Movies Seen in 2012

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Starbreaker, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

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    He's an alcoholic & drug addict, gettin' drunk at every opportunity is what people with those problems do. Since he was out of work while the investigation was underway, he had a lot of free time, and spent that time gettin' drunk and/or high.

    What else could he do?
     
  2. od0_ital

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    Cowboys & Aliens- DVD
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes - DVD
    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - free screenin'
    Limitless - Netflix Instant
    The Next Three Days - Netflix Instant
    Man on a Ledge - free screenin'
    Red State - Netflix Instant
    Mars Needs Moms - Netflix Instant
    S.W.A.T.: Firefight - Netflix Instant
    Red Tails - free screenin'
    Resident Evil: Degeneration - Netflix Instant
    The Last Exorcism - Netflix Instant
    Frozen - Netflix Instant
    The Perfect Host - Netflix Instant
    Tucker & Dale vs Evil - Netflix Instant
    Brooklyn's Finest - Netflix Instant
    Stone - Netflix Instant
    The Woman in Black - free screenin'
    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - free screenin'
    Haywire - free admission
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) - free admission
    The Artist - free admission
    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - free admission
    Ted & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie - tech screenin'
    Hugo - free admission
    Safe House - free screenin'
    The Captains - Netflix Instant
    Troll Hunter - Netflix Instant
    The Evil Dead (1981) - Netflix Instant
    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D - tech screenin'
    Underworld Awakening 3D - free admission
    We Need to Talk About Kevin - free admission
    The Innkeepers - free admission
    Big Miracle - free admission
    Chronicle - free admission
    Underworld: Unrated Extended Cut - DVD
    The Grey - free admission
    Contraband - free admission
    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D - free admission
    One for the Money - free admission
    The Ouija Experiment - free admission
    Ghost Rider - Extended Cut - DVD
    The Secret World of Arrietty - free admission
    Bullhead - free admission
    Underworld Evolution - DVD
    Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D- free admission
    Castle in the Sky - free admission
    Oscar-Nominated Short Films, Live Action: Pentacost, Raju, The Shore, Time Freak & Tuba Atlantic - free admission
    This Means War - free admission
    Alien Trespass - Netflix Instant
    My Neighbor Totoro - free admission
    Rampart - free admission
    Dr Suess' The Lorax 3D - free screenin'
    Comin' At Ya! 3D - free admission
    Wanderlust - free admission
    Act of Valor - free admission
    Oscar-Nominated Short Films, Animated: A Morning Stroll, Dimanche/Sunday, La Luna, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore & Wild Life - free admission
    Dune (1984) - free admission
    Doctor Strange - DVD
    Project X (2012) - free admission
    Martha Marcy May Marlene - free admission
    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind - free admission
    Friends with Kids - free admission
    The Lincoln Lawyer - Netflix Instant
    Gabriel Iglesias: Hot and Fluffy - Netflix Instant
    John Carter 2D/3D - free admission/free admission
    Silent House - free admission
    21 Jump Street - free screenin'
    Casa de Mi Padre - free admission
    Support Your Local Gunfighter - Netflix Instant
    The Grudge: Unrated Extended Director's Cut - DVD
    Jeff, Who Lives at Home - free admission
    My Bloody Valentine (2009) - DVD
    Battle Royale (2000) - Alamo Drafthouse
    Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocal - discount theater
    The Butterfly Effect - DVD
    The Butterfly Effect 2 - DVD
    Sound of Noise - free admission
    The FP - free admission
    Harold & Maude - free admission
    The Double - Netflix Instant
    No Strings Attached - Netflix Instant
    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey - Netflix Instant
    Louis C.K. Hilarious - Netflix Instant
    Gamer - Netflix Instant
    Rising Sun - Netflix Instant
    Death Race 2000 - Netflix Instant
    Beverly Hills Cop III - Netflix Instant
    Inferno: The Making of The Expendables - Netflix Instant
    Street Kings - DVD
    Kiki's Delivery Service - free admission
    Dark Country - DVD
    Wrath of the Titans 3D - free admission
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi - free admission
    The Raid: Redemption - free admission
    The Incredible Hulk Returns - DVD
    Titanic 3D - free admission
    The Hunger Games - free admission
    Mirror, Mirror - free admission
    American Reunion - free admission
    Justice League: Doom - DVD
    W. - DVD
    Night of the Running Man - Netflix Instant
    The Trial of the Incredible Hulk - DVD
    The Hunter - free admission
    An Education - DVD
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part Two - DVD
    The Prophecy - DVD
    Them Idiots Whirled Tour - DVD
    The Prophecy II - DVD
    Cabin in the Woods - free admission
    Juan of the Dead - free admission
    Lockout - free admission
    Get the Gringo - free screenin'
    Only Yesterday - free admission
    Pirates! Band of Misfits 3D - free screenin'
    Street Kings 2: Motor City - Unrated - DVD
    The Cat Returns - free admission
    The Prophecy 3: The Ascent - DVD
    Marley - free admission
    The Lucky One - free admission
    Cool Hand Luke - free admission
    The Grudge 2: Unrated Director's Cut - DVD
    Underworld: Rise of the Lycans - DVD
    The Raven - free admission
    Colombiana - Unrated - DVD
    Princess Mononoke - free admission
    The Five-Year Engagement - free admission
    Last Days Here - free admission
    The Three Stooges - free admission
    The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter - DVD
    The Avengers 3D/2D - free admission
    Damsels in Distress - free admission
    Sound of My Voice - free admission
    Yellow Submarine - free admission
    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - free screenin'
    The Skulls - DVD
    Dark Shadows - free admission
    The Skulls II - DVD
