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Title: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: bull930 on July 14, 2007, 07:16:00 am
I need to know some good movies to see. Went to go see 1408, it was ok, gets 3 out of 5 stars! Seems like everything is more geared to kids now!
 
 Recommend DVDs also! Thanks!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: lily1 on July 14, 2007, 07:57:00 am
golden door was fantastic. best movie i've seen thus far this year.
 
 avenue montaigne
 once
 knocked up
 ratatouille
 
 are all in cinema
 
 on dvd, i just watched vera drake. very good. but i really like mike leigh films.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: lagas on July 14, 2007, 08:52:00 am
I would say Sicko...very powerful movie...
 I also recommend La Vie en Rose, the biopic about Edith Piaff, and there's a new Werner Herzog flick  about a POW, cant remember its name and I havent seen it yet, but I will...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Random Citizen on July 14, 2007, 09:46:00 am
Sicko was good, but it could have been better. I saw La Vie en Rose earlier this week and loved it.
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Post by: jitterthug on July 14, 2007, 11:10:00 am
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Originally posted by lacroix:
  there's a new Werner Herzog flick  about a POW, cant remember its name and I havent seen it yet, but I will...
Rescue Dawn...it got a really good review in the NY Times.
 
 I just watched Breach and Little Children (both came out on DVD recently) and thought they were really good as well.
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Post by: walkonby on July 14, 2007, 11:33:00 am
transformers . . . where only the one who talks "black" dies. i can't believe that some people think michael bay did it on purpose. there's also an interesting preview for some unnamed, mysterious film from the guy who did lost, that comes out in jan. '08.
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Post by: twangirl on July 14, 2007, 12:08:00 pm
The Lives of Others
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Post by: beetsnotbeats on July 14, 2007, 12:18:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by walkonby:
  there's also an interesting preview for some unnamed, mysterious film from the guy who did lost, that comes out in jan. '08.
Rather odd to announce a film six months in advance to open in January. That month is a traditional dumping ground for bombs. What will probably happen is the movie will open in December in LA & NY for Oscar consideration then open widely in 1/08.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on July 14, 2007, 01:01:00 pm
Transformers
 Knocked Up
 You Kill Me [i want to see this badly]
 
 THose were great. Dvd?
 
 Lucky Number Slevin
 The Fifth Element
 Brick
 Children of Men
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Vas Deferens on July 14, 2007, 01:20:00 pm
Transformers first half is good and funny. The action scene in the end is pretty meh.
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Post by: ConversationDiva on July 14, 2007, 01:52:00 pm
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Originally posted by Jitterthug:
 I just watched Breach and Little Children (both came out on DVD recently) and thought they were really good as well.
yeah, breach was quite interesting.
 i found little children to be too much though, i just rented it the other night and thought there was just too much going on with the plot.
 
 notes on scandal just came out on dvd which is good.
 this is england is released here in the states at the end of the month, i really enjoyed the film and i hope maybe E street will show it as i'd love to see it again.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Darth Ed on July 14, 2007, 03:41:00 pm
Link to previous Recommended Movies thread (http://www.930.com/cgi-bin/ubb-cgi/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=015505)
 
 In addition to Once, which I think is one of the best movies of the year, I saw Ratatouille last night and I'd definitely recommend that. The animation is Pixar's best yet, and it might be Pixar's funniest movie.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Chip Chanko on July 14, 2007, 03:46:00 pm
I thought transformers was a terrible mess. It was funny at times but none of the robots get any character development, it spends way too much time on the wrong things, and every battle scene is a whirlwind of scrap metal where you don't know what's going on. It was a pretty sad experience for someone who grew up with them. I wish I'd seen the new Die Hard instead. Oh, and John Turturro gets peed on by bumblebee which is probably the worst thing I've ever seen on film.
 
 Knocked up was really funny but slow paced and felt a little too long (like 40 year old virgin did...maybe Apatow needs a different editor?).
 
 Friends say the new harry potter is the Empire Strikes Back of that series if you care about that.
 
 I'm really looking forward to Sunshine in a couple weeks.
 
 I also just saw Bullets over Broadway for the first time a couple weeks ago and loved it.
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Post by: danknugz on July 14, 2007, 04:07:00 pm
i really liked Ratatouille, partially because i cook for a living, but also because it was a really good movie. i though 1408 was kinda cheesy, and ive been wanting to see sicko, but will probably wait till i can rent it.
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Post by: walkonby on July 14, 2007, 04:38:00 pm
there is an anagram to the fake working title of the abrams movie--cloverfield--but not sure yet why it's important.  i feel they are going to try the mysterious "lost" approach to a film, and bomb bigger than you can say the blair witch afterparty.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Relaxer on July 16, 2007, 09:01:00 am
Quote
Originally posted by beetsnotbeats:
 [QB]Originally posted by walkonby:
 [qb]What will probably happen is the movie will open in December in LA & NY for Oscar consideration then open widely in 1/08.
I don't think this is going to be an oscar contender. Don't get me wrong, the preview looks great, but I also wondered why they'd dump it in January if it was so good.
 
 I really liked Little Children a lot, but much of that was because I live on a park where there are dozens of mini-dramas like that going on -- and my wife fills me in on the details every night whether I want them or not.
 
 Right now I'm digging the Planet Earth DVDs. Didn't catch them on broadcast, but am loving it now. Totally worth it.
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Post by: paul3mac on July 16, 2007, 09:38:00 am
recently got Children of Men and The Fountain from netflix... both were excellent.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: eltee on July 16, 2007, 12:07:00 pm
In the other movie thread "Raising Victor Vargas" is mentioned...I watched it...It was all right. Curious why some of you LOVE the movie?
 
 "Once" - this should be required viewing for everyone.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Bags on July 16, 2007, 11:00:00 pm
So with all the raves for "Once," are any of you going to see The Swell Season on July 26??  Seems like there's been very little interest around here...
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Post by: Darth Ed on July 16, 2007, 11:24:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by Greer Zoller:
  In the other movie thread "Raising Victor Vargas" is mentioned...I watched it...It was all right. Curious why some of you LOVE the movie?
That's a good question. I'm one of those who love that movie. I think I love it for two aspects in particular: (1) The cinematography on that film is absolutely gorgeous. You might have to have an eye for cinematography to fully appreciate it though. It's not like the kind where the scenery is beautiful; it's the kind where the shots are framed just perfectly and the camera moves are incredibly well done. (2) Even more importantly, the writing is superb. The dialogue is very life-like, and the characters just seem so human. I think it's marvelous. I love the acting and the actors, too. The casting is perfect. OK, that makes three things.    :)
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Post by: Darth Ed on July 16, 2007, 11:26:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by Bags:
  So with all the raves for "Once," are any of you going to see The Swell Season on July 26??  Seems like there's been very little interest around here...
Oh, yeah, I'm definitely going. I'm really looking forward to it. I don't know what the interest level is here on the forum, but I only had to mention it to some friends of mine who don't normally go to many concerts and they leaped at the chance. I'm bringing four friends. If the movie had received even slightly wider distribution, I'm sure I'd know a few more who would attend, too.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: lily1 on July 17, 2007, 12:19:00 am
of course! i'll be there. brennser as well, i would expect.
 
 
Quote
Originally posted by Bags:
  So with all the raves for "Once," are any of you going to see The Swell Season on July 26??  Seems like there's been very little interest around here...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Brian_Wallace on July 17, 2007, 09:04:00 am
Quote
Originally posted by Relaxer:
  Right now I'm digging the Planet Earth DVDs. Didn't catch them on broadcast, but am loving it now. Totally worth it.
Paraphrased from Jon Stewart and the movie "Half Baked":
 
 "Did you ever watch 'Planet Earth?'...Did you ever watch 'Planet Earth'....on WEED?"
 
 Brian
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Post by: tigersscareme on July 17, 2007, 10:04:00 am
"the station agent"
 
 on DVD.
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Post by: miss pretentious on July 17, 2007, 11:04:00 am
coming next month... to dvd... i could not be more excited.
 
  does a wolfman have nards?!? (http://www.fangoria.com/ghastly_review.php?id=4630)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Charlie Nakatestes, Japanese Golfer on July 17, 2007, 11:07:00 am
I thought the movie was good for what it was, but I hated the music.
 
 
 
Quote
Originally posted by Bags:
  So with all the raves for "Once," are any of you going to see The Swell Season on July 26??  Seems like there's been very little interest around here...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Vas Deferens on July 17, 2007, 11:07:00 am
Superbad is showing tonite for free in DC. Copy of your myspace profile as your pass...I can't find the link right now though.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: allmy$to930 on July 17, 2007, 11:17:00 am
I really enjoyed Andrew Bujalski's films "Funny Ha Ha" and "Mutual Appreciation" (both available from Netflix). They seem to be pretty polarizing as far as whether or not people like them, though. The two dudes from Bishop Allen, Justin and Christian, have the lead in each film.
 
 Klosterman raved about them in Esquire.  Review in Esquire (http://www.esquire.com/features/chuck-klostermans-america/klosterman0507)
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Post by: TomJaworski on July 17, 2007, 11:54:00 am
"Little Children" was a good film. Knew nothing about it going in except Kelly Leak from "Bad News Bears" played a sex offender. It was very original that touched on some interesting issues and featured some great acting performances.
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Post by: Brian_Wallace on July 17, 2007, 12:02:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by LonnieBeale:
  "Little Children" was a good film. Knew nothing about it going in except Kelly Leak from "Bad News Bears" played a sex offender. It was very original that touched on some interesting issues and featured some great acting performances.
...and Kate Winslet naked.
 
 Brian
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Post by: eltee on July 17, 2007, 07:58:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by Bags:
  So with all the raves for "Once," are any of you going to see The Swell Season on July 26??  Seems like there's been very little interest around here...
Yup. I was looking forward to the seated affair. Either way, should be good. If I'm not here, I'm going to try another show elsewhere.
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Post by: eltee on July 17, 2007, 07:59:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by Darth Ed:
  the characters just seem so human. I think it's marvelous. I love the acting and the actors, too. The casting is perfect. OK, that makes three things.     :)  
The woman who played the grandmother is outstanding.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: organizedconfusion on July 17, 2007, 09:01:00 pm
Primer.
 
 www.primermovie.com (http://www.primermovie.com)
 
 sundance grand jury prize winner.
 mindfu*k.
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Post by: bearman🐻 on July 18, 2007, 03:37:00 pm
Not sure when this movie might hit DC, but I for one cannot wait to see it, and I'll bet that it's going to be a knockout: http://www.filmthreat.com/index.php?section=reviews&Id=10130 (http://www.filmthreat.com/index.php?section=reviews&Id=10130)
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Post by: vansmack on July 18, 2007, 03:39:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by bearman:
  Not sure when this movie might hit DC, but I for one cannot wait to see it, and I'll bet that it's going to be a knockout:  http://www.filmthreat.com/index.php?section=reviews&Id=10130 (http://www.filmthreat.com/index.php?section=reviews&Id=10130)
Yep.
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Post by: vansmack on July 18, 2007, 03:45:00 pm
Quote
Originally posted by Bags:
  So with all the raves for "Once," are any of you going to see The Swell Season on July 26??  Seems like there's been very little interest around here...
This show sold out in SF a lot faster than I thought it would.
 
 And they can't take the church pews out to add more seats...
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Post by: K8teebug on July 18, 2007, 03:51:00 pm
I like that for the trailer to Primer, there's a picture of an Aspergillus fruiting body.
 
 Movie wise, if you haven't seen Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind yet, I'd recommend that.  The new one, Science of Sleep was pretty good too.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: mc_wolfe on July 18, 2007, 07:18:00 pm
I haven't seen any movies in the theater lately, but wanted to recommend some DVD's:
 
 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
 Kung Fu Hustle (this is pretty campy but I dig it)
 Snatch
 The Professional
 ...and I 2nd Eternal Sunshine.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on July 19, 2007, 07:59:00 am
The Professional is one of my all time faves.
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Post by: RustyOrgan on July 19, 2007, 08:36:00 am
Happiness
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Post by: bull930 on August 07, 2007, 02:38:00 am
Don't go see the new Lindsay Lohan flick, no good. Good thing I went to see it for free.
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Post by: ConversationDiva on August 07, 2007, 04:13:00 am
Quote
Originally posted by tigers scare me:
  "the station agent"
 
 on DVD.
i loved that movie!!
 and finally this is england starts next friday (the 17th) for one week only at E street.
 i'd like to see interview as well just because i love steve buscemi so much.
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Post by: pj on August 07, 2007, 05:46:00 am
If you haven't seen them, go out and rent 'The Bourne Identity' and 'The Bourne Supremacy' - then go to the theater and see 'The Bourne Ultimatum'.
 
 That's what I did these past two weeks and I tell you those movies kick ass! Bourne Ultimatum has some incredible action scenes.
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Post by: Chulahoma on August 07, 2007, 11:15:00 am
HOT FUZZ
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Post by: sweetcell on September 04, 2013, 11:23:10 pm
this preview looks amazing.  apparently james cameron has said that it's "the best space movie ever".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufsrgE0BYf0
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Post by: RatBastard on September 05, 2013, 12:46:30 am
Soylent Green (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070723/)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073486/)
The Stuff (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090094/)
And Justice For All (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078718/)
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on September 05, 2013, 08:02:46 am
HOT FUZZ

The World's End
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Post by: sweetcell on September 06, 2013, 10:02:20 am
a robocop reboot... really?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBeSfnIT_Bw
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Post by: ggw on September 06, 2013, 10:06:54 am
Incendies
A Separation
The Secret in their Eyes
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Post by: Yada on September 06, 2013, 10:07:55 am
Spring Breakers

LOOK AT MY SHIIIIIIT
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Post by: heather on September 06, 2013, 10:25:17 am
Spring Breakers
This was my last Netflix DVD. I tried to watch it, on two separate occasions-- I couldn't get into it.

My suggestion:  Before Midnight.  I'm a sucker for Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy.
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Post by: Yada on September 06, 2013, 10:33:04 am
Spring Breakers
This was my last Netflix DVD. I tried to watch it, on two separate occasions-- I couldn't get into it.

My suggestion:  Before Midnight.  I'm a sucker for Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy.

I was joking... kind of... it was so bad, it was good.
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Post by: heather on September 06, 2013, 11:10:25 am
I was joking... kind of... it was so bad, it was good.
dammit! should've tried harder!
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on September 06, 2013, 11:11:38 am
a robocop reboot... really?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBeSfnIT_Bw
Why not? Detroit's erecting a statue to RoboCop. Just the sort of positive momentum needed for a reboot.
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on October 13, 2013, 12:04:17 pm
one word

hannah

BOOM
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Post by: K8teebug on October 14, 2013, 09:20:54 am
I really enjoyed Frances Ha.  It comes out on DVD in a few weeks.
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Post by: K8teebug on October 14, 2013, 09:22:36 am
"the station agent"
 
 on DVD.

One of my all time favorite movies. The director's other two films, The Visitor and Win Win are also fantastic.

And I didn't realize he was also on The Wire! 
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 14, 2013, 10:42:28 am
Over the weekend I watched Goon and Dredd [both available on Netflix] and Goon is actually a pretty charming movie. Seann William Scott stars in this along with Liev Shriver [sp?] about a bouncer who turns into an enforced in a minor league hockey team. It's a crude comedy, but it has a ton, ton, ton of heart. Absolutely loved it. I highly recommend giving it a view. I watched with 2 lady friends who were very opposed to it [Hate hockey and Sean William Scott] but they were hooked.

Dredd was about as action packed as you'd imagine. I truly enjoyed it for what it was, just a shoot em up action movie. It's worth a view if you're into that kind of thing.

Went to see Machete Kills. Dear god. The over the top violence is so insanely entertaining. Perfect sequel to a perfectly made homage to old grindhouse mexplotation movies lol. The end also leads into a follow up that seems like it's more insane that the previous 2.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 14, 2013, 11:13:39 am
Saw the new Salinger documentary (available on Netflix) last night. Really, really good. Incidentally, I also bought the book a few weeks ago, it's dreadful. But go see the doc.
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Post by: lagas on May 03, 2014, 07:47:19 am
Saw Jodorowsky's Dune last night at E St Cinema, amazing documentary about a movie that was never made.

http://jodorowskysdune.com/index.html

The music is pretty cool as well

https://soundcloud.com/kurt-stenzel
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on May 03, 2014, 10:50:23 am
Saw Jodorowsky's Dune last night at E St Cinema, amazing documentary about a movie that was never made.

http://jodorowskysdune.com/index.html

The music is pretty cool as well

https://soundcloud.com/kurt-stenzel

that doc . . . looked pretty fucking awesome. 
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on May 03, 2014, 01:01:18 pm
everyone i know, says it sucked . . . but damn you, i liked, pacific rim.  the wolverine, this evening, with popcorn and pepsi cola and junior mints.  ill let you know, how it goes.
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Post by: K8teebug on May 05, 2014, 08:04:57 am
Spring Breakers
This was my last Netflix DVD. I tried to watch it, on two separate occasions-- I couldn't get into it.

My suggestion:  Before Midnight.  I'm a sucker for Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy.

Agreed.  But, it helps to have seen Before Sunset and Before Sunrise first.  Do guys like these movies?  Or are they a girl thing?  I don't think they're chick flicks, but I also don't know many guys who like them.
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Post by: James Ford on May 05, 2014, 08:09:14 am
I liked them, and I'm a guy.

Saw Nebraska last night. Probably my favorite of the Oscar nominated films I've seen (still need to see Wolf, Hustle, and Her).


Spring Breakers
This was my last Netflix DVD. I tried to watch it, on two separate occasions-- I couldn't get into it.

My suggestion:  Before Midnight.  I'm a sucker for Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy.

Agreed.  But, it helps to have seen Before Sunset and Before Sunrise first.  Do guys like these movies?  Or are they a girl thing?  I don't think they're chick flicks, but I also don't know many guys who like them.
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Post by: K8teebug on May 05, 2014, 08:39:30 am
I need to see all those.  Was not that impressed with American Hustle.
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Post by: James Ford on October 07, 2014, 01:29:46 pm
Is Under the Skin a  worthy selection on my one dvd at a time Netflix account
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Post by: K8teebug on October 07, 2014, 01:35:20 pm
Spring Breakers
This was my last Netflix DVD. I tried to watch it, on two separate occasions-- I couldn't get into it.

My suggestion:  Before Midnight.  I'm a sucker for Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy.

Agreed.  But, it helps to have seen Before Sunset and Before Sunrise first.  Do guys like these movies?  Or are they a girl thing?  I don't think they're chick flicks, but I also don't know many guys who like them.

Honestly, I think they are mostly a girl thing. 
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 07, 2014, 01:47:31 pm
I love that trilogy actually.
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Post by: James Ford on October 07, 2014, 01:53:18 pm
How could a fan of indie film not love it?  Male or female.


I love that trilogy actually.
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Post by: ggw on November 01, 2014, 08:34:20 pm
Birdman is really good.
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Post by: Yada on November 02, 2014, 10:13:33 am
Shut this thread down immediately.
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Post by: K8teebug on November 03, 2014, 09:08:12 am
How could a fan of indie film not love it?  Male or female.


I love that trilogy actually.

I personally don't know how you don't love them, as they're some of my favorite movies ever, but I can also understand why some people would not.

Glad to hear Birdman was good. Looking forward to seeing it.

I need some good movie recommendations. I feel like I haven't seen a really good one in a while.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 03, 2014, 10:57:33 am
I've heard nothing but amazing things about Snowpiercer. It just went up on Netflix over the weekend. It's been on my list. Rotten Tomatoes has it up to 95%, if that means anything to you. I watched the trailer after seeing The Hunger Games and thought it kind of looked the same. Except a train is involved. Still, I've heard great things. Will also be heading out opening day to see Interstellar.
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on November 03, 2014, 11:11:57 am
We watched "The Reader" last night and it's very well done...
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Post by: K8teebug on November 03, 2014, 11:22:55 am
I've heard nothing but amazing things about Snowpiercer. It just went up on Netflix over the weekend. It's been on my list. Rotten Tomatoes has it up to 95%, if that means anything to you. I watched the trailer after seeing The Hunger Games and thought it kind of looked the same. Except a train is involved. Still, I've heard great things. Will also be heading out opening day to see Interstellar.

Saw it. Was underwhelmed. Like a fucked up Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Too many holes and so predictable!
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Post by: ggw on November 03, 2014, 11:36:30 am
I tried to watch Snowpiercer twice and couldn't make it to the end without giving up. I didn't see why it was so well-regarded; but then again, I am not big on sci-fi or graphic novels.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 03, 2014, 11:53:05 am
I've heard nothing but amazing things about Snowpiercer. It just went up on Netflix over the weekend. It's been on my list. Rotten Tomatoes has it up to 95%, if that means anything to you. I watched the trailer after seeing The Hunger Games and thought it kind of looked the same. Except a train is involved. Still, I've heard great things. Will also be heading out opening day to see Interstellar.

Saw it. Was underwhelmed. Like a fucked up Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Too many holes and so predictable!
I'll give it a shot. It was weird seeing Hunger Games then seeing that trailer. All I could think of was "So, Hunger Games, minus the games, plus a train?"

Also so Purge 2: whatever it's called, I like the concept, but it's more of a Thriller/Adventure than a Horror movie to me. I could see these going on for years like the Saw series though. Seeing as how the 2nd ends with....well, no spoilers... Also saw "House Of The Devil" it has an insanely creepy build up, but was underwhelmed by the ending.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on November 03, 2014, 11:54:36 am
I'm interested in giving Snowpiercer a chance although its definitely not a genre I usually enjoy. Glad for the heads up its on Netflix now. I think Nebraska hits Netflix this week as well which I've wanted to see.
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Post by: Rogue Riderhood on November 03, 2014, 12:05:05 pm
Hatchet
Hatchet 2
Hatchet 3
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 03, 2014, 12:14:31 pm
Here's a list of stuff coming out this month on Netflix:

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/10/31/new-to-netflix-for-november-2014

Finally the new/latest season of Portlandia!
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Post by: Bagley on November 03, 2014, 12:17:36 pm
Pride was a wonderful film.  Like a  Full Monty with more substance.  Based on a true story.
Great soundtrack too-British 80's dance music.

Track Listing

Disc 1: 
1. I Want to Break Free (Queen) 
2. Shame Shame Shame (Shirely and Company) 
3. Why (Bronski Beat) 
4. Love & Pride (King) 
5. Relax (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) 
6. Tainted Love (Soft Cell) 
7. West End Girls (Pet Shop Boys) 
8. Karma Chameleon (Culture Club) 
9. Pull Up to the Bumper (Grace Jones) 
10. You Spin Me Right Round (Dead or Alive) 
11. Freedom (Wham) 
12. I Second That Emotion (Smokey Robinson) 
13. Walls Come Tumbling Down (The Style Council) 
14. Temptation (Heaven 17) 
15. Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division) 
16. Pale Shelter (Tears For Fears) 
17. Making Plans For Nigel (XTC) 
18. Our Lips Are Sealed (Fun Boy Three) 
19. Power In The Union (Billy Bragg) 
20. Solidarity Forever (Pete Seeger) 
21. Great Divide (Frank Solivan) 
 

Disc 2: 
1. Two Tribes (Frankie Goes To Hollywood) 
2. Blue Monday (New Order) 
3. For a Friend (The Communards) 
4. All of My Heart (ABC) 
5. Do Ya Wanna Funk (Sylvester) 
6. Red Red Wine (UB40) 
7. Genius of Love (Tom Tom Club) 
8. Homosapian (Pete Shelley) 
9. Hard Times (Human League) 
10. I Travel (Simple Minds) 
11. A New England (Kirsty Macoll) 
12. The Associates (Waiting for the Loveboat) 
13. Ghosts (Japan) 
14. Living On the Ceiling (Blancmange) 
15. Robert de Niro's Waiting (Bananarama) 
16. Keep On Keeping On (The Redskins) 
17. Are You Ready To be Heartbroken (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions) 
18. Across the Bridge (Christopher Nightingale) 
19. Autumn Montage (Christopher Nightingale) 
20. Homecoming (Christopher Nightingale) 
21. Bread & Roses (Bronwen Lewis)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on November 03, 2014, 12:18:19 pm
I'm interested in giving Snowpiercer a chance although its definitely not a genre I usually enjoy. Glad for the heads up its on Netflix now. I think Nebraska hits Netflix this week as well which I've wanted to see.

Nebraska is the last really really good movie I saw. Loved it.

Snowpiercer is less Hunger Games+train and more Willy Wonka+end of the world+train
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Post by: K8teebug on November 03, 2014, 12:18:39 pm
Worth watching on netflix though. I was pissed I paid for ondemand to see it.
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Post by: ggw on November 03, 2014, 12:30:55 pm
A good summary of what's coming out from now to the end of the year:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/02/movies/sit-down-relax-and-enjoy-the-snow.html
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Post by: Bagley on November 03, 2014, 12:44:01 pm
Skeleton Twins, St. Vincent and Love is Strange were all very good
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Post by: Vas Deferens on November 03, 2014, 12:53:26 pm
The Drop, no dvd release date yet though. Tom Hardy is really good in this film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lCiDIcqMe0
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Post by: imbecile on November 03, 2014, 12:57:05 pm
Whiplash was as intense as it sounds like it will be.  Definitely delivered.  Liked it quite a lot.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 03, 2014, 12:57:22 pm
The Drop, no dvd release date yet though. Tom Hardy is really good in this film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lCiDIcqMe0
I was hoping for more action in this movie. Tom Hardy is awesome in it though. Was kind of let down, but it's worth a view.

Need to catch: Nightcrawler, St Vincent, and Fury.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on November 03, 2014, 01:01:49 pm
finally playing in Baltimore starting this Friday...

Whiplash was as intense as it sounds like it will be.  Definitely delivered.  Liked it quite a lot.
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Post by: James Ford on November 03, 2014, 02:46:35 pm
Over the weekend:

1. Snowpiercer: I'm not a sci-fi guy by any means, but I really enjoyed this. I guess I am a fan of a well made popcorn thriller, and for me, this is what it was. We broke it down into three viewing segments (60-10-55, more a function of having a kid than something that was necessitated by the film), maybe that helped.

2. Witching and Bitching: One review said this was "the best Almodovar film not made by Almodovar", and another said it was a combination heist/horror/comedy. I started watching with low expectations (nobody is as good as Almodovar, I hate most horror movies), but ended up being completely entertained.

3. The Tale of Princess Kaguya: My daughter and wife are the Japanese animation film fans in the family, I just tagged along to the theater. My daughter said she liked it, but she clearly wasn't as enthused as she was about some of the Miyazaki films, not to mention Frozen (though she clearly liked it better than that awful Lego Movie!). My wife (and I) agreed with the WashPo reporter that the film was too long and the plot too thin. It would have been better at 90 minutes rather than 135.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 07, 2014, 11:09:46 am
Caught Interstellar last night. Fantastic. Talk about feelings.
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Post by: K8teebug on November 07, 2014, 11:11:49 am
Excited to see that one.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 07, 2014, 11:42:28 am
snowpeircer - weird, but I liked it.  now on Netflix, don't think I would have paid for it.  The Willie wonaka ref was spot on.
I'm going to check out his first movie the Host
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on November 07, 2014, 11:47:57 am
I finally watched Snowpiercer, it was actually OK for me not being a fan of that genre particularly. The part where they first get to the children's school car, or whatever, is really jarring and surreal and I thought it was really clever in the middle of the film.

It was a little on the nose about obvious political analogies, but all and all, I did not feel like I wasted 2 hours on it. Solid B-/B.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 07, 2014, 12:14:09 pm
Saw Snowpiercer the other night as well. I think 95% on Rotten Tomatoes is a wee bit high. It's a good movie. I just think that premise of the dystopian future has been overdone. It reminded me a lot of the game Bioshock. It had a little of every one of those types of movies. I was more trying to wrap my head around how big that train was and wondering if people from the dentist trains had to walk through the nightclub train to get to the sauna train.... Kind of funny. It was a alright.

Also, they showed a preview for "Chappie", which is the new film from the guy who did Disttrict 9, and it looks like Baby and Ninja from Die Antwoord are in the movie lol.
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Post by: Rogue Riderhood on November 07, 2014, 12:26:49 pm
Die Antwoord are definitely in Chappie. 
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 07, 2014, 12:39:05 pm


I don't really know much Die Antwood but yolandi has some cool images out there

(http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2013/364/0/7/yolandi_visser_by_gehennavb-d700pue.jpg)

(https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/603092_10150822535776971_740179999_n.jpg)

(http://distilleryimage5.ak.instagram.com/b08cea72f54511e286c222000a1fbc86_7.jpg)
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Post by: Rogue Riderhood on November 07, 2014, 01:13:27 pm
I'm going to check out his first movie the Host
That isn't his first movie... http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0094435/?ref_=tt_ov_dr#director

It is however, really good.  I love Korean cinema and the Host did not disappoint. 

Speaking of Korean cinema, did anyone see Chingu 2 (Friend 2) yet?  The first one was so good...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friend:_The_Great_Legacy

I was worried 2 might not be great... But it does have the same director so I plan on watching it one of these days.
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Post by: stevewizzle on November 07, 2014, 01:14:36 pm
saw pride last night. it was neat.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 07, 2014, 01:23:40 pm


I don't really know much Die Antwood but yolandi has some cool images out there

(http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2013/364/0/7/yolandi_visser_by_gehennavb-d700pue.jpg)

(https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/603092_10150822535776971_740179999_n.jpg)

(http://distilleryimage5.ak.instagram.com/b08cea72f54511e286c222000a1fbc86_7.jpg)
Their imagery is always very cool. Their videos are super cool. I love their music but a lot of people don't... It was funny to see them playing themselves [I think] in the trailer. I thought Elysium was a little preachy, but I think I can get down with Chappie.
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Post by: Rogue Riderhood on November 07, 2014, 01:25:40 pm
Chappie looks pretty preachy too, at least in the preview I saw...
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 07, 2014, 03:12:56 pm
It looks less preachy. Elysium might as well have been a filibuster about immigration. I got the idea with District 9, dude.
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Post by: miss pretentious on November 11, 2014, 01:21:51 am
who can i chat about birdman with?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: ggw on November 11, 2014, 10:31:53 am
who can i chat about birdman with?

Chat away. 

I thought it was excellent.  Loved the soundtrack.  Edward Norton was great.
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Post by: ggw on November 11, 2014, 10:34:46 am
Gone Girl - meh. 

It wasn't bad, but I think it's probably better if one hasn't read the book.  The biggest flaw was that Amy was never sympathetic in the film.  It just plays like a psycho wife thriller (not that she isn't more than a little psycho).   Her character was more well rounded in the book.
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Post by: K8teebug on November 11, 2014, 10:42:43 am
Actually the one thing I liked about the Gone Girl movie was how empty Amy seemed. I really liked that part. I loved the way it was filmed, but I could have just waited for netflix.

Speaking of Netflix, FINALLY saw The Master. Loved it. Pissed I didn't get a chance to see it in the theater.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 11, 2014, 10:48:05 am
Caught Nightcrawler last night. That Jake Gyllenhal was great. Movie was entertaining. Don't know if I'll watch it again though. Some parts seemed to drag a bit.

They showed a preview for the new Franco/Rogen flick "The Interview". They are a duo on a popular late night talk show and are asked to interview Kim Jong Un, but the CIA intervenes and asks them to assasinate Kim. Hijinks ensue!
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on November 11, 2014, 10:57:57 am
i rewatched eyes wide shut last night.  its sucks to realize that you loved a movie simply for the fact of the name attached.  the acting was good and the visuals in parts were nice . . . but it is not that great of a film.  oh well.  im off to watch barry lyndon on this one day off i have, in a while, but its ok.
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Post by: miss pretentious on November 11, 2014, 10:22:49 pm
who can i chat about birdman with?

Chat away. 

I thought it was excellent.  Loved the soundtrack.  Edward Norton was great.

were you pleased with the ending? it left me feeling... empty? unfulfilled? I don't know. i'm still torn on that bit.

Edward Norton WAS great and Naomi Watts is at her best when she's playing airheaded, disaffected celebs (i.e. huckabees)
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Post by: miss pretentious on November 11, 2014, 10:24:30 pm
Caught Nightcrawler last night. That Jake Gyllenhal was great. Movie was entertaining. Don't know if I'll watch it again though. Some parts seemed to drag a bit.


my fav review of this movie. http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/11/04/nightcrawler-movie-xmen-comics/ (http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/11/04/nightcrawler-movie-xmen-comics/)
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Post by: ggw on November 11, 2014, 11:21:02 pm

were you pleased with the ending? it left me feeling... empty? unfulfilled? I don't know. i'm still torn on that bit.

Edward Norton WAS great and Naomi Watts is at her best when she's playing airheaded, disaffected celebs (i.e. huckabees)

I definitely liked the ending (but I also liked the final scene of the Sopranos).  It left a lot to the imagination and there were a number of different ways to take it - some joyful, some cynical, and yes, some empty.  I thought the ending fit in with the 'feel' of the movie - i.e., some of the unreality.
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Post by: Yada on November 12, 2014, 10:29:25 am
My wife rented Skelton Twins over the weekend assuming it was a comedy based off the actors in the film, holy shit... one of the most depressing movies I've seen in a very long time.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 12, 2014, 10:51:13 am
Caught Nightcrawler last night. That Jake Gyllenhal was great. Movie was entertaining. Don't know if I'll watch it again though. Some parts seemed to drag a bit.


my fav review of this movie. http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/11/04/nightcrawler-movie-xmen-comics/ (http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/11/04/nightcrawler-movie-xmen-comics/)
I'm so glad someone ran with this hahaha!
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Post by: lagas on November 12, 2014, 11:49:26 am
whiplash
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on January 05, 2015, 05:54:04 pm
http://www.newnownext.com/absolutely-fabulous-movie-in-2015/01/2015/
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Post by: Yada on January 05, 2015, 05:56:11 pm
We watched The Interview the other night... definitely entertaining.
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on January 05, 2015, 06:03:45 pm
good.  never before have i heard a more flip flopping review from people, regarding that movie.  i would like to see it, but was not sure whether to waste my time to find it.
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Post by: Yada on January 05, 2015, 06:08:14 pm
good.  never before have i heard a more flip flopping review from people, regarding that movie.  i would like to see it, but was not sure whether to waste my time to find it.

Assuming you have a cable provider, I'm pretty sure most services are offering it for $5 or so OnDemand.
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on January 05, 2015, 07:06:12 pm
i live in the national forest . . . we watch possums, raccoons and skunks the size of small dogs, as our on demand entertainment.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 05, 2015, 11:17:35 pm
Just watched Boyhood and I thought it was great. Stamina for the project is impressive, but end product stands on its own
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Post by: RatBastard on January 06, 2015, 01:01:01 am
i live in the national forest . . . we watch possums, raccoons and skunks the size of small dogs, as our on demand entertainment.

