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Inside Out



The smartest, most enjoyable movie of the year so far. Up there with Pixar's best work.


....go on.



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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

Who would have guessed that Stanley Kramer had such an incredible sense of humour? I don't usually like comedies but this one is definitely one of the best I've ever seen, definitely better than those made nowadays. All the cast is great but this is about genious writing and cinematography! The soundtrack is also really funny, in a cartoonish kind of way! A honourable entry to my 60's list!

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Think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?
Very glad to hear you enjoyed it, neiba, Mad, mad, etc, etc is a fav of mine from childhood.

Rembrandt 1936
I've always love Charles Laughton. Mutiny on the Bounty, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Captain Kidd, and so many others, I now add this movie to that special list of his movies.


A Royal Scandal 1945
It was the little quips that danced about through this that really made the movie for me.



Get on Up (2014)

This autobiography of James Brown, starring a fantastic Chadwick Boseman in the lead, goes back and forth in time, but is never tedious for doing so, and in fact requires your rapt attention for doing so. The supporting cast was excellent, with Nelsan Ellis excellent as James' best friend and band member, Bobby Byrd; Octavia Spencer as his aunt; Viola Davis as his mother; and Dan Aykroyd excelling as his long-time manager Ben Bart. Usually, it's hard for me to see Aykroyd in a movie and not think of him as reprising a SNL character but he was far from that in this one. But this is about James and his music and Boseman and the director cover that well. Recommended.



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Furious 7, 3.8/5. Not the best in the series, but still great nonetheless. The tribute to Paul Walker at the end was also a nice touch. I have to say some of the lines and actions were a bit cheesy, like Dom's line about the street winning, and The Rock's character ripping off his cast and then handling a mini-gun was also pretty stupid, but all in all, I liked it enough. I'd say 5 and 6 were both better, but this wasn't the worst action movie I've seen even this year, so it gets a pass. It should have been better than it was though.



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Monkey Business (USA, 1952, Howard Hawks) -


A light comedy which has its moments but is pretty silly most of the time.
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Care for some gopher?
Creature from the Black Lagoon (USA, 1954, Jack Arnold) -


A nice and charming creature feature.



Master of My Domain
Jurassic World (2015)



You know there's a problem when 4 CGI raptors are more interesting than the human characters. Despite that, pretty fun and slightly better than expected.






it was a good laugh but, I won't watch it again.
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Inside Out
(2015, USA)
Directed by Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen
6/10




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Seconds - 6/10 (could have been a 10 though)



I just finished "Seconds". I think the theme was great, but I felt the film was flawed in that it had a lot of holes. It was only 90 minutes long, and I felt the script and the scenes concentrated on things outside of the theme. For instance, the Hollywood Production Code was coming to an end. The film used way too much time on the first part. 1966 was probably the first I saw a woman entirely nude on film, and people like seeing it, but it shouldn't be a substitute for quality. That scene could have been 10 seconds, not 10 minutes. It finally did pick up when Hudson goes to see his "wife" - we learn more about him, yet, we learn that she knew hardly anything about him. I think it would have been better to maybe go back and add ten minutes to the beginning... Concentrating on the philosophical aspects of the theme, instead of the terror, questions unanswered, focusing on what's important in life, how a new life and success doesn't necessarily mean a better life. How we might appreciate things, especially our life until we don't have it. Maybe dreaming is the best part of life? Maybe once you have everything you thought you want you were either wrong, or you have an empty feeling as there is nowhere to go from there, like "What now?"





While We're Young 2015

Adam Driver is hot right now and he's fairly entertaining. But nothing else about this little mid-life crisis film left an impression on me.

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Daredevil 2015

After binge watching it over two days it certainly felt like I was watching an incredibly long movie.

I had very low expectations after Marvel's other small screen outings but Daredevil is something different entirely. High production values, excellent cast and unexpected plot twists.




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Quien sabe? a.k.a. A Bullet for the general (1966)




At least 4 spaghetti western will definitely make my 60's list and I wanted to watch a last one before I send my list in. A Bullet for the General is a very solid one, but not particularly memorable. The story is enjoyable and it never feels too long, due to a very good pacing. However, it's equal to dozens of other westerns... The last 30 minutes are quite good though. Gian Maria Volonté and Klaus Kinski are 2 actors I enjoy very much so it was good to see them here. Bacalov is also a composer who I like very much, though he's not Morricone, and his soundtrack here has some very good moments.
A good film overall, though not worthy to make the Top movies of the decade.