    Sleepless Night - free admission
    Conan the Barbarian (1982) - DVD
    Battleship - free admission
    The Skulls III - DVD
    The Dictator - free admission
    What to Expect When You're Expecting - free admission
    Men in Black 3 3D - free screenin'
    Chernobyl Diaries - free screenin'
    Batman: Year One/Catwoman - DVD
    The Batma vs Dracula - DVD
    Seven Pounds - DVD
    He's Just Not That Into You - DVD
    Final Destination - DVD
    The Black Six (1973) - free admission
    Final Destination 2 - DVD
    Snow White and the Huntsman - free admission
    Final Destination 3 - DVD
    Piranha 3DD - free admission
    The Final Destination - DVD
    Final Destination 5 - DVD
    Conan the Destroyer - Netflix Instant
    Jesse Stone: Stone Cold - Netflix Instant
    Ralphie May: Austin-tatious - Netflix Instant
    Ralphie May: Too Big to Ignore - Netflix Instant
    Shark Night 3D - Netflix Instant
    Jesse Stone: Night Passage - Netflix Instant
    Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell - Netflix Instant
    Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise - Netflix Instant
    Jesse Stone: Sea Change - Netflix Instant
    Moonrise Kingdom - free admission
    God Bless America - free admission
    Prometheus 3D/2D - free admission
    Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted - free admission
    Rock of Ages - free admission
    That's My Boy - free admission
    Cursed - DVD
    Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter 3D/2D - free screenin'
    Escape 2000 (1982) - free admission
    Brave 3D/2D - free screenin'
    Dracula 2000 - DVD
    The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) - free admission
    Superman vs The Elite - DVD
    Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - matinee
    Mr. Popper's Penquins - HBO
    The Hangover Part II - HBO
    Ted - free admission
    The Amazing Spider-Man 3D - free admission
    Powder Blue - DVD
    Crazy, Stupid Love - HBO
    To Rome With Love - free admission
    The Do Deca Pentathlon - free admission
    ZAAT! - free admission
    Manhattan - free admission
    Extraterrestre - free admission
    Magic Mike - free admission
    Coraline 3D - free admission
    Ice Age: Continental Drift 3D - free admission
    Beasts of the Southern Wild - free admission
    The Dark Knight Rises - matinee
    Savages - matinee
    Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut - DVD
    Class of 1984 (1982) - free admission
    Dracula II: Ascension - DVD
    Dracula III: Legacy - DVD
    The Watch - free admission
    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - DVD
    Klovn: The Movie - free admission
    The Watcher - DVD
    Silver Bullet - free admission
    Logan's Run (1976) - DVD
    17 Again - DVD
    Total Recall (2012) - free admission
    The Queen of Versailles - free admission
    Adventureland - DVD
    The Campaign - free admission
    Hope Springs - free admission
    The Bourne Legacy - free admission
    Killer Joe - free admission
    The Odd Life of Timothy Green - free screenin'
    The Box - DVD
    Short Circuit - free admission
    Ruby Sparks - free admission
    American Reunion: Unrated - DVD
    Moneyball - DVD
    The Expendables 2 - free admission
    Into the Blue 2: The Reef - Unrated - DVD
    Take This Waltz - free admission
    Resident Evil: Afterlife - DVD
    ParaNorman 3D - free admission
    Pets (1974) - free admission
    Hit & Run - matinee
    Premium Rush - free admission
    Sparkle - free admission
    Celeste and Jesse Forever - free admission
    Cosmopolis - free admission
    Reno 911!: Miami - Unrated Cut - DVD
    Bedevilled - free admission
    The Revenant - free admission
    The Ambassador - free admission
    Lawless - free admission
    Punisher: War Zone - DVD
    Trouble with the Curve - free screenin'
    Deja Vu - DVD
    Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai 3D - free admission
    Compliance - free admission
    Red Hook Summer - free admission
    The Words - free admission
    Bright Lights, Big City - DVD
    For a Good Time, Call - free admission
    The Cold Light of Day - matinee
    Ms. 45 - free admission
    Resident Evil: Retribution 3D - free admission
    Finding Nemo 3D - free admission
    The Bad News Bears (1976) - DVD
    The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate 3D - free admission
    Arbitrage - free admission
    Hostage - DVD
    The Bodyguard - DVD
    Hausu - free admission
    The Guy from Harlem - free admission
    Dredd 3D - free admission
    The Master - free admission
    The Possession - matinee
    Knuckleball! - free admission
    Samsara - free admission
    Liberal Arts - free screenin'
    Voodoo Black Exorcist - free admission
    Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part One - DVD
    Hatari! - DVD
    Bachelorette - free admission
    Hotel Transylvania 3D - free admission
    Looper - free admission
    Won't Back Down - free admission
    Taken 2 - free admission
    Pitch Perfect - free admission
    Frankenweenie 3D - free admission
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower - free admission
    Miami Connection (1987) - employee screenin'
    Salt - DVD
    The House at the End of the Street - theater
    Wake in Fright - free admission
    Sinister - free admission
    Beer is Cheaper than Therapy - matinee
    Here Comes the Boom - free admission
    Argo - free admission
    End of Watch - matinee
    Paranormal Activity 2: Unrated Director's Cut - DVD
    Paranormal Activity 3 - DVD
    The Mummy (1932) - free admission
    Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D - free admission
    Paranormal Activity 3: Unrated Director's Cut - DVD
    Alex Cross - matinee
    The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training - DVD
    The Bad News Bears Go to Japan - DVD
    An American Werewolf in London (1981) - free admission
    Paranormal Activity 4 - free admission
    Bad News Bears (2005) - DVD
    Chasing Mavericks - free admission
    Cloud Atlas - free admission
    The Man with the Iron Fists - free admission
    Wreck-It Ralph 3D - free admission
    Flight - free admission
    Jesse Stone: Thin Ice - DVD
    Jesse Stone: No Remorse - DVD

    Stopped off at Blockbuster last night after work, rented their copy of Thin Ice, the fifth movie in the Tom Selleck series. It was on par with the others in the series, I think...