I used to have a pet skunk.  Also had a tarantula, which was handy in getting rid of unwanted house guests.  (The band that I had the longest span better times seeing them in concert is the Stones, almost 24 years.  December 18, 1981 Hampton, VA - October 6, 2005 Charlottesville, VA.)
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Post by: ggw on January 06, 2015, 10:43:53 am
Wild was a solid B-.  I didn't read the book, but I imagine they tried to jam a lot of book into a little movie so important things seem hinted at but never fully fleshed out.  The scenery alone makes it worth viewing.

I really liked Boyhood, but I don't know how much of that was just because the production format was so unique and how much was because of the story.  Either way, definitely worth seeing if you have not already.
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Post by: Bagley on January 06, 2015, 10:59:43 am
Foxcatcher- Carell like you've never seen him before-eerie!!!
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on January 06, 2015, 11:10:08 am
Saw Fury the other night. Really good. Thought all the actors were great in their roles.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on January 06, 2015, 10:56:55 pm
Force Majeure - you should see this on the big screen (still showing at Anjelika Pop-Up in DC)
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Post by: K8teebug on January 07, 2015, 08:20:08 am
Wild was a solid B-.  I didn't read the book, but I imagine they tried to jam a lot of book into a little movie so important things seem hinted at but never fully fleshed out.  The scenery alone makes it worth viewing.

I really liked Boyhood, but I don't know how much of that was just because the production format was so unique and how much was because of the story.  Either way, definitely worth seeing if you have not already.

I loved Wild. I was afraid it was going to be Eat Pray Love in the woods, but it wasn't. I read the book after I saw the movie. Book was good too.

Have Boyhood on deck. So many people loved it, and I love the Before Sunrise series, that I just bought the blu-ray.
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Post by: chaz on January 07, 2015, 08:38:33 am
I liked Fury well enough. 

Saw Gone Girl over the holiday.  What stinking pile of horseshit of a movie.
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Post by: ggw on January 07, 2015, 09:43:47 am
Saw Gone Girl over the holiday.  What stinking pile of horseshit of a movie.

That's quite the visceral reaction.
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Post by: Got Haggis? on January 07, 2015, 10:06:20 am
saw Under the Skin and loved it.  Probably my favorite movie of 2014.  The soundtrack is great as well.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 07, 2015, 01:27:56 pm
saw Under the Skin and loved it.  Probably my favorite movie of 2014.  The soundtrack is great as well.
The composer in question is Mica Levi, aka Micachu, the 27-year-old classically trained multi-instrumentalist best known for her experimental pop with Micachu and the Shapes. ?Mica is very insightful and intuitive,? Glazer recently told Pitchfork. ?We had a lot of discussions about what sounds might work and what wouldn?t, and when we heard the ones that sounded right, they became the language for the film. All those bendy and stretched notes just felt correct. It came half from the heart, half from the head.? Glazer?s use of ?language? is apt, as the music really does speak for Skin?s characters and situations, especially since there are, at most, 50 lines of dialogue throughout the film?s 108 minutes. As Levi explained, the music is ?supposed to feel like a life-form you can?t quite understand, but it?s carrying on relentlessly, like a beehive

article
 (http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/04/album-review-mica-levi-under-the-skin-ost/)

totally wrote this movie off as drivel, now I'm intrigued


---even better it is free with Amazon Prime Instant Video
although seems like this would be better on the big screen with the big soundsystem
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Post by: Schulzenstein on January 07, 2015, 01:49:56 pm
Seeing as we're in a forum for a concert venue, I feel like most of you will adore 'Whiplash' just as much as I did. I've seen it twice and came to conclusion that it is my favorite of the year. Too bad it'll most likely be completely overlooked by the academy.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on January 07, 2015, 02:05:47 pm
so much homophobia in Whiplash - yes I hope it gets overlooked in the screenplay category!

is it really possible to have blood on the drum kit ?  playing jazz?
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Post by: Rogue Riderhood on January 07, 2015, 02:12:44 pm
Yes, a jazz drummer could bloody their hands while playing.  (no knowledge of the movie, just stating a fact about drumming/drummers)
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Post by: shemptiness on January 07, 2015, 02:34:00 pm

totally wrote this movie off as drivel, now I'm intrigued

---even better it is free with Amazon Prime Instant Video
although seems like this would be better on the big screen with the big soundsystem

Naked Scarlett Johansson?  Yes, please.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on January 07, 2015, 03:59:26 pm

totally wrote this movie off as drivel, now I'm intrigued

---even better it is free with Amazon Prime Instant Video
although seems like this would be better on the big screen with the big soundsystem

Naked Scarlett Johansson?  Yes, please.
Wait back up, what movie?
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Post by: Bagley on April 08, 2015, 12:08:28 pm
Noah Baumbach's latest "While We're Young"

Very good film


....with acting appearances by Ad-Rock and Dean Wareham!
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Post by: K8teebug on April 09, 2015, 08:28:55 am
I really want to see that.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 15, 2015, 03:28:50 pm
ok haven't seen it
and already know how Hutch feels about Music biopic's
but this does look good

Love & Mercy  (https://youtu.be/3atb-ykMR0Y)
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Post by: rich_WDC on April 15, 2015, 10:19:47 pm
DANNY COLLINS

Although a side plot gets in the way that schmaltzes it up a bit (the whole thing could trim by 12-15 mins anyway), the initial premise is way way cool and is based on a real event:  A musician learns, 34 years later, that John Lennon sent him a personal letter.   This fact brings him to re-evaluate his life and he wonders what life woulda been like had he received the letter in 1971, esp since the letter contained Lennon's personal phone number.
The movie totally fictionalizes a plot after that but it's still decent to watch.  And the cast:  Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale, Annette Benning, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Garner.
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Post by: K8teebug on April 16, 2015, 07:59:05 am
Can someone please recommend their favorite rock documentaries? Have been really into them lately. Just watched Who is Harry Nilson. Loved it. A plus if it's on netflix, amazon prime, or HBOGo.

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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 16, 2015, 08:51:01 am
Here are some I've liked over the years
Filth and the Fury (sex pistols)
Westway to the world (the clash)
the future is unwritten (Joe strummer)
Buena Vista Social Club
The Funk Soul Brothers
The funky monks (RHCP)


Also just found this rolling stone list (http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/lists/40-greatest-rock-documentaries-20140815/urgh-a-music-war-1981-20140815)
Paste has an interesting  list (http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2014/07/the-25-best-music-documentaries-streaming-on-netflix.html?a=1) too
Now I want to see some of these

these have been on my list for awhile too
Searching for Sugar Man,
Fela Kuti: Music is a weapon
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Post by: K8teebug on April 16, 2015, 09:12:14 am
Really cool to see there's one on the TAMI show.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 16, 2015, 10:47:40 am
^that one caught my eye and was putting it on the list

great Newyorker article on it (http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/possessed-james-brown-eighteen-minutes)
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Post by: Bagley on April 16, 2015, 11:18:58 am
Wilco- I am trying to break your heart
Luna- Tell me do you miss me
Minutemen- We jam econo
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Post by: K8teebug on April 16, 2015, 11:56:26 am
I guess I'll list the ones I have enjoyed:

Wilco - I'm Trying to Break Your Heart
Bob Dylan - No Direction Home/Don't Look Back
Tom Petty - Runnin' Down A Dream
Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin Bout Him?)
LCD Soundsystem - Shut Up and Play the Hits
Rolling Stones - Gimmie Shelter and Crossfire Hurricane
20 Feet from Stardom
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
Heavy Metal Parking Lot
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Neil Young
The Devil and Daniel Johnston
Metallica Some Kind of Monster




On the docket is Muscle Shoals and this other one about a backup band who played for a bunch of bands in the 50/60's. I'll try to find the name after I try for Kesha tickets.



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Post by: ggw on April 16, 2015, 01:37:57 pm
Ramones - End of the Century
Phil Ochs - There but for Fortune
Various - DOA (punk documentary from 1980; revolves around the Sex Pistols tour of the U.S.  Lots of great cameos - Augustus Pablo, Gen-X, Stiv Bators, Nancy Spungen, X-Ray Spex)

Second vote for We Jam Econo.
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Post by: K8teebug on April 16, 2015, 01:59:56 pm
Scratch is also really good. About vinyl digging.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 16, 2015, 02:08:15 pm

Various - DOA (punk documentary from 1980; revolves around the Sex Pistols tour of the U.S.  Lots of
Been trying to track this down since a teenager
D.O.A.: A Rite of Passage

But it's like $100 for a VHS tape
Wish someone would stream it
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Post by: ggw on April 16, 2015, 02:32:30 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2CbNRVHPM0

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Post by: ggw on April 16, 2015, 02:35:58 pm

Various - DOA (punk documentary from 1980; revolves around the Sex Pistols tour of the U.S.  Lots of
Been trying to track this down since a teenager
D.O.A.: A Rite of Passage

But it's like $100 for a VHS tape
Wish someone would stream it

http://www.j4hi.com/page5/page144/D.O.A._dvd.html
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 20, 2015, 10:22:51 am

Various - DOA (punk documentary from 1980; revolves around the Sex Pistols tour of the U.S.  Lots of
Been trying to track this down since a teenager
D.O.A.: A Rite of Passage

But it's like $100 for a VHS tape
Wish someone would stream it

http://www.j4hi.com/page5/page144/D.O.A._dvd.html

Excellent, I heard that a Japanese version came out but it was one of those weird region issues and you couldn't watch it

That youtube was a trailer not the whole movie.


Did come across this but haven't had a chance to view it



?Another State Of Mind,? from 1982 is a very cool documentary of a summer punk rock tour with Social Distortion, Youth Brigade, and Minor Threat. Mike Ness, Keith Morris and various street kids explain the scene, slam dancing, discrimination of punks, among other social commentary.  This ?Decline of the Western Civilization? style doc makes me miss my punk rock roots growing up in SoCal. Viva La Revolution!
?People say that punks are rebels without a cause, but that?s not true,  I mean we have plenty of things to fight for?    -Shawn Stern

Another State Of Mind (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gpnz4i5rAzo)  looks like the whole thing
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Post by: K8teebug on April 20, 2015, 12:12:20 pm
Watched Muscle Shoals this weekend. Really awesome.
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Post by: TheREALHunter on April 20, 2015, 12:43:31 pm
I saw Wild Tales at E Street Cinema the other week, best movie I've seen in quite some time.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on April 21, 2015, 10:31:30 am
Was told over the weekend that "It Follows" was a fun movie. Was also intrigued by "Ex Machina"... Anyone seen either of these? Wanna head out to the movies and catch one of these.
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Post by: ggw on April 21, 2015, 10:57:53 am
AV Club Picks Best Movies of the Decade (so far) (http://www.avclub.com/article/100-best-films-decade-so-far-1-20-217530)

Don't know about The Master as #1.  Great movie?  Sure.  The best one?  I don't know. 

I heartily approve the choice of A Separation at #2.  If you told me I was going to love an Iranian domestic drama, I would have said you were crazy.  But the characters and the storytelling made the film awesome.  One of the best movie endings ever.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 21, 2015, 11:04:45 am
I think The Master is legitimately one of the best films of all time.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on April 21, 2015, 11:25:54 am
Dang, I'm so behind on movies. Surprised to see Scott Pilgrim on that list. Super fun movie though.
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Post by: K8teebug on April 27, 2015, 07:55:18 am
We saw While We're Young this weekend. What a waste of time. Just once I would like to see a movie about people who don't have kids who just are FINE not having them. It's very annoying. The whole movie was annoying. Ugh.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 27, 2015, 09:10:25 am
I saw Boyhood when it debuted on Showtime this weekend. It was an odd film but I liked it alot. It's hard to determine how much of that was from the unusual concept versus the actual story/acting/etc. I'll probably watch it again in a few months.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 28, 2015, 03:24:05 pm
Ok still really no new news on this....but there is a Blade Runner 2 (http://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2015/feb/27/blade-runner-2-harrison-ford-ridley-scott-10-things-to-hope-for) coming out


It?s official: Blade Runner 2 is on, and the boys are back together again. Original director Ridley Scott is producing, Harrison Ford is back as detective Deckard, and the screenplay is co-written by the original?s Hampton Fancher, based on an idea by him and Scott. Prisoners/Enemy director Denis Villeneuve is due to direct it next summer, and Ford says the script is ?the best thing he?s ever read?. Is it too good to be true?


but I hate to get my hopes up as I know they are going to screw it up
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on April 28, 2015, 03:47:27 pm
sounds like they will ruin the life that is the first film.  and besides, can we get back to talking about that prince albert of yours.  oh, my.
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on May 22, 2015, 07:19:11 am
I must be the only person on the planet earth, that thinks the new Avengers movie, was a piece of shit.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on May 22, 2015, 09:29:20 am
Did anyone see Mad Max? Thought it was super fun. It's insanely unapologetic about it being "Cars exploding for 2 hours. Deal with it." lol
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on May 22, 2015, 09:41:53 am
that's next on my list!  Saw a trailer for a new Adam Sandler film about video games that attack the earth. It looks like the biggest piece of shit ever created.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on May 22, 2015, 09:43:34 am
I must be the only person on the planet earth, that thinks the new Avengers movie, was a piece of shit.
I assumed it was but I haven't seen it as I am a grown adult.
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Post by: excontredaction on May 22, 2015, 09:46:21 am
I enjoyed Ex Machina.
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Post by: i am gay and i like cats on May 22, 2015, 10:10:57 am
Ooh, ooh . . . I wanna see that so bad. I got 75 dollars left on my fandango card and will go crazy this weekend!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on May 22, 2015, 10:38:34 am
I enjoyed Ex Machina.
I thought it was one of the best looking movies of the year. The movie itself kind of drags in points. The ending was cool. Probably won't watch it again.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: ggw on June 30, 2015, 01:29:11 pm
Penelope Spheeris Reissues ?Decline of Western Civilization? Films (http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/28/movies/homevideo/penelope-spheeris-reissues-decline-of-western-civilization-films.html)

(http://static01.nyt.com/images/2015/06/28/arts/28DECLINE3/28DECLINE3-articleLarge.jpg)
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Post by: K8teebug on July 01, 2015, 09:18:38 am
I have never seen these, but I did see Suburbia waaaaay back in the day.
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Post by: Space Freely on July 01, 2015, 10:06:41 am
His retirement was about as short-lived as mine.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 03, 2015, 12:33:50 pm
Penelope Spheeris Reissues ?Decline of Western Civilization? Films (http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/28/movies/homevideo/penelope-spheeris-reissues-decline-of-western-civilization-films.html)

(http://static01.nyt.com/images/2015/06/28/arts/28DECLINE3/28DECLINE3-articleLarge.jpg)
and now you can stream them  (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YORAI4I/ref=pd_sim__2)at Amazon!
Not sure if you get the 'extras', but this is defiantly going in the watchlist
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Post by: hutch on August 03, 2015, 06:53:05 pm
the new movie "Best of Enemies" looks awesome...
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Post by: walk,on,by on August 03, 2015, 11:10:24 pm
no, this movie looks great.  the, end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEVuXWEBAP8

shot, entirely on an iphone.  the end, again.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 04, 2015, 10:41:54 am
Love this image!
(https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/s720x720/11181395_10154079545087598_2878028480505096029_n.jpg?oh=d6e29b8eac47cb82dec906e407a26c85&oe=564AF488)

STANLEY KUBRICK discussed on THE BEE PODCAST 7/28/14: Matthew Modine talks about starring in Full Metal Jacket and the year-long grueling shoot, actors as puppets and Kubrick as the devil, the numbing takes and the call-sheet as a lie, being angry and disgusted with Stanley vs loving Stanley, feeling like a fake John Wayne as Joker, the rising tensions with Vincent D'Onofrio and Modine's relationship with him falling apart, Kubrick giving actors line readings, continuity errors everywhere in Kubrick movies and Room 237, the "it's real but it's not interesting" idea and resisting naturalism, Modine turning down Top Gun because he hated the politics, splashing blood on the audience, intimate conversations with Kubrick in his Winnebago and how Full Metal Jacket was the most independent movie Modine has ever made, Strasberg vs Adler, The Full Metal Jacket Diaries app and "Who do you have to fuck to get off this picture?!?" Listen FREE on iTunes or at PodcastOne: www.podcastone.com/bret (http://podcastone.com/pg/jsp/program/episode.jsp?programID=592&pid=425639)
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Post by: walk,on,by on August 06, 2015, 09:53:21 am
two recent posts, about Kubrick.  fascinating.  any,way

http://www.callmeluckymovie.com/


this looks very good, as well
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Post by: chaz on August 06, 2015, 10:20:51 am
I watched two docs on Amazon Prime this week:

FILMAGE: The Story of DESCENDENTS/ALL

http://www.filmagemovie.com/

I was surprised by how much I liked this movie

Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2191618/

Not  bad, but I found Hart to be rather annoying and not a terribly likable character. 
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Post by: Vas Deferens on August 06, 2015, 10:35:46 am
yeah, very funny and also very sad   :'(



http://www.callmeluckymovie.com/

this looks very good, as well
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 06, 2015, 11:11:53 am
Quote
I know hutch will be stoked (read with sarcastic font)

Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Film Goes to Sony Pictures Classics (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/don-cheadles-miles-davis-film-813379)

well apparently Ethan Hawke jumping into the jazz biopic stuff and set to play Chet Baker in new bio-pic (http://www.enstarz.com/articles/113183/20151012/chet-baker-biopic-ifc-to-release-movie-based-on-legendary-jazz-musician-starring-ethan-hawke-video.htm)


Although...the is a great photo from the Davis biopic
(http://d1oi7t5trwfj5d.cloudfront.net/96/f5/cde15e914579b7ff1ba10fb4368c/miles-ahead-t-4752-2.jpg)
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 12, 2015, 02:29:28 pm
has any one seen THE END OF THE TOUR
I just can't see Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace
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Post by: walk,on,by on August 12, 2015, 02:36:54 pm
when I heard about that film, at first I was like

(http://reactiongif.org/wp-content/uploads/GIF/2014/08/GIF-Britney-Spears-disturbed-do-not-want-no-stinkface-GIF.gif)

then, I thought . . . hey, what else is there out there about this guy.  his books, are, tedious, but they effect you in a way, that proves that art does still exist, in fiction.
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Post by: killsaly on August 12, 2015, 04:26:37 pm
http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2079306521/
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 12, 2015, 04:48:26 pm
^looks awesome!!
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Post by: killsaly on August 12, 2015, 05:14:13 pm
I hope the theater near my house gets it for Christmas!
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 12, 2015, 05:17:33 pm
thought you don't go to theaters?
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Post by: killsaly on August 12, 2015, 05:24:58 pm
I usually don't.  If I do go, it would probably be the only time this year. 
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Post by: excontredaction on August 12, 2015, 07:49:03 pm
World war z
Ex machina
Inside out
2001: a space oddysey
Raising Arizona
Heathers
Truman show
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Post by: walk,on,by on August 12, 2015, 10:45:07 pm
all great, ^ films, but I have never seen inside out.  saw tangerine.  its, cute, not great or historic or trans,forming, but it was good for an indie camera phone storyline with memorable characters, just enough pow to make it nonforgettable.  I heard a guy near me say . . . wow, I need to go make a movie.
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Post by: K8teebug on August 13, 2015, 08:35:23 am
has any one seen THE END OF THE TOUR
I just can't see Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace


I couldn't make it past page 100 of the pretentious Infinite Jest. Maybe it's not for girls? I hated it. So, seeing a movie about him....no.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on August 13, 2015, 10:49:16 am
World war z
Ex machina
Inside out
2001: a space oddysey
Raising Arizona
Heathers
Truman show
World War Z was garbage. Pure garbage. Inside Out was a surprising treat. It didn't look entertaining to me, but I went with a friend and I enjoyed it. Great kids flick.

Obviously all those other movies are great. Love Raising Arizona!
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Post by: excontredaction on August 13, 2015, 11:14:22 am
So what's the best zombie movie?
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 13, 2015, 11:27:26 am
So what's the best zombie movie?
night of the living dead
21 days later
Shaun of the Dead
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Post by: killsaly on August 13, 2015, 11:32:23 am
*28 Days Later Sidehatch

Zombieland
Pontypool
Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead
Zombie/Zombi 2
Deadgirl
Return of the Living Dead
the Returned
Planet Terror
Versus
Dawn of the Dead (remake)
Dead Alive
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Post by: K8teebug on August 13, 2015, 11:40:44 am
I loved Zombieland. I can't wait for the sequel.

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Post by: K8teebug on August 13, 2015, 11:41:13 am
Not a zombie movie, but Let the Right One In (the foreign version) is a great vampire movie.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on August 13, 2015, 01:58:22 pm
So what's the best zombie movie?
night of the living dead
28* days later
Shaun of the Dead
Zombieland and Dawn Of The Dead were also good. Really didn't mind 28 weeks later, although I hated the kids, which maybe means I hated the movie...
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Post by: excontredaction on August 13, 2015, 02:11:46 pm
So what's the best zombie movie?
night of the living dead - streaming on netflix
21 days later
Shaun of the Dead

*28 Days Later - Netflix DVD

Zombieland - Netflix DVD
Pontypool - streaming on netflix
Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead
Zombie - Netflix DVD
Zombi 2
Deadgirl - Netflix DVD
Return of the Living Dead - Netflix DVD
the Returned - streaming on netflix
Planet Terror
Versus
Dawn of the Dead (remake) - Netflix DVD
Dead Alive - Netflix DVD

Awesome.  I'm elbows deep in Walking Dead Season 3...so I gotta keep it going when I'm done.
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Post by: walk,on,by on August 13, 2015, 03:22:12 pm
you want a good zombie movie, then look no further

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aihQg0UKMTc

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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on August 14, 2015, 10:49:53 am
Also, not really a zombie movie, but Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil is a damn entertaining comedy/horror along the lines of Shaun Of The Dead and Zombieland.
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Post by: K8teebug on August 14, 2015, 11:22:42 am
We are also forgetting Bubba Ho Tep
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Post by: walk,on,by on August 14, 2015, 11:26:50 am
in my opinion, which means what outside of my mind, the greatest zombie anything of all time, is return of the living dead, which someone already mentioned.  I give, silent moments on honor to that film and the line of 'send more cops' will last forever.
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Post by: killsaly on August 14, 2015, 11:43:45 am
Was told over the weekend that "It Follows" was a fun movie. Was also intrigued by "Ex Machina"... Anyone seen either of these? Wanna head out to the movies and catch one of these.
Since horror is the topic of the day; yes to It Follows.  It Follows is an excellent movie with an interesting premise.  Rent/download/stream/buy it soon, it is definitely something I would recommend as an avid horror movie fan.

Edit:  I just noticed this is from months ago (I searched for the movie title in the thread to see if anyone mentioned it).
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Post by: K8teebug on August 14, 2015, 02:14:21 pm
in my opinion, which means what outside of my mind, the greatest zombie anything of all time, is return of the living dead, which someone already mentioned.  I give, silent moments on honor to that film and the line of 'send more cops' will last forever.

I agree. I watched in in high school in installments during lunch (on VHS!) and it was so awesome! Have since seen it all at once a few times.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on September 08, 2015, 02:29:33 pm
ummm Trainspotting 2 (http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/trainspotting-2-to-be-danny-boyles-next-project/)

all the original cast...well except Kevin McKidd

I thought the book 'porno' was just meh (compared to Trainspotting)
but I have faith that Boyle will do this right
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Post by: vansmack on September 08, 2015, 02:41:36 pm
Funny.  I just found my autographed copy of Porno while moving.  Markie and LuLu snagged me a copy and inside, Irvine wrote "Smackie, stop reading out loud!"

It's brilliant, really.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on September 08, 2015, 03:05:51 pm
Watched "What We Do In The Shadows" the other night, dang funny movie! Excited to hear the sequel is being worked on with the werewolves this time as opposed to the vampires. Funny mockumentary style stuff.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 08, 2015, 09:32:50 am
Ok still really no new news on this....but there is a Blade Runner 2 (http://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2015/feb/27/blade-runner-2-harrison-ford-ridley-scott-10-things-to-hope-for) coming out


It?s official: Blade Runner 2 is on, and the boys are back together again. Original director Ridley Scott is producing, Harrison Ford is back as detective Deckard, and the screenplay is co-written by the original?s Hampton Fancher, based on an idea by him and Scott. Prisoners/Enemy director Denis Villeneuve is due to direct it next summer, and Ford says the script is ?the best thing he?s ever read?. Is it too good to be true?


but I hate to get my hopes up as I know they are going to screw it up


More news (https://www.yahoo.com/movies/ridley-scott-on-bringing-the-1267400533827638.html?soc_trk=mz&mz_cat=ent_gen)....

Ryan Gosling is a great choice for Blade Runner 2.
Yeah, and I got Harrison back. Because Harrison said, ?Meh,? and I said, ?No, read this.? And I think he said, ?This is the best script I?ve ever had.? We?ve been working on it for a couple of years.

You once said he?s a Replicant in the first one.
Of course he?s a bloody Replicant! He?s going to have to admit it.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 12, 2015, 12:23:12 pm
Quote
I know hutch will be stoked (read with sarcastic font)

Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Film Goes to Sony Pictures Classics (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/don-cheadles-miles-davis-film-813379)

well apparently Ethan Hawke jumping into the jazz biopic stuff and set to play Chet Baker in new bio-pic (http://www.enstarz.com/articles/113183/20151012/chet-baker-biopic-ifc-to-release-movie-based-on-legendary-jazz-musician-starring-ethan-hawke-video.htm)


Although...the is a great photo from the Davis biopic
(http://d1oi7t5trwfj5d.cloudfront.net/96/f5/cde15e914579b7ff1ba10fb4368c/miles-ahead-t-4752-2.jpg)
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Post by: walk,on,by on October 12, 2015, 12:54:56 pm
just re,read the blade runner two stuff from above.  not sure, how I feel about that, still.  like, really man.
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Post by: Got Haggis? on October 12, 2015, 01:42:14 pm
responding to old posts, but the BBC mini series called Dead Set is a pretty great zombie tv show...basically takes place on the set of Big Brother.  yes, it sounds terrible, but its really great

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7bUbpt5Xb0
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Post by: K8teebug on October 13, 2015, 09:11:40 am
I just saw Rosemary's Baby for the first time. Holy awesome.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 13, 2015, 09:22:44 am
Far From the Madding Crowd
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Post by: chaz on October 13, 2015, 09:54:40 am
Love and Mercy

I was pretty shocked at how good I thought this movie was.
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Post by: Bagley on October 13, 2015, 10:22:21 am
Far From the Madding Crowd

Lovely Victorian period piece.  Beautiful costumes and cinematography.
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Post by: walk,on,by on October 31, 2015, 01:11:27 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqbJHbP61PY
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Post by: killsaly on October 31, 2015, 08:49:00 pm
Halloween horror movie time!  I am not sure what I am going to watch but Debug, Howl, Exeter, the new Poltergeist, the first four episodes of this season of American Horror Story, and the last three episodes of the last season of Walking Dead and however many new ones from this season...
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Post by: walk,on,by on October 31, 2015, 10:57:20 pm
The Ninth Gate
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Post by: K8teebug on November 02, 2015, 09:44:11 am
We watched Babadook and it was good.
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Post by: Relaxer on November 02, 2015, 10:03:35 am
On Friday night, I hosted "Scary Movie Night" for a pile of 11 yr olds, all full of balls and bravery about watching the scariest movie ever even though most (including my son) had never seen a real horror movie. I wanted to scare them poopless but also remember that they're 11 so after we debated Nightmare on Elm Street, the original Alien, and Halloween, we somehow settled on the original Poltergeist.

And holy shit, that movie is MUCH scarier than I'd remembered. And man did it ever hit my nostalgia pleasure centers having been 11 yo when it was filmed. And the kids were absolutely terrified. It's the perfect 'first horror movie' for kids because while it's scary as hell, no one dies and there's no gore apart from that bathroom mirror scene.

A+ would watch again
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 02, 2015, 11:01:53 am
Watched Insidious over the weekend, was surprised at how left field it goes at the end. It was creepy/weird enough and then it just goes off the deep end. Although I'm also kind of happy to see movies kind of stay dedicated to their weirdness lol.

Also caught Sicario. Damn good movie! Would definitely suggest if you're a fan of police drama/drug cartel type movies. The lead actress gets a little annoying, but Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin are great.
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Post by: killsaly on November 02, 2015, 11:59:52 am
Watched Insidious over the weekend, was surprised at how left field it goes at the end. It was creepy/weird enough and then it just goes off the deep end. Although I'm also kind of happy to see movies kind of stay dedicated to their weirdness lol.
Insidious 2 is pretty good too.  I also really enjoyed Insidious 3, the prequel.  It tells the story of how the investigation team was formed.  I watched it a week ago.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 02, 2015, 12:37:27 pm
Oh that prequel sounds wicked! I did like how it ended with the super ominous tone but super obviously open ended for a sequel.
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Post by: K8teebug on November 02, 2015, 02:37:14 pm
On Friday night, I hosted "Scary Movie Night" for a pile of 11 yr olds, all full of balls and bravery about watching the scariest movie ever even though most (including my son) had never seen a real horror movie. I wanted to scare them poopless but also remember that they're 11 so after we debated Nightmare on Elm Street, the original Alien, and Halloween, we somehow settled on the original Poltergeist.

And holy shit, that movie is MUCH scarier than I'd remembered. And man did it ever hit my nostalgia pleasure centers having been 11 yo when it was filmed. And the kids were absolutely terrified. It's the perfect 'first horror movie' for kids because while it's scary as hell, no one dies and there's no gore apart from that bathroom mirror scene.

A+ would watch again

I was just talking about how Poltergiest was way scarier this weekend! So far, our scary movies this year were The Exorcist (yes, I'd never seen it. I didn't really like it. It was gross and not scary), Rosemary's Baby, Zombieland (an annual tradition, whatever happened to the sequel?), Halloween, Babadook, and Charlie Brown.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 02, 2015, 02:49:46 pm
On Friday night, I hosted "Scary Movie Night" for a pile of 11 yr olds, all full of balls and bravery about watching the scariest movie ever even though most (including my son) had never seen a real horror movie. I wanted to scare them poopless but also remember that they're 11 so after we debated Nightmare on Elm Street, the original Alien, and Halloween, we somehow settled on the original Poltergeist.

And holy shit, that movie is MUCH scarier than I'd remembered. And man did it ever hit my nostalgia pleasure centers having been 11 yo when it was filmed. And the kids were absolutely terrified. It's the perfect 'first horror movie' for kids because while it's scary as hell, no one dies and there's no gore apart from that bathroom mirror scene.

A+ would watch again

I was just talking about how Poltergiest was way scarier this weekend! So far, our scary movies this year were The Exorcist (yes, I'd never seen it. I didn't really like it. It was gross and not scary), Rosemary's Baby, Zombieland (an annual tradition, whatever happened to the sequel?), Halloween, Babadook, and Charlie Brown.
Evil Dead 2
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Post by: Relaxer on November 02, 2015, 02:50:54 pm
K8t, you mentioned, on this very page!, two movies that I need to get around to watching: Rosemary's Baby and Babadook. I've heard Babadook is difficult/un-fun to watch if you're a parent. I can't stand kids-in-peril movies, and this did affect me while watching Poltergeist but I knew no one dies so I wasn't that bent outta shape about it.

Oh yeah, also watched It Follows a week or so ago. A lotta hype for a perfectly fine horror movie that I'll never think about again. Interesting concept though.

Just downloaded Bone Tomahawk, a horror-western, and am looking forward to checking that out this week.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 02, 2015, 03:16:37 pm
Also caught Paranormal Activity 2. The first one scared me pretty good, they did a great job building the tension and intensity of the film. Part 2 goes for a lot more cheap scares that come off as corny and trying to recapture what made the original so great. The eeriest parts are just the single angle shots of nothing happening and the tension building for what seems like minutes for a chilling reveal. I wasn't interested enough to catch the 3rd one.

I HIGHLY suggest VHS and VHS 2. Still haven't watched VHS Viral yet. VHS are awesome horror movies. Super crazy, super intense, insanely creepy, and some bits are truly violent.
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Post by: K8teebug on November 03, 2015, 09:50:54 am
K8t, you mentioned, on this very page!, two movies that I need to get around to watching: Rosemary's Baby and Babadook. I've heard Babadook is difficult/un-fun to watch if you're a parent. I can't stand kids-in-peril movies, and this did affect me while watching Poltergeist but I knew no one dies so I wasn't that bent outta shape about it.

Oh yeah, also watched It Follows a week or so ago. A lotta hype for a perfectly fine horror movie that I'll never think about again. Interesting concept though.

Just downloaded Bone Tomahawk, a horror-western, and am looking forward to checking that out this week.

oooh! Didn't know you could download Bone Tomahawk! Legally? Really excited for that.

Babadook maybe would be tough if you're a parent? I felt really badly for the mom. But, it was good.

Rosemary's Baby was definitely the hit of the season. Just awesome. Need to get to the other 2 in the trilogy.
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Post by: Relaxer on November 03, 2015, 09:58:03 am
Didn't know you could download Bone Tomahawk! Legally?

"Legal" is a funny word, isn't it? I mean, what really is the law? Who are we? What is all this? Where the hell is my wallet?
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Post by: K8teebug on November 04, 2015, 10:50:51 am
You can rent it from amazon. That's legal enough for me.
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Post by: Space Freely on November 04, 2015, 10:55:20 am
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl


That one really sucker punches you in the gut.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 04, 2015, 12:04:37 pm
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl


That one really sucker punches you in the gut.
really liked that one too

I expect we'll see a lot more of Olivia Cooke and Thomas Mann in the future
also think Alfonso Gomez-Rejon will have a bright future too
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Post by: dyecraig on November 12, 2015, 11:36:28 pm
roadie (2011)
fired B.O.C. roadie returns home to queens, ny.
hallmark movie love triangle drama ensues.
slight, but enjoyable for boardies.
bobby cannavale typical hothead role.
peppi from good rats cameo (r.i.p.).
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Post by: Space Freely on November 19, 2015, 10:00:54 am
Cop Car

I will never again fantasize about stealing a police car and going for a joyride in it.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 23, 2015, 12:27:57 am
director Richard Linklater returns with its "spiritual sequel,everybody wants some (https://youtu.be/d3FeaVnh7K8)
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Post by: walk,on,by on December 23, 2015, 06:23:14 pm
director Richard Linklater returns with its "spiritual sequel,everybody wants some (https://youtu.be/d3FeaVnh7K8)

bad link.  way to go.  you ruined . . . Christmas.
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Post by: killsaly on December 24, 2015, 02:04:59 pm
Hateful Eight!  I am thinking about going to see it tomorrow.  Merry Christmas indeed!!!!

and in 70mm.  Quentin thinks that is important, so ok!
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on December 28, 2015, 11:33:19 am
Hateful Eight!  I am thinking about going to see it tomorrow.  Merry Christmas indeed!!!!

and in 70mm.  Quentin thinks that is important, so ok!
I went to Raleigh to see this on Boxing Day. I'm not a Tarantino guy but bought into the 70mm hype. An interesting experience. Hyper-violent.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on December 28, 2015, 12:29:26 pm
Hateful Eight!  I am thinking about going to see it tomorrow.  Merry Christmas indeed!!!!

and in 70mm.  Quentin thinks that is important, so ok!
I went to Raleigh to see this on Boxing Day. I'm not a Tarantino guy but bought into the 70mm hype. An interesting experience. Hyper-violent.
Was underwhelmed. Probably my least favorite of all of his films. Not sure why it rubbed me the wrong way. I thought some parts were great and it didn't really drag [considering it's almost 3 hour run time], and I thought it was a fun "who-done-it", but it just lacked something for me. Maybe he set up the whole "I can't trust anyone in this movie" and didn't have a character to get behind and then the movie kind of just ends. Not sure. It also was probably his least violent film.

