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I found it to be okay. Doesn't exactly validate its existence but on its own merits it's reasonably watchable. I found Emma Watson to work well with the role, but a few of her musical segments sounded blatantly autotuned.
Mar 18, 2017 4:23 AM
I was mildly intrigued by the Comic Con trailer, but every trailer after that has been staggeringly terrible. I'll consider seeing it but I have very little optimism.
Mar 9, 2017 6:38 AM
I've seen a pitiful amount.

From immediate reflection:

12 Years a Slave
Argo (Albeit a bit too long ago to judge properly)
No Country For Old Men
The Return of the King
A Beautiful Mind
Forrest Gump (Too long ago to judge properly)
Schindler's List
Lawrence of Arabia

I also technically saw Titanic and The Godfather, but those were TV edits. Can't really count them in that regard.
Feb 19, 2017 4:10 AM
Sorcerer Supreme Nameless
Janson Jinnistan
Sorcerer Supreme NamelessI sympathize with Gavin Hood as I quite liked Tsotsi, a distinctly non-mayo movie. South African mayo tends to have some zing and tang to it. I feel like he was chewed up by a particularly shit period in Hollywood

I feel like I could say the same for Mangold, as his early films like Heavy and Copland are pretty great, and he can occasionally churn out a 3:10 To Yuma or the last Wolverine film that reasserts his skill. ?But, yes, that involves stepping over such piles like Walk The Line, Identity and Knight And Day to get there. ?Hollywood is a frequent abuser of otherwise talented indies. ?But I acknowledge that Mangold does still have talent.

Have you seen Eye in the Sky by Hood? That looked interesting

I found it to be an effective war thriller. Drone warfare is hardly looked at in the modern war genre, so it's refreshing to see it tackled even as it generally follows the path one might expect. Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman in particular are great.
Feb 19, 2017 4:02 AM
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]13 movies that have a scene in a cave[/font]

[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]1. Cave Dwellers[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]2. Romancing the Stone[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]3. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring[/font]
4. Caveman
5. Demonwarp
6. Dragonslayer
7. Monsters Inc.
Feb 9, 2017 5:02 AM
I have A Hard Days Night and I blind bought The Seventh Seal, which I still need to see. I'm trying to rent them so I can see them without having to fork over $25 or more.
Feb 9, 2017 4:55 AM
I've been frequenting The Ecstasy of Gold by Ennio Morricone recently. Sadly, I have yet to watch the Dollars trilogy. Might try to catch Yojimbo first.
Jan 24, 2017 5:23 AM
This trailer wasn't as good as the first trailer, and I can't say I'm not disappointed by the tonal departure form the more subdued, dramatically weighty approach the first trailer hinted at. That said, the Neo-Western feel the film seems to have still helps it stand apart from its likely competition, making this possibly the most interesting comic book film to come out in the last two years.
Jan 24, 2017 5:21 AM
Title sounds a bit like a fan film, but it'll be easy to overlook if the final product is enjoyable while not copy-pasting Empire (this coming from someone who enjoyed The Force Awakens).
Jan 24, 2017 5:16 AM
This trailer has probably made me more optimistic for this movie than I've felt for any superhero movie after 2014.
Oct 25, 2016 3:44 AM
I too remain somewhat leery of the Han Solo movie's existence, but the casting choice is solid.
Oct 25, 2016 3:42 AM
I feel ashamed that Green Room and Zootopia are the only movies I've seen on the list.
Oct 9, 2016 2:28 AM
Janson JinnistanIt is such bullshit to play this off as some kind of media hit job on Trump. ?Stop that.

Is this a claim from Hannity or someone else?
Oct 9, 2016 1:58 AM
Next month is sure taking its sweet time.
Oct 8, 2016 10:22 PM
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]13 films that would be significantly improved with a different lead actor[/font]

[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]1. Billy Madison[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]2. The Matrix[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]3. Stone Cold[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]4. A Civil Action[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]5. The Wicker Man (The remake)[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]6. xXx: State of the Union[/font]
[font="Source Sans Pro","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]7. Cutthroat Island[/font]
8. Avatar
9. Speed 2
10. Daredevil
11. Man of Steel
Sep 11, 2016 6:01 AM
Anyone have any information on whether the 90 minute version will get a theatrical release?
Sep 11, 2016 5:57 AM
Still haven't found it anywhere on DVD or streaming services/10

I would like to see it, though.
Sep 11, 2016 5:56 AM
Hunt for the Wilderpeople: A-

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (rewatch): B-
Sep 11, 2016 5:52 AM
MKSIf you're going to be offensive, be funny. This isn't funny.

In fact, I'm mostly offended by how unfunny it is.

Entirely, even.

Sep 11, 2016 5:51 AM