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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #450 on: July 20, 2010, 08:32:52 AM »

It involves an actress (Penelope Cruz honk, honk)
heeheeheehee!!! How did I miss this before? + 50 points!
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« Reply #451 on: July 20, 2010, 05:24:09 PM »

It involves an actress (Penelope Cruz honk, honk)
heeheeheehee!!! How did I miss this before? + 50 points!
And she just married Javier Bardem. I would be insanely jealous and pissed if Javier Bardem wasn't so badass. I mean, I look at him and I'm like "okay, yeah, he's probably got more sex appeal than me. I can forgive you, Penelope."
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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #452 on: July 21, 2010, 12:06:26 PM »

1. TAKING OF PELHAM 123 - 01/01/10 -RedBox DVD - 3 out of 5
2. SMOKIN' ACES - 01/02/10 - CABLE - 1 out of 5  
3. SHERLOCK HOLMES - 01/03/10 - AMC Parkway Point - 3 out of 5
4. THE READER - 01/08/10 - DVD from library - 4 out of 5
5. UP IN THE AIR - 01/17/10 - AMC Pkwy Pt - 5 out of 5
6. SEVEN POUNDS - 01/24/10 - DVD from library - 2.5 out of 5
7. THE DARJEELING LIMITED - 01/30/10 - Blockbuster DVD - 3 out of 5
8. AN EDUCATION - 01/31/10 - AMC Barrett Commons 24 - 3 out of 5
9. THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX - 01/31/10 - AMC Barrett Commons 24 - 4 out of 5
10. NIGHTS AT RODANTHE - 02/07/10 - DVD from library - 1 out of 5
11. THE BURNING PLAIN - 02/08/10 - DVD - 1 out of 5 - written and directed by the writer of BABEL.
12. WHEN IN ROME - 02/17/10 - AMC Pkwy Point - free movie ticket, popcorn and drink. WOOHOO! - 2 out of 5
13. CRAZY HEART - 02/20/10 - AMC Pkwy Point with Mom and Amanda - 3.5 out of 5
14. THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES - 02/21/10 - DVD from library - 2.5 out of 5
15. SHUTTER ISLAND - 02/24/10 - AMC Pkwy Point with Victor - 2 out of 5
16. SURROGATES - 02/27/10 - RedBox DVD - 3.5 out of 5 - better than expected
17. HACHI: A Dog's Tale - 02/20/10 - RedBox DVD - 3.5 out of 5
18. TWO LOVERS - 02/21/10 - DVD from library - 2 out of 5 - Meh.
19. CHLOE - 02/28/10 - AMC Barrett Commons 24 - 2.5 out of 5
20. HOT TUB TIME MACHINE - 04/04/10 - Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station - 3 out of 5
21. NINJA ASSASSIN - 04/04/10 - RedBox DVD - 3 out of 5
22. SURFER, DUDE - 04/05/10 - Encore - 1 out of 5
23. THE HEARTBREAK KID - 04/08/10 - TNT - 1 out of 5
24. LE DIVORCE - 04/24/10 - TIVO - 1.5 out of 5
25. KICK-ASS - 04/25/10 - AMC Parkway Point - 3 out of 5
26. BEN X - 04/26/10 - DVD from library - 2.5 out of 5
27. DATE NIGHT - 05/09/10 - AMC Pkwy Pointe - 3 out of 5
28. IRON MAN 2 - 05/23/10 - AMC Barrett Commons 24 - 3.5 out of 5
29. JUST WRIGHT - 05/29/10 - AMC Barrett Commons 24 - 3 out of 5
30. BABIES - 05/30/10 - AMC Barrett Commons 24 - 3 out of 5
31. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA - 05/31/10 - dvd from library - 2.5 out of 5
32. MOON - 06/05/10 - dvd from Blockbuster Online - 4 out of 5
33. GET HIM TO THE GREEK - 06/06/10 - AMC Pkwy Point - 2.5 out of 5
34. BRIGHT STAR - 06/09/10 - dvd from library - 4.5 out of 5
35. HANCOCK - 06/13/10 - Encore - 3 out of 5
36. RACHEL GETTING MARRIED - 06/13/10 - dvd from library - 3.5 out of 5
37. CHERI - 06/13/10 - dvd from library - 3 out of 5
38. THE MERRY GENTLEMAN - 06/13/10 - dvd from Blockbuster Online - 3 out of 5
39. CHERRY BLOSSOMS - 06/14/10 - Sundance channel - 3.5 out of 5
40. STAR 80 - 07/02/10 - Encore - 3 out of 5
41. EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES - 07/02/10 - dvd from library - 2 out for 5
42. KNIGHT & DAY - 07/04/10 - AMC Parkway Point - 3 out of 5
43. TOY STORY 3 in 3D - 07/05/10 - AMC Parkway Point - 5 out of 5
44. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (Man som hatar kvinnor) - 07/10/10 - RedBox DVD - 5 out of 5
45. THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE (Flickan som letke med elden) - 07/10/10 - Lefont Sandy Springs - 3 out of 5
46. THE SLAMMIN' SALMON - 07/11/10 - RedBox DVD - 1 out of 5
47. DESPICABLE ME - 07/18/10 - AMC Parkway Point - 2.5 out of 5
48. COME EARLY MORNING - 07/18/10 - DVD - 3.5 out of 5
49. THE TWO ESCOBARS - ESPN 30 for 30 - 07/17/10 - 5 out of 5 - Fascinating subject. Wonderful interviews. NO English. You'll cry.
50. REVENGE OF THE BRIDESMAIDS - ABC Family - 07/20/10 - 2 out of 5 - I liked the idea of some bridesmaids getting their revenge on a pushy, overbearing bride for the good of a friend. But, this was soooooooo cheesy. However, I think this is the first time I've liked Raven Symone in ANYTHING since she played Cliff Huxtable's step-granddaughter.
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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #453 on: July 21, 2010, 12:48:15 PM »

