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YoNoSe
02-10-2016, 11:47 AM
Did Chief Brody laugh in that scene?

I don't think so but he looks uncomfortable and he's cupping his balls for comfort.

RIDDICK
02-10-2016, 11:49 AM
It is...too late...for me RIDDICK. :vader
http://www.9e3k.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Luke-and-Anakin-Skywalker-01.gif

Repeat after me: "HA", "HA", "HA".

jstep13
02-10-2016, 07:07 PM
Heist (2015) 5.5/10

karamazov80
02-10-2016, 07:44 PM
Deliver Us From Evil: 7/10

Solid movie. I really liked the tone, and thought Bana and Talk Soup guy made a really good cop team. I could watch a straight cop movie with just those two. Some genuinely freaky moments, but it got a bit over the top toward the end, to the detriment of the movie as a whole IMO. This is the kind of movie where less is more.

rushmore223
02-10-2016, 08:02 PM
Deliver Us From Evil: 7/10

Solid movie. I really liked the tone, and thought Bana and Talk Soup guy made a really good cop team. I could watch a straight cop movie with just those two. Some genuinely freaky moments, but it got a bit over the top toward the end, to the detriment of the movie as a whole IMO. This is the kind of movie where less is more.

I watched it, but I can barely remember anything from it.

VintijDroidGutzz
02-10-2016, 11:13 PM
Loved Ant Man too. :dunno I thought it was an interesting and unique take on a superhero movie, being essentially a "heist" movie. And loved Luis's storytelling, and making waffles for everyone. I also liked that Ant Man, and essentially other superheroes besides Cap, have been around for a while but in secret. It opened up a nice history to the Universe.
Yep.

RIDDICK & his entourage are just poopy pants's.

jstep13
02-10-2016, 11:23 PM
Blue Caprice 8/10

slipknotpredator
02-11-2016, 12:08 AM
Deadpool.

Everything I was expecting and more :)

Had to watch it without subtitles so maybe I missed a couple of jokes.

8/10

ChaserFan
02-11-2016, 02:38 AM
Deadpool - 8.5/10

Road Blaster
02-11-2016, 02:45 AM
Wild Things - 7/10

EarlHickey98
02-11-2016, 05:52 AM
Guardians of the Galaxy: 7.5/10

GeneralZodLives
02-11-2016, 06:44 AM
Spectre - 7/10

EVILFACE
02-11-2016, 06:55 AM
Pound of Flesh - 6/10 - JCVD got his old kidney stolen, and is gonna get is back.
Bone Tomahawk - 7/10 - Kurt MF'n Russell vs Super Savage Indians.
The Brood - 5.5/10 - Was rather dull until the very end.

karamazov80
02-11-2016, 08:55 AM
I watched it, but I can barely remember anything from it.
I read reviews after watching it, and apparently it was pretty derivative of other modern horror movies. But I haven't watched many of those (your Insidious's and whatnot), so it seemed somewhat fresh to me. But yeah, not the kind of thing I would put at the top of my list of Halloween go-to movies.



The Brood - 5.5/10 - Was rather dull until the very end.
Great movie IMO, and extremely freaky. I need to watch it again.

a-dev
02-11-2016, 10:09 AM
Wild Things - 7/10

I've seen that whole movie once but about 2 minutes of it quite a bit more.

rushmore223
02-11-2016, 10:28 AM
I've seen that whole movie once but about 2 minutes of it quite a bit more.

:lol. I think that might be true for most people.

amvmm
02-11-2016, 10:39 AM
Deadpool - 9/10.Loved it! Stay until the very end!:)

EarlHickey98
02-11-2016, 06:05 PM
Antman: 7.3/10

Loki
02-11-2016, 06:13 PM
Alien - 9/10. Second time viewing; still love it.

Plastic Bateman
02-11-2016, 06:16 PM
Enter The Void - 8.5/10

Boy am I kicking myself for missing this on the big screen. Not recommended for anyone with a puritanical dislike of graphic depictions of sex, an aversion to slow-burning films, a weak stomach or vertigo :lol

karamazov80
02-12-2016, 12:01 AM
Interstellar: 8.5/10

Khev
02-12-2016, 12:40 PM
The Good Dinosaur - 7/10

Decent flick. My kids liked it a lot more than I did.

The Clown Prince of Crime
02-12-2016, 02:04 PM
DeadPool- 7/10 It was entertaining.

Darkseed
02-12-2016, 03:08 PM
Dead Pool 7.5 /10 - it was different being R rated...not all funny moments worked but the vast majority worked well. Though action worked well and I really enjoyed Reynolds in the role.

jstep13
02-12-2016, 03:10 PM
The Big Short 8/10

Deadpool 8/10

EarlHickey98
02-12-2016, 08:01 PM
Beverly Hills Cop III: 7.9/10

VintijDroidGutzz
02-12-2016, 08:41 PM
I watched Big Trouble In Little China all the way through for the first time last night --- 8 / 10.

Lots of great action, old school FX, classic Kurt, & two smokin' babes. :lol

I thought I'd like it more than I did actually, but it's still a great movie nonetheless.

A Carpenter classic. :duff

BuddyGus
02-13-2016, 03:09 AM
Maggie

Casting 1/2
Story .7/2
Score 1/2
Camera 1/2
Rewatch/Fun Factor .3/2

Total: 4/10

Not good, no bad. Just real "bleh".

Plastic Bateman
02-13-2016, 07:20 AM
Cabin Fever (2016) - 0.3/10

Thank god I didn't have to pay to see this. Aside from the terrifying prospect of Hollywood now remaking films less than 14 years old, it has to be seen to be believed just how passionless and soulless this film is. Before the title has even appeared, it's made two references to 'pancakes', because that's all anyone remembers from the original - which it then settles into remaking shot-for-shot, beat-for-beat. Only it does so somehow less competently, and with absolutely no sense of fun or invention. The handful of changes, such as genderbending the lecherous deputy Winston, or replacing the running 'n****r' joke with a nougat joke, are so trivial or otherwise underdeveloped as to make no impact on the overall structure.

This is a film that has no business existing. It feels more like something that rolled off an automated assembly line than it does something created by human effort.

a-dev
02-13-2016, 07:49 AM
Cabin Fever (2016) - 0.3/10

Thank god I didn't have to pay to see this. Aside from the terrifying prospect of Hollywood now remaking films less than 14 years old, it has to be seen to be believed just how passionless and soulless this film is.

Nevertheless I'm just going to take your word for it.

RIDDICK
02-13-2016, 08:44 AM
Cabin Fever (2016) - 0.3/10


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJgUmE_2N4g

bboy
02-13-2016, 01:28 PM
Southbound (horror anthology)

8/10

Was hesitant to watch it because some reviews were saying it didn't all come together, but damn was it a great watch. Each segment was wholly entertaining and extremely interesting even if a couple felt incomplete. It has a few genres mixed in, something for everybody. Smart, funny, gory, and a bit nerve-wracking. I will say though it was never full on scary, but it is a nice change of pace from the tongoue in cheek/ self aware horrors weve been seeing lately. I'd suggest it to any horror fan, especially those that are fans of vhs or the twilight zone.

Trash Panda
02-13-2016, 06:59 PM
Deadpool - 10/10

rushmore223
02-13-2016, 10:26 PM
An American Werewolf in London - 8/10

Watched again after many years, was curious how it would look in HD, holds up amazingly well. The movie still has the absolute best werewolf transformation ever filmed, and some of the best, most creative use of practical effects in any movie, ever. The only thing that looks bad are the zombie soldiers in David's dream.

cmiller99
02-14-2016, 01:00 AM
American History X - 10/10

Pan's Labyrinth - 10/10

For some reason I hadn't gotten around to this sooner, and boy did I find the Pale Man scary as hell. It's been a while since a fictional character has made me feel that unnerved - the mixture of that creepy design, unnatural body movements and the whole child murder aspect made for one very intense sequence.



I've seen that whole movie once but about 2 minutes of it quite a bit more.

:lol :lol :lol

higgins1989
02-14-2016, 01:18 AM
Dredd 8/10

I really wish the Neo/Tech Noir Genre was larger, anybody have suggestions. Already seen (Blade Runner, L.A. Confidential, Seven, Looper, Chinatown, part of Dark City)

Plastic Bateman
02-14-2016, 02:33 AM
Dredd 8/10

I really wish the Neo/Tech Noir Genre was larger, anybody have suggestions. Already seen (Blade Runner, L.A. Confidential, Seven, Looper, Chinatown, part of Dark City)

For cyberpunk/tech noir, I have some suggestions but keep in mind they're mostly B-movies. You've already seen the cream of the crop.

Split Second
Hardware
Terminator
Tetsuo: The Iron Man
Tetsuo 2: Body Hammer
Johnny Mnemonic
Videodrome
Escape From New York
Welt Am Draht
Pi
Screamers
Strange Days
THX-1138

No idea if you're into animation or not, but there's a very rich seam of Japanese animated cyberpunk out there, starting with Akira and Ghost in the Shell.

higgins1989
02-14-2016, 03:31 AM
Ghost in the shell yes, Akira I didn't like and yes I know its hailed as one of the greatest. I was thinking about starting Ergo Proxy as I have heard good things. Just finished Perfect Blue and what a mind ****.

BuddyGus
02-14-2016, 04:55 AM
The Last Witch Hunter

Cast .5/2
Story .7/2
Score .7/2
Cinematography 1/2
Rewatch/fun factor .3/2

Total 3.2/10

That's an hour and 45 minutes I will never get back.

RIDDICK
02-14-2016, 08:41 AM
Avengers 2 - 3/10

Second viewing.
If only the script wasn't so poor and full of pointless characters and inappropriate humor...
Heck, I could even get behind the idea of animate and humorous Ultron if he was better written and looking.
And MY GOD, half the CGI in this film is ****in' terrible...

VintijDroidGutzz
02-14-2016, 08:51 AM
I've got a copy of Avengers 2, but not too excited about watching it - which is kinda sad, because I love these characters.

RIDDICK
02-14-2016, 09:27 AM
... which is kinda sad, because I love these characters.
Same. Wouldn't even touch this one second time if I didn't care.

