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Postby reggiesimpson » Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:06 pm

Intimacy.

An excellent early Mark Rylance film. Quite graphic.

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5th Wave Mindless, 1½*
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Postby abuss368 » Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:33 pm

We are watching the very short lived series "The Assets" on Netflix.
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Postby Sheepdog » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:40 pm

Specter, another 007 movie. It was okay, but it doesn't match the old 007 movies, such as Dr. No and To Russia With Love S
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Postby new2bogle » Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:40 am

itstoomuch wrote:5th Wave Mindless, 1½*
Strong female lead for preteens and early teens girls. Adults are the bad guys here.


Watched it last night. Good entertainment.

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Postby bertilak » Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:04 am

Sheepdog wrote:Specter, another 007 movie. It was okay, but it doesn't match the old 007 movies, such as Dr. No and To Russia With Love S

Agreed.

Somehow the franchise has lost its way.

I thought Daniel Craig was a breath of fresh air in Casino Royale but Quantum of Solace completely lost it -- it tried to be a Bourne movie. (Its biggest problem might be that it succeeded!) Skyfall was better than QoS but Spectre continued the downward slide. QoS remains the worst Craig 007 and is perhaps second to Moonraker as worst of all Bond movies.

I still think Craig could be one of the best Bonds but it looks like he won't get the chance to prove it. I base this opinion on having been a fan of the books years before the first movie came out. Craig and Connery come closest to recreating the character as seen in the books. My favorite Bond movie remains From Russia With Love. Favorite book might be Casino Royale. (All subject to change due to pure fickleness.)

EDIT: I don't think Mike Meyers would have bothered with his spoofs based on the recent Bonds.
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Postby peppers » Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:20 pm

bertilak wrote:
Sheepdog wrote:Specter, another 007 movie. It was okay, but it doesn't match the old 007 movies, such as Dr. No and To Russia With Love S

Agreed.

Somehow the franchise has lost its way.

I thought Daniel Craig was a breath of fresh air in Casino Royale but Quantum of Solace completely lost it -- it tried to be a Bourne movie. (Its biggest problem might be that it succeeded!) Skyfall was better than QoS but Spectre continued the downward slide. QoS remains the worst Craig 007 and is perhaps second to Moonraker as worst of all Bond movies.

I still think Craig could be one of the best Bonds but it looks like he won't get the chance to prove it. I base this opinion on having been a fan of the books years before the first movie came out. Craig and Connery come closest to recreating the character as seen in the books. My favorite Bond movie remains From Russia With Love. Favorite book might be Casino Royale. (All subject to change due to pure fickleness.)

EDIT: I don't think Mike Meyers would have bothered with his spoofs based on the recent Bonds.


I have to agree with you Bertilak. Where Sean Connery was suave and sophisticated, Daniel Craig brought a certain "rough around the edges" to the role. I enjoyed Harold Sakata in the role of Oddjob in Goldfinger, silent but deadly.
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Postby Van » Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:25 pm

Trumbo. Quite good.

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Postby Valuethinker » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:31 am

denismurf wrote:I think it's only on Netflix:

The Heavy Water War

Based on the historical fact that Germany was trying desperately to develop and deploy an atomic bomb before the Allies. To do this, they needed steady supplies of high quality heavy water manufactured in occupied Norway, not in Germany.

This is actually several movies in one. The Norwegian plant managers vs the steely SS major in charge of security. The chief German nuclear scientist, Werner Heisenberg, vs his wife and his German military bosses who wanted a nuclear bomb to destroy London NOW. And finally, all of the above vs a team of Norwegian commandos who were going to be parachuted into Norway to blow up the heavy water plant, which was too heavily reinforced to be destroyed by bombs from the air.

This excellent collection of related stories is full of suspense despite the existence of spoilers in any number of histories out there. There are 6 installments, all superbly acted and directed with subtitles for the lines in Norwegian, English, and German.


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Right. The Saboteurs here in the UK.

Fantastic. The multinational cast is used to full effect. Werner Heisenberg doesn't walk around talking in German-accented English like most war movies. He talks in German.

