What was the last movie you saw?

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MoonTrap 1989. science fiction horror film staring Walter Koenig and Bruce Campbell . The play two astronauts who land on the moon and find a race of machines that want to use mankind for spare parts. This film wasn't at the box office very long which ashamed because it's an excellent B Since fiction film and thought the end set up for a sequel not was ever done. :cool:
 

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The Anomaly - ok still watching it sorta but whilst the story is strange/twisty I'm surprised it got reviews as low as it did. Acting is solid, mystery is there (at least as much as Inception). But what impresses me the most is the combat, it feels "brutal" and the actual action is clearer than in many films, its not a blur of cgi fast action and the slowdowns make it feel a lot more powerful
 

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Probably the wrong place to post this, but PRIME put these under the MOVIES section of my WATCH LIST:
Cartoon Classics - Vol. 1 & 2: 25 Favorite Cartoons - 3 Hours
The 1st volume contained mostly poor video quality; but very much fun, anyway. Bugs Bunny, Casper TFG, Betty Boop, Popeye, and others. In the 2nd volume, much better video, but still, far from 1080.

Tex Avery made this one, which I do remember from long ago:
CARTOON CLASSICS, V1, 22404 sm.jpg

JERKY TURKEY. Giving up trying to catch the Jimmy Durante turkey, & tired of running from the Pilgrim, both decide to EAT AT JOES. :LOL:

I am currently watching volume 3.

Le deuxième souffle (1966) Ben Mankiewicz introduced this film, as I recall, it translates into English as "a 2nd Wind" Gustave Minda (Lino Ventura) escapes from prison, become part of an armored car robbery, but not the one I mentioned earlier, which go off as planned. but then, the police cheat! Of all things, the cops pose as henchmen for the other crooks, who are supposedly demanding their share of the loot. The abduct Gustave, 'Gu' for short, threaten to kill him, and tape record his explanation of what happened to the loot. Then reveal themselves, laugh at him, return him to prison, and give the newspapers the story that he ratted on his associates, to save himself. Now he is really mad! .

Thoroughly entertaining film, subs were fairly easy to read. Though 1966, it was B&W.
 
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Ghost in the Shell (2017). Mediocre film overall, but the last 20 minutes were pretty good. Definitely not a film to watch a second time.
 

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Alas Vince W, that's the same story for much Hollywood SF these days.

Baylor, what did you think of Citizen Kane. I must confess that I thought that it was overrated.
 

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Alas Vince W, that's the same story for much Hollywood SF these days.

Baylor, what did you think of Citizen Kane. I must confess that I thought that it was overrated.
Charles Foster Kane is a larger then life and monumentally selfish human being . His character and what he does makes for a fascinating film.:cool:
 
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Absolutely! And with a ridiculous premise!
I diagree with you ! This film is one of greatest if not the great film ever done . How can look at it and conclude for whatever reason, that its a ridiculous movie ? :mad:
 

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Monster Madness: The Golden Age of the Horror Film (2014) - Great documentary about classic monster movies. Creepy cool..

Birth of the Living Dead (2013) - Excellent documentary about George Romero's Night of the Living Dead movie.

Hell's Highway (2002) - Horrifically graphic and tremendously shocking documentary, about the true story of Vehicle Safety Films that showed real footage of tragic auto accidents. Plus other disturbing projects that they did. I still remember seeing the "scare tactic" shock footage in Driver's Education Class. We were all asked to watch Mechanized Death. I had to shut my eyes a few times when I saw this documentary, then I watched something funny after it (3 Stooges).


Rewatched:

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952 - color/B&W) - Bud Abbott & Lou Costello do a magnificent version of this classic story, Silly, fun and some songs I had to skip, but still wonderful.

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) - It was a treat to see this one again after many years. The thrilling and sometimes funny tale about a cop (actor- Fred Ward) who is chosen to be an elite secret assassin.

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983) - Fantastic fun to see this little "rescue women from a mutant world" sci-fi flick, which starred, Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald, Ernie Hudson and Michael Ironside.

Today I discovered that the (uncredited) ship's intercom voice was done by actor/film maker Harold Ramis. Plus, one of the (uncredited) guards was played by comedian, Colin Mochrie. Very cool man.
 

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Life (2117). A movie about six astronauts trapped on the ISS with a nasty critter. Made me think of of Bill Paxton's line in Aliens: "Is this gonna be a stand up fight, sir, or another bug hunt?"

It's a bug hunt.
 

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From Dusk Til Dawn. (1996). One my favourite films and it's been quite some time since I watched it. And no, it's not just because of Selma Hayek. Great action, some great lines, and the soundtrack is fantastic.


And it has Selma Hayek.
 

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I watched a great documentary A Suitable Girl. It really helped me to better understand the emotional mix which could go into an Indian arranged marriage. What was really striking was not how it was strikingly different than Western "marriage for love" but rather how very similar the thoughts and reactions of the people involved. It won a lot of awards. It's easy to see why.
 

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I diagree with you ! This film is one of greatest if not the great film ever done . How can look at it and conclude for whatever reason, that its a ridiculous movie ? :mad:
It's a story about a reporter's search for the meaning of the man's final word...

A WORD NO ONE HEARD HIM UTTER!!

P.S. I said it had a ridiculous premise - not a ridiculous film. The movie was superbly acted, and - for the most part - superbly directed.
 

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It's a story about a reporter's search for the meaning of the man's final word...

A WORD NO ONE HEARD HIM UTTER!!

P.S. I said it had a ridiculous premise - not a ridiculous film. The movie was superbly acted, and - for the most part - superbly directed.
Your comment didn't specify acting or Direction , If you had said that , I wouldn't have made my comment in the first place because I was under the impression you didn't like the film. Does that clear things up?
 

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The Shape Of Water. An utterly beautiful film, utterly spoiled by its utter predictability (perhaps I should turn the utter cheek). We knew right from the start who the real monster of the piece was going to be and from then on in, it was simply painting by numbers right to the end. A beautiful disappointment.

This is interesting. Did the Shape of Water plagiarize the Paul Zindel play Let Me Hear You Whisper?
 
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