Bede’s Month In Movies – January

Number of Movies Seen This Month: 49
Number of Movies Seen This Year (so far): 49

5/5 – Excellent

Black Swan (2010)
The King’s Speech
Never Let Me Go (2010)
The Fighter (2010)

4.5/5 – Really Great

127 Hours
Total Recall
Buried (2010)

4/5 – Great

True Grit (2010)
Meet Joe Black

3.5/5 – Really Good

Exit Through The Gift Shop
Red Road
The Mighty Ducks
Fifty Dead Men Walking
TRON: Legacy
The Princess And The Frog
The Disappearance Of Alice Creed
Carnival Of Souls (1962)
100 Films And A Funeral

3/5 – Decent

Despicable Me
The Chamber
Somewhere (2010)
The Green Hornet
Playing By Heart
Red Heat
Middle Of Nowhere (2008)

2.5/5 – Average

The Life Of David Gale
Dinner For Schmucks
Gods And Generals
Charlie St. Cloud
How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days
Meet The Parents: Little Fockers
The Flintstones
Out Cold
The NeverEnding Story III: The Next Chapter
Homecoming (2009)
Crazy In Alabama
Planet 51

2/5 – Sucky

Death At A Funeral (2010)
The Code (a.k.a. Thick As Thieves)
Phantoms (1997)

1.5/5 – Bad

Vampires Suck
Summer’s Blood

1/5 – Terrible

Furry Vengeance

First Movie I Saw This Month: THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG
Last Movie I Saw This Month: SUPERSITION



Best Actor: Colin Firth, THE KING’S SPEECH
Best Actress: Natalie Portman, BLACK SWAN (2010)
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, THE FIGHTER (2010)
Best Supporting Actress: Hailee Steinfeld, TRUE GRIT (2010)               Best Director: Darren Aronofsky, BLACK SWAN (2010)
Best Original Screenplay: David Seidler, THE KING’S SPEECH
Best Adapted Screenplay: Alex Garland, NEVER LET ME GO (2010)
Biggest Suprise: MEET JOE BLACK
Biggest Disappointment: SOMEWHERE (2010)
Most Fucked-Up Movie: SUMMER’S BLOOD
“I’m Pretty Damn Sure No One Else Has Seen This”: (four-way tie) 100 FILMS AND A FUNERAL, BOY, SUMMER’S BLOOD and SUPERSITION
Person/Character I Never Want to Meet: The Man (Herk Harvey), CARNIVAL OF SOULS (1962)
Why Is He/She Still in Movies?: Martin Lawrence, DEATH A T A FUNERAL (2010)
Recurring Genre: Comedies
Ultimate WTF? Moment: The ending, THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE
Best Scene: The Swan Lake performance, BLACK SWAN (2010)
Best Line: “The problem is you’ve been told, and not told. That’s what I’ve seen while I’ve been here. You’ve been told that none of you really understand. So I decided I’ll talk to you in a way that you will understand. Do you know what happens to children when they grow up? No, you don’t. Because nobody knows. They might grow up to be actors, move to America. Well, they might work in supermarkets. Or teach in schools. They become sportsmen or bus conductors or racing car drivers. They might do almost anything. But with you we do know. None of you will go to America. None of you will work in supermarkets. None of you will do anything, except live the life that has already been set out for you. You will become adults, but only briefly. Before you are old, before you are even middle aged, you will start to donate your vital organs. And sometime around your third or fourth donation, your short life will be completed. You have to know who you are, and what you are. It’s the only way to lead decent lives”. – Miss Lucy (Sally Hawkins), NEVER LET ME GO (2010)
Movie I Finally Got to Friggin’ See: TOTAL RECALL
Hottest Lady: Olivia Wilde, TRON: LEGACY

– Bede Jermyn

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