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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Another spaghetti western starring Clint Eastwood. Co-stars Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach.
One of my favorite movies, if a touch too long. I think Eli Wallach deserves the credit for pushing this movie past "great" into "extraordinary" territory.

OK, so do Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by seychellois_lib » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:42 pm

jginseattle wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:56 pm
A new Western anthology from the Coen Brothers. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

Now streaming on Netflix.

Recommended.

https://www.seattleweekly.com/film/the- ... -mischief/
Just watched it, Very interesting, Be prepared for sad.

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Post by bearcub » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:26 pm

Just seen Beautiful Boy. Powerful movie about the drug epidemic in this country. Shows how it can effect anyone + their loved ones. Based on a true story. Will not mention the ending incase someone here wants to see it.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by anonenigma » Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:22 pm

dm200 wrote:
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Any feedback on the latest "A Star Is Born" ??
Excellent.

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Post by bloom2708 » Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:56 am

I (finally) watched "I Can Only Imagine".

Based on the life of Bart Millard (lead singer of the band MercyMe).

Quite the story/journey. Grab your box of tissues before watching.
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Post by Texanbybirth » Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:29 am

Just finished "Thor: Ragnarok" last night. I think it was as fun as "Guardians of the Galaxy", though having already seen "Avengers: Infinity War" it was bittersweet to see the escape from Asgard.
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Post by sid hartha » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:58 pm

Mandy -- Not for everyone but I enjoyed it.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandy_(2018_film)

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Post by audioaxes » Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:44 pm

saw jurassic world fallen kingdom over the weekend... such a sloppy film. Basically a bad clone of the already bad Jurassic Park: Lost World.

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Post by dianna » Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:17 am

anonenigma wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:22 pm
dm200 wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:59 pm
Any feedback on the latest "A Star Is Born" ??
Excellent.
Ditto. I see about one movie in theaters every two years. This was was worth the splurge. Exceptional acting, artistic direction, vocals, music, the whole deal. Award worthy on so many levels. If you get a chance to search for some of Bradley Cooper's interviews about the movie, they are worthwhile especially those that have him talking about training his voice 1 octave lower to match Sam Elliott. What commitment. A truly awesome packaged film.

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Post by macaroon » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:50 pm

Green Book was really good -- funny in places and poignant in others. I love Maharshala Ali in anything.

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Post by MNGopher » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:21 pm

seychellois_lib wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:42 pm
jginseattle wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:56 pm
A new Western anthology from the Coen Brothers. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

Now streaming on Netflix.

Recommended.

https://www.seattleweekly.com/film/the- ... -mischief/
Just watched it, Very interesting, Be prepared for sad.
A couple of the stories I thought were very good, and a few were, well just kind of weird.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by Elena » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:28 pm

I watched Cold War. I enjoyed its folkloric and musical aspect, and its simple elegance. I did not fully understand the plot's development.
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Post by htdrag11 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:17 pm

Mission Impossible: Fallout.
It's kind of a sequel to Rogue Nation where Tom Cruise is once again on steroid. It was totally over the top non-stop action. Sounded familiar? It is very entertaining for the family if you like action movies. Ethan Hunt is a franchise. Not sure if he'll do another one. He is insane for a 50 year old, and insanely fit.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by SoAnyway » Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:27 am

SoAnyway wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:19 pm
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Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:45 pm
'Bohemian Rhapsody'. DW and I both loved it. DW said the critics didn't like it and indeed Rotten Tomatoes Critics is 59% and 49 on Metacritic but Audience is 93% and 85 respectively. I don't know if the critics missed the 70s and 80s and the HIV epidemic but it was a powerful depiction of the trial of a very talented man and those around him. Will see it again.
Thanks, 6miths, both for your (and Ms. 6miths) endorsement, and the interesting data points on critics vs. audience. Candidly, I really don't care what non-GenX critics think; I'm looking forward to seeing "Bohemian Rhapsody". Anyone of a certain era will "get it". Those who aren't (understandably) won't. That's ok - They had the Rolling Stones, or The Beatles, or Frank Sinatra, or Britney Spears, or Taylor Swift, or whomever "spoke" (or better said, whose work still "speaks") to them. Bottom line: Rational as most BHs are and aspire to be better at (self included), there's a place for that place that artists speak to, no matter their medium....

