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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2025 on: October 25, 2013, 09:22:39 PM »
Watching the Exorcist with Linda Blair right now .   
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2026 on: October 26, 2013, 07:35:14 PM »
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But seriously, orthonorm...


Have you seen Hoop Dreams yet?

Yes, my favorite piece of dialog was:

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Rhonda Deane: All I care about is getting out of the Vista View apartments, because there ain't no "vista", there ain't no "view", and there certainly ain't no vista of no view.

Reminded me of the project I lived in.


Wonderful documentary. One of the best ever.


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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2027 on: October 26, 2013, 07:35:39 PM »
Watching the Exorcist with Linda Blair right now .   

Great movie. Terrifying.


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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2028 on: October 26, 2013, 08:06:48 PM »
Watching the Exorcist with Linda Blair right now .   

Great movie. Terrifying.


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Watched it several times, powerful.

When I get time I'll pop my Lincoln DVD into the TV.

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2029 on: October 26, 2013, 09:19:27 PM »
Watching the Exorcist with Linda Blair right now .  

Great movie. Terrifying.


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Watched it several times, powerful.

When I get time I'll pop my Lincoln DVD into the TV.

so the modernist Jesuit  Priest who went to medical school didnt believe in demonic possession. But there are two or three scenes of him praying over the Eucharist... So did he believe in the real presence of the Lord or not? And if he did believe in the real presence how was it so hard to beleive in the existence of demons ?.............. Just saying
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2030 on: October 26, 2013, 09:20:20 PM »
Wonderful documentary. One of the best ever.
Thank you for the ringing endorsement, Gebre. This may tip him over to actually watch the doc.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2031 on: October 26, 2013, 09:33:13 PM »
Wonderful documentary. One of the best ever.
Thank you for the ringing endorsement, Gebre. This may tip him over to actually watch the doc.

My three favorite documentaries:

When We Were Kings

Man On Wire

Hoop Dreams



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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2032 on: October 26, 2013, 09:48:36 PM »
Wonderful documentary. One of the best ever.
Thank you for the ringing endorsement, Gebre. This may tip him over to actually watch the doc.

My three favorite documentaries:

When We Were Kings

Man On Wire

Hoop Dreams



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The first two are great. Hard to say the best but certainly favorites.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2033 on: October 26, 2013, 10:33:30 PM »
Wonderful documentary. One of the best ever.
Thank you for the ringing endorsement, Gebre. This may tip him over to actually watch the doc.

My three favorite documentaries:

When We Were Kings

Man On Wire

Hoop Dreams



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TBH it can be argued that Hoop Dreams isn't a doc in the truest sense. It really transcends into a different genre completely.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2034 on: October 26, 2013, 10:47:04 PM »
Wonderful documentary. One of the best ever.
Thank you for the ringing endorsement, Gebre. This may tip him over to actually watch the doc.

My three favorite documentaries:

When We Were Kings

Man On Wire

Hoop Dreams



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TBH it can be argued that Hoop Dreams isn't a doc in the truest sense. It really transcends into a different genre completely.

Probably the same with the other two I mentioned. Have you seen either of them?


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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2035 on: October 26, 2013, 10:50:05 PM »
I'm a huge Ali fan, so yes. Since you reminded me of MOW, I'll see if Netflix has it otherwise I'll just rent it from amazon.com

I've heard of it throughout the years but never seen it. So this and Bob Roberts tomorrow, nice.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2036 on: October 26, 2013, 10:52:18 PM »
BTW screw that abortion of a movie Ali.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2037 on: October 26, 2013, 10:56:00 PM »
I'm a huge Ali fan, so yes.

Me too. So now we can talk about Ali books. But I don't want to derail this thread.



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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2038 on: October 27, 2013, 01:52:04 AM »
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2039 on: October 27, 2013, 04:09:34 AM »


Wow. Never heard of it. (Can't get it on Netflix, dang it.) Tell us more.


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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2040 on: October 28, 2013, 10:12:02 AM »
Watched the original Let the Right One In last night.

Wanted to say it when I saw it on the big screen, but didn't, I am going to say it now:

Best vampire film I've seen.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2041 on: October 28, 2013, 02:09:14 PM »
Hey norm, I'm gonna watch that conservative mockumentary tonight but since I was reading something Zizek wrote recently...

Do you think he is more of a real conservative than these American cons?

I think he is at heart especially when it comes to relationships and dating IMO.

Maybe I'm off the mark.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2042 on: October 28, 2013, 02:10:41 PM »
Hey norm, I'm gonna watch that conservative mockumentary tonight but since I was reading something Zizek wrote recently...

Do you think he is more of a real conservative than these American cons?

I think he is at heart especially when it comes to relationships and dating IMO.

Maybe I'm off the mark.

According to the conservatives, we are all better off when we are off our marks.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2043 on: October 28, 2013, 02:12:54 PM »
Hey norm, I'm gonna watch that conservative mockumentary tonight but since I was reading something Zizek wrote recently...

Do you think he is more of a real conservative than these American cons?

I think he is at heart especially when it comes to relationships and dating IMO.

Zizek got his Pervert's Guide to Relationships and Dating out already?

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2044 on: October 28, 2013, 02:13:43 PM »
Hey norm, I'm gonna watch that conservative mockumentary tonight but since I was reading something Zizek wrote recently...

Do you think he is more of a real conservative than these American cons?

I think he is at heart especially when it comes to relationships and dating IMO.

