We've watched several movies lately, but I've been too busy to blog about them. So, a few quick catch-up comments.
THE FIGHTER is very, very good. The Oscar-winning performances by Christian Bale and Melissa Leo struck me as a little showy, but that's what wins Oscars, after all. And that's not to say they didn't do great jobs. But I thought Mark Wahlberg and Amy Adams were just as good. I really didn't expect to see sweet, innocent, wholesome Amy Adams in a role like that, but she was fine.
MEGAMIND is also very good. Great animation and lots of humor that probably went over the heads of the little kids who watched it. I was very entertained, though.
WILD TARGET is a British hitman comedy. The British sometimes have an odd sense of humor, and it's displayed to very good effect in this one.
THE NEXT THREE DAYS is okay, a bit of a downer at the end as far as I'm concerned. I would have done it differently, but hey, that's just me.
LIFE AS WE KNOW IT is a decent rom-com, a little darker than some. Josh Duhamel is a likable actor, and Katherine Heigl is, well, Katherine Heigl, which is usually enough for me. That's the case here, too.
But definitely, watch THE FIGHTER and MEGAMIND if you haven't seen them yet.
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