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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2430 on: March 17, 2015, 06:54:07 PM »
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2431 on: March 17, 2015, 07:31:36 PM »
^how did you view it? Is it online  somewhere?
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2432 on: March 17, 2015, 07:34:40 PM »
I bought it through Amazon digital video for $4
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2433 on: March 17, 2015, 07:51:39 PM »
I want to go see Chappie tonight so badly.  I might just be a loser and go see it by myself.

Hope you saw it. Very enjoyable if you like that sort of thing. Clearly the same folks as District 9.
Not for kids, a bit wet/graphic, which I dn"t much like, but tolerable.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2434 on: March 17, 2015, 07:57:43 PM »
I want to go see Chappie tonight so badly.  I might just be a loser and go see it by myself.

Hope you saw it. Very enjoyable if you like that sort of thing. Clearly the same folks as District 9.
Not for kids, a bit wet/graphic, which I didn't much like, but tolerable.

I can't wait to go, either. It looks really cool.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2435 on: March 17, 2015, 10:15:01 PM »
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Despite the pace, would you say it is worth seeing?
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2436 on: March 18, 2015, 05:41:55 PM »
Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer

So       slowly        paced          :-\

Despite the pace, would you say it is worth seeing?

For the $4 I paid, I would say yes, worth a shot (and most of the people voting for it at amazon, Rotten Tomatoes, etc. seemed to like it--though the critics didn't, for filmmaking reasons). For $20, I dunno, though (as far as I can tell) there are no extras, so you don't really gain anything, content wise, from buying the DVD over a digital version.  Given the subject matter I guess I should have been prepared for mellow, slow, and repetition. Maybe I'll give it another shot, a small part at a time, in a few weeks.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2437 on: March 20, 2015, 02:16:18 AM »
Just put Police Academy on, and going to bed. Last 20 minutes of this movie drags a bit, but I'll be asleep by then...
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2438 on: March 20, 2015, 04:22:42 AM »
Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer

So       slowly        paced          :-\

Despite the pace, would you say it is worth seeing?

For the $4 I paid, I would say yes, worth a shot (and most of the people voting for it at amazon, Rotten Tomatoes, etc. seemed to like it--though the critics didn't, for filmmaking reasons). For $20, I dunno, though (as far as I can tell) there are no extras, so you don't really gain anything, content wise, from buying the DVD over a digital version.  Given the subject matter I guess I should have been prepared for mellow, slow, and repetition. Maybe I'll give it another shot, a small part at a time, in a few weeks.

It's online for free.  https://youtu.be/697OSC6BgTs

Unless you get extra goodies when you pay for it.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2439 on: March 20, 2015, 05:09:52 AM »
Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer

So       slowly        paced          :-\

Despite the pace, would you say it is worth seeing?

For the $4 I paid, I would say yes, worth a shot (and most of the people voting for it at amazon, Rotten Tomatoes, etc. seemed to like it--though the critics didn't, for filmmaking reasons). For $20, I dunno, though (as far as I can tell) there are no extras, so you don't really gain anything, content wise, from buying the DVD over a digital version.  Given the subject matter I guess I should have been prepared for mellow, slow, and repetition. Maybe I'll give it another shot, a small part at a time, in a few weeks.

It's online for free.  https://youtu.be/697OSC6BgTs

Unless you get extra goodies when you pay for it.

Everything is online for free, if you really want to look around for it  :police:  But yeah, there is more on the version I watched: specifically, the rest of the documentary--another 57 minutes more material... though YMMV as to whether you want the longer version...
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2440 on: March 20, 2015, 05:14:19 AM »
Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer

So       slowly        paced          :-\

Despite the pace, would you say it is worth seeing?

For the $4 I paid, I would say yes, worth a shot (and most of the people voting for it at amazon, Rotten Tomatoes, etc. seemed to like it--though the critics didn't, for filmmaking reasons). For $20, I dunno, though (as far as I can tell) there are no extras, so you don't really gain anything, content wise, from buying the DVD over a digital version.  Given the subject matter I guess I should have been prepared for mellow, slow, and repetition. Maybe I'll give it another shot, a small part at a time, in a few weeks.

It's online for free.  https://youtu.be/697OSC6BgTs

Unless you get extra goodies when you pay for it.

Everything is online for free, if you really want to look around for it  :police:  But yeah, there is more on the version I watched: specifically, the rest of the documentary--another 57 minutes more material... though YMMV as to whether you want the longer version...

I don't think I could watch another 50+ minutes of it.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2441 on: March 20, 2015, 12:17:13 PM »
I want to go see Chappie tonight so badly.  I might just be a loser and go see it by myself.

Hope you saw it. Very enjoyable if you like that sort of thing. Clearly the same folks as District 9.
Not for kids, a bit wet/graphic, which I didn't much like, but tolerable.

I can't wait to go, either. It looks really cool.

I haven't gotten to see it yet.  I don't want to be the loser sitting in the theater alone. 

It is the same director from District 9, the voice of the robot is the guy in the other two of his movies, and I am really looking forward to seeing Ninja and Yolandi in a movie. 
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2442 on: March 20, 2015, 06:29:51 PM »
Boyhood was a lot better than I thought it was going to be.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2443 on: March 22, 2015, 09:59:05 PM »
I'm watching the 2006 remake of Poseidon.  Why did the captain try to turn the boat when he saw the rogue wave coming?  Did he think he could avoid it?

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2444 on: March 22, 2015, 10:06:25 PM »
I'm watching the 2006 remake of Poseidon.  Why did the captain try to turn the boat when he saw the rogue wave coming?  Did he think he could avoid it?

