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Old 08-02-2010, 11:01 PM   #4216
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The Usual Suspects

I just watched it for the first time. Really great movie. Too bad that I knew how it's gonna end from about half of the movie. It was all because of freaking Scary Movie, I knew they parodied this movie and realized that Doofy in SM is like Verbal from TUS...
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Old 08-02-2010, 11:16 PM   #4217
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Cop Out - Funny little movie. I enjoyed it. I like seeing Bruce Willis in these kind of movies because I think hes funny as hell in them. Its just his look, voice and attitude is the complete opposite of what you usually find in the comedy, but thats what makes it kinda funny. Tracey Morgan was Tracey Morgan. Sometimes hes funny as hell, sometimes hes the most annoying little prick on the planet. Overall though, funny little movie. Story was deeper than I expected too. And a hot mexican chick never hurt anybody. 7.7/10.






The Losers - Really liked this one. Main reason was because the casting was perfect. What a great group of guys, (and one hot girl) to do this movie great. Story was ok, did what it had to do. Couple of great twists, especially the second one. That Zoe chick that was in Star Wars was ****ing smoking hot as always. The Human Torch was funny, that Justin Long dude was cool, even with that accent. Supernatural dad was my favorite, because I loved that show Supernatural. Everyone was great. The villian was really funny too. A lot of sarcasim. Overall, very cool movie. Left it wide open for a sequel too, which will probably happen. 8.1/10.

PS: The ending of Losers was funny too when the Human Torch was at his niece's soccer game, and he was complaining about the officiating. He then ran on the field and had a fight with the referee and then yelled, "This is worse than the NBA!"

Haha, damn, we are like the joke of sports.


Oh yeah, and I totally gotta see Mystic River. My brother recently rented and watched that and he said it was amazing. Hes a big Sean Penn fan. Gotta check that out.

When Saldana is not completely fixed up Hollywood style she looks homely and too scrawny. I have no idea why she is in a lot of big flicks now since she can't act either.



She looks sick and unhealthy. Her husband looks like a dork also.


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Old 08-02-2010, 11:38 PM   #4218
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"Red River."

Two hours of deep, well-thought out filmmaking ruined by two minutes of ending. Thanks to it succumbing to a predictable Hollywood cheese climax, it can't get above 80% from me.

Great film though, minus that last couple minutes.
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Old 08-02-2010, 11:45 PM   #4219
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The Usual Suspects

I just watched it for the first time. Really great movie. Too bad that I knew how it's gonna end from about half of the movie. It was all because of freaking Scary Movie, I knew they parodied this movie and realized that Doofy in SM is like Verbal from TUS...

Wow you are late.
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Old 08-02-2010, 11:49 PM   #4220
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Soul Plane

Granted, the acting is terrible, terrible plot, overall an incredibly stupid movie.
However, it IS a comedy and is absolutely HILARIOUS.

9/10

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Old 08-03-2010, 12:47 AM   #4221
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Watched Losers, I'd give it 6/10 and I'm being generous here. Decent action flick, I didn't really like the villain (Max, I think was his name) for some odd reason. Didn't really strike the fear in me at all, and it was pretty predictable flick. This movie will go into obscurity, no one will really remember it ten months from now. I don't really remember it much at all and I just watched it like six days ago. It's kind of unrealistic, the action sequences that is. The main guy in the group seemed to me so out of place, not for a second did I think of him as the leader of the group. Yet somehow he overcame every obstacle, he didn't seem to have that edge on anyone in the movie.

I don't know, I have high standards for movies; the music in this movie was so out of place, it totally ruined the mood while I was watching it.
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:09 AM   #4222
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Wow you are late.

Pretty much...
And I didn't watch many other great movies. I know a few that I will certainly watch. Any recommendations?
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:48 AM   #4223
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The Station Agent, there isn't much of a plot in this film but it still was able to capture my interest. A very visually pleasing piece of cinema with very clever dialogues. The acting was superb all three of the main actors brought sincerity to the screen that uplifts your spirit. It's basically about one man's struggles to find peace of mind and solitude; instead he finds an abandoned train station and delightful characters who he can't avoid. All three character portray their roles to near perfection.

