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Otter's Eclectic Movie Reviews

What shall we watch today?

OTTER FAMILY FAVORITES
SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATRE
NOT JUST FOR KIDS
OUT OF THE ORDINARY
SEQUELS THAT DON’T SUCK
LIBRARIANS RULE!
SHAKESPEARE IS ALIVE AND WELL…
MADE FOR TV
THE SAME YET DIFFERENT…
NOT DURING DINNER
READ A MOVIE
REALIO TRULIO
ANIMATION


OTTER FAMILY FAVORITES

The Addams Family
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Beauty and the Beast
Blazing Saddles
The Blues Brothers
Casablanca
A Christmas Story
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Con Air
Darby O’Gill and the Little People
Dogma
Fargo
A Fish Called Wanda
Forbidden Planet
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Henry V
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
The Hunt for Red October
If I Were King
Jaws
Jezebel
Jurassic Park
Kiss Me, Kate (1953)
Leningrad Cowboys Go America
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Lone Star
Love Actually
Love’s Labour’s Lost
The Man Who Would Be King
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
The Music Man (1962)
My Favorite Year
O Brother Where Art Thou?
Only Angels Have Wings
Paint Your Wagon
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
The Princess Bride
Pulp Fiction
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Rose Marie
Shakespeare in Love
Singin’ in the Rain
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
Star Wars
The 10 Commandments
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
The Three Musketeers
Time Bandits
The Tune
Volcano
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Young Frankenstein
Zulu


SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATER

2012
The Addams Family
Army of Darkness
Batman
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Blade
Blade II
Casablanca
Crash
Dogma
Enchanted
Ender’s Game
Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn
Fargo
Finding Nemo
From Dusk Til Dawn
Gladiator
Harold Lloyd movies
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
A History of Violence
Holes
Hot Fuzz
Ice Age
Iron Man
Jaws
Jurassic Park
Love Actually
Madagascar
The Mask of Zorro
The Matrix
Men In Black
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
The Mummy
National Treasure
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
The Panic Room
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Rat Race
Religulous
Reservoir Dogs
Run, Lola, Run
School of Rock
Star Wars
Stardust
Starship Troopers
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
Spirited Away
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Treasure Planet
Tremors
Volcano
Wild Wild West
Wreck-it Ralph


NOT JUST FOR KIDS

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Beauty and the Beast
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Despicable Me
Enchanted
Finding Nemo
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conquest of Shamballa
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Holes
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Ice Age
Ice Age: The Meltdown
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
The Incredibles
Little Lord Fauntleroy
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Mad Hot Ballroom
March of the Penguins
Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Prince Caspian
The Princess and the Frog
Princess Mononoke
Shrek
Shrek 2
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
Spirited Away
Steamboy
Time Bandits
Tokyo Godfathers
Treasure Planet
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Wreck-it Ralph
Yellow Submarine


OUT OF THE ORDINARY

Across the Universe
Adaptation
Angels in America
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Boondock Saints
Bowling for Columbine
Bubba Ho-Tep
Cannibal: the Musical
Carnival of Souls
Chicago
A Christmas Story
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover
Dark Star
District 9
Dogma
Donnie Darko
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
Enchanted
Fargo
Fido
Fight Club
Forbidden Planet
A Fish Called Wanda
Good Night, and Good Luck.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Grindhouse
Hamlet 2
Hot Fuzz
I Heart Huckabee’s
Inglourious Basterds
John Dies at the End
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Kung Fu Hustle
Latcho Drom
Leningrad Cowboys Go America
The Lion in Winter
Lost in Translation
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Matinee
Memento
Metropolis
Moulin Rouge
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride
Much Ado About Nothing
The Nightmare Before Christmas
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Pan’s Labyrinth
Reservoir Dogs
A Scanner Darkly
Serenity
Sing Faster: The Stagehands’ Ring Cycle
Sling Blade
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
Spirited Away
Stranger than Fiction
Sukiyaki Western Django
They Might Be Giants
This Film Is Not Yet Rated
This Is Spinal Tap
Tokyo Godfathers
Tristram Shandy
The Tune
Under Milk Wood
Warrior’s Way
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
The Wicker Man
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Withnail and I
The Wizard of Speed and Time
Wyrd Sisters
Zoot Suit