    Stopped off at Blockbuster again tonight after after work, returned Thin Ice and rented their copies No Remose and Innocents Lost, the sixth & seventh movies in the series.

    Watchin' No Remorse now, makin' it the 300th "new to me" movie of the year!
     
  3. AliciaD496

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    I think in the end he didn't want to drag the flight attendant's name through the mud and let someone who he saw as being heroic not be recognized as such just because he wanted to continue lying about his drinking. He wanted her recognized for helping to save that boy without it being tainted by her being seen as an alcoholic. Then again without his piloting her being able to get the kid strapped in again would have been moot.

    Maybe it's just like he said...he'd reached his limits on lies, and had finally found a reason to sober up (his new girl Nicole). He was very adept at covering his addiction generally...like not getting caught driving while drinking those beers, chugging vodka outside the liquor store and not being seen, etc...if he wanted to continue to lie he could have, he sure did during the first part of the hearing about the crash.

    Anyway...it was a very good movie and if Denzel doesn't at least get a nod for best actor I'll be very disappointed. It was HIS movie all the way and he ran away with it.
     
  4. Agent Richard07

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    I just read that Olivia Wilde was up for the part.
     
  5. Captain Craig

    Captain Craig Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I thought these were being phased out at the brick/mortar level? There isn't one that I know of even in the Nashville area, their site confirms it for me.

    I even noticed over summer that the Blockbuster kiosk had been removed at a local Mapco Gas Station and replaced with Redbox.
     
  6. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

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    ^

    A lot of stores have closed, but there's still one open on my way to & from work.

    I'm actually kind of bummed...since movin' to Austin over ten years ago, I lived in four apartments (before this most recent return almost a year ago). Out of those four, three of 'em have had the Blockbusters within a few blocks close after I moved out, includin' the first one I started to use.

    I don't do kiosks or redbox, and I don't have Netflix, so its either Blockbuster, Hasting's, if there is one (which Austin/Round Rock doesn't, though there is still one in San Marcos, twenty-five miles south), or buyin' the DVD outright & then sellin' it it to Buy Backs.
     
  7. Captain Craig

    Captain Craig Vice Admiral Admiral

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    ^^^
    What's your issue with Netflix or Redbox? If you're Blockbuster loyal they do have online service as well. I'd never blind buy a DVD even at discounted initial release prices knowing your likely to sell it back and only get about 20-30% of your money back. Netflix and Redbox make blind viewing affordable without taking a big loss vs the way you're describing unless I'm missing something or Hastings has an incredible buy back plan(we don't have those here).
     
