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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #145 on: October 08, 2014, 07:00:45 PM »
^^^Not to take anything away from her if she is talented, but I suspect that life is a bit different when you look like that....

It's the Scarlett Johannsen problem. She gets points for just walking into the room. If she is any good, even better, but she has already gotten the points. &)

But then there is the Pia Zadora counter-example..... ;)

She's not just an actress. She's also a writer, director, producer, cinematographer, editor, etc., however, she's mainly acted. She was pretty good in The Company You Keep -- I don't see just an acting career for her, though.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #146 on: October 09, 2014, 08:38:33 AM »
^^^Not to take anything away from her if she is talented, but I suspect that life is a bit different when you look like that....

True, she does not live in the same world we do.  However, she graduated Georgetown with a degree in economics.  She was offered a job with Goldman Sachs - though, I'd probably offer her a job even if she were illiterate.  She turned it down to get into acting. 

She was offered a couple parts as The Blonde in slashers, and realized if she wanted good roles, she'd have to write them herself.  So she did.  Now, the films she wrote were not Citizen Kane or even Good Will Hunting.  But they were solid.  So, I think she's got some brains.  We'll see if her writing improves.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #147 on: October 09, 2014, 02:21:59 PM »
Though not a movie, I just got the first season of my favorite show on DVD. Us fans have been waiting years. The Wonder Years. Sadly, the first season only has 6 episodes but I read that the Second Season will be out probably in December, and the other four next year.

I wanted to get the complete series at TimeLife but it's not in my budget to splurge like that at this time ($500).

I love that show.

When I went to WalMart I couldn't find it, so I asked and they still had it boxed up but they gave me a copy.

I read they couldn't get licensing on just 15 of the 100's of songs used. So, not like Quantum Leap.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #148 on: October 11, 2014, 01:05:33 PM »
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) -- 9/10.

That's one fucked up movie. And the fact neither Leonardo DiCaprio or Jonah Hill, or Martin Scorsese didn't take home an Oscar is baffling.

Apocalypse Now Redux (2001) -- 5/10.

I didn't like the theatrical version and this one bored me as much as that one.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #149 on: October 12, 2014, 06:47:40 PM »
Anyone see the new one with RDJ and Robert Duvall? The previews looked good.
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #150 on: October 12, 2014, 06:57:57 PM »
Though not a movie, I just got the first season of my favorite show on DVD. Us fans have been waiting years. The Wonder Years. Sadly, the first season only has 6 episodes but I read that the Second Season will be out probably in December, and the other four next year.

I wanted to get the complete series at TimeLife but it's not in my budget to splurge like that at this time ($500).

I love that show.

When I went to WalMart I couldn't find it, so I asked and they still had it boxed up but they gave me a copy.

I read they couldn't get licensing on just 15 of the 100's of songs used. So, not like Quantum Leap.

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I loved that show.  It had a lot of similarities to when I was growing up.  I also like Everybody Hates Chris which is in the same era as I grew up.
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #151 on: October 12, 2014, 09:08:37 PM »
One Foot in Hell (1960) -- 5/10.

It was okay. The synopsis read better.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #152 on: October 12, 2014, 09:10:15 PM »
I loved that show.  It had a lot of similarities to when I was growing up.  I also like Everybody Hates Chris which is in the same era as I grew up.

So, you had a huge crush on Winnie Cooper, too?


I keed, I keed.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #153 on: October 13, 2014, 12:01:55 PM »
I loved that show.  It had a lot of similarities to when I was growing up.  I also like Everybody Hates Chris which is in the same era as I grew up.

So, you had a huge crush on Winnie Cooper, too?

She writes math books and has an Erdos-Bacon number of 6[1].

I have a crush on her today.
 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erd%C5%91s%E2%80%93Bacon_number
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #154 on: October 13, 2014, 12:13:03 PM »
I loved that show.  It had a lot of similarities to when I was growing up.  I also like Everybody Hates Chris which is in the same era as I grew up.

So, you had a huge crush on Winnie Cooper, too?


I keed, I keed.

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Winnie Cooper rocks!   ;)
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #155 on: October 13, 2014, 12:18:18 PM »
I loved that show.  It had a lot of similarities to when I was growing up.  I also like Everybody Hates Chris which is in the same era as I grew up.

So, you had a huge crush on Winnie Cooper, too?

She writes math books and has an Erdos-Bacon number of 6[1].

I have a crush on her today.
 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erd%C5%91s%E2%80%93Bacon_number

That's higher than Stephen Hawking who is a 7.   :laugh:
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #156 on: October 13, 2014, 12:26:30 PM »
Bang Bang
2/10
Starred Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif.  Both were just beefcake.  This film was a Bollywood remake of the terrible Tom Cruise film, Knight and Day, proving Bollywood can take any horrid movie and make it even worse. (links removed to avoid 404 error)

The premise defeats itself almost as soon as it is offered.  The #1 terrorist wanted by India is captured by the Brits.  He seeks to avoid being sent back to India by disrupting an extradition treaty by having the Kohinoor diamond stolen.  However, literally 10 seconds after he suggests this, he is broken out of jail, thus negating the need to avoid extradition.

