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Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:39 pm

Carotene wrote:Um WOW!

One of my first thoughts was, looking like this Raj (from Big Bang) won't mind dressing up as Aquaman for their next Justice League costume contest lol!
LOL "Aquaman sucks!"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3yb-Zuykfc

And yes, this is a much improved Aquaman
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Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:48 pm

Rented the The Grand Budapest Hotel and was very bored watching it.
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Tue Feb 24, 2015 2:17 pm

I watched Malificent this weekend. It was really good.
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Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:55 pm

Whiplash was fantastic. And awfully, horribly, anxiety-inducing intense.
Not a wholesome trottin' race, no, but a race where they sit down right on the horse!
Like to see some stuck-up jockey boy sittin' on Dan Patch? Make your blood boil? Well, I should say!
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:08 am

It's a plot we've all seen before, but this one is based on a true story, McFARLAND with Kevin Costner is a darn good show.

Heard a couple of the real life folks interviewed and they said "the story is at least 80% true, but hey that's Disney"
I've found it easier to tear up tickets at 8/1 instead of 8/5.
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:00 pm

Anything in the theaters worth seeing right now?
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:23 pm

If you like lovingly-crafted animation, try to find Song of the Sea. There are reasons it made the Academy Award short list of best animation films...gorgeous illustrations, lush renderings of beautiful (and quirky) Ireland, haunting music, sweet story.
I loved it.
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 8:01 pm

Starine wrote:Anything in the theaters worth seeing right now?
If you want a totally nonsensical romp that is the dream of a 14-year-old girl, see Jupiter Ascending. Seriously, all of my friends in the "I was once a teenage girl" demo have LOVED it, and everyone else has enjoyed it, albeit sometimes ironically.

Same for Kingsman: The Secret Service, but with a slightly different genre.

If you have a local indie theater, they may be playing Theory of Everything, Birdman, Wild, or Whiplash. Any would be worth seeing.
Not a wholesome trottin' race, no, but a race where they sit down right on the horse!
Like to see some stuck-up jockey boy sittin' on Dan Patch? Make your blood boil? Well, I should say!
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 8:28 pm

I have heard absolutely nothing positive about Jupiter Ascending, besides that it should be a lock for a Razzie nomination.
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:22 pm

dustino140 wrote:I have heard absolutely nothing positive about Jupiter Ascending, besides that it should be a lock for a Razzie nomination.
Oh, it's not a good movie. I'm told it's complete nonsense, with some bizarre acting jobs. Someone is a werebee. But that doesn't mean it's not a joy to watch. All of my friends compare it to the novel they tried to write when they were teenagers, and they enjoy it with a shameless sort of abandon, which makes me very happy.

However, I admit you may be outside of the demo it has attracted, Dustin. :D
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:03 pm

Thanks. I've heard good things about Kingsmen; that's my first choice right now. Wanted to catch Song of the Sea but it's not showing around here.
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Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:24 am

I was really hoping Jupiter Ascending was going to be good. I think the Wachowski's have such amazing imaginations and a real flare for creating great visuals. Plus, how could you not want to see a movie with both Channing Tatum in eyeliner and Sean Bean playing a character who (if I've read correctly) does NOT die midway through the story. :lol:
Sadly, judging by the reviews I've read, it's not even close to good. :roll:
However, even though I won't be spending my $$ to see it in the theater, I do look forward to seeing it when it shows up on one of my TV movie channels. I have a sneaking suspicion that it could end up on my list of Guilty Pleasure flicks...like The Fifth Element.
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Fri Feb 27, 2015 1:14 am

A little premature for this thread, but I sure hope it turns out well!

Film Shoot about Legendary Race Horse Kincsem to Start in October

http://dailynewshungary.com/film-shoot- ... uP1OE.dpuf
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Sparrow Castle wrote:A little premature for this thread, but I sure hope it turns out well!

Film Shoot about Legendary Race Horse Kincsem to Start in October

http://dailynewshungary.com/film-shoot- ... uP1OE.dpuf

Sounds interesting, hope it turns out as cool as it sounds.
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Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:58 pm

I have heard both good and bad things about Kingsmen.
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Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:45 pm

Kingsmen is really fun if you check your brain at the door and expect exactly what you get.
Plus it is not badly acted so that helps.
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Mon Mar 09, 2015 1:58 am

Saw the documentary She's Beautiful When She's Angry today and it was just terrific. Wonderfully edited and moving, and at some parts funny.

As one reviewer wrote: Take you daughters. And your sons.
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Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:18 pm

Dear White People was awesome. And great example of a Kickstarter-funded film!
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Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:34 am

There's a IndieGoGo campaign to make this proposed documentary a reality. Did anyone else read these books?

https://nerdist.com/pickstarter-documen ... -the-dark/
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Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:22 am

I watched Interstellar the other night and while I know some people really liked it, to me, that's 3 hours I'll never get back. I found the second half of the movie to be hokey. The real takeaway, though...is there a more unlikable person in Hollywood then Anne Hathaway? I'm sure she has some fans (somewhere), but they seem to be very few and very far between.
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