  8. Harvey

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    1. Holy Rollers (B-)
    2. The Kids Are All Right (B)
    3. History of the World, Part 1 (C-)
    4. Blazing Saddles (A+)
    5. Scarface [1932] (B-)
    6. The Purple Rose of Cairo (A)
    7. Rampart (B+)
    8. We Need To Talk About Kevin (A+)
    9. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (B+)
    10. They Live (B-)
    11. Darling Companion (D)
    12. A Dangerous Method (B-)
    13. Haywire (C+)
    14. Mission: Impossible (B+)
    15. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (B+)
    16. Twixt (C+)
    17. Burn After Reading (B+)
    18. Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy (B-)
    19. Drive (A)
    20. Crazy Stupid Love (A)
    21. The Omega Man (D)
    22. The Adjustment Bureau (B+)
    23. The Artist (A-)
    24. Lady and the Tramp (B)
    25. Hugo (A-)
    26. The Secret World of Arrietty (B)
    27. Twelve Angry Men (A)
    28. Act of Valor (F)
    29. Walker (A)
    30. Lonely Are The Brave (A-)
    31. Executive Action (C)
    32. Three Colors: Blue (A)
    33. Bright Leaves (A)
    34. Photographic Memory (A)
    35. The People Vs. George Lucas (C-)
    36. Avatar (B-)
    37. The Life of Reilly (A-)
    38. Limitless (B-)
    39. Star Wars (A)
    40. The Empire Strikes Back (A)
    41. Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (A)
    42. Machete (C+)
    43. Unmasking The Idol (D-)
    44. Alien (A+)
    45. The Raid: Redemption (B-)
    46. Attenberg (B)
    47. 21 Jump Street (C+)
    48. Piranha 3D (C+)
    49. The Hunger Games (C-)
    50. This Filthy World (B)
    51. Bad Fever (C-)
    52. The Conspirator (C)
    53. We The Party (C-)
    54. My Darling Clementine (C+)
    55. Freakonomics (C+)
    56. Sound of My Voice (A-)
    57. Tales from the Script (C-)
    58. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (B+)
    59. Me and Orson Welles (B)
    60. Everything Must Go (B+)
    61. The Avengers (C)
    62. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (B)
    63. One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich (B)
    64. Starship Troopers (A)
    65. Alien (A+)
    66. Aliens (A)
    67. Into the Abyss (B)
    68. The Expendables (D)
    69. Dumbo (B+)
    70. Bullet in the Head (B-)
    71. City Streets (D)
    72. Hard Boiled (A)
    73. Burn After Reading (B+)
    74. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (B+)
    75. A Few Good Men (B)
    76. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (A)
    77. RoboCop (A-)
    78. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (A-)
    79. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (C-)
    80. Your Sister's Sister (A)
    81. The Gunfighter (B+)
    82. The Sting (A-)
    83. The Thin Blue Line (A)
    84. Rango (A)
    85. The Killing (B+)
    86. The Order of the Black Eagle (F)
    87. Jaws (A)
    88. Marley & Me (B-)
    89. Dominick Dunne: After The Party (B)
    90. Prometheus (B-)
    91. Collaborator (B-)
    92. The Island of Lost Souls (B)
    93. The Taking of Pelham 123 [1974] (B+)
    94. High Anxiety (C+)
    95. Carlos (A-)
    96. Stargate (B)
    97. Ben-Hur (B+)
    98. Bringing up Baby (A)
    99. The Trip (B+)
    100. Observe and Report (D-)
    101. The Conversation (A)
    102. TRON (C)
    103. Cat Ballou (B)
    104. Monsters, Inc. (B)
    105. Torn Curtain (C)
    106. Marnie (A-)
    107. Three Colors: White (A-)
    108. Logan's Run (C+)
    109. Horrible Bosses (B+)
    110. Hotel for Dogs (C)
    111. Election (B)
    112. Independence Day (A)
    113. Batman Begins (A-)
    114. The Dark Knight Rises (B+)
    115. Winnie the Pooh (A)
    116. Sleeper (B)
    117. Total Recall [1990] (B+)
    118. Topaz (C-)
    119. Stealth (F)
    120. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (A)
    121. Frenzy (B)
    122. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (C+)
    123. Primary (B-)
    124. Kick-Ass (C-)
    125. The Puffy Chair (C+)
    126. Hopscotch (B)
    127. Visioneers (C-)
    128. Vertigo (A)
    129. Che (B)
    130. Spin (B-)
    131. My Dinner with Andre (B)
    132. District 9 (B+)
    133. The Rescuers (B-)
    134. Anatomy of a Murder (A)
    135. The Tigger Movie (B-)
    136. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (A)
    137. Three Colors: Red (A)
    138. The Tourist (D)
    139. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (C+)
    140. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (B)
    141. Spies Like Us (D)
    142. Mr. Mom (F)
    143. Inside Man (B+)
    144. 12 Monkeys (B+)
    145. North by Northwest (A)
    146. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (B+)
    147. Bottle Rocket (B)
    148. From Dusk Till Dawn (C-)
    149. Some Like It Hot (A)
    150. The Joneses (C+)
    151. The House I Live In (B+)
    152. Troll 2 (F)
    153. The Right Stuff (A-)
    154. Shadows and Fog (B-)
    155. A Complete History of My Sexual Failures (C+)
    156. The Front Page (B-)
    157. Argo (B+)
    158. 3:10 to Yuma [1957] (A-)
    159. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (A)
    160. The Man From Planet X (C-)
    161. The Creature from the Black Lagoon (A-)
    162. The Invisible Man (B)
    163. Chinatown (A+)
    164. I Love You, Man (B+)
    165. Hollywoodland (B-)
    166. The Thin Red Line (B+)
    167. Return of the Jedi (B)
    168. The Facts of Life (C)
    169. Where the Wild Things Are (B)
    170. Apollo 13 (A)
    171. Silver Linings Playbook (B)
    172. Sunset Blvd. (A)
    173. Something in the Air (A-)


    I said I wasn't going to see any new films this year, but AFI Fest and a screening at the UCLA Film/TV archive have allowed me to break that promise for free...

    Where the Wild Things Are: It's always going to be hard to turn a short children's book (ten sentences, I think) into a satisfying feature film. Director and co-screenwriter Spike Jones (writing with Dave Eggers) does a reasonable job confronting this obstacle, but there are still times when the lush visual design doesn't have a lot of story material to complement. Apparently the studio didn't market this as a children's film, which was probably a wise move; it's not an inappropriate movie for kids, but it's certainly darker than most.

    Apollo 13: I think this is still Ron Howard's best-directed movie. Aside from some computer-generated effects that don't hold up fifteen years later, it remains a good historical piece that keeps tightening the tension -- even when you know how it will end.

    Silver Linings Playbook: This is getting Oscar attention, but I think that has more to do with the principals (David O. Russel directing; Robert deNiro acting in a good movie!) than with the film itself. Not that it's bad or anything, but for a movie that's ostensibly about the realities of mental illness, it veers into fantasy territory an awful lot. One one hand, Jennifer Lawrence commands the screen; on the other, I never got the sense that her character was a real person.

    Sunset Blvd.: For a film made in 1950, this is as deeply unsettling as ever. The cast is terrific, the script is tight as can be, and the direction never falters. Great to see on the big screen, too.

    Something in the Air: Olivier Assayas' follow-up to Carlos is a more personal film that that epic, but still a movie deeply invested in exploring the universe of European politics in the late 60s and early 70s. Once again, it's a film that could never be made in the US; it never romanticizes it's subject nor turns these people into villains. They're just young people, with all the corresponding flaws and virtues you might find among any group of teenagers (they just happen to be involved in leftist politics). For a cast of mostly first-time performers, the acting is quite exceptional, too.

    Theatres: 57+4
    Home Video: 105+1
    Computer: 10
     
  9. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

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    I'll use Netflix if I'm at a friend's place that has it, that instant stream is kind of awesome. But I'm not a customer, so I don't really have an issue with 'em.

    But Redbox...I don't like just standin' there at a vendin' machine tryin' to figure out what to watch. So, I've never even tried to use 'em.

    I used that service for awhile, a couple of years ago. Got it at a discount, free trial offer sort of thing when one of their stores in Burleson was shuttin' down.

    Didn't care for it much, except how easily I was able to watch some classic Doctor Who stories.

