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Bigbeer wrote:

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Agree with you on the hidden part of your post.

Walk outside right now even with good covering and think about how long you would last

Thinking about it more...
[hide]Did that really happen? The little girl was obviously fake, you could tell that from the start. Did he embellish a heroic vision in his mind? [/hide]

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Just finished The Outpost, this should be up there with Blackhawk Down, great movie and very well done. The fact that this happened is emabarssing for our country. We seem to be rockin that lately.


   
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The Rube wrote:

Bigbeer wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Agree with you on the hidden part of your post.

Walk outside right now even with good covering and think about how long you would last

Thinking about it more...
[hide]Did that really happen? The little girl was obviously fake, you could tell that from the start. Did he embellish a heroic vision in his mind? [/hide]

That would actually make a lot of sense now that I think about it.


   
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Slap Shot wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Bigbeer wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Agree with you on the hidden part of your post.

Walk outside right now even with good covering and think about how long you would last

Thinking about it more...
[hide]Did that really happen? The little girl was obviously fake, you could tell that from the start. Did he embellish a heroic vision in his mind? [/hide]

That would actually make a lot of sense now that I think about it.

Well that makes me want to rewatch but not gonna


   
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Bigbeer wrote:

Slap Shot wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Bigbeer wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Agree with you on the hidden part of your post.

Walk outside right now even with good covering and think about how long you would last

Thinking about it more...
[hide]Did that really happen? The little girl was obviously fake, you could tell that from the start. Did he embellish a heroic vision in his mind? [/hide]

That would actually make a lot of sense now that I think about it.

Well that makes me want to rewatch but not gonna

I might give it a couple months to forget about it, and watch again. Those types of movies..,you never know.

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Nomadland (Hulu). A widow loses her job during the 2008 Great Recession and decides to live in her van. She takes a series of short term odd jobs and lives the nomad lifestyle (by equal parts choice and necessity, from what I could tell). Wonderfully acted and beautifully shot, but man... what a bleak, depressing movie.


   
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I Care A Lot (Netflix). A woman acts as a legal guardian for unknowing seniors and bilks them of all their belongings. She pulls her scam on the wrong person and things happen.

We really liked this movie. Rosamund Pike stars with Dianne Wiest and Peter Dinklage. I highly recommend.


   
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I Care A Lot (Netflix). A woman acts as a legal guardian for unknowing seniors and bilks them of all their belongings. She pulls her scam on the wrong person and things happen.

We really liked this movie. Rosamund Pike stars with Dianne Wiest and Peter Dinklage. I highly recommend.

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Let Him Go (Netflix disc):

A retired sheriff and his wife, grieving over the death of their son, set out to find their only grandson.

Kevin Costner (blech) and Diane Lane (yay) star as the grandparents. I couldn't finish the movie. It was basically a Lifetime movie with bigger names attached to it. Cookie cutter cliches of character (sorry for the alliteration, it was not intended), tried too hard to not be saccharin which actually made it seem MORE saccharin, lots of emoting...blah. If they dialed it back a little, on well, everything, it could have been a decent movie.

I wouldn't bother unless you're into that sort of thing.

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I Care a Lot. No idea why this seems to be the sleeper hit of late. I thought the editing was clunky, and I didn't buy Rosamund Pike nor really even Peter Dinklage's characters, although to their credit they both did ok with the given material. As a time killer I'll half-heartedly recommend, but don't bump anything down in your queue for it.


   
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Slap Shot wrote:

I Care a Lot. No idea why this seems to be the sleeper hit of late. I thought the editing was clunky, and I didn't buy Rosamund Pike nor really even Peter Dinklage's characters, although to their credit they both did ok with the given material. As a time killer I'll half-heartedly recommend, but don't bump anything down in your queue for it.

Zwak wrote:

I Care A Lot (Netflix). A woman acts as a legal guardian for unknowing seniors and bilks them of all their belongings. She pulls her scam on the wrong person and things happen.

We really liked this movie. Rosamund Pike stars with Dianne Wiest and Peter Dinklage. I highly recommend.

A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.

Given the quoted reviews, gave it a whirl tonight on Netflix Streaming.

I thought the whole WOMAN POWER theme was a little thick. I buy Rosamund Pike's character as a total b*tch and legal expert, but I don't buy her as someone who knows how to commit a physical crime like Dinklage's character does. I did like Dinklage's character quite a bit. Not overly dramatic/theatric. He simply says what he does, and does what he says. Yes, that's a minor spoiler.

That being said, I do agree that one shouldn't push this to the top of their queue or anything, but I will say it's worth a watch. The ending was satisfying for me, and given the paths of the characters, I was a little concerned that they would mess it up.

