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Skelleten Keye - Annybodey noes Ime am Kate Huddsone fan, plotte is farrfeched, screene is darke throuhoute, endding perdictabelle. Waisted effort foure Kate in MHO. Beste line = "blacke girlles dointe staye"

 

Hoppe thisse helps you choices.

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Bridge of Spies - 2 thumbs up. Masterful casting of relative unknowns and great cinematography (Janusz Kaminski). Hanks is a certainty for an oscar nomination as is Mark Rylance. This is Spielberg's A team and it shows.

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I think we are in a new golden age of cinema. Sure, there are a *lot* of crap films, but the good ones are truly outstanding.

 

Just in the last few weeks I have seen Everest (in 3D!), Bridge of Spies and The Martian. All very good.

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Bridge of Spies - 2 thumbs up. Masterful casting of relative unknowns and great cinematography (Janusz Kaminski). Hanks is a certainty for an oscar nomination as is Mark Rylance. This is Spielberg's A team and it shows.

 

++1 Saw the move over the weekend and liked it a lot. Spielberg still has it.

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Best modern suspense flick I have seen in years was Dark Skies from last year. Not gory, just good old fashioned suspense.

 

WL

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Skelleten Keye - Annybodey noes Ime am Kate Huddsone fan, plotte is farrfeched, screene is darke throuhoute, endding perdictabelle. Waisted effort foure Kate in MHO. Beste line = "blacke girlles dointe staye"

 

Hoppe thisse helps you choices.

Skeleton Key was an awesome movie.

 

Kate Hudson, daughter of Goldie Hawn....................I'd bite that, yes.

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Skelleten Keye - Annybodey noes Ime am Kate Huddsone fan, plotte is farrfeched, screene is darke throuhoute, endding perdictabelle. Waisted effort foure Kate in MHO. Beste line = "blacke girlles dointe staye"

 

Hoppe thisse helps you choices.

Skeleton Key was an awesome movie.

 

Kate Hudson, daughter of Goldie Hawn....................I'd bite that, yes.

 

Gladde you licked it!

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Bridge of Spies - 2 thumbs up. Masterful casting of relative unknowns and great cinematography (Janusz Kaminski). Hanks is a certainty for an oscar nomination as is Mark Rylance. This is Spielberg's A team and it shows.

 

++1 Saw the move over the weekend and liked it a lot. Spielberg still has it.

 

definitely a great flick......the standing man

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Bridge of Spies was really good as was the Martian.

 

One of the funnier movies if you have a twisted sense of humor is "Trainwreck". I laughed my ass off even though it was fairly predictable. NOT a family movie.

 

Spotlight was far better than I expected it to be. I can see why it won the Oscar. No standout individual performances but a well told story by a solid cast. I continue to be impressed with Rachel McAdams. She was at the top of my spank bank after Wedding Crashers, but she's done some really gritty roles lately that have made me take her seriously as an actress. She was great in True Detective Season 2.

 

I haven't seen The Revenant yet with Leo. I really want to see that one!

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The Room was excellent. Great premise, Oscar worthy acting (the kid was terrific).

 

Just saw Whisky Tango Foxtrot, loved it. Tina Fey nails a slightly more serious role. This flick covers the addictive nature of the adrenaline rush, kinda explains why a lot of us keep abusing ourselves on our boats.

 

Star Wars sucked donkey balls. Really bad on many levels.

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Revenent reminded me of Tom Hanks in Castaway............without Wilson.

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Deadpool made me about piss my pants laughing. Grade school dick jokes for the most part, but I'd see it again in a heart beat. I think I'd also slurp rancid tuna salad outta Morena Baccarin's ass, so there's that.

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Revenent reminded me of Tom Hanks in Castaway............without Wilson.

 

 

Jerimiah Johnson clone..

