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Old 05-25-14, 08:47 AM
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Revisited After Hours tonight. And it remains in the top 5 of my all-time favorite Martin Scorsese movies, and I still think it's one of the best dark comedies ever made.
After Hours is on my top 10 of late night dark comedies, I have to revisit it soon.
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X-Men Days Of Future Past
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The Way, Way Back 4/5
Old 05-25-14, 07:56 PM
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Entrance - 4/5

A young woman living in Los Angeles leads a monotonous existence. Slowly she begins to suffer from urban alienation and comes to realize that something is not right about her surroundings. A very atmospheric psychological slow burn horror film that takes it's time to unravel but if you are patient is worth the wait. Shot in 12 days for $6,000 and shows how much you can do with so little, quality over quantity, you listening Hollywood. If John Cassavetes & Bruno Dumont made a film together it would be this.

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Old 05-26-14, 03:55 AM
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I managed three of them today. A trilogy of threes. Part 3 cubed.

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Death Race 3: Inferno (2012)

Dracula III: Legacy (2005)
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Trance

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - A decent entry into the Ryan franchise. The direction was slick and the action was ok.
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excellent highly recommended movie!
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Scary Movie 5 (2013) -- DVR from Showtime
Outbreak (1995) -- DVR from HBO
Rosemary's Baby (2014) -- DVR from NBC
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The LEGO Movie...streamed from Amazon. still awesome!
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Sorcerer - 4.5/5

Four men on the run leave their countries and end up in a hellish South American town as immigrants. In the town a US oil company is looking to hire drivers to haul some highly sensitive nitroglycerin for 200 miles by truck through the treacherous jungle. If successful the reward will be $10,000 and legal citizenship. William Friedkin's follow up to the Exorcist is one of the most intense films ever made.
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Neighbors 3.5/5

Funny at times but not hysterical. From stuff clearly cut could hav a boundary pushing uncut blu=ray
Old 05-26-14, 07:58 PM
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Persona - 5/5

A young nurse tends to a famous actress who one day stopped speaking. As part of the treatment they are sent by the head doctor to a summer home. While there, nurse and patient start to get to know each other and re-open their psychological wounds. One of Ingmar Bergman's best films and one of the all time greats of cinema.
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Rio 2 2/5 but the kid liked it

Get Low 4/5 If you missed this little gem with Bill Murray and Robert Duval, see it. It's great.
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X-Men: Days of Future Past- Bryan Singer returns at long last the genre and franchise he kickstarted. After it wandered for a decade aimlessly with horrible sequels, he gives it a proper kick in the ass. Exciting, slick, gorgeous looking, funny, well-balanced, smart enough, entertaining, and a cast to kill for. Bring on the extended director's cut. For once, bigger really is better.

Lawrence of Arabia- I'd kill to see this baby in 70mm. David Aleah's epic to end all epics really is worthy of its hype. A brilliant masterpiece who's spectacle has increased rather than diminished as time has gone by, painting on the biggest possible canvas of both character and narrative. How Lean managed this remains one of the mysteries of the universe, but from its literary script to its exciting action sequences to it brilliant performances to to its grand spectacle to its memorable characters, every single piece fits perfectly. A cinematic miracle.

Gladiator- Ridley Scott's revival sword-and-sandal epic, saw a DCP of this as part of the "classics series" at my local AMC, sandwiched between The Ten Commandments the week before (My ass....so numb....) and Ben-Hur later this week if all goes well. Anyway, time has a funny way of putting things into their proper place. The battle scenes, though impressive, would be well-eclipsed by LOTR the following year. Still, some are exciting. I rather like Crowe's steely presence as the lead character, Oliver Reed's final performance is good, and Connie Neilsen is very sultry. Scott brings his customary visual flair to the film, and he remains adept at world-building and many stunning, technically impressive, logistically complicated shots. That being said, unfortunately, all of his considerable directorial talent is in the service of a screenplay that's at best silly and at worst kind of moronic. Riddled with cliches (Seriously? The emperor is going to go toe-to-toe with a military master in the arena? Really?), bad dialogue which signposts things that the audience already knows ("Why are you armed?" "I'm terribly vexed!"), and hilarious historical inaccuracies (Maximus must be good! He does what the "good" emperor says, is a substance farmer, and has a beautiful wife and sun surround by golden wheat, and dies Christ-like for the good Rome! If this isn't out-and-out fascist, well, it's certainly ridiculously simplistic.). It's half Cecil B. DeMille, half George Lucas, tons and tons and tons of grand excess which it thinks is exciting (and probably was in 2000), loaded with spectacle, some of which looks good, some of which is dated. I have a certain soft spot for the old-style adventure it peddles and it's certainly fun in places, but it's really uneven and time hasn't been too kind to it. Incidentally, whether it's the fault of Scott, Phoenix, or the screenwriter, I don't know, but his whiny, effeminate character is one of the least effective villains ever-a sniveling idiot with daddy issues who's every action seems to happen solely because the screenplay says so. It tries to pay lip service to actual political intrigue, but the simplified needs of a blockbuster action movie make that impossible. In the end, you're left with a classic Hollywood film-raw spectacle, some of it good-looking, married to a stupid screenplay and story. Still, kind of fun, but has a classic identity crisis-it's a glorified B-movie with pretensions and grandeur that make it think it's smarter than it is. Though at least unlike The Ten Commandments, it actually ended before I'd lost all feeling in my lower body.
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12 Monkeys