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Blood Father (Netflix streaming):

An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 17-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.

Mel Gibson stars. It's a Kurt Sutter (Sons Of Anarchy) wet dream, IMO, although that is an asset. ;) Borrows a little from "Get The Gringo" where Mel's character connects with a kid (although in that one, it's not his own, and I also would recommend that movie). Decent underworld action movie, follows the "rules" of the underworld, nothing special, but also not a waste. Everything is rather predictable, but you're entertained by it. It definitely doesn't pretend to be anything other that what it is.

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The Little Things (HBO Max):

Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.

Denzel plays a grizzled veteran of (insert occupation), Leto plays the weird guy, and Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) plays the newer hotshot detective. This is a mix of Training Day, Inside Man, and Se7en, frankly. Good story, lazily written. Stole too much from other movies to make it really shine. Not quite a money grab by Hollywood, but it's darn close. The actors do very well with what was given to them, and that's about the only reason to make it a point to watch it.

As Slap said with "I Care A Lot," might be worth your while, but don't move it up in your queue, although it's my understanding, that since it's a first run movie on Max, you do have a limited time to see it, for the time being.

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The Rube wrote:

Slap Shot wrote:

I Care a Lot. No idea why this seems to be the sleeper hit of late. I thought the editing was clunky, and I didn't buy Rosamund Pike nor really even Peter Dinklage's characters, although to their credit they both did ok with the given material. As a time killer I'll half-heartedly recommend, but don't bump anything down in your queue for it.

Zwak wrote:

I Care A Lot (Netflix). A woman acts as a legal guardian for unknowing seniors and bilks them of all their belongings. She pulls her scam on the wrong person and things happen.

We really liked this movie. Rosamund Pike stars with Dianne Wiest and Peter Dinklage. I highly recommend.

A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.

Given the quoted reviews, gave it a whirl tonight on Netflix Streaming.

I thought the whole WOMAN POWER theme was a little thick. I buy Rosamund Pike's character as a total b*tch and legal expert, but I don't buy her as someone who knows how to commit a physical crime like Dinklage's character does. I did like Dinklage's character quite a bit. Not overly dramatic/theatric. He simply says what he does, and does what he says. Yes, that's a minor spoiler.

That being said, I do agree that one shouldn't push this to the top of their queue or anything, but I will say it's worth a watch. The ending was satisfying for me, and given the paths of the characters, I was a little concerned that they would mess it up.

Watched last night and was entertaining, but seemed to start off well with a good premise, but rushed through the middle and the ending was somewhat satisfying, but the whole process of getting there was just silly.


   
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Palmer (Apple TV)

Justin Timberlake plays a guy who comes back to his hometown after serving 12 years in prison. He befriends a child who lives with his drug addicted mother.

It was 100% predictable but we still enjoyed it. It was well acted and the child actor is a real charmer.


   
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The Rube wrote:

The Little Things (HBO Max):

Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.

Denzel plays a grizzled veteran of (insert occupation), Leto plays the weird guy, and Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) plays the newer hotshot detective. This is a mix of Training Day, Inside Man, and Se7en, frankly. Good story, lazily written. Stole too much from other movies to make it really shine. Not quite a money grab by Hollywood, but it's darn close. The actors do very well with what was given to them, and that's about the only reason to make it a point to watch it.

As Slap said with "I Care A Lot," might be worth your while, but don't move it up in your queue, although it's my understanding, that since it's a first run movie on Max, you do have a limited time to see it, for the time being.

I made it about 2/3 of the way through. Washington, Leto and Malek are all excellent, but every time I felt like it was really ready to grab me, it took a couple steps back. Finally I just did an "Okay, I'm out" and moved on.


   
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gopherguy06 wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Slap Shot wrote:

I Care a Lot. No idea why this seems to be the sleeper hit of late. I thought the editing was clunky, and I didn't buy Rosamund Pike nor really even Peter Dinklage's characters, although to their credit they both did ok with the given material. As a time killer I'll half-heartedly recommend, but don't bump anything down in your queue for it.

Zwak wrote:

I Care A Lot (Netflix). A woman acts as a legal guardian for unknowing seniors and bilks them of all their belongings. She pulls her scam on the wrong person and things happen.

We really liked this movie. Rosamund Pike stars with Dianne Wiest and Peter Dinklage. I highly recommend.

A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.

Given the quoted reviews, gave it a whirl tonight on Netflix Streaming.

