Movies Rated by Blue (sorted by name)

Ratings are given relative to 0, which approximates an "average" movie. Since I will tend to watch movies which I think I'll like, the actual average of these ratings will probably be closer to +1. Movies are linked into a search of the Internet Movie Database. Movies rated +2.5 and above are shown in bold.
The Air Up There (+0.5)
A former college basketball star travels to Kenya to recruit an undiscovered basketball talent and finds himself in the middle of a long-running tribal dispute. (Kevin Bacon) F1S
Amsterdamned (-0.5)
A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and twelve-year-old daughter may be closer than he is to finding the killer. (Dubbed) F15
Betsy's Wedding (+1)
All hell breaks loose when an off-the-wall girl announces her engagement. (Alan Alda, Madelaine Kahn, Joe Pesci, Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald) F1S
Blink (+0.5)
A blind violinist receives an operation to restore her sight. While her brain is still adjusting to hallucinations, she sees her neighbor's murderer, but only one police detective believes in her. (Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn) F12
Blue (0)
After a car accident kills her daughter and famous husband, a young woman withdraws from her previous life until she finds something worth living for. (Juliette Binoche) F1T
Bodies, Rest & Motion (+1)
Generation X-style film about two confused kids packing for a move to Butte, Montana. Features two of the prettiest faces in film. (Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates, Eric Stolz) F1S
Boiling Point (-1.5)
Cop chases bad guy. I don't know any more because the two times I tried to watch it, I became disinterested. (Wesley Snipes) F1U
The Client (+2.5)
A tough 11-year-old enlists the aid of a female lawyer, while the government tries to get him to reveal information that he fears will get him killed by the mob. Finally, a movie adaptation worthy of its book. (Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro) F1F
The Crow (+1.5)
Death Becomes Her (+0.5)
Two long-time rivals find a new secret weapon, terrifying the poor plastic surgeon caught between them. (Goldie Hawn, Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis) F2
Diggstown (+2)
A hustler takes on a boxing town by betting that his unknown boxer can take on any ten men in town. (James Woods, Louis Gossett Jr.) F2
Encino Man (-2.5)
Seemingly pointless film about a caveman discovered in the San Fernando Valley. (Pauly Shore) F2
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (0)
A nomadic hitchhiker meets up with some radical feminist cowgirls. (Uma Thurman, Angie Dickinson, Rain Phoenix) F1F
Father Hood (0)
A criminal trying to pull off a last big heist ends up having to take care of his two kids (Patrick Swayze) F2
Fearless (+1.5)
An airplane crash survivor becomes fearless after his escape from death, driving him from his family and reality, but toward another survivor having trouble dealing with the loss of her baby. (Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rosselini, Rosie Perez) F17
Four Weddings and a Funeral (+0.5)
Glengarry Glen Ross (0)
Three real estate salesmen get desperate when their jobs are put on the line. (Jack Lemmon, Al Pacino, Alan Arkin) ECI
Golden Gate (0)
(Joan Chen, Matt Dillon) EBQ
Grand Canyon (+2.5)
Lawrence Kasdan directs a tale of two families trying to make sense of their lives amidst the ever-increasing violence of today's world. (Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Steve Martin) ECH
The Grifters (+1)
A small-time con artist's mother tries to convince him to retire while his girlfriend tries to convince him to go after bigger fish. (Anjelica Huston, John Cuzak) F1D
Gross Anatomy (+0.5)
A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. Only she and their teacher can help him strive to reach his full potential. (Matthew Modine, Daphne Zuniga) F1E
The Handmaid's Tale (-1)
In the future, after the Religious Right have taken over the country and 99% of the women are sterile, the future of the population rests in providing fertile handmaids to the ruling elite. (Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Richard Duvall, Aidan Quinn, Victoria Tennant) F12
Heaven and Earth (+0.5)
Homicide (-2)
A detective on the biggest case of his life suddenly gets shifted to a seemingly routine homicide. (Joe Mantegna) ECI
Interface (-2.5)
A mysterious group of computer fanatics decides to help society by weeding out criminals. ECJ
Joe vs. the Volcano (+2)
When Joe learns he's dying, a businessman makes him an offer he can't refuse. Meg Ryan plays the three women in his life, which suddenly becomes far more interesting than he could ever have imagined. (Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan) F2A
King of the Hill (+0.5)
A smart, but poor kid struggles to bring his family back together, after his brother is sent away, his mother goes to a sanitarium, and his father takes a job as a traveling salesman. F2B
Kuffs (+1.5)
Everything changes for a 21-year-old kid with no sense of responsibility when he decides to track down his brother's killer. (Christian Slater) F2C
Love Is a Gun (+3.5)
A police photographer tries to maintain control of his life after falling in love with a beautiful but quirky girl, much to the chagrin of his jealous girlfriend. Wonderfully weird movie that suddenly all makes sense at the end. (Eric Roberts, Kelly Preston) ECU
Man in the Moon (+0.5)
A fourteen-year-old girl and her older sister both fall in love for the first time when a handsome boy moves next door. F1E
Man Trouble (0)
A paranoid woman hires a security dog to protect her, and ends up being pursued by the philandering con man owner of the security company. (Ellen Barkin, Jack Nicholson) F1J
Music Box (0)
A lawyer fights to prove that her father wasn't a vicious World War II killer, despite evidence and witnesses that say otherwise. (Jessica Lange) F1L
Paris, Texas (+1)
After his brother finds him wandering through a Texas desert, an amnesiac drifter tries to correct the wrongs that destroyed his family four years earlier. (Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell) F17
The Pelican Brief (+1.5)
After the murder of two Supreme Court Justices, a young law student researches a frightening theory that puts her life and the lives of everyone she knows in danger. (Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington) F1S
Pulp Fiction (+4)
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (+1)
Stranded on Mars with a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet. F13
Short Cuts (0)
Robert Altman's three-hour quilt of interwoven tales of life in Los Angeles. With 22 actors, it's hard to figure out what's going on and as difficult to figure out what (if anything) happened even after it's all over. (Andie McDowell, Jack Lemmon, Anne Archer, Matthew Modine, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Robert Downey Jr., Madeleine Stowe, Tim Robbins, Lily Tomlin, Lori Singer, Buck Henry, Huey Lewis, Lyle Lovett, etc.) F1B
Sidekicks (-1)
An asthmatic kid dreams of being paired with Chuck Norris. Instead, he gets bullied by his peers. Poor imitation of the Karate Kid. F29
Sketch Artist (-1)
When an eyewitness describes his wife, a police sketch artist launches his own investigation to solve the murder. (Sean Young, Drew Barrymore, Jeff Fahey) F12
Speed (+2.5)
A detonations expert has to stop a mad bomber. (Keanu Reeves)
A Stranger Among Us (+0.5)
A gruff female detective attempts to assimilate into the strict Hassidic culture in order to capture a murderer. (Melanie Griffith) ECT
Timecop (-1)
A cop tries to keep a Senator from setting the future by changing the events of the past. (Jean Claude van Damme) F9A
True Lies (+4)
Truman (-1)
A chronicle of the life of Harry S Truman, failed haberdasher, who became President. (Gary Sinise) F9L
With Honors (-0.5)
The only copy of a Harvard student's thesis falls into the hands of a homeless man. (Joe Pesci) ECA
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F41 (1 Apr 1995)