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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26260 on: July 15, 2017, 05:56:56 PM »
For probably the first time since 1978, Superman.  97% good fun.  Personally, I find “Can You Read My Mind?” just too goopy.  More than compensated for by Christopher Reeve’s performance, wonderfully good-natured.  Of course, Gene Hackman and Ned Beatty are good comic foils.

And now:  Superman II . . . .

Don't forget Valerie Perrine:D

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My youngest son visited today, and confessed that he has become hooked on the 1990's TV show...



Mystery Science Theater 3000 ! $:) $:) $:)   ;)

Today the offering was an epic from 1995 (featuring Martin Sheen's brother Joe Estevez   8)  ) called Werewolf , which has a rating of 1.7 out of 10 on IMDB!  ???

Anyway, it featured an "actress" whose main talent was the ability to breathe while standing sideways, and who oozed an aura of being one late rent payment away from doing hardcore pornography.

When I checked on her other credits, I saw that she had not done anything for 20 years, Werewolf having ruined her career, such as it was.  But then 3 years ago she obtained a writing credit for an animated movie called Dwegons and Leprechauns, which was animated in China.

One reviewer said the movie was so unbelievably awful that it proved God does not exist!  0:)  ;D
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26261 on: July 15, 2017, 06:34:14 PM »
Today, a couple BDs arrived as DVD replacements:

 

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26262 on: July 15, 2017, 07:39:39 PM »
For probably the first time since 1978, Superman.  97% good fun.  Personally, I find “Can You Read My Mind?” just too goopy.  More than compensated for by Christopher Reeve’s performance, wonderfully good-natured.  Of course, Gene Hackman and Ned Beatty are good comic foils.

And now:  Superman II . . . .

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26263 on: July 16, 2017, 12:44:59 AM »
Tonight's movie:


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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26264 on: July 16, 2017, 02:04:41 AM »
Big Wedding....





Light, fun and entertaining.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26265 on: July 16, 2017, 11:29:04 AM »
Big Wedding....





Light, fun and entertaining.

With Robin Williams as the celebrant, it oughta be!  The poster does not make it look like all that big a wedding, but of course, you want the faces of the stars you've paid for, to be visible . . . .
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26266 on: July 16, 2017, 01:05:14 PM »
With Robin Williams as the celebrant, it oughta be!  The poster does not make it look like all that big a wedding, but of course, you want the faces of the stars you've paid for, to be visible . . . .

I would guess that great fun was had by all of the cast in the making of that one.  ;D
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26267 on: July 16, 2017, 03:52:36 PM »


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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26268 on: July 17, 2017, 03:16:04 AM »


Good stuff.
Also, I can't think of anything featuring Dominique Pinon that I haven't liked.

e: even Micmacs ;D - although that has the bonus of André Dussollier. :)
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26269 on: July 17, 2017, 07:56:58 AM »


+1  8)
I have always liked that film.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26270 on: July 17, 2017, 08:20:47 AM »

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26271 on: July 17, 2017, 09:39:06 AM »
Good stuff.

+1  8)

Yes it is! And now it got me hankering for more of that super cool French 80s Cinema du look.

So I've lined up Betty Blue and Mauvais Sang, and later probably Boy Meets Girl, Metro and maybe Nikita8) Most of which I've seen before, but it's been a while.

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Also, I can't think of anything featuring Dominique Pinon that I haven't liked.

e: even Micmacs ;D - although that has the bonus of André Dussollier. :)


He has huge character actor career but I always think Jeunet & Caro.



Somehow haven't seen Micmacs yet. Thanks for mentioning it.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26272 on: July 17, 2017, 10:18:50 AM »

I see that a BD copy has finaly been edited.  I need it NOW !
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26273 on: July 17, 2017, 07:08:13 PM »
SEXMISSSION   Poland 1984  dir. Julian Machulksi
Sex meets science-fiction as two scientists awaken after a 50-year cryogenic slumber to discover they are the only two men in a post-apocalyptic world.  An Amazon race, dressed in transparent plastic will let them live if they will give up their ‘manhood’.
Escape is another option.
Inventive and humorous plot and production, English subtitles.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26274 on: July 17, 2017, 07:25:46 PM »
Amazing Grace


An excellent movie with a good cast, all the players in suitable roles, a well cast cast, about William Wilberforce.

Sad to say, I suspect I need to add an explanation of who Wilberforce was. But I won't.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26275 on: July 17, 2017, 08:40:04 PM »
Good stuff.
Also, I can't think of anything featuring Dominique Pinon that I haven't liked.

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26276 on: July 17, 2017, 10:51:26 PM »


Good stuff.
Also, I can't think of anything featuring Dominique Pinon that I haven't liked.

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When it first came out, it had the wonderful effect of proving that some youngsters could at the same time know where the aria Ebben?..ne andrň lontana came from, and feel über-cool...  :D

Should revisit it... Very fond memories of this one.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26277 on: July 18, 2017, 07:00:22 AM »
The Numbers Station....





A good cyber-crime thriller.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26278 on: July 18, 2017, 09:45:44 AM »

   

An excellent movie with a good cast, all the players in suitable roles, a well cast cast, about William Wilberforce.

Sad to say, I suspect I need to add an explanation of who Wilberforce was. But I won't.

Hey Ken - own the DVD of Amazing Grace w/ Ioan Gruffudd, who I also enjoy in the Hornblower TV series (also have on DVD in my collection).

Last night, we streamed the third film above (on my 'to see' list):

The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) w/ Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, and Daniel Brühl - short synopsis below and a true story; more information on Jan Żabiński (1897–1974) and Antonina Żabiński (1908–1971) HERE - reviews: 7/10, IMDB; 60% (6/10) from critics & 79% (3.9/5) from audience, Rotten Tomatoes - the critics seemed to have 'downgraded' the film based on a lost opportunity to tell a powerful story; despite their opinions, I enjoyed and would have to do a 4*/5* rating on Amazon (which was 4.2/5*) - recommended.  Dave :)

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #26279 on: July 18, 2017, 11:48:17 AM »

     I watched Burn After Reading last night, a delightful romp. I particularly enjoyed the "all's well that ends well" conclusion.

     
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