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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby AquaMan2342 » Sun Dec 26, 2010 2:47 am

j24jags wrote:Black Swan-8/10

It is difficult to give this movie a rating in my opinion. From an artistic perspective it is near perfect. Aronofsky uses mirrors, music, angles, lighting, and just about every other tool a director can use to set the tone for this movie. The directing makes you feel uneasy throughout. Even when they are dancing you are on the edge of your seat feeling the suspense. It's pretty rare that a movie keeps you this uneasy the whole time. I'd give the visuals/effects a 10/10, as well as Portman, Winona Ryder, the choreographer, and Portman's mother. Kunis was good (I'm a huge FSM fan), but not outstanding. It's the first time I've really seen her in a serious role. From a storyline perspective, I wish we saw a little bit more of the choreographer and Portman's mother, but the main story is Portman's character development. I also agree that she is probably the favorite to win best actress (well-deserved). Overall, the movie does not really distinguish between what is real and what is metaphorical. If you focus on the emotions and character development of Portman, this may not bother you, but some casual movie-goeers will be a little irritated that Aronofsky does not come out and say exactly what is real and what is not. Definitely worth seeing. I have not seen any other Aronofsky films although he is the reason that I saw this movie (based on recommendations by friends of Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, and Pi).


Excellent review and pretty much sums up how I felt about the movie. I feel uneasy just typing this sentence. :-b
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby dAnzac » Sun Dec 26, 2010 8:09 am

Sherlock Holmes (2009) ZZZZzzzz/10

Garbage. Holmes isn't Holmes, he's just a wild-eyed half insane guy who mumbles crap.
Fell asleep halfway through.

The Expendables (2010) 2/10

Mindless explosion-fest. And....... THEY BLEW UP THE WHOLE ISLAND TO RESCUE A STUPID UGLY WOMAN WHO DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE THE FIRST TIME SHE GOT A CHANCE??????? NOT FOR MONEY, NOT FOR OIL OR REVENGE, JUST FOR SOME DUMB BIRD.

WORST.PLOT.EVER
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Neato Torpedo » Sun Dec 26, 2010 4:43 pm

dAnzac wrote:The Expendables (2010) 2/10

Mindless explosion-fest. And....... THEY BLEW UP THE WHOLE ISLAND TO RESCUE A STUPID UGLY WOMAN WHO DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE THE FIRST TIME SHE GOT A CHANCE??????? NOT FOR MONEY, NOT FOR OIL OR REVENGE, JUST FOR SOME DUMB BIRD.

WORST.PLOT.EVER

Your fault for going to see The Expendables and expecting a plot, and hell, anything else other than a mindless explosion-fest.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby The Artful Dodger » Mon Dec 27, 2010 2:44 pm

The Living Daylights - 8.5/10

Perhaps the most underrated James Bond film of the series. Not as dark as Timothy Dalton's later Bond film (Licence to Kill) or as serious as Daniel Craig's two films. However, still more realistic and less far-fetched as previous Bond films (although two people riding in the snow on a cello case like a tobaggon isn't). Certainly not as memorable as other Bond films (the villains don't really stand out) but the acting and the action sequences are first-rate. The plot is a bit too complex but sensible.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby jfg » Mon Dec 27, 2010 5:28 pm

The Town: 6/10- Wasn't as good as I thought it would be. Was I supposed to be cheering for Affleck and crew? There are some movies where the line isn't clear if the bad guys are actually bad, but this isn't one of them. I felt like the movie was trying to make that a hazy line but I never once felt sympathy for them and because of that, I hated the ending.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: 6/10- Awful acting by the kids who played the demigods. Better casting would have made for a pretty good movie because the story was fun.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Mookie4ever » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:43 pm

Neato Torpedo wrote:
dAnzac wrote:The Expendables (2010) 2/10

Mindless explosion-fest. And....... THEY BLEW UP THE WHOLE ISLAND TO RESCUE A STUPID UGLY WOMAN WHO DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE THE FIRST TIME SHE GOT A CHANCE??????? NOT FOR MONEY, NOT FOR OIL OR REVENGE, JUST FOR SOME DUMB BIRD.

WORST.PLOT.EVER

Your fault for going to see The Expendables and expecting a plot, and hell, anything else other than a mindless explosion-fest.



I paid $18 to watch this on a hotel ppv. Did I ever feel dumb.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby GiantsFan14 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 9:10 pm

Mookie4ever wrote:
Neato Torpedo wrote:
dAnzac wrote:The Expendables (2010) 2/10

Mindless explosion-fest. And....... THEY BLEW UP THE WHOLE ISLAND TO RESCUE A STUPID UGLY WOMAN WHO DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE THE FIRST TIME SHE GOT A CHANCE??????? NOT FOR MONEY, NOT FOR OIL OR REVENGE, JUST FOR SOME DUMB BIRD.

WORST.PLOT.EVER

Your fault for going to see The Expendables and expecting a plot, and hell, anything else other than a mindless explosion-fest.



I paid $18 to watch this on a hotel ppv. Did I ever feel dumb.


lol at paying $18 to watch anything on ppv
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Metroid » Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:42 pm

GiantsFan14 wrote:
Mookie4ever wrote:
Neato Torpedo wrote:Your fault for going to see The Expendables and expecting a plot, and hell, anything else other than a mindless explosion-fest.



I paid $18 to watch this on a hotel ppv. Did I ever feel dumb.


lol at paying $18 to watch anything on ppv

lol at paying $18 to watch anything on ppv that doesn't contain "Asian Persuasion 15" in the title. :-D
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby GiantsFan14 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:54 pm

Metroid wrote:lol at paying $18 to watch anything on ppv that doesn't contain "Asian Persuasion 15" in the title. :-D


i was waiting for some sort of porn joke.
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Re: Rate the last movie you saw

Postby Metroid » Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:19 pm

GiantsFan14 wrote:
Metroid wrote:lol at paying $18 to watch anything on ppv that doesn't contain "Asian Persuasion 15" in the title. :-D


i was waiting for some sort of porn joke.


I couldn't leave you hanging. :-D
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