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Films You've Recently Just Seen In The Theatre Or On DVD

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 4:11 AM

CHRISISALL


I just saw Machete- hooo BOY what a hi-larious flick!!!! It's so over the top it makes Desperado look like a documentary! And Michelle Rodriguez... just amazing. Steven Seagal was a hoot! Non-stop action & ridiculousness. There's even a bit of a plot!!! You gotta see it!!

Also, Superman/ Batman Apocalypse- it's got to be the most action crammed DC movie yet! You get the feeling that there's a bigger story somewhere than this Cliff Notes version, and that's because there is, in a graphic novel. But the movie does a good job of condensing it IMO. Plus it just looks great.

I scored 2 for 2!

Any good stuff y'all have seen?


The laughing Chrisisall



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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:13 AM

JONGSSTRAW


Got a few new cheap dvd's from Amazon recently :

Ice Pirates - had fond memories of this from the 80's, but upon first re-watching since then, man it really blows. Stay away!

Lifeforce - also had fond memories from the 80's. Still packs a punch, although somewhat slow in parts. Good visuals and effects. Well worth the money.

Big Trouble In Little China - Just a lot of fun movie. Very enjoyable!


Also, watched Night Of The Comet this weekend. Just gets better and better each time I see it. Has a style unto itself, and features great iconic 80's actors including Robert Beltran, Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, and everybody's favorite whacko, Mary Woronov.









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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:17 AM

CHRISISALL



Ice Pirates - Fun(ny).
Lifeforce - Wild!
Big Trouble In Little China - CLASSIC (I own it)
Night Of The Comet- Classic fromage (saw it in the theatre like 10 times, rented it more).

Wow, we have such similar taste it's scary.





The laughing Chrisisall


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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:34 AM

PIRATENEWS

John Lee, conspiracy therapist at Hollywood award-winner History Channel-mocked SNL-spoofed PirateNew.org wooHOO!!!!!!


Home Chiropractic DVD
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It's already paid for itself in 6 weeks. Almost instant cure for back pain for the entire family.

Wish List:

Horse and Dog Chiropractic DVD Set
http://www.amazon.com/Horse-Dog-Chiropractic-DVD-Set/dp/B004B6ML4W/ref
=sr_1_9?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1301498551&sr=1-9


THE MASSAGE THERAPY VIDEO LIBRARY: Vol. 10 - Sports Chiropractic
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00B8V5BO/ref=sr_1_6?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1301498551&sr=1-6

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 7:30 AM

SINGATE


I've got something right up your alley Chris. I recently watched Ip Man. I've been wanting to catch up on movies featuring Donnie Yen because his work in supporting roles has been always been incredible. This film was as good as advertised. Now I need to get my hands on the sequel...now with 100% more Sammo Hung!

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 7:36 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by singate:
I've got something right up your alley Chris. I recently watched Ip Man.

I own it- best movie on Wing Chun EVER!!!!


The laughing Chrisisall


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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 8:07 AM

OPPYH


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
I just saw Machete- hooo BOY what a hi-larious flick!!!! It's so over the top it makes Desperado look like a documentary! And Michelle Rodriguez... just amazing. Steven Seagal was a hoot! Non-stop action & ridiculousness. There's even a bit of a plot!!! You gotta see it!!



Loved it. It was better than Planet Terror, and felt much more in the spirit of 70's Grindhouse flicks.


Watched Grease on Blu-Ray. Looked great.

Also watched Stand and Deliver on Netflix. Seeing it for the first time in widescreen(the s-dvd was full frame) and high definition. Fantastic.


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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 8:22 AM

JONGSSTRAW


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:

Wow, we have such similar taste it's scary.


There may be an explanation for that.....









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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 8:33 AM

CHRISISALL


"No...NO...I don't see the resemblance!"

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 9:22 AM

FREMDFIRMA


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
And Michelle Rodriguez...


Annnnd now you have your revenge for me foisting Space: Above and Beyond unto you...

I *have* to support mitch, who I have known for quite a while prior to actually knowing who she was - we were kinda frenemy/rivals in too many first person shooter fragfests to count, and this'll shock you...
She's better than me! *hissssssss*

I actually wasn't gonna go see Avatar till she busted my chops about it, and baited the hook by telling me her role actually involved one of our tricks from Space Cowboy/Ace Online/Air Rivals (M-Gear, side-strafing from behind cover).
So now I *have* to go see Machete, or imma hear it for being a jerk, gee thanks.

Recently watched:

Despicable Me - shoved on me by the niece, who seems to actually think imma supervillain, and it was surprisingly good, the minions stole the show, actually.

