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Reply #350 on: December 09, 2017, 02:32:46 AM

Patrick Stewart Might Reprise Jean-Luc Picard Role if Tarantino Directs 'Star Trek'

Not real news and doesn't have a chance of becoming reality but I sure would watch an R-Rated Star Trek film directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Patrick Stewart.  DRILLING AND MANLINESS DRILLING AND MANLINESS
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Reply #351 on: December 09, 2017, 03:03:38 AM

Did you watch Green Room ?

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Reply #352 on: December 09, 2017, 03:34:42 AM

Did you watch Green Room ?
I haven't watched any of Saulnier's movies though they are on my list of movies to watch (at some point).
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Reply #353 on: December 09, 2017, 08:57:26 AM

i'd see Star Trek: To The Racist Beyond
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Reply #354 on: December 11, 2017, 02:52:21 PM

If you haven't watched Get Out, what the fuck is wrong with you? GO WATCH IT NOW. It was fantastic from start to finish and it will not win any of the Oscars it deserves to, such as Best Actor.

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Reply #355 on: December 11, 2017, 09:29:17 PM

irony of that post with what i just posted in the IT thread

Get Out was a fine movie.

but frankly I finished it thinking "well, I've watched Get Out now, yay."

It does not deserve oscars. The movie required very little actual acting. The missing dude was better than the lead.
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Reply #356 on: December 11, 2017, 09:52:09 PM

I disagree with what you said. (Not about Skaarsgaard but about Get Out not requiring acting).

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Reply #357 on: December 19, 2017, 02:08:38 PM

Patrick Stewart Might Reprise Jean-Luc Picard Role if Tarantino Directs 'Star Trek'

Not real news and doesn't have a chance of becoming reality but I sure would watch an R-Rated Star Trek film directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Patrick Stewart.  DRILLING AND MANLINESS DRILLING AND MANLINESS
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Reply #358 on: December 25, 2017, 01:43:18 AM

Showed my boy Holy Grail tonight. Declared it "amazing." I am satisfied.

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Reply #359 on: December 25, 2017, 01:46:54 AM

Never seen Last of the Mohicans but the music keeps popping into my Pandora and its amazing so I need to watch it.

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Reply #360 on: December 26, 2017, 07:25:09 AM

That's strange, the music for that popped into my head just the other night randomly.  Compelled me to re-watch the final epic end/fight sequence to the film on youtube, which has the really over the top dramatic score.

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Reply #361 on: January 02, 2018, 05:02:48 AM

I wonder how a "Spiderman the film - written and directed by Jodie Foster" would look like...

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Jodie Foster takes aim at big-budget studio movies, telling Radio Times magazine that they could spell doom for Hollywood in the way they shape the expectations of American audiences.

“Going to the movies has become like a theme park,” she told the magazine, according to the Telegraph. “Studios making bad content in order to appeal to the masses and shareholders is like fracking — you get the best return right now but you wreck the earth.”

“It’s ruining the viewing habits of the American population and then ultimately the rest of the world,” Foster continued. “I don’t want to make $200 million movies about superheroes.”

Foster made it clear that if she were to direct a superhero movie, it would have to be one with a compelling story and character at its core. Rather than doing a brainless action film, it would have to be about a character with a “really complex psychology.”

The Oscar-winning actress has shifted her focus to directing in recent years, most recently taking on an episode of the Netflix sci-fi anthology “Black Mirror.” In the interview, Foster described a “lack of respect” for directors in Hollywood that accepts only the “untouchable” likes of Steven Spielberg or Clint Eastwood.

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Reply #362 on: January 02, 2018, 09:52:33 AM

She's not wrong. And I say that as a big fan of superhero movies. The studios are really fucking themselves long term by letting places like Netflix and Amazon make and stream the smaller movies that used to be schedule fillers. The superhero bubble can't last forever.

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Reply #363 on: January 02, 2018, 06:28:38 PM

I don't love every Michael Mann movie but damn do I love Last of the Mohicans. It is like the perfect combination of a chick-flick romance film and an action film.
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Reply #364 on: January 02, 2018, 06:31:13 PM

Recent Netflix horror B-movie recommendations: Creep 2 (but watch the first Creep if you haven't) and It Follows (way better than I thought it'd be).

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Reply #365 on: January 06, 2018, 05:15:40 PM

Logan is still as fantastic as I remember it.

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Reply #366 on: January 15, 2018, 01:24:51 AM

Showed my boy Princess Bride which is one of my all time favorite films and books. He declared it "really weird" but "awesome." So I guess I'll take that. 

I forget how god damned good Cary Elwes is in that movie even though I've seen it 50 times or so.

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Reply #367 on: January 18, 2018, 09:54:58 AM

I was talking to some gamers from Europe on Teamspeak the other night, and they had never heard of the Princess Bride. How the hell do you describe how awesome hat film is? I wound up posting a youtube of the trailer at them.

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Reply #368 on: January 18, 2018, 03:10:48 PM

Princess Bride is basically a perfect movie.  I rank it up there with Casablanca as a movie that pretty much everyone likes because it's got everything -- humor, romance, adventure, the whole deal.

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Reply #369 on: January 18, 2018, 03:24:02 PM

The trick that it pulls off that almost nothing else does is to both deconstruct the genre it's part of AND reconstruct it lovingly at the same time. That's goddamn genius.
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Reply #370 on: January 19, 2018, 09:56:16 AM

Princess Bride is basically a perfect movie.  I rank it up there with Casablanca as a movie that pretty much everyone likes because it's got everything -- humor, romance, adventure, the whole deal.

if unfunny geeks didn't quote it thinking it was funny, i'd agree

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