Last DVD/Movie you bought or watched?

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Re: Last DVD/Movie you bought or watched?

Post by gattoparde59 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:31 pm

Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri.

One preposterous scene I noticed:

How does Mildred, notorious for her quarrel with the police department, manage to fire bomb the police station and then be found at the scene and not get arrested, or at least be taken into custody for questioning? Besides, what police department closes down for the night?

Other than that, pretty engaging melodrama.

I'll break open the story and tell you what is there. Then, like the others that have fallen out onto the sand, I will finish with it, and the wind will take it away.

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Re: Last DVD/Movie you bought or watched?

Post by Drakeule » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:08 pm

The Cloverfeild Paradox. Man that sucked. I loved the original and wanted more. Be careful what you wish for...

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Re: Last DVD/Movie you bought or watched?

Post by Jameron » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:11 pm

Flatliners remake with Ellen Page

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Having never seen the original I have nothing to compare this to but, OMG what a terrible film. No atmosphere, bad rationalisations, awful dialogue, convenient lack of accountability, huge ... no wait ... HUGE positive self development message in a film where no-one seemed to care about morals. Its 5.1/10 rating on IMDB seems a little high to me.

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Re: Last DVD/Movie you bought or watched?

Post by ltroifanatic » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:19 am

I'm watching Hemlock Grove on Netflix.I've watched the first season and still not sure who anyone is.The last episode of the season looked like the second season might hold promise but I was wrong.It just got sillier and more confusing.Well that's about 13-14 hours I'll never get back. :lol: and the best is yet to come as my wife really likes it.Ah the things we do for love. :D Also,and this may be sacrilegious to fans,I've tried and tried to watch Cloverfield.It seemed to have all the ingredients for a good movie but I just couldn't get past the "shaky cam".Is the whole movie like that? If not i'll give it another go. :D
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Re: Last DVD/Movie you bought or watched?

Post by gattoparde59 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:04 pm

The Florida Project.

Depressing movie about a mother and daughter living at a tourist motel near Disney World in Orlando. Told from the little girls point of view, the Mom works through various shady schemes to make the rent until she finally goes completely off the rails. Great performances from the mother and daughter duo. Also has William Dafoe who plays it straight as the sympathetic motel manager.

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Re: Last DVD/Movie you bought or watched?

Post by sauvin » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:26 am

If you liked "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", you might enjoy "Pleasantville", but you'll have to reverse a few polarities somewhere shortly after the opening scenes in order to derive maximum benefit from it. In "Invasion", the protagonists eventually cottoned onto the dangers of falling asleep (we're supposed to understand at some level that what sleeps is reason itself). In "Pleasantville", everybody is already asleep and what the movie is about is some of the dangers of waking up. The visual fascination is with the blatant use of colour to bludgeon viewers over the head with the concept of transformation, but the story is loaded with background allegory that'd take me a month just to mention (and that just the little things I actually caught).
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