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Richard Jewell. A must watch IMO.
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The Plot Against the President on Amazon Prime. Really good.
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sixtyforty wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:03 pm Richard Jewell. A must watch IMO.
I agree. I watched it earlier this year. Also, on CBS this past fall was a 10 part series called Manhunt: Deadly Games. It covered the Richard Jewelll investigation and the manhunt for Eric Rudolph (the real bomber) as well. It's now on CBS Access. But I found it on my Amazon firestick. I missed the last couple of episodes on CBS so I have some catching up to do.

It took me a couple of episodes to realize it was Judith Light (Who's the Boss) playing the role of Richard Jewell's mother.

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Wonder Woman 1984.

Extremely weird movie with terrible pacing. So many things made no sense or were plot holes, but even the overall plot and villain didn't make sense.

Minor SPOILER: There is one part where a guy doesn't know what fireworks or escalators are, and doesn't recognize a trash can, but is able to fly a modern jet... seriously??
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jibantik wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:01 pm Wonder Woman 1984.

Extremely weird movie with terrible pacing. So many things made no sense or were plot holes, but even the overall plot and villain didn't make sense.

Minor SPOILER: There is one part where a guy doesn't know what fireworks or escalators are, and doesn't recognize a trash can, but is able to fly a modern jet... seriously??
Watched WW1984 day after Christmas. I enjoyed the first one. But this was a disappointment. I don't recommend. :thumbsdown
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Swimmer wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:39 pm
Dan999 wrote: Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:37 am "George Clooney in The Midnight Sky on Netflix.
Two hours that I'll never get back. Joe Morgenstern, the WSJ movie reviewer, calls it "some of the best work of Mr. Clooney’s career ..."
I have nothing positive to say and do not recommend the movie."

I wasted 2 hours on this slow depressing film. 2 hours I will never get back, and worse yet, I watched on Christmas evening."
Should have stuck to my 15 minute like it or dump it rule.
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I saw The American and was very disappointed. Unlike some reviewers, I thought his performance was wooden (to be charitable). On the plus side, he did look to be in fantastic physical condition.
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everyone is saying Soul on Disney Plus is a great movie, I started watching it tonight
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flaccidsteele wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:18 am Tenet
A secret agent embarks on a dangerous, time-bending mission to prevent the start of World War III.

Had to watch it a few times. Inception-like. I enjoyed it

https://youtu.be/AZGcmvrTX9M

NB: The Protagonist is John David Washington, Denzel Washington’s son
Great movie but not quite as good as Inception. I watched it on DVD from library and had to turn around and watch it again and picked up quite a few things that I missed. Then I watched a timeline explained on youtube and realized I missed more than I thought. Great movie.
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Unhinged with Russell Crowe. It was pretty intense and violent, but I loved it.

Watched it on Amazon Prime, but had to pay to rent it.
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Watched Soul on Disney+ with the kiddo, it was entertaining. A bit slow at times, overall a good family movie.
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Watched WW84 on HBO max, was so much excited for that but movie wasn't that great which I expected.
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minesweep wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:53 pm
sixtyforty wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:03 pm Richard Jewell. A must watch IMO.
I agree. I watched it earlier this year. Also, on CBS this past fall was a 10 part series called Manhunt: Deadly Games. It covered the Richard Jewelll investigation and the manhunt for Eric Rudolph (the real bomber) as well. It's now on CBS Access. But I found it on my Amazon firestick. I missed the last couple of episodes on CBS so I have some catching up to do.

It took me a couple of episodes to realize it was Judith Light (Who's the Boss) playing the role of Richard Jewell's mother.

watch clips

I liked Manhunt better than the movie. More detailed and a better actor playing Jewell in my opinion. The movie was good, too.
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MDfan wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:24 am
minesweep wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:53 pm
sixtyforty wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:03 pm Richard Jewell. A must watch IMO.
I agree. I watched it earlier this year. Also, on CBS this past fall was a 10 part series called Manhunt: Deadly Games. It covered the Richard Jewelll investigation and the manhunt for Eric Rudolph (the real bomber) as well. It's now on CBS Access. But I found it on my Amazon firestick. I missed the last couple of episodes on CBS so I have some catching up to do.

