Movies: what did you see, did you like it & why

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Re: Movies: what did you see, did you like it & why

Post by Barny » Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:28 pm

Man Bites Dog

Really good movie. Its an old film based in Belgium and is about a film crew that watches a serial killer/hitman do his job. Its very funny with some shocking violence and not to be watched if easily offended. The crew start off stand offish and then start to empathize with a likeable man who commits horrible crimes.
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Post by chemicals » Sun Sep 26, 2010 11:13 pm

Ygern wrote:This one succeeds far more than Costner's in trying for a more authentic and historical feel ... and it manages to at least have women characters who whose sole function in life isn't just to wait around to be rescued
What do the women get up to in it ?

please don't tell me they wear mens clothing and fight with swords etc :shock:
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Re: Movies: what did you see, did you like it & why

Post by Ygern » Sun Sep 26, 2010 11:55 pm

If you mean is it like Xena, Warrior Princess, The Nottingham Connection, then no. You can rest assured.
I mean the women don't spend the entire movie whimpering and crying in a corner somewhere.

Also, it ain't so far-fetched as it sounds.

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Post by Beebub » Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:54 am

Title: I love You, Philip Morris
Verdict: Excellent
Why: Quirky and different. Starring Jim Carrey & Ewan McGregor. I actually don't want to spoil it so I won't give too much away. I knew nothing about it before watching it and I think I enjoyed it more because of that. Their characters are gay and both give outstanding performances. Very funny in parts and touching in others. Carrey is highly under rated imho.
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Re: Movies: what did you see, did you like it & why

Post by NorthOfTheBorder » Sat Oct 02, 2010 9:57 pm

Title: The girl who played with fire
Verdict: Excellent
Why: I really enjoyed reading the Millenium trilogy, and the film did a fantastic job of presenting the story of the second book on the big screen. OK there were a couple of very minor plot deviations, and there were levels of detail that had to be skipped simply for lack of time, but all in all it was just as gripping to watch as the book was to read. And it was refreshing to watch a film with unknown actors (to a non-scandinavian audience at least) that looked a bit low-budget, not too glossy and just not so Hollywood :)
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Post by bipedalhumanoid » Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:02 pm

I saw Disney's The Black Hole recently. It was awful. The robot looked stupider than this review makes me look. This concludes my review of The Black Hole.
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Re: Movies: what did you see, did you like it & why

Post by chemicals » Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:47 pm

Title: "When the lights go out"
Verdict: Excellent
Why: All you need to understand Moldova is to watch this 8-minute film :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6h_-_bQ ... r_embedded
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Re: Movies: what did you see, did you like it & why

Post by angeli.mina » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:30 pm

I recently watched Mean Girls 2.
I like it better than the Mean Girls by Lindsay Lohan.
The story is more believable than the first.
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Post by Dr Raskolnikov » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:33 pm

munsterdevil wrote:Title: The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Verdict: Don't bother
Why: All one has to do is look up the real story that this film is "based" upon, it's a joke from start to finish, not scary, but then again for those that are superstitious and believe in this type of dribble it may well scare them. I watched it last night due to it being the only DVD in the house that I hadn't watched and I was bored. The problem was I was even more bored after it. The brilliant Laura Linney was wasted on this film.
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Re: Movies: what did you see, did you like it & why

Post by Mirthomaniac » Sat Apr 16, 2011 12:02 pm

I watched 'Police Story' last night. It's a 1985 Hong Kong cop movie starring Jackie Chan.

The dub is awful but that just adds to it.

It's really quite funny and the action scenes are mindblowing. Any fan of this sort of movie needs to see it.

Oh and this happens in it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NimQhnlA ... UL&t=1m43s

And also quite possibly the greatest moment in the history of cinema:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NimQhnlA ... UL&t=1m29s
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