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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #90 on: July 24, 2016, 10:55:30 pm »
Never heard of mike and Dave. Oh wait, I do remember
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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #91 on: December 02, 2016, 04:55:56 am »
I'm in freakin Aruba and my wife and child want to go sit in a movie theater. WTF.

They really wanted me to go. The only thing I was remotely interested in, is Arrival. I told them, don't be surprised if it's in Dutch or Hispanic. It was normal... but with subtitles. Bhwaaaaaa haaaaaaa haaaaaa

I cared for the movie very little. Ultimately the movie had a hard time explaining the purpose of the visit from the aliens.

It was well done and it is a thinking mans sci-if, but it's convulated with some very high brow concepts about time. Not just language. A slooooooow ass movie. I seriously doubt I revisit this one. I may, just to try again understand the the time thing.

https://youtu.be/AMgyWT075KY

Unless there's a monsoon, we won't be doing that again.
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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #92 on: December 29, 2016, 07:37:23 pm »
Passengers 4 stars

https://youtu.be/7BWWWQzTpNU

It's cold outside, so sitting in the theater is OK.

I loved Passengers. The core of the movie is love and loneliness. Sci-if is just the wrapping. My wife enjoyed it, which is huge, since she dismisses sci-fi. I just loved the story here of a man and woman facing their fate. And the idea of a man deciding the fate for someone else, and it's consequences.

Wonderful sets. Great acting and realistic reactions to the decisions they make.

Highly recommend. Muc, much, better than the Artsy Arrival.
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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #93 on: December 29, 2016, 09:34:54 pm »
Given how much Passengers reminds me of Red Dwarf (especially from the description), I almost jumped back when you said "it's cold outside" (the first lyric from the RD theme song)

As much as I dug the script, I've heard the movie isn't tha thot.  I'm sure stuff has changed since the draft I read, and adding Lawrence and Pratt definitely meant some rewrites, though I think they're a solid teaming for an idea like this.

I'll probably check this out on Blu-Ray.  I definitely want to drink in the design of the Avalon for sure.  You know what a nerd I am about those kinds of things.

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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #94 on: December 30, 2016, 06:52:06 am »
I guess I don't know Red Dwarf like I thought I didl. Not getting the connection you mention.
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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #95 on: April 30, 2018, 04:50:53 pm »
Just saw Avengers Infinity War (Part I).  Huh.  Will hold off on comments until we've all seen it, but... well, I feel like you could have wrapped up the whole thing in an extra ten minutes or so instead of having us wait a whole year.

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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #96 on: April 30, 2018, 05:18:04 pm »
Ha! Wrapping it up in 10 minutes and throwing away potential for another Billion $$$ payday!
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Re: What Are You Looking At? (Multiplex Edition)
« Reply #97 on: May 12, 2018, 10:27:22 pm »
Cocolors


This was pretty neat, a post-apocalyptic anime, it reminds me a bit of  "Memories" (specifically the "Cannon Fodder" sequence)... and gosh, I love this flick.  And the visual style of it, it's cel-shaded but very "handdrawn," so it looks like a drawing come to life, like the camera can get up and explore a cartoon world.  And I love that.  And the story...

Yeah, see this one.  It should be out on disc or streaming somehow soon.

 

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