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Old 31st May 2012, 00:42   #4666
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Agreed, it has Surprisingly high rating in IMDB, that's what fooled me too

but the music sucked too, why are they playing a hero song for a guy who is basically someone who helps thieves? Ryan Gosling has a killer smile but there are so many scenes where he is smiling for no good reason.

There are so many loopholes -

How or why a sweet looking mechanic or whatever he actually is becomes a brutal guy is beyond me.

he keep talking about 5 minutes but in both the scenes there was no connection with that statement.

What does this guy really wants? become a rally driver/Stunt driver or just a transporter for Thugs? If yes then why does he say no to a potential job?

Why does the guy in lift wait till the hero gets to kiss the heroine?

There are so many other moments
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Watched this beautiful movie called "The Fountain". Starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz, this is one of the most beautifully shot movies I have seen in a long time. The ending sequence, especially, has the ability to move even the most stone-hearted people. Definitely recommended.
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Anyone watched Dark Shadows ?
Dark Shadows (2012) - IMDb

Johnny Depp as a funny vamp ?
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War Horse - Was produced by Reliance Entertainment, I find that movie very good

Have a big list of movies ready, will be updating this thread more on the movies as I plan to watch 1 movie per day from now on
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Watched Drive

I had high hopes but it turned out to be Lame. They tried so hard to not make another Transporter that they completely lost it.

The story is about a Stunt Driver who also doubles as a Transporter sometimes & who also decides to become Rally Driver (Actually it was not clear what he actually wanted to do really). The rest of the story is quite boring, the girls husband comes back from Jail, he wants to be a good guy but the bad guys don't let him be, Hero tries to help & gets involved much more than he planned to.

Its based on a Novel, may be they interpret it wrongly or maybe it the screenplay was bad. The character portrayals & storyline is pretty lame.

1.5/5
We have such conflicting views my friend. . This movie has nothing to do with either stunt driving or transporting or anything else for that matter. Its a pure art house flick with tonnes of style.

I absolutely adored every minute of Drive - the color, the music, the slow pace was just so reminiscent of the best of the 80's. Very many scenes reminded me of Robert de Niro's Taxi Driver.

The cinematography - especially the lighting of every scene with soft shadows was just spectacular. You can take every frame of that movie, print it and put it up on a wall and it wouldn't look out of place. My favorite shot is the one in which Ryan Gosling gets into the garage with the dude getting beaten up in the corner. The way the camera pans while the car is turning to keep the action in the frame is a masterpiece.

The entire movie is a style statement - actors conveying emotions without a single word, the darkness of the night highlighting the despair in the characters' lives, the calmness of the protagonist in the face of mounting odds - this was film making perfection.

This movie along with Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (A separation) were my favorites of last year.
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We have such conflicting views my friend. . This movie has nothing to do with either stunt driving or transporting or anything else for that matter.
Yeah, looks like that. I went in with a different expectation due to its name & the short description given on Netflix.
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MI4
My future boyfriend
Safe house
Safe

Safe was ok, Jason statham and his regular style.

Safe house was good.

My future boyfriend was quite funny at few innocent questions asked by the Guy from future.
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watched -

1. Safe House - Good thriller movie. Denzel/Ryan are the lead actors. 3.5/5
2. Brewster's Millions - Good movie of the 80s. This was an inspiration for Nasseruddin Shah's starrer Malamaal. 3/5
3. Trading places - On of the few good movies of Eddie Murphy. 3.5/5
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PROJECT X -

Saw this yesterday and what a movie !! Epic party by 3 college friends to celeberate a 17th birthday in an empty house. Inviting over 1000 people.

What FUN and MUSIC !

Beware - its a 18+ movie.

9/10

By the makers of the Hangover & Due Date. The songs are simply great and currently playing on my laptop, car
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Not a movie as such, but with the amount of editing done, it could well qualify to be one.
Chris Rock - Kill the messenger.
5/5
being Chris rock, you know you gotta keep the wife, parents, and kids away.

Its 3 shows, stitched together absolutely seamlessly, mostly right in mid sentence.

And hilarious.
I dare you 2 times.
1-not laugh out loud
2-watch it with a significant other....
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Chris Rock - Kill the messenger.
5/5
being Chris rock, you know you gotta keep the wife, parents, and kids away.

And hilarious.
I dare you 2 times.
1-not laugh out loud
2-watch it with a significant other....
Bwhahahahahah, man, was I nearly on the floor laughing my off!! Thanks for posting this up - was a worthy watch. Hilarious guy. Gotta start hunting for more of his shows now.
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Bwhahahahahah, man, was I nearly on the floor laughing my off!! Thanks for posting this up - was a worthy watch. Hilarious guy. Gotta start hunting for more of his shows now.
get never scared ,slightly lower quality of production only, but
KILLER.
then get bigger and blacker.
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PROJECT X -

Saw this yesterday and what a movie !! Epic party by 3 college friends to celeberate a 17th birthday in an empty house. Inviting over 1000 people.

What FUN and MUSIC !

Beware - its a 18+ movie.

9/10

By the makers of the Hangover & Due Date. The songs are simply great and currently playing on my laptop, car
I saw this after your recommendation and boy whatta movie!

Simply loved it.

Planning to watch "A very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas" tonight.
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Watched : We Bought a Zoo (2011) recently starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson. Very touching movie about a Father bringing up his children and living up his dream. A must watch movie with the family.

Rating: 4.5/5
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Anyone watched Prometheus? I kinda liked the movie contrary to my all my other friend's opinion that the movie sucked. Initially I also felt that movie lacked many things but after thinking about the sequences and joining the pieces together I now feel that it's not all that bad. Yes, there were many questions unanswered but I somehow liked the way it was presented. I would like to know the answers of many questions but can't ask the questions without giving away spoilers :( . This one bags for a sequel and I'm very sure that there will be one. And those visuals were nothing less than stunning. Any other views?
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