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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2580 on: March 03, 2019, 05:33:06 PM »
Heart and Souls is a strong guilty pleasure with a few really great scenes.

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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2581 on: March 03, 2019, 06:57:10 PM »
Hustle and Flow: Starts out bad but it's one of those films where every 10 minutes is better than the previous 10. Might be because the lead character is not likable, but the more you get to know him the more you see his honesty in trying to redeem himself. By the end it's really good.

It's not one I'm drawn to but it won't hurt to try. Glad to know ahead of time that it improves on itself.

Olympus has Fallen: YOU should watch the opening assault sequence, which seemed right up your street when I watched it last month.

Cool. I'll check that out, and then check back on your review again later.

It's at least worth it for the Woods character cross-examining his parents to help him with his insanity plea.

It sounds like something I could enjoy, going by the big performances. The True Crime aspect can carry a film a long way, so we'll see.

Not sure it'll be up your alley, but I Am Love is great, and fantastic Swinton, technically if not entirely, plus the early glimpses/breakout of Guadagnino.

Oh this one. Yeah, it doesn't strike me as a me film, but we'll see. And seeing more from Guadagnino could get me interested in what's to come.

Heart and Souls is a strong guilty pleasure with a few really great scenes.

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Nice. It looks light, and not hard to psyche myself up for, so I'm sure I'll get to it.

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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2582 on: March 03, 2019, 09:24:01 PM »
I was kind of meh about The Last Castle but I feel like it might be a noff kind of movie.

Harvard Man is one of the worst movies I've ever seen.

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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2583 on: March 03, 2019, 10:58:35 PM »
I was kind of meh about The Last Castle but I feel like it might be a noff kind of movie.

It has always been on my radar. That cast is probably why. It's even more appealing now than it was when it came out, so I'll probably make time for it.

I shall avoid Harvard Man. :)

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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2584 on: March 03, 2019, 11:19:35 PM »
Last Chance Harvey is a bit of an awkward film, but that's kind of what it's going for. It's quiet and an easy watch. I've seen it a few times. :)

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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2585 on: March 03, 2019, 11:31:10 PM »
Last Chance Harvey is a bit of an awkward film, but that's kind of what it's going for. It's quiet and an easy watch. I've seen it a few times. :)

I'm down for it. I feel like I've gotta jump on Emma Thompson films where I can. :)

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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2586 on: March 04, 2019, 07:18:35 AM »
I know nothing about MINOTAUR, but how can it not be the greatest movie ever made?
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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2587 on: March 04, 2019, 08:42:11 AM »
Harvard Man is one of the worst movies I've ever seen.

Such an incredibly strange movie.

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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2588 on: March 04, 2019, 12:53:14 PM »
Going through your list, I thought, "Olympus?  Smirnoff needs to see this!"  1SO gave the same recommendation, so good.

I affirm I Am Love as having great performances, but I wonder if you'd get sleepy.

I really liked Thirteen Days as a real life political thriller.
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Re: What should I watch?
« Reply #2589 on: March 04, 2019, 12:58:26 PM »
I know nothing about MINOTAUR, but how can it not be the greatest movie ever made?

Taking a serious look at the list, I would recommend The Illusionist, whether it's The Prestige doppelganger, or the beautiful Tati animated film.

Also, I really liked The Last Station. Some nice performances if I recall.
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