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Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:43 am

Went and saw some film, you may have heard of it: called "Avatar" in IMAX 3D

Visuals and 3D were amazing, the story was ok but nothing complex - all in all what I expected 7.5/10

Giovanni Ribisi was just Paul Reiser's character in Aliens.

Best picture - c'mon seriously??? Best visuals, sound, etc: no question.
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Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:46 am

MattTheCraw wrote:Went and saw some film, you may have heard of it: called "Avatar" in IMAX 3D

Visuals and 3D were amazing, the story was ok but nothing complex - all in all what I expected 7.5/10

Giovanni Ribisi was just Paul Reiser's character in Aliens.


Best picture - c'mon seriously??? Best visuals, sound, etc: no question.
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Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:50 am

i HIGHLY recommend bloodsport. probably the most accurate film based off of true events every created.
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Sat Feb 13, 2010 2:04 am

This is such an underrated film today. It got the praise it deserved when it was released, but you just don't hear anything about it anymore. The commentary, if you can stand such a thing, is revealing and more a credit to the film's editor than Tatum O'Neil's acting for which she won that year's academy award at age 10. Check it out if you haven't.
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The best Dirty Harry in my opinion, gratuitous, ridiculousness and entertaining junk-food for the brain.
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Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:18 am

andruw000 wrote:i HIGHLY recommend bloodsport. probably the most accurate film based off of true events every created.
Gummy Bears! Gummy Bears!
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Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:52 am

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Drymounting amazing! :notworthy:
Good call on MOON. I need to grab that from the $1 red box machine or blockbuster soon!

Here are a bunch of movies I loved watching while growing up in the 90's:

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Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:14 pm

not a big fan of moon. it's ok but i found it all a bit stupid after a certain thing happens in the film. all the reviews were saying classic. just didnt do it for me.


but.... BLACK DYNAMITE!!!!!!!!!
never heard of it until hunter did a poster and i really loved it. not over the top comedy but really well done. shame the dvd cover looks piss though.
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Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:50 pm

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Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:45 pm

MattTheCraw wrote:What's this? You're wearing the shirt of the band you're going to see? Don't be that guy.
:lol: yeah, that's my favorite line from the movie as well.
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Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:31 pm

Think you're tough? No, you are not.
These guys are.

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Bring a coat, you will be cold watching this.
just a foil for me today, thanks
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Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:32 pm

I'd like to recommend Brian de Palma's overlooked "Hi Mom!" (1970) Grade: A-
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De Palma was as subversive as ever with this film. It's a comedy albeit a really dark one, heh heh. And Robert de Niro is as cool as you can get.

Here's a good write-up I found on a blog:
Robert DeNiro as a Vietnam vet who wants to make a living selling “reality” pornography of the people in the apartment complex across the street doing the do. So yes, the voyeurism’s all here. The centerpiece of this movie is a 20-minute film-within-the-film called “Be Black, Baby,” an avant-garde theater piece in which white get painted in blackface and brutalized and raped. I love that De Palma did this, but I don’t want to watch it again for another 10 years.

Here are a couple other recommendations from my recent Netflix rentals:

Save the Green Planet (2003)
Grade: A-
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Lunacy (2006)
Directed by Jan Svankmajer. If you saw his popular stop motion animation film, Alice (1985), you'll love this. A cool (but extreme) Marquis de Sade inspired triple-bill would be Salo (1975), Quills (2000), and this film, Lunacy (2006)
Grade: A-
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Cosmos: The Collector's Edition
Grade: A+
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This is an 8 Disc set. Carl Sagan series about where we are in the vastness of space and time. Carl Sagan is awesome.

Bonus:
For those that enjoyed Food Inc.(2008) I highly recommend the following
Healing Cancer (2008)
The Beautiful Truth (2008)
The Botany of Desire (2009)


Just so you know, I don't give everything an "A". I rented The Boondock Saints(1999) last week. Watched the first 20 minutes. It's an easy "F+". What a piece of horse sh_+.
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Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:43 pm

entropy wrote: For those that enjoyed Food Inc.(2008) I highly recommend the following
Healing Cancer (2008)
The Beautiful Truth (2008)
The Botany of Desire (2009)
Is Kevin Trudeau in any of those?
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Codeblue wrote:
entropy wrote: For those that enjoyed Food Inc.(2008) I highly recommend the following
Healing Cancer (2008)
The Beautiful Truth (2008)
The Botany of Desire (2009)
Is Kevin Trudeau in any of those?
lol. no. I heard that guy is a fraud. although what he tells you about the medical/pharmaceutical industry and the AMA and FDA in the infomercials is true...
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Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:56 pm

entropy wrote:
Codeblue wrote:
entropy wrote: For those that enjoyed Food Inc.(2008) I highly recommend the following
Healing Cancer (2008)
The Beautiful Truth (2008)
The Botany of Desire (2009)
Is Kevin Trudeau in any of those?
lol. no. I heard that guy is a fraud. although what he tells you about the medical/pharmaceutical industry and the AMA and FDA in the infomercials is true...
the intro to his wiki entry is great:

Kevin Mark Trudeau (b. February 6, 1963) is an American author, infomercial salesman, convicted felon, founder of the International Pool Tour, self-proclaimed advocate of alleged alternative medicine, and radio personality.
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Tue Feb 16, 2010 12:47 am

anyone recommend something really disturbing? i enjoy testing my limits... for a reference point, cannibal holocaust and jack ketchum's the girl next door made me a bit squeamish.
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