Looking forward to watching that "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" movie, lando. I read the books and they're all barnstormers, hopefully the movie will live up to them (it obviously did in your case - 5 out of 5! Blimey!).
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« Reply #454 on: July 21, 2010, 02:23:36 PM »

Looking forward to watching that "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" movie, lando. I read the books and they're all barnstormers, hopefully the movie will live up to them (it obviously did in your case - 5 out of 5! Blimey!).

I got it on Redbox and wasn't able to watch it over the weekend because the boys had a sleep over.  So, I thought, "That's fine, I'll watch it on the bus back and forth to work".  About 1/2 hour in I realized that this was not a good idea.

I'm hoping to watch the rest of it tonight.  From the first 1/2 hour, I'm pretty hooked and can't wait to finish it.
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« Reply #455 on: July 23, 2010, 03:06:50 PM »

1) The Hangover - It was funny I guess.  Never been to Vegas, so a lot of it was lost on me.
2) Inglorious Basterds - Pretty kickass when Brad Pitt was on the screen.  Still cool otherwise.
3) District 9 - One of the best Sci-Fi movies I've ever seen.  I'm buying this one to add to my DVD collection of like 20 films.
4) G-Force - About as lame as I figured it would be.  I'm still amazed Tracy Jordan does voice overs for kids movies.
5) Moon - I'd never even heard of this before I read all of your reviews.  I liked it.  I wasn't blown away by it, but I thought it was a good, solid sci-fi movie.  It was a refreshing change to have the robot not trying to kill the guy.
6) The Hurt Locker - I liked this.  I've been sick of shoot 'em up war movies and this was more of a sciency take on war.  I wish there was more cool bomb diffusing stuff.
7) 9 - Pretty much as awesome as I expected it to be.
8 ) Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs - I thought it was freakin' hillarious.  So did the kids.  The wife, not so much.  I think she's a purist and wanted it to be like the book.  But face it, that would be pretty boring.  Loved the Monkey Thought Translator and the Rat Birds.
9) The Fantastic Mr. Fox - An excellent adaptation.  I thought it stayed very true to the spirit of the book.  It was funny and sweet and madcap.  The use of the Beach Boys was pretty artful.
10) Surrogates - Somewhat interesting premise, crappily done.  Once I learned the antagonist's motivation, I was done.
11) Yes Man - Another typical Jim Carrey movie.  It was good, mindless, folding the laundry entertainment.
12) Bright Star - Got suckered into watching this stupid, boring period piece about people wearing silly hats.  So slow my wife even fell asleep and it was her pick.
13) Up In The Air - Depressing watch for me.  Too many lay offs coupled with a boring back story and uninteresting characters.
14) Ponyo - This was excellent.  Miyazaki always delivers on the super adorable.
15) The Princess and the Frog - The kids loved it, the wife had some kind of argument on how Disney is racist, I just thought it was awesome animation and enjoyed the whole thing.
16) Where the Wild Things Are - Boring as shit.  It was like taking some off your favorite childhood creatures and using them as puppets to conduct a therapy session.
17) Astro Boy - I used to love watching this show when I was a kid, so I was worried about this one.  They did a really good job with it though and made Astro Boy the same humble super powered robot he was in the manga.
18) Twilight: New Moon - I got guilted into watching this with the wife.  The only thing good I can say about it was it was tbetter than the first one, much in the same way that one turd is a prettier shade of brown than another one.
