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11-22-2016 11:09 AM
acacacacademy
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Napoleon (1927, dir. Abel Gance)

Masterpiece — the definition of an epic film. I doubt I will ever have another experience of that magnitude in the cinema. Gance is almost entirely hagiographical in his treatment of his protagonist, but that didn't detract from it at all, for me. If you like cinematic innovation, you need to see this. It is 5½ hours long, but there are almost no static cameras used throughout the entire film. It is remarkable what they were able to do with the technology available to them in 1926.

I have also recently seen The Evil Dead, Alien, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, and An American Werewolf in London. All very enjoyable experiences (part of an all-night marathon at the cinema in my city for Halloween). I had already seen three of them, but it's a different thing to watch them on a big screen in a packed cinema.

Next week, I am going to see Häxan at Newcastle Castle Keep, with a live soundtrack. Oh my.
11-22-2016 10:17 AM
Droog
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) - 8/10 Good modern vampire film. Decent soundtrack too.
Village of the Damned (1960) - 8.5/10 Eerie. Playing on our innate fears of succession and redundancy.
Into the Forest (2015) - 8/10 Captivating post-apocalyptic minimalism.
Blood Father (2016) - 6/10 Average action film.
The Railway Man (2013) - 5.5/10 Forgettable saccharine stuff.
A Bigger Splash (2015) - 8/10 Great chemistry between Ralph Fiennes and Tilda Swinton.
11-21-2016 09:33 PM
1handedful World
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

It's been a while since my last post here.

Well, two movies I recently watched on Netflix:

Return to Sender (2015) - 6/10 - I usually like a lot Rosamund Pike's movies and this one had a promissing story. Disappointed a bit though.

Legion (2010) - 4/10 - I like movies/tv shows about angels, demons and this kind of stuff, so Netflix recommended me this. But this one was trully awful.
09-28-2016 03:59 PM
FlameOn
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Pete's Dragon (2016) -

Afternoon trip to the cinema with my sister and Mum. I didn't expect too much out of it (with it being a live-action 2010s Disney fantasy film, you just know exactly the 'feel' it's going to have), and in that respect I wasn't let down . I didn't hate it, it was just 'nothing special'. I found it had enough sweet moments but also a lot of just mushy cliched ones that made me like . In particular I found Bryce Dallas Howard a bit annoying in the 'matriarchal' role for some reason. Its best feature was being yet another that showed off New Zealand's natural beauty. Better than Pan at least (probably the last film of this kind I'd previously seen at the theatres).

5.5/10
09-28-2016 01:30 PM
acacacacademy
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Lots of cinema visits recently: Stalker, Ivan's Childhood, Andrei Rublev, and Solaris

On Friday, the new Iranian horror film, Under the Shadow, followed by a screening of Suspiria. Should be good.

Over the next few weeks, the Tarkovsky season ends with Nostalgia, Mirror, and The Sacrifice (can't wait for that one, as Erland Josephson is one of my favourite actors).
09-28-2016 01:19 PM
Droog
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Didn't hear of the Werner Herzog documentary till you mentioned it. On my watchlist now. Subject isn't new but more interested to see how Herzog sees it.
Expect a little awkwardness but not Nick Broomfield levels of awkwardness.
09-28-2016 12:43 PM
Roger the Dodger
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Didn't hear of the Werner Herzog documentary till you mentioned it. On my watchlist now. Subject isn't new but more interested to see how Herzog sees it.
09-23-2016 06:53 PM
Droog
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Haven't posted for a while so here's me spewing out some ratings and quick comments. Seems like I've watched a lot of recent films lately.

Southbound (2015) - 6/10
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) - 7.5
Love the score, a bit overrated though.
The Conjuring 2 (2016) - 6.5/10
Like the first film it builds up nicely in the first half and then throws it all away with over-the-top modern horror tropes.
Midnight Special (2016) - 6.5/10
88 Minutes (2007) - 5/10
The Devil Rides Out (1968) - 7.5/10
I was expecting more to be honest. Christopher Lee is a joy to watch as usual and the Hammer Horror atmosphere runs through it like its lifeblood.
We Own the Night (2007) - 7.5/10
Sunset Song (2015) - 8.5/10
Green Room (2015) - 9/10
A taut thriller.
Tale of Tales (2015) - 8/10
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) - 9.5/10
The Nice Guys (2016) - 7/10
I enjoyed the chemistry between Crowe and Gosling. Sometimes it seemed like they were channeling 'Police Academy' – I don't think that was intentional though.
Wiener-Dog (2016) - 7/10
Todd Solondz seems more and more like a one-hit wonder.
Room (2015) - 9/10
The Last Act (2014) - 5.5/10
Mess of a film. Pacino actually seemed more tired than he did while filming Insomnia. This time he sucks all of the energy out of the film and makes watching it a chore.
Macbeth (2015) - 7.5/10
Great cinematography. Everything else is fine.
Daisies (1966) - 8/10 Playful Czech New Wave.

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World
(2016) - 8.5/10

I watched this last night. The only other documentary I've seen by Werner Herzog is the tragic, disturbing and comedic (unintentional perhaps) character study 'Grizzly Man'. This is quite a thought provoking examination of the implications and future of the internet which covers areas as seemingly disparate as solar flares and internet addiction. Transhumanism is the agreed inevitability (if the aforementioned solar flares don't happen any time soon) and whether you find that disturbing or exciting is what it boils down to.
09-11-2016 11:18 PM
Rychu
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Well, I finally decided to watch The Hunger Games trilogy after I saw the first one on TV. I've actually enjoyed them, good movies.
09-02-2016 02:49 PM
HoorayBeer
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

(2014 )


7/10

Performances were good and so was the script but the material imo is something that would have worked better as a play.
08-30-2016 12:50 AM
Clay Death
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

3:10 to Yuma


it was excellent. very well made.

I am talking about the remake with Russell Crowe.
08-20-2016 03:03 AM
Cloren
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

I watched Train to Busan, quite interesting, even if it didn't make sense about how everything started and stuff, it was so random.
07-17-2016 02:16 AM
B.kelly123
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Me Before You (2016)

6/10

There were some really likeable actors, and I thought it was going to be a nice feel-good kind of movie, if lacking in originality.
But it just crashed and burned by the end IMO.
07-17-2016 12:38 AM
JesusG
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

The Revenant (2015) - 3/10 -

Worst Leo Movie ever


Boring Western Male Masochism,50 Shades of Grey for Men
06-27-2016 09:38 AM
TheBigFourFTW
Re: Last Movie you watched, and what you thought about it?

Finding Dory (2016) -

I liked this more than Finding Nemo despite what the majority says. I loved everything about it except for the necessity of suspension of disbelief from a couple of scenes. But that in itself is what I admire about Finding Dory the most. It wasn't treading to the same territory like its predecessor and became a rehash. It took risks in its direction and the sequel ultimately had its own endearing identity while expanding the universe overall.

9/10
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