Love Rogers and he is solid enough in AoU but lacks the commanding presence.
Hulk/Tasha is definitely second worse part of the film (first being Ultron).
Despite the lack of screen time, Vision is the bes part for me - both the character and Paul Bettany are awesome.
*I don't even like his and Cap's designs and still...*

Trash Panda
02-14-2016, 10:44 AM
Dope - 8/10

Centrocal
02-14-2016, 12:11 PM
Agree with Riddick, Cap in AoU was completely nerfed/dumbed down in terms of powers and personality. Joss Whedon simply doesn't know how to portray these characters. In Winter Soldier Cap was a beast, not just with his powers ( which the film did a really good job of conveying that he was indeed superhuman- Jumping out of a plane without a shoot, smashing thru walls, getting hit with a grenade, going straight thru a bus- And then hes all like "Sorry about your bus" Then he takes out a mini gun "Oh hold my coffee while I just run into this mini gun" ) But also his entire attitude. His stern unbreakable determination and righteous convictions. If the whole organization is corrupted, then we're gonna bring down the whole damn thing- for Justice! because 'Merica!

Then I see AoU and its a totally different guy. Its amazing how much a director can impact a story with the same actor, same character but almost polar opposite personality. He turned him into a punchline.

Whedon doesn't know how to utilize characters. Like the scene where Quicksilver gets killed. Im thinking, Cap could've easily taken out that plane! We've seen him do it.

Lejuan
02-14-2016, 12:34 PM
I've got a copy of Avengers 2, but not too excited about watching it - which is kinda sad, because I love these characters.

I've got it too, just waiting for that time when I've watched every other movie ever. It's the one with Ultron in it isn't it, is that Avengers 2? Or have they made Avengers 3 and 4 and 5 yet? I lost count after the first one bored me to tears.

blue_rogue
02-14-2016, 01:53 PM
The Martian - 7.5 potatoes out of 10

Good movie but it kind of dragged on a bit. Could have been 20-30 minutes shorter.

EarlHickey98
02-14-2016, 03:27 PM
Decided to watch some films I've recently rated on my new Blu-Ray player.

Ant-Man: 7.5/10
Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas were great, the scenes where Ant-Man shrinks were awesome.

I thought Corey Stoll was quite weak portraying the villain, also some parts of the film were quite cheesy.

Guardians of the Galaxy: 7.8/10

Good Will Hunting: 9/10

American Werewolf in London: 8/10
The transformation scene from human to werewolf was epic, one of the best moments in film.

BuddyGus
02-14-2016, 04:22 PM
Fantastic Four

Cast .3/2
Story .2/2
Score .4/2
Cinematography .4/2
Fun/ Rewatch factor .2/2

Total 1.5/10

Effing terrible

Snake Plissken
02-14-2016, 07:48 PM
Soaked in Bleach - Courtney murdered him/10

karamazov80
02-14-2016, 08:06 PM
Hail, Caesar: 7/10

Very good, but not great. Not in the top tier of Coen Bros. films. Aesthetically, it's a joy to experience. Not a bad performance in the whole film. And it has Connor MacLeod and Kurgan in it. I recognized some parallels to Miller's Crossing, the Big Lebowski, and A Serious Man.

Plastic Bateman
02-14-2016, 09:38 PM
Ghost in the shell yes, Akira I didn't like and yes I know its hailed as one of the greatest. I was thinking about starting Ergo Proxy as I have heard good things. Just finished Perfect Blue and what a mind ****.

Try:

Appleseed (1988)
Armitage III
Amitage III: Poly-Matrix
Armitage III: Dual Matrix
Battle Angel Alita
Bubblegum Crisis
Ghost in the Shell: Stand-Alone Complex (tv series)
Macross Plus
Megazone 23 parts 1, 2 and 3
Metropolis (2001)
Roujin Z
Serial Experiments: Lain
Venus Wars

AIR
02-14-2016, 10:04 PM
Deadpool: 7.5/10
Good but nothing spectacular.

VintijDroidGutzz
02-14-2016, 10:40 PM
Same. Wouldn't even touch this one second time if I didn't care.

Love Rogers and he is solid enough in AoU but lacks the commanding presence.
Hulk/Tasha is definitely second worse part of the film (first being Ultron).
Despite the lack of screen time, Vision is the bes part for me - both the character and Paul Bettany are awesome.
*I don't even like his and Cap's designs and still...*
Yeah.. ugh. It's truly a golden era for comic books & film, but it's a double edged sword isn't it.

Quantity over quality isn't the way it's supposed to be. :lol



He turned him into a punchline.
I felt that way about a lot of moments in the first one too with the entire cast.

Too much ham & cheese, & not enough meat & potatoes.



I've got it too, just waiting for that time when I've watched every other movie ever.
I'm reserving that special place for the latest 'Terminator' mooofy.

KBA
02-14-2016, 11:25 PM
Deadpool - 9/10. Probably half a point too high, but im going to round up. Reynolds is Deadpool. The editing and general pace of the movie pleasantly surprised me for an origins tale. If the humour landed for you in the trailers, it will land in the movie in a big way. The soundtrack and score worked very well too. My favorite comic book movie. Loved how it shamelessly trolled the genre. Just like the comics :)

BuddyGus
02-15-2016, 01:15 AM
Deadpool

Casting 2/2
Story 1.5/2
Score 1.9/2
Cinematography 1.7/2
Rewatch/fun factor 1.8/2

Total 8.9/10

The Crow

Casting 1.8/2
Story 1.8/2
Score 2/2
Cinematography 1.8/2
Rewatch/fun factor 1.8/2

Total 9.2/10

EarlHickey98
02-15-2016, 05:10 AM
Jackie Brown: 9/10

Gets some stick, but a personal favourite of mine.

Baneofdemon22
02-15-2016, 01:12 PM
Soaked in Bleach - Courtney murdered him/10

I felt bad for her because of all the horrible things fans would say about her. Based on interviews I've read and listened to from various people, I didn't think she was guilty, but now I'm going to have to check this out! Poor Frances.

Pineapple
02-15-2016, 01:36 PM
9.5/10 Deadpool

9/10 Hot Fuzz

DarthTrafford
02-15-2016, 01:41 PM
Deadpool
10/10

mah45
02-15-2016, 02:01 PM
John Wick - 10/10
Deadpool - 10/10 as well

karamazov80
02-15-2016, 02:43 PM
Great movie. An unpopular opinion, perhaps, but it's possibly Tarantino's best.

It's up there for me. Doesn't rely on gimmickry as much as his other films, even if the gimmickry is a big part of his charm.

KBA
02-15-2016, 02:46 PM
Same. Wouldn't even touch this one second time if I didn't care.

Love Rogers and he is solid enough in AoU but lacks the commanding presence.
Hulk/Tasha is definitely second worse part of the film (first being Ultron).
Despite the lack of screen time, Vision is the bes part for me - both the character and Paul Bettany are awesome.
*I don't even like his and Cap's designs and still...*

Ditto on Vision being the best thing about it, and by far for me which is a shame because the trailers made Ultron out to be triple a amazing.

AIR
02-15-2016, 03:30 PM
The Force Awakens viewing 3: 9/10

Plastic Bateman
02-15-2016, 10:47 PM
Deadpool - 8/10

Man, what a breath of fresh air. It's like an elevated Troma film - 80's levels of violence, gore, full-frontal nudity and screwball humour. Not entirely perfect, but neatly avoids or parodies most of the more obnoxious tropes of a superhero origin film. Also takes a few swipes at the worst trends of both modern Hollywood and the modern comics industry that sadly will go over most casual viewer's heads.

Probably my favourite comicbook movie since Blade.

OrangeCrush
02-15-2016, 11:07 PM
Just finsihed watching Divergent and Insurgent last night. My wife read the books and really wanted to see them so I finally conceded and we sat down to a 4 hour Divergent/Insurgent marathon. Initally they looked like more young adult films like Twilight or Hunger Games, but I have to admit that I actually enjoyed them. I thought Divergent was definitely the better of the two, but even Insurgent was pretty well done and for the most part entertaining. I would probably give Divergent an 8/10 and Insurgent a 6.5/10.

We thought the final movie was coming out next month, which is one of the main reasons why we decided to finally sit down and watch these films. We figured we could close the series out just a month or two after seeing the first film. Unfortunately, we didn't know that they had decided to split the final film into 2 films, which is clearly the popular thing to do in Hollywood these days, so they can make even more money on the franchise! So now we have to wait a full year to close out the series. F'ing Hollywood, lol.

Snake Plissken
02-16-2016, 04:30 AM
Deadpool - 8/10

Man, what a breath of fresh air. It's like an elevated Troma film - 80's levels of violence, gore, full-frontal nudity and screwball humour. Not entirely perfect, but neatly avoids or parodies most of the more obnoxious tropes of a superhero origin film. Also takes a few swipes at the worst trends of both modern Hollywood and the modern comics industry that sadly will go over most casual viewer's heads.

Probably my favourite comicbook movie since Blade.

This is good to hear. I'll probably be seeing it next week. It might end up becoming one of if not the most successful R rated film made.

JAWS
02-16-2016, 05:57 AM
Crimson Peak 3.5 out of 5. I enjoyed it. Sort of a strange way to tell a story. I could give you spoilers and it would spoil nothing as you know what is going on from the very beginning. You are always three pages ahead of the plot and it's reveals. I don;t know if that was intentional but I did not mind. I enjoyed watching the main character grow and waited to see how her story panned out in the end. Beautiful film to look at from frame one. 3 and 1/2 out of 5 for me.

Gates70
02-16-2016, 06:53 AM
Sabotage - 8/10 Knew nothing about it and really enjoyed it. I really like David Ayers.

rushmore223
02-16-2016, 07:06 PM
Spectre - 6.5/10

It was alright, not as bad as QOS, but nowhere near as good as CR and Skyfall. If this is Craig's final Bond, wish they could have gone out on a better note.

Patriot666
02-16-2016, 07:16 PM
I'm really happy to hear Deadpool is a win. I'll get to watch it in my new house theater in a few months or so.

jstep13
02-16-2016, 08:46 PM
I'm really happy to hear Deadpool is a win. I'll get to watch it in my new house theater in a few months or so.

Are you on house arrest?

