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Jan 10, 2013 6:22 PM

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Return of the king (Watching before i see hobbit)
Amazing as always haha
 
Jan 10, 2013 10:40 PM

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THE HOBBIT

okay! i've got a lot to say about this film.
first of all, i had been looking forward to this film for quite some time, so going in, my expectations were high..and i wasnt dissappointed at all!
a lot of people say that the first half was 'boring'?? but it wasnt at all. the first half built up a lot of character introduction, it set the scene i found the dwarf interaction really amusing!
there was also a lot of adventuring (which is absolutely awesome)
the second half was even better, a lot of suspenseful battles, awesome environments and the scene with gollum (screams)

i liked this film so much, i saw it a second time..
i am looking forward to the next two..such a great film wow
(that wasnt a lot to say tbh)
 
Jan 13, 2013 5:53 AM

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Django Unchained was the best movie of the year, it deserves the best picture oscar indeed....


It was good but nothing more. the first 1:45-2 hours were usual Tarantino awesomeness but the last 45 minutes were just awkward.


Watch 7 Psychopaths yesterday. It was good but definitely does not come close to "In Bruges".
 
Jan 13, 2013 9:07 PM

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The last movie I saw was "The Silver Linings Playbook." I never thought that a movie about mental illness could be so entertaining, but it's really well done. I would definitely recommend it, Jennifer Lawrence is amazing.

 
Jan 13, 2013 9:21 PM

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Just seen 7 Psychopaths.

What a story. The screenplay (or storytelling?) was pretty good. The dark humour was pretty funny at times. And there was always this tension of "who will die next?" The ending was pretty lolzy, too (including the brief ending credit scene).

Solid 8/10.
 
Jan 14, 2013 3:12 PM

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Parental Guidance

Predictably corny and schmaltzy, but I'll be damned if Midler and Crystal didn't get some good laughs in. I felt they did a disservice by having kid characters who were obviously on some end of the autism spectrum and not acknowledging it, but that may have been too deep territory for a family film, and it did plenty to recognize the generation gap in parenting and how much modern parenting styles suck. Overall, a decent film, and leagues better than most live-action family fare that's shoveled out nowadays.
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Jan 14, 2013 6:13 PM

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Lincoln. It was alright and definitely an educational experience since it added to the knowledge of him that I acquired last year in APUSH. I'd have to say that it was unnecessarily long though. A lot of the scenes just sort of dragged on and while I enjoyed the symbolism right at the climax, the ending was pretty underplayed for me.

I'd probably give this a solid 8/10.
 
Jan 15, 2013 1:32 AM

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Rurouni Kenshin... Wow. And when I though that Japan can't fuck it up they did... They combined Aoshi's arc with Jinei's arc and fucking forgot to include Aoshi and his gang... And the fight with Sanosuke... The Zanbatou was like half the size it was in anime...
It was still enjoyable movie. Fight choregraphy was nice, characters looked good, pacing was alright...
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Jan 19, 2013 3:54 AM
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Margaret.

2½ hours of Anna Paquin playing a stupid, full-of-herself, teenaged slut destroying people's lives. Doesn't sound very entertaining, and I pushed off watching it for a while for just that reason, but it turned out the critics were right, it's a very good film. Virtuoso performance, drags you along against your will. 8½/10.
 
Jan 19, 2013 3:28 PM

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'Another Earth'~ it's an Indie Romance Drama rated 12 or PG-13

I thought that it was great~it's the type of film that leaves you asking questions. Normally, I hate that- but for some reason I was content with the loose ends that the movie provided.

I want to watch 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' next- Ezra Miller, Emma Watson and Logan Lerman~ seems like a great combo ^^
 
Jan 19, 2013 3:36 PM

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The Hurt Locker. Absolutely loved it, definitely need to get it on DVD.

Currently paused half-way through The Lives of Others. Rather interesting so far.
 
Jan 19, 2013 3:40 PM
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Gangster Squad. It was kind of ridic and overblown but it was also very fun and Ryan Gosling absolutely beasted it. Plus, Sean Penn literally destroyed the scenery several times in some great moments of ~ACTING~. So I'll give it an 8/10.
 
Jan 19, 2013 5:33 PM

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007 Skyfall

Pretty awesome action movie
 
Jan 19, 2013 6:11 PM

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Just saw Flight.

Pretty OK. The first bit of the plane was epic, awesome and fast paced but then after that the rest of the movie plummeted. The middle part of the movie was too slow paced and got somewhat boring, but the ending was satisfying and sweet.


7/10
 
Jan 19, 2013 6:44 PM
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007 Skyfall

Pretty awesome action movie


So did I. Probably Daniel is most realistic among all the Bond actors, and he is quite good in action scenes. But he is so realistic he is low-keyed or somber and lacks a charismatic charm and resplendence compared to Sean, Roger and Pierce. In short, he is like Golgo 13 rather than James Bond. I think JB is a spy with wits, a charismatic charm and a good sense of humor. Without these elements, he would be just like another action hero such as Jack Bauer of 24, Jason Bourne of The Bourne Identity or Ethan Hunt of Mission Impossible.

