My Movie Reviews


I have been reviewing movies for my friends, in some form or another, since 2000. Prior to creating this blog in 2011, I sent out an email at the end of the year with films ranked from favorite to least-favorite. You can see those lists under the tab “Decade One.”

From 2011 on, I rate and review each film as I see it. To that end, I have created a basic ranking system. Unfortunately, there was no star wingding to use, so I decided to go with the ◊ symbol; it’s simple, star-like and I am amused by the fact that it’s called a lozenge in this program.  So, my films will be ranked by lozenges as follows:

◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊   A brilliant must-see movie, destined to be a classic

◊ ◊ ◊ ◊   I loved this film; it was one of my favorites of the year

◊ ◊ ◊   I enjoyed this film and am glad I saw it; it was worth the ticket

◊ ◊   This movie was okay but it may be better as a rental

   I really should have skipped it

No Lozenge   It objectively sucked; It actually made me angry



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