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Post by The Sybian » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:57 am

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I'm not even talking about the main storyline. It's basically EVERY SINGLE MALE CHARACTER she interacts with hits on her at some point.
I had a major crush on Jodie Foster back then, so it didn't stand out.
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Post by tennbengal » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:34 pm

Miggs was def uncool about it.

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Post by The Sybian » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:56 pm

tennbengal wrote:
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Miggs was def uncool about it.
In his defense, he could smell her cunt.
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Post by tennbengal » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:03 pm

The Sybian wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:56 pm
tennbengal wrote:
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Miggs was def uncool about it.
In his defense, he could smell her cunt.
Fair.

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Post by sancarlos » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:58 pm

P.D.X. wrote:
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I don't recall Hannibal hitting on her.
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:29 pm

Okay so I watched a terrible movie and then an AMAZING movie double feature today.

So terrible first
Jesus Rolls. Only good thing is you hear the story of why Jesus served time for being a "pederast". A good character in a great movie just ruined.

Amazing
2004 Indie called Primer. It is a low budget production but so different, complex, and interesting. Very complex dialog driven.
Full movie is on the yt


The illustrated explanation video is probably worth the time after watching it if you are confused (my wife had a hard time finalizing it).

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Post by Shirley » Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:57 am

I've never seen Starship Troopers. I thought I remember it getting panned when it came out. Is it actually good?
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Post by rass » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:05 am

Thought that Roth article was just OK, as much just a recap of the movie as anything else.

One thing he does mention is that the movie deviates pretty far from the book (by design!), and as I recall that was one reason why some audiences didn't like it. I saw it in the theater and enjoyed it, but I'm a noted connoisseur of the Busey family.
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Post by brian » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:11 am

I have trouble with Starship Troopers for the same reason I do American Psycho. I know the movie is taking the piss a bit with the source material and is meant to be consumed ironically, but it's SOOOOO earnest and literal I don't see how most audiences are going to "get the joke".

In Verhoeven's defense, ST does wink at the camera a lot more than American Psycho does, but considering the topic is fascism it almost has to.

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Post by A_B » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:11 am

I think it's fun in a "something to kill time" kind of way. It's not as bad as a lot of the SCI-FI stuff that was proliferating about the same time.
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Post by A_B » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:13 am

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I have trouble with Starship Troopers for the same reason I do American Psycho. I know the movie is taking the piss a bit with the source material and is meant to be consumed ironically, but it's SOOOOO earnest and literal I don't see how most audiences are going to "get the joke".

In Verhoeven's defense, ST does wink at the camera a lot more than American Psycho does, but considering the topic is fascism it almost has to.
OK it's not a movie I would EVER think about on this deep of a level. Space guys fight space monsters.
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Post by brian » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:15 am

It really transcends "good" or "bad". I give credit for making something that can be absorbed on multiple levels.

I think it probably would have been better as a series. Take something like "The Handmaid's Tale" for example. Imagine a two-hour movie where the world where that series/book takes place but where the leaders/men are glorified. It would be pretty horrifying (as it should), but could deliver a powerful message. If you get that's the message at least. If you don't, you're apt to almost take the exact opposite message.

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Post by brian » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:16 am

A_B wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:13 am
brian wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:11 am
I have trouble with Starship Troopers for the same reason I do American Psycho. I know the movie is taking the piss a bit with the source material and is meant to be consumed ironically, but it's SOOOOO earnest and literal I don't see how most audiences are going to "get the joke".

In Verhoeven's defense, ST does wink at the camera a lot more than American Psycho does, but considering the topic is fascism it almost has to.
OK it's not a movie I would EVER think about on this deep of a level. Space guys fight space monsters.
It can be enjoyed on that level, sure. But that's not what the movie is about.

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Post by A_B » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:17 am

brian wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:16 am
A_B wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:13 am
brian wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:11 am
I have trouble with Starship Troopers for the same reason I do American Psycho. I know the movie is taking the piss a bit with the source material and is meant to be consumed ironically, but it's SOOOOO earnest and literal I don't see how most audiences are going to "get the joke".

In Verhoeven's defense, ST does wink at the camera a lot more than American Psycho does, but considering the topic is fascism it almost has to.
OK it's not a movie I would EVER think about on this deep of a level. Space guys fight space monsters.
It can be enjoyed on that level, sure. But that's not what the movie is about.
Admittedly I never read the source material, either.
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Post by Shirley » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:31 am

Well, I loved Robocop and really liked Total Recall (despite its cheesiness), so I think I'm gonna have to watch Starship Troopers too.

Oh, and I think American Psycho (the movie) is brilliant.
Totally Kafkaesque

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Post by mister d » Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:54 pm

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Post by Ryan » Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:57 pm

I bet nobody beats my 12
he’s a fixbking cyborg or some shit. The

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Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:02 pm

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Post by govmentchedda » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:07 pm

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I took a two hour nap and cried during parks and Rec. it was awesome and terrifying.

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Post by duff » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:14 pm

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Post by mister d » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:16 pm

Ryan wrote:
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I bet nobody beats my 12
Tied, bitch.
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Post by BSF21 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:26 pm

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Post by brian » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:28 pm

48.

(Only missed 38 and 39.)

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Post by A_B » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:41 pm

Um. 50?
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:10 pm

45

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Post by Shirley » Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:19 pm

49. Only one I haven't seen is Shutter Island. I'm surprised that I'm higher than most scores y'all are reporting. And 12? Seriously?
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Post by The Sybian » Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:27 pm

Ryan wrote:
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I bet nobody beats my 12
Fuck, I thought I was bad, but I got 35. Sad thing is, I'm not sure if I saw a couple of them. Sooo many Batmans, I've seen some. And I think I saw Avatar, but then I'm not sure. What is happening to my memory?
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Post by The Sybian » Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:28 pm

I never saw Snakes on a Plane, but I'm guessing this movie is as bad, if not worse.
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Post by Pruitt » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:08 am

34.
"beautiful, with an exotic-yet-familiar facial structure and an arresting gaze."

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Post by duff » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:37 am

Not sure if this should go in the confessions thread, but I have never seen any of the Matrix movies or Pirates movies.
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Post by bfj » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:49 am

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Never seen a Pirates of the Caribbean movie and I haven’t watched a Batman movie since the one with Arnold as Mr. Freeze.
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:57 am

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Post by bfj » Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:49 am

Shirley wrote:
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49. Only one I haven't seen is Shutter Island. I'm surprised that I'm higher than most scores y'all are reporting. And 12? Seriously?
Shutter Island is a good movie, but a better book.
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Post by mister d » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:12 am

mister d wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:16 pm
Ryan wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:57 pm
I bet nobody beats my 12
Tied, bitch.
4, 5, 14, 19, 22, 24, 30(?), 33, 35, 36, 42, 45
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Post by Giff » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:17 am

46
Muh.

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Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:32 am

49. I haven't seen Prestige.
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Post by Giff » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:49 am

I've missed Interstellar, Wolf of Wall Street, Wall-E, and The Avengers. I can't believe I haven't seen the first two.
Muh.

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Post by L-Jam3 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:53 am

mister d wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:12 am
mister d wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:16 pm
Ryan wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:57 pm
I bet nobody beats my 12
Tied, bitch.
4, 5, 14, 19, 22, 24, 30(?), 33, 35, 36, 42, 45
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