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Evil_Johnny_666
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:30 pm 
 

Taxi Hunter
Taxi Hunter is a 90ies Hong Kong flick from the time making "Cat III" (HK's equivalent of restricted, but it has no "higher" rating) exploitation flicks was quite common there, the director Herman Yau having made the infamous Ebola Syndrome and The Untold Story subsequently. Although this one isn't a Category III and not quite exploitative, it still bears influences. My brother found Super to be the best comparison. I've seen only glimpses of it, but he seems to be right. It's kind of a comic book-y film with highly varying tones; sometimes it's quite dark, violent, but at others it's surprisingly light. Anyway, the film goes like this: a successful, mild-mannered assurance guy looses his wife to some very egocentric taxi driver. He realizes how lots of them rip off their clients and such, and he decides to clean the streets of them. The drivers are really shown as evil characters and the director really tries to make you root for the "anti-hero" even if what he's doing is quite wrong. At first I thought the film would take a more serious and bleak route, but it almost feel like the thing was lifted from a comic book. Although the police has one of the most ridiculous comic-relief cop, he kinda has his place when seeing the film differently. He's mostly annoying and way over the top (except for a scene or two where he's actually funny) but he doesn't really detract from the film. The lead actor, Anthony Wong (which is in the two aforementioned HK flicks) is quite good and believable, one of the best out there I'd say. He's really good with unconventional roles (any roles by the way) and seeing the shy guy starting to hate taxi drivers and kill them, even struggling to do so at first is awesome.

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Expedience
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:14 pm 
 

Metantoine wrote:
marktheviktor wrote:
It's hard to watch 1989's Batman again when I got The Dark Knight on the shelf.

It's very different, but I still think Batman Returns is the best of them. Yes, I'm a fan of Chris Nolan's vision of the bat, but I feel he removed all the fantasy from it. Opposed to Burton's movies. His two movies had the right amount of seriousness and fantasy opposed to the non flexible serious atmosphere of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. The joker always has been a twisted crazy and kind of funny character, no way to change that though. Can't wait for the final movie of the trilogy, but I prefer my Batman a bit more sillier (not like Clooney in Batman and Robin silly hahaha).


This, absolutely. I found the Nolan films sillier because of the way they were presented. It's a superhero movie, realism doesn't belong in Batman.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:06 am 
 

Vatel: Depardieu as Vatel, a master steward within the embroiling diplomatic intricacies of the Sun King's nobility in 17th century France. The whole thing takes place during the king's visit to Vatel's master's estate and Vatel is put in charge of entertainment, decoration, cooking and everything. Great sets, costumes and food even if the whole story is rather... naive. Which I suppose is kinda the point: Vatel being too honorable for the denigrating and irrational ways of the court. To showcase that the royalty and nobility of the time were really out of touch with the realities of life. Sort of what Marie-Antoinette was as well.

Our Man in Havana: Alec Guinness as a vacuum cleaner salesman-turned-agent in pre-revolution Cuba. Kind of a fun romp with the international intrigue served up for laughs. Sort of like Burn After Reading. A few good laughs here and there and some profound moments with the German Hasselback. Other than that it all feels a little too light and yet not fun enough.

The Haunted Palace: While the title is taken from Poe, most of the plot is actually from Lovecraft's The Case of Charles Dexter Ward even if some slight elements call forth the rather gothic ideas of lovers coming back from the grave - a theme Poe poked fun at even if he used it himself as well. The atmosphere is oppressive and Vincent Price is excellent as always. There are some meshes of The Dunwich Horror in the flick as well which are used and promptly forgotten.

Phantom Woman: A low-budget film noir about a man's wife getting murdered while he spent the evening with another woman (innocently enough) whose name he never learns. He gets the death sentence and so it is left to his secretary to find the truth. She starts digging and getting into dangerous situations and yet is miraculously saved from everything. She enlists the lead detective of the case as well as her and her boss's mutual friend to aid her cause. It all sort of comes together rather haphazardly even if the noirish cinematography and characters are pretty good. Well, except for the murderer.

