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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    What the fuck:

    Disney promises one new 'Star Wars' film every summer starting in 2015
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    I like that this guy is not as blandly handsome as the last actor to play Superman. I liked his bearded look in the trailer. In spite of my general dislike of Snyder that made me hope that this...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Samurai II was kind of worth watching for this shot though:
    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_me0wedVf7N1qzdf59o1_500.jpg
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    The three 50's films about Mushashi Miyamoto, the legendary swordsman? They're rather generically called the Samurai Trilogy. Do you know it? Because gooooood lord I could not watch it. They're all...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    My sister and I are going through the Criterion samurai films. It's been a lot of fun so far (except for when we tried watching the Samurai Trilogy), and we've seen films ranging from an atmoshpheric...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Skyfall was just baffling. It had elements of old-style Bond films (crazy villian, casinos, large dangerous animals, random sexual encounters, the Aston-Martin) but they were all juggled inexpertly...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Same here.
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    I actually thought about this while watching the movie, that idea of connecting them wasn't fully realized. When the movie finally brought them together again I thought they would have some sort of...
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    The voiceover really bothered me, because much of it ran in parallel to what was happening on screen. If it wasn't there I would have still understood what was going on. It seemed like a total misuse...
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    ParaNorman was surprisingly dark. If anyone saw the "Season of the Witch" teaser trailer, that pretty much sells the movie as it is. It's a little uneven, but the 3D is gorgeous (seriously, Laika...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    If you haven't seen Miyazaki's Nausicaa you should. It's the most similar to Mononoke in terms of tone. Everyone should try getting their hands on the Nausicaa manga too, it's insane, stunning, and...
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    Legend of Korra is streaming online at Nick.com. Anyone who has any passing interest in badass animated fight scenes with electrified kali stick-wielding ninjas and a warrior girl who can take on...
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    Re: King of Limbs...

    BALLS
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    What's your theory? I thought I knew how but it's probably too meta for it to be how it was actually pulled off
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    Spoilers for Sherlock S2 E3
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    Jesus Christ
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    The Walking Dead is being extra aimless, but somehow I suddenly care about Daryl. Now I have to keep watching.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Saw 50/50 at an advanced screening. So much of this movie could have gone really wrong. I'm not a huge fan of Seth Rogen and here he plays basically to type as Kyle, pushing his very sick, neurotic...
  18. Thread: Hey, Books

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    Re: Hey, Books

    I'm a year into reading the new translation of Proust's In Search of Lost Time. Shit just got real.

    Age of Innocence was required reading in high school, so at the time I was not too thrilled to...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Saw Tree of Life in a tiny theater. Unfortunately this meant we could not be far enough from anyone to avoid hearing comments. More unfortunately the loudest people were directly behind us. However,...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Zack Snyder is directing the new Superman movie. Patently uninteresting combination.
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    Re: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor.

    I don't know about the "first Doctor" preference. I started watching with Nine (Eccleston) back in 2005/6 and while I was intrigued enough to keep watching, it wasn't until Ten (Tennant) got into his...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    If anyone's on the fence about seeing Xmen in theaters, don't. The storytelling is good to great but the movie was made in such a short time that it totally lacks polish. There are visual problems...
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    Amy what Doctor Who schedule are you on? Wasn't "The Almost People" just aired?
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    So I've seen three anime shows all the way through-- FLCL, Xam'd, and Cowboy Bebop. Tried to watch Neon Genesis Evangelion, became stabby. Any recommendations?
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    I've only seen Home Movies when other people were watching it, and I don't think I'll watch it on my own, but I did enjoy it.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    The Neverending Story book is about five times more terrifying and sad than the movie. The movie only gets through a third of it and the rest of it just keeps getting weirder and scarier.
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    Spaghetti western puppet sex with loading screens is even better, and that's just the first ten minutes!
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    Assasins' Creed: Brotherhood needed to have tried a little harder animating the cut scenes. It's like watching "photo-realistic" bad ventriloquism. Or a spaghetti western with puppets.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    So I saw Let Me In last night out of curiosity. Bear in mind that I wasn't particularly attached to the Swedish version, but Reeves' version does get a lot of things right. Reeves' manages to pull...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Enter the Void is being shown at the Ken? Wow. I wonder if they fixed their air conditioning. I feel like the Ken would be simultaneously the best and the worst place to see that movie. What a...
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    Started playing Ocarina of Time emulated on the Wii. I'm a big sucker for Zelda games, but I've never really gotten the hang of a 3D one (I've only ever played Game Boy Zeldas). So far it's been...
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    Re: For those about to bike, I salute you.

    I broke one of the pedals on my single speed. The point where the stirrup strap threaded through the pedal busted straight through. For cheap plastic jobs they lasted a while. Now I have some good...
  33. Thread: Hey, Books

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    Re: Hey, Books

    I'm currently reading Proust's Swann's Way.

    The introspective philosophical part of me likes the first part, and the part of me that hates stories about Society (like Age of Innocence) is...
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    Oh god the Core. By far the worst movie in that group. In high school Bio we watched The Holy Grail, and that's not even tangentially related to science. Second best class I had.
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    If I were to take the film-making metaphor entirely seriously, I'd say Dom's speech to Shade Mal about not being much like his real wife at all to be Nolan basically admitting that he can't write...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Keanu Reeves almost looks like Justin Long with that terrible haircut.
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    It took me a really long time to get into Inception (luckily it's ludicrously long), but once I was in I was really swept along. Whatever flaws it has, it managed to make me care about everyone...
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    Re: LOST!

    Well, early nineties makes almost no difference, movie wise. OH GOD LAWNMOWER MAN *goes to cower in a corner*

    Tell us about it when you get through it.
  39. Thread: LOST!

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    Re: LOST!

    HOLY SHIT that movie is another in a long list of 80s movies that haunt my childhood.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I saw Let the Right One In a few days ago, then I watched the trailer. The shots are all the same! While it's a bit silly to remake this film, on the other hand if they manage to get the mood right...
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    Re: Radiohead - LP8

    I really like Phil's singing voice. I haven't listened to his song yet, but I really enjoyed the 30 seconds of him singing with that super group a couple years ago. Kind of mellow and...
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    Re: Radiohead - LP8

    Everytime I read one of these Radiohead thread it's like Coachella Time-Loop or something. Welcome to the endless cycle of lists, over-serious album defenders, nirvana, and supre.
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    yF_R5UJGt-g
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    Re: Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn

    How do they get all of the music for these otherwise bargain-basement productions? It boggles the mind!
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    I'm completely out of television shows to watch. Lost is over, and Doctor Who (see the sig? Matt Smith is awesome and a huge hipster!) is out until Christmas.
    As you can tell, my taste in...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I can't wait until Twilight is nothing more than a two minute segment on I Hate the 00s wherein an aging Justin Bieber is comped with sparkles and two other people you didn't know existed laugh about...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Yesterday was a beautiful day, rode our bikes to the mall to see Toy Story 3.

    I don't know how Pixar comes up with these things, but they have a knack for making gut-wrenching sequences that put...
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    Re: Gonna Make This Garden Grow

    We dug some thin flower borders this weekend around the main walk and planted marigold and two kinds of nasturtium seeds, along with some gigantor sunflower seeds. The marigold seeds are kind of old...
  49. Thread: LOST!

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    Re: LOST!

    Where should it have ended?
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    Re: LOST!

    The DVDs will have a 12-14 minute piece on Hurley and Ben's island days. Not sure if I want to see it. Might be one of those epilogues in books I tape shut for a long time.
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