movies: what we watched in November

Here is a condensed version of my movie blog – everything we’ve watched over the past month.

in the theater:

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 2010. A boy fights for the girl of his dreams. 8/10 (Great).

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, 2010. Teenage wizards are on the run from magical fascists. 8/10 (Great).

on video/online:

MASH, 1970. Hijinks in an army hospital. 7/10 (Good).

Grand Illusion, 1937. French POWs in WWI attempt escape. 6/10 (Okay).

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: Season One, 1995. Hercules saves people by fighting monsters and villains. 6/10 (Okay).

– [re-watched] Alice in Wonderland, 1951. A little girl wanders through a nonsense world. 9/10 (One of my favorites).

Doctor Who: Silver Nemesis, 1988. Cybermen vs. Jacobean time-travelers vs. Nazis, plus a lot of other stuff. 4/10 (Eh).

– [re-watched] The Last Temptation of Christ, 1988. Jesus wants God to leave him alone. 9/10 (One of my favorites).

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 1968. A single father renovates a car, then tells a story about it. 2/10 (Terrible).

Climax!: Casino Royale, 1954. Special agent Jimmy Bond plays cards to ruin a Soviet agent. 7/10 (Good).

A Bit of Fry & Laurie: Season Three, 1992. Sketch comedy. 7/10 (Good).

– [re-watched] Doctor Who: Series Five, 2010. A mysterious alien travels through space and time with a human girl. 10/10 (Favorite of my favorites).

Doctor Who: Revenge of the Cybermen, 1975. A conspiracy involves a space outpost, an inhabited moon of Jupiter, and an approaching Cyberman ship. 6/10 (Okay).

– [re-watched] Peter Pan, 1953. Three children follow Peter Pan to Neverland. 6/10 (Okay).

and from The Top 63 Marathon:

#13. [re-watched] Casablanca, 1942. A wealthy, powerful rogue in WWII Morocco refuses to take sides. 9/10 (One of my favorites).

#12. [re-watched] Star Wars, 1977. A farm boy stumbles across information needed to save the galaxy from a giant death ray. 9/10 (One of my favorites).

#11. [re-watched] The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2003. Desperate battles against the forces of evil. 9/10 (One of my favorites).

#10. [re-watched] The Dark Knight, 2008. The Joker hatches schemes. 10/10 (Favorite of my favorites).

#9. [re-watched] The Empire Strikes Back, 1980. Rebels run away from the evil Space Empire. 9/10 (One of my favorites).

#8. [re-watched] One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, 1975. An apparently sane convict is transferred to a mental hospital. 8/10 (Great).

#7. 12 Angry Men, 1957. Jurors deliberate on a murder trial with mandatory death penalty. 8/10 (Great).

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