What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. RF-18

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    My recent movie was Interstellar. Astonishing film.
     
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    why am i not surprised :rolleyes:
     
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    if anyone is ever in the mood for a good 'B' werewolf movie from the past; check out "Bad Moon"!

    great for what it was...
     
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    Not even close.

     
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    Jurassic World trailer was better than the movies I saw recently (Interstellar, Gone Girl).
     
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    Interstellar.
     
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    I wish I could experience time speed shift so I could finish Interstellar in 15 minutes instead of 2.5 hours.
     
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    Time Speed Shift is a feature of Movie25.
     
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    Hunger Games: Saving Peeta part 1
     
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    JP II and III probably were the scariest movies I've ever seen. The birds in III really scare me even when I've re-watched it on telly.

    I usually watch movies on my laptop using VLC. I can press Command-Plus and go through the movie at a faster speed. I often use that for all the romantic/family issues and other irrelevant parts.
     
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    I understand. :)
     
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    yeah i like that movie. not many people have seen it. Its a good werewolf flick.

    Werewolf movies are kind of strange. I cant think of one that was ever truely great. There are a lot of good ones though. even the old werewolf TV series played on FOX in the late 90s was really fun. seems like its like this with most of the old universal monsters.

    Invisible man..... original is the best for me. i also like the John Carpenter/chevy chase version.

    wolfman.... werewolf tv series, original Wolfman, silver Bullet, Bad Moon, the Howling, american werewolf in london, Jack Nicolson version was fun. best......maybe the original wolfman followed by the TV series. Bad Moon is up there though.

    creature from the black lagoon.....all three originals are really good IMO. No remakes...not sure why. this is actually my favorite universal monster.

    Dracula....Horror of dracula with christopher Lee and peter cushing is tops for me. Its a hammer film. all of the hammer dracula films are fantastic. Original dracula is very good along with the spanish version. The Frank Langella dracula is very good. There hasnt been a good dracula film since 1979 IMO.

    Frankenstein.....original is best for me. second to that is all the Hammer versions with peter cushing.



    Honestly if you like older horror and monster movies its hard to go wrong with the old Hammer Films. they are very well put together. Universal films are great fun and i love them but the hammer ones are a bit more edgy.

    BTW...if your a fan of old Universal monster films they just released a complete Legacy collection thats excellent. its basically every film they made regarding the classic monsters. I paid $50 and there are something like 30 films in the set. my kids have been loving it.

    The blu ray releases are really impressive as well. I am not a blue ray freak (seams like they are very hit and miss) but its amazing to see how they can revamp something like 1933 dracula to a crystal clear picture and sound. Its like watching a different film. All of the bluray universal revamps are spectacular and well worth the money IMO.
     
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    JP3 didnt do it for me. Seems like the dinosaurs looked like toys sometimes. Especially that big monster one. I love 1 and 2 though. My youngest is a dinosaur fanatic. I will be taking him to see JP4. This will be his first movie in a theatre. Hes almost 2 1/2.

    Hes also a walking dead head BTW. soon as the music starts he runs for the Nerf sword. I think I have made him watch too many Errol Flynn movies LOL. The little Captain Blood wannabe wont let me walk into a room without a sword fight. I think he will get lightsaber for christmas and i will introduce him to star wars.
     
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    holy cow,,,,just saw Guardians of the Galaxy.................BEST Movie in history of movie making............................................. BEST EVER............BEST EVER.................GOAT...................................................................
     
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    Birdman

    If you liked "All That Jazz" you'll like this. Similar trials and tribulations of a man of the stage, whom he hurts, who hurts him, wrestling matches with inner demons. Fine ensemble cast, might be a statue here for Keaton.
     
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    Better than even The Wolf of Wall Street?
     
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    Both best movie for there Genre this year. They were just epic.
     
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    Yes, I think they should both be nominated for "Best Movie of 2014 And/Or All-Time."
     
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    Its awesome right? My favorite in a long time.

    I watched Babadook. What a cool movie. Very, very heavy and depressing horror film, but I thought it was very creative. Had a little Kubrick, "The Shining" vibe to it.
     
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    Nightcrawler. Pretty good,but I was expecting it to be better. Did watch it on a crappy stream though because the cinema isn't playing it even though they said they would be...
     
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    How does it compare with Star Wars - Empire Strikes Back?
     
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    Swordfish..
     
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    Star Wars was a cheap Cartoon compared to Guardians of the Galaxy.

    I will bet you anything that When these main four actors Signed up for this movie and was picked for leading roles, They had NO idea just HOW big of hit this movie will become. They are going to be MEGA millionares because of this movie. All Four of them including the Racoon............ and the Tree............
     
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    Watched The Hunger Games "Mockingjay" last night. It was not too bad. I liked Seymour Hoffman, and the character Effie Trinket.
     