The English talk in English. Then their Norwegian trainees talk (sometimes sarcastically) in Norwegian. My father's cousin died in the Commandos, so the training scenes in Scotland mean something to me (as does the statue of a commando at Speyn Bridge

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commando_Memorial )

The tension of the constant, failed efforts to take out the plant.

I think it's really the Norwegian revenge for Heroes of Telemark (Kirk Douglas) which slights the role of the Norwegian commandos.

But Heroes of Telemark is (justly) famed for its last scene, on a ferry. Which kicks off any number of discussions about morality and war-- it's based on a true event. That last scene is one which lives with you long after the details of the movie are gone.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Valuethinker » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:33 am

amateurnovice wrote:Black Hawk Down (2001) Josh Hartnett, Eric Bana, Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore, William Fichtner, Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Sam Shepard, Orlando Bloom. Ensemble cast playing the story of the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993. Directed by Ridley Scott. This is one of my favorite war movies, but it is a war junkie's movie, much like Full Metal Jacket. If you're one that doesn't like war action or can't stand some blood and guts on screen, then don't watch it. It also portrays Somalis in a negative light; they're either gun-toting warlords or starving to death. The UN is also not given its due as it provided more support than the movie depicts. It's a moving story one way or another, but there are parts to it that are unbelievable. 4/5


I think Full Metal Jacket is bigger than that-- lives with you more, and tackles broader themes. I would put Black Hawk Down more in the "Hamburger Hill" category.

BHD I think misses the crazy courage of the Somali tribesmen (OK, Qat induced, but still brave to go against US helicopters) and also the history between the Americans and that tribe, that led to the disaster.

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Postby gym4866 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:44 am

spotlight....i like true stories,no matter the subject matter.

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Postby Thrifty Femme » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:25 pm

The Good Dinosaur - kinda boring but my 3 year-old enjoyed it.

Avengers: Age of Ultra - needed tighter editing I found myself looking at the clock multiple times. Had some nice foreshadowing for Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Winter Soldier - much better than I expected. I'm looking forward to Captain America: Civil War

Mad Max: Fury Road - beautifully directed and filmed if not quite disturbing subject matter.

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Postby steve roy » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:29 pm

"Zootopia" is excellent on a variety of levels. It's also a pretty good police procedural.

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Postby Hypersion » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:55 pm

Scarface.
Maybe the best anti godfather movie. Even when Toni had the entire world he can't help himself his is just a thug in a suit and nothing more.

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Postby itstoomuch » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:58 pm

Documentary/Editorial
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby rakornacki1 » Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:27 am

'The Big Short'. While I have been suspicious of the policies & procedures of investment banks, if true, this movie has really soured me on these institutions. The words lie, cheat, steal, fraud, etc. are very appropriate. :!:

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Postby Dan999 » Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:20 am

The Hunger Games Part 2.
It was just ok. Somewhat dark, not as good as the first one for sure. The ending was the best part of the movie.
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Postby Valuethinker » Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:26 am

rakornacki1 wrote:'The Big Short'. While I have been suspicious of the policies & procedures of investment banks, if true, this movie has really soured me on these institutions. The words lie, cheat, steal, fraud, etc. are very appropriate. :!:


The banks have paid billions of fines over bad behaviour, and it is ongoing. People are going to prison-- the LIBOR guy (Tom Hayes) got 14 years (reduced to 11 on appeal).

Also some of the banks have been nationalized (Royal Bank of Scotland) or took bailout money which was repaid at a significant profit in the US government case.

The question you ask is complex, but compliance and regulation is certainly a far greater focus of the banks than it was pre 2008. Which doesn't deny there was bad behaviour-- plenty of. Frank S Partnoy is a good person to read for a critical view.

"Margin Call" is perhaps a better illustration of what life inside a financial institution is like (the fictional bank is never named, but its a combination of Bear Sterns and Lehman Brothers, on the brink). And there's a recent book based on interviews with bankers "Swimming with Sharks" about what it's like to work inside a bank (published in the UK, but should be available in the USA).