Very good, intelligent science fiction. Considering Brazil is one on my favorite films and I admire Gilliam's style, I'm surprised it took nearly two decades for me to finally get around to watching it.
Old 05-26-14, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by hanshotfirst1138

Gladiator- Ridley Scott's revival sword-and-sandal epic, saw a DCP of this as part of the "classics series" at my local AMC, sandwiched between The Ten Commandments the week before (My ass....so numb....) and Ben-Hur later this week if all goes well. Anyway, time has a funny way of putting things into their proper place. The battle scenes, though impressive, would be well-eclipsed by LOTR the following year. Still, some are exciting. I rather like Crowe's steely presence as the lead character, Oliver Reed's final performance is good, and Connie Neilsen is very sultry. Scott brings his customary visual flair to the film, and he remains adept at world-building and many stunning, technically impressive, logistically complicated shots. That being said, unfortunately, all of his considerable directorial talent is in the service of a screenplay that's at best silly and at worst kind of moronic. Riddled with cliches (Seriously? The emperor is going to go toe-to-toe with a military master in the arena? Really?), bad dialogue which signposts things that the audience already knows ("Why are you armed?" "I'm terribly vexed!"), and hilarious historical inaccuracies (Maximus must be good! He does what the "good" emperor says, is a substance farmer, and has a beautiful wife and sun surround by golden wheat, and dies Christ-like for the good Rome! If this isn't out-and-out fascist, well, it's certainly ridiculously simplistic.). It's half Cecil B. DeMille, half George Lucas, tons and tons and tons of grand excess which it thinks is exciting (and probably was in 2000), loaded with spectacle, some of which looks good, some of which is dated. I have a certain soft spot for the old-style adventure it peddles and it's certainly fun in places, but it's really uneven and time hasn't been too kind to it. Incidentally, whether it's the fault of Scott, Phoenix, or the screenwriter, I don't know, but his whiny, effeminate character is one of the least effective villains ever-a sniveling idiot with daddy issues who's every action seems to happen solely because the screenplay says so. It tries to pay lip service to actual political intrigue, but the simplified needs of a blockbuster action movie make that impossible. In the end, you're left with a classic Hollywood film-raw spectacle, some of it good-looking, married to a stupid screenplay and story. Still, kind of fun, but has a classic identity crisis-it's a glorified B-movie with pretensions and grandeur that make it think it's smarter than it is. Though at least unlike The Ten Commandments, it actually ended before I'd lost all feeling in my lower body.
how did the DCP look?
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I just watched X-Men First Class and X-Men Origins Wolverine on Blu-ray. I always thought First Class was overrated, and rewatching didn't change my opinion. Magneto and Xavier are good, everything else is either mediocre to just bad.

Oddly enough, I didn't mind Wolverine at all and don't think it's particularly bad. The movie is decent up until he gets the procedure done on him, just the rest of the movie is fairly boring. I really did wish they spent more of the movie on his childhood like the comic book Origin instead of speeding through it so quickly.
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Instead of comparing this to the previous three movies, I'll compare it to other Part 4s.

Better than Ghost of Frankenstein, Halloween 4, Alien Resurrection, and Land of the Dead.

Worse than Mothra vs. Godzilla, Dracula Has Risen from the Grave, Star Trek IV, and Ghost Protocol.

Equal to Frankenstein Created Woman, Rocky IV, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4, and Live Free or Die Hard.
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2 Guns

I liked it a lot more than I thought I would. It was actually very entertaining with a lot of humorous dialogue. Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg make a surprisingly effective partnership!
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Originally Posted by Giles
how did the DCP look?
OK. Like the other "classic" films, I was the only one in the cinema, and they showed it on their most dingy little screen. I thought it looked OK, though maybe a bit washed out, I was expecting it to be a bit more vibrant, but the movie's color pallet is fairly muted anyway. I don't really have a point of reference-last time I was it was pan-and-scan on my old CRT TV, probably VHS, 13+ years ago. Going by what I saw there, it was solid, certainly better than the one the week before or after, by probably simply because of less advanced age. Did this use a DI? I don't think so, otherwise I'm sure they have made the DCP off of that. There weren't any new restoration credits at the end.

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I, Frankenstein
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Generation Iron --- 3.5/5
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The Living Daylights and License To Kill


Besides the three Craig Bond films I like these two best.

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