2005 Movie Rating List (39 movies)

Date Movie Kurt's Rating Marion's Rating Notes/Comments
2005-01-07 House of Flying Daggers Really liked it Really liked it  
2005-01-15 A Very Long Engagement Loved it! Loved it! Another excellent film from Jeunet
2005-01-17 The Aviator Really liked it Liked it  
2005-02-06 Million Dollar Baby Loved it! Really liked it  
2005-02-13 Finding Neverland Loved it! Loved it! Another fantastic performance by Johnny Depp. Sad that he'll most likely be overlooked by Oscar again in favor of (admittedly deserving) Jamie Foxx
2005-02-21 Constantine Just okay Just okay Not as bad as we'd feared, but not Hellblazer to be sure.
2005-04-03 Sin City Loved it! Loved it! An amazing replication of the comic book stories down to the exact compositioins in many cases.
2005-04-05 Hitch n/a Just okay  
2005-04-22 Kung Fu Hustle Really liked it Really liked it Another fun movie from Steven Chown, creator of God of Cookery and Shaolin Soccer
2005-05-01 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Liked it Liked it Enjoyable overall, if a bit flat
2005-05-01 The Interpreter Liked it Liked it  
2005-05-08 Kingdom of Heaven Liked it Liked it You just gotta love a movie with trebuchets and siege engines
2005-05-19 Star Wars: Episode 3 - Revenge of the Sith n/a Liked it Kurt was in L.A. attending E3, so only Marion got to go during the opening days.
2005-05-23 Star Wars: Episode 3 - Revenge of the Sith Liked it n/a Kurt's opportunity to finally stop worrying about spoilers
2005-05-29 Layer Cake Really liked it Loved it! Taut British gangster movie
2005-05-29 Unleashed Liked it Just okay Marion thought the fights were too long. I didn't.
2005-06-24 Batman Begins Liked it Liked it They got the tone right and Christian Bale does a nice job (Michael Caine as well)
2005-06-25 Howl's Moving Castle Loved it! Loved it! Miyazaki puts together another enchanting film
2005-06-26 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Liked it Just okay Breezy summer fun
2005-07-09 War of the Worlds Liked it Liked it  
2005-07-23 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Liked it Liked it Depp plays Wonka as a total nutbar (ironic, eh?)
2005-07-31 Bad News Bears Liked it Just okay Not a bad remake. They didn't cop out and change the ending.
2005-07-31 Wedding Crashers Really liked it Really liked it  
2005-08-21 Broken Flowers Liked it Liked it  
2005-08-21 The Aristocrats Really liked it Really liked it Not for the faint of heart or the easily offended
2005-08-28 40 Year Old Virgin Liked it Really liked it  
2005-08-28 Brothers Grimm Liked it Just okay Visually stunning, but emotionally dead
2005-09-18 2046 Liked it Liked it Not quite the sci-fi movie we expected from the trailer
2005-09-30 Serenity Loved it! Loved it! I swallowed a bug.
2005-10-22 Wallace & Grommit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Loved it! zzzz  
2005-10-29 A History of Violence Really liked it Really liked it  
2005-10-29 Flightplan Liked it Liked it  
2005-11-05 Jarhead Really liked it Really liked it  
2005-11-12 Good Night and Good Luck Loved it! Loved it!  
2005-11-18 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Really liked it Really liked it  
2005-12-11 The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Liked it Just okay  
2005-12-19 Syriana Loved it! Loved it! Very intense all the way through. Not for those looking to switch their brains off at the movies.
2005-12-23 King Kong Really liked it Loved it! Marion doesn't like the story (she feels that Kong gets the shaft), but we both felt movie was well done
2005-12-24 Fun with Dick and Jane Just okay Just okay  

Movies we have rented from Netflix (19 movies).

Date Movie Kurt's Rating Marion's Rating Notes/Comments
2005-01-31 Luther Liked it Liked it  
2005-02-01 Gilbert Gottfried: Dirty Jokes Liked it Just okay  
2005-06-17 Advertising Rules! Liked it Liked it  
2005-08-04 Laurel Canyon Liked it n/a  
2005-08-05 Barbershop Liked it Liked it  
2005-08-12 Cube Just okay Just okay Kind of movie of the week in production quality, but an enjoyable story
2005-08-12 Underworld Liked it Just okay  
2005-09-07 Spellbound Liked it Liked it  
2005-09-25 American Splendor Liked it Liked it Another great performance from Paul Giamatti
2005-09-25 Frida Just okay Just okay Interesting integration of Frida's art with the scenes
2005-09-30 Porn Star Just okay Just okay Marion was a bit wary about this one, but it wasn't too bad.
2005-10-12 Matchstick Men Really liked it Liked it  
2005-10-15 Series 7 Liked it Liked it Extremely black satire. Not for the faint of heart. Would have been funnier if the comedy had been more broad
2005-10-15 The Hidden Fortress Loved it! Really liked it  
2005-10-22 The Comedian Harmonists Really liked it Loved it!  
2005-11-24 Bad Santa Liked it Liked it Our favorite scene was the one with the boxing. Completely politically incorrect.
2005-11-24 Resident Evil Liked it Liked it Dumb monster movie fun
2005-11-28 Resident Evil: Apocalypse Just okay Just okay  
2005-12-24 Pitch Black Liked it Liked it Surprisingly, we liked it

Since we changed our rating system, I thought we should explain what the various icons mean. See the table for the meanings.
Icon Meaning
Loved it!Loved it!
Really liked itReally liked it
Liked itLiked it
Just okayJust okay
Didn't like itDidn't like it
Hated it!Hated it!
n/a n/a
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