BTW there is almost no such thing as an "investment bank" any more-- even Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are now part of the Federal Reserve system and its regulation. Merrill Lynch is now BankAmericaML of course, etc. "Investment banking" as an activity of course continues.

The S&L debacle had little to do with "investment banking" (except the Drexel Burnham Lambert high yield "junk" side-- and Milliken went to prison, and DBL went broke). Ditto Penn Square Bank. And Continental Bank. So it's not only investment banking that is capable of wrongdoing.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Valuethinker » Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:29 am

Zootropolis

It's a Disney film, and doesn't quite reach the genius of Monsters Inc, or The Incredibles or Wall-E-- they haven't fully ingested the Pixar DNA. The product placement is suitably obvious, of course.

Nonetheless it's very good on an adult level-- worth it for the DMV license scene alone. Extremely funny, with lots of in joke movie references (The Godfather etc.).

Borrow a small child and have a very enjoyable 2 hours-- the audience was 85% adults when we saw it, and they seemed to be laughing pretty hard.

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Postby Fallible » Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:59 am

Valuethinker wrote:Zootropolis

It's a Disney film, and doesn't quite reach the genius of Monsters Inc, or The Incredibles or Wall-E-- they haven't fully ingested the Pixar DNA. The product placement is suitably obvious, of course. ...


Valuethinker:

Could I ask whether you saw Pixar's Inside Out and what you thought of it? Thanks! And I agree on the three you mention above.

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Postby VictoriaF » Sun Mar 27, 2016 12:04 pm

Alfred Hitchcock's The Thirty Nine Steps and Secret Agent.

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Postby LadyGeek » Sun Mar 27, 2016 5:57 pm

The Martian. Since I read the book beforehand, I thought the movie left out a lot of background info, along with key scenes that would have explained what was going on.

Ignoring all the scientific inaccuracies, I liked it.
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Postby House Blend » Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:32 pm

Fallible wrote:
Valuethinker wrote:Zootropolis

It's a Disney film, and doesn't quite reach the genius of Monsters Inc, or The Incredibles or Wall-E-- they haven't fully ingested the Pixar DNA. The product placement is suitably obvious, of course. ...


Valuethinker:

Could I ask whether you saw Pixar's Inside Out and what you thought of it? Thanks! And I agree on the three you mention above.

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I'm not Valuethinker, but I agree that there's a case to be made that Inside Out belongs on that list. A truly original take on the inner life of a tween (and IMO it starts to get truly funny when the emotion avatars of the parents are shown).

But it might fall short for the under 10 set. Not sure that it is going to delight them the way Monsters Inc or The Incredibles can.

Another recent animated flick that I can recommend: the Shaun the Sheep movie.

Remarkably well done, funny, and insightful,... with no dialogue!

The scene with the sheep in disguise in a tea room, trying to blend in without knowing how to behave, was the funniest thing I have seen on film in years. A brilliant set piece worthy of Chaplin.

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Postby Fallible » Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:24 pm

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Fallible wrote:
Valuethinker wrote:Zootropolis

It's a Disney film, and doesn't quite reach the genius of Monsters Inc, or The Incredibles or Wall-E-- they haven't fully ingested the Pixar DNA. The product placement is suitably obvious, of course. ...


Valuethinker:

Could I ask whether you saw Pixar's Inside Out and what you thought of it? Thanks! And I agree on the three you mention above.

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I'm not Valuethinker, but I agree that there's a case to be made that Inside Out belongs on that list. A truly original take on the inner life of a tween (and IMO it starts to get truly funny when the emotion avatars of the parents are shown).

But it might fall short for the under 10 set. Not sure that it is going to delight them the way Monsters Inc or The Incredibles can.

Another recent animated flick that I can recommend: the Shaun the Sheep movie.

Remarkably well done, funny, and insightful,... with no dialogue!

The scene with the sheep in disguise in a tea room, trying to blend in without knowing how to behave, was the funniest thing I have seen on film in years. A brilliant set piece worthy of Chaplin.


