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And Waterworld wasn't that bad, you know.

I liked Waterworld. Even bought the DVD.

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Gone Baby Gone.

 

Pretty damned good movie. Basically about 2 private detectives trying to find a missing girl, theres deception, people getting shot, and all the workings of a great crime drama. I was a little surprised Ben Affleck directed this fine film, not that I have anything against him just didn't pin him for that sort of thing. Acting was great, Afflecks brother did a nice a job, and the action was good. I think it might have had a pretty low budget but it did lend itself well to setting and story. The only problem I had with the movie was the ending. For such a seemingly smart guy the detective made a retarded decision at the end. It was blatantly clear which was the "right" decision to make and his motivation for making it was utterly incomprehensible.

 

8.85/10

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Taxi Driver.

 

Anyone living in a big city should watch this. Scrap that, anyone familiar with detachment to society should watch this. Oh, scrap that again, anyone should watch this.

 

Excellent movie through and through.

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Gone Baby Gone.

 

Pretty damned good movie. Basically about 2 private detectives trying to find a missing girl, theres deception, people getting shot, and all the workings of a great crime drama. I was a little surprised Ben Affleck directed this fine film, not that I have anything against him just didn't pin him for that sort of thing. Acting was great, Afflecks brother did a nice a job, and the action was good. I think it might have had a pretty low budget but it did lend itself well to setting and story. The only problem I had with the movie was the ending. For such a seemingly smart guy the detective made a retarded decision at the end. It was blatantly clear which was the "right" decision to make and his motivation for making it was utterly incomprehensible.

 

8.85/10

 

Ben Affleck also has an Oscar for writing, so it might just be that acting is the lesser of his talents.

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No Country for Old Men. I have no idea how a movie can grab attention and keep one so interested through most of the movie, and then have such a crap ending

with no questions answered and the villain just walking off down a sidewalk after surviving a car accident out of the blue.

 

 

I'm guessing the book the movie was based on had a similarly lame ending. :down:

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I may be in the minority, but I actually liked the ending to No Country For Old Men. The movie is overrated, no doubt, but I still found it to be a pretty interesting tale. I'll never look at an air hose the same way again!

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I had a day off work, so thought that i would see some more Scorcese-movies:

 

The Departed 9/10

Goodfellas 9/10

Casino 10/10

 

All three of them are flawlessly equal in terms of characters and story-telling, but Casino beats them with it's magnificent cinema-photography.

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"I dream things that never were and say why not?"
- George Bernard Shaw

"Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man."
- Friedrich Nietzsche

 

"The amount of energy necessary to refute bull**** is an order of magnitude bigger than to produce it."

- Some guy 

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Taxi Driver.

 

Anyone living in a big city should watch this. Scrap that, anyone familiar with detachment to society should watch this. Oh, scrap that again, anyone should watch this.

 

Excellent movie through and through.

Just about the best movie ever, my all-time favorite.

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Taxi Driver.

 

Anyone living in a big city should watch this. Scrap that, anyone familiar with detachment to society should watch this. Oh, scrap that again, anyone should watch this.

 

Excellent movie through and through.

Just about the best movie ever, my all-time favorite.

 

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Resident Evil: Apocalypse - I actually really enjoyed all three of the RE films. I wasn't a huge fan of the games, but the movies are fun action romps and they've got arguably the best female action star in Milla Jovovich. This last one was probably my least favorite, but I still found it very watchable. Bit of a downer on how they treat returning characters, though.

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as my flatmate says, Milla Jovovich is made for movies consisting of violence and hot chicks

 

in fact, i don't think i've ever seen her in a movie where she doesn't kick someones butt

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I just saw Stardust. It was a pretty good watch and after seeing it I have complete faith in Matthew Vaughn directing Thor. It was one of the better kid-aimed fantasy movies. Its worth the watch just to see Robert DeNiro dancing around in a dress with a pink feathered fan.

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Death Proof and Planet Terror. Pure Gold. Also saw A Fistful of Dollars and A Few Dollars More. It's been a good week for movies. :devil:

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New 007 Film to Open Oct. 31 in Britain

 

Mar 19, 3:31 PM (ET)

 

LONDON (AP) - James Bond will be back in theaters a little sooner than expected.

 

Sony Pictures says "Quantum of Solace," the latest 007 adventure, will be released in Britain on Oct. 31. The film had been due to open Nov. 7, which is still its scheduled release date in North America.

 

Daniel Craig is returning as the suave British spy, tracking down a shadowy international conspiracy whose leader is played by French actor Mathieu Almaric.

 

Sequences are being filmed in Panama, Chile, Austria, Italy and at Pinewood Studios near London.

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I just rewatched The Good, The Bad, And the Ugly.

 

I definately have to watch that one again this weekend. All Leone's movies are an audiovisual mastery.

"Some men see things as they are and say why?"
"I dream things that never were and say why not?"
- George Bernard Shaw

"Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man."
- Friedrich Nietzsche

 

"The amount of energy necessary to refute bull**** is an order of magnitude bigger than to produce it."

- Some guy 

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New 007 Film to Open Oct. 31 in Britain

 

Mar 19, 3:31 PM (ET)

 

LONDON (AP) - James Bond will be back in theaters a little sooner than expected.

 

Sony Pictures says "Quantum of Solace," the latest 007 adventure, will be released in Britain on Oct. 31. The film had been due to open Nov. 7, which is still its scheduled release date in North America.

 

Daniel Craig is returning as the suave British spy, tracking down a shadowy international conspiracy whose leader is played by French actor Mathieu Almaric.

 

Sequences are being filmed in Panama, Chile, Austria, Italy and at Pinewood Studios near London.

 

Awesome! In Alpha Protocol I still go more for Jason Bourne, though.

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Juno.

 

Wildly uneven, but good fun nonetheless.

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Another old film: To Die For, w/Nicole Kidman. I'd forgotten how enjoyable the movie is to watch. It's not a belly-laugh film, but a good piece of satirizing America's unending fascination with crime in media.

 

Also rented I Am Legend. Great special effects and atmosphere - loved seeing the overgrown/untended NY - but mostly a big snore. Maybe I was expecting more action than the movie actually gives you and should watch it again with less expectations in that area. Oh...that one 'zombie' male they kept showing ... every time he opened his mouth to do a CGI zombie scream, all I could think about was the mummy's water/sand/dust cloud open-mouthed faces in The Mummy Returns. Heh.

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Another old film: To Die For, w/Nicole Kidman. I'd forgotten how enjoyable the movie is to watch. It's not a belly-laugh film, but a good piece of satirizing America's unending fascination with crime in media.

 

Also rented I Am Legend. Great special effects and atmosphere - loved seeing the overgrown/untended NY - but mostly a big snore. Maybe I was expecting more action than the movie actually gives you and should watch it again with less expectations in that area. Oh...that one 'zombie' male they kept showing ... every time he opened his mouth to do a CGI zombie scream, all I could think about was the mummy's water/sand/dust cloud open-mouthed faces in The Mummy Returns. Heh.

 

Haha, thats what I pictured.

 

I am Legend was pretty boring for me too. Please Will Smith or whoever is responsible, stop making mediocre movies out of excellent books. I Robot was enough. Just stop. Please stop.

 

Great...now all editions of I am Legend will have Will Smith's image plastered over them. :)

 

I watched Predator over the weekend. Still fun after all these years.

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