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Loste in Transaltion

 

To temprailey loste/dissplaced soulles meete an help each orthere dealle withe unfamillar surrondengs they finde themselfes in. Quite, slowe, withe flashess of bizzare/abserde, leadeng to funney sitations foure to charming charracteres.

 

foure snaggs

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Loste in Transaltion

 

To temprailey loste/dissplaced soulles meete an help each orthere dealle withe unfamillar surrondengs they finde themselfes in. Quite, slowe, withe flashess of bizzare/abserde, leadeng to funney sitations foure to charming charracteres.

 

foure snaggs

Keepe rewacheing the Kareoke sceene, I love Charlotte singig Gotte Brassein pockette withe picke haire. Ime am suche a suckere foure picke haire. :)

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Deadpool made me about piss my pants laughing. Grade school dick jokes for the most part, but I'd see it again in a heart beat. I think I'd also slurp rancid tuna salad outta Morena Baccarin's ass, so there's that.

 

Funny movie, we enjoyed it.

 

Morena Baccarin needs to get on the screen more. Small role in Spy (which was hysterical) left you wanting more Inara.

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The Drop.

 

Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini.

 

A fine flick about a world-weary barkeep and his terminally butt-hurt, backstabbing boss/uncle caught between Chechen mobsters and a small time psycho hood. Cliche's avoided, tropes dodged, and the too clever by three-quarters dialog-masturbation so common in American flicks these days is utterly eliminated. Actors have to use their eyes in this one and they so'nuff did.

 

Two thumbs up.

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We screened MacFarland, USA last friday night at my junior high. I hadn't paid any attention to it when it was out. Very good family movie, some Breaking Away feel to it with the Cutters replaced by Mexican-American farmworker kids. The story takes place in a community very similar to our school's, and the audience was largely the good Mexican families that make you feel good about that whole American Dream thing. An added treat was the presence of one of the executive producers, who is a friend of a colleague. He introduced the film and took questions for twenty minutes afterward. Good stuff.

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Loste in Transaltion

 

To temprailey loste/dissplaced soulles meete an help each orthere dealle withe unfamillar surrondengs they finde themselfes in. Quite, slowe, withe flashess of bizzare/abserde, leadeng to funney sitations foure to charming charracteres.

 

foure snaggs

one of my top 10 of the last 10 years or so...the scene where bill murray drops johannsen in her room and double checks her door is closed as he leaves and walks down the hall with the camera on his face is top notch filmaking and acting. The whole vibe ofmthe film just hooked me from the first second to the last. Killer views of tokyo and kyoto, great sound, guerilla takes on the streets, one on one scenes with murray and johannsen with depth and intimacy...I could go on and on.

 

but, we dont watch itnas often as the grand budepest hotel which is the single most watched film at our house in the last year though if we had siccario taped that would be on its heals as zero dark 30 is. Guardians of the galaxy is watched a lot as well...

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Loste in Transaltion

 

To temprailey loste/dissplaced soulles meete an help each orthere dealle withe unfamillar surrondengs they finde themselfes in. Quite, slowe, withe flashess of bizzare/abserde, leadeng to funney sitations foure to charming charracteres.

 

foure snaggs

Keepe rewacheing the Kareoke sceene, I love Charlotte singig Gotte Brassein pockette withe picke haire. Ime am suche a suckere foure picke haire. :)

 

 

I have become pretty fluent in snaggalese - but this one is stumping me.

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soory...

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Happey Sante Patrickes Daye!

Ah got it. Thanks

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Big Fatte Greeke Weddang 2 - Storreyline i strue to oirigginalle, some charracteres our overdone at times, some teares butte a fun time. :)

 

Three anna haffe snaggs :)

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soory...

946138-actress-bangs-celebrities-lost-in

Happey Sante Patrickes Daye!

Ah got it. Thanks

 

I am not a huge fan of pink hair, but oh what I would give to be that microphone....

 

MS

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There's an eagles doc on netflix that is probably the most honest take on a bands history as there is. Entertaining and makes you realize how hard and focused they worked to put out the best they could.

