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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Grey » Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:18 am

District 9, which was aaaaaaamazing! I <3 Christopher Johnson, the characterization was fantastic, and the ending was great. Also, the CGI was really well done and I like the plot. Could have been a bit shorter, but that's barely a flaw. I can't wait for it to come out on dvd! :bounce:

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That said, there's probably going to be a sequel (they left it pretty open) and I'm going to watch it anyway.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Scott the Pirate » Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:06 pm

Watched the movie version of Midnight in the garden of good and evil last night. Read the book and then never watch the film.

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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ubi Dubium » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:43 pm

Scott the Pirate wrote:Watched the movie version of Midnight in the garden of good and evil last night. Read the book and then never watch the film.

:furious:


Did that. Thanks.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby bacon » Tue Aug 25, 2009 12:43 pm

watched the good,the bad and the ugly last night
it's been over 15 years since i've seen that movie - i still love it

Scott the Pirate wrote:Watched the movie version of Midnight in the garden of good and evil last night. Read the book and then never watch the film.

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i remember watching that movie and :sleep:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Scott the Pirate » Tue Aug 25, 2009 4:01 pm

Absolute snore fest with characters less fleshed-out than the ones i had to imagine while reading the book. Chablis looked like a man for FSM's sake! She was supposed to be a total hottie (SPOILER ALERT!!!!) that you'd never expect to be a man min a million years!!!
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby tris » Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:31 pm

bacon wrote:
Scott the Pirate wrote:Watched the movie version of Midnight in the garden of good and evil last night. Read the book and then never watch the film.
:furious:

i remember watching that movie and :sleep:

I bought the DVD (judging by the cover it looked good), but I never managed to watch it all the was through... Midnight in the garden of narcolepsy more like!
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby PantyGnawer » Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:56 pm

Grey wrote:District 9, which was aaaaaaamazing! I <3 Christopher Johnson, the characterization was fantastic, and the ending was great. Also, the CGI was really well done and I like the plot. Could have been a bit shorter, but that's barely a flaw. I can't wait for it to come out on dvd! :bounce:

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NO. They absolutely should not do a sequel. Unless it's done very, very carefully it'll ruin the franchise. It would have to be as well thought out as the original and I'm not sure where they can take it.

That said, there's probably going to be a sequel (they left it pretty open) and I'm going to watch it anyway.


That movie was surprisingly awesome! And they totally left it open for a sequel. I want a sequel! I need closure.

And the casting of the lead actor was brilliant. Total mamby pamby nerd who turns into a total
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Scott the Pirate » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:24 am

Crash. There were tears at the end. I admit it.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:11 am

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Abysmal.

I'm not going to point out the numerous plot holes, there are far too many. Suffice it to say that there are more holes than a sieve. The camerawork is far too jumpy, like The Bourne Ultimatum except worse. There are a lot of these 360 degree pan shot things, which is cool the first time, but is horribly overused.

The action scenes are terrible. I had no idea who was hitting who, and I didn't care. The characters had no depth. I didn't care when anyone died. Most of the time, I didn't know who died. The movie goes for well over two hours, but I'm willing to suggest that there was only about ten minutes of dialogue, all of which was cliche' and lame.

It must have offended everyone. It was racist, offensive against our holy midgits, and horribly sexist. There was not a single culturally 'unattractive' woman there, and none of them had any power whatsoever.

Well, there was something else, but I forgot. Do not watch.

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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Fri Aug 28, 2009 2:11 am

The Hurt Locker. It was by far the best new film I have seen in months. It's just... hard-hitting. It's about a guy that defuses bombs in Iraq. Doesn't sound like much, but it's really good. It's not even very racist, as one would expect with this sort of movie. It doesn't really represent the perspective of the bomb-makers, but it gets the everyday Iraqi family bit done really well.

Go and see it.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ubi Dubium » Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:34 am

My Neighbor Totoro. Just charming. Classic Miyazaki. UDK#1 thought it didn't have enough plot, but I thought it didn't need much.
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My only complaint is the trailer. One of the best moments of the movie is the visual surprise of the catbus, and they showed it in the trailer. That's a colossal spoiler, and they should leave the catbus out, so you get the full impact of it in the movie. Good thing we watched the movie before the trailer - the catbus had us falling out ouf our seats with surprise and giggles.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Fri Aug 28, 2009 4:41 pm

Excuse me for a moment, I'm going to deviate from any semblance of a manly schedule.

That movie is just so cuuute! I think I actually squealed with delight when I saw Totoro and the Catbus.

Grr, ahem, passing gas and chopping wood, a manly life for me.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby daftbeaker » Fri Aug 28, 2009 4:57 pm

Detective TurtleHolmes wrote:Grr, ahem, passing gas and chopping wood, a manly life for me.

Yer forgot the beer drinking and hammering nails into stuff :cool:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Roy Hunter » Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:02 pm

daftbeaker wrote:Yer forgot the beer drinking and hammering nails into stuff :cool:

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_2039853.html
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby daftbeaker » Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:07 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:
daftbeaker wrote:Yer forgot the beer drinking and hammering nails into stuff :cool:

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_2039853.html
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Clearly doing both at the same time :facepalm:
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