Like A-Commoner, I was in college when the AIDS epidemic hit. Freddie Mercury, nee Farrokh Bulsara, was a musical genius, a brilliant performer, and had the amazing magical ability to make every single person in a stadium of 100,000+ people believe that he was speaking directly to just THEM. BTW, no need for anyone reading to take this random internet stranger's word for it - The likes of David Bowie, Roger Daltry, et al. have said as much. (see link above)

I was saddened when he died (RIP), and maybe saddened even more years later that he didn't live long enough to benefit from the amazing medical developments that have transformed HIV/AIDS from the certain death sentence it was in the 80s to the no doubt difficult, but very manageable, condition it is these days. Had he lived just a bit longer, perhaps we'd all have benefitted even more from his extraordinary talents.
Finally saw "Bohemian Rhapsody". Wow. Just "Wow".
This is absolutely a must-see for anyone who rocked out to "A Night at the Opera" back in the 70s or who was at Wembley or JFK in Philly for LIVE AID in the mid-80s, i.e. my generation's version of Woodstock. (As both Bob Geldof and Elton John said, Freddie stole the show - performance linked above at "RIP".) It's even a must-see for anyone who banged their head along with Mike Myers and Dana Carvey in their famous scene in the 90s flick "Wayne's World". (Not a spoiler but fyi: Mike Myers has a cameo role in "Bohemian Rhapsody" that is absolutely priceless.... Nice to see that the producers have a sense of humor and irony....) SoAnyway....

I understand why the critics and diehard fans are calling foul - Much artistic license was taken with timelines and details. Nevertheless, the film is amazing and honors an amazing man. If those closest to him endorse it - i.e. as A-Commoner pointed out, all the surviving members of Queen support it - I'm certainly not going to judge. All props to Rami Malek (!). This wasn't an easy role to perform, and he pulled it off with hard work, skill, talent and finesse.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by anonenigma » Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:30 am

Elena wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:28 pm
I watched Cold war. I enjoyed its folkloric and musical aspect, and its simple elegance. I did not fully understand the plot's development.
Wow - it doesn't open here in Los Angeles until 12/21. Looking forward to it - really liked Ida.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by bpp » Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:34 am

SoAnyway wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:27 am
Finally saw "Bohemian Rhapsody". Wow. Just "Wow".
This is absolutely a must-see for anyone who rocked out to "A Night at the Opera" back in the 70s or who was at Wembley or JFK in Philly for LIVE AID in the mid-80s, i.e. my generation's version of Woodstock. (As both Bob Geldof and Elton John said, Freddie stole the show - performance linked above at "RIP".) It's even a must-see for anyone who banged their head along with Mike Myers and Dana Carvey in their famous scene in the 90s flick "Wayne's World". (Not a spoiler but fyi: Mike Myers has a cameo role in "Bohemian Rhapsody" that is absolutely priceless.... Nice to see that the producers have a sense of humor and irony....) SoAnyway....

I understand why the critics and diehard fans are calling foul - Much artistic license was taken with timelines and details. Nevertheless, the film is amazing and honors an amazing man. If those closest to him endorse it - i.e. as A-Commoner pointed out, all the surviving members of Queen support it - I'm certainly not going to judge. All props to Rami Malek (!). This wasn't an easy role to perform, and he pulled it off with hard work, skill, talent and finesse.
I have to admit I was never a fan of Queen in their heyday. In the movie, they describe themselves as "singing for the misfits in the back of the room," whereas in real-life, they were quite the opposite. In my memories of high-school in the 70s, Queen was the favored band of the jocks, cheerleaders and school bullies, the kids who ran the school hierarchy. The misfits were more likely to be listening to David Bowie, Devo or Gary Numan, and assiduously avoiding the kids who were Queen fans out of self-protection. I don't know if they really misunderstood their audience that badly, or if that line was just a bit of retrospective wishful thinking, but it stood out in a jarring way.

