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01/31/2017 11:29:22 PM · #1601
Dang, Artemus... There's never been anyone even remotely like you around here :-)
02/01/2017 11:04:44 AM · #1602
Deep Water Horizon

Good-action scenes
Good-story line
Good-Based around actual events (kept it interesting)

Bad-a bit slow moving in some parts

02/08/2017 01:40:34 AM · #1603
I am Sam 8/10
03/16/2017 12:44:56 PM · #1604
The Wrestler (2008) - 10/10 I don't give many 10s to movies. Wizard of Oz is a 10. Cabaret is a 10. And now, this. If you just want escapism, this isn't the movie for you.
03/16/2017 03:47:22 PM · #1605
Snowden - A bit slow at times but overall thought provoking...7/10

Hell or High Water - Well done 8/10

Sully - Excellent 9/10

Finest Hours - My kind'a movie... 10/10
03/16/2017 04:17:58 PM · #1606
The Accountant - 7/10
Not a fan of Ben Affleck, but this movie had an interesting plot and the story moved along fairly well with a moderately predictable twist at the end and the action was pretty good. Overall about as entertaining as I expected.
03/16/2017 04:29:02 PM · #1607
Originally posted by Art Roflmao:

The Accountant - 7/10
Not a fan of Ben Affleck, but this movie had an interesting plot and the story moved along fairly well with a moderately predictable twist at the end and the action was pretty good. Overall about as entertaining as I expected.


Ditto, but I would give it an 8/10
03/16/2017 05:10:27 PM · #1608
Manchester by the sea 5/10

We watched this movie because a friend of ours likes to watch all the best picture nominees. This is the kind of movie critics love and the average movie watcher hates. So slow moving that it felt like you were actually living their life. Almost like the director didn't know what to cut out. Some people praised it for being real life, I just thought it was boring. Spoiler:And after enduring all of that nothing gets resolved in the end, pretty much ends like it starts.

ETA: 4 of the 6 people watching fell asleep during this movie. I only wish I could fall asleep during movies, then at least I would have gotten a good nap.

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03/16/2017 11:15:17 PM · #1609
Hidden Figures and I give it a 10
I hated the sick feeling I had at the beginning and actually well into it that so much has not changed. But I was uplifted enough to cancel that out at the end, so I left amazed (I had no idea) and inspired and proud.
03/17/2017 01:04:14 AM · #1610
Originally posted by posthumous:

The Wrestler (2008) - 10/10 I don't give many 10s to movies. Wizard of Oz is a 10. Cabaret is a 10. And now, this. If you just want escapism, this isn't the movie for you.


I concur. And Marisa Tomei.
03/20/2017 03:32:07 PM · #1611
Arrival - 6/10. OK, worthy, somewhat thoughtful but marred by some gratuitous plot compliance. Could do with being quite a bit longer to develop the most interesting elements.

The Girl on the Train - 5/10. Mostly dull, livens up in the end but if you are going to present a non-chronological story to audiences there is a need to have a stronger narrative/temporal hook
03/20/2017 04:16:09 PM · #1612
Originally posted by nam:

Hidden Figures and I give it a 10
I hated the sick feeling I had at the beginning and actually well into it that so much has not changed. But I was uplifted enough to cancel that out at the end, so I left amazed (I had no idea) and inspired and proud.

I thought it was a wonderful film and agree with your comments. Amazing women.
03/20/2017 05:05:19 PM · #1613
Lion 10/10 Tear jerker!
03/29/2017 09:57:37 PM · #1614
Logan- my rating 7 out of 10.

I am aware that every critic loved it, and there were some "real" moments that are not usually found in Super hero comic book movies.

However, a movie about once courageous Super heroes dying, slowly on screen, was a seriously depressing adventure, rather than what would be expected.

In essence, what was good about it, was also bad about it.
03/30/2017 02:06:04 PM · #1615
Originally posted by salmiakki:

Originally posted by nam:

Hidden Figures and I give it a 10
I hated the sick feeling I had at the beginning and actually well into it that so much has not changed. But I was uplifted enough to cancel that out at the end, so I left amazed (I had no idea) and inspired and proud.