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A couple years ago I got sucked into the pseudo-documentary Man on Wire (i think I found it on Netflix). Basically one man's batshit crazy idea to tightrope walk the twin towers for no other reason than, it would be beautiful. Very cool. Last year it was made into a feature film which is also worthwhile, but definitely hollywood.

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finally watched The Martian and The Kingsmen , first one not bad.. not spectacular either.. second one, meh! kind of stupid ..

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Don't see batman/superman.. Worse than the hulk movies...... Fight scenes were decent, but the story just made no sense......the kid that played zukerberg in the Facebook thing was good. Definitely a rental

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Really liked The Big Short and have watched it a few times and keep noticing little details I missed before.

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Really liked The Big Short and have watched it a few times and keep noticing little details I missed before.

plusse oune! :)

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I liked the big short but I didnt think it was best picture good though the acting was excellent and the complex subject matter was handled very well. It just lacked a little basic entertainment quality for my taste. Could have been the night and morning I watched it. It did not make me stay up late to see the end. We watched breaking away the next day at lunch and had way more fun watching it for the 5th time or whatever.

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"Only The Dead See The End Of War"

 

Michael Ware.

 

Autobiographical account of a young man's addiction to adrenaline leading him into The Abyss. Be fairly standard fare had he not used his own monumental film, which he earned the hard way.

 

Warning: Violence. Gore. Dead People and TFWNGYL*.

 

Two thumbs up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*This Flick WILL NOT Get You Laid

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We watched breaking away the next day at lunch and had way more fun watching it for the 5th time or whatever.

 

 

:)

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Refund? There are so many good scenes in that film. Best fight with a bowling ball you will ever see....

 

watched creed tonight and I have to say that they did a good job with what could have been a goat fuck of a film in the wrong hands. Stallone deserved his golden globe and the young kid was all in for the role as apollo creeds son. The training and gym scenes were all very realistic it seemed and it was only over the top in a couple small places. I was engaged and entertained throughout. The fight scenes were also very well choreographed and edited.

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Heart the Sea - Is moestley triue to booke wiche I reade booke abote 10 yrs aggo. annimatione of whalles is w\done. The captaine wase bettere lookeng thaen I expected, from booke I thouht he wase doofey loossere, butte thast me. Terribelle to see what hade to endure in the loungue boates.

 

4S

 

 

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Hateful 8. If you like Tarantino flicks.

 

I just watched Hateful 8 and was really disappointed. And I'm a big Tarantino fan. After a while I was like "just get to the fucking point!"

 

I'll be generous and give it about a 50% on the Snag-O-Meter.

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I'll be generous and give it about a 50% on the Snag-O-Meter.

Equilles = 2S

 

 

So its a 4 snags rating scale?

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Saw money monster recently. I expected it to be terrible and it was only Meh so I was pleasantly surprised. It's probably better if you can suspend knowledge of how stocks and fund investing actually works.

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Thought I was watching 'eye in the sky' with Sir Helen Mirren, but was actually watching Good Kill, which features the increasingly mediocre Ethan Hawke as a drone driver air force guy who believe it or not: drives a sweet vintage Camaro; punches a mirror and subsequently gazes at his fractured reflection; and pours a half-finished bottle of vodka down the toilet. Two hellfires down.

 

In the plus column: Prophet's Prey was a good documentary about Warren Jeffs and the super Mormons, and includes cool interview time with Jon Krakauer and his investigator buddy. Two wives up.

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Thought I was watching 'eye in the sky' with Sir Helen Mirren, but was actually watching Good Kill, which features the increasingly mediocre Ethan Hawke as a drone driver air force guy who believe it or not: drives a sweet vintage Camaro; punches a mirror and subsequently gazes at his fractured reflection; and pours a half-finished bottle of vodka down the toilet. Two hellfires down.