Apart from that, it was a very good movie, and has given me a much better appreciation for Queen. Even managed to draw some tears from me, which is a pretty rare thing for a movie to accomplish. Rami Malek pulled off a masterfully convincing performance, and the other actors were all good as well.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by jginseattle » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:58 pm

A Simple Favor is a messy but very entertaining comedy. Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively could not be better.

Recommended.

https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainm ... er-comedy/

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-f ... of-plastic

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by jlawrence01 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:05 pm

This week's movies:

Burning - a Korean version of the Great Gatsby with several plot twists. This is one of the best thrillers I have seen in a while although it proceeds very slowly.

Smallfoot - very lightweight movie more geared toward children. Major talent doing the voiceovers. I would only see it with children

The Hate U Give - Honestly, the best movie of the work on a difficult subject. This is probably the best movie that I have seen this year.

Boy Erased - a very disappointing movie. Too many stereotypical characters. It should have been a lot better.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by Thesaints » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:18 pm

dm200 wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:45 pm
I continue to be puzzled at the generally high cost of going to the movies in person.
As opposed to sending someone else ?

However, "Overlord".
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Post by hdas » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:13 pm

At Eternity's Gate.

Mediocre. Terrific Acting and visuals, but the dialogues are trash.
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Post by LadyGeek » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:06 pm

Hacksaw Ridge, on DVD. A true story of a US soldier during WWII, Okinawa. I thought the beginning was a little slow, but OK. As the plot progressed, it got more interesting. It also got a bit gory in the latter half of the movie. The story kept me interested and was definitely worth watching.

The DVD includes interviews with the actual soldiers who inspired the movie. It will give you a perspective of what this movie was about.
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Post by theplayer11 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:36 pm

bpp wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:34 am
SoAnyway wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:27 am
Finally saw "Bohemian Rhapsody". Wow. Just "Wow".
This is absolutely a must-see for anyone who rocked out to "A Night at the Opera" back in the 70s or who was at Wembley or JFK in Philly for LIVE AID in the mid-80s, i.e. my generation's version of Woodstock. (As both Bob Geldof and Elton John said, Freddie stole the show - performance linked above at "RIP".) It's even a must-see for anyone who banged their head along with Mike Myers and Dana Carvey in their famous scene in the 90s flick "Wayne's World". (Not a spoiler but fyi: Mike Myers has a cameo role in "Bohemian Rhapsody" that is absolutely priceless.... Nice to see that the producers have a sense of humor and irony....) SoAnyway....

I understand why the critics and diehard fans are calling foul - Much artistic license was taken with timelines and details. Nevertheless, the film is amazing and honors an amazing man. If those closest to him endorse it - i.e. as A-Commoner pointed out, all the surviving members of Queen support it - I'm certainly not going to judge. All props to Rami Malek (!). This wasn't an easy role to perform, and he pulled it off with hard work, skill, talent and finesse.
I have to admit I was never a fan of Queen in their heyday. In the movie, they describe themselves as "singing for the misfits in the back of the room," whereas in real-life, they were quite the opposite. In my memories of high-school in the 70s, Queen was the favored band of the jocks, cheerleaders and school bullies, the kids who ran the school hierarchy. The misfits were more likely to be listening to David Bowie, Devo or Gary Numan, and assiduously avoiding the kids who were Queen fans out of self-protection. I don't know if they really misunderstood their audience that badly, or if that line was just a bit of retrospective wishful thinking, but it stood out in a jarring way.

Apart from that, it was a very good movie, and has given me a much better appreciation for Queen. Even managed to draw some tears from me, which is a pretty rare thing for a movie to accomplish. Rami Malek pulled off a masterfully convincing performance, and the other actors were all good as well.
I believe playing to the misfits line was before they hit it big. Actually, before they were even signed if I recall correctly.

