Let's Talk Movies! #24: Don, Phillips, Thor, An Oldboy, A Jackass And Even Two Chicks

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Which Of These New Movies Interest You? (Trailers Below For Viewing)

  1. Don Jon

    10 vote(s)
    15.4%
  2. Gravity

    25 vote(s)
    38.5%
  3. Captain Phillips

    12 vote(s)
    18.5%
  4. The Fifth Estate

    17 vote(s)
    26.2%
  5. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

    5 vote(s)
    7.7%
  6. Ender's Game

    12 vote(s)
    18.5%
  7. Last Vegas

    4 vote(s)
    6.2%
  8. Thor: The Dark World

    21 vote(s)
    32.3%
  9. The Book Thief

    22 vote(s)
    33.8%
  10. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    35 vote(s)
    53.8%
  11. Grace Of Monaco

    10 vote(s)
    15.4%
  12. Oldboy

    4 vote(s)
    6.2%
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  1. PeterG

    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    Here's the trailers for the movies listed in the poll. Well, eleven trailers, there isn't one yet for "Grace of Monaco", but I expect this one will be a popular one. We'll just have to wait for the trailer! The poll is multiple choice, so you can vote for all twelve if you like. :D

    September 27th - Don Jon - Romance with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza and Brie Larson
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6615kYTpOSU

    October 4th - Gravity - Sci-Fi with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4pcg7bXgmU

    October 11th - Captain Phillips - Thriller with Tom Hanks and Catherine Keener
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3ASoBrFGlc

    October 11th - The Fifth Estate - Drama with Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl, Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie and David Thewlis
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZT1wb8_tcYU

    October 25th - Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - Comedy with Johnny Knoxville and Steve-O
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MSrAwfagG4

    November 1st - Ender's Game - Sci-Fi action with Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin and Viola Davis
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UNWLgY-wuo

    November 1st - Last Vegas - Comedy with Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Mary Steenburgen and Kevin Kline
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKiLs1iBgmg

    November 8th - Thor: The Dark World - Action Sci-Fi with Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Zachary Levi, Stellan Skarsgård, Anthony Hopkins, Ray Stevenson, Christopher Eccleston, Kat Dennings, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Rene Russo
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npvJ9FTgZbM

    November 15th - The Book Thief - Drama with Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92EBSmxinus

    November 22nd - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Action Sci-Fi with Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Toby Jones, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jena Malone, Amanda Plummer and Jeffrey Wright
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyPnQw_Lqds

    November 27th - Grace of Monaco - Biography with Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Parker Posey and Milo Ventimiglia
    ...no trailer on youtube...

    November 27th - Oldboy - Crime with Josh Brolin, Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrLcnrnEqyI
     
  2. PeterG

    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    And here are trailers for the other major movies coming out in the next three months. The ones in bold are the ones that I considered putting in the poll. Please post if you think they should have made the poll instead of any included there. :)

    September 6th - Riddick - Action Sci-Fi with Vin Diesel andKarl Urban
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH3O-CeZckE

    September 6th - Winnie Mandela - Biographical drama with Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard and Elias Koteas
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGnc4FP6eII

    September 13th - Insidious: Chapter 2 - Horror with Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBbi4NeebAk

    September 13th - The Family - Action comedy with Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, Tommy Lee Jones and Vincent Pastore
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwZNypYmPFE


    September 20th - Prisoners - Crime drama with Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Paul Dano, Melissa Leo, Viola Davis, Maria Bello and Terrence Howard
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpXfcTF6iVk

    September 20th - Rush - Action with Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl and Olivia Wilde
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKAr42gxjhM

    September 20th - Battle of the Year - Musical with Josh Holloway, Josh Peck and Chris Brown
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QibqRB9Gs9k

    September 20th - Enough Said - Comedy with James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Toni Collette and Catherine Keener
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1TDTv_tGd8

    September 20th - The Wizard of Oz 3D - Musical with Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_3T4DGw10U

    September 27th - Baggage Claim - Comedy with Paula Patton, Trey Songz, Adam Brody, Djimon Honsou, Christina Milian and Taye Diggs
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKHTm57PzRw