9 - visually beautiful, but the plot coulda used some work, given that they used such a huge idiot-ball to add conflict to the story, and that does kind of grate a bit.


Quite fond of Ice Pirates, Big Trouble in Little China myself - and Night of The Coment holds a special place for me, since working the deep dark hours of the night, my "world" is kinda like that sometimes, only (usually) without the zombies... unless you count the local skells wandering about sometimes.

On that particular brand of cheese, you might also rent They Live, as it fits themewise with the rest, there.

-Frem

I do not serve the Blind God.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 9:30 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:

On that particular brand of cheese, you might also rent They Live, as it fits themewise with the rest, there.


That movie chews bubble gum & kicks a*s....


The laughing Chrisisall


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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:22 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


In the theater, it was Sucker Punch last week, Source Code coming up this weekend.

The last DVD I watched was "Bug" directed by William Friedkin and starring Ashley Judd and Harry Connick, Jr. Very weird, should be right up PirateNews' alley with all the talk of conspiracy theories.

Streaming from Netflix has been the Millennium trilogy of films based on the books by Stieg Larsson. Now I find out there was a six episode mini-series after the movies, so I need to find that since the movies were very good. I have no interest in the upcoming American remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.



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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:51 PM

RIONAEIRE

Beir bua agus beannacht


I saw Little China last year, a bizarre movie, it had some lil' plot holes, some stuff that didn't add up, but it was like I couldn't turn away because it just got more outrageous as I went, it was entertaining.

Lately I watched Lord of the Flies, (I've always loved that movie), and Gattaca (first time for me to see it, it was good) and and Speed 2 (again first time for me, didn't really enjoy it that much, too much action and not enough talking, I was having trouble following it.) that is what I watched this weekend, I rarely watch movies on weekdays, movies are something I do with my dad and that's when I'm with him, I don't have time for them during the week because that's my computer time.

"A completely coherant River means writers don't deliver" KatTaya

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:25 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Just finished watching The Millenium Trilogy ("The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo", "The Girl Who Played With Fire", "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest"). Fantastic, although the third one feels like a direct continuation of the second one (as in, it feels like they cut from the final scene, and picked up exactly there in the next movie, with no time having passed and no new storyline coming about, just a continuation of the previous one, more or less).

Love Lisbeth Salander. I'd highly recommend the films for Frem, because I think he'd relate to it on a lot of levels, although there's some pretty freaking horrifying shit in them, too.

Wathced "Unstoppable" on Blu-Ray last week, on someone's recommendation. I will no longer accept this person's recommendations for what a "good" movie is.

I did not fall asleep. I can definitely say that. The movie seems to be premised around the mind-numbing question of "how much shit can we pile on the train tracks before it finally gets noticed by a train?"

In fairness, though, I can say this: Of all the train movies Denzel Washington and Tony Scott have made in the last two years, this was one of them. If I really wanted to heap on the adulation, I'd amend that statement thusly (and they can feel free to use this as a cover blurb for the Director's Cut): "This is the best train movie Scott and Washington have done together this year!"



"Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservatives." - John Stuart Mill

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:30 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Quote:

Originally posted by ecgordon:
In the theater, it was Sucker Punch last week, Source Code coming up this weekend.

The last DVD I watched was "Bug" directed by William Friedkin and starring Ashley Judd and Harry Connick, Jr. Very weird, should be right up PirateNews' alley with all the talk of conspiracy theories.

Streaming from Netflix has been the Millennium trilogy of films based on the books by Stieg Larsson. Now I find out there was a six episode mini-series after the movies, so I need to find that since the movies were very good. I have no interest in the upcoming American remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.






Hey, I replied before I read your post - I just finished the Millenium Trilogy myself! I'll buy it on Blu-Ray. Didn't know about the min-series either; have to hit the local indie video store, since they do the "art house" and offbeat stuff better than anyone else around here.

Planning on tracking down "Exit Through the Gift Shop" soon, now that it's finally out on DVD.

"Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservatives." - John Stuart Mill

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:38 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


It seems that the Millennium mini-series was expanded versions of the movies, an hour or more of footage for each, or a total of approximately four and a half hours more than the theatrical versions. As of yet they have not been released on Region 1 DVD.



