Movies I bought on DVD in September 2011

Most movies in this list I watched for the first time, some again, but bought it finally on DVD. So far... it seems that September is a month of annimation for me :-)
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. (102 mins.)
“ Though I have watched in 1984 in the cinema, and a few times after that on television, it is still a film worth watching, so I was actually quite happy I got it for free when I bought some other DVD's...
Still one of thos movies that doesn't need to many special effects to make it exiting till the end, cause the story itself is good enough. ” - hansbearnl
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (118 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ Funny, for sure, but sometimes very confusing and to busy. But enjoyed watching a lot. ” - hansbearnl
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When you are so small, even for a mouse, the world can be a dangerous place, but when your heart is brave, nothing can stand against your dreams. (93 mins.)
“ Wonderful movie, rare gem in the animation genre. A must to watch for animation fans. ” - hansbearnl
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. (98 mins.)
“ Enjoyed it sooo much! One of th best movies I think from 2010, great story, great caracters, great animation ” - hansbearnl
Ten Little Indians (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (91 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
“ When you know the outcome from the book it is ofcourse less exiting to watch. It's not a film with high standards, despite a few good actors, and the story is slightly different from the book. But still... fun watching, and as Christie-fan a movie I will watch again some day ” - hansbearnl
Can't Stop the Music (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
This is a pseudo autobiography of disco's The Village People. (124 mins.)
Director: Nancy Walker
“ It has always been one of my favorite musicals, mostly cause I was and am a huge Village People fan. Maybe I should not have bought it, cause after watching it again it shattered some of my dreams, cause some bits are a bit clumsy. Still enjoyed the music of Village People, Ritchie Family, and seeing the group members again! ” - hansbearnl
Megamind (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom McGrath
“ Must say that I do not often like the movies by Dreamworks, but I must say that the last few animated movies are great, definately a fan of mr Megamind! ” - hansbearnl
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance: However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a tyro in martial arts. (92 mins.)
“ Surprisingly good movie by dreamworks. ” - hansbearnl
Prince of Foxes (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An unscrupulous agent for the Borgias suffers a change of heart when asked to betray a noble count and his much younger, very beautiful wife. (107 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ Love costume-drama, and this is definately one of the better ones. All actors and actresses play very good, and I can't really say anything negative about this movie. It does lack something to give it 10 points, just can't lay my hands on it why.... ” - hansbearnl
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight. (75 mins.)
“ Thought the first Batman in the video to be a weird guy and didn't like the Hinduism in one of the other parts, but in general a great video ” - hansbearnl
Dune (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule. (137 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Good to see it again. Though I look at it different now after finally having read the book, I think it is still great. ” - hansbearnl
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort. (75 mins.)
“ An ok movie, not boring not exiting, funny at times, sometimes lacking speed, but did enjoy it. ” - hansbearnl
Tinker Bell (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Enter the land of Tinker Bell and her four best fairy friends. (78 mins.)
Director: Bradley Raymond
“ I am still more a fan of 2D when it comes to Disney than of 3D animated, but the movie does look good. Ofcourse, the moral lesson is included. Some of the caracters could come out more, and to many female elves makes this a movie that seems to be a bit to girly. Not to mention the gay-ish minister of spring.... But I would recommend it for sure. ” - hansbearnl
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Tinker Bell journey far North of Never Land to patch things up with her friend Terence and restore a Pixie Dust Tree. (81 mins.)
Director: Klay Hall
“ Think it was a bit better than the first movie. A bit more exitement, better worked out caracters. ” - hansbearnl
King Kong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
“ Watched the colourised version which is a bit nicer than the balck/white. Think it is still a real classic and the best of all. Remakes are ok sometimes, but in almost all cases just like with this one: there is no one who screams like Fray.... and no one yet has come up with a better remake than the original ” - hansbearnl
Star! (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A musical biography of Gertrude Lawrence, who led a hustling and bustling life on the stage. (176 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Amazingly good movie, should have seen it much earlier! Julie shows that she was not just a sweet face or a good singer only, but she is an amazingly multi talented women. Great movie, any musical lover, but also anyone who is interested in historical/biographical movies should watch this. ” - hansbearnl
The Mummy (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover. (73 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
“ COmpared to his other movies, this one with Karloff is not a real favorite of mine. Simply cause it is all so slow and gives Karloff such a boring dialogue. However, the burial scene is one which is amazing, especially concidered the year the movie was made. ” - hansbearnl