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Been wanting to get to this one for a while - didn't dissapoint - 7.5/10
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Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:28 am

Watched Children of Men last night. I'd give it 8/10.
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Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:35 am

Thirst (2009)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirst_(2009_film)

from the director of OldBoy come this new take on the vampire genre... good stuff.
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Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:36 am

cadeallaw wrote:Thirst (2009)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirst_(2009_film)

from the director of OldBoy come this new take on the vampire genre... good stuff.
yeah, that one is great.
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Thu Dec 31, 2009 12:04 pm

A Serious Man was almost unwatchable to me, but this review definitely puts the Coen's effort into an interesting perspective.
And the ending IS awesome.
http://dissidentvoice.org/2009/12/the-p ... lf-hatred/

Also, Armond White might be the most interesting thing going in movies outside of the films themselves (and sometimes moreso). His writing can be torturous, but he's definitely onto something with each piece. I can relate to the tortured prose as it's tough to say precisely what you think and I admire people who do it with ease. He does not, and I don't always agree with the stuff, but I enjoy him anyhow. Hope you do, too.

http://nymag.com/movies/profiles/54318/
http://www.nypress.com/article-20554-pr ... cious.html (a review of Precious)

White says, “I don’t say these things to call attention to myself or to get a rise out of people. I say them because I believe them. We’re living in times when critics get fired if they don’t like enough movies. People don’t need to hear what mouthpieces for the movie industry tell them. They need to hear the truth.”
just a foil for me today, thanks
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Spinal Tap in real life - It's been on "The Pile" for a long time, finally got around to it - 7.5/10

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Learn how to grow an unhealthy product at a loss and still make a profit - thanks US subsidies - Watched it with my Father-In-Law who is a farmer, so I got a bonus running DVD commentary - 7/10

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Didn't quite work or have enough for adults - give it a miss - 5/10

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Good - not great - a little too smart for it's own good - 7/10

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A bearable but predictable "chick flick" - I spent the 1st half distracted by Butler's chin and thinking "This is SPARTA!" - when did they become so vulgar without nudity? - 6/10
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:41 am

iratasan wrote:The White Ribbon (International: English title) (UK) (USA) 2009

michael haneke's newest masterpiece. i am a huge haneke fan, so i liked it, but this one is clearly not for anyone. :wink:
i wish i was in LA or NY so i could see that. i've got cache coming on netflix tomorrow.
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:38 am

andruw000 wrote:
iratasan wrote:The White Ribbon (International: English title) (UK) (USA) 2009

michael haneke's newest masterpiece. i am a huge haneke fan, so i liked it, but this one is clearly not for anyone. :wink:
i wish i was in LA or NY so i could see that. i've got cache coming on netflix tomorrow.
cache is great. in fact cache is the better movie out the two, but white ribbon is great nonetheless. white ribbon has a similar structure, it is kinda the companion movie to cache. a bit like "benny's video" to "funny games".
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:47 am

Recently got to watch a couple of movies on the holidays.....

Pans Labyrinth - I was expecting more fanatsy stuff, but still a good film: 8.5/10
Step Brothers - Found it too hit and miss, there is only so much of this humour I can take: 5/10
What Women Want - The wife wanted to watch it and I had never seen it, entertaining: 7/10
Wanted - Cool. Loved it. A bit cliche in some spots. Some awesome action sequences: 8.5/10
Goonies - It was not as amazing as I remember it being all those years ago. Good family movie: 7/10
Bedtime Stories - Sandler is hot and cold lately....but this was great. Another great family flick: 9/10
Indiana Jones & The Crystal Skull - Not quite up to the originals, but a fair effort: 7/10
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:17 pm

The Wedding Singer.

Old movie but its a classic!!! The soundtrack rocks :notworthy:

Extra bonus points for Steve Buscemi.
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:03 pm

I just watched Funny People and thought it was pretty good.
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:26 pm

I just watched District 9. 8/10. Very good.
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Finally got to see it - as good as everyone says - 8/10

Went to see Avatar 3D IMAX today - all sessions sold out for the whole day - whoa! It's been on for 2.5 weeks now - Ill go back in a month
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Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:57 am

iratasan wrote:
andruw000 wrote:
iratasan wrote:The White Ribbon (International: English title) (UK) (USA) 2009

michael haneke's newest masterpiece. i am a huge haneke fan, so i liked it, but this one is clearly not for anyone. :wink:
i wish i was in LA or NY so i could see that. i've got cache coming on netflix tomorrow.
cache is great. in fact cache is the better movie out the two, but white ribbon is great nonetheless. white ribbon has a similar structure, it is kinda the companion movie to cache. a bit like "benny's video" to "funny games".
just finished cache. you could start an entire thread just on that film. superb acting -- anyone out there that has netflix and hasn't seen cache should give check it out. that is, of course, assuming you are intrigued by other aspects besides 3D special effects.
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Invictus
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This one wasn't bad, perhaps a little formulaic with the obligatory Mandela pep talks. Mr. rugby should love it.
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