19) How To train Your Dragon 2D - What a cool movie.  Pretty faithful to the original books and really fun and heartwarming.  We loved it.
20) Ninja Assasin - Stupidly boring.
21) Strangers on a Train - Caught this Saturday night on TCM's Essentials series.  I would agree that it is essential viewing.  It was the best Hitchcock movie I've ever seen.
22) Kick-Ass - What a fun movie.  Pretty much a must see for comic book nerds.
23) Sherlock Holmes - WOW!...soooooo good.  I really hope there's a sequel and that it is also directed by Guy Ritchie.  Just checked IMDB on a whim and it looks like there will be one...Untitled Sherlock Holmes Sequel (2011) (pre-production)
24) Alice in Wonderland - We really dug this.  Pretty cool effects and whatnot.  Loved the Jabberwocky and and how they tried to model a lot of it from the Lewis Carrol novel illustrations.
25) The Road - Finally got to check this out.  Similar to the book, but not as bleak, if you can imagine that.  The narrative style was o.k., but there's no way they could have come close to the narrative style in the book.  Save your money and go to the library and get the book.
26) Bruno - Alright...I'm getting off the Sasha Baron Cohen train now.
27) I Love You Man - This movie was great.  I related with the main character on just about every level.
28 - 30) Toy Story 1, 2 & 3 - I've seen bits and pieces of 1 and 2, but never the whole movie.  In the build up to the new release, we DVRd 1 and 2 and I finally got a chance to watch them.  Each film was consistently excellent.  3 was equally excellent.  Buzz's Spanish Mode still has me cracking up.
29) The Last Airbender 2D - Reading the reviews before I went, I expected this movie to suck.  I was happily surprised that it didn't suck.  I'm a big fan of the cartoon, so I didn't want it to suck.  I think they did a good job with casting and the effects were good.  They could have done a lot of stuff differently, but I'm not gonna' complain too much.  I only have two major gripes.  They change the pronunciation of almost all of the character's names for some reason.  This nagged at me throughout the whole movie.  Also, Appa and Momo were kinda' thrown in as if they were an afterthought.  They never showed much detail on Appa and Momo just kinda' flitted around the screen every once in awhile.  Oh, and one other thing...there was no humor in the film.  Soka was serious all the time and he's usually the comic relief.  But aside from that, it wasn't horrible.  The kids loved it.
30) The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant - A decent documentary.  Hit close to home because it reminded me of my own layoff experiences from a manufacturing plant.  It generated a lot of discussion between me and the wife.
31) The Tooth Fairy - Went to go see Despicable Me in 3D last night but it was sold out, sooooo, with upset kids in tow we found a Redbox and I was basically at their mercy.  It was about as awful as you'd expect.  I was really surprised that Julie Andrews and Billy Crystal were in it.  Either those two are scraping for money or they had some serious cash to make this movie.  I doubt the later.
32) The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus - I was told by a friend that this was o.k. to watch with the kids.  The first half was, and fortunately, it was time for bed in the middle of the movie.  The second half was way too deep for them.  It was completely good for me though.  I love Terry Gilliam films and this one fits right in with the rest.

33) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - A great mystery story.  Hard to watch when Lisbeth is getting hurt, but fun to watch when she's doing the hurting.

34) Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Took Isaac to see this last night at the cheap theater.  Still hard to believe 3 people can see a movie ther for the price of one ticket at the regular theater.  Things sure are more affordable when you can ignore a theater that smells like a bellybutton.  This movie was just freakin' hilarious.  Reminded me of A Christmas Story in its sense of humor, narration and pacing.
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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #456 on: July 23, 2010, 04:19:57 PM »

1. Sherlock Holmes - 5
2. Up in the Air - 9
3. Inglorious Basterds - 9
4. The U - 5
5. Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny - 4
6. Julie & Julia - 7.5
7. The Informant! - 6
8. Youth in Revolt - 6.5
9. The Business of Being Born - 4
10. Food, Inc. - 9
11. Taking Woodstock - 7.5
12. Terminator Salvation - 4.5
13. Moon - 9
14. Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks - 8
15. Diary of a Wimpy Kid - 5
16. How to Train your Dragon (in 3D!!!!) - 7
17. The Hurt Locker - 8
18. Gigantic - 4
19. Paper Heart - 3
20. 2001: A Space Odyssey - 12
21. Date Night - 8
22. Precious - 9
23. Oceans - 6
24. The Blind Side - 7
25. Airplane! - 10
26. Alice in Wonderland (2010) - 4
27. Chaplin - 8
28. Where the Wild Things Are - 3
29. Raising Arizona - 10
30. Gentlemen Broncos - 5
31. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief - 6
32. Tooth Fairy - 2.5
33. Serpico - 8.5
34. Marmaduke - 3
35. Shrek Forever After - 6
36. The Damned United - 8
37. Toy Story 3 - 7
38. The Road - 7
39. A Serious Man - 7
40. Shutter Island - 9

41. Ink - 3

Watched this on Wednesday via Netflix instant watch when I was laid out with back pain.  It wasn't very good.  I don't know if I just wasn't into it, or I didn't get it, or what.  The acting wasn't very good either.  I thought someone in this thread had recommended it, but now I am anti-recommending it.
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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #457 on: July 23, 2010, 04:44:38 PM »

33) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - A great mystery story.  Hard to watch when Lisbeth is getting hurt, but fun to watch when she's doing the hurting.

34) Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Took Isaac to see this last night at the cheap theater.  Still hard to believe 3 people can see a movie ther for the price of one ticket at the regular theater.  Things sure are more affordable when you can ignore a theater that smells like a bellybutton.  This movie was just freakin' hilarious.  Reminded me of A Christmas Story in its sense of humor, narration and pacing.
So true about Lisbeth and those scenes. Man. But, the movie is just soooooooooo good.

Good to know about WIMPY KID. I read the first book and liked it a lot. I thought about seeing the movie but will DEFINITELY see it now that I've read your review.

"...smells like a bellybutton" = nice
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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #458 on: July 24, 2010, 08:12:54 AM »

41. Ink - 3

Watched this on Wednesday via Netflix instant watch when I was laid out with back pain.  It wasn't very good.  I don't know if I just wasn't into it, or I didn't get it, or what.  The acting wasn't very good either.  I thought someone in this thread had recommended it, but now I am anti-recommending it.

I almost watched that last night on instant watch, but it only had 3 stars, so I kept digging around and found a gem of a movie called "Mary and Max." It's dark, funny, and beautifully crafted.
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« Reply #459 on: July 24, 2010, 08:16:10 AM »

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1. Bubba Ho-tep
2. Twilight
3. Twilight: New Moon
4. Saved!
5. Moon
6. Whip It!
7. The Holiday
8. Big Nothing
9. Alice in Wonderland (in 3D)
10. Adventureland
11. Twilight: New Moon - rifftracked
12. Raiders of the Lost Ark
13. The Hangover
14. Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe
15. Twilight: New Moon - rifftracked

16. Mary and Max - loved it. It was dark, funny, and I only got a little bit sad at the end, which you could see coming, but it wasn't like they were forcing it on you like some films do, it was a natural progression of inevitability. Bonus, it was a very gorgeously crafted piece of cinema.
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« Reply #460 on: July 25, 2010, 01:17:20 PM »

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Films watched for the first time in Bold  