Ride the High Country: Peckinpah western about an old lawman trying to get his self-respect back. He enlists the help of an old friend and his young apprentice on his job to escort gold from the mountains. On the way they get a girl hangaround, who is going to the gold mining camp to marry her boyfriend. Of course, this boyfriend turns out to be a scoundrel so they have to get her back to her father. It's all described (and soundtracked) to be rather comedic, even if things get rather raunchy, gritty and serious at times. The main theme falls on taking the high road, doing what's right, making up for the bad things. And how difficult it all is to do in the real world outside of high ideals. Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea bring wonderful performances as the two old friends.

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The car chase scene proves to me that you don't need fancy computers and stuff to make excitement, just screaming engines and squealing tires.


If you didn't know, that scene is pretty much the first of its kind - a scene that set the example from which almost all of the car chase scenes that came afterwards took their cues.

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Dux_Saxoniae
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:23 am 
 

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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
3/5

It's such a gorgeous film. Its demented genius lies in the fact that it's brilliant in some departments (action direction, production design, James Earl Jones's performance) and utterly terrible in others (Arnie's acting, dialogue, basic story logic...). I'm not ashamed of loving it, and disliking the 2011 film because it's simply middle-of-the-road.

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Dux_Saxoniae
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:24 am 
 

And the music, of course - Conan the Barbarian has one of the most rousing, epic scores in the history of cinema.

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Aurone
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:53 pm 
 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34x6m-ah ... AAAAAAAAAA

Oh hell yes, while I am noticing some diviations from the book, it still looks like a damn fun time.

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Necroticism174
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:46 pm 
 

I didn't like Repo either Emp,for pretty much the same reasons you outlined. Those songs were really unmemorable. I could barely remember anything about any one of them immediately after seeing it. Great blog by the way.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:22 pm 
 

Necroticism174 wrote:
I didn't like Repo either Emp,for pretty much the same reasons you outlined. Those songs were really unmemorable. I could barely remember anything about any one of them immediately after seeing it. Great blog by the way.


Yup, it's because they didn't have any actual choruses or hooks. They were just singing random bullshit.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:54 pm 
 

Currently watching Killer Klowns from Outer Space. Typical 80's cheese, but I love it. Has it's humor and it's violence, just what I like.

Going to see the 3D Star Wars on Saturday, and a friend is seeing it stoned( or possibly worse) which should be quite hilarious.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:51 pm 
 

Empyreal wrote:
Puppet Master - 1/5

This is just awful. For a franchise that spewed out like 6 sequels plus some cross-overs, this is one hell of an annoying, piss-poor, all around shit movie. The characters are cardboard cut outs, the story is stupid and the visuals are just awful. I'll give you an example - in one scene you see a puppet woman vomiting out leeches onto a man's skin. It's not really scary, it's not even good in a gross-out way...it's just weird and unpleasant like that guy that smells like moldy bread that you see every day under the bridge as you walk home. And I think you probably walk a little faster whenever you see that guy, don't you?

The worst part is the film film is the best of the 9 that have been made (but then 2 or 3 of the sequels are basically cut and pasted flashbacks of the previous films).

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Aurone
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:31 pm 
 

Tucker and Dale vs Evil - 8/10

Damn was this a fun horror/comedy. The plot pretty much are about these college kids going out tot he woods to camp during summer break, at the same time 2 buddies named Tucker and Dale are heading out to there summer home to get away and fish. The 2 parties meet and naturally the kids think they're crazy and creepy, when really they're as nice as can be. When one of the girls gets hurt and they help her, the kids get the wrong impression and hijinks insue. This is obviously spoofing films like Texas Chainsaw and Deliverence with the cityslickers in hick country, and it does it very well since it knows what it's spoofing but is also spoofing with love. And while I thought it would get too predicitable, there is a twist towards the end that actually works and makes it even more fun. It's funny horror comedy and a real fun time, I highly recommend it.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:51 am 
 

EnemyofLight wrote:
Currently watching Killer Klowns from Outer Space. Typical 80's cheese, but I love it. Has it's humor and it's violence, just what I like.

