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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby PKMKII » Sun Mar 20, 2011 1:13 am

Tripping the Rift: The Movie. Funny, satirical, crude. The humor was fun, and the animation looks good for something that's obviously not got a Pizar budget. But the plot was not really a movie plot, more like a series of vignettes loosely stringed together. Did features the voice acting talents of Stephen Root, who was also in:

The Men Who Stare at Goats. Really perfected portraying those oddball, far-fetched paranormal/psychic military projects in a way that makes you go "This seems ridiculous but I completely buy that the military would have been trying this." Clooney, particularly, was perfect as the scary serious disciple. However, the plot was rather weak and simplistic. It's really the paranormal/psychic bits that make the movie work.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Julius Aurora » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:23 am

PKMKII wrote:The Men Who Stare at Goats. Really perfected portraying those oddball, far-fetched paranormal/psychic military projects in a way that makes you go "This seems ridiculous but I completely buy that the military would have been trying this." Clooney, particularly, was perfect as the scary serious disciple. However, the plot was rather weak and simplistic. It's really the paranormal/psychic bits that make the movie work.


I felt that the movie was true to the book (so rare these days), and I love that book.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ravi Oli » Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:31 am

The Adjustment Bureau. Pinched 'the Observer' character from Fringe and made a movie... only without shaved heads. It's OK but wouldn't rave.

^^ Loved Men who stare at Goats... prolly agree with you guys that the characterizations pull it off.

I've seen and enjoyed some time ago The girl with the Dragon Tatoo... [revenge is sweet :D]... must get around to watching the other two in the series now!
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:34 am

The best part of The Men Who Stare At Goats is when George Clooney tells Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi) that he is a Jedi. :lol:
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Julius Aurora » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:07 pm

Qwertyuiopasd wrote:The best part of The Men Who Stare At Goats is when George Clooney tells Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi) that he is a Jedi. :lol:


That was the greatest moment, up there with Vadar telling Lukey that he was his father.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby black bart » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:57 am

^I liked the bit when the general tried to run through the wall.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby FaithfulPirate42 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:37 pm

Over vacation I saw Salt, The Other Guys, and Dinner For Schmucks. None of them were all that great. Luckily, I watched them late at night, so it didn't interfere with anything important.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ravi Oli » Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:45 am

Battle: Los Angeles... I heard it wasn't too bad, but by the end I was cheering for the Aliens to win. Why do aliens have a bipedal, humanoid form in their battle armour but are just like Mr Blobby when cut open? Only watch it if you have time to waste and can for free.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank » Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:00 am

Becuase they learned the lesson from the Daleks?
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ravi Oli » Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:16 am

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Might be Mr Blobby inside but externally biped/humanoid he ain't.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby gronank » Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:20 am

Yes, and movement on cobblestone roads proved difficult very difficult for them. Something future invaders would like to avoid, I'd imagine.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:09 am

I saw Rocky Horror Picture Show on Friday, with a large audience. Luckily one person in particular knew a lot of the things to say, and there was a larger contingent who didn't know as many, but were still supporting him. It makes me want to go see it done "professionally" again.
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby Ravi Oli » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:40 pm

It's just a jump to the left... And then a step to the riiiiiiight...
Classic. Good to see 'another generation'^ caught in the time warp. Rather see Rocky than Sound of Music!
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Re: What's The Last Movie You Saw?

Postby FaithfulPirate42 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:19 pm

I saw Grown Ups. It was decent, but nothing too special. I also watched One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, which I rather liked. As an added benefit, it has given me some ideas for a project for my theater class.
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