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Old 03-27-2020, 10:10 PM
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Blinded by the Light (2019)
Very good. Highly recommend.
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Very entertaining.
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Sling Blade 1996

I had never seen this highly acclaimed film. I watched it with my son and we both really enjoyed it. A tad slow moving and I could see the ending coming from a mile away, but the acting was excellent and it was cool seeing John Ritter in something.
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La vie du Christ((he Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ)(1906) Film short with 25 segments (in 1/2 hour) depicting the life of Jesus


Matrimony's Speed Limit(1913)Contrived comedy, with oft repeated plot as man must marry in little time to get the inheritance


La coquille et le clergyman(The Seashell and the Clergyman)(1928)First Surrealist film? Grounded enough to work


Stand-In(1937)cute comedy/romance in the movie industry


Hitting a New High(1937)light comedy, a bit forced


The Great Garrick(1937)Nice comedy/romance as French want to prove a British actor doesn't know his craft


Blockade(1938)Overblown Spanish Civil war film, hey but look at the year


Cover Girl(1944)Rita Hayworth/Gene Kelly - that should be enough


Mother Wore Tights(1947)Nice musical covering years in the life of a vaudeville family


I'd Climb the Highest Mountain(1951)Slice of Americana, from the perspective of the minister's wife. They showed him to be quite human and I love Susan Hayward, not the most beautiful of the era, but has a hard edge, that always works for me


A Lawless Street(1955)Good western as the sheriff that cleaned the town isn't universally loved. Not all that new, tried too hard to be High Noon


Good Morning, Miss Dove(1955) Another film where the retiring/sick teacher reminisces. She just seemed too stiff and didn't really related with all that many of the kids.


The Best of Everything(1959)Woman in the workforce, a bit too soapy


Bobby(1973) God awful Bollywood, that becomes laughable.


Ram Teri Ganga Maili(1985)Same director as above. I feel I have discovered the worst director in film history (Ed Wood didn't have this guy's budget). This is more typical Bollywood with a bit of edge. But whoever writes this has obviously never heard human's speak to each other or interact


Lady in White(1988)Some good to this child ghost story. But needed more development of the relationships.


Gridlock'd(1997)Urban drug culture comedy of trying to get clean in a world of red tape. The best thing about it is the characters were not dumb. There was more logic than usually expect in peoples actions, even if it doesn't work out.


Head in the Clouds(2004)Good Spanish Civil War/WWII period piece that works, especially as it gets past the relationship development


Gnomeo & Juliet(2011) Humor seemed beyond children's references and not that funny. Unlike Toy Story, there is just too much disturbing or the environment. I want some character consistency


In Time(2011) Good concept Sci-Fi, where life expectancy becomes currency, but becomes just a typical chase film


Martha Marcy May Marlene(2011)Story of a woman escaping a cult and trying to re-assimilate in a "normal" life. Once I got used to the time switches it worked well


Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets(2017)Beautiful Sci-fi, fantasy that dragged me in, then I met the main characters who I hated with a passion. Their banter was forced and all normal emotion was lost when needed. This seems like it should have been good
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I bailed on The Killing Of A Sacred Deer. It was creepy from the very start, even though the plot really doesn't begin until a half hour in. But once I saw where it was going, I knew it wasn't the sort of movie I really enjoy and I decided that my list was long enough that I didn't need to finish it.
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God of Egypt (2016)

I like watching stupid films - it was fun

There were some good ideas for art design, etc., but the CGI looked really cheap
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Hotel Rwanda (2004) **** (out of 5)
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Frankie (2019) with Isabelle Huppert as an aging movie star with only a few months to live as her cancer treatments did not work. She has brought her "family" together on the Portuguese shore for a reunion of sorts. Features Brendan Gleeson as husband #2 and Marissa Tomei as a friend from the movie world. Throw in Greg Kinnear and you have a reasonably good cast. The story moves along nicely unfolding the various issues the family has faced over time. The only complaint is that the ending is very weak and unsatisfying. I don't need closure, I'd just like to know what the final scene is for.
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Come and See (1985, Russian) - Very powerful and devastating movie about one boy's experience as the Nazis scorched their way through Byelorussia. Heralded as one of the best movies about war ever made. Schindler's List must have used some pieces from this movie. Great movie that I just stumbled across on TCM.
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