Going to see the 3D Star Wars on Saturday, and a friend is seeing it stoned( or possibly worse) which should be quite hilarious.


Klowns scared me to death as a kid. Now I watch it and realize what a big joke it is. Good flick though, captures that late 80's early 90's vibe perfectly.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:56 pm 
 

Expedience wrote:
This, absolutely. I found the Nolan films sillier because of the way they were presented. It's a superhero movie, realism doesn't belong in Batman.


Charlie Brooker: "Calling Batman 'The Dark Knight' is like calling Papa Smurf 'The Blue Patriarch'."
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:07 pm 
 

Metantoine wrote:
It's very different, but I still think Batman Returns is the best of them.


I agree 10000%. One of my favorite movies of all time.

Anyone see the Episode I re-release yet? Considering going tonight.

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marktheviktor
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:51 pm 
 

That is very surprising. I guess you guys missed the scenes with Heath Ledger as The Joker.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:13 pm 
 

Tantalus wrote:
Charlie Brooker: "Calling Batman 'The Dark Knight' is like calling Papa Smurf 'The Blue Patriarch'."


One of the stupidest things I have read today.
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Vlachos
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:39 am 
 

marktheviktor wrote:
That is very surprising. I guess you guys missed the scenes with Heath Ledger as The Joker.

I'm in the same giant boat as everyone who loved Heath Ledger's Joker. Did you ever consider how boring that movie was without him? He was only in it for a combined total of about twenty minutes.

I like the movie, and that's only a testament to how good he was.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:29 am 
 

Batman Begins had a better story i think, but the fight scenes were edited badly.

The Dark Knight corrected the editing a bit. Two Face was really quite wasted/pointless though.

I don't mind the Nolan take on Batman. Most of the comics i had weren't the goofy ones. Better for adult viewers too, i couldn't even watch Raimi's Spiderman.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:37 am 
 

Razakel wrote:
Haha what the hell, Chuck Norris forced them to rate The Expendables 2 PG-13? The whole appeal of the movie is supposed to be watching endless people get blown to pieces.

"It was reported that the change was requested by Norris before he would take part in the film, as he did not appreciate the swearing present in the script."

So he doesn't appreciate cuss words but he has no problem with excessive violence? What a fucking twat.


Is this for real?

Expendables reached my big, dumb, violent expectations. Sly proved with the latest Rambo he can do gore well.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:52 am 
 

Vlachos wrote:
marktheviktor wrote:
That is very surprising. I guess you guys missed the scenes with Heath Ledger as The Joker.

I'm in the same giant boat as everyone who loved Heath Ledger's Joker. Did you ever consider how boring that movie was without him? He was only in it for a combined total of about twenty minutes.

I like the movie, and that's only a testament to how good he was.


He does well by the character, but let's face it. Doing Joker well in The Dark Knight wasn't really an arduous task. The character is very well written and I imagine Nolan runs a tight ship in directing so any decent actor chosen for the job, could've done almost as good a job as Ledger.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:24 am 
 

Are you kidding? I'll just say that everything is easier said than done, and if it was all the work of Christopher Nolan than the rest of the film would have been up to Ledger's standard.
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Vlachos wrote:
Are you kidding? I'll just say that everything is easier said than done, and if it was all the work of Christopher Nolan than the rest of the film would have been up to Ledger's standard.


No, I'm not kidding. If we want to come up with clichés, how about the postmortem popularity syndrome? Nolan seems to have a knack for good writing and directing. At least so far, even if, as someone pointed out, the Two-Face bit in Dark Knight was rather detached from everything else. Sometimes artists (directors, authors, bands, whoever) hit upon one speck of genius while the rest of their work remains at their usual level so if the rest of the movie isn't up to Joker-standards, it doesn't mean that it couldn't have been on Nolan's accord. What I am saying is where you see spectacular acting, I instead see great writing.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:08 pm 
 

Honestly I thought the acting was good too. Sure the writing for the Joker was great and the directing probably was too, as well as the costume and makeup, but Heath Ledger definitely performed the role very well, imbuing the character with all sorts of little idiosyncracies that made him really come to life and seem dangerously insane. Did he deserve an Oscar for it? Well, that's a different question, and one I couldn't really answer as I haven't seen all the movies that year's other best supporting actor nominees were in.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:16 pm 
 

His acting was great, but yeah we shouldn't go in the ''any actors would have done the same job'' way, it's only hypothetical questions. I think he deserved the Oscar as well, even if it was for his body of work or an tribute to his life.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:52 pm 
 

Razakel wrote:
Haha what the hell, Chuck Norris forced them to rate The Expendables 2 PG-13? The whole appeal of the movie is supposed to be watching endless people get blown to pieces.