I know after this I can't wait for him to come back to tell a story in modern times.
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Post by: killsaly on December 28, 2015, 12:30:01 pm
I ended up not going.  :-[

I might still try to catch it in the theater before it leaves...
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on December 28, 2015, 12:35:31 pm
I watched the leaked version that came out  on Christmas Eve. I was dying to see it in theaters but I just couldn't resist seeing it immediately for free.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on December 28, 2015, 12:57:02 pm
It also was probably his least violent film.
What? I mean I don't want to go all spoilers in this thread but that was extremely graphic and violent.

I'm not a huge Tarantino guy, like I said, but it was an OK movie. I agree the ending is kind of weird and just sort of ends. I had the experience of sitting there with a friend with two seats open to the left of me until about 5 minutes before the start time. Then this older couple (lets say late-50s/early-60s) comes in and asks if they can sit there and if "we have any popcorn to share." A little cheesy but whatever. Old lady tries to engage me in conversation and asks if I'm a big Tarantino fan. I say I'm not particularly but he's definitely talented even if the movies aren't particularly my thing. She says she's just gotten into them and that they say "The King's Men" last night by him and asks if I've seen it. I say I have not and am racking my brain trying to remember a trailer for this film. I'm thinking "is she referring to All The King's Men? Did Tarantino do that?" Either way, she spent the last half of that movie watching behind her fingers or notably looking away from the screen. She also did not respond well to the end of the first half of the film. I am functioning off the hypothesis that she was greatly mistaken as to who Tarantino is.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on December 28, 2015, 01:53:58 pm
Hateful Eight doesn't even scratch the violence level of Django, Inglourious Basterds, Death Proof, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction or Reservoir Dogs. The last 20 or 25 minutes do get bloody, but it wasn't as insane as any of his other movies. I also thought it was unnecessary. I need to rewatch. I talked to my friend about it and I find myself saying more positive than negative. Something just didn't click. I just really think it's because you don't find out until the very end who to root for.

I also couldn't help but feel like Tim Roth was a tiny bit out of place. All I saw was Christoph Waltz in that role. Maybe swap Roth with Madsen and Waltz with Roth.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on December 28, 2015, 02:12:34 pm
I thought it was more graphic than Pulp Fiction by a lot. Not as far as body count but in the graphic cinematic depiction of the violence. Agree it was less than Django.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on December 28, 2015, 03:44:40 pm
Pulp Fiction has a guy slicing rapists up with a katana! And a guys brains all over a car for a solid chunk of the last story! Man. Lol. That is one sick dude.
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Post by: walk,on,by on December 28, 2015, 04:01:48 pm
i have watched the trailer a couple of times, and i finally felt a level of disappointment with the what i was seeing as a possible tarantino film.  i love his films, and when i see a trailer for one, i get excited and am like . . . yeah, i gotta drag my ass to the damn theatre again.  but not this one.  it seemed, lacking somehow.  but maybe i just need to see it.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on December 28, 2015, 04:13:18 pm
i have watched the trailer a couple of times, and i finally felt a level of disappointment with the what i was seeing as a possible tarantino film.  i love his films, and when i see a trailer for one, i get excited and am like . . . yeah, i gotta drag my ass to the damn theatre again.  but not this one.  it seemed, lacking somehow.  but maybe i just need to see it.
Just FYI: a dude hangs dong.
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Post by: walk,on,by on December 28, 2015, 04:14:51 pm
its, always . . . the littlest things, that get us through.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on December 28, 2015, 05:37:19 pm
i have watched the trailer a couple of times, and i finally felt a level of disappointment with the what i was seeing as a possible tarantino film.  i love his films, and when i see a trailer for one, i get excited and am like . . . yeah, i gotta drag my ass to the damn theatre again.  but not this one.  it seemed, lacking somehow.  but maybe i just need to see it.
Just FYI: a dude hangs dong.
Also dong hanging in Django. Maybe this is a new bit for Tarantino. First the trunk shot, now it's hanging dong.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 04, 2016, 09:15:45 am
I saw it at AFI in 70mm. Just to see a film in 70mm was a real treat. As for where it ranks, I put it on the level of the Kill Bill movies as this is his spagetti western film. Music great as always. Not his best, but still better than most movies that come out these days.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 04, 2016, 11:50:31 am
I would've hated seeing it in the theater because it reminded me of Death Proof in that it was just looooooooong periods of talk-talk-talk. I think I'm coming to the realization that I just don't like QT movies. Loved Jackie Brown, liked Pulp, Reservoir and Django, did not like Kill Bill, Inglorious, and Death Proof.

But I also chose the sucker's route and downloaded it. And you know what? Watching it in pieces over a week made it much more palatable. I still didn't like it much, and I was totally turned off by him making comedy out of Jennifer Jason Leigh getting the crap beat out of her. I've heard that audiences hoot and holler at those scenes, and that would be a turn off.

I'm also tired of every QT movie dropping the N word constantly. He clearly has issues.

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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 04, 2016, 11:52:16 am
I'm also tired of every QT movie dropping the N word constantly. He clearly has issues.
I get the feeling its more of a component of him thinking this super "edgy" and "bold" than any actual issues he has with minorities.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 04, 2016, 12:06:03 pm
I agree. I don't think he's a straight up racist per se, but I think he's very titillated by having black and white characters throw the word around. And it can be powerful if used sparingly, but he stampedes toward it every chance he gets and it's tiresome.

I thought the Revenant was great but that was partially because it was the first thing I watched on our brand new enormous super-fancy TV. We'd been happy with our 15 year old 32 inch set with the big tube in the back but decided to upgrade and WOW, that was fun.
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Post by: walk,on,by on January 04, 2016, 12:26:06 pm
Everyone knows, he does it, to impress the RZA.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on January 04, 2016, 12:30:28 pm
I agree. I don't think he's a straight up racist per se, but I think he's very titillated by having black and white characters throw the word around. And it can be powerful if used sparingly, but he stampedes toward it every chance he gets and it's tiresome.
I don't think 'nigger' was said once during Death Proof, Inglourious, Four Rooms, or any Kill Bill movies. In Django it was "part of the time" and in Hateful they at least reference "they don't call them that anymore". I don't think he does it any worse than any other movies based in those times. It's a little jarring seeing it back in Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction. Don't really think he's a racist.

Definitely has a foot fetish though.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 19, 2016, 10:31:05 am
Amy

that was really good, she was even more talented than I gave her credit for
Sad tale and we all know how it ends, but definitely worth a watch
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Post by: Relaxer on January 19, 2016, 10:40:58 am
I keep meaning to watch Amy but never feel like it when it's choosin' time. Same with "I Am Chris Farley".

I did watch The Big Short last night. It was good! I thought it did a pretty good job explaining what was happening as it went along. That said, I've read several books about the 2008 crash and feel like I have a pretty good grasp of what happened, and yet I was lost a couple times when it would get into the deep details.

I also didn't always understand who the characters were, or who they worked for, or if they represented the banks or investing arms or whatever. I spent the first half thinking Steve Carrell's character was with the SEC or some watchdog group.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 19, 2016, 11:12:13 am
Saw Carol this weekend and loved it. What a beautiful film. It was like an Edward Hopper painting.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on January 28, 2016, 05:24:35 pm
Sequel for 'What We Do In The Shadows' [about the werewolves we see in that movie] gets a title!

http://www.aintitcool.com/node/74277

That movie was hilarious and their interactions with the werewolves were entertaining as hell. Rhys Darby is AMAZING. Can't wait to see him and the rest of the sequel.
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Post by: jeffml on January 28, 2016, 07:03:49 pm
The Stoned Age.  Dazed and Confused less know, but funnier little brother.  Although I don't know many peple who like this movie as much as I do. 
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Post by: TheREALHunter on January 28, 2016, 07:57:57 pm
Not exactly current but if you can handle subtitles then I recommend "Wild Tales" highly.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 28, 2016, 08:05:12 pm
Y'all need to briefly explain WHY you recommend the movie if you want a total stranger to actually check out your recommendation.  ;)
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 28, 2016, 11:52:37 pm
Not exactly current but if you can handle subtitles then I recommend "Wild Tales" highly.
that was great!
2014 nom for best foreign film
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Post by: K8teebug on January 29, 2016, 08:03:36 am
Rented Sicario this week. Did not like. Explain what the appeal of this movie was supposed to be? It was choppy, annoying, and was just all-around bad.

Amy comes to Netflix in February. I'm waiting for that one.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 29, 2016, 10:26:56 am
Rented Sicario this week. Did not like. Explain what the appeal of this movie was supposed to be? It was choppy, annoying, and was just all-around bad.

Amy comes to Netflix in February. I'm waiting for that one.

I did like this. First of all, I tend to like 'procedure' types of movies, where characters are depicted doing their job in a relatively realistic setting, i.e. not Mad Max or a superhero joint. I liked this for the glimpse it provided into the high echelon of law enforcement. Sure it was pumped up and dramatized, but what was depicted is not that far off from what really goes on.

I really liked the way it was filmed, and I thought the crossing-the-border traffic jam scene was incredible. After seeing a million high speed car chases in movies, this was an awesome contrast, but it was just as tense. I thought all of the main characters were interesting too. I also liked that it positioned one character as the primary 'hero' and yet the climax of the movie involves someone else entirely.

Another examples of a procedure movie I liked, for different but similar reasons, was Spotlight. Simply love watching movies about people working.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 29, 2016, 10:29:29 am
Also, after seeing (and loving) so many movies like John Wick and Mad Max, where countless faceless enemies are killed and instantly forgotten, I appreciated the fact that Sicario treats death very seriously and shows how killing someone has tremendous reverberations. 
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 29, 2016, 10:34:34 am
. Simply love watching movies about people working.
do you work vicariously though others
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Post by: Relaxer on January 29, 2016, 10:40:06 am
Working vicariously through others is how billionaires made their fortunes.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 29, 2016, 11:12:53 am
I keep meaning to watch Amy but never feel like it when it's choosin' time. Same with "I Am Chris Farley".

I did watch The Big Short last night. It was good! I thought it did a pretty good job explaining what was happening as it went along. That said, I've read several books about the 2008 crash and feel like I have a pretty good grasp of what happened, and yet I was lost a couple times when it would get into the deep details.

I also didn't always understand who the characters were, or who they worked for, or if they represented the banks or investing arms or whatever. I spent the first half thinking Steve Carrell's character was with the SEC or some watchdog group.

FWIW, my wife is a huge Amy Winehouse fan, and she didn't really care for the Amy movie.
I thought it was decent, but not great. I much preferred the Nina Simone documentary, also streaming on Netflix. I mention that because both of those movie are Oscar nominated in the documentary category.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 29, 2016, 11:14:31 am
Not exactly current but if you can handle subtitles then I recommend "Wild Tales" highly.
that was great!
2014 nom for best foreign film

Another vote for Wild Tales.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on January 29, 2016, 11:15:19 am
Rented Sicario this week. Did not like. Explain what the appeal of this movie was supposed to be? It was choppy, annoying, and was just all-around bad.

Amy comes to Netflix in February. I'm waiting for that one.

I did like this. First of all, I tend to like 'procedure' types of movies, where characters are depicted doing their job in a relatively realistic setting, i.e. not Mad Max or a superhero joint. I liked this for the glimpse it provided into the high echelon of law enforcement. Sure it was pumped up and dramatized, but what was depicted is not that far off from what really goes on.

I really liked the way it was filmed, and I thought the crossing-the-border traffic jam scene was incredible. After seeing a million high speed car chases in movies, this was an awesome contrast, but it was just as tense. I thought all of the main characters were interesting too. I also liked that it positioned one character as the primary 'hero' and yet the climax of the movie involves someone else entirely.

Another examples of a procedure movie I liked, for different but similar reasons, was Spotlight. Simply love watching movies about people working.
Sicario was fantastically shot. I thought all of the scenes of them driving and looking over the border and the quiet overhead shots of Mexico to the contrast of them on the ground were great. Thought the whole drive through the city was great and then everything leading up to and from the tunnel was great. Such an awesome and tense movie. Was really surprised it got snubbed by the Oscars.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 29, 2016, 11:36:47 am
Both 'Amy' and 'I Am Chris Farley' were interesting to me because I's formerly thought of both as kinda one-note semi-talents. Amy Winehouse was the retro torch singer with weird hair and tattoos and Chris Farley was the bombastic fat guy who shouted a lot. My takeaways from the docs were how talented each of them were. Farley was a really gifted performer who thrived in ensembles. And Winehouse was way more talented a musician than I'd thought.

It was odd in Amy how at first, it seemed to be portraying her as this wise-ass party-tough teenager who kind of stumbled into a chance to sing and make music. But then it shows her playing guitar on stage and she's obviously very practiced and accomplished at it. She's not doing EVH up there, but she's not just plunking notes either.
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Post by: Space Freely on February 24, 2016, 02:16:22 pm
So I watched I Smile Back starring Sarah Silverman last night. Pretty depressing stuff, she gave a very good performance.

After watching it, my biggest question is which fortysomething Jewess has the best tits...SArah Silverman or Chelsea Handler? What do y'all think?
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 24, 2016, 03:02:52 pm
After watching it, my biggest question is which fortysomething Jewess has the best tits...SArah Silverman or Chelsea Handler? What do y'all think?
hmm good question, but I've never seen either
I'd have to say I think Sarah's would be my pick
are their full frontal pics available?
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Post by: killsaly on February 24, 2016, 03:11:19 pm
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Post by: killsaly on February 24, 2016, 03:13:38 pm
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Post by: Space Freely on February 24, 2016, 03:22:14 pm
After watching it, my biggest question is which fortysomething Jewess has the best tits...SArah Silverman or Chelsea Handler? What do y'all think?
hmm good question, but I've never seen either
I'd have to say I think Sarah's would be my pick
are their full frontal pics available?

Yes, on your home computer. For Chelsea, from the waist up. For Sarah, full frontal.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 24, 2016, 03:26:45 pm
yeah...now that KS's posts are gone....I don't think jewess is considered a slur
this is a 120 year old publication and didn't look demeaning

(http://www.cajm.net/uploaded/image/member.JWA_Jewess.jpg)

even the modern publication Heeb Mag has a section called  Gratuitous Jewess (http://heebmagazine.com/gratuitous-jewess-achinoam-noa-fisher/5264)
and while it's about women and sometime scantily clothed...it's very positive
In an effort to further your appreciation of the richness and renewed vitality of Jewish life among young people today, we give you the next chapter of our new installment, which we have aptly titled, ?Gratuitous Jewess.?
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on February 24, 2016, 03:27:46 pm
Julian, Gratuitous JEWESS just seems like a foregone conclusion. I mean, that's spectacular just from an alliterative sense.
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Post by: killsaly on February 24, 2016, 03:32:05 pm
And blah blah blah. 

I deleted my post because it is pointless to argue or discuss certain things with certain people.  We are different generations and I think that is enough for there to be a huge difference between what I think is acceptable, and what others think is acceptable.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 24, 2016, 03:42:32 pm
And blah blah blah. 

I deleted my post because it is pointless to argue or discuss certain things with certain people.  We are different generations and I think that is enough for there to be a huge difference between what I think is acceptable, and what others think is acceptable.
well I can agree with you on that!

but until you posted that, I'd never heard it as a derogatory term
and possibly in old timey Rome it was considered a put down, doesn't appear to be for the last 150 years
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Post by: Space Freely on February 24, 2016, 03:47:48 pm
20 years ago, I had a Jewish girlfriend who referred to herself as "a Jewess". That's actually the last time I actually even thought of the term until today.

I was 28, she was 19. I'm sure Smackie would approve.

And she haD great tits. That probably haven't held up nearly as well as Sarah's or Chelsea's.


Edit: She HAD great tits. I haven't seen her in 15 years, I'm guessing time took it's toll like it did on her mom.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 24, 2016, 03:51:55 pm
I had a Jewish girlfriend...  she was 19.... And she has great tits.
yah know what they say about stereotypes....that they are too often true
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on February 24, 2016, 03:53:40 pm
I had a Jewish girlfriend...  she was 19.... And she has great tits.
yah know what they say about stereotypes....that they are too often true

You mean the nose thing?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 24, 2016, 04:16:59 pm
I had a Jewish girlfriend...  she was 19.... And she has great tits.
yah know what they say about stereotypes....that they are too often true

You mean the nose thing?
Air is free
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 25, 2016, 11:20:06 am
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Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: bob72 on February 25, 2016, 11:20:59 am
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SHUTUP!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Bagley on March 21, 2016, 11:51:41 am
Meru -  Breathtaking documentary about climbing in the Himalayas


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvS6O9lVkkg
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on April 04, 2016, 10:46:32 am
My daughter proclaimed Zootopia "the best movie I've ever seen, except for the (straight to video/streaming) Buddies movies."
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on April 04, 2016, 10:56:33 am
My daughter proclaimed Zootopia "the best movie I've ever seen, except for the (straight to video/streaming) Buddies movies."

I ventured out this weekend and took my daughter to her first movie, it was a great success... possibly a bit too scary in a few parts, but all in all a fun daddy/daugther adventure. Looking forward to the secret life of pets!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on April 04, 2016, 10:59:55 am
My daughter proclaimed Zootopia "the best movie I've ever seen, except for the (straight to video/streaming) Buddies movies."
I'm curious about this, heard it's pretty good.

@ Yada - the previews for that movie are hilarious. Definitely on my list as well!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Relaxer on April 04, 2016, 11:07:16 am
I end up seeing every kid movie there is. Based on the dynamic of kid movies, Zootopia was better than average. It wasn't Wreck It Ralph or Rise of the Guardians (which I loved for some reason), but it was way better than, say, Cloudy Meatballs (the worst of the worst) or Hotel Transylvania (as generic and slapdash as they come). Zootopia actually had an interesting mystery story behind it, so I wasn't ever bored.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on April 04, 2016, 11:11:21 am
Kids movies are hit or miss and I tend to miss them until they're out on Netflix or on demand. Definitely intrigued by the word of mouth for Zootopia.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 04, 2016, 08:51:47 pm
My daughter proclaimed Zootopia "the best movie I've ever seen, except for the (straight to video/streaming) Buddies movies."

I ventured out this weekend and took my daughter to her first movie, it was a great success... possibly a bit too scary in a few parts, but all in all a fun daddy/daugther adventure. Looking forward to the secret life of pets!
actually took the kids to this too and enjoyed it as well
the secret life of pets looks really good
scary how topical zootopia was by not really intending to be

our thing of late is the Studio Ghibli that came out in the 90s
I'd missed some of them, so it's been great

haven't seen the PeeWee one yet, my wife's opinion of Pee wee is similar to her opinion of the 3 stooges
not worth watching (so it's been hard to lobby it for movie night)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: vansmack on April 04, 2016, 09:02:07 pm
I was 28, she was 19. I'm sure Smackie would approve.

Edit: She HAD great tits. I haven't seen her in 15 years, I'm guessing time took it's toll like it did on her mom.

Two good rules there.  The Smackie corollary broken as she was under half your age plus seven, but since you've already looked at the mom and knew it couldn't last, give it a hearty go.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: killsaly on April 04, 2016, 09:15:21 pm
our thing of late is the Studio Ghibli that came out in the 90s
I'd missed some of them, so it's been great
Those are all great.  I enjoyed every movie that they made (I think I saw all of them, I don't feel like looking them all up right now).
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on April 04, 2016, 09:56:50 pm
I was 28, she was 19. I'm sure Smackie would approve.

Edit: She HAD great tits. I haven't seen her in 15 years, I'm guessing time took it's toll like it did on her mom.

Two good rules there.  The Smackie corollary broken as she was under half your age plus seven, but since you've already looked at the mom and knew it couldn't last, give it a hearty go.

I think she lied and told her mom i was 23 or 24 as well...24 would have nailed your rule...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on April 04, 2016, 09:58:19 pm
our thing of late is the Studio Ghibli that came out in the 90s
I'd missed some of them, so it's been great
Those are all great.  I enjoyed every movie that they made (I think I saw all of them, I don't feel like looking them all up right now).

Four thumbs up fro my wife an daughter.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 04, 2016, 10:00:46 pm
our thing of late is the Studio Ghibli that came out in the 90s
I'd missed some of them, so it's been great
Those are all great.  I enjoyed every movie that they made (I think I saw all of them, I don't feel like looking them all up right now).

Four thumbs up fro my wife an daughter.
I see we might have had more than 6oz tonight...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on April 05, 2016, 10:45:10 am
Anyone excited for Hardcore Henry? I remember seeing the short pop up on YouTube a bit ago and thought it was great. Not sure how it'll translate to being a full length movie and on a giant screen.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on April 05, 2016, 10:50:03 am
our thing of late is the Studio Ghibli that came out in the 90s
I'd missed some of them, so it's been great
Those are all great.  I enjoyed every movie that they made (I think I saw all of them, I don't feel like looking them all up right now).

Four thumbs up fro my wife an daughter.
I see we might have had more than 6oz tonight...

LOL, that's what I get for being on the internet during the bedtime process. Only had half of an Allagash White, I swear.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Relaxer on April 05, 2016, 10:56:19 am
Anyone excited for Hardcore Henry? I remember seeing the short pop up on YouTube a bit ago and thought it was great. Not sure how it'll translate to being a full length movie and on a giant screen.

There's been a few low-low budget 1st person/POV movies recently, Hard Line and Dead Rush. I watched Dead Rush and it gave me a headache. Hardcore Henry might be a little better but I feel like I'm going to be all dizzy watching it.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: killsaly on April 05, 2016, 11:24:05 am
The FPS scene in Doom was cool... A whole movie like that???? Why not just play a video game?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walk,on,by on April 05, 2016, 11:35:44 am
Anyone excited for Hardcore Henry? I remember seeing the short pop up on YouTube a bit ago and thought it was great. Not sure how it'll translate to being a full length movie and on a giant screen.

http://www.slashfilm.com/hardcore-henry-alamo-drafthouse-psa/
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: killsaly on April 05, 2016, 01:03:41 pm
https://youtu.be/yrK1f4TsQfM
Swiss Army Man, with Daniel Radcliffe playing a farting corpse that washes ashore and befriends a lonely shipwreck survivior, looks great. 
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on April 05, 2016, 01:55:01 pm
Anyone excited for Hardcore Henry? I remember seeing the short pop up on YouTube a bit ago and thought it was great. Not sure how it'll translate to being a full length movie and on a giant screen.

http://www.slashfilm.com/hardcore-henry-alamo-drafthouse-psa/
This is awesome!

@killsaly I had the same thought, but it's different from playing a video game. I definitely feel like I'm going to be dodging and moving as if it were one of those "action theatre" rides at amusement parks lol.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: vansmack on April 05, 2016, 03:45:27 pm
I think she lied and told her mom i was 23 or 24 as well...24 would have nailed your rule...

She probably lied and told her you were Jewish.  That's the only rule her mom probably followed...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 19, 2016, 03:55:35 pm
has anyone seen: Danny Says
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walk,on,by on April 20, 2016, 11:03:40 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hqh7lwaNKw

this, looks good.  very, good.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on April 20, 2016, 11:43:23 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hqh7lwaNKw

this, looks good.  very, good.


grrrl.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: dyecraig on May 13, 2016, 01:43:14 pm
rikki and the flash
a pleasant evening's diversion, despite the numerous clichés and general predictability.
streep sings decently and strums a nice blue tele.
troubled daughter (streep's real-life) rocks an 'x - los angeles' tee.
cool - bernie worrell, rick rosas, and joe vitale are the flash.
less cool - rick springfield is in the band as well.
film is dedicated to rick the bass player.
jonathan demme - dir.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 04, 2016, 01:47:08 pm
ok this isn't a recommendation but more of ...why!? (TBT I did like the original)

Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2


this one line review is classic: A much-belated sequel some evidently wanted but few will enjoy


(http://i.imgur.com/4k5rdj7.gif)
(https://66.media.tumblr.com/21b617d54f10bb031af6186774b935c2/tumblr_mklkhoGWID1qjdcyjo1_500.gif)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on August 08, 2016, 10:00:07 am
I always loved the original [don't even remember hearing about a sequel] but Matthew Lillard just rubs me the wrong way. That character of the semi-loveable, 100% abrasive, too loud, ADD dickhead just fits him all too well.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on October 04, 2016, 02:10:34 pm
What horror movies do you recommend?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 04, 2016, 02:16:40 pm
What horror movies do you recommend?
Showgirls. Absolutely terrifying.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on October 04, 2016, 02:19:13 pm
Hunt for the Wilderpeople

That's a general recommendation, not a horror movie rec.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: bearman🐻 on October 04, 2016, 02:23:30 pm
Hell or High Water
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 04, 2016, 02:24:01 pm
What horror movies do you recommend?
Bridget Jones's Baby
was it supposed to be a Rosemary's baby sequel?

Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on October 04, 2016, 02:28:28 pm
What horror movies do you recommend?

Deliverance.


Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 04, 2016, 03:13:22 pm
was it supposed to be a Rosemary's baby sequel?
Yes, can confirm.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on October 04, 2016, 03:50:55 pm
I wish killsaly were here.  Killsaly would have some recommendaciones fantasticos.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on October 04, 2016, 04:00:27 pm
I wish killsaly were here.  Killsaly would have some recommendaciones fantasticos.

RIP
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 04, 2016, 04:13:56 pm
Thought Magnificent 7 was great, but I'm just a big ol sucker for westerns.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on October 04, 2016, 04:26:33 pm
Soooo, back to horror movies.  Has anyone seen Deathgasm?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 04, 2016, 04:28:39 pm
I wish killsaly were here.  Killsaly would have some recommendaciones fantasticos.

RIP

/
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 05, 2016, 10:26:43 am
Soooo, back to horror movies.  Has anyone seen Deathgasm?
Nope. Is it a horror movie? It's on my list to watch either way. Got to knock some of that out this weekend!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walkie,talkie on October 05, 2016, 01:58:30 pm
The greasy stangler.

You, have been warned.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walkie,talkie on October 05, 2016, 07:07:03 pm
Bianca Del Rio in

Hurricane Bianca

YAAASSSSS, queen


Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on October 05, 2016, 08:50:34 pm
I wish killsaly were here.  Killsaly would have some recommendaciones fantasticos.


well.. I don't know.. he'd recommend every movie he ever saw...

but I do wish Killsaly would come back.. for everybody's sake (not mine of course.. the guy hates me.. god only knows what I did to him) just don't know why he has to be so damn sensitive bout someone asking if he used pot... is he like Secretary of Defense or something? Even Obama has admitted to smoking pot...

He's probably freaking out right now emailing Kosmo to delete this whole tread now cause of this post..
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on October 05, 2016, 08:51:19 pm
oh.. I don't watch horror movies.. but The Ring seemed pretty crazy.. they were showing it on one of those Chinatown buses like ten years ago...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 05, 2016, 09:32:18 pm
oh.. I don't watch horror movies.. but The Ring seemed pretty crazy.. they were showing it on one of those Chinatown buses like ten years ago...
you were on a Chinatown bus that was showing a movie? What sort of most luxurious Chinatown bus ever did you take?!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on October 05, 2016, 09:54:39 pm
oh.. I don't watch horror movies.. but The Ring seemed pretty crazy.. they were showing it on one of those Chinatown buses like ten years ago...
you were on a Chinatown bus that was showing a movie? What sort of most luxurious Chinatown bus ever did you take?!

we went up to NYC to see Joao Gilberto.. dream come true..caught him just in the nick of time...

I have no recollection of anything about the bus though...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 06, 2016, 02:21:14 pm
For those of you who like foreign cinema/the classics, might want to check out FilmStruck (http://www.filmstruck.com/) which drops in 2 weeks.

I have had Hulu for years, merely for access to the Criterion Collection of films but Turner apparently has bought the rights to that away which will result in my cancelling Hulu and getting this instead.

Their FAQ page makes me a little nervous. Captions are something they're "testing out." Yeah, that'll be great since you openly advertise as focusing on foreign films. Also, the supported device list at time of launch is a little slim. I don't expect niche stuff like my TiVo having an app day one but no Roku/Chromecast/video game systems is weak. Extremely weak.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 06, 2016, 03:16:31 pm
Wow what a fucking huge loss for Hulu. Criterion collection is super crucial viewing.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 06, 2016, 03:17:57 pm
Wow what a fucking huge loss for Hulu. Criterion collection is super crucial viewing.
It honestly was the only reason I was paying for it. I hope this thing isn't a glitchy pile of crap and they spread out to Roku and some more devices ASAP.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 06, 2016, 04:09:11 pm
I don't use Hulu, most of those channels have apps that let you watch more episodes of those shows for free.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 06, 2016, 04:10:11 pm
I don't use Hulu, most of those channels have apps that let you watch more episodes of those shows for free.
Exactly. I have cable and OnDemand. Hulu has by far the least original programming of the big three networks. Easy to drop if they lose Criterion.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on October 07, 2016, 09:33:51 am
Anyone have any netflix/amazon prime movies to recommend for scary movie October?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Bagley on October 07, 2016, 10:14:41 am
I've heard "It Follows" is quite good
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 18, 2016, 04:34:20 pm
Anyone have any netflix/amazon prime movies to recommend for scary movie October?
Wanted to follow up on this! Tonight I've got "The Babadook", "Deathgasm" and "A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night" [all on Netflix I believe]

There are also limited screenings of The Shining this weekend! Might have to venture out for that. Seeing it on the big screen should be a treat. Anything else out there? I wasn't able to catch "Don't Breathe"...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on October 18, 2016, 04:45:24 pm
If I was a good person, I'd go see Young Frankenstein on the big screen, tonight only.
http://fathomevents.com/event/young-frankenstein
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Post by: K8teebug on October 19, 2016, 10:02:48 am
Loved Babadook. We watched "We Are What We Are" this weekend. Would highly recommend!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walkie,talkie on October 19, 2016, 10:12:53 am
My local Alamo Drafthouse, is playing The Lost Boys on the big screen this Monday.


I just, came.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 19, 2016, 10:17:13 am
My local Alamo Drafthouse, is playing The Lost Boys on the big screen this Monday.


I just, came.
Better now than when you're in the theater. If Peewee Herman can't overcome that stigma, what hope do us mere mortals have?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 19, 2016, 10:53:50 am
My local Alamo Drafthouse, is playing The Lost Boys on the big screen this Monday.


I just, came.
OMG SERIOUSLY!?!?!? The Lost Boys is one of my favorite movies!!!! Holy crap!!

EDIT: The one in Ashburn is screening Shaun Of The Dead :(
EDIT EDIT: Also showing Army Of Darkness, The Exorcist, Silence Of The Lambs, House Of Dracula and Rocky Horror Picture Show

Watched DEATHGASM last night, it's like Detroit Rock City meets Evil dead sprinkled with Tenacious D. Super fun movie, gets insanely gory at times, but has a fun little horror heart to it.
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Post by: walkie,talkie on October 19, 2016, 10:56:48 am
I know it's a drive, but come to Winchester Virginia.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on November 27, 2016, 10:16:02 am
Hell or High Water. My favorite movie of 2016 so far.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on November 28, 2016, 03:20:04 pm
Hell or High Water. My favorite movie of 2016 so far.

Loved it.

Edge of 17 was pretty good. Moonlight was amazing.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: ggw on November 28, 2016, 04:42:30 pm
Manchester by the Sea is excellent.  Just don't expect it to be happy or uplifting.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walkie,talkie on November 28, 2016, 06:00:45 pm
Can't wait to see, moonlight.

Is dr. Strange, worth my time?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on November 29, 2016, 11:49:29 am
If you liked GOTG or Ant-Man, Doctor Strange is another fun, delightful surprise. I saw it twice, once in 3D because the visuals are amazing.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on December 05, 2016, 12:12:22 pm
Did anyone else see Arrival? I liked it!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: shemptiness on December 27, 2016, 10:47:00 am
http://lifehacker.com/the-25-best-movies-of-2016-and-where-to-watch-them-1790413006?utm_source=recirculation&utm_medium=recirculation&utm_campaign=tuesdayAM
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walkie,talkie on December 27, 2016, 12:12:33 pm
I think I am the only known person, in the universe, gay or straight, that thought moonlight was boring and dull and not worth the praise.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on December 27, 2016, 12:27:46 pm
Is Love Actually the ultimate chick flick? I mean its just love love love nonstop.. I could barely stand rewatching it...yes there is some funny stuff but its just too much...its just too sweet... or maybe I'm too sour..
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 27, 2016, 01:42:43 pm
Is Love Actually the ultimate chick flick? I mean its just love love love nonstop.. I could barely stand rewatching it...yes there is some funny stuff but its just too much...its just too sweet... or maybe I'm too sour..
I think Chris Matthews disagrees (https://youtu.be/iEN2LgwSxR4) with you
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: walkie,talkie on December 27, 2016, 03:41:35 pm
http://www.simplemost.com/netflix-has-a-ton-of-secret-movie-categories-heres-how-to-access-them/
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on December 28, 2016, 12:00:25 am
Is Love Actually the ultimate chick flick? I mean its just love love love nonstop.. I could barely stand rewatching it...yes there is some funny stuff but its just too much...its just too sweet... or maybe I'm too sour..

This is indeed an awful movie. Even my wife, who is a chick at least the last time i checked a couple of days ago, agrees.

La La Land is a chick flick that is actually awesome.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on December 28, 2016, 12:23:15 am
yeah.. I didn't like it at the movie theater and I still don't like it.. but its become a big thing .. probably along with Elf the biggest of the Christmas movies from the past 15 years..


