Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins

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movie reviews

Got to see three movies in four days over the weekend (which never happens) ... I'm almost movie-d out at the moment.

  • Horton Hears A Who -- very well done.  And family-friendly; nothing even remotely objectionable.  It was nice to be able to take my 3-year-old out to a movie for the first time.  Engaging, even for adults.  A pleasant experience.
  • 300 -- yeah, this was out long ago, but I got to see it this weekend on a free HBO preview.  Good story with strong characters ... even the women, which is incredibly unusual to see.  And the attempt to create a graphic-novel-ish visual experience was amazing.
  • Vantage Point -- a wonderful adventure romp.  I don't get the negative reviews it's been receiving ... yeah, it ain't no Citizen Kane, but it's not trying to be.  It's a wonderful puzzle that keeps you engaged right until the ending.

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