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Old 03-01-2014, 06:12 PM   #12676
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Old 03-01-2014, 06:27 PM   #12677
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Ranking the Best Picture nominees of this year, my preferences:

1. Gravity
2. Her
3. 12 Years a Slave
4. Captain Phillips
5. The Wolf of Wall Street
6. Philomena
7. Dallas Buyers Club
8. Nebraska
9. American Hustle

What did you like so much about Gravity?

I thought it was beautiful to look at, but pretty empty when you really try to think about it. I've come to the conclusion that it's just an artistic disaster flick
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Old 03-01-2014, 06:55 PM   #12678
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Ranking the Best Picture nominees of this year, my preferences:

1. Gravity
2. Her
3. 12 Years a Slave
4. Captain Phillips
5. The Wolf of Wall Street
6. Philomena
7. Dallas Buyers Club
8. Nebraska
9. American Hustle

I haven't seen them all, but this is what I got so far:
1. 12 Years a Slave
2. The Wolf of Wall Street
3. Dallas Buyers Club
4. Gravity
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Old 03-01-2014, 06:57 PM   #12679
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The Monuments Men

6.5/10

Doesnt deserve all the hate it's getting. Not saying it was a great movie, but it wasnt that bad. Boring as hell for the first hour, but picks up the last 40 or so minutes. Was an okay movie.

I haven't seen it, but my understanding was the hate is because with a cast like that, people were expecting it to be better than "okay."
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Old 03-01-2014, 07:03 PM   #12680
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What did you like so much about Gravity?

I thought it was beautiful to look at, but pretty empty when you really try to think about it. I've come to the conclusion that it's just an artistic disaster flick
I 100% bought into Sandra Bullock's character, her past and her doubts about whether it was worth struggling on. Her relative inexperience also allows you to identify with her a bit in such an impossible situation. That just added to the already high level of tension throughout the movie. The bleak tone and the isolation and silence of space pulled me in and that's a credit to the overall direction, not just the visual effects.

That's the difference between Gravity and something like Avatar (which you compared it to previously) for me. Both huge technical achievements but one won me over on a visceral level while the other was merely going through the action movie motions while looking extremely good.


And when it comes to ratings, the way I look at it:

10 = incredible, the best of the best.
9 = excellent
8 = very good
7 = good
6 = decent
5 = meh
4 = bad
3 = awful
2 = horrendous
1 = The Human Centipede 2

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Old 03-01-2014, 07:06 PM   #12681
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I 100% bought into Sandra Bullock's character, her past and her doubts about whether it was worth struggling on. Her relative inexperience also allows you to identify with her in such an impossible situation. That just added to the already high level of tension throughout the movie. The bleak tone and the isolation and silence of space pulled me in and that's a credit to the overall direction, not just the visual effects.

That's the difference between Gravity and something like Avatar (which you compared it to previously) for me. Both huge technical achievements but one won me over on a visceral level while the other was merely going through the action movie motions while looking extremely good.

And when it comes to ratings, the way I look at it:
10 = incredible, the best of the best.
9 = excellent
8 = very good
7 = good
6 = decent
5 = meh
4 = bad
3 = awful
2 = horrendous
1 = The Human Centipede 2

Thanks for the informative response. I can't say I remember much about the Bullock character's past (she lost a child, right?) so I can't comment on that...

But I do agree that Gravity is far better than Avatar.
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Old 03-01-2014, 09:49 PM   #12682
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Rewatching this right now

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Old 03-02-2014, 02:38 AM   #12683
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This might sound weird but Before Midnight may have had a larger emotional impact on me than 12 Years a Slave. It was such a brutally honest movie and the last 30 minutes of it constantly slap you in the face with the reality of life and relationships. I've never seen a movie that is such a close reflection of reality like Before Midnight. For a movie that's nothing more than dialogue, it was tough to watch and had me thinking so much after it was over. Amazing movie. It's right up there with Gravity for my fave of the year.


This is exactly how I felt about Blue Valentine
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Old 03-02-2014, 05:01 AM   #12684
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Non-stop 7.5

Really thought it would be sh!t but it surprised me quite a bit.
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Old 03-02-2014, 06:22 AM   #12685
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American hustle 8/10

I want to **** Amy Adams
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Old 03-02-2014, 06:31 AM   #12686
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American hustle 8/10

I want to **** Amy Adams

Me too. Jeremy Renner's performance is so underrated though
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Old 03-02-2014, 07:06 AM   #12687
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Ranking the Best Picture nominees of this year, my preferences:

1. Gravity
2. Her
3. 12 Years a Slave
4. Captain Phillips
5. The Wolf of Wall Street
6. Philomena
7. Dallas Buyers Club
8. Nebraska
9. American Hustle

My preferences which are just what I enjoyed the most are.

1. Captain Phillips
2. The Wolf of Wall Street
3. Philomena
4. Dallas Buyers Club
5. Gravity
6. Her
7. American Hustle
8. 12 Years a Slave
9. Nebraska

Some great films that are not on the Oscar's list are Inside Llewyn Davis, Prisoners, All Is Lost and The Place Beyond The Pines.
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Old 03-02-2014, 07:19 AM   #12688
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Me too. Jeremy Renner's performance is so underrated though
Jennifer Lawrence really annoys me, I seriously don't get the hype
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:03 AM   #12689
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Jennifer Lawrence really annoys me, I seriously don't get the hype


Excellent actress. She was great in American Hustle.
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:55 AM   #12690
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