Movie Thread

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Puck, Jul 21, 2007.

  1. Tennessy XO

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  2. Titans Eternal

    Titans Eternal Got the swagger of a cripple

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  3. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    It's hard to describe it without spoiling stuff.

    Basically Gosling is a motorcycle stuntman. He finds out he has a baby from Eva Mendes and wants to provide for them, so he turns to robbing banks.

    Bradley Cooper plays a cop.

    Going any further could spoil it.
  4. Gunny

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    Iron Man 3

    This is basically going to contain spoilers because it is pretty much impossible to not mention it. So don't read it if you don't want to be spoiled.

    In short, it's good but I was disappointed. Guy Pearce is excellent, as is Ben Kingsley. The whole problem is that I was expecting so much from Kingsley/Mandarin based on what was said and the trailers but in the end, he was a charade. The idea of it all makes sense from the bad guy perspective but it's a bit of a let down. Thankfully, you find out half way through the movie so you don't get the feeling it was tacked on.
    I also didn't like a lot of the sequences where Iron Man being controlled by Stark outside of the suit.

    But the story is solid, extremis is solid (though feels a little out of touch with the previous Iron Man stories but it works). Rhodes is solid and the idea of making him The Iron Patriot is logical.
    The humour is there, RDJ is excellent and really sells his anxiety that he is suffering as well as just being RDJ. He and Cheadle have good screen presence.
    The action is excellent, especially with all the suits appearing at the end and the plane sequence.

    Non spoiler version:
    It's good, not great, it's funny and RDJ, Pearce and Kingsley are really good. Action sequences are really good.
    Overall I give it about 7/10. Better than IM2, not better than IM.

    BUT I think it's going to be a movie where someone loves it or really really hates it.
  5. Tennessy XO

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    You stay til after the credits?
  6. Gunny

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    Yeah. Pretty much a given with all Marvel movies. It was funny.

    Although the credits went on for about half an hour. Seriously, who in America didn't work on this movie?
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    me


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  8. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

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    Silver Linings Playbook was greatness bros
  9. SawdustMan

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    This is 40 3.5/5
    Pretty funny, but they could've trimmed at least a good 20 minutes from this thing.

    Django Unchained 4.5/5
    Entertaining as hell. Much better than I was expecting.
  10. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Loved that movie, so much funnier than I anticipated.