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« Reply #7905 on: May 04, 2010, 01:03:45 PM »

I have to say this kinda grew on me with repeated viewings, but the first time around my rating would have been even lower than yours. In the end: I consider it a good movie, but as distant from something monumental as a good movie can be.

Did it grow on you while you were sleeping?

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« Reply #7906 on: May 04, 2010, 01:43:42 PM »

Grin We went to see it with school in 1999 or 2000 and I remember I almost fell asleep (which is more or less all I remember of it - I certainly had my eyes closed most of the time, so I really don't remember much.) And that was in a cinema. I guess if it were in TV, I'd really fall asleep...

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« Reply #7907 on: May 04, 2010, 02:07:13 PM »

Frost/Nixon - 8/10 - 2nd viewing. Held up surprisingly well to a rewatch, even after I had viewed the real interviews. Yeah it's more "dramatic" than the real thing, but it's based on a goddamned play - what would you expect? My only real complaints are the bland direction (how the hell did Howard get an Oscar nod?) and that it's perhaps overly sympathetic to Nixon.

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« Reply #7908 on: May 04, 2010, 05:37:58 PM »

Did it grow on you while you were sleeping?

No.

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« Reply #7909 on: May 04, 2010, 06:08:28 PM »

Half-Blood Prince

6/10

Didn't watch in the cinema, it was dubbed (which is a crime). Downloaded recently.

- Hermione still can't act.
- Slughorn should be fat and look like a walrus. He doesn't...
- Random Death Eater attack on Weasley house? WTF?
- Please, someone slap Bellatrix.
- Snape is a sex god.  Kiss I fear the last film... poor thing.
- Draco kinda begins to look good.
- Someone. Kill. Lavender.
- Little Voldy is creepy.
- No Dursleys...  Cry
- Still don't like Death Eaters flying around with smoke effect.



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« Reply #7910 on: May 05, 2010, 12:33:56 AM »

Didn't watch in the cinema, it was dubbed (which is a crime).

Same reason why I usually don't go to see super-famous films in cinema...

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« Reply #7911 on: May 05, 2010, 01:39:25 AM »

Caché (2005) - ?/10
Michael Haneke's version of Lost Highway. Not bad, not a masterpiece. Slow, alienating (in large part due to the sterile digital cinematography) and, for the most part, interesting. And boring.

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« Reply #7912 on: May 05, 2010, 05:53:38 AM »

Biopic The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) not bad Don Ameche, Henry Fonda, Loretta Young, entertaining 7/10

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« Reply #7913 on: May 05, 2010, 03:27:39 PM »

Caché (2005) - ?/10
.... for the most part, interesting. And boring.
Er.... at the same time? Or alternatingly?

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« Reply #7914 on: May 05, 2010, 05:02:32 PM »

It would be quite an achievement if the former.

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« Reply #7915 on: May 06, 2010, 01:13:35 AM »

Er.... at the same time? Or alternatingly?
I guess the former would be impossible.

Viimeinen keikka (1984) "The Last Gig" - 7/10
"Four aging friends, ex-members of a dance band that split decades ago, gather to play once more at the funeral of their band's fifth player. Old quarrels re-emerge, made worse by the different roles the men have since taken in their lives. One is a dentist, one a priest, and one is just a bitter old dance musician with an inclination to drinking and making obnoxious comments."

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« Reply #7916 on: May 06, 2010, 11:21:39 AM »

Flesh + Blood (1985) - http://www.hulu.com/watch/147145/flesh--blood Paul Verhoeven's first American feature, with a great cast (Jack Hawkins, Rutger Hauer, JJL, Bruno Kirby, and Brion James when he was thin and had hair!). Shame about the faux El Cid score.

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« Reply #7917 on: May 06, 2010, 11:34:05 AM »

You mean Jack Thompson. Aussie legend.

Fun movie to watch.

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« Reply #7918 on: May 06, 2010, 11:39:00 AM »

Right. The character he plays is called "Hawkwood." I got confused. Embarrassed

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« Reply #7919 on: May 06, 2010, 01:43:01 PM »

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - 6-7/10 - I don't know if I'm just Hobbited out after a week of these movies, or if this film really is too long and convoluted, but it struggled to keep my attention through much of the run-time. Two Towers had its faults, but it did a fair job of balancing the various plot threads, even if some were left under-developed. Here, the film is about 75% elves/men fighting battle after CGI-laden battle, and 25% Frodo and Sam - and quite frankly, I got pretty tired of the battle scenes after awhile. Frodo and Sam are resaonably compelling but I find Aragorn and Co. pretty dull; supporting characters like Bernard Hill and Andy Serkis are much more interesting. And like many, I am both baffled and frustrated by the endless bait-and-switch "endings" in the last half-hour.

My verdict on the trilogy: worth watching, but not something I'm likely to come back to. Now, back to real films.
Just to be sure, have you read the book? (I'm thinking "no".)

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