I haven't seen this one but if it's worthy of Chaplin and without dialogue, I certainly will. Thanks.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Valuethinker » Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:43 am

House Blend wrote:
Fallible wrote:
Valuethinker wrote:Zootropolis

It's a Disney film, and doesn't quite reach the genius of Monsters Inc, or The Incredibles or Wall-E-- they haven't fully ingested the Pixar DNA. The product placement is suitably obvious, of course. ...


Valuethinker:

Could I ask whether you saw Pixar's Inside Out and what you thought of it? Thanks! And I agree on the three you mention above.

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I'm not Valuethinker, but I agree that there's a case to be made that Inside Out belongs on that list. A truly original take on the inner life of a tween (and IMO it starts to get truly funny when the emotion avatars of the parents are shown).


The "showing" windows are now so short for films at the cinema that I often miss them. And so I missed Inside Out-- thank you to you both for the recommendation.

Another recent animated flick that I can recommend: the Shaun the Sheep movie.

Remarkably well done, funny, and insightful,... with no dialogue!

The scene with the sheep in disguise in a tea room, trying to blend in without knowing how to behave, was the funniest thing I have seen on film in years. A brilliant set piece worthy of Chaplin.


Aardman, a Bristol-based animation company, is one of our favourite animation producers (along with Studio Ghibli). All the original Wallace & Gromit (A Fine Day Out, The Wrong Trousers etc.) are stunning and we enjoyed Curse of the Were-rabbit.

Didn't realize Shaun the Sheep was a cinematic movie-- must check it out.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Valuethinker » Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:48 am

VictoriaF wrote:Alfred Hitchcock's The Thirty Nine Steps and Secret Agent.

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The Foreign Correspondent is very good, along those lines.

And if you can find it, Pimpernel Smith, which is not a Hitchcock, but covers that period of pre WW2 Europe.

There's an irony in that one. Leslie Howard, the actor, was flying in a plane taking the Polish Prime Minister in Exile to Gibraltar and on to see the Polish Forces in the Mediterranean theatre of war. It was intercepted and shot down by German fighters. To this day there remain conspiracy theories about that (it was to the advantage of Stalin that the non communist government of Poland in exile should be beheaded). So the line in Pimpernel Smith "We'll all be back" did not apply to Leslie Howard.

A number of the great British actors of the postwar years had active military careers in WW2. That may be why those British films made after the war about the war have such a sense of realism (in the cliched stiff upper lip British way). Alec Guinness was a naval officer, Anthony Quayle was a commando, etc.

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Postby Valuethinker » Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:50 am

VictoriaF wrote:Alfred Hitchcock's The Thirty Nine Steps and Secret Agent.

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The stage play of 39 Steps, which owes much to Hitchcock and rather less to John Buchan's original novel (Buchan was the original thriller writer (one of) and his novels have some of the prejudices of the day) has been running in the West End of London for years and has been very successful (quite funny).

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Postby Nicolas » Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:33 pm

Compulsion (1959). Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, E.G. Marshall. Thinly disguised recounting of the Leopold-Loeb murder case of 1924. Riveting film.
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Postby abuss368 » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:45 am

We finally finished "The Assets" on Netflix. Very good and recommended for anyone who enjoys Cold War spy stories!
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Postby Nicolas » Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:12 pm

Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960). James Darren, Burl Ives, Ella Fitzgerald, Shelley Winters, Jean Seberg, Ricardo Montalban. Gritty film noir tear-jerker set in Chicago. A bunch of drug and alcohol-addicted losers band together to save a kid from following in his father's footsteps to the electric chair. Good flick.
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Postby htdrag11 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:40 am

Bridge of Spies - great 50's historical propaganda film by Spielberg, Coen Brothers and two great male actors. It's longer than I wanted to watch, but it was not boring by any means.

I was surprise Tom Hanks was not nominated but glad that Mark Rylance won. I also watched Spotlight and enjoyed the courage of the Globe reporters.

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Postby miles monroe » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:50 am

pee wee's big holiday!!!

not as good as big adventure but better than big top.

free on netflix!!!