SnakeDoctor
02-16-2016, 09:02 PM
Lucky # Slevin. 10/10. Just fantastic. Slick. Clever. Entertaining. Funny. Compelling. Solid gangster movie.

Really underappreciated.

SnakeDoc

karamazov80
02-16-2016, 09:47 PM
Man, I haven't even thought about that movie in years.

Deadpool: 7.5/10

http://i.imgur.com/Of9wEy6.gif

a-dev
02-16-2016, 10:05 PM
Spectre - 6.5/10

It was alright, not as bad as QOS, but nowhere near as good as CR and Skyfall. If this is Craig's final Bond, wish they could have gone out on a better note.

After that one I hope it is his last. He's bored off his tree with the role so give it to someone else or shelve Bond for a while again.

darthkostis
02-16-2016, 11:04 PM
Slow West: 8.5/10

EVILFACE
02-16-2016, 11:04 PM
Just finsihed watching Divergent and Insurgent last night. My wife read the books and really wanted to see them so I finally conceded and we sat down to a 4 hour Divergent/Insurgent marathon. Initally they looked like more young adult films like Twilight or Hunger Games, but I have to admit that I actually enjoyed them. I thought Divergent was definitely the better of the two, but even Insurgent was pretty well done and for the most part entertaining. I would probably give Divergent an 8/10 and Insurgent a 6.5/10.

These were some of the most generic and pointless movies in recent memory. Pretty much all these recent 'small group of teenagers save the world' movies.

Desert Oasis
02-17-2016, 12:02 AM
Deadpool: 6.5 or 7 out of 10.

Cheap thrills

Road Blaster
02-17-2016, 01:30 AM
Vanilla Sky - 10/10

RIDDICK
02-17-2016, 07:35 PM
Night of the living dead - 8,5/10

Despite technical flaws it is indeed a groundbreakin' film of its time.
Most likely my first AND last viewing, I didn't enjoy it.
DotD is still the best zombie film in my book.

karamazov80
02-18-2016, 10:30 AM
DotD is still the best zombie film in my book.
Agreed. Day of the Dead truly is the best zombie movie.

Road Blaster
02-18-2016, 12:05 PM
Rushmore - 9/10

RIDDICK
02-18-2016, 12:08 PM
Agreed. Day of the Dead truly is the best zombie movie.

https://media.giphy.com/media/eIwHIRMBBPiBG/giphy.gif

EVILFACE
02-18-2016, 12:17 PM
Agreed. Day of the Dead truly is the best zombie movie.

It does have gore that hasn't been equaled.

karamazov80
02-18-2016, 12:32 PM
https://media.giphy.com/media/eIwHIRMBBPiBG/giphy.gif

http://i.imgur.com/lN76XkF.gif

Khev
02-18-2016, 01:08 PM
http://i.imgur.com/lN76XkF.gif

Rey avatar? What's going on?

karamazov80
02-18-2016, 01:09 PM
Sounds like someone's jealous. Understandably so.

Khev
02-18-2016, 01:10 PM
Yes go back to Flint and Zartan. You leave Rey to me. :lol

rushmore223
02-18-2016, 03:37 PM
Rushmore - 9/10

Ugh! Hate that movie!
















JK. ;)

darthkostis
02-18-2016, 03:58 PM
Deadpool: 8.5/10

I'm judging this as an action comedy, and man, did it succeed in being one of the best action comedies in years! You could tell that the budget was small, and personally, I liked that. It made for a more personal movie. As a longtime 'Pool fan, I was pleased that we got a mix of all the different versions and not just WayPool. All in all, it could have been a teeny, tiny bit better, but I thoroughly enjoyed it!

Carnage: 9/10

It might seem boring to some, but as a fan of "smaller" movies with casts of less than 5 people, this was a treat. It played like a college film, but with experienced actors. It was surreal, to the point that I felt uneasy at times. I mean, it was so "mundane", that I thought something shocking was sure to follow. Surely a great dark comedy that I wouldn't mind revisiting.

YoNoSe
02-18-2016, 06:05 PM
JK. ;)

O R you?

rushmore223
02-18-2016, 07:43 PM
O R you?


:lol. Nice!

meth head
02-19-2016, 08:18 AM
Gone Girl 9.5/10

It's in the same league as Se7en & Fight Club for me. Fincher is a beast!

bboy
02-19-2016, 09:10 AM
The Witch 8/10

Beautifully filmed and acted its a movie that sinks in deeper well after viewing it, and wont be forgotten anytime soon. I'd say its better to sell this movie to someone as an intense family drama set in the 1600s that eventually takes a turn into horror territory but not in the typical sense. No jump scares, or overly violent imagery, just a maddening descent into hysteria and evil. I've always loved the idea of witches and I think this movie nails down all those things that frightened me as a child. The witch is hardly the focal point of the film, but the film does recall some classic imagery that we all know and love (fear?) about witches. By the final shot a sense of dread and evil is deeply embedded into the minds of the audience. And as a bonus the score equally as disturbing. Would definitely recommend for those with patience looking for food for thought. Certainly not for those who find themselves coming out of horror movies saying "THat wasn't even scary" "That's how it ends?"

rushmore223
02-19-2016, 10:10 AM
The Witch 8/10

Beautifully filmed and acted its a movie that sinks in deeper well after viewing it, and wont be forgotten anytime soon. I'd say its better to sell this movie to someone as an intense family drama set in the 1600s that eventually takes a turn into horror territory but not in the typical sense. No jump scares, or overly violent imagery, just a maddening descent into hysteria and evil. I've always loved the idea of witches and I think this movie nails down all those things that frightened me as a child. The witch is hardly the focal point of the film, but the film does recall some classic imagery that we all know and love (fear?) about witches. By the final shot a sense of dread and evil is deeply embedded into the minds of the audience. And as a bonus the score equally as disturbing. Would definitely recommend for those with patience looking for food for thought. Certainly not for those who find themselves coming out of horror movies saying "THat wasn't even scary" "That's how it ends?"

Glad to hear the good reviews for this film, I've been wanting to see this one for months. I look forward to a genuinely good horror movie, as I hate slasher and gore porn movies. To me, the great horror films are more like The Shining and Rosemarys Baby.

bboy
02-19-2016, 10:27 AM
^ if you plan on seeing it in theaters be prepared for many people voicing there hatred for it afterword. In my theater many people booed and shouted they wanted their money back, which is an oddly a common thing for the more subtle horror movies out there (even for krampus, which I found to be a satisfying experience). I find myself looking for any movie similar to the witch to watch now, which is a sign of a good movie. Sometimes a movie gets in your head and you want to visit a similar experience with different movie but it always seems next to impossible with something this unique. If anyone has any suggestions let me know

rushmore223
02-19-2016, 10:38 AM
^ if you plan on seeing it in theaters be prepared for many people voicing there hatred for it afterword. In my theater many people booed and shouted they wanted their money back, which is an oddly a common thing for the more subtle horror movies out there (even for krampus, which I found to be a satisfying experience). I find myself looking for any movie similar to the witch to watch now, which is a sign of a good movie. Sometimes a movie gets in your head and you want to visit a similar experience with different movie but it always seems next to impossible with something this unique. If anyone has any suggestions let me know

What other movies you have seen Are most like it? I can't really recommend til I see it myself.

bboy
02-19-2016, 12:52 PM
What other movies you have seen Are most like it? I can't really recommend til I see it myself.

Its hard to say but based on different reasons like tone, setting, subject matter: kill list, babadook, anti-Christ.

rushmore223
02-19-2016, 01:07 PM
Out of those 3 I've seen Babadook. I liked Babadook but not it's ending.

jungle jom
02-19-2016, 01:11 PM
Whatever you do don't watch Anti-Christ. The worst most pretentious film I ever experienced.

...Damn talking fox...

Mad Old Lu
02-19-2016, 01:14 PM
Non-Stop: 7/10

The one with Liam Neeson. I was ready to write it off as just another Neeson thriller but I’m surprised that I enjoyed it as much as I did. It had me guessing and on the edge of my seat til the last minute.

Baneofdemon22
02-19-2016, 02:38 PM
Carnage: 9/10

It might seem boring to some, but as a fan of "smaller" movies with casts of less than 5 people, this was a treat. It played like a college film, but with experienced actors. It was surreal, to the point that I felt uneasy at times. I mean, it was so "mundane", that I thought something shocking was sure to follow. Surely a great dark comedy that I wouldn't mind revisiting.

Not to me; I loved that movie! It was the first (and only movie) that I saw with John C. Reilly, and I was shocked with how good he was since everything he was in never appealed to me. Everyone was great though, and it was very true to life. I love intimate movies like Carnage, Repulsion, Rear Window, The Conversation, Sunset Limited, and Locke. There's so many awesome movies with characters confined to a single room. That's one of the reasons why "The Fly" was one of my favorite Breaking Bad episodes. I'm always a drama guy first...except when it comes to BvS, I'm making an exception because Batman LOOKS AWESOME!

Uncanny Web-Slinger
02-19-2016, 02:39 PM
Deadpool - 9/10

Perfect adaption of Deadpool in a funny action-rom-com

darthkostis
02-19-2016, 03:02 PM
Not to me; I loved that movie! It was the first (and only movie) that I saw with John C. Reilly, and I was shocked with how good he was since everything he was in never appealed to me. Everyone was great though, and it was very true to life. I love intimate movies like Carnage, Repulsion, Rear Window, The Conversation, Sunset Drive, and Locke. There's so many awesome movies with characters confined to a single room. That's one of the reasons why "The Fly" was one of my favorite Breaking Bad episodes. I'm always a drama guy first...except when it comes to BvS, I'm making an exception because Batman LOOKS AWESOME!

I had seen JCR in other movies as well, but mostly as the "funny guy", and not much more. Here he was really good, and I loved how he slowly dropped his "Flanders" act to reveal a machisimo dude. Waltz was great as the ******* as well. As for the rest of the films you listed, I've not seen them yet, but I have them on my "to watch" list, especially Locke (I've been on a Hardy kick these last few days, and I've watched pretty much all his major stuff, from Child 44 to Legend and Drop).

Fun Fact: I only found out about the movie from searching the "Carnage" tag on Tumblr. I was looking for Cletus Kasady/Carnage art and the like, and I stumbled upon it. I saw Waltz was in it, so I gave it a go.

