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Old 12-28-2013, 06:01 PM   #55351
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so im watching desolation of smaug and

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nemesis just popped out ombg

edit: i'll report back when im done
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:05 PM   #55352
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Old 12-28-2013, 08:38 PM   #55353
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:42 PM   #55354
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:43 PM   #55355
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but it wasn't as childishly aggravating as the first so it had that going for it
As a matter of fact it was considerably more so.
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Old 12-29-2013, 08:47 AM   #55356
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the desolation of smaug

it was decent. still shitty looking despite all those fancy cameras and whatnot. the action was better, and it was nice to see orlando bloom doing something useful again. there was certainly less running and falling and running and falling...and running...and falling.

but yeah overall i think i preferred the first one 6.5/10
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:41 PM   #55357
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7.5 - great little film, Sam Rockwell's particularly entertaining. Not used to seeing Steve Carell being a shithead though
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Old 01-03-2014, 10:42 AM   #55358
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I checked the DVD out of the library.
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Old 01-08-2014, 05:17 PM   #55359
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Gravity (2013)






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I finally got the chance to see Gravity the other night and I just wanted to share my thoughts on the movie and hopefully shed some light on the physics, CGI, plot and acting throughout.

The opening scene of the film, George Clooney's character, Matt Kowalski, is seen rapidly moving all over the ISS (International Space Station) un-tethered while suited in an MMU (Manned Maneuvering Unit). He begins to make formal talk with Sandra Bullock's character (Ryan Stone) and then proceeds to talk about a party he went to in Mardi Gras. Now, I'm not astronaut, but I highly doubt one would feel obligated to reflect on a night out on the town while on a space walk, un-tethered. Sanrda Bullock's character was nothing but a klutz. NASA would never have chosen her as a mission specialist given her unrelenting emotional behavior. She was constantly messing things up (mind you her character only had 6 months training) and constantly needed Clooney to help her out. Clooney was nothing but a smartass full of clichés and bad acting all around. It's almost as if his mind was still in the green screen room and not in space. He's an actor, he's been in many films. Acting would have been nice here.

All of the sudden, debris hits the robotic arm and spins Bullock out of control. She eventually gets flung off into space, at a rapid speed. There's one small problem here, that is impossible. NASA procedure during an EVA (Extra-vehicular Activity) requires the astronaut to have a SAFER, which is a small self-contained propulsive backpack system used in case of emergency only. If the astronaut would drift off, it provides free-flying mobility, adjusts roll, pitch and yaw, making possible for the astronaut to return to the spaceship safely. She didn't have one.

Lets talk a little about the physics in Gravity, shall we? At one point in the film, a chute opens on the capsule while in orbit and spreads all over the ISS causing a chain reaction of disaster. This is also impossible. The chute, in reality, would not have opened, It would have stayed in tact. You know why? There is NO WIND IN SPACE.

Sandra Bullock then begins to run out of Oxygen, and breathes on nothing but carbon dioxide for over 5 minutes. She would have been dead and the movie would have ended (which is what I was hoping). Sandra Bullock's character manages to get inside the ISS after releasing Clooney's character, who eventually dies. The were holding onto each others' hands, what invisible force pushed Clooney away from the rest of everything in that orbit? Oh yea, nothing did because there was no force. At all. After she gets inside the capsule, a fire starts and ignites on...nothing. It spreads as if the entire capsule was emerged in WD-40. This couldn't happen either, because OXYGEN IS NOT A FUEL HENCE IT IS NOT FLAMMABLE.

Bullock manages to get on the Chinese station, where she begins to read an instruction manual for re-entry the size of a DVD instruction booklet. Using only pictures. Thank God during her 6 months of training she manages to squeeze a little Soyez training in there as well. She is seen frantically pushing random buttons while actually saying out loud "eenie, meenie, miney, ...mo!". She is supposed to be a mission specialist, not a clumsy emotional nitwit with the brain capacity of a mentally retarded monkey with cerebral palsy. Then, over the radio, she hears the sound of someone talking, then the voice starts to play around with her and you can hear barking, so she starts howling and barking like a dog back at whoever was on the radio. She re-enters the atmosphere unfastened and barefoot. The re-entry capsule had a 60 second countdown. This is also false because almost everything during a EVA has an override in the event of a de-orbit emergency. Apparently not in Gravity.

