What was the last movie you watched?

Backspin1183

G.O.A.T.
Just watched Justice League. Story wasn't strong which didn't bother me much since I went in without much expectation. Enjoyed it more than Thor: Ragnarok.
 
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mcpon

Rookie
Watching The Miracle Worker (1962) - About the childhood of Helen Keller.

Very intense.
Did the "wah, wah" moment get you, too, lol? It had me crying all over my floor. I thought that "cry me a river" was just an exaggeration, an expression, lol, but when that scene came on, I literally cried a river, lol. :)
 

Sentinel

Bionic Poster
Did the "wah, wah" moment get you, too, lol? It had me crying all over my floor. I thought that "cry me a river" was just an exaggeration, an expression, lol, but when that scene came on, I literally cried a river, lol. :)
No, I don't get tears or anything. But felt it deeply.


Watched Ali and Nino (2016) a love story set around 1918 to 1920 when Russia invaded Azerbaijan and those areas. Some stunning shots of Iran (called Persia). Interesting.
 

Sentinel

Bionic Poster
Started Me, Earl and the Dying Girl. Seen half of it.
Not sure I will continue it. These American coming-of-age movies are just full of boys dreaming of breasts and silly sex jokes.
 

gn

G.O.A.T.
Just back home after watching Thor:Ragnarok. Kinda sad that they did not use this theme. :(
Also did not like the insensitive joke when Asgard was going down. But Hela is a much better antagonist than the 2nd one.
And Loki did not disappoint. I felt warmth for a moment then he suddenly says that he bet against Thor lol.
 

Backspin1183

G.O.A.T.
Just back home after watching Thor:Ragnarok. Kinda sad that they did not use this theme. :(
Also did not like the insensitive joke when Asgard was going down. But Hela is a much better antagonist than the 2nd one.
And Loki did not disappoint. I felt warmth for a moment then he suddenly says that he bet against Thor lol.
Yes, the Dark World theme is so good. It should be Thor's cinematic theme.
 
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Sentinel

Bionic Poster
I can't believe you haven't seen Calamity Jane (Doris Day) this is a classic!!
Just started Calamity Jane (1953). Loving it. Wonderful songs.

Loved "Got a hive full of honey".


Day before started a movie called "Me, Earl and the Dying Girl" (2014) but abandoned it after about 40 minutes. Some coming of age movie full of sexual jokes which I don't really care for.
 

enishi1357

Rookie
geostorm is meh but at least it makes sense. flatliner on the other hand has the most anticlimatic ending. I'm sorry for anyone cast in it.

If you're into kpop check out justice league.
 

fireandwind

Hall of Fame
Has anyone saw Kingsman the golden circle?
I couldn't finish it. In the beginning it looks good and serious, then it turned into half comical and some gruesome scene. When Channing Tatum and Elton John showed up I knew this must be joke.
 

Doc Hollidae

Hall of Fame
Watched The Hitman's Bodyguard and Valerian over the weekend.

Hitman's Bodyguard was hilarious. Really enjoyed it.

Valerian had some cool special effects and interesting concepts, but the plot and acting was only so-so.
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
Watched The Hitman's Bodyguard and Valerian over the weekend.

Hitman's Bodyguard was hilarious. Really enjoyed it.

Valerian had some cool special effects and interesting concepts, but the plot and acting was only so-so.
AGREE on Valerain. albeit that girl is super HOT. I will watch Hitman's bodyguard next. I didn't know it was Comedy ?? I thought it was serious action movie ?
 

ollinger

G.O.A.T.
"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

in theatres, thoughtful drama with McDormand, Harrelson, Rockwell and Dinklage. Well acted, worthwhile
 

guanzishou

Hall of Fame
Haven't been in cinemas for ages. I don't like it when they turn the audio so loud. It's so very annoying, especially during the adverts. Thinking of watching Vincent van Gogh, is it good?
 

fireandwind

Hall of Fame
she is so cute. is it good movie for adults as well ?
It doesn't have any adult scenes so it may not suitable for adult:D:p. I really enjoy Disney movies. It is rated G normally because it is good for anybody.
One of the most surprisingly good ones were Wall-E. Of Course the Beauty and Beast is good for adult.
 

ojo rojo

Hall of Fame
Battle of the Sexes, just awful.
Took my Mother to see it yesterday. It has the feel of a cheap made-for-tv production.
I seems unlikely there will ever be a decent movie about tennis unless Scorsese has plans to make the GOAT.

DiCaprio in training?


Will Ferrel to take on the role of Murray



Nowhere near as awful as this though:
 

Harry_Wild

G.O.A.T.
The Third Man in 4K! First released in 1949.

What it is about:
Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, "The Third Man" stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime (Orson Welles), only to find him dead. Martins develops a conspiracy theory after learning of a "third man" present at the time of Harry's death, running into interference from British officer Maj. Calloway (Trevor Howard) and falling head-over-heels for Harry's grief-stricken lover, Anna (Alida Valli).


Why watch: Classic film. Has all the ingredients of a "great film". It is a thriller type film. Shown below is a long, long film review:
http://www.filmsite.org/thir.html

Current reviews: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/92904/The-Third-Man/

This movie inspired the radio drama and later TV series: Harry Niles!


Awards:
http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/92904/The-Third-Man/awards.html
 
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Bartelby

Talk Tennis Guru
The morale of the Third Man: Never listen to a policeman with a sob story or never trust someone who calls you your friend.

