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Old 05-17-2013, 11:05 PM   #12331
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Silver Lining playbook...

Pretty deep movie about depression and Bi polar disorder/ Love story...

(the chick wanted to watch it) on a deep emotional level = 8 / 10

on a entertainment man movie level = meh...



( the great aspect of the movie was how it captured the soul of the Philly people....props to the director)
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:37 AM   #12332
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Yeah, that was really good. Bill Paxton is underrated. Another pretty good one was 'A Simple Plan' also with Paxton & Thornton.

Just watched "Serpico." Like Pacino's other effort from that time frame, "Dog Day Afternoon," it was a let-down given the high praise it had received. Decent enough, but far from great.

Yeah, I really like A Simple Plan Too. I'm a big fan of Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon as well. Both those movies have a feel for NYC that I appreciate. Two other NYC movies from that time I would recommend are The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3 and Mean Streets. Mean Streets is low budget, but you could see Scorsese and DeNiro were both going to be Stars. I mentioned this the last time Serpico came up on here.

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I actually live quite close to the building where Serpico got shot and I was in a bar talking about this about two years ago and this guy turns around and says he lives in that building and his roomate became obsessed with Serpico when he found that out and actually tracked him down somehow and had a phone conversation with him.
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:40 AM   #12333
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Yeah, I really like A Simple Plan Too. I'm a big fan of Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon as well. Both those movies have a feel for NYC that I appreciate. Two other NYC movies from that time I would recommend are The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3 and Mean Streets. Mean Streets is low budget, but you could see Scorsese and DeNiro were both going to be Stars. I mentioned this the last time Serpico came up on here.
I've seen both and you're right, both were great. Can't say I've ever seen anything with Harvey Keitel that I didn't like.
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Old 05-18-2013, 05:04 AM   #12334
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Star Trek: Into Darkness 8.5/10

So much better than Iron Man 3, and I didn't hate Iron Man 3 like many people here did.
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:53 AM   #12335
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Frozen



6.5 - 10

Not too bad, actually. Nothing grand, but not bad. I was entertained.
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:55 PM   #12336
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6.5 - 10

Not too bad, actually. Nothing grand, but not bad. I was entertained.

I remember that movie. I enjoyed it as well. Pretty disturbing.
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Old 05-18-2013, 02:02 PM   #12337
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Gangsters Squad - 5/10
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:57 PM   #12338
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Lost in Translation - 4/10 - This was so incredibly dull and boring. It had a 95% on RT and 7.8 on imdb so no way I'd not like it? Was set in Tokyo with Bill Murray and early Scar Jo. Nothing happened the whole movie, was depressing and weird. The ****?

Rent - 5/10 - GF made us watch this. Another snoozefest and I don't like musicals anyway.

Inglorious Basterds - 7.5/10 - Well it was on TNT last night, watched like 80% of it, but have seen bits and pieces of it before too, so not sure how much of the movie I haven't seen...but nearly all of it so, oh well. Was pretty good.
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:49 PM   #12339
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Jack Reacher- 4-10

One of the worst movies ever
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:18 AM   #12340
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Maniac



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Old 05-21-2013, 04:43 AM   #12341
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Eh. 6/10
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:56 AM   #12342
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Sugarland Express

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Old 05-21-2013, 07:48 AM   #12343
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I've watched a ton of documentaries during my recoup here.

A couple Hollywood insider pieces. Something about the MPAA ratings board, that was OK. One about screenwriters, which was meh. One about the history of American Horror Movies that was good.

Then I watched a bunch of skateboarding docs for reasons I can't fully explain. I used to skate as a kid, and I was pretty good and really loved it, but I stopped by 15. I did love the Dog Town and Z Boys documentary, thought it was a lot better than the movie. So I watched The Bones Brigade doc, which is really closer to my era, than the Dog Town stuff. Then I watched the Danny Way doc, that covered his mega jumping the Great Wall of China. And I watched the Christian Hosoi doc. I really liked all of them.

I watched a comedy roundtable discussion with Bill Hader, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, and Jim Carey. I was hoping it'd be as good as the one HBO aired a few years ago with Ricky Gervais, Rock, Louis CK, and Seinfeld, but it wasn't. Still watchable. It's only an hour.

I watched the South Park Doc about how they go from no script to airing an episode in 6 days, which was awesome.

And I watched The Woman Who Wasn't There, a doc about a woman who faked being at the WTC during 9/11, and claimed she lost a fiance' there too, for reasons that are never clear, other than that she's a nutjob. That was interesting, but leaving her motives out, made it less than spectacular, even though she ditched the project after being found out, and getting that motive was impossible, it still made for too many questions after watching than before. Crazy story though.
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Old 05-25-2013, 12:29 AM   #12344
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Movies I've watched recently...

Iron Man 3 (7.5)

The Place Beyond the Pines (7.25)

The Perks of being a Wallflower (7.75)

The Number 23 (5.0) ....My ex-girlfriend told me this was a good movie so I bought it and just got around to watching it... now i know why it didn't work out

Star Trek (?) I was really tired and was fallin asleep during the movie so I can't really give it a fair grade... ill just say it isn't my thing (I've never seen any Star Trek movies or shows besides this)

Oblivion (6.25)

G.I. Joe Retaliation (6.5)
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Old 05-25-2013, 03:31 AM   #12345
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Hangover 3 - 5.5/10

Was better than part 2. More action less comedy than the previous ones.
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