    September 27th - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 - Family comedy with Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Andy Samberg, Kristen Schaal, James Caan, Neil Patrick Harris, Benjamin Bratt and Will Forte
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gwj1YlYYspw

    September 27th - Metallica: Through the Never - Music documentary
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4IhWJ8r7_4

    September 27th - Runner, Runner - Crime with Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton and Anthony Mackie
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyboDr1e2xI

    October 4th - Grace Unplugged - Christian musical drama with James Denton and Kevin Pollak

    October 11th - Machete Kills - Action with Amber Heard, Mel Gibson, Sofía Vergara, Jessica Alba, Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Vanessa Hudgens, Antonio Banderas, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Lady Gaga
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwARA6PW7Do

    October 18th - 12 Years a Slave - Historical drama with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard, Quvenzhané Wallis and Sarah Paulson
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUQNjfhlREk


    October 18th - Carrie - Horror with Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore and Judy Greer
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdoVioPv0fs


    October 18th - Escape Plan - Action with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, Vincent D'Onofrio, 50 Cent and Amy Ryan
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI4EjV_x_PQ

    October 18th - I'm In Love With a Church Girl - Drama with Ja Rule, Vincent Pastore, Toby Mac, T-Bone, Michael Madsen and Stephen Baldwin
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnULsIsuwDY

    October 25th - The Counselor - Dramatic thriller with Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, Rosie Perez, Goran Visnjic and John Leguizamo
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4rTztvVx8E


    November 1st - Free Birds - Animated with Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler, George Takei, Colm Meaney and Keith David
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhxSOkTFGvo

    November 15th - The Best Man Holiday - Comedy with Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, Terrence Howard and Regina Hall
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6iNiJivOOQ

    November 15th - The Wolf of Wall Street - Crime drama with Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Jean Dujardin, Jon Bernthal and Rob Reiner
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iszwuX1AK6A

    November 22nd - Delivery Man - Comedy with Chris Pratt, Vince Vaughn
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGAktL45XNQ


    November 22nd - Nebraska - Drama with Bruce Dern, Will Forte, Bob Odenkirk and Stacy Keach
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqIR22t5AI0

    November 27th - Black Nativity - Drama, Musical with Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Tyrese Gibson, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Nas
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq3ZY9gain4

    November 27th - Frozen - Family, Musical, Adventure, Comedy with Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff and Alan Tudyk
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3VwJm4NpJ4

    November 27th - Homefront - Action thriller with Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth and Frank Grillo
    ...no trailer on youtube...

    November 29th - Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom - Drama with Idris Elba
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAglZjX3HOk
     
  3. Buzz

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    So far I have; Hunger Games, Captain Phillips, Thor and the Book Thief on my must see list. :)
     
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  4. DAngel

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    Thor, Thor, Thor :swoon:

    And probably most of the Sci-Fi movies, but I haven't watched the trailers yet...:shuffle:
     
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  5. my little pony

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    i love the original oldboy. i hope people that think it sounds interesting consider watching that version. i cant imagine anyone topping it.
     
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  6. made_in_canada

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    I had no idea The Book Thief was being made into a movie. I'm not sure how well it'll translate but it's a gorgeous story. I really hope they do it justice. Can't wait for Ender's Game. My Dad and I have a date :)
     
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  7. BigB08822

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    It looks like The Book Thief will not even have the character Death in it at all? I guess I can see how they would just focus on the girls story but the book worked because of Death, as well. I will definitely be seeing it.

    I just watched the trailer for Bad Grandpa and died laughing. I thought it would be more like Jackass but this is more of a movie/Jackass hybrid. I am curious to see how it works.
     
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  8. all_empty

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    Just screened "Getaway."

    Studios usually screen week of release if a movie is really bad to shorten the time bad reviews can circulate.

    It was pretty much the worst movie I've seen all summer.
     
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  9. michiruwater

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    The author has confirmed that the movie is narrated by Death, but they have not released the name of the actor playing Death yet.
     
