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Old 01-27-2013, 08:45 PM   #11971
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Blue Valentine

2 - 2 1/2 stars.


Upset me. There were a lot of powerful scenes and the chemistry between the two was strong. The scene where he plays her the ukelele was terrific and the best scene in the film. With all the cutting, I wish I'd heard that song play throughout the film or through a stretch of edited scenes/images.


But, getting to the point...it really bugged me. It makes me wonder how supposed cinephiles can disregard such obvious issues. Ryan Gosling has a lot against him and I can't understand the transition to white trash lol. I also don't get the Williams' character...am I supposed to judge her so easily? Where are the complications?


It's uneven and lacking. Too much zoom on the actors' faces.


Luckily, the two leads are terrific. Williams is perfect and Gosling, especially, is stellar. And like I said, he does a lot with a little. Probably 2 1/2 stars, because of the actors.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:30 AM   #11972
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Les Miserables(2012)

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Old 01-29-2013, 07:44 AM   #11973
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Gangster Squad - 6/10

Basically a homeless crackhead's "The Untouchables" with no character development.
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:34 PM   #11974
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The others - 9/10


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Old 01-29-2013, 07:18 PM   #11975
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Watched gangster squad a couple of weeks ago and would give it a 7/10. Solid movie if you just get into it and ignore the absurdity.
A couple of days ago I watched Argo and would give it an 8/10 until you actually look up the facts of the event and find out 90% of the movie that Ben Affleck and the media were hyping up as following the story 100% are actually bull crap and major players and countries involved are totally left out. Then it drops down to maybe a 2/3 out of 10.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:33 PM   #11976
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Gangster Squad - 6/10

Basically a homeless crackhead's "The Untouchables" with no character development.
Brilliant. Add in a wannabe serious Dick Tracy element too, I think you're being very generous with the score, broski.

Didn't you give TDK Rises a 7/10, and then give Gangster Squad a 6/10? Weak sauce, my dude.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:37 PM   #11977
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A Haunted House.... 7/10
I never saw paranormal activity or any of those type of movies so I dont know how it relates even if it does. It starts off really slow but it does get more amusing or interesting after 30 minutes. Its not like Scary Movie 1 or 2 that the Wayans made.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:47 PM   #11978
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Brilliant. Add in a wannabe serious Dick Tracy element too, I think you're being very generous with the score, broski.

Didn't you give TDK Rises a 7/10, and then give Gangster Squad a 6/10? Weak sauce, my dude.
6 is still a D, failing score. It was entertaining in a corny comedy way.

"All good things must eventually be burned down for the insurance money" <- After we walked out of the theater I said that line out loud and one of our friends who was a Jew himself said "Yea that guy really was a total Jew".
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:50 PM   #11979
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A Haunted House.... 7/10
I never saw paranormal activity or any of those type of movies so I dont know how it relates even if it does. It starts off really slow but it does get more amusing or interesting after 30 minutes. Its not like Scary Movie 1 or 2 that the Wayans made.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:51 PM   #11980
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6 is still a D, failing score. It was entertaining in a corny comedy way.
Dude that movie was a complete mess. It didn't know what it wanted to be. And you gave it a letter grade under TDK Rises? LOL

You're smart, but your taste in movies befuddles me to no end.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:55 PM   #11981
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Dude that movie was a complete mess. It didn't know what it wanted to be. And you gave it a letter grade under TDK Rises? LOL

You're smart, but your taste in movies befuddles me to no end.
I bumped TDKR to 8.5 after I judged it individually instead of the sequel to a masterpiece.

Gangster Squad was more of a 5 I guess, still you only watched 25 minutes mon, trust me it gets better in a shitty laugh out loud way.
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:07 AM   #11982
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I bumped TDKR to 8.5 after I judged it individually instead of the sequel to a masterpiece.
I think that would be a spot on rating for it ...

Begins: 9/10
TDK: 10/10 (Nolan's Magnum Opus)
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Gangster Squad was more of a 5 I guess, still you only watched 25 minutes mon, trust me it gets better in a shitty laugh out loud way.
I was told it gets worse, and I guess if you just start treating it as a non serious movie you can like it (as you say)

But the material in the film takes itself seriously, which clashes in tone with it being a cornier version of the Untouchables. It's a movie that is attempting to be serious that is inadvertently funny.

My dude told me at the climax the protagonist and antagonist just start boxing?



Only parts I enjoyed were Gosling's deliveries. I have a man crush on dude. He just has too much charisma.
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:08 AM   #11983
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I think that would be a spot on rating for it ...

Begins: 9/10
TDK: 10/10 (Nolan's Magnum Opus)
Rises: 8.5/10


I was told it gets worse, and I guess if you just start treating it as a non serious movie you can like it (as you say)

But the material in the film takes itself seriously, which clashes in tone with it being a cornier version of the Untouchables. It's a movie that is attempting to be serious that is inadvertently funny.

My dude told me at the climax the protagonist and antagonist just start boxing?

Yea and the cop beats up the boxing champ then arrests him LOL. My boy was like "That's bullshit, it would be like me beating up Anderson Silva".
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:17 AM   #11984
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It was bogus from the 2nd that guy takes out two HUGE dudes in an elevator when he's trying to thwart the pimp hand in training.

The opening scene is supposed to be violent, but it was SO cartoonish. Like I said, it's like Untouchables meets Dick Tracy, yet it isn't purposely trying to be like Dick Tracey, and at least that film acknowledges it is a cartoon and is supposed to be over the top.

You seen any new movies lately, bro? You still have to check Silver Lining's Playbook.
I watched first 20 minutes of it with my cousin, both him and me were high and that movie depressed the shit out of us for some reason. Bradley Cooper's flip flopping and fast dialogue gave us headaches, we walked out in 25 minutes.

Gotta watch it again with a clear mind. I hate paying 25$ for one short movie. I like to go little earlier and watch 2-3 movies to clear up all the new releases. Otherwise it seems like a waste.
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:55 AM   #11985
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Only parts I enjoyed were Gosling's deliveries. I have a man crush on dude. He just has too much charisma.


I agree on his charisma. He just has it. And he's a terrific actor.
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