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Old 11-19-2013, 11:35 PM   #11836
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The Village


One of the most underrated films of the 21st century. M. Night Shamalan's last good movie. His career is a running joke now.
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Old 11-20-2013, 02:47 AM   #11837
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Stuck in Love - 8/10

2 Guns - 7/10

Prisoners - 9/10
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Old 11-20-2013, 04:52 PM   #11838
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Do The Right Thing 8/10
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Old 11-20-2013, 05:29 PM   #11839
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Based on your ratings, I'll probably go see Prisoners soon.
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Old 11-21-2013, 03:28 AM   #11840
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower 9/10

It genius... taking every late 80's/early/mid 90's boys crush (Hermione), and making her some kids crush in a movie.
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Old 11-21-2013, 11:04 AM   #11841
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^^^^I literally just watched that before I went to bed last night.


It's a good movie. Sometimes I felt the script was trying too hard. The characters (minus Charlie) got on my nerves at times. I never knew students in the 90s acted like 2010s hipsters in high school. I think besides the music, the 90s weren't really represented that well.

I liked the movie, the themes of mental illness and teenage loneliness were depicted well but some of the dialogue was overbearingly annoying because people didn't really adopt some of the qualities they displayed until a decade later. Seemed like the film wanted to pander to today's progressive, artistic, intellectual crowd a little too blatantly. Overall, it's good work that has important things to say

PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER- 7/10

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Old 11-21-2013, 12:06 PM   #11842
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I've been trying to see Perks for a year now. It was one of those limited release movies tried to go see but just never made it. Not streaming on Netflix, and just the other night I noticed it was on Showtime, but it had already started. So I looked for it On Demand, and my Showtime OD didn't have it, which shocked me. I guess I'll have to find a time slot to record it.
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Old 11-21-2013, 04:52 PM   #11843
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^^^^I literally just watched that before I went to bed last night.


It's a good movie. Sometimes I felt the script was trying too hard. The characters (minus Charlie) got on my nerves at times. I never knew students in the 90s acted like 2010s hipsters in high school. I think besides the music, the 90s weren't really represented that well.

I loved the movie, the themes of mental illness and teenage loneliness were depicted well but some of the dialogue was overbearingly annoying because people didn't really adopt some of the qualities they displayed until a decade later. Seemed like the film wanted to pander to today's progressive, artistic, intellectual crowd a little too blatantly. Overall, it's good work that has important things to say

PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER- 7/10

Yea I mean for me the only thing that really gave away that it was a 90's movie was the cassette tapes.

As for the movie itself, it hit me pretty hard because I really just went through that phase of my life of feeling really alone and experimentation. I think back to high school and now I can recognize kids who were going through the same thing... kids I thought were weird. Really, I just didn't have a clue. I can totally imagine myself being that kid too just really falling for a girl but not having the courage to really say anything and letting some other guy have her... kinda just hoping one day she will fall for me like I fell for her. I have also never really liked to be touched, although for me it's from arousal embarrassment. I get hard like instantaneously if I am touched or even around girls and I am getting the signals that they are opening up. For some reason I felt shameful about it. Now I am like jeez what a gift... no limp d*** here lmao. Even if I am drunk off my ass it doesn't even matter. The older you get, the more you just accept who you are and if people can't understand then so be it.
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Old 11-21-2013, 05:31 PM   #11844
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Which version did you watch?

Per Wiki:

The restored version based on his memo. Been pounding through Noir the past few months all of these have been fantastic:

Double Indemnity
Woman in the Window
Scarlet Street
Sunset Boulevard
Out Of The Past
Kiss Me Deadly
The Third Man
A Touch of Evil
The Stranger
Lady From Shanghai
M
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Strangers On A Train
Notorious
Spellbound
Gaslight
Suspicion
Rebecca
Night Of The Hunter

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Old 11-24-2013, 12:11 PM   #11845
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower 9/10

It genius... taking every late 80's/early/mid 90's boys crush (Hermione), and making her some kids crush in a movie.


i really liked this movie and tend to like similar movies...

which makes me feel a little bit gay
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Old 11-24-2013, 12:13 PM   #11846
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saw captain phillips the other day. Good movie 7.5
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Old 11-24-2013, 01:13 PM   #11847
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Double Indemnity
Woman in the Window
Scarlet Street
Sunset Boulevard
Out Of The Past
Kiss Me Deadly
The Third Man
A Touch of Evil
The Stranger
Lady From Shanghai
M
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Strangers On A Train
Notorious
Spellbound
Gaslight
Suspicion
Rebecca
Night Of The Hunter
nice looking list. i've only seen a few of those. (be sure to add diabolique)

french noir is what i really need to catch up on after getting through this zhang yimou phase.
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Old 11-24-2013, 04:37 PM   #11848
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just watched red 2, I hadn't seen the first one but the girlfriend had and wanted to watch this. The plot was a little bit hard to follow and didn't seem to develop goals for each character very well. Was still a decent mind off action movie though 6/10
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Old 11-24-2013, 05:51 PM   #11849
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just watched red 2, I hadn't seen the first one but the girlfriend had and wanted to watch this. The plot was a little bit hard to follow and didn't seem to develop goals for each character very well. Was still a decent mind off action movie though 6/10

I heard that one is terrible, while the first was good.
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:04 PM   #11850
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On the Road 4/10

They ****ed up the part where Kerouac lived with the Hispanic girl and her kid as a farmer which is unforgivable for me. That defines Kerouac in the book for (and the actor who played him wasn't great). Overall I just didn't feel like the film grasped the tone and emotion of the book so I didn't really care for it.
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