Talk about a movie you've seen recently!

Discussion in 'TV, Video & Film' started by BlueWorrior, Oct 27, 2016.

  1. BlueWorrior

    BlueWorrior Subwoofer Extraordinaire

    (Spoiler Alert: We talk about movies and spoil their endings!)
    I saw Edward Scissorhands yesterday.
    A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.
    It was alright: I did really warm up to Edward as a character, though I didn't get emotional as I thought I would. His character design is pretty excellent and did a good job at communicating visually that he didn't fit in.
    The film is full of odd beats and dialogue. I usually like weird movies but this just left me saying "...okay?" and didn't really win me over. Heck, Terminator 2 make me jerk more tears than this film did!
    I also found it weird how he kills a dude and pretty much nobody cares that he's dead! The suburban folk just see the bloodied corpse and are kinda shocked, but they completely forget about him almost right afterwards and just leave! So it can feel pretty contrived at times, witch nagged me, But hey: I'm still glad I saw it. If not only to say that i've seen it.
     
  2. bhutrflai

    bhutrflai Okami convinced me to drink the kool-aid. Cheers!

    Edward Scissorhands is an oddity to begin with. But it's meant to be that way. (And to think that he grew up to become Captain Jack Sparrow is kinda amazing!)

    We tend to rewatch movies many times. One of our fave directors is M Night Shamalan. 'Signs', 'The Village', & 'Lady In The Water' are his top 3, to us anyways.
     
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  3. Guilleum2

    Guilleum2 Works too hard

    I think the last movie I saw in theaters was Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. It was alright I guess? I never read the book, but the movie was... average. Didn't love it, didn't hate it. I liked the actress playing Miss Peregrine, she was great. The monsters immediately reminded me of Slenderman. I think my favorite character was the asshole kid who's peculiarity was using hearts to bring life to these mangled creatures he made dual for fun. A puppeteer of sorts. He was definitely the most interesting.
     
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  4. DuranWolf

    DuranWolf Youngish greymuzzle

    Have you seen The Visit yet? That's an M. night movie.
     
  5. DuranWolf

    DuranWolf Youngish greymuzzle

    Recently saw The Hateful Eight for the second time. It thought it was quite good. Quentin Tarantino directed it. Although the running time was a bit long (2 hours, 45 minutes), and the pacing was a bit slow, it led to a pretty entertaining 3rd act. I love pretty much all of Quentin's movies (Jackie Brown being my least favorite of his).

    I'm glad it won an award for Best Music Score.
     
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  6. bhutrflai

    bhutrflai Okami convinced me to drink the kool-aid. Cheers!

    AK-47. When you absolutely, positively have to kill every mother fucker in the room...accept no substitute!!

    (Only line I remember.)

    Now pulp fiction is quoted in our house on a daily basis!! I think it's QT's best!!
     
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  7. bhutrflai

    bhutrflai Okami convinced me to drink the kool-aid. Cheers!

    Nope, haven't seen it yet. But it's on our list!
     
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  8. DuranWolf

    DuranWolf Youngish greymuzzle

    Watching Cool Hand Luke right now for the first time.
     
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  9. Okami_No_Heishi

    Okami_No_Heishi Very Happily Married For 16 And A Half Years

    Helluva movie!! One of Paul Newmans best. My dad's favorite.
     
  10. Okami_No_Heishi

    Okami_No_Heishi Very Happily Married For 16 And A Half Years

    Just saw John Wick last week. Pretty good action kickass movie.
     
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  11. EdgyMemeLord0

    EdgyMemeLord0 Master of succ

    Dude, that movie was somehow good but also just..... strange
     
  12. DuranWolf

    DuranWolf Youngish greymuzzle

    I'm at this moment watching the scene where the sexy woman is washing her car in front of the chain gang. So hot!
     
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  13. Yakamaru

    Yakamaru Animu Wolf

    Saw Sword of the Stranger. Again. Fucking love that movie.

    And Studio Ghibli. The movies they make are just pure gold.
     
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  14. BlueWorrior

    BlueWorrior Subwoofer Extraordinaire

    Yes! Studio Ghibli has made some of the most beautiful animations ever!
    Howl's Moving Castle is my personal fave :3
     
  15. Yakamaru

    Yakamaru Animu Wolf

    Nice. NausicaƤ of the Valley of the Wind and Princess Mononoke are mine. Howl's a close third.
     
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  16. Okami_No_Heishi

    Okami_No_Heishi Very Happily Married For 16 And A Half Years

    One of the most badass animated movies was Heavy Metal! Hell of a great soundtrack!!
     
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  17. DuranWolf

    DuranWolf Youngish greymuzzle

    Oh, hell yeah! I love that movie. Got it on BluRay. I own around 500 dvd's and blurays by the way.
     
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  18. Guilleum2

    Guilleum2 Works too hard

    Heavy Metal was interesting. I liked the different art styles, but trying to create a real coherent story out of it all was...a bit lacking for me. It was good I saw it though. The rotoscoping was amazing.
     
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  19. Okami_No_Heishi

    Okami_No_Heishi Very Happily Married For 16 And A Half Years

    We own quite a few too.
     
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  20. Rant

    Rant Haters Gonna Hate

    Empire of Corpses, amazing movie about what happens when you go to far 7/10

    Letter to Momo, super funny yet tear inducing story of a girl sent 3 spirits to look after her when her father dies. 8.5/10

    Patema Inverted, a global disaster leaves the worlds gravity reversed and caused much of the human race to 'fall' into the sky. 10/10

    King of Thorns, HUGE FUCKING DISAPPOINTMENT 0/10
    READ THE MANGA.
     
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