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This thread is for general film impressions and discussions.
 

JANUARY (14 films watched)

1- The Dark Knight [BD] (2008) **** {spanish}

2- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [UHD] (2014) **** {spanish}

3- War for the Planet of the Apes [UHD] (2017) **** {spanish}

4- The Conjuring [BD] (2013) **** {spanish}

5- Blade Runner [UHD] (1982) **

6- Blade Runner 2049 [UHD] (2017) ****

7- The Shape of Water (2017) *****

8- Spider-Man: Homecoming [UHD] (2017) ****

9- I, Tonya (2018) ***

10- The Post (2018) ***

11- The Prestige [UHD] (2006) ****

12- The Mountain Between Us [BD] (2017) ****

13- Batman Begins [UHD] (2005) *****

14- Last Flag Flying [DVD] (2017) ****

 

FEBRUARY (22 films watched)

15- The Dark Tower [UHD] (2017) *

16- Pacific Rim [UHD] (2013) ****

17- The Dark Knight [UHD] (2008) ****

18- Flight of the Butterflies [UHD] (2012) ***

19- IT [UHD] (2017) ***** {spanish}

20- Deadpool [UHD] (2016) ****

21- The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) **

22- Wonder [BD] (2017) *****

23- Black Panther (2018) ****

24- Atomic Blonde [UHD] (2017) ***

25- Inception [UHD] (2010) *****

26- The Haunting [DVD] (1999) **

27- Starship Troopers [UHD] (1997) ****

28- Interstellar [UHD] (2014) *****

29- The Silence of the Lambs [BD] (1991) *****

30- John Wick [UHD] (2014) *****

31- The Dark Knight Rises [UHD] (2012) ***

32- Captain America: Civil War [BD] (2016) *****

33- Leon: The Professional [UHD] (1994) ****

34- The Revenant [UHD] (2015) *****

35- Black Panther (2018) ****

36- The Magnificent Seven [UHD] (2016) ***

 

MARCH (27 films watched)

37- Death Wish (2018) ***

38- Annihilation (2018) ****

39- Game Night (2018) ****

40- Coco [UHD] (2017) ****

41- Arrival [UHD] (2016) ****

42- Dunkirk [UHD] (2017) ****

43- Guardians of the Galaxy v2 [UHD] (2017) *****

44- Thor: Ragnarok [UHD] (2017) *****

45- Logan [UHD] (2017) *****

46- Hacksaw Ridge [UHD] (2017) ****

47- A Few Good Men [UHD] (1992) ****

48- Cloverfield [UHD] (2008) ****

49- 10 Cloverfield Lane [UHD] (2016) ****

49- Hell or High Water [UHD] (2016) ***

51- Wonder Woman [UHD] (2017) *****

52- Life of Pi [UHD] (2012) ****

53- The 5th Wave [BD] (2016) **

54- Tomb Raider (2018) ***

55- Apollo 13 [UHD] (1995) ****

56- Dredd [UHD] (2012) *****

57- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri [UHD] (2017) ****

58- Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) ****

59- The Girl On The Train [BD] (2016) ****

60- The Hitman’s Bodyguard [BD] (2017) ***

61- Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle [UHD] (2017) ***

62- Ready Player One (2018) ***

63- Rock of Ages [BD] (2012) *

 

APRIL (29 films watched)

64- The Shape of Water [UHD] (2017) *****

65- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri [UHD] (2017) ****

66- Justice League [UHD] (2017) ***

67- Commando [BD] (1985) ****

68- Baby Driver [UHD] (2017) ****

69- A Quiet Place (2018) *****

70- Molly’s Game [BD] (2017) ****

71- Iron Man [BD] (2008) *****

72- The Incredible Hulk [BD] (2008) ****

73- Iron Man 2 [BD] (2010) ***

74- Thor [BD] (2011) ***

75- Captain America: The First Avenger [BD] (2011) ****

76- The Avengers [BD] (2012) *****

77- Iron Man 3 [BD] (2013) ***

78- Thor: The Dark World [BD] (2013) ***

79- Captain America: The Winter Soldier [BD] (2014) *****

80- Guardians of the Galaxy [BD] (2014) ****

81- Avengers: Age of Ultron [BD] (2015) ***

82- Ant-Man [BD] (2015) ****

83- Captain America: Civil War [BD] (2016) *****

84- Doctor Strange [BD] (2016) ****

85- Guardians of the Galaxy v2 [UHD] (2017) *****

86- Spider-Man: Homecoming [UHD] (2017) ****

87- Thor: Ragnarok [UHD] (2017) *****

88- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) *****

89- Rampage (2018) ***

90- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) *****

91- Thor: Ragnarok [UHD] (2017) ***** {spanish}

92- Ghostbusters [BD] (2016) *

 

