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    Quote Originally Posted by mario_c View Post
    The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest. The Lord Of The Rings of neo-noir post-cyberpunk crime thrillers wraps up the story with a glorious knot of conspiracy and hacker action. The ending is...strangely Swedish. Everyone gets arrested? The nail gun bit was perfect though. I kind of wish Nooni Rapace had more to do or that she either hooked up with Blomkvist or his sister the attorney (I loved them both too), but her character is not to be forgotten regardless.
    I'm really happy with the way they made Stieg Larsson's triology into film. The movies are very good (though the books are better )

    Last movie I saw was Resident Evil: Afterlife. I like a good kill-'em-zombies movie once in a while.
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    Monsters - Vaguely amoral photographer has to get rich girl back home through Mexico's infected zone. It wasn't quite a timeless classic, but I thought it was pretty darn good.

    side note: I'm not huge fan of CGI in general. Werewolves and Jabba the Hutt should be latex, spaceships should be carefully lit models hanging from a wire or something. Period. However, I'm prepared to concede that CGI does have its place. The articles I read about Monsters all described it as 'low budget', but I thought (mild spoilers) the ruined cities and big beasties looked great.

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    The englishman that went up a hill. I could have lived without it but it was cute. Right before that I watched Pride and prejudice for about the 30th time. THAT I can't live without

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    Saw 'Hereafter' at the movies...6 of us went, 4 hated it, 1 thought "meh" and I loved it. LOVED it. Especially the part where they're at the London Book Fair and they pause in front of the Simon and Schuster booth.

    I took it as a sign.

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    All That Jazz. Again. What an overblown, pretentious, self-indulgent, heartbreaking, wonderful ending.
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    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    They really knew how to make movies back then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jvc View Post
    Just watched 2012. And, although I'm not really a huge fan of dissaster movies, for some reason I like this. Very good special effects and John whats-his-face was okay in it, too. Although not as good as he was in Grosse Point Blank. That film rocks.
    We just watched this last night. Storyline was a little silly, and the scenes with the family narrowly escaping disaster (in the car and plane) with a too over the top and completely unrealistic. But it was a fun movie, great special effects. Just don't think too hard while watching it, lol.

    And I agree about Grosse Point Blank, awesome movie.
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    The Social Network.
    Not sure how accurate it is, but great movie.

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    The Man Who Knew Too Little (with Bill Murray). Before the movie was released, the trailer looked awful -- and it took me years to see this very silly but fun flick.
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    Saw Due Date last night. Not bad, but not as good as The Hangover. Zach Gallifinakis (or however he spells it) is WAY the hell too comfortable with his body.
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    It's a custom in our house to watch V for Vendetta every Nov. 5, so we did that.

    Also, this weekend: Conspiracy Theory - okay. and 28 Days Later (again, again) - not anywhere near as scarey the third and fourth time, but still a good flick.

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    The Musketeer. Awesome movie, good jokes, amazing sword fights. What's not to love?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elwolf View Post
    The Musketeer. Awesome movie, good jokes, amazing sword fights. What's not to love?
    Love that movie.

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    Scott Pilgram vs The World - Cleverest, Funniest movie in a very long time. It displaces Shaun of the Dead as my fav Edgar Wright movie. F-ing Brilliant.

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    Last night: Fargo - finding the fun in a movie about horrible events with a slew of great actors - in other words a Coen classic.
    Just finished seeing: Lakeview Terrace - forgettable but ok as entertainment.
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    The 1986 Jeff Goldblum/Geena Davis version of The Fly. Awesome squick!
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    Fitzcarraldo - It has been a while since a movie amazed me like this one.
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    Starship Troopers. Can't think of anything I like better than this movie in it's genre. Ravenous Alien killing Sci-Fi/Horror/War film. Win.

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    I just popped Coraline into the DVD player. This is probably going to be the 10th time I've watched it. I just can't get enough of this movie!


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    Haha I watched Starship Troopers tonight too! After finishing reading Ender's Game this week I thought of it.
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    Silent Hill. Wow. Just dark wow and twisted wow. Different. Good premise. Very spooky and no HEA ending.

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    on tv, the second half of harry potter and the goblet of fire.

    At the movies...

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