What Movies Are You Watching Lately

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

  1. YOLO EMSHI

    YOLO EMSHI Senior member

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    Moonrise Kingdom would have been slightly above average if it was anderson's second or third film but since it wasn't it was shit.
     


  2. Texastyle

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    I strongly disagree. Maybe this just isn't your type of movie?
     


  3. YOLO EMSHI

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    It was my kind of film until I finally realised Anderson was not progressing as a filmmaker. It feels like I'm watching the same characters again and again interracting with each other in rather pointless stories. I really don't mind that he likes to use the same cast of actors, but everytime he does it's in the same manner.

    In my mind he is like the elementary school teacher who's assigned as the director for every production year after year. It's the same blasé attitude to a story and cast, only hidden behind the adorableness of colourful set designs and costumes.

    However i can understand why he appeals to many, he is after all very easy to watch and he translates well for the WASPy youth and nostalgic hipsters. My only issue is I expect a lot more from directors with extensive filmographies.
     


  4. TheDarkKnight

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    Looks very interesting and has some great reviews, thanks for the heads up.
     


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    The best low budget movie is clearly Rubber. :laugh:
     


  6. in stitches

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    saw alien last night.

    honestly, i was underwhelmed. ill give the special effects a pass, as it was made in 79. i think actually, for that time, it was pretty good in that regard. the acting was lame. you never really see any solid gore when the alien kills people, except for when it pops out of the guys belly, but not when it kills the others. just a flash, and then nothing. lame. and the whole concept of the company, and who was really pulling the strings behind the expedition was not laid out well. the idea of them chasing an alien that they already knew was extraordinary, with an old rope net, was so full of facepalm i dont even know what to say. beyond laughable.

    im not usually a harsh critic, i am easily entertained. but this just didnt do it for me.

    i was disappoint.
     


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    pB, the deep blue sea was very good. As you said very slow but some amazing scenes!
     


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    Aliens will be much better for you I predict.
     


  9. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    Stitches, make sure to watch Alien VS. Predator. Best film from either franchise.
     


  10. in stitches

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    it freaking better be. i plan to definitely watch the first 4, before predator was added.


    i understand, that is very much not the case. but i will likely watch it nonetheless.
     


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    I can't believe you've never seen Alien before! How old are you Stitches?

    You may well like Aliens a lot more, it is very action packed. Alien 3 and 4 are not great and quite bad films, respectively.
     


  12. Neo_Version 7

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    You guys talking about Alien: Resurrection? Wasn't perfect but it was definitely better than Alien.
     


  13. TheDarkKnight

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    Jesus christ! *face palms*

    How can you think that?! Again, how old are you Neo? I ask as perhaps a very young generation are effects obsessed (but then the effects in Alien are excellent)
     


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    I think he is being sarcastic...or I hope he is lol. If that is the case I'll follow suit and say alien vs predator 2 was the best of both franchises.
     
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    :facepalm:



    :facepalm::facepalm:
     


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