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Old 02-12-2013, 12:21 PM   #12046
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:27 PM   #12047
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Lost In Translation is a top 5 movie of the decade...I think it's brilliant.

top 5 movie for me, nothing quite like it in English
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:28 PM   #12048
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Lost In Translation is a top 5 movie of the decade...I think it's brilliant.
This one of my favorite of all time
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:33 PM   #12049
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Spielbergs "DUEL" (1971)

wow what a suspenseful movie... i was kindof sceptic at first but just as the movie started when i saw in POV the driver pulling out of his driveway to unknown destination and after a long travel he is in middle of nowhere and sees only this rusty huge truck infront of him, i knew then i was in for something special.... probably the only film ive seen composed basically of one action scene that also manages to engage you thru the whole movie... Sure a few points needed to be touched on more, but then again the GOAT DIESEL TRUCK TROLL is trolling you for some unknown reason, are you really going to stop and ask it a question?

9 / 10


yup..I checked it out on Netflix awhile ago.....pretty good Movie...


reminded me of the beginning of Jeepers Creepers...one of the best opening sequences in a Horror Movie.
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:56 AM   #12050
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Let me know what you think. I'm going to have to watch it again just to get my head around it.

No problem. It is on DVD in a couple of weeks and I put a reminder in my phone to rent it.
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:59 AM   #12051
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:50 AM   #12052
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:09 AM   #12053
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Holy Motors - 8.5/10

The story is surprisingly moving. On the surface it's about film vs digital, but underneath lies existential themes.
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:40 AM   #12054
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yup..I checked it out on Netflix awhile ago.....pretty good Movie...


reminded me of the beginning of Jeepers Creepers...one of the best opening sequences in a Horror Movie.


Duel is a really cool flick. There are a lot of parallells between that Jaws, pretty much if you swap the truck for a giant shark, it's very similar in it's hunt and torment themes, and the sort of mindless attacking of both.
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:01 AM   #12055
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Warm Bodies 7/10

What to expect when your expecting 7/10
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:13 AM   #12056
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Revolver: whaaaaaa?/10- So this came up on Netflix as a recommendation because I watched Snatch recently. This movie is nothing like Snatch except for Jason Statham and his inner monologue.

This movie was such a mash up, and such an obvious attempt at being artsy that it's just a pile of garbage. There were cool moments no doub, but none of them made sense. It was complex seemingly just for the sake of being complex.

But to call it complex is a misnomer too. It's not, and then it is, and then you can see the ending, and then you have no idea what's going on, etc. It plays like this the whole movie. It is possible that it all made sense if I just paid real close attention but here's the problem: it didn't do enough to hold my attention so much that I would see these things it wanted me too.

But I'm convinced that it just doesn't make sense. I'm not sure how threads come together, I'm not sure who is what and why; it tries to play like Ocean's did, thrusting you into this already built world of crime, but it doesn't work in this one because they mention things that end up just being arbitrary and adding to the muck.

And the ending: OH MY GOD THE ENDING! It's so predictable you won't understand why they just spent an hour trying to confuse you from what should be your first suspicion. The whole thing about one's ego and thew whole... I just... I can't.

This was a terrible movie. It seemed like the director/writer thought he was so clever, but it really turns out he's not. Not in this one.

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Old 02-14-2013, 01:31 AM   #12057
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Great find Pauk. I am a fan of Spielberg and I never even knew his gem existed. I'm watching it now and so far it already looks better than 90% of his other stuff.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:47 AM   #12058
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Revolver: whaaaaaa?/10- So this came up on Netflix as a recommendation because I watched Snatch recently. This movie is nothing like Snatch except for Jason Statham and his inner monologue.

This movie was such a mash up, and such an obvious attempt at being artsy that it's just a pile of garbage. There were cool moments no doub, but none of them made sense. It was complex seemingly just for the sake of being complex.

But to call it complex is a misnomer too. It's not, and then it is, and then you can see the ending, and then you have no idea what's going on, etc. It plays like this the whole movie. It is possible that it all made sense if I just paid real close attention but here's the problem: it didn't do enough to hold my attention so much that I would see these things it wanted me too.