1 Sherlock Holmes
2 Team America: World Police
3 Mars Attacks!
4 Paranormal Activity
5 In the Loop
6 The Invention of Lying
7 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
8 Moon
9 Extract
10 10
11 Michael Jackson's This Is It
12 Fletch
13 Surrogates
14 Midnight Cowboy
15 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka!
16 Manufactured Landscapes
17 St Trinians
18 The Hurt Locker
19 The Damned United
20 The Grapes of Wrath
21 Garbage! The Revolution Begins At Home
22 Avatar
23 Henry Poole is Here
24 2012
25 Christine
26 The Cove
27 Toys
28 633 Squadron
29 Saturday Night Fever
30 Monsters Inc
31 In Short: Academy Awards Shorts IV
32 Made of Honor
33 Alien Nation
34 The Net
35 Believe - The Eddie Izzard Story
36 Fantastic Mr Fox
37 Everybody's Fine
38 Bachelor Party
39 Brideshead Revisited
40 For Pete's Sake
41 An Education
42 Precious
43 Le Mans
44 Giant
45 Pirate Radio (aka The Boat that Rocked)
46 Thank God It's Friday
47 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock?
48 It's Complicated
49 Wattstax
50 Helvetica
51 The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
52 G.I. Jane
53 Crazy Heart
54 Irina Palm
55 Capitalism - A Love Story
56 Gidget Goes Hawaiian
57 The Goodbye Girl
58 Idiocracy
59 Donnie Darko
60 Hook
61 A Hard Day's Night
62 Hot Night on Campus
63 Rock City
64 Paint Your Wagon
65 The Natural
66 Surfer, Dude
67 Stonehenge Apocalypse
68 Bolt
69 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
70 Bullitt
71 Shutter Island
72 Alice in Wonderland
73 The Village Barbershop
74 The Stones in Exile
75 Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
76 Let's Spend the Night Together
77 Green Zone
78 Valentine's Day
79 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
80 The International
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81 Visioneers
Strange ("Brazil"-esque) indie flick about a dystopian future where everybody works for the Jeffers corporation (a.k.a "the Man") and rarely fail to find happiness in any area of their life. Zach Galifianakis stars as a disinterested 'third leveller' - with delusions of being George Washington - trying to break free of the constraints before he, quite literally, explodes. A weird 90 minutes.
82 Hope Springs
As we went to the same college I feel somewhat obliged to watch every movie featuring Colin Firth. Plus, Heather Graham & Minnie Driver in their underwear.
83 World of Henry Orient
Old Peter Sellers starrer that hasn't stood the test of time very well. Shame.
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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #461 on: July 26, 2010, 07:50:44 AM »

1. Triplets of Belleville
2. The Road
3. Paris, je t'aime
4. Bruno
5. The Simpsons Movie
6. The Hangover
7. Wet Hot American Summer
8. Extract
9. The Devil and Daniel Johnston
10. Zombieland
11. An Inconvienent Truth
12. Hotel Rwanda
13. Moon
14. Food Inc.
15. In the Loop
16. The Hurt Locker
17. Big Fan
18. A Serious Man
19. Murderball
20. Black Dynamite
21. Join Us
22. Crazy Love
23. The Yes Men
24. Where the Wild Things Are
25. Wendy & Lucy
26. Who Killed the Electric Car?  
27. Jesus is Magic
28. Broken Embraces
29. Troll 2 (rifftracked) - Just as bad as advertised. Maybe even a little worse.
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« Reply #462 on: July 26, 2010, 08:07:41 AM »

1. Sherlock Holmes - 5
2. Up in the Air - 9
3. Inglorious Basterds - 9
4. The U - 5
5. Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny - 4
6. Julie & Julia - 7.5
7. The Informant! - 6
8. Youth in Revolt - 6.5
9. The Business of Being Born - 4
10. Food, Inc. - 9
11. Taking Woodstock - 7.5
12. Terminator Salvation - 4.5
13. Moon - 9
14. Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks - 8
15. Diary of a Wimpy Kid - 5
16. How to Train your Dragon (in 3D!!!!) - 7
17. The Hurt Locker - 8
18. Gigantic - 4
19. Paper Heart - 3
20. 2001: A Space Odyssey - 12
21. Date Night - 8
22. Precious - 9
23. Oceans - 6
24. The Blind Side - 7
25. Airplane! - 10
26. Alice in Wonderland (2010) - 4
27. Chaplin - 8
28. Where the Wild Things Are - 3
29. Raising Arizona - 10
30. Gentlemen Broncos - 5
31. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief - 6
32. Tooth Fairy - 2.5
33. Serpico - 8.5
34. Marmaduke - 3
35. Shrek Forever After - 6
36. The Damned United - 8
37. Toy Story 3 - 7
38. The Road - 7
39. A Serious Man - 7
40. Shutter Island - 9
41. Ink - 3

42. The Men Who Stare at Goats - 6

The irony of Ewan McGregor in a movie partially about people who trained to become "Jedi" was not lost on me.  Sadly, the movie doesn't quite do enough with either Jeff Bridges or Kevin Spacey, who are both perfectly cast, but lost... and ends a bit too anti-climactically for me to have enjoyed a whole lot.  Tried to watch the DVD featurette about the actual people this was based on, and that was even more boring than the film.

