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Old 15th November 2013, 21:35   #5401
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I just can't understand the hype around Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick.
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+1 that.
Are you guys talking about the Alfred Hitchcock?
If yes then,Have guys watched North By Northwest,Dial M for Murder or Pyscho.
Pyscho is known to be the biggest thriller of all times.
If you havent seen it then I would highly recommend watching atleast Pyscho.Its a black&white film but absolutely marvelous.
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Are you guys talking about the Alfred Hitchcock?
If yes then,Have guys watched North By Northwest,Dial M for Murder or Pyscho.
Pyscho is known to be the biggest thriller of all times.
If you havent seen it then I would highly recommend watching atleast Pyscho.Its a black&white film but absolutely marvelous.
North By Northwest is an Alistair Mclean novel, and all the movie adaptation of his many novels are superb.
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North By Northwest is an Alistair Mclean novel, and all the movie adaptation of his many novels are superb.
No, i think it's Hitchcock.
But yeah, maclean books turn into amazing movies.
Guns of navarone?
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North By Northwest is an Alistair Mclean novel, and all the movie adaptation of his many novels are superb.
No - there is no Alastair Mclean book by that name. I think I've read them all - they are gathering dust in my book cupboard.
I agree that most of his movie adaptations were good. Somehow I felt Force 10 From Navarone lacked the explosive intensity of the book though.
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Saw Thor yesterday. A good enjoyable movie with some really cool action and CGI. Perhaps better than the first one and certainly a good addition to Marvel's army of superheroes.
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Just saw American Psycho. - a Satirical, Psychological thriller starring Christian Bale which was released in 2000.

As expected, very good acting by Bale as a psychotic serial killer and seems like the only one who could've carried off this role. any more words and I'd be giving out the plot (if you haven't seen it i.e.)
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Haven't found any hitchcock movie that great,
Hitchcock made his movies between 40s & 60s. At that time his movies were novel. Now in these 50+ years, every plot, every scene of every Hitchcock movie is used & reused in some many countless movies, the suspense & novelty is lost. In present day, Hitchcock movies have to be watched for screenplay, editing & direction.
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Watched Truman. Awesome movie, would rate it's storyline as one of the best of the Hollywood movies I have seen so far.
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Watched Thor: The Dark World over the last weekend. 6/10.

Story is so-so. Nothing great. Special effects were not that great either.
Chemistry between Thor & Loki was good though. The end credits special scenes were a total disappointment, however.
Just didn't make sense sitting through all the credits for a lousy scene. They should've made it better.

Waiting for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug now. Only other movie that I wanna watch this year.
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The end credits special scenes were a total disappointment, however.
Just didn't make sense sitting through all the credits for a lousy scene. They should've made it better.

Waiting for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug now. Only other movie that I wanna watch this year.
Not all that lousy IMO. Gives subtle hints on how two important (or probably three) movies of the marvel universe might shape up.
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Red 2

Really really nice.
Red was good in it's own right, what with whole 9 yards meets die hard, but the sequel is something you want to finish in one go.
Bruce Willis, awesome as usual. We share hairstyles, but that's a story for somewhere else .
What you have to watch it for is john malkovich. Brilliant timing all around.
Full 5/5!
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Watched Thor: The Dark World over the last weekend. 6/10.

Story is so-so. Nothing great. Special effects were not that great either.
Chemistry between Thor & Loki was good though. The end credits special scenes were a total disappointment, however.
Just didn't make sense sitting through all the credits for a lousy scene. They should've made it better.
Agreed. Thor was quite average at best. Marvel's phase 2 movies after the Avengers have not been up to scratch. Iron Man 3 as let down by too much unnecessary humour. And Thor was just poorly written.

End Credits scene makes sense as they are lining up for Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet Guess two gems are there, now for the others.
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I have seen Captain Philips and I think its great movie. Any one else seen it.
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I have seen Captain Philips and I think its great movie. Any one else seen it.
Oh its been a long while since I saw Captain Philips. Brilliant acting by Tom Hanks, as usual. Loved the ending.
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