I thought the whole WOMAN POWER theme was a little thick. I buy Rosamund Pike's character as a total b*tch and legal expert, but I don't buy her as someone who knows how to commit a physical crime like Dinklage's character does. I did like Dinklage's character quite a bit. Not overly dramatic/theatric. He simply says what he does, and does what he says. Yes, that's a minor spoiler.

That being said, I do agree that one shouldn't push this to the top of their queue or anything, but I will say it's worth a watch. The ending was satisfying for me, and given the paths of the characters, I was a little concerned that they would mess it up.

Watched last night and was entertaining, but seemed to start off well with a good premise, but rushed through the middle and the ending was somewhat satisfying, but the whole process of getting there was just silly.

I will agree this is solid and worth watching but there’s some very convenient happenings in the last half that you just have to go with to continue enjoying.


   
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The Ninth Gate (Netflix Disc):

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

It was pretty good, until it got really weird. Depp stars in this, and he does this thing. Frank Langella (the reason I put this on my list) is barely there, anyone could had done that role, honestly. The story moved along nicely, then it took a rather hard left turn into "I'm not sure what is happening right now" and the ending landed with a thud. Take it or leave it, IMO. I probably would have left it, in hindsight.

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The Ninth Gate (Netflix Disc):

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

It was pretty good, until it got really weird. Depp stars in this, and he does this thing. Frank Langella (the reason I put this on my list) is barely there, anyone could had done that role, honestly. The story moved along nicely, then it took a rather hard left turn into "I'm not sure what is happening right now" and the ending landed with a thud. Take it or leave it, IMO. I probably would have left it, in hindsight.

It's been many years since I watched it, but I recall similar thoughts about this movie/ My memory while not as specific is that is that I felt rather unsatisfied when it was all said and done.


   
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Slap Shot wrote:

The Rube wrote:

The Ninth Gate (Netflix Disc):

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

It was pretty good, until it got really weird. Depp stars in this, and he does this thing. Frank Langella (the reason I put this on my list) is barely there, anyone could had done that role, honestly. The story moved along nicely, then it took a rather hard left turn into "I'm not sure what is happening right now" and the ending landed with a thud. Take it or leave it, IMO. I probably would have left it, in hindsight.

It's been many years since I watched it, but I recall similar thoughts about this movie/ My memory while not as specific is that is that I felt rather unsatisfied when it was all said and done.

It is Roman Polanski, so.......

"Unsatisfied" is probably the correct word for it.

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Sideways (Hulu). Neurotic, wine-snob writer takes his soon-to-be-married actor friend on a week long trip to wine country.

I know this was a critical darling and won a bunch of awards, but... Meh. A little on the boring side. Both the guys are unlikeable A-holes, so it was hard for me to get invested in the story.


   
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HockeyBum wrote:

Sideways (Hulu). Neurotic, wine-snob writer takes his soon-to-be-married actor friend on a week long trip to wine country.

I know this was a critical darling and won a bunch of awards, but... Meh. A little on the boring side. Both the guys are unlikeable A-holes, so it was hard for me to get invested in the story.

Sounds like how I felt after I saw My Big Fat Greek Wedding for the first time long after it had come out. Heard so many great things about it that I had super high expectations. Ended up not liking it as it was just basically a 2 hour tv sitcom.


   
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HockeyBum wrote:

Sideways (Hulu). Neurotic, wine-snob writer takes his soon-to-be-married actor friend on a week long trip to wine country.

I know this was a critical darling and won a bunch of awards, but... Meh. A little on the boring side. Both the guys are unlikeable A-holes, so it was hard for me to get invested in the story.

I can vouch for the fact though that the Hitching Post has excellent food and was a must stop when I travelled to Central CA for work


   
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Coming 2 America (Amazon)

REALLY glad I did not pay any extra for this. I chuckled once (outside of the outtakes).


   
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Coming 2 America (Amazon)

REALLY glad I did not pay any extra for this. I chuckled once (outside of the outtakes).

You are the 3rd person I’ve heard now that’s panned it.


   
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Judas And The Black Messiah (HBO Max):

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Party Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul.

I was really into this for about 15 minutes, then the bluntness of a dull weapon kept hitting me over the head with the message/theme the movie was pushing, for the next 45 minutes. Pro-tip: sometimes, less is more. Just sayin'. Couldn't finish it. It started to feel like total unabashed propaganda.If one wants to see what I mean, I'd recommend BlacKkKlansman instead, for comparison, which was an excellent movie.

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White Tiger was dece. Had potential but felt both too long and too rushed (the ending) at the same time.

Crazy About Her (en Espanol) was silly but fun. Enjoyed that time spent more than White Tiger.

Oh and one from a while ago: Clouds was the saddest movie I have watched in my life.