 

I would give Good Kill about 1.5 snaggies or about a 40% on the snag-O-meter. It started out ok, with some fairly accurate depictions in the first 10-15 min, but it went really downhill quickly from there when it got all preachy and shit. The whole concept of the command & control is wrong, although I'm sure they had to do that for dramatic effect. There were too many things wrong with the movie to list. But most of all I just didn't buy this weepy fighter pilot act. Nothing that a syringe full of "Man the Fuck UP" wouldn't cure.....

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I'll be generous and give it about a 50% on the Snag-O-Meter.

Equilles = 2S

 

 

So its a 4 snags rating scale?

 

That's too easy.

my guess is that at least one of the scales is logarithmic....

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Loste in Transaltion

 

To temprailey loste/dissplaced soulles meete an help each orthere dealle withe unfamillar surrondengs they finde themselfes in. Quite, slowe, withe flashess of bizzare/abserde, leadeng to funney sitations foure to charming charracteres.

 

foure snaggs

one of my top 10 of the last 10 years or so...the scene where bill murray drops johannsen in her room and double checks her door is closed as he leaves and walks down the hall with the camera on his face is top notch filmaking and acting. The whole vibe ofmthe film just hooked me from the first second to the last. Killer views of tokyo and kyoto, great sound, guerilla takes on the streets, one on one scenes with murray and johannsen with depth and intimacy...I could go on and on.

Plusse oune, wached againe tonitte. :)

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Almost convinced the fam to watch it again last week...

 

what do you think he says to her at the end? I always think its something like he was totally in love and wanted more than anything to go to bed with her but he cared too much about her to be the one to make her lie to her new husband and stsrt living a life he clearly regretted....

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Almost convinced the fam to watch it again last week...

 

what do you think he says to her at the end? I always think its something like he was totally in love and wanted more than anything to go to bed with her but he cared too much about her to be the one to make her lie to her new husband and stsrt living a life he clearly regretted....

 

 

nah, he told his friends, watch this, I'll get paid to be in a film and I won't act one bit..

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The Revenent. Worst I have seen for a long while.

 

Suspension of reality, hypothermia does not exist for Leo. He can be mortally wounded and survive a sub-zero swim in a river (with waterfalls) wrapped in a bear skin that would sink a mere mortal.

 

Too much gore, not enough plot, predictable ending.

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Anyone else seen "The Lobster" yet? Thought provoking and led us to some really interesting conversations afterward.

 

 

Four stars, maybe four and a half the more I think about it.

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Bridge of Spies - 2 thumbs up. Masterful casting of relative unknowns and great cinematography (Janusz Kaminski). Hanks is a certainty for an oscar nomination as is Mark Rylance. This is Spielberg's A team and it shows.

 

++1 Saw the move over the weekend and liked it a lot. Spielberg still has it.

 

definitely a great flick......the standing man

 

wached it laste nite, loved it, 4S!

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There's an eagles doc on netflix that is probably the most honest take on a bands history as there is. Entertaining and makes you realize how hard and focused they worked to put out the best they could.

 

Rereding threade and thouht of thisse...... :)

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poored mselfe a rum an strated wacheng Milleres Crosseng, greate flicke. Joiye da viva :)

The old man's still got it!

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The 15 yo and I watched cinema paradiso recently and he has watched it numerous times on his own. Same with my life as a dog which I like better. I should probably suggest pelle the conqueror. I have been suggesting a luc besson film festival. Le dernier combat, subway, le femme nikita, leon, the fifth element, angel a. Imguess I could do a lasse hallstrom festival as well.

 

Hail ceasar was ok. Better than I expected. Witty, fast dialog.

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Bridge of Spies - 2 thumbs up. Masterful casting of relative unknowns and great cinematography (Janusz Kaminski). Hanks is a certainty for an oscar nomination as is Mark Rylance. This is Spielberg's A team and it shows.

