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Bullet Train (US) 2022

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Posted: 2 Hours 21 Minutes ago by: william ahearn

Hey, Brad Pitt et al on a bullet train. Assassins, kidnappers, thieves, etc fighting a complicated plot with humor. Half-baked Tarantino including soundtrack. Fun movie if you haven't seen many films.

Re: ABC's Wizard Of Oz Remake Will Have LGBTQ Representation, Writer (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Alan Smithee

JG even had her own talk show back in the 50s. She interviewed Dean Martin in one ep.

Re: ABC's Wizard Of Oz Remake Will Have LGBTQ (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: anim8rfsk

OK. So maybe it should really be “friends of Judy“?

Re: ABC's Wizard Of Oz Remake Will Have LGBTQ (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Ubiquitous

I am not sure, but she was played by Judy Garland, who is popular with us for some reason. -- Let's go Brandon!

Re: ABC's Wizard Of Oz Remake Will Have LGBTQ (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: anim8rfsk

As if there was actually any time that was good. Named after the birthplace of one of our worst presidents! LGBTQ Hopefully this is the last we ever hear of it So here’s a serious question. Haven’t gay people been referred t

ABC's Wizard Of Oz Remake Will Have LGBTQ Representation, Writer And Director Says

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: Ubiquitous

Re: ELVIS (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Your Name

Could be worse ... he could do a real-time biography movie starting with Elvis' birth. That would mean 42 years sitting in a cinema watching it. ;-) Weird, "42" is also the Hitchhiker's Guide "the meaning of life, the universe, and

Re: ELVIS (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: moviePig

He probably wishes Elvis had lived longer.

Re: ELVIS (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: super70s

Luhrmann recently expressed a desire to put out a four-hour director's cut in the distant future.

Re: rec.arts.movies.current-films (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: wiriya suktisai

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Re: ELVIS (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bill Anderson

Told you.

ELVIS (no spoilers)

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Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: moviePig

In '40s Mississippi (by way of Memphis) a kid gets his musical catechism from Negro spirituals, on his way to becoming The King. Writer-director Baz Luhrmann (as usual) pulls out all the stops in his flashy bio of ELVIS. Fast-paced ev

Re: THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Arthur Lipscomb

I liked it too. I especially liked Tilda being aware of the dangers of wishing.

Re: Emily, the Criminal (US) 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: trotsky

You make it sound like matching people up with the right projects is a piece of cake.

Re: THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: william ahearn

Nice to see Tilda as more than just a face. I found the end almost a send-up of Harvey.

Re: Where The Crawdads Sing (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: super70s

There's a lot of narration in the movie by the lead character, I presume much of it came directly from the book. If you didn't like the book you probably won't be impressed with the movie either.

Re: Marvel To Feature Israeli Superhero In Captain America Movie. Anti-Semites Go On Attack. (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Ubiquitous

Heh. -- Let's go Brandon!

THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bill Anderson

Tilda Swinton is a brilliant classics professor who finds an ancient bottle and when she pops the top Idris Elba the genie appears and offers three wishes. But Tilda is too smart for that old cliche and what follows is a sometimes gorgeous,

Re: Marvel To Feature Israeli Superhero In Captain America Movie. Anti-Semites Go On Attack. (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ubiquitous

I suspect FPP won't be happy about this, either. -- Let's go Brandon!

Re: THE BLACK PHONE (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: william ahearn

Nope. It would be fascist.

Re: Marvel To Feature Israeli Superhero In Captain America Movie. Anti-Semites Go On Attack. (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: BTR1701

Wait for Mime's head to explode in 3... 2... 1... So is this set after the FALCON/WINTER SOLDIER Disney series? How exactly does being post-blip and post-Thanos mean the role of a hero has changed? This sounds more like a soft-pedal

Marvel To Feature Israeli Superhero In Captain America Movie. Anti-Semites Go On Attack.

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Ubiquitous

Emily, the Criminal (US) 2022

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: william ahearn

In the spirit of full disclosure, I have to say that I haven't been able to stand Aubrey Plaza in most of her films. There was one that I liked her in and it wasn't one of her annoying indie films where she recycles her Parks and Recreation

Re: Where The Crawdads Sing (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: moviePig

I bought the highly-rated book from Amazon during the Covid constrictions, and found it to be... well... saccharine pap. Now I suppose I'll have to see the movie, to discover what I must've missed.

Re: Where The Crawdads Sing (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: super70s

Didn't realize she was British (although the double-barrelled name is somewhat of a giveaway), she lost the accent pretty well.

Re: Where The Crawdads Sing (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Your Name

Daisy Edgar-Jones seems to be becoming a big name. We first saw her in the UK comedy TV series "Cold Feet" (recognisably anyway, she had bit parts in shows before that). She's also been in the French-British series "War of the Worlds"

Where The Crawdads Sing

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: super70s

I understand this came out in June but it's been "held over" for 12 weeks at the local cinema so I figured it would be worth seeing. David Strathairn was the only actor I recognized, who does his usual competent performance as the lawyer

Re: THE BLACK PHONE (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: moviePig

Not bad, luminance-challenged.

