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  Reply # 196688 19-Feb-2009 12:54 Send private message quote this post

I just watched Australia a couple of days ago, and I was very disappointed. So superficial and full of cliches, the complete opposite of what I expected.

I saw a South Korean (I think) film last night, it`s a crime thriller, I like those. It`s English title is `The Chaser`. It is sheer class.




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  Reply # 199563 6-Mar-2009 08:18 Send private message quote this post

Watchmen: Incredible, a masterpiece of cinema.  Can't say much more than that except go and see it!

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  Reply # 199564 6-Mar-2009 08:21 Send private message quote this post

Max Payne... 5/10 I'd say.




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  Reply # 199567 6-Mar-2009 08:34 Send private message quote this post

Didnt take my xbmc pc to the gf's last weekend so had to step foot in blockbuster.. good god its been some years.. anyways being that it had rained constantly all day the shelves were bare.. Managed to find a couple of good movies id never heard of:

Clubbed: A brit action/comedy, along the lines of a guy ritchie film (if you like his films, you should go out and get this). Very well done, good story line delivered by good acting. Oh and its based on true events which i didnt realise till the end.

Stop Loss: Good start, has a dull middle section but still a decent movie. Good line up of actors.

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  Reply # 199584 6-Mar-2009 10:10 Send private message quote this post

Zach & Miri Make a Porno.... 8/10... HILARIOUS if you like absolutely bottom-of-the-gutter, filthy porno-comedy. Features "Jay" of Jay & Silent Bob fame... between him and Seth Rogen, I was nearly in tears at parts.




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  Reply # 199585 6-Mar-2009 10:37 Send private message quote this post

BurningBeard: Features "Jay" of Jay & Silent Bob fame


and directed by Kevin Smith of Silent Bob fame ;)

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  Reply # 199589 6-Mar-2009 11:01 Send private message quote this post

I agree, Zack and Miri had me in stictes. Dutch Runner, anyone?

City of Ember is another one I've watched. Very cool movie for a 'kids' movie. Kind of feels like a cross of Fallout 3 and Bioshock.

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  Reply # 199816 7-Mar-2009 21:32 Send private message quote this post

Zack and Miri make a porno... Not as funny as we thought it would be. Lucky I paid US$3.99 on iTunes Movie instead of paying two full tickets at the movies.




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  Reply # 199819 7-Mar-2009 21:53 Send private message quote this post

Transformers , Was actually quite good if a little made for the kids and rather unrealistic.

And the scene from Ghostbusters where stay puff marshmallow man gets turned into sludge.

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  Reply # 199820 7-Mar-2009 21:58 Send private message quote this post

I haven't watched recently, but today I purchased and downloaded The Exorcist from iTunes Movies. I used to have it on DVD, someone borrowed it and never returned - the same person who took my Godfather box set (which is also on iTunes so I might as well buy it tomorrow).




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  Reply # 199873 8-Mar-2009 10:56 Send private message quote this post

Wow, could you plug iTunes Anymore!? i Didnt like Max Payne, WTF is with the flying shadows..recently watched Changeling and holy shi t it's really good, sad but good made me smile.another one that looks good is watchmen, ment to see it today but were not and im bummed

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Reply # 199877 8-Mar-2009 11:21 Send private message quote this post

Hmmmm. Unless you know any other legal downoad service in New Zealand?

It is more convenient than going to a store, it is fully digtal and we all have to live with its stupid DRM anyway...




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Reply # 199878 8-Mar-2009 11:29 Send private message quote this post

No Arguements there, iTunes has it sorted, the only problem for me is all the data it chews through, and for that reason i still prefer the video shop. Good ol United Video

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  Reply # 200035 9-Mar-2009 10:30 Send private message quote this post

Went to the movies twice over the weekend, one to keep the missus happy and one for me..

First of all a little rant! (i was going to open a thread on it but i don't think its necessary) Who has noticed CAP Codes when in the cinema? Im talking about those annoying little dots that are randomly put through the movie. My god they are irritating!! I wouldn't say it ruined the movie for me but it sure was noticeable and distracting!
Apparently not everyone sees them (my gf didn't notice them at all and wondered if i was alright when i quizzed her about it after the movie! Wink) Anyway if you have no idea what im talking about look here

Slumdog Millionaire: Not much to say about this one, yes its good, and yes it deserves its awards.. go see it if you haven't already.

Twilight: I really didn't want to see this one, vampire high school romance is not up there on genres that i enjoy. But seeing that Ema has read three of the four books in all of three weeks (these are seriously big books!) i thought i could bare through it as she really wanted to see it. Well it was better than i expected (except for the cap codes!), i actually quite enjoyed it. Funny thing was that Ema didn't! apparently it really doesn't do justice to the books but what movie ever has i guess.. now she is trying to get me to read the books.. i think not!



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  Reply # 200039 9-Mar-2009 10:36 Send private message quote this post

paradoxsm:  and rather unrealistic.


Umm, hello? Giant shapeshifting robots from another galaxy - how realistic were you wanting? ;-)

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