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Re: The Movie thread

Postby quick_wit » Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:19 pm

Suicide Squad was awful. If you want to see Viggo Mortensen naked, watch Captain Fantastic.

Out of topic: my manager made a Facebook group for some girls in our company to find a date for the cousin of her boyfriend. They think he needs to get out more. Am I being a bitch here or is that just tacky?
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Re: The Movie thread

Postby quick_wit » Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:42 pm

Rabid nerd fans are the worst, especially the ones who don't read past the headlines. I gave Rogue One a 7/10 but that didn't matter because as soon as I said retcon some nerds pitched a fit in the comments section. Geez.
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Re: The Movie thread

Postby Dazza » Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:21 pm

Caught up with a lot of films these holidays. From best to worst.

American Honey - Andrea Arnold creates art that speak to me. I appreciate that many will find this film shallow, overlong, grimy, etc etc. I thought it was beautiful.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople - Speaking of great directors, I was already a huge fan of Taika Waititi (What we do in the shadows, Boy) and this just cements his standing. Fascinated to see if he can transport his comedic sensibility onto Thor 3.

8/10

Toni Erdmann - The Cannes favourite is a really interesting take on the father-daughter relationship. Some of the character motivations and actions didn't land for me but when it's working it's quite something. The ending has me still thinking days later.

Krishna - My word. A family story that plays like a horror. This was, by design, a really bleak and uncomfortable sit. It's incredibly well made and brutally powerful but I wouldn't rush to see it again any time soon.

David Brent: Life on the Road - Fun seeing the character back. Some good awkward laughs like the old Office series. The ending was a bit cheap though.

The Fits - Almost silent film about adolescence. A strong little indie that brings something new to the magical realism genre.

7/10

Deepwater Horizon and Sully - Both quite enjoyable but forgettable. These days I really dislike Clint's work so I was impressed that there were no "how did that get in the film?" moments.

6/10

Mascots - Rough. I was never the biggest Christopher Guest fan but this was a chore.

5/10
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Re: The Movie thread

Postby quick_wit » Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:07 pm

La La Land is so overrated. Amy Adams got snubbed! Natalie damn, she goes quiet and then boom, Oscar nomination bitches.
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Re: The Movie thread

Postby quick_wit » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:42 pm

Hello everyone. My movie review blog is still running. It's been a while since I posted here so its gonna be too frickin' long to list everything I have reviewed since January.

Just head over to www.theviewingtank.wordpress.com

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