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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3195 on: November 04, 2017, 02:55:57 AM »
Arrival. On Amazon Prime now. Third time watching it, and I think I've enjoyed it more with each viewing.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3196 on: November 04, 2017, 10:39:29 AM »
Tonight I'm going to see "The Snowman." I enjoyed the book it was based on.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3197 on: November 06, 2017, 03:57:19 PM »
"Frozen"  for the 900th time. *sigh*  :(

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3198 on: November 20, 2017, 03:54:58 AM »
Rifftrax: Dr. Who: Daleks - Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.

When I found out Alpha60 was in it I just had to watch!

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3199 on: November 20, 2017, 04:45:25 AM »
Rifftrax: Dr. Who: Daleks - Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.

When I found out Alpha60 was in it I just had to watch!

Is that a good substitute for MST3K?  I think I saw couple episodes awhile ago, I think I remember liking it.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3200 on: November 20, 2017, 04:57:33 AM »
Rifftrax: Dr. Who: Daleks - Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.

When I found out Alpha60 was in it I just had to watch!

Is that a good substitute for MST3K?  I think I saw couple episodes awhile ago, I think I remember liking it.

It seems roughly equivalent to the old MST3K episodes. It's the same voice actors + mike from the last seasons of the old show, and similar writing/humor, but they don't do the crow/tom characters and you don't actually see anything other than the movie (no intermissions or vignettes). There's a couple dozen of them available for free on Amazon prime if you have that.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3201 on: November 20, 2017, 08:41:50 AM »
Lonely Are The Brave
Kirk Douglas is excellent as always.  About a cowboy in a modern world on the run from Babylon. A captivating and unique film. Good stuff.


This Property is Condemned starring Natalie Wood. Based on the play by Tennessee Williams. Natalie Wood owned that role.  I'm not a fan of Robert Redford, but he was really good as well. I kept thinking I wouldn't like the movie, but it slowly drew me in. Natalie Wood was mesmerizing. Heartbreaking film.


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A simple character driven drama that hits all the right notes. No explosions, no GCI, just good writing and good acting. I really enjoyed this one.


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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3202 on: November 20, 2017, 10:18:58 AM »
I saw Thor Ragnarok with a friend yesterday. Like all these superhero movies it's profoundly empty, but tries to cover up the emptiness with funny dialogue and gags, some of which are actually pretty good... just not good enough to paper over the black hole at the movie's heart. Dear Cate Blanchett is pretty much wasted, given nothing to do but walk around looking sexy and delivering the most banal, cookie-cutter movie villain lines. All in all, I won't pretend I didn't enjoy myself but I also enjoy the occasional bag of Doritos.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3203 on: November 20, 2017, 12:14:22 PM »
Flatland: the movie (2007), I have started listening to the audiobook of the original 1884 work which I think is better so far.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3204 on: November 20, 2017, 12:36:06 PM »
Saw "Justice League" yesterday. Liked it.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3205 on: November 29, 2017, 05:40:57 AM »
Tried watching The Room. I made it about 35 minutes in before I had to shut it off. One of those films where everything that's good is in the trailers... or in this case, in the youtube videos making fun of it. Oh hi, Mark.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3206 on: November 29, 2017, 07:32:48 AM »
Tried watching The Room. I made it about 35 minutes in before I had to shut it off. One of those films where everything that's good is in the trailers... or in this case, in the youtube videos making fun of it. Oh hi, Mark.

Next time, try Room instead.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3207 on: November 29, 2017, 04:43:02 PM »
Tried watching The Room. I made it about 35 minutes in before I had to shut it off. One of those films where everything that's good is in the trailers... or in this case, in the youtube videos making fun of it. Oh hi, Mark.

Next time, try Room instead.

Went to see how much it was to rent on amazon and apparently it's included with Prime :)

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3208 on: November 29, 2017, 05:32:38 PM »
Tried watching The Room. I made it about 35 minutes in before I had to shut it off. One of those films where everything that's good is in the trailers... or in this case, in the youtube videos making fun of it. Oh hi, Mark.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3209 on: November 29, 2017, 05:42:14 PM »
I had heard something about the new one, but nah, it was because I'm subscribed to the guy who made this video, which got me curious about watching it.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3210 on: November 30, 2017, 12:36:12 AM »
I might watch Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever tomorrow. I bought it last year for $0.99 on Amazon Video. Basically, a self ware Lifetime Christmas movie, with plenty of 4th wall breaking.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3211 on: December 02, 2017, 04:44:20 PM »
 Saw "The Star" yesterday. It's a cute little animated movie about the first Christmas. I liked it.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3212 on: December 02, 2017, 05:26:35 PM »
Everything Must Go

Will Ferrell really is a talented guy. This movie was a touching, character driven drama that I really enjoyed. I've seen it about three times. One of those movies that I watch whenever it happens to come on. It's that good.

Some of the greatest comedians seem to be even better dramatic actors. Jim Carrey, Steve Martin, and Robin Williams for example. Will Ferrell is in that category.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3213 on: December 02, 2017, 10:51:08 PM »
Actually back at the end of October: Our Souls at Night.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #3214 on: December 05, 2017, 08:55:29 PM »
Tried watching The Room. I made it about 35 minutes in before I had to shut it off. One of those films where everything that's good is in the trailers... or in this case, in the youtube videos making fun of it. Oh hi, Mark.

So I bought the Rifftrax audio and watched this again--the whole way through this time. Not sure how I managed to never become aware of this till a week ago.