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Old 07-13-2013, 06:59 PM   #12511
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6/10 This is the End. Not at all what I was expecting. There were some moments were you actually laughed out loud but they were few and far between. There was only 2 people in the movie that I actually like to in movies but I wanted to see what it was about. All the people that I think suck well they sucked. Interesting twist at the end.

6/10 The Internship not really a funny movie. But you will be entertained never the less. Although historically this tandem are funny this movie just didnt work compared to their predecessors.
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Old 07-13-2013, 10:20 PM   #12512
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moon over parador- 9/10
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:00 AM   #12513
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Fruitvale Station 9/10

Great performances all around with some really intense scenes.

Somewhat of a spoiler if you don't know about the real life story, but never have I been in a theater where I heard so many people sniffling and crying at the end of a movie.
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:10 AM   #12514
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5/10

hamfisted and dull

the ending really irked me
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:36 AM   #12515
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7.5/10
great

its about somali pirates kidnapping a crew of people that work for a large company. CEO ends up having to negotiate for the lives of people who work for his large company
very good constant build up of tension... simple plot and to the point, but still very enjoyable
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Old 07-14-2013, 01:06 AM   #12516
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"Reservoir Dogs" 10/10
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Old 07-14-2013, 01:42 AM   #12517
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Grown ups 2 6/10 Thing that made the movie watchable was all the hot chicks.
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Old 08-01-2013, 10:25 PM   #12518
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Drinking Buddies
8/10
Man, good to see Ron Livingston again, I always like him and he's from Iowa so points for that. Really good indie film, good dialogue, good chemistry between the actors, complicated relationships. Smart movie, check it out.



Fruitvale Station
9/10

F*cking terrific film. Will stir you up. Not the kind of film I normally see in theaters but the actor is a buddy of mine and I was really happy I went to see it. Never a huge fan of "based on a true story" movies but this one was a hit.




The Lifeguard
7.5/10

Man, what a terrible movie poster. I never would've watched it if I'd seen that first (obviously I'm talking about "this summer growing up is optional", not the girl in the swimsuit). Good film, a lot more adult than the poster implies. Story about a girl who has a bit of a breakdown in NYC and moves home where she life guards at an apartment complex's pool. Some complicated moral and ethical questions raised, good acting, some laughs. Definitely worth a look.



The Wolverine
5/10

Terrible. I'm pretty forgiving of these types of movies too. Pretty disappointing summer all around for the big hollywood blockbusters but this one really missed for me. We ended up seeing it 3D because it was the best available showtime, never seen a 3D movie with such a lack of 3D content. usually there's at least some redeemable bells and whistles that make it kind of fun, I can't remember one moment where I thought "cool 3D!". The story was dull, I didn't give a shit about it or anyone in it, aside from some cool production design and visuals I was really disappointed.



Pacific Rim
7/10

May end up being my favorite of the big budget summer movies. Acting was bad but it was good for what it was. Kind of corny homage to godzilla, etc. Good fun, didn't annoy me, didn't go on too long. I wished the opening scene about how we'd gotten to the world as it was had been a little more flushed out, I hate when they build the entire premise for you in a neat little concise bundle at the top of the film.



Iron Man 3
7/10

I was pretty disappointed. I do think Nolan's Batmans set the comic-book movie bar extremely high but the next tier for me would definitely include the previous installments of Ironman (and Avengers) but this one didn't deliver on my expectations.




World War Z
7/10

Obviously the fantasy/zombie trend is a little played out, maybe that's part of my disappointment here. Maybe expectations where too high going in. I did like it, some really great scenes, just didn't wow me and I haven't thought about it since we saw it.



Man of Steel 7.5/10 - Beautiful looking film, Snyder did a better job with story and characters than some of his previous works but didn't blow me away like i wanted it to. Was probably the movie I was most looking forward to seeing this summer.

Star Trek 7.5/10 - They've got a good fun thing going with this generation of Star Trek, I think I preferred the first one but was perfectly entertained by this one. Dialogue is witty and the action is there from the start.

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Old 08-02-2013, 09:09 AM   #12519
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I've really gotta get to the movies. Since I've been hurt, I haven't been. I can't drive. Dealing with the stairs may be more than I want to do, and god forbid I have to go to the bathroom, so I just haven't gone.

I really wanted to see Mudd, I'm dieing to see Fruitvale Station, and Pacific Rim is something I really want to see even though the summer action flick is not really the type of thing I crave. But I love Del Torro, and it just looks better than most of that type of fair. In fact, I really want to see Elysium as well, mostly because of how much I liked District 9. And WWZ interested me a little just because I love the source material, but I didn't think it looked very good.

I'll be back at it soon. In the meantime I've signed up for and really gotten into Netflix. I've caught a ton of documentaries. Watched a lot of stuff that I had some interest in seeing but not enough to make sure I got out to see it. Like Super 8 which I just watched last weekend, and thought it was great. A great job setting the era. The music was pitch perfect. The costumes and sets, cars and decor and the stuff, was all excellent without being over the top. It reminded me a bit of The Goonies because of the group of kids on an adventure. It had a bit of a scare to it like the Goonies did. I felt more of that than the ET influence I had heard about. There were certainly a couple issues. The shooting of the train crash was kind of a mess. The monster was a lot better when you couldn't see him than he was in the final act when he started getting shown more on screen. But all in all a reall cool movie that would be perfect for kids in the 8-12 range.
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:43 AM   #12520
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Hey Lamar, you are friends with Michael B. Jordan? Pretty cool stuff. I really like him as a young rising actor. He was awesome in Friday Night Lights and Parenthood.
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:51 AM   #12521
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I haven't been watching many movies lately, got kind of sick of them. I figured I'd force myself to sit down and watch a bunch of them that I've been meaning to see for a while now. So the last two nights, I've cranked through 6 movies, and here they are in chronological viewing order:

Ghost World (2001)


I believe I rented this back when I was in high school, but I didn't remember much if anything. Basic plot is that Enid didn't graduate high school, needs to take a summer art class, and doesn't know what they f*ck to do with her life. She flakes out on moving in with her friend, avoids her dad, can't date the boy she liked, befriends and then ruins another man's life.