"It was reported that the change was requested by Norris before he would take part in the film, as he did not appreciate the swearing present in the script."

So he doesn't appreciate cuss words but he has no problem with excessive violence? What a fucking twat.

:ah-ha:
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:22 am 
 

Just came back from seeing the grey. Fucking INTENSE movie.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:25 am 
 

Morrigan wrote:
Razakel wrote:
Haha what the hell, Chuck Norris forced them to rate The Expendables 2 PG-13? The whole appeal of the movie is supposed to be watching endless people get blown to pieces.

"It was reported that the change was requested by Norris before he would take part in the film, as he did not appreciate the swearing present in the script."

So he doesn't appreciate cuss words but he has no problem with excessive violence? What a fucking twat.

:ah-ha:


They edited the violence out of the movie. There's no way it would be able to get a PG-13 rating with only taking out the swearing.
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The first Expendables was intended to be PG-13 also but because the internet caused a shitstorm, Rocky went back and dubbed in unneeded swear words and added distractingly bad CG blood that was again, not needed. Yeah, I don't see a problem with it being PG-13. If it's good, it'll be good regardless of rating.

Plus, you can get away with shit in a PG-13 flick today that you coulda never even dreamed of even like, ten years ago.

Making it "R" just to appease the nerds is just as bad as making it PG-13 just to appease Chuck Norris.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:41 am 
 

MacMoney wrote:

He does well by the character, but let's face it. Doing Joker well in The Dark Knight wasn't really an arduous task.


Anyone with a genius talent at their respective craft makes it look easy.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 2:21 am 
 

So I just watched Ringu (the one The Ring was a remake of) and I really liked the movie and all, but that's not exactly what I want to talk about. I just posted this on imdb, but I like metal and movies and you guys seem to be smart people, so I might as well post it here. It's about the equations

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So, I studied linear algebra back in college and those equations really caught my attention. Here's what I got from it:

For every tape m2 and tape m2' so that (s.t.) the function of both tapes is equal, we have that the function of both subtracted is null. This means the function is an homomorphism.

I got three things from this:
1. the correction the student made at the beginning was correct, and, thus, the professor didn't realize he had made a mistake (might be symbolic of the plot itself);
2. The function itself is symbolic of the plot, since "homomorphism" means the properties of the ring*, or in this case curse, are always preserved after an operation with the tapes (such as copying) and
3. m2-m2' = 0, so m2=m2', so both tapes are identical and by subtracting one from the other we get zero, i.e. no curse.

The next line is confusing, but I believe it means it's possible to get to yet another homomorphic function from the previous one, which would mean another cycle of the curse from copying the previous tapes.

Next we get that this new new function is injective, which in this ring*, means the previous ones were like that as well. Injective means applying the function for two different values will never yield the same result.

Here's why this is interesting: while this means you'll could never copy any other film in the world, such as Titanic, for example, and put the curse on it; there's also another, more interesting implication, that all the tapes came from a previous source, INCLUDING the original one we see.
Now, this could be the kid's TV, or sadako's hate itself, both mentioned in the movie.

And that's exactly the conclusion he arrived at the last line of the chalkboard.
What the hell, I might just be right about this one.

*by the way, in math a "ring" is an algebraic structure consisting of a set together with two binary operations usually called addition and multiplication, which are the only two we see written on the board. So he was working on a ringu the whole time.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 2:55 am 
 

Cinerary wrote:
The first Expendables was intended to be PG-13 also but because the internet caused a shitstorm, Rocky went back and dubbed in unneeded swear words and added distractingly bad CG blood that was again, not needed. Yeah, I don't see a problem with it being PG-13. If it's good, it'll be good regardless of rating.