Bottom line, this is an idealistic story about the impact that friendship can have on a person, how everyone needs a voice in their life and helps you distinguish true companionship.

It's the type of movie that might change your perspective on people and their actions.

I'd highly recommend this movie to anyone who hasn't seen it.
85/100 is what I'd give this movie...
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:33 AM   #4224
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Doubt Great acting but a dry movie nonetheless. 6.7/10

7 Pounds Second time watching it. The movie is one of those head-scratchers where everything makes sense near the end. The director made the beginning of the movie a bit too ambiguous. I enjoyed the acting and the plot. The climax of the movie was awe-inspiring. 8.1/10

Up I'm not exactly sure what audience the movie is targeting. Though it's purported to be a kid's story, the movie is actually somewhat depressing. I lost interest in the middle and didn't devote my entire attention from that point onward. 6/10

Shutter Island I did not particularly like Leo's accent or the film noir movie elements, but the acting, plot and especially the twist were sensational. 9.2/10

Surrogates Maybe it's just me, but I wasn't feeling the storyline, acting or animations. I turned the channel about a quarter of the way into it. X/10

Adventureland Average.Didn't expect Ryan Reynolds. The movie is really nothing special. Kristin Stewart is eye candy---as well as another girl in the movie---but in the scene where she enters the pool, her ears grow disproportionate to the rest of her body. 6.5/10

Transformers 2 Much the same as the first movie. The special effects and sex appeal are the only reasons to see the movie. 7/10

Where The Wild Things Are The movie had a lot of eccentricities. It was much more melancholy than I expected. As for the plot, I don't quite understand where the director was going with it. I didn't see the kid learn a single lesson or change in any substantial way while on his adventure. 7.2/10

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Old 08-04-2010, 04:00 AM   #4225
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man i feel like i've seen some extra shitty movies lately



One of the most boring rock biopic films I've ever seen. I was really disappointed because I like Kristen Stewart and generally enjoy this sort of movie (La Bamba, Great Balls of Fire, The Doors, Buddy Holly Story, Walk The Line, etc) but it did not deliver. Nothing really redeeming about the film, dull and cliche, I would have rather read the wiki page and listened to their music for 90 minutes.



man, another stinker. I am so glad I didn't pay to see this in the theater. I really like Jeffrey Dean Morgan in Watchmen and thought it looked like a cool comic book action movie. There was nothing really comic booky about it to me, it was a generic action movie with corny (not in the funny way) dialogue and a well-worn plot. Here, watch the "journey" part and be done with it, you've seen everything else before.



watched the most recent Star Trek again last week, it's terrific. Good popcorn fun, everything you could ask from a summer movie. If you haven't seen it make sure you check it out.



I always get bothered in movies like "What About Bob" and "Meet the Parents" where the protagonist is victim to an unending set of annoying circumstances, it's not funny to me. There was too much of that in this movie but it turned out to be pretty funny and sweet as a whole. Not a ton of laughs but a pretty well put together comedy. I can't stand going to comedies in crowded theaters because the crowd reaction totally takes me out of it. Hearing people over laugh at the same joke you know they saw 20 times in the preview just drives me crazy.
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Old 08-04-2010, 04:13 AM   #4226
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American Gangster: 7/10

When I first saw this movie I loved it. I saw it for the second time yesterday after not seeing it for years, and I still really like it. But less so this second time around. There's a lot going on in this movie. But It's biggest strength is the acting. Check out this shit:

Denzel Washington
Russell Crowe
Rudy Dee
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Josh Brolin

I mean that's a lot of acting clout right there. You have a combined 5 Oscars and 4 Globes along with one Emmy, and Ejiofor is an English actor whose filmography in major US films is limited but he is widely regarded as a terrific actor. It's just crazy the all star cast this film has and that helps carry this movie.