MAY (14 films viewed)

93- Ex Machina [UHD] (2014) ****

94- Close Encounters of the Third Kind [UHD] (1977) ***

95- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) *****

96- The Greatest Showman [UHD] (2017) ****

97- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) *****

98- The Greatest Showman [UHD] (2017) *****

99- Saving Private Ryan [UHD] (1998) ****

100- Deadpool 2 (2018) ****

101- Black Panther [UHD] (2018) ****

102- Grease [UHD] (1978) ****

103- Hostiles [UHD] (2017) ***

104- Game Night [BD] (2018) *****

105- Save the Last Dance [iTunes] (2001) *****

106- The Commuter [UHD] (2018) ***

 

JUNE (10 films viewed)

107- Upgrade (2018) ****

108- Annihilation [UHD] (2018) *****

109- Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life (2018) *****

110- Ali Wong: Baby Cobra (2016) ***

111- Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (2018) ***

112- The Incredibles [UHD] (2004) ****

113- Megamind [BD] (2010) *****

114- Jurassic Park [UHD] (1993) ****

115- The Lost World: Jurassic Park [UHD] (1997) **

116- Jurassic Park III [UHD] (2001) **

 

JULY (12 films viewed)

117- Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) ****

118- Would You Be My Neighbor (2018) ***

119- Jurassic World [UHD] (2015) ***

120- Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) ***

121- Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018) *

122- Beatriz At Dinner [DVD] (2017) **

123- Fury [UHD] (2014) ****

124- The Equalizer [UHD] (2014) ****

125- Mission: Impossible [UHD] (1996) ***

126- Westworld [BD] (1973) ***

127- A Quiet Place [UHD] (2018) *****

128- Thor: Ragnarok [UHD] (2017) *****

 

AUGUST (23 films viewed)

129- Ready Player One [UHD] (2018) ***

130- Hacksaw Ridge [UHD] (2016) **** {spanish}

131- Incredibles 2 (2018) ***

132- Rampage [UHD] (2018) ***

133- Attack The Block [BD] (2010) ***

134- Mission: Impossible II [UHD] (2000) **

135- Mission: Impossible III [UHD] (2006) ****

136- Predator [UHD] (1987) ****

137- Big Trouble in Little China [BD] (1986) *

138- Warcraft [UHD] (2016) **

139- The Meg (2018) ***

140- In The Mouth of Madness [BD] (1994) **

141- Ed Wood [BD] (1994) **

142- Ant-Man and Wasp (2018) ****

143- Nightcrawler [BD] (2016) ***

144- The Man Who Knew Too Little [BD] (1997) **

145- The Cutting Edge [BD] (1992) **

146- Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol [UHD] (2011) ***

147- Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation [UHD] (2015) ***

148- Blockers [BD] (2018) ****

149- Don’t Breathe [BD] (2016) ****

150- Serenity [UHD] (2005) ***

151- Jack Reacher [BD] (2012) ****

 

SEPTEMBER (24 films viewed)

152- Upgrade [BD] (2018) ****

153- Terminator 2: Judgment Day [UHD] (1991) ****

154- Hacksaw Ridge [UHD] (2016) ****

155- Hereditary [BD] (2018) *****

156- Upgrade [BD] (2018) ****

157- The Conjuring 2 [BD] (2016) *****

158- Red Sparrow [UHD] (2018) ***

159- Marrowbone [UHD] (2017) ***

160- Don’t Breathe [BD] (2016) ****

161- The Conjuring 2 [BD] (2016) *****

162- The Nun (2018) **

163- Christine [UHD] (1983) ****

164- The Predator (2018) *

165- Predator 2 [UHD] (1990) **

166- Dredd [UHD] (2012) *****

167- The Fifth Element [UHD] (1997) **

168- The Punisher [BD] (2004) ***

169- Punisher: War Zone [BD] (2008) **

170- Star Wars: The Last Jedi [UHD] (2017) ***

171- Jurassic World: Lost Kingdom [UHD] (2018) ***

172- Gladiator [UHD] (2000) ****

173- Watchmen [UHD] (2009) ****

174- Jaws [BD] (1975) ****

175- The Blues Brothers [BD] (1980) ****

 