 

++1 Saw the move over the weekend and liked it a lot. Spielberg still has it.

 

definitely a great flick......the standing man

 

wached it laste nite, loved it, 4S!

 

Tom hanks latest "Sully" worth the effort

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The Revenent. Worst I have seen for a long while.

 

Suspension of reality, hypothermia does not exist for Leo. He can be mortally wounded and survive a sub-zero swim in a river (with waterfalls) wrapped in a bear skin that would sink a mere mortal.

 

Too much gore, not enough plot, predictable ending.

 

Actually it is sorta possible to adapt to cold to the degree shown. There were wounded guys coming out of Battle of Bastogne who were sweating in hospitals which were barely 65F. Bearskins are thick fur. Have to eat like a horse though...and they skipped that part. Hell of a lot of embellishment on the Glass story. So it goes.

 

However, you are a dead soul. Leo and Tom Hardy were at the very top of their very high games in that baby. 45 dead bodies, Black Powder Fu, Knife Fu, Bear Fu.

 

Mark K says check it out....

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The Drop.

 

Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini.

 

A fine flick about a world-weary barkeep and his terminally butt-hurt, backstabbing boss/uncle caught between Chechen mobsters and a small time psycho hood. Cliche's avoided, tropes dodged, and the too clever by three-quarters dialog-masturbation so common in American flicks these days is utterly eliminated. Actors have to use their eyes in this one and they so'nuff did.

 

Two thumbs up.

Bumping this - it's been on HBO a lot recently and every time I watched it I caught some other detail. IMO Hardy's best to date and the developing relationship with Rapace is excellent. It's got a dog. Some great lines "No one every sees you coming, do they Bob?". Very small cast and requires paying attention, wins coolest/most subtle ending. You get some of the with Hardy and Rapace in Child 44 which also has a great ending but that film is dark and murky, I enjoyed it from the viewpoint of stories my older Russian friends have told me.

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Whoever won the battle to do child 44 in english instead of russian with subtitles should just end their life quietly. Hardy has the goods for sure and rapace would never have to bathe again as long as I could produce spit and breathe.

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Mad Max: Fury Road, watched it while traveling the other day.. decent action flick, plot kind of stupid, but great stunts, good to watch while stuffed in a plane..

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The vacation reboot is funny as fuck. Interesting airplane movie when you know your kids already watched it and 'rim job' is a recurring punchline

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The vacation reboot is funny as fuck. Interesting airplane movie when you know your kids already watched it and 'rim job' is a recurring punchline

OMG, vacation sucked...... Can't remake the classics, and a tarentino like cow killing.. Geez... We're the Millers was marginally better. YMMV

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Just read the blurb about it in time.. Looks good if not overproduced/acted by Whalberg......

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The Drop.

 

Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini.

 

A fine flick about a world-weary barkeep and his terminally butt-hurt, backstabbing boss/uncle caught between Chechen mobsters and a small time psycho hood. Cliche's avoided, tropes dodged, and the too clever by three-quarters dialog-masturbation so common in American flicks these days is utterly eliminated. Actors have to use their eyes in this one and they so'nuff did.

 

Two thumbs up.

Bumping this - it's been on HBO a lot recently and every time I watched it I caught some other detail. IMO Hardy's best to date and the developing relationship with Rapace is excellent. It's got a dog. Some great lines "No one every sees you coming, do they Bob?". Very small cast and requires paying attention, wins coolest/most subtle ending. You get some of the with Hardy and Rapace in Child 44 which also has a great ending but that film is dark and murky, I enjoyed it from the viewpoint of stories my older Russian friends have told me.

 

 

It reminded me of Solzhenitsyn. He would capture a person's entire character by the way he or she sat down, stood up, held a spoon...whatever. No need for long descriptive passages IF you can pull it off.

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It reminded me of Solzhenitsyn. He would capture a person's entire character by the way he or she sat down, stood up, held a spoon...whatever. No need for long descriptive passages IF you can pull it off.

