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Post by Valuethinker » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:23 pm

Nicolas wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:40 pm
The Big Sleep (1946) Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Elisha Cook Jr. Directed by Howard Hawks.

Fun to watch film noir but with an incomprehensible plot.

Synopsis from IMDB: "Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

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The story goes that Hawks telegrsmmed Raymond Chandler SO WHO KILLED X?

The reply was I DONT KNOW YOU TELL ME.

Chandler is hard to adapt because of the legendary complexity of his plots.

But one reads Chandler for the characters and the settings and the exquisite language. Not the plots.

The Big Sleep is a meditation on good and evil.

The movie honours it. The book, arguably, is better. But the movie does justice to the novel.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by Valuethinker » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:30 pm

Reubin wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 11:00 am
We just went to see Solo and we loved it. I recommend it.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, about the beginnings of Han Solo, was excellent. Saw it today.

The young actor gave a plausible interpretation of the character that Harrison Ford took on. And Woody Harrelson was just excellent. As was the young Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams in the original).

A Star Wars movie that doesn't mention the Force once is something.

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Post by Nicolas » Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:51 pm

Valuethinker wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:23 pm
Nicolas wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:40 pm
The Big Sleep (1946) Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Elisha Cook Jr. Directed by Howard Hawks.

Fun to watch film noir but with an incomprehensible plot.

Synopsis from IMDB: "Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.
The story goes that Hawks telegrsmmed Raymond Chandler SO WHO KILLED X?

The reply was I DONT KNOW YOU TELL ME.

Chandler is hard to adapt because of the legendary complexity of his plots.

But one reads Chandler for the characters and the settings and the exquisite language. Not the plots.

The Big Sleep is a meditation on good and evil.

The movie honours it. The book, arguably, is better. But the movie does justice to the novel.
Yes I read that too about Hawks asking Chandler about a particular murder and that Chandler didn't know (!), he purposely left it vague. Also of interest is that certain scenes were added for the 1946 version, notably the one where Bogie and Bacall were discussing horseracing with a definitely perceptible sexual innuendo which slipped past the censors!

I think books are usually better than the movies as you can get inside everyone's heads which is harder to do onscreen. Also the level of detail is better. Thanks for the feedback.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by wilson08 » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:18 pm

The Siege of Jadotville

A group of untested Irish peacekeepers are "hung out to dry" in
the Congo during a volatile period in the early 1960s. All the
various players (UN backed government, rebels, and French
and Belgian mercenaries) are vying to protect their particular
interests and the peacekeepers are caught in the middle.
The valor, resourcefulness, and dedication of the Irish soldiers
is inspiring. Recommended.

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Post by aspirit » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:54 pm

Both 'Shadowing' & 'Bone Tomahawk' w/Kurt Russell as its primary character are both outstanding movies. (imo)
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Post by madbrain » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:12 am

"Upgrade". Really good sci-fi dystopian movie.

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Post by ruralavalon » Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:15 am

Trading Places, on Netflix.

This is a very funny 1983 movie starring Eddie Murphy, Dan Ackroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche and Denholm Elliott.

I was inspired to watch again by a Boglehead's forum discussion about commodities trading, link. Apparently the portion of Dodd-Frank prohibiting insider trading of commodities was inspired by this movie.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by Reubin » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:33 pm

Valuethinker wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:30 pm
Reubin wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 11:00 am
We just went to see Solo and we loved it. I recommend it.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, about the beginnings of Han Solo, was excellent. Saw it today.

The young actor gave a plausible interpretation of the character that Harrison Ford took on. And Woody Harrelson was just excellent. As was the young Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams in the original).

A Star Wars movie that doesn't mention the Force once is something.
I'm surprised that the movie hasn't drawn that well. It was really enjoyable. I would recommend it to Star Wars fans and just about anyone else.

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Post by Reubin » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:34 pm

ruralavalon wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:15 am
Trading Places, on Netflix.

