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The last movie you watched was...? (take five)

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Ken_McAlinden, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. MortSahlFan

    MortSahlFan Forum Resident

    Location:
    US
    TCM?

    2:15pm - ABBA: The Movie (saw this 20 years ago, barely remember it)
    4:15pm - A Hard Day's Night (haven't seen this in a long time)
    6pm - Elvis: That's the Way It Is
     
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  2. MAYBEIMAMAZED

    MAYBEIMAMAZED Don't think Twice it's alright

    Location:
    DFW TEXAS
    Yes, it's on TMC right now it's been years since I watched it.
     
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  3. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

    Cheap as chips production budget. But .. pretty good i must admit.
     
  4. Kaskade10729

    Kaskade10729 Forum Resident

  5. Tim S

    Tim S Senior Member

    Location:
    East Tennessee
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    Streaming, Starz free trial.

    Ok, well-acted. There isn't much story here that couldn't have been told effectively in about 2o minutes. I just didn't get the point of 2 hours of this.

    It bothered me that occasionally, scenes seemed like obvious cgi or matte backgrounds with the foreground action done on a sound stage. It took me out of the movie quite a bit.
     
  6. Tim S

    Tim S Senior Member

    Location:
    East Tennessee
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    This is a really highly-rated film for those looking for an extreme revenge movie. IT was well-done, well-acted, I just didn't get the point of atrocity after atrocity from beginning to end. I didn't feel like we knew any of these victims enough to care much about what they endured.
     
  7. GLUDFSSR

    GLUDFSSR Senior Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    Soul (2020)
     
  8. Al Kuenster

    Al Kuenster Forum Resident

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    Las Vegas, NV - US
    Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines DVD. For a dvd it looks and sounds good IMO.
     
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  9. Jimmy B.

    Jimmy B. I'm poor & sure wouldn't show off if I was rich.

    I saw Corpse Bride for the first time.

    Still trying to figure out what I just saw....
    It was very nice-looking.....
    The first act was very good.
    The ending was nice.
    The middle, well...

    :shrug:
     
  10. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident

    Location:
    illinois
  11. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident

    Location:
    illinois
  12. keefer1970

    keefer1970 Metal, Movies, Beer!

    Location:
    New Jersey
    "Ape vs. Monster" (2021)
    An experimental space capsule crash lands back on earth, and the chimpanzee "pilot" grows to immense size due to exposure to an alien goop. The same substance has a similar effect on a lizard near the crash site, which eventually leads to a clash between the two overgrown critters, with a bunch of puny humans caught in the middle.
    This is The Asylum's knock-off of "Kong vs. Godzilla," and it features all of their usual trademarks -- cheap sets, terrible acting, crappy CGI, and an appearance by a slumming, D-list star (Eric "Julia's Brother" Roberts). It spends way too much time on talky, scientific mumbo-jumbo dialogue between the human characters and not nearly enough on the creatures, so those expecting serious monster mayhem will be disappointed.
    It's not the worst Asylum movie I've ever seen, but it isn't really worth your time, either.
     
  13. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident

    Location:
    illinois
  14. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

    U-Turn ( 1997)
    This has it in bucketloads, great cast .. script.
    Directed by Oliver Stone
    Music by Ennio Morricone
     
  15. Philip Airtime

    Philip Airtime Well-Known Member

    Location:
    United States
    DVD: Wong Kar-wai's Ashes of Time Redux (1994/2008). A magnificent film!
     
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  16. Kaskade10729

    Kaskade10729 Forum Resident

  17. Kaskade10729

    Kaskade10729 Forum Resident

    Recently watched the Blu-ray; had this in a full screen DVD version because when I first bought it, I was using a small Sony 4:3 tube TV. I actually wouldn't have replaced that disc -- because it looked and sounded so good -- if my Panasonic UHD disc player allowed for stretching of full screen content to fill the screen.
     
  18. Rachael Bee

    Rachael Bee Miembra muy loca

    I watched The Final Countdown on BD last night. It's hard to believe that Blue Underground is asking $53 for preorders for this flick on UHD-BD.... :shake: It's a good movie but a great one, no!
     
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  19. Derek Slazenger

    Derek Slazenger Specs, rugs & rock n roll

    I randomly selected 'Snatch' to watch on Netflix last night. Haven't seen it for years. What a superb movie :biglaugh:
     
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  20. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident

    Location:
    illinois
  21. Mylene

    Mylene Senior Member

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    Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell (2008) Pretty good documentary about the cellist, composer who started about 800 projects but released very little. Access to his parents and lover adds lots to the story. When asked if Arthur had lived what would have happened his father says he'd probably have 800 more cassettes of unreleased music. Ernie Brookes from Modern Lovers appears throughout. On Kanopy, so if you've got a library card you can watch it for nothing.
     
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  22. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    I love this movie and we get (FTWD Morgan) ...Lennie James with his English accent...
     
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  23. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    they are gouging many different wares these days...sign of the times that ain't gonna get better anytime soon...
     
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  24. Al Kuenster

    Al Kuenster Forum Resident

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    Las Vegas, NV - US
    I still have this on the DVD from Blue Underground looks and sounds good enough for me. $53 is also too pricey for me, no doubt it will sell out quickly.
     
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  25. polchik

    polchik Forum Resident

    the da vinci code
     

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