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

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

  1. Michael

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

    WOW! Impressive!
     
  2. longdist01

    longdist01 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Chicago, IL USA
    They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

    saw it again over Memorial Day holiday observances.
     
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  3. Fastnbulbous

    Fastnbulbous Doubleplus Ungood

    Location:
    Washington DC USA
    I checked it out from the library 4-5 years ago, went right through it. Everything about it was mesmerizing to me, and Liv Ullmann is amazing. Parts of it are difficult indeed to watch, but Bergman has a way of making me watch anyway.
     
  4. Michael

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

    Johnny Come Lately...such a wonderful movie!
     
  5. Hexwood

    Hexwood Forum Resident

    Location:
    UK
    Séance on a Wet Afternoon
     
  6. Splungeworthy

    Splungeworthy Forum Rezidentura

    Welcome To Marwen, starring Steve Carrell in the true story of a man who was brutally beaten and created his own world to deal with it. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, this unique and completely unexplainable movie was virtually ignored by the public and savaged by the critics, but it should be seen to be believed. Zemeckis used a form of CGI that rendered faces and put them on posable figures that is incredible and quite creepy. Fully a third of the movie takes place in this world, and while it drags down the movie, I continued to watch because the effect is just mindblowing to see.
     
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  7. RK2249

    RK2249 Forum Resident

    Location:
    South Jersey
  8. Jazzmonkie

    Jazzmonkie Forum Resident

    Location:
    Tempe, AZ
    Childhood favorite with Quinn Redeker of "Spider Baby" fame. I saw this in the theatre when it was first released.
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  9. fabre

    fabre Forum Resident

    Location:
    Germany
    Unga Astrid / Becoming Astrid

    The film is about famous children’s book author Astrid Lindgren, mainly her adolescence and one specific event that deeply affected her life. It was probably the decisive factor that made her want to be a children’s book author. Alba August in the role of Astrid is just marvelous. I liked the film very much.

     
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  10. Jerrika

    Jerrika Mysterious Ways

    Location:
    Canada
    I watched the Great Pretender documentary about Freddie Mercury. There is a lot of dispute about Freddie's ethnicity. Both the Persians and Indians are fighting to claim him as one of their own. He was a British Citizen who was born in Zanzibar (now part of Tanzania) to Parsi parents from India. Freddie's family moved to India when he was growing up, and Freddie was in a boarding school band called the Hectics. The Parsis were descended from Persian Zoroastrians, and Freddie seemed to identify with them more than any other group of people. He once called himself a "Persian Popinjay."
     
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  11. Jazzmonkie

    Jazzmonkie Forum Resident

    Location:
    Tempe, AZ
    I saw this in the theatre and fell in love with it. It was only issued on Blu-ray in the US. One of the first BDs I bought.
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  12. Antmanbee

    Antmanbee Mental Toss Flycoon

    Location:
    Leicester, UK
    Watching Poltergeist (1982)
    Got the BluRay yesterday, along with American Werewolf in London. Love both. Both films really took off, in the UK anyway, with the home video rental boom in the early 80s, along with a bunch of others of the time.
     
  13. Slack Babbath

    Slack Babbath Hit The North...

    Location:
    North Yorkshire
    You Were Never Really Here (2017)

    Phoenix is great in his dark, gruelling and sometimes brutal film.
    Not a first date film.


     
  14. Bachtoven

    Bachtoven Forum Resident

    Location:
    Davis, CA
    Sicario: Day of the Soldano. Dreadful, just dreadful.
     
  15. Veggie Boy

    Veggie Boy still trudgin'

    Location:
    Central Canada
    I saw the trailer and I am looking forward to seeing this. It looks heart wrenching.

    I must admit I was not a fan of Steve Carrell initially, due mostly to my tying him to his character in The Office, but have been impressed with some of the movie roles he's played of late.
     
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  16. mBen989

    mBen989 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Scranton, PA
    Rocketman
     
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  17. longdist01

    longdist01 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Chicago, IL USA
    The Captain (2017) Blu-Ray
     
  18. maui jim

    maui jim Forum Resident

    Location:
    NYC
    Same.
     
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  19. BILLONEEG

    BILLONEEG Forum Resident

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Aquaman / Happy Death Day 2U / In The Heat Of The Night / Replicas
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  20. longdist01

    longdist01 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Chicago, IL USA
    Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Blu-Ray
     
  21. fabre

    fabre Forum Resident

    Location:
    Germany
    Dalida

    A French biopic telling the story of singer and actress Iolanda Gigliotti better known as Dalida. Ultimately a very tragic story. Dalida was struck by disaster more than once beginning in her childhood in Cairo where allied forces arrested her father in 1940 who returned four years later as a completely different and violent man. There have been a string of suicides by people close to her. Of course, besides all the tragic and death there is lots of music. The film features more than 20 of her songs mostly in French and Italian. Sveva Alviti as Dalida does bear a remarkable resemblance to Dalida. Well worth seeing!

     
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  22. Chazro

    Chazro Forum Resident

    Location:
    West Palm Bch, Fl.
    Finally saw Captain Marvel. Wasnt as bad as I expected it to be. Definitely not a top tier Marvel movie.
     
  23. Deuce66

    Deuce66 Forum Resident

    10 Cloverfield Lane - not bad

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  24. VU Master

    VU Master Senior Member

    Some friends came over last night and we watched Apocalypse Now. In my world that's the best movie ever made, period. Each time I watch it I like it more. I dreamed about it all night long.

    What a powerful, amazing film. And the soundtrack, which was the first mixed to 5.1, is mind-blowingly good.
     
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  25. BrokenByAudio

    BrokenByAudio Forum Resident

    Sophie's choice. First time we saw it. All three leads were incredible but MS is probably my favorite actress of all time. It's a terrific film but a really tough slog from an emotional standpoint.
     
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