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    Escape from New York. I never saw this back in...

    Escape from New York.

    I never saw this back in the day. Previews and such looked like a really ****ty action film. However, in the past several years I have been re investigating Carpenter...
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    The Armstrong Lie I knew as early as 2001...

    The Armstrong Lie


    I knew as early as 2001 that Lance and Postal were using epo and testosterone; at least starting from 1999. Due to more reading I've done (namely the Walsh and Hamilton...
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    Top overlooked / underrated films that I can...

    Top overlooked / underrated films that I can think of off top of head.

    Mullholland Drive. Lynch's greatest effort, imo. but often listed well behind some of his other efforts.
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    The Book Thief My wife picked this after...

    The Book Thief

    My wife picked this after having read the book recently. Tells the story of a 12 year old girl in Germany from 1939 to 1945. She is sent to foster parents by her mother and is...
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    I have cautions re: Foxcatcher. It appears that...

    I have cautions re: Foxcatcher. It appears that they seem to be patterning the story to be one of Mark, not Dave. And Dave's story; it should be.

    Dave was the great wrestling statesman and so...
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    Dirty Pretty Things. Ejiofur stars in this...

    Dirty Pretty Things.

    Ejiofur stars in this film directed by Stephen Frears, who has directed a few good films in his time, including The Grifters, High Fidelity, The Queen, and Dangerous Liasons....
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    Lone Survivor I found the scenes and story...

    Lone Survivor

    I found the scenes and story quite captivating. Decent acting by some well known and not so well known actors. I will be reading the book soon.

    4/5
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    Reel Injun Documentary about the way Indians...

    Reel Injun


    Documentary about the way Indians have been portrayed in Hollywood films, and about how those images have shaped the perception of Native Americans. Told from the Native American...
  9. Great time on the trip. Limited on time, so did...

    Great time on the trip. Limited on time, so did only Edinburgh, Islay, and Dublin. Missed seeing the countryside of Ireland, as it is often strongly advised to do. Great scottish national forest...
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    Grand Budapest Hotel. Although not really...

    Grand Budapest Hotel.

    Although not really that impressed w my first viewing of Anderson films (Rushmore at the theatre as new release), I have rewatched it and his other films, and have come to...
  11. Just returned from a trip to Scotland and Ireland...

    Just returned from a trip to Scotland and Ireland and it was fun to watch world cup games in that kind of atmosphere with passionate and knowledgeable fans for the most part. Was suprised both by...
  12. I have not seen The Shield, but I do think that...

    I have not seen The Shield, but I do think that you would like The Americans. It is very interesting to watch them as they make their way through the early 80's. The two are a quite interesting...
  13. Poll: It's about even w us currently. She does several...

    It's about even w us currently. She does several half marathons each year and although my times have been better than hers in the past, I've not done much running at all in the past three years as I...
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    Watched the episode last pm. Good. I liked the...

    Watched the episode last pm. Good. I liked the FF. Interesting to see Molly still bulldogging the case and apparently an errant ball bounce my yield an opening for her/it. Interesting to see...
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    yup; was a compromise with the mrs. i had...

    yup; was a compromise with the mrs. i had logged up quite a 'debt' with several of the non popular (and unfortunately often sucky) films i've watched and reviewed of late, so it was her turn to...
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    Enough Said Romantic drama/comedy with...

    Enough Said

    Romantic drama/comedy with Gandolfini and Seinfeld female character (Dreyfus/Lewis??).

    female 50 ish divorced mom with daughter entering college befriends a female client who is...
  17. A great episode imo. Agree that Arya's laughing...

    A great episode imo. Agree that Arya's laughing indeed showed how far "up the river" she has gone. It reminded me of Walt White's laughter in the basement (season 3? or 4?) when he learned that...
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    Agree last night's episode was the best so far. ...

    Agree last night's episode was the best so far. This is more of a character study of Lester's transformation than the film was. It is very interesting watching Lester evolve. Loved the way he...
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    Warrior Have only seen two of the post...

    Warrior


    Have only seen two of the post smashing machine mma films. The other was the Matt Hammil one. This was better. Nice appearances by several pro fighters. Overall story was pretty...
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    Narco Cultura Somewhat interesting...

    Narco Cultura


    Somewhat interesting documentary highlighting the rise of a new breed of mexican inspired music. Many bands from Mexico and several in the SoCal area play this music called...
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    I saw this one as well at the theatre at its...

    I saw this one as well at the theatre at its release. I am an infrequent viewer of horror films; just kinda stumbled on this one. I agree it was a decent film. It wasn't typical run-the-mill...
  22. Anyone viewed Dinklage in the indy film "The...

    Anyone viewed Dinklage in the indy film "The Station Agent"? It was the first film I ever saw him in. Good acting performance by him in that quirky little film. It wasn't a great film, but...
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    Have read and heard some interviews on this ACC...

    Have read and heard some interviews on this ACC situation. Evidently the intent is to allow some decent interleague games to be played more often; especially for some of the smaller schools. This is...
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    Wolf of Wallstreet Watching the previews of...

    Wolf of Wallstreet


    Watching the previews of this, I was under the impression that this would be a quasi comedy. The film looked bad on previews and due to this I avoided it at first. Decided to...
  25. Really liked this episode. The most hilarious...

    Really liked this episode. The most hilarious line I thought was by Hound to the guy Arya killed. "Your day is just not going as planned...."

    Also agree the scene with Tyrion and his guy in the...
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