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Re: What Are You Watching? (DVD's & Blu-ray's)
« Reply #1005 on: February 09, 2013, 11:07:24 pm »
I'm still waiting for my Library to get a copy of Resident Evil: Retribution. I'm shocked that none of the branches has a single copy. Normally every big release gets about 15 copies floating around to cover most of the branches. But as of today, not a one. What the f*ck?!
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« Reply #1006 on: February 10, 2013, 05:39:42 am »
Maybe they know it sucks  ;)
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« Reply #1007 on: February 10, 2013, 05:41:16 am »
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« Reply #1008 on: February 10, 2013, 03:31:45 pm »
Ghostbusters (1984)



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« Reply #1009 on: February 10, 2013, 06:32:14 pm »
I think I might finally watch "Killer Joe" tonight except I still have a crazy idea in my head of what it's about... and while I know it's NOT, my head keeps becoming something like Raising Arizona but with getting a hitman instead of stealing a baby.

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« Reply #1010 on: February 11, 2013, 05:14:27 am »
Ghostbusters II (1989)



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« Reply #1011 on: February 11, 2013, 04:02:43 pm »
Needing a movie to watch (I didn't watch Killer Joe yet, but I definitely have to put down what's in my head, because it involves an insane square-shaped fat suit, amongst other things) I found this movie on Netflix called "Career Opportunities."  It's basically about a kid, the town liar who loses every job he has and drives his family to their wits end (exactly where I feel I am at this point) getting his last chance at employment-- at a Target (which I was ASTOUNDED to see so prominent in the movie.  These stores must have just come out then). Basically, he's the night janitor and winds up getting locked in with a young and VERY buxom Jennifer Connelly-- and a pair of dumb-as-dirt robbers.

It's really strange seeing something that's still so ubiquitous today-- the Target superstores, which really haven't changed that much-- stocked with out of date clothes and a wall of 8-tracks and tall CD boxes.  I missed out on all that the first time around (I wasn't in the country) so this was a weird present-meets-past thing happening.

And Jennifer Connelly rides a bouncy horse.

The movie was cute, I don't know if I would watch it again but something I was pleasantly surprised by was the hiring manager at Target was John Candy-- I don't think he was in the credits.  Funny scene, and it made me realize that John Candy does a nervous, tension-breaking laugh in all of his movies.  Someone needs to put together a supercut of all of those.

And because of John Candy, I next picked out a little movie I'd never heard of before called "Going Berserk," which looks like it's an SCTV movie since it's got a lot of people from that and it's from about that time.  John Candy plays a limo driver about to get married and getting into all sorts of wacky trouble, including getting arrested and escaping from the police truck handcuffed to Ernie Hudson, who runs to see his girlfriend.  And they get it on, with John Candy on the other side of the door frame being knocked around like a rag doll, this whole thing is right in the middle of a maybe twenty minute section of the film where you're at least chuckling at any time.

I haven't finished the movie yet though, I needed to go out and do some stuff but I'll be finishing it, although this one as well I'm not sure if I'll watch again, but it's definitely worth scoping.  It does strike me as the kind of movie where the actual storyline isn't considered important as long as you're laughing.  And it's funny, I just don't know if I ever let out a big guffaw.
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« Reply #1012 on: February 11, 2013, 04:20:55 pm »
You've led a sheltered life if you've never seen Career Opportunities and Going Berserk until now.
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« Reply #1013 on: February 11, 2013, 04:37:12 pm »
Never even heard of them until now.

Bear in mind, I didn't even see the Star wars films until the theatrical rerelease in the 90s, I only knew anything about the flicks from the storybooks.  Until I was in high school I just had my small collection of VHSes and that was all the movies in the world.  And after that I didn't have cable in my room (or the computer room, where I spent most of my time) until college, so it's not like I would have come across them on TV.
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« Reply #1014 on: February 11, 2013, 04:44:24 pm »
That's just nuts!
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« Reply #1015 on: February 11, 2013, 04:47:01 pm »
I'm sure that's one of the reasons I drew and wrote all the time, I had to make a lot of my own entertainment.  Even comic books when I was a kid were luxury items.  Of course, it took me too darn long to realize that my stuff should entertain other people as well, my talents languished when I was performing for an audience of one.

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« Reply #1016 on: February 11, 2013, 04:47:58 pm »
Better late than never, I say.
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« Reply #1017 on: February 11, 2013, 04:57:47 pm »
Man, when that Career Opportunities logo came on for the first time I thought "that 'O' looks like the Target logo, that's weird."  Wouldn't have thought it would be so prominent in there.  When I read the plot description I thought it would be like a Harrods or Macy's multi-story type affair, in the city.  And I definitely didn't think the whole thing would happen on his first night.

John Hughes did seem to fall on the "different people stuck together" plot device a lot, didn't he? I guess if it works it works.

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« Reply #1018 on: February 11, 2013, 05:04:30 pm »
John Hughes is the bomb!! Go here for more.
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Re: What Are You Watching? (DVD's & Blu-ray's)
« Reply #1019 on: February 11, 2013, 05:20:06 pm »
You know what, there's still a few on that roster I don't know if I've properly seen. 


 

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