It's long and can drag, but for the most part I'd say that it's entertaining throughout. Denzel's version of Frank is interesting, and he proves once again that he is a master at playing someone you really don't want to phuck with. Crowe is good, and pulls off the morally confused New York cop from that era well.
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Old 08-04-2010, 05:28 AM   #4227
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Doubt Great acting but a dry movie nonetheless. 6.7/10

7 Pounds Second time watching it. The movie is one of those head-scratchers where everything makes sense near the end. The director made the beginning of the movie a bit too ambiguous. I enjoyed the acting and the plot. The climax of the movie was awe-inspiring. 8.1/10

Up I'm not exactly sure what audience the movie is targeting. Though it's purported to be a kid's story, the movie is actually somewhat depressing. I lost interest in the middle and didn't devote my entire attention from that point onward. 6/10

Shutter Island I did not particularly like Leo's accent or the film noir movie elements, but the acting, plot and especially the twist were sensational. 9.2/10

Surrogates Maybe it's just me, but I wasn't feeling the storyline, acting or animations. I turned the channel about a quarter of the way into it. X/10

Adventureland Average.Didn't expect Ryan Reynolds. The movie is really nothing special. Kristin Stewart is eye candy---as well as another girl in the movie---but in the scene where she enters the pool, her ears grow disproportionate to the rest of her body. 6.5/10

Transformers 2 Much the same as the first movie. The special effects and sex appeal are the only reasons to see the movie. 7/10

Where The Wild Things Are The movie had a lot of eccentricities. It was much more melancholy than I expected. As for the plot, I don't quite understand where the director was going with it. I didn't see the kid learn a single lesson or change in any substantial way while on his adventure. 7.2/10

Shutter Island had sensational twists? Come on man, it was an overlong, nauseating thriller lacking palpable suspense and clever twists. Sure the film had its expected production value (considering who the director was) and good acting; but it lacked the big picture. What Scorsese tried to direct lacked significant substance. You can craft a beautiful car for an Indy 500; but if you place the wrong engine in it, you simply won't win the race. That's how I felt about this movie.

Bottom line, despite the film providing us with lurid imagery and high-intensity stimuli; the movie is simply inert. Ultimately this movie is an infuriating trick that makes its most provocative ideas disappear.

I don't consider Vanilla Sky to be a great movie, but this one was even worse.

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Old 08-04-2010, 05:54 AM   #4228
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I always get bothered in movies like "What About Bob" and "Meet the Parents" where the protagonist is victim to an unending set of annoying circumstances, it's not funny to me. There was too much of that in this movie but it turned out to be pretty funny and sweet as a whole. Not a ton of laughs but a pretty well put together comedy. I can't stand going to comedies in crowded theaters because the crowd reaction totally takes me out of it. Hearing people over laugh at the same joke you know they saw 20 times in the preview just drives me crazy.

i kinda feel the same way about dinner for schmucks. i thought it was a really good, fun film, but i don't really like when a bunch of horrible things happen to the protagonist. at first it's like "damn, that sucks" but eventually it gets to the point where it's just depressing and kind of ****ed up. it just annoys me and it's not that enjoyable. it was a good film overall though, steve carell and paul rudd are two of my favorite actors.
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Old 08-04-2010, 07:40 PM   #4229
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Getting tired of Steve Carell playing the same dumbass character in all of his movies
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Old 08-04-2010, 07:59 PM   #4230
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I have to thank RBA for mentioning this several times here. I never bothered looking it up though, because for some reason I thought it was a documentary. Anyway, was bored the other day and decided to look into it. It's not a documentary.

In short, I loved it. I would say that it charmed that pants off me, but I wasn't wearing any pants. I don't know how historically accurate it is, and to be honest I really don't care too much. It was well-acted, had a lot of funny, deep, sad, happy, and poignant scenes, and a pretty grand sense of adventure. To be honest, I almost felt inspired to drop everything and just head out on the road and see where life lead me.

8.3/10


Been touting it for years... This film does not get the recognition that it rightly deserves. It is easily one of the most beautiful pieces of the last decade.

It is nearly perfect, all the way around... From the acting to the screenplay to the directing to the subject matter to the score.

Gustavo Santaolalla's incredible finger-style playing is a perfect compliment to the film's narrative.

This tune always takes me back to the film.... Beautiful art.

As for whether or not it is historically accurate, I can't speak to the tiniest details, but the broad strokes are absolutely spot-on. The trip across South America by Ernesto and Alberto is what turned a regular, every day medical student into a revolutionary.

Here is a little light reading on the book (for which the movie is based).

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