PS: This isn't exactly a "confined space" film, but it features only 3 actors, so I guess it counts. I'm talking about Z for Zachariah, which I really liked, especially Robbie's performance. I was really surprised that she played a 17 year old girl so easily, especially since her role in Wolf was a 30-something grown and confident woman. Ejiofor and Pine were great as well.

rushmore223
02-19-2016, 03:15 PM
Out of those 3 I've seen Babadook. I liked Babadook but not it's ending.


Not to me; I loved that movie! It was the first (and only movie) that I saw with John C. Reilly, and I was shocked with how good he was since everything he was in never appealed to me. Everyone was great though, and it was very true to life. I love intimate movies like Carnage, Repulsion, Rear Window, The Conversation, Sunset Limited, and Locke. There's so many awesome movies with characters confined to a single room. That's one of the reasons why "The Fly" was one of my favorite Breaking Bad episodes. I'm always a drama guy first...except when it comes to BvS, I'm making an exception because Batman LOOKS AWESOME!

John C Reilly is awesome, surprised I didnt know about this film. It's on my list now, though.

Reilly actually started doing comedy late in his career, most of his work has been on the dramatic side, and he really is quite a talented actor. I was actually shocked when he started doing comedy, I had no idea just how funny he could be.

Baneofdemon22
02-19-2016, 03:18 PM
I had seen JCR in other movies as well, but mostly as the "funny guy", and not much more. Here he was really good, and I loved how he slowly dropped his "Flanders" act to reveal a machisimo dude. Waltz was great as the ******* as well. As for the rest of the films you listed, I've not seen them yet, but I have them on my "to watch" list, especially Locke (I've been on a Hardy kick these last few days, and I've watched pretty much all his major stuff, from Child 44 to Legend and Drop).

Fun Fact: I only found out about the movie from searching the "Carnage" tag on Tumblr. I was looking for Cletus Kasady/Carnage art and the like, and I stumbled upon it. I saw Waltz was in it, so I gave it a go.

PS: This isn't exactly a "confined space" film, but it features only 3 actors, so I guess it counts. I'm talking about Z for Zachariah, which I really liked, especially Robbie's performance. I was really surprised that she played a 17 year old girl so easily, especially since her role in Wolf was a 30-something grown and confident woman. Ejiofor and Pine were great as well.

Thanks for the recommendation! I just added it to my watchlist! (Thank God for ImdB! It's so helpful! :lol) I'll check it out when I get a chance. 12 Angry Men is an awesome movie that I'd also recommend in that category. 12 Angry Men, Repulsion, and Rear Window are probably my three favorites in that category, but like I said, there's so many that I love.

P.S.

I meant Sunset Limited, not Sunset Lane. I don't know if it holds up, but it was the first (and only) HBO special that I saw, so maybe I was just impressed by the level of quality for something on television. I remember really liking the acting though.

darthkostis
02-19-2016, 03:23 PM
Thanks for the recommendation! I just added it to my watchlist! (Thank God for ImdB! It's so helpful! :lol) I'll check it out when I get a chance. 12 Angry Men is an awesome movie that I'd also recommend in that category. 12 Angry Men, Repulsion, and Rear Window are probably my three favorites in that category, but like I said, there's so many that I love.

P.S.

I meant Sunset Limited, not Sunset Lane. I don't know if it holds up, but it was the first (and only) HBO special that I saw, so maybe I was just impressed by the level of quality for something on television. I remember really liking the acting though.

I know, right? When I want to watch a film, I go to imdb, search an actor/actress I like and bam! it's movie night. I remember seeing a vintage poster for "12 angry men" on an old school book. I'll be sure to give it a go. Repulsion I've heard of, but never got around to watching.

Baneofdemon22
02-19-2016, 03:35 PM
I know, right? When I want to watch a film, I go to imdb, search an actor/actress I like and bam! it's movie night. I remember seeing a vintage poster for "12 angry men" on an old school book. I'll be sure to give it a go. Repulsion I've heard of, but never got around to watching.

It's a psychological thriller (best watched alone in the dark) by the same director as Carnage—Roman Polanski. He's one of my favorite directors! Tell me what you think if you get to it!

darthkostis
02-19-2016, 03:41 PM
It's a psychological thriller (best watched alone in the dark) by the same director as Carnage—Roman Polanski. He's one of my favorite directors! Tell me what you think if you get to it!

Will do! I used to mix up Polanski with Copolla back in the day. Dunno why.

RIDDICK
02-19-2016, 06:00 PM
Dead Man - still 10/10

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbOOEzp17Ec

YoNoSe
02-19-2016, 06:12 PM
The Witch

Great cast, shot beautifully and feels very authentic. Unfortunately I did not find it scary at all though it does generate a broader tension. The lead girl is a very gifted actress.
It's less about the supernatural than about the paranoia a supernatural presence can generate in a group of people. And a goat named Philip that may or not be the devil.
If you can appreciate a verrrrry slow burn that leads to a very small (albeit beautiful) fire, give this a shot when you can watch it in your living room.

VintijDroidGutzz
02-19-2016, 07:38 PM
Dead Man - still 10/10

_


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbOOEzp17Ec

Great movie, one of my faves. :duff

c2close
02-19-2016, 08:39 PM
Deadpool 8.5/10

EVILFACE
02-19-2016, 09:25 PM
Deadpool - 8/10

He Never Died - 7.5/10

Thief - 7.5/10

The Fury - 7/10

Poltergeist (2015) - 3/10 - The original is a classic, well made flick that still holds up to viewings today without feeling dated. I don't see the need to remake it. And its hard to watch a remake and not keep thinking back to the original. Main point, the tree scene. In the original, the tree tried to eat the boy. In the remake, he is just tangled up in the branches. The rest of the movie is blah, and then over. The main head scratcher is the dad lost his job, mother doesn't work, yet they were able to purchase this nice big house, they made a big point of how they have no money, including comedy scene of multiple cards being declined, house gets obliterated and at the end, are again shopping for nice big houses. Yea this movie just sucked.

JAWS
02-19-2016, 09:29 PM
The Witch 8/10

Beautifully filmed and acted its a movie that sinks in deeper well after viewing it, and wont be forgotten anytime soon. I'd say its better to sell this movie to someone as an intense family drama set in the 1600s that eventually takes a turn into horror territory but not in the typical sense. No jump scares, or overly violent imagery, just a maddening descent into hysteria and evil. I've always loved the idea of witches and I think this movie nails down all those things that frightened me as a child. The witch is hardly the focal point of the film, but the film does recall some classic imagery that we all know and love (fear?) about witches. By the final shot a sense of dread and evil is deeply embedded into the minds of the audience. And as a bonus the score equally as disturbing. Would definitely recommend for those with patience looking for food for thought. Certainly not for those who find themselves coming out of horror movies saying "THat wasn't even scary" "That's how it ends?"

7 out of 10 for me... I bolded what I really agreed with. This was beautifully filmed and well acted. I liked the story and feel of the film... I love horror films and I may have been a bit over excited for this one.. But I fault the trailer which had quotes like "one of the most disturbing films" and "it's like watching something that should not be seen" So I got myself psyched up for something that this film was not. Don't get me wrong it's dark and has a feeling of dread but obviously some of the glowing reviews about the intensity of this film were a bit overstated IMO. I may enjoy this more with a second viewing.. As you, a bit of time to sink in, helped improved my initial thoughts about this film... I also really had to think about how I would have liked this one if none of the hype was out there. Had I seen this in January with no expectations I think I would have been a very happy horror fan... The director lives up to the hype... The film while good did not.



^ if you plan on seeing it in theaters be prepared for many people voicing there hatred for it afterword. In my theater many people booed and shouted they wanted their money back, which is an oddly a common thing for the more subtle horror movies out there (even for krampus, which I found to be a satisfying experience). I find myself looking for any movie similar to the witch to watch now, which is a sign of a good movie. Sometimes a movie gets in your head and you want to visit a similar experience with different movie but it always seems next to impossible with something this unique. If anyone has any suggestions let me know

Give Antichrist a chance. It use to be on Netflix and still might be. It reminded me of this film in subject matter (loss of a child) pace and tone. Be warned it earns its Unrated rating (real sex scene and some cringe worth violence).... Far from perfect but like I said it reminded me of The Witch in tone. No witches in this one though. I also like the Witch much more.. But It did make me think of this film while watching it.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/6/6d/Larsvontrierantichristposter.jpg/220px-Larsvontrierantichristposter.jpg

jstep13
02-20-2016, 03:29 AM
The Way Back After narrowly escaping from a wretched World War II Siberian labor camp, a small band of multinational soldiers desperately undertakes a harrowing journey to traverse Siberia, the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas on foot.

7/10

EarlHickey98
02-20-2016, 05:03 AM
Prison Break - Season 1: 8.9/10

Lejuan
02-20-2016, 05:10 AM
Saving Mr Banks

Paint-by-numbers biopic/10

bboy
02-20-2016, 09:31 AM
A Field In England 9/10

An intense thriller about a gang of guys who decide to ditch out on a battle and head for beers. Along the way they meet up with a mysterious fellow looking for buried treasure and this all gets mixed with some form of shrooms. Its shot in all black and white and delivers some beautiful imagery that makes it seem just as exciting to look at as colored movies. I was afraid the plot would be an overly complicated thriller just based on the setting but it turns out its a fairly simple story with some humor thrown into the mix. Memorable characters and exciting situations make this movie pretty special. Most of the story and character gets thrown out the window in the final third and gets traded for a more visually and auditory visceral experience which I found to be exciting. As a plus I was stoned throughout and the movie flowed quite smoothly. At about 90 minutes long the movie never drags or becomes incomprehensible, even with the shrooms involved.

Patriot666
02-20-2016, 12:09 PM
Are you on house arrest?

:lol I don't get out much. No babysitter.

jungle jom
02-20-2016, 12:56 PM
7 out of 10 for me... I bolded what I really agreed with. This was beautifully filmed and well acted. I liked the story and feel of the film... I love horror films and I may have been a bit over excited for this one.. But I fault the trailer which had quotes like "one of the most disturbing films" and "it's like watching something that should not be seen" So I got myself psyched up for something that this film was not. Don't get me wrong it's dark and has a feeling of dread but obviously some of the glowing reviews about the intensity of this film were a bit overstated IMO. I may enjoy this more with a second viewing.. As you, a bit of time to sink in, helped improved my initial thoughts about this film... I also really had to think about how I would have liked this one if none of the hype was out there. Had I seen this in January with no expectations I think I would have been a very happy horror fan... The director lives up to the hype... The film while good did not.