 

plusse oune! We alle trie!

 

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Just read the blurb about it in time.. Looks good if not overproduced/acted by Whalberg......

There wasn't too much of that IMO, a tough one to make a film and not upset somebody.

But it stayed on the right track and I bet the BP guys portrayed in it won't be in a hurry to watch it.

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poored mselfe a rum an strated wacheng Milleres Crosseng, greate flicke. Joiye da viva :)

The old man's still got it!

...still an artist with the Thompson.

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I reluctantly went to see "Storks" with the family last weekend and was very pleasantly surprised. Samberg is his usual cartoonish self but it works because it's an actual cartoon. Key and Peele have a long bit in there that's absolutely hilarious.

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The Drop.

 

Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini.

 

A fine flick about a world-weary barkeep and his terminally butt-hurt, backstabbing boss/uncle caught between Chechen mobsters and a small time psycho hood. Cliche's avoided, tropes dodged, and the too clever by three-quarters dialog-masturbation so common in American flicks these days is utterly eliminated. Actors have to use their eyes in this one and they so'nuff did.

 

Two thumbs up.

Bumping this - it's been on HBO a lot recently and every time I watched it I caught some other detail. IMO Hardy's best to date and the developing relationship with Rapace is excellent. It's got a dog. Some great lines "No one every sees you coming, do they Bob?". Very small cast and requires paying attention, wins coolest/most subtle ending. You get some of the with Hardy and Rapace in Child 44 which also has a great ending but that film is dark and murky, I enjoyed it from the viewpoint of stories my older Russian friends have told me.

Just watched on this recommendation...out-fuckin'-standing..then saw it was based on Dennis Lehane short story...no wonder...

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Deep Water Horizon is definitely worth watching.

So Mrs PB wanted to see a movie and weekday early is perfect uncrowded for our current situation. We saw Deepwater Horizon mostly because nothing else seemed all that interesting. I'm not much of an action film guy......have had enough "action" over my life. Plus, it was in IMAX so I figured what the heck. Surprised me but it was a pretty darn good movie....it was an excellent movie for that genre. Enjoyed it.

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I took a girl to see "Snowden" last week.

 

Atypical of Oliver Stone, slow-paced, reasonable (apart from the ridiculous sci-fi data-center sets), but it leaves you with the essential question, to decide for yourself. Traitor, or exposer?

 

Well worth it, IMHO.

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Almost convinced the fam to watch it again last week...

what do you think he says to her at the end? I always think its something like he was totally in love and wanted more than anything to go to bed with her but he cared too much about her to be the one to make her lie to her new husband and stsrt living a life he clearly regretted....

 

 

nah, he told his friends, watch this, I'll get paid to be in a film and I won't act one bit..

I've been meaning to say that I laugh every time I see this.

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Snags, you may have found a million dollar idea with this thread.

 

You would just moderate a bunch of movie reviews, let everyone else do the work, you just add your two cents now and then as the expert. But see, nobody would know what the heck you're writing, you could write anything, and they would just think that you're some kind of film genius, like Peter Sellers in that movie Being There.

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Watched the new StarTrek one on a flight last week.

Not a trekkie, or big fan of the movie, but it featured buildings i've had a hand in designing.

Cool seeing them in a warped gravity setting, and having seen them filming here in Dubai last year.

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X-Men: Apocalypse: pretty good, continuing the 80's young x-men arc, surprise cameo is great.

 

Deadpool: HOLY SHIT GO SEE THIS RIGHT NOW IF YOU HAVEN'T, IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT, PLEASE KILL YOURSELF. I peed my pants laughing, twice.

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Almost convinced the fam to watch it again last week...

what do you think he says to her at the end? I always think its something like he was totally in love and wanted more than anything to go to bed with her but he cared too much about her to be the one to make her lie to her new husband and stsrt living a life he clearly regretted....

