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Rate the last movie you saw

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  1. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Desolation of Smaug-8.5/10-Better pace than the first and of course the F/X are pretty dang good. Still hate they split the Hobbit into 3 movies whereas LOTR was one movie for each book.
    Frozen-7.5-10-Disney's come a ways since Snow White and even The Lion King. It actually had me in suspense to see what was going to happen. My 3 year old likes it. The -2.5 is for breaking out into a song every 10 minutes.
  2. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Godzilla - 7/10. Pretty good movie.
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  3. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Good to hear.

    I'm head to the theater next week to see it.

    The first Godzilla flick I saw in a theater was "Godzilla vs The Smog Monster".
  4. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    It's not an epic blockbuster or anything, but I enjoyed it.
  5. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Godzilla

    Here he comes, to save the day!! Oh, wait, that's,..... nevermind. Was okay, fairly enjoyable. Pretty predictable, no real "wow" moments.

    7 out of 10 sounds reasonable



    Blackout

    Chiller-TV fare. What happens when three people get stuck in an elevator together, and one of them just happens to be a psycho sex killer with a drive to torture others? You get this movie to torture you.

    3.5 out of 10





    Evil Dead II

    Now we're talkin' :) Sam Raimi reprises his first film, and gives us a glimpse into things to come, regarding time travel, double barreled shotguns, chainsaws, and flying monster creepies.

    8.5 out of 10
  6. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Bad Santa Staff Member

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    Detention of the Dead

    B rated movie. Kind of surprised with this one. Not great by any means but much better than I expected. Lame attempt to mix zombies and a little of the breakfast club movie. But again, much better than I expected.

    Would not suggest it unless you are a person who likes cheesy b rated, straight to video type of zombie movies.

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    Devil's Backbone.

    Think I have talked about it before but had not watched it some time. Watched it again and I still liked it.
    Foreign movie with subtitles. A Guillermo Del Toro movie. Not as good as his movie Pan's Labyrinth but still a pretty good movie IMO.

    If you liked his other movies, you should try this one out. If you have not seen his other movies...watch this one and without a doubt watch Pan's Labyrinth.
  7. JoeyBoy718

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    I moved into a new place and I don't have cable yet, so I've been streaming a movie every night. I'll give a quick rating for the ones I watched:

    Her 8.5/10. Not a bad movie. Acting was very good. Joaquin and Amy Adams are always good. Well done movie. Can't really complain about much. You could argue plot holes, but it's hard to really know since it was based in the future.

    We Are What We Are (new version) 5.5/10. I heard good things about this movie. I liked the feel of the movie. The setting and cinmetography really gave it a creepy feel. It could have been much better but I just kept waiting for it to go somewhere. Finally, at the end when it did go somewhere, it was kinda a let down.

    Mr. Nobody 6.5/10. Never heard of this movie before. Jared Leto. 2009. Definitely a movie that makes you think. Places into the whole multiple universes theory. Takes place in 2092, 1975 and 2009. Only thing I would complain about is it was way too long (2 hrs, 40 mins) and I just couldn't find myself getting into all the story lines.

    The Motel Life 8/10. I really liked this movie. I've always been a big Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff fan. And Dakota Fanning is pretty good in it. Two drifter brothers bouncing motel to motel. Very subtle, dark and depressing movie, but also my kind of movie. Reminded me of a Bukowski poem or a Tom Waits song.

    After the Dark (a.k.a. The Philosophers) 1/10. Awful movie. I turned it off an hour in. Surprised I even watched that much of it. The movie was awful in so many ways. And it got a lot of great reviews. A high school senior-level philosophy class plays a "thought experiment" where they decide to keep 10 of the 21 students in the event of an apolocalypse.

    Devil's Due 4.5/10. Typical found footage horror film. Really nothing we haven't seen before in movies like Paranormal Activity. To be honest, the best found footage movie I've seen in the new Paranormal Activity with all the latino kids, and even that movie wasn't very good. But I do have a thing for these types of movies, even though they're so awful.

    Prince Avalanche 5/10. A bit of a disappointment. I had high hopes. Emile Hirsch and Paul Rudd. Basically it's just two guys working on the road (putting yellow lines in the road) in Texas in 1987 after a fire destroys the town. A movie about isolation and loneliness. It really didn't go anywhere.
  8. Aikmaniac

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    That opening scene was creepy.

    Really a solid horror film. I liked the suspense.
  9. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing Zone Supporter

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    "Ride Along" with Kevin Hart. (5/10) Hart was hilarious as the "Black Hammer" (Gamertag of his in the movie) but Ice Cube is such a bad actor I wanted to shake him (that dry tough guy act where he accentuates every damn syllable of every word...but all the while trying to sound street @ the same time!). Same tough guy, over-acting schtick every time; it's exhausting to watch. Terribly weak plot but Hart had enough comedic influence and great one liners to make it tolerable for a one time viewing. His gf in the movie was smoking; so that gave it a 1 point bump in final score:D
  10. ChldsPlay

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    Edge of Tomorrow - 7/10. My experience with this had a lot going against it, but it was still entertaining. The projector was messed up and the 3D wasn't working, so for the first 5 minutes everything was blurry. When they did get it fixed, it didn't look that good. I don't know if it was the projector still, or if the movie just has poor 3D, but it didn't seem very crisp and the color was off. You pretty much get what you'd expect from the trailer with this movie. There's nothing really unexpected that goes on, and it is essentially a sci-fi action take on the groundhog day premise. It doesn't have the heart of that movie, but it has some quality action, and some humorous moments. Overall, it's just a simplistic enjoyable action movie. The very end doesn't really make much sense, but eh, whatever.
  11. BrAinPaiNt

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    Just by the trailers I was going to say it looked like Ground Hog day mixed with a little matrix (the over the top guns reminds me of the matrix suits/robots the guys wore in the last movie).
  12. MichaelWinicki

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    "Godzilla"

    A good film on its own, a terrific film for those that are kaiju aficionado's. :D

    7.5/10
  13. stasheroo

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    Finally got around to seeing The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Not a bad film, but nobody is doing it as well as Disney/Marvel right now.

