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Old 12-17-2010, 10:50 PM   #5011
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Kunis absolutely seductive (she's on the short list of hottest chicks I can think of at the moment, she's done sweet, deceptive, and now temptress

That's it, I've got to see this film.
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Old 12-17-2010, 11:22 PM   #5012
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Inception
Really good movie.

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Worst movie ever?
I watched a lot of shitty movies but this one really stood out (maybe with BloodRayne). They got the amazing manga and anime and somehow manage to make this pile of crap?!
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Old 12-17-2010, 11:38 PM   #5013
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Dinner with the Schmuks

7.5/10. I liked the actors a lot. Zach G + Steve Carrel are hilarious. There were some parts that i didn't enjoy because it was corny (like the ending). But you can't go wrong with Zach G and Steve C !
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Old 12-18-2010, 02:48 AM   #5014
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here is my C&P Tron 2 review

if you read it in the dont see Tron 2 thread, this is exactly the same.



I liked it the least out of a group of 8 people that I saw it with but think it was decent enough.

If you liked the first, you should enjoy this one just as much.

The story was a bit plodding and the guy that plays Bridge's kid came off like a slightly blander version of Sam Worthington. I get what they were going for thematically but I think movie execs dumbed it down too much somewhere along the way.

The special effects, 3D, and soundtrack were great. The whole world of Tron is pretty slick visually. There were a few moments where I jumped a bit b/c I wasn't ready for something to come out at me. The battle scenes are cool and don't get bogged down in close up jerky camera movements like so many action movies do now. It made me laugh that Daft Punk is actually in the movie as an MP3 program spinning records at the night club.

I loved that the film starts off in 2D and then switches to 3D once you go into the computer. I thought it was a nice touch that echoed Wizard of Oz going from B&W to color.

I didn't remember Jeff Bridges being so "Dude like" in the first movie but its been a couple years since I have seen it. Regardless, if you were stuck in a computer for 20 years you'd probably be a bit spaced out.

There was a nice jab at Apple and Steve Jobs in the beginning that had me giggling.

Its a popcorn action flick that never gets as deep as it could but its solid as a turn your brain off thrill ride.

So all in all, I'd give it a B/B-


BTW, if you see it, do it in theaters in 3D.
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Old 12-18-2010, 03:46 AM   #5015
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Once Upon a Time in America

Definitely one of the better movies I've seen. Just under the God Father series in quality, but right there with movies like Casino, The Departed, above The Untouchables. 8.5/10... just a bit long and dragged as it was like 3 hrs and 49 minutes. had to take a break halfway to re-focus, but it was interesting pretty much all the way through definitely worth a viewing.
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Old 12-18-2010, 08:05 AM   #5016
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From Hell took an angle at it. As an avid true crime reader, and one who's done a ton of reading on the Ripper, it's probably the most outlandish ripper theory, and probably lends itself to the best storytelling. It was a decent flick. I liked it better when I first saw it, but I was young, and I was just getting into the true crime genre, so it sorta hit on a few things at once. But I still feel like it's a decent watch.
I was really hopefull that Cleveland Torso Killer movie would get made.


I just got in from Black Swan. I ****ing loved it. It's got some elements of horror, suspense, erotic (if this is a reason you'd go see a movie, then go see it for this alone), and a potent use of a powerfull score from Swan Lake, that I wouldn't have thought would work as well as it did going in, and a gorgeous backdrop to work against. You can feel Aranofsky's work. His hand mounted cam is maybe the biggest single trademark in the industry at the moment. He's one of the quickest directors to recognize stylistically. And the gritty sets, like the apartment, also reeked of Aranofsky's claustrophobia. The visual effects were sudden, simple, and therefore shocking (I coulda lived without one of them).
The performances were all first rate, Portman in a role that was all over the place. She transforms really just with posture and a change in her voice and eyes. Kunis absolutely seductive (she's on the short list of hottest chicks I can think of at the moment, she's done sweet, deceptive, and now temptress in Sarah Marshall, Extract, and now this, and has made every single one of them an object of lust for me). But Barbara Hersey as Portman's overbearing and insane mother was spectacular, she can immediately go in the female film characters you can't stand thread. And Vincent Cassell, who I loved in Eastern Promises, and who puts in an equally strong supporting role here.
I do think this is Aranofsky's best work. I wasn't as big on the Wrestler as a lot of people. It's a great character study, and while it's grittyness is commendable, it's a little dry in spots. This is filled with imagination. I haven't seen Pi in a while, and that would be my usual response to his best work, but some of that may be the math content.

Certainly mid 90s for me.

There's a theater right up the street from me that has it and I can't think of anyone that would come see it with me.
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Old 12-18-2010, 11:42 AM   #5017
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There's a theater right up the street from me that has it and I can't think of anyone that would come see it with me.


I went by myself. I go to stuff by myself all the time these days. I may go see it again during the week. It's sitting really well with me this next morning.
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Old 12-18-2010, 12:14 PM   #5018
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Oh I have no reservations going by myself at all, It's just a bit more fun being able to throw ideas off on another person just after you've seen a film. I mean, I'd rather go with someone else as well, but all my friends would rather see Faster. Kill me please.
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Old 12-18-2010, 12:26 PM   #5019
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Rebel Without A Cause

James Dean was really the only part of the movie I enjoyed. His performance carried a movie that had some underwhelming supporting performances and a plot that was pretty ridiculous. There were parts of the film that were too unbelievable. Dean did nail the idealistic, rash teenager tho.

55/100
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Old 12-18-2010, 08:45 PM   #5020
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Session 9: 74%

This is a movie that's been in the back of my mind for years. I've constantly heard about this whenever I research underrated movies, or top horror movies of the decade. I could never find an HD version but I finally said f*ck it and watched it anyways. If I think about it quickly, it probably is a top 10 movie, and that's not indicative of how good the film was, but more on how thin the competition is. The 2000's as a decade for horror movies is really weak. Which is a shame. You almost have to rely solely on foreign filmmakers for quality horror these days. Almost every single popular and good horror film from this decade is foreign or a remake of a foreign film.

Great, now I've lost my train of thought.

SPOILERS:

the scene in which Gordon's nephew is in the long tunnel, the building loses It's electricity, and the lights start going out one by one, and he starts running...this is probably one of the most genuinely scary scenes I can think of. I'm convinced that the actor in real life was genuinely running out of fear of darkness. I was sitting in my fully lit room and got a bit uncomfortable watching that scene.
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Old 12-18-2010, 08:52 PM   #5021
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Session 9 is dripping with Kubrick's style. Not nearly close in terms of quality, obviously, but I felt like I was watching something physically filmed by him.
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Old 12-18-2010, 09:06 PM   #5022
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Roofies and The Rapist

3/10

Didn't enjoy the ending the fat desperate and sick rapist didn't die at the end. I was really hoping for it but atleast the guy is behind bars now where he belongs.
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Old 12-18-2010, 09:06 PM   #5023
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Well that was really funny.
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Old 12-19-2010, 04:07 AM   #5024
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Lovely, Still: 5/5

This movie blew me away. I really, really loved it. I can't believe this is the first movie this man has made.
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Old 12-19-2010, 04:09 AM   #5025
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inception. i didn't even make it through that boring film. cg was cool though. 6/10 on that alone.
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