    I just like goin' into a store, lookin' the selection over and then decidin' what to watch. Some times, I go in knowin' what I want to see, but most of the time, its a matter of findin' something to fit my mood.

    Anyway, finally got around to watchin' Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid on DVD...bought it for five bucks at Wal-Mart awhile back, popped it in to watch, but haven't finished, since I've paused it to type this response.
     
  10. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Admiral Premium Member

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    1) The Artist (2011) - A+
    2) Midnight in Paris (2011) - B
    3) Tree of Life (2011) - F
    4) The Descendants (2011) - B
    5) Drive (2011) - B
    6) Hanna (2011) - C
    7) Take Shelter (2011) - A-
    8) 50/50 (2011) - B
    9) Baby Mama (2008) - B-
    10) United 93 (2006)
    11) Rango (2011) - B
    12) The Hunger Games (2012) - B+
    13) 21 Jump Street (2012) - B+
    14) Goon (2012) - A-
    15) The Avengers (2012) - B
    16) Cars 2 (2011) - C+
    17) Men in Black 3 (2012) - B+
    18) Prometheus (2012) - D+
    19) The Iron Lady (2011) - C-
    20) Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) - B+
    21) Moonrise Kingdom - (2012) - A
    22) Fantastic Mr. Fox - (2009) - B+
    23) The Dark Knight Rises - (2012) - B+
    24) Contagion - (2011) - B
    25) Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2012) - C
    26) Premium Rush (2012) - B-
    27) The Bourne Legacy (2012) - C
    28) Haywire (2012) - B
    29) LA Confidential - A (1997)
    30) Boogie Nights - A- (1997)
    31) Argo (2012) - A
    32) Cloud Atlas (2012) - C
    33) Flight (2012) - B+

    There's only one other movie that surprised me more than Flight did this year, based purely on watching the trailer and coming out of the movie with an entirely different experience. That movie was "The Descendants". Based on the trailer, I went in expecting a comedy and came out thinking I saw one of the most depressing movies ever.

    Well, here we have Flight, which is a movie I've been looking forward to because of Zemickis and because the trailer made it look really good and I like Washington. I thought this was going to be a story about someone who has to deal with the media pressure after being a hero and how does one go about with the "hero-worship" stigma.

    That's not what this movie was about, and I walked out of the theater thinking it was a great movie for an entirely different movie. I really don't want to spoil the plot of the movie because I think the experience is a lot better if you go in having seeing the trailer and thinking only based on what you've seen from there. I'll just say this was a great character study movie and will say:

    If you have issues with drinking and don't believe in Alcoholics Anonymous, watch this film. In fact, I think this film will be shown at AA meetings for years because it was a perfect example of showing how someone is held hostage to the bottle.



    Theater: 14 (+1)
    BluRay: 9
    On Demand/TV: 4
    Itunes: 6
     
  11. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

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    Watched the seventh movie in the Tom Selleck series yesterday. Nothin' spectacular, but still worth watchin'. Makes me want to check out the novels, so I guess that's a good thing.

    Just finished Butch & Sundance on DVD. Picked it up for five bucks at Wal-Mart awhile back, and while I know I've seen bits & pieces (and parodies) of it over the years, I'd never seen the whole thing through. Not too bad a movie, and I can see why folks would have thought it was better back in the day.

    Gotta work the next couple of nights, so no clue what the next new movie will be, though I do have a plan to try & see Skyfall at midnight Thursday...
     
  12. CaptainCanada

    CaptainCanada Admiral Admiral

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    1. My Week With Marilyn (B-)
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    5. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (B+)
    6. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (A+)
    7. The Descendants (A-)
    8. Monsieur Lazhar (A)
    9. The Prestige (A+)
    10. Blood Simple (A-)
    11. The Big Lebowski (B+)
    12. West Side Story (A-)
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    14. Lady and the Tramp (B)
    15. An Officer and a Gentleman (B)
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    17. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (B-)
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    Another old film series at the Screening Room, this time Audrey Hepburn-themed. One of her earliest hits (after the breakout Roman Holiday, which I've already seen), this is a late screwball comedy of sorts. The opening scenes with Hepburn's character make her seem almost like a stalker, but it picks up from there, and has the usual Wilder charm. Humphrey Bogart takes a role in a comedy, not exactly the norm for him (though his dramatic roles always had a pretty heavy dose of wry humour, so I don't know that it actually varies his persona much, just the story around him). Unlike a lot of these stories, the script lets Bogart reveal the truth on his own, without some narrative contrivance, which adds power.

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  13. nvek86

    nvek86 Commander Red Shirt

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    127. Robot & Frank

    A great performance by Langella who plays a former thief suffering from dementia. His son gives him a robot who should take care of the household, but he trains it to become a thief as well.
    While there are no big surprises (since the trailer basically shows the whole film), this was a nice little comedy.
     
  14. Agent Richard07

    Agent Richard07 Admiral Admiral

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    4. Arthur 2: On the Rocks (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    5. Havoc (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    6. Contagion (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    7. The Blind Side (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    8. Batman: Under the Red Hood (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    9. The Andromeda Strain (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    10. The Last Man on Earth (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    11. Network (✩✩½) - Live TV
    12. Normal Adolescent Behavior: Havoc 2 (✩) - DVD
    13. Starsky & Hutch (✩✩½) - Live TV
    14. The Rundown (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    15. Mallrats (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    16. My Sister's Keeper (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    17. Valkyrie (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    18. The Anderson Tapes (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    19. Jack Goes Boating (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    20. Margin Call (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    21. Away We Go (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    22. Girl Fight (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    23. Superman & Batman: Apocalypse (✩✩✩✩) - Recorded TV
    24. Pandorum (✩✩½) - Live TV
    25. Paper Man (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    26. In Like Flint (✩✩½) - Live TV
    27. Blood Diamond (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    28. The Invisible Man (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    29. Frankenstein (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    30. The Dilemma (✩✩✩½) - DVD

