What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. Sentinel

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    The Prestige - 2006, Christopher Nolan. Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Michael Caine. Nice, interesting movie. Two very competitive magicians try to undermine one another.
     
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    Christopher Nolan hasn't made a bad movie in his life. The Prestige, Memento, and Inception are all good movies.

    Oh, and those Batman movies are decent too.
     
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    Ronin (1998 )

    Entertaining stuff. Loved the car pursuit scene. Good acting, but so so plot.
     
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    Best car chase EVER.
     
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    Mud-Not really a Matthew McConaughey fan, but he did a great job in this film. The ending for this movie is a little weird, but overall I thoroughly enjoyed this film :p
     
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    Always think of The French Connection whenever great car chases are mentioned.
     
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    It is good movie
     
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    The highlight was David Bowie playing Nikola Tesla. Couldn't stop grinning at that.
     
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    Just saw Iron Man. Fun. Will follow it up with the sequels.

    (The Prestige) Funnily, i was checking the credits later to see which role Bowie played. Sorry, I am not much into modern music.

    I got TFC recently. Must see it pronto.

    Funnily, i saw Bullitt last month, but don't remember the chase much.

    I remember driving on the 49 mile drive or something, was it based on a movie ?
     
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    You'd be better off watching The Avengers (if you haven't already), then skipping to Iron Man 3. You won't miss anything, except the fact that Terrence Howard gets replaced by Don Cheadle.
     
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    Spinal Tap
     
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    Has anyone seen, "The Master" ?

    I'm always pretty skeptic at movies that seem to be dragged out too long.
     
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    Yeah I saw it a while ago. I really enjoyed the 50's setting and the attention to detail. I also liked that I had no idea what these characters were about, much less where the story was going. Didn't blow me away but I'm sure there are deeper things I missed.
    Phoenix and Hoffman were excellent, as usual.
     
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    Saw Iron Man 2 last night. Looks like they try to overshadow the original and in doing so spoil the sequels.

    Will check out the Avengers, thanks.
     
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    Russian Ark by Alexander Sokurov
     
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    Watched a pair of Oscar-winning classics on TV again, "Silence of the Lambs" and "Annie Hall," each brilliant in its own way, not a single carelessly done scene in either of them.
     
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    Tried to watch The Avengers last night, but could not go beyond 30 mins. Maybe I need to see earlier episodes ?

    Then saw Primer (2004), a nice but tough movie about time travel. Two kids accidentally discover the ability to go back in time. Then there is the conflict of dealing with their former selves and the ensuing confusion. Some ethical issues pop up in the end.
     
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    Just watched Now You See Me... Clever clever stuff..
     
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    Oblivion for the third time. My favorite movie of the year, amazing story, characters, soundtrack and breathtaking cinematography! 9/10!

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    Saw Chronicle (2012), quite interesting, deals with telekinesis ... a bit of Looper.

    I did not say I did not see it, I just did not remember it. I have amnesia, seriously.
     
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    You're watching all the stuff I have on bluray lately :)
     
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    What else do you have on bluray? I have a bunch of Bale flicks, and also some so-called sci-fi ones that won the Saturn Award.
     
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    That moment of the film freaked me out although it was momentary, and i wanted to rewind and freeze there. IIRC, They said the exploding of the moon caused huge tidal waves etc, but from the pic it seems the moon is very much there although not in one piece. So the gravitation force will still be roughly the same.

    Science books in my childhood days used to say that when the moon reaches a certain distance from the earth (2.5 times the radius of the earth) the tidal forces of the Earth will cause the moon to break into bits. The pieces would then circle the earth around the equator causing brilliant or spectacular sunsets. They did not mention huge tidal waves or tsunamis. (Roche Limit I think)
     
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    I, too, am counting down the days to see 'Rush'. I am a huge sports car racing fan. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is my personal Christmas. The first BluRay I ever purchased was McQueen's 'Le Mans'.

    I highly suggest you purchase the IMAX- Super Speedway BluRay, especially if you have your audio going thru a nice audio system. The sounds of this documentary (I think this is what it's considered) are incredible.
    http://www.amazon.com/IMAX-Speedway-Blu-ray-Mario-Andretti/dp/B001KEGR84

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    Went to the Hall and watched "MADRAS CAFE",it was about LTTE and the attrocities committed by them in Sri lanka..So many poor and innocent people died in the conflict.At the end V prabhakaran got what he deserved!I know he was fighting for tamil people rights over there but for some odd reason i cannot fathom how killing people would have helped him realize his goals!
     
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    What is the Hall?
     
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    Cinema hall, maybe?
     
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    Yes Novelty Cinema Hall,ever heard about it?? I rarely go to multiplexes they are too costly!:)
     
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    Hereafter (co-produced Clint Eastwood, Steven Speilberg) Matt Damon.

    Pretty good, quite interesting, about after death. Nothing great though. Damon is a psychic who can connect to dead people.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hereafter_(film)

    It's highway robbery, what these multiplexes charge, and often the movie has been chopped down to accommodate as many shows as possible.
     
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    YES,senti.Everything seems so inflated in malls.They will have 4-5 screens simultaneously running different shows,and yes the cost of pop corn to just too high!:)
     
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    "The Rum Diary," an interesting, but not very entertaining film.
     
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    Knowing - Nicolas Cage, sci-fi disaster film. Aliens, telepathy, etc etc. Quite interesting.
     
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    Saw two lousy flicks of late. I knew the moment i saw Kurt Russell on the starring list that Stargate was gonna be awful. Then last nights movie had Bruce Willis on the list. 12 Monkeys. Weak plot. Just avoid them.
     
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    12 Monkeys is one of the best movies of all time.

    Brad Pitts best role ever and one of Bruce's best,
    next to the Sixth Sense.

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    Gatsby

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    It was GREAT! ;)

    But yes I really liked it. Being a huge fan of Moulin Rouge and WS' Romeo and Juliet, I was impressed.
     
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    Olympus Has Fallen. Great movie. Even though my mom was ****ed at the slow response time of the US military :twisted:
     
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    Awww! I loved the dark humor, found it entertaining and Puerto Rico dressed up for a 1950's ball looked wonderful. As did Amber Heard.
     
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    Book of Eli - Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman. Boring post-apocalypse movie, with worthless plot.
     
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    Having read the novel and Thompson's letters from that period, I had hoped for more. Nevertheless, Amber Heard caught my attention and I enjoyed the film.
     
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    Closed Circuit

    Agent vs. counteragent, government vs. citizen, you've seen all this a hundred times before. And with idealistic attorneys, no less!
     
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    Get the Gringo (2012) - Mel Gibson did a very fine job. I thought it was very entertaining. 7/10

    The Master (2012) - Extremely artful peace of a drama film. Though I thought the plot was kinda drawn out at times. Might not be everyone's cup of tea, but I liked it. Joaquin Phoenix was just brilliant as usual. 8/10
     
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    pain and gain

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    Sunrise (2007) -- pretty good, mission to reignite the sun which is dying.

    How was Pain and Gain ???
     
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    I really liked Oblivion, although it was no 2001: A Space Odyssey

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    Not as good as I thought it would be, it was more comedy and not too serious.
     
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    LOVED Oblivion.
     
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    Just saw "The World's End". At first, I was thinking there was something almost Dada-esque in its absolute silliness- but the way they tried to wrap up/ explain everything at the end sort of spoiled its total senselessness.
     

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