It took me a couple of episodes to realize it was Judith Light (Who's the Boss) playing the role of Richard Jewell's mother.

watch clips

I liked Manhunt better than the movie. More detailed and a better actor playing Jewell in my opinion. The movie was good, too.
Haven't watched the movie, but I am currently about halfway through Manhunt. Very well done, I am thoroughly enjoying it.
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“6 Underground” on Netflix. Michael Bay produced. Enjoyed it.

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“Roman J. Israel, Esquire” on Hulu. Really enjoyed it.

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Rango, on Netflix. Animated tribute to, and sendup of, every spaghetti Western ever made plus more other movies than I could count. Other than one tiny flaw, not getting Clint Eastwood to voice the Spirit of the West, everything about it is perfect, from the story to the visuals to the Greek Mariachi chorus to the casting to the score: perfect, perfect perfect. Somehow I missed this when it first came out and now I can't believe I spent nine years without having seen it. Nine wasted years :oops:
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Deliverance. Oh boy.
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Highwaymen, with Kevin Costner.

Enjoyed it.
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manatee2005 wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:08 am Deliverance. Oh boy.
A favorite of mine.

Ned Beatty's first film credit, according to IMDB. What a way to start.

And who knew Burt Reynolds could act?

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Frank (2014)
Free on TubiTV.
Quirky film about a band whose frontman wears a giant fake head.
Fassbender is superb (in and out of the head).
PS: The director went on to make the wonderful Room the very next year.
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Midnight Sky on Netflix.

Slow but good.

If you have a short attention span and/or enjoy action, this movie is not for you.
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Just saw "Honest Thief" with Liam Neeson.
Great plot line. Slow and weak script and execution.
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The Call of the Wild (2020) with Harrison Ford.
Free DVD rental from public library.
Jack London's epic novel made ludicrous with the obvious CGI.
Just read the book.
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lostdog wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:33 am Midnight Sky on Netflix.

Slow but good.

If you have a short attention span and/or enjoy action, this movie is not for you.
It is watchable, started out interesting, but overall disappointing. Fairly predictable. I'm no genius but one of the ultimate "twists" was fairly obvious from the beginning. And then, oh yeah, that person will probably die. Then a completely unnecessary and implausible action scene in a snowstorm and a snowmobile ending with chemotherapy ridden character swimming in artic ocean.
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Tried watching Fury, WWII movie with Brad Pitt. It was OK, but got bored with it half way through and gave up.
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lostdog wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:33 am Midnight Sky on Netflix.

Slow but good.

If you have a short attention span and/or enjoy action, this movie is not for you.
Good movie. Certainly worth watching. I recommend it.
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The Social Dilemma, on Netflix.

This is a documentary, it is somewhat of a rant with some good points about hidden agendas on popular social media and search platforms.
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Soul on Disney+. Solid movie, not quite up to par with Inside Out.

Tenet. Mind twister of a film. I enjoyed it. I especially liked the cinematography which is reminiscent of those late 80’s/early 90’s films which is my favorite generation of films. If you like Interstellar or films by David Lynch (e.g. Mulholland Drive), you certainly should watch Tenet. It’s best to see it without knowing anything about the film.
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lostdog wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:33 am Midnight Sky on Netflix.

Slow but good.

If you have a short attention span and/or enjoy action, this movie is not for you.
Watched it with the family the other night. I must have a short attention span or do not enjoy action :D
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crinkles2 wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:30 pm
lostdog wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:33 am Midnight Sky on Netflix.

Slow but good.

If you have a short attention span and/or enjoy action, this movie is not for you.
Watched it with the family the other night. I must have a short attention span or do not enjoy action :D
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Watched Mulan on Disney+ with wife and two daughters. Nice being with family and watching a movie about the importance of family. Well done movie overall. I hadn't seen the original animated version. Older daughter was disappointed this one was not a musical.
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“The Poison Rose” with John Travolta on Amazon. Enjoyed it.

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“Last Flight to Abuja” on Netflix. Was ok.
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Rock of Ages on HBO OnDemand. I hadn't heard of this 2012 movie of the Broadway show of the same name.

trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFiDeufhxSY

The write ups report that all the actors did their own singing: Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Katherine Zeta Jones, and many other lesser known. Fun to watch, raunchy, generally good covers by the cast of 1980s music.
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Solo: A Star Wars Story
Way better than expected. Really good, even.
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crinkles2 wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:30 pm
lostdog wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:33 am Midnight Sky on Netflix.

