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Old 6th September 2009, 10:16   #991
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Wassup Ben, watching a lot of "Non Family" movies I see

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Well, actually films with heroine than heros Daughter effect I presume
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Old 7th September 2009, 10:42   #992
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My review of Savages, Mulholland Dr. and Battle Royale (watched these 3 over the weekend)
1. Savages: excellent movie.
2. Mulholland Dr.: had postponed watching it because of reviews read that it is confusing. Finally watched it. must say the first 110 mins dispelled my fears, but then those reviews came true in the last 30 mins. Had to go to moviespoilers to figure out and confirm my understanding. The last 30 mins was like a dark Kubrick style. The first 110 mins more to my liking.
3. Battle Royale: great if graphic movie that may make Kill Bill look like a comedy.
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Old 7th September 2009, 11:50   #993
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Watched HOT shots, Part 1 , part 2

Hot Shots! (1991)

Very funny , especially part 2 is better
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Hollow Man 2

The first part worked since it was new. This one falls flat on its face since there is nothing new to offer, and is the same invisible-man story. The good thing is that even the director didnt want to prolong the motion and so doesnt eat away so much of our time in the process.

Christian Slater wasted in an invisible role

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Well, actually films with heroine than heros Daughter effect I presume
I was just giving people like you guys a warning, thats all. Dont read too much into it. Hehe
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Old 7th September 2009, 22:37   #995
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Watched "State of Play" few days back, engaging thriller. Russel Crowe has put in a masterful performance. I would give it 4/5.
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I've got "Dejavu" starring Denzil Washington delivered. How's this movie?
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I've got "Dejavu" starring Denzil Washington delivered. How's this movie?
If you ask me, VERY GOOD. I'd probably give it 4.5/5
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If you ask me, VERY GOOD. I'd probably give it 4.5/5
Wow, that good.huh? Will check it out soon
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The Seventh Seal

Directed by - Ingmar Bergman

It is said that this movie changed things for Bergman as a director and was termed as revolutionary when it was first screened in the US in 1957.

It is about a Knight's quest for God and meaning and his encounters with death in his plague ridden homeland. The movie is a little bit dark but very much a Bergman classic.

I would rate Wild Strawberries and Cries & Whispers over this movie but just like any other Bergman movie it will engross you and will challenge your thoughts. A good watch indeed.

Rating - 3.5/5

P.S- I have seen 4 Bergman movies so far and in every movie there is a scene w.r.t wild strawberries. It looks like he did liked them a lot

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Along came a Spider

A thriller with quite some twists and turns is always welcome, and ACAS definitely fits that requirement.

A little girl is kidnapped from school by a professor, despite the rather elaborate security arrangements on order. The kidnapper makes a call to a detective (Morgan Freeman) passing on some clues to find the kid.

Morgan Freeman is absolutely brilliant and emotes brilliantly using just his eyes at times. A gem.

I have some doubts about how the initial clue was revealed i.e. the photo frame sequence. Would be nice if someone could explain that to me.

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Just finished watching Wanted on HBO. Boy am i glad the only thing i wasted on this movie was time! And that too while multitasking.
They should have taken Rajnikanth for this movie. Atleast he would have added humor to the equation. Seeing a bullet go in a circle was just wayyyyy too much over the top!
Seriously OTT.. And they plastered Angelina Jolie's face all over for that movie when she doesn't have all that great a role!

This is a must pass!
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Saw Inglorious Basterds last week. Movie's still running to packed houses.

Quentin Tarantino's take on WWII in an alternate universe.

Brad Pitt's done a great job with his thick Tennessee and Ayetalian accents.

Diane Krueger (short role) and Christopher Waltz shine through their roles as a double agent and SS Detective, respectively.

Great if you want to watch a gory WWII movie. Gore levels are lesser than Kill Bill Volume 1.


Also watched Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers (screenplay by Quentin Tarantino explains the gore in it), on DVD after a long time. Interestingly violent. Tommy Lee Jones is hilarious as a redneck prison warden.
too sad we have to wait for the probably censored version up till oct 2.
a big fan of tarantino
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'Knowing'

Watched this last night after reading some good reviews.
Quiet disappointed.
Got bored in many scenes.

brief story-
'Knowing' stars Nicholas Cage as John Koestler, a professor of Astrophysics at MIT. His son, Caleb, gets an envelope that was buried in a time capsule 50 years before by students of the same school where he is studying. The envelope has a sheet with a lot of numbers written on it. Slightly alcoholic, John sits one night and stares at the numbers. Something clicks and he realises that the numbers refer to a series of events that happened around the world, after the note was written. Each event leads to death and the number of people dead is specifically mentioned in the note against each date. Some numbers are confusing and John realises they coordinates where the events occur. John is actually a observer two such events where he watches helplessly as people die.
John's son, Caleb, start hearing whispers in his ears, as do a number of other people. In the end everyone dies except his son and another little girl.

The only scene i liked was the plane crash. Nicely picturised.

Rating- 2/5
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Watched Ice Age 3 - Buck is now officially MY HERO
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Saw 17 Again. Decent one time watch. Don't bother if you want to catch up some sleep while watching the movie. Chances are you wouldn't have missed much.
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