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Old 02-26-2009, 07:59 AM   #796
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Well, I just watched it. I'll say that the acting is bad but can be somewhat overlooked. My dad has a very similar personality to Walt. While I don't think this is a good movie, I understand the message Clint is trying to deliver here. Like Walt, my dad is often unlikeable. Sometimes my dad says and does things that make me sick to my stomach. But he's always worked hard and did his best to give his family the best he could.

This movie like Bronco Billy and some others is a personal movie I feel. It sends it's message, but that's the best I can say for it. I have no doubts this will be the last film he plays in. This is a goodbye to being a movie star like Unforgiven was a goodbye to the western.

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Old 02-26-2009, 08:22 AM   #797
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Benjamin Button was quite good
It wasn't bad but not great.
It's like a mix of Big Fish and Forrest Gump. I felt like I'd already watched it before.
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Old 02-26-2009, 11:41 AM   #798
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i watched vanilla sky the other day

i couldnt stop watching the freak man, and cruz is hot and it was really wierd but i quite enjoyed it


currently watching death proof, looks a bit crap one hour in
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:28 AM   #799
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The Big Sleep: 96%.
Run Silent, Run Deep: 83%
The Enemy Below: 76%
Platoon: 1,000%

Watching Key Largo right now. The man crush I have on Humphrey Bogart is starting to get outside of my control.
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:35 AM   #800
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It wasn't bad but not great.
It's like a mix of Big Fish and Forrest Gump. I felt like I'd already watched it before.

I've been meaning to watch this for the longest time. Will it be worth my time?
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Old 02-28-2009, 03:42 AM   #801
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i don't know if you mean "rate the last movie you watched for the first time" or not, so anyway, last movie i watched was new jack city .. 9/10
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Old 02-28-2009, 03:53 AM   #802
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I've been meaning to watch this for the longest time. Will it be worth my time?
I really enjoyed Big Fish and found it much more interesting than Benjamin Button. Big Fish is pretty underrated.

I watched Doubt last night. Streep and Hoffman turn in excellent acting performances, as always. The story was a little dry, but it is worth watching.

7/10
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:18 AM   #803
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: 87%

Good performances, great visual effects with glorious cinematography.A must see masterpiece.
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:51 AM   #804
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we got "Choke" on netflix, i had high hopes and was upset to have missed it in the theater, i really like Sam Rockwell and Chuck Palanuk (sp?) and and had lofty expectations that were not met. the story was good, if someone told me the plot synopsis of the whole thing i'd be compelled to see it, but something in the writing or the acting left me a little cold. the sex stuff was hot and there was definitely some strong scenes/ideas but as a whole i'm not surprised why this was a festival success only.
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Old 02-28-2009, 12:09 PM   #805
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: 87%

Good performances, great visual effects with glorious cinematography.A must see masterpiece.





preech it. this is the truth. how in gods name did slumdog win cinematography over button, its proof the academy votes having not seen all the films.
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Old 02-28-2009, 12:42 PM   #806
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we got "Choke" on netflix, i had high hopes and was upset to have missed it in the theater, i really like Sam Rockwell and Chuck Palanuk (sp?) and and had lofty expectations that were not met. the story was good, if someone told me the plot synopsis of the whole thing i'd be compelled to see it, but something in the writing or the acting left me a little cold. the sex stuff was hot and there was definitely some strong scenes/ideas but as a whole i'm not surprised why this was a festival success only.
I found the hour and a half runtime to be a huge detriment. Whenever you adapt a book, at least in my opinion, you're better off fleshing it out with a longer movie than leaving too much out and having it feel incomplete. I didn't actually finish the book before I saw the movie (I had tried to start the book because I wanted to read it before seeing the movie, but I got caught up with other stuff and still had 50 odd pages left by the time it hit the local theater about a week later), but even from what I did read, they didn't really expound upon the character quite enough for my liking, and the ending seemed really rushed. It wasn't a bad movie, but I think 7/10 might be doing it a favour, especially when compared to what it could have been. Palahniuk's books are made for movies, but this one didn't do it justice.
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Old 02-28-2009, 12:56 PM   #807
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I watched Choke a couple of weeks ago. Pretty much agree with what was said above. It was a bit of a shame since it's my favourite Palahniuk novel too.

I watched Punisher: War Zone this morning. Mindless violence that was somewhat entertaining, although it stats to get old after an hour or so. Probably better then the Thomas Jane one, but that's really not saying all that much. I'd give it 6/10.
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:17 PM   #808
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Windtalkers 6.0/10

Its better than most critics say. If your a fan of war movies, this isnt a bad choice.
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Old 03-01-2009, 02:34 AM   #809
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Very solid one time watch. It's not the kind of movie that can be watched over and over, but if you watch it you will be glad you did. It's a simple story about and old man who has lost his passion for life until he meets a young couple that had mistakenly moved into his apartment. Pretty good movie overall.

8/10
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Old 03-01-2009, 08:12 AM   #810
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remember the titans.

haven't seen it in years watched it today.



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