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Old 08-19-2006, 05:27 AM   #1561
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It probably was obvious, but it still creeped me out, quite a bit.

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The whole idea that she and the daughter thought they were safely returning home, yet were still unable to reconnect with the husband was better than I was expecting...I pretty much expected a typical horror movie "jump-out-and-scare-the-audience" ending, not one that was more subdued and quiet. I don't know, compared to other recent video game movies like, say, Alone in the Dark, House of the Dead, or Resident Evil, this just seemed more subtle.

Also, I thought it was pretty gutsy to leave them as dead, restless spirits...if the afterlife is where they were. Still not sure if it was the afterlife, or some kind of parallel existence. Most Hollywood films don't try to be as downbeat as that, especially when kids are involved.
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Old 08-19-2006, 08:17 AM   #1562
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I just saw Super Man Returns its a great film, I loved it. I thought Lex's girlfriend was very funny, she was sweet and innocent too.
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Old 08-19-2006, 08:39 AM   #1563
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A Scanner Darkly

Twisted tale of addiction and drug use in a big brother style future where you are being watched all the time.

Loved the way they rotoscoped the actors to make it look like animation although I doubt the movie would have worked if it was shot normally.

Probably the most faithful adaption to a P K Dick novel ever filmed.

Hilariously funny at times and Robert Downey Jr, in particular, was fantastic.
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Old 08-21-2006, 03:29 AM   #1564
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Old 08-23-2006, 04:19 AM   #1565
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Rope

Very surprised by this movie, I think it's one of Hitchcock's best, if not the best. What impressed me the most was that the 80 min. movie consist of only 9 takes. And it's very suspenseful, even though the action takes place in a single room.
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Old 08-23-2006, 05:22 AM   #1566
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Very surprised by this movie, I think it's one of Hitchcock's best, if not the best. What impressed me the most was that the 80 min. movie consist of only 9 takes. And it's very suspenseful, even though the action takes place in a single room.
My favorite Hitchcock film, with Rear Window, Psycho, and The Birds (in no particular order) just behind it.
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Old 08-23-2006, 05:56 AM   #1567
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Rope is criminally overlooked. I think it belongs among Hitchcock's top movies, though Vertigo of course trumps all.
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Old 08-23-2006, 10:27 AM   #1568
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Frenzy was the most enjoyable for me.
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Old 08-23-2006, 11:54 AM   #1569
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I saw half of Bend it like Beckham yesterday.

Interesting movie, I have wanted to see it for a long time, but I would've wanted to see the beginning also...
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Old 08-23-2006, 01:17 PM   #1570
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Just got back from seeing those Mother-effing Snakes on that Mother-effing Plane.

Hysterically funny. Made me wistful for MST3K, and what they could've done with it. Loved the taser scenes, lol.
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Old 08-23-2006, 01:25 PM   #1571
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/5277238.stm

Hope you didn't go to that showing.
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Old 08-23-2006, 02:20 PM   #1572
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Unless it was in Tyngsboro, Mass., then....nope!
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Old 08-24-2006, 04:13 AM   #1573
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Rope is criminally overlooked. I think it belongs among Hitchcock's top movies, though Vertigo of course trumps all.
Rear Window, actually.
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Old 08-24-2006, 10:21 AM   #1574
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A Scanner Darkly

Twisted tale of addiction and drug use in a big brother style future where you are being watched all the time.

Loved the way they rotoscoped the actors to make it look like animation although I doubt the movie would have worked if it was shot normally.

Probably the most faithful adaption to a P K Dick novel ever filmed.

Hilariously funny at times and Robert Downey Jr, in particular, was fantastic.
I saw it too, I found the ending a bit sad.
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how they used him to get the blue flower back to his ''friends''.


Great movie with a really great plot and some very funny moments.
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Old 08-24-2006, 10:42 AM   #1575
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Rear Window, actually.
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Old 08-25-2006, 05:54 AM   #1576
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Bah, you can both burn in hell. (Rear Window is quite good though.)
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Old 08-25-2006, 06:23 AM   #1577
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Anyone going to see Broken Lizard's "Beerfest" this weekend?
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Old 08-30-2006, 01:47 PM   #1578
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I just saw Jet Lag / Décalage horaire, and I absolutely loved it. Excellent movie.
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Donnie Darko in its Director's Cut flavour.

So strange. So great. And any film with the line "I doubt your commitment to Sparkle Motion!" deserves serious kudos.
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Old 08-30-2006, 03:06 PM   #1580
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Millennium - S1, halfway through with S2.
Season one was awesome, it had that movie feeling to it that I can't find in other series. Besides, it's made by Chris Carter, which speaks for itself. Dark, gory and messed up show - and it has that mistery bit I love.

Season two, on the other hand, introduced humor, lack of which I quite welcomed in season one. Maybe Fox didn't like the fact that the show was too dark and scared off some people, so they decided to lighten it up a bit. While the show still is very entertaining, I somewhat miss that initial darkness.
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