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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:17 am

^ Dint ye mean Greg Peck?
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:43 pm

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Quite a good movie. Some things near the end got tied up a little too cleanly for my tastes read: the mother, but all in all a wonderful film. I mean, Judi Dench and Bill Nighy, not to mention the rest of the great cast... can't really go wrong.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:10 pm

Vertigo

Kim Novak is pretty, but not quite as pretty as Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby black bart on Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:16 am

gronank wrote:Vertigo

Kim Novak is pretty, but not quite as pretty as Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca


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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Roland Deschain on Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:25 am

Ravi Oli wrote:^ Dint ye mean Greg Peck?

Greg played Atticus Finch, the lawyer who defended Tom Robinson, but you are correct in that Henry Fonda was not in it. Did you also know that Robert Duvall played Boo Radley? I didn't know that for years, and it surprised me when I found out.

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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:40 am

Roland Deschain wrote:
Ravi Oli wrote:^ Dint ye mean Greg Peck?

Greg played Atticus Finch, the lawyer who defended Tom Robinson, but you are correct in that Henry Fonda was not in it. Did you also know that Robert Duvall played Boo Radley? I didn't know that for years, and it surprised me when I found out.

That is correct. Henry Fonda played juror no. 8 in 12 angry men, the voice of reasonable doubt. I thought one of those was needed in To Kill a Mockingbird. I will try to keep my brows not quite so high in the future.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:21 pm

Roland Deschain wrote:The third was a bit of a travesty, as they not only changed Bastain and the Child-like Empress yet again (only 4 years later here) , but they even changed the voice of the Luck Dragon, and the actor who played the Mr Coriander!


Yeah but it had Jack Black.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby pieces o'nine on Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:02 pm

So I went to see Snow White of Arc.
It also had exciting bits of King Arthur and LOTR thrown in. My favorite part was hearing several people in the audience gasp aloud what we were all reading on the end credits:
"STUNT DOUBLES FOR DWARVES!?!"
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:20 pm

Prometheus.

A bit disappointed, I have to say. You could have made a good story-based movie out of it, or you could have made a good effects and explosions movie out of it, but I felt it was a bit of both and not enough of either.

Blatant set-up for a sequel at the end, too. Hope you try a bit harder next time, Mr. Scott.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:22 pm

I trust it was sufficiently frightening/suspenseful though? I'm likely seeing it near the end of the month with my girlfriend. So I guess what I'm really asking is if it's a good date movie. :P

We just watched the second half (roughly) of the first Star Trek movie, because it happened to be on TV. That's an interestingly bad movie right there, I tell ya. Some interesting philosophical concepts, sure, and the twist is pretty good (though actually trying to understand how it's supposed to all work is a futile effort, methinks), but that basically accounts for a full 3 minutes of the movie time. The rest of it is a depressing attempt to be like 2001: A Space Odyssey, which even 2010: A Space Odyssey couldn't do right (from what I understand).

Not really sure why McCoy was there at all, but he remains my favorite character.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby pieces o'nine on Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:09 pm

So I went to see A. Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.

As the theater was packed with 20-somethings and younger, I wondered how many knew the plot turning points were built around actual events from his life, albeit presented with dramatically fictional causes. There were a few testosterone-infested individuals loudly braying at the screen, and their loud guffaws at MT-L's warning that they would be late for the theater took me aback, but I digress. That said, I have to admit I rather enjoyed it; even the Matrix-and Vendetta-influenced slooooo-mooooo/stop action gouts of visual-effects axe-sprayed blood were OK.

I am curious as to how this film will be received/reviewed by the dedicated Creationist Cracker crowd... :whistle:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank on Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:10 pm

I don't suppose John Wilkes Booth was a Vampire hunter hunter?
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby PKMKII on Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:00 pm

pieces o'nine wrote:I am curious as to how this film will be received/reviewed by the dedicated Creationist Cracker crowd... :whistle:


Question: are the vampires a metaphor for the Rebels/South/slave owner? Because I kind of got that impression from the previews.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby pieces o'nine on Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:27 pm

PKMKII wrote:
pieces o'nine wrote:I am curious as to how this film will be received/reviewed by the dedicated Creationist Cracker crowd... :whistle:


Question: are the vampires a metaphor for the Rebels/South/slave owner? Because I kind of got that impression from the previews.

Pretty much. :evilgrin:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby black bart on Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:57 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Prometheus.

A bit disappointed, I have to say. You could have made a good story-based movie out of it, or you could have made a good effects and explosions movie out of it, but I felt it was a bit of both and not enough of either.

Blatant set-up for a sequel at the end, too. Hope you try a bit harder next time, Mr. Scott.


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