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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby normaM » Nov 5th, 2012, 8:47 am

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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Phoenix Within » Nov 5th, 2012, 9:40 am

Captain Awesome wrote:I watched Manhunter the other day, which is the original Red Dragon movie.

I must say, Manhunter is way better. Absolutely fantastic movie.

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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Queen K » Nov 6th, 2012, 7:13 am

We watched the original Conan the Barbarian movie on netflix the other day.

WOW! Great movie. Shot entirely in Spain, the market scenes blew me away, more real in 1962 than anything we see today. The guy shagging the llama? Seriously? Even the special effects were great, and I even saw elements of Star Wars, "you are my son Conan" NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

If you haven't seen it for a while, or ever, I recommend it.
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Corneliousrooster » Nov 6th, 2012, 8:31 am

Queen K wrote:more real in 1962 than anything we see today.


Don't you mean 1982?
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Thinktank » Nov 12th, 2012, 9:06 pm

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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Phoenix Within » Nov 12th, 2012, 9:25 pm

Thinktank wrote:I don't understand moderators.

You're more than welcome to go visit somewhere where there are one.
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Queen K » Nov 12th, 2012, 10:54 pm

Corneliousrooster wrote:
Queen K wrote:more real in 1962 than anything we see today.


Don't you mean 1982?


OOhhh, a typo. Yes, 1982. :spinball:
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 13th, 2012, 11:12 am

I liked Skyfall - thought it was the best Daniel Craig Bond film yet.
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Queen K » Nov 21st, 2012, 12:56 am

Captain Awesome wrote:Oh my!

I've discovered "Twin Peaks". It's fantastic.



Yup, we just watched the 1 and half hour pilot. Excellent show. Fine tension. Everyone's got secrets. And someone knew about where the gold heart was buried. To whom did that arm belong?
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby fluffy » Nov 21st, 2012, 3:28 pm

Just starting into that myself. I love the way it sort of hovers on the brink of seriousness.
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Queen K » Nov 21st, 2012, 6:52 pm

I love all the old technology. Phones stuck to walls? Omigod.
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby fluffy » Nov 21st, 2012, 6:54 pm

I brought home a copy of "Memento" for later. Haven't heard a lot about it other than it's had some excellent reviews. I spotted it at Futureshop in a steelbox case, I think they're so cool they just have to make the movie better. I'll let you know.
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby fluffy » Nov 21st, 2012, 6:55 pm

Queen K wrote:I love all the old technology. Phones stuck to walls? Omigod.


"Damn fine cup of coffee."

I have a friend who says that all the time. Never made the connection.
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby Captain Awesome » Nov 21st, 2012, 8:24 pm

Anyone else looking forward to Hobbit?
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Re: Any good movies out there?

Postby jennylives » Nov 21st, 2012, 9:00 pm

My daughter and I am. I'm also looking forward to Life of Pi. It looks stunning in the previews. I haven't read the book yet.
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