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Postby LadyGeek » Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:13 pm

Spectre. I was looking forward to a good 007 James Bond movie. I'm still looking forward to one.

As noted earlier in the thread, the series has gone significantly downhill. This movie was nothing more than a few action scenes chained together with not-action scenes to give a vague resemblance to a James Bond movie.

It was insulting that the girl's attitude towards 007 changed later in the movie just to fit the expected role.

The discontinuities were painfully obvious. Did anyone notice that the airplane in the "downhill mountain chase" changed from single-engine to two engines during the chase? Or, in the very final scene where he drives off in the car and revs the engine? That was a speedometer, not a tachometer.
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Postby jginseattle » Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:09 pm

Midnight Special. A first-rate supernatural thriller. The cast is outstanding.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Sheepdog » Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:48 am

Watched The Big Short last night. I enjoyed the story and the presentation very much, but the constant barrage of "F" and "S" words spoiled it for me. Yeah...I'm old fashioned.

edit: And the movie's story was updated today :
Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims that it misled mortgage bond investors during the financial crisis, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday.
The settlement, which Goldman disclosed in January, stems from the firm's conduct in packaging, securitization, marketing and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2007, the Justice Department said.
Investors suffered billions of dollars in losses from the securities bought during the period, the department said.
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Postby bengal22 » Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:48 am

Steve Jobs/ I had been avoiding this movie because I thought it would be a boring bio-pic. But the structure of the movie around 3 product launches was brilliant and I thought the overriding story line of Jobs' relationship with his daughter(initially denied) was very touching. It brought home the point that sometimes people that are technical geniuses are terrible at personal relationships.

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Postby LadyGeek » Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:11 pm

Star Wars. I waited until the DVD came out so I could watch it on my home system. I liked it.
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Postby brendavid » Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:17 pm

Justified, on Amazon, one of the best shows I've seen in awhile. The dialogue is great and the acting as well. Always liked Elmore Leonard books and he helped produce this.

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Postby jginseattle » Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:05 pm

Everybody Wants Some!! Richard Linklater's latest is one of his very best. A fun time at the movies!

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Postby Fallible » Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:45 pm

Bridge of Spies and it was Rylance and Hanks, Hanks and Rylance throughout, great acting. And, of course, Spielberg and the Coen brothers and it was fun picking out the Coens' comic touches.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Nicolas » Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:23 pm

Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938) Peter Lorre, Rochelle Hudson. Saturday afternoon fare. Kind of fun.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Nicolas » Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:03 pm

Nothing In Common (1986) Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason. Utter dreck.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby gkaplan » Sat Apr 16, 2016 10:41 pm

I saw Code Black last night on Netflix.

This is a medical documentary in which Resident physician Ryan McGarry provides a close-up look at the inner workings of the treatment of trauma patients at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, one of America's busiest emergency rooms.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby pondering » Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:27 pm

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby ruralavalon » Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:05 pm

The Amazing Adventure, a 1937 black-and-white Cary Grant movie. This is a fun movie.

Cactus Flower, a 1969 romantic comedy with Goldie Hawn, Walter Matthau, and Ingrid Bergman. Very good.

Topper Returns, with Carole Landis and Joan Blondell. This is a 1941 black-and-white comedy mystery set in a spooky old mansion. A fun movie.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby ruralavalon » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:56 pm

North by Northwest, with Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. This is an Alfred Hitchcock thriller involving spies, a train trip, and mistaken identity. A very good movie.

Silver Streak, with Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder and Jill Claybaugh. This is a comedy thriller, about murder on a train trip from Los Angeles to Chicago. This is one of my favorite movies.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby snowshoes » Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:17 pm

Brain Games: by Cris Young on AMZN prime. Context is everything. The Central Banking Conspiracy: by Richard Syrett, also on AMNZ prime. Good luck!

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Postby Loon11 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:18 pm

recently re-watched "Wag the Dog" with DeNiro - great and much better than I remembered - funny how prophetic it is.
also recommend a netfix series entitled "The Straits" - an Australian series - too bad it didn't go beyond the 10 episodes but really great.


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