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Movie Review: Casa de Mi Padre

What do you get when you mix Anchorman with telenovelas, with sprinkles of SNL and Grindhouse?  You get Casa de Mi Padre (literal translation is “house of my father” but it’s easier to say “my father’s house”), produced by an  Anchorman… producer along with Well Ferrell, and directed by a former SNL writer.  The film’s budget was $6 million (really low budget compared to recent blockbusters) and only made $8 million in the box office.  So removing the lack of financial success, I’ll try to answer the most important question- is this movie good?

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Movie Review: Melancholia

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On December 21, 2012, it’s been widely depicted that the Mayans predicted the end of the world.  Whether you believe it or not is debatable, but it leaves one burning question that probably everyone has thought of at one point- what would you do if the world is going to end?

Well, Lars von Trier’s movie, Melancholia, proposes just that.  While the beginning of the movie focuses on the wedding of Justine and Michael, you don’t get the real plot of the movie until about halfway, when a newly discovered rogue planet known as Melancholia has a chance to hit the Earth.

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Mini-Review: Wet ‘n’ Wild’s Mega Shield SPF 15 lipcolor

So I had four $1 off Wet ‘n’ Wild coupons I needed to use, and I have about good things about their lip products, so I gave them a shot.  Unfortunately, I was disappointed with most of them, despite their beautiful colors.  Let me explain why I’m not happy with these purchases, but still hopeful about them.  The colors shown, from left to right, are Birthday Suit, Pink Champagne, Lolly Popstar, and That’s Berry Beautiful.

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Movie Review: The Care Bears Movie

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Okay, okay, this review was easy for me because it’s one of my favorite movies.  I enjoy animated movies, as for the majority of my childhood, I wanted to be an animator.  Honestly, they don’t make good animated movies anymore- usually you have to rely on international to provide that- while there are good movies, they’re just not hand-drawn, and you lose that character and appreciation because it’s easier to make 3D films as opposed to hand drawn.

Anyway, let’s avoid any more ranting, and let’s dive into the review.

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Long Overdue Movie Review: The Countess

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After months long of hiatus, I have come back with a fresh movie review!  Long story short- my beloved desktop died suddenly, and my inches-away-from-death laptop is not reliable for watching movies.  Being a poor college student, I could not afford a replacement until recently, but without further ado, here is my review for The Countess.

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Three Anime You May Have Never Heard Of (But Should Be Watching)

Note:  All three anime can be found on Netflix Instant Stream.

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Tidbit Reviews: Porco Rosso, My Neighbors the Yamadas

I meant to do these movie reviews way back in August, but things happened and now too much time went by for me to clearly remember them, but…

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