I think it also helped make the song All I want for Christmas is you by Mariah Carey into THE Christmas song of this era...

the story line is so laughably weak and contrived.... its so weird.. the actors are great... the sets are great... but its all just so shallow and fluffy....but i guess its bubbly and uplifting (or tries really hard to be) and that is what people like......its like the cotton candy of Christmas movies but maybe that is why its such a success.. people want Christmas movies they don't have to pay too much attention too and they can just chuckle along between wrapping gifts and doing all the other stuff...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: dyecraig on December 28, 2016, 08:35:01 am
"danny says" - the life and times of danny fields
ramones, iggy, v.u., nico, doors, alice., etc.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 28, 2016, 09:43:58 am
"danny says" - the life and times of danny fields
ramones, iggy, v.u., nico, doors, alice., etc.
Did anyone see the Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch on Stooges Doc 'Gimme Danger'
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on December 28, 2016, 09:56:21 am
"danny says" - the life and times of danny fields
ramones, iggy, v.u., nico, doors, alice., etc.
Did anyone see the Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch on Stooges Doc 'Gimme Danger'

I did, it had a one-night showing at the Byrd Theatre here. Great film. Ann Arbor royalty + Jim Jarmusch, what could be better? Highly recommend tracking it down.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on December 28, 2016, 11:55:11 am
Many (20? More?) years ago I was once walking in the East Village (maybe it was the LES?) and noticed a beautiful woman (NYC has a few of those), and the guy she was with, carrying a grocery bag, was Jim Jarmusch.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 19, 2017, 10:59:52 am
What am I going to do? My kid has been talking about "A Dog's Purpose" for months, and now PETA is telling me I should boycott it.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on January 19, 2017, 11:19:25 am
"danny says" - the life and times of danny fields
ramones, iggy, v.u., nico, doors, alice., etc.
Did anyone see the Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch on Stooges Doc 'Gimme Danger'

I did, it had a one-night showing at the Byrd Theatre here. Great film. Ann Arbor royalty + Jim Jarmusch, what could be better? Highly recommend tracking it down.

I saw it. It was great! Also highly recommend the Nick Cave movie
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Post by: K8teebug on January 19, 2017, 11:19:37 am
The Lobster and Midnight Special.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 19, 2017, 11:24:25 am
The Lobster
Fantastic film. Have you seen Dogtooth (the writer/director's previous film)?
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Post by: Space Freely on January 19, 2017, 01:25:59 pm
The Lobster
Fantastic film. Have you seen Dogtooth (the writer/director's previous film)?

I have seen both. Both are great works of art, if not entertainment. Dogtooth was a little more than my wife could bear.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 19, 2017, 01:29:08 pm
Dogtooth was a little more than my wife could bear.
Understandable.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 26, 2017, 11:04:22 pm
The Beatles- Help! Soundtrack

Just caught the beatles - 8 days a week
I thought it was outstanding
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Post by: ggw on January 27, 2017, 10:53:03 am
Silence was solid but not spectacular.  A very "filmy" film.  Lots of great landscape shots and atmosphere.  But the best bet is to skip the movie and read the book. Its much too nuanced to translate very well to the screen, even in the hands of someone like Scorsese.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 27, 2017, 01:28:21 pm
I haven't seen his other movies. Will check them out.

I also really liked Hidden Figures.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 27, 2017, 01:32:30 pm
You haven't seen any of Martin Scorsese's movies? There's some pretty good ones!
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Post by: Bagley on January 27, 2017, 01:49:28 pm
Hidden Figures, La La Land, and 20th Century Women are all great films

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Post by: walkie,talkie on January 28, 2017, 05:13:48 pm
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-cody-wilson-movie-20170127-story.html

interesting
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Post by: dyecraig on January 28, 2017, 05:57:04 pm
the much maligned nina - because i can like what i like.
zoe's take on "wild is the wind" was worth the admission.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 30, 2017, 10:38:30 am
Short Term 12 on Netflix.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 30, 2017, 10:39:16 am
You haven't seen any of Martin Scorsese's movies? There's some pretty good ones!

No, have seen most of those! I haven't seen the other films of the director of The Lobster.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on January 30, 2017, 11:33:22 am
I haven't seen his other movies. Will check them out.

I also really liked Hidden Figures.
He's one of my favorite directors. I suggest Gangs Of New York and Raging Bull. Then you can jump into the violent Taxi Driver [Gangs is probably one of his most violent movies though]. Then Goodfellas, Casino, & The Departed.

I absolutely love Wolf Of Wall Street too.
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Post by: K8teebug on February 01, 2017, 08:36:58 am
I haven't seen his other movies. Will check them out.

I also really liked Hidden Figures.
He's one of my favorite directors. I suggest Gangs Of New York and Raging Bull. Then you can jump into the violent Taxi Driver [Gangs is probably one of his most violent movies though]. Then Goodfellas, Casino, & The Departed.

I absolutely love Wolf Of Wall Street too.

Yes, I've seen all of those. I have Goodfellas memorized. Although sometimes I think I like Casino more.
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Post by: K8teebug on February 01, 2017, 08:37:43 am
Manchester by the Sea was really good, but not sure I can recommend it to friends who have kids who now can't go to movies where bad things happen to kids. Just a warning there.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on February 01, 2017, 10:46:55 am
So, if you have AT&T on Tuesdays you can go to www.tickettwosdays.att.com and get a BOGO pass for movie tickets! Put your phone number and zip code in, then you'll receive a pin and voila. Pick your movie.

Last night I went to see Split. It was fun, but I'd say it goes along with the par-for-the-course-ness of Shyamalan. If you're a fan of his movies [or earlier movies] there is a pretty great final scene which I won't spoil for anyone. It's worth a view if you're into suspense/thrillers... or if you got a free movie ticket!
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Post by: walkie,talkie on February 01, 2017, 12:31:20 pm
I read that you have to see split many times to fully experience it.  I like that m. night has a hit movie, and that he kept cranking them out, when he didn't.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on February 01, 2017, 02:48:40 pm
James McAvoy is GREAT in it. There's a pretty terrifying scene near the end where he's "splitting" [I guess?] and he really kicks it into overdrive. It was entertaining enough and the ending was worth the view.
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Post by: walkie,talkie on March 09, 2017, 03:18:48 pm
Saw a great movie/documentary last night.  Dying Laughing.  About what it's like to be a comedian.  All the big names, and Emo Philips makes an appearance!
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on March 09, 2017, 03:22:04 pm
. . . and Emo Philips makes an appearance!
His role in UHF makes the film.
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Post by: dyecraig on March 10, 2017, 03:04:20 pm
train to busan
korean zombies on a train.
fast zombies, that is.
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Post by: Yada on March 10, 2017, 03:04:55 pm
TIckled - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOBXuCYB4jQ

Other recent favorites:

Rock Dog
Sing
The Secret Life of Pets
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Post by: Relaxer on March 10, 2017, 03:31:59 pm
Is 'Rock Dog' any good? I was thinking of taking the kids to a movie tonight.
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Post by: Yada on March 10, 2017, 04:15:33 pm
Is 'Rock Dog' any good? I was thinking of taking the kids to a movie tonight.

I'm only a recent kid movie viewer, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. I think out of the three I listed, my least favorite of the bunch.
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Post by: Relaxer on March 10, 2017, 04:29:15 pm
Ok, cool.
I see just about every single kid movie that comes out.

'Sing' was pretty generic, but goddamn did I love those KPOP foxes. When they were dancing and singing "Ninja Re Bang Bang" by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, I almost died. Both my kids were frantically whispering "DAD THAT'S YOUR MUSIC!" (And yes, I know that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is a Japanese artist, don't @ me). I give it a 5.

Secret Life of Pets was also as generic and boring as the usual. I give it a 4. For some reason, I thought it was going to be pretty good so I invited my parents to come too. We all thought it was mediocre.

Batman Lego Movie, however, was fucking hilarious. Seriously, I haven't laughed so much in a movie in years. 8/10

I thought Zootopia was a step above most kids cartoon movies, as it had an actual plot, suspense, and some interesting ideas about identity. 6/10

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Post by: Space Freely on March 10, 2017, 04:32:04 pm
I'm sort of glad my kid is starting to scoff at animated kid movies. Though I did enjoy Zootopia, Jungle Book, and Paddington (all streaming on Netflix now and yes I realize only the first is animated).

Of course now she's into sappy stuff like "A Dog's Purpose", and for some reason she watches the Netflix reboot of "One Day at a Time" tv show repeatedly.
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Post by: Yada on March 10, 2017, 04:35:13 pm
Ok, cool.
I see just about every single kid movie that comes out.

'Sing' was pretty generic, but goddamn did I love those KPOP foxes. When they were dancing and singing "Ninja Re Bang Bang" by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, I almost died. Both my kids were frantically whispering "DAD THAT'S YOUR MUSIC!" (And yes, I know that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is a Japanese artist, don't @ me). I give it a 5.

Secret Life of Pets was also as generic and boring as the usual. I give it a 4. For some reason, I thought it was going to be pretty good so I invited my parents to come too. We all thought it was mediocre.

Batman Lego Movie, however, was fucking hilarious. Seriously, I haven't laughed so much in a movie in years. 8/10

I thought Zootopia was a step above most kids cartoon movies, as it had an actual plot, suspense, and some interesting ideas about identity. 6/10



Damn!!! You've got some high standards, but like I said, I'm very new to the genre. I think I'm still at the point in my life of just enjoying going to the movies with my daughter kind of thing. I'm sure by the time she's 10 i'll be vaping in the car pre movie and getting into the Relaxer zone.
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Post by: Space Freely on March 10, 2017, 04:43:41 pm
I think the kids movie preferences depend also on your personal sensibilities.

The Batman Lego Movie (and for that matter the Lego Movie itself) trailers just seem loud, obnoxious and over the top. I can not stand those types of in your face movies, be they animated or with real people. And neither can my quiet, mild-mannered Studio Ghibli loving daughter, who curses me out anytime I play my rock music too loud.

 But I can totally see how a wild and crazy guy like Relaxer, and his presumably chip off the old block two sons would love that kind of movie.
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Post by: ggw on March 10, 2017, 04:56:48 pm
I'm guessing Relaxer's kids got the Jenna Jameson Essential Gold Collection as a christening gift.
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Post by: vansmack on March 10, 2017, 05:21:41 pm
I'm guessing Relaxer's kids got the Jenna Jameson Essential Gold Collection as a christening gift.

From Uncle Smackie....
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on March 23, 2017, 11:22:48 am
I think the kids movie preferences depend also on your personal sensibilities.

The Batman Lego Movie (and for that matter the Lego Movie itself) trailers just seem loud, obnoxious and over the top. I can not stand those types of in your face movies, be they animated or with real people. And neither can my quiet, mild-mannered Studio Ghibli loving daughter, who curses me out anytime I play my rock music too loud.

 But I can totally see how a wild and crazy guy like Relaxer, and his presumably chip off the old block two sons would love that kind of movie.
The Lego Batman movie is slightly more over the top than the Lego Movie and the original Lego Movie is better but honestly they are both laugh riots. I did NOT want to see the Lego Movie at all and my friend convinced me and I thought it was one of the funnier movies of that year. Lego Batman movie is more of a movie for Batman fans than fans of the Lego Movie. Still very, very funny. Will Arnett has climbed the ranks as one of my favorite Batman...s..? Lol

Saw Get Out, I get the hype, but didn't think much of the plot. Thought the directing was great and the movie itself looked very nice. Thought it was a very well updated Stepford Wives more than anything.
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Post by: sweetcell on March 29, 2017, 02:16:27 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnCdOQsX5kc

ooooooooooooooooooooooooh yeah.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on March 29, 2017, 02:32:43 pm
Here's my finalized top 10 from 2016:

(1) Toni Erdmann
(2) Paterson
(3) Certain Women
(4) The Lobster
(5) Moonlight
(6) Manchester By The Sea
(7) The Handmaiden
(8) Love & Friendship
(9) Gimme Fiction
(10) La La Land
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Post by: Space Freely on March 29, 2017, 02:33:39 pm
As I get older and blinder, my tolerance for subtitles goes down. But Elle was totally worth putting up with subtitles for.
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Post by: Space Freely on March 29, 2017, 02:35:58 pm
Here's my finalized top 10 from 2016:

(1) Toni Erdmann
(2) Paterson
(3) Certain Women
(4) The Lobster
(5) Moonlight
(6) Manchester By The Sea
(7) The Handmaiden
(8) Love & Friendship
(9) Gimme Fiction
(10) La La Land

Gimme Fiction is a Spoon album. It's also a movie?
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Post by: Relaxer on March 29, 2017, 02:36:01 pm
Here are a few movies I've watched recently

Life -- 6/10. Its fine, rarely boring, but not all that exciting either. Pretty good characters but lacks the sense of dread that was in 'Alien'

XXX Return of Xander Cage -- 7/10 Completely ridiculous, but I have a high tolerance for these kinds of over-the-top international blockbuster action movies. At one point, Vin Diesel and a minor character are in dire mortal peril, and the film shows in detail how Vin escapes and then it just shows the other character strolling up with no explanation for how he escaped.

Assassins Creed -- 4/10 I never had any idea what was going on. Fassbender is cool but I've even played a couple of these video games and I still had no clue what was happening or why.

Kong Skull Island -- 5/10 This was fine, I didn't hate it, but once it was over, I didn't think of it again until just now.

Logan -- 7/10 Close to an 8 but not quite there. I liked this a lot but I've never really accepted Wolverine into my heart so it didn't have that special resonance/reverence that it does for others. Still, I enjoyed it.

Taken 3 -- 3/10 Good god this movie is so dumb, SO DUMB. Like I said, I have a very high tolerance for action movies that are completely realistic. But movies like XXX establish a certain 'world' and then stick with it somewhat consistently (though there's holes like the one I explained). Tak3n tries to be this gritty realistic movie, but it is annoyingly inconsistent that I basically hate it.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on March 29, 2017, 02:38:01 pm
Here's my finalized top 10 from 2016:

(1) Toni Erdmann
(2) Paterson
(3) Certain Women
(4) The Lobster
(5) Moonlight
(6) Manchester By The Sea
(7) The Handmaiden
(8) Love & Friendship
(9) Gimme Fiction
(10) La La Land

Gimme Fiction is a Spoon album. It's also a movie?
Whoops, weird Freudian slip; I am listening to Spoon. Meant to say Gimme Danger, Jim Jarmusch's Stooges doc.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on March 29, 2017, 02:38:36 pm
As I get older and blinder, my tolerance for subtitles goes down. But Elle was totally worth putting up with subtitles for.
I liked Elle.
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Post by: Relaxer on March 29, 2017, 02:38:55 pm
I mean, pretty early on in Tak3n, Liam Neeson is proven to be innocent of killing his ex-wife via videotape that is analyzed by the police, and yet they still keep chasing him and shooting at him and there's all these enormous disasters and crashes and mayhem and fatalities that result because Liam is trying to escape the police who know he's innocent.
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Post by: MAGA 2020 on March 29, 2017, 04:29:16 pm
Trainspotting 2 - Good not great.  Worth checking out if you're a fan of the first.  Funny and without the grosser scenes from the first sans maybe one.  Having the entire original cast helped. 7/10.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 12, 2017, 10:03:23 am
"danny says" - the life and times of danny fields
ramones, iggy, v.u., nico, doors, alice., etc.
Did anyone see the Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch on Stooges Doc 'Gimme Danger'

Finally got around to seeing this...what a great film
and such a sad tale, but glad that the ashtons and James Williamson got a nice coda before dying
and iggy is still standing...
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Post by: Space Freely on May 12, 2017, 10:19:06 am
"danny says" - the life and times of danny fields
ramones, iggy, v.u., nico, doors, alice., etc.
Did anyone see the Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch on Stooges Doc 'Gimme Danger'

Finally got around to seeing this...what a great film
and such a sad tale, but glad that the ashtons and James Williamson got a nice coda before dying
and iggy is still standing...


Two thumbs up from us on that one. Iggy is the man.

On a side note, I found Jarmusch's Paterson to be pretty boring. Movies about nice people are boring, I guess. My wife fell asleep during that one.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on May 12, 2017, 10:25:45 am
I loved both the Jarmusch films in question. Got a really cool poster for Gimme Danger when it played at the Byrd Theatre in Richmond.
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Post by: Bagley on May 12, 2017, 10:35:04 am
Paterson  was the closest Jarmusch has come to Stranger than Paradise,  technique wise, especially in regard to the pacing, relationship of the lead male/female characters and use of blackouts between scenes....  Loved the dog!

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Post by: dyecraig on May 13, 2017, 06:11:32 am
Paterson  was the closest Jarmusch has come to Stranger than Paradise,  technique wise, especially in regard to the pacing, relationship of the lead male/female characters and use of blackouts between scenes....  Loved the dog!


heard that the dog won the "palm d'og" award, which is actually a thing.
best part of that film, which i enjoyed also.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 13, 2017, 11:44:45 am
Paterson  was the closest Jarmusch has come to Stranger than Paradise,  technique wise, especially in regard to the pacing, relationship of the lead male/female characters and use of blackouts between scenes....  Loved the dog!


heard that the dog won the "palm d'og" award, which is actually a thing.
best part of that film, which i enjoyed also.
speaking of good dog's in film...watch a dogs purpose last night with the family.
man what a tear jerker, but really good

I'm looking forward to the new blade runner (https://youtu.be/gCcx85zbxz4)
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Post by: dyecraig on May 13, 2017, 04:13:50 pm
^ thx for the tip.
major dog fan.
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Post by: Space Freely on May 13, 2017, 04:46:58 pm
The Red Turtle. Mindblowing. But I still fell asleep.
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Post by: brennser on May 13, 2017, 04:53:17 pm
Brennsers had a lot of plane time recently so heres what I've watched recently - some of these have been around for a while but I don't get out to the movies much these days

Spotlight - A - fabulous treatment on a wrenching topic
Moonlight - B - v surprised this won an Oscar - last third was baffling
Life, Animated - A - delightful documentary about an autistic kid who learned to communicate via Disney movies
Manchester by the Sea - A- - Amazing performance by Casey Affleck
Hidden Figures - A- - great, inspiring, fun movie
Arrival - B- - sort of didn't really go anywhere
Amy - A- - very good, super sad portrayal of her downward spiral and her skeevy exploitative Dad
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Post by: herman otto on May 18, 2017, 02:31:37 pm
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/dark-crystal-returns-netflix-preps-prequel-to-henson-film-w482958

WOW
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Post by: sweetcell on May 18, 2017, 03:49:20 pm
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/dark-crystal-returns-netflix-preps-prequel-to-henson-film-w482958

WOW

very cool.  let's hope they don't butcher it...
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 18, 2017, 04:02:03 pm
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/dark-crystal-returns-netflix-preps-prequel-to-henson-film-w482958

WOW

very cool.  let's hope they don't butcher it...
agreed
man my kids hated it...made me turn it off after 20 mins
I think if they'd gotten through the first part they might have liked it more,
but Skeksis dinner
(https://i.makeagif.com/media/7-01-2015/HbvNVQ.gif)
and these guys showing up
(https://media.giphy.com/media/eQQTOJXqc3qZG/giphy.gif)
gave them nightmares for weeks
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Post by: herman otto on May 18, 2017, 04:23:58 pm
I used to rent the shit out of that film from the library, when I was a kid.  ah, the good ole days when we rented movies from the library.  3 to 5 at a time, if I was lucky.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 18, 2017, 04:33:15 pm
didn't you borrow them?

my kids love the library... the oldest walks out with at least 10 books each time and reads them all
and they get dvd's there as the play room just has DVD player
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Post by: herman otto on May 18, 2017, 04:43:34 pm
Yes, borrow.  Interesting. I didn't think people even still went to the library except to use free internet access, anymore.
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Post by: excontredaction on May 18, 2017, 04:50:52 pm
Finally saw Slumdog Millionaire last night.  Sgood.
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Post by: K8teebug on May 19, 2017, 11:34:00 am
Did not like. At all.
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Post by: ggw on June 09, 2017, 12:04:38 pm
The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century (so far) (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/movies/the-25-best-films-of-the-21st-century.html)

I've only seen nine of them.  I guess I lose my cinephile credentials.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on June 09, 2017, 12:24:01 pm
The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century (so far) (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/movies/the-25-best-films-of-the-21st-century.html)

I've only seen nine of them.  I guess I lose my cinephile credentials.
I watch arthouse cinema and I assure you that list is terrible. Million Dollar Baby #3? Oooooook...
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Post by: Space Freely on June 09, 2017, 12:54:26 pm
The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century (so far) (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/movies/the-25-best-films-of-the-21st-century.html)

I've only seen nine of them.  I guess I lose my cinephile credentials.
I watch arthouse cinema and I assure you that list is terrible. Million Dollar Baby #3? Oooooook...

I concur. I've seen 19 out of 25 on that list, and the only one that would make my own top 25 list for sure is Boyhood.
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Post by: Space Freely on June 09, 2017, 01:28:21 pm
As a parent, I see a lot more animated films than I did when I was childless. My Life as a Zucchini was one of the best.
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Post by: ggw on June 21, 2017, 08:26:45 am
Daniel Day-Lewis Announces Retirement From Acting (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/20/arts/daniel-day-lewis-announces-retirement-from-acting.html)
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on July 04, 2017, 04:32:07 pm
Baby Driver as everything is awesome about this movie... 
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Post by: rich_WDC on July 05, 2017, 12:28:18 pm
Baby Driver as everything is awesome about this movie...
Yeah, do not miss this one on the big screen if you are a fan of music & film.
Although it probably won't end up on a Top-50-Of-All-Time sorta thing, it is brilliant in many ways, esp the cool premise. 
Great cast, too.
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Post by: ggw on July 07, 2017, 09:40:15 am
I was a little disappointed with Baby Driver.  The soundtrack and the way they weave music into the story was great.  The car chases were good but the story never really goes anywhere.  I didn't find either Jon Hamm or Kevin Spacey to be convincing villains.  It's probably worth a trip to the theater, but as noted above, it won't make any "best of' lists.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on July 07, 2017, 10:57:59 am
I was a little disappointed with Baby Driver.  The soundtrack and the way they weave music into the story was great.  The car chases were good but the story never really goes anywhere.  I didn't find either Jon Hamm or Kevin Spacey to be convincing villains.  It's probably worth a trip to the theater, but as noted above, it won't make any "best of' lists.
You've been here long enough to know this: any visual media that features music prominently will be rated two letter grades higher than it actually deserves by this board. We had a weekly discussion of Vinyl, for God's sake.
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Post by: Kemosabe on July 07, 2017, 03:42:52 pm
Split sucked. 

Get Out ruled. 
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Post by: MAGA 2020 on July 09, 2017, 06:36:05 pm
I just watched "Get Out" and it was complete garbage.  I can only see people liking this due to politics...horrible.
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Post by: Kemosabe on July 10, 2017, 09:19:58 am
(http://media3.giphy.com/media/26gs6vEzlpaxuYgso/giphy.gif)
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Post by: challenged on July 10, 2017, 10:00:01 am
Enjoyed the big sick while visiting NYC. It should be here soon.
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Post by: Space Freely on July 10, 2017, 01:27:41 pm
Watched Gifted on the plane ride home from vacation. Was my daughter's pick. Conventional but surprisingly watchable. I also watched Kong Skull Island, among others. Is that the first film to user an Iggy song and an Ozzy song in the same film?
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on July 12, 2017, 05:06:58 pm
Loved Spider Man: Homecoming

Super funny, great action, tons of heart. Kind of like Ant-Man. Loved all the tie-ins/fallout from the main Avengers storyline too. Plus the after credits scene is just amazing.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on July 20, 2017, 04:14:56 pm
very much looking forward to 10/6
https://youtu.be/dZOaI_Fn5o4
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Post by: K8teebug on July 21, 2017, 09:14:36 am
The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century (so far) (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/movies/the-25-best-films-of-the-21st-century.html)

I've only seen nine of them.  I guess I lose my cinephile credentials.

I've seen 12. Not sure how Wendy and Lucy made that list. Sweet movie, but not the best of the century, by any means.
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Post by: Kemosabe on July 21, 2017, 09:35:43 am
The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century (so far) (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/movies/the-25-best-films-of-the-21st-century.html)

I've only seen nine of them.  I guess I lose my cinephile credentials.

I've seen 12. Not sure how Wendy and Lucy made that list. Sweet movie, but not the best of the century, by any means.
I have only seen six of those movies. 

How is Mulholland Drive not on the NY Times list? 

I've seen 12 of the top 25 from the link below, where Mulholland Drive is the number 1 movie (and have seen 34 of the top 100). 
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160819-the-21st-centurys-100-greatest-films

It seems like I have some catching up to do...
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Post by: herman otto on July 21, 2017, 12:33:41 pm
just watched, arrival.  damn, that is a great, great movie.  slow at first, and then it sucks you in . . . by the end you are simply left mesmerized by the concept and way it was shot.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on July 21, 2017, 01:24:57 pm
just watched, arrival.  damn, that is a great, great movie.  slow at first, and then it sucks you in . . . by the end you are simply left mesmerized by the concept and way it was shot.
And it passes, the, Bechdel test.
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Post by: sweetcell on July 22, 2017, 12:55:55 am
just watched, arrival.  damn, that is a great, great movie.  slow at first, and then it sucks you in . . . by the end you are simply left mesmerized by the concept and way it was shot.
And it passes, the, Bechdel test.

But does it pass the Kimmel test?
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on July 25, 2017, 02:20:15 pm
Caught Dunkirk last week, thought it was great. Nolan knows how to make pretty movies.

Baby Driver was also tons of fun, probably my favorite soundtrack of the year. Bits of the movie seem like a musical even during car chases. So much fun. Highly recommend!
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Post by: ggw on August 20, 2017, 09:03:43 am
Logan Lucky is quite entertaining.  Two thumbs up.
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Post by: excontredaction on September 23, 2017, 10:37:02 pm
Watched mother! and Black Swan this weekend.  I may need to hide in the corner tomorrow.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on September 25, 2017, 11:15:09 am
Watched mother! and Black Swan this weekend.  I may need to hide in the corner tomorrow.
I saw Mother! a couple nights ago and it definitely took me a couple days to process. I wasn't sure if I liked it or not but after a few days I think I want to see it again... That is one insane movie. I suggest everyone goes to see it. Every review I've read for it is wrong.......... I think.
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Post by: K8teebug on September 25, 2017, 11:38:29 am
The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century (so far) (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/movies/the-25-best-films-of-the-21st-century.html)

I've only seen nine of them.  I guess I lose my cinephile credentials.

I've seen 12. Not sure how Wendy and Lucy made that list. Sweet movie, but not the best of the century, by any means.
I have only seen six of those movies. 

How is Mulholland Drive not on the NY Times list? 

I've seen 12 of the top 25 from the link below, where Mulholland Drive is the number 1 movie (and have seen 34 of the top 100). 
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160819-the-21st-centurys-100-greatest-films

It seems like I have some catching up to do...

I've seen 48. And all of the top 5.
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Post by: excontredaction on September 25, 2017, 12:40:48 pm
Watched mother! and Black Swan this weekend.  I may need to hide in the corner tomorrow.
I saw Mother! a couple nights ago and it definitely took me a couple days to process. I wasn't sure if I liked it or not but after a few days I think I want to see it again... That is one insane movie. I suggest everyone goes to see it. Every review I've read for it is wrong.......... I think.

I loved it, critics be damned!
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Post by: jeffml on September 25, 2017, 02:05:50 pm
IT...SUCKS
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on September 26, 2017, 01:14:02 pm
Switching into horror movie gear. Watched It Follows and Hush last night. It Follows was a great throwback horror, Hush was heart pounding! I felt exhausted watching those 2 back to back.

Tonight I'll finally FINALLY see The Babadook and I think The Invitation.

Has anyone see Raw or The Lure!? They both sound so good!
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Post by: K8teebug on September 28, 2017, 11:05:43 am
I am also switching into horror movie gear! Will definitely be watching It Follows this year. Loved Babadook and We are who we are last year. Hope to get to the Invitation this year.

Anyone else have other suggestions?
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 02, 2017, 11:18:42 am
I am also switching into horror movie gear! Will definitely be watching It Follows this year. Loved Babadook and We are who we are last year. Hope to get to the Invitation this year.

Anyone else have other suggestions?
The Invitation is a crazy slow burner and plays it super close to the vest almost until the very end. I caught Green Inferno [Eli Roth] and it was absolutely horrible. The gore may have been even too much if it was supposed to be a camp horror... I just did not understand it. Also watched Creep and that was very odd... A super fun "found footage" type. Surprised to see they're making a sequel with the same killer in it. The ending is awesome.

I have a huge list I keep adding to. Finally going to go see IT this week as well!
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Post by: Space Freely on October 02, 2017, 11:32:15 am
Switching into horror movie gear. Watched It Follows and Hush last night. It Follows was a great throwback horror, Hush was heart pounding! I felt exhausted watching those 2 back to back.

Tonight I'll finally FINALLY see The Babadook and I think The Invitation.

Has anyone see Raw or The Lure!? They both sound so good!

I saw Raw. It was pointless garbage. I'm sure you'll love it.
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Post by: herman otto on October 03, 2017, 12:41:59 am
I am starting my annual horror film month.  so far, gurrrl . . . I am just going to admit it.  Madea Boo is a damn good movie.  Can't wait for the sequel this month.  rewatched Thir13en Ghosts which is a great great ghost movie.  soon fright night will be devoured, because it holds a special place in my heart as a vampire flick.  plus, watch dead alive.  lawnmowers.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 05, 2017, 02:09:40 pm
Caught IT last night. I thought they did a super good job of keep the scares going besides just jump scares. Some sequences in the movie feel like they on forever and it's terrifying. Literally like a nightmare you can't wake up from. What a fun Halloween movie!
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Post by: K8teebug on October 09, 2017, 09:10:13 am
Watched Green Room last night. Not what I thought it would be. Is the camera work in Creep super shaky? That gives me motion sickness if it's too bad.
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on October 09, 2017, 10:36:38 am
Naw, I think most of the "found footage" stuff these days is pretty good. At least to me it's not bad. Creep's camera work wasn't anything I noticed as being a distraction. At certain points it feels like you're watching a movie vs "found footage".

Watched XX last night and it was definitely weird. Anthology type movie with 4 stories, all women directors, I think one was directed by St. Vincent. Not gory, but definitely weird. Change of pace from a lot of stuff I've been watching.
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Post by: ggw on November 22, 2017, 02:11:43 pm
Given its 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and 94 Metacritic score, I was expecting Lady Bird to blow me away.  It didn't, but it was still very good.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is better, IMHO.
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Post by: Space Freely on November 27, 2017, 10:29:35 am
A big thumbs up from my 10 year old for the film "Wonder."

That's the type of film you go see at the theater when you have a ten year old!

The preppy bully who mocked the film's hero's unattractive physical appearance was named "Julian."

Two things to note:

1. Owen Wilson is perfectly cast as the dad of a kid with a facial deformity.
2. Julia Roberts is aging quite gracefully.
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Post by: K8teebug on November 27, 2017, 02:17:59 pm
Given its 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and 94 Metacritic score, I was expecting Lady Bird to blow me away.  It didn't, but it was still very good.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is better, IMHO.

I think Lady Bird is a movie for women. I loved it.

Can't wait to see three billboards
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Post by: Space Freely on December 04, 2017, 02:03:58 pm
I really liked Wind River, another score for Hell or High Water screenwriter Taylor Sheridan.
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Post by: Bagley on December 13, 2017, 04:57:44 pm
Harry Dean Stanton's last film Lucky is tremendous.  An existential tour de force about growing old and facing death. David Lynch, whose beside himself because of his lost tortoise, plays a regular in a bar that Stanton's character frequents.
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Post by: excontredaction on December 13, 2017, 06:09:48 pm
Loved the Big Sick - free on Amazon Prime.

Also, this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89OP78l9oF0&feature=youtu.be
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Post by: ggw on December 13, 2017, 06:49:49 pm
Wondering if your favorite movie or TV show have been tarnished by sexual misconduct charges?  Rotten Apples lets you check (https://therottenappl.es/)
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Post by: ggw on December 30, 2017, 08:36:02 am
The new Star Wars movie assumes the viewer knows all the characters and story lines from the previous episodes. Since I don't, I felt like I had walked into the film midway. I'm sure it's very good if you are a follower of the franchise, but for me, it was just 2.5 hours trying to figure out what was going on.
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Post by: rich_WDC on December 30, 2017, 03:27:12 pm
Might be N'flix only, I dunno:   
"The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)" from indie Noah Baumbach.   Features a terrific dramatic casting of Adam Sandler (yes, that Adam Sandler and he's been listening to some drama direction, it is clear).    Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffmann, and Emma Thompson also have leading roles.    Script is well-written and the characters are so real and faulted.   I was hooked from the beginning.
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on December 30, 2017, 05:04:02 pm
Did Dustin, grab anybody's breasts in it, then get upset when someone brings it up to him in an interview and denies it and wonders why the person waited years to say anything about it.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 30, 2017, 05:09:46 pm
Since I don't
for shame...
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Post by: bearman🐻 on January 02, 2018, 12:45:49 pm
Given its 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and 94 Metacritic score, I was expecting Lady Bird to blow me away.  It didn't, but it was still very good.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is better, IMHO.

Cannot wait to see Three Billboards. Totally agreed about Lady Bird. Thought the acting was great but the story was disjointed and the whole narrative felt challenging and wildly uneven.
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Post by: Yada on January 02, 2018, 01:05:45 pm
Coco: A-
Ferdinand: B-/C+
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Post by: DeathFromAbove1979 on January 05, 2018, 11:52:06 am
Was not a big fan of the new Star Wars. Felt like nothing happened, new characters were crammed in and taken out to inspire some sort of fake emotional elements. At the end of the movie I felt let down seeing the Rebels depleted and seemingly making no headway against the first order. Felt like the ending of this movie should have been the beginning of it.

The Shape Of Water was amazing. I thought it his all the notes for a romance movie, a spy thriller, and a classic monster movie. My favorite GDT movie since Pan's. Thought it was a beautiful film.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 08, 2018, 10:14:08 am
Saw Call Me By Your Name and The Shape of Water over my very long and now feeling too short break. Both awesome.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 08, 2018, 10:15:02 am
Given its 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and 94 Metacritic score, I was expecting Lady Bird to blow me away.  It didn't, but it was still very good.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is better, IMHO.

Cannot wait to see Three Billboards. Totally agreed about Lady Bird. Thought the acting was great but the story was disjointed and the whole narrative felt challenging and wildly uneven.

I do think you needed to be a girl in the 90's to fully understand Lady Bird. That relationship was totally my mom and myself.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on January 08, 2018, 10:26:09 am
I agree with the WaPo ...." Three Billboards didn't need its racist cop"

SPOILERS:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/act-four/wp/2017/11/28/three-billboards-outside-ebbing-missouri-didnt-need-its-racist-cop/?utm_term=.4ab3c001b290






Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is better, IMHO.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 08, 2018, 11:07:19 am
Harry Dean Stanton's last film Lucky is tremendous.  An existential tour de force about growing old and facing death. David Lynch, whose beside himself because of his lost tortoise, plays a regular in a bar that Stanton's character frequents.