Buscemi was great in it, Thora Birch was good (when with Buscemi but weak with a crappy Scarlett Johanson). Themes of alienation.

I'd give it a 7.2/10... A lot of similarities to Juno, and I think Juno was the better movie.

Trust (1990)


Written and directed by local indie NYC guy Hal Hartley. I've been meaning to check his stuff out for a few years but just hadn't. This is an oddly great movie. It was clearly a small budget, but it was kind of haunting.

The two main characters are Maria (a pregnant teen dropout who killed her father) and Matthew (an ex-con, mechanical savant, with high morals). They're both down and out, and strike up a very odd friendship/romance.

8.5/10

Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)


Rough English film, that was supposedly a 'feel good movie'. A teacher named Poppy going about her life. She takes driving lessons from a psychopathic racist, hangs out with a bum, goes on a date with a social worker, f*cks up her back, goes to a dance class, gets berated by her sister, all while maintaining a too cheery attitude. She's the most sane person, but she forces bubbly-ness to try and compensate for herself and other people's problems.

Culminates with an oddly intense and weird fight with the driving instructor.

5.5/10

Amateur (1994)


Another Hal Hartley movie to wash the taste of Happy-Go-Lucky out of my brain. This revolves around an ex-nun who writes porn. She finds and cares for a man with amnesia, and gets wrapped up in a weird underground porn world.

Another weird, yet interesting movie. Not as good as Trust, but solid. There's some great moments like a very dark, comedic gundown of a bad guy.

7.7/10

Before Sunset (2004)


I spent years avoiding this movie because I didn't want it to ruin the amazingness of Before Sunrise... Boy was I wrong.

This picks up 9 years after Sunrise, Jesse and Celine meet up once more and it's just heart wrenchingly beautiful. I almost cried a few times.

9.2/10

Before Midnight (2013)


Figuring the second was so great, why not risk it and watch the third installment. Dialogue was great as usual, very intense, but a starkly different tone than the other two.

Spoilers: Jesse and Celine are a couple dealing with 9 years of being together. There was a HUGE fight sequence in a hotel.

Rough stuff, but captivating and truthful. I liked the movie, but not nearly as much as the others. It didn't hit the heights of the other two, but it was trying to do something different.

7.7/10
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:58 AM   #12522
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The Hunger Games 3/10

Was really expecting a good movie and was very disappointing. Felt so lackluster and the acting was so bland and boring. All the characters were unlikable and I didn't care for any of them. I had to turn it off when the little black kid with the big hair died. That scene was terrible, it acted as if it was a terribly sad scene but gave us no reason to care. This kid has been on the screen for 5 minutes, I really don't give a **** about them dying.

21 Jump Street 7/10

I enjoyed this, some funny scenes. The scene where they take the drugs at school is one of the funniest scenes I have seen in a movie in a long time. Got a bit boring at the end but it was solid.
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:42 AM   #12523
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Chasing Mavericks - 7/10. Wasn't amazing, and my rating is probably too high but I enjoyed it. For some reason the ending kind of hit me.

Blue Valentine - 7/10. Strange film, not your typical hollywood love story.

Place Beyond the Pines - 8/10. I saw this at the cinema and my date thought it was awful but I actually really liked it. Ending might be a bit over the top but I liked what it was trying to do.
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:59 AM   #12524
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I've really gotta get to the movies. Since I've been hurt, I haven't been. I can't drive. Dealing with the stairs may be more than I want to do, and god forbid I have to go to the bathroom, so I just haven't gone.

I really wanted to see Mudd, I'm dieing to see Fruitvale Station, and Pacific Rim is something I really want to see even though the summer action flick is not really the type of thing I crave. But I love Del Torro, and it just looks better than most of that type of fair. In fact, I really want to see Elysium as well, mostly because of how much I liked District 9. And WWZ interested me a little just because I love the source material, but I didn't think it looked very good.

I'll be back at it soon. In the meantime I've signed up for and really gotten into Netflix. I've caught a ton of documentaries. Watched a lot of stuff that I had some interest in seeing but not enough to make sure I got out to see it. Like Super 8 which I just watched last weekend, and thought it was great. A great job setting the era. The music was pitch perfect. The costumes and sets, cars and decor and the stuff, was all excellent without being over the top. It reminded me a bit of The Goonies because of the group of kids on an adventure. It had a bit of a scare to it like the Goonies did. I felt more of that than the ET influence I had heard about. There were certainly a couple issues. The shooting of the train crash was kind of a mess. The monster was a lot better when you couldn't see him than he was in the final act when he started getting shown more on screen. But all in all a reall cool movie that would be perfect for kids in the 8-12 range.
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:31 AM   #12525
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Killing them softly 7/10

American history X 8.5/10
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