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Old 05-16-2009, 07:59 PM   #1
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I'd like to watch something good tonight....anyone recommend something? Anything new out thats good?

Got me thinking it'd be a good thread to have for anyone else wanting to watch something but dont know what. I'll start by suggesting one I'm sure a lot have seen by now, but we finally just got around to watching it. If you havnt seen it, you gotta. Slumdog Millionare. Awesome movie. Great original story. Mrs. Buzzard and I both thought it was really good. Beverly Hills Chihuahua is fun to watch with the kids, pretty amusing. Also, just got to Superbad the other night....pretty mindless comedy, but good for a few laffs. McLovin rocked !
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The Imitation Game is excellent, Cumberbatch completely owns the role of Turing. Such a shame that one of the most brilliant minds of the last century is still such an unknown to so many people, and it's a crime that his work was cut short because of prejudice. Who knows how much further along we'd be in computing if he had another 2 or 3 decades to work
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The Grand Hotel Budapest, was a very enjoyable movie.

If you don't like other Wes Anderson do not watch.
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Old 04-09-2015, 02:38 PM   #6
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The Imitation Game is excellent, Cumberbatch completely owns the role of Turing. Such a shame that one of the most brilliant minds of the last century is still such an unknown to so many people, and it's a crime that his work was cut short because of prejudice. Who knows how much further along we'd be in computing if he had another 2 or 3 decades to work
Why did they have to include all the BS about his love life?

Ruined the movie. It felt they were just reenacting the details of what happened and not actually telling a story.
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Why did they have to include all the BS about his love life?

Ruined the movie. It felt they were just reenacting the details of what happened and not actually telling a story.
Because it's important? It's one of the biggest stains on the British government, criminalizing and castrating one of their most important war heroes. Not mentioning his sexuality or persecution would have been a total cop out
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Ruined the movie. It felt they were just reenacting the details of what happened and not actually telling a story.
Isn't re-telling the details of what happened telling the story?
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Isn't re-telling the details of what happened telling the story?
The difference between reading a history text book about D-Day and watching Saving Private Ryan.
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The difference between reading a history text book about D-Day and watching Saving Private Ryan.
So Turing not being gay would have made for a better story? That approaching some ugly territory
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I just watched Seven Psychopaths again, since the first time it came out. The entire cast is made up of people who make the movies that they are in, better. Any time you see Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken and of course Olga Kurylenko billed in a movie, the first thought is that they are going to steal the show.

Watched In Bruges last week. Colin Farrell, now that he is sober, is incredibly good at playing a functioning alcoholic.
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Gentlemen Broncos - Very entertaining

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Big Hero 6 was a lot better than I was expecting. We rented it on VOD, and I figured it would be some soul-less, lame story about a cute-ish robot that only my kids would like, but I was genuinely impressed with the whole thing. Lots of nice touches as far as the "physics" go, or whatever the movie terms are for the realistic behavior of objects.
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So Turing not being gay would have made for a better story? That approaching some ugly territory
No, working that into the story better outside of stupid flashbacks would have been much better.
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The difference between reading a history text book about D-Day and watching Saving Private Ryan.

You are comparing fiction with non-fiction though.
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:39 PM   #16
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For those looking for a good creepy flick I recommend We Are What We Are. I went in completely cold and I think that made the somewhat slow buildup all the more worthwhile. I love this genre when they get it right but I am picky and can't vouch for many "scary" movies.

I kind of put it in the same vein as The Babadook; no gratuitous gore (but still some gory scenes), no cheap scares, with really good characters.
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There is this little sleeper indie Australian film called "These Final Hours" on Netflix which I thought was really well done... Great cinematography, editing and acting. It doesn't hold back at all... I recommend it... One of the best "end of the world" movies I've seen.
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I really loved Boyhood. It was long but it felt like I was part of the family. It was so odd to think that I was seeing a kid grow up in front of my eyes.
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Recently watched Dallas Buyers club, really enjoyed it but didn't understand all that aids crap. Really wish they could have stuck with the crazy electrician who does rodeo on the side.
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Watched The Imitation Game a few nights ago. Great movie. Currently watching Unbroken - just paused for a few minutes to allow for snack grabbing.
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