Re: THE BLACK PHONE (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: trotsky

Now the attention turns to the titular phone, which must be bad otherwise it would be white.

Re: THE BLACK PHONE (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: moviePig

If the van were sentient, the story would have its name.

Re: ELVIS (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: trotsky

Postscript: "Elvis" was even better than I expected. Oscar caliber. Probably the best edited movie I've ever seen, and then there's ever other factor.

Re: THE BLACK PHONE (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 16 Hours ago by: trotsky

Is it safe to assume it isn't the van itself that is grabbing kids, or in true Stephen King fashion, is it an animated van with animus?

Re: Chris Pratt In "The Terminal List" Proves Anti-Woke Entertainment Isn't Dead (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 17 Hours ago by: trotsky

To people that aren't fucking idiots these are called spoilers. Guess which category you fall into.

Re: Chris Pratt In "The Terminal List" Proves Anti-Woke Entertainment Isn't Dead (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: BTR1701

"Injustice". His entire team was slaughtered and his wife and daughter were murdered in an attack for which he was framed. The reviewer has a gift for understatement. How hilarious is it that "good triumphing over evil" is now consid

Deadpan Masterpiece: What Stars From Rogan To Navratilova Say About "What Is A Woman?"

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Ubiquitous

Woke Hollywood is going gaga over a movie about a gay cannibal, but for normal people, one of the summer's biggest hits is a documentary that began with a simple question: "What is a Woman?" The Daily Wire film, which features Matt Walsh

Re: Transvestite Harry Styles movie panned by critics

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: trotsky

A couple of things: Don't Worry Darling: Critics mixed as Olivia Wilde film with Harry Styles premieres As the headline states, a) it's an Olivia Wilde film, directed by and starring her. Were you too stupid to comprehend this? b)

Chris Pratt In "The Terminal List" Proves Anti-Woke Entertainment Isn't Dead

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Ubiquitous

THE BLACK PHONE (no spoilers)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: moviePig

In 1978 Smalltown USA, a sinister van is driving around grabbing kids. Billed as a horror thriller, THE BLACK PHONE is from a short story by Stephen King offspring, Joe Hill ...and King's legacy seems to infuse every element of it. Mos

Re: Nope (US) 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: trotsky

You're like a Pavlov's dog. Shallower and less cohesive than what? Few films in recent memory invite discussion like this. And yet, this being the internet, you had to finish with something shitty! Pavlov would have love it, class

Re: "Pinocchio." Why GOD, remake that boring crap?

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: trotsky

I would think the best reason is because the right wing lies continuously so the story is still relevant. Hell, I bet Trump wishes he could get his mushroom to grow from lying so much.

Re: OLD HENRY (no spoilers) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: trotsky

"Rich's" brain continues to fry. Writers come up with plots, "Rich" not actors.

Re: Now this is funny and sad (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: trotsky

Apparently not even Pence himself because the MAGAs wanted to hang him.

Re: Nope (US) 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: trotsky

It was good, but you would think a cinephile like yourself would be more observant. There were many good elements to the movie but the directing itself was fucking fantastic. Every shot of this film was well composed and well chosen

Re: ELVIS (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: trotsky

Well, I saw a commercial saying it was on HBO Max, which I was just about to cancel because I almost never watch it, and then ahearn said it's good. I don't trust him that much, but enough to push me into giving the movie a shot. Th

Re: What Are The Odds? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Otto J. Makela

You can bet there were at least a couple of other guinea pig movies in development that didn't get made or got cancelled mid-production. There no longer is room for more than one idea at a time in Hollywood, and in lieu of actual talent

Re: "Pinocchio." Why GOD, remake that boring crap?

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Otto J. Makela

At least it'd scar a new generation of children, if they go with the original Carlo Collodi story idea, which after all is public domain. Collodi originally intended the story, which was first published in 1881, to be a tragedy. It co

Re: What Are The Odds? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Otto J. Makela

You can bet there were at least a couple of other guinea pig movies in development that weren't get made or got cancelled mid-production. There no longer is room for more than one idea at a time in Hollywood, and in lieu of actual talent

Re: rec.arts.movies.current-films (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: raya tongdee

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$3 movies on Sept. 3

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Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: super70s

Not sure if this applies to the big chains like AMC but this was in my local paper in a larger story about our local independently owned theater: "For those who haven't made their return to the theater yet or for those who just enjoy a

Re: rerelease weekend (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 7 Hours ago by: moviePig

And a 3D version. Sadly, not a *both* version, which would draw me in.

Re: rerelease weekend (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 7 Hours ago by: ted@loft.tnolan.com

Including an IMAX version.

rerelease weekend

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: T987654321

With nothing new being released this weekend at least Jaws is in a few theaters.

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: raya tongdee

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: raya tongdee

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Re: ELVIS (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 4 Hours ago by: Lynn McGuire

Using The Colonel (Tom Hanks) as the narrator was a good idea. He made the movie flow well. Lynn

Re: ELVIS (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: william ahearn

Funny how it uses the myths to demystify Presley. I hate the director and the opening credits seemed more about Liberace than Presley and I figured I'd last my proverbial 15 minutes. How wrong was I. Effing good film and, yeah, Tom Hanks.

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