43. Despicable Me - 6

This was fine.  Miranda Cosgrove and Jason Segel were more notably awful than normal for voice actors with no range.  Steve Carell and oddly enough Russell Brand carry the whole thing.  I found myself analyzing why they wrote the story like they did more than I should for one of these types of movies.  Like, what sort of session did they come up with how the girls ended up with the villain?  How did the decide how the villain's heart would finally melt with the girls?  Who decided that he should try to steal the moon?  They tried to out-Pixar Pixar with the whole sentimentalism of it all, but it didn't quite work.  Though there were MANY funny moments (like when Gru reads the girls the children's book, or when he tries to steal the shrink ray), it wasn't great.
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Re: 50 Movies in 2010
« Reply #463 on: July 26, 2010, 11:36:21 AM »

Saw "The Dirty Dozen" for the second time in a few weeks last night. Christ, that's still an epic film.

Also saw the last half of "Guns of the Magnificent Seven", you know, the one with the Def Leppard drummer as the one-armed gunfighter. Fantastically crap film, enjoyed watching it again after such a long time.
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« Reply #464 on: July 26, 2010, 09:43:21 PM »

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Films watched for the first time in Bold  

1 Sherlock Holmes
2 Team America: World Police
3 Mars Attacks!
4 Paranormal Activity
5 In the Loop
6 The Invention of Lying
7 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
8 Moon
9 Extract
10 10
11 Michael Jackson's This Is It
12 Fletch
13 Surrogates
14 Midnight Cowboy
15 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka!
16 Manufactured Landscapes
17 St Trinians
18 The Hurt Locker
19 The Damned United
20 The Grapes of Wrath
21 Garbage! The Revolution Begins At Home
22 Avatar
23 Henry Poole is Here
24 2012
25 Christine
26 The Cove
27 Toys
28 633 Squadron
29 Saturday Night Fever
30 Monsters Inc
31 In Short: Academy Awards Shorts IV
32 Made of Honor
33 Alien Nation
34 The Net
35 Believe - The Eddie Izzard Story
36 Fantastic Mr Fox
37 Everybody's Fine
38 Bachelor Party
39 Brideshead Revisited
40 For Pete's Sake
41 An Education
42 Precious
43 Le Mans
44 Giant
45 Pirate Radio (aka The Boat that Rocked)
46 Thank God It's Friday
47 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock?
48 It's Complicated
49 Wattstax
50 Helvetica
51 The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
52 G.I. Jane
53 Crazy Heart
54 Irina Palm
55 Capitalism - A Love Story
56 Gidget Goes Hawaiian
57 The Goodbye Girl
58 Idiocracy
59 Donnie Darko
60 Hook
61 A Hard Day's Night
62 Hot Night on Campus
63 Rock City
64 Paint Your Wagon
65 The Natural
66 Surfer, Dude
67 Stonehenge Apocalypse
68 Bolt
69 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
70 Bullitt
71 Shutter Island
72 Alice in Wonderland
73 The Village Barbershop
74 The Stones in Exile
75 Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
76 Let's Spend the Night Together
77 Green Zone
78 Valentine's Day
79 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
80 The International
81 Visioneers
82 Hope Springs
83 World of Henry Orient
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84 Inception
Christopher Nolan should be applauded - awarded even - for this bravura piece of film making which apparently took him almost a decade to get to the big screen. Forget the hideously unrepresentative previews which announced this film over the past few months and instead go and immerse yourself in something which is certainly an alternative twist for mainstream audiences. Or at least those audiences who require a little more than Tyler Perry dressed up as another black woman or Will Ferrell again acting the fool to provide their entertainment. This is a challenging grown-up film for intelligent minds and something which will create huge talking points and lengthy water cooler talk everywhere. Let's hope that the success of this movies persuades Hollywood to push the envelope a little harder and produce a few more of its ilk. Hugely recommended.
85 Hot Tub Time Machine
There's, like, this hot tub, and it's, like, a time machine'n'shit. Everybody, y'know, like, over acts and you, y'know, wonder what the phark, like, John Cusack is doing in such a piece of, y'know, lightweight rubbish?! Basically, it does what it says on the tin.
86 With Six You Get Eggroll
Farcical arseicle Doris Day 'comedy' from 1968
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Opulence. I has it.
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