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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3015 on: September 16, 2018, 05:12:53 PM »
 
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3016 on: September 18, 2018, 12:59:08 AM »
Somewhere In Time

A bit of a slow romance, but seeing all the spots on Mackinac Island I've been too was thrilling
 
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3017 on: September 18, 2018, 11:24:18 AM »
Somewhere In Time

A bit of a slow romance, but seeing all the spots on Mackinac Island I've been too was thrilling


The soundtrack is a real treat in that movie.  Some of John Barry's best work, Roger Williams played the piano parts beautifully without hamming it up like he would normally do.  And the 18th Variation of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is the cherry on top. 
 
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3018 on: November 19, 2018, 07:35:35 PM »
Leave No Trace

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Beautiful, touching story.
Rated PG but could have been G.

I saw this movie over the weekend, and I agree with Maxmilian's summation of it as a "beautiful, touching story."  It has a genuinely naturalistic brilliance to it.  There is even a scene of liturgical dancing (of all things) that rings as true as you could imagine.  I would rate it as one of the best films of 2018.
 
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3019 on: November 19, 2018, 07:48:17 PM »
The Nun's Story, because Audrey.

The Last Voyage, with Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Edmund O'Brien, Woody Strode, and George Sanders.
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3020 on: November 19, 2018, 09:42:26 PM »
Anyone jacked up for Creed 2?
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3021 on: November 21, 2018, 03:36:15 PM »
Last night I saw Castle in the Sky (dubbed) in the theatre. That's my all-time favourite movie. Except the version they showed was a slightly newer dub (closer to the original Japanese) and I didn't like it quite as much as the dub I have on DVD. Still good though.
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3022 on: December 03, 2018, 02:47:43 PM »
The Man Who Invented Christmas

I enjoyed it.
Very clean movie; nothing indecent.
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3023 on: December 03, 2018, 04:06:26 PM »
Somewhere In Time

A bit of a slow romance, but seeing all the spots on Mackinac Island I've been too was thrilling


The soundtrack is a real treat in that movie.  Some of John Barry's best work, Roger Williams played the piano parts beautifully without hamming it up like he would normally do.  And the 18th Variation of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is the cherry on top.

This was filmed on Mackinaw island, so close to where I grew up.  Was proud of that fact. Mackinaw island is a must see. I actually feel the place is not as captivating as it was back when they made the movie, but that's "progress" I guess. Still, the island takes you back. Is a romantic reminder of a gentler, slower paced lifestyle. Horse and buggy, homemade fudge, and beautiful landscape. The experience begins on the ferry ride over and ends after the ferry ride back to the mainlsnd. If one has the opportunity, I recommend them to experience the island and much that is associated with it. Its a small island, so rent a bke and pedal all around it. The Grand hotel is quite pricey so a day trip may be all most can afford. But really, I would encourage the experience. It truly brings a person back in time.
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3024 on: December 03, 2018, 04:29:47 PM »
Somewhere In Time

A bit of a slow romance, but seeing all the spots on Mackinac Island I've been too was thrilling


The soundtrack is a real treat in that movie.  Some of John Barry's best work, Roger Williams played the piano parts beautifully without hamming it up like he would normally do.  And the 18th Variation of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is the cherry on top.

This was filmed on Mackinaw island, so close to where I grew up.  Was proud of that fact. Mackinaw island is a must see. I actually feel the place is not as captivating as it was back when they made the movie, but that's "progress" I guess. Still, the island takes you back. Is a romantic reminder of a gentler, slower paced lifestyle. Horse and buggy, homemade fudge, and beautiful landscape. The experience begins on the ferry ride over and ends after the ferry ride back to the mainlsnd. If one has the opportunity, I recommend them to experience the island and much that is associated with it. Its a small island, so rent a bke and pedal all around it. The Grand hotel is quite pricey so a day trip may be all most can afford. But really, I would encourage the experience. It truly brings a person back in time.

