Top summer flicks

Although most of the summers blockbusters have come and gone, its still not too late to catch some of this seasons hits. Too many to choose from? Well, dont despair. These Penn movie watchers can tell you the good from the bad. Oh, and while youre pondering which summer flick to catch, dont forget to bring extra change for the popcorn.

Wynetta Davis
Research Technician, Wistar Institute

Planet of the Apes. It wasnt what I thought itd be. It wasnt as big. I thought it was mediocre.

Greg Schumer
Research Specialist, Wistar Institute

Rush Hour 2. I thought it was hysterical. It wasnt better than the first, but it was just as funny. I still think I can kick Jackie [Chans] booty.

Scott Searfoss
Administrative Assistant, Institute for Human Gene Therapy

American Pie 2. Awesome. It was better than the first because I could relate to it better.

Roman Gorelik
Research Specialist, Wistar Institute

Jurassic Park III. I didnt like it. It was too simplistic. Compared to the first, I thought it was worse.

Tracey Griffith
Social Worker, Clinical Research Management , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Deep End. Its a thriller-mystery set on Tahoe, where the scenery is beautiful.

Joe Casertano
Valet Parker, Guest Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Rush Hour 2. I didnt like it as much as the first. When you see something the second time, its more or less the same.

Fred Hunter
Cook, Dining Services

The Others. That was great. You have to pay attention, dont miss anything.

Acquanetta West
Security Guard, SpectaGuard

Rush Hour 2. It was all right. It wasnt as good as the first. It wasnt as funny.

Yvonee Millner
Cashier, Penn Bookstore

The Others was excellent. Its about the haunting of one particular house. Theres a surprise ending. Its very classic in a Hitchcock sort of way.

Tracy Pratt
Security Guard, SpectaGuard

Rush Hour 2. I liked the part when Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan were dancing.

Ancil George
Reference Librarian, Van Pelt Library

Ive only seen one movie this summer Planet of the Apes. I enjoyed it immensely. Ill rent the original eventually.

Trinh Tran

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Originally published on September 13, 2001