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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat May 12, 2012 4:00 am

gronank wrote:12 agry men

I was pleasantly suprised. It kept being interesting all the way through.
It's an adaptation of a stage play. It seems to me that this makes good movies, although not too many car chases or underwater drilling scenes.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Arkaeon on Sun May 13, 2012 2:10 am

Hmm... looks like I get Alien Resurrection Sigourney, then. (as Dr. Smith said: "A monster knows its own").

I watched Kymatica (2009) yesterday. It wasn't sure what it wanted to be, something about the future and enlightenment and sloppy pseudoscience correlations and harmonic waves and let's all hate the ruling families stuff. The narrator says "shaman" a lot, but he doesn't seem to understand anything about it. I think it was done... with magnets! At least it was a step up from the UFO people. I guess it meant well.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Sun May 13, 2012 7:08 am

I continued the streak of classical movies and saw Casablanca. It was a nice change of pace to see a movie about falling out of love for once.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun May 13, 2012 8:04 am

gronank wrote:I continued the streak of classical movies and saw Casablanca. It was a nice change of pace to see a movie about falling out of love for once.
I delivered a training course for teenagers with mental health problems about writing and producing short films. After the first of eight meetings, we all went away and watched Casablanca, and took notes about the way it had been written and produced, all the quirky little things that made it a great movie.

We never got any further: the next seven weeks were all about de-constructing Casablanca in minute detail. We never talked about writing or producing our own films, we never even looked at a camera, a mike or even a storyboard. We talked about Casablanca for seven two-hour sessions.

Then I got sacked*. But at least I know a lot about Casablanca...

* "We need to look at the evaluations for this in some detail, against the expected learning outcomes, because although the participants have been extremely happy with the work you've done, we somehow feel that it may have deviated from the original brief. We'll get back to you when we want to run the course again." No shit? Also, no phone call...
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Roland Deschain on Sun May 13, 2012 8:22 am

Not seen Casablanca for a while. I may watch it soon. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of my life. :whistle:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Wolfenstein on Sun May 13, 2012 12:56 pm

I saw the Looney Toons parody of Casablanca before I saw the actual movie. I remember feeling sorry for Sylvester.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Wolfenstein on Sun May 13, 2012 7:16 pm

Transformers: revenge of the fallen. It feels like my childhood got a little raped.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Sun May 13, 2012 8:51 pm

seven samurai

A tad bit long but otherwise a good movie.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby black bart on Mon May 14, 2012 10:52 am

gronank wrote:seven samurai

A tad bit long but otherwise a good movie.


I like Yojimbo.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Fri May 18, 2012 5:35 pm

black bart wrote:
gronank wrote:seven samurai

A tad bit long but otherwise a good movie.


I like Yojimbo.

One can notice that some of the creators in the western genre weren't very picky about original stories
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Fri May 18, 2012 7:24 pm

Wall-E
There is something about ineptness in combination with resolve that is incredibly cute.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby daftbeaker on Fri May 18, 2012 7:32 pm

gronank wrote:Wall-E
There is something about ineptness in combination with resolve and a fire extinguisher that is incredibly cute.

Fixed :haha:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Sat May 19, 2012 8:02 pm

Dances with wolves.
I think the movie would have benefited by more sympathetic white frontiersmen toward the end. That way, the main character could have been more conflicted and torn about what life he wanted to lead. The way it unfolded, the choices made where kind of obvious. That particular tension was better made in The New World although this movie had better tempo despite being 4 hours long.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ravi Oli on Sun May 20, 2012 10:05 am

The Motorcycle Diaries..."(Spanish: Diarios de motocicleta) is a 2004 biopic about the journey and written memoir of the 23-year-old Ernesto Guevara, who would several years later become internationally known as the iconic Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. The film recounts the 1952 expedition, initially by motorcycle, across South America by Guevara and his friend Alberto Granado."
I enjoyed the movie. Has you wondering how much has really changed in 60yrs. Interesting in the credits... Executive Producer - Robert Redford.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby black bart on Sun May 20, 2012 11:12 am

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