   
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davescharf wrote:

Zwak wrote:

Coming 2 America (Amazon)

REALLY glad I did not pay any extra for this. I chuckled once (outside of the outtakes).

You are the 3rd person I’ve heard now that’s panned it.

Are you surprised? How often do these kinds of money grabs pan out, 1 in 20?


   
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Bonin21 wrote:

davescharf wrote:

Zwak wrote:

Coming 2 America (Amazon)

REALLY glad I did not pay any extra for this. I chuckled once (outside of the outtakes).

You are the 3rd person I’ve heard now that’s panned it.

Are you surprised? How often do these kinds of money grabs pan out, 1 in 20?

I'd say 50/50, but it's either ALL THE AWESOME or HOLY :censored: THAT SUCKED. No in-between. "Be Cool" was great. "Boondock Saints 2" was a steaming pile. That sort of range.

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I also wasted two hours watching coming 2 America. Impressive cast, Morgan Freeman, all of the original cast, Wesley Snipes (I thought he was in jail for cocaine?) It might be just what you want if you loved the first one and need closure. There shouldn’t be another one, this should kill it off.


   
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davescharf wrote:

Zwak wrote:

Coming 2 America (Amazon)

REALLY glad I did not pay any extra for this. I chuckled once (outside of the outtakes).

You are the 3rd person I’ve heard now that’s panned it.

Not me. After the first 10 minutes which were admittedly awkward, it found its stride and there was a fair share of decent laughs. Not an all timer for sure but we enjoyed it enough.


   
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I had some extended couch time yesterday due to a small medical procedure. I perused Netflix and landed on the Jeffrey Epstein documentary. It is four separate episodes of roughly an hour each. I watched it beginning to end. OMG, what a revealing piece of work it is. Whoever said, "money can't buy everything", was wrong. It bought that pedophile freedom. I sure hope Acosta gets what is coming to him. Stepping down as labor secretary is nothing. He deserves jail time.


   
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Sioux/Bucky Hater wrote:

I had some extended couch time yesterday due to a small medical procedure. I perused Netflix and landed on the Jeffrey Epstein documentary. It is four separate episodes of roughly an hour each. I watched it beginning to end. OMG, what a revealing piece of work it is. Whoever said, "money can't buy everything", was wrong. It bought that pedophile freedom. I sure hope Acosta gets what is coming to him. Stepping down as labor secretary is nothing. He deserves jail time.

Yeah, the Epstein thing was disturbing to say the least.

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Oh yeah. Tried to watch a movie tonight:

Blue (Three Colors) (Netflix Disc):

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

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That's it. That's all that needs to be said.

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Fatale (Netflix Disc):

After a one-night stand, a successful married man finds himself entangled in a cunning police detective's latest investigation.

Mystery/noir/thriller. Formulaic. Could see the end coming a mile away. Wasted potential. Criminals seriously lack common sense in movies. Just sayin'. Thumbs down on this one, especially given the cast (not necessarily A-list, but a lot of recognizable actors).

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R.I.P. Lou Ottens. Thank you for making mix-tapes possible.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/11/arts/music/lou-ottens-dead.html

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Steve MN wrote:

R.I.P. Lou Ottens. Thank you for making mix-tapes possible.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/11/arts/music/lou-ottens-dead.htmlbr >

I can't even count how many mixtapes (and now CDs) over the years. The following is correct. There are a lot of rules.

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When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the United States you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.


   
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Watched Justice League Snyder Cut today.

Brilliant. That's all I'll say for now.


   
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Beauner wrote:

Watched Justice League Snyder Cut today.

Brilliant. That's all I'll say for now.

Wanted to watch it tonight but FOUR FREAKIN' HOURS? I'll wait until the weekend.

The Last Blockbuster (Netflix streaming; which is kind of twisting the knife)

A documentary on the last remaining Blockbuster Video in Bend, Oregon.

Good documentary, on the rise and fall of Blockbuster, and how this store is surviving. Every interviewee said something that I also felt, growing up with the rental stores. I was not a Blockbuster guy myself, due to limits of what movies they carried: Title Wave (later Hollywood Video) didn't put limits on director's cut or what Title Wave called "Bad Bad Bad Bad Cinema" (Toxic Avenger series was probably the BEST plot/cinematography in that category Shock ).

I digress. For those old enough to remember the rental store experience, it's nostalgia. For those young enough to have no REAL idea of what that was like, I do recommend. It is completely different nowadays with the streaming services. A small example: you might spend 60 minutes trying to select a movie that you're going to spend 90-120 minutes watching. Return On Investment doesn't seem right, does it? ;)

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The Rube wrote:

Beauner wrote:

Watched Justice League Snyder Cut today.