Zizek got his Pervert's Guide to Relationships and Dating out already?
Lol didn't know you were paying much attention to him.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2045 on: October 28, 2013, 02:24:46 PM »
Zizek got his Pervert's Guide to Relationships and Dating out already?
Lol didn't know you were paying much attention to him.

He can be entertaining in his own clownish manner when he performs live - more so than when writing. I figure Relationships & Dating would be the next best thing in his Pervert's trilogy, after Cinema and Ideology. Since he's into marketing himself and all that. 
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2046 on: October 30, 2013, 12:47:45 AM »
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2047 on: November 06, 2013, 05:56:45 PM »
How to Train Your Dragon:  Simply fabulous.  

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2048 on: November 06, 2013, 06:16:04 PM »
How to Train Your Dragon:  Simply fabulous.  

+453. Great music, as well. Make sure to get all the spin-offs.

Speaking of, we've watched Toy Story of Terror about a dozen times this past week, at the young one's demand. Not that it's hard for us adults. :)
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« Reply #2049 on: November 08, 2013, 02:18:56 PM »
Banana

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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2050 on: November 08, 2013, 06:13:49 PM »
Casablanca.
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« Reply #2051 on: November 11, 2013, 09:01:44 PM »
If you will, you can become all flame.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2052 on: November 17, 2013, 10:41:20 PM »
Red.  Never heard of this movie.  Son has the DVD.  I'm watching it for the third time right now.  Really diggin' John Malkovich's character.  


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« Reply #2053 on: November 23, 2013, 12:18:05 AM »
lol this stupid Yahoo article talking about James Cameron being spread too thin on the Avatar universe, by writing three screenplays for the sequels and directing.

Tough? The original script for Avatar could be written by a 4th grader. He could knock back 3 scripts in a few weeks.

Cameron is an egomaniac. His failed marriages and personality on set have proven how insufferable he is.

Aliens truly a terrible film. Eye-rolling. Cringed the whole way through.

Titanic had just the right balance, and the film I thought was brilliantly storyboarded, it just had a natural arc to it.

As much as I deride Avatar, and as much as I chuckle at my signature, I still found much pleasure in the film. It is overly smooth yes, but credit to Cameron for transporting me to Pandora. Even on Blu-Ray.

I don't know how Cameron dodged the uncanny valley when it came to the alien love affair, it worked.

He has a designer's eye for sure, just doesn't have the writing chops to match. Presentation wise I can't think of anyone better, especially on such a huge budget. Avatar could have been so overwrought, but it wasn't. I don't think Cameron has the competency to do so, but we are left thankfully with some restraint that doesn't become pretentious.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2054 on: November 23, 2013, 09:18:25 PM »
I still hold Django Unchained as maybe the most offensive film I have seen in recent memory. Tarantino should be ashamed.
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Re: What movies are you watching?
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2056 on: November 27, 2013, 11:22:26 PM »
I just see an X, unfortunately.

On a related topic, why do they give you that "show picture" option when you right click something. I've been on the internet for 15 years and can't remember that ever working for me.
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« Reply #2057 on: December 07, 2013, 10:20:44 PM »
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« Reply #2058 on: December 08, 2013, 11:39:22 AM »
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
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« Reply #2059 on: December 08, 2013, 10:41:30 PM »
I had been watching Hallmark Christmas movies, but then I realized that that's why I hate Christmas. Once I changed the channel, I felt a little better about the holiday.
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« Reply #2060 on: December 08, 2013, 11:17:58 PM »
North by Northwest.  Classic.
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« Reply #2061 on: December 09, 2013, 04:29:28 AM »
Once Bitten

Haven't seen this in years. Cornier than I remember, which I mean in the best possible way. The people who put the blurb on Netflix regarding what the movie is about got the plot wrong, but you can't really expect them to watch a movie they're describing, right?  ::)  Anyway, an enjoyable way to avoid going to sleep...
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« Reply #2062 on: December 11, 2013, 10:47:59 AM »
Extracted, on Netflix. Sci-fi thing about a guy who can inhabit the memories of another person... and saying anything else I guess would be spoiling it. Some negative reviews at Rotten Tomatoes; some positive reviews at the wiki page. A couple times I considered turning it off early on, but stuck with it, and ended up enjoying it.
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« Reply #2063 on: December 11, 2013, 10:51:25 AM »
If you will, you can become all flame.
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« Reply #2064 on: December 13, 2013, 03:16:41 AM »
The Ender's game movie. The book is better, enough said.
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« Reply #2065 on: December 15, 2013, 01:49:33 AM »
Will see: Interstellar
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2066 on: December 15, 2013, 01:21:54 PM »
The book is better, enough said.

Movie adaptations of books are not supposed to replace the books, any more than illustrations in a book are supposed to replaced the text. Imagine someone reading an illuminated gospel and saying, "the illuminations are cool, but I like the text better."
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Re: What movies are you watching?
« Reply #2067 on: December 15, 2013, 01:26:16 PM »
The book is better, enough said.

Movie adaptations of books are not supposed to replace the books, any more than illustrations in a book are supposed to replaced the text. Imagine someone reading an illuminated gospel and saying, "the illuminations are cool, but I like the text better."

A good movie can capture the essence of a book, Ender's game doesn't. I understand you can't film everything, so you either make it into two movies (which i think might have worked out better for Ender's game) or don't film it at all.
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« Reply #2068 on: December 15, 2013, 02:55:20 PM »
Fill the Void

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« Reply #2069 on: December 15, 2013, 03:08:41 PM »
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