The result is that you lose your friend, your girl and the drug trade is resumed under someone else's authority.
 

Harry_Wild

G.O.A.T.
The morale of the Third Man: Never listen to a policeman with a sob story or never trust someone who calls you your friend.

The result is that you lose your friend, your girl and the drug trade is resumed under someone else's authority.
These storyline has been done over 1,000 time after The Third Man movie, from Mike Hammer to Mannix to NYPD Blue! Never looses it impact yet!
 

NonP

Hall of Fame
I'm sure a lot of you know this already, but Titanic is currently playing in 3D Dolby Vision thru Thursday and I highly recommend taking advantage of this opportunity, yes even if you saw it during its original record-breaking theatrical run (or its previous 3D reincarnation in 2012). As expected the big scenes (you know which ones) remain spectacular, but I especially liked how the increased definition directs the viewer's focus onto the appropriate character(s) during more mundane scenes. (Case in point: at the dinner table you're invited to pay close attention to Rose's mother Ruth's scornful eye on Jack even when she lies in the background.)

And while the admittedly implausible plot has been much maligned ever since the film became the cultural phenomenon that we know by heart today, I will confess with no shame whatsoever that I still find myself responding to much of it favorably. Many of the naysayers would deny it, of course, but I say the main reason why Titanic attracted such backlash is not that it became the biggest blockbuster of all time (without adjusting for inflation - apparently such things matter a great deal in these calculations), or even that it became such a financial juggernaut despite presumably sparing no mercy with the idle rich whose pockets it ended up filling, but rather that it became the biggest blockbuster of all time for its no-holds-barred assault on the upper class from the commoner's cockpit. And if the latter viewpoint lacks much of the "sophistication" preferred by our elite arbiters of taste, it's useful to keep in mind that they happen to be the same critics who would (and in many cases still do) dismiss a Dickens, Chaplin or Kurosawa for his cheap appeal to the senses, without bothering to understand how else the supposedly inferior artist was able to command such a large following and cultural cache. Subtlety in and of itself is no virtue, and sometimes the hardest punch to the gut may be the most appropriate measure, as Cameron occasionally demonstrates in his most celebrated feature.

Still, it must be granted that Cameron is less adept at plot than at spectacle, and while one may bemoan some of the climatic sinking sequence as the apotheosis of the bigger-is-better school, it's no hyperbole to say at the same time that Cameron nearly manages to rival Griffith, Lang and DeMille in the eerie aftermath. Another oft-overlooked auteur is the late James Horner, whose sentimental score (yes, even the wretched song included) complements the heartfelt schmaltz of the story perfectly.

In short Cameron's magnum opus is commercial filmmaking of the highest order, and it's quite unlikely you'll come across a better studio flick this year. Go see it in glorious 3D while you still can.

And now time for some housekeeping....

The Florida Project, extraordinary movie and acting from the child star ‘Moonie’.
Its persistent success (I must've seen it a couple months ago shortly after it came out but it's still playing in theaters) has indeed been one of the year's best stories in indie cinema. (The flip side: the feel-good racism of Victoria and Abdul, which opened around the same time and is also going strong, alas.) And yes, Brooklynn Prince was truly extraordinary as Moonee. Director Sean Baker in a recent Q&A declared her a precocious "genius" on par with Mickey Rooney, Jodie Foster and Elle Fanning, and I myself would probably pick her as the second best child actor active in English-language cinema today, just behind Jacob Tremblay (who BTW continues to prove himself the worthy successor of Haley Joel Osment, most recently in the tearjerker Wonder).

Plus the final shot of Moonee running off with her friend Jancey to Magic Kingdom (which Baker has admitted was filmed on an iPhone without Disney World's permission) was just about perfect. In fact if not for Dawson City: Frozen Time (probably my fave film of the year so far) I'd probably say The Florida Project boasts the best ending of all of this year's movies (again 2017 isn't over yet).

Just watched Beauty and the Beast (2017) - nice rendition of the previous animated movie.

Its lead stars were miscast - I know I'm not the only one who found it odd that the Beast shows exudes more virile eroticism than the effeminate Prince (both played by Dan Stevens), and truth be told Emma Watson is a tad too homely to pass for the town's Belle - and I may be biased as I saw the famous animated original after this live-action version, but overall I do think this was a worthy addition to the Disney canon rather than a shameless cash grab. It may be available on Netflix now, but if you haven't you may want to see it in the theater during its next anniversary run. I saw it in IMAX 3D myself and the absolutely dazzling "Be Our Guest" sequence alone was worth the price of admission. And Luke Evans manages to steal the show in his every appearance as the insufferable Gaston.

Groundhog Day (1993) - Bill Murray. Saw it in the 90s and hated it. Watched it again yesterday and liked it.
If you liked Groundhog Day you may wanna try the recent Happy Death Day. It's not as violent as its awkward title suggests, and I liked how it meshed all of its horror/fantasy tropes together to create something subversive (though nowhere near transcendent - it's still a genre film, if a very entertaining one).

Battle of the Sexes, just awful.
Nah. Admittedly the story had a lot more potential, but as far as standard biopics go this was one of the better ones. And I actually liked that the film had very little to do with tennis.
 

fireandwind

Hall of Fame
I just watched Valerian and city of Thousand Planets.
It was actually very good. I recommend it to watch if you like interstellar or space movies
 
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