What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. Sentinel

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    Grand Hotel (1932) - Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore.

    Won the Best Picture Oscar in 1932. Light movie, I thought I'd see this for a change from the French movies, I've been seeing.

    Now it's back to Louis Malle for a few days. I have Murmur of the Heart and Lacombe Lucien lined up. @Elite had recommended Malle's films around 2013.
     
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    Remember to see his 1981 film My Dinner With Andre - some great thought-provoking dialogue

    Paradise Lost (1996) I vaguely knew the details of the case and I saw this doco had very high ratings so I watched it but was a little disappointed. Not quite as engaging or powerful as I had hoped and a little biased perhaps,but still it was a good doco
     
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    Saw it in 2013.
     
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    Watch The Visit. Not as good as 6th sense, but still good with a nice twist at the end.
     
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    Whilplash. JK Simons is brilliant. Well deserved oscar.
     
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    The Dark Knight for the nth time.
     
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    Oh right, bravo.

    Well I'm in the middle of Killing Of A Chinese Bookie (1976) right now. Started it when the rain started falling in New York,will resume later after the tennis
     
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    Murmur of the Heart - 1971 - Louis Malle (French). Another one of his autobiographical movies.
     
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    Kumiko The Treasure Hunter (2014) - I just stumbled upon this film,had never heard of it before. Was quite interesting,about a girl who finds a tape of the 1996 movie Fargo and steals money from her employer to fly to Minnesota to try to find the suitcase of money buried in the film. Not bad,not bad at all...
     
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    A Little Romance (1979) - The acting was pretty bad,a nice story though
     
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    Performance by Cammell and Roeg, which I have seen before, but I have recently heard new incites about the film and thought I would watch it again.
     
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    Haven’t watched a movie in weeks. Suffering from a mild case of TV addiction.
     
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    Captain Phillips - the last act was so tense, Hanks shined.
     
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    The tragic absolutely horrible comedy called "2nd Republican Debate"
     
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    Baseball on TV. Want to flip the channel, but afraid of some kind of Hungarian refugee news unconducive to the relax.
     
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    28 Days Later (2002) - Decent flick,I want to know how they filmed those scenes of the central character walking around a deserted London...
     
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    I am in the middle of Winter Sleep, an interesting Turkish film set in some stunning remote mountain village in Anatolia. It's 3 hours and 15 minutes long.
     
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    Everest. I made it back but some of the characters couldn't.
     
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    Finished Winter Sleep. Interesting film, a lot of dialogue so YMMV. Made by the same director who did "Once upon a time in Anatolia". Based on Chekhov's The Wife.
     
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    Red riding trilogy 1974

    There were three of these movies made,1974 was the first.

    It shows how corporations and the Gov are in bed together.
     
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    McCabe & Mrs Miller (1971) - Not the first time I've seen it,but very fine piece of work by Robert Altman...
     
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    Breaking Point's not on dvd either. It's a rare one. You should definitely check out Ivers & Scarlet Street. Have you seen Remember the Night? Its not noir, but its one of my favorite Stanwycks(and also has her Double Indemnity co-star Fred McMurray)
     
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    My Life As a Dog
    - enjoyed. Beautiful movie.

    Thanks for the recommendation. Planning to see Children of Paradise soon, it's a long movie so need to plan it out so i can see it in one sitting.
     
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    I've just got Scarlet Street, but could not get Mrs Ivers. Have not heard of Remember the Night. Will try for it. Thx.
     
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    Watching a late-night program on TV about hand-held hi-tech (possibly satellite-guided?) vacuum cleaners. Can’t tell if it’s a commercial or a documentary, but it looks like a quality film.
     
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    Targets (1968) Solid early Bogdanovich...
     
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    Now, Voyager - 1942. Bette Davis, Claude Rains(*), Paul Henreid(*), Gladys Cooper(**) based on the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty. Directed by Irving Rapper.

    * - Both were in Casablanca. Paul played Victor Laszlo.
    ** - also in Rebecca, Song of Bernadette, Separate Tables.
     
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    Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. I can definitely see how it influenced Fury Road. I am curious as to why I absolutely loved Fury Road, but found the first two rather uninteresting.
     
