What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. BallzofSkill

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    Okuribito(Departures)-This movie won this years Academy Award for best foreign language film. It was an 'upset' over another highly rated film, Israeli documentary 'Waltz with Bashir'.

    Anyway, Departures is a FANTASTIC movie. It's about a guy who takes on a job as an encoffiner, someone who prepares the dead to be put in a coffin. Despite the subject matter, it's so warm and tender. I ended up crying because I was thinking about my aging parents throughout the movie.

    I can't recommend this enough. You'll probably cry, but not really out of sadness. More out of appreciatively love for your family and other loved ones. I'm trying to find other movies from this director, but it's tough looking for Japanese movies.
     
  2. westside

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    Just watched Shaun Of The Dead.

    One of my favourites :D
     
  3. Teyko

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    Just saw Date Night...
     
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  5. heycal

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    How was that? Can I take my 14 daughter to see it with me? We like Tina Fey.
     
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    Saw 2012; decent flick. Specal effects make it worth it.
     
  8. pabletion

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    Yes. Yes you can. I went to the movies yesterday and saw Date Night, pretty good, not great, but that dwo, Steve Carell and Tina Fay are hilarious; Tina Fay might be the cutest little thing there is in Hollywood right now, such a dork!

    Good family flick, with just a little swearing....... you can take your daughter if you dont mind things like Carell yelling "bloooooooooooooooooooooow meeeeeeeee!" as he's drivin his car in the river.......
     
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    It's Russian!
     
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    In the Loop. Good.
     
  11. heycal

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    Even the trailer suggested worse than the Blooooowwwww meeeee line. The whacked off bit. (Which was funny.) Of course, I mistakenly allow my kid to watch family guy, and that show is awful in terms of objectionable material.


    The movie also seemed a bit violent, no?

    Overall, the trailer wasn't that funny, which concerns me for a comedy. If you can't string together 2 minutes of very funny stuff from a comedy, what are the other 98 minutes going to be like?
     
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    500 days of summer with my gf, very funny.
     
  13. CanadianChic

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    The Banger Sisters again.
     
  14. rfprse

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    Dragon Hunters (Chasseurs de dragons). Good.
     
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    i havent been keeping up with the Saw franchise ;)
     
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    is that a porno?

    wait............................................ IM FEDACE!!!!!!! :confused:
     
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    The Midnight Meat Train

    I finallly got around to watching a movie called The Midnight Meat Train that I rented on itunes a few weeks ago. The film is basically about a photographer who attempts to track down a serial killer dubbed "the subway butcher" and discovers more then he bargains for. It's a great movie and highly recommended, it can be found on itunes and amazon on demand.

    Here is the cover art of the movie(the guy on the front holding a mallet is the antagonist)

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    Something I've never heard anyone say ever in my life.
     
  19. CanadianChic

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    Yeah...not my choice that time. Last night I saw Boondock Saints 2. Uggh! I liked the storyline and action but the FBI agent drove me nuts - too bad Dafoe didn't have a lead role. Not nearly as good as the original.
     
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    The Collector.

    I thought it was a great movie 'til the last 10 minutes.
     
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    A Woman in Berlin

    I just got done watching a movie called A Woman in Berlin. Its about the Soviet occupation of Berlin at the end of World War 2 and explains many of the horrors the inhabitants have to live through such as mass rapes, murders, etc..

    Here is a picture from the movie

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    B.t.k.

    Well I just got done watching the movie B.T.K. starring Kane Hodder as Dennis Rader, some people may remember Kane Hodder as Jason Voorhees in the Friday the 13th films. The movie is good but its based loosely on what actually happened, by the way B.T.K. stands for bind, torture, and kill.

    Here is a picture from the movie(this is the antagonist in the film)

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    Last movie I watched was yesterday the Shawshank Redemption.I was waiting and waiting for it to turn out the masterpiece everyone's been raving about but then after 3some hours nothing.Did I watch a different movie?:confused: I would give it 3stars out of 5 completely forgettable movie for me.
     
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    Ninja Assassin. Total let down. If someone had told me three years ago that I would not enjoy a movie called Ninja Assassin made by the people that made the Matrix I would have slapped them, but alas this one puts the Ass in Assassin.
     
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    Pick a true classic, Shogun Assassin, http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1034392064/tt0081506 Or Iron Monkey.
     
  27. heycal

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    Nope. Sounds like you watched the right movie.
     
  28. MegacedU

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    I went to see Date Night which wasn't as funny as one might expect.
     
  29. maverick66

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    Agreed. Any movie where a guy kills people while holding a baby gets my vote as good.

    and I watched Transporter 3 last night. Wasnt bad. What you expect from a transporter movie. Fast car, attractive girl, and someone getting their ass kicked.
     
  30. dParis

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    I, too, saw SR for the first time recently. I thought it was one of the best movies I've seen in a while (though I haven't been watching many movies lately). Well acted, well produced and well written. There is something about a good story - you just know it when you see it. The plot was executed at a brilliant, natural pace. Nothing felt forced and one needn't make spoiling suspensions of disbelief as is the case with so many movies. Did it change the way movies are made or the way we watch them? No, not really. But after the watching it, I almost wanted to commit a crime, get thrown in jail (skip the r@ping), break out and move to a beach in Mexico.

    The most recent movie I watched was Boondock Saints at the strong urging of a friend. This movie tried so hard to be so many things, it was embarrassingly painful to watch at times. It took me some time to realize that this was a camp flick. Once I started watching with that perspective, I still thought it sucked. There were some funny moments, but more funny-bad moments.
     
  31. rommil

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    Finally got to see Red Cliff (theatrical version), was very good although not excellent( only maybe because I had very high expectations).
     
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    I thought exactly the same thing. However i found it fairly entertaining
     
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    I watched Moon last night and really enjoyed it. A lot deeper than most sci fi flicks go any more.
     
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    Just saw Exit Through the Gift Shop. Oh that Banksy...
     
  36. Ronaldo

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    That was one tough baby in a buggy
     
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    Half of Capitalism: A Love Story.

    Come to think of it, i'll watch some right now...
     
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    kickass. and im seeing it again soon
     
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    He did chose the sword. Good thing because I honestly think that guy was gonna kill the him if he chose the ball.
     
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    I enjoyed it. Lots of it are taken from "Solaris" though.

    The Andrei Tarkovsky's film I mean, not the Clooney's version.
     
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    This is what democracy looks like. Pretty good.

    Yeah, I agree that it's a good story and good story telling. Nothing more, nothing less. A good movie, overall.

    They say you have to watch the international (longer) version. Of course, I don't think it would make it excellent.
     
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    Saw Kick Ass. Didn't like it.
     
  43. rommil

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    I have that version too, I and II. Still have to watch it, all 5 hours of it lol.
     
  44. Ronaldo

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    Big Fish, whopper of a story
     
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    I loved kick ass.
     
  46. Dilettante

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    What does that expression mean?
     
  47. Ronaldo

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    Like a tall tale
     
  48. quest01

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    I'm looking forward to the new A Nightmare On Elm Street movie.
     
  49. MegacedU

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    Me too! Lots and lots.
     
  50. Dilettante

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    Oh, I see, thanks.

    Didn't like "Big Fish" much, though. It was OK I guess, just not my kind of movie.
     

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