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Post by miles monroe » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:21 am

creed and creed 2.

if ya liked the rocky franchise then get started on the creed franchise.

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Post by Bacchus01 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:49 am

LadyGeek wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:06 pm
Hacksaw Ridge, on DVD. A true story of a US soldier during WWII, Okinawa. I thought the beginning was a little slow, but OK. As the plot progressed, it got more interesting. It also got a bit gory in the latter half of the movie. The story kept me interested and was definitely worth watching.

The DVD includes interviews with the actual soldiers who inspired the movie. It will give you a perspective of what this movie was about.
You know the nets they climb to get up the ridge? My grandfather was a WWII Navy Seabee. He set those bets.

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Post by Bacchus01 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:52 am

htdrag11 wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:17 pm
Mission Impossible: Fallout.
It's kind of a sequel to Rogue Nation where Tom Cruise is once again on steroid. It was totally over the top non-stop action. Sounded familiar? It is very entertaining for the family if you like action movies. Ethan Hunt is a franchise. Not sure if he'll do another one. He is insane for a 50 year old, and insanely fit.
My wife and I saw this when it came out. Did not care for it. Plot seemed weak relative to previous ones, and Tom’s closeup face shot seemed like it was 50% of the movie.

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Post by Bacchus01 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:59 am

Hold the Dark on Netflix

Naturalist writer goes to Alaska to help track down a wild who killed a village child.

I am still confused about what actually happened.

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Post by LadyGeek » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:13 am

The Big Sick, on Amazon Prime. A romantic comedy (chick flick). Based on a true story, it's entertaining. Not bad.
Bacchus01 wrote:
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LadyGeek wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:06 pm
Hacksaw Ridge, on DVD. A true story of a US soldier during WWII, Okinawa. I thought the beginning was a little slow, but OK. As the plot progressed, it got more interesting. It also got a bit gory in the latter half of the movie. The story kept me interested and was definitely worth watching.

The DVD includes interviews with the actual soldiers who inspired the movie. It will give you a perspective of what this movie was about.
You know the nets they climb to get up the ridge? My grandfather was a WWII Navy Seabee. He set those bets.
Amazing. :thumbsup
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Post by Jim85 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:37 am

Children of Men on Netflix. Might require viewing twice.

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Post by zrail » Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:30 pm

Frozen.

Twenty six times and counting.

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Post by Jeep4Life » Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:02 am

Can you imagine trying to make "Blazing Saddles" and releasing it for general consumption these days?

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Post by HIinvestor » Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:39 am

I saw the following movies on the plane (where I watch many of my movies—long flights and a way to pass the time):

Jumanji—entertaining (hadn’t seen the original)
Crazy Rich Asians (CRA)—entertaining and glittering scenery and outfits (was viewed in theater)
Christopher Robin—sad; hadn’t known the backstory
Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children—fascinating and very well done
Won’t You be My Neighbor—biographical about Fred Rogers, very interesting and well done
Incredibles2—amusing, light
Mamá Mía, Here we go again—confusing
Holiday (2006, Cameron Diaz & another woman do House swap)—much better than expected
Overboard (rich playboy with amnesia starts new life—suitable for Hallmark channel)

Only movie I will see again is CRA, plus probably it’s sequals, which are already being planned. The others were fine for watching on the plane.

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Post by legio XX » Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:14 am

Mortal Engines - if you like action movies w/heavy FX, it is more engaging than I expected. Enough "references" to other films to get a student gigged for plagiarism, but in the big leagues this is probably homage. Recommended if this is your genre.

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Post by mrmass » Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:33 am

Fred Claus only because I love the rendition of Silent Night by Sinead O'Connor that begins at 0:50.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNisotSt0jc

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Post by stoptothink » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:17 am

HIinvestor wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:39 am
Crazy Rich Asians (CRA)—entertaining and glittering scenery and outfits (was viewed in theater)

Only movie I will see again is CRA, plus probably it’s sequals, which are already being planned. The others were fine for watching on the plane.
Everybody loved Crazy Rich Asians, my wife and I only made it about halfway through. Really wanted to like it, but IMO, it was really cheesy and just a perpetual stream of Asian stereotypes. Nothing new or creative.