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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 8:14 PM

RIONAEIRE

Beir bua agus beannacht


I actually liked Unstoppable, we call it Pelham 4 5 6, :)

"A completely coherant River means writers don't deliver" KatTaya

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Thursday, March 31, 2011 12:44 AM

BORIS


ha ha Big trouble in Little China...it was retro kitsch even when it came out...I love it it's so dated yet so endearing

Rose S

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Saturday, April 2, 2011 2:24 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


Source Code is a good little film buried under predictable Hollywood trappings. Better than it had any right to be, but not as good as I was expecting from Duncan Jones, who gave us Moon two years ago. I'll bet the ending would have been different if he had written it.

My review - [url] http://templetongate.net/sourcecode.htm[/url]



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Saturday, April 2, 2011 2:28 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Just watched "Paranormal Activity 2" last night. That movie f**ked my head up. It's not just the stuff that happens - it's the stuff that DOESN'T happen when you're all tensed up and waiting for it. Almost the whole movie is designed to keep you on the edge of your seat, just WAITING. And you keep having to watch the whole screen, just so you don't miss something up in a corner or off down the hall.

Supremely creepy.

Tonight we're watching "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World".

"Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservatives." - John Stuart Mill

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Saturday, April 2, 2011 2:45 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


With my birthday money I bought...

Dark Skies
Stingray (Nick Mancuso, not Gerry Anderson)
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. ($14.99 @Costco!)
The Equalizer
Andy Barker, P.I.
AVATAR: Extended Collector's Edition

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Saturday, April 2, 2011 2:55 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


Quote:

Originally posted by Kwicko:
Watched "Unstoppable" on Blu-Ray last week, on someone's recommendation. I will no longer accept this person's recommendations for what a "good" movie is.

I did not fall asleep. I can definitely say that. The movie seems to be premised around the mind-numbing question of "how much shit can we pile on the train tracks before it finally gets noticed by a train?"

In fairness, though, I can say this: Of all the train movies Denzel Washington and Tony Scott have made in the last two years, this was one of them. If I really wanted to heap on the adulation, I'd amend that statement thusly (and they can feel free to use this as a cover blurb for the Director's Cut): "This is the best train movie Scott and Washington have done together this year!"


The thing that pissed me off most about that movie was Tony Scott's insistence on having a news helicopter in EVERY. DAMN. SHOT!
I mean, even when we're looking at the train from directly level with the cab, which would put the chopper on the same level as, oh I dunno... POWER LINES, maybe!
All the news choppers I ever see in L.A. never go below 1,000 ft.

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Saturday, April 2, 2011 3:16 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


clj: It wasn't just that - hell, a chopper being that close to the train WHILE THEY'RE TRYING TO DISCONNECT IT AND YELL BACK AND FORTH TO EACH OTHER would be disastrous, if for no other reason, just because the noise and rotor wash from the damn chopper(s) would make communications impossible.

"Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservatives." - John Stuart Mill

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Saturday, April 2, 2011 3:39 PM

FREMDFIRMA


Quote:

Originally posted by Kwicko:
Love Lisbeth Salander. I'd highly recommend the films for Frem, because I think he'd relate to it on a lot of levels


*Miracle Max Voice*
Oh and thank you SO much for dynamiting the pond on me!

Not helping matters is that my ex has also read and suggested them, and even though I kept her in the dark to protect her, seems to know far more than is good or safe for her to know - although I do think she's bluffing, for the most part.

Ergo: I just ordered the three books on amazon five minutes ago, so your suggestion is taken under advisement, yeah.

Yes, and I too have friends that recommend movies to me which suck harder than a shopvac - for some reason Rev's taste in movies leaves me wondering if someone dropped him on his head as a baby...

Interesting note about Lisbeth, her B-day is the same as mine and with the same rather rare stellar configuration, which if you believe in such things leads to an insane combination of self-determination and bloodlust, it's also shared by that old goosestepper Adolph, just for trivias sake.

Some of the events and persons in the first book are based on real people and events, which I think is one reason the author was initially reluctant to publish it, but there's only maybe five or six folk still alive who could even make those connections any more, and most of the perps are sleeping with the fishes too, so it's a dead issue - but if he'd published it say ten years ago, boy howdy that *would* have been kicking a hornest nest.

So where can I get these movies and/or miniseries ?

I heard there's gonna be an english adaptation, but I think we ALL know that's gonna go as well as M-Nutty-Suckheads "adaptation" of Avatar: The Last Airbender - just the WORDS Hollywood + Remake are emetic in their pulchritude these days... so no, NOT interested in that.

-Frem

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Saturday, April 2, 2011 3:49 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


My sis-in-law (the one who recommended "Unstoppable", no less) dropped the four-disk box set on me. There's a bonus disk as well as the three movies, but I haven't watched it yet.

I've seen them at Blockbuster, so assume they're pretty much everywhere that rents/sells DVDs.