OCTOBER (86 films viewed)

176- Before I Wake [Netflix] (2016) ****

177- The Purge [UHD] (2013) ****

178- Insidious [BD] (2010) ***

179- Oculus [Netflix] (2013) **

180- The Ritual [Netflix] (2017) ***

181- Halloween [UHD] (1978) *****

182- Ghost Stories [BD] (2017) ****

183- Get Out [UHD] (2017) ****

184- Altered States [BD] (1980) **

185- Tourist Trap [BD] (1979) **

186- The Wailing [Netflix] (2016) ***

187- Fright Night [BD] (1985) ****

188- Phantasm [BD] (1979) *** {commentary}

189- Insidious: Chapter 2 [BD] (2013) ***

190- The Purge: Anarchy [UHD] (2014)

191- A Nightmare on Elm Street [BD] (1984) ***** {audio commentary}

192- The Grudge [BD] (2004) ***** {audio commentary}

193- The Boogey Man [Amazon Prime] (1980) *

194- Saw [BD] (2004) *****

195- Creepshow [BD] (1982) ****

196- Insidious: Chapter 3 [BD] (2015) *** {special features}

197- Phase IV [BD] (1974) *

198- Dark Night of the Scarecrow [BD] (1981) ***

199- Hellraiser [BD] (1987) *** {audio commentary}

200- The Autopsy of Jane Doe [BD] (2016) **** {audio commentary}

201- Terrified [Shudder] (2017) ****

202- 1922 [Netlflix] (2017) ***

203- Backcountry [Netflix] (2014) **

204- The Omen [BD] (1976) ***

205- Revenge [Shudder] (2017) ****

206- Black Christmas [BD] (1974) ***

207- Phantasm II [BD] (1988) **

208- Pyepacket [BD] (2017) ***

209- Planet Terror [BD] (2007) *

210- Chopping Mall [BD] (1986) *** {audio commentary}

211- The Babadook [BD] (2014) ***

212- The Purge: Election Year [UHD] (2016) *

213- Trick ‘r Treat [BD] (2007) ***

214- Halloween [BD] (1978) ***** {audio commentary/Dean Cundy}

215- The House of the Dead [Shudder] (2009) **

216- Scream [BD] (1996) **** {audio commentary}

217- Halloween (2018) ***

218- Terrified [Shudder] (2017) ****

219- They Live [BD] (1988) **** {audio commentary}

220- C.H.U.D. [DVD] (1984) **

221- Halloween [UHD] (1978) ***** {audio commentary}

222- Shock Waves [BD] (1977) *

223- Candyman [DVD] (1992) ***

224- The Amityville Horror [DVD] (1979) **

225- Amityville 2: The Possession [DVD] (1982) ***

226- The Fog [BD] (1980) *** {audio commentary}

227- The Thing [BD] (1982) ***** {audio commentary}

228- Insidious: The Last Key [BD] (2018) ***

229- Friday the 13th [BD] (1980) ***

230- It Follows [BD] (2014) **** {audio commentary}

231- The Mist [BD] (2007) ***** {audio commentary}

232- Halloween II [BD] (1981) ***** 

233- Nosferatu - The Vampyre [Shudder] (1979) *

234- Halloween II [BD] (1981) ***** {audio commentary by Rick Rosenthal w/Leo Rossi}

235- Prince of Darkness [BD] (1987) ****

236- The Eyes of My Mother [Netflix] (2016) ***

237- The Fly [BD] (1986) **** {audio commentary}

238- Deadly Friend [DVD] (1986) *****

239- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre [BD] (2003) **** {audio commentary}