Brilliant. That's all I'll say for now.

Wanted to watch it tonight but FOUR FREAKIN' HOURS? I'll wait until the weekend.

They do have it split into 6 "acts" (roughly 45 minutes each) on the stream so you can pause it after however many acts. I had today and tomorrow off so I sat down and watched it in it's entirety this morning.


   
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Beauner wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Beauner wrote:

Watched Justice League Snyder Cut today.

Brilliant. That's all I'll say for now.

Wanted to watch it tonight but FOUR FREAKIN' HOURS? I'll wait until the weekend.

They do have it split into 6 "acts" (roughly 45 minutes each) on the stream so you can pause it after however many acts. I had today and tomorrow off so I sat down and watched it in it's entirety this morning.

That is good to know. I don't mind the long movies, but during the week? That's not gonna happen. I do look forward to seeing it.

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the United States you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.


   
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The Rube wrote:

Beauner wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Beauner wrote:

Watched Justice League Snyder Cut today.

Brilliant. That's all I'll say for now.

Wanted to watch it tonight but FOUR FREAKIN' HOURS? I'll wait until the weekend.

They do have it split into 6 "acts" (roughly 45 minutes each) on the stream so you can pause it after however many acts. I had today and tomorrow off so I sat down and watched it in it's entirety this morning.

That is good to know. I don't mind the long movies, but during the week? That's not gonna happen. I do look forward to seeing it.

I had extremely high hopes for it and they were exceeded.

To the point that I desperately hope that the studio lets him make parts 2 and 3 that he had intended to make.


   
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Are there still Red Box kiosks in the US?


   
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Are there still Red Box kiosks in the US?

Yes - everywhere


   
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Beauner wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Beauner wrote:

The Rube wrote:

Beauner wrote:

Watched Justice League Snyder Cut today.

Brilliant. That's all I'll say for now.

Wanted to watch it tonight but FOUR FREAKIN' HOURS? I'll wait until the weekend.

They do have it split into 6 "acts" (roughly 45 minutes each) on the stream so you can pause it after however many acts. I had today and tomorrow off so I sat down and watched it in it's entirety this morning.

That is good to know. I don't mind the long movies, but during the week? That's not gonna happen. I do look forward to seeing it.

I had extremely high hopes for it and they were exceeded.

To the point that I desperately hope that the studio lets him make parts 2 and 3 that he had intended to make.

Just started it... The 4x3 annoys me. :biggrin2:

Do not like how this board is run?
Get your own board!


   
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Spun (Netflix disc):

A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.

Awesome cast, great story, extremely well done, the detail to the cut-scenes/images are amazing. And I'll never watch this movie again. It's the director's cut of Requiem For A Dream "Lite." Strap in for this one, it's pretty intense in a bizarre sort of way. Besides the aforementioned Requiem, the only other movies I've seen that qualify for the same category are "Kids" and "Killer Joe." Just sayin'.

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Deadly illusions on Netflix

Kristin Davis (sex in the city)

Durmot Mulroney

Bad, terrible writing, lost 2 hours I will never get back. Watched with my wife and we kept wondering when we were going to stop it.


   
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Justice League (Zack Snyder cut) (HBO Max):

Take a 90 minute storyline.

Add 45 minutes of "ancient lamentation music"

Add 45 minutes of "dramatic orchestral music"

Fill the last hour with overly dramatic slo-mo scenes.

And then you have this bloated piece of garbage that everyone was waiting for. Sometimes less is more, folks. Just saying.

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the United States you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.


   
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The Rube wrote:

Justice League (Zack Snyder cut) (HBO Max):

Take a 90 minute storyline.

Add 45 minutes of "ancient lamentation music"

Add 45 minutes of "dramatic orchestral music"

Fill the last hour with overly dramatic slo-mo scenes.

And then you have this bloated piece of garbage that everyone was waiting for. Sometimes less is more, folks. Just saying.

I've been watching it in chunks with my two cats, Stella and Zane. After each segment we have a discussion group. Stella has tended to agree with you so far, while Zane wants to wait until it's finished and judge it as a whole...or maybe it's just my antipsychotic medication isn't working as well as I thought. LoL


   
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The Rube wrote:

Justice League (Zack Snyder cut) (HBO Max):

Take a 90 minute storyline.

Add 45 minutes of "ancient lamentation music"

Add 45 minutes of "dramatic orchestral music"

Fill the last hour with overly dramatic slo-mo scenes.

And then you have this bloated piece of garbage that everyone was waiting for. Sometimes less is more, folks. Just saying.

You liked the original more than this? :crazy:


   
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