- 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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