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    Do I detect a hint of something... cosmic,...

    Do I detect a hint of something... cosmic, towards the end of the trailer? The absence of it from Chapter One made me think they might have disregarded that aspect of the book. Hmmm.

    Anyway,...
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    That is a very good trailer, but the real spoiler...

    That is a very good trailer, but the real spoiler would be that James Gray makes a film as relatively straightforward as both trailers look.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxi6rtBtBM0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxi6rtBtBM0
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    Poll: Both Theron and Rogen get to have characters that...

    Both Theron and Rogen get to have characters that are written richer than usual for the genre, elevating their already great chemistry even more. In fact, the rom-com parts are so good, with Theron...
  5. Thread: Cats (Tom Hooper)

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    Trailer coming this weekend, I think? But even...

    Trailer coming this weekend, I think? But even after skimming the BTS clip I still can't fathom how it would translate to an actual film...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzsDroK9CNs

    I...
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    King Kong (1933)'s sense of adventure and scale...

    King Kong (1933)'s sense of adventure and scale still transcends the advancement in technology and especially acting. The latter is so fitting for something this unapologetically grand that I...
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    The Amazing Spider-Man is yet another...

    The Amazing Spider-Man is yet another beyond-tired origin story told in the most bland, dumb way so far (and the climax of cranes swinging to line up for Spider-Man to go by almost made me groan out...
  8. Thread: James Bond 25

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    Out of 25 (not counting the paradoy one), I've...

    Out of 25 (not counting the paradoy one), I've seen 19. Some of these scores are so long ago.


    4.5/5
    1. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
    2. Casino Royale (2006)

    4/5
    3. Skyfall (2012)...
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    lmao this is probably going to win the emmy. ...

    lmao this is probably going to win the emmy. Massively overperforms with record-breaking 32 noms, and about half the cast (10 noms) got in, including wtf choices like Alfie Allen and Lena Headley....
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    I mean, critics like Timon and Pumba too,...

    I mean, critics like Timon and Pumba too, singling them out as the only characters/voiceworks that don't get subsumed by the uncanny valley.

    And I dunno, I thought this was going to be a...
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    Poll: Count me in the exaggerated praise. This is so...

    Count me in the exaggerated praise. This is so tremendously clear-eyed that I'm thrown off at first by the mostly analytical approach to the director's own past, but it may be apt for telling about...
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    1. The Ascent (1977) 2. The Duellists (1977) 3....

    1. The Ascent (1977)
    2. The Duellists (1977)
    3. 3 Women (1977)
    4. Sorcerer (1977)
    5. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
    6. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
    7. Only the Young (2012)
    8....
  13. Poll: Says it all about documentary filmmaking as...

    Says it all about documentary filmmaking as actual craft that a normal story about three kids, with their teenage and love lives, is this engaging, feeling universal instead of ordinary. 8/10
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    Poll: Peaked way too early with "Your Song" and...

    Peaked way too early with "Your Song" and "Crocodile Rock" sequences, two ends of musical staging spectrum that are both superbly realized (one overwhelmingly tender and realistic, the other a...
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    Speaking of another branching-out adaptation... ...

    Speaking of another branching-out adaptation...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0OFH4xpPr4
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-4qvoCU0AUsNqD.jpg:la...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-4qvoCU0AUsNqD.jpg:large
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    Maybe because it clears the low bar of not...

    Maybe because it clears the low bar of not looking like a carbon copy of the original, but that is quite better than I expected.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01ON04GCwKs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01ON04GCwKs
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    Poll: I still have a few of his early works left to...

    I still have a few of his early works left to see, but this is Farhadi's "worst" to date for me, which is still pretty ok. This feels like him on airport thriller mode. His filmmaking, in parceling...
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    Poll: After being disappointed big time with Grass,...

    After being disappointed big time with Grass, this is more like it. One of the rare Hongs without some structural gambits, but being preoccupied with the toxic aftereffect of a usual Hong film's...
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    Poll: Jon Watts should really do a high-school rom-com...

    Jon Watts should really do a high-school rom-com (or just high-school comedy is fine too). I think he would be great at it. The film's best stretches are those breezy, charming scenes of Peter...
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    The Princess Bride (1987) Borderline one of my...

    The Princess Bride (1987)

    Borderline one of my favorite films once upon a time. Sad it's not that anymore, but it's telling that my very long-ago memory of the whole plot stops shortly after the...
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    Better than the actual poster ...

    Better than the actual poster

    https://i.ibb.co/tY44d7c/mail.jpg


    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-vkJG2XoAYH3t0.jpg
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    Seeing the number of replies ballooning up on...

    Seeing the number of replies ballooning up on news tweets already has me nope the hell out of clicking on it.
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    Poll: Ehhhhh. The very high charm of those actual high...

    Ehhhhh. The very high charm of those actual high school field trip parts compensates for the lackluster execution of big picture plot for me, but just barely. It's a testament to Gyllenhaal that I...
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