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Re: Last DVD you bought
« Reply #5390 on: October 31, 2018, 06:23:26 PM »
Mindgame is fantastic!

I'm kind of afraid it won't hold up, especially since I liked it less on the second viewing than I did the first. I've been hesitant to dive in again.

I saw Mononoke once 15 years ago and gave it a 10/10, and yet for some reason I keep stalling on the revisit.

Mindgame didn't do much for me.  In fact, I forgot I watched it, watched it again and realized halfway through I'd already seen it.  I'm good.

Mononoke gets better each time I watch it.  It is time for a revisit.  I'm thinking of a chapter-by-chapter Miyazaki marathon.
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Re: Last DVD you bought
« Reply #5391 on: November 13, 2018, 10:36:55 PM »
Mononoke gets better each time I watch it.  It is time for a revisit.  I'm thinking of a chapter-by-chapter Miyazaki marathon.

It did not hold up for me AT ALL. Maybe it's because I watched the English dub this time (or because I was showing it to my wife, which always puts a little more pressure on the movie to be engaging), but I thought it was dreary and boring as hell, with no good characters and a lot of mystical mumbo-jumbo that felt like it was being made up on the spot. To be honest, we ended up fast-forwarding through the last 50 minutes because neither of us gave a damn. There were a few good bits and I liked some of the creatures, but I had a hard time feeling the same love I did 15 years ago. I still love Spirited Away, probably because it has a much more playful vibe.
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Re: Last DVD you bought
« Reply #5392 on: November 13, 2018, 10:48:28 PM »
Some of Billy Crudup's best work!

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Re: Last DVD you bought
« Reply #5393 on: November 14, 2018, 07:39:24 PM »


Landed a December gig, so I had to treat myself.
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Re: Last DVD you bought
« Reply #5394 on: November 14, 2018, 08:18:22 PM »
Yeah, getting that as an early Christmas present. So pumped.
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Re: Last DVD you bought
« Reply #5395 on: December 07, 2018, 05:39:56 PM »
dvdbeaver started a Patreon. I check their site almost every day and love their reviews, so I was happy to become a patron.

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