MikeInMotion

MikeInMotion

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MikeInMotion's Information

Ranking Status: Director

Name: Mike G

Gender: Male

Education: Yea I know him... bit of a shady character.

About Me: Kid brudda of theCriticalMarisa. I am a goofball. I like to see the glass as completely full.

Interests: Yodeling... I enjoy yodeling.

Movie Profile

Film I Love: Just one? Hmm...

Film I Hate: Just one? Hmm...

Guilty Pleasure: Super Marios Bros. It's so damn cheesy and fun I can't help but love it.

Favorite Genre: Fantasy

Least Favorite Genre: Anime

Favorite Actors: Al Pacino, Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Tom Hardy

Least Favorite Actors: Pretty, much, everyone, else

Favorite Director: Christopher Nolan

Least Favorite Director: Christopher Yeslan

Movie Quotes: Frodo: “I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened.” Gandalf: “So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” - Lord of the Rings

"It's not personal, sonny. It's strictly business." --- Michael Corleone, The Godfather

“I believe… whatever doesn’t kill you simply makes you…stranger.” --- The Joker, The Dark Knight

Latest Movie Review

Rating of
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Silver Linings Playbook

You have poor social skills. You have a problem.

David O. Russell is a director that I first discovered with 2010’s great movie, The Fighter. With that movie he took a very simple story that we’ve all heard before, yet he made it seem fresh because of well-written dialogue and strong performances. It was an emotional roller coaster that put a completely different spin on the boxer down-on-his-luck story. With Silver Linings Playbook O. Russell did something similar. We have what appears to be a very simple story about a man trying come back to society after some mental issues, and how his path collides with a girl and both of their lives change as a result. But again, and even more so than with The Fighter, he completely turns the formula on its head, giving us real situations with …

Recent Rating History

Movie Title Rating Overall Add
Upstream Color 1.5/4 3.1/4
Stoker 1.5/4 2.7/4
Broken City 2.0/4 2.4/4
Only God Forgives 2.0/4 2.4/4
The Wolverine 2.0/4 2.6/4

Recent Comments

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 10/23/12 at 10:46 AM CT

Schindler's List Review comment

Great review. One of my many favorites from the director. Flawless is an understatement.

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 08/04/12 at 01:21 PM CT

Tim Burton: Best to Worst comment

Our TB lists are are fairly similar :) Esp the bottom.. I can't imagining anything bumping either of those up from dead last!

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 07/27/12 at 11:11 AM CT

Thank You for Smoking Review comment

Great review. One of my favorite intellectual dark comedies. This ones underrated.

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 07/18/12 at 11:12 PM CT

Watch Mars Attacks so we can talk like the aliens. -GoF

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 07/15/12 at 11:12 PM CT

Bro,
Thx for Miller's Crossing rec.
Turturro ftw.
Sis

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 05/15/12 at 09:01 PM CT

Top Animated Films comment

We're not friends anymore.

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 05/15/12 at 08:59 PM CT

Ridley Scott: Best to Worst comment

Obv Gladiator is his fave since he autographed the case.

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 05/15/12 at 08:58 PM CT

Best Superhero Movies comment

Nacho Libre. He's Nacho. Average Hero. Ok, I guess he doesn't really count.

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 05/15/12 at 08:57 PM CT

Movies to Watch: Horror comment

Watch the Nightmare on Elm Street remake! Poltergeist is good.. I saw the remake of TX Chainsaw, awful.. Clove, I mean, Orphan was decent, House on Haunted Hill I love, the Crazies I love.. Let Me In was.. interesting.

theCriticalMarisa - wrote on 05/15/12 at 08:54 PM CT

Top Sci-fi Films comment

It's too late to apologize. It's too laaaate (hey, hey hey)

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