    February

    31. That One Night (✩✩✩½) - Internet
    32. Sex Drive (✩✩½) - DVD
    33. Chronicle (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    34. Couples Retreat (✩✩✩) - DVD
    35. RV (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    36. Chaos Theory (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    37. Black Swan (✩✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    38. One Missed Call (✩) - DVD
    39. Kramer vs. Kramer (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    40. When in Rome (✩✩½) - Live TV
    41. Love to Kill (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    42. Possession (✩✩) - Recorded TV
    43. Sex and the City 2 (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    44. Little Fockers (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    45. Breach: (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    46. Broken Flowers (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    47. Bronson (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    48. Edge of Darkness (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    49. In & Out (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    50. Secrets of Eden (✩✩½) - Live TV
    51. Shooter (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    52. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (✩✩✩½) - Live TV

    March

    53. 10 Items or Less (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    54. The Old Man and the Sea (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    55. The Reader (✩✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    56. The Stunt Man (✩✩) - Recorded TV
    57. Nine (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    58. Untraceable (✩✩½) - DVD
    59. The Quiet (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    60. My Mother's Secret (✩✩½) - Live TV
    61. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    62. Sex and Death 101 (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    63. The Human Contract (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    64. The Craigslist Killer (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    65. Life As We Know It (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    66. She's the Man (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    67. Witchslayer Gretl (✩½) - Live TV
    68. The Adjustment Bureau (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    69. Young Adult (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    70. My Silent Partner (✩✩) - Live TV
    71. Middle Men (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    72. The Rebound (✩✩) - On Demand
    73. The Descendants (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    74. Melancholia (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    75. Walking the Halls (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    76. Hoodwinked! (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    77. 21 Jump Street (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    78. Clerks II (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    79. Henry's Crime (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    80. Hannah Montana: The Movie (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    81. Chasing Amy (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    82. The Hunger Games (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    83. Like Crazy (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    84. Newlyweds (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    85. Dear John (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    86. Carriers (✩✩½) - Live TV
    87. The Karate Kid (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    88. Vertical Limit (✩✩✩) - DVD
    89. Killers (✩✩½) - DVD
    90. Cyberbully (✩✩½) - On Demand
    91. The Change-Up (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    92. 50/50 (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    93. The Seven Year Itch (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    94. Confined (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    95. Love Happens (✩✩✩) - Live TV

    April

    96. La Jetée (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    97. Some Like It Hot (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    98. Starman (✩✩✩) - DVD
    99. Adam (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    100. The Other Woman (✩✩½) - DVD
    101. The Good Night (✩✩✩) - DVD
    102. The Spy Next Door (✩✩) - Live TV
    103. Paranormal Activity (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    104. Breakaway (✩✩½) - Live TV
    105. Moneyball (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    106. The Iron Lady (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    107. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    108. American Reunion (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    109. Bedazzled (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    110. Picture This (✩✩½) - Live TV
    111. Hall Pass (✩✩✩) - DVD
    112. Field of Dreams (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    113. Thirst (✩✩½) - Live TV
    114. Saint John of Las Vegas (✩✩✩) - DVD
    115. Shame (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    116. The Men Who Stare at Goats (✩✩½) - DVD
    117. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    118. The Company Men (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    119. This Movie is Broken (✩✩) - DVD
    120. Finding a Family (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    121. Cop Out (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    122. The Fantastic Four (✩✩✩) - Internet
    123. The Illustrated Man (✩✩✩) - Recorded TV
    124. Winter's Bone (✩✩½) - DVD
    125. Never Cry Werewolf (✩✩½) - Live TV
    126. The Astronaut Farmer (✩✩✩✩) - DVD

    May

    127. The Road (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    128. Unstoppable (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    129. The Avengers (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    130. The Runaways (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    131. Anonymous (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    132. The Hangover (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    133. The Hangover Part II (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    134. Duplicity (✩✩½) - Live TV
    135. Leap Year (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    136. Puncture (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    137. Amelia (✩✩½) - DVD
    138. Lymelife (✩✩½) - DVD
    139. Raising Helen (✩✩½) - Live TV
    140. Waiting... (✩✩) - DVD
    141. Still Waiting... (✩✩½) - DVD
    142. Lemonade Mouth (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    143. Justice League: Doom (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    144. One for the Money (✩✩) - On Demand
    145. One Day (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    146. Red Riding Hood (✩✩✩) - DVD
    147. Hollywoodland (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    148. Whip It (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    149. The Young Victoria (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    150. Trapped (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    151. DOA: Dead or Alive (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    152. Chernobyl Diaries (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    153. Harry and the Hendersons (✩✩½) - Live TV
    154. The Last Song (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    155. Women in Trouble (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    156. Elektra Luxx (✩✩✩) - DVD
    157. The China Syndrome (✩✩✩½) - Recorded TV
    158. Men in Black 3 (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    159. The Way Back (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    160. It's Complicated (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    161. The Note (✩✩) - Internet