I thought it was a wonderful film and agree with your comments. Amazing women.
If you read the book, you'll see that the history was off. Specifically, pretty much every scene of the movie never happened. But historical movies are always like that, and I did like the points that it made.

Saying that Katherine Johnson ran across the campus every day and did her work in the toilet stall was insulting, in my opinion. That did not happen. It led to a good dramatic moment that made a great point, but it was fabricated.
03/30/2017 05:33:50 PM · #1616
Originally posted by posthumous:

Originally posted by salmiakki:

Originally posted by nam:

Hidden Figures and I give it a 10
I hated the sick feeling I had at the beginning and actually well into it that so much has not changed. But I was uplifted enough to cancel that out at the end, so I left amazed (I had no idea) and inspired and proud.

I thought it was a wonderful film and agree with your comments. Amazing women.
If you read the book, you'll see that the history was off. Specifically, pretty much every scene of the movie never happened. But historical movies are always like that, and I did like the points that it made.

Saying that Katherine Johnson ran across the campus every day and did her work in the toilet stall was insulting, in my opinion. That did not happen. It led to a good dramatic moment that made a great point, but it was fabricated.

Thanks for that Don. Books do tend to be better than films in most cases. I don't think that it changes my opinion though, it was still an enjoyable film.
03/30/2017 09:23:37 PM · #1617
Originally posted by salmiakki:

Originally posted by posthumous:

Originally posted by salmiakki:

Originally posted by nam:

Hidden Figures and I give it a 10
I hated the sick feeling I had at the beginning and actually well into it that so much has not changed. But I was uplifted enough to cancel that out at the end, so I left amazed (I had no idea) and inspired and proud.

I thought it was a wonderful film and agree with your comments. Amazing women.
If you read the book, you'll see that the history was off. Specifically, pretty much every scene of the movie never happened. But historical movies are always like that, and I did like the points that it made.

Saying that Katherine Johnson ran across the campus every day and did her work in the toilet stall was insulting, in my opinion. That did not happen. It led to a good dramatic moment that made a great point, but it was fabricated.

Thanks for that Don. Books do tend to be better than films in most cases. I don't think that it changes my opinion though, it was still an enjoyable film.


The book is well researched and seems accurate, but is actually rather poorly written and organized! So, in some ways the film was better than the book.... :)
03/30/2017 09:35:34 PM · #1618
Originally posted by blindjustice:

Logan- my rating 7 out of 10.

I am aware that every critic loved it, and there were some "real" moments that are not usually found in Super hero comic book movies.

However, a movie about once courageous Super heroes dying, slowly on screen, was a seriously depressing adventure, rather than what would be expected.

In essence, what was good about it, was also bad about it.


Logan was depressing as hell. I mean, seriously. Great acting, except for the fact that towards the end Jackman was so haggard he reminded me of Mel Gibson, and I don't like Mel Gibson.

Basically, to me, the moral of the story is if you have morals, it will do you no good in the end. Timely, I suppose, but still so very sad. (And they were still courageous, I thought, but with nothing really to be courageous FOR, except each other.)
04/16/2017 04:05:50 AM · #1619
Why Him? - 3/10
I was in the mood for a comedy and was pretty disappointed in this even though I read some of the bad ratings and reviews. I like James Franco and I like Bryan Cranston, but there was no chemistry here (no pun intended) and the whole thing just left me groaning. A few entertaining moments here & there, hence my generous score.
04/26/2017 04:13:28 PM · #1620
It Follows - 8/10

Excellent horror movie. Spare and chilling. It has some teen horror movie cliches (slaughter as punishment for sex) but is so relentless about them that it feels more like a satire of the cliches. The whole movie feels haunted.

The more I think about it, the more meaning I find in it, which could lead me to bump my score higher...
04/26/2017 06:26:33 PM · #1621
Assassin's Creed - 6/10

Interesting plot, lots of action & special effects. Overall it met expectations without being annoying. (The bar is set pretty low these days)
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