No place can compete with Northern Michigan during the summer! My parents took us to Traverse City every other year growing up and we loved it. Harbor Springs, Petoskey, and Charlevoix are all worth checking out too. Mackinac Island is in a category of its own though, of course. 
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3025 on: December 03, 2018, 05:28:09 PM »
Somewhere In Time

A bit of a slow romance, but seeing all the spots on Mackinac Island I've been too was thrilling


The soundtrack is a real treat in that movie.  Some of John Barry's best work, Roger Williams played the piano parts beautifully without hamming it up like he would normally do.  And the 18th Variation of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is the cherry on top.

This was filmed on Mackinaw island, so close to where I grew up.  Was proud of that fact. Mackinaw island is a must see. I actually feel the place is not as captivating as it was back when they made the movie, but that's "progress" I guess. Still, the island takes you back. Is a romantic reminder of a gentler, slower paced lifestyle. Horse and buggy, homemade fudge, and beautiful landscape. The experience begins on the ferry ride over and ends after the ferry ride back to the mainlsnd. If one has the opportunity, I recommend them to experience the island and much that is associated with it. Its a small island, so rent a bke and pedal all around it. The Grand hotel is quite pricey so a day trip may be all most can afford. But really, I would encourage the experience. It truly brings a person back in time.

I saw some pictures of the place & I immediately felt like I have to visit one day. :thumbsup: It is my type of place. Nostalgic, dreamy, stress free, historic, beautiful in every way. I loved everything I saw. It would be heavenly to be able to live there  ;D
Now I will have to check the movie out as well. Thanks, Carleen!
 

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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3026 on: December 07, 2018, 11:02:58 PM »
I saw an obscure independent film called Bitter Melon in the theater tonight. The only reason I saw it is because one of the people involved is a woman I used to be friends with. I did not know much about it going in to it. I would not recommend it because it was morally problematic. there was a short gay sex scene and a short scene of straight pornography. It was about a Filipino family living in San Francisco gathering together at Christmas. I did not like the beginning or the end, but the middle exposed the tragedy of life and was good. I wish the two short sinful parts were not there because without them it would be a decent movie. It is somewhat about abuse and is somewhat sympathetic with the abuser and the abused and the enablers. Sadly I do not think it will be a success because I went on opening night at the best time and there were barely a dozen people in the theater.
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3027 on: December 12, 2018, 07:07:35 PM »
The Fall (2006). Not the last film I've seen but the one most worth remembering of recent ones, especially with such a bleak offering of cinema as art in 2018. Magnificent and endearing. It's cult and very Gilliam-esque, so ignore the reviews if you know what that means, but Roger Ebert at least got it right. Dullards, cynics, accountants and the aesthetically tasteless with hate it. Lee Pace really is beautiful in this, but it's the little girl who steals the show right from the start.

 
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3028 on: December 13, 2018, 10:12:06 AM »
Best of Enemies, a feature length documentary about the debates between William F. Buckley, Jr. and Gore Vidal held by ABC News during the Republican and Democratic conventions of 1968, and the effect they had on both men.

Very interesting look at Buckley and Vidal and also at news coverage of the time, how it worked, etc.  Buckley and Vidal despised each other and what were supposed to be debates about the issues facing each party for the election descending into all out war between the two in what is considered to be the start of punditry on TV.
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Re: Last movie you saw?
« Reply #3029 on: December 13, 2018, 01:58:22 PM »
Best of Enemies, a feature length documentary about the debates between William F. Buckley, Jr. and Gore Vidal held by ABC News during the Republican and Democratic conventions of 1968, and the effect they had on both men.

Very interesting look at Buckley and Vidal and also at news coverage of the time, how it worked, etc.  Buckley and Vidal despised each other and what were supposed to be debates about the issues facing each party for the election descending into all out war between the two in what is considered to be the start of punditry on TV.

I saw that.  It was amazing how they try to paint Buckley as a closeted homosexual in order to explain his dislike of homosexuality.  It never once questions Vidal's sanity or his general nuttiness.  The implicit idea is that conservatism and the condemnation of bad behavior is somehow disordered.