I agree. My favorite film in a long, long time.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 08, 2018, 04:03:16 pm
Disaster Artist was so fun. It helps that A) I love 'The Room', and B) I loved the Sistero "Disaster Artist" book a LOT. The book is so damn funny. The movie has more pathos and conflict, but it was still good. I'm not a big James Franco fan, but dude absolutely nailed Wiseau.

Coco was a pleasant surprise. Ferdinand was disappointing because the book is so bucolic and this was Just Another Animated Movie.

Jumanji was great fun to watch with the kids because they fucking loved it. If I'd been watching it by myself at home, I would thought "Ok, that was fine, I will never think of it again" but because the kids loved it, we had a really fun time.

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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on January 08, 2018, 05:38:08 pm
I might have already said this before, but I saw three billboards awhile ago at the Alamo.  Hated it then, hate it now.  Like Wind River.  God, I hated that movie, too.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 11, 2018, 04:49:24 pm
Did we ever think we'd see the day when underwear model Markie Mark is the highest paid actor in Hollywood?
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Post by: Relaxer on January 11, 2018, 04:57:28 pm
I thought former professional wrestler dwayne johnson was the highest paid actor
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Post by: Space Freely on January 11, 2018, 05:15:50 pm
I thought former professional wrestler dwayne johnson was the highest paid actor

That was 2016 apparently

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/11/opinions/williams-wahlberg-pay-gap-opinion-alaimo/index.html

In 2017, as Hollywood's women bravely spoke out against sexual harassment, the pay gap between female and male actors did not seem to be closing. According to Forbes' list of top-paid actors, Wahlberg -- the highest-paid man in the biz -- made $42 million more than the top-paid actress, Emma Stone.

On a side note I have to laugh at Jessica Chastain and Michelle Williams crying about being underpaid when they have a net worth of 20 million each.
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on January 11, 2018, 11:06:30 pm
I'm not sure whether to think this whole Mark Wahlberg thing, is simply where one actor, whether male or female, negotiated a better deal for themselves and somehow . . . that's a bad thing? If I could get an extra 1.5 million dollars for my job, I think I would say yes to it.
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Post by: martinrob on January 11, 2018, 11:55:20 pm
Johnson is box office viagra.
Wahlberg sucks.  He is a real piece of human garbage.  Check out his history of racism and assaulting children by throwing rocks at them while he was a teenager. 
Personally I do not watch his movies for the reasons above.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 16, 2018, 10:06:59 am
Really liked I, Tonya. And so far am loving having a moviepass. Tonight going to see The Post. Will Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep get on my nerves, or will I like it? We shall see.
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Post by: ggw on January 16, 2018, 10:45:33 am
I also really liked I, Tonya. No chance of winning Best Picture, but Allison Janney is certainly a strong contender for Best Supporting.

I'll be skipping The Post. I think I am one of the few people who simply isn't a fan of Spielberg films. I find them formulaic and utterly predictable.   
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Post by: Space Freely on January 16, 2018, 12:09:13 pm
Johnson is box office viagra.
Wahlberg sucks.  He is a real piece of human garbage.  Check out his history of racism and assaulting children by throwing rocks at them while he was a teenager. 
Personally I do not watch his movies for the reasons above.

He served time for his crimes and seems genuinely remorseful and has gone on to (I think) live a crime and racism free life since doing some fucked up things as a teenager. Aren't we as a good society supposed to forgive people like that? I mean, if the victims were your family or friends I could see how it might be more difficult to forgive....
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Post by: Bagley on January 16, 2018, 12:58:17 pm
I think I am one of the few people who simply isn't a fan of Spielberg films. I find them formulaic and utterly predictable.

ditto


I Am Not Your Negro is an excellent documentary about Evers, King and Malcolm X through the eyes of the eloquent James Baldwin (voice by Samuel L. Jackson).  The perfect film to watch yesterday or any day for that matter.  Found it on Amazon.  EVERYONE needs to see this film.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 17, 2018, 01:20:50 pm
I also really liked I, Tonya. No chance of winning Best Picture, but Allison Janney is certainly a strong contender for Best Supporting.

I'll be skipping The Post. I think I am one of the few people who simply isn't a fan of Spielberg films. I find them formulaic and utterly predictable.

It was SO BAD. I went to see it because I have a moviepass and thought I would appreciate the story. Totally overdone and obvious. Like every single part of every single scene was deliberately made to look "just so" down to where people were standing. Things totally looking like a movie set and just UGH.

People will fucking love it though.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 17, 2018, 01:21:20 pm
I think I am one of the few people who simply isn't a fan of Spielberg films. I find them formulaic and utterly predictable.

ditto


I Am Not Your Negro is an excellent documentary about Evers, King and Malcolm X through the eyes of the eloquent James Baldwin (voice by Samuel L. Jackson).  The perfect film to watch yesterday or any day for that matter.  Found it on Amazon.  EVERYONE needs to see this film.

Saw this in the theater and loved it.
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Post by: K8teebug on January 30, 2018, 08:59:36 am
Saw 3 Billboards last night. Good character study for the mom, but otherwise not the best. Why is this winning everything? Shape of Water and Call Me By Your Name were so much better. In Bruges is still his best movie.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 30, 2018, 09:28:34 am
The Florida Project and Phantom Thread were the best films I saw this year. Lady Bird and 3 Billboards were good. Shape of Water was tripe.
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on February 03, 2018, 02:05:50 pm
I can't believe the hoopla over three billboards . . . it was ok to good, but not a masterpiece.  and just wait, for Winchester to come on video.  you know, like vhs video; that's how bad it is.
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Post by: Space Freely on February 03, 2018, 03:23:30 pm
Recent movies of note:

Paddington 2: 9.5 out of 10
God's Own Country: 8.5 out of 10.
I, Daniel Blake: 6.5 out of 10
Mother! 3.5 out of 10
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Post by: ggw on February 03, 2018, 04:02:58 pm
Darkest Hour was a solid 7.5.
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Post by: Space Freely on March 20, 2018, 10:31:05 pm
I'm watching Shape of Water as I type this and I'm wondering how the hell did this stinker win Best Picture?
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Post by: Schulzenstein on March 21, 2018, 09:48:42 am
I'm watching Shape of Water as I type this and I'm wondering how the hell did this stinker win Best Picture?

Apart from best production design and possibly best original score (I'd still give that one to PHANTOM THREAD or DUNKIRK), it really didn't deserve anything. Still okay with Guillermo getting director though as it was such a big middle finger to the studio system.
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Post by: ggw on March 21, 2018, 10:04:00 am
Unlike all the other Oscar categories, Best Picture uses ranked, instant runoff voting to pick a winner. In theory, Shape of Water could have won without getting any first place votes.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on March 21, 2018, 10:45:16 am
Unlike all the other Oscar categories, Best Picture uses ranked, instant runoff voting to pick a winner. In theory, Shape of Water could have won without getting any first place votes.
Yeah, that system is really weird. I wonder how many of the voters vote dishonestly trying to rig it.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 20, 2018, 01:02:13 pm
^ so what's the over/under on super troopers 2?
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/super-troopers-2#/
such a classic, might be best to let it die young with a pretty corpse
Well...it's out today
reviews have been akin to Mexican dirt weed
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Post by: Space Freely on July 16, 2018, 10:33:06 am
I'm feeling a bit crushed that ScarJo ain't going to play a trannyman.
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Post by: K8teebug on July 17, 2018, 02:26:58 pm
Won't You Be My Neighbor is incredible.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on July 17, 2018, 02:50:32 pm
Won't You Be My Neighbor is incredible.

Sorry To Bother You is as well.
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Post by: ggw on July 21, 2018, 10:59:06 am
Leave No Trace - 8/10 - Different, in a good way.
Three Identical Strangers 7/10 - The filmmakers succeed in making a marginally interesting story into a very interesting story, but they can be a bit ham-fisted at times.  Pretty decent soundtrack.
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Post by: Space Freely on July 22, 2018, 06:32:48 pm
Really enjoyed Borg vs McEnroe 8.5/10
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Post by: Space Freely on August 02, 2018, 02:43:01 pm
Eight Grade 8.0/10

This could have been cheesy but I think they did a good job of hitting all the right notes.

It's cool to have an 11 year old, I can finally go to films that I might actually pay to see anyway, instead of animated kid's films. I'll leave it to my wife to explain all the blow job references, she likes explaining that stuff anyway, and what girl wants her dad explaining what blow jobs are to her?
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on August 02, 2018, 03:20:29 pm
I'll leave it to my wife to explain all the blow job references, she likes explaining that stuff anyway, and what girl wants her dad explaining what blow jobs are to her?
So you're saying your daughter doesn't even have the first clue what a blowjob is? Hopefully you took the opportunity to ask her what she thought it was so you could report back her quirky, iconoclastic answer!
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on August 02, 2018, 04:04:01 pm
space . . . and blowjobs, go together like, bullets and guns.
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Post by: Space Freely on August 02, 2018, 04:29:40 pm
space . . . and blowjobs, go together like, bullets and guns.

Preach.
Isn't oral sex really the best reason in the world to be alive?
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Post by: ggw on August 24, 2018, 02:32:03 pm
Juliet Naked is no great shakes but is an enjoyable 90 minutes.
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Post by: hutch on August 24, 2018, 02:37:02 pm
Juliet Naked is no great shakes but is an enjoyable 90 minutes.

Loved the book
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Post by: Space Freely on August 24, 2018, 02:37:57 pm
Juliet Naked is no great shakes but is an enjoyable 90 minutes.

Loved the book

I was going to say then it's about the equivalent of the book.
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Post by: hutch on August 24, 2018, 02:44:32 pm
really enjoy nick hornby books...... pleasurable easy reading

No it does not rise to the level of my favorites or great literature but sometimes just want to read something fun

any book based around a musical motif like hi fidelity or Juliet naked would appeal to a boardie because we all know music obsessos

I also think Hornby writes very amusing dialogue....his last one is delicious
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Post by: sweetcell on August 24, 2018, 02:56:20 pm
space . . . and blowjobs, go together like, bullets and guns.

Preach.
Isn't oral sex really the best reason in the world to be alive?

confirmed.
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Post by: hutch on August 24, 2018, 03:29:39 pm
Bunch of sodomites
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on August 27, 2018, 10:41:50 am
summer of '84 . . . very good.  nailed it.  great characters.  the ending.  in a world, before electronics ruined our lives.  meta.
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on September 30, 2018, 02:02:12 pm
Baby Driver.   I don't know why I like this movie, but I do.   And, I am glad that Kevin Spacey is out of movies, because he is horrible.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 01, 2018, 04:14:27 pm
Valley Uprising, which about the history of climbing at Yosemite, was excellent. (streaming on Netflix)

Mountain, also about climbing, just started streaming on Netflix. On my list to watch. Also Free Solo, about Alex Honnold's climbing of El Capitan without ropes, opens this weekend in theaters.

I'm way too chickenshit and now too fat and old to do any of that, but it's a fascinating movie topic.
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Post by: Relaxer on October 03, 2018, 10:46:31 am
Not for the weak-hearted/stomached but I just saw A Prayer Before Dawn about a British guy that gets thrown into a Thai prison and has to fight his way out. It is among the most intense and visceral movies I've ever seen. The depictions and visuals of male bodies are unreal (and please let's not go for the obvious homophobic jokes) and I am in awe of the director being able to set up some of the shots.
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Post by: ggw on October 03, 2018, 11:09:08 am
Is that a Jean Claude Van Damme flick?
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 03, 2018, 11:26:45 am
(and please let's not go for the obvious homophobic jokes)
Don’t you dare try and stifle my free expression.
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Post by: sweetcell on October 12, 2018, 12:49:55 pm
(http://assets.storyports.com/pushproject/u/949/images/2015393371.jpg)

The band have just announced a new film, A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS, which throws the doors wide open on Coldplay's colourful 20 year history. The film will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video from Friday, November 16 in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, with local language versions available globally soon after. Click here to watch the film's trailer. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lhzu6bQxFo4)

The documentary release will be preceded by a special one-night showing of the film in collaboration with Trafalgar Releasing in more than 2,000 cinemas globally, on Wednesday, November 14. Tickets are on sale from Friday, October 19 from coldplay.film (http://coldplay.film).

A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS offers an in-depth and intimate portrait of the band’s spectacular rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet. 

The film is helmed by Mat Whitecross - director of Supersonic, the acclaimed 2016 Oasis documentary - who met the four friends at college in 1996, before they’d even formed the band. From the very first rehearsal in a cramped student bedroom, Mat has been there to capture the music and the relationships on tape.

In conjunction with the launch of A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS on Amazon Prime Video, the band will premiere three live tracks, available to stream only on Amazon Music, beginning Friday, October 26. The tracks are: Stayin’ Alive (Live at Glastonbury) by Coldplay & Barry Gibb, Us Against The World (Live in Leipzig) and Don't Panic (Live in Paris).
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 12, 2018, 12:50:58 pm
the title is recommend some GOOD movies...that looks like rubbish and I feel worse just reading your post
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Post by: sweetcell on October 12, 2018, 12:53:58 pm
then my work here is done.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 12, 2018, 01:12:41 pm
I would say they should’ve named it A Head Full Of Milquetoast but Frank Turner probably has already trademarked it.
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Post by: ggw on October 18, 2018, 03:34:12 pm
First man is quite good. Usually I hate anything Spielberg touches.

Bad Times at the El Royale is modestly entertaining but ends up a crappy Tarantino knock-off.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 18, 2018, 04:26:27 pm
Take it from Freely, Free Solo is the best movie of the year. If it doesn't win the Oscar for Best Documentary, they should quit giving out the award.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 18, 2018, 04:37:57 pm
Take it from Freely, Free Solo is the best movie of the year. If it doesn't win the Oscar for Best Documentary, they should quit giving out the award.
another han solo star wars spin off...didn't the first one bomb
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Post by: sweetcell on October 18, 2018, 06:02:15 pm
so speaks the voice of hatch.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 21, 2018, 06:55:41 pm
Not for the weak-hearted/stomached but I just saw A Prayer Before Dawn about a British guy that gets thrown into a Thai prison and has to fight his way out. It is among the most intense and visceral movies I've ever seen. The depictions and visuals of male bodies are unreal (and please let's not go for the obvious homophobic jokes) and I am in awe of the director being able to set up some of the shots.

Saw this last night and ditto on everything Relaxer said. I don't think i every want to go to Thailand.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on October 22, 2018, 08:01:51 am
HALLOWEEN is great. Most fun i've head in a theater all year.
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Post by: excontredaction on October 22, 2018, 09:38:15 am
HALLOWEEN is great. Most fun i've head in a theater all year.

I guess he never went to the Lincoln.
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Post by: K8teebug on October 22, 2018, 10:43:43 am
Watched some older films this weekend:
What We Do In The Shadows - really funny and quirky. Love their vampire take on things.
The Endless - Apparently there is also a companion film to this. Really strange, but I liked it. Will have to watch this again.
The Loved Ones - Fucking brutal psycho David Lynch shit with some Evil Dead mixed in.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 29, 2018, 10:14:16 am
Leave no Trace. 192 fresh reviews, 0 rotten reviews. The critics were right.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/leave_no_trace/
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Post by: Schulzenstein on October 29, 2018, 10:36:43 am
Leave no Trace. 192 fresh reviews, 0 rotten reviews. The critics were right.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/leave_no_trace/

Thomasin McKenzie is unbelievable in it. Great young talent.

El Royale was decent. 2nd half falls somewhat flat. Hunter Killer was stupid fun. Recommend it to anyone who enjoys good schlock.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 29, 2018, 11:09:13 am

Thomasin McKenzie is unbelievable in it. Great young talent.
Was curious about her...and stumbled across this new flick she has a minor role in
getting the band back together and adding some big names to the mix

Top Gun: Maverick is an upcoming American military action drama film
 It is the sequel to Top Gun (1986), intended to be the second installment in the Top Gun film series, and stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly, Glen Powell, Jon Hamm and Ed Harris among others. It will be released on June 26, 2020

Cast
Tom Cruise as Captain Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, a flight instructor
Miles Teller as Bradley Bradshaw, a pilot trainee, and the son of Maverick's late partner Nick "Goose" Bradshaw
Val Kilmer as Commander Tom "Iceman" Kazansky

After Tony Scott's suicide, the sequel's future remained in question. However, producer Jerry Bruckheimer remained committed to the project, especially given Cruise's and Kilmer's interest.


so if this does well...is the 3rd installment the Iceman Cometh
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Post by: Space Freely on October 29, 2018, 11:36:52 am

Thomasin McKenzie is unbelievable in it. Great young talent.
Was curious about her...and stumbled across this new flick she has a minor role in
getting the band back together and adding some big names to the mix

Top Gun: Maverick is an upcoming American military action drama film
 It is the sequel to Top Gun (1986), intended to be the second installment in the Top Gun film series, and stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly, Glen Powell, Jon Hamm and Ed Harris among others. It will be released on June 26, 2020

Cast
Tom Cruise as Captain Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, a flight instructor
Miles Teller as Bradley Bradshaw, a pilot trainee, and the son of Maverick's late partner Nick "Goose" Bradshaw
Val Kilmer as Commander Tom "Iceman" Kazansky

After Tony Scott's suicide, the sequel's future remained in question. However, producer Jerry Bruckheimer remained committed to the project, especially given Cruise's and Kilmer's interest.


so if this does well...is the 3rd installment the Iceman Cometh

Not so fast there...

https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/film/108157518/kiwi-teen-thomasin-mckenzie-drops-top-gun-for-netflix-true-crime-lost-girls
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 29, 2018, 12:14:10 pm
Not so fast there...
https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/film/108157518/kiwi-teen-thomasin-mckenzie-drops-top-gun-for-netflix-true-crime-lost-girls
Surely a good career move IMO
that top gun movie is going to flop hard...but I bet it will play well in trump country
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 31, 2018, 01:41:12 pm
BBC ranks best foreign language films (http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20181029-the-100-greatest-foreign-language-films)

10. La Dolce Vita (Federico Fellini, 1960)
9. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)
8. The 400 Blows (François Truffaut, 1959)
7. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini, 1963)
6. Persona (Ingmar Bergman, 1966)
5. The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir, 1939)
4. Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
3. Tokyo Story (Yasujirô Ozu, 1953)
2. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio de Sica, 1948)
1. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)

seen about half of these, but will have to get #8, 6, 5 and 3 in the queue

I love Wong Kar-wai's Chunking express (#56), but I'll have to watch ITMFL (#9) again as I can't remember it being a memorable movie?
Never even heard of Happy Together 1997 Lai and his boyfriend, Ho, arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong, seeking a better life.
Asian homosexual romance in the 90's...waaay ahead of it's time
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 31, 2018, 03:04:40 pm
BBC ranks best foreign language films (http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20181029-the-100-greatest-foreign-language-films)

10. La Dolce Vita (Federico Fellini, 1960)
9. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)
8. The 400 Blows (François Truffaut, 1959)
7. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini, 1963)
6. Persona (Ingmar Bergman, 1966)
5. The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir, 1939)
4. Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
3. Tokyo Story (Yasujirô Ozu, 1953)
2. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio de Sica, 1948)
1. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)

seen about half of these, but will have to get #8, 6, 5 and 3 in the queue

I love Wong Kar-wai's Chunking express (#56), but I'll have to watch ITMFL (#9) again as I can't remember it being a memorable movie?
Never even heard of Happy Together 1997 Lai and his boyfriend, Ho, arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong, seeking a better life.
Asian homosexual romance in the 90's...waaay ahead of it's time
Seen all of that top ten. 400 Blows remains possibly my favorite film of all time.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on October 31, 2018, 03:10:07 pm
Too many old movies

Off the top kieslowski bleu and an almodovar should be there...I love atame


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Post by: hutch on October 31, 2018, 03:15:27 pm
Another great one I came to understand is an Argentine movie called Made in Argentina


Nothing from India seems like an oversight
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 31, 2018, 03:58:16 pm
Too many old movies

Off the top kieslowski bleu and an almodovar should be there...I love atame
64. Three Colours: Blue (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1993)
surprised there was no almodovar too that I can read from 1-100 and miss one of my favorites

Nothing from India seems like an oversight
Ok name your top ten Indian films....every bollywood movie I've seen is crap
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Post by: ggw on October 31, 2018, 04:03:00 pm
15. Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray, 1955)

32. All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar, 1999)

Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on October 31, 2018, 04:05:36 pm
Ah ha
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Post by: Space Freely on October 31, 2018, 04:39:18 pm
Too many old movies

Off the top kieslowski bleu and an almodovar should be there...I love atame
64. Three Colours: Blue (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1993)
surprised there was no almodovar too that I can read from 1-100 and miss one of my favorites

Nothing from India seems like an oversight
Ok name your top ten Indian films....every bollywood movie I've seen is crap

Salaam Bombay! and The Lunchbox would both be on my list.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: ggw on November 20, 2018, 07:34:17 pm
Free Solo is indeed pretty great.

I was shocked to learn that Alex is still with that insufferable girlfriend.
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Post by: Space Freely on November 21, 2018, 09:17:50 am
Black Kklansman and Blindspotting are like distant cousins and both are very entertaining, very poignant, and very on point.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on November 26, 2018, 07:38:14 am
Free Solo is indeed pretty great.

I was shocked to learn that Alex is still with that insufferable girlfriend.

She seemed lovely to me.
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Post by: Space Freely on December 06, 2018, 10:03:36 am
Golden Globe nominations….yes, Bohemian Rhapsody was entertaining….but best drama? Really? It got a 49 on metacritic…

And where the heck are any indie films? There were tons of good ones this year.


Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Crazy Rich Asians
The Favourite
Green Book
Mary Poppins Returns
Vice
Best Motion Picture – Drama
“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“If Beale Streat Could Talk”
“A Star Is Born
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Post by: hutch on December 06, 2018, 10:08:23 am
Does anybody care about the Globes....


They never been about indies...more of a popularity contest
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Post by: ggw on December 06, 2018, 10:16:31 am
The awards have become more about virtue signaling than rewarding cinematic excellence.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 06, 2018, 10:52:21 am
the one thing the GG has been good for over the last few years is TV
also been better at giving props to comedy which the Academy shuns
I would never actually watch the shows, but I like reviewing the noms and seeing who wins
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Post by: hutch on December 06, 2018, 12:54:45 pm
How about the people’s choice awards hatch? You into that too?
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 06, 2018, 12:58:33 pm
How about the people’s choice awards hatch? You into that too?
no... that is about as good as the MTV awards
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Post by: Bagley on December 06, 2018, 02:51:08 pm
the best thing about A Star is Born is Andrew Dice Clay's performance as the Gaga character's dad
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Post by: Schulzenstein on December 06, 2018, 03:54:22 pm
The Favourite is fun. Creed 2 is about what you'd expect.
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Post by: K8teebug on December 10, 2018, 03:31:30 pm
Sorry to Bother You was really good.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on December 10, 2018, 03:33:16 pm
New Netflix doc on the Fyre festival is dropping January 18.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on December 10, 2018, 03:35:53 pm
Sorry to Bother You was really good.

I retract my statement from October regarding Halloween being the most fun I've had in a theater this year. That award goes to Sorry To Bother You. Wish more people had caught it.
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Post by: Space Freely on December 10, 2018, 04:19:06 pm
Sorry to Bother You was really good.

I retract my statement from October regarding Halloween being the most fun I've had in a theater this year. That award goes to Sorry To Bother You. Wish more people had caught it.

I really hated that movie, it annoyed the fuck out of me. It was like it was trying way too hard to be weird. For a really great 2018 movie set in Oakland with a young black lead, see Blindspotting, not this one.
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Post by: shemptiness on December 11, 2018, 02:50:32 pm
New Netflix doc on the Fyre festival is dropping January 18.

https://pitchfork.com/news/new-fyre-festival-documentary-coming-to-netflix-watch-the-trailer/
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Post by: Bagley on December 11, 2018, 03:35:39 pm
Roma appears to be the critics' fave
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Post by: Schulzenstein on December 11, 2018, 06:08:39 pm
Roma appears to be the critics' fave

Playing at EStreet and Bethesda Row for the next couple weeks. Hoping to catch it in a theater.
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Post by: Seth Hurwitz on December 13, 2018, 05:27:42 am
You all might find the first 5 minutes of Green Book interesting
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Post by: Schulzenstein on December 13, 2018, 07:44:02 am
You all might find the first 5 minutes of Green Book interesting

How'd you like it overall?
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Post by: ggw on December 13, 2018, 08:50:31 am
I thought it was your strongest work since Treme. It's a travesty you didn't get a Golden Globe nod.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 13, 2018, 10:12:04 am
wait... does seth make a cameo in Green Book? (and treme?!)
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on December 13, 2018, 10:56:33 am
wait... does seth make a cameo in Green Book? (and treme?!)
I thought him being on Treme was fairly well-covered ground on here.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm9682528/
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 13, 2018, 11:00:31 am
didn't arrive to the board until 2011...so news to me
a Wire Cameo too...nice
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on December 13, 2018, 11:38:22 am
TAN: Treme is a criminally underrated program. It is so, so good.
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Post by: hutch on December 13, 2018, 02:12:40 pm
TAN: Treme is a criminally underrated program. It is so, so good.

Underrated by who?!?

As I recall it was a hit and won tons of recognition
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 14, 2018, 02:11:29 pm
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
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Post by: Vas Deferens on December 14, 2018, 02:24:19 pm

Burning, it's slow but ultimately rewarding
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Post by: Bagley on December 17, 2018, 07:29:51 pm
You all might find the first 5 minutes of Green Book interesting

Riveting performance Seth!   Excellent film.  Is that Tarantino knocking on your door?
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Post by: Space Freely on January 07, 2019, 10:24:56 am
You all might find the first 5 minutes of Green Book interesting

Riveting performance Seth!   Excellent film.  Is that Tarantino knocking on your door?

Congratulations on the Golden Globe win last night, Seth. Is Green Book considered more of a musical or a comedy?
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Post by: Space Freely on January 07, 2019, 10:26:51 am
Golden Globe nominations….yes, Bohemian Rhapsody was entertaining….but best drama? Really? It got a 49 on metacritic…

And where the heck are any indie films? There were tons of good ones this year.


Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Crazy Rich Asians
The Favourite
Green Book
Mary Poppins Returns
Vice
Best Motion Picture – Drama
“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“If Beale Streat Could Talk”
“A Star Is Born

Apparently they let my daughter pick the best drama winner this year. I would have predicted Eighth Grade, but it wasn't nominated and alas she went with the critically panned Bohemian Rhapsody.
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on January 30, 2019, 11:51:54 am
saw suspiria last night.  it's like, when American Horror Story ran into Eyes Wide Shut, and had good sex back at a very nice hotel.  not great sex.  but good, it will do, sex.

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Post by: Schulzenstein on January 30, 2019, 12:00:27 pm
saw suspiria last night.  it's like, when American Horror Story ran into Eyes Wide Shut, and had good sex back at a very nice hotel.  not great sex.  but good, it will do, sex.

I say, as a big fan of the original, that your post is on point.
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Post by: Bagley on January 30, 2019, 12:39:35 pm
I found Three Identical Strangers very unsettling

Next up....

Free Solo - imaxed
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Post by: Schulzenstein on January 30, 2019, 02:04:52 pm
I found Three Identical Strangers very unsettling

Next up....

Free Solo - imaxed

I found it underwhelming, the complete opposite of Free Solo.
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Post by: Relaxer on January 30, 2019, 04:25:03 pm
I loved the Suspiria remake, and I haven't even seen the original.
Gf and I watched 'Polar' last night. Very much a 'Johann Wick' type of movie. Dumb but fun.
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Post by: challenged on January 30, 2019, 05:22:13 pm
Deadpool 2
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Post by: Bagley on February 04, 2019, 11:26:41 am
Free Solo was amazing!!!
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Post by: K8teebug on February 05, 2019, 10:18:08 am
Loved The Favourite!
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Post by: Schulzenstein on March 11, 2019, 07:29:44 am
Mild recommendation for Lords of Chaos. Black Metal does not appeal to me in the slightest but I find the subject matter fascinating. Culkin gives a solid performance.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on March 27, 2019, 10:20:19 pm
this could be amazing...or suck

Jim Jarmusch is releasing a zombie film called The Dead Don't Die, and the cast includes Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and Tilda Swinton 😱
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Post by: Schulzenstein on March 28, 2019, 07:38:11 am
this could be amazing...or suck

Jim Jarmusch is releasing a zombie film called The Dead Don't Die, and the cast includes Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and Tilda Swinton 😱


Count me in. The cast is ridiculous and Jarmusch is more hit than miss.
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Post by: Bagley on March 28, 2019, 09:52:45 am
the new Tarantino looks like a blast:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Scf8nIJCvs4

Anyone see "Us"?
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on March 28, 2019, 09:56:26 am
the new Tarantino looks like a blast:
it does...looking forward to it
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Post by: rich_WDC on March 28, 2019, 10:49:55 am
the new Tarantino looks like a blast:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Scf8nIJCvs4

Anyone see "Us"?
I caught an 11pm screening of "Us".     No interest in seeing it again actually.   But there are definitely enough perfect spooky parts.   Possibly a little too overwrought for its own good, giving plenty of watercooler fodder.     And.... a very nice scriptwriting/cinematic aha payoff towards the very end.
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Post by: walkonbyeeeeeeeee on March 28, 2019, 07:33:52 pm
my mom, is my go to, I need to hear that movie review, kind of listen.  she hated 'us', with a passion.  loved 'get out', hated the next get out.  She's the type who will walk the fuck out of a movie, and she said it was a bit hard to follow unless you really paid "a hell of a lot of attention."
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Post by: Relaxer on March 29, 2019, 09:28:58 am
I thought Us had a very interesting premise but completely fell apart when Peele had to actually write the thing and put the pieces together. I was so ready to love this, but I walked out feeling kinda 'meh'.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on April 01, 2019, 11:44:35 am
this could be amazing...or suck

Jim Jarmusch is releasing a zombie film called The Dead Don't Die, and the cast includes Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and Tilda Swinton 😱


Count me in. The cast is ridiculous and Jarmusch is more hit than miss.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs5ZOcU6Bnw

Looks like fun!
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 17, 2019, 11:47:10 am
JUN29
World Premiere: Punk the Capital + Q&A
Public · Hosted by AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

When punk rock exploded in Washington, DC, in the late 1970s, it was a mighty, intergenerational convergence of powerful music, close friendships and clear minds. Featuring breathtaking Super-8 footage filmed at some of the earliest punk shows in DC, PUNK THE CAPITAL takes us through that transformative period (1976–1983), situating DC punk and DC harDCore within the larger narratives of the music industry at that time. The film boasts electrifying performances by legendary bands like Bad Brains and Minor Threat, and others integral to the era like The Slickee Boys and Black Market Baby. An array of interviewees like H.R. and Daryl Jenifer of Bad Brains, Ian MacKaye and Alec MacKaye, Henry Rollins (2.13.61) and Cynthia Connolly of Dischord Records, among others, make for a kaleidoscopic and lyrical documentary that immerses the audience in the sounds and ideas of this celebrated music scene. Against the odds (or perhaps, understandably), punk rock took hold in Washington, DC, and grew into a movement that became a model for DIY culture around the world.

Q&A with filmmakers Paul Bishow, James June Schneider and Sam Lavine to follow
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 22, 2019, 01:02:26 pm
Highly recommend:The Biggest Little Farm
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 22, 2019, 04:49:53 pm
this looks good
DC Caribbean FilmFest: Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records
 AFI Silver Theatre
SAT, JUN 8 & TUE, JUN 11


During the late 1960s and early '70s, London label Trojan Records — founded by Jamaican-born businessman Lee Gopthal — became one of the most influential Jamaican record companies in history. Combining archival footage, dramatic reconstructions and interviews with legendary artists, RUDEBOY places the story of Trojan Records at the heart of a cultural revolution which unfolded in the council estates and across the dancefloors of Britain, where ska, rocksteady and reggae announced a black presence in Britain, as immigration and innovation transformed popular music and culture. Told by a cast of musical legends including Lee Scratch Perry (official), Toots Hibbert, Ken Boothe, Neville Staple, Marcia Griffiths, Dave Barker, Dandy Livingstone, Lloyd Coxsone, Pauline Black, Derrick Morgan and more, RUDEBOY interweaves the emergence of an influential musical movement with Jamaica's post-colonial history.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on June 04, 2019, 04:53:31 pm
this was really good...thanks for the reco
This isn't necessarily breaking news, but I just noticed that "Salad Days" is available to stream for free on Amazon Prime video.
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Post by: Space Freely on June 04, 2019, 05:02:29 pm
Even thought it lost the Best Foreign Film Oscar, Capernaum garnered the rare five star Netflix Space Review.

After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on June 06, 2019, 10:48:59 am
haven't seen it, but hits theaters in the area this weekend

Echo In The Canyon....looks awesome

somewhat related...
(https://www.birchmere.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LaurelCanyon_2019v2-663x1024.jpg)
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on June 11, 2019, 12:15:54 pm
not sure anyone was asking for this...but

John Turturro has made a spin-off to The Big Lebowski about his character Jesus Quintana: "It shows how stupid men are."  blessed by Choen bros
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Post by: excontredaction on June 18, 2019, 03:52:31 pm
Rocketman is a better movie than Bohemian Rhapsody.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on June 18, 2019, 04:44:16 pm
Rocketman is a better movie than Bohemian Rhapsody.

By a fair margin. Didn't love Rocketman but its storytelling was infinitely more interesting. Performances by Taron and Remi were about equal.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on June 18, 2019, 04:47:13 pm
I haven't seen Rocketman yet but Bohemian Rhapsody was such lazy storytelling. Every conflict was settled by someone playing a cool bass riff or something similar. You could tell how sanitized it was from the actual inner-workings of the group. It was one of those films that was, on one hand, quite entertaining and well acted and, on the other hand, objectively bad because of the writing, directing, etc.
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Post by: vansmack on July 18, 2019, 05:00:41 pm
Top Gun: Maverick (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSqVVswa420)
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Post by: Schulzenstein on July 19, 2019, 08:26:20 am
Top Gun: Maverick (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSqVVswa420)

Claudio Miranda's cinematography looks absolutely gorgeous. May be enough to get me in a theater for this unnecessary sequel.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on July 19, 2019, 01:35:36 pm
Top Gun: Maverick (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSqVVswa420)
Top Gun: Maverick trailer 'looks very similar' to Star Wars IX clip (https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/tom-cruises-top-gun-maverick-18343005?fbclid=IwAR1NLKwIiV3FUNsvCUcJoIvxKa6iZeRN5_xNKjddcMKLj0srleH8-vdARn0)
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Post by: vansmack on July 19, 2019, 01:41:36 pm
Claudio Miranda's cinematography looks absolutely gorgeous. May be enough to get me in a theater for this unnecessary sequel.