It can make all the difference the angle at which the sea attacks the ship.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2445 on: March 22, 2015, 10:36:55 PM »
What would be a good angle?

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2446 on: March 22, 2015, 10:40:56 PM »
What would be a good angle?

Someone else's ship.  ;)
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« Reply #2447 on: March 22, 2015, 10:54:48 PM »
Well, yeah.  But really, how could a ship survive that?  What was the captain thinking as he was trying to turn it?

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2448 on: March 28, 2015, 01:27:12 AM »
Watch Babel and Crash back to back. Torture or ...?
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2449 on: March 28, 2015, 02:01:56 AM »
^Eww.  That is torture.  No, wait.  Just a waste of time.  Hopefully, there was beer.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2450 on: March 28, 2015, 03:43:50 PM »
^Eww.  That is torture.  No, wait.  Just a waste of time.  Hopefully, there was beer.
LOL this was from a recommendation my sister gave me, she loves both. I saw Babel when it came out and didn't like it, I know what the movie was trying to do but ultimately it just wasn't very interesting.

Never saw Crash, another movie that didn't interest me.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2451 on: March 28, 2015, 03:49:49 PM »
We had a back-to-back tonight - Edge of Tomorrow and Guardians of the Galaxy. Much fun was had by all.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2452 on: March 28, 2015, 04:07:57 PM »
We had a back-to-back tonight - Edge of Tomorrow and Guardians of the Galaxy. Much fun was had by all.

Cool! I hope they have some new sci-fi on Netflix.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2453 on: March 28, 2015, 05:23:56 PM »
^Eww.  That is torture.  No, wait.  Just a waste of time.  Hopefully, there was beer.
LOL this was from a recommendation my sister gave me, she loves both. I saw Babel when it came out and didn't like it, I know what the movie was trying to do but ultimately it just wasn't very interesting.

Never saw Crash, another movie that didn't interest me.
Crash was good, IMO.
Never saw Babel, so I gather it's not worth it?
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« Reply #2454 on: Yesterday at 02:34:56 AM »
^Eww.  That is torture.  No, wait.  Just a waste of time.  Hopefully, there was beer.
LOL this was from a recommendation my sister gave me, she loves both. I saw Babel when it came out and didn't like it, I know what the movie was trying to do but ultimately it just wasn't very interesting.

Never saw Crash, another movie that didn't interest me.
Crash was good, IMO.
Never saw Babel, so I gather it's not worth it?

If you thought Crash was good, then you may like Babel.  I don't like movies that try too hard in their message.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2455 on: Yesterday at 04:27:29 AM »
^Eww.  That is torture.  No, wait.  Just a waste of time.  Hopefully, there was beer.
LOL this was from a recommendation my sister gave me, she loves both. I saw Babel when it came out and didn't like it, I know what the movie was trying to do but ultimately it just wasn't very interesting.

Never saw Crash, another movie that didn't interest me.
Crash was good, IMO.
Never saw Babel, so I gather it's not worth it?

If you thought Crash was good, then you may like Babel.  I don't like movies that try too hard in their message.

I thought Crash was abysmal. Painfully bad. Haven't seen Babel. Don't intend to.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2456 on: Yesterday at 07:38:29 AM »
^Eww.  That is torture.  No, wait.  Just a waste of time.  Hopefully, there was beer.
LOL this was from a recommendation my sister gave me, she loves both. I saw Babel when it came out and didn't like it, I know what the movie was trying to do but ultimately it just wasn't very interesting.

Never saw Crash, another movie that didn't interest me.
Crash was good, IMO.
Never saw Babel, so I gather it's not worth it?

If you thought Crash was good, then you may like Babel.  I don't like movies that try too hard in their message.

I thought Crash was abysmal. Painfully bad. Haven't seen Babel. Don't intend to.

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I remember watching both in the theater.  I would keep checking my phone to see what time it was as a distraction of how blah both movies are.  I'm pretty sure I have Babel on DVD in my house that I got at Wal-mart for $5 and it's still unopened.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2457 on: Yesterday at 08:24:34 AM »
^Eww.  That is torture.  No, wait.  Just a waste of time.  Hopefully, there was beer.
LOL this was from a recommendation my sister gave me, she loves both. I saw Babel when it came out and didn't like it, I know what the movie was trying to do but ultimately it just wasn't very interesting.

Never saw Crash, another movie that didn't interest me.
Crash was good, IMO.
Never saw Babel, so I gather it's not worth it?

If you thought Crash was good, then you may like Babel.  I don't like movies that try too hard in their message.

I like Terrance Howard and Don Cheadle.
True, Crash did try hard, but then I am a movie lover, not a film fan. For example I laughed out loud and enjoyed Pain & Gain. Wouldn't see it again, but...... 8)
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2458 on: Yesterday at 11:09:19 AM »
Yesterday, I saw "Strange Magic." It was really good!
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« Reply #2459 on: Yesterday at 07:19:51 PM »
I saw Cinderella at the theater yesterday. It was the best version I have seen. I recommend it. I remember being impressed with Ella Cinders starring Coleen Moore (I like her), but it was so long ago that I cannot do a comparison (due to memory along with the fact that it was a silent movie). Last night I also watched Oz the Great and Powerful on DVD which I also thought was OK, but Cinderella is definitely better.

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« Reply #2460 on: Yesterday at 08:39:02 PM »
Thanks, Opus; will see it soon then.
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