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  # 1966951 2-Mar-2018 10:37
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SJB: I've never seen a bad Coen Brothers movie


So I assume you haven’t seen A Serious Man, then?!

I’m generally a huge fan of their movies, but I’d still say some are better (eg Big Lebowski) than others (eg Burn After Reading), while one - A Serious Man - I really disliked...

 

 

 

dont forget The Ladykillers, i am a big Tom Hank's fan and even that wasnt enough to like it.





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  # 1966987 2-Mar-2018 11:44
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vexxxboy:

 

dont forget The Ladykillers, i am a big Tom Hank's fan and even that wasnt enough to like it.

 

 

I find them hit and miss. Fargo and True Grit and No Country for Old Men and Big Lebowski and O' Brother = great.  Burn After Reading and Hail Caesar and A Serious Man and Hudsucker Proxy and Barton Fink = not for me.  But 50/50 isn't a bad hit rate for such prolific film makers.  


 
 
 
 


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  # 1967037 2-Mar-2018 13:40
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A couple of early ones, Miller's Crossing and Blood Simple were pretty good as well.


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  # 1967108 2-Mar-2018 15:01
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SJB:

 

A couple of early ones, Miller's Crossing and Blood Simple were pretty good as well.

 

 

+1 for Millers Crossing and Blood Simple, but also an honourable mention for Raising Arizona (which, incidentally, is Writer/Director Edgar Wright's favourite film of all time!)


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  # 1967973 4-Mar-2018 18:21
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The Rocketeer (6/10) - ok, but for my opinion li'l too much Disney





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  # 1968124 5-Mar-2018 09:25
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dafman:

 

+1 for Millers Crossing and Blood Simple, but also an honourable mention for Raising Arizona (which, incidentally, is Writer/Director Edgar Wright's favourite film of all time!)

 

 

Watched Raising Arizona over the weekend. Not bad, quirky storyline and quite funny in patches but I found Nicholas Cage a little irritating. 6/10

 

 




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  # 1968126 5-Mar-2018 09:27
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I watched The Disaster Artist and Jumanji - Welcome to the Jungle over the weekend.  Both pretty benign inoffensive films, easy enough ways to kill a few hours.  Franco's performance as Wiseau in Disaster Artist is pretty great, and you think he's going over the top until the credits roll a the end and they show side-by-side comparisons between scenes that he's recreated.  Jumanji is nowhere near as good as the original, but the cast works well together and some of the video game tropes are pretty funny like having NPCs in the movie.  


 
 
 
 


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  # 1968868 6-Mar-2018 13:06
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Hot Fuzz - (9/10) ... spoiling the best with a sense of humor





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  # 1968885 6-Mar-2018 13:33
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Black Panther. Meh. 

 

Reminded me of the Lion King.  I'm sure the BP comics pre-date the lion king movie, but that's the impression I got.





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  # 1968901 6-Mar-2018 14:00
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^That's the best review of Black Panther I've seen so far :)

 

I enjoyed it, a lot.  Unfortunately T'Challa's character was the least compelling of all of them.  The women were badass and way more interesting.  

 

Watched The Shape of Water last night.  Wow, that film is a stunner.  Every part of it looks gorgeous.  


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  # 1968980 6-Mar-2018 15:13
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the shape of water - worthy best pic winner... 8/10

 

three billboards outside ebbing missouri - powerful acting from mcdormand and rockwell ... 9/10

 

the disaster artist - not a franco fan but this was superb...  8/10

 

black panther - must stop watching comic book crap - 5/10

 

 


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  # 1972898 11-Mar-2018 23:33
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Chinese movies:
Wolf Warrior #1 - Soldiers, guns, shooting. Good entertainment. 6.5/10
Call of Heroes - Sheriff, stranger, bad guy. Law in a lawless time. Martial arts western 7/10.

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  # 1979243 18-Mar-2018 05:43
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Empire of the Sun (1987) 9/10





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  # 1979246 18-Mar-2018 07:40
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The Foreigner with Jacky Chan and Pierce Brosnan. Very good movie.





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