  10. PeterG

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    The movies in the poll I'm most looking forward to are:

    1. Don Jon - I mentioned at the end of the last thread how much I loved this trailer. Surprised that after watching so many additional trailers that it remained my favourite...but it DOES look like a perfect movie. :respec:

    2. The Fifth Estate - This looks BRILLIANTLY directed, a must-see

    3. Captain Phillips - Another wonderfully directed movie, an edge-of-your-seat thriller. I'm ready, Mr. Hanks!!

    4. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - This trailer TOTALLY took me by surprise because I think the Jackass movies are IDIOTIC. But this is more like Sasha Baron Cohen's movies where it's performance art in a public setting with cameras catching unsuspecting reactions from people. Looks like it could be a LOT of fun. :D

    5. Last Vegas - LOTS of great lines in the trailer, let's hope they didn't use up all the good stuff in the two-minute trailer...

    6. Gravity - The first trailer I saw for this was so sparse, it left me feeling very empty. But this one is much better (although still sparse, definitely leaving us wanting more)

    The new Hunger Games is a given and I'm sure I'll see Thor at some point. I still remember the scene from the first movie where Hemsworth comes out with no shirt on and just these wonderfully form-fitting black jeans.... :swoon:

    Like my little pony, I loved the original version of Oldboy, but this one is directed by Spike Lee and stars Josh Brolin, so I have high hopes for it. I loved Lee's "Inside Man" and this is one of his few full-movie directing gigs since that, so I'm thinking he can make magic again.

    The Book Thief - The trailer for this looked quite good, but if the movie moves too much towards a soppy approach, it'll be a big disappointment. Hopeful about it, though.

    Ender's Game - This trailer looked so good....until the mopey little boy entered the scene. Hmm.../blah...

    Grace of Monaco - With Nicole Kidman as the star, I have high hopes for it, but have to reserve judgment until they put out a trailer. But I wouldn't be surprised if this movie helps Kidman nab her fourth Oscar nomination...
     
  11. galaxygirl

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    I'm on my phone so I haven't had a chance to check out the trailers yet but a bunch of them look really interesting.

    I've seen several movies recently. The most recent are:

    Dance, Fools, Dance from 1931 and starring Joan Crawford. The movie was just ok but holy crap was Joan Crawford :smokin: before she became mommie dearest.

    Gorgeous picture.

    She looked beautiful with less makeup on. I don't know why she overdid it in her later years.

    Django Unchained: I loved this! Probably my favorite movie of the year. Of the Oscar nominees for best picture, I've seen this, Les Miz and Argo and of the three Django Unchained was by far my favorite.
     
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  12. Artemis@BC

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    Death as the narrator worked so well in the book, but I can't see it being as effective in the movie. I'd rather they leave Death out of it completely than do it badly. But we shall see.
     
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  13. Sofia Alexandra

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    I'll definitely see Thor, because Hiddleston, Hemsworth, and especially Eccleston (my first Doctor). And I'll see anything that has Sharlto Copley in it, so Oldboy is a given, but I'm wondering if I should see the original first or not? I hear there's a Twist that I might not want to spoil myself for if I'm seeing this remake?

    And I used to say that I'd see anything with Benedict Cumberbatch in it, too, but I can't stand Julian Assange, so I think I'll give The Fifth Estate a miss. At least until it shows up on the telly or on Netflix.
     
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    Was Oldboy a Japanese movie? It looks like something I have seen before.
     
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    Korean, I think? Based on a comic/manga?
     
  16. PeterG

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    Some random thoughts about the movies listed in post#2 (ones that didn't make the poll):

    So who is going to admit to having ANY interest in "Escape Plan"? Come on...who's going to admit it?? I dare you.