Also, the villain is not so impressive nor appealing. I think Robert Shaw as Red Grant in From Russia with Love was the best villain ever. Gert Fröbe in Goldfinger, Adolfo Celi in Thunderball and Telly Savalas in OHMSS also did a great job as a villain. I wish the producers brought back more appealing villains. Also I wish they brought back Spectre.
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Jan 19, 2013 9:37 PM

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Dredd.

An action movie for adults. Stylish, inventive, and good bloody fun. Christian Bale could take lessons from Urban who does monotone growling right with a performance. I would not say it was better than the other "Die Hard in an apartment" movie this year, but it was definitely very close. Also, I want to see Lena Headey in more roles where I love to hate her. She is just so fucking good at being bad.
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Jan 20, 2013 2:55 AM
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Lovely Molly.

Watchable. Doesn't quite know what it wants to be. By and large, it seems to be going for a bleak European feel, then there are a few J-horror elements that don't work, there are key scenes that are failed Twin Peaks rip-offs, they tried to make it a modern film in the sense that the little violence there is is deliberately and unnecessarily cruel, but mostly, it's just boring. Probably worst, for a "horror" film, I didn't get scared once. The lead actress isn't bad, though.
 
Jan 24, 2013 2:55 AM

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Recently I've watched The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey which story too matched with book story but book story is not much interesting rather then movie..because we've seen a lot graphics in it....
 
Jan 24, 2013 3:59 AM
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Gangster Squad. Unbelievably corny, but if you're into the whole mob-esque movie that's on the lighter side, check it out.
 
Jan 26, 2013 3:44 PM

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Just saw killing them softly.

It was kind of boring, but there was 1 surprise kill that almost scared the crap out of me. Otherwise one particular character felt like a complete waste of time. I guess they wanted to do a character study type of film but meh, not my sort of thing.

6/10

Think I'll rewatch Fast Five today.
 
Jan 26, 2013 4:03 PM

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Just saw Flight.

Pretty OK. The first bit of the plane was epic, awesome and fast paced but then after that the rest of the movie plummeted. The middle part of the movie was too slow paced and got somewhat boring, but the ending was satisfying and sweet.


7/10


i'm interested in the film for the addiction material. worth watching for that reason alone?
 
Jan 26, 2013 4:24 PM

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In cinemas: Life of Pi. Pretty interesting theological movie
Out of cinemas: Pulp Fiction. Watched it because of hearing how it was similar with Baccano! Pretty good
 
Jan 26, 2013 6:03 PM
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Conan the Barbarian. 10/10 absolute classic. Doesn't get much better than this
 
Jan 26, 2013 6:04 PM

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The Impossible. Good ass movie.
 
Jan 27, 2013 12:00 AM

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Shaolin. This movie forgets its own point. Instead of showing the transformation of a monk, it resorts to emotional manipulation with cheap acts of heroism and children crying, caricature villains, and ends with Buddhist monks killing a bunch of "bad guys" which is pretty much the antithesis of Buddhism.
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Jan 27, 2013 12:21 AM

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
6/10
Very average film I expect more out of Jeremy it just felt like he didnt care.
 
Jan 27, 2013 2:30 AM
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The Enemy.

Too safe. Doesn't work as horror or psychological thriller, lacks the depth or weirdness of the 60s films it's trying to emulate, ultimately shallow and stupid. That said, you can sort of watch it, the acting and production are okay.
 
Jan 28, 2013 9:37 AM

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Just saw End of Watch
I thought it was done quite well. It has some elements of pop cinema but was pretty compelling. Since I knew the basic description, I kept waiting for things to happen - but it didn't pan out that way. You could say the end is predictable but it stil moved me. A good watch for sure.
 
Jan 28, 2013 2:55 PM

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Movie 43.

-1/10.

DO NOT WATCH. I REPEAT, DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS MOVIE.
 
Jan 28, 2013 3:47 PM

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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Best bank robbery ever. Attica Attica!
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Jan 28, 2013 3:58 PM

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mama.
the worst horror movie ever. ending was terrible.
 
Jan 31, 2013 5:26 PM

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mama.
the worst horror movie ever. ending was terrible.


I didn't think it was that bad until they showed the face of Mama. I did however get scared when she came out walking all crooked like at the end. I was like WTF kill it!
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Jan 31, 2013 6:15 PM

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Looper and Cloud Atlas.

Both were pretty cool. Was skeptical to Cloud Atlas first, but they managed to pull off a nice thematic connection between the stories.

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Jan 31, 2013 6:46 PM

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I Saw The Devil (Korean movie, 2011)

So so sad. Very long and drawn out movie (2 hours and 22 minutes wtf), but it was still very good. Each moment in the movie had me going wtf for forever.
 
Feb 1, 2013 10:08 AM
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Watched The Secret of Kells film this week. How the hell didn't this win the 2010 Academy Award for best animated movie? It was lush and beautifully animated and overall a great movie. Highly recommended for fans of Celtic mythology.
 
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I Saw The Devil (Korean movie, 2011)

So so sad. Very long and drawn out movie (2 hours and 22 minutes wtf), but it was still very good. Each moment in the movie had me going wtf for forever.


