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by gunnar
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Death of a Salesman (1951) - 7.5/10 - Willy Loman is an aging traveling salesman whose career is spiraling down the drain and his mental health seems to be going with it. He's always talked himself and his kids up to unrealistic heights and he now lives partly in the past. I thought that Fredric Ma...
by gunnar
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Tsotsi (2005) - 8/10 - This South African crime drama stars a hardened young criminal who doesn't hesitate to use violence to get what he wants. He steals a car at gunpoint and accidentally kidnaps the baby in the backseat. He tries to care for it, even forcing a young mother to feed the baby. The ...
by gunnar
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Ju Dou (1990) - 7.5/10 - Janshin is an old man who makes his living dying cloth in 1920s China. He has already beaten two wives to death for failing to give him a son and heir. He purchases a young and beautiful new wife named Ju Dou (Gong Li) and starts beating her as well. Jinshan's adopted nephe...
by gunnar
Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Still Alice (2014) - 8/10 - Julianne Moore stars as a linguistics professor who starts noticing problems soon after her 50th birthday and is diagnosed with a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's. Moore gives a nice performance and the supporting cast is decent. Phantom Thread (2017) - 8/10 - Daniel...
by gunnar
Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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The Garden (2008) - 7/10 - This documentary follows the battle to save the South Central Community Garden in Los Angeles. The site was barren and covered in trash when it was turned into a community garden following the 1992 Los Angeles riots. There were over 300 plots, many run by Latino families....
by gunnar
Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Topper Returns (1941) - 5.5/10 - Cosmo Topper is heading home with his chauffeur when they happen across two young ladies who are headed to the mansion next door. They talk him into giving them a ride to the mansion where one of the ladies is about to inherit the whole estate. That night, one of th...
by gunnar
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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My Son John (1952) - 5.5/10 - Dan and Lucille Jefferson (Dean Jagger and Helen Hayes) are sending two of their sons off to serve their country in the armed forces, but their eldest son John (Robert Walker) couldn't make it home in time for the send off. When he does show up, the parents are worried...
by gunnar
Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Unconquered (1947) - 7/10 - Gary Cooper stars as a Christopher Holden, a British captain during the French and Indian War. He arrives from England on a ship that is carrying a number of bond slaves, including a woman named Abby (Paulette Goddard). An unscrupulous man named Garth tries to purchase A...
by gunnar
Thu Feb 11, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Operation Thunderbolt (1977) - 8.5/10 - This is a pretty good dramatization of the hijacking of an Air France fight by a mixture of Germans and Palestinians. The flight contained around 100 Israelis plus a larger number of non-Israelis. They were taken to Libya and later to Uganda where the release...
by gunnar
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: 93rd Academy Awards
Topic: Critic's Choice Awards
Replies: 15
Views: 291

Re: Critic's Choice Awards

I love movies and watch a ton of them, but I'm also a fan of tv shows. The episodic nature can be a bit tiring at times for some of the shows, but I find that I either will get into a show and bingewatch it for a period of time before tiring of it and moving on to something else or will watch a coup...
by gunnar
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: The People
Topic: R.I.P. Jean-Claude Carriere
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: R.I.P. Jean-Claude Carriere

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie is on my list of films to watch. I almost watched it last year, but other films took precedence. I also plan to see The Tin Drum. Belle de Jour isn't on my list currently, but I will probably add it eventually. I've seen (and enjoyed) a number of films that Carr...
by gunnar
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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In the Shadow of the Stars (1991) - 7/10 - A number of opera singers who are chorus members are interviewed about their lives and careers and experiences with opera. I thought that it was interesting. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) - 7.5/10 - Wallace & Gromit run a pe...
by gunnar
Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Man of Conquest (1939) - 5/10 - This Sam Houston biopic glosses over a lot of his personal history and also has a number of inaccuracies (not unusual for biopics). It has a few parts that are interesting and is certainly watchable, but isn’t really a very good picture. Helen Keller in Her Story (19...
by gunnar
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Stand By for Action (1942) - 7.5/10 - Robert Taylor stars as Lieutenant Gregg Masterson, a Harvard educated Naval Reservist who serves as an aide for Admiral Thomas (Charles Laughton). He spends much of his work time on social duties leaving plenty of time to plan tennis or flirt with women. He get...
by gunnar
Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6580
Views: 298971

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Lloyds of London (1936) - 8/10 - Freddie Bartholomew stars as Jonathan Blake, boyhood pals with Horatio Nelson. The two discover a plan to defraud those at Lloyds of London by scuttling a ship and claiming the insurance. Jonathan heads to London to warn them and earns a job there as a reward. Tyron...

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