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Author Topic: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD  (Read 40482 times)

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3680 on: August 12, 2017, 06:06:20 pm »
Castle in the Sky: 10/10
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time: 9/10
Hoosiers: 8/10
Narcopolis: 4/10
The Beaches of Agnes: 9/10
Rebecca: 10/10

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3681 on: August 13, 2017, 08:49:45 am »
Despite already being aware of many of its notorious scenes, Birdemic was still a hilarious watch.
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« Reply #3682 on: August 13, 2017, 02:07:43 pm »
I watched The Lives of Others last night. Really great film about the Stasi and the persecution of "intellectuals" under communist regimes. Ulrich Muhe gives an amazing lead performance. I recommend this one.
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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3683 on: August 13, 2017, 06:20:25 pm »
Summer Wars: 9/10
Porco Rosso: 9/10
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot: 9/10
The Raiders of Atlantis: 6/10
The Love Bug: 7/10
Half Nelson: 9/10

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3684 on: August 13, 2017, 07:29:59 pm »
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power - 8/10
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« Reply #3685 on: August 14, 2017, 10:43:50 am »

Andrei Rublev was a tough watch with its three hour runtime and the slow pace characteristic of Tarkovsky (which I appreciate his naturalist directing style and the careful use of score to emphasize the contemplative moments, although it can be maddening at times), but it proved to be very rewarding by the end. It's a religious film at its core, the character study second. It probably has the most humane representation of faith that I've ever seen, along with some more philosophical ramblings about the themes of artist vs authority, and it was surprisingly explicit for its time, risks that Tarkovsky sure as hell took to more or less recreate the turbulent historical setting. Also, it looks absolutely gorgeous.

Probably better than Solaris, but Stalker is still on top.
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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3686 on: August 14, 2017, 02:33:19 pm »
Their Finest: 5/10
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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3687 on: August 14, 2017, 02:40:34 pm »
Their Finest: 5/10
Huh. I was considering taking a look at that movie since it's on Redbox. Pros and cons?

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« Reply #3688 on: August 14, 2017, 03:49:25 pm »
Their Finest: 5/10
Huh. I was considering taking a look at that movie since it's on Redbox. Pros and cons?

There isn't too much to say other than it failed to entice me outside of scenes involving the production of the film they were making.  It's well made, but it just wasn't my cup of tea.
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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3689 on: August 14, 2017, 06:20:34 pm »
When the Wind Blows: 10/10
Patlabor: The Movie: 8/10
Veronica Mars: 8/10
Prince: Sign 'O' the Times: 9/10
Nightmare City: 6/10
A Perfect World: 9/10

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3690 on: August 14, 2017, 06:36:36 pm »
When the Wind Blows: 10/10
Patlabor: The Movie: 8/10
Veronica Mars: 8/10
Prince: Sign 'O' the Times: 9/10
Nightmare City: 6/10
A Perfect World: 9/10

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3691 on: August 14, 2017, 06:55:43 pm »
When the Wind Blows: 10/10
Patlabor: The Movie: 8/10
Veronica Mars: 8/10
Prince: Sign 'O' the Times: 9/10
Nightmare City: 6/10
A Perfect World: 9/10

Do you ever leave this place, John?

We used to go on adventures, and have fun, and see things, and you were brave and excited. But now it's all filtered through this.

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3692 on: August 14, 2017, 07:50:11 pm »
When the Wind Blows: 10/10
Patlabor: The Movie: 8/10
Veronica Mars: 8/10
Prince: Sign 'O' the Times: 9/10
Nightmare City: 6/10
A Perfect World: 9/10

Do you ever leave this place, John?

We used to go on adventures, and have fun, and see things, and you were brave and excited. But now it's all filtered through this.

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3693 on: August 14, 2017, 10:04:03 pm »
The Big Sick was awesome, with a 50/50-esque (by that I mean perfect) blend of humor and emotional heft. Great script and characters, as well as strong performances from all involved. I'm not entirely sure how someone could dislike this movie- 9/10. Still a terrible title for a movie though.
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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3694 on: August 14, 2017, 11:21:25 pm »
The Big Sick was awesome, with a 50/50-esque (by that I mean perfect) blend of humor and emotional heft. Great script and characters, as well as strong performances from all involved. I'm not entirely sure how someone could dislike this movie- 9/10. Still a terrible title for a movie though.
Which performance was your favorite? I honestly have to go with Ray Romano's character. I can sympathize with his struggles in articulation at times.

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« Reply #3695 on: August 15, 2017, 04:24:49 pm »

12 Angry Men brought an immense amount of warm into my heart. What a masterpiece.
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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3696 on: August 15, 2017, 05:30:52 pm »
The Big Sick was awesome, with a 50/50-esque (by that I mean perfect) blend of humor and emotional heft. Great script and characters, as well as strong performances from all involved. I'm not entirely sure how someone could dislike this movie- 9/10. Still a terrible title for a movie though.
Which performance was your favorite? I honestly have to go with Ray Romano's character. I can sympathize with his struggles in articulation at times.
Honestly, all four leads were great, but I think I have to go with Kumail as the lead. I just found him so charismatic and funny.

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3697 on: August 15, 2017, 06:02:02 pm »
The Big Sick was awesome, with a 50/50-esque (by that I mean perfect) blend of humor and emotional heft. Great script and characters, as well as strong performances from all involved. I'm not entirely sure how someone could dislike this movie- 9/10. Still a terrible title for a movie though.
Which performance was your favorite? I honestly have to go with Ray Romano's character. I can sympathize with his struggles in articulation at times.
Honestly, all four leads were great, but I think I have to go with Kumail as the lead. I just found him so charismatic and funny.
He's probably the runner up for me. He showed promising range as an actor and I hope to see him in more films in the future.

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3698 on: August 15, 2017, 06:12:39 pm »
The Big Sick was awesome, with a 50/50-esque (by that I mean perfect) blend of humor and emotional heft. Great script and characters, as well as strong performances from all involved. I'm not entirely sure how someone could dislike this movie- 9/10. Still a terrible title for a movie though.
Which performance was your favorite? I honestly have to go with Ray Romano's character. I can sympathize with his struggles in articulation at times.
Honestly, all four leads were great, but I think I have to go with Kumail as the lead. I just found him so charismatic and funny.
He's probably the runner up for me. He showed promising range as an actor and I hope to see him in more films in the future.
I think he's definitely gotten better as Silicon Valley has gone along as well, with his performance here really showing what he can do. I also really hope to see him in future films.

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Re: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WATCHING THREAD
« Reply #3699 on: August 15, 2017, 07:05:53 pm »
Patlabor 2: The Movie - 10/10
The Cat Returns - 8/10
Wolf Children - 9/10
Lady in White - 8/10
Mean Creek - 10/10
Don't Come Knocking - 6/10
The Deadly Mantis - 6/10
I Married a Monster from Outer Space - 6/10

 

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