Friday, April 2, 2010

April 2010 Movies

74. Foxes (1980) great
A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex
75. Me Without You (2001) - twisted
Two best friends grow up on the outskirts of London in the 1970s and 1980s
76. Run Away Home (2004) - depressing
A coming-of-age story of a teenage girl from a liberal upbringing who moves to a conservative baptist community in rural 1950s America.
77. The Eye (2008) - eh
The remake of the Hong Kong film Jian Gui, a woman who receives an eye transplant that allows her to see into the supernatural world.
78. Remember Me (2010) - a cliche marathon
A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother's suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother's murder
79. Spanish Movie (2009) - spoofy
a Spoof of The Orphanage, The Others, Pan's Labyrinth, etc.
80. Cop Out -cheesy
81. 25 Watts - boring didnt finish
82. Destiny Has No Favorites (2003) - funny
Ana is a rich, repressed housewife. Much to her annoyance, her husband rents out their garden to a soap-opera production, and goes away on a business trip. In her dull solitude, Ana follows the shooting from her window, and soon becomes just as engrossed in the soap-opera as her two maids. When accidentally mistaken for an actress, she ends up being cast for a role -to the great dismay of the other actresses and her maids.
83. 3 Americas (2007) -
When tragedy strikes, 16 year old, América Campos is sent to Argentina to live with her anti-American grandmother Lucía América
84. Little Secrets (2001)
A tale centering on Emily, a plucky pre-teen (and violin virtuoso) who is entrusted with her young neighbors' most private and cherished secrets
85. Frozen River (2008) - great story, told with lots of tension in way that makes you care for the characters as you watch them make difficult choices.
Two women - one white, one Mohawk, both single mothers faced with desperate circumstances - are drawn into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River
86. The BumbleBee Flies Anyway (1999) - interesting concept
An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
87. Our Family Wedding (2010) - funny
The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers (Whitaker and Mencia) try to lay to rest their feud
88. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) - funny
Four guy friends, all of them bored with their adult lives, travel back to their respective 80s heydays thanks to a time-bending hot tub.
89. The Skeptic (2008) - loved how creepy it was
After the mysterious death of his Aunt, a confirmed skeptic lawyer, Bryan Becket, dismisses reports that his Aunt's house is haunted and moves in. Immediately occurrences begin he cannot explain. And beyond the occurrences there is something about the house which gnaws at Becket - some strange connection he senses he has with the house's past.
90. Chicago Cab (1997) - john cusak ws the best passenger
Paul Dillon stars as a Chicago cabbie who works a 14-hour shift on the longest day of the year; he transports a bizarre and eclectic collection of customers and experiences an emotional and existential transformation along the way.
91. Date Night (2010)- awesome! laughed so much
In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous
92. Sense & Sensibility (1995) - heck yes Jane Austen rules
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance.
93. The Deal (2008) - I really enjoyed this movie even though the main character was so awful.
A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. Production is halted however, when the lead actor is kidnapped, so the producer hatches a scheme with a struggling creative executive to save the star and the movie.
94. Love Come Down (2000)- I loved the way the story was told
Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy.
95. American Psycho (2000) - fantastic, love satire
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
96. The Back Up Plan (2010)- eh
A romantic comedy centered on a woman who conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man of her dreams on the very same day.
97. The Book of Eli (2010) - seemed like nonsense & fell asleep
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
98. Cloe (2009)- good
A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
99. Rain (2008)-
Death of her grandmother forces teen to live w/addicted mother.
100. Cayo (2005)- beautiful scenery
Kike, Ivan and Julia are three close friends that grew up in Culebra together. Ivan and Julia are a couple and Kike is secretly in love with Julia. But, the trio is separated when Ivan is sent to Vietnam. During this time, Julia becomes closer with Kike. When Ivan returns home, he marries Julia and they move to New York. Much later, Ivan is diagnosed with terminal cancer and he returns to Culebra.

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