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Offline the_squid

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« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2021, 07:07:48 pm »
You've clearly never watched Sexy Beast.

The man has been brilliant in so many movies!   Graham is clueless. 

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« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2021, 09:33:19 pm »
You've clearly never watched Sexy Beast.

I watch myself in the mirror every day.

He was good in Schindler's List, though i wouldn't say great, even if it was a great movie.

I want to love his other performances i've seen of his but I just don't.
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« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2021, 09:35:06 pm »
He has only been nominated for 5 Oscars since that movie in the 80s, one just last year and a whole whack of Golden Globes...

Art is subjective.  It's my opinion.  Awards for art, including awards show, are absolutely meaningless.
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« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2021, 09:44:53 pm »
Art is subjective.  It's my opinion.  Awards for art, including awards show, are absolutely meaningless.

Being clueless is not an opinion.

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« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2021, 02:31:34 pm »
Being clueless is not an opinion.

Your posting history on this forum says otherwise.  Zing!

I'm sorry my subjective opinion of art is not up to your clearly far superior standards of taste, art Stalin.
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« Reply #20 on: March 22, 2021, 01:48:16 am »
The Midnight Sky

Directed and starred in by George Clooney.

I liked this sci-fi.  Available on Netflix.  Itís about an apocalypse on Earth and a dying scientist that stays behind to warn the crews of returning space missions.  But more than that, it contemplates whatís left at the end of the world and a persons lifeís work and the sacrifices that might go along with it.

It has some pacing problems...  and relies a bit too much on disaster after disaster...  they donít hurt the movie, necessarily, but I donít think they helped the plot.  But they are visually quite stunning and well done.  They do add tension, but Iím not sure that extra tension was necessary given the main plot line. 

The ending was satisfying. 

****/5


https://youtu.be/DXUUqr3AFKs
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« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2021, 06:58:17 am »
Things Heard and Scene

This falls between 'Classic Horror' and 'Boring Failure'... basically a very boring and tropey horror film.  The acting and direction make it watchable but it's only worth your time if you are starving for some haunts.  2 1/2 stars, generously.

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« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2021, 10:21:05 am »
Mulholland Drive.  It was very good.

I'm gonna have to watch it again...
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« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2021, 11:20:01 am »
Oh wow. I think I've seen pretty much every David Lynch film in the theater except for the first three that I caught on video

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« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2021, 01:10:36 pm »
Ah, sorry, I thought this was a "last movie watched" type of thread.  That wasn't much of a review.

It's only the second movie I ever watched that was made by Lynch.  Blue Velvet being the other one, a long time ago.  I remember enjoying that one too.
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