This is a very funny 1983 movie starring Eddie Murphy, Dan Ackroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche and Denholm Elliott.

I was inspired to watch again by a Boglehead's forum discussion about commodities trading, link. Apparently the portion of Dodd-Frank prohibiting insider trading of commodities was inspired by this movie.
I love that movie!

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Post by ETadvisor » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:16 pm

Valuethinker wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:30 pm
Reubin wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 11:00 am
We just went to see Solo and we loved it. I recommend it.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, about the beginnings of Han Solo, was excellent. Saw it today.

The young actor gave a plausible interpretation of the character that Harrison Ford took on. And Woody Harrelson was just excellent. As was the young Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams in the original).

A Star Wars movie that doesn't mention the Force once is something.

I enjoyed it as well especially in 3-D 8-)

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Post by bpp » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:07 pm

Nicolas wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:07 pm
Land of Mine (Danish: Under sandet, lit. 'Under the Sand') (2015 Denmark) Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman
That was a good film.

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Post by bpp » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:21 pm

Shoplifters (万引き家族, Manbiki Kazoku). Watched because it won the Palme d’Or at Cannes for its director, Kore-eda, this year. And it was, indeed, very good.

I’ve never seen any Kore-eda films before, but he brought out remarkably realistic performances from all the actors and actresses, including the children. The film was surprisingly free of cliché, which I appreciated.

Not a genre I usually watch, but will keep an eye out for other films by this director.

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Post by woof755 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:48 pm

Mystic River
Oldie, but I had never seen it before. excellent performances by Sean Penn and Tim Robbins

And Deadpool (the original)
omigoodness so funny and inappropriate!
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Post by sschullo » Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:01 pm

The Rider
Great movie about the relationship between horses and one sensitive cowboy who is recovering from a serious head injury after a rodeo incident. Located and beautifully filmed in the Dakotas, not Texas.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by Nicolas » Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:45 pm

bpp wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:21 pm
Shoplifters (万引き家族, Manbiki Kazoku). Watched because it won the Palme d’Or at Cannes for its director, Kore-eda, this year. And it was, indeed, very good.

I’ve never seen any Kore-eda films before, but he brought out remarkably realistic performances from all the actors and actresses, including the children. The film was surprisingly free of cliché, which I appreciated.

Not a genre I usually watch, but will keep an eye out for other films by this director.
This must be a new film not yet available on the American market. It's not yet available on Netflix, but I'll see it when it is.
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Post by madbrain » Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:44 am

Hereditary .

What started as a really interesting movie about hereditary mental illness turned into a completely non-sensical paranormal horror show full of gratuitous violence. Two hours I will never get back. Don't make the same mistake. I have no idea what 94% of the professional reviewers on Rotten tomatoes were thinking. I have rarely disagreed more strongly. Don't waste your time.

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Post by legio XX » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:22 am

ETadvisor wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:16 pm
Valuethinker wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:30 pm
Reubin wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 11:00 am
We just went to see Solo and we loved it. I recommend it.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, about the beginnings of Han Solo, was excellent. Saw it today.

The young actor gave a plausible interpretation of the character that Harrison Ford took on. And Woody Harrelson was just excellent. As was the young Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams in the original).

A Star Wars movie that doesn't mention the Force once is something.

I enjoyed it as well especially in 3-D 8-)
Enjoyable, but no more. IMO Rogue 1 and Last Jedi were better.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by denismurf » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:27 pm

The Death of Stalin had me and most of the theater audience laughing out loud most of the time.

I realized later that younger audience members tended not to understand what was going on and why it was funny.

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Post by abuss368 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:25 pm

"The Departed" on Netflix. Very good film!
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Post by travellight » Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:12 am

denismurf wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:27 pm
The Death of Stalin had me and most of the theater audience laughing out loud most of the time.

I realized later that younger audience members tended not to understand what was going on and why it was funny.
I loved this black comedy also.