    June

    162. The Note II: Taking a Chance on Love (✩✩) - DVD
    163. The Vow (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    164. Helen (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    165. Snow White and the Huntsman (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    166. Living with the Enemy (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    167. Insidious (✩✩✩) - DVD
    168. How Do You Know (✩✩✩) - DVD
    169. She Drives Me Crazy (✩✩½) - Live TV
    170. Flirting With Disaster (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    171. Earthquake (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    172. 17 Again (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    173. Prometheus (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    174. How to Make Love to a Woman (✩✩✩✩) - Internet
    175. Good Dick (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    176. Gojira (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    177. Rodan (✩✩½) - Live TV
    178. Mothra (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    179. Adoration (✩½) - Live TV
    180. Love, Wedding, Marriage (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    181. The Ghost Writer (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    182. 3000 Miles to Graceland (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    183. Spartacus (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    184. Last Night (✩✩✩) - DVD
    185. Shutter Island (✩✩✩) - DVD
    186. Hereafter (✩✩✩) - DVD
    187. Waitress (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    188. Bridesmaids (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    189. The Back-Up Plan (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    190. Triage (✩✩✩) - DVD
    191. Easy A (✩✩✩) - DVD
    192. The Switch (✩✩✩) - DVD
    193. Horrible Bosses (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    194. Hot Tub Time Machine (✩✩½) - Live TV
    195. Eat Pray Love (✩✩✩½) - DVD

    July

    196. Columbus Circle (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    197. The Next Three Days (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    198. The Amazing Spider-Man (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    199. Date Night (✩✩✩) - DVD
    200. 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    201. It Came from Beneath the Sea (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    202. Fugitive at 17 (✩✩½) - Live TV
    203. The Adventures of Robin Hood (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    204. The Three Musketeers (✩✩½) - Live TV
    205. Ninja Assassin (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    206. The Rival (✩✩½) - Live TV
    207. Brokeback Mountain (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    208. Due Date (✩✩✩) - DVD
    209. Something Borrowed (✩✩✩) - DVD
    210. Something New (✩✩✩) - DVD
    211. The Dark Knight Rises (✩✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    212. Faster (✩✩✩) - DVD
    213. This Means War (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    214. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    215. Heavenly Creatures (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    216. Knight and Day (✩✩✩) - DVD
    217. Gettin' It (✩✩½) - DVD

    August

    218. The Hoax (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    219. The Invention of Lying (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    220. Total Recall (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    221. Hanna (✩✩½) - DVD
    222. Tower Heist (✩✩✩) - DVD
    223. Friends with Kids (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    224. Gone (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    225. Wanderlust (✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    226. Brick (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    227. The Bourne Legacy (✩✩✩) -Theatre
    228. Defendor (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    229. The Lookout (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    230. I Could Never Be Your Woman (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    231. Fast Food Nation (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    232. 88 Minutes (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    233. The Terrorist Next Door (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    234. The Expendables 2 (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    235. The Losers (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    236. Bangkok Dangerous (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    237. The Pleasure Drivers (✩✩½) - DVD
    238. The Butterfly Effect 2 (✩✩✩) - DVD
    239. D.E.B.S. (✩✩✩) - DVD
    240. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    241. Prozac Nation (✩✩✩) - DVD

    September

    242. Thunderbirds Are Go (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    243. Fail-Safe (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    244. Robin Hood (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    245. The Other Guys (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    246. The Pregnancy Project (✩✩½) - Live TV
    247. The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (✩✩✩) - DVD
    248. The Goods: Live Hard. Sell Hard. (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    249. Unknown (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    250. Thunderbird 6 (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    251. Resident Evil: Afterlife (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    252. Extraordinary Measures (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    253. The Five-Year Engagement (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    254. Deception (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    255. Fail Safe (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    256. Answers to Nothing (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    257. Capitalism: A Love Story (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    258. The Notorious Bettie Page (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    259. Resident Evil: Retribution (✩✩½) - Theatre
    260. Grown Ups (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    261. Extract (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    262. Niagara (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    263. New York, I Love You (✩✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    264. Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (✩✩✩) - DVD
    265. Katy Perry: Part of Me (✩✩✩) - On Demand
    266. Take This Waltz (✩✩✩✩✩) - On Demand
    267. Management (✩✩✩) - DVD
    268. Too Big to Fail (✩½) - Live TV
    269. Dredd (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    270. talhotblond: (✩✩½) - Live TV
    271. The Cabin in the Woods (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    272. The A-Team (✩✩✩) - DVD
    273. Easy Virtue (✩✩✩) - DVD
    274. The Bounty Hunter (✩✩½) - DVD
    275. Say Anything... (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    276. Looper (✩✩✩½) - Theatre
    277. Salt (✩✩✩) - Live TV

    October

    278. Whiteout (✩½) - DVD
    279. The Game (✩✩✩) - DVD
    280. Law Abiding Citizen (✩✩✩) - DVD
    281. Taken 2 (✩✩✩) - Theatre
    282. The Fourth Kind (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    283. All About Steve (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    284. Going the Distance (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    285. House of Wax (2005) (✩✩) - DVD
    286. The Ides of March (✩✩✩✩½) - Blu-ray
    287. The Last Unicorn (✩✩✩✩) - Blu-ray
    288. Daybreakers (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    289. From Dusk Till Dawn (✩✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    290. Post Grad (✩✩✩½) - Live TV
    291. Surrogates (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    292. Cabin Fever (✩) - Live TV
    293. Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (✩✩) - Live TV
    294. The Groomsmen (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    295. Exotica (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    296. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    297. That's My Boy (✩✩✩½) - On Demand
    298. The Illusionist (✩✩✩✩½) - DVD
    299. Fright Night (✩✩✩½) - DVD
    300. House of Wax (1953) (✩✩✩) - Live TV
    301. Dinner for Schmucks (✩✩✩✩) - DVD
    302. Safety Not Guaranteed (✩✩✩✩½) - On Demand

    November

    303. How to Train Your Dragon (✩✩✩✩) - Live TV
    304. Flight (✩✩✩✩) - Theatre
    305. The Château (✩✩) - DVD - Two brothers go to France to inherit a chateau. Stars Paul Rudd. Most of the movie involves him butchering the french language in front of the staff. Rudd is pretty good with his improvisational skills but the movie itself isn't very good. It's so poorly shot that it looks like a high school project that's barely worthy of YouTube rather than a motion picture. The two stars I gave it are mostly for Rudd.

