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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Mookie4ever » Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:40 pm

Amazinz wrote:Wrestler 8/10. Great. Really lived up to the hype. ;-D



I have no desire to see this movie. From the previews it looks like it's trying too hard to be dramatic. It seems soo serious, soooo heavy, it's almost a chick flick. Is there really a stripper with a heart of gold in it?
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Amazinz » Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:03 am

Well it's definitely heavy but all of Aronofsky's movies are and it's definitely nowhere near the heaviness of Requiem for a Dream. As for too dramatic, I'm not sure what you mean. If you mean melodramatic, then no it's nothing of the sort. It's a character study and Rourke is so good that you quickly get lost in the Ram's tragedy. It's definitely not a chick flick. Not sure where you got that impression. Probably just busting my balls. ;-)
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby wake » Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:54 am

Art Vandelay wrote:There should be a special icon for anyone who passes the Gerry Challenge.


I noticed Netflix has Gerry available for streaming over the internet so I'm going to try the challenge.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby mweir145 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:05 am

Art Vandelay wrote:
mweir145 wrote:Gerry sounds terrible, but is it worse than Ed (which I recently watched)?:

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This was actually so bad that it was hilarious (especially the baseball scenes).

I've never seen Ed, so I can't say for sure which is worse, but even if Gerry is technically better, it's still worse. It's an actual movie, made (ostensibly) for adults, not 'the guy from Friends plays baseball with a monkey,' which most people would know better than watching with any sort of expectations. Gerry tricks you, because you're thinking, "Matt Damon and the Affleck that's actually a decent actor in a movie with good cinematography and (supposedly) good dialogue by the same guy who did Good Will Hunting? This must be pretty good." Then you get hit in the face with a steaming turd.

Yeah, kind of incomparable I guess. I knew Ed was one of the worst rated movies on IMDB going into it. In fact, that was kind of the reason I watched it (and it didn't disappoint). :-b
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby mweir145 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:17 am

I've found an online stream of Gerry. Not sure if I'm ready to watch this thing yet. :-o

Part 1: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzUzMDU0MjA=.html
Part 2: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzUzMDc0ODQ=.html
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby wake » Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:15 pm

I failed my first attempt at the Gerry Challenge. I fell asleep during the opening "credits" of them driving without speaking for 10 minutes. I'll have to try again later.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby The Artful Dodger » Tue Jan 27, 2009 2:37 pm

I saw a few clips of Gerry on Youtube, including the "best part". It was mind-numbingly boring. I thought the original Solaris film was a bore at first glance, but unlike that, I don't think any further viewings can get me to appreciate Gerry.

I did see the trailer and found myself ready to burst laughing, but I suppose it had to do with the background track. It just looked like a seriously bad commercial that was taking itself way too seriously (especially with the critic quotes).
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby AquaMan2342 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:57 pm

You guys may think Gerry sucks, but it has a better pythagorean record than most of the movies in this thread.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby mweir145 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:07 pm

AquaMan2342 wrote:You guys may think Gerry sucks, but it has a better pythagorean record than most of the movies in this thread.

What a creative joke, man. Perfect timing, too. I don't know when I'll stop laughing at that one. ;-7
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby AussieDodger » Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:14 pm

mweir145 wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:You guys may think Gerry sucks, but it has a better pythagorean record than most of the movies in this thread.

What a creative joke, man. Perfect timing, too. I don't know when I'll stop laughing at that one. ;-7


I heard that Gerry would be a good platoon DH for the Jays :-b :-b


Come on mweir lighten up ;-D :-D
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