I saw Side Effects yesterday, it was pretty good, I'd say the less you know about the movie going in the more you'll enjoy it. Rooney Mara (doesn't it sound like her last name and first name should be switched?) did a great job playing depressed.
We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.
So Christopher Nolan is in talks to take over Justice League and apparently bale will reprise his role as batman. Interesting.
Could be dope
Side note - one of the best movies I've seen with Nick Stahl is In the Bedroom. Oscar nominated film, must watch if you've not seen it.
Coachellas attended: 2007-present
I finally saw Seven Psychopaths this weekend. That was a great movie with an even greater ending. I don't get the point of the Tom Waits character though. It seemed like it was more of a "we got the chance to have Tom Waits in our movie so we are just going to put him in there regardless if he brings nothing to the story." Unless if I missed something of course.
I enjoyed the movie, but I really didn't see the point of most of it.
The rape scene was fucking horrible too, "say i'm the best you've ever had!", *punches her in the face. Made me so queasy.
9/22 The Mekons @ Pappy & Harriet's
Anyone who lives in LA and hasn't been to the Stanley Kubrick exhibit at LACMA needs to rectify that immediately.
That's one of the first things I did when I flew back last month. It's an incredible collection of memorabilia from his films.
Did either of you see the supplementary exhibit in the Academy museum lobby? I want to try to make it over there before it closes on April 7th.
I also watched 2001: A Space Odyssey the night before heading to LACMA. I'd never seen an HD version of the movie and goddamn did it look fantastic. The thrill of seeing it in that format offset the unfortunately predictable reaction my girlfriend had to seeing the film for the first time (she thought it was slow and fell asleep during the final act.) In her defense she did admit that the exhibit gave her some new insights into the movie and that she liked it more in retrospect.
Your girlfriend sounds like my girlfriend when it comes to movies. Feel your pain
Yeah, for the most part she almost always lets me pick what we watch. I guess expecting her to like the movies I choose and/or engage in any worthwhile intellectual discussions on cinema would be pushing my luck.
My gf digs good movies she just has to be forced into watching them practically. She's a baby who thinks any movie over 2 hours is long... lol. I'm half-joking but not at all. She loves Wes Anderson but if most his movies weren't an hour and a half I don't know if she would still.
We watched Wreck-It Ralph the other day; I thought it was pretty funny.
You guys piqued my interest with Compliance, so I put it on tonight. Definitely gets the 2012 Catfish award for "these people can't be this naive, can they?!?"
Wasn't super crazy about it. I lol'd when I looked back and Jared called it "wonderful." I wouldn't argue against it being well-made or anything, I just didn't particularly care for it.
Compliance reminds me of the Stanley Milgram experiments about obedience to authority that were conducted in the 60's, but I don't understand why they agreed to do the strip search and everything after that.
the busy bee has no time for sorrow.
Why is no one discussing Stoker in here? I had a couple of problems with it, but overall I loved it.
Also, the people in Catfish weren't naive - they staged the entire film.