Interesting bits about it:
- I discovered the deep and abiding anger Indians have over the Kohinoor diamond.  When it is stolen from London Tower, it shows all of India rejoicing and celebrating the thief.  Attention India: it’s just a rock, not your national soul.  Get over it.
- I discovered Roshan has three thumbs, two on one hand.[1]  At first I thought it was effects make-up, but when I saw it had no bearing on the story or the plot, I realized it was really him.  Kinda gross.
- Katrina Kaif is kinda hot – she’s got some junk in that trunk - but I’d call her a butter face.  Plus, I think she is going to have weight issues, sooner than later.

Ernest & Celestine
7/10
An adorable animated film about a mouse and bear who become friends.  For small kids and adults, but I don’t think anyone in between would appreciate it.


Prince Avalanche
7/10
Two guys painting lines on roads and putting in reflector posts in rural Texas after massive fire.  Stars Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch.  Both gave very good performances.  Rather slow, but I thought the photography and music were excellent.
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #157 on: October 13, 2014, 12:27:35 PM »
I loved that show.  It had a lot of similarities to when I was growing up.  I also like Everybody Hates Chris which is in the same era as I grew up.

So, you had a huge crush on Winnie Cooper, too?

She writes math books and has an Erdos-Bacon number of 6[1].

I have a crush on her today.
 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erd%C5%91s%E2%80%93Bacon_number

So do I.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #158 on: October 13, 2014, 12:30:06 PM »
I liked Knight and Day, I thought that was one of Cruise's better films. Of course I think Oblivion is better.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #159 on: October 13, 2014, 03:06:58 PM »
That thumb thing...... :o
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #160 on: October 14, 2014, 07:12:45 AM »
I liked Knight and Day, I thought that was one of Cruise's better films.

To each his own.  You might like Bang Bang then.  Roshan is hunkier than Cruise and Kaif is WAY better looking than Cameron Diaz.  Plus, singing and dancing.
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #161 on: October 14, 2014, 11:31:02 AM »
I liked Knight and Day, I thought that was one of Cruise's better films.

To each his own.  You might like Bang Bang then.  Roshan is hunkier than Cruise and Kaif is WAY better looking than Cameron Diaz.  Plus, singing and dancing.

Not really into Bollywood films. I like films from India but mainly from the 40's and 50's.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #162 on: October 20, 2014, 06:15:22 PM »
These are all the movies I watched today, all from the 1930s, and about 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes:

Parachute Jumper (1933) -- 6/10.
Penrod and Sam (1931) -- 6/10.
The Mind Reader (1933) -- 6/10.
The Office Wife (1930) -- 5/10.
The Hatchet Man (1932) -- 6/10.
Heroes for Sale (1933) -- 7/10.
Loose Ankles (1930) -- 5/10.
Midnight Mary (1933) -- 7/10.
Red Morning (1934) -- 5/10.

Note: There are only 3 movies linked because that's when I figured out why I kept getting the "Forbidden" message. I figured it out on the last linked one: it only allowed me to link three of them. It had nothing to do with any words used, ironically.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #163 on: October 23, 2014, 11:46:45 PM »
This Thing of Ours (2003) -- 5/10.

It was funny in many parts. Sad thing is it's supposed to be Drama/Action film. Little to no action. I only watched it because Vincent Pastore is in it. Also a cameo by James Caan.

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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #164 on: Yesterday at 04:51:59 PM »
The Maze Runner -
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790864/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

6/10

I was more engaged in the film than I expected to be.  There are enough 'duh-doy of course that kind of a twist/reveal was going to happen' moments to somewhat detract from an otherwise enjoyable experience, but really can't fault it too hard for that (as I understand it, this is an adaptation of a book series aimed at young adults, so I don't dock too many points for accessibility).

I do dock points for it being visually bland.  There isn't really much interesting going on in the cinematogrophy to drive home the atmosphere of isolation that should be really prominent.  And really, visually speaking, it's just kind of standard fair.  I'd comment on the score, but it's not terribly memorable for some reason.  Maybe it wasn't all that impressive.

Overall I enjoyed it more than I thought I would - the characters themselves are interesting (surprising amount of depth in characters that essentially have erased memories) and portrayed very well, and again, the story kept me interested and invested in enjoying the flick.
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Re: Rate the Last Film You Saw
« Reply #165 on: Today at 08:04:12 AM »
Got a flick from the great and mighty RedBox the other day, called Cat Run 2.

It's a B movie private eye raunchy jaunt, that doesn't take itself very seriously. I thought it was great, especially for what it is.

7/10.
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