240- The Evil Dead [UHD] (1981) ****

241- Insidious: Chapter 3 [BD] (2015) ****

242- Insidious: The Last Key [BD] (2018) ***

243- The Lost Boys [BD] (1987) ***

244- Zombie [BD] (1979) *** {audio commentary}

245- Bram Stoker’s Dracula [UHD] (1992) **

246- Annabelle [BD] (2014) ****

247- Annabelle: Creation [BD] (2017) ****

248- Hereditary [UHD] (2018) *****

249- Don’t Breathe [BD] (2016) ****

250- Evil Dead <Unrated> (2013) [BD] ****

251- Shaun of the Dead (2004) [BD] ***

252- Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) [BD] ***

253- Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982) [BD] ***

254- Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) [BD] ***

255- Pieces (1982) [BD] ***

256- Evil Dead II (1987) [BD] ****

257- Creepshow 2 (1987) [BD] ***

258- Re-Animator (1985) [BD] **** {audio commentary}

259- Dawn of the Dead (1978) [BD] ****

260- The Exorcist (1973) ****

261- IT (2017) *****

 

NOVEMBER (22 films viewed)

262- Rustler’s Rhapsody [DVD] (1985) ***

263- BlacKkKlansman [BD] (2018) ****

264- Bodied (2017) **

265- A Quiet Place [UHD] (2018) *****

266- The Belko Experiment [Plex] (2016)

267- Mile 22 [BD] (2018) ***

268- Rocky [BD] (1976) *****

269- Rocky II [BD] (1979) *****

270- Rocky III [BD] (1982) ****

271- Rocky IV [BD] (1985) ***

272- Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) ****

273- Rocky V [BD] (1990) **

274- Rocky Balboa [BD] (2006) ***

275- Creed [UHD] (2015) ****

276- Creed II (2018) ****

277- Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) ****

278- Overlord (2018) ***

279- A Clockwork Orange [BD] (1971) **

280- Searching [BD] (2018) ****

281- Crazy Rich Asians [BD] (2018) ****

282- Die Hard [UHD] (1988) *****

283- Little Big League [MLBN] (1994) ***

 

DECEMBER (34 films viewed)

284- The Blues Brothers [BD] (1982) ****

285- Searching [Plex] (2018) ****

286- Blazing Saddles [BD] (1974) **

287- The Wall [BD] (2017) ***

288- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off [BD] (1986) *****

289- Kin [UHD] (2018) **

290- Top Secret! [DVD] (1984) ***

291- Skyscraper [UHD] (2018) ***

292- Sicario: Day of the Soldado [UHD] (2018) ****

293- Snitch [UHD] (2013) ****

294- The Purge [UHD] (2013) ****

295- Wreck-It Ralph [UHD] (2012) ***

296- Hot Shots! [DVD] (1991) ***

297- Snitch [UHD] (2013) ****

298- The Walk [BD] (2015) ****

299- Hot Shots! Part Deux [DVD] (1993) ***

300- Eighth Grade [BD] (2018) ***

301- National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1 [DVD] (1993) **

302- Tully [VUDU UHD] (2018) ****

303- Love Actually [BD] (2003) ***

304- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) ****

305- Roma [Netflix] (2018) ***

306- The Apartment [Amazon Prime] (1960) ***

307- The Purge: Anarchy [UHD] (2014) **** {spanish}

308- The Invisible War [Amazon Prime] (2013) ***

309- Mission Impossible: Fallout [UHD] (2018) *****

310- A Simple Favor [BD] (2018) ***

311- Aquaman (2018) **

312- Hotel Artemis [BD] (2018) ***

313- Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable [Netflix] (2018) ***

314- Teen Titans Go! To The Movies [BD] (2018) ***

315- Vice (2018) ***

316- Tully [BD] (2018) ****

317- Mission Impossible III [UHD] (2006) ****

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Going to give this a shot. Bold is newly watched, Italic is repeat viewing

 

January

Spectre 

X-Men Days of Future Past 

Happy Death Day 

Brawl in Cell Block 99 

 

February

Bottle Shock

Cloverfield Paradox

Black Panther

Iron Man

Darkest Hour

Murder on the Orient Express

 

March

Game Night

Annihilation

Avengers

Justice League

Iron Man 2

SW Last Jedi

Batman Gotham by Gaslight

Ex Machina

Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missiouri

Captain America 1

Thor 

Thor Dark World

Captain America Winter Soldier

Avengers Age of Ultron

Blade Runner 2049

Guardians of the Galaxy

Capt 3 Civil War

Pacific Rim Uprising

Molly’s Game

Ready Player One

I Tonya

 

