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

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

  1. John B

    John B Once Blue Gort,<br>now just blue.

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    Toronto, Canada
    I haven’t seen the DiCaprio version.
     
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  2. Slack Babbath

    Slack Babbath Hit The North...

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    North Yorkshire
    Suburbicon (2017)
    Watched it on Netflix- an enjoyable dark comedy of sorts. Matt Damon and Julianne Moore on form.
     
  3. moomoomoomoo

    moomoomoomoo Senior Member

    Anything 40's or 50's with Lake is great imo.
     
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  4. moomoomoomoo

    moomoomoomoo Senior Member

    The Miami Story
     
  5. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Hound of Love

    Location:
    Austria
    The Third Generation (1979): A very deadpan black comedy about terrorism, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. There is a plot to it (about the head of a computer business who finances a bunch of terrorists in order for them to kill people so he can force the state to buy new security computer systems from him), but the best scenes are those showing the commune life of the terrorists. Mostly, they just hang out in their apartment, having sex, taking drugs, watching TV, jerking off, spinning records - you get the idea. It's hilarious because they have absolutely no motivation behind their sheer will to be terrorists - like kids who want to be astronauts, they just think it's cool and all that. Their demand to free all political prisoners in Germany is only spoken out because that's how you do it, right? Sounds strange (and it IS a strange, very *off* movie), but very hilarious. Definitely no entry to Fassbinder, but if you are already used to his very artificial, theatrical style, you need to watch this.
     
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  6. BILLONEEG

    BILLONEEG Forum Resident

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    You're right. And you can always be assured you're gonna see a great film if it's on Criterion.
     
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  7. greenscreened

    greenscreened Forum Resident

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    USA
    If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969).

    Legend has it that this may very well be the first film that was inspired by a cartoon (New Yorker Magazine), that featured that caption underneath it.
    Pretty good film if you don’t expect much about a group of Americans touring Europe.

    Saw it when it was released in the theater (and loved it) and maybe once on TV in the seventies, and it was exactly as I remembered it.
    The DVD print was good, got it from the library.

    Donovan performs Lord of the Reedy River in it and also wrote the theme song, though he didn’t sing it.

    I've been waiting years to see this again and can now cross this off my theatrical bucket list.
     
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  8. jlocke08

    jlocke08 Forum Resident

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    Washington
    Harriett-pretty good. certainly better than i expected. Cynthia Erivo was powerful. if you enjoy her or are interested in Harriet Tubman's story definitely check it out. i learned somethings.
     
  9. moomoomoomoo

    moomoomoomoo Senior Member

    Starting Kip Parker Noir blu box Volume 2: "Bait"

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  10. Michael

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

    The Color Of Money
     
  11. Michael

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

    I've yet to be disappointed!
     
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  12. Michael

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

    DiCaprio version... that is such a horrible remake I was pretty much disgusted from the first 5 minutes...NOT RECOMMENDED! Damn! it sucked...
     
  13. Michael

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

    be thankful...
     
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  14. Jimmy B.

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

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    I saw Wait Until Dark again. (1967) Excellent suspense movie; my third viewing of it (best the first time).
     
  15. Jimmy B.

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

    Location:
    Nowhere.
    Notorious (1946) starring Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant and Claude Rains.
    On MGM Blu-ray. I hadn't seen this in a while.
    Another great movie. I think Claude Rains gives the best performance in this actually.
    Not sure about a Criterion upgrade, the money...
     
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  16. mBen989

    mBen989 Forum Resident

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    Scranton, PA
    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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  17. Splungeworthy

    Splungeworthy Forum Rezidentura

    The Impossible, a very underrated movie about the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, with Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. This is a really gripping story, realistically told, and is well worth watching.
     
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  18. TheSixthBeatle

    TheSixthBeatle Quae nocent, saepe docent

    The Current War - - well done but I was a bit disappointed that Tesla wasn't featured more prominently. He was a far more intriguing genius than Edison or Westinghouse.
     
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  19. Borgia

    Borgia The owls are not what they seem...

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    Arkansas
    All is Lost with Robert Redford. I loved it. It had me on the edge of my seat, which a movie rarely does anymore.
     
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  20. Michael

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

    Surviving Christmas..
     
  21. Michael

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

    one man show...great actor... we felt the same way...
     
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  22. mBen989

    mBen989 Forum Resident

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    Scranton, PA
    Silent Running
     
  23. brownie61

    brownie61 Forum Resident

    I think this film would make it onto a top ten of all time for me.
     
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  24. Michael

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

    wow haven't seen that one since 72!
     
  25. longdist01

    longdist01 Forum Resident

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    Chicago, IL USA
    The Quiet One - 2019
    (Bill Wyman's documentary)
     

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