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Which movie(s) have you seen lately? - Episode IV

Discussion in 'Picture Threads Archive' started by Lord Parkin, Jan 9, 2009.

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  1. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    I just bought a blue ray player (aka ps3).. i wanted to christen it with something worthy, and watch something cool in 42inch 1080p.. so I bought Terminator 2 :)

    I love that movie, and it was sooo good in high def. I am *really* glad I bought all the things that made this experience possible. That was a brilliant move on my part and a great start to the holidays.
     
  2. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Saw the beginning of the Inglorious Bastards. Kind of impressive direction and acting with gripping opening scenes, but it smelled a little fishy (too revisionistic) for my tastes.
     
  3. Murky

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    I've seen it. It's a genre referred to as revenge fantasy, where you get to rewrite history how you would have liked for it to have happened.
     
  4. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Wasn't that what WW2 was to Germany? But anyways....
     
  5. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Into the wild
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    An American Crime

    Next up: MirrorMask
     
  6. Gilder

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    I watched To Kill A Mockingbird again today. Still as good as ever. Might start watching Brazil later.
     
  7. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Brazil rocked. FX are very dated though.
     
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    Yeah, but they're dated in a very good way, like in a lot of other Terry Gilliam films (Adventures of Baron Munchhausen anyone?) I think it adds to the totally surreal atmosphere of them, but that's just me.
     
  9. PlutonianEmpire

    PlutonianEmpire Socially Awkward Goofball

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    Saw the new star trek movie earlier tonight. 'twas good.
     
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    tarantino descirbes it as spaghetti western with world war two setting.
     
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    Avatar. Excellent special effects, not so excellent story.
     
  12. REDY

    REDY Duty Caller

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    Brazil is my favorite movie so far.
     
  13. Gilder

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    Went to see Sherlock Holmes with some friends today. While it was a fairly standard actiony-comedy film overall, I found it really entertaining and fun. Downey can really act.

    It kinda seemed that they were trying to make Holmes almost like Captain Jack Sparrow though. But with significantly less rum.
     
  14. Jawz II

    Jawz II Oh Dear

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    I saw District 9.

    It was awesome.
     
  15. thomas.berubeg

    thomas.berubeg Wandering the World

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  16. dirtyparrot

    dirtyparrot Upholding Brannigan's Law

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    I don't want to spoil the movie for whoever hasn't seen To Kill a Mockingbird yet, but

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    I have to say that Gregory Peck's character has to be the most naive character to believe that Tom was killed because "he tried to escape." A lot of the movie has a very naive and white-washed quality to it. I still enjoyed watching, but there are certainly flaws to it.
     
  17. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    In the book at least it seemed to really be implied that
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    he had tried to escape . . . at least as far as I can recall.
     
  18. Gilder

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    Spoiler :
    I always took it as he didn't believe that story at all, and he just goes on as he does to protect his own kids' innocence, or at least what's left after the trial. The movie (and book) is, after all, from the perspective of a eight-year old girl.
     
  19. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    I finally saw Blade Runner the other day. It was the best movie I'd seen in a very long time.
     
  20. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    No mystery?!??!?! :confused: I'm planning on seeing it just to see the redeemed Downey. Sounds like he can act, from his other recent movies.
     
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