SEQUELS THAT DON’T SUCK

Army of Darkness
Blade II
Blues Brothers 2000
Catching Fire
The Dark Knight
Dead Like Me: Life After Death
Fierce Creatures
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Ice Age: The Meltdown
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Iron Man 2
Iron Man 3
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (NOT Dead Man’s Chest, that DID suck.)
Spider-Man 2
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Thor: The Dark World


READ A MOVIE

2 Guns
Adaptation
Adventures of Robin Hood
The African Queen
Alice in Wonderland
The Americanization of Emily
Apt Pupil
The Assassination Bureau
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Auto Focus
Beau Geste
Beau Ideal
A Beautiful Mind
Beauty and the Beast
Being Julia
The Best Years of their Lives
Big Fish
The Big Sleep
Black Hawk Down
The Black Swan
Bleak House
The Bourne Identity
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Bride and Prejudice
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Brokeback Mountain
The Caine Mutiny
Camelot
Captain Blood
Captain Phillips
Captains Courageous
Casino Royale
Catching Fire
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Cheaper by the Dozen
Chocolat
A Christmas Story
Cinderella (1957)
Citizen X
Cloud Atlas
Clueless
Cold Mountain
The Color of Money
Constantine
Coraline
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Darby O’Gill and the Little People
Day of the Triffids
The Devil Wears Prada
Donnie Brasco
Dune (1984)
Dune (2000)
East of Eden
Easy A
The Egyptian
Ella Enchanted
The Emperor’s Club
Ender’s Game
Enigma
The Far Side of the World
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
The Fellowship of the Ring
Fight Club
Flight of the Phoenix
The Fountain
The Four Feathers
The Four Musketeers
From Hell
From Here to Eternity
Gidget
Glory
Going Postal
Gone with the Wind
Grand Hotel
The Great Santini
Gulliver’s Travels (1939)
Hamlet
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Hellboy
The Help
Henry V
A History of Violence
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
The Hoax
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Hogfather
Holes
How Green Was My Valley
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Howl’s Moving Castle
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunger Games
The Hunt for Red October
I Capture the Castle
I Am Legend
I, Robot
If I Were King
The Illusionist
Interview With The Vampire
In The Electric Mist
Iron Man
Iron Man 2
It Happened One Night
Jarhead
Jaws
John Carter
John Dies at the End
Johnny Tremain
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Juarez
Jurassic Park
Keys of the Kingdom
Kick-Ass
Kick-Ass 2
Kim
Kind Hearts and Coronets
Last of the Mohicans
Lawrence of Arabia
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The Legend of Zorro
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Les Misérables
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Lonesome Dove
The Maltese Falcon
Man of La Mancha
The Man Who Would Be King
Marie Antoinette
The Mask of Zorro
Minority Report
Men in Black
Men in Black II
Men in Black III
Mr. Skeffington
Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride
Moby Dick (1930)
Much Ado About Nothing
Must Love Dogs
Mystic River
Nanny McPhee
Night Flight
Northwest Passage
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Oliver!
The Outlaw Josey Wales
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
A Place in the Sun
The Player
Poseidon
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
The Prestige
Prince Caspian
Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Pride and Prejudice (2005)
The Princess Diaries
The Princess Bride
Pygmalion
Queen of Spades
A Quantum of Solace
The Quiet American
Random Harvest
The Real Glory
Return of the King
Sahara (2005)
A Scanner Darkly
Scrooge
The Sea Hawk (1924)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Sherlock Holmes
The Shipping News
Sin City
Slumdog Millionaire
Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs
Solaris
The Spirit
Stardust
The Stunt Man
Soul Music
South Pacific
Starship Troopers
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
There Will Be Blood
The Three Musketeers
The Time Machine
The Time Traveler’s Wife
Total Recall
Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Treasure Island
Treasure Planet
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
Troy
Turn of the Screw
The Twelve Chairs
The Two Towers
Under Two Flags
The Verdict
V for Vendetta
War of the Worlds
Watchmen
The Way We Live Now
What Dreams May Come
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?
Where Eagles Dare
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
The Wild One
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
The Witches of Eastwick
World War Z
Wyrd Sisters
Young Frankenstein


THE SAME YET DIFFERENT…

The Hustler
The Color of Money

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Dune (1984)
Dune (2000)