When asked yesterday if I was going to see this in the theater, I responded, "not likely, and definitely not without alcohol."  I agree, zero interest, save for the cinematography, which might make it worthy of the big screen.   
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Post by: Space Freely on July 19, 2019, 01:44:14 pm
I remember I saw Top Gun with a girl named Lana. She loved the movie, I hated it. We kissed, but we did not have sex. I don't remember if she was a good kisser.
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Post by: sweetcell on July 19, 2019, 03:05:20 pm
<booming announcer voice>

IT'S THE RETURN OF - CLAAAAAAASIC SPAAAAAAACE!!!"

</announcer voice>
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on July 19, 2019, 04:12:52 pm
We kissed, but we did not have sex.
Weird flex

I don't remember if she was a good kisser.
That means she wasn’t.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on July 29, 2019, 08:32:03 am
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.
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Post by: K8teebug on July 29, 2019, 09:13:52 am
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

Seconded. SO SO AWESOME.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on July 30, 2019, 08:36:12 am
yeah!

Love the alternate ending to the story...

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 23, 2019, 10:46:07 am
Bob Odenkirk says Breaking Bad movie already filmed: “They did it” (https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/08/bob-odenkirk-breaking-bad-complete)
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 28, 2019, 03:07:08 pm
this new Joker (https://youtu.be/zAGVQLHvwOY) movie looks realllly good
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Post by: WALKonBack on August 28, 2019, 03:38:04 pm
the new joker, good?

good, as in, disenfranchised person hates the world . . . becomes a monster, and starts killing people?  don't we see enough of that daily on the news, when some asshat shoots up another school, or place they used to work?  so we, as a society, now think its cool to be the crazy person who has had enough, and violence is fun and art.


o,k.  yeah, I know . . . i'm fun, at parties.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 28, 2019, 03:43:47 pm
it's just a movie man...lighten up
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Post by: WALKonBack on August 28, 2019, 03:46:16 pm
some,how . . . I doubt that.
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Post by: Bagley on August 28, 2019, 05:21:51 pm
I opted for the feel good yet somewhat shmaltzy Blinded by the Light recently and was thoroughly entertained.  It's a wonderful story.

next up, along the same lines....

the Peanut Butter Falcon
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Post by: WALKonBack on August 28, 2019, 07:08:11 pm
it's just a movie man...lighten up

Ok, I admit . . .  I was only, joking.

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha,hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha,hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahhahaha,hahahahahahahahahahaaha
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Post by: dyecraig on August 28, 2019, 07:42:50 pm
That recent mini-series on CNN called The Movies reminded me of a lot of great films that I've missed. Now that summer concert season is about over I can get back to movies and books that have been piling up.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 28, 2019, 08:40:15 pm
. Now that summer concert season is about over
Like the exact opposite for me as late sept/oct/nov has too many shows and I've only seen 2-3 the whole summer
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Post by: dyecraig on August 28, 2019, 09:03:28 pm
. Now that summer concert season is about over
Like the exact opposite for me as late sept/oct/nov has too many shows and I've only seen 2-3 the whole summer
You're right, what am I talking about? I've got almost as much lined up as I did in June, July and August.
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Post by: Space Freely on August 28, 2019, 09:18:46 pm
Don't you guys ever get tired of going to so many shows?
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Post by: dyecraig on August 28, 2019, 09:41:21 pm
Don't you guys ever get tired of going to so many shows?
Maybe a big one once a month, but mainly area artists here and there at interesting venues like record stores, so not really. Got a few free tickets for Jiffy Lube which is about 15 minutes away, so I rarely say no to those. At my age it's all about the weather and the parking situation.
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Post by: dyecraig on August 28, 2019, 09:50:25 pm
Okay back to the topic. Amazing Grace was exactly that.
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Post by: Space Freely on August 28, 2019, 10:09:15 pm
Never Look Away

Gloria Bell
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Post by: excontredaction on August 29, 2019, 04:57:58 am
Truman Show. Quality pic.
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Post by: Bagley on August 29, 2019, 12:44:56 pm
Us

it's worth a second watch

love the "hands across america"  theme

great soundtrack
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Post by: dyecraig on August 29, 2019, 12:48:55 pm
Us

it's worth a second watch

love the "hands across america"  theme

great soundtrack

Yeah that was a really good one. Totally unexpected plot and tone twists.
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Post by: Space Freely on August 29, 2019, 01:08:51 pm
Us

it's worth a second watch

love the "hands across america"  theme

great soundtrack

Yeah that was a really good one. Totally unexpected plot and tone twists.

Thumbs down on that one for me. It started well enough, like it was going to be some kind pf psychological thriller. Then it turned into standard horror movie garbage. I'm not sure what the critics saw in the one, other than a chance to kiss ass the Black director.
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Post by: WALKonBack on August 29, 2019, 02:35:47 pm
Gurrrrl, I just watched Ant Man.  It was so good and a cute, simple superhero movie.

It took me almost half the movie, to realize the lead actress, was what's her name from Lost.

Here's hoping the sequel, is just as good!
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Post by: excontredaction on September 05, 2019, 06:54:13 pm
Truman Show. Quality pic.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2C29QrlATb/?igshid=1w8x5ss8l5y97
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Post by: Space Freely on September 10, 2019, 08:22:03 am
 Hail Satan!
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Post by: Vas Deferens on September 10, 2019, 09:13:19 am
Parasite  (not out yet)
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on September 10, 2019, 09:48:23 am
I want to see The Goldfinch this weekend but I feel there's no way a 2.5 hour movie can possible do that novel justice. Early reviews are so bad.

Anyway, as for movies I have actually seen and therefore can recommend: The Mountain with Jeff Goldblum is fantastic. Rick Alverson is going to blow up as a director at some point.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on September 10, 2019, 10:11:24 am
I want to see The Goldfinch this weekend but I feel there's no way a 2.5 hour movie can possible do that novel justice. Early reviews are so bad.
the Onion A/V trashed it hard
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on September 10, 2019, 10:22:08 am
I want to see The Goldfinch this weekend but I feel there's no way a 2.5 hour movie can possible do that novel justice. Early reviews are so bad.
the Onion A/V trashed it hard
Everyone did. I'm trying to convince myself to wait three months until it crashes onto HBO/Showtime. Really loved the book though.
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Post by: Bagley on September 10, 2019, 10:33:02 am
Same with Where'd You Go, Bernadette?
Great Book
Directed by Linklater

Critics trashed- 46% RT

Anyone catch it?
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Post by: K8teebug on September 10, 2019, 12:11:35 pm
I want to see The Goldfinch this weekend but I feel there's no way a 2.5 hour movie can possible do that novel justice. Early reviews are so bad.
the Onion A/V trashed it hard
Everyone did. I'm trying to convince myself to wait three months until it crashes onto HBO/Showtime. Really loved the book though.

One of my most favorite books. Definitely not going to the theater to see it.
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Post by: Space Freely on September 18, 2019, 08:19:38 am
As a guy with a pair of balls, rom-coms aren't usually my top genre (though preferred over superhero or horror movies), but these two were quite enjoyable:

Always Be My Maybe (streaming on Netflix, great Keanu Reeves cameo and closing credits song)

Long Shot (Come on, this may be the most appropriate titled movie ever)
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Post by: excontredaction on September 18, 2019, 08:48:56 am
As a guy with a pair of balls, rom-coms aren't usually my top genre (though preferred over superhero or horror movies), but these two were quite enjoyable:

Always Be My Maybe (streaming on Netflix, great Keanu Reeves cameo and closing credits song)

Long Shot (Come on, this may be the most appropriate titled movie ever)

Weird. I thought you had the surgery.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on September 18, 2019, 09:10:36 am
As a guy with a pair of balls
So are we supposed to believe that guys with 1 testicle  enjoy rom-coms more than the dual endowed?
does the quantity of members in your nutsac influence your movie choices
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Post by: Space Freely on September 18, 2019, 09:15:06 am
Come on, somebody please get my Long Shot joke.

Where are Walky or Rusty Organ when you need them?
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Post by: Bagley on September 23, 2019, 10:12:30 am
Scorsese's Rolling Thunder Revue

You won't see a more animated Dylan
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Post by: K8teebug on September 23, 2019, 10:47:38 am
Ad Astra. Apocalypse Now in space. Recommend.
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Post by: Space Freely on September 23, 2019, 11:06:07 am
Blaze

Biographical drama of musician Blaze Foley, directed by Ethan Hawke.

Interesting to see long ago teen idol (and, I think, current Dylan guitarist) Charlie Sexton playing a weathered Townes Van Zandt. (Was there ever a time when Townes wasn't weathered?)
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Post by: WALKonBack on September 23, 2019, 11:15:57 am
Ad Astra. Apocalypse Now in space. Recommend.

A friend of mine, was desperate to see this after all of the trailers.  I thought it looked like a 2001 A Space Odyssey, rip off.

He went . . . and said it was absolute shit.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 09, 2019, 10:10:40 am
One movie that got excellent reviews that I *can't* recommend was Book Smart.

The two leads had no chemistry, the writing was terrible, and the music was atrocious. The two girls were the opposite of eye candy (one of them is Jonah Hill's sister, imagine Jonah Hill in a dress), and though that was part of the point, their personalities ranged from grating to non-existent. The boy who was supposed to be the "hot jock" (played by Cuba Gooding's son) seemed more like an art-fag gay-boy (not that there's anything wrong with that, but he just didn't fit the part.)

Olivia Wilde directed and I'd say she should stick to acting, but I haven't liked her in any of the films I've seen her acting in.
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Post by: sweetcell on October 09, 2019, 01:29:33 pm
The two girls were the opposite of eye candy

unfortunately we're stuck 15 years in the past (more?)
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 17, 2019, 01:43:11 pm
The fight club rules needed some updating for the modern era
https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/20th-anniversary-fight-club-rules-9-16
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Post by: Schulzenstein on October 23, 2019, 08:58:18 am
Joker was ok. I was fairly bored most of its run time. Zombieland 2 is a lot of fun. Will be a great lazy Sunday cable/streaming watch.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 29, 2019, 08:04:43 am
The Last Black Man in San Francisco

One of my favorite films of 2019, so far.

Great cameo by Jello Biafra. Totally knew that it was him two seconds after he opened his mouth.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on October 29, 2019, 08:26:55 am
Is he the nude guy waiting for the bus?  That scene is very SF.


The Last Black Man in San Francisco

One of my favorite films of 2019, so far.

Great cameo by Jello Biafra. Totally knew that it was him two seconds after he opened his mouth.
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Post by: Space Freely on October 29, 2019, 08:58:28 am
Is he the nude guy waiting for the bus?  That scene is very SF.


The Last Black Man in San Francisco

One of my favorite films of 2019, so far.

Great cameo by Jello Biafra. Totally knew that it was him two seconds after he opened his mouth.

Memo to directors: If you ever have the chance to cast former Dead Kennedys singer Jello Biafra as a segway-riding tour guide, do so immediately.


https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/last-black-man-in-san-francisco-movie-review-785258/
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Post by: Yada on November 08, 2019, 01:21:56 pm
Echo in the Canyon was awesome.

Definitely recommend checking it out.
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Post by: K8teebug on November 08, 2019, 01:41:54 pm
I really liked Parasite.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 18, 2019, 12:23:01 pm
(https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/23167491_1522642407813254_8714693056219484266_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_oc=AQmN9iONT1afVxAYsUX22jX-N99zkAeY9OA26NG5fOk1ovX4HOKR2jcmJFa9zjJh14w&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=63a2bc21ae41ba848c52ef32b57322e2&oe=5E552BEF)
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Post by: Space Freely on November 18, 2019, 12:33:28 pm
The Peanut Butter Falcon
Dolomite is My Name
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Post by: Space Freely on November 21, 2019, 09:35:26 am
The Dora the Explorer movie was way, way, way better than I would have guessed it would be. Seriously.
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Post by: Yada on November 21, 2019, 10:31:33 am
The Addams Family movie was hilarious.

One of the top tier kid's (not sure I would call this a kid movie) cartoons I've seen over the past five years.
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Post by: Bagley on November 21, 2019, 10:40:42 am
The Addams Family movie was hilarious.

One of the top tier kid's (not sure I would call this a kid movie) cartoons I've seen over the past five years.

With Nick Kroll as Uncle Fester and Snoop Dogg as cousin Itt, how can you go wrong?
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Post by: K8teebug on November 21, 2019, 05:06:23 pm
The Dora the Explorer movie was way, way, way better than I would have guessed it would be. Seriously.

One of the reasons I'm not a parent is so I never have to say things like this.
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Post by: Space Freely on November 21, 2019, 05:15:32 pm
The Dora the Explorer movie was way, way, way better than I would have guessed it would be. Seriously.

One of the reasons I'm not a parent is so I never have to say things like this.

Aren't you just so fucking cool!
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Post by: Space Freely on November 22, 2019, 09:07:52 am
For the record, the Dora movie stands on it's own as a good Bill and Ted meets Indiana Jones flick regardless of whether you've seen the kid's show. Though having seen the kid's show only makes it better.

Not every moment of life has to be lived in a Nick Cave world.
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Post by: Space Freely on November 26, 2019, 12:42:32 pm
The Art of Self-Defense. Dan, this one was dark and creepy, and hilariously funny.

American Woman. Oscar nominations should be in order for Sienna Miller and Christina Hendricks. But since it only did 236K at the box office, likely not. So I'll gladly give them each a SON.
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Post by: BrettnotBritt on November 26, 2019, 02:09:44 pm
I took a solid 40 minute nap during Frozen 2 with my kids. Money well spent.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on November 26, 2019, 03:37:11 pm
I took a solid 40 minute nap during Frozen 2 with my kids. Money well spent.
Great story, Britt.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on November 26, 2019, 03:37:30 pm
^^ Oh, shit, my bad, I meant Brett, not Britt.
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Post by: BrettnotBritt on November 26, 2019, 03:47:14 pm
But seriously, Dolemite Is My Name is a great flick just for Murphy’s acting. Wouldn’t surprise me if he gets nominated for an Oscar. Great supporting cast, too.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on December 02, 2019, 02:57:18 pm
Knives Out - great ensemble cast

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Post by: Space Freely on December 02, 2019, 03:08:28 pm
I took a solid 40 minute nap during Frozen 2 with my kids. Money well spent.

My wife, daughter, and mom went to see it and all reported enjoying it. My daughter thought it was better than the original, not sure if my wife agreed.

I went hiking and Black Friday beer drinking with my brother instead. Boys will be boys.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on December 02, 2019, 03:21:09 pm
It felt like watching a Nickelodeon special, rather than a real movie.

For the record, the Dora movie stands on it's own as a good Bill and Ted meets Indiana Jones flick regardless of whether you've seen the kid's show. Though having seen the kid's show only makes it better.

Not every moment of life has to be lived in a Nick Cave world.
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Post by: challenged on December 02, 2019, 03:22:37 pm
There's a Bikram yoga doc on the NEtflix that is gross but interesting.
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Post by: Space Freely on December 02, 2019, 03:52:44 pm
It felt like watching a Nickelodeon special, rather than a real movie.

For the record, the Dora movie stands on it's own as a good Bill and Ted meets Indiana Jones flick regardless of whether you've seen the kid's show. Though having seen the kid's show only makes it better.

Not every moment of life has to be lived in a Nick Cave world.

Perhaps less surprising than Billie Eilish's inability to know Van Halen, but I have never seem a Nickelodeon special. Are there some you can recommend?
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Post by: Vas Deferens on December 02, 2019, 04:38:15 pm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nickelodeon_original_films

Bixler High Private Eye (2019)

Xander DeWitt (Jace Norman) is an inquisitive teenager with a knack for solving mysteries. His sleuthing skills get put to the test when his dad, Russell, leaves for work one day and vanishes without a trace.  Frustrated by his attempts to find his dad, Xander’s mom sends him to go live with his grandfather (Ed Begley Jr.), a retired private investigator.  It’s in his dad’s hometown that Xander finds a surprising lead in the case and builds an unexpected partnership with Kenzie Messina (Ariel Martin), an investigative reporter for the school newspaper.


It felt like watching a Nickelodeon special, rather than a real movie.

For the record, the Dora movie stands on it's own as a good Bill and Ted meets Indiana Jones flick regardless of whether you've seen the kid's show. Though having seen the kid's show only makes it better.

Not every moment of life has to be lived in a Nick Cave world.

Perhaps less surprising than Billie Eilish's inability to know Van Halen, but I have never seem a Nickelodeon special. Are there some you can recommend?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on December 03, 2019, 09:29:32 am
Queen and Slim was interesting. One scene that I thought was a little heavy handed, but it was good.

Going to see Mr. Rogers with my Mom tonight. Kind of wanted the doc to stand on its own in my brain, but my Mom is excited to see it. My Grandmother lived down the street from him, so he's always been a special person in our lives!
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Post by: excontredaction on December 03, 2019, 11:22:03 am
I always imagined that Mr. Roger's Neighborhood was a fictional place...
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Post by: K8teebug on December 06, 2019, 11:01:32 am
Has anyone else seen the Mr. Rogers movie?
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Post by: Bagley on February 03, 2020, 05:15:19 pm
Pleasantly surprised to see musicians from two of my favorite bands with roles in Marriage Story-  Dean from Luna and Tunde from TVOTR!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Schulzenstein on February 04, 2020, 11:26:14 am
Pleasantly surprised to see musicians from two of my favorite bands with roles in Marriage Story-  Dean from Luna and Tunde from TVOTR!

I too was surprised to see Action Bronson in Irishman.
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Post by: jeffml on February 04, 2020, 12:27:34 pm
Saw 2 good older movies (2017/18?) - Ladybird and The Florida Project
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Post by: Vas Deferens on February 04, 2020, 03:15:30 pm
Tangerine was good, too (same director as The Florida Project)

Saw 2 good older movies (2017/18?) - Ladybird and The Florida Project
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Post by: challenged on February 04, 2020, 03:27:35 pm
Over the long break we saw: Swiss Army Man and Moonlight. I really loved both of those. As bagley knows, I predict that given what I have gone through in my own sordid domestic situation, I will never in my entire life watch Marriage Story.
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Post by: excontredaction on February 08, 2020, 11:24:25 pm
Parasite was fantastic. Streaming on Amazon for $6.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on February 11, 2020, 10:29:36 am
Parasite was fantastic. Streaming on Amazon for $6.

Even though Once Upon A Time is better, I'm happy for Joon-ho and co. Parasite is excellent.
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Post by: Vas Deferens on February 11, 2020, 10:59:54 am
Once Upon A Time was alright.....not sure why it was even nominated. You don't even wanna see it again the second time like most Tarantino films.
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Post by: Space Freely on February 11, 2020, 11:11:54 am
It wasn't Oscar material, but Blinded By the Light was an entertaining watch, especially if you like retro 80's stuff, or Springsteen.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on February 11, 2020, 11:14:54 am
I was pulling for Marriage Story but happy a foreign-language film finally broke through. Just crazy to think it took this long. Fellini, Antonioni, Kurasawa, Bergman, Truffaut, Godard, et al et al.
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Post by: Schulzenstein on February 11, 2020, 04:39:01 pm
Once Upon A Time was alright.....not sure why it was even nominated. You don't even wanna see it again the second time like most Tarantino films.

Between the theater and showing friends & family, i've watched it no fewer than half a dozen times. Enjoyed each and every viewing.

To each their own.
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Post by: Space Freely on March 23, 2020, 10:56:54 am
Once Upon A Time was alright.....not sure why it was even nominated. You don't even wanna see it again the second time like most Tarantino films.

Spot on review. I enjoyed the last hour, but the first nearly two hours were boring.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on March 23, 2020, 10:57:51 am
Queen&Slim is the best movie I've seen yet this year, and I usually watch 2-3 movies a week.
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Post by: K8teebug on March 23, 2020, 01:55:06 pm
Queen&Slim is the best movie I've seen yet this year, and I usually watch 2-3 movies a week.

I liked it.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on March 31, 2020, 03:53:02 pm
Not sure anyone knew...but almost the whole collection of Studio Ghibli movies are now available on netflix (total of 21)
https://www.whats-on-netflix.com/coming-soon/full-list-of-studio-ghibli-movies-coming-to-netflix-on-april-1st-2020/

For some reason for years the only way to get any of these masterpieces was on an overpriced DVD (haven't had a player for a decade) or wait until they did some of those special screenings at movie theaters

Some real rare gems in there too
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on March 31, 2020, 04:12:31 pm
Not sure anyone knew...but almost the whole collection of Studio Ghibli movies are now available on netflix (total of 21)
https://www.whats-on-netflix.com/coming-soon/full-list-of-studio-ghibli-movies-coming-to-netflix-on-april-1st-2020/

For some reason for years the only way to get any of these masterpieces was on an overpriced DVD (haven't had a player for a decade) or wait until they did some of those special screenings at movie theaters

Some real rare gems in there too

When it's too good to be true, it usually is.

The list below only applies to Netflix regions outside of the United States and Canada. In the US, all of these are scheduled to hit HBO Max when it releases later in the year.


Netflix sucks. I sent my last two dvd's in Saturday's mail, and they still haven't sent me replacement DVD's.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on March 31, 2020, 04:36:27 pm
are you kidding me...I didn't know, was going to start watching them tonight

https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/17/21026683/studio-ghibli-movies-digital-purchase-streaming-hbo-max-grave-of-fireflies


well there are now a bunch available to buy at least
man I guess that is why people weren't raving about this
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on March 31, 2020, 04:39:26 pm
are you kidding me...I didn't know, was going to start watching them tonight

https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/17/21026683/studio-ghibli-movies-digital-purchase-streaming-hbo-max-grave-of-fireflies


well there are now a bunch available to buy at least
man I guess that is why people weren't raving about this
People who care about this stuff buy a VPN for like 39.99/year and change what country it appears they are in so they can watch the (often much more robust) selections on foreign Netflix.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on March 31, 2020, 04:54:15 pm
are you kidding me...I didn't know, was going to start watching them tonight

https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/17/21026683/studio-ghibli-movies-digital-purchase-streaming-hbo-max-grave-of-fireflies


well there are now a bunch available to buy at least
man I guess that is why people weren't raving about this
People who care about this stuff buy a VPN for like 39.99/year and change what country it appears they are in so they can watch the (often much more robust) selections on foreign Netflix.
I only like to break laws associated with drug use
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on March 31, 2020, 05:10:05 pm
are you kidding me...I didn't know, was going to start watching them tonight

https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/17/21026683/studio-ghibli-movies-digital-purchase-streaming-hbo-max-grave-of-fireflies


well there are now a bunch available to buy at least
man I guess that is why people weren't raving about this
People who care about this stuff buy a VPN for like 39.99/year and change what country it appears they are in so they can watch the (often much more robust) selections on foreign Netflix.
I only like to break laws associated with drug use
I don't really think this is against the law, per se. VPNs are legal. Probably/definitely a violation of a Terms of Service/Use but I don't think this is a criminal matter. An actual lawyer (Vansmack) can weigh in.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 02, 2020, 09:20:55 am
This movie is a must see: Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections
Unfortunately only on HBO

the shit that happened in GA is unbelievable
 (Kemps current chief of staff was the lobbyist for the the Voting machines that were banned after the election!)

What is scary is that many of these issues were uncovered in 2006! and those machines are still in place


I agree with this headline, it was like a dystopian horror movie
Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections’ on HBO, a Documentary That’s Also a Horror Movie  (https://decider.com/2020/03/30/kill-chain-hbo-stream-it-or-skip-it/)
I used to say The Shining was the scariest movie I ever saw.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 02, 2020, 05:43:34 pm
I seriously can't recommend this documentary more....
good news, don't need hbo

Harri Hursti
@HarriHursti
BREAKING NEWS! #KillChainDoc is going to be posted for free viewing just FOR ONE DAY in USA on Monday the 6th on April in YouTube
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Post by: WALKonBack on April 12, 2020, 07:17:34 pm
I can't actually "recommend" it just yet . . . but I plan on watching this tonight, appropriately on Easter, to be cursed and die a Satanic death.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhRYNJOtYC8

Free, to watch on Amazon Prime Video.
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Post by: excontredaction on April 12, 2020, 07:47:31 pm
I'd join you, but tonight is the return of Killing Eve.
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Post by: Space Freely on April 12, 2020, 08:18:27 pm
Just watched Les Miserables, the 2019 French film that was nominated for Best Foreign Film. Streaming on Amazon Prime. Intense and excellent. Only tangentially related to anything Victor Hugo.
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Post by: hutch on April 12, 2020, 08:36:27 pm
Enchanted was pretty decent

Amy Adams is just ravishing in it
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 19, 2020, 05:22:19 pm
Sing Street...soo fuckin good

John Carney totally gets me when it comes to musical movies
 Ferdia Walsh-Peelo is fantastic
Love the costume/art direction
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Post by: Space Freely on April 19, 2020, 07:08:49 pm
Enchanted was pretty decent

Amy Adams is just ravishing in it

I'll take her as a celebrity crush anytime. She's good in anything she's in.
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Post by: hutch on April 19, 2020, 07:18:25 pm
Modern Times

What a beautiful film...

I need to watch more Charlie Chaplin

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Post by: hutch on April 19, 2020, 07:20:18 pm
Oh ....and...Paulette Goddard


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Post by: WALKonBack on April 19, 2020, 09:01:24 pm
It:s old, I know . . . but Michael Clayton, was awesome!
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Post by: WALKonBack on April 19, 2020, 09:03:59 pm
Also, I just bought the last Star Wars film, since I missed it in the theater . . . but before I see it, I am going through and re,watching all Star Wars movies in the correct one should:

The Phantom Menace
Attack of the Clones
Revenge of the Sith
Solo
Rogue One
A New Hope
Empire Strikes Back
Return of the Jedi
The Force Awakens
The Last Jedi
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on April 20, 2020, 09:57:53 am
Not a specific recommendation, but this site has some amazing gems:

http://kinomarquee.com/

Just watch them all.
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Post by: jeffml on April 20, 2020, 10:26:15 am
I'm rewatching The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, before I rewatch the final 3.  Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones are just horrendous.  Such horrible dialogue and even worse acting. 

I actually liked the 3 most recent movies but I'm not the person who dissects every inch of the movie.  I'm in it solely for the light entertainment value.

Also, I just bought the last Star Wars film, since I missed it in the theater . . . but before I see it, I am going through and re,watching all Star Wars movies in the correct one should:

The Phantom Menace
Attack of the Clones
Revenge of the Sith
Solo
Rogue One
A New Hope
Empire Strikes Back
Return of the Jedi
The Force Awakens
The Last Jedi
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 20, 2020, 10:30:14 am
You know what other movies are good? Ones made for adults and not twelve-year-olds masquerading in forty-year-olds bodies.
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Post by: hutch on April 20, 2020, 10:49:00 am
I watched the first prequel in the movie theater and that was enough for me...the one with jar jar binks...I had no issue with jar jar binks but the movie was pretty bad

I have the blue ray box but have no desire to ever watch anything but Star Wars, empire and Jedi

I don’t see any appeal in the recent ones as they dont come from the mind of George Lucas

I would rather watch Howard the duck!
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Post by: K8teebug on April 20, 2020, 10:55:10 am
I do not understand Star Wars.

Just watched Zombieland 2. Worth it.
Also saw Hard Eight for the first time this weekend. Pretty good.
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Post by: jeffml on April 20, 2020, 03:28:53 pm
Finally saw Jojo Rabbit.  Really enjoyed it and thought it was better than Parasite.
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Post by: vansmack on April 21, 2020, 03:48:24 pm
Also, I just bought the last Star Wars film, since I missed it in the theater . . . but before I see it, I am going through and re,watching all Star Wars movies in the correct one should:

Sorry, just saw this.  There are a few options for you, and there is no right answer.  You listed Chronological by story line, which is fine.   I think it's better than release date if you are going to include Solo and Rogue One (which you should).

There is the Machete Order, which tells the Vader story, eliminates the Phantom Menace, and ignores the sequels (though they could be added at the end):

Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
Episode V: Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) 

If you want to keep Phantom Menace, slide it between Empire and Clones.

But here's what Smackie would do since you have ALL DAMN MONTH, at least:

Star Wars series and limited specials are bolded below.

Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
The Clone Wars (2008 to 2014, 2020)
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Solo (2018)
Star Wars Rebels (2014 to 2018)
Rogue One (2016)
Episode IV: A New Hope (1978)
Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi (1983)
The Mandalorian (2019)
Star Wars: Resistance (2018 to 2020)

Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2016)
Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

I did not include Lego Star Wars, or one off specials, but you be you.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 21, 2020, 03:52:36 pm
If anyone needs a viewing order for the films of Ingmar Bergman, shoot me a message and I’ll help you out. Fair warning: you’re doing the TV versions of Scenes from a Marriage and Fanny and Alexander not the cinematic cuts.
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Post by: sweetcell on April 21, 2020, 04:16:28 pm
But here's what Smackie would do since you have ALL DAMN MONTH, at least:

Star Wars series and limited specials are bolded below.

Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
The Clone Wars (2008 to 2014, 2020)
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Solo (2018)
Star Wars Rebels (2014 to 2018)
Rogue One (2016)
Episode IV: A New Hope (1978)
Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi (1983)
The Mandalorian (2019)
Star Wars: Resistance (2018 to 2020)

Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2016)
Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

is IX really needed?  maybe the wounds will heal and i'll be able to revisit in a year, but my current opinion is that Rise brings the whole franchise down.  it's better off without it.
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Post by: vansmack on April 21, 2020, 04:25:41 pm
is IX really needed?  maybe the wounds will heal and i'll be able to revisit in a year, but my current opinion is that Rise brings the whole franchise down.  it's better off without it.

You're the kind of guy that leaves a sporting event early after watching 95% of it just because your team might not win, aren't you?
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Post by: sweetcell on April 21, 2020, 07:29:35 pm
is IX really needed?  maybe the wounds will heal and i'll be able to revisit in a year, but my current opinion is that Rise brings the whole franchise down.  it's better off without it.

You're the kind of guy that leaves a sporting event early after watching 95% of it just because your team might not win, aren't you?

nope.  but i am the kind of guy who would walk out of a show if it really, really stinks and i'm not enjoying myself.  i would also warn others that the show stinks and is best avoided - even if previous editions/episodes/incarnations were excellent. 
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 21, 2020, 07:57:15 pm
is IX really needed?  maybe the wounds will heal and i'll be able to revisit in a year, but my current opinion is that Rise brings the whole franchise down.  it's better off without it.

You're the kind of guy that leaves a sporting event early after watching 95% of it just because your team might not win, aren't you?

nope.  but i am the kind of guy who would walk out of a show if it really, really stinks and i'm not enjoying myself.  i would also warn others that the show stinks and is best avoided - even if previous editions/episodes/incarnations were excellent.
Whoa. Coming in strong against The Touch.
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Post by: hutch on April 21, 2020, 10:24:57 pm
Forced to watch Spider-Man against my will


As bad as I expected


I can not recommend it...



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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 21, 2020, 10:26:29 pm
Forced to watch Spider-Man against my will
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is quite awesome IMO
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Post by: vansmack on April 24, 2020, 07:48:43 pm
The Beastie Boys Story, a Spike Jonez directed documentary about the book release stage show hit AppleTV+ today.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 08, 2020, 12:35:35 pm
I know there is some hate for Pete here, but this new movie looks really good

The King Of Staten Island. (https://youtu.be/BMvCH-7KW8w)
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on June 24, 2020, 07:59:04 am
The Betty Davis documentary "Betty - They Say I'm Different" is on Prime at the moment.

It's short under an hour, but well worth watching.   What a talent she was...
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 28, 2020, 07:09:56 pm
Nick cave’s 20,000 days on earth is on Prime
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on September 01, 2020, 12:27:10 pm
TCM is running music\concert movies all weekend including

Robert Ham
@roberthamwriter
If I'm reading the TCM schedule correctly, they are going to air the Tom Waits concert film BIG TIME on Monday the 7th at 12:15 pm. A pretty big deal as it has never been officially released on DVD or Blu-ray.

https://twitter.com/roberthamwriter/status/1300796885712605184?s=20


http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/1582973%7C0/TCM-End-of-Summer-Tour-September-4-7.html

Also, Song Remains The Same,THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION and the Metal Years follow-up, Woodstock, Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Otis Redding, etc etc... it's a pretty stacked lineup...
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Post by: Space Freely on September 01, 2020, 01:43:36 pm
The latest Ken Loach film, "Sorry We Missed You."
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on September 01, 2020, 01:52:36 pm
TCM is running music\concert movies
THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION and the Metal Years follow-up
All three Decline's are on Amazon Prime

I did see prime now has:  The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live in Texas
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on September 20, 2020, 02:21:56 pm
this looks good


(https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/120005940_10158665839897368_780791688862191932_o.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=rLG6Z-z7llwAX8VGhd0&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=bf9f6d99b6476fcabc9ba09d8f9afb89&oe=5F8DFABD)
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Post by: sweetcell on November 19, 2020, 07:22:54 pm
while working out, i watch mindless drivel on netflix or prime.  i'm currently watching "Bumblebee", a prequel/reboot of the Transformers movies.  it's actually a tad better than the other robots-in-disguise movies, not that it's a high bar to clear (who would have thought that john cena would be an upgrade on shia leboeuf?).  the movie is set in 1087, and IMO the most notable thing about it is the soundtrack (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bumblebee_(film)#Soundtrack): so many great eighties hits in there.  they must have spent a small fortune on licensing... within the first few minutes of the movie i recognized "bigmouth strikes again", what followed was a long walk down memory lane: things can only get better, save a prayer, don't you (forget about me), it takes two, etc etc etc...


so if you like meaningless action flicks where lots of shit gets blow up, this one at least has a good soundtrack.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 19, 2020, 07:47:33 pm
the movie is set in 1087,
I'm surprised you liked the lute music that was so popular after the battle of hastings
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Post by: sweetcell on November 19, 2020, 08:23:15 pm
the movie is set in 1087,
I'm surprised you liked the lute music that was so popular after the battle of hastings

LOL @ me.  meant 1987, of course, but i do have a fondness for lutes.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on December 19, 2020, 01:10:28 pm
The documentary "Hillbilly," streaming on Hulu, is a far better movie than the film "Hillbilly Elegy," streaming on Netfllix.
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Post by: challenged on December 30, 2020, 07:09:58 pm
Been on a documentary kick.

Recently watched: Tom Petty, Clive Davis, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Bee Gees, Other Music, Dennis and Lois.

This seems interesting. Anyone see?

  https://www.amazon.com/After-Many-Days-Jim-Hanft/dp/B08JTXMLR5/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=after+so+many+days&qid=1609368505&sr=8-1#customer-review-section   (https://www.amazon.com/After-Many-Days-Jim-Hanft/dp/B08JTXMLR5/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=after+so+many+days&qid=1609368505&sr=8-1#customer-review-section)
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Post by: Yada on December 31, 2020, 04:16:37 pm
All movies below have been watched in the past few weeks.