Give Antichrist a chance. It use to be on Netflix and still might be. It reminded me of this film in subject matter (loss of a child) pace and tone. Be warned it earns its Unrated rating (real sex scene and some cringe worth violence).... Far from perfect but like I said it reminded me of The Witch in tone. No witches in this one though. I also like the Witch much more.. But It did make me think of this film while watching it.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/6/6d/Larsvontrierantichristposter.jpg/220px-Larsvontrierantichristposter.jpg

Whatever you do... DO NOT give Antichrist a chance. It is the most pretentious film I have ever seen.

Damn talking fox.

Trash Panda
02-20-2016, 01:02 PM
Butterfly Effect 2 - 5/10

imthebestatwhatido
02-20-2016, 04:46 PM
Just got back from seeing The Witch. 8/10. Super creepy and a decent suspense/horror pic. I am a big fan of movies that let the viewer is their imagination instead of cheesy CGI especially in the horror genre. I don't think I will look at goats or rabbits the same way! Def check it out

Road Blaster
02-20-2016, 06:11 PM
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou - 8/10

Snake Plissken
02-20-2016, 07:32 PM
Full Metal Jacket - 7.5/10

kryptonianmutie
02-20-2016, 07:34 PM
Full Metal Jacket - 7.5/10
I gotta ask, why only 7.5?

Lejuan
02-20-2016, 07:38 PM
That's about what I'd give it. It's a very decent movie, but not a great movie.

Snake Plissken
02-20-2016, 07:40 PM
I gotta ask, why only 7.5?

The second half doesn't hold up for me. The first half is excellent. Hence 7.5.

That's about what I'd give it. It's a very decent movie, but not a great movie.

Yeah, I'd rather watch Apocalypse Now or Platoon. Been some years since I watched it, and my opinion hasn't changed.

rushmore223
02-20-2016, 07:42 PM
I gotta ask, why only 7.5?

I think FMJ being like 2 different movies tends to throw people off a bit. People get into the boot camp segment, and then get thrown into the Vietnam segment which is strangely disorienting. I think Kubrick intended it to feel that way. It is one of those movies that really demands a second viewing.

kryptonianmutie
02-20-2016, 07:43 PM
The second half doesn't hold up for me. The first half is excellent.

Gotcha. Now that I think about the movie that's a pretty accurate description. I'd still bump it up 1 full point for inspiring a 2 live crew song.[emoji1]

Snake Plissken
02-20-2016, 07:47 PM
Yeah I'm not saying it's bad at all, but as Rushmore mentioned it's like two different films. I think the jump to the Vietnam section of the film is very abrupt and appears to be some time in the future and I can't help but feel disconnected from it at that point.

rushmore223
02-20-2016, 07:49 PM
Yeah I'm not saying it's bad at all, but as Rushmore mentioned it's like two different films. I think the jump to the Vietnam section of the film is very abrupt and appears to be some time in the future and I can't help but feel disconnected from it at that point.

I felt the same way the first time I watched it.

The Vietnam segment has a almost surreal quality to it.

Snake Plissken
02-20-2016, 07:52 PM
I felt the same way the first time I watched it.

The Vietnam segment has a almost surreal quality to it.

Surreal is definitely a good way of describing it. The score is excellent, and I think it lends a hand big time in the surreal feeling you mentioned.

I watched it with my fiance and it was her first viewing, and has the same reaction I did to the film. Being very much into basic training, and became disinterested in the Vietnam part. Although that changed toward the end with the sniper, and like anyone was surprised who the sniper was.

Lejuan
02-20-2016, 08:00 PM
The second half doesn't hold up for me. The first half is excellent. Hence 7.5.


Yeah, I'd rather watch Apocalypse Now or Platoon. Been some years since I watched it, and my opinion hasn't changed.

The first half contains some decent character development between two people who then die at pretty much the same time... consequently the second half arrives and it's full of semi-developed characters. Beyond the first half the movie lacks narrative focus and interesting characters.

rushmore223
02-20-2016, 08:04 PM
Surreal is definitely a good way of describing it. The score is excellent, and I think it lends a hand big time in the surreal feeling you mentioned.

I watched it with my fiance and it was her first viewing, and has the same reaction I did to the film. Being very much into basic training, and became disinterested in the Vietnam part. Although that changed toward the end with the sniper, and like anyone was surprised who the sniper was.

Certainly understandable, I always wished Kubrick had just made them two separate films. I think most people prefer the boot camp part of the film over the Vietnam part.

Road Blaster
02-20-2016, 08:44 PM
Bottle Rocket - 9/10

xipotec
02-20-2016, 09:00 PM
Avatar 7/10

Desert Oasis
02-20-2016, 11:11 PM
As Above So Below 8/10

Damn fine horror movie. Great atmosphere and definitely scared me.

wanderlai
02-21-2016, 08:29 AM
Deadpool - 7.5/10
The Witch - 7/10
Goodnight Mommy - 7.5/10

Snake Plissken
02-21-2016, 09:06 AM
The first half contains some decent character development between two people who then die at pretty much the same time... consequently the second half arrives and it's full of semi-developed characters. Beyond the first half the movie lacks narrative focus and interesting characters.

I think you're being generous with calling them half developed. Pile and Hartman kind of co develop each other through the course of the first act. You'd think Joker is the main character, but he's nothing really but the narrator and he doesn't really grow at all, nor does Cowboy. The only change at all for Joker really, involves the death of other people.


Certainly understandable, I always wished Kubrick had just made them two separate films. I think most people prefer the boot camp part of the film over the Vietnam part.

The 2nd act just goes through the motions, without really getting any insight to the characters.

The Clown Prince of Crime
02-21-2016, 11:30 AM
99 Homes - 7/10

GeneralZodLives
02-21-2016, 11:41 AM
I think you're being generous with calling them half developed. Pile and Hartman kind of co develop each other through the course of the first act. You'd think Joker is the main character, but he's nothing really but the narrator and he doesn't really grow at all, nor does Cowboy. The only change at all for Joker really, involves the death of other people.



The 2nd act just goes through the motions, without really getting any insight to the characters.

I agree. Once they get to Vietnam the film doesn't hold my interest like it did in when the characters are in basic training. Overall it's a well done film but a lot of times I'll just watch the basic training then change the channel.

Lejuan
02-21-2016, 02:27 PM
I think you're being generous with calling them half developed.

Yes, I was being generous. Truly, the only scene I enjoyed in the second half was the hooker scene :)

VintijDroidGutzz
02-21-2016, 03:26 PM
I finally got around to watching RubberSchlepp 2014 -- 5 / 10

Just a pointless exercise really. Decent effects (sometimes), I liked Michael Keaton in it.. & that's about it.

An utterly forgettable experience, & a 'one & done' for me, needless to say. :lol

karamazov80
02-21-2016, 03:29 PM
Hotel Transylvania 2: 1/10

Not much at all for an adult to enjoy, but kids enjoyed it.

Snake Plissken
02-21-2016, 03:59 PM
Yes, I was being generous. Truly, the only scene I enjoyed in the second half was the hooker scene :)

http://i.imgur.com/231sHx3.jpg

:lol

karamazov80
02-21-2016, 09:54 PM
Bridge of Spies: 7.5/10

The sentimentalism at the end was a bit much, but. . .Spielberg.

jstep13
02-22-2016, 12:55 AM
Cobain: Montage of Heck (6.5/10) I actually thought the bonus stripped down interviews with the family was more interesting than the doc itself.

threedaytorture
02-22-2016, 02:09 AM
Kung Fury 9 out of 10 haha short movie on Netflix, best 30 minutes ever.

Sent from my VS980 4G using Tapatalk

Desert Oasis
02-22-2016, 03:23 AM
Bridge of Spies: 7.5/10

The sentimentalism at the end was a bit much, but. . .Spielberg.

Pretty much sums up Spielberg.

Mad Old Lu
02-22-2016, 10:08 AM
The Martian: 6.5/10

I read the book first, so that probably affected my enjoyment of the film. I think they glossed over too much of what Watney had to figure out, and the time it took. I know they had to abbreviate and take out tons of stuff in order to make the movie, but because they would constantly cut back to Earth, you didn’t get the sense that Watney was really alone or in real jeopardy because you as the audience was always reminded of NASA working on his problem. In the book, you got a better sense of him being alone on the planet, how long it took Earth to figure out he was alive, and then how long it was for them to figure out how to talk to each other. Also in the book, it starts with Watney waking up alone on Mars, and it’s not til several chapters before Earth ever comes into play. When I was reading it I almost thought the whole book was just going to be him on Mars and that’s it and it was a surprise when we finally cut to Earth because we had spent such a long time on Mars. I think the movie could have benefitted from that—have it begin right away with Watney stranded and not introduce Earth til act 2 or something. Also, the time passage measured in SOLs worked better in the book because the time passage was really emphasized since everything took so long (traveling on the rover, etc.). In the movie, you see those numbers on the screen and it doesn’t really mean anything because the pace of the movie is so snappy. There was one time in the movie where they said “7 months later” and that really worked because it was a real number people could easily and quickly understand. Sadly I think dumbing down the SOLs to months/years would have worked better for this particular movie.

It was still okay as a movie, just much more conventional plotting and pacing. I did like seeing NASA type of technology in a sci fi film, particularly the Hermes ship. It was aesthetically close to what you would expect from reality and it was refreshing that they showed restraint and didn’t go too futuristic tech for everything.

ebor
02-22-2016, 04:49 PM
Deadpool

8/10 I liked the jokes, over-the-top-gratuitous violence, the bashing of X-Men.

GasparZizou
02-22-2016, 06:55 PM
Deadpool - 6.5/10
It was fun, could watch another couple times.

Half of the jokes where crap though, either too Waypool or too easy, but the other half were on point. Action was fantastic. Colossus and Negasonic were fantastic, Dopinder best character though :lol

xipotec
02-22-2016, 09:46 PM
The Martian on 6.5???? I read the book also and still enjoyed the movie more than a 6.5...

