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    YES. I really enjoyed I Am Divine. That seemed like a really fun life.
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    yeah, except for the part where he's horribly depressed and ate himself into a massive heart attack.
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    yeah, except for the part where he's horribly depressed and ate himself into a massive heart attack.
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    Well, he did have an eating problem, yes. But outside of that, he seemed to have a lot of fun.
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    I agree Guardians of the Galaxy was surprisingly good with a decent amount of humor to it that was unexpected. Honestly though if it wasn't for this thread I would have never thought of it being "this generations Star Wars", which I don't think it is.
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    Every gushing review that Last Year at Marienbad has ever received is completely warranted. Easily one of the best films I've seen.

    And also, both volumes of Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac are up on Netflix Instant. Surprisingly hadn't seen that mentioned, even on instantwatcher. And if you're an Amazon Prime member both Cheap Thrills and Enemy (same director as last year's Prisoners) are now up and free to stream.
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    Yes, Enemy is the same director as Prisoners (and Jake Gyllenhal stars in both) but that movie couldn't be more different from Prisoners. I enjoyed it, but it's much more an art film.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Yes, Enemy is the same director as Prisoners (and Jake Gyllenhal stars in both) but that movie couldn't be more different from Prisoners. I enjoyed it, but it's much more an art film.
    Just watched it. Aside from the ending and a few brief dream sequences, way too straightforward to be considered an art film I'd say. But yeah, that ending. Not sure how anyone could react too positively toward that.
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    Under the Skin and Nymphomaniac are my two favorite films of 2014 so far. Night Moves, Only Lovers Left Alive, Ida and The Lego Movie are also on the list.
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    This sounds awesome, though also frightfully expensive.
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    In general, Alamo Drafthouse is very reasonably priced, but that could totally change based on their overhead at this location. The Regal cinema downtown at LA Live already costs $16 for a matinee and there are no frills at all. I can't imagine this costing more.
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    But I mean like for food and beer and stuff. I love the whole idea of getting drinks and eats delivered to your seat. How the hell does the ordering take place?
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    Plus, any movie theater that serves beer... super win.
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    It works really well. If you want to order during the movie, you write it on a card and put it in a little holder, and everything is done silently. I saw Gravuty at one in Austin last November and it was great. There are similar theaters in Williamsburg and Seattle that do it well too.

    Also, someone told me that the Sundance theater that occupies what used to be the Llaemmle's on Sunset serves alcohol and food during the movies, and isn't super fancy and expensive like iPic. I need to check it out.
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    Gravuty was a great movie but the mash potatoes really stole the film .
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    I saw Woody Allen's new movie Magic in the Moonlight at the Island Cinemas in Fashion Island yesterday. The film was meh in my opinion but the theatre was awesome. They serve beer and wine to you in your seat!


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    There's this one in the SF East Bay Area called, The Vine Cinema & Alehouse. It was originally built in the 50s and was quite run down by the 90s. So much so, when I saw Se7en there, the theater's ambiance suited the movie perfectly.

    They've since renovated and have 13 beers on tap, wines and a menu, with the food/drinks delivered right to your seat, table, or couch. All very reasonably priced.
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    ^ that theatre looks pretty fucking awesome.I'll have to check it out
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    Also, someone told me that the Sundance theater that occupies what used to be the Llaemmle's on Sunset serves alcohol and food during the movies, and isn't super fancy and expensive like iPic. I need to check it out.
    Sundance Sunset has a great (if small) rotating beer selection and a good kitchen, but they don't serve in the screening room. Also, tickets are $5 on Tuesdays, so it's time to make your maiden voyage there.
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    Adam Wingard's rather excellent horror flick You're Next is up on Netflix Instant.
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    I just watched Gandhi for the first time. It was an emotional experience. It was a gratifying to experience this film amidst all this fighting going on everywhere. We forget what real strength looks like. Gush gush gush I'm on too much wine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    It works really well. If you want to order during the movie, you write it on a card and put it in a little holder, and everything is done silently. I saw Gravuty at one in Austin last November and it was great. There are similar theaters in Williamsburg and Seattle that do it well too.
    that's good to hear. i went to an AMC here with food service and it was obnoxious. you could order through a little thing on your seat, but when it came time to get the bill and stuff there was talking. and the movie was ending so it was a really annoying time to have people talking all around you. it reminded me of a comedy club. i wouldn't do it again.

    and i finished the up series yesterday (56 up). i enjoyed it, but it's hard to watch back to back. there's a lot of repeated archival footage in each iteration of the film which gets repetitive. i can't believe they kept it going this long.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chairmenmeow47 View Post
    that's good to hear. i went to an AMC here with food service and it was obnoxious. you could order through a little thing on your seat, but when it came time to get the bill and stuff there was talking. and the movie was ending so it was a really annoying time to have people talking all around you. it reminded me of a comedy club. i wouldn't do it again.
    Alamo Drafthouse has a very strict no-talking policy - they will escort anybody being disruptive out of the theater. So it's all really built into the whole experience.
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    A nifty little revenge thriller called Blue Ruin is now up on Netflix Instant. I wasn't quite as high on it as some, but it's good and worth your time.
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    There is an Alamo Drafthouse coming to SF, in the Mission.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
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    i watched jacob's ladder for the first time this weekend. i am still confused and terrified, but i enjoyed it. nice to see special effects done with the camera.
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    Oh man, I remember being disturbed by just the previews for Jacob's Ladder when I saw them in Middle School.
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    Those weird loose white shaking heads that he saw in his visions freaked me out.
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