April

Iron Man 3

Fast 8

Ant-Man

The Post

The Titan

Incredible Hulk

Crimson Tide

Jurassic Park

Lost World JP

Jurassic Park III

Infinity War x2

 

May

Jurassic World

Battle Los Angeles 

Goodbye Christopher Robin

A Quiet Place

Saving Private Ryan

Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle

Gladiator 

Black Panther

Creed

Deadpool 2

SOLO: A SW Tale

The Matrix

Mission Impossible Ghost Protocal

Mission Impossible Rogue Nation

Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong

Batman Ninja

 

June

Tomb Raider

Marshall

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Molly's Game - Really enjoyed this movie, it's not without flaws, but I enjoyed it as much as any movie I've seen in the past 12 months. Do you like Jessica Chastain? See this movie. Do you think you might like Jessica Chastain? See this movie. Do you want to find out if you could like Jessica Chastain? See this movie. Honestly though, Chastain is terrific in this film and is pretty much in every scene. 

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Chastain is  fantastic in a lot of films. Watched Miss Sloan recently, and loved it. Would have been on my top 10 in 2016.

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Paddington - It only took me forever to watch this movie in fifteen minute lunch breaks here and there, but I finally finished it.  I'm always skeptical of modern day takes on old franchises (Smurfs and the Peanuts gang come to mind), but I actually find this one quite charming.  This film struck me as very... British.  It was a hoot to see Dr. Who, and I've always wondered if a Brit could tell when an Aussie is talking.  Looking forward to watching The Shape of Water, but I can finally say I have a Sally Hawkins movie under my belt.

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The Big Sick - A part of me wanted to watch this in theaters while another part wants to reserve movie theaters for event films and spectacles.  Either way, I finally got around to watching this.  This didn't click for me until Emily got sick.  And then it just kept getting better and better.  I liked it, but I'm honestly not as enamored with it as others are.  When I think stand-up comedian, Kumail is not who I picture.

 

The Open House - This movie was a decent horror flick right up until the very end (this seems to be the case for a lot of horror movies I've seen recently).  It just nose dives into nonsense and has that nice subtle sprinkle of genre savvy and self-awareness that started with Scream and Joss Whedon that I'm getting sick of.

 

The Shape of Water - I had to give this some thought, but I can't fight my feels on this one: I'm giving the crown of best Del Toro movie to this one.  I go back and forth between Pacific Rim and Pan's Labyrinth, but I feel like this one tops the other two.  It's a weird blender mix of The Little Mermaid, Creature From The Black Lagoon, and Del Toro's imagination.  And it just works.  If there was any flaw to it, it's that a part of me fanboys and wishes this were a mini series.

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On 1/21/2018 at 10:30 AM, Dimness said:

The Shape of Water - I had to give this some thought, but I can't fight my feels on this one: I'm giving the crown of best Del Toro movie to this one.  I go back and forth between Pacific Rim and Pan's Labyrinth, but I feel like this one tops the other two.  It's a weird blender mix of The Little Mermaid, Creature From The Black Lagoon, and Del Toro's imagination.  And it just works.  If there was any flaw to it, it's that a part of me fanboys and wishes this were a mini series.

Yes, this movie was practically flawless. 

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I watched Kung Fu Yoga yesterday and if you wanted to see how far down Jackie Chan’s movies have gone... yeah... it had some okay fight scenes, but the poor guy just cannot do what he used to and it was FILLED with god awful CGI.

 

I love lots of his earlier stuff, so this hit me really hard. If you wanted to see somebody kick a CGI hyena, though, your ship has come in.

 

The only part of the movie where anybody looks like they’re having any fun is the end credits, which are admittedly really good.

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1 hour ago, Mark E said:

I watched Kung Fu Yoga yesterday and if you wanted to see how far down Jackie Chan’s movies have gone... yeah... it had some okay fight scenes, but the poor guy just cannot do what he used to and it was FILLED with god awful CGI.

 

I love lots of his earlier stuff, so this hit me really hard. If you wanted to see somebody kick a CGI hyena, though, your ship has come in.

 

The only part of the movie where anybody looks like they’re having any fun is the end credits, which are admittedly really good.

 

Thanks for taking one for the team there.