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    I don't get the hype about Fury road, it was a bunch of nothing, 1 really long chase and about 10 mins of actual script.
     
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    The Asphalt Jungle - 1950 (d by John Huston)- Sterling Hayden, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe (minor appearance by Marilyn Monroe). Jewel robbery. Four academy nominations. Good movie.
     
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    The chase was the script. Anyway, I think it's because of the lack of a proper action film in years. Excluding John Wick, of course.
     
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    Return of the Demon. 3.5/10
     
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    Child's pose (2013)- A very nice Romanian movie about a matriarchal, dominating mother and her son, and a car accident. Won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
     
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    I enjoyed Deathwish 3 and whatched the whole thing!!

    That movie got me into reloading my own ammo.

    "Nothing but the best for our friends!"
     
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    Ex Machina...so captivating...yet so creepy...
     
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    Watched quite a few recently:

    The Man from Uncle, a pacy and classy thriller.

    The Latest Mission Impossible, as tired and as old as Tom Cruise.

    Ted 2, so I was bored and this was the only option...

    The Imitation Game, heroic yet ultimately sad story of Alan Turing's life. Cumberbatch played the role well I thought.

    The Green Mile, enjoyable throwback to the 1930's.
     
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    The Prey 2011 French Action Film

    Free rentals at the Library beats that Supermarket red box.
     
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    "Boy Next Door"

    hey, someone else rented not me :D

    it was actually pretty good! no, it won't win any Oscars, but it was entertaining - sexy, thrilling etc. J-Lo can still hold it down...
     
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    I tell ya what i'm ready to see, the new Nightmare on Elm Street reboot. I'd like to see Robert play Freddy, as doubtful as it is, but if they go with someone else, it obviously won't be as good, but I just have been waiting way too long to see new Freddy kills/nightmares in a theater.

     
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    Grow up, case wise and otherwise. For example, it's Australia not australia.

    Great summation of the theme Captain Obvious. Why you only need to look around yourself…

    Hypocrisy all round as Australian Labor leader testifies at royal commission
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    Australian Labor Party leader Bill Shorten yesterday completed an extraordinary two-day appearance before the Abbott government’s Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption, where he brazenly defended secret deals with employers that were struck by the Australian Workers Union (AWU) under his leadership between 1998 and 2007.

    Hypocrisy surrounded Shorten’s testimony, with all sides claiming to have the best interests of workers at heart. In reality, each of the parties involved—the Labor Party, the trade union bureaucracy and Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Liberal-National government—agree fundamentally on the political and economic program underpinning the pacts that the AWU made, behind the backs of its members, to sacrifice the jobs, pay and entitlements of workers in order to boost corporate profits.
     
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    Birdemic… Again

    LOL

    Best worst film ever contender, though The Room is just in front of it in my book :D
     
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    LOL,The Room still has midnight screenings after being out for 12 years,there must be some redeeming quality to it.

    Me And Earl And The Dying Girl (2015)
     
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    I started Children of Paradise yesterday. I am liking it a lot although Mum doesn't.
     
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    Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

    Really really liked it if you like the first one I recommend you go see this 2nd instalment, can't wait for 3rd movie now! ;)
     
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    A Brilliant Young Mind (X+Y) - A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

    Saw the trailer and it looked pretty decent. An interesting look into the mental condition autism, and how it affects himself and others. A little slow at times, but good performances in it.

    Changeling - A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

    Wasn't to fussed to see this, and Angelina Jolie as it's main star, didn't exactly get me excited for it. However, I ended up enjoying it immensely. Based on the true story (however dramatized it may be) also.
     
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    Just saw Straight Outta Compton. Overall, it had good production values, but I never bonded with the struggles of the main characters to achieve success. It seemed long and repetitive (to me) ZZZZZZZZZZZ.
     
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    Children of Paradise - is a 1945 French film directed by Marcel Carné.

    Enjoyed it. The story of a beautiful courtesan played by Arletty and her relationships with four men. Arletty was imprisoned in 1945 for her affair with a German officer. Beautiful mime sequences.
     
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    Madame Bovary (1949) - Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Louis Jordan*, Van Heflin, Gladys Cooper. based on book by Gustave Flaubert.

    * - also in Gigi.
     
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    The Fisher King (1991)
     

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