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Forum: Games and Tabs 02-22-20
Replies: 27,166
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Movie Tab II

Preparing for my directorial debut in May, I decided to revisit the films of my greatest influence:

Blazing Saddles - Mel Brooks' most scathing film, a relentless satire on racism and Western...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 01-14-20
Replies: 175
Poll: Oscar's Best Picture 2020
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Oscar's Best Picture 2020

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will win, I'd say. With Tarantino possibly retiring soon (in a recent interview he said that it feels like his last movie), they'll want to give him best picture not...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 01-14-20
Replies: 30
Quentin Tarantino doing Star Trek - Great idea or what the ****?
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Quentin Tarantino doing Star Trek - Great idea or what the ****?

I'm glad he's not doing it. I love Tarantino and I love Star Trek, but the two should never go together. Tarantino talks out of his @$$ a lot of the time anyways. He never was going to make Kill...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 01-07-20
Replies: 3
The New Mutants
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: The New Mutants

I'm looking forward to seeing it. I'm a fan of the X-Men flicks, without them we wouldn't have any of the Marvel movies, really. Maybe it'll be good and surprise everyone, you know? Rumor has it...
Forum: Games and Tabs 12-28-19
Replies: 27,166
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Movie Tab II

Uncut Gems - Adam Sandler plays a Jewish diamond merchant who has a serious gambling problem, owes money to some very bad people, and who is just a giant schmuck all around in this intense, anxiety...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 10-21-19
Replies: 358
Joker origin Movie
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Joker origin Movie

I loved Joker. It's a movie for our times. It has a lot to say about the way mentally ill people are treated in society, the lack of civility and compassion in the world, how the media elevates...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 09-03-19
Replies: 18
Jojo Rabbit
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Jojo Rabbit

This movie looks nuts and I'm kind of there for it. Taika Waititi has made some excellent films, and I'm loving how fearless this one looks.
Forum: Games and Tabs 09-03-19
Replies: 27,166
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Movie Tab II

Ouija - A "by the numbers" horror flick for easily scared teens. Jump scares galore but no sense of dread. The sequel proves it could have been so much more. 1

Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse -...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 08-04-19
Replies: 35
Official "Weird Al" Yankovic Thread
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Official "Weird Al" Yankovic Thread

Saw him in Boston a few weeks back, the Strings Attached tour. My wife got the tickets for me from a friend who couldn't go, and we had excellent seats. It was incredibly hot the day of the concert,...
Replies: 3,839
Important: Television Tab
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Television Tab

It's Saturday night, that means it's time for Svengoolie! I don't know if I've talked about the show before, but it's one of my favorites. A total throwback to the horror hosts of the 60's and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-24-19
Replies: 17
Worst film with a $200 milion budget or more?
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Worst film with a $200 milion budget or more?

I'm torn between Battleship (which was just bad) and Batman V Superman (because that could have been such a good movie if the people who made it actually cared about the characters they were...
Replies: 43
'Get to know others' thread
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: 'Get to know others' thread

01. Name? Shawn
02. Where are you from? The great state of Massachusetts
03. Profession? freelance graphic design
04. Any famous celeb you share your birthday with? Billy Barty
05. 3 favorite...
Replies: 5
Batwoman series
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Batwoman series

I'm not a fan of the actress, and I'm not really a fan of the character, so I doubt I'll watch, but I'm sure it'll be high quality, being from the makers of The Flash and Arrow.

I wish they'd make...
Replies: 2
The Tick (2016)
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: The Tick (2016)

There was also a short lived Tick comic book series by creator Ben Edlund back in the 1980's. It was plagued by missed deadlines and sometimes went years without an issue before finally ending, then...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 05-08-19
Replies: 44
Sonic The Hedgehog Movie
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Sonic The Hedgehog Movie

And the studio is going to go back and change Sonic's look. That's an awful lot of work for a video game movie that has like zero chance of being good, but there you go.
Replies: 1,420
🌟 Star Trek, TOS 🌟
Posted By Monkeypunch
James Doohan is probably my favorite Star Trek...

James Doohan is probably my favorite Star Trek cast member. He was originally slated to be one of the three main characters, but Deforest Kelley had more chemistry with William Shatner and Leonard...
Forum: Games and Tabs 04-25-19
Replies: 27,166
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Movie Tab II

Pet Sematary (2019) - I could write a full review of this one, and I probably will eventually. The new version of Stephen King's most horrific novel is dark, twisted, cruel, and provocative. I feel...
Replies: 32
Hundreds dead in explosions in Sri Lankan churches and hotels
Posted By Monkeypunch
Really? This is your takeaway from a horrific...

Really? This is your takeaway from a horrific attack. The Boogeymen (boogeypeople?) of the modern Republican voter didn't say "Christians."

This partisan BS gets worse all the time.
Forum: Games and Tabs 03-28-19
Replies: 493
Female Association
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Female Association

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Forum: Movie Reviews 03-28-19
Replies: 44
Captain Marvel
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Captain Marvel

I loved it. Loved the 1990's details, loved the humor, the tie ins with Guardians of the Galaxy, the soundtrack, the score,even have a bit of a movie crush on Brie Larson now. :D

I don't see how...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-19-19
Replies: 68
When do you think superhero films will die?
Posted By Monkeypunch
Hopefully never. I love going to see Marvel...

Hopefully never. I love going to see Marvel Studios' flicks. I can enjoy them with my wife, and I can enjoy them with my little seven year old nephew. They're fun ways to spend two hours at the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-26-19
Replies: 67
Why is Hollywood making much more movies about racism in the US lately
Posted By Monkeypunch
Ummm, far-right conservatives collectively sh*t...

Ummm, far-right conservatives collectively sh*t their pants that there was a black president, and proceeded to act like the townspeople in Blazing Saddles for eight years. Donald Trump, as well as...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-14-19
Replies: 67
Why is Hollywood making much more movies about racism in the US lately
Posted By Monkeypunch
People got really racist during Obama's two...

People got really racist during Obama's two terms. Let's not kid ourselves.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-14-19
Replies: 62,068
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

Dune (directed by David Lynch) - Okay, I'm totally torn on this movie. I love it because it's nostalgic for me, I remember watching it as a teen and loving it, but after reading the novel, it's...
Replies: 3,839
Important: Television Tab
Posted By Monkeypunch
Re: Television Tab

The Passage - A scientist accidentally creates a new species of telepathic vampires while trying to cure an Avian Flu epidemic. So that went well. A 10 year old girl may hold the key to a cure, but...