some a little graphic), one girl is seen in immodest shirts revealing her back, belly, and cleavage, a guy gets high on weed and tries to sell some (but the kids around him say “Drugs are so bad!”), children disobey their parents, a guy drinks some beer and seems to be drunk



Gulliver’s Travels 2010 (w/ Jack Black, Jason Segal, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet, Catherine Tate) – 2 stars – A modern day tale about a guy who doesn’t seem confident or able, but somehow he makes it into a land filled with extremely small people.  He might be a hero after all! It was a typical Jack Black movie. Of course he has to rock out in it, and the best part of the whole movie is the song sung at the end. Otherwise life is good without needing to see this and Jason Segal is awful at attempting a British accent.  – content: cleavage, sexual innuendos, a couple slangs/swears (maybe one), public urination and done on people (that took it too far for me), man without a shirt, legal social drinking, a dead man’s bones

No Greater Love 2009 (w/ Anthony Tyler Quinn, Danielle Bisutti, Aaron Sanders, Jay Underwood) – 3 stars – A marriage gets messy and the wife walks out and becomes missing.  The husband misses her so much and their son grows up before his eyes. He is so involved with his work, but also his son.  When he is just about to propose to another woman, the sight of his changed wife makes things more complicated. This was a good Christian movie. Usually they are a bit boring and cheesy. Although there was a slight bit of that, the acting and storyline was well done and convincing. It was odd for me to see Jay Underwood all bald and fat now since I thought he was soooo cute in The Boy Who Could Fly and those Not Quite Human movies in the 80s. Anyway, good movie. content: kissing, talk of people living together, people seen drinking with hints of alcoholism

Girl Crazy 1943 (w/ Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland) – 3.5 stars – You’ve probably seen that I’ve reviewed many movies with this team-up of actors. I can’t get enough of the duo! Even though I had favorites since childhood, this one is definitely my favorite of them that I’ve seen up to date! A rich playboy is sent to an all-boy’s college in Texas. He doesn’t know how he’ll survive without his usual flock of girls at his side. He comes across a girl who is the Dean’s granddaughter who seems to be loved by the whole campus. There are a lot of funny scenes in this and great songs! Definitely wonderful! Also there was one song sung by June Allyson (and that’s all she’s in this for). – content: kissing, some immodesty, pranks
[screenshot by me]



The Big Street 1942 (w/ Lucille Ball, Henry Ford) – 2.5 stars – A singer of a club who pushes people around and wants to get her own way all the time meets a man who wants to do everything he can for her. She gets in an “accident” and has nothing left. Despite it all, the man is still willing to help her even if she is going to continue being terrible towards everyone. It was just a really sad movie! content: nothing I can recall

Bunraku 2010 (w/ Josh Hartnett, Gackt, Woody Harrelson, Ron Perlman, Demi Moore)  – 2.75 stars – The way this was filmed was pretty cool. It reminded me a bit of Kill Bill meets Dick Tracy.  A Samurai without a sword (played by a former Japanese singer) and a Cowboy without a gun are both after something. There is a killer who is in control and he has a set of killers under him. The Samurai and Cowboy meet a bartender who helps them along the way.  content: I believe there were 3 swear words (two are the F word). Immodest clothes, human trafficking and prostitution (nothing shown at all), violence

Sherlock Jr. 1924 (w/ Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton) – 3.25 stars – I really enjoyed this, but it was a pity it was so short (44 minutes). It was so brilliantly directed with so many interesting things! A guy who works at a movie theatre wants to buy something nice for his sweetheart and he also is obsessed with learning how to be a detective. He has competition with a guy who thinks he is all that and will win the girl’s heart through deception. content: nothing bad that I recall
[screenshot by me]



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7 thoughts on “Movie Suggestion Post #57

  1. The photo of Mickey and Judy made me think, "Hey kids, let's put on a show!" I know that's from 1939's "Babes in Arms", but it's what I always think of when I see a picture of the two of them together!Tim

  2. I was a huge fan of Megamind myself…but haven't seen any of these other movies, thanks for the recommends! Watched Rear Window the other day and just loved that…great fashion on Grace Kelly!<3 Cambriajupefashion.blogspot.com

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