Illumination movies

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are all the movies made by the Illumination studio. Although I wasn’t interested in their last couple of movies, they could return with something worth watching — a Sing sequel is forthcoming. Despicable Me movies Despicable Me 2010 -> 5/5 Despicable Me 2 2013 -> 4/5 Minions 2015 -> 3.5/5 Despicable Me 3 2017 […]

Aardman movies

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Here are all the movies produced by Aardman Animations. Some make use of stop-motion animation — this is probably what they’re known for. Chicken Run 2, a sequel to their masterpiece, is in production. Chicken Run movies Chicken Run 2000 -> 5/5 Chicken Run 2 TBA Shaun the Sheep movies Shaun the Sheep Movie 2015 […]

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

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{4.5/5} A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, released in 2019 The sheep like to have fun. But each time they try something new, the dog forbids them from doing it. An alien lands on Earth and ends up at the farm, eventually conveying to Shaun that he needs to get back to his ship. Meanwhile, […]

The Dark Knight

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{4.5/5} “Some men aren’t looking for anything logical, like money. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn.” The Dark Knight, released in 2008 Batman and Jim Gordon are working on taking down the mob in Gotham, when the Joker decides he’s not getting enough […]

Batman Begins

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{5/5} “You start pretending to have fun, you might even have a little by accident.” Batman Begins, released in 2005 Bruce Wayne leaves Gotham to learn how criminals think. Ducard finds him in jail and invites him to join the League of Shadows, headed by Ra’s Al Ghul. But when Ra’s Al Ghul informs him […]

Frozen II

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{4/5} “Come on, it’ll be fun. Assuming we don’t get stuck here, and no one ever finds us, and you starve and I give up.” Frozen II, released in 2019 Elsa, Queen of Arendelle, hears a voice that no one else can hear. It seems to be coming from the Enchanted Forest, which is covered […]

The Rock

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{5/5} “You know, you’re almost the only evidence that I exist.” The Rock, released in 1996 General Hummel wants the US military to tell the truth about soldiers who have died while conducting illegal operations in other countries. Since no one will listen to him, he and a handpicked group of men steal 15 VX […]

Walk the Line

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{4.5/5} “Y’all can’t walk no line!” Walk the Line, released in 2005 Johnny Cash forms a band with himself as lead singer and guitarist. When he’s touring he leaves his wife and children at home. He meets June Carter on tour and becomes infatuated with her. Meanwhile, he’s given every opportunity to drink and do […]

Troop Zero

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{4.5/5} “We ain’t got nobody to show us how to be better. Show us.” Troop Zero, released in 2019 Christmas spends much of her time looking up at the stars after her mom died. She discovers that NASA is sending a message into space, and she wants to be part of it. The winner of […]

Star Wars

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Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. When I do a rewatch, I will watch all except the prequel trilogy. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the […]