What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. sureshs

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    Recently bought a DVD on sale called "The Prestige." I then found that it is showing currently on some movie channels on TV.

    It is sent in Olde England and parts in Colorado.

    It is an inside look into the world of magic with lots of twists but it was not as thrilling as I had expected.
     
  2. subz

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    Contagion

    The only thing good about the movie was Marion Cotillard. The movie was like a documentary, it was not good. If I was the producer I would have liked to see the dead rise again =)
     
  3. GS

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    I'm ready to watch 'Moneyball', when it comes out on dvd tomorrow. (Couldn't think of paying 12 bucks to see it in a so-called movie theatre with a tiny screen.)
     
  4. sureshs

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    Saw that. Pretty bad.
     
  5. subz

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    Drive

    Very good. I like the vibe and the direction. I don't think anyone other than Ryan Gosling could play the part of the driver.
     
  6. adamX012

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    Thanks for the tip. I won't see it then if you said it was much better than new one.
     
  7. tennytive

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    I tried to watch Pirates of the Caribbean on Stranger Tides last night but couldn't get past the opening language screen.

    I clicked on English and then the screen just stayed there. What gives?

    I had to eject it and watch Weeds instead, so that doesn't count.
     
  8. ollinger

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    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    As noted above, very slow, the action is strictly cerebral here, lots of long, knowing stares and averted glances, like watching older gentlemen play chess. Bring coffee.
     
  9. Janne

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    The last king of Scotland.

    Good movie!
     
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    I just saw Factory Girl. Thought Sienna Miller and Guy Pearce did a wonderful job.

    The film can be depressing and disturbing but I liked it. I actually felt for Edie in that film. Such a broken character.
     
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    Loved the scenes when they were in Dubai, the India part, not so much...
     
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    Despicable Me

    Pretty fun for a kids movie. Wasn't torture like so many other kids movies can be.

    Dylan Dog: Dead of Night

    This movie could have been a lot better. Yes, it should have been cheesy, but it just ended up being bad. The lead actor must have went to the "personality of a piece of wood" acting school.
     
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    "Conan OBrien Can't Stop", a documentary about his tour after he was fired from the Tonight Show. Really doesn't paint Conan in the most sympathetic light, he comes off as a bit of a jerk at times, which I guess all famous people are.

    Funny movie, but nothing spectacular. There was never really that moment where Conan realizes how grateful he is to do what he does for a living, instead he whines about having to shake too many hands and kiss too many babies. I like the guy but he does come off as a whiner rather than a sympathetic figure.
     
  14. subz

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    If you like Sci Fi thrillers, you will like this one.

    Rango
    I liked it a lot.

    Killer Elite
    Okay movie, if you don't have anything else to do.

    Tried to watch the The Debt but the fake accents put me off in 10 minutes....
     
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    watched the girl with the dragon tattoo. im in a small college town and i was the only one in the theatre for a thu night 8pm show. it was a big letdown after all the hype. i wont spoil it for ones who didnt watch it but the end was anti-climactic (what happens to the killer) and the last 15 mins were completely unnecessary.
     
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    I watched True Grit a few days ago, its pretty good.
     
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    Rubber

    The movie is about a homicidal tire (yes, a murdering tire). From the trailer, I expected a fun movie but I was disappointed. Instead of focusing on the comedy, the movie tries hard to be profound and in my opinion does not succeed.
     
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    Something about corporate meltdown, starring KevinSpacy. Not normally something I'd like, but it was intriquing and well acted. DemiMoore possibly did not belong in the cast.
     
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    Margin Call???
     
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    Just shows you how loss of memory due to advancing age can catch up to us...yes, MarginCall.
    I wanted to see Cowboys vs Alien, the mental midget I am, but S/O wanted something a little more intellectually stimulating.
     
  21. Ronaldo

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    Coulda suggested Jack and Jill. Sorta like Hamlet if he had a twin sister.
     
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    The Artist

    The great reviews for this film tell you what you need to know: charming and amusing, beautifully filmed, a terrific film.
     
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    Thanks for the tip. Looking forward to it in March.
     
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    Hot Tub Time Machine. Obviously not Citizen Kane, but take it for what it is and it's enjoyable and funny. Ending was a bit too cheesy for my likes.
     
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    I watched "the warrior" earlier this week. That movie was just awesome all around. Tom Hardy is the man, and he is actually a tough guy in real life as well.

    I rented "Ides of March" today and wasn't too impressed. Wasn't too much going on with the story line so I felt my attention drifting.
     
  26. adamX012

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    I am watching "wedding crashers". Super, at this time of night. Love it.
     
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    The Other Guys, might be an old movie but still funny to me.

    "Gator's B**ches better be using jimmies"
     
  28. sureshs

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    Were they selling a very ancient hotdog left over from decades ago?
     
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    Just watched Real Steel and loved it!
     
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    See the HBO film "Too Big To Fail". Much, much better and true too.
     
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    Red Tails....no character development, which is a shame because there were a lot, a lot of talented actors....didn't really do much justice to the Tuskeegee airmen....might as well have been animated.
     
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    Saw Man on a Ledge recently. Story was so-so, mostly payed attention to Genesis Rodriguez(when she was on camera)
     
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    Ironclad - not really worth it.

    Rango - actually good.
     
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    When I saw the trailer for this film and they show a pilot in the middle of a dogfight yell "how do you like that, Mr. Hitler!!!!" I crossed it off my list -- just seems a little too goofball and rah-rah.
     
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    Woody Allen's I met a tall dark stranger (or something like that). Good movie
     
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    On Saturday saw Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Awesome, but intense...Mainly awesome.

    Last night saw Beauty and the Beast in 3D. Less intense, also awesome.
     
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    Swedish or Hollywood version?
     
  38. GS

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    Moneyball was pretty good---at least it was better than alot of movies being released nowadays.
     
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    Best movie ever- Ping Pong Playa:)
     
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    "Biutiful". I liked Amores Perros and 21 Grams more from Inarritu's movies...
    Didn't see Babel yet.

    Still a very good effort, very much worth watching. Not for the "easy...popcorn movie" fans though...
     
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    Shortbus.

    A bit fruity.
     
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    "The Grey"

    Considering the very stripped-down storyline to work with, a very good (not great) film. Liam Neeson is one of the few actors today that could carry this film on his shoulders almost single-handedly--he is the real deal.
     
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    I also watched The Grey last night. I really liked it eventhough I was expecting something different.
     
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    Iron Lady. good flick.
     
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    terrible, TERRIBLE movie...... glad I never went to the movies, saw it on cable last night, and I still want my money back.
     
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    the best part was when it ended
     
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    Take Shelter .. good movie, good performance by Michael Shannon, the lead actor
    highly recommended to Dr. Ollinger
     
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    Hollywood, but it made me want to see the Swedish version.
     
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    Swedish version = Hello, wood.

    :)
     
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    "The Grey"

    "The Road".....with snow.....and wolves. As bleak as it gets.
     

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