Genre Grandeur – Inception (2010)

The awesome Mr. MovieRob recently sent out a request for reviews for his cool new series, Genre Grandeur. The series will hone in on the best of the best in a different genre each month, but the focus for March is thrillers. Naturally, I couldn’t resist writing up a little something about Inception. Check it out! Also, Rob is accepting reviews through the 25th, so definitely take some time to write about your favorite thriller and send it his way!


For my next Genre Grandeur guest review, I present you with a review by Cara from Silver Screen Serenade.  Cara has a great blog and whats more, she has great ideas for blogathons.  Her Nooovember and Resolutions posts were amazing.  Check out her site if you don’t already.

Here’s a review of Cara’s favorite Thriller – Inception (2010).

Take it away Cara….

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“You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.” – Eames

 Number of Times Seen – Not totally sure. I know I saw it in theaters three times. All in all, this was my sixth or seventh viewing at the very least.

Brief Synopsis – “A skilled extractor is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible.” (from IMDb)

My Take On It – I said it after my first viewing and I’m still saying…

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I am 1,000% excited to announce that I have been declared a CHAMPION!! Read all about it! Thanks so very much to Eric of The IPC for putting on this glorious contest, and congrats to EVERYONE for all of their awesome entries!! Seriously, there were so many hilarious reviews of terrible movies that I don’t know how anyone could decide their favorites! I sure had a heck of a time choosing. But thanks so much to all of you voters who got enough of a chuckle out of my write-up to deem it worthy of a vote. You are awesome, and I am on cloud nine. LONG LIVE SHITFEST!!!!!

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YOU CAME!!! (not like that!!!)






But it wasn’t easy!! This contest saw numerous lead changes and was TIED up until some votes came in Friday night! A SHITFEST WORLD RECORD 102!!! people voted this time around (that’s 510 total votes!!!) and late Friday night DARK CARA and her PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES rolled a pack of Lucky Strikes up her shirt sleeve, greased her hair into a fine, golden coif and went out shanking the other contenders, emerging from a pool of blood: VICTORIOUS!!! HOORAY for DARK CARA!! Just don’t tell her mom!!

But seriously though, this was a WONDERFUL time and I think everyone had fun! When do you want to do this again???

Now, I’ll put on my welding goggles, my welding apron and some gloves (for safety) and head out into my blood stained dungeon

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Some Kind Of Wonderful (1987) Guest Review

The too-cool-for-school Miss Table 9 Mutant recently let me take part in her John Hughes blogathon. Check out my review of Some Kind of Wonderful! Also, if you haven’t already, definitely peruse some of the other John Hughes posts. Really awesome stuff so far. 🙂

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This guest review for the John Hughes Blogathon comes from Cara of Silver Screen Serenade. Thanks for being a part of this blogathon, Cara! She’s going to tell us what she thought of Some Kind Of Wonderful. 🙂

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Just wanted to quickly say thanks to Table 9 Mutant for being so awesome as to pull this blogathon together! It was a great idea, and I’m thrilled to be taking part. Also, T9M, thanks for pretty much picking my movie for me. I suck at decisions. Lol. Anyway, review time!

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

Directed by Howard Deutch

Eric Stoltz
Mary Stuart Masterson
Lea Thompson
Craig Sheffer
John Ashton

Music by Stephen Hague & John Musser

Running time: 95 minutes

Plot synopsis: (via Wikipedia)
The film is set against the strict social hierarchy of an American public high school. The tomboyish Watts (Masterson) has always considered…

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Premiere Particulars: Bates Motel


Between two posts about Hannibal and now this, I am just all kinds of macabre lately! I promise I do not exist solely on a diet of TV shows about murderers. That just seems to be the way things are lately. Anyway, I had hoped to get a review of season one of Bates Motel out before the season two premiere last night, but I didn’t manage to swing it. Continue reading