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Offline aligreto

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25860 on: April 24, 2017, 07:58:47 AM »
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25861 on: April 24, 2017, 02:59:33 PM »
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« Reply #25862 on: April 25, 2017, 07:10:34 AM »
Dave, you might like Five Came Back on Netflix. I wonder if I am a minority in thinking that, contrary to the position staked out in Five, Stevens was more or less ruined as a director by the war. He decided to be "serious", acting out Sullivan's Travels in reverse. Many great flicks, my favourite being his last, The More the Merrier, before he got "serious", and usually heavy-handed after.

Hi Ken - that night I watched Five Came Back on Netflix (there was a movie of the same name - below from 1939, of course no relationship) - 3 episodes and excellent w/ a LOT of color photography of WWII - Dave :)
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25863 on: April 25, 2017, 07:52:35 AM »
Hi Ken - that night I watched Five Came Back on Netflix (there was a movie of the same name - below from 1939, of course no relationship) - 3 episodes and excellent w/ a LOT of color photography of WWII - Dave :)
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Glad you liked it. I thought it was interesting.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25864 on: April 26, 2017, 06:37:52 PM »
Bound For Glory (1976) w/ David Carradine et al - somewhat fictionalized version of Woody Guthrie's autobiography - Carradine excellent in this role - only my second or third time seeing this film (saved on DVR from the TCM channel); BUT, brought back memories of Susan & I seeing the New York Broadway show w/ his brother, Keith Carradine in the role of Will Rogers in the early 1990s - wonderful performance - these Carradine boys were quite talented.  Dave :)

 


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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25865 on: April 27, 2017, 08:36:34 AM »
Get the Gringo....


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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25866 on: April 27, 2017, 09:40:32 AM »
Get the Gringo....



OK, but mostly just another Gibson potboiler.

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25867 on: April 27, 2017, 09:58:01 AM »


As powerful today as when it was released almost 25 yrs ago (can't believe it has been that long). Liam Neeson's performance is just otherwordly with Ben Kingsley not far behind. It is difficult to fathom that Neeson did not win Best Actor that year as it went to Tom Hanks in Philadelphia (I can't quibble with that as both performances are one for the ages...

Anyway always shocked as much by the violence as by some of the understated dialogue such as when Schindler said he could have saved 10 more by selling his car and Stern simply said "it is enough". Just draw-dropping how good this movie is...

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25868 on: April 27, 2017, 09:58:18 AM »



OK, but mostly just another Gibson potboiler.

Yes, agreed but just a tad quirky as well.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25869 on: April 29, 2017, 01:25:52 AM »


Up The Junction (Ken Loach, dir. 1965)

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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25870 on: April 29, 2017, 10:56:39 AM »
Shepherds and Butchers
A South African movie about the effect of it's death penalty system on a guard who became a mass murderer. Overlong but surprisingly interesting. Brutal.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25871 on: Today at 09:43:05 AM »
Some classic 1950's B sci-fi:



And talking about maintaining a low budget, dig the what was necessary to walk around Mars.

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« Reply #25872 on: Today at 04:47:58 PM »
Fin-de-weekend cool-down: Grosse Pointe Blank.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25873 on: Today at 05:11:05 PM »
Saw Passengers.



Meh. It's a nice premise, but doesn't live up to it. Too many plot holes and wasted use of actors. It is nice to look at.
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« Reply #25874 on: Today at 05:54:31 PM »
Saw Passengers.



Meh. It's a nice premise, but doesn't live up to it. Too many plot holes and wasted use of actors. It is nice to look at.

I agree.  It's story did not have a decent end game possibility.
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Re: Last Movie You Watched
« Reply #25875 on: Today at 09:34:49 PM »
Fin-de-weekend cool-down: Grosse Pointe Blank.

Love that one!
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