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What Movies Are You Watching Lately

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by edinatlanta, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. Gradstudent78

    Gradstudent78 Well-Known Member

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    Definitely agree, 3D wasn't good and the 48 fps just make it look cheap. I wonder if it looks better seeing it in 24 fps. Movie wasn't nearly good enough to want to see it again. Felt like a lot of filler and definitely more kid oriented than Lord of the Rings (which isn't too surprising considering the books). Honestly though I think kids would get bored with the filler material. Based on this alone I don't see any reason why this should have been broken into 3 movies. I did like Martin Freeman and the scenes with him and Gollum were definitely one of the highlights.
     
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    I remember that movie now. Body doubles or something? Pretty average.
     
  3. OmniscientCause

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    I like futuristic dysatopian type films so I liked it...


    They are clones bread for their owners to use when they need their organs etc...and when they are given a ticket off the island its their owners wanting or needing an organ
     
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    The story was fine, I just found the constant product placement annoying. (IMHO) Skyfall was subtle in comparison..
     
  5. idfnl

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    I liked Gattaca in that vein. Uma looked incredible in that movie.

    District 9, V for Vendetta (though it seems nobody liked it), Brazil and of course #1 Blade Runner

    Ha ha, anyone ever seen Death Race 2000?
     
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    District 9 blew me away big time
    I liked V for Vendetta
    Brazil & The Blade Runner - no words needed....
    Death Race 2000 is a Corman Classic


    btw - anyone seen Fassbinders "Welt am Draht" ?
    It's available on DVD and even on Criterion Blu Ray nowadays...
    I loved that one as a kid.. :)
     
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    District 9 was puerile politicized crap. I'll never understand why people like that movie.

    V for Vendetta was great fun.

    And I don't like Blade Runner much. It's way overrated -- a boring and watered-down version of Philip K. Dick's fun but flawed book. Its only saving grace is that it has a few scenes with nice visuals.
     
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    The restored 1925 version :)
     
  9. OmniscientCause

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    Ive probably watched gattaca 25-30 times. Everytime it was on show/stars whatever the past few years I watched it.

    District 9 was good but nothing that really warrented more then a few watches.

    V for Vendetta is good but isnt on tv that much so ive only seen it 3 times.

    Brazil and blade runner are great of course.

    I actually liked the new total recall a lot more then the arnold version.
     
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    Saw Lincoln. DDL was powerful. I loved the argument he had with his wife about their son wanting to enlist.

    Cheers,
     
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    Still, the best future dystopian movie is Children of Men.
     
  12. OmniscientCause

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    I can agree that is up there with the best. Waterworld anyone? I kidd...

    Some of my fav from the genre.

    A clockwork orange/ Minority Report / 12 Monkeys / I am legend / book of eli / equillibrium / Dark City / Metropolis the anime one / Ghost in a shell ( anime )

    The matrix...well the first two.
     
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    I saw The Hobbit this past Saturday, I enjoyed it and can't wait for the next one. I also watched 2009's Star Trek (with all the Star Trek Into Darkness talk, I had to rewatch the 09 movie), Zachary Quinto's Spock still annoyed the shit out of me for the majority of the movie, other than that, I still really like the movie. Also watched Savages yesterday. It wasn't bad. It wasn't great, either.
     
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    Prly watching "Killer Joe" tonight. Anyone want to warn me off it?
     
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    Saw it for the 3rd time this weekend....it really is something you need to watch over and over again.
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    Whoa, pretty intense movie. Kind of a cross between Blue Velvet and Cape Fear. White trash at its worst.
     
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    Children of men could have been good if it at all attempted to be the philosophical movie it made itself out to be. Instead it was a shoot em up action movie.


    Worst movie on the planet?
     
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    Barbara- flat and detached

    Sister- loved it, especially the scene where Simon is the only person left in the valley.
     
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    I really liked it too. Especially that doctor's house, wow.
     

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