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godfather927 323 February 27, 2012 at 11:49 AM in News (3)
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Thread to discuss movies of any type and date, but perhaps with more focus on recent ones in the past couple years.

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Jack's Lack of Surprise
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Watched The Town the other night. Not as good as I anticipated but probably worth checking it out.
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That probably sucked for anyone who was shot.


I enjoyed it for the most part, but it fell way short of Heat (the movie it was modeled after.)
Quote from Roland Deschain View Post :
Same. Enjoyed The Town (worth watching as a rental)but had no clue it was modeled after Heat. And as I'm sure most would agree those two movies don't even belong in the same realm of comparison.
I thought The Town was complete garbage. I only sat through it because I was at a friends house and drinking.

Not even comparable to Heat.
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I thought The Town was complete garbage. I only sat through it because I was at a friends house and drinking.

Not even comparable to Heat.
How? It was one of the better movies I have watched in a while. I really liked it personally. I'd rather watch that than The Grey. (I'd rate that still a rental though)
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Jack's Lack of Surprise
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How? It was one of the better movies I have watched in a while. I really liked it personally.
I thought the acting was HORRIBLE.

And didn't Ben Affleck direct or produce it or something? I'm thinking he should stick to acting, but as bad as his skills were in that movie, that'd even be a stretch nowadays.

I did watch Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood over the weekend though for about the billionth time laugh out loud

That movie cracks me up every time.
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just watched Real Steel - really enjoyed it. VERY predictable, but was really entertaining. special effects were pretty cool too.

Saw Immortals last week - meh...wasnt great...

Also watched Black Swan last week - that was incredible...very thought provoking.
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I thought real steel looked completely retarded and don't understand how a movie like that gets so much interest. I also watched a little bit of it but it's just not my thing at all.
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Watched The Town the other night. Not as good as I anticipated but probably worth checking it out.
dude The Town was such a sick movie, I have seen it a few times. I am probably partial though because I know all the areas they were in.
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Jack's Lack of Surprise
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dude The Town was such a sick movie, I have seen it a few times. I am probably partial though because I know all the areas they were in.
For serious?

I could barely sit through it.
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For serious?

I could barely sit through it.
Same here...Didn't really enjoy The Town..

I haven't really watched any movies lately. I think the last thing I saw Tin Tin which I enjoyed for what it was. I'm really looking forward to this summer with Prometheus and Batman- Dark Knight Rising.
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any of you guys watch "Requiem For A Dream" by Darren Aronofsky (who also did Pi and Black Swan amongst others)? I loved that movie. Plus Jennifer Connelly is in and she does a anal to anal dildo scene (no joke) but they don't really show anything but her facial expression in that scene.

The scene is basically a dark room filled with corporate suits and two close to naked chicks on their hands and knees on a table surrounded by the suits. One of the older dudes yells out, "ASS TO ASS!!" (pretty sure he's holding the massive dildo when he says this) to which the rest of the suits cheer heartily in agreement. laugh out loud

But even if that scene wasn't in the movie I'd recommend it over Black Swan (which I thought was good not great). Great use of music and pretty awesome direction IMO.
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Tryin to come originale
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Requiem for a dream is the best movie of all time
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My # is bigger than yours
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any of you guys watch "Requiem For A Dream" by Darren Aronofsky (who also did Pi and Black Swan amongst others)? I loved that movie. Plus Jennifer Connelly is in and she does a anal to anal dildo scene (no joke) but they don't really show anything but her facial expression in that scene.

The scene is basically a dark room filled with corporate suits and two close to naked chicks on their hands and knees on a table surrounded by the suits. One of the older dudes yells out, "ASS TO ASS!!" (pretty sure he's holding the massive dildo when he says this) to which the rest of the suits cheer heartily in agreement. laugh out loud

But even if that scene wasn't in the movie I'd recommend it over Black Swan (which I thought was good not great). Great use of music and pretty awesome direction IMO.
sissified ballet movies? i thought you was a dude??
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Requiem for a dream is the best movie of all time
word, I wouldn't say best of all time but it's one of my favorites for sure. Then again whenever someone asks me what's your favorite movie of all time (a question I always fail to answer) this is one of the ones I consider along with Pulp Fiction.

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sissified ballet movies? i thought you was a dude??
well there IS a lesbo scene in that sissified ballet movie ya know.
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Quote from Roland Deschain View Post :
word, I wouldn't say best of all time but it's one of my favorites for sure. Then again whenever someone asks me what's your favorite movie of all time (a question I always fail to answer) this is one of the ones I consider along with Pulp Fiction.



well there IS a lesbo scene in that sissified ballet movie ya know.
probably doesn't show anything so not worth sufferin through rest just to see it
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Quote from Roland Deschain View Post :
any of you guys watch "Requiem For A Dream" by Darren Aronofsky (who also did Pi and Black Swan amongst others)? I loved that movie. Plus Jennifer Connelly is in and she does a anal to anal dildo scene (no joke) but they don't really show anything but her facial expression in that scene.

The scene is basically a dark room filled with corporate suits and two close to naked chicks on their hands and knees on a table surrounded by the suits. One of the older dudes yells out, "ASS TO ASS!!" (pretty sure he's holding the massive dildo when he says this) to which the rest of the suits cheer heartily in agreement. laugh out loud

But even if that scene wasn't in the movie I'd recommend it over Black Swan (which I thought was good not great). Great use of music and pretty awesome direction IMO.
That is actually the scene I always think about when I think of that movie...it is farking heart wrenching...

When you describe it, it is like you are watching a Pron, but...the point of the movie is how low drugs will take you, and the sh*t you have to do just to get another fix...

Seriously though, whenever I hear that song ( [Lux Aeterna By Clint Mansell] [youtube.com]) all I think about is that old dude yelling "ASS TO ASS!!!!" and I get a little sick inside.
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That is actually the scene I always think about when I think of that movie...it is farking heart wrenching...

When you describe it, it is like you are watching a Pron, but...the point of the movie is how low drugs will take you, and the sh*t you have to do just to get another fix...
dude LMAO I know it's a heart wrenching scene, i was being purposely misleading. Still an awesome movie.
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