Jurassic Park (3D!)

I wasn’t actually sure if I wanted to add this to my 2013 Movie Rankings, since really this isn’t a new movie for 2013. But in the end, it is a movie and I did see it, so it seems worthwhile to post about. 😄

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Oblivion

Oblivion surprised me. With all of the reviews I read ahead of time (io9, Escape to the Movies, Schlock Mercenary), I was expecting a pretty yet ultimately without depth, science fiction mystery/action piece1 What I got… was a pretty yet ultimately without much depth, science fiction mystery/action piece2

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The Croods

I went into The Croods fully expecting the sort of banal, child-focused humor that all too often plagues such films (see Hotel Transylvania for a perfect example). Granted, The Croods is actually rated PG, so there’s at least a modicum of hope ((Although then again, so was Hotel Transylvania…)).

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Warm Bodies

I’m not sure that a year ago I would have ever thought that a zomromcom could possibly be a thing. There’s just something about zombies… Zombies are supposed to be mindless killing machines. They’re supposed to be an analogue for the darker aspects of mindless mobs, a swarming mass that protagonists can mow down by the dozen without feelings of remorse. They’re not supposed to fall in love.

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Parental Guidance

Sometimes you just need to unwind and watch something on the sillier side of life. Parental Guidance is exactly that sort of movie.

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