    Very glad to see Josh Holloway with a decent sized role in a major motion picture. But "Battle of the Year"? :( With CHRIS FREAKIN' BROWN?? :wuzrobbed

    From the little that we see of Cameron Diaz in The Counselor...it looks like someone has finally given her a role where she gets to ACT. :cheer: I love it when actors who are often given so little to do finally get a role that has some meat to it. :respec:

    Gladto see that Jennifer Hudson's "Winnie Mandela" is FINALLY being released...but they had to put it in theatres so close to "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"?? :mad:

    And I've thought of Vince Vaughn as being the biggest douche in Hollywood for quite a while, so I'm kinda unhappy that I liked the trailer for "Delivery Man" quite a bit... :slinkaway

    Movies made for a mainly African-American audience usually don't look very well made, but this season, two really caught my eye: "The Best Man Holiday" (which looks like a lot of fun) and "Black Nativity" which looks AMAZING. Both are on my To See list. :D
     
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    Gravity: Looks really gripping...

    Ender's Game: Looks epic! I don't know of the book, but I'll definitely watch the movie.

    Thor: Asgard is so breathtaking :swoon: Loki :swoon:

    Cloudy with a chance of meatball II :cheer::cheer:

    I will also watch The hunger games, The Book Thief and probably RIddick and 12 years a slave.

    And as always, thanks for all the hard work Peter :cheer:
     
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    I really desperately need to see Gravity. Its the one movie coming out soon I am the most excited about.

    I do want to see Thor, but not really because of Thor. I like a significant portion of the supporting cast, especially Kat Dennings and Christopher Eccleston. The first one was probably my least favourite of the pre-Avengers Marvel movies.

    Catching Fire is a given for me at this point.

    I will see Don Jon but I doubt it will make it here and considering who I usually go to movies with that one will probably have to wait until it shows up online or I buy it on Blu-ray.

    The trailer for The Book Thief made me want to read the book. So the next time I go shopping I will be tracking that down, hopefully.

    I`ll be seeing Frozen with my mom. We`ve acquired a habit of going to Disney animated movies together. And it looks really cute.
     
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    Please get the book. I can't recommend it enough.
     
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    yes it was korean, run dont walk and see the original!
     
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    My week of movie-watching while house-sitting continues:

    Soldier's Girl (Troy Garity, Lee Pace and Andre Braugher) - A wonderful TV movie about a soldier who gets taken to a gay bar/drag show by a fellow soldier (who may be closeted??) and meets and falls in love with one of the performers who is in the middle of undergoing gender re-assignment. Great script and excellent performances, especially Lee Pace [Pushing Daisies] as Calpurnia.

    Swimming With Sharks (Kevin Spacey and Frank Whaley - and Benicio Del Toro in a tiny role) - This one is tough to talk about without spoiling, so I'll just say that it has a script unlike anything I've viewed before, is well directed and paced and a cast that kept me glued to the screen. Tough subject matter at times, but worth a viewing for sure.

    Kitty Foyle (Ginger Rogers) - This one was recommended in an earlier thread after I commented on really enjoying Ginger Rogers in another movie. Rogers has SUCH star quality in this one, watchable for every second she is on screen. Which is saying a lot because her two male co-stars (Dennis Morgan and James Craig) are stunningly beautiful themselves. I found the subject matter (a woman's place in society in the 40's...classism...relationships....) to be kind of heavy at time, but it's wonderful to see all these things dealt with in movies...were filmmakers much more brave way back then than they are now??

    Killing Us Softly 3 - A documentary about women and women's images used in advertising. Eye-opening even though I think I'm more aware of this kind of manipulation more than the average Joe. The very next day I was looking at advertising differently as I was out and about and noticed an ad of a woman silencing herself by putting her hand over her mouth.... :( The first few minutes of this documentary at youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrtPklzbgWo

    A Day Without A Mexican - This is one which was highly recommended to me many years ago but is not widely available so it took a while before I found it. The theme is that all people of Hispanic heritage disappear one morning throughout the state of California. The movie explores how everyone else's lives are affected without this large group of people who are so often disparaged. What the person who recommended this movie did not tell me was that it was made on a shoestring budget...and I think by first-time filmmakers. And it shows on both counts. An interesting topic, but not really a very good movie.