So, lets talk about how this movie made almost $300,000,000 in a few months. Apparently there are either a lot of idiots out there or someone hacked the IMDb database and gave it high ratings. It's very sad to see such mediocrity being praised and tainting our collective unconscious with garbage. If you want to see a good space flick, I recommend 2001: A Space Odyssey and/or Apollo 13. 2001 came out in 1968 and it's still light years ahead of Gravity. The acting in Apollo 13 is as good as it gets. I happen to think Gravity is the worst movie ever made, of all time in any genre anywhere. I used to have Troll 2 reigning at the #1 spot for worst movie of all time, but I think I just made an exception with Gravity to take it over.

If you don't believe me, see it for yourself if you haven't already.

Thanks to nysalesman on IMDb for a really good review as well.

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Old 01-08-2014, 06:37 PM   #55360
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Anchorman 2

Funny. Some drawn out segments. Still not good, though.


The Conjuring

Not as scary as it looked, but still a good story. Same people as Insidious and Sinister. They know how to do paranormal stuff right.
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Old 01-08-2014, 07:38 PM   #55361
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Waiting for an Anchorman 2 screener, prolly won't be able to get away with the Mrs. to go see it while it's in theaters.
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Old 01-08-2014, 08:31 PM   #55362
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Did you like the first? I didn't. I just saw it 'cause I was on a date. Though, she didn't want to see it either. But, she went with my decision 'cause I was drunk.
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Old 01-08-2014, 08:35 PM   #55363
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Old 01-08-2014, 08:44 PM   #55364
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Your post lost credibility when you claimed that gravity is the worst movie ever

Even given it's flaws in terms of accuracy, it undeniably has some beautiful cinematography
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Old 01-08-2014, 09:34 PM   #55365
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Did you like the first? I didn't. I just saw it 'cause I was on a date. Though, she didn't want to see it either. But, she went with my decision 'cause I was drunk.
I didn't like the first one when it first came out (even though it seemed like all my peoples loved it), but i watched it again about a year and a half ago and i thought it was funny enough

the car commercials and stuff have been pretty off-putting though
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Old 01-08-2014, 11:46 PM   #55366
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Season 1 - 8/10

Season 2 - 8.2/10

Season 3 - 7.8/10

Didn't think I would like this show but I am watching it back to back. Constant giggles and medium laughs, a great feel good show. The gay couple is the best thing on the show, Cam is the shit.

Don't like how the Columbian Milf got more annoying towards the end of season 2.

show is a mix of arrested Development and Office.

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Old 01-09-2014, 04:33 AM   #55367
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star trek in to darkness

stopped 3/4 way through. couldn't handle it anymore. watched on a small screen and maybe that it. maybe the graphics are so great that you don't realise there is little or no dialogue and no plot. probably never watch the end unless i have 40 minutes before landing on a ing haul and want to avoid talking to the person beside me who just woke up
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Old 01-09-2014, 08:59 AM   #55368
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"Lotta rich women back there, Ralph, begging for it, paying for it, too. And the men - they're mostly tutti fruttis. So I'm gonna cash in on some of that, right? Hell, what do I got to stay around here for? I got places to go, right?"
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Old 01-09-2014, 02:13 PM   #55369
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what the fuck is the asshole fry doing in smaug?
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Old 01-09-2014, 02:22 PM   #55370
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whoa now, I like you aaa, but I won't have you badmouthing an English institution
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Old 01-09-2014, 02:41 PM   #55371
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typical english institution just like elton fucking john


epitomise everything i dislike about that sad failed land
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Old 01-09-2014, 08:08 PM   #55372
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:59 AM   #55373
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Fantastic feel-good film. I wasn't really expecting to enjoy it, not usually a Ben Stiller fan, his comedy stuff isn't my kind of thing, but he's great in this as a straight-man. Brilliant soundtrack too

8/10
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Old 01-12-2014, 12:09 PM   #55374
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it definitely had its funny moments but overall it just kinda felt dragged out
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:56 PM   #55375
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Very good, but very long
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:56 AM   #55376
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"Lotta rich women back there, Ralph, begging for it, paying for it, too. And the men - they're mostly tutti fruttis. So I'm gonna cash in on some of that, right? Hell, what do I got to stay around here for? I got places to go, right?"
oh my god.. an x rated movie... you are a foul pornographer and terrorist against society

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I never did like your posts but now that you have returned I can warn everyone what long-term exposure to methamphetamine looks like.

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Old 01-13-2014, 06:30 PM   #55377
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Very good, but very long



I just watched that yesterday and yeah it was long but I think it was the perfect length for the story to take place. I can't stand Jonah Hill but he didn't do that bad. It was hilarious that's for sure! I gave it an 8/10 on IMDb.
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:18 PM   #55378
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The Wolf on Wall Street 8/10

Her 10/10
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:41 PM   #55379
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Was Her really that good?
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:03 AM   #55380
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