The Beach Bum - absolutely absurd in a good way

Soul - heart strings pulled hard, a nice little Pixar flick for you or the whole family

My Octopus Teacher - I'd recommend 10mg of a sick edi™️ and ponder life while watching this eye candy doc.
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Post by: Space Freely on December 31, 2020, 04:28:53 pm
Red Dog (2019 Documentary), streaming on Hulu and Prime

Early 1980's, the only family toddler Luke knew were the strippers, bouncers, and outcasts that called OKC's rowdiest strip club home.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 31, 2020, 04:32:43 pm
MOT was great.  But I'm a little biased when it comes to cephalopods

Crazy how they only live for like a year but are so smart
Young octopuses learn nothing from their parents
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Post by: K8teebug on January 04, 2021, 05:12:41 pm
Palm Springs on Hulu. Fun
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 04, 2021, 05:16:10 pm
Palm Springs on Hulu. Fun
meh and I love Andy
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Post by: challenged on January 04, 2021, 06:03:41 pm
Palm Springs on Hulu. Fun
meh and I love Andy

I disagree with Hatch and strong agree with Kbug. Very enjoyable at the beginning of the demic.
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Post by: Here's the thing on January 05, 2021, 12:14:01 am
Loved Minari and Nomadland.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 05, 2021, 09:52:10 am
Nomadland.
So the book has an Airstream on the cover...couldn't tell if they used that in the film. 
Frances is one of my favorites
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 05, 2021, 10:12:27 am
Loved Minari and Nomadland.
Cosigned on both. Nomadland is going to win a lot of awards.
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on January 05, 2021, 10:49:23 am
I will say that Sylvie's Love on Prime falls in the category of a good movie.  Pretty typical romantic drama set to the backdrop of late 50s and early 60s Jazz, R&B, Soul music.  Not unlike Soul there it has lots of Jazz featured in the movie... it's a pleasant was to spend one's time.
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Post by: Bagley on January 05, 2021, 03:19:39 pm
Speak of jazz----Miles Davis:  the Birth of the Cool
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Post by: notme on January 05, 2021, 09:55:12 pm
mank
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 05, 2021, 09:58:35 pm
Speak of jazz----Miles Davis:  the Birth of the Cool
Thanks for the reco... this was outstanding
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 14, 2021, 05:54:56 pm
FYI..that Miles movie is excellent, awesome footage/photos and miles audio speaking (which is kinda rare I think)

this looks like something Kozmo will loveCreation Stories, the biopic about legendary UK indie label Creation Records (home of My Bloody Valentine, Oasis, Primal Scream, more) made by the Trainspotting team of director Danny Boyle and writer Irvine Welsh, will be out March 20 (https://www.brooklynvegan.com/creation-records-biopic-from-trainspotting-team-out-in-march-watch-the-trailer)
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on January 15, 2021, 11:23:58 am
this looks intriguing

Dope, Hookers and Pavement: The Real and Imagined History of Detroit Hardcore

https://www.detroithardcoremovie.com/

https://youtu.be/-e3X4OYAg-I

and by law any documentary about hardcore has to include an interview with Ian MacKaye

https://www.brooklynvegan.com/detroit-hardcore-doc-out-now-ft-members-of-negative-approach-meatmen-minor-threat-more/

and while I was in the area at the time, i was definitely on the periphery of this scene.. bought some 7" singles at the time which are probably worth a fortune at this point, but didn't seen many of the shows..

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Post by: kosmo vinyl on January 15, 2021, 11:32:48 am
as a follow-up i went to high school with John Bannon of Negative Approach, he would have fallen in the Freaks category then and I remember him doing Alice Cooper covers at a battle of the bands...
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Post by: radley17 on January 16, 2021, 01:08:04 am
Sound Of Metal-Riz Ahmed gives a notable performance as a rock drummer who loses his hearing
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Post by: Bagley on January 19, 2021, 02:24:16 pm
One Night in Miami

-Cool premise
-excellent acting
-a profound Dylan reference

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/15/movies/regina-king-one-night-in-miami.html
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Post by: Space Freely on January 19, 2021, 03:20:06 pm
Minding the Gap

Thought it was going to be a documentary about teen skateboarders, but it turned out the be far more and far better.

streaming on Hulu
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 19, 2021, 03:33:14 pm
Minding the Gap
can confirm...great movie
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Post by: challenged on January 19, 2021, 10:06:07 pm
After So Many Days.


 https://www.amazon.com/After-Many-Days-Jim-Hanft/dp/B08JTY7WR6/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1ZM7FV0ZCQNG1&dchild=1&keywords=after+so+many+days&qid=1611108330&s=instant-video&sprefix=after+so+man%2Cinstant-video%2C169&sr=1-1    (https://www.amazon.com/After-Many-Days-Jim-Hanft/dp/B08JTY7WR6/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1ZM7FV0ZCQNG1&dchild=1&keywords=after+so+many+days&qid=1611108330&s=instant-video&sprefix=after+so+man%2Cinstant-video%2C169&sr=1-1)
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on January 20, 2021, 10:36:24 am
and by law any documentary about hardcore has to include an interview with Ian MacKaye

https://www.brooklynvegan.com/detroit-hardcore-doc-out-now-ft-members-of-negative-approach-meatmen-minor-threat-more/


Better him than Rollins. Or Grohl.
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on January 20, 2021, 10:47:07 am
and by law any documentary about hardcore has to include an interview with Ian MacKaye

https://www.brooklynvegan.com/detroit-hardcore-doc-out-now-ft-members-of-negative-approach-meatmen-minor-threat-more/


Better him than Rollins. Or Grohl.

I really should watch this. I (unfairly) think of that scene as nothing but skinheads.  Not true.
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on January 21, 2021, 02:10:53 pm
Old punks don't die they just have documentaries made about them

 https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/doa-joey-shithead-politician-documentary-1116931/

D.O.A. Punk’s Pivot to Politics Highlights New Documentary ‘Something Better Change’
Joey “Shithead” Keithley’s journey from hardcore singer to city councillor in British Columbia examined in upcoming film

Ian MacKaye - Check
Henry Rollins - Check
No Dave Grohl - but we get his stand-in Krist Novoselic

also Jello, Beto and Duff McKagan

it's currently in  Kickstarter funding mode
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 25, 2021, 10:12:14 pm
Every night is a Saturday night: the Bobby keys story
Soo good, man is legendary
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Post by: hutch on January 25, 2021, 10:45:23 pm
I regret not going to see him at the Howard shortly before he died

He really fit the Stones perfectly... gave them exactly what they needed...that classic Texas honker saxophone sound

Kind of like King Curtis did for Sam Cooke and Aretha
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Post by: WALKonBack on January 25, 2021, 11:31:12 pm
Went to see, Psycho Gorman, on the big screen.

Dorky, funny, gross, annoying, good times.
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Post by: excontredaction on January 25, 2021, 11:41:50 pm
I am literally watching Big Lebowski for the first time.  This is a great movie.
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Post by: excontredaction on January 25, 2021, 11:43:43 pm
Makes me wish I was drinking a White Russian.
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Post by: hutch on January 26, 2021, 12:19:45 am
How is this possible? Even I have seen it and I have major gaps when it comes to movies!

But happy for you...what a treat!
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 26, 2021, 09:14:45 am
I am literally watching Big Lebowski for the first time.  This is a great movie.
Wow! This is one of the most rewatchable films of all-time. Put this on in the background and I'm very happy.

What prompted you to watch this for the first time 25 years after its release? I think it was just #1 in an article on "all time best cult classics" this week in . . . something.
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Post by: excontredaction on January 26, 2021, 10:01:44 am
Yeah, I dunno. I always knew I wanted to see it, but just never did. mrs grateful had no interest, which led to even further delays...

Anyway, I'm glad to have finally entered the zeitgeist. I feel I have a deeper understanding of y'all.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 26, 2021, 10:11:02 am
Quite possibly the best comedy in the last 3 decades...
what would be other contenders??
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 26, 2021, 10:33:07 am
I feel I have a deeper understanding of y'all.
That's just, like, your opinion, man.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 26, 2021, 10:35:49 am
Quite possibly the best comedy in the last 3 decades...
what would be other contenders??
Clueless, Mean Girls, Bridesmaids, Office Space, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Zoolander, American Pie.
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on January 26, 2021, 11:10:04 am
Agree it is one of the most rewatchable films ever. Sublime comedy, imo.

I’d add Clerks, Swingers, Something About Mary, Wedding Crashers to the discussion. Maybe even Dumb/Dumber, Superbad, Shaun of the Dead. A lot of contenders, for sure.
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Post by: Yada on January 26, 2021, 11:13:30 am
The Beach Bum
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 26, 2021, 11:39:42 am
Don't the majority of those picks predate BL?
I do agree with most of them tho...Just feel like comedy movies have kinda sucked for the last 2 decades
I think bridesmaids is the only 'current' one

I just rewatched It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World this weekend (with intermission!) and that's a great comedy
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 26, 2021, 11:49:34 am
Don't the majority of those picks predate BL?
I do agree with most of them tho...Just feel like comedy movies have kinda sucked for the last 2 decades
You literally said "last 3 decades" in the post we are all responding to. Moving the goalposts.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 26, 2021, 11:49:52 am
Agree it is one of the most rewatchable films ever. Sublime comedy, imo.

I’d add Clerks, Swingers, Something About Mary, Wedding Crashers to the discussion. Maybe even Dumb/Dumber, Superbad, Shaun of the Dead. A lot of contenders, for sure.
Clerks is definitely up there. Hell, I have a weird affinity to Mallrats too.

Rushmore is also sublime.
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Post by: hutch on January 26, 2021, 12:07:42 pm
Dumb and dumber?

My kid really wanted to watch it so I sat through it a few weeks ago


Horrible!!
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Post by: Space Freely on January 26, 2021, 12:12:48 pm
Agree it is one of the most rewatchable films ever. Sublime comedy, imo.

I’d add Clerks, Swingers, Something About Mary, Wedding Crashers to the discussion. Maybe even Dumb/Dumber, Superbad, Shaun of the Dead. A lot of contenders, for sure.

Dude, you have some good beer taste. But I'd put most of those movies on a list of worst movies I've ever seen.
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Post by: jeffml on January 26, 2021, 12:22:56 pm
Any The Stöned Age fans?
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 26, 2021, 01:26:41 pm
Movie   -          Year   -   Sidehatch rating
The Stöned Age   -   94   -   Never seen
Clerks   -           94   -   10
Swingers   -          96   -   10
Something About Mary-   98   -   8
Wedding Crashers-   2005   -   5
Dumb/Dumber   -   94   -   2
Superbad   -           2007   -   9
Shaun of the Dead-   2004   -   8
Mallrats   -           95   -   5
Rushmore   -           98   -   10
The Beach Bum   -   2019   -   Never seen
Clueless   -           95   -   10
Mean Girls   -           2004   -   8
Bridesmaids   -   2011   -   7
Office Space   -   99   -   10
Drop Dead Gorgeous-   99   -   Never seen
Zoolander   -           2001   -   7
American Pie.   -   99   -   4
Supertroopers   -   2001   -   9
Half Baked   -           99   -   10
The Royal Tenenbaums 2001   -   9
Best In Show   -    2000   -   10
Anchorman   -   2004   -   7
Old School   -           2003   -   7
DodgeBall   -           2004   -   7
Tropic Thunder   -   2008   -   10
Napoleon Dynamite-   2004   -   9
Bring it on   -           2000   -   8
Ted -                         2012 -       8
Big Lebowski               95           10
Dazed and Confused    93           10
School of Rock -         2003  -      7

So few past 2010...not a whole lot
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Post by: hutch on January 26, 2021, 01:30:40 pm
Only Rushmore and Dazed and Confused come to mind as out and out modern classics of the comedy genre along with Big Lebowski but I may be forgetting a few and haven’t seen all


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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 26, 2021, 01:41:20 pm
Movie   -          Year   -   Sidehatch rating
The Stöned Age   -   94   -   Never seen
Clerks   -           94   -   10
Swingers   -          96   -   10
Something About Mary-   98   -   8
Wedding Crashers-   2005   -   5
Dumb/Dumber   -   94   -   2
Superbad   -           2007   -   9
Shaun of the Dead-   2004   -   8
Mallrats   -           95   -   5
Rushmore   -           98   -   10
The Beach Bum   -   2019   -   Never seen
Clueless   -           95   -   10
Mean Girls   -           2004   -   8
Bridesmaids   -   2011   -   7
Office Space   -   99   -   10
Drop Dead Gorgeous-   99   -   Never seen
Zoolander   -           2001   -   7
American Pie.   -   99   -   4
Supertroopers   -   2001   -   9
Half Baked   -           99   -   10
The Royal Tenenbaums 2001   -   9
Best In Show   -    2000   -   10
Anchorman   -   2004   -   7
Old School   -           2003   -   7
DodgeBall   -           2004   -   7
Tropic Thunder   -   2008   -   10
Napoleon Dynamite-   2004   -   9
Bring it on   -           2000   -   8
Ted -                         2012 -       8
Big Lebowski               95           10
Dazed and Confused    93           10


So few past 2010...not a whole lot
Look, if you're going to do this, don't be lazy: use the Pitchfork tenth-of-a-point scale, not just integers.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 26, 2021, 01:43:00 pm
was hoping some people had some great comedies that I missed in the last 20 years
but looking like I didn't miss much
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Post by: excontredaction on January 26, 2021, 01:46:29 pm
Big Lebowski was a wild turn for me. This year I've been soaking up as much from the zombie genre as possible, with a recent focus on South Korean flicks.  There's a lot of great stuff out there, but I've been struggling with Peninsula. It's pretty horrible.
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Post by: hutch on January 26, 2021, 01:49:28 pm
School of Rock is pretty good but not a classic... I just like all the references to rock

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Post by: StoneTheCrow on January 26, 2021, 02:22:22 pm
Only Rushmore and Dazed and Confused come to mind as out and out modern classics of the comedy genre along with Big Lebowski but I may be forgetting a few and haven’t seen all

Should have included both of these. D&C, in particular.
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on January 26, 2021, 02:24:36 pm
Agree it is one of the most rewatchable films ever. Sublime comedy, imo.

I’d add Clerks, Swingers, Something About Mary, Wedding Crashers to the discussion. Maybe even Dumb/Dumber, Superbad, Shaun of the Dead. A lot of contenders, for sure.

Dude, you have some good beer taste. But I'd put most of those movies on a list of worst movies I've ever seen.

Which, in particular? Some are admittedly very stupid but I’d dig my heels on the first three.
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Post by: Yada on January 26, 2021, 02:33:39 pm
Any The Stöned Age fans?

Schnappers!!!
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Post by: Yada on January 26, 2021, 02:34:56 pm
School of Rock is pretty good but not a classic... I just like all the references to rock

Jack Black is up there with carrot top in terms of comedy.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 26, 2021, 02:50:53 pm
School of Rock is pretty good but not a classic... I just like all the references to rock

Jack Black is up there with carrot top in terms of comedy.
Carrot Top has never done anything as terrible as Shallow Hal.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 26, 2021, 02:54:16 pm
School of Rock is pretty good but not a classic... I just like all the references to rock

Jack Black is up there with carrot top in terms of comedy.
Carrot Top has never done anything as terrible as Shallow Hal.

Definitely one of the worst movies I've ever seen (my uncle picked it.)
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Post by: Yada on January 26, 2021, 03:07:20 pm
School of Rock is pretty good but not a classic... I just like all the references to rock

Jack Black is up there with carrot top in terms of comedy.
Carrot Top has never done anything as terrible as Shallow Hal.

Bah!!!
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Post by: hutch on January 26, 2021, 05:32:24 pm
I guess you guys haven’t seen Nacho Libre!

Jack Black is amazing in it... his use of his eye brows alone should have gotten him the Oscar
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Post by: jeffml on January 26, 2021, 05:55:07 pm
Hey man!  These ain't talls!!


Any The Stöned Age fans?

Schnappers!!!
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Post by: Bagley on January 29, 2021, 09:21:20 am
Quite possibly the best comedy in the last 3 decades...
what would be other contenders??

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on January 29, 2021, 09:23:23 am
Quite possibly the best comedy in the last 3 decades...
what would be other contenders??

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)
*hits dog on nose with newspaper*

Stop. Bad boy. Think about what you did.
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Post by: Space Freely on January 29, 2021, 09:51:38 am
I think you guys are forgetting about Blockers, Daddy's Home, and Daddy's Home 2. The first Ted, already mentioned, was funny, too.
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Post by: sweetcell on January 29, 2021, 02:22:46 pm
Best in Show
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 29, 2021, 02:26:03 pm
Best in Show
was on my list...but missed Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle... which would get a 7.5

I didn't think Daddy's Home was that funny
never seen Blockers, but it looked like it might be good
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Post by: brennser on January 29, 2021, 03:11:08 pm
we watched The Florida Project last week - really good albeit a little sad - and a good Willem Defoe appearance

https://a24films.com/films/the-florida-project

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Post by: Space Freely on January 29, 2021, 03:38:49 pm
Best in Show
was on my list...but missed Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle... which would get a 7.5

I didn't think Daddy's Home was that funny
never seen Blockers, but it looked like it might be good

In fairness to myself, the Daddy's Home movies are my daughter and wife's jams.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on January 29, 2021, 03:45:52 pm
The Other Guys almost made my list.
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Post by: WALKonBack on January 31, 2021, 10:07:52 pm
Being "A Friend Of Judy" has nothing to do with it . . . Judy was a sad incredible hell of a film.  Academy Award for Renee was so well deserved.
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Post by: hutch on February 01, 2021, 11:06:11 pm
Watched this -again- and found it funnier than ever and maybe a bit more relevant given the past year

(https://i.ibb.co/cFjYgbC/image.jpg) (https://ibb.co/0MxsDBF)
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Post by: challenged on February 06, 2021, 11:20:42 am
Finally got around to seeing the Deer Tick movie. Enjoyed a lot. Didn't know that McCauley's dad was a RI politician who, like a lot of RI politicians, ended up in jail, sad I missed out on the early days of the band which look wild. ANyway, its pay what you want.

  https://watch.eventive.org/deertickmovie/play/600f19246baa770037940931?m=1        (https://watch.eventive.org/deertickmovie/play/600f19246baa770037940931?m=1)
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 22, 2021, 02:06:58 pm
is it me or does this sound like an epic train wreck in the making

Greta Gerwig will next collaborate with Noah Baumbach in co-writing and potentially directing a live-action Barbie film, starring Margot Robbie in the title role.
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on February 22, 2021, 02:53:28 pm
Yes, that sounds pretty awful.
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Post by: Space Freely on February 22, 2021, 03:09:08 pm
is it me or does this sound like an epic train wreck in the making

Greta Gerwig will next collaborate with Noah Baumbach in co-writing and potentially directing a live-action Barbie film, starring Margot Robbie in the title role.


I know those two are supposed to be critical darlings, but I haven't liked a single film either of them have made.
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Post by: hutch on February 22, 2021, 03:11:10 pm
is it me or does this sound like an epic train wreck in the making

Greta Gerwig will next collaborate with Noah Baumbach in co-writing and potentially directing a live-action Barbie film, starring Margot Robbie in the title role.


I know those two are supposed to be critical darlings, but I haven't liked a single film either of them have made.

Well but you kind of hate everything and everybody
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Post by: Space Freely on February 22, 2021, 03:13:41 pm
is it me or does this sound like an epic train wreck in the making

Greta Gerwig will next collaborate with Noah Baumbach in co-writing and potentially directing a live-action Barbie film, starring Margot Robbie in the title role.


I know those two are supposed to be critical darlings, but I haven't liked a single film either of them have made.

Well but you kind of hate everything and everybody

Not true, I have posted many films I liked in this thread.
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Post by: sweetcell on February 22, 2021, 03:16:49 pm
a barbie movie can only go one of two ways, and both are indeed awful:

1) they'll continue with barbie's 1950's era fantasy: a vapid blond that just wants to have simplistic fun.  awful for obvious reasons.

2) they attempt to rehabilitate barbie's image as a supposedly modern, intelligent, empowered woman - ignoring her history of fostering horrible mental and physical stereotypes of women.  i suspect this is the tact they'll take.


you have to wonder who this movies is targeting.  neither my 7 y.o. daughter nor any of her friend have any interest in barbie.  as far as i know they don't even own any (i can confirm this after spending the past week of winter break supervising play-dates).  if they're going to tap into mom's nostalgia for her childhood toys... not sure how that is going to work.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 22, 2021, 03:26:06 pm
I had read originally Amy Shumer was to play the role and it was going the #2 route
but now that hottie Margot is in it, not sure that works
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Post by: excontredaction on February 22, 2021, 06:12:06 pm
I had read originally Amy Shumer was to play the role and it was going the #2 route
but now that hottie Margot is in it, not sure that works

The number two rou....OH the number two route! Yes, yes.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on February 24, 2021, 04:55:59 pm
Jesus and the Black Messiah on HBO Max. So good.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: jeffml on February 24, 2021, 05:14:34 pm
The Hunt for the Wilderpeople.  On Netflix.  Same director as did Jojo Rabbit, and What We Do in the Shadows.  Also documentary on HBO called Class Action Park, about a water park in NJ in the 1980s is excellent; especially for us older guys who grew up without the parental/adult supervision we see today.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on February 24, 2021, 05:20:22 pm
Class Action Park
went to Action Park a bunch in my youth...honestly was surprised there weren't more deaths/injuries
Haven't see that doc yet
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Post by: jeffml on February 24, 2021, 05:42:29 pm
You should def check it out since you went through it first hand. I'm sure it will bring back tons of memories.


Class Action Park
went to Action Park a bunch in my youth...honestly was surprised there weren't more deaths/injuries
Haven't see that doc yet
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Post by: Space Freely on February 24, 2021, 09:06:56 pm
The Hunt for the Wilderpeople.  On Netflix.  Same director as did Jojo Rabbit, and What We Do in the Shadows.  Also documentary on HBO called Class Action Park, about a water park in NJ in the 1980s is excellent; especially for us older guys who grew up without the parental/adult supervision we see today.

Thumbs up on all three of those.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on February 24, 2021, 09:21:59 pm
I may have said this before but Nomadland is a tour de force.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on February 24, 2021, 09:59:41 pm
I may have said this before but Nomadland is a tour de force.

Why do you think that? I didn't hate it , but for me it was disappointingly only pretty good. I felt like I was watching a decent documentary, I wanted more of a plot and less character study.
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Post by: K8teebug on February 25, 2021, 12:06:35 pm
Class Action Park
went to Action Park a bunch in my youth...honestly was surprised there weren't more deaths/injuries
Haven't see that doc yet

Tell us your stories!!! That doc was nuts.
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Post by: notme on February 25, 2021, 04:06:03 pm
first cow
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on February 25, 2021, 05:24:50 pm
first cow
This was great. Love Kelly Reichart. Certain Women was my favorite film from . . . whatever year it came out.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on March 19, 2021, 10:24:31 am
My almost haiku:

Promising Young Woman
Five nominations. Deserved!
Woah, what a movie!
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on March 26, 2021, 04:28:09 pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anime-movie-days-at-the-wharf-tickets-146505085655
Anime Movie Days at The Wharf
Fridays @ 6
outdoors on the pier across from the Anthem (where they are doing club anthem)
$40 get's you a private 4 top
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on March 28, 2021, 09:19:28 am
Have seen more nominated films this year than any year I can remember (thanks, COVID!).

Trial of the Chicago 7
Nomadland
Mank
Sound of Metal

All were good. The first three were the best of the bunch. But, in a normal year, I wonder how many of these get oscar nods?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on March 28, 2021, 06:59:44 pm
I've seen four of the eight nominees and liked Promising Young Woman best.
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Post by: hutch on March 28, 2021, 07:19:24 pm
My son asks what the other three you saw are?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on March 28, 2021, 07:38:54 pm
My son asks what the other three you saw are?

Chicago Seven
Nomadland
Sound of Metal
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Post by: hutch on March 28, 2021, 07:52:28 pm
Apparently Nomadland is the overwhelming favorite
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on March 28, 2021, 08:09:07 pm
Apparently Nomadland is the overwhelming favorite

I don't really get the love. Played more like a good documentary for me.

Speaking of docs, watched Collective last night, nominated for Best Doc and Best International Film.

My two observations were I don't have as much patience for subtitles as I did when I was 21, especially for a doc, and no way am I going to a club show in Romania.
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Post by: hutch on March 28, 2021, 08:41:29 pm
I rewatched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off for the first time in decades... I think I have seen bits and pieces over the years


Some of it has dated badly.. not PC... on the other hand it is sort of a reflection of wasp culture and that’s the way it was..

Still very very funny though...Charlie Sheen is so good in his role

I can remember seeing this as a 15 year old at the movie theater around Menlo Park and just loving it so much...
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Post by: Space Freely on March 28, 2021, 09:05:45 pm
Speaking of Charlie Sheen, I learned that 18 yr old Soleil Moon Frye lost her virginity to 29 yr old Charlie.

I learned that in Soleil's surprisingly good doc, Kid 90.
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Post by: hutch on March 28, 2021, 09:17:00 pm
The guy who plays the principal is a registered sex offender...
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Post by: jeffml on March 29, 2021, 11:58:07 am
Everytime I watch that movie I think what an asshole Ferris is.  Shitty friend.

I rewatched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off for the first time in decades... I think I have seen bits and pieces over the years


Some of it has dated badly.. not PC... on the other hand it is sort of a reflection of wasp culture and that’s the way it was..

Still very very funny though...Charlie Sheen is so good in his role

I can remember seeing this as a 15 year old at the movie theater around Menlo Park and just loving it so much...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on April 15, 2021, 11:56:35 am
Anyone want to add to their already depressing mental state,  then definitely watch this.  Holy shit.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on April 15, 2021, 05:18:10 pm
Anyone want to add to their already depressing mental state,  then definitely watch this.  Holy shit.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy

ehhh... this "documentary" needs a companion film that corrects all the alarmism, scientific inaccuracies and truth-stretching.  the movie was made to back up the maker's initial beliefs and conclusions.  it's mostly right (we are in fact trashing the oceans and over-harvesting what's left), but for the love of poseidon don't go quoting anything from this movie without verifying it first. 
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on April 15, 2021, 05:33:43 pm
If it’s mostly right not sure what the big problem is... or why you discredit it

I am tired of this bothsidesism always finding fault with everything if it’s mostly right

Examples: all politicians lie (eh, some like 99% of time and some 5%)

The media can’t be trusted cause they are biased (I will trust CNN over Fox News any day)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on April 15, 2021, 05:44:22 pm
Got to watch Blue Velvet on the big screen.

Every,thing.  Damn.  Still holds up, but a bit dated looking.   Twin Peaks was born from this film.
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Post by: Yada on April 15, 2021, 06:02:45 pm
Anyone want to add to their already depressing mental state,  then definitely watch this.  Holy shit.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy

It's mostly right (we are in fact trashing the oceans and over-harvesting what's left)

Thanks for confirming what the movie confirmed.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 15, 2021, 06:05:32 pm
Got to watch Blue Velvet on the big screen.

Every,thing.  Damn.  Still holds up, but a bit dated looking.   Twin Peaks was born from this film.
I actually just bought this yesterday.
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on April 16, 2021, 07:42:21 am
Anyone want to add to their already depressing mental state,  then definitely watch this.  Holy shit.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy

It's mostly right (we are in fact trashing the oceans and over-harvesting what's left)

Thanks for confirming what the movie confirmed.

Read the Times’ review on this and was kinda discouraged. Sounds like a really good topic but it could have been handled better. Some of the folks included in the film have since disavowed it. 
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Post by: brennser on April 16, 2021, 12:00:23 pm
The Other Music documentary on Amazon Prime is good
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Post by: Space Freely on April 16, 2021, 12:35:07 pm
The Other Music documentary on Amazon Prime is good

I liked that one a lot, too.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on April 16, 2021, 01:18:30 pm
Anyone want to add to their already depressing mental state,  then definitely watch this.  Holy shit.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy

It's mostly right (we are in fact trashing the oceans and over-harvesting what's left)

Thanks for confirming what the movie confirmed.

Read the Times’ review on this and was kinda discouraged. Sounds like a really good topic but it could have been handled better. Some of the folks included in the film have since disavowed it.

I'm not taking the doc as gospel, but god damn is it f'd up no matter how you slice it.
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Post by: Space Freely on April 16, 2021, 01:34:14 pm
Anyone want to add to their already depressing mental state,  then definitely watch this.  Holy shit.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy

It's mostly right (we are in fact trashing the oceans and over-harvesting what's left)

Thanks for confirming what the movie confirmed.

Read the Times’ review on this and was kinda discouraged. Sounds like a really good topic but it could have been handled better. Some of the folks included in the film have since disavowed it.

I'm not taking the doc as gospel, but god damn is it f'd up no matter how you slice it.

It made me give up fish for a few days. I was vegetarian for a number of years but at some point did start eating fish. Maybe like three times a month or so.
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Post by: StoneTheCrow on April 16, 2021, 03:53:36 pm
I'm not taking the doc as gospel, but god damn is it f'd up no matter how you slice it.

Of course it is. There are humans involved. Everything we touch, eventually is.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on April 17, 2021, 04:48:38 pm
Has anybody seen a movie called A Field in England?

I just watched the trailer and I am pretty sure I was on drugs even though I wasn't.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on April 17, 2021, 05:52:10 pm
I saw a movie called “Everything is illuminated” last night


One of the main actors - and I didn’t recognize him - was Eugene Hutz from Gogol Bordello! He was fantastic

Excellent movie excellent performances

The subject matter made me a bit sad...

Recommended
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Post by: excontredaction on April 17, 2021, 09:21:20 pm
Has anybody seen a movie called A Field in England?

I just watched the trailer and I am pretty sure I was on drugs even though I wasn't.

Just watched it. Weird movie. I didn't get it.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on April 18, 2021, 03:45:03 am
I saw a movie called “Everything is illuminated” last night

One of the main actors - and I didn’t recognize him - was Eugene Hutz from Gogol Bordello! He was fantastic

Excellent movie excellent performances

The subject matter made me a bit sad...

Recommended

ditto.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: K8teebug on April 19, 2021, 10:54:32 am
Has anybody seen a movie called A Field in England?

I just watched the trailer and I am pretty sure I was on drugs even though I wasn't.

YES. and YES. The whole movie is like that.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on April 21, 2021, 04:26:20 pm
Anyone want to add to their already depressing mental state,  then definitely watch this.  Holy shit.https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaspiracy)
It's mostly right (we are in fact trashing the oceans and over-harvesting what's left)
Thanks for confirming what the movie confirmed.

the movie confirmed very little.  what it did do is take a grain of truth and then expand it into places it should have never been taken, thus diluting its value to a vanishing point.  that wikipedia entry lists numerous issues with the movie.

the movie says we shouldn't harvest ANYTING from the sea.  that is irresponsible and stupid.  like any other natural resource, it can be used sustainably.  saying shit like "no more fishing ever" is just going to alienate anyone with half a brain, and generally do a disservice to the environmental cause.

i could go on, but i'll just leave you with this from actual experts:

3 Documentaries to Watch Instead of ‘Seaspiracy’ (https://www.outsideonline.com/2422464/seaspiracy-what-to-watch-instead)
Marine biologists aren’t impressed with Netflix’s hit documentary on ocean conservation. They recommended some other films on the subject for us.


If it’s mostly right not sure what the big problem is... or why you discredit it

I am tired of this bothsidesism
it's not bothsidism, which i also despise.  it's the belief that the ends justify the means that gets to me.  we get all up in arms when the other side does it but somehow tolerate it when our side does it... i can't abide by that, nor its consequences.  i see a lot of equivalency between folks ready to swallow seaspiracy because they're pro-environmentalism so damn the details; and folks on the right who don't truly believe trump's Big Lie but are willing to go along with it because it is in general alignment with their beliefs. 
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: hutch on April 21, 2021, 04:32:18 pm
Yeah not a big fan of Michael Moore for that reason
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Post by: sweetcell on April 21, 2021, 05:53:21 pm
Yeah not a big fan of Michael Moore for that reason

yup, agreed.
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Post by: BrettnotBritt on April 21, 2021, 06:07:16 pm
Nomadland was a snoozer for me. Daniel Kaluuya was fantastic in Judas and the Black Messiah but the movie itself was good but not great - felt like it was missing an extra gear.
 
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Post by: sweetcell on April 22, 2021, 06:47:08 pm
for hutch?

Ozzy Osbourne, Robert Plant, Liam Gallagher, More Star in New Documentary Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm (https://consequence.net/2021/04/rockfield-documentary-ozzy-osbourne-robert-plant/)
Due out May 14th, the film tells the story of the legendary residential studio in the Welsh countryside
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Post by: hutch on April 22, 2021, 06:51:21 pm
I like some stuff recorded there
but can’t see watching this

Thanks 🙏 though
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Post by: hutch on April 22, 2021, 06:52:09 pm
Tonight I might watch the queen’s gambit
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Post by: Space Freely on April 22, 2021, 07:53:46 pm
Tonight I might watch the queen’s gambit

That's actually a tv series and not a movie, but it's a good one.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on April 26, 2021, 09:43:47 am
Well the Oscars were last night. I thought they were going a little overboard with the wokeness factor, but then they gave the big acting awards to two old white people, and the documentary to a white guy and his octopus, so it all kind of evened out. J. Phoenix followed up his great winner's speech from last year with the most phoned in presenter's speech ever.

And someone please give Glenn Close an Oscar for anything.
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Post by: excontredaction on April 26, 2021, 10:11:23 am
Well the Oscars were last night. I thought they were going a little overboard with the wokeness factor, but then they gave the big acting awards to two old white people, and the documentary to a white guy and his octopus, so it all kind of evened out. J. Phoenix followed up his great winner's speech from last year with the most phoned in presenter's speech ever.

And someone please give Glenn Close an Oscar for anything.

Wait. So recognizing women, people of color and other minorities is only a result of being "woke", and not because they've actually, y'know, accomplished something worthy? And only old white men are actually worthy of winning?
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Post by: hutch on April 26, 2021, 10:21:18 am
Uh oh here we go
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Post by: Space Freely on April 26, 2021, 10:23:41 am
Well the Oscars were last night. I thought they were going a little overboard with the wokeness factor, but then they gave the big acting awards to two old white people, and the documentary to a white guy and his octopus, so it all kind of evened out. J. Phoenix followed up his great winner's speech from last year with the most phoned in presenter's speech ever.

And someone please give Glenn Close an Oscar for anything.

Wait. So recognizing women, people of color and other minorities is only a result of being "woke", and not because they've actually, y'know, accomplished something worthy? And only old white men are actually worthy of winning?