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Post by travellight » Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:13 am

I saw won’t you be my neighbor last night. It’s about Mr. Rogers who I was already a big fan of. The movie was wonderful and I found it to be quite moving. I loved him even more after that if that was possible.

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Post by KaskadeForever » Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:37 am

I Can Only Imagine. It is an excellent movie, I highly recommend it.

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Post by mfswatz9 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:27 pm

Red Sparrow; we rented it from Vudu for 48 hours. A little violent but a good story line about a former Russian ballerina who was trained in the art of undercover seductress for spying; a little romance and intrigue.

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Post by wilson08 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:36 pm

I, Daniel Blake

A skilled carpenter in the UK is recovering from a heart attack
but on the surface appears to be relatively healthy and mobile.
He is told by his doctor not to return to work for a while but a
government assessment deems he is able to work and requires
him to seek employment. He goes through a humiliating and
frustrating bureaucratic gauntlet in order to retain benefits.
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Post by Jelloanddon » Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:53 pm

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor”? Documentary of Mr. Rodgers. Made me cry. Truly, truly cared about the mental well-being of children.

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Post by jginseattle » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:52 pm

Sicario: Day of the Soldado. I was not expecting too much, but this is quite good. The screenplay is by Taylor Sheridan. He wrote the screenplays for Sicario, Hell or High Water, as well as writing and directing Wind River.

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Post by MJW » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:55 pm

Nicolas wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:12 pm
Into The Wild (2007) Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Hal Holbrook. Directed by Sean Penn. Mostly true story of Christopher McCandless (AKA Alexander Supertramp) who drops out, abandons his family, gives away and burns all of his money, and hitchhikes to Alaska where he takes up residence in an abandoned bus in the wilderness so he can achieve true happiness. Instead, being woefully ill-prepared, he starves to death in the bus. Tedious and unintentionally funny. Don't waste your time.
After reading the book I had no interest in seeing the movie. It doesn't sound like I'm missing out.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by jlawrence01 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:41 pm

Yesterday's movies were:

Storks (2016) - A surprisingly funny family film

Tag (2018) - Quite a surprising story about a group of adult friends who have played tag for years.

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Post by bpp » Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:40 am

legio XX wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:22 am
ETadvisor wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:16 pm
Valuethinker wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:30 pm
Reubin wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 11:00 am
We just went to see Solo and we loved it. I recommend it.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, about the beginnings of Han Solo, was excellent. Saw it today.

The young actor gave a plausible interpretation of the character that Harrison Ford took on. And Woody Harrelson was just excellent. As was the young Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams in the original).

A Star Wars movie that doesn't mention the Force once is something.

I enjoyed it as well especially in 3-D 8-)
Enjoyable, but no more. IMO Rogue 1 and Last Jedi were better.
I was surprised to find it possibly more enjoyable than any other film in the series except the first one. Like the first one, it was fun and did not take itself too seriously, which most of the the sequels and prequels did. No annoying side characters, either. A long-overdue return to form.

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Post by Bfwolf » Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:18 pm

Solo: I came in with low expectations due to not so great RT reviews (for a Star Wars movie), poor box office performance, and the fact that I haven't liked ANY of the new Star Wars movies. But you know what? This is a good movie! It's funny, straightforward, and makes some nice mentions that tie it into the Star Wars saga. It's biggest fault is it is too long (should be 90 minutes instead of 2 hours). I liked it a lot more than Episodes 7, 8, or Rogue One.

Won't You Be My Neighbor: A touching tearjerker. Nicely told documentary about an impressive man.

Tag: This is a silly, non-believable movie that is still a lot of fun.

American Animals: A really interesting character study about a robbery gone wrong and it utilizes a novel approach to tell the story. It was a great movie, but the last half hour wasn't as good and turns it into just a good movie.

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Post by MP173 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:59 pm

Not exactly a movie, but Amazon Prime - Bosch, Season 4. We are 8 episodes in.

