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Re: Movies You Just Watched Discussion, Part III [Re: J Geoff] #971457
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I have yet to see it but it's on my list


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Originally Posted by Irishman12
I have yet to see it but it's on my list



Please do... We are very interested to see what you think.


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Re: Movies You Just Watched Discussion, Part III [Re: J Geoff] #971586
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TOLKIEN

This is the story about J.R.R. Tolkien and his literary friends, whom he went to school with and formed a club, up to his time in World War I. Honestly, I was interested in seeing this but I was bored with it within the first 15-20 minutes. Very slow, without much going for it. 5/10

LONG SHOT

Any time you list Seth Rogen in a movie, there's a pretty good chance I'll see it as I am a fan of his humor. It was also good to see Charlize Theron show her comedic chops. A funny (if at times raunchy) comedy that still has some heart and soul to it and even has a pretty powerful message at the end. 6/10


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JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM

Another no nonsense chapter in the John Wick trilogy. Picking up right where Chapter 2 left off and never letting it's foot off the gas. I was never a huge Keanu Reeves fan before this trilogy but this has definitely made me appreciate him more. Overall, a very solid action film, even if I did feel a little fatigue by the end of it from all of the action. I would definitely be down for another chapter if Lionsgate, Keanu and director Chad Stahelski were down. 7/10


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Originally Posted by Irishman12
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM

Another no nonsense chapter in the John Wick trilogy. Picking up right where Chapter 2 left off and never letting it's foot off the gas. I was never a huge Keanu Reeves fan before this trilogy but this has definitely made me appreciate him more. Overall, a very solid action film, even if I did feel a little fatigue by the end of it from all of the action. I would definitely be down for another chapter if Lionsgate, Keanu and director Chad Stahelski were down. 7/10


They are already working on a 4th movie, and a TV show called The Continental. The movies have done so well, that John Wick 3 has nearly broke even already from this passed weekend. Its budget was 55 million, and you always double that for advertising and what not, so 110 million. It currently has a total of 92 million in revenue, in this past weekend alone, so it should break even with an extra 20 million by the end of next weekend or better.


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Re: Movies You Just Watched Discussion, Part III [Re: Giacomo_Vacari] #971793
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Originally Posted by Irishman12
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM

Another no nonsense chapter in the John Wick trilogy. Picking up right where Chapter 2 left off and never letting it's foot off the gas. I was never a huge Keanu Reeves fan before this trilogy but this has definitely made me appreciate him more. Overall, a very solid action film, even if I did feel a little fatigue by the end of it from all of the action. I would definitely be down for another chapter if Lionsgate, Keanu and director Chad Stahelski were down. 7/10


They are already working on a 4th movie, and a TV show called The Continental. The movies have done so well, that John Wick 3 has nearly broke even already from this passed weekend. Its budget was 55 million, and you always double that for advertising and what not, so 110 million. It currently has a total of 92 million in revenue, in this past weekend alone, so it should break even with an extra 20 million by the end of next weekend or better.


I heard about The Continental. About a fourth film, I haven't heard any confirmations yet. Just that Keanu and Stahelski would both be down if the audience and Lionsgate both wanted it to happen (which, judging by the numbers over the weekend, I'd say they do).


Re: Movies You Just Watched Discussion, Part III [Re: J Geoff] #972413
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BRIGHTBURN

The evil Superman. I really enjoyed this opposite end of the spectrum take on the tale of Superman. Crashing in Kansas from another world, Brandon Breyer, uses his powers not for good, but rather for bad intentions, once he realizes his potential and gets his first taste of killing. I typically don't like child/teenage actors as I find them annoying more often than not. However, Jackson A. Dunn who stars as Brandon, does a tremendous job with his characters arc from start to finish. This probably won't make much noise at the box office, but if you're in to horror or superhero films, I recommend this! 7.5/10

GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

I wasn't a huge fan of 2014's GODZILLA, but the trailer and special effects for the sequel had my interest. Overall, I felt about the sequel much the same I felt about the first one: the storyline was meh but the effects were good. So depending on how you enjoyed the 2014 installment, will determine how you enjoy this year's release. 6/10


Re: Movies You Just Watched Discussion, Part III [Re: J Geoff] #972476
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Thanks for the reviews i12.

Reading them to DW now.


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ROCKETMAN

The life of Elton John, told through an unflinching R-rated (thank you!) film and at times, musical. Taron Egerton did a wonderful job as Elton and while overall the film was enjoyable and wasn't too much of a musical (except towards the end). The last 30-45 minutes they seem to cram more musical numbers in which felt forced and rushed and took away from the final product. Not a bad movie at all, but definitely not on the BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY level. 6.5/10


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Originally Posted by Irishman12
ROCKETMAN

The life of Elton John, told through an unflinching R-rated (thank you!) film and at times, musical. Taron Egerton did a wonderful job as Elton and while overall the film was enjoyable and wasn't too much of a musical (except towards the end). The last 30-45 minutes they seem to cram more musical numbers in which felt forced and rushed and took away from the final product. Not a bad movie at all, but definitely not on the BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY level. 6.5/10


We have this on the list, thanks for the review.
Hope to see it sooner than later.

