What Movies Have You Seen Recently?

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  1. wil

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    Saw.Mule,.shades of gran Torino, not as good.
     
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    The Death of Stalin

    Loved it !
     
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    Walked out of the remake of The Manchurian Candidate with Meryl Streep. I wonder what the Angela Lansbury version's like...

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    Another one that I walked out of: American Hustle.

    Doesn't seem to me that the person who chooses the movies for the community room listens or cares what others want (a rant for another day, okay?)

    I'm going to watch an anime later to make up for the community room feature...

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    I took out Hidden Figures from the university's library to watch instead of what was shown in the community room (Primal Fear.)

    After seeing several of the neighbors leave the community room before the end of the "main feature", I figure that I got the better deal. I think that I'll invest in my own copy of Hidden Figures if/when possible (teach the jerks a lesson on how to choose movies. *evilgrin*)

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  6. wil

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    Just watched a bit claiming Kevin Costner's character didn't actually exist (Hollywood white saviour) I am sure the Sheldon character did...
    Also indicated they didn't let her in, she had to watch from her desk.
     
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    Watched a movie from 1973 (I think) titled The Poseidon Adventure, which I had taken out of the school library.

    It's well worth the time to watch it along with the additional content on the second DVD. They include a discussion on whether or not there are religious undertones, including the classic "hero's journey", Dante's Inferno and the allegory of a child's wisdom. Oh, and one couple representing "family"/"life" (Jack Albertson's character and Shelly Winters' character.)

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    The Wind Rises, a Studio Ghibli anime based on the designer of the airplanes that bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and were used by Japanese pilots/"zeros" through WWII. He wanted to be a pilot, but he was terribly nearsighted, so he flew via the pilots who used his plane.

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    Saw rocket man....a lot like bohemian rhapsody but more of a musical than a biopic.
     
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    Don't Breathe - creepy and thrilling
     
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    Finished The Wind Rises and started Steel Magnolias.

    I might watch The Battleship Potemkin and Burnt By The Sun this weekend.

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    1991's Only Yesterday and 1968's Charly. Both were rather hard to watch, but kinda worth it.

    If one's read the novel Flowers for Algernon, you will be able to follow Charly imho.

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    Just caught Yesterday, the universe where the Beatles never existed, fun premise, enjoyable ride.
     

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