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

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

  1. carrick doone

    carrick doone Forum Resident

    Vancouver, Canada
    Rewatched The Prestige
    Still a really good film about obsession.
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  2. Django

    Django Forum Resident

    Dublin, Ireland
    I'm watching about a boy (again).
  3. sirmikael

    sirmikael Forum Resident

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    The Ref (1994) - even better than I had remembered it.
  4. RogerB

    RogerB Forum Resident

    Love The Ref!!!!!!!
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  5. dmiller458

    dmiller458 Forum Resident

    Midland, Michigan
    Frankenstein Unbound (1990); time travel science fiction meets horror with suitably over-the-top performance from John Hurt and Raul Julia. Good for a few scares and even more laughs.
  6. Tokyo Ghost

    Tokyo Ghost Forum Resident

    Tokyo, Japan
    Yeah, it was really disappointing for me too.

    Scott's new movie, All The Money In The World, is supposed to be much better.
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  7. Splungeworthy

    Splungeworthy Forum Rezidentura

    The wildest ride of the year-Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Francis McDormand plays the extremely angry and grieving mother of her raped and murdered daughter whose crime has not been solved. In a year that gave us Wonder Woman, she's the real badass. You're probably familiar with the basic premise of the movie, but you have no idea of the amazing twists and turns this story takes, and the astounding acting of McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and a sure-fire Oscar nomination worthy performance by Sam Rockwell. In turns hilarious and jawdroppingly shocking, Three Billboards seems like a very timely movie that will have you thinking long after it's over. Should have known, however-it's written and directed by Martin McDonagh, who gave us the brilliant In Bruges.
  8. Mr.Sean

    Mr.Sean Senior Member

    While You Were Sleeping (1995) - TV
    Star Wars - The Last Jedi (2017) - Theatre
  9. JonnyKidd

    JonnyKidd Forum Resident

    The Poseidon Adventure (1972) - DVD.
    Riveting 70s disaster film, with great performances by Gene Hackman and Ernest Borgnine. 9/10.
  10. Brooklyn - Young Irish immigrant Eilis Lace (Saoirse Ronan) navigates her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her past disrupts her new vivacity, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
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  11. The Panda

    The Panda Forum Mutant

    Marple, PA, USA
    great film
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  12. Deuce66

    Deuce66 Forum Resident

    It's a keeper on my DVR.
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  13. Chazro

    Chazro Forum Resident

    West Palm Bch, Fl.
    Crown Heights - Excellent and intense tale based on the true story of an innocent man that spent years incarcerated but never stopped fighting for his freedom. A pleasant surprise was the lack of the obligatory jail rape scene that happens in 99% of all films involving the prison system.

    The Comedian - Having already seen DeNiro playing a comedian in The King Of Comedy, I wasn't overly enthused about seeing him tackle this role but once I saw the line up, Edie Falco, Harvey Kietel, Danny DeVito, & Patty LuPone, seemed to be worth a viewing. A very 'inside' look at the life of a stand up comic, and like most movies dealing with this subject, it's not very funny but it's not supposed to be. Worth a watch but I doubt I'd watch it again, but what a cast!!!
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  14. Django

    Django Forum Resident

    Dublin, Ireland
    I'm watching Predator on film four.
    I can't count the amount of times I've seen it.
    Absolute Classic action film IMHO.
    I hear they're remaking it....Oh no.
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  15. JonnyKidd

    JonnyKidd Forum Resident

    I have a story about watching Predator. A few years ago, my friend and I were watching it while my parents were out. When my mum and younger sibling came home, we had gotten up to the scene
    where flayed bodies are hanging from a tree

    Of all the scenes to walk in on us watching!

    I love the film too. Fantastic tension and direction.
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  16. benjaminhuf

    benjaminhuf Forum Resident

    Yeah, it really was bad--to the degree that I should change my avatar....
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  17. Michael

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

    Total Recall BD remake...
  18. Michael

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

    is this on BD? fun movie...
  19. MartyTem

    MartyTem Forum Resident

    Not available on BD. Just checked on
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  20. Michael

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

    thanks for taking the time...I own the DVD so that will have to do.: )
  21. sirmikael

    sirmikael Forum Resident

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    I rented it in HD on Amazon with some credit that I had.
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  22. Michael

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

  23. Neil Anderson

    Neil Anderson Forum Resident

    Portland, Oregon
    I think it's the best movie I've seen years. Alternately laughing and crying throughout.
  24. Mylene

    Mylene Forum Resident

    quotable quote from In Bruges

    *&/@!! &$%/@%%!!
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  25. Cease Fire in 3-D

    Shot on location in Korea using actual military personnel as the actors, so it’s a bit stiff in that regard. 3-D restoration by the 3-D Film Archive is very nice along with a restored 3 track stereo soundtrack. Pretty cool.

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