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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby daftbeaker » Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:55 am

I've just finished watching all five Bottom stage shows :haha: Who would think that two middle aged blokes shouting crude innuendo about farts and wanking could be so funny?
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:25 am

Ubi Dubium wrote:Reservoir Dogs. I'm still turning over this one in my mind, trying to figure out if under all the profuse swearing and violence if there was a worthwhile film. Maybe there was, or maybe there was trying to be, but it got lost in there somewhere.


Well, it is a Tarrantino film, so gratuitous violence and the script are going to be main focuses. I haven't seen it in a while, but it's definitely interesting in that it looks at different people under stress, and things like loyalty among thieves and undercover cops (the last scene between those characters is really intense, imo).

But if you think the violence and swearing detracts from the film, Tarrantino films might not be for you. :moon: Unless you have enjoyed other Tarrantino films, I'm not sure what would make this one different from those in your opinion.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ubi Dubium » Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:00 pm

I've watched Pulp Fiction, which had much more plot and characterization, and was far better, and also Kill Bill, where gratuitous violence is the point. That one I just enjoy as if it were an over-the-top comic book, and I don't even worry about the plot.

But for this one, the violence didn't seem to be the point, nor did the swearing, but apart from those, I'm still trying to figure out if there is enough movie there to be worth the rest. Tarantino has definitely developed some talent over time, but I'd like to see him take on the challenge of making a movie with no swearing and little to no violence. I'd be curious to see what he would come out with.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby PKMKII » Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:33 pm

Metropolis, the restored edition. All I have to say is, damn, Fritz Rasp was one creepy looking mutha :furious: er!

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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby black bart » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:20 am

^ :shocked:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ravi Oli » Mon Apr 18, 2011 4:40 pm

PKMKII wrote:Metropolis...

I guess you've seen the Anime version?
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby PKMKII » Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:29 pm

Ravi Oli wrote:
PKMKII wrote:Metropolis...

I guess you've seen the Anime version?


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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby FaithfulPirate42 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:32 am

I saw Space Cowboys on tv, which was decent. It wasn't anything too special, but it was alright for a couple hours worth of distraction.

I watched She's Out Of My League online last night. that one was also decent, but it also had an incredibly gorgeous girl in it. More importantly, it was a story about a couple that looks like this. I know it's fiction and all, but if even a shred of that story is based on the truth, then it gives me great hope.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Horza » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:41 am

I watched Cashback http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0409799/

Not much to say, amusing if a little bleak. Lots and lots of nudity.

I am enjoying LoveFilm at the moment even though the bloody postman has lost a BlueRay on it's way to me. There are a huge amount of films available for streaming until it turns up.

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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby FaithfulPirate42 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 2:03 pm

I saw that one a while back. It was interesting, but beyond that I'm not sure how I felt about it. Now I think I'll watch the Neverending Story. I got it on Bluray for $10! Woohoo! I mentioned how awesome it is to a coworker, and he gave me a blank stare and asked what it was. :shocked: :cry: I know he was born in '93, but that's no excuse. My little brother was born in '93, and he knows and loves Falcor. I was born in '86, and I know and love Star Wars, and I've definitely seen Casablanca. Clearly age isn't the issue here. Apparently, he's been living as a hermit.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby pieces o'nine » Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:46 am

My parents always watched Dragnet on TV, so I was quite amused by the film version. Akroyd & Hanks' version is on the local cable station's current movie rotation so I watched it again this morning. It may well be a horrible movie, but it still made me laugh, again.



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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby FaithfulPirate42 » Fri Apr 22, 2011 1:29 pm

I never really saw any of the show, but I do love the movie. I especially love the scene with the chili dog. That gets me every time.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby PKMKII » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:48 pm

The City of Lost Children.

Fascinating visuals. Loved the musical staircase.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Julius Aurora » Fri Apr 22, 2011 6:53 pm

Thor

The visuals were spectacular, despite my having to see it in 3D. Which was annoying as I didn't have my contacts in. Anthony Hopkins is always good to see, and the film had its good cheesy moments.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ubi Dubius » Sat Apr 23, 2011 3:14 pm

The King's Speech.

I tried, I really did, but I could not get myself to care about any of these characters, especially Bertie/George VI (sorry if that's a spoiler). OK, maybe I cheered for Lionel a little, but that's it. Why do so many Americans care about the British Royals? What a bunch of whiners.
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