 

nah, he told his friends, watch this, I'll get paid to be in a film and I won't act one bit..

I've been meaning to say that I laugh every time I see this.

 

 

 

good to hear... I still don't know what everybody sees in "lost in translation" all the critics put it in their top movie lists.. like Blue Velvet, only movie I've ever walked out on..

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Snags, you may have found a million dollar idea with this thread.

 

You would just moderate a bunch of movie reviews, let everyone else do the work, you just add your two cents now and then as the expert. But see, nobody would know what the heck you're writing, you could write anything, and they would just think that you're some kind of film genius, like Peter Sellers in that movie Being There.

Chancey wase a genuse to!

 

 

 

 

 

Almost convinced the fam to watch it again last week...

what do you think he says to her at the end? I always think its something like he was totally in love and wanted more than anything to go to bed with her but he cared too much about her to be the one to make her lie to her new husband and stsrt living a life he clearly regretted....

 

nah, he told his friends, watch this, I'll get paid to be in a film and I won't act one bit..

I've been meaning to say that I laugh every time I see this.

 

 

 

good to hear... I still don't know what everybody sees in "lost in translation" all the critics put it in their top movie lists.. like Blue Velvet, only movie I've ever walked out on..

 

Welle splaine it you as we wach it Aprille 1st. (in KS!) :)

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We screened MacFarland, USA last friday night at my junior high. I hadn't paid any attention to it when it was out. Very good family movie, some Breaking Away feel to it with the Cutters replaced by Mexican-American farmworker kids. The story takes place in a community very similar to our school's, and the audience was largely the good Mexican families that make you feel good about that whole American Dream thing. An added treat was the presence of one of the executive producers, who is a friend of a colleague. He introduced the film and took questions for twenty minutes afterward. Good stuff.

and last week one of the runners portrayed, who went on to become a cop... got four years for dealing meth.

 

re the thumb down on vacation from shaggy-- no, I can't believe it ever made it to a theater but a three-inch screen on a six-hour flight makes for fairly relaxed standards.

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Almost convinced the fam to watch it again last week...

what do you think he says to her at the end? I always think its something like he was totally in love and wanted more than anything to go to bed with her but he cared too much about her to be the one to make her lie to her new husband and stsrt living a life he clearly regretted....

 

 

nah, he told his friends, watch this, I'll get paid to be in a film and I won't act one bit..

I've been meaning to say that I laugh every time I see this.

 

good to hear... I still don't know what everybody sees in "lost in translation" all the critics put it in their top movie lists.. like Blue Velvet, only movie I've ever walked out on..

So no doubt murray is a minimalist actor but like snaggletooth I'm going to have to suggest you try again. Follow it with st vincent and end with meatballs.

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Almost convinced the fam to watch it again last week...

what do you think he says to her at the end? I always think its something like he was totally in love and wanted more than anything to go to bed with her but he cared too much about her to be the one to make her lie to her new husband and stsrt living a life he clearly regretted....

 

nah, he told his friends, watch this, I'll get paid to be in a film and I won't act one bit..

I've been meaning to say that I laugh every time I see this.

 

good to hear... I still don't know what everybody sees in "lost in translation" all the critics put it in their top movie lists.. like Blue Velvet, only movie I've ever walked out on..

So no doubt murray is a minimalist actor but like snaggletooth I'm going to have to suggest you try again. Follow it with st vincent and end with meatballs.

 

 

I'm not saying I don't like Bill, he's had some great movies, LIT was just a bore..

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Yeah, the pacing was pretty slow. Interesting take on alienation, though.

