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Old 05-04-2014, 05:29 PM   #13921
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rep for the lulz, but I thought The Purge was decent. Nothing super-special but I'd give it at least a 5 I think.

There's a sequel coming out later this year that I'm actually looking forward to!



3/5 means watchable to me. Didn't love it, didn't hate it. Sequel looks better.

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Old 05-04-2014, 09:09 PM   #13922
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Rogue

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Best killer croc movie ever IMO. Not a whole lot in the way of competition but still. A few recognizable faces including Sam Worthington. Kinda strange, but three out of the last four movies I've watched have had Mia Wasikowska in them.

7.5/10
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Old 05-04-2014, 09:21 PM   #13923
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Rogue

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Best killer croc movie ever IMO. Not a whole lot in the way of competition but still. A few recognizable faces including Sam Worthington. Kinda strange, but three out of the last four movies I've watched have had Mia Wasikowska in them.

7.5/10

super strange
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Old 05-05-2014, 06:28 AM   #13924
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Maniac


Frodo Baggins plays a serial killer with a propensity for scalping his victims and fixing said scalps to the heads of mannequins he owns at his mannequin restoration shop. He then proceeds to pretend they're real people. The bulk of the story kicks off when he meets a chick who wants to photograph his mannequins for some exhibition she's doing. She's hot as f*ck and appreciates his craft, which leads to him becoming enamored with her.

Probably the most important thing to mention is this is shot almost entirely in the first-person, killer's point-of-view. In that regard it's very effective at making the killings more personal feeling; this one pushed my "must look away" button far more often than usual. It also serves to convey his disorientation when he's having migrains, and crazy person delusions.

The soundtrack is pretty interesting in that it's very 80s synthish.

6.7/10
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Old 05-05-2014, 07:00 AM   #13925
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Rogue

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Best killer croc movie ever IMO. Not a whole lot in the way of competition but still. A few recognizable faces including Sam Worthington. Kinda strange, but three out of the last four movies I've watched have had Mia Wasikowska in them.

7.5/10

Saw that a couple years ago. Essentially an modern, isolated Tremors with a croc and Australian actors. I enjoyed it.

Watched Hang'em High. 8/10
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Old 05-06-2014, 02:46 AM   #13926
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Afflicted

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You know how during these hand-held/found-footage movies you tend to wonder why the character doesn't put the camera down as to better defend themselves against demons and shit? Well this one gets around that by way of one of the characters being a documentary film-maker who's intent is to film the entire world-wide, year-long trip he and a buddy are going on and turn it into a movie, and also having body-mounted cameras and shit.

So anyway, early on in the trip, one of the friends hooks up with this chick in Paris. He's found in her hotel room a while later beaten and bloodied with no recollection of what happened. Then over the course of the following days, he exhibits physiological characteristics similar to...

Really convincing effects. Not terribly scary but it has it's moments. One of the best movies of its kind I've seen in quite a while.

7.7/10

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Old 05-06-2014, 04:49 AM   #13927
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Amazing Spider-Man 2. 7.5/10

Electro had some serious DBZ moments in there.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:00 AM   #13928
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Oldboy (Spike Lee) - 6.5/10

Completely and utterly pointless remake. I watched the whole time hoping for something new, but it wasn't there. They remade the famous scenes from the original, but they were worse. It was watchable and likely worth showing to people if they refuse to watch movies with subtitles, but otherwise, watch the original and avoid this one.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:22 AM   #13929
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I wasn't gonna watch this in theaters regardless. But this movie is split, some love it, and some hate it. Some even comparing it to Batman & Robin...

The first 3/4 of the movie was terrible. Super cheesy/corny, cringeworthy at times. It got better towards the end, but it was a lot worse than the first one imo.

I'd give it like a 5/10. Pretty disappointing.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:44 AM   #13930
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Twilight with the gf


Absolute shit won't even rate it cause I hate it
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Old 05-06-2014, 02:49 PM   #13931
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Spiderman 2 - 8/10

Cheesy in some sports but it pulls it off well. Felt like twilight in some spots with the romance... overdid that a bit but yea they have good chemistry (as one would figure). The effects were awesome and I had a good time. I was also drunk but that doesn't skew my opinion... just made it a more enjoyable 8/10.
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Old 05-06-2014, 05:51 PM   #13932
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Captain America: Winter Soldier

3.5 / 4

Great political, spy, conspiracy theory stuff going on here ... with a confused Steve Rodgers finding his place in modern America with our ideologies having been dragged through mud. Sam Jackson finally gets to shine as Nick Fury, Black Widow finally makes sense in a Marvel Studio film. I enjoyed quite a bit more than the original, but it's an organic progression. The best Marvel Studio direct sequel to date, and the 2nd best movie in their continuity entirely. Yes, better than the Avengers by far. Sidenote, Poppa Doc who plays the Falcone near steals the entire movie. A lovable, funny, convincing right hand man to Captain America.