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Saturday, April 2, 2011 4:35 PM

THESOMNAMBULIST


Watched Wheels on Meals last night. The film that introduced me to Jackie Chan. Still enjoy the stunts and the bad dubbing somehow makes it funnier!

As for Big Trouble in Little China Awesome film. There really isn't a hero quite like Jack Burton. Good fun rainy day film! Classic.

Caught Grosse Point Blank too the other day, which is a shamefully underated Cussack film. I think if you grew up in the 80's with all those teen angst films that he was such a big part of back then, then Grosse Point Blank works all the better.

Sometimes I like pairing films together as you've done Chris. After I watched Grosse Point Blank I watch Hot Tub Time Machine. Good combo!


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Saturday, April 2, 2011 9:18 PM

HKCAVALIER


Frem, don't do it! Read the books, by all means, but leave the movies till after! They're really nothing more than spoiler filled trailers for the books. Like seeing Firefly minus all the scenes onboard Serenity.

And I wouldn't discount the American remake out of hand. The Swedish versions were really by-the-numbers, greatest-hits reels of the books and the complexities of the police procedural style storylines, and the genuine complexity of the characters, lost (perhaps with a couple hours of miniseries some of that could be corrected, but the last movie, Nest, has some truly boneheaded rearrangements of the plot that defy justification). And one impressive performance by Noomi Rapace.

Meanwhile the American version is being directed by David Fincher and he hasn't let me down yet, does police procedural (Zodiac) as well as anybody, and isn't about to put together a mere "remake" to cash in. And the screenwriter has penned a ton of fine films including Jack the Bear and Schindler's List.

HKCavalier

Hey, hey, hey, don't be mean. We don't have to be mean, because, remember, no matter where you go, there you are.

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 7:20 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


I always preferred Snake Pliskin to Jack Burton.

My fave John Cusack role might be in Map of the Human Heart, underated.

Haven't seen cinema in awhile, working too much.

I did like Apaloosa almost as much as Open Range.

How is it that DarkAngelfanaticIsAll mentions Machete without noting it is Jessica Alba's first time on film without any clothes? Huh? Also Lindsay Lohan's first nekkid movie scene.
Wasn't the Machete Trailer in theaters like 3 years ago? They must have shelved it for a while, or something.

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 8:45 AM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


Quote:

Originally posted by jewelstaitefan:
Wasn't the Machete Trailer in theaters like 3 years ago? They must have shelved it for a while, or something.


The trailer you're thinking of was part of Grindhouse.



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Sunday, April 3, 2011 11:57 AM

OPPYH


I watched "Paul" today. Written by, and starring Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost(Shaun of the Dead, Spaced).

Pretty good. The film takes takes a serious stand against Christianity, and religion, but overall just a goofy movie with a lot of "in" jokes relating to the world of science fiction.

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 12:37 PM

THESOMNAMBULIST


Quote:

Wasn't the Machete Trailer in theaters like 3 years ago? They must have shelved it for a while, or something.


It was a mock trailer within Grindhouse for a mock film called Machette. As it happened there was a sort of 'cult' interest in the premise of Machette and so Rodriguez went and made the film.

Snake works well as an anti hero. But I must admit Burton made more of an impression on me. I tend to find myself saying:
"Son of a bitch must pay." and "We really shook the pillars of heaven." quite a lot.

:D

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 3:20 PM

DREAMTROVE


Adjustment Bureau - interesting story idea with typical hollywood trainwreck, if you can filter that out, you'll do fine.

Bugs Life - pretty awesome throughout. Decent metaphor

Dark Crystal - Awesome puppets, nice story arc, got too carried away with that to write dialogue, etc.

Sucker Punch - Trainwreck on steroids. Nothing worked. If you like videogame++ effects and sexy schoolgirls kicking ass, you'll do fine. If you're looking for something else, you'll fall short. My expectations were real low, and I thought it was kinda fun.




That's what a ship is, you know - it's not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails, that's what a ship needs.

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 6:06 PM

RIONAEIRE

Beir bua agus beannacht


The Yearling: Read the book in high school and saw the movie around that time too, but watched it again on Fri. night. Its a story about the loss of innocence, not just the first event that precipitates this loss, but the process and then the final event that puts the nail in its coffin for the main charactor. I identify with the process and the pain because my own loss of innocence, starting at 12 and finishing at 14 was painful to. (note that I'm not using that phrase to refer to sex in any way shape or form, I refer to the process that all children go through, or nearly all anyways)

Robin Hood Men in Tights: I love this movie! So funny, it never gets old for me, I laugh myself silly everytime.