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Kiss Me, Kate (1953)
Kiss Me, Kate (2003)
Taming of the Shrew (1963)
Taming of the Shrew (1980)

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The Music Man (1962)
The Music Man (2003)
Pittsburgh

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Mystery of the Wax Museum
House of Wax

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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Bride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Pride and Prejudice (2005)

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Sabrina (1954)
Sabrina (1995)

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Poseidon (2006)
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

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The Producers (1968)
The Producers (2003)

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Treasure Island
Treasure Planet

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300
The 300 Spartans

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Hairspray (1988)
Hairspray (2007)

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One Millon Years B.C.
Caveman

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The Ten Commandments
Prince of Egypt

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LIBRARIANS RULE!

Behind the Mask: the Rise of Leslie Vernon
The Big Sleep
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Casanova
The Day After Tomorrow
Desk Set
Heavenly Creatures
High School Musical
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
It’s a Wonderful Life
Librarian: Quest for the Spear
Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines
The Mummy
The Music Man (1962)
The Music Man (2003)
Party Girl
Pittsburgh
The Roaring Twenties
San Francisco
School of Rock
The Time Machine
The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Wicker Man


NOT DURING DINNER

300
Army of Darkness
Bad Taste
The Boondock Saints
Cannibal: the Musical
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover
Dawn of the Dead
District 9
Dogma
Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
From Dusk Till Dawn
From Hell
Gangs of New York
Hot Fuzz
Grindhouse
Inglourious Basterds
John Dies at the End
Kill Bill
Men In Black
Minority Report
Reservoir Dogs
Shaun of the Dead
Sin City
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Tropic Thunder
Warm Bodies
Zombie Strippers
Zombieland


MADE FOR TV

10th Kingdom
Angels in America
Attila
Bernard and the Genie
Bleak House
Cinderella (1957)
Citizen X
Dead Like Me: Life after Death
Going Postal
The Goodbye Girl (2004)
High Plains Invaders
High School Musical
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Hogfather
Johnny Tremain
Kiss Me, Kate (2003)
Librarian: Quest for the Spear
Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Lonesome Dove
The Mikado
Miss Morison’s Ghosts
The Music Man (2003)
Oklahoma!
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Soul Music
South Pacific
Taming of the Shrew (1980)
Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie
Turn of the Screw
Under Milk Wood
The Way We Live Now
Wit
Wyrd Sisters


SHAKESPEARE IS ALIVE AND WELL…

Forbidden Planet
Hamlet
Hamlet 2
Henry V
Kiss Me, Kate (1953)
Kiss Me, Kate (2003)
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Love’s Labour’s Lost
The Merchant of Venice
Much Ado about Nothing
Paradise in Harlem
Shakespeare in Love
Taming of the Shrew (1963)
Taming of the Shrew (1980)


REALIO TRULIO

Bowling for Columbine
Fahrenheit 9/11
Food Inc
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
March of the Penguins
Religulous
Schlock: The Secret History of American Movies
Sicko
Sing Faster! the Stagehands’ Ring Cycle
Super Size Me
This Film Is Not Yet Rated
Trinity and Beyond: the Atomic Bomb Movie
Victory through Air Power
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices
What The #$! Do We Know?
Wordplay


ANIMATION

9
Akira
Beauty and the Beast
Brave
Coraline
The Corpse Bride
Cowboy Bebop the Movie
Despicable Me
Finding Nemo
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conquest of Shamballa
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
The Girl who Leapt through Time
A Goofy Movie
Gulliver’s Travels (1939)
Happy Feet
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
How To Train Your Dragon
Howl’s Moving Castle
Ice Age
Ice Age: The Meltdown
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
The Incredibles
Lilo & Stitch
Madagascar
Megamind
Metropolis
Monster House
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Prince of Egypt
The Princess and the Frog
Princess Mononoke
Ratatouille
Robots
A Scanner Darkly
Shrek
Shrek 2
Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs
Soul Music
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
Spirited Away
Steamboy
Sword of the Stranger
Team America: World Police
Tokyo Godfathers
Toy Story 3
Treasure Planet
The Tune
Up
Victory through Air Power
Wall-E
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Wreck-it Ralph
Wyrd Sisters
Yellow Submarine

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