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« #14205 : October 28, 2014, 09:05:44 AM »

Yes. Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is the main character, but the Roger Sterling character gets all the best lines.

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« #14206 : October 28, 2014, 02:50:12 PM »

Yes. Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is the main character, but the Roger Sterling character gets all the best lines.


Not really. There are too many others in Mad Men.


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« #14207 : October 28, 2014, 05:14:39 PM »

Oh come on Stanton, they even published a book apparently containing nothing but his sardonic one-liners:

http://www.amazon.com/Roger-Sterling/e/B005TKY336/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

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« #14208 : October 28, 2014, 08:56:17 PM »

Fury - 7
I had fun watching this. yeah, it's fucking ridiculous and stupid...but I had a good time. a couple fun hours of war movie caricatures killing nazis.

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« #14209 : October 28, 2014, 11:24:54 PM »

I just saw Saboteur (1942). Didn't like it much. There's some good suspenseful stuff but this isn't a very good movie. I give it a 6/10.

Anyway, I did a search to see if there have been any past posts about this movie, and (because someone poasted about this right around Inauguration Day 2009) lo and behold, I came across an intense discussion (from the good old days before I joined the SLWB) about Obama   http://www.fistful-of-leone.com/forums/index.php?topic=7645.msg124036#msg124036
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(I never said this has anything to do with Obama sabotaging America. Don't put words in my mouth.)


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« #14210 : October 29, 2014, 12:26:39 AM »

The Beach - 5/10

Finally convinced myself I had to see it once and Netflix gave me a hand.


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« #14211 : October 29, 2014, 01:31:58 AM »

Oh come on Stanton, they even published a book apparently containing nothing but his sardonic one-liners:

http://www.amazon.com/Roger-Sterling/e/B005TKY336/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1


Ha ha ok. But for me he is of course one of the reasons why MM is so great, but only one amongst 2 dozens.


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« #14212 : October 29, 2014, 05:47:11 AM »

Fedora (1978) - 4/10. 1080p. This bad Billy Wilder film is now available in a very good Blu-ray transfer. The reason the film is so bad is that it has an incredible flaw: the first half of the film presents matters one way, then in the second half reveals that our understanding about the first half was wrong. Not once, but twenty times. The explanation goes on and on and on. Still, there are pleasures: Bill Holden, Marthe Keller, Jose Ferrer (with an earring!). Bit parts are done by old friends: Mario Adorf (!) as a Greek hotel manager; Gottried John (!!) as a chauffeur with a punch; Stephen Collins (!!!) as the young Holden (!!!!); Henry Fonda as the President of the Academy; and Michael York "as himself." There are two fag jokes (three if you count Michael York).

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« #14213 : October 29, 2014, 03:59:04 PM »

Man, I'm falling behind.

Carrie - 8/10 - Entertaining.

Carrie (2013) - 3/10 - Wretched.

The Birds - 8/10 - Rewatch.

Ministry of Fear - 8/10 - Stylish.



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« #14214 : October 29, 2014, 10:19:33 PM »

The Strangers - 3/10
Some shitty jump-scare movie that for some reason college girls think is scary and 'deep' lol.

Boyhood - 10/10
Second viewing. It's probably a bit short of a true 10, but I'll round up just for kicks. The flaws are still there (two alcoholic step dads, the photographer cliche) but the rest of the movie is just so fucking perfect.

A History of Violence - 8/10
Really really good movie. Liked it a lot.

The King of Comedy - 9/10
Gets better with age. One of Scorsese's best and most unique movies.

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« #14215 : October 30, 2014, 02:04:11 AM »


A History of Violence - 8/10
Really really good movie. Liked it a lot.


I saw this once (like 5 years ago, on a laptop) and didn't like it all that much. I LOVED Eastern Promises.


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Boyhood - 10/10
Second viewing. It's probably a bit short of a true 10, but I'll round up just for kicks. The flaws are still there (two alcoholic step dads, the photographer cliche) but the rest of the movie is just so fucking perfect.
You forgot one of the flaws: the kid only ever has teenage models for girlfriends. Yeah, just like in real life.



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« #14217 : October 30, 2014, 09:56:10 AM »


L'ours (1988) - 6.5 to 7/10

I'm usually a complete sucker for this type of movies yet this movie didn't suck me in. It must have been very hard to film some of the scenes with the animals. Still, something seems missing.


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« #14218 : October 30, 2014, 12:11:33 PM »

I think it aged. Or I aged. Probably both.


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« #14219 : October 31, 2014, 05:43:42 AM »

Nightcrawler (2014) - 10/10. If Travis Bickle and Network's Diana Christensen conceived a child, that rough beast, slouching toward Hollywood to be born, would be Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal), the amoral hero of Nightcrawler. Lou, when we first meet him, makes his living selling copper wire, pieces of chain-link fence, and manhole covers. One night on the highway, however, he comes on the scene of a terrible accident and witnesses first-hand two stringers for local news videoing the carnage. Suddenly Lou has a new industry to crash. The barriers to entry, though, are high; but Lou, for his part, is indomitable: he has the talent, the drive, the ruthlessness to succeed. With some mentoring by a TV station producer (Rene Russo), he is soon beating out his chief competitor (Bill Paxton). And when a crime/accident scene doesn't have all the cinematic values it should, Lou does not scruple to re-stage it. Things escalate nicely from there. This is one of those rare films that begins strong, then just keeps getting better and better. Darkly funny, this is a contender for American film of the year.



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