Ex Machina. 6.5

Basically a Frankenstein remake.....

VintijDroidGutzz
02-22-2016, 11:42 PM
So.. is Deadpool slowly drawing a tie with Green Lantern then?? :monkey3 :lol

jstep13
02-22-2016, 11:48 PM
Solaris (2002) 6/10

karamazov80
02-22-2016, 11:50 PM
Inside Out: 7/10

Good, solid Pixar movie with funny moments, likable characters, and a family friendly/heart-warming story. Sad to think about kids growing up, though :(

YankeesFanboy
02-23-2016, 12:40 AM
Deadpool - 81/100. Refreshing for a CBM but a bit middle-of-the-road as an actioner.

ChaserFan
02-23-2016, 01:13 AM
Zoolander 2 - 5.5/10

Snake Plissken
02-23-2016, 05:03 AM
Ex Machina. 6.5

Basically a Frankenstein remake.....

I didn't like it as much as I thought I would. Although it's definitely one of the better AI films.

GasparZizou
02-23-2016, 12:42 PM
Brometheus - 4/10 I had to >>>> some parts of it, it's a pretty bad movie.

Scientists that act the opposite to how scientists would act to satisfy scientific curiosity, and are literally dudebros and hipsters, the script was not all bad but it did have some pretty dumb, plot breaking moments.

I love Ancient Astronauts-type tinfoil hat crap, but there is little in this movie that carries it for me, I liked many of the concepts shown in here, I don't mind the way they tried to explain the origin of the Xenos, "created by the gods", not too shabby, shame the movie was pretty bad.

David was by far the best part of the movie.

darthkostis
02-23-2016, 01:15 PM
Brometheus - 4/10 I had to >>>> some parts of it, it's a pretty bad movie.

Scientists that act the opposite to how scientists would act to satisfy scientific curiosity, and are literally dudebros and hipsters, the script was not all bad but it did have some pretty dumb, plot breaking moments.

I love Ancient Astronauts-type tinfoil hat crap, but there is little in this movie that carries it for me, I liked many of the concepts shown in here, I don't mind the way they tried to explain the origin of the Xenos, "created by the gods", not too shabby, shame the movie was pretty bad.

David was by far the best part of the movie.

Fassbender is gold in everything I've seen him in. Shame, Slow West, Macbeth, everything! Margot Robbie might be my Celebrity Crush, but Michael's surely my... uh, male Celebrity Crush? Doe-does that make any sense?...I've been using Tumblr too long...

GasparZizou
02-23-2016, 01:18 PM
Fassbender is gold in everything I've seen him in. Shame, Slow West, Macbeth, everything! Margot Robbie might be my Celebrity Crush, but Michael's surely my... uh, male Celebrity Crush? Doe-does that make any sense?...I've been using Tumblr too long...
He really is, so you'd say you're Fassbender-kin?

I can't wait to see McBeth and Assassin's Creed.

Snake Plissken
02-23-2016, 01:30 PM
Brometheus - 4/10 I had to >>>> some parts of it, it's a pretty bad movie.

Scientists that act the opposite to how scientists would act to satisfy scientific curiosity, and are literally dudebros and hipsters, the script was not all bad but it did have some pretty dumb, plot breaking moments.

I love Ancient Astronauts-type tinfoil hat crap, but there is little in this movie that carries it for me, I liked many of the concepts shown in here, I don't mind the way they tried to explain the origin of the Xenos, "created by the gods", not too shabby, shame the movie was pretty bad.

David was by far the best part of the movie.

Alien: Buttvenant is going to be even worse.

darthkostis
02-23-2016, 01:45 PM
He really is, so you'd say you're Fassbender-kin?

I can't wait to see McBeth and Assassin's Creed.

Dunno, I think that might be the case. I'm already just as handsome and charismatic as him, so it's probaly just a matter of coming to terms with it...

Macbeth was pretty great, if somewhat peculiar. They talked as if they were playing on a stage and while it did make for an interesting film, it was more like watching a high-budget college movie. Still, I did really like it, in the 8-9/10 range, but it's not something the average joe would find enjoyable. You need an open mind. As for AC, while I got a little bored with the franchise the last few years, I'm very much looking forward to it.

PS: Currently watching "The Lobster". Peculiar, and enjoyable. Definitely a step up from Lanthimos' previous film "Dogtouth".

GasparZizou
02-23-2016, 02:07 PM
Dunno, I think that might be the case. I'm already just as handsome and charismatic as him, so it's probaly just a matter of coming to terms with it...
Ah, the struggle, I hear you. I go through the same every day, I look like Antonio Banderas in Desperado. It's tough.



Macbeth was pretty great, if somewhat peculiar. They talked as if they were playing on a stage and while it did make for an interesting film, it was more like watching a high-budget college movie. Still, I did really like it, in the 8-9/10 range, but it's not something the average joe would find enjoyable. You need an open mind. As for AC, while I got a little bored with the franchise the last few years, I'm very much looking forward to it.

PS: Currently watching "The Lobster". Peculiar, and enjoyable. Definitely a step up from Lanthimos' previous film "Dogtouth".
Yeah Shakespearean stuff can be tough to sit through, but this one has pretty colors, and I liked Romeo+Juliet from 1996.

I don't care about the AC games either, but the movie looks interesting, even more so with Fass.

darthkostis
02-23-2016, 02:11 PM
Ah, the struggle, I hear you. I go through the same every day, I look like Antonio Banderas in Desperado. It's tough.

I know, right? It's so tough being extremely handsome, charismatic and energetic. Sometimes I envy those poor, average joes. Superiority has its burdens you know...


Yeah Shakespearean stuff can be tough to sit through, but this one has pretty colors, and I liked Romeo+Juliet from 1996.

I don't care about the AC games either, but the movie looks interesting, even more so with Fass.

Oh yes, the cinematography is brillliant. The final battle especially is beautifully shot and edited.

Thing is, the Abstergo/End of the World storyline got far too muddled. They should have just made them historical pieces.

YoNoSe
02-23-2016, 03:25 PM
The Signal (2014) - 7.5/10

This movie has a lot going for it - great little cast, a mishmash of a few genres that works, a few cool surprising moments, very spare but excellent use of special effects - and then blows it on a really, really stupid ending.

I'd still recommend if you have an attention span and an interest in seeing some well-worn genre tropes presented in a fresh way. Curious to see what the director does next.

darthkostis
02-23-2016, 03:33 PM
The Lobster: 9/10

Woo... Well, uh, this is certainly a... weird film. The monotone deliveries meant to represent the blandness of this world, the two extremes, the absurd punishments and rules, they all come together to create a surreal and at times highly uncomfortable world. The act of killing is an everyday occurance, with people having "chit-chats" while another person is screaming and slowly dying next to them. It's strange and it might be too "artsy" for some, but I highly enjoyed it in all of its twisted glory.

The Clown Prince of Crime
02-23-2016, 03:59 PM
The Bad News Bears- 8.8/10 That film had the best group of child actors ever. Those kids were not only good actors, but they acted like real kids.

rushmore223
02-23-2016, 05:44 PM
Ah, the struggle, I hear you. I go through the same every day, I look like Antonio Banderas in Desperado. It's tough.


Yeah Shakespearean stuff can be tough to sit through, but this one has pretty colors, and I liked Romeo+Juliet from 1996.

I don't care about the AC games either, but the movie looks interesting, even more so with Fass.

I'd recommend Branagh's Henry V, if your looking for a great Shakespearean film.

rushmore223
02-23-2016, 05:50 PM
:rotfl

To whomever repped me, thank you, your comment made my day. I wish I knew who it was!

Road Blaster
02-23-2016, 07:24 PM
The Guest (2014) - 9/10

YoNoSe
02-23-2016, 07:58 PM
:rotfl

To whomever repped me, thank you, your comment made my day. I wish I knew who it was!

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rushmore223
02-23-2016, 08:12 PM
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Thanks! :)

Love the GIF!




Exclamation marks are fun!!!

GasparZizou
02-23-2016, 08:33 PM
Damn furries...

xipotec
02-23-2016, 08:57 PM
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Re watch with kids.

Their favorite on of my least....
6.5/10

Twisted and truncated the book so badly the best parts of the book glossed over and omitted

rushmore223
02-23-2016, 09:47 PM
Entourage: the movie - 2/10

So horrible actually makes me question why I ever watched the HBO show. The movie was pure character masturbation. Look how successful we all are!

My wife walked out halfway through, but OCD made me stick it out. She was the smart one.

You know it's bad when Haley Joel Osment was the best thing about it.

Well, the girl on girl stuff was good too.

Mad Old Lu
02-24-2016, 08:46 AM
Snowpiercer: 6/10

Eh, it was ok.

EarlHickey98
02-24-2016, 08:48 AM
Prison Break - Season 2: 8.5/10

Really intense and dramatic. I missed the aspect of escaping from Fox River that was in Season 1 but still a solid season.

Also, I never knew how good of an actor William Fichtner is. A fantastic performance.

jstep13
02-24-2016, 07:19 PM
All down hill after season 2...good luck

jstep13
02-24-2016, 07:19 PM
Meek's Cutoff 6.5/10

EVILFACE
02-25-2016, 05:32 AM
The Martian - 7.5/10
Pay The Ghost - 6/10
The Witch - 7/10 - I was expecting a bit more from this. First time I've been in a theater where afterward almost everyone was booing or disgruntled. My woman hated it afterwards. :lol

Jameson Rook
02-25-2016, 07:12 AM
Serenity.

As far as conclusion to an ongoing continuity goes, this is alright.

Wait, wrong word. I meant sublime. Highest order of sublime.

5/5.

wanderlai
02-25-2016, 10:45 AM
The Martian - 7.5/10
Pay The Ghost - 6/10
The Witch - 7/10 - I was expecting a bit more from this. First time I've been in a theater where afterward almost everyone was booing or disgruntled. My woman hated it afterwards. :lol

Haha....I think most folks in the theater were puzzled and confused after watching The Witch as well when I saw it over the weekend.

I Am Toys
02-25-2016, 12:09 PM
Saw The Witch twice. As a horror fan and lover of art house horror, I f'n loved it. It's not everyday a horror move comes out that critics love. This is definitely not a "jump scare" or "gore" horror film, so you definitely don't want to go into that way.

