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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby bigh0rt » Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:25 pm

Hancock - 6/10

It was eh. Had its moments. Not worth the price of admission at the theater, though.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby dclark0699 » Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:26 pm

Hancock - This movie got horrible reviews. Read some of them, it got trashed. Trashed hard. 34% at Rotten Tomatoes and it sounds worse if you read some of the early critics.

Having just seen it, I will say it is not as bad as the critics say. The premise and the idea were very good, but they did not come through with story that I thought filled the promise. Will Smith was of course, very good. He was playing a somewhat unlikable guy for the first time, and he did it well.

This movie suffered horribly in direction. I don't know who Peter Berg is, but he tries too hard to be Michael Bay or Paul Greengrass from the latter two Bourne movies.

I love the Bourne movies, but the first will always be my favorite because they locked down the camera, used tripods, dollys, and stedicam. I don't know where the fascination with handheld came from, but I am not a fan. I know they go for that "feel like you are part of the action" kind of thing, but what is the point of not locking down the camera for a conversation between Jason Bateman and some suits siting at a table talking about Fritos or some crap? Cutting off part of people's faces, showing 3/4 of the screen as the back of someone's head? Seriously?

I don't think the Bourne feel really fit the context of this movie. In Bourne, it is almost purely action or chasing. Hancock, not so much. 45% of the movie was out of focus and just gave me a headache trying to focus on what is going on.

5/10, without Will Smith - 3/10
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Dan Lambskin » Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:49 am

Whisp wrote:ooh bottle rocket is one of my favorites of all time


i like AppleJack
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby tuff_gong » Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:12 am

Dan Lambskin wrote:
Whisp wrote:ooh bottle rocket is one of my favorites of all time


i like AppleJack


My favorite from the crew that goes on the robbery with them at the end is the old Indian guy who plays Pagoda in The Royal Tenenbaums. I love when they find him in the freezer and all he can say is "I don't know man, I lose my touch man." :-b
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Well that's just like, your opinion man.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby NorthSider2 » Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:35 am

Hancock: 8/10

I heard that the critics didn't liked this movie. I thought it was very good. It was funny, thrilling and some twists. Will Smith was a thug and played a great role

Not to mention the main Actress was hot ;-D
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby j24jags » Thu Jul 03, 2008 2:31 pm

Saw Pulp Fiction for the first time today, 9.5/10, definitely lives up to the hype, all-star cast, Samuel Jackson and John Travolta were unbelievable. The only reason I give it a 9.5 instead of a 10 is that I'm not sure I fully understand the title.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:25 pm

j24jags wrote:Saw Pulp Fiction for the first time today, 9.5/10, definitely lives up to the hype, all-star cast, Samuel Jackson and John Travolta were unbelievable. The only reason I give it a 9.5 instead of a 10 is that I'm not sure I fully understand the title.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulp_magazine

Go to section 7.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Amazinz » Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:26 pm

You know how Kill Bill was an homage to Kung-Fu cinema? Pulp Fiction contains a lot of the elements and style of American noir crime fiction that appear in magazines called pulp. That's where the name comes from.

edit: oops was writing that before DD posted :-b
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby j24jags » Thu Jul 03, 2008 4:05 pm

Thanks guys, I should have checked wikipedia in the first place, I was reading stuff on IMDB and couldn't find it there...
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby curious_george_43545 » Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:19 pm

Wall-E 9.5/10

Wow, probably one of my favorite movies ever, animated or not. The movie just looked amazing and the story was funny, charming, served as a satire of consumerism if thats a word, and was just so perfectly done. Loved it. ;-D
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