Amazing Spider-Man 2:

3 / 4

A mess of a film in terms of tone clashes, narrative structure, and corny villain sub plots. The material feels redundant being the 5th Spider-Man film in just over a decade, covering much of the same ground.

But it had an incredible re-defined score thanks to Hans Zimmer. Andrew Garfield is the best Peter Parker / Spider-Man BY FAR. So entertaining, such a smart ass in the costume. His on screen chemistry with Stone's Gwen Stacy is cute. Sally Fields brings her A game ... the death of Gwen Stacy, and the ending elevate this film's material substantially.

One of the best comic book movie endings right there with: Batman Begins, Iron Man, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, and Man of Steel. It really gets you pumped up for the next film. And this is essentially a place holder of a sequel until we get the Sinister Six film, where Spidey clashes with ALL of his memorable villains at once.
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Old 05-06-2014, 05:57 PM   #13933
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Amazing Spider-Man 2:

3 / 4

A mess of a film in terms of tone clashes, narrative structure, and corny villain sub plots. The material feels redundant being the 5th Spider-Man film in just over a decade, covering much of the same ground.

But it had an incredible re-defined score thanks to Hans Zimmer. Andrew Garfield is the best Peter Parker / Spider-Man BY FAR. So entertaining, such a smart ass in the costume. His on screen chemistry with Stone's Gwen Stacy is cute. Sally Fields brings her A game ... the death of Gwen Stacy, and the ending elevate this film's material substantially.

One of the best comic book movie endings right there with: Batman Begins, Iron Man, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, and Man of Steel. It really gets you pumped up for the next film. And this is essentially a place holder of a sequel until we get the Sinister Six film, where Spidey clashes with ALL of his memorable villains at once.



I guess I understand the hate it received from critics, but they're the same people who think Avengers is the best superhero hero film, so fvck them. They're treating it worse than Spider-Man 3, which is just asinine.

Garfield is a much better Peter Parker and Spider-Man than Toby. Harry Osborn was also very good.
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Old 05-06-2014, 06:32 PM   #13934
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Batman & Robin. Worst Batman ever. 1/5
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:02 PM   #13935
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I guess I understand the hate it received from critics
It's because it is such a quick re-invention, out of studio necessity to keep the property.

They did the same thing last summer with Man of Steel. Sure the film had it's problems, like ASM2, not as bad ... but old critics had a strict allegiance to Donner's Superman the way many critics cling to Raimi's Spider-Man films.

This series was fighting an uphill battle of perception from the start. So it has a lot working against it. Critics, and people refuse to acknowledge that at all.

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but they're the same people who think Avengers is the best superhero hero film, so fvck them.
It's en vogue to hype up ANY and everything Marvel Studio related right now. When in reality the only films that stand on their own as QUALITY stories worth a damn that aren't shameless commercials for their next movies are:

Iron Man
CA: First Avenger
CA: Winter Soldier

The rest honestly at best are average films. Cookie cutter AF, never swinging for the fences.

Webb's ASM series is grounded emotionally, but I think it took hella balls in this film to go so over the top and absurd. It's a much better representation of the absurdity that is Spider-Man's universe. The emotional weight between characters is there. But the comic booky stuff is there in spades.

Never has the web slinging looked more cool, and reaslistic than it does in this film. My gawd in IMAX it was absurd. And dat Zimmer score. He has clearly defined Batman, Superman, and now Spider-Man with distinct uplifting scores. His collabo with Pharrell on Electro's rythmic dub step score was creepy, and cool.

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They're treating it worse than Spider-Man 3, which is just asinine.
Yup. Same way the gay, emo Superman Returns has a higher ranking than Man of Steel. Simply because it's a giant circle jerk to the Donner universe.

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Garfield is a much better Peter Parker and Spider-Man than Toby. Harry Osborn was also very good.
Garfield is so likable in the role. He's the best actor to play a Marvel character this side of Robert Downey Jr.

He IS Spider-Man ... even down to his wirey, siney physique. And that costume in this one is the most iconic it has EVER been. He's hands down better than Maguire.

Who played Peter in this gee shucks, perpetually naive, kind of stupid version of Peter Parker. And a Spider-Man that totally lacked the humor, wit, and cockiness he's supposed to have.

Garfield is Parker the way RDJ is Tony Stark, the way Bale is Bruce Wayne, the way Evans is Steve Rodgers.

Kid who plays Harry was very good. Obviously he was held back by terrible dialogue, and massive amounts of cheese or contrived motivations. But hey, a lot of times it's like that in comic book movies.

Dehaan is arguably creepier with that douche haircut, slow cadence before he even turns into the Goblin.

Don't sleep on Sally Fields as Aunt May. She killed it in multiple scenes with Andrew Garfield. "You're my boy" ... gave me the same feels Kevin Costner's Pa Kent did last year in Man of Steel.

And that ending had me choked up with Spider-Kid. Underrated film. It has it's issues, but it's just so fun in it's essence. All the stereotypical tropes and all.

I think it's awesome you could develop your own opinion on this film, and not regurgitate everyone else's anti anything that isn't Marvel Studio's thoughts.

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