What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. Bhagi Katbamna

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    Sony's cave-in to North Korea sets a horrible precedent." - Newspaper which wouldn't run the Mohammed cartoons

    I was looking forward to watching The Interview.
     
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    "We should never let anyone curtail our freedom of speech, unless they have some emails we don't want our wives' divorce attorneys to see" Sony Pictures.
     
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    The Help (2011) - very nice movie. Good performance by Viola Davis.

    Academy award for Best Supporting Actress for Octavia Spencer (as Minny).
     
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    it being blocked out in USA is just wrong ,,,just wrong. this dude Kim is the most evil man in the world today.
     
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    The Interview

    Average silly comedy, what I most enjoyed was the
     
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    Wonder if Dennis Rodman was approached by ..........nah.
     
  7. Bhagi Katbamna

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    Sony Pictures shouldn't have caved in to a communist dictator says president who caved in to communist dictator.

    If Sony had not actually pulled The Interview, I might suspect that it was a brilliant marketing campaign.

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    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) - Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress), Kris Kristofferson, Jodie Foster (early role)

    Directed by Martin Scorsese.
     
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    Why would anyone want to risk their life over a stupid movie? Even if the odds of it happening are small, why even bother taking the chance? Just so they can posture as macho men who don't take nothing from nobody?

    Pulling it was the right thing to do.
     
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    ( the one from 1970's) Very strong flick.. see it.
     
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    The Rebound - Martin Lawrence

    The Normal Heart - Mark Ruffalo
     
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    You mean "Rebound" (2005).
    The Rebound is a later movie with Zeta Jones.
     
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    Yea, right. It was just
    okay."

    The Normal Heart was good though.
     
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    The Mule

    Goodness me, I won't eat for a few days. Great film though
     
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    They had no choice but to pull the movie:

    1) Security issues first and foremost.
    2) Many of the theaters refused to show the picture so how can Sony make money if the movie is not distributed properly?
    3) Apparently, the hackers have a lot more emails and personal info about certain big celebs in the industry and the info is of a very sensitive nature, i.e. about true sexual orientations and tendencies of certain celebs, and other sordid personal info. Sony does not want that info to get out there.
     
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    I watched the latest Night in the Museum yesterday
     
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    Peace Activists are dropping 1 Million copies of DVD in North korea via High altitude balloons and Drones. Hoping North Koreans would Enjoy this movie and enjoy Christmas................Marry Christmas N. Korea......
     
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    Anne Frank - The Whole Story : Ben Kingsley

    The first half did not compare to The Diary of Anne Frank. It did not convey the feeling of claustrophobia, suspense, fear and imprisonment that TDOAF did. The latter did a great job of depicting the year/s in the annexe/attic.

    The second half was much better. It continued where TDOAF left off.
     
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    Star wars episode VI, awesome movie!
     
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    i don't buy that!

    no way theatres are that vunerable to some mass attack in the U.S.! there would have been actionable intelligence if N.K. really went that far to plan something like that...
     
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    He very well could be but not because Sony was hacked and threatened. Not even close.
     
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    Julia (1977) - Jane Fonda, Redgrave, Jason Robards.

    11 nominations, 3 wins. Redgrave and Robards won Best Supporting Actor/Actress awards. Meryl Streep's first film performance.
     
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    The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) - Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters (won Best Supporting Actress).

    8 nominations, 3 wins (incl best cinematography B&W)

    Small factual variations from the other movie mentioned below.

     
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    I am watching "The Day" and this is very very good movie about cannibals after nuclear holocost.
     
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    Jessabelle. Petrifying horror film. Not as scary as Evil Dead or Grudge though.
     
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    is it the greatest movie ever made ?
     
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    And Winters donated her Oscar (1 of 2 she won) to the AF Museum.
    I've been twice- very harrowing, but well worth the visit.
    Lest we forget.
     
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    Best ever, Night and Day.
     
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    not the best ever, but the acting is insane good from new up and coming future stars of the big screen. and script is very deep thought kind of script
     
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    Home Alone...getting ready to watch Miracle on 34th Street (as requested by my 7 year old).

