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Rate the Last Movie You Watched

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Manticore, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. NeoNite

    NeoNite Worst hack fraud ever

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    I think (it's probably said a million times already) it would've been better to have cast lesser known people for those parts. ESPECIALLY clooney. I couldn't picture him as an astronaut, not for a single moment. All I could think of is him reaching for a nespresso (isn't it?) and a billboard appearing around his head.. something along those lines. Way too smooth.

    It's a good movie, but it didn't really impress me that much.
     
  2. Selerox

    Selerox COR AD COR LOQVITVR

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    Going to see them all back to back.

    Let's be honest here, that's what most of us will do. Get friends round, get the supplies in, and watch all of them back to back :)

    I doubt the Silmarillion will get made into anything on screen. Then again, I didn't think we'd see Episodes 7-9, so what do I know...
     
  3. Manticore

    Manticore Official BUF Birthday Spammer

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    Chronicle (Extended Edition)-7/10

    Seen it before and watched it again. Great story.
     
  4. cUnNiNg_StUnTs

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  5. KaL976

    KaL976 *nubcake*

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    Starred up. 9/10

    A modern day Scum. Well worth a watch.
     
  6. KaL976

    KaL976 *nubcake*

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    The Sweeney. 7/10

    Nick Love spends not a lot of money remaking a classic brit series & sort of manages it provided you don't think too hard.
    Hilarious in places, cringeworthy in others.

    The only thing I really took away from this film is how weird it is to see a full-on gunfight in Trafalgar Square whereas I'm perfectly happy to accept exactly the same thing filmed in an American city.
     
  7. Manticore

    Manticore Official BUF Birthday Spammer

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    Virtuosity-4/10

    Back in the day when this was made virtual reality films were popular as the information technology boom was on the rise. This film seemed lame and weak back then and it is even lamer and weaker in the present day.

    Lawnmower Man for the disco crowd..........
     
  8. Balton

    Balton The Beast of Worship

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    Y'know Lawnmower Man is based on a 4 or 5 pages long short story by Stephen King. The short story is quite funny and has only one thing in common with the movie, you see a lawnmower operated by a man once. Movie is the typical hollywood trash.
     
  9. IronMonkey

    IronMonkey Moi?

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    No!

    6/10 perhaps (more if you want to give credit for technical excellence).

    Too long, too far from the core book but with undeniable impact in the closing scenes as one finally realises that one does care what happens to some of the characters.
     
  10. cUnNiNg_StUnTs

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    The Equalizer - 9.8 / 10

    mind = blown!
     
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    Hey!


    ...I liked Virtuosity....:)
     
  12. Manticore

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    Sacrface-6/10

    Perhaps this flick was ground-breaking when it was released and set some new standards for portrayal of mobs. organised crime and violence. I must admit that seeing it again didn't really thrill me; perhaps because it now seems pretty tame by comparison to what Hollywood throws up today.

    In my opinion this is far from being de Palma's best film.......... and Giorgio Moroder's soundtrack music is truly horrible; I think it probably was back then too.
     
  13. KaL976

    KaL976 *nubcake*

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    Have to disagree there... although I admit it really wouldn't matter what the story or soundtrack was as it's all about Pacino's performance.
     
  14. Kyllian

    Kyllian if (Driver == Bot.Pawn); bGTFO=True;

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    Read the wiki page, sounds interesting
     
  15. Manticore

    Manticore Official BUF Birthday Spammer

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    Pacino is a great actor generally. I just think the movie gets tired.........
     
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    Boyhood - 7.5/10 - mediocre story, but interesting factoid: it was filmed with the same actors over a 12 yr period, so watching the kids and actors transform as they age was the draw. Ethan Hawke starred.
     
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    Elysium.. 7/10 because Private Ryan was in it but I loved the CGI

    Sucker Punch 9/10

    Snakes on a plane was hilarious!

    World War Z was 10/10
     
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    Carbon Altiloquent bloviator.

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    A Prophet - 9.5/10

    John Wick - 7/10

    The Maze Runner - 6/10
     
  19. cUnNiNg_StUnTs

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    The Judge - 8.5 / 10
     
  20. Manticore

    Manticore Official BUF Birthday Spammer

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    Oblivion-6.5/10

    I've probably said this before but, in my opinion, Tom Cruise is only really good when the movie is really good and under the hands of a really good director. Other than that he can be pretty average.

    I did see this flick when it first came out at the cinema as was only moderately impressed. Visually it's great and the music is really good. I did think that some of the plot points were a bit weak.

    I watched it again the other night and was a bit more impressed. The weak plot points are still there; it's just that the second time around you have more of a chance to pick up on things which are at their weakest. It is an immersive universe and very well put together with some nice details.

    That being said; this is about as impressed as I'm going to get.....
     

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