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Old 08-11-2010, 08:51 PM   #181
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Documentary - Between the Folds

Just watched and really enjoyed an instant view film on Netflix called "Between the Folds." It's a documentary about what I'd call extreme origami. It's amazing from several viewpoints, artistic, mathematical, and sociological.
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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

I can't comment without spoilers. 7/10.
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Old 08-12-2010, 07:45 PM   #183
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Got a movie from Netflix through it's recommendations feature. Going off my enjoyment of Buckaroo Banzai (one of my favorites) they recommended Six String Samurai. IMO this is a perfect example of the cult movie effect. It goes "you can't make a cult movie intentionally". Even given my appreciation of the truly stupid, this one was over the top. Had some funny stuff, but overall I give it a 3/10.
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Old 08-14-2010, 06:26 AM   #184
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Shoot em Up with Clive Owen. The plot matched the title. i liked it - DW wouldnt watch it.
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Rashomon (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Loved it, so did DS 1&2. Wife fell asleep.
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Rashomon (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Loved it, so did DS 1&2. Wife fell asleep.
+1. Excellent movie.
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:52 AM   #187
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Yellowstone documentary. The animal photography is amazing.
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There is a BBC (?) series on netflix instant view called "Doc Martin"
That i watched the first few episodes of this weekend that i liked. the link is:

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The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez ~ Edward James Olmos was wonderful in this South Texas Non-Fiction drama.

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Old 08-16-2010, 09:01 PM   #190
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Scott Pilgrim vs the World was awesome! Perfect for someone w/ a short attention span like myself.
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I know this is a DVD thread and I hope it is not breaking the rules to post movies I've watched recently in the cinema - I love going to the cinema. Some notable movies I've watched are Inception and Salt. I thought Inception was exceptional. It reminded me a bit of Matrix and also I thought it was better than any of those 3D movies. It needed a bit of concentration to follow as there were a few times in the movie I was asking, "Hey, whose dream am I in now?" Salt is in my list of enjoyable movies too because I was happily surprised by it. It's good to see a female action star for a change.
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At Redbox, I found "The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo," the original version from Sweden. A hyped-up Amercian version is in the works, but I really enjoyed this Swedish production. Noomi Rapace, the actress portraying Lisbeth Salander, the girl with the dragon tatoo, is so good; and in the DVD bonus interview, she speaks flawless English. The remaining films in this trilogy are already out in the theaters -- I hope to see them all at Redbox.

Regarding recent movies, Winter's Bone was an excellent movie, with excellent characters and excellent acting.
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"Public Enemies" starring Johnny Depp. Fantastic movie about John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd and associated thugs during the bank robbing era of post-Depression Chicago.
A must see!
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The Enemy Below (1957) Very typical destroyer versus submarine movie. 8/10

Nicholas Nickleby (2002) Stressful movie about evil people, but OK overall. 8/10

An Unfinished Life (2005) Entertaining, but stupid and unrealistic. 4/10
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There is a BBC (?) series on netflix instant view called "Doc Martin"
That i watched the first few episodes of this weekend that i liked. the link is:

Doc martin
You might want to check if your local PBS station is showing this series as that is where we first watched Doc Martin. Another you might want to check out is Kingdom with Stephen Fry.
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If you enjoy movies along the genre of Shaun of the Dead you might enjoy Black Sheep

http://classic-horror.com/reviews/black_sheep_2006

We watched it last night and it was so bad it was good, laughed our heads off.
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Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, Ellen Barkin, Wesley Snipes. A very long cop film. Ellen Barkin is starting to look rough
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This is worth watching.

Ballykissangel (TV Series 1996–2001) - IMDb

We got series three from the library. A little soap-operaish, and kind of a chick flick, but not bad.

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Picked up Crazy Heart at the library this week. Pretty good movie if you like C&W music.
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I watched this movie this week on DVD Babies (2010) - IMDb - excellent movie.
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