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Offline caseagainstfaith

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1965 on: March 17, 2017, 03:17:49 PM »
Thanks a lot.

You should have as well, in case someone hadn't seen the other posts.  I had missed Munch's post until you quoted it.  But, I guessed as much from Sorginak's post.
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Online Solomon Zorn

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1966 on: March 17, 2017, 04:20:07 PM »
You should have as well, in case someone hadn't seen the other posts.  I had missed Munch's post until you quoted it.  But, I guessed as much from Sorginak's post.
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Online Shiranu

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1967 on: March 17, 2017, 04:31:32 PM »
Logan too long? I watched it high (time felt 3 times longer than it really was) and I wish it was a bit longer, flesh out some of the fight scenes a bit more.
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Offline SGOS

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1968 on: March 17, 2017, 09:50:58 PM »
Haven't watched Kong, but out of curiosity I would ask you if the size of the island and the size of Kong would suggest that after 5-10 years of roaming the area would leave quite a wide swath of path destruction....was that part of the film or was it like a completely whole jungle where they "dropped" a massive gorilla into the middle of it?
Interesting and worthwhile question.  Especially without seeing the film.  The same question niggled at the back of my brain too.

Offline etienne

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1969 on: March 17, 2017, 10:05:07 PM »
I just watched a great documentary entitled, "The Life, Times, and Genius of Karl Marx", on the History Channel..........

Haha, fooled ya, they would never produce a movie on Marx--that was accurate, anyway-- it would be Un'Murican to do so.  They just focus repeatedly on Hitler and WWII, because Murica is more like Hitler and they like it that way.
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Online Baruch

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1970 on: March 18, 2017, 03:40:56 AM »
I just watched a great documentary entitled, "The Life, Times, and Genius of Karl Marx", on the History Channel..........

Haha, fooled ya, they would never produce a movie on Marx--that was accurate, anyway-- it would be Un'Murican to do so.  They just focus repeatedly on Hitler and WWII, because Murica is more like Hitler and they like it that way.

Correct, you make my point about the Matrix once again.  It is hard to tease out what happened, even in my own lifetime, let alone what happened before that.  Good bios are interesting books/programs though.  Any summary, even of an individual, is necessarily cursory, even if not biased.
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Online Munch

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1971 on: March 18, 2017, 03:36:17 PM »
The girl who leapt through time.

Sure its like 10 years old but first time I seen it, and I gave it a go after seeing the boy and the beast, same guys who made that.

It was.. alright, it had several of the young love teen anx tropes you find in most anime love stories, plot was kind of forgettable for the most part, and left a bittersweet take on things at the end. The animation was gorgeous, especially the backgrounds. Nothing bad, just nothing amazing either. In a funny way, the boy and the beast at the same bittersweet ending, so I wonder if this studio is in the habit of making stories like that with every film.

7/10

Online Munch

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1972 on: March 19, 2017, 08:37:25 PM »
Watched Wolf Children.

this is probably one of the best anime's I've seen in years, the only other is the boy and the beast, but while that movie was fun, adventurous and high action, this movie had me weeping.

Like the last one I said, this animation in this is beautiful, the backdrops are stunning, colorful, and miyazaki levels of detailed. Actually, this whole movie had that feel of miyazaki to it, emotional depth of characters, scenes that just build on them in everyday settings, something wonderous but played as second to the characters own every day lives.

The only problem I feel it had, which is a personal peeve of mine but doesn't detract for those who would enjoy it, is the theme of overly deep teenagers who act like they carry the weight of the world on their shoulders. it was just in the beginning of the movie, but it passed and the characters grew, the main character especially. And hoo fuck, this one had some heart breaking moments in it, not gonna say what though.

If you were a fan of movies like howls moving castle, spirited away, grave of fireflys and laputa castle in the sky, give this one a watch.


9.5/10

Offline SGOS

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1973 on: March 20, 2017, 08:37:44 AM »
Priceless 2/10

Mexican women sold into slavery to pay a father's debt.  Supposedly based on real events.  I stopped the movie halfway through because I was starting to get the idea it was going to be Christian propaganda.  It had all the earmarks of an angry loser accidently on his way to finding the Lord.  Yeah, it was more about the guy than the women sold into prostitution (The women were deeply religious and found the Lord long ago and were praying for the guy that smuggled them into the country (he didn't know what was in the truck)).  I looked it up on Rotten Tomatoes, and sure enough.  It was a faith based movie for the righteous, but with the premise cleverly hidden in the rental description.  That was most offensive to me.  I felt manipulated into having a pitch for the Lord slid at me sideways.  Movies will eventually start needing a "F" rating for "For the Faithful" or something.  Really, they should warn people about this shit.

There were only 4 reviews at Rotten Tomatoes with 1 tomato and 3 splats.  Should have looked it up first.  I didn't finish the film.  Besides offending me, it was the typical marginal acting and cheesy writing typical of faith based films.  They really should come with a warning.

Online Sorginak

Re: Rate the latest movie you've seen.
« Reply #1974 on: March 20, 2017, 10:48:12 AM »
Don't watch The Arrival, then.  The major twist at the end is very faith based.  It pissed me off that I wasted my time watching what was a good movie only to discover what I did at the end. 
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