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    "I Saw What You Did" 1965. Light Spooky movie.
     
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    Loved Miracle on 34th. Saw it a couple years back. I'd love to watch it again sometime.

    p.s. I hope your seven year old likes it.
     
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    Just saw Gone Girl. Interesting. Sort of reminded me of Basic Instinct.

    What could you not understand ? The ending ? Or the entire story ?

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    She goes scot-free in the end. But the FBI is on the case, iirc, and there are still clues that can implicate her, or at least make her entire story suspect. Their "arrangement" can't really last very long, her personality will cause her to do something else soon.

    Maybe she'll be caught in Gone Girl - II
     
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    Elf, with will ferrell and james caan.
    Saw it after dinner last night here at the house with some aunts and uncles who had not seen it... and some young ones who had seen it many times.

    Lots of laughs from all ages.

    Mele kalikimaka, everyone. God bless....
     
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    what are you doing loggin in here on Xmas mornin', Slice !!!!

    You should be opening presents and eating candy !
     
  37. Bhagi Katbamna

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    Saw the original Die Hard. That movie started a whole genre of action films that were pitched by the makers to the studios as "Die Hard in ...." and the ... ended up being ships, planes, submarines, arenas etc...

    I remember watching some other movie in 1988 when a trailer for Die Hard came on. After it was done, everyone in the theater started laughing because up until then, Bruce Willis had been an actor on Moonlighting which was a comedy show and people didn't believe he could pull off an action movie.
     
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    Just saw The Artist, and quite liked it. A nice homage to film-history and the silent era.

    Read the novel; an interesting device to make the twist and some good paranoia, but found it a little flat overall. Would you say the film is worth watching if one already knows the plot?
     
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    Hahah, i had a few moments awaiting the family, so i was reflecting on last night. To see my father in-law and the little ones laugh like that was priceless! Had to share it.
     
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    I just saw the "Interview". pretty good for the comedy. I would give it about 68% in Tomatoe meter.
    Some good funny parts and some parts that didn't work. but overall, I would pay$5.99 for the rent. it is Worth it.

    and it never hurts to have some hot babes in the movie too............LOL
     
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    The Interview. I guess I only watched it because of all the problems surrounding it. Overall it was funny although a lot of the humor was pretty raunchy. The plot was far fetched (but it is a comedy) as the CIA would never recruit a talk show host and his producer to assassinate a world leader. Especially given their wild heavy partying lifestyle.

    Not to give anything away, but I did get a kick out of the fact James Franco kills Kim Jung Un and escapes in pretty much the same far fetched fashion he tells the CIA he wants to do it....rather than the planned ricin poisoning he is supposed to carry out.
     
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    Hilarious and delicious comedy
     
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    Pity no Dennis Rodman cameo
     
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    James Franco is playing basketball with Kim in one scene and I thought "this might have been better if they had a fictitious basketball player based on Rodman there to whack him."
     
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    Or a member of the Harlem Globetrotters? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyKv_WMPjc8
     
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    Rodman has his own mission from CIA. he is fooling us all...
     
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    Wild

    Witherspoon has issues. She decides to take a 3 month hike up the west coast. How these two facts relate isn't always clear but that just leaves more room for your own interpretation. Worth seeing.
     
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    Started seeing Secondhand Lions and i am enjoying it.

    I loved it. Reminded me of Singin in the Rain which had roughly the same plot of silent to talkies, iirc. Also, the French actor reminded me so much of Gene Kelly.
     
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    Finally saw most but not all of "Silver Linings Playbook". Much new-earned respect for Bradley Cooper after seeing it. Will look forward to "American Sniper" as a result. Underwhelmed by Jennifer Lawrence...she was OK in it but an Oscar??? Naomi Watts should have won for "The Impossible".
     
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    Yes, it's a lovely movie. I think it mixed absurd humor with some seriousness in a quite unique way. And agree that Bradley Cooper surprised; I didn't know he had that in him before I saw that one. I thought Lawrence was very good as well though, but an Oscar might perhaps have been a bit much, yes.
     

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