I remember watching that movie... When he cuts his Achilles I was cringing for like an hr after that.
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Feb 1, 2013 7:59 PM

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MrBattosai said:
Mewfeuille said:
I Saw The Devil (Korean movie, 2011)

So so sad. Very long and drawn out movie (2 hours and 22 minutes wtf), but it was still very good. Each moment in the movie had me going wtf for forever.


I remember watching that movie... When he cuts his Achilles I was cringing for like an hr after that.


Omg, you reminded me of that scene, NOO! I was watching through the gaps between my fingers because it was just that bad. ; ^ ;

Yet that fuggin serial killer STILL went after chicks... /shakes head
 
Feb 1, 2013 8:02 PM
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Titanic
Wonderful love story, beautiful girl, gives you an insight of the high society life and how troubling it was for women back then. It's also a real tear-jerker!

 
Feb 1, 2013 8:42 PM

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Hansel & Gretal, I thought it was amazing LOL
 
Feb 2, 2013 4:05 AM

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I watched Branded, horrible horrible waste of time. May be fun to watch if you're high or drunk.

Act of Valor is a normal american/spec-op movie with real ex navy-seals, the most authentic movie I've seen so far for modern war. Worth the time if you like that kinda stuff.
 
Feb 2, 2013 7:13 AM

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I watched Hitchcock last after that I watched the movie he had directed Psycho. Which is a classic and definitely a must watch. Though I recommend, watching Psycho first and then Hitchcock and not the other way around as I did.. it gave away spoilers ;_;

Definitely a must-watch! :)
 
Feb 3, 2013 9:19 AM

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Saw Skyfall.

Was okay. Was a bit convoluted. Bomb a hole for a train to run into Bond is pretty excessive. The opening sequence was great though.

7/10
 
Feb 3, 2013 9:49 AM

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Invictus

Good historical film. I really liked Morgan Freeman for the role of Nelson Mandela. But the story takes a great part of the movie to really begin and the final match is soooo long and boring. It was interesting to see how Nelson Mandela reconciliates the white and black people with the help of the national rugby team.

7/10
 
Feb 4, 2013 12:37 PM

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Funeral parade of roses.



The story of a Japanese tranvestite working in a gay bar during the 60s and his relationship with the owner of the bar. What was really interesting is how throughout the narrative, we are introduced to a part of the Japanese counterculture. The style of a film is also really unique and make a great use of this atmosphere, and thanks to that, a lot of scenes feel very innovative and powerful.
It is also important to note that this movie was one of Kubrick's favorite movie and had a huge influence in a Clockwork Orange.

A very good movie!
 
Feb 6, 2013 3:05 PM

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Rugrats Reptar on the loose.. or something like that.. It was just randomly on nick..
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Feb 8, 2013 3:06 AM

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Saw Nostalghia:



I wanted to try some Tarkovsky movie, but I guess I picked the wrong one since I really disliked this one. Some shots were really interesting thanks to a good use of the light, but the movie bored me to death. I just couldn't feel for the character, and there were way too many philosophical rambling that weren't particularly insightful and that I just couldn't connect with.

A disapointing experience.
 
Feb 8, 2013 4:29 AM
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Antichrist.

This is the second Lars von Trier film I've watched, the first one being the perfectly acceptable Melancholia. (I tried to give his TV series, Riget/Kingdom, a chance, but decided it was self-indulgent amateurish shit after one episode.)

As indicated in the end credits, LVT dedicated Antichrist to the memory of Andrei Tarkovski. I've only seen one Tarkovski film, Stalker, not having been able to endure more than the tedious first half an hour of Solaris. The thing about Tarkovski is, his films are seeped through with an insane hard Christian world view that somewhat subtly undermines your love for life and makes you want to wallow in despair until you die, presumably to be united with Jebus or something afterwards. Fucking annoying, but at least it's not shoved in your face.

There's nothing subtle about Antichrist. Men are too removed from "nature" by their rationality, "nature" is Chaos, women are evil, life is worthless. Heard it all before, so let's throw in some torture and fucking and artsy-fartsy cinematography and title cards.

Sounds hard and provocative, and my Dad got rather depressed, but for me, the whole film seemed like a cheap student project.
 
Feb 9, 2013 4:34 AM

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Silver Linings Playbook



Damn Jennifer Lawrence is hot. That was a fun watch, but I think it could have been better. I really liked the first part of the movie, but it became too formulaic in the second part. I guess they wanted so much to have a happy ending that they completely forgot about the other issues, because suddenly the mental illness is not a problem anymore, the guy's obession for his wife just disappeared, and for some reason we are supposed to believe that everything will be all right in the relationship of those 2 unstable character. Nevertheless, the movie had its moment.

Overall a decent romantic comedy.
 
Feb 9, 2013 6:09 PM

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Last movie I watched was The Hobbit, fucking long as nearly exactly three hours I believe, but I quite enjoyed it! Humorous & witty in some parts. By god and the graphics were flipping amazing!! ^^
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Feb 10, 2013 3:18 AM
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Lars and the Real Girl.

Strange idea. Works on multiple levels. Great acting by Ryan Gosling.
 
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