What was the last movie you watched?

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  1. racket king

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    This was also very good (unless you're a Trump / NRA loving conservative). The plot strains credibility, but it was still entertaining and Jessica Chastain's acting was absolutely superb.

     
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    I'll take your word for it haha

    The 2002 film is my most favorite, but I'll set that aside and go into it fresh minded.
     
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    Evil Under the Sun 1982 - Peter Ustinov, a younger Maggie Smith, an old James Mason.

    Hercule Poirot whodunit. Another overly complicated plot just like Death on the Nile.
     
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    Watched about an hour of Man Up (British comedy) and gave it up. Humour was vulgar and superficial. The summary was interesting and I expected something a little more meaningful than just some sex jokes.

    Currently watching A Quiet Passion (2016) about poet Emily Dickinson.
     
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    The Girl On The Train

    It made more sense to me this time, guess it's cause I've seen it once before! Recommended!
     
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    A Quiet Passion (2016) - interesting movie about the secluded, reclusive American poet. Cynthia Nixon plays Emily Dickinson.
     
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    Going in Style (2017) - Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin. Heist comedy.

    Edit: Fun movie.
     
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    Caught up with this one and I enjoyed it. I like rather off beat films.
    I liked the scenes where he was walking to and from work and in a normal movie there would have been violence at work down every alley and waiting for some unfortunate.
    After a while you forgot that all too obvious usual movie typecast.
    None of that here.

    The wife didn't get it and left after 30mins...
    Marmite film I suppose.
     
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    Thirteen at Dinner (1985) - Another Christie whodunit. Probably made for TV. Peter Ustinov playing Poirot, and Faye Dunaway and a youngish Bill Nighy. Based on Lord Edgeware Dies.
     
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    Interstellar (2014) - like the movie as a whole, and the scientific concepts for the most part are accurate, but tie in well to the story.

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    Gifted (2017) - Chris Evans.

    About a mathematical prodigy, Navier-Stokes, child custody and a one-eyed cat named Fred.
     
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    Wakefield (2016) - Bryan Cranston.

    Man doesn't return home, but watches his family from a window/attic for a long time. Interesting plot, expected a serious/dark/psychological character study, but it is quite funny and light-hearted as yet.

    Watching it for the sake of Cranston.
     
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    Captain Fantastic 2016

    Suggested by a friend and although not perfect, it was an entertaining piece that can lead some decent conversation on society, parenting and family. Compared to most movies these days, this felt much more out of the box. Worth watching imo.
     
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    The new Apes.
    About what I expected.
     
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    Just got done watching "The Man Who Wasn't There" (1983 version)

    Really disappointing film.

    Not really many laughs, and also some vulgar gratuitous nudity which was pretty inapproprate.

    Also for anyone thinking of watching, it is a comedy but there is quite a bit of violence /blood in the film (also something I detest)

    Jeffrey Tambour does appear in the movie, complete with a ridiculous Russian accent which is not believable :eek:
     
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    Finally watched Batman vs Superman. Despite low ratings from critics I enjoyed it. Wasn't expecting Superman to reveal a darker side.
     
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    Saw The Glass Castle, I was tired of the whole stupid family after about 5 minutes.
    Later, they were trying to create a touching moment as the father lay dying.
    We could only wish he'd hurry up and get it over with.

    One of those rare movies with virtually no character that one could,
    connect with.
     
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    Letters from an Unknown Woman (1948) - Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan

    Saddish romantic drama about a woman infatuated with a famous playboy pianist.
     
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    Sinister. I don't watch horror movies at all. But I sat through this for my brother. So he would watch Rogue One in return. :D
     
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    I liked how they linked 4th/5th dimension with the "ghost".
     
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    @Sentinel have u ever seen Poison Pen?!

    It's a good movie, I just thought I would ask as I watch a lot of old movies when there's one I'm interested in...
    I also love these oldies, Meet Me In St.Louis and Calamity Jane..
     
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    Re watched one of my favourite films ever as well, Oldboy (2003). You're in for a treat if you haven't seen it.
     