This movie was the absolute manifestation of a Puritan nightmare as well as the best period piece horror movie I've ever seen. It incorporated the witch folklore of the time, as well as some "fairytale" aspects. You essentially have a girl who admits early in the film that she hasn't been right with God, and then you throw in the fact that her Christian extremist parents are berating her for everything, and you basically end up with a coming-of-age story with the worst possible outcome. This movie wasn't necessarily scary, however it was one piece of truly haunting and disturbing filmmaking.

As an avid horror fan and when considering the tremendous praise this movie has already received from critics, it's an easy 9.5/10 for me. [emoji106]


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a-dev
02-25-2016, 07:01 PM
Watched Mission Impossible Rogue Nation again. Enjoyed it again. I shall give it an 8.

bboy
02-25-2016, 07:08 PM
As an avid horror fan and when considering the tremendous praise this movie has already received from critics, it's an easy 9.5/10 for me. [emoji106]


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So glad to hear when others enjoy this movie, getting very tired of hearing hate.

rushmore223
02-25-2016, 07:12 PM
Watched Mission Impossible Rogue Nation again. Enjoyed it again. I shall give it an 8.

Sounds very proper, you just elevated the IQ of the forum.

I will follow suit...


I hath decreed The Good Dinosaur, whilst enjoyable to be substandard to Pixar's oeuvre.

Except Cars and Cars 2, which really suck.

bboy
02-25-2016, 07:14 PM
Sleep Tight (2011)

8.5/10

Extremely creepy Spanish thriller about a doorman who gets a little too close to one of the tenants in the building. The movie is tense from beginning to end and delivers on the premise fully. The film does not fire on all cylinders in terms of horror but it will creep anyone out for sure. It never drags on and the pacing is perfect. Check it out if you like good horror/thrillers. Also its good for those who aren't looking for tons of gore and boobs, a more subtle horror film.

I Am Toys
02-25-2016, 07:42 PM
So glad to hear when others enjoy this movie, getting very tired of hearing hate.
Yeah man, one of the best horror movies I've seen in a while.



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rushmore223
02-25-2016, 07:45 PM
Yeah man, one of the best horror movies I've seen in a while.



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I'm literally dying to see this movie.

I Am Toys
02-25-2016, 07:52 PM
I'm literally dying to see this movie.

If you're looking for something different, you will love it. Read my quick mostly spoiler free review above. It'll prep you. Lol.


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wanderlai
02-25-2016, 07:58 PM
The Witch was good. If you can put yourself in that period of time it is truly haunting.

For any horror fan check out Goodnight Mommy if you don't mind subtitles. I thought it was pretty good.

Lejuan
02-25-2016, 08:06 PM
Sounds very proper, you just elevated the IQ of the forum.

I will follow suit...


I hath decreed The Good Dinosaur, whilst enjoyable to be substandard to Pixar's oeuvre.

Except Cars and Cars 2, which really suck.

Not so fast. A-dev's use of 'shall' implies a future tense. In other words, he has not yet awarded a score of 8, but intends to do so at some time in the future. This denotes, I'm afraid, a contemptible lack of commitment on his part.

In your own post, you apply 'hath' as a past-participle, where its proper use is in the third person singular present tense.

Lejuan
02-25-2016, 08:11 PM
I'm literally dying to see this movie.

Oh dear, I just happened upon this exasperating application of 'literally' as an intensifier. Clearly anyone who is alive can be said to be dying - but unless you are facing imminent death, then an alternative pairing should be considered.

rushmore223
02-25-2016, 08:14 PM
Not so fast. A-dev's use of 'shall' implies a future tense. In other words, he has not yet awarded a score of 8, but intends to do so at some time in the future. This denotes, I'm afraid, a contemptible lack of commitment on his part.

In your own post, you apply 'hath' as a past-participle, where its proper use is in the third person singular present tense.

Considering he has a Terminator Avatar, it is appropriate, time is meaningless to someone like him.

You caught me! I'm a sham ;)

rushmore223
02-25-2016, 08:15 PM
Oh dear, I just happened upon this exasperating application of 'literally' as an intensifier. Clearly anyone who is alive can be said to be dying - but unless you are facing imminent death, then an alternative pairing should be considered.

:lol :lol :lol

I will be attending a remedial English class, unless I die, then :pfft:

I Am Toys
02-25-2016, 08:26 PM
Oh dear, I just happened upon this exasperating application of 'literally' as an intensifier. Clearly anyone who is alive can be said to be dying - but unless you are facing imminent death, then an alternative pairing should be considered.

This short paragraph is wonderful. Lol.


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I Am Toys
02-25-2016, 08:28 PM
The Witch was good. If you can put yourself in that period of time it is truly haunting.

For any horror fan check out Goodnight Mommy if you don't mind subtitles. I thought it was pretty good.

I really want to see that movie. It's been on my list for quite some time. Heard it was amazing.


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a-dev
02-25-2016, 08:50 PM
Considering he has a Terminator Avatar, it is appropriate, time is meaningless to someone like him.


Then just what will you mean by that? You had better thought twice about casting such aspersions or else I reported you to Khev!

rushmore223
02-25-2016, 08:53 PM
Then just what will you mean by that? You had better thought twice about casting such aspersions or else I reported you to Khev!

:lol

This is making my head hurt.

Lejuan
02-25-2016, 09:04 PM
:lol :lol :lol

I will be attending a remedial English class, unless I die, then :pfft:

Nah. Common usage will make everything correct soon enough :monkey2


This short paragraph is wonderful. Lol.



Thank you! My pedantry often goes unremarked or unappreciated

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GasparZizou
02-25-2016, 09:56 PM
Dude, this is a PG-13 forum, why are you posting topless Lena Dunham? Not cool.

rushmore223
02-25-2016, 10:25 PM
Dude, this is a PG-13 forum, why are you posting topless Lena Dunham? Not cool.

:rotfl

Nah, that kids better looking, but not by much.

Lejuan
02-25-2016, 10:40 PM
Dude, this is a PG-13 forum, why are you posting topless Lena Dunham? Not cool.

I keep hearing people complaining about Lena Dunham, but I just had to google her. We Aussies only buy your top-shelf material :lol

VintijDroidGutzz
02-26-2016, 12:50 AM
Not so fast. A-dev's use of 'shall' implies a future tense. In other words, he has not yet awarded a score of 8, but intends to do so at some time in the future. This denotes, I'm afraid, a contemptible lack of commitment on his part.

In your own post, you apply 'hath' as a past-participle, where its proper use is in the third person singular present tense.
:lol

You need to go pick a barney with Pixelpiper now.

Mad Old Lu
02-26-2016, 02:23 PM
Nightcrawler: 6.5/10

It was okay. A good character study and Gyllenhall played him very well. It was also an interesting look at those freelance camera men for the news (if there was any truth to any of it), and Bill Paxton was great as a rival camera man.

GasparZizou
02-26-2016, 02:31 PM
It was also an interesting look at those freelance camera men for the news (if there was any truth to any of it)
It is, at least here in Mexico there's a whole profession dedicated to capture gore footage and pics for sensationalist tabloids.

cmiller99
02-26-2016, 02:52 PM
It's a real industry. Hard to believe for those who don't know about it, but true.

Mad Old Lu
02-26-2016, 02:52 PM
It is, at least here in Mexico there's a whole profession dedicated to capture gore footage and pics for sensationalist tabloids.


It's a real industry. Hard to believe for those who don't know about it, but true.

Interesting. Thanks!

YoNoSe
02-26-2016, 03:35 PM
unless you are facing imminent death, then an alternative pairing should be considered.

If I had a nickel for every girl who fed me that line. :rolleyes2

CallMeTheDoctor
02-26-2016, 03:42 PM
The Amazing Spider-Man 2: 92/100

I really don't see what is so bad about this film that everyone ****s on it.

Yeah sure Max Dillion is kind of a *****, and his portrayal for the film is made to look like a *****. I'll also admit that Rhino was made to ****. I like the Ultimate design, but again, I myself would never want to cast a Giammati as Rhino. Just doesn't make sense tbh.

I get it's a whole love story, but jeez, when is there a Spidey comic that IS NOT based on his love life. Everything is based off of it. And if that doesn't happen, it manages to incorporate Aunt May.

I love the costume, has to be the best live-action costume to date. The logo is meh, but I didn't say perfect, just the best version.

I love the dynamic chemistry between Garfield and Stone, and honestly Garfield and Dehaan aren't bad as buddies.

Shame to see Cooper be wasted quickly as Norman; but I'm sure Sony was going somewhere with it, guess we'll never know.

I like the idea of a hybrid Goblin, seems a bit more realistic, but it's comic films; you can't get too realistic unless you are Nolan.

Overall, fun film and is easily considered the best Spider-Man IMO. Very emotional, and just superb action. The effects will certainly be outdated, and can seem a bit much, but I see this as merely an entertainment film -- like every other CBM.

RIDDICK
02-26-2016, 03:53 PM
I really don't see what is so bad about this film
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VintijDroidGutzz
02-26-2016, 04:34 PM
I think CallMeTheDoctor.. needs a doctor. :lol

CallMeTheDoctor
02-26-2016, 04:46 PM
Sigh...Same ol' responses.

Was the Matilda a reference to the casting of Embeth Davidtz? :wink1:

RIDDICK
02-26-2016, 08:19 PM
Skullduggery - wtf/10

Khev
02-27-2016, 12:47 AM
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (Netflix Original): 6.5/10

Not nearly as elegant or artistic as the original but still very engaging and overall a worthy sequel IMO.

RIDDICK
02-27-2016, 05:36 AM
All these talks about RoboCop made me want to rewatch...

