A little context – we are all Hunger Games fans so I was looking forward to it. Biggest surprise? 21 Jump Street. Channing Tatum is a boiler plate hunk but what tipped the scales was his comedy. This guy is funny.

March/April 2012

26 – Street Smart – scary Morgan Freeman
27 – Jane Eyre (Michael Fassbender) – Zeffirelli’s still best
28 – Jolene – Jessica Chastain, so-so
29 – Ronin – solid heist movie
30 – Play Misty for Me – Jessica Walters, underappreciate
31 – Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol – like Cruise again?
32 – The Artist – really surprising, sweet
33 – Alice in Wonderland (Tim Burton) – stop making remakes
34 – Alien – still fucking scary
35 – Cedar Rapids – insurance convention antics
36 – The Interruptors – I feel lame
37 – Thin Blue Line – still amazes me
38 – A Separation – life is complicated
39 – An Angle at My Table – painful childhood, life
40 – Walking and Talking – Keener is awesome
41 – Ghost Writer – Jim Belushi? Really?
42 – Somewhere – typical Sofia Coppola
43 – Animal Kingdom – criminals are scary
44 – Notting Hill – stupidest wedding cake
45 – 17 Again – Efron is funny!
46 – The Hunger Games – good, not great
47 – Serenity – great tv follow-up
48 – Dying for Everest – will never climb
49 – Toots – an unbelievable life
50 – Standing in the Shadows of Motown – background to greatness
51 – Michael Jackson’s This Is It – this poor guy
52 – Everything Must Go – meh, pretty good
53 – 21 Jump Street – Tatum is funny!