 

Speaking of slow pace, I caught Slow West on Amazon Prime a while back. Develops at the pace of a book, kinda slow until stylized violence erupts. Funny at times, too. But a bit eccentric, just like LIT compared to typical fare. Not Coen brothers, not Leone, but something new. Can something be called a Haggis Western? I'd give it a four out of five. And it's only about an hour and half long.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finalley gotte aronde waching Love & Mercey about Brian Willson life. Sad stuffe, evan saddere do to being true. JC dosse goode jobb and kid who playes youngue Brian allso verrey goode. Mackes you happey thet Dr.Landey dise on cancer. :)

 

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I enjoyed "The Big Lebowski".................. The last movie I saw at a theater..... "Pulp Fiction" the week before.... Not much reason to go and spend a lot of money to get the back of your head sneezed on by some slot these days.............

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Not a review but I just finished reading the book "A Man Called Ove". The film is being released in cinemas before Christmas.

 

One of the most entertaining books I have read in a while. It is the story of an old, grumpy guy who is really a sweetheart on the inside. Sounds like me, and many of the people here.

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Really liked The Big Short and have watched it a few times and keep noticing little details I missed before.

I rewached overt he weekend, definittley sawe morre then beforre. :)

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saw bridge of spies, good movie, james donaldson seems was quite a man.. interesting how it all got started.. someone paid a newspaper deliverly boy with the wrong nickel

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So I watched hacksaw ridge tonight when I finally had the living room and the surround sound to myself and I have to say that the story is good, its fairly well paced, the gratuitous sex and violence sans the sex was certainly gratuitous, the lead guy and gal were good enough, the lighting in the beginning was a little too happy and bright for me but Hugo Weavings performance in a supporting role is just plain not to be missed. Compared minute for minute with the performance that won the oscar any sane movie fan would have to agree a huge injustice was perpetrated upon poor Hugo. Holy shit. Casey Aflecks win was wholly deserved but Hugo got robbed if 15 minutes on screen is enough for a supporting role nomination. Best performance of any kind Ive seen in the last five years.

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Anybody seen the current dog movie? I think it's called the Purpose of Dogs?

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Finialley sawe Manchetser by the Sea to weekes ago, I stille dointe no what to thick aboute it.

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Its think its one of those movies you experience like dropping into someones life and you forget its an entertainment medium and just watch. I didnt make it quite to the end because I ran out of gas but I was very impressed and moved by the story and the performances. No real punch line just people dealing with their lives. Kind of reminded me of a heavier brothers mcmullen.

 

we watched patterson this week and I am jim jarmisch fan. Again no real puch line just a week of a characters life. Nice settings and the wife is a treat. Poetry and art are prominent. I liked it though I liked ghost dog with forrest Whittaker better.

 

now I am thinking of "the zero effect" the most unlikley ben stiller movie you will ever see

 

also watched tropic thunder this week, holy shit that movie is funny, robert downeys eyes are hilarious, jack black redefined over the top and tom cruise is awesome and I dont say that often

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Zero Effect flew under the radar when it came out but was very good. Tropic Thunder was absolutely hilarious and even Tom Cruise, who gives me hives, was good. Also near the top of the Stiller list for me is Flirting with Disaster, with great performances from everyone involved.

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Loste in Transaltion

 

To temprailey loste/dissplaced soulles meete an help each orthere dealle withe unfamillar surrondengs they finde themselfes in. Quite, slowe, withe flashess of bizzare/abserde, leadeng to funney sitations foure to charming charracteres.

 

foure snaggs

An excellent film made even better by the presence of Scarlett Johanssen. Having lived outside of Tokyo for 3 1/2 years, I have to say, Sophia Coppola nailed it. A weird and wonderful place.

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Watched several movies lately.....

 

  • I just watched "Fantastic Beasts and where to Find them". JK Rollings first screenplay. A grown up Harry potter movie. Really well done. 3.5 snaggs (out of 5)
  • Hell or High Water - LOVED this movie. Really surprised me how well this was done. Good cast with Chris Pine and Jeff Bridges. Bridges is excellent. 4.5 snaggs
  • The Lobster - DO NOT WATCH THIS MOVIE!!! I can not overstate how bad this movie is! -269 Snaggs!

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