    306. Skyfall (✩✩✩½) - Theatre - Saw it last night. Wasn't blown away, but I enjoyed elements of it. Bardem was a good psychopathic villain and I like what they did with Q and Naomie Harris' bond girl. Some of the locations were also pretty exquisite. More here.

    Theatre: 20
    DVD/Blu-ray: 114
    Live TV: 120
    Recorded TV: 5
    On Demand: 43
    Internet: 4
     
  15. Agent Richard07

    Agent Richard07 Admiral Admiral

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    Never heard of it. It looks good. Reminds me of Bicentennial Man.

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4y8YAMPFhk[/yt]
     
  16. Harvey

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    9. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (B+)
    10. They Live (B-)
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    Berberian Sound Studio: There seems to be some discussion over the last act of this film, which enters David Lynch territory. I think it works, but some viewers will undoubtedly view this exercise in surrealism as a betrayal of the first two acts of the movie.

    In my view, this will join the likes of Blow Out and The Conversation as one of the great movies to tackle sound rather than the moving image. It's certainly features a well-designed sound scape, which is not to say that it is a dense one. Frequently, the film draws attention to sound by its absence rather than its presence, which is a welcome counterpoint to the bloated mixes of modern blockbusters.

    Toby Jones delivers another solid, understated performance here, playing a timid sound designer called in to take charge of an Italian horror film in the 1970s (the movie-within-the-movie is fictional, but it borrows from Suspiria heavily enough that at least one other person in the audience noticed). His character slowly loses control, in both a practical sense (he can never seem to get his reimbursement check for his flight to Italy) and a psychological one (his alienation is well-dramatized visually and sonically; he also can't speak Italian, which further isolates him from his co-workers).

    Tarantula: In terms of Jack Arnold's sf output, this film falls in the middle of the pack. It features a couple of good performances (especially Leo G. Carrol, who played small parts in four films for Alfred Hitchcock, but really shines here as an elderly scientist), but the effects mainly consist of ineffective process shots. The movie can't impress in visual style, either (it's set on the Universal backlot and in the Vasquez rocks area, and features a lot of poor day-for-night photography as well as sequences that are underexposed). Only the make-up (on Carrol, who again gets the best material) really impresses.

    Still, in terms of 50s sf cheapies, this one is perfectly fine. It's just not as masterful as, say, Arnold's The Creature from the Black Lagoon or that other giant bug movie, T.H.E.M.!

    The Delta Force: This is essentially two movies that have been glued together with shoddy plotting, poor direction, and (at best) forgettable acting; neither of these movies are good. The first is a ripped-from-the-headlines airline hijacking, led by Robert Forster (sporting a spray tan and mumbled Arabic that are pretty offensive). My favorite scene may be when Forster (who hates the Jews and is, I think, supposed to be a Muslim) decides to wear a golden ring with a Hebrew inscription for...no discernible reason. The first part of this movie wastes no time blaming civilians (and, through a Jimmy Carter era prologue, liberals) not only for getting soldiers killed, but for losing the Vietnam War(!). Others have surely dismantled it's right-wing ideology.

    The second-half is a movie where Chuck Norris gets to save the day (mostly single-handedly, despite having a couple dozen other soldiers with him). Hardly anyone is killed except for the bad guys, and the good soldier who doesn't make it gets a dramatic death scene. The worst part of the movie might be watching Lee Marvin try to play the action hero one last time. He frequently looks physically uncomfortable with the action; although he was only 62, alcoholism had turned his body quite frail -- he looks 70 or older (he died the following year, making this his final film). We're at least granted the dignity of only having to watch him hit on a waitress for a brief scene in the beginning. Still, it's hard watching him (along with several other great old-timers, including Martin Balsam and Shelley Winters) forced into playing second-fiddle to Chuck Norris, a man who has no acting ability to speak of.

    Theatres: 58+1
    Home Video: 107+2
    Computer: 10
     
  17. od0_ital

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    Took my buddy Joe to see SKYFALL last night. We each had a Vesper martini to go with the movie, too.

    I enjoyed the movie quite a bit, especially the parts with Q and M. Bardem was a great villian, and the thing with his face...Jesus!

    I'm all set for more Daniel Craig as Bond in this continuity, too.

    Definately gonna go see this one a couple more times...

    - edit, to add -

    Went to see the documentary The American Scream this afternoon. Its a look at three families in Fairhaven, Mass, and their preperation for Halloween & the haunted houses each of the family within eight blocks of each other. Rather enjoyable, too, if a bit poorly timed to be playin' the week after Halloween.

    Got moved into a new place today, and turns out my new roommates have Netflix!

    Just finished watchin' Does This Need to be Said?, the Craig Ferguson concert. I saw the show live in Oklahoma a couple of years ago. Still funny.

    Watchin' Jamie Kennedy's documentary Heckler now.
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2012
  18. nvek86

    nvek86 Commander Red Shirt

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    Yeah, the film nearly passed me by too. I just found it by accident, looking at the schedule of a cinema.
     
  19. Agent Richard07

    Agent Richard07 Admiral Admiral

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    ^ The trailer makes it look pretty good and it has some big names. I wonder why it's not getting a wider release. Gonna read more on that. I also see that the budget was supposedly $2.5 million. That's pretty impressive for what looks like a more expensive film.
     
  20. doubleohfive

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    Skyfall was incredible. I highly recommend it. Not just as a great Bond film but on its own merit as an action thriller. A+