Slow but good.

If you have a short attention span and/or enjoy action, this movie is not for you.
Watched it with the family the other night. I must have a short attention span or do not enjoy action :D
Agree. It was not for me. Two hours I won't get back.
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BalancedJCB19 wrote: Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:53 am Unhinged with Russell Crowe. It was pretty intense and violent, but I loved it.

Watched it on Amazon Prime, but had to pay to rent it.
Yeah, good movie.
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The King of Staten Island - on Amazon Prime.

Summary: son of fallen firefighter struggles to get his act together in his mid twenties.

Pros: great NYC references, accents, attitudes - great acting performances by Marisa Tomei, Steve Buscemi (I am a fan of both) and Pete Davidson for deadpan humor inserted throughout.

Cons: movie went from depressing to hopeful, but then fell short at the end, my opinion of course.
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Toy Story 2, on DVD. I liked it better than the first movie (Toy Story). They're targeting an older age group. If you've played with some of the toys shown in the later part of the movie, there are a ton of subtleties that will have you laughing.
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jibantik wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:01 pm Wonder Woman 1984.

Extremely weird movie with terrible pacing. So many things made no sense or were plot holes, but even the overall plot and villain didn't make sense.

Minor SPOILER: There is one part where a guy doesn't know what fireworks or escalators are, and doesn't recognize a trash can, but is able to fly a modern jet... seriously??
Just watched it this weekend and I agree, it was an odd, rather silly movie. The opening music and visuals were pretty good then it went downhill from there.
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Sound of Metal, absolutely fantastic, one of the best movies of 2020.

Story is of a drummer who quickly begins to lose his hearing. The sound engineering alone make this movie worth watching but I wouldnt be shocked if the lead wins best actor (or if this wins best picture)
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I believe all 3 of these are posted earlier, but the first one is one I watched for the first time over the weekend:

LOGAN LUCKY - Southern humor and drama as 2 brothers put together a plan to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway. 2017 movie on Prime Video.

These 2 I watch when ever I happen to see them listed:

Kung Fu Hustle: It's a parody on "serious" kung fu movies. Hilarious if you like kung fu movies, which I do.
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O Brother Where Art Thou
: Escaped convicts on the run. It's a well done comedy/drama. My wife didn't care much for it, but for some reason, I thoroughly enjoyed it.
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DW and I currently binging on "The Mandalorian".

Finished binging on "Jessica Jones" last week. The series came on marginally well done at the beginning but plot fragmented as time went on. Nowhere near as good as "Alias", "Strike Back", "Homeland", "The Black List", or "Yellowstone", which we binged on before that.

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DW and I currently binging on "The Mandalorian".

Finished binging on "Jessica Jones" last week. The series came on marginally well done at the beginning but plot fragmented as time went on. Nowhere near as good as "Alias", "Strike Back", "Homeland", "The Black List", or "Yellowstone", which we binged on before that.
I'm guessing you meant to add these to the "what TV show are you watching" thread...

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Unlocked wasn't bad (Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Michael Douglas, John Malkovich and Toni Collette).
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The Grandmaster (2013); Mandarin/Cantonese with English subtitles
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The backstory of Ip Man (of which there are 4 other films with Donnie Yen).
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jjunk wrote: Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:21 pm Sound of Metal, absolutely fantastic, one of the best movies of 2020.

Story is of a drummer who quickly begins to lose his hearing. The sound engineering alone make this movie worth watching but I wouldnt be shocked if the lead wins best actor (or if this wins best picture)
I sat down to watch this knowing I would hate it as I hate metal music. Had to turn down the sound for the first song but stuck with it, and in short order it grew on me. it is worth watching and sticking with it.
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Casablanca on Turner Classic Movies. I recorded it with my DVR. It’s amazing how many lines from this film are cliches.

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Dead Man Walking wrote: Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:56 pm Casablanca on Turner Classic Movies. I recorded it with my DVR. It’s amazing how many lines from this film are cliches.

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6 are in the AFI 100 Movie Quotes list. More than any other film.
And there were many more that should have been but were left out. "I came to Casablanca for the waters; what waters? we're in the desert; I was misinformed". "I’m shocked to find that gambling is going on here; your winnings, sir. Oh, thank you very much”
A classic for the ages.
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