    7 out of 10
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  14. cml750

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past - I would rate it a solid 8.5 out of 10 and I wouldn't argue with anyone wanting to rate it higher.
  15. ChldsPlay

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    I wouldn't argue with them, but would definitely disagree. I'd put it at a soft 8, slightly below Captain America 2. I might consider editing it someday.
  16. Phoenix

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    World War Z

    ( ~~~~ spoilers alert ~~~~~ )

    Wow, this is a terrific film for the most part.

    Loved the opening sequences showing bees, birds, then stranded dolphins, then wolves and other animals attacking / fighting / biting each other. It was kind of an allusion of the transfer up the food chain of whatever it is that turns living organisms into zombisms.

    The first few scenes in the big city, must be Philly, were pretty intense and captured the initial spread pretty well from a WHAT'S GOING ON??! point of view. I thought very well done. People running, scared, from what? Who knows? And then people getting attacked, and the camera focusing on them, and showing them turning, then attacking others. Nicely done. And into the supermarket where they were trying to show the initial breakdown of society in general, and of laws, kind of rushed but nicely done, with pharmacy guy, with the attack on the wife, and shooting of one of the attackers with a cop showing up right away and totally ignoring the whole incident in order to go grab stuff.

    And then the transition into them running into a building...I noticed the wino sitting outside drinking, and all the zombies just running right by him and thought that this must be an early foreshadow of some sort. Uh huh. Then the family that wouldn't go with Gerry's family (movement is life sequence), sure enough the father was shown turned just minutes after the knock on their door...and yet more use for duct tape! That was brilliant, taping a thick magazine around the lead forearm, and also creating a bayonet from the rifle. Points for every possible use from that modified rifle! Close quarters stabbing, shooting, head butting using the stock end, using the shaft for the zombies to bite into. All great.

    Gerry getting some zombie blood in his mouth and realizing he may need to kill himself to protect his family jumps right on the building ledge, ready to jump...up until this rooftop helicopter rescue moment the intensity was incredible in the film.

    On the aircraft carrier, deducting a point for when Gerry addresses a full bird Colonel as "Captain" and the producers didn't even bother to redo the scene. Oops.

    And then lol at the "savior" virologist tripping and killing himself right as they were trying to deplane in South Korea. ha.

    Incredible Jerusalem scenes showing the zombies invading over the wall. And then in the airplane...how did a zombie get in the lavatory? But what an incredible display of how quickly the disease spread up through the passenger ranks...

    The ending sequences were fairly predictable, with the injection and all. Very rushed in the end with everything left kind of as a cliffhanger. "At least we have a chance" kind of thing. Wonder what the intentions were / are with this? Sequel? Transition to a TV series?

    Very enjoyable film for me overall. Loved seeing zombies with a lot of life in them ha ha... really badass kind of monsters, the kind to truly be afraid of.

    I'll go 8.5 out of 10
  17. Jammer

    Jammer Retired Air Force Guy Zone Supporter

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    Godzilla - 5/10 I planned on seeing the Spiderman movie but when I got to the theater I changed my mind because I just wasn't getting the "vibe" to see Spiderman. I really wanted Godzilla to be a good movie. Some parts were awesome and the story premise was pretty good, but I kept shaking my head over the numerous disaster movie clich├ęs. Halfway through the movie I just wanted the movie to end. When I left the theater there was an older guy wearing a Vietnam Vet baseball cap and he stated, "That movie was kind of corny, don't you think?" I replied I thought it was corny as well.

    I still enjoyed it better than the Mathew Broderick version which isn't saying much.
  18. REDVOLUTION

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    I can enjoy ice cube And his movies. Sandler is the worst. Recycled crap = cha-Ching. We are dumb. Lol Ferrell too.
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  19. BigStar

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    I liked Cube in the family movie "Are we there Yet?" and of course in the classic "Friday" where he seemed to have that human-likeability quality. "Ride Along" was just him not mixing the two more so if that makes any sense:confused: Loved Cube for NWA but felt like he could've been more "human like" for this particular flick. Kevin Hart was hilarious.

    Agree about the Sandler recycled garbage. Just think of the South Park & "Awesome-O" movie ideas relating to Sandler. Love me some Ferrell, so toe your line:D but he also has had his share of flops admittedly. Ferrel and Sandler are completely different (one plays it safe/one takes comedic chances). Ferrel launched "Laugh or Die" in 2007 for offbeat/dark comedy that really took off that initially developed a cult following but now includes mainstream comedians as well. He also does a lot of cameos in comedies that Sandler would never "lower himself" to as well. (East Bound and Down, Wedding Crashers, Starsky and Hutch, Zoolander, etc)
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  20. JoeyBoy718

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    Cube was hilarious in 21 Jump Street. But his best performance was Boyz in tha Hood.
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