Prime Directives:
Dark Justice ----- 9/10
Meltdown ------- 7/10
Resurrection ---- 6/10
Crash and Burn - 5/10

Road Blaster
02-27-2016, 07:17 AM
Wishmaster - 6/10

Snake Plissken
02-27-2016, 01:29 PM
Deadpool - 8/10

rushmore223
02-27-2016, 02:27 PM
The Witch - 9/10

Let me start off by saying that this movie is not for everyone, I myself felt inclined to walk out after a rather disturbing scene in the early part of the film. It will also not effect everyone the same way, I think being a parent makes me more susceptible to its style of dread, which is exactly what permeates this film, unceasingly. The movie is a slow burn, the family's isolation serves to amplify the horror the family is going through, being ripped apart by forces both external and internal. It isn't something that is really left to interpretation, the supernatural forces at work are real in the context of the film, and the environment and mundane things like wild animals and domesticated animals are used to eerie effect. If you live in an isolated, wooded area, this movie may make you long for the suburbs. There were times where the accents coupled with the use of old English made some of the dialogue difficult to discern, but it doesn't get in the way of the story, you know what's going on even if you can't always hear clearly what is being said.

The movie is shot beautifully in a banal, muted way. the acting is flawless, and really, there are no real flaws in the film.

I think many will find the ending a let down, as there will be no Coomeuppance or happy resolution. The movie pulls no punches, it can be a hard one for many to watch, but it is very, very good and probably the most wholly original film i have seen in years and I look forward to seeing what this Director does next.

RIDDICK
02-27-2016, 02:36 PM
Oblivion - 5/10

First viewing, didn't know anything about it.

The Clown Prince of Crime
02-27-2016, 02:37 PM
Oblivion - 5/10

First viewing, didn't know anything about it.

Have you see Deadpool?

RIDDICK
02-27-2016, 02:51 PM
Not yet, been waitin' for a dubless viewing. Next week.

higgins1989
02-27-2016, 03:42 PM
The Island 8/10

I've seen it before and the acting is good and the effects are unique and really capture a not too distant future. Surprising that Michael Bay actually produced something good.

xipotec
02-27-2016, 03:45 PM
Jurassic Park 3
3/10

RIDDICK
02-27-2016, 07:27 PM
After a blegh Oblivion felt the need to rewatch MOON.

8/10

I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 08:25 PM
The Witch - 9/10

Let me start off by saying that this movie is not for everyone

Yeah it's definitely not. I think a lot of people went into this movie not fully understanding what to expect or what it was about. I love art house horror films and this movie was damn amazing. I also have kids. Lol. However I would've loved it either way.



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karamazov80
02-27-2016, 09:06 PM
Moonrise Kingdom: 7/10

Not the best Wes Anderson film, but a good one. Follows some common themes for him of precocious kids doing things real kids would never do, dead pets, a fixation on bureaucracy, conflicts with authority and parents, etc. Movie didn't speak to me like, say, Royal Tanenbaums did, but it's always a nice palate cleanser watching his films. They are so precise and well made, across the board.

Khev
02-27-2016, 09:10 PM
The Witch (2016) - 8/10

Oh man, when this one ended half the theater spontaneously exclaimed "What the ****!" and "That was the worst ****ing thing I've ever seen!" which caused everyone else to laugh, me included. This is definitely a movie to see with a crowd, the response at the end was just too priceless. On the one hand I couldn't blame the people for being upset so I found their vocal feedback amusing even if I didn't agree with them.

This is NOT a traditional "deal with the scary thing in the woods movie." It's definitely a straight up ghost story and a hell of a one at that. Great tone (I really felt an almost palpable sense of dread throughout,) a terrific score and solid performances from the cast all around. The ending is a doozy all right and it's certainly one that won't be embraced by everybody.

Khev
02-27-2016, 09:14 PM
The Witch - 9/10

Let me start off by saying that this movie is not for everyone, I myself felt inclined to walk out after a rather disturbing scene in the early part of the film. It will also not effect everyone the same way, I think being a parent makes me more susceptible to its style of dread, which is exactly what permeates this film, unceasingly. The movie is a slow burn, the family's isolation serves to amplify the horror the family is going through, being ripped apart by forces both external and internal. It isn't something that is really left to interpretation, the supernatural forces at work are real in the context of the film, and the environment and mundane things like wild animals and domesticated animals are used to eerie effect. If you live in an isolated, wooded area, this movie may make you long for the suburbs. There were times where the accents coupled with the use of old English made some of the dialogue difficult to discern, but it doesn't get in the way of the story, you know what's going on even if you can't always hear clearly what is being said.

The movie is shot beautifully in a banal, muted way. the acting is flawless, and really, there are no real flaws in the film.

I think many will find the ending a let down, as there will be no Coomeuppance or happy resolution. The movie pulls no punches, it can be a hard one for many to watch, but it is very, very good and probably the most wholly original film i have seen in years and I look forward to seeing what this Director does next.

Wow, my thoughts almost exactly echoed yours. I actually looked away during that scene toward the beginning that you mentioned, something I rarely need to do.

I thought this movie was a fascinating account of

what many people in that time and place genuinely dreaded, presenting it all as if those fears were very much grounded in reality, with regard to both the external damage such forces could cause as well as the discord and confusion such beings could create within. It was so organic how the external damage caused inner conflict, the inner conflict gave birth to infighting and imprisonment which allowed the dark being to use his enticements as the gateway to freedom from the very judgment and imprisonment that HE perpetuated. *shudder*

kryptonianmutie
02-27-2016, 09:15 PM
I also have kids. Lol. However I would've loved it either way.

So you're saying if you have kids this might not be a movie you want to watch?

karamazov80
02-27-2016, 09:18 PM
I went to see Witch, but walked out after about 10 minutes. Too much like a Wayans Brothers parody horror movie.

I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 09:25 PM
^
So that's why it has a 90% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Lol.


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I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 09:29 PM
So you're saying if you have kids this might not be a movie you want to watch?

Not necessarily. There's a scene in the beginning that might tweak you a bit especially if you have a newborn. It's a must watch regardless. Just don't go into this movie thinking it's a jump scare or gore film. Just recognize that this movie will be different. You should enjoy it especially if you're an avid whorrorfan such as me.


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Khev
02-27-2016, 09:32 PM
I went to see Witch, but walked out after about 10 minutes. Too much like a Wayans Brothers parody horror movie.

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But just for the record after The Witch I went ahead and theater hopped and watched most of the end of Deadpool. I started with the montage of him killing people while asking for Francis' location and watched it all the way to the end. I wanted to like it. DP looked cool and he made a cool dynamic with Colossus and the fire chick. But it was just okay. Had potential, didn't live up to it.

I did chuckle at a couple parts like when I saw the first part of the movie but when it was done I shrugged, left, and immediately began pondering The Witch again.

Patriot666
02-27-2016, 09:40 PM
Specter- 4.8/10


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GasparZizou
02-27-2016, 09:43 PM
^
So that's why it has a 90% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Lol.

2015+1.
Still trusting RT.

When will they learn?

I keep hearing good things about the VVitch doe.

I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 09:47 PM
2015+1.
Still trusting RT.

When will they learn?

I keep hearing good things about the VVitch doe.

It was awesome brother. One of my friends said that he never thought he would see the day when certain horror movies would become smarter than a portion of their fan base. Lol. However it's the art house horror movies that are really doing something different these days and I love it.


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kryptonianmutie
02-27-2016, 09:47 PM
Not necessarily. There's a scene in the beginning that might tweak you a bit especially if you have a newborn.

****. My wife is looking like she might pop any day now so I think I'll skip it.


It's a must watch regardless. Just don't go into this movie thinking it's a jump scare or gore film. Just recognize that this movie will be different. You should enjoy it especially if you're an avid whorrorfan such as me.

I used to be a fan, but not so much these days. The wife's not a fan and I don't go to the theaters so I end up watching them alone, and that's just too creepy.

I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 09:49 PM
****. My wife is looking like she might pop any day now so I think I'll skip it.

That's probably a good idea. Lol.


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GasparZizou
02-27-2016, 09:52 PM
It was awesome brother. One of my friends said that he never thought he would see the day when certain horror movies would become smarter than a portion of their fan base. Lol. However it's the art house horror movies that are really doing something different these days and I love it.
Would you say it was better than Goodnight Mommy and the Babadock? Cause I thought those 2 were a tad overrated and boring. I didn't hate them but they weren't all that hard to figure out.

Not that I enjoy jump scares or anything.

I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 09:57 PM
Would you say it was better than Goodnight Mommy and the Babadock? Cause I thought those 2 were a tad overrated and boring. I didn't hate them but they weren't all that hard to figure out.

Not that I enjoy jump scares or anything.

I thought it was definitely better than It Follows and the Babadook, of which both I liked, however I like all kinds of horror movies, including the ones that are slow burn. I haven't seen Goodnight Mommy yet. But, The Witch is definitely a slow burn horror film. So if that might piss you off, you may not like this movie. But then again, I have friends that hate slowburn horror films, that actually did like this movie though just because it was haunting and disturbing as $@!* Lol. And there are definitely many scenes that are a big payoff.


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GasparZizou
02-27-2016, 10:11 PM
I thought it was definitely better than It Follows and the Babadook, of which both I liked, however I like all kinds of horror movies, including the ones that are slow burn. I haven't seen Goodnight Mommy yet. But, The Witch is definitely a slow burn horror film. So if that might piss you off, you may not like this movie. But then again, I have friends that hate slowburn horror films, that actually did like this movie though just because it was haunting and disturbing as $@!* Lol. And there are definitely many scenes that are a big payoff.


Definitely like slow burn, just didn't think the Babadock was all that great, I really liked It Follows though.

Can't wait to see this one then.

I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 10:17 PM
Definitely like slow burn, just didn't think the Babadock was all that great, I really liked It Follows though.

Can't wait to see this one then.

I don't think you'll be disappointed. Even though I lliked The Babadook, it did fall a little short for me too.


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karamazov80
02-27-2016, 10:18 PM
Seriously though, I'll see the Witch when it comes on Redbox. I thought Babadook was a bit lackluster, but thought It Follows was terrific.

GasparZizou
02-27-2016, 10:26 PM
I don't think you'll be disappointed. Even though I lliked The Babadook, it did fall a little short for me too.

Cool :duff: plus, photography looks pretty.

I Am Toys
02-27-2016, 10:28 PM
Cool :duff: plus, photography looks pretty.

One of, if not the best period piece horror film I've ever seen.


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Khev
02-27-2016, 10:36 PM
It beat the **** out of The Village, that's for sure. :lol

GasparZizou
02-27-2016, 10:47 PM
It beat the **** out of The Village, that's for sure. :lol

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