    And one that I gave up on watching, not because it wasn't good was "Sometimes In April". It's about how people in Rwanda have been affected by the upheaval in their country. I decided not to watch more than half an hour partly because the topic is quite heavy, partly because I've already seen three or so movies about this topic and because I've got other movies to watch on heavier topics and I just can't handle another one right now. I need to get some more comedies or sci-fi! :lol: I might watch this movie at some point in the future, though.
     
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    I saw The Broken Circle Breakdown today.

    Both the summary from imbd (Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial. ) and the trailer wrongly suggest a somehow cheesy movie. That's why I usually avoid watching trailers, because they're often misleading.

    At first, I wasn't so sure about watching that Belgian movie, mainly because I didn't want to hear Flemish after a long day at work (I know, it's silly, but Flemish isn't my favorite language). It took me quite a while to get into the movie, but the talented actors, beautiful imagery and perfect editing finally made me love it. I wouldn't recommend it to someone who feels down because the story is overwhelmingly sad. In the end, I must say I sobbed. Overall, a beautiful movie about love and loss.

    Seems the Belgians are very talented producing wonderfully written and aesthetically perfect movies. A great one is North Sea, Texas.

    And another, very good (and crazy) one: The Misfortunates.
     
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    Dakota Johnson, Charlie Hunnam Cast as Sexy Leads in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    Johnson also played Kate in the Fox TV series, "Ben and Kate".

    Hunnam starred in this summer's "Pacific Rim" as well as Deadfall, The Ledge, Children of Men, Cold Mountain, Nicholas Nickleby and the original (British) version of Queer As Folk

     
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    I saw Eyes Wide Shut last night. It... was ****ing amazing. I can't even describe. I know it polarized pretty much everyone, but I adored it. In my Top 10 for sure. And it was gorgeous. And Nicole Kidman is gorgeous. And people do not give Tom Cruise the credit he deserves as an actor, even if I don't like him as a person. Plus, I mean, the whole thing was, as I said, gorgeous. Sometimes style is too much but I love, love, loved it here.

    I also saw Starship Troopers on Friday, which was nuts. What a weird movie. Denise Richards surprised me by not being awful though.
     
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  25. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I saw Schindlers list this weekend. Loved it. I was surprised later when I read some pretty negative reviews of it (as parts of book reviews about Schindler) on amazon.com. A book is a very different medium from a movie, and they really should not be compared, IMO.
     
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    ONE DIRECTION WAS NUMBER ONE THIS WEEKEND!!! :cheer2: :respec: :D :cheer: :40beers: First weekend it took in 15 million on a budget of 10 million. Let's hope this means a sequel for next August!!! :p At #2 and #3 are The Butler and We're The Miller's. What's interesting about these two movies is that they've been in theatres for three/four weeks...and the percentage change in box office is 10%/3%. As far as I know, that's almost unheard of in that movies usually open big and the box office plummets throughout the following weeks. For We're The Millers to drop only THREE PERCENT in its fourth week is pretty amazing! :respec:

    The other things that's quite interesting with this weekend's box office is the performance of two non-English language movies. Opening at #4 is "Instructions Not Included", a comedy from Mexico. Not only did it open at #4, but it took in eight million in box office (on a budget of only five million) and most impressively, took in OVER $22,000 per theatre. Compare that to the next best per theatre average in the top 50, which is One Direction with just under six thousand per theatre. This one might be a real sleeper.

    And at #15 is the Chinese language action movie, "The Grandmaster" (starring Tony Leung and Zhang Ziyi). It jumps from #37 where it opened last week and the revenue for this movie takes a +1,768% jump! :eek: I couldn't find budget info for this one, but it's taken in over 50 million in international box office revenue. In the U.S. it's playing in only 750 theatres, it'll be interesting to see if that number grows and this one becomes a phenomenon like Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon...

