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Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
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Short Term 12 (2013)

It took me a while to see this due to some of the issues they covered. But it was worth it in the end.

Grace (Brie Larson) is the lead counselor at a group home for...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
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Had some plans to start my YouTube channel...but I think I'm having some issues of nerves. I do have a logo now and everything's set...all I have to do is record.

List of films I'm going to get...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
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Mank (2020)
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I thought the film looked and sounded like old...

I thought the film looked and sounded like old school Hollywood. Although it doesn't skimp on the dark side of Tinseltown, I felt like the film had some wonderful moments such as the stroll through...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
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2021 Film Challenge
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Newest Update (In Blue...seen it; In Black...plan...

Newest Update (In Blue...seen it; In Black...plan on seeing it):
Edited as of April 8 (E.I.P):


A. Get lost in the movement:
[Watch one film belonging to each of the following cinematic...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-30-21
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She Goes to War (1929) I can appreciate the...

She Goes to War (1929)

I can appreciate the sentiments of this film that try to prove that women can handle combat just as well as men. The story of a spoiled woman who comes to take the place of...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-23-21
Replies: 26
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Back tomorrow with not one, but two films to add to my list for this year.

Both made the 2021 challenge, but only one of them is good.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-23-21
Replies: 508
Jinn's 100 Films of the 2010s
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I see that you were a fan of Meek's Cutoff and The Ballad of Buster Scraggs and their deconstruction of the Western. What are your thoughts of Slow West?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-21-21
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Jinn's 100 Films of the 2010s
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73. Frances Ha---It might have been me you clapped back on this one. But then again, I have a low tolerance for rich people problems. It's a shame, really, because I thought Gertwig was fine. As...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-20-21
Replies: 508
Jinn's 100 Films of the 2010s
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More thoughts on the films I've seen on the list:

78. The Ghost Writer does work as a first rate mystery with Ewan McGregor’s writer trying to figure out what the former Prime Minister Pierce...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-19-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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Indeed, I have. Jack has what I think is a can't...

Indeed, I have. Jack has what I think is a can't miss charismatic quality that keeps your eyes on the screen. And Ben Mendelsohn is pretty darned good as well.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-19-21
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Jinn's 100 Films of the 2010s
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Takes on others on your list: 97. I Am the...

Takes on others on your list:

97. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House---Although I agree that Oz Perkins can be good with the dollops of atmospheric horror, ultimately I prefer films...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-19-21
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Jinn's 100 Films of the 2010s
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They did kind of make it two decades earlier. ...

They did kind of make it two decades earlier. Too bad it was in service of late-stage Dr. Who which had slid from its heady Jon Pertwee/Tom Baker days to that of Sylvester McCoy...the serial is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-19-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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One goal I had heading into this list was to...

One goal I had heading into this list was to catch up with some of the titles that I missed on my school's Cinema International...films like Shoplifters, 4 Months, 3 Days and 2 Nights, and even '71...
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-18-21
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Glad you enjoyed those films, Thief. I've come around some on Back to Bosnia which I found underwhelming at first, but thought about it and it did go up.

Why bring this up now? Because I got a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-14-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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I'll definitely keep Harper and Cat on a Hot Tin...

I'll definitely keep Harper and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in mind. And thanks for pointing out about the Verdict needing two viewings.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-14-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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I've been meaning to see 4 Months, Three Weeks...

I've been meaning to see 4 Months, Three Weeks and Two Days for a long time now. What did you think of it?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-14-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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I have not seen The Hustler. Would love to add...

I have not seen The Hustler. Would love to add The Sting and Butch Cassidy personally.

I think availability is going to be a key in making sure I see the list through or if I need to make...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-12-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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Thanks. With Scorsese, I'm trying to get as...

Thanks.

With Scorsese, I'm trying to get as good a grasp on him as I can. Like some, I've heard of his reputation as a director of mob films. But I'm hoping in particular to be able to see some...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-08-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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An update...titles I've seen are in blue. Titles...

An update...titles I've seen are in blue. Titles I plan on seeing are in red. A couple that are re-watches will be in bold. Those I'm unsure about will be italicized.

Edited as of April 1 (no...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-08-21
Replies: 224
2021 Film Challenge
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GGs.:eek:

GGs.:eek:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-05-21
Replies: 30
Why are modern romantic comedies so bad?
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I think a lot of this comes down to bad writing. These days, it's all about trying to save the cat and not nearly enough about creating memorable characters that you're rooting to find love. And...
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-04-21
Replies: 26
Apex Predator's Reviews
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Welcome to Pine Lake (2020)

Seen previews for this documentary for a while now. When I found it on YouTube, I had to give it a go.

Pine Lake is a sleepy little town outside of Atlanta,...
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-02-21
Replies: 26
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La Souriante Madame Beudet (The Smiling Madam Beudet) (1923)

A woman is stuck in a loveless marriage to an obnoxious man given to chortling and pretending to commit suicide by gun (as a joke). ...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-02-21
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
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It is. There's a wide mix from respectable to...

It is. There's a wide mix from respectable to the stuff that Vudu won't tell others about.

There are ads, but they aren't obnoxious unlike some competitors (Crackle comes to mind).
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-31-21
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The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
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In there, I see my number 17, The Conversation. ...

In there, I see my number 17, The Conversation.

Gene Hackman is superb as Harry Caul, a man who keeps to himself while working his job as a surveillance expert. What follows on this assignment...