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Melissa McCauley

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 60% (26 of 43)
Location: North Little Rock, AR
Anniversary: May 8
Birthday: June 30
In My Own Words:
I try to say what I really think - without being too snarky
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 328,867 - Total Helpful Votes: 26 of 43
Mona Lisa Smile (Bilingual) <b>DVD</b> ~ Julia Roberts
Mona Lisa Smile (Bilingual) DVD ~ Julia Roberts
I love Julia Roberts' glowing smile and infectious laugh, but this movie is just another cliché of the inspirational teacher. This time, it's not inner-city gang members, but privileged college girls at Wellesley who are motivated by a special teacher. I was pleasantly surprised by the ending, in which Julia Roberts' character admits that marrying and raising a family might not be evil incarnate after all.
Something's Gotta Give (Widescreen) (Bilingual) [I&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Jack Nicholson
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Too Young for This?, July 19 2004
Perhaps at 34 I am too young to 'get' this movie. I was hoping for a great romantic comedy, but found this one fell flat. Not even in the same universe as As Good as It Gets. After Jack Nicholson's character is stranded at Diane Keaton's house, I just lost interest. I didn't think he was anyone's dream man, and their love scene was frankly more than a little embarrassing. And the ending! Let's just say I find it very hard to believe a 60-something leopard would change his spots.
Cheaper By the Dozen 03 [Import] <b>DVD</b> ~ Steve Martin
Of course, Steve Martin is a joy to watch in almost anything, and I was expecting a reprisal of his role in the wonderful PARENTHOOD. Sadly, this was not. I do not think he makes a believable football coach.
But most of all, I was bored to tears and a little disgusted by kids bratty behavior being the centerpiece of the jokes. If you come from a large family, or know someone who does, you know that discipline is the cornerstone of that many people living together. I find it incredibly hard to believe that a parent of so many offspring would calmly accept or condone any of their behavior. I wanted to spank all twelve of them (and the parents for letting them get away with it).

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