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Old 08-10-2012, 03:16 AM   #11146
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The Hunger Games - 6/10

- I haven't read any of the books so I don't know what is and isn't covered in the books. The movie was cleverly constructed but thin on story and characters. I liked the look of the world and found it interesting how they kept it at a PG-13 rating with quick cuts while still being overall very violent. Minimal use of a musical score was effective too. I was simply bored by all the characters other than Katniss and her boyfriend (??) who was back in the mining town. The background of these games and the world around these people was barely touched upon but I assume (hope) that will come in the sequels. The politics of these games are far more intriguing than the character drama. The inevitable comparison to Battle Royale has to be made and The Hunger Games didn't live up to BR for me. BR explored the grim reality of its young victims and how they confront and discuss death much better. This was like a watered down version of BR. Not bad but not too much good either.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:55 PM   #11147
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God damn, this is one of the saddest films I've ever seen.

7.5/10
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:57 PM   #11148
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The Missing - Tom Lee Jones - nothing special, nothing rubbish. I give a solid 75.5 10 ...

Is that fair?
id say a bit generous.
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Old 08-10-2012, 05:24 PM   #11149
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Bourne Legacy.

This movie is right in line with the other Bourne movies. You get to find out a whole bunch of important information on how these guys were trained and how they are so smart and strong.

I enjoyed this movie very much but I wanted a better ending to the movie. I actually wanted a longer movie. It felt too short, left me wanting more.

7/10.
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Old 08-10-2012, 05:27 PM   #11150
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Bourne Legacy.

This movie is right in line with the other Bourne movies. You get to find out a whole bunch of important information on how these guys were trained and how they are so smart and strong.

I enjoyed this movie very much but I wanted a better ending to the movie. I actually wanted a longer movie. It felt too short, left me wanting more.

7/10.

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Old 08-10-2012, 05:51 PM   #11151
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God damn, this is one of the saddest films I've ever seen.

7.5/10
It's also one of the most disturbing movies I've seen lately. Very good but so damn tough to watch. I like how you pretty much know what happens at the start and it's all just a build up to it. Then the movie punches you in the gut with one additional scene (that I didn't see coming). It was a crime that Tilda Swinton not only didn't win an Oscar for this, she wasn't even nominated.
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Old 08-10-2012, 07:55 PM   #11152
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It's also one of the most disturbing movies I've seen lately. Very good but so damn tough to watch. I like how you pretty much know what happens at the start and it's all just a build up to it. Then the movie punches you in the gut with one additional scene (that I didn't see coming). It was a crime that Tilda Swinton not only didn't win an Oscar for this, she wasn't even nominated.
Throughout the film during the scenes of her current life I kept wondering where her husband and daughter were, but I was totally not expecting that scene at the end, it was extremely, extremely sad. I think Kevin did what he did because he wanted his mom to be the only one to have to go through the aftermath of his crimes and to be ostracized within the community.
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Old 08-10-2012, 08:03 PM   #11153
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"Gotcha bitch, $equel time!"

...but I already knew going in that there was going to be another Bourne movie after this one. They had 3 successful Bourne movies before this, so that exec should really be thinking something else. Like stop releasing the bad movies so he won't have to keep downloading them off PirateBay.

Now you can post the FeelsBadMan pic.
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:15 PM   #11154
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Warrior 8.5/10
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:02 AM   #11155
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Safety Not Guaranteed: 8.9

An 8.9 is a very high rating from me, I rarely give out a 9+.

Basic plot: A man puts up a classified ad for someone to go back in time with him. A writer sees this and takes two interns to do a story on the man who wrote the ad. Darius (Aubrey Plaza) meets the writer of the ad, Kenneth (Mark Duplass), and he begins to train her and see if she's worthy of being his partner.

This movie just worked for me. It's pretty light, with flawed and pained characters, a few funny parts, and it has a bit of sci-fi. It's about relationships, and capturing human moments.

Also, at specific points things contradict what was done and said earlier, leading you to question whether they made it back in time and changed these things, or whether the characters were lying.

Intriguing, worth checking out. It's my second favorite of the year behind Moonrise Kingdom and above The Intouchables.
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:51 AM   #11156
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What are you trying to say?
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:54 AM   #11157
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Pulp Fiction was on tv tonight. 9/10

Always an awesome movie to watch but I always remember why I couldn't sit through it the first time. The parts with Butch and his girl are soooo boring. Other then that awesome movie.
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:18 AM   #11158
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Bob Arum making movies now?
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:54 AM   #11159
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Ted

6.5/10

a bit too predictable and cheesy, hated the romance parts

comedy was lacking
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:34 AM   #11160
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Pulp Fiction was on tv tonight. 9/10

Always an awesome movie to watch but I always remember why I couldn't sit through it the first time. The parts with Butch and his girl are soooo boring. Other then that awesome movie.


You don't like when she wishes she had a pot?
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