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Damsels In Distress

Director     Whit Stillman

 

My Rating       20

IMDb     57

2011 SUMMARY TRAILER

RATED

29.3 (100)

[REVIEW]

This is the type of film critics seem to like, for me it was just a big bore-fest.

[SYNOPSIS]

Violet and her two cohorts attempt to help their "less-fortunate" students at Seven Oaks College - primarily by running a Suicide Prevention Centre and offering their off-beat advice whenever they get a chance. Violet's newest rescue is transfer student, Lily, and Violet wants to teach her how to talk and dress properly, and how to select appropriate men to be interested in. Along their way in helping everybody at the college, the damsels teach the fraternity doofi to hit the books, they get their hearts broken, but then attempt to start an international dance craze.

 
             

               

Dave Made A Maze

COMBINED RATING

61.5

Personal Rating IMDb Rotten Tomatoes MetaCritic 2017
50 63 79 66

'Dave Made A Maze' re-imagines classic 80's adventure films with a modern comedic edge and a higher body count. Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation. Ignoring his warnings, Dave's girlfriend Annie leads a band of oddball explorers on a rescue mission. The handmade fantasy world comes to life with puppetry, stop-motion animation, and in-camera optical illusions, re-igniting the tactile sense of wonder from the movies of our childhoods.

 

           

Deadpool

Personal Rating

IMDb

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.n.

80

80

Rotten Tomatoes

MetaCritic

88

73

COMBINED RATING

2016

80.1

 
           

             

Dirty Girl

Director     Abe Sylvia

 

My Rating       60

IMDb     64

2010 SUMMARY TRAILER

RATED

61.0 (100)

[REVIEW]

Not quite the comedy the trailer makes it out to be, there is a good emotional drama in there as well. Enjoyable.

[SYNOPSIS]

A comedic story of the search for identity and the redemptive power of unexpected friendship. Danielle is the dirty girl of Norman High School. When Danielle's misbehaviour gets her banished to special ed, she teams up with an innocent closet-case and together they head out on a road trip to discover each other and themselves through a funny and serendipitous friendship.

 
           

             

Doctor Strange

Director     Scott Derrickson

 

My Rating       70

IMDb     75

2016 SUMMARY TRAILER

RATED

71.3 (100)

[REVIEW]

I put off watching this as none of the trailers really appealed and only watched it to complete the Marvel storyline. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it was.

[SYNOPSIS]

Marvel's "Doctor Strange" follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artefacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

 

           

Dora And The Lost City Of Gold

Personal Rating

IMDb

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure ever: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots, Diego, a mysterious jungle inhabitant, and a ragtag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.

50

61

Rotten Tomatoes

MetaCritic

87

57

COMBINED RATING

2019

60.8

 
           

             

The Duff

Director     Ari Sandel

 

My Rating       70

IMDb     65

2015 SUMMARY TRAILER

RATED

68.8 (100)

[REVIEW]

Thoroughly enjoyable teen comedy more reminiscent of the 80s than the current era.

[SYNOPSIS]

Bianca is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body knows her as 'The DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier, more popular friends. Now, despite the words of caution from her favorite teacher, she puts aside the potential distraction of her crush, Toby, and enlists Wesley, a slick but charming jock, to help reinvent herself. To save her senior year from turning into a total disaster, Bianca must find the confidence to overthrow the school's ruthless label maker Madison and remind everyone that no matter what people look or act like, we are all someone's DUFF.

 

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