The Scout: I'm not sure what this movie was trying to say. There were a few things it could have said, about touched folk and talents and celebrating people's abilities etc. But it didn't say any of those things, it was really quite flat and rather disappointing, when it ended I was like "... okay, what is the movie saying or conveying here?"

"A completely coherant River means writers don't deliver" KatTaya

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 3:40 AM

AURAPTOR

America loves a winner!


The Expendables

good: Cordy! Well, Charisma I mean. She looked awesome. Great to see her on a bigger screen, and a bigger part. More of her ain't a bad thing.

bad: Pretty much the entire rest of the movie. It was like 1/2 a script. I'm sure they INTENDED to have characters anyone cared about, and some sort of backstory which tied all thses mercs together....but I just wasn't feelin' it.

Stallone and Rourke look like freaks. Sad, really. Arnold looks old - OLD. Statham and Li... I liked. Oh, and Willis was decent. I suppose.

Lots of silly stuff in the movie, as in pointless.

Select to view spoiler:


Why a gun mount on the nose of a plane, where you have to stick your head OUT of the plane to fire ? what the hell?



Not a major point of the movie, but just nonsensical.


" I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend. "

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 6:27 AM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


The Fighter. Oscar-worthy performances all around, really. Christian Bale was so freaking good in this movie, and that's sad, because his character was a wreck, and he looked horrible.

The Town. Loved it. I got the impression that Ben Affleck liked "Heat", but hated the ending, so decided to do his own version, with Southies.

It's Kind of a Funny Story. Odd movie, not as funny as I expected (Zack Galifianakis co-stars), quirky, but good. I enjoyed it.

Stone. With Deniro and Edward Norton headlining, it's strange to say this, but Milla Jovovich absolutely stole the show in this one. She just flat out-acted the others. Another very odd movie, not what one would expect, and

Select to view spoiler:


... it was strange to watch Deniro's character and Norton's basically change places, morally and ethically, if not physically.




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Sunday, April 17, 2011 6:53 PM

RIONAEIRE

Beir bua agus beannacht


The Last of the Mohecans: This was good, made back in the late 80s or early 90s, the music was really good, the story was enjoyable to watch, I enjoy stories that revolve around the concept of "watives" (people of European extraction being raised as Indians during early settlement days) and I thought Daniel Day Lewis's charactor was really attractive, mmmm.

Avenging Angelo: Another movie with Madelein Stowe, purely coincidental. Unbenonced to her her bio dad was a mob boss who just died and Sylvester Stalone has to be her body guard. Cute, had some funny lines, like how she calls getting whacked getting "waxed".

A Flash of Rainbows: A sad movie but had a really good little actor in it. Takes place in Ireland which is why we rented it. Not brilliant by any means, very sad, but worth seeing once and had cute seals in it, as all films about little Irish islands should.

"A completely coherant River means writers don't deliver" KatTaya

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Monday, April 18, 2011 3:20 PM

CHRISISALL


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How is it that DarkAngelfanaticIsAll mentions Machete without noting it is Jessica Alba's first time on film without any clothes?

Such GLARING awesomeness needs no such mention.
Truthfully though, she's rather skinny about now. I thought Michelle Rodriguez was stealing her hotness in that particular flick!
Yeah, I typed that.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 12:53 AM

SIMONWHO


Submarine

A coming of age story, set in Wales during the mid-80s.

Wait! Come back! It's written and directed by Richard Ayoade (Mos from The IT Crowd), the leading young actor is terrific, his object of desire is the lovely Yasmin Paige (Maria Jackson from The Sarah Jane Adventures, not that I recognised her) and it deals with first love in a way that will have you laughing while simultaneously wincing as you recall your own troubles from that age.

I doubt many will get the chance to see it at the cinema (it's pretty limited release even in the UK) but catch it on Blu-ray when you can.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:20 AM

GREENKA61


I just saw a movie on DVD called "Cairo Time" with Patricia Clarkson and Alexander Siddig (from Deep Space Nine).

It is a lovely romance about the wife of a UN official who falls for his Egyptian friend who shows her around Cairo.

Sid is just getting better and better looking with age, and it is so nice to see him play a part where his character doesn't get blown up at the end of the movie. ('Cause don't we all take nitro glycerine with us when we go hiking!)

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 2:04 PM

RIONAEIRE

Beir bua agus beannacht


So about that Submarine one, does anyone speak Welsh in it? If they do speak a bit it will increase my likelyhood of actually seeking it out if it comes to the states on DVD.

"A completely coherant River means writers don't deliver" KatTaya

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