Great series.

Not exact to the books, but close enough.

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Post by new2bogle » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:10 pm

Rampage

Won't be winning any awards, but a solid action flick that entertained me the entire time.

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Post by new2bogle » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:11 pm

MJW wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:55 pm
Nicolas wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:12 pm
Into The Wild (2007) Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Hal Holbrook. Directed by Sean Penn. Mostly true story of Christopher McCandless (AKA Alexander Supertramp) who drops out, abandons his family, gives away and burns all of his money, and hitchhikes to Alaska where he takes up residence in an abandoned bus in the wilderness so he can achieve true happiness. Instead, being woefully ill-prepared, he starves to death in the bus. Tedious and unintentionally funny. Don't waste your time.
After reading the book I had no interest in seeing the movie. It doesn't sound like I'm missing out.
Very interesting, I did not read the book but I really liked the movie. I think in the end he gets what he wanted (according to the movie). My wife did not like it :D

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Post by bertilak » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:09 am

Dimitri wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:05 pm
Spy -- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3079380/

Funny movie. Don't think too hard.
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Spy, with Melissa McCarthy. Some funny lines but overall, kind of tedious.
Just saw this last night. I had a better impression -- probably because I had no expectations at all and did NO thinking. I didn't even know it was a comedy until I got a few minutes into it. I had no intention of watching it -- I just recorded it to check out a problem with DirecTV playback. I got interested and watched the whole thing! Very funny, both dialog and sight gags and lots of it! Melissa McCarthy was great as were all the co-stars.

Jason Statham is good at playing an inept blowhard spy. A coincidence: I also just watched a Monk where Jason Alexander played an inept blowhard detective!
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Post by MDfan » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:20 am

jginseattle wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:52 pm
Sicario: Day of the Soldado. I was not expecting too much, but this is quite good. The screenplay is by Taylor Sheridan. He wrote the screenplays for Sicario, Hell or High Water, as well as writing and directing Wind River.
Really liked the first Sicario, as well as Wind River and Hell or High Water (one of my favorite movies of the last few years). Thought Sicario 2 was kind of meh. Just really didn't understand what they were trying to do. Started out as one movie and then turned into something completely different. It was pretty intense, but I was disappointed based on Sheridan's other movies

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Post by MDfan » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:23 am

madbrain wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:44 am
Hereditary .

What started as a really interesting movie about hereditary mental illness turned into a completely non-sensical paranormal horror show full of gratuitous violence. Two hours I will never get back. Don't make the same mistake. I have no idea what 94% of the professional reviewers on Rotten tomatoes were thinking. I have rarely disagreed more strongly. Don't waste your time.
Agreed. The movie definitely went completely off the rails (and not in a good way) after a very promising start.

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Post by WhyNotUs » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:04 am

Hearts Beat Loud
Easy to like summer movie with a terrific young female lead, I expect her to be a big star
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Post by SurfCityBill » Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:24 pm

The Death of Stalin. Dark comedy.

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Post by aspirit » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:47 pm

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Post by DartThrower » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:51 pm

"The Man Who Knew Infinity". I read the book 20 years ago and the movie was a great adaptation. I wonder what great contributions this man would have made had he only lived longer. Even my GF liked the movie and she hates math.
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Post by bobcat2 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:13 pm

I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey last night at the AFI Silver Theater for my 6th time seeing it in a theater. I'm pretty sure it was the 6th time. :confused
A woman standing next to my in line asked me how many times I had seen it and after some reflection I came up with the previous 5 times. I've also seen it on tv and dvd but those don't count because I don't recall how many times and I don't recall whether I saw all of it those times.

Then I asked her how many times she had seen it. She said that when it came out in 1968 she was a teenager and saw it 36 times that summer. Her parents then cut her off from seeing it additional times because at $1.75 a pop it was so expensive!