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Post by Elsebet » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:37 pm

The Mountain Between Us - Beautiful landscapes and good acting from Idris Elba & Kate Winslet but I didn't believe the story from the first 5 minutes.
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Post by fishandgolf » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:10 pm

Bacchus01 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:52 am
htdrag11 wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:17 pm
Mission Impossible: Fallout.
It's kind of a sequel to Rogue Nation where Tom Cruise is once again on steroid. It was totally over the top non-stop action. Sounded familiar? It is very entertaining for the family if you like action movies. Ethan Hunt is a franchise. Not sure if he'll do another one. He is insane for a 50 year old, and insanely fit.
My wife and I saw this when it came out. Did not care for it. Plot seemed weak relative to previous ones, and Tom’s closeup face shot seemed like it was 50% of the movie.
Agree with Bacchus01....seemed a bit too....too much of nothing. Yaaaaaaaaaaawn.......... I'd give it a 4 outta 10. Don't waste your time or $.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by MandyT » Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:30 am

Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, and Green Book. All recommended, particularly for the performances (Rami Malek, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali). I think A Star Is Born was my favorite of the three.

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Post by ruralavalon » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:17 am

Cactus Flower on Amazon Prime.

This romantic comedy stars Walter Mathau as a dentist, Goldie Hawn as his young girlfriend and Ingrid Bergman as his office nurse. This is a fun movie.
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Post by MisterMister » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:25 am

Here's cheerful holiday fare: the 25th anniversary re-release of "Schindler's List".

At the matinee I was the only one in the theater.

Why endure that film more than once? Important story, great movie. A great performance by Liam Neeson and a chilling one by Ralph Fiennes.

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Post by MisterMister » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:29 am

MandyT wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:30 am
Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, and Green Book. All recommended, particularly for the performances (Rami Malek, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali). I think A Star Is Born was my favorite of the three.
Yep, my three favorite movies this year.

I don't think BR was a great movie (although a good one). But the re-creation of Live Aid at the end was electrifying and authentic, and was alone worth the price of admission. I enjoyed all three movies immensely, but I'm willing to pay for second viewing of BH for that reason.

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Post by MJW » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:14 pm

MisterMister wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:25 am
At the matinee I was the only one in the theater.
The only way to watch a movie, IMO.


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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by LadyGeek » Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:21 pm

Lucy, on DVD. A sci-fi action thriller, from 2014. The plot is not that complicated, but it's well produced and has lots of action. I liked it.
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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by SGM » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:11 pm

88 year old Clint Eastwood in The Mule. It was enjoyable on a rainy afternoon.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by Nicolas » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:31 pm

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) Directed by Peter Jackson. No new scenes were filmed. Jackson took 100 year old WW1 footage from the Imperial War Museum and did some magic to bring it to life. It’s a must-see for anyone interested in that era. See my review in this thread —> viewtopic.php?f=11&t=266612&p=4265016#p4265016

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by steve roy » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:02 am

"Green Book" (directed by Peter Farelly of all people).

White Italian man from New Yawk drives a highly educated black pianist on his music tour through the deep south. Some narrative points are too on-the-nose (i.e., heavy-handed), but it's a good and interesting story and the principle actors give superlative performances.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by Bacchus01 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:33 am

LadyGeek wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:21 pm
Lucy, on DVD. A sci-fi action thriller, from 2014. The plot is not that complicated, but it's well produced and has lots of action. I liked it.
I liked that one, until the end. It just got weird then.

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Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Post by bengal22 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:49 am

Watched Roma on Netflix. It's a black and white, sub titled film about an affluent family and their nanny/housekeeper who live in the Roma district of Mexico City. Excellent film that will be in the running for best picture.
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