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Re: Last movie you watched

Postby erilaz » Thu Jul 06, 2017 1:39 pm

^ I haven't had a chance to watch it yet, but I added it to My List after I saw Tilda Swinton promoting it on one of the late night talk shows. The director, Bong Joon Ho, has directed a couple of my favorite Korean films, Barking Dogs Never Bite and The Host.
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Re: Last movie you watched

Postby erilaz » Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:05 pm

The Old Dark House — An entertaining pre-Code horror-comedy from 1932, directed by James Whale (Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein). During a violent rainstorm, travelers are stranded at a spooky old house in the Welsh mountains, inhabited by a strange family and their bearded, scarred, mute butler, played by the great Boris Karloff.
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Re: Last movie you watched

Postby Zunu » Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:06 pm

I recently watched Alien: Covenant and Life (2017), not exactly back to back, but within a couple of weeks of each other. In my opinion, Life, which was basically a ripoff of the Alien "claustrophobic death ship" trope, was a much better Alien movie than Covenant. The characters were better rounded. Their motivations were clearer. Their unforced errors were more reasonable and more organically derived. The twist ending was a better twist. Covenant was just frustrating because the characters made all the stupid mistakes that the crew made in Prometheus. I understand that there was no way for them to learn from the mistakes of another crew in a different film but they didn't even learn from their own mistakes in the same goddamn film they were already in.
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Re: Last movie you watched

Postby rikkikow » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:28 am

^ You would think movie characters had never seen a sci-fi movie before. Everybody knows that you never, ever, open the freaking air lock for anybody! :hehe:
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Re: Last movie you watched

Postby Zunu » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:26 am

Also, "let's split up to cover more ground" is never a good idea in any movie ever.
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