The film was introduced by the AFI Silver program director. The large auditorium was full. He asked how many people had never seen the movie. About 25% of the audience raised their hands. Then he asked how many people had seen it 10 or more times and more than a third of the audience raised their hands. Seeing it between 1 & 9 times was a minority position in last night's audience.

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- Edited for last night's audience percentages after my wife looked at the post. :D
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Post by madbrain » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:29 pm

bobcat2 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:13 pm
I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey last night at the AFI Silver Theater for my 6th time seeing it in a theater. I'm pretty sure it was the 6th time. :confused
A woman standing next to my in line asked me how many times I had seen it and after some reflection I came up with the previous 5 times. I've also seen it on tv and dvd but those don't count because I don't recall how many times and I don't recall whether I saw all of it those times.

Then I asked her how many times she had seen it. She said that when it came out in 1968 she was a teenager and saw it 36 times that summer. Her parents then cut her off from seeing it additional times because at $1.75 a pop it was so expensive!

The film was introduced by the AFI Silver program director. The large auditorium was full. He asked how many people had never seen the movie. About 20% of the audience raised their hands. Then he asked how many people had seen it 10 or more times and at least half the audience raised their hands. Seeing it between 1 & 9 times was definitely a minority position in last night's audience.

BobK
This is my favorite movie of all time. I wasn't born in the 1968, though. I saw it in a theater for the first time last month in San Francisco in 70mm. Just a great movie. I can't say exactly how many times I have seen it, but probably 10 or more times at home on VHS / DVD / Blu-ray. Waiting for the UHD 4K Blu-ray to be released.

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Post by bertilak » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:46 pm

bobcat2 wrote:
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I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey last night at the AFI Silver Theater ...
Yes, a great and unique movie. There are a couple of scenes that I especially appreciated. These each deserve an award of their own.
  • The whole opening with the apes, topped by the bone-to-spaceship transition. That was cinematic genius that I haven't seen the equal of yet. (I'm sure The Simpsons has a nice version of it!)
  • The Blue Danube docking scene. The use of music throughout deserves mention -- it is something Kubrick excels at.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by bobcat2 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:05 pm

bertilak wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:46 pm
bobcat2 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:13 pm
I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey last night at the AFI Silver Theater ...
Yes, a great and unique movie. There are a couple of scenes that I especially appreciated. These each deserve an award of their own.
  • The whole opening with the apes, topped by the bone-to-spaceship transition. That was cinematic genius that I haven't seen the equal of yet.
In recently reading about the re-release of the movie I learned that it was a particular type of spaceship.
In the end of "The Dawn of Man" sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey, the bone launched by the chief ape-man "transforms" into a grey United States satellite orbiting Earth. Then we can see the Orion spaceplane carrying Floyd, and, in another sequence, we see a second satellite (presumably a transmission device), different from the other one. Then the scene returns to the Orion and another satellite, similar to the first but with German symbols on, appears. The satellites were orbital nuclear ICBM missile silos, as stated in the non-fiction book The Making of Kubrick's 2001, thus making the bone (the first weapon) turning into an advanced military device symbolical.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by HongKonger » Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:06 am

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio.
Based on a true story, a gritty tale of one married woman's survival with 10 kids and a deadbeat husband. Fantastic acting by Julianne Moore, and Woody Harrelson is practically unrecognisable. Worth a watch if you like a nice proper story.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by aspirit » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:08 pm

Zeitgeist addendum: by PeteJoseph ... on Amazon prime w/John Perkins featured as well a the FEDs modernmoneymechanics influences addressing the creation of US banks, currency & inflation. Strong opinions and attitudes.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by BradJ » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:14 pm

Last Flag Flying. Great movie if you are military and/or a father.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by KnowNth » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:20 pm

Saw documentary "Three Identical Strangers", excellent storytelling to an truly incredible story.

My best movie of the year so far (along with Death of Stalin)

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