But I'm convinced that it just doesn't make sense. I'm not sure how threads come together, I'm not sure who is what and why; it tries to play like Ocean's did, thrusting you into this already built world of crime, but it doesn't work in this one because they mention things that end up just being arbitrary and adding to the muck.

And the ending: OH MY GOD THE ENDING! It's so predictable you won't understand why they just spent an hour trying to confuse you from what should be your first suspicion. The whole thing about one's ego and thew whole... I just... I can't.

This was a terrible movie. It seemed like the director/writer thought he was so clever, but it really turns out he's not. Not in this one.

Yeah, that movie felt like a bad Guy Ritchie knock off, not an actual Guy Ritchie movie. Before I saw Revolver, I was really hoping Ritchie would become a can't miss director for me like Tarantino and Nolan. You probably saw it already, but if you loved Snatch, you will also love Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels. RocknRolla was also pretty darn fun.
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:16 AM   #12059
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Revolver: whaaaaaa?/10- So this came up on Netflix as a recommendation because I watched Snatch recently. This movie is nothing like Snatch except for Jason Statham and his inner monologue.

This movie was such a mash up, and such an obvious attempt at being artsy that it's just a pile of garbage. There were cool moments no doub, but none of them made sense. It was complex seemingly just for the sake of being complex.

But to call it complex is a misnomer too. It's not, and then it is, and then you can see the ending, and then you have no idea what's going on, etc. It plays like this the whole movie. It is possible that it all made sense if I just paid real close attention but here's the problem: it didn't do enough to hold my attention so much that I would see these things it wanted me too.

But I'm convinced that it just doesn't make sense. I'm not sure how threads come together, I'm not sure who is what and why; it tries to play like Ocean's did, thrusting you into this already built world of crime, but it doesn't work in this one because they mention things that end up just being arbitrary and adding to the muck.

And the ending: OH MY GOD THE ENDING! It's so predictable you won't understand why they just spent an hour trying to confuse you from what should be your first suspicion. The whole thing about one's ego and thew whole... I just... I can't.

This was a terrible movie. It seemed like the director/writer thought he was so clever, but it really turns out he's not. Not in this one.

If you put the movie in context and understand the egos that are driven by the main character (every other supporting character is his own multiple egos), you will see how great this movie really is.

For example, the con men (his two buddies) are personalities he possesses to make sense of the situation he is in (getting out of prison, finding meaning, etc).

Throughout the movie he recites the strategy of a chess game:

"The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look."

"The only way to get smarter is by playing a smarter opponent. – Fundamentals of Chess

"First rule of business, protect your investment."

"There is no avoiding war, it can only be postponed to the advantage of your enemy. "

"Every game or con there is always an opponent and always a victim. The trick is to know when you’re the latter so you can become the former."

He is talking about himself, that the greatest battle he has to overcome is the enemy within (which is played by Ray Liotta) who is the fear that drives him on the path of corruption and wrong doing.

In the end, Ray Liotta points a gun at him threatening to kill him, but instead of fighting he ask for forgiveness for the wrong doing he has done to him.

This act in itself allowed him to conquer Ray Liotta (since he is the fear ego, his destruction is in love and compassion); he then pouts and as much as he tried to pull the trigger, he couldn't; his own existence has been compromised.

You just got to look deeper in the movie to understand it's complexity; it is quite literally the most intellectual movie I have ever seen. If you can't grasp this complexity, of course like my gf, you will hate it.

If you understand it, it is easily a top 5 film of all time.
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:26 AM   #12060
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My favorite ego in the movie is Mr. Gold. You never see him, but you always hear about him; he is the strongest mob boss in the movie. What he represents is our spiritual side. The "God" ego in us. This is why Ray Liotta (fear ego) was scared sh*tless when he screwed over Mr. Gold. Notice how Mr. Gold is only concerned about the destruction of Ray Liotta.
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