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Old 07-22-2018, 02:23 PM   #3121
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Anesthesia 5/10

Tim Blake Nelson directed. A bunch of intertwined stories that revolve around philosophy. It was ok. Lots of setup but very little resolution. Lots of drama and lots of character revelation and arc to a degree. Some items have resolution (cancer, stabbing, death, etc.) but others are left as unresolved.

It wasn't bad, just interesting but took a while to get there and then just ended.
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Old 07-22-2018, 06:11 PM   #3122
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A Quiet Place.

2.5 out of 5.

Not awful. Not very good, either. Lots of trite Hollywood tropes.
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Old 07-23-2018, 12:12 PM   #3123
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Godless(2016)
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Old 07-23-2018, 08:43 PM   #3124
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Was it bad? or...
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Old 07-26-2018, 05:02 PM   #3125
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I guess it was just "Godless" and 2016 on a scale of 10,000. Not that good I guess....
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Old 08-01-2018, 08:10 PM   #3126
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The new chris mcquarrie film MI: Fallout



You can definitely feel chris's influence on this film, it's the most realistic MI to date with tom cruise coming off as a human capable of getting in over his head, rather than an invulnerable super agent.

Tom cruise spent 1.5 years learning how to fly a helicopter so he could safely do his own stunts in the film. There are some really crazy moments in this film and while henry cavil was an awesome addition to this franchise i wish jeremy renner was still around. Maybe next time jeremy!

Edit: I can't conclude this without mentioning the parachute jump.. there was so much camera choreography going on between tom and henry during freefall in a long uncut sequence, it's an incredibly ambitious shot that just kept on going. Very impressive.

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Old 08-02-2018, 07:19 AM   #3127
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I saw Fallout also, and really enjoyed it.
While I definitely agree with everything sfoster said, one of the things that I really appreciated & enjoyed is that the women in the film were as tough and interesting as the men.
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Old 08-02-2018, 09:39 PM   #3128
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Eighth Grade

7.8/10

It's difficult to watch this movie because it brings the awkward realism of that age and shows the effect on one character. I remember being in the eighth grade and it was very much just a time of survival and looking forward to the future. This movie has it's moment. Sometimes it was just a little too much. I wonder what real eighth graders think of this portrait.
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Old 08-02-2018, 10:41 PM   #3129
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I saw Fallout also, and really enjoyed it.
While I definitely agree with everything sfoster said, one of the things that I really appreciated & enjoyed is that the women in the film were as tough and interesting as the men.
Yeah ditto for tom & chris's film Edge of tomorrow, emily blunt was a smash hit
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Old 08-06-2018, 04:27 AM   #3130
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - 9/10
Trainspotting - 8/10
Oldboy - 10/10
Oldboy Remake - 4/10
Zombieland - 8/10
Imperium - 9/10
The Road - 7.5/10
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