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Week in Review: 9/10/17

Movies I Watched in the Last Week

1) Little Evil - Meh.  Considering how little I cared about this movie, I probably shouldn't bother, but I went ahead and wrote a more detailed review of it, anyway.  That'll be out in like a week.  Short version: it's not that funny.

My Rating: 2.5 / 5

2) Space Monkeys - It is exactly as good as a low-budget CGI comedy about farting monkeys voiced listlessly by Andy Samberg and Patrick Warbuton on their days off sounds like it would be.  If you don't have kids, you have no excuse to seek it out.

My Rating: 1 / 5

3) They're Watching - It's alright.  It does very little to innovate the oft-tired found footage genre, but what it does, it does well.  Or at least, well enough.  They're Watching is a supremely watchable little horror-comedy, the kind of thing that you'd catch on a lazy Sunday afternoon and say, "I had no reason to spend 90 minutes on that, but I'm not unhappy that I did."

My Rating: 3.5 / 5

4) The Loft - I'll probably do a more detailed review of this one some day soon, too.  It's an interesting movie with some major logic holes.  The kind of thing that you modestly enjoy while watching, but then every time you think about it afterward, you say, "Huh, that's actually pretty damn stupid.  Did I actually like that movie?"  Yes.  Yes, I did.  Kind of.  Shut up, don't judge me.

My Rating: 3.5 / 5

5) Death Note (2017) - Check out my longer review for more detail.  Long story short: It is its own unique take on the Death Note premise, and I liked it for what it was.  The downside is that it still clung to some of the trappings of its source material, which held it back and made it more confusing and messy than it needed to be.

My Rating: 3 / 5

Total: 5 Movies

Minutes I Spent Writing in the Last Week

Nothing to report.

Total: 0 Hours

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