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    I was told this movie Lacks Action and is not worth seeing. is this true ?
     
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    I think part 2 will have more action, and part 1 was kind of a lead up to it. Not much action, but meh....It was fine.
     
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    That was a fun movie.
     
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    why can't Part 1 have just as much action as the part 2 ? We are paying Same amount of money to see part 1, are we not ? Do you pay the same amount for the Appetizer when you go to the restaurant ? as much as you pay for the main course ?
     
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    Terms of Endearment - Shirley MacLaine, Jack Nicholson, Debra Winger.


    LOL, you keep saying that every time you see a flick. You said it for WOWS, Interstellar and now this.
     
  30. Nostradamus

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    This is 100 X better than Interstellar. does that give you a idea how Good ?
     
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    I dunno...Reminds me of Harry Potter Deathly Hallows 2 part. Leads up to more action in the 2nd film, because their is too much info to put into just one movie.
     
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    I'd pay more for less action tbh...
     
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    Djockingjay
    Djok and djoker, tutu

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    Foxcatcher

    How the wealthy get to be called eccentric instead of mentally ill. Faithful account of a true story, Steve Carell takes a shot at serious drama and comes across as wooden and at times almost catatonic.
     
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    assault on wall street. Linc from prison break goes all out. Fantastic film if your a fan of revenge exploitation IE ... Deathwish, Punisher etc. etc.

    Little warning though. Its pretty hard core. Not gory but its a ruthless film. Its probably the guttiest film I have seen since fight club. I dont know how the director was ever allowed to make it.
     
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    Shadowlands - Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger.

    Enjoyed it.

    Thanks for your recommendation, FOE.
     
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    Being There (1979).
    Peter Sellers is outstanding in this well-cast movie, that may have inspired to Forrest Gump (which is based on a script written just a year or two after Being There).
     
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    ^(Applause)^

    That movie was incredible.

    Interesting, i never knew gump was written in the early 80s. Makes total sense.

    I liked forest gump. Saw it in the theater 20 yrs ago. Chauncey the gardener was my first thought when forest met president kennedy. Gump was funny and sweet, but Being There was moving. Even the background graffiti was insightful in that film.
     
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    Steel Magnolias - Julia Roberts (nominee), Dolly Parton, Sally Field.

    The funeral scene was hilarious.

    Since you guys are talking about Forrest Gump, Sally was Hanks' mother in FG, and Julia's mother in Steel Magnolias.
    Recently saw her in Murphy's Romance with James Garner.


    Spoiler:

    I seem to have watched 3 movies in a row in which a main character dies in the end, Terms of Endearment, Shadowlands and Steel Magnolias.
     
  41. magnut

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    you watch a lot of sappy movies LOL.

    all right. i will give you a couple i actually like for sap....

    Hanover Street.....Harrison Ford, Christopher Plummer
    tequila Sunrise......Mel gibson, Kurt Russel, Micheal Pheifer
    Somewhere in Time....christofer Reeves, Jane Semore

    Those three are all good
     
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    I went to a theater to watch "Tequila Sunrise" in college, but my date and I were told to leave, because someone complained that we were making out too much. We went back to her dorm, which was a much better plan in my opinion, but I still have not seen the movie.
     
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    I hate these kind of movies (Terms of Endearment and Steel Magnolias). They are only good to make you depressing. You should watch A Walk to Remember and Love Story next and make it 5 in a row.
     
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    Just saw Closer - Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Jude Law and Clive Owen

    A nice surprise, better than expected.
     
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    its actually a really good film. The casting is fantastic. all of the actors had great chemistry. Even the supporting cast is excellent. Its even good on a re watch and not depressing at all. easily one of the best films all the actors have taken part in.
     
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    its important after watching these sappy films to watch Fatal attraction or Play Misty For Me to get a dose of reality. Maybe War of the Roses if your married.
     
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    These are mostly for my mother who is very old. I do show her some lighter movies too. We did see Love Story a few months back at her request.

    Oh by the way, Mum wants to see Silence of the Lambs (she says she has faint memories of it) for the sake of Anthony Hopkins.

    edit : we did like Shadowlands and Remains of the Day a lot.
     
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    I've seen Fatal Attraction about ten years back, and it creeped me out big-time. Never, never seeing it again !!!

    "A walk to remember" - i don't much care for the coming-of-age category.

    I'll think about the other two, but i have a huge list, still.
     
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    Nice of you.

    You should show her some nicer films with Anthony Hopkins, like The World's Fastest Indian for example, although not sure if that is something that would interest her. But a nice little movie and Anthony Hopkins is really good there.

    Stating the obvious but Legends of the Fall is another one to see with him IMO.
     
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    I was not serious about A Walk to Remember, just mentioned it as another one of those movies where main character dies of terrible disease at the end.
     

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