Plus, you can get away with shit in a PG-13 flick today that you coulda never even dreamed of even like, ten years ago.

Making it "R" just to appease the nerds is just as bad as making it PG-13 just to appease Chuck Norris.


The only big language in it was during Bruce Willis's cameo. He and Arnold are now main characters in this one and regularly have bad language in their action films. While it isnt completely necessary, it also means that the violence will be toned down too.

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MacMoney wrote:
If we want to come up with clichés, how about the postmortem popularity syndrome?

Honestly, when Ledger died I didn't care at all. I saw the movie about three years after it was released, and only then I thought, "wait a minute, that guy's dead now. Oh, man..." The overwhelming popularity of his incarnation as The Joker has nothing to do with his death either. Why so serious? is one of the most memorable lines in years and plenty of kids have Joker posters and figurines etc, yet I've yet to know someone with a Heath Ledger poster a la James Dean.

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Nolan seems to have a knack for good writing and directing. At least so far, even if, as someone pointed out, the Two-Face bit in Dark Knight was rather detached from everything else.

Using "even if" doesn't hide the contradiction. I don't think Nolan's bad but he's far from a genius, and the movie was full of unnecessary flubs like Two Face. See what I'm getting at?

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Sometimes artists (directors, authors, bands, whoever) hit upon one speck of genius while the rest of their work remains at their usual level so if the rest of the movie isn't up to Joker-standards, it doesn't mean that it couldn't have been on Nolan's accord. What I am saying is where you see spectacular acting, I instead see great writing.

Supposing that that's the case, you can attribute this criticism to any actor in any great role, ever. It's odd to point it out rather than simply complimenting an actor for his work, because actors are not inherently supposed to write and direct, but ideally to follow instruction as accurately as possible.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:17 am 
 

In the red corner, we have Goodfellas, and in the blue corner we have Casino. Who comes out the victor?


I love both of those movies so damn much, and I can't decide which I like more. I'll have to meditate on it. Meanwhile, which do you guys prefer? The lean, mean, more blue-collar Goodfellas, or the epic and grandiose Casino?

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lennonlikesmetal
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:41 am 
 

TheMizwaOfMuzzyTah wrote:
In the red corner, we have Goodfellas, and in the blue corner we have Casino. Who comes out the victor?


I love both of those movies so damn much, and I can't decide which I like more. I'll have to meditate on it. Meanwhile, which do you guys prefer? The lean, mean, more blue-collar Goodfellas, or the epic and grandiose Casino?


The sets in Casino are brilliant.

I think the edge goes to Goodfellas for me simply because Pesci basically plays the same character again in Casino. I love both films though.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:26 am 
 

Just saw "Martha Marcy May Marlene".....
Not bad. Slow, but in a good way.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 12:49 pm 
 

Braveheart-5/5
No explanation needed here.

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Slaytanic55
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:33 pm 
 

Chrome and Hot Leather-1/5
Awful, Awful, Awful movie. Acting sucks, Script sucks, directing especially sucks.

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Necroticism174
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:40 pm 
 

TheMizwaOfMuzzyTah wrote:
In the red corner, we have Goodfellas, and in the blue corner we have Casino. Who comes out the victor?


I love both of those movies so damn much, and I can't decide which I like more. I'll have to meditate on it. Meanwhile, which do you guys prefer? The lean, mean, more blue-collar Goodfellas, or the epic and grandiose Casino?


I have to give the edge to Goodfellas too. Casino only loses because of Sharon Stone. I just didn't give a shit about her character and she was given infinite screen time. Pesci rules in both.
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Under_Starmere
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 6:59 pm 
 

Slaytanic55 wrote:
Braveheart-5/5
No explanation needed here.


On the contrary, sir, I demand one! The simple fact that Mel Gibson rode a horse into some dude's bedroom knocks off at least one point out of five.
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Necroticism174
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:21 pm 
 

Falling Down is such a great movie. My favourite Micheal Douglas performance.
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