What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. tipsa...don'tlikehim!

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    Funny coincidence watched Up in the air a week ago or so, not bad at all. Now when I get to the airport I always chose the queue filled with asians.
     
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    We saw Into the Woods. I disliked it. If the total message is that life is not a fairy tale- then it is a complete waste of time. If there is some other deeper message, then I feel too stupid to grasp it.

    We also saw Wild. In order to confront the self-destructive/abusive direction her life has taken, a woman abuses herself even further by hiking, alone, the pacific ridge trail.

    And, previously, we saw Big Eyes. It was OK.
     
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    Total Recall 2012. A total sleeping pill.
     
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    lol, you are assuming we Asians stand in the same queue. We usually prefer to stand behind a nice young shapely blonde.:)
     
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    Foxcatcher. I enjoyed it. Great performances by Carrell,Tatum and Ruffalo. I was a little disappointed to read that some parts of the movie weren't true to the real story,but still,it's a solid 8/10
     
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    Anyone watch 'Goodbye To Language'?
     
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    Amistad (1997) - Hopkins, Freeman, Hawthorne, Djimon Hounsou.

    Pretty much shook me. I don't have enough respect and gratitude for those who fought against slavery and had it abolished.
     
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    fair enough :D
     
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    American psycho. For the 10th time probably lol.

    Also Calvary.
     
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    ^ How was Calvary ?
     
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    Dreamcatcher (2003) - parasitic alien invasion. Morgan Freeman (can't believe he can take on such awful movies). Based on book by Stephen King.

    Just awful.
     
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    Just saw Maze Runner. Pretty good. Kind of like Hunger Games set inside of a killer Maze. Ending was a bit disappointing and weird.
     
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    I watched it recently, too, on whatever network - FX maybe? Similarly unimpressed.
     
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    Most good actors in this day and age have starred or taken part in some appalling films. The one who most readily comes to mind is Ben Kingsley.
     
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    It is written and directed by John Michael McDonagh, who is the brother of Martin McDonagh - the guy who wrote and directed In Bruges. In many ways both films are similar - slightly dark, moody atmosphere, but Calvary is darker and with less humor in it. It has sort of an "Irish" feel to it. The music is sensational - very touching and emotional. Combined with the beautiful nature and cinematography it really makes you shiver. Think of the opening scene of In Bruges with the beautiful piano music and Ray/Ken walking around the city.

    The characters are very diverse and even extreme. But I find them showcasing very well the problems of our society. They also cover many of the different types of people that exist. And last, but not least - Brendan Gleeson. Boy, can that man act! He is absolutely phenomenal, amazing, astonishing, incredible, unbelievable... whatever you call it! An 100% Oscar worthy role but we all know the Academy is a joke so I hope they give him at least a nomination.

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    "I already said them."

    If I have to use one word I would say it is Beautiful. Hope I was helpful :)
     
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    We saw The Interview. Was it completely stupid and aimed at a particularly low level of intelligence and taste? More or less. Worth paying money to see? Not really. Had a couple funny moments- but mostly unimaginative stuff.
     
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    The Grand Budapest Hotel
     
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    The Karate Kid 3

    Karate's bad boy Mike Barnes was a pretty lame villain, but Terry Silver stole the show.
     
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    Other than the fact it was a stupidly unfunny movie, Franco over acted his part.
     
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    Adam's Rib (1949) - Folks wanted a light movie after seeing Amistad, Color Purple, Sophie's Choice, etc. Rather lame movie, only positive was Spencer Tracy and Hepburn. Judy Holliday plays the same kind of woman she did in Born Yesterday (1950).
     
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    One of my favorite movies was Total Recall with Arnold. Won't even watch Total Recall 2012 because I've read a lot about how much it sucks. Wouldn't want it to pollute the memories from the original.
     
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    Yeah I think I saw like half of the new one. Meh. The original can't be messed with. I have it on DVD :)
     
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    Me too! Sharon Stone is the only woman I'd ever want to sleep with! :razz:
     
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    Thanks, am gonna watch both In Bruges and Calvary asap.
     
