• A Review Page For Those Movies You Watch At Home!

    Couch Potato Movie Reviews is, obviously, a blog that exclusively reviews movies. What makes this blog different is the fact that all of the films we are reviewing are all movies that are available on home movie rental companies such as Redbox, Netflix, Blockbuster, and your quickly disappearing neighborhood rental store. This blog is designed to take a more detailed look at those movies that either were sent straight to DVD, received a very limited release in the theaters, or were distributed through the art house or film festival circuit. We will also review those big Hollywood films, but only after they are available for home viewing.

    All the reviews are written by fans of the great art of film making rather than some newspaper reviewer or stuffy film student. We don’t know everything about film but we do know what we like, and we are more than happy to share our opinions with you. What you do with those opinions are totally up to you, although comments are welcome and encouraged.

    Each film review has a one to five star rating at the end of the critique. Here is what those star ratings mean for you couch potatoes:

    * * * * * : Five stars: go and buy this one, don’t just rent it!

    * * * * : Four stars: put this at the top of your rental list.

    * * * : Three stars: average, not bad just not great either.

    * * : Two stars: only rent if you have to see everything.

    * : One star: don’t waste your time with this.

Review Scale Explanation

All of the movies reviewed at the Couch Potato Movie Reviews blog will be ranked on a five point scale. Here is what the scale means for the star ratings:

* * * * * : Five stars: go and buy this one, don’t just rent it!

* * * *    : Four stars: put this at the top of your rental list.

* * *       : Three stars: average, not bad just not great either.

* *          : Two stars: only rent if you have to see everything.

*             : One star: don’t waste your time with this.

Reviewers may occasionally use a half-star (1/2) in their reviews in cases where they feel the need to be more specific.

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