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My Quest To Watch Every Movie At Captain Video

While working at the video store, I began a quest to watch everything - especially things I normally wouldn't watch. I like to say that I took on this enormous task in order to become better at my job but, I'm pretty sure that I'm just a big old glutton for movie punishment.

Here's what happened:

Comedies

Down with Love - LOVE it! Hilariously amazing satire. And Ewan McGregor. Granted, this isn't Velvet Goldmine Ewan McGregor, but he's still wonderful.

Talladaga Nights - Strangely, hated it. I will take Blades of Glory or Anchorman over this one ANY time!

Blades of Glory - For no good, explicable reason, I completely fell in love with this movie the second I watched it. I spent the majority of the time, laughing out loud.

Step Brothers - I wanted to love this one but, it didn't work out for me.

Walk Hard - It was like torture sitting through this one. I don't think I managed to laugh even once. I'm not sure that I really like John C Reilly.

Superbad - I actually thought this was the stupid comedy I had the greatest chance of enjoying. I did not, in fact, enjoy it. I am fairly certain I needed to be 20 and male to enjoy it.

Indie Stuff

Sideways -

The Squid and The Whale -

Margot at the Wedding -

In the Land of Women -

Black Snake Moan -

Charlie Bartlett - Standard, indie comedy. Not uproariously funny but not tediously boring. Anton Yelchin is kink of Bud Cort in Harold and Maude-ish.


Crime Trillers / Dramas

The Man Who Wasn't There -

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead -

No Country For Old Men -

Horror And Scifi 

1408 -

The Mist - I can't say enough times how much I hate this fucking movie.

Abandoned (part of the horrorfest) -

The Number 23 -

Slither -

Children of Men -

Dead Like Me (entire show) -

Disturbia -

Hard Candy -

The Happening -

The Reaping -

Darkness -

Hell Boy II - which, of course, I had already seen in the theater...

Open Water - Booooooooring!

An American Haunting -

i know who killed me


Documentaries

indie sex (documentary)
one punk under god (documentary)



the machinist
dirty pretty things

pieces of april
babylon ad
mona lisa smile
uptown girls
premonition
hatchet
the ruins
beowulf (which i COULDN'T make it through)
pathfinder
tideland (which might actually be awesome!)
catch me if you can
take the lead
13 going on 30
a night to dismember
touch of evil
meet the robinsons
the holiday
the strangers
death race
monster squad
otis
michael clayton
eragon
john tucker must die
journey to the center of the earth
dan in real life
casino royal

history of violence
bewitched
the bank job
the fall
sukiyaki western django
proof
red eye
the jacket
wall-e
flight plan
panic room
finding neverland
northfork
ratatouille
the notorious bettie page
stranger than fiction
volcano high - sort of had one eye open while boy watched it
the messangers
i'll sleep when i'm dead
the lake house
27 dresses
bukowski, born into this


...watching bad movies is like eating junk food - you can just feel your insides rotting away.

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