That's what *you* just said, not me. What I would say is:

For example, when three out of five best supporting actor nominees are black, and the industry they work in is heavily white, and the measure of one's performance is completely subjective, yeah, that seems a little bit woke, doesn't it?
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 26, 2021, 10:27:03 am
Tonight I might watch the queen’s gambit
The first episode is a lot of exposition and setting up of pieces (hey! Like Chess!) and pretty dull but the five episodes after that are straight fire. Highly recommend.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 26, 2021, 10:34:34 am
I don't totally subscribe to Space's view, but I have said on here before in the middle of #OscarsSoWhite that 13-14% of the US population are black and around 16% of Oscar noms in the big four acting categories in the ten years leading up to the #OSW year went to African Americans which seems . . . totally appropriate?

Like there are folks legit upset that Boseman didn't win last night. And that's fine -- people disagree every year about who wins, but to say its because of race is kinda suspect. Again, African-Americans do not have a leg to stand on when it comes to acting noms and wins at the Oscars over the last decade as their numbers outpace their percentage of the population. (Latinos, on the other hand . . . )

I think there is a lot of room of intersectional improvement at the Oscars, but "African Americans" isn't the group I'd point to. What percentage of the Best Picture nominees over the last decade are a story about "a woman does something" vs "a man does something"? (Let me tell you, you'll be stunned if you look. Nomadland is a such an outlier.) Why is no one talking about Latinos (19-20% of the population) getting virtually zero acting nods year in and year out? (Ditto Asian-Americans, pre-Parasite.)

It does feel like we've gotten to the point where any African-American nominee who loses is going to be presented as some sort of covert racism when, like, there's only one trophy and usually 3-4 worthy candidates: someone has to lose.
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Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on April 26, 2021, 10:39:45 am
What I would say is:

For example, when three out of five best supporting actor nominees are black, and the industry they work in is heavily white, and the measure of one's performance is completely subjective, yeah, that seems a little bit woke, doesn't it?
Depends what you mean by woke. If you're implying they were nominating lesser performances by AA actors because of some social policy, I'd likely disagree. This was a weird year with less films released (and less big budget films overall because of COVID which tend to still have majority white casts -- a real lingering issue) so perhaps that is why.

If we are sitting here in 2030 and you're telling me over the last decade 50+% of the big four acting nominations are going to African Americans who make up 15% of the population, then yeah, something has gone askew, but a one-off year with tons of Oscar bait not released and held to 2021 because of COVID is not exactly what I'd hang my hat on.
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Post by: Space Freely on April 28, 2021, 04:10:00 pm
"Nobody," streaming in Prime.

I love Bob Odenkirk and plan on watching this movie at some point, but I want to say that I would pay money to see 9:30 Forum Hutch play this role.


Summary: When two thieves break into his suburban home one night, Hutch (Bob Odenkirk) declines to defend himself or his family, hoping to prevent serious violence. His teenage son, Blake (Gage Munroe), is disappointed in him and his wife, Becca (Connie Nielsen), seems to pull only further away. The aftermath of the incident strikes a match to Hutch’s long-simmering rage, triggering dormant instincts and propelling him on a brutal path that will surface dark secrets and lethal skills. In a barrage of fists, gunfire and squealing tires, Hutch must save his family from a dangerous adversary (Aleksey Serebryakov)—and ensure that he will never be underestimated as a nobody again.


I'm not usually a fan of films with lots of violence, but this one was thoroughly entertaining.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on April 28, 2021, 04:40:48 pm
I'd see that
I think you're wife and kid should play those roles too
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Post by: hutch on April 28, 2021, 08:12:04 pm
Scared to look up this Bob O guy...

Maybe I should get into acting.. I could be that token Latino that can never gets any parts cause there are so few Latino roles
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on April 28, 2021, 08:26:20 pm
Scared to look up this Bob O guy...

Maybe I should get into acting.. I could be that token Latino that can never gets any parts cause there are so few Latino roles

He's the star of Better Call Saul.

Also, I was wrong. Not streaming on Prime.
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Post by: hutch on April 28, 2021, 09:54:04 pm
No idea what that is

These are shows we watch with our kids:

Cobra 🐍 Kai ( l go read a book..too intense for me...everyone else loves it)
Queens gambit (I love chess and the main actress is practically Argentine so love her)
Young Sheldon
Schitt s Creek (nearing the end... not as good anymore... I think I have a crush on Alexis)
Emily in Paris

No more than an episode or two if it’s a 30 minute sitcom

We finished Big Bang theory.. it crashed and burned last few seasons...horrible


We actually need some new shows to add to rotation as are caught up with cobra 🐍 and Emily , near end with schitt creek and queen’s gambit etc so suggestions are very welcome


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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 13, 2021, 11:32:06 am
weird to see all these dead hutch threads...


https://youtu.be/fyAHXMuf4es
To Be Someone
starring the original cast of the iconic, cult mods n' rockers film, Quadrophenia.

loosely related
 This film was however based on the book sequel, which itself was based on the rock opera. Ray Burdis has specifically said that the movie is not a sequel to the original Quadrophenia movie, though it does feature some of the characters, and is set in the mod subculture



Far as I can tell, no Who or The Jam (the title is taken from them) on the movie soundtrack
some pretty nice scoots tho!
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Post by: notme on May 13, 2021, 09:13:33 pm
what drives us
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on May 26, 2021, 05:00:33 pm
this looks to be really good
The Sparks Brothers - Official Trailer (2021) Edgar Wright (https://youtu.be/6KkXcs8eBtk)

How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Edgar Wright's debut documentary THE SPARKS BROTHERS, which features commentary from celebrity fans Flea, Jane Wiedlin, Beck, Jack Antonoff, Jason Schwartzman, Neil Gaiman, and more, takes audiences on a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers/bandmates Ron and Russell Mael celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band's favorite band.


I'm going to be totally honest, I never even heard of the sparks until A Giant Dog did a cover of Angst in my pants
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on May 27, 2021, 07:35:52 am
My first exposure to The Sparks was that truly forgettable movie Rollercoaster (1977) and I was a bit creeped out by their image.  Never really got it to them, but their cult following is strong and I can take them in small doses now.  And honestly the FFS project resonates more with with me than straight up Sparks.
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on May 27, 2021, 07:53:44 am
speaking of Edgar Wright, the trailer for his new movie is out and it looks a bit creepy

Last Night In Soho

https://www.focusfeatures.com/last-night-in-soho


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Post by: WALKonBack on May 27, 2021, 05:26:47 pm
Aliens of the Dead . . . I mean Army of the Dead.  WTF.  Really.  That much stolen from the Cameron masterpiece.  Too much story, too much  dialogue, too much not getting right to killing a fuck load of gruesome zombies.  Not even the zombie animals could save it.  The ending was shite too.


Game over man, game over.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Lazer Guided Melodies on May 27, 2021, 05:56:20 pm
My first exposure to The Sparks was that truly forgettable movie Rollercoaster (1977) and I was a bit creeped out by their image.  Never really got it to them, but their cult following is strong and I can take them in small doses now.  And honestly the FFS project resonates more with with me than straight up Sparks.

My first exposure to Sparks was the dance scene in Rad (1986) where Bart Taylor and the Reynolds twins strut their stuff to Music You Can Dance To before Cru Jones and convict Lori Loughlin bicycle boogie to Real Life's Send Me An Angel.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on June 03, 2021, 12:51:22 pm
This looks good
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
(Goes a thousand miles an hour)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on June 03, 2021, 01:17:25 pm
Going to see the new Conjuring movie tomorrow.  Hope it is good!!  Watched the first Insidious movie last night.  FUCK, that is a great film!!  That ending!  I am felling fully, possessed.

 
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on June 03, 2021, 01:59:54 pm
was curious (but don't really like the genre), but this fact jumped out at me...especially since I never heard of it
Insidious was one of the most profitable films of 2011
a total of $97 million worldwide.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on June 03, 2021, 08:00:24 pm
Going to see the new Conjuring movie tomorrow.  Hope it is good!!  Watched the first Insidious movie last night.  FUCK, that is a great film!!  That ending!  I am felling fully, possessed.

 

I'm just now starting it...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on June 03, 2021, 10:26:32 pm
Shit. Now I'm possessed too. Please do not watch this movie. The last thing we need is a whole board of possessed people.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on June 03, 2021, 10:26:58 pm
Or do we?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on June 03, 2021, 10:38:37 pm
The last thing we need is a whole board of possessed people.
How the hell would you know what we do or do not need? You’re getting awful big for your britches.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on June 04, 2021, 07:23:09 am
Or do we?

I did allow for other possibilities. I mean, if you're gonn...grbh... grrrgh... ARRRGRRRUHH
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on June 04, 2021, 07:44:55 am
if you're gonn...grbh... grrrgh... ARRRGRRRUHH
are these the tell-tale signs of demonic possession?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on June 04, 2021, 10:29:50 am
Since my daughter kept referring to it as a movie prior to watching it, I'll drop it in this thread

The new Bo Burnham special on Netflix is really good
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on June 28, 2021, 06:35:50 pm
About to consume Blade Runner 2049, in the theatre!  Watched Blade Runner, The Final Cut last night, in preparation.

God, I love being able to return to the, theater.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on July 20, 2021, 03:33:15 pm
"Nobody," streaming in Prime.

I love Bob Odenkirk and plan on watching this movie at some point, but I want to say that I would pay money to see 9:30 Forum Hutch play this role.


Summary: When two thieves break into his suburban home one night, Hutch (Bob Odenkirk) declines to defend himself or his family, hoping to prevent serious violence. His teenage son, Blake (Gage Munroe), is disappointed in him and his wife, Becca (Connie Nielsen), seems to pull only further away. The aftermath of the incident strikes a match to Hutch’s long-simmering rage, triggering dormant instincts and propelling him on a brutal path that will surface dark secrets and lethal skills. In a barrage of fists, gunfire and squealing tires, Hutch must save his family from a dangerous adversary (Aleksey Serebryakov)—and ensure that he will never be underestimated as a nobody again.




I'm not usually a fan of films with lots of violence, but this one was thoroughly entertaining.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on July 20, 2021, 06:18:19 pm
no idea if this will be good, so i can't recommend it yet:

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band to release new film, The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts (https://www.uncut.co.uk/news/bruce-springsteen-the-e-street-band-to-release-new-film-the-legendary-1979-no-nukes-concerts-132359/)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: kosmo vinyl on August 16, 2021, 10:11:14 am
add to the chorus of Summer of Soul being a must see, it's amazing and the highlight is probably Nina Simone's appearance..

one interesting tidbit was the very end after the credits, Stevie Wonder is seen with a member of his band and i was thinking he looks familiar... someone did the research and it turns it was Gene Key who was his musical director at the time... Gene was a friend of my parents and a well respected arranger.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Bagley on August 16, 2021, 10:47:03 am
add to the chorus of Summer of Soul being a must see, it's amazing and the highlight is probably Nina Simone's appearance..

one interesting tidbit was the very end after the credits, Stevie Wonder is seen with a member of his band and i was thinking he looks familiar... someone did the research and it turns it was Gene Key who was his musical director at the time... Gene was a friend of my parents and a well respected arranger.

Cool seeing Stevie behind the drum kit
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 16, 2021, 10:58:28 am

Cool seeing Stevie behind the drum kit
One of my favorite scenes
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on August 16, 2021, 11:02:20 am
add to the chorus of Summer of Soul being a must see, it's amazing and the highlight is probably Nina Simone's appearance..

one interesting tidbit was the very end after the credits, Stevie Wonder is seen with a member of his band and i was thinking he looks familiar... someone did the research and it turns it was Gene Key who was his musical director at the time... Gene was a friend of my parents and a well respected arranger.

You buried the lede: everyone on the board is now three degrees of separation from Stevie Wonder.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on August 16, 2021, 11:12:42 am
add to the chorus of Summer of Soul being a must see, it's amazing and the highlight is probably Nina Simone's appearance..

one interesting tidbit was the very end after the credits, Stevie Wonder is seen with a member of his band and i was thinking he looks familiar... someone did the research and it turns it was Gene Key who was his musical director at the time... Gene was a friend of my parents and a well respected arranger.

You buried the lede: everyone on the board is now three degrees of separation from Stevie Wonder.
Speak for yourself.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: kosmo vinyl on August 16, 2021, 11:56:24 am
add to the chorus of Summer of Soul being a must see, it's amazing and the highlight is probably Nina Simone's appearance..

one interesting tidbit was the very end after the credits, Stevie Wonder is seen with a member of his band and i was thinking he looks familiar... someone did the research and it turns it was Gene Key who was his musical director at the time... Gene was a friend of my parents and a well respected arranger.

You buried the lede: everyone on the board is now three degrees of separation from Stevie Wonder.

technically it's two degrees... as I've met Thomas "Beans" Bowels who was a Funk Brother playing Flute and Saxophone.  He is credited with doing a flute solo on Fingertips for an obscure album called "The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder".  That flute solo eventually became the Harmonic solo in a little ditty called Fingertips part 2...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Starsky on August 16, 2021, 11:59:01 am
BOOM!


Kosmo throwing down
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: kosmo vinyl on August 16, 2021, 12:03:26 pm
for many many reasons, my parents will always be far cooler than i...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on August 16, 2021, 12:46:34 pm
Hmm. Come to think of it, Stevie Wonder stopped into Chuck Levins a few years back, so 2 degrees is well established for some...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on August 16, 2021, 01:09:39 pm
I like how you just arrogantly assume none of us are Stevie Wonder or in a sexual relationship with Stevie Wonder.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on August 16, 2021, 01:19:21 pm
I like how you just arrogantly assume none of us are Stevie Wonder or in a sexual relationship with Stevie Wonder.
(https://c.tenor.com/bqSZgrNb3P4AAAAd/stevie-wonder-tom-jones.gif)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on September 08, 2021, 10:59:07 am
Riders of Justice starring the great Mads Mikkelsen.

Markus returns home to care for his daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck surfaces and claims foul play, Markus suspects his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 10, 2021, 11:22:26 pm
Fyck, this looks incredible

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hnEwJKVWjFM&feature=share
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 11, 2021, 07:54:44 am
Going against the thread title ("good movies") technically: anyone see that Many Saints of Newark thing? Woof, what a confounding mess. Movie that very perfectly encapsulates why prequels based on long-running entities are so difficult -- its very hard to balance the desire to make a film that's interesting as a standalone to one not familiar with the source material and also commit the requisite fan service. The plot of this film is in no way interesting to anyone who hasn't seen Sopranos, AND YET, it also doesn't really tonally match the original show.

I feel like people who loved Sopranos aren't going to like this -- it has neither the dark humor or pathos of the original, nor seemingly much of a message compared to any random hour of the original. It has fucking voiceovers from ghosts, for cripe's sake. And it's ostensibly this character study into this major figure in the lives of all the mob guys on Sopranos and the character is wafer thin. Just wafer thin. I come away knowing nothing interesting about Dickie Moltisanti. Nothing. But it had a twisty/reveal-y ending and I guess that's going to carry the day in the filmmakers mind.

(The poster tells us we're going to learn how Tony Soprano came to be Tony Soprano. No we don't. Like not at all. Tony Soprano seems shoehorned into a story about a dude with no understandable motivations or personality to which his connection is TENUOUS at best.)

I truly don't understand why David Simon made this. What was the point? Bad. Some OK acting performances -- young Tony's mom was awesome -- but this script was a dog.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 12, 2021, 11:09:30 pm
Nomadland

I haven't, been so profoundly, deeply affected by a film like this, since My Own Private Idaho.

One of the solid, films of my lifetime.

Jesus.  It's creeping into the the psyche of all molecules of my inner soul.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: jeffml on October 12, 2021, 11:34:57 pm
If you liked Nomadland, you should check out one of my favorite movies:

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c2/23/1d/c2231da6d7bf2b613e0c4fed214d8c49.jpg)


Nomadland

I haven't, been so profoundly, deeply affected by a film like this, since My Own Private Idaho.

One of the solid, films of my lifetime.

Jesus.  It's creeping into the the psyche of all molecules of my inner soul.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 12, 2021, 11:57:48 pm
"Better Than Dazed and Confused."

How, is that even possible?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: jeffml on October 13, 2021, 08:34:25 am
Trust me...it's absolutely the truth.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on October 13, 2021, 10:20:07 am
Nomadland

I haven't, been so profoundly, deeply affected by a film like this, since My Own Private Idaho.

One of the solid, films of my lifetime.

Jesus.  It's creeping into the the psyche of all molecules of my inner soul.

Can confirm... really liked it, but depressing as all hell.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on October 13, 2021, 10:22:23 am
"Better Than Dazed and Confused."

How, is that even possible?

Schnappers!!!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: jeffml on October 13, 2021, 01:13:01 pm
just to clear up any confusion...The Stöned Age is not depressing.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on October 13, 2021, 01:45:18 pm
I didn't like Nomadland, and my wife and daughter flat out hated it.

If I wanted to watch a documentary about nomadic people, I'd actually watch a documentary. Not one with rich Hollywood actress hanging out with nomads making a fake story.

Just my opinion, I know it won a gaggle of Oscars and critics loved it and presumably some non-critics did too so I'm probably in the minority.

And I should say, I'm not someone who needs lots of action or positivity to enjoy a show or movie. I just finished Mare of Easttown, which was pretty depressing, and loved it.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 13, 2021, 01:52:04 pm
just to clear up any confusion...The Stöned Age is not depressing.
looks depressing as hell to me
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 13, 2021, 02:06:27 pm
I didn't like Nomadland, and my wife and daughter flat out hated it.
This is as good of a blurb promoting Nomadland as anything they have on the poster. I will see any film Space didn't like and his wife and daughter hates.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 13, 2021, 02:18:52 pm
(https://i.imgflip.com/5qas14.jpg)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 13, 2021, 02:24:07 pm
(https://i.imgflip.com/5qas14.jpg)
I'm paying $15 to see this in theatres a second time now!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: BrettnotBritt on October 13, 2021, 02:42:15 pm
Nomadland was a snoozer - my wife loved it but I felt it just dragged.

Promising Young Woman and Sound of Metal were probably my favorite movies of 2020.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 13, 2021, 02:46:03 pm
Sound of Metal
loved Rizwan Ahmed in this, he really did a fantastic job
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on October 13, 2021, 02:53:04 pm
Nomadland was a snoozer - my wife loved it but I felt it just dragged.

Promising Young Woman and Sound of Metal were probably my favorite movies of 2020.

+1 for Promising Young Woman

I watch a lot of movies (still have Netflix DVD service two at a time, plus three streaming companies) and that was one of my favorites.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on October 13, 2021, 04:26:31 pm
Nomadland was a snoozer - my wife loved it but I felt it just dragged.

Promising Young Woman and Sound of Metal were probably my favorite movies of 2020.

+1 for Promising Young Woman

I watch a lot of movies (still have Netflix DVD service two at a time, plus three streaming companies) and that was one of my favorites.

CLA$$IC $PACE

Did you upgrade to HDTV yet?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 13, 2021, 04:33:37 pm
my kid got xrays from their MRI on a CD and I was like "how am I even going to view this?"
guess I should call Space
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 13, 2021, 04:43:30 pm
my kid got xrays from their MRI on a CD and I was like "how am I even going to view this?"
guess I should call Space
I got some Xrays back around the start of COVID and was also given them on a CD but I was fine with it because I remain consumptive of physical media.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 13, 2021, 05:33:37 pm
this thread, is going places.

anyone know off the top of their head, if The Stoned Age is on any streaming services?  I may have to check out this masterpiece, this evening.

Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on October 13, 2021, 05:34:52 pm
Prime
Tubi
Vudu
Plex


All free
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 13, 2021, 05:38:10 pm
Prime
Tubi
Vudu
Plex


All free

I tip the bowl to thee.  Tanks.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on October 13, 2021, 06:40:47 pm
Nomadland was a snoozer - my wife loved it but I felt it just dragged.

Promising Young Woman and Sound of Metal were probably my favorite movies of 2020.

+1 for Promising Young Woman

I watch a lot of movies (still have Netflix DVD service two at a time, plus three streaming companies) and that was one of my favorites.

CLA$$IC $PACE

Did you upgrade to HDTV yet?
I don't think so? How do I tell?

The
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 13, 2021, 07:05:46 pm
I just watched the trailer.

Uhmmmm.   I will atleast give it, a chance.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 13, 2021, 07:12:34 pm
Prime
Tubi
Vudu
Plex


All free
vudu is literally a pay service and plex is a media server.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 13, 2021, 07:16:22 pm
But what, the fuck is,  tubi?
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on October 13, 2021, 07:25:16 pm
But what, the fuck is,  tubi?

you, after too many beers.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on October 13, 2021, 07:28:26 pm
Nomadland was a snoozer - my wife loved it but I felt it just dragged.

Promising Young Woman and Sound of Metal were probably my favorite movies of 2020.

+1 for Promising Young Woman

I watch a lot of movies (still have Netflix DVD service two at a time, plus three streaming companies) and that was one of my favorites.

CLA$$IC $PACE

Did you upgrade to HDTV yet?
I don't think so? How do I tell?

The

theory: space was about to ask for details about identifying the fidelity of his TV, but his wife - always looking over his oppressed shoulders - didn't like that line of questioning as it might result in non-essential spending.  thus, she took him mid-sentence him before he could ask something like "the tv has a big sticker in back with a lot of numbers on it, is that where i looks to find out if i have hdtv?"  someone should probably go check on him...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on October 13, 2021, 07:48:18 pm
Well, he'd also have to pay for HD streaming content, or possibly even have a blu-ray player. And the blu-ray Netflix add-on...
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on October 13, 2021, 08:05:06 pm
Nomadland was a snoozer - my wife loved it but I felt it just dragged.

Promising Young Woman and Sound of Metal were probably my favorite movies of 2020.

+1 for Promising Young Woman

I watch a lot of movies (still have Netflix DVD service two at a time, plus three streaming companies) and that was one of my favorites.

CLA$$IC $PACE

Did you upgrade to HDTV yet?
I don't think so? How do I tell?

The

theory: space was about to ask for details about identifying the fidelity of his TV, but his wife - always looking over his oppressed shoulders - didn't like that line of questioning as it might result in non-essential spending.  thus, she took him mid-sentence him before he could ask something like "the tv has a big sticker in back with a lot of numbers on it, is that where i looks to find out if i have hdtv?"  someone should probably go check on him...

My wife is all about non-essential spending and not having a budget. I'm the one who is thrifty.


Anyway, you digressed so I dogressed. What I was going to write was that Prime streaming is free with a membership and I get Hulu for 1.99 a month. Is HDTV going to save me money and give me the same benefits? I didn't really get what Yada was suggesting.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: WALKonBack on October 13, 2021, 08:17:41 pm
But what, the fuck is,  tubi?

you, after too many beers.

You know, me well.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 13, 2021, 08:49:23 pm
But what, the fuck is,  tubi?
Tubi is an app you can get on basically everything that has apps. Similar to Hulu basic — you’re going to see a commercial every fifteen minutes. Has a lot of obscure/b-movie content.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 13, 2021, 09:45:01 pm
But what, the fuck is,  tubi?
Tubi is an app
Has a lot of obscure/b-movie content.
I know that’s why it’s great
Watched Donnie darko and Touch of evil on it
The ads do suck
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 14, 2021, 06:26:10 am
my kid got xrays from their MRI on a CD and I was like "how am I even going to view this?"
guess I should call Space
I got some Xrays back around the start of COVID and was also given them on a CD but I was fine with it because I remain consumptive of physical media.
I have not owned a computer with a CD player in a decade
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 14, 2021, 09:18:44 am
my kid got xrays from their MRI on a CD and I was like "how am I even going to view this?"
guess I should call Space
I got some Xrays back around the start of COVID and was also given them on a CD but I was fine with it because I remain consumptive of physical media.
I have not owned a computer with a CD player in a decade
My current desktop -- yes, I said desktop -- has a blu-ray BURNER.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 14, 2021, 09:20:32 am
I have not owned a computer with a CD player in a decade
My current desktop -- yes, I said desktop -- has a blu-ray BURNER.
(https://i.gifer.com/origin/41/417752dbe73b7085f72476e29398161d_w200.gif)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 14, 2021, 09:22:16 am
I have not owned a computer with a CD player in a decade
My current desktop -- yes, I said desktop -- has a blu-ray BURNER.
(https://i.gifer.com/origin/41/417752dbe73b7085f72476e29398161d_w200.gif)
Vansmack is literally going to have a stroke when he reads that comment. You got off easy.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: BrettnotBritt on October 14, 2021, 09:55:31 am
My body is ready (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Auta2lagtw4&t=36s)

I was hoping they were going to do a theatrical release but then again I'll gladly take six hours of Beatles footage. The video quality looks amazing for 50 year old film.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Starsky on October 14, 2021, 12:37:16 pm
My body is ready (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Auta2lagtw4&t=36s)

I was hoping they were going to do a theatrical release but then again I'll gladly take six hours of Beatles footage. The video quality looks amazing for 50 year old film.

The quality of the video footage looks amazing

Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on October 14, 2021, 12:43:36 pm
my kid got xrays from their MRI on a CD and I was like "how am I even going to view this?"
guess I should call Space
I got some Xrays back around the start of COVID and was also given them on a CD but I was fine with it because I remain consumptive of physical media.
I have not owned a computer with a CD player in a decade
My current desktop -- yes, I said desktop -- has a blu-ray BURNER.

i have a DVD player than can be hooked up to the TV (but currently isn't).  the only other disk-reader under my roof is a DVD burner in a desktop that i built in 2004 for music production.  it runs windows XP, has never been online, and hasn't been booted up for at least 5 years.  all this to say that if you gave me a CD or DVD i could play it, but i'd be grumpy about it.  i think that puts me half-way between jules and vansmack.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Starsky on October 14, 2021, 12:47:36 pm
My main stereo’s CD player is down.. it’s one of those 5 disc Sony carousel things… am not missing it… playing only LPs (CDs in car)

It’s a sign of the times that these CD players that were once ubiquitous at thrift stores and junk shops are no longer around
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on October 14, 2021, 12:53:34 pm
My main stereo’s CD player is down.. it’s one of those 5 disc Sony carousel things… am not missing it… playing only LPs (CDs in car)

It’s a sign of the times that these CD players that were once ubiquitous at thrift stores and junk shops are no longer around

I also have a 5 CD Sony carousel thing in my 600 sq ft house, and it actually works. I also have an LP player and plenty of LP's, but never bother...too much work.

I know my wife really wishes I'd get rid of all of my CD's that clutter up the view in our living room, but i just can't.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Julian, Adroit TASTEMAKER on October 14, 2021, 01:20:23 pm
my kid got xrays from their MRI on a CD and I was like "how am I even going to view this?"
guess I should call Space
I got some Xrays back around the start of COVID and was also given them on a CD but I was fine with it because I remain consumptive of physical media.
I have not owned a computer with a CD player in a decade
My current desktop -- yes, I said desktop -- has a blu-ray BURNER.

i have a DVD player than can be hooked up to the TV (but currently isn't).  the only other disk-reader under my roof is a DVD burner in a desktop that i built in 2004 for music production.  it runs windows XP, has never been online, and hasn't been booted up for at least 5 years.  all this to say that if you gave me a CD or DVD i could play it, but i'd be grumpy about it.  i think that puts me half-way between jules and vansmack.
My living room, den, master bedroom, and guest bedroom all have 4K UHD Blu-ray players in them.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on October 14, 2021, 01:32:23 pm
all this to say that if you gave me a CD or DVD i could play it, but i'd be grumpy about it.  i think that puts me half-way between jules and vansmack.
My living room, den, master bedroom, and guest bedroom all have 4K UHD Blu-ray players in them.

thank you for the backup!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 14, 2021, 01:56:14 pm
What about VHS...I think Hutch is still watching them
What about Cassette?
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Post by: Starsky on October 14, 2021, 02:13:53 pm
No cassettes do I use

About seven years ago I watched Hype (movie about Seattle scene) on vhs…that’s been it

I donated hundreds of cassettes and vhs to a thrift store about 18 years ago
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Post by: Space Freely on October 18, 2021, 10:07:37 am
This looks good
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
(Goes a thousand miles an hour)

It was very, very good. Just saw it on Netflix dvd. Did you see it? Anybody?
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Post by: bearman🐻 on October 18, 2021, 10:11:53 am
The Velvet Underground. Really enjoyed this one.

For some reason I had never watched the Filth and the Fury, and I watched that one as well. Also really good.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 18, 2021, 10:53:28 am
The Velvet Underground. Really enjoyed this one.

For some reason I had never watched the Filth and the Fury, and I watched that one as well. Also really good.
Filth and the fury is excellent!  Highly recommended
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Post by: Yada on October 18, 2021, 10:57:36 am
The Velvet Underground. Really enjoyed this one.

For some reason I had never watched the Filth and the Fury, and I watched that one as well. Also really good.

Is the new one streaming or do you go to a theatre?
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on October 18, 2021, 12:05:16 pm
The Velvet Underground. Really enjoyed this one.

For some reason I had never watched the Filth and the Fury, and I watched that one as well. Also really good.

Is the new one streaming or do you go to a theatre?
you need Apple+ or go to the theater (showing at SS AFI and the e-street cine)
was unable to get Apple+ working in my set up (just using the Samsung native App), might have to take my kid's Google chromecast
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Post by: K8teebug on October 18, 2021, 02:02:40 pm
My main stereo’s CD player is down.. it’s one of those 5 disc Sony carousel things… am not missing it… playing only LPs (CDs in car)

It’s a sign of the times that these CD players that were once ubiquitous at thrift stores and junk shops are no longer around

I also have a 5 CD Sony carousel thing in my 600 sq ft house, and it actually works. I also have an LP player and plenty of LP's, but never bother...too much work.

I know my wife really wishes I'd get rid of all of my CD's that clutter up the view in our living room, but i just can't.

I got rid of all our jewel cases and am storing them in drawers now. I used something like this
https://www.bagsunlimited.com/product/3317/cd-gatefold-sleeve-center-loadingbrtray-card-and-booklet-in-one-side-cd-in-the-otherbr4-mil-polyethylene
Worked really well and was a nice rainy day activity (it took me about 3 days total). I did keep the ones where the packaging was integral to the artwork.
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Post by: Space Freely on November 01, 2021, 09:39:15 am
The Velvet Underground. Really enjoyed this one.

For some reason I had never watched the Filth and the Fury, and I watched that one as well. Also really good.

I'm not a big fan of the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol, or Todd Haynes. But damn, that was really good.
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Post by: excontredaction on November 09, 2021, 11:19:32 pm
Luciferina, if you want to be scared in Spanish.
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Post by: kosmo vinyl on November 10, 2021, 07:28:14 am
Watched the Sparks doc on Netflix and while it’s well done, I’m still ambivalent about them.  Don’t get me wrong they have written some great singles, but I can take or leave much of their catalog.

Also watched “Count Me In” which was also good, but kinda made me want to just see a full doc focused on jazz drummers.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on November 10, 2021, 09:46:18 am
Watched the Sparks doc on Netflix and while it’s well done, I’m still ambivalent about them.  Don’t get me wrong they have written some great singles, but I can take or leave much of their catalog.

Also watched “Count Me In” which was also good, but kinda made me want to just see a full doc focused on jazz drummers.

I felt the same way about the Sparks movie and the band as well. I still think the Mael Brothers would have been a great name for the band in an ironic way; neither of them are the most masculine (in spite of the singer being a high school QB.)

I'll have to check out the other film.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 10, 2021, 10:58:10 am
Also watched “Count Me In” which was also good, but kinda made me want to just see a full doc focused on jazz drummers.
for sure, let me know if you find a good one
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Yada on November 11, 2021, 11:38:21 am
Out today...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WblnLk387u0
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: challenged on November 11, 2021, 12:24:40 pm
Out today...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WblnLk387u0

The Tom Petty Doc looks Cool.
I just finished the Sparks Doc. Really a fun watch. I don't think I would really enjoy seeing them in concert. But, if anyone has an extra, let me know.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on November 18, 2021, 03:16:46 pm
I neither think this is good nor recommend it...but it is a movie ;)
Jonah Hill To Play Jerry Garcia In Martin Scorsese-Directed Grateful Dead Pic (https://deadline.com/2021/11/jonah-hill-jerry-garcia-martin-scorsese-grateful-dead-pic-apple-1234875832/)
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: BrettnotBritt on November 18, 2021, 04:08:49 pm
Saw Eternals on Monday. It was... fine. Personally I would wait for it on Disney Plus but I was jonesing to see a legit theater movie since the pandemic. Not one of my favorite MCU films but not the worst either.
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: excontredaction on November 18, 2021, 04:41:42 pm
I neither think this is good nor recommend it...but it is a movie ;)
Jonah Hill To Play Jerry Garcia In Martin Scorsese-Directed Grateful Dead Pic (https://deadline.com/2021/11/jonah-hill-jerry-garcia-martin-scorsese-grateful-dead-pic-apple-1234875832/)

for Apple
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Starsky on November 18, 2021, 05:16:07 pm
The key - in my mind- to a good biopic and it’s rarely done would be to concentrate the timeframe…almost like a play… and in that “play” tell us everything about the person…. What made them who they are and foreshadowing what’s to come…With good screenplay writing you could set a show in San Francisco- key to having Bill Graham in it- and do an hour before show, some show, and an hour after… it could work really well

Biopics suck cause they all follow this stupid arc of what a cliched rock stars life should be…how can you condense a life to 120 minutes?

Honestly I would set it in the 1971-1974 timeframe…not quite sure the year

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Post by: excontredaction on November 18, 2021, 05:22:15 pm
The Good Ol' Grateful Deadcast covers this timeframe and is excellent!
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Starsky on November 18, 2021, 06:34:43 pm
The Good Ol' Grateful Deadcast covers this timeframe and is excellent!

Cool
Gotta try and check it out
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: Space Freely on November 19, 2021, 09:22:05 am
I haven't seen it but I like the title.

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
Title: Re: Recommend some good movies!
Post by: sweetcell on November 19, 2021, 12:35:33 pm
I haven't seen it but I like the title.

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

icould be interesting. 

what i definitely find interesting from this movie's wiki page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Luck_Banging_or_Loony_Porn):

Running time:   
106 minutes (International)
86 minutes (United States)


why they hell are they cutting almost 20% of the movie for the US of A?  censorship?  assumption that attention spans won't last more than 100 minutes here?  and:

Budget   € 930,000

getting a bunch of major festival nods (including the Oscars) for a million?  well done.
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Post by: himpathy-hatch ® ıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llıl on December 02, 2021, 10:05:15 pm
interesting
(https://dx35vtwkllhj9.cloudfront.net/trafalgarreleasing/gorillaz-song-machine-live/images/regions/intl/onesheet.jpg?_cors=1)
just never been a 'go to a movie theater to watch a band' kinda guy