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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Part 1 - For a movie about a giant, atomic-fire breathing lizard, the suspension of disbelief is too damn much.  Seriously, that's the least ridiculous thing in this movie.  I've seen some unbelievably great world building in anime.  And this film is in the complete opposite direction.  When you can't sink any lower, algebra and calculus taught me the concept of negative numbers.  That's where this movie is.  One ridiculous premise after another.  It's been a while since I've seen stupid this low.

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9 minutes ago, Dimness said:

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Part 1 - For a movie about a giant, atomic-fire breathing lizard, the suspension of disbelief is too damn much.  Seriously, that's the least ridiculous thing in this movie.  I've seen some unbelievably great world building in anime.  And this film is in the complete opposite direction.  When you can't sink any lower, algebra and calculus taught me the concept of negative numbers.  That's where this movie is.  One ridiculous premise after another.  It's been a while since I've seen stupid this low.

 

I would pay to read you reviewing terrible movies.

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I'll accept a six pack of mid-tier beer and a bucket of fried chicken.

 

Sicario - I'm really enjoying Amazon Prime.  I get not quite 2-day shipping and a whole host of things for my nephew to watch like Blues Clues and Umi Zoomi.  I also get to watch a ton of movies I missed in theaters like The Arrival and this movie.  I liked it.  And what a coincidence, it has Emily Blunt as an action hero just like in Edge of Tomorrow.

 

Happy Death Day - It's essentially Groundhog Day that's not as well thought out.  So go see Groundhog Day.  

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Absolutely fantastic.  I knew nothing about this going in to this one, aside from it being nominated for an Oscar (the reason my wife wanted to see it).  The characters are so well written and acted, everything just felt incredibly authentic.  The movie would have been basically perfect anyways, but it was sneaky-hilarious in a few spots too.  Four Peter Dinklage porn staches out of four.

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - Studying for the tax section of the CPA exam and I figure I'd watch this since I need something that won't require much brain power.  It's not bad, but it's not memorable either.

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4 hours ago, Dimness said:

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - Studying for the tax section of the CPA exam and I figure I'd watch this since I need something that won't require much brain power.  It's not bad, but it's not memorable either.

 

I thought it was abysmal, even by vapid kid movie standards.

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On 1/29/2018 at 4:57 AM, Tylenol4 said:

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Absolutely fantastic.  I knew nothing about this going in to this one, aside from it being nominated for an Oscar (the reason my wife wanted to see it).  The characters are so well written and acted, everything just felt incredibly authentic.  The movie would have been basically perfect anyways, but it was sneaky-hilarious in a few spots too.  Four Peter Dinklage porn staches out of four.

 

I saw this about  a month ago, and I enjoyed it a lot. I did know something going in, because I listened to a review on NPR...and the reviewer basically said he liked the first 2/3 and hated the last 3rd. So I kept expecting it to devolve, but it didn't. I see what the reviewer means, but I didn't find the last part out of place at all. It works as a powerfully wrenching film, and McDormand is indeed fantastic.

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Jumanji - Standard popcorn movie, enjoyable with lots of laughs, but nothing special for the genre.

 

The Post -  It's a well made film with good performances from the cast, most notably Hanks and Streep. 

 

I, Tonya - Really enjoyed this. Lots of humor. Allison Janney is terrific and Margot Robbie was a treat to watch.

 

Phantom Thread - Daniel Day Lewis, does this guy even act or does he just become every character? Incredible performance. Enjoyed the story, though it lost us a bit in the third act.

 

American Made - Fun movie, even it strays a bit, Ok a lot, from reality.

 

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3 hours ago, NickC said:

Phantom Thread - Daniel Day Lewis, does this guy even act or does he just become every character?

 

I respect artistry and fine craftsmenship, but this guy is at the bottom of the list of people I want to have a beer with.  He's way too method for me to handle.

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The Cloverfield Paradox - Zhang Ziyi has barely aged.  But beside that point, this movie didn't need the Cloverfield name.  It felt like a higher budget SyFy movie.

 

Anastasia (1997) - Man, I sort of miss Don Bluth movies, but this one is a shoulder shrugger.  Meh.

 

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation - I don't have to like Tom Cruise personally, but the man sure does make entertaining movies, and this one was a lot of fun.

 

 

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23 hours ago, Eldorado said:

Dat bass at the Kremlin. My wife goes apeshit when SVS is killin it. 

 

Are you talking about Ghost Protocol?

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