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Originally Posted by Irishman12
ROCKETMAN

The life of Elton John, told through an unflinching R-rated (thank you!) film and at times, musical. Taron Egerton did a wonderful job as Elton and while overall the film was enjoyable and wasn't too much of a musical (except towards the end). The last 30-45 minutes they seem to cram more musical numbers in which felt forced and rushed and took away from the final product. Not a bad movie at all, but definitely not on the BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY level. 6.5/10


We have this on the list, thanks for the review.
Hope to see it sooner than later.


I hope you enjoy it! I'm seeing MA on Wednesday and X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX on Thursday. (Almost caught up on all of my theater movies)


Re: Movies You Just Watched Discussion, Part III [Re: J Geoff] #972617
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Saw three movies today

The Tower (1993)
The Tower (1985)
The Tower (2008)


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ROCKETMAN

The life of Elton John, told through an unflinching R-rated (thank you!) film and at times, musical. Taron Egerton did a wonderful job as Elton and while overall the film was enjoyable and wasn't too much of a musical (except towards the end). The last 30-45 minutes they seem to cram more musical numbers in which felt forced and rushed and took away from the final product. Not a bad movie at all, but definitely not on the BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY level. 6.5/10


We have this on the list, thanks for the review.
Hope to see it sooner than later.


I hope you enjoy it! I'm seeing MA on Wednesday and X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX on Thursday. (Almost caught up on all of my theater movies)


Very cool.


Originally Posted by VanillaLimeCoke
Saw three movies today

The Tower (1993)
The Tower (1985)
The Tower (2008)


I’m gunna check them out.


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Re: Movies You Just Watched Discussion, Part III [Re: J Geoff] #972763
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MA

Octavia Spencer gives a creepy and enjoyable performance but other than her, this movie is very bland. Storyline is pretty weak and I kept waiting for something to happen and it doesn't really until the last 15 minutes or so of the film. More of a suspense than horror film. 5.5/10

X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX

A mulligan from the 2006 version and while this was better, overall, it beats out APOCALYPSE but not FIRST CLASS or DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The X-Men franchise started out well with the 2000 version and X2: X-MEN UNITED, and with the exception of the reboot FIRST CLASS, the franchise (outside of DEADPOOL and LOGAN) has not put out a quality product. I will miss some of the cast as I've always loved Michael Fassbender as Magneto and James McAvoy as Professor X, but I am glad to see Marvel finally with their property back and hope they wait a couple of years before rolling out their version, which I'm sure is the best we'll get and what fans have been waiting years to see! 6/10


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"15:17 to Paris":
This movie, directed by Clint Eastwood, is about the three US servicemen, friends since childhood, who in 2015 bravely thwarted an armed terrorist intent on staging a massacre on a French train. It stars the three actual servicemen. It's a good story, but since the action and aftermath are brief, it has to flit back and forth, annoyingly, between their rather maladjusted childhood and the actual event. The movie doesn't bend over backwards to portray them as heroes, just as guys who reacted bravely and effectively. Francois Hollande, then President of France, spoke very eloquently in a ceremony honoring them. Not a bad movie if you can get through the early scenes, which take up most of the film.


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Originally Posted by Irishman12
MA

Octavia Spencer gives a creepy and enjoyable performance but other than her, this movie is very bland. Storyline is pretty weak and I kept waiting for something to happen and it doesn't really until the last 15 minutes or so of the film. More of a suspense than horror film. 5.5/10

X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX

A mulligan from the 2006 version and while this was better, overall, it beats out APOCALYPSE but not FIRST CLASS or DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The X-Men franchise started out well with the 2000 version and X2: X-MEN UNITED, and with the exception of the reboot FIRST CLASS, the franchise (outside of DEADPOOL and LOGAN) has not put out a quality product. I will miss some of the cast as I've always loved Michael Fassbender as Magneto and James McAvoy as Professor X, but I am glad to see Marvel finally with their property back and hope they wait a couple of years before rolling out their version, which I'm sure is the best we'll get and what fans have been waiting years to see! 6/10


Will see if it ends up on the list.
Thanks for the reviews i12


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"15:17 to Paris":
This movie, directed by Clint Eastwood, is about the three US servicemen, friends since childhood, who in 2015 bravely thwarted an armed terrorist intent on staging a massacre on a French train. It stars the three actual servicemen. It's a good story, but since the action and aftermath are brief, it has to flit back and forth, annoyingly, between their rather maladjusted childhood and the actual event. The movie doesn't bend over backwards to portray them as heroes, just as guys who reacted bravely and effectively. Francois Hollande, then President of France, spoke very eloquently in a ceremony honoring them. Not a bad movie if you can get through the early scenes, which take up most of the film.


Wife and I saw this on our new streaming device, very good movie. It staring the actual Service men was amazing.


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