    New movies out this week listed below that were not already listed in a previous post. And boy, are there a lot! I even deleted four or five that I decided just were not worth the time for any of us. The first six are going on my To See list. Well, probably not Hell Baby, but it's probably a good one for people who like parody comedies. Mission Park has a really good trailer, but it's not really my kind of movie. Same goes for Red Obsession - a great trailer....but I'm just not really into documentaries about over-priced wine! :lol:

    September 6 Adore – Drama with Robin Wright and Naomi Watts
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KWyEbmKHsY
    720,000 views

    September 6 Salinger – Documentary. From imdb.com: “An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oUHn0lZFy8

    September 6 Hell Baby – Horror comedy with Rob Corddry and Leslie Bibb
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AaaoMfbx0o
    1.4 million views

    September 6 Good Ol' Freda – Documentary. From imdb.com: “Freda Kelly looks back at her career as lifelong secretary for The Beatles”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoAJLFk1CiI
    18,000 views

    September 6 A Teacher – Drama, unknown cast. From imdb.com: “A high school teacher in Austin, Texas has an affair with one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the relationship comes to an end.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGu-MPqqFr4
    240,000 views

    September 6 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzJ4IpqmXwg
    2,000 views

    September 6 Mission Park – Crime drama with Will Estes, Jesse Borrego, Vivica A. Fox and Sean Patrick Flanery
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rM8k6-9WqIc
    47,000 views

    September 6 Red Obsession – Documentary. From imdb.com: “The great chateaux of Bordeaux struggle to accommodate the voracious appetite for their rare, expensive wines, which have become a powerful status symbol in booming China.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puLluON-7iQ
    16,000 views

    September 6 Touchy Feely – Drama with Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page, Allison Janney and Ron Livingston
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zu6qd1QngqQ
    280,000 views

    September 6 Populaire – French comedy. From imdb.com: “1958. Rose is a terrible secretary but a demon typist. Her handsome boss resolves to turn her into the fastest girl in the world.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6upoz9I7eg
    240,000 views

    September 6 My Father and the Man in Black – Documentary. From imdb.com: “The untold story of 'bad-boy' Johnny Cash, his talented but troubled manager, Saul Holiff, and a son searching for his father in the shadow of a legend.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtovAxxPo2Q
    18,000 views

    September 6 Dead Before Dawn 3D – Horry comedy with unknown cast and Christopher Lloyd
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqN4AggoCAw
    520,000 views

    September 6 Out of the Clear Blue Sky – Documentary. From imdb.com: “A documentary that explores the effects of 9/11 on the firm Cantor Fitzgerald, whose offices on the top five floors of the North Tower of the World Trad Center were destroyed in the attacks, killing 658 out of their 960 employees.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUV7MHjJRuQ
    3,000 views

    September 6 The Ultimate Life – Drama with new cast and Peter Fonda and Lee Meriwether
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7C_ghciPnco
    70,000 views

    September 6 Bounty Killer - Action with a new cast and Gary Busey, Beverly D'Angelo and Eve
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRcFJPgJNfg
    110,000 views
     
  27. immoimeme

    immoimeme my posts r modded

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    "Amour" is a must see. in fact "Amour" is one of the greatest films of all time. Period.
    "the Company you keeP you can skip unless you like the "it's all about the CHILDREN!!!!" concept. ooops just spoiled it, oh well lol.
    "Killer Elite" much better than expected.
    "Side Effects"-ditto.
    "Olympus Has Fallen" but ya know, people mindlessly chanting "USA!USA!USA!" will never fall. For Patriots Only.
    "A Prophet" not as gd as expected. Not really sure it's worth watching once.
    "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" wow has high school changed since I wuz there. Worth watching once.
    "Stoker" run! far far away....and fast!!! Pointless cr*p. excuse me CR*P. gah :p
    "Cabaret" is still a really really gd movie esp the musical parts.
    "The Hunger Games" better than expected so will look for "Catching Fire" when it makes it to DVD.

    MAJOR RECOMMENDATIONS:
    "Amour"
    and
    "Warm Bodies" which is still the most fun and charming film I've seen to date.
     
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  28. DAngel

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    I've never seen such a low score in IMDB :eek::yikes:
     
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    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    hatrz gunna hate
     
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