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    Better keep your basic instincts in check (or you'll be dead quick) . ;)
     
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    I want to hear what you have to say afterwards! :)
     
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    In Bruges is excellent movie.
     
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    "Bruges is a ****hole..." ^^

    For one I agree with you. It's my dream to go there after I watched the movie :)
     
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    The Academy Award for the best marketing of a film goes to sony for the Interview!
     
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    Of all the McDonagh films I have seen, the short Six Shooter,is funnier than Brugues and the Seven Psychopaths.
     
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    And get karate chopped by a midget:)
     
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    It's brilliant!!!! Normally Colin O'Farrell irritates me, but not in this film. Highly recommend to those who haven't seen.
     
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    Whiplash. Fantastic film,without hesitation I'd name it my favourite of 2014,although there's still a couple I haven't seen. Damn I wish I lived in LA so I could see things when they first come out...
     
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    In Bruges - Enjoyed it. Gleeson, Farrell, Ralph Fiennes (of Schindler's List).


    Sabrina (1954) - In another thread, someone said this was Wilder's best movie. I can't agree with that although the movie was a nice change from the serious stuff i've been seeing.

    Bogart, Audrey Hepburn.

    Yes, `twas.
     
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    Just seen both of them. Sadly, had to take a long overnight break between Calvary, so lost the mood.

    Both are fine movies, enjoyed them. Gleeson is remarkable.

    Thanks for recommending.
     
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    In Bruges was an excellent movie. I've been watching some of the Breaking Bad episodes from various seasons.


    This was a classic.

    See: http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2013/08/best-80s-movies/
     
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    Seven Psychopaths, for the 2nd time.

    Paulo: Put your hands up!
    Hans: No.
    Paulo: What?
    Hans: I said no.
    Paulo: Why not?
    Hans: Because I don't want to.
    Paulo: But I've got a gun...
    Hans: I don't care.
    Paulo: It doesn't make any sense!
    Hans: Too bad!
     
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    "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1921)
     
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    what is the point of watching these super old movies ?
     
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    Watching "Kick-Asss" right now. It's pretty good.

    Edited: Ah man, Hit Girl just showed up. Just sliced up a group of inner city drug dealing punks. Cool.
     
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    Seven Years in Tibet (1997) - Brad Pitt.

    Half the movie is prior to his reaching Tibet :)

    Interesting, and it is biographical so must be true but there are several things that appear strange to someone from the East.

    How do people in an isolated village/town who do not interact with foreigners speak English so well.

    How does a girl in a Tibetan village not only befriend foreign men so easily, but even marry one of them. In such societies, the parents/elders always decide the match.

    Harrer has problems building a movie hall since the ground they dig has worms. However, there is a whole town there, so how was that built ?

    What is the point of listening to super old music like Beethoven or Mozart when you can listen to Redfoo / Bieber?
     
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    Because they're good?

    Grand Budapest Hotel. Good,but a little disappointing given it's hype. Then again,I've never been that crazy about Wes Anderson,other than Rushmore...
     
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    Prizzi's Honour - Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner. d. by John Huston

    Interesting. Sicilian mob in NY. Jack is a hitman.


    L'Argent / Money - 1983. d by Bresson.
     
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    Citylights, starring Patralekha, based on some UK authors's book but substituting Mumbai for Manila.
     
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    Goodbye Mr. Chips
     
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    The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) - Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer.

    Enjoyed the movie, esp. the music.

    Au Revoir, L'Enfants :)
     
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    Haunter. I liked it. A little different than the usual horror....
     
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    The Age of Innocence (1993) - Martin Scorsese. Daniel Day-Lewis, Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder. Interesting.
     
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    Premium Rush ( 2012) biker messenger action movie.
    I think I must have watched this 20 times.
    I watch it a lot during winter, all those memories of warm weather riding a bicycle fast and fun.
     
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    Boiler Room, seems tame now after The Wolf Of Wall Street.
     

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