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    Watched The Founder and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 this weekend.

    The Founder is about the creation of McDonald's. Michael Keaton plays Ray Kroc. Very interesting story.

    Guardians 2 was pretty weak compared to the first one. Plot was pretty weak and it seemed very rushed.
     
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    Duel - a great suspense movie from 1971 with barely any human conversation at all, directed by Steven Spielberg. Road rage at its scariest. It stars Dennis Weaver.

    Have watched it at least three times - quite a thriller!
     
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    Dead Man's Folly (1986) - Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot. Made for TV.

    I enjoyed Meet Me In ... but not seen the other two. Not even heard of Poison Pen. Will check up. It almost sounds like a Miss Marple story.
    Thx.


    Saw Night and Fog a few years back.
     
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    Ouch, just realized I have not yet seen this. It's been on my list for years :(
     
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    Kung Fu Hustle for the umpteenth time. It's just one of my favourite movies ever, and a rare foreign film that is better dubbed IMO. It just never gets old.

    I should watch Shaolin Soccer, heard that is hilarious as well.
     
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Free Fire (2017) - Really enjoyed both of these.
    Maudie (2016) - Liked this more than I was expecting.
    Ida (2014) - Very good, especially the cinematography.
    Force Majeure (2014) - Funny, in that really uncomfortable/hard to watch kind of way like in The Office.
    One-Eyed Jacks (1961) - Take a bow Marlon! Great Western.
    Peppermint Soda (1977) - I really, really love this film.
     
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    Notorious (1946) - Hitchcock, cary grant, ingrid bergman, claude rains. Seeing it again after four years.

    Sounds interesting.
    Does it have any adult material ?
     
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    Depends how strict you are. There are sex references and very brief non-sexual nudity. The film has a "12" certificate in the UK.

    http://www.bbfc.co.uk/releases/peppermint-soda-1977
     
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    THE PRESTIGE
     
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    "The Trip to Spain"

    In theatres, Coogan and Brydon on their third "Trip" film, loved all of them.
     
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    The Sense of an Ending (2017) - Interesting family drama.

    Has Charlotte Rampling who was in "45 Years" and "Wings of a Dove".
     
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    How was "Attack of the Killer Donuts" ? Is it the greatest movie ever made ?
     
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    yea , you keep eating that thing,,,,it will be a killer donut
     
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    I like kid's movie (at certain extent). I guess I am kid in my heart. If I have children in the future I think I can be a really good father.
     
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    haha Same here. Always be a kid at heart. Sometimes I'm too much of a kid. :p
     
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    Damn, Shaolin Soccer was a huge disappointment. A few laughs, but nothing like Kung Fu Hustle.
     
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    John Wick (part 2). Same as #1, but without the wow factor.... It was good. Ok, I'll admit it was very entertaining... but the second slice of pizza is never as tasty as the first one.
     
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    Icarus on Netflix, about nationwide Russian sports doping.
     
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    Kung Fu hustle is awesome. Ironically I've never seen Shaolin Soccer.
     
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    Agree, Im a Christopher Nolan fan and just recently enjoyed.
     
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    Started Blind (2017) - Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott
     
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    hehe we are in same boat. You will be a good father.:)
     
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    I saw it tonight. It was good. Only wish they didn't have sex right off the bat. It would be nicer if she refused and build some romance before hitting the bed. Other than that it was very good movie.
    Can someone recommend me some good romantic movies like this?
     
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    The Lover. The BEST Romance I have ever seen in my entire lifetime.

    Anyway during the War time like WW2, it was a normal thing to just to take the woman you want if you are conquering army. So for that Major of german army to take that servant girl like that was fairly normal for during that time. But of course, he falls in love with her because he is a really nice guy at heart....LOL. Of course this is normal peace time,,,, that would not happen now, unless the girl you meet is into that....;)
     
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    I know some romantic comedy's that you may like @fireandwind they're called What's Your Number?! and the other one The Proposal!! :)

    They are very good!! Recommended!!
     
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