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Moon is so good. saw that and D9 in the theatre when released (around the same time) and Moon literally made me forget how good D9 was. I rewatched D9 on dvd the other week and was re-blown away having tottaly forgot its awesomeness.

2 other good ones that seemed to have been forgotten I watched this week were Man On Fire (still need to watch Creasy) and Kingdom Of Heaven DC.

in other news, I have been doing a Superman marathon to prepare for a fanedit workprint viewing and thought it might be worth my while to grab the huge 14 disc DVD set that was released a few years ago, anyone here have that set? is it worth $30 for a moderate supes fan who already owns: supes 1 (2000 cut), supes 2 (donner cut) and supes returns?
The Supes box is totally worth it, especially if you don't already own the "Look, Up in the Sky" doco. It's really great.

Although some might tell you that you already own a lot of it...but you can dump those discs on someone else if you need to. Smile
elbarto1 Wrote:Moon is so good. saw that and D9 in the theatre when released (around the same time) and Moon literally made me forget how good D9 was. I rewatched D9 on dvd the other week and was re-blown away having tottaly forgot its awesomeness.

2 other good ones that seemed to have been forgotten I watched this week were Man On Fire (still need to watch Creasy) and Kingdom Of Heaven DC.

in other news, I have been doing a Superman marathon to prepare for a fanedit workprint viewing and thought it might be worth my while to grab the huge 14 disc DVD set that was released a few years ago, anyone here have that set? is it worth $30 for a moderate supes fan who already owns: supes 1 (2000 cut), supes 2 (donner cut) and supes returns?


just try to get newer versions of that set. The first batch had some major screwups with virtually all of the films. This was quickly replaced but most of the original sets are still floating around
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Being sick, I decided to give this one a nostalgic rewatch - and man, it is great fun. I know the critical consensus holds that Cuaron's Azkaban is the best, and to my mind they're neck-and-neck at least, but I might enjoy Goblet just a touch more, even if the cinematogrphy isn't quite as magical.

Ah, Goblet, destined to go down in history as the last genuinely good movie with "Harry Potter" in the title. Phoenix sucked hard, Prince just left me cold and indifferent, and if I see the inevitably bad Hallows at all, it'll be in the comfort of my own home. But really, I think I just might skip 'em altogether. After all, nothing they show can possibly be anywhere near as cool as the dragon chase from this one.
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It's very rare for me to start watching a movie and then give up part-way through; I generally choose my movies carefully enough to maintain at least enough interest to finish. But an hour into Usual Suspects, I just gave up. I knew there was a big twist at the end, but the characters were so dull and the plot so convoluted that I could sense I wouldn't really care. So, I read the spoiler. Oh, whoo-hoo: I don't give a hot damn who Keyser Soze is. Conclusion: nowhere near as good as Seven.

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Now this, on the other hand, is a great film. Keira is wonderful, as is the dude. Bonus: the snivelly Mr. Collins is played by the guy who menaces Keira and Co. in Pirates: DMC! A delightful treat of a movie, with visuals to match any Star Wars or LOTR epic and two seriously babe-ific ladies. This one I'll gladly watch full through any day.
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It's very rare for me to start watching a movie and then give up part-way through; I generally choose my movies carefully enough to maintain at least enough interest to finish. But an hour into Usual Suspects, I just gave up. I knew there was a big twist at the end, but the characters were so dull and the plot so convoluted that I could sense I wouldn't really care. So, I read the spoiler. Oh, whoo-hoo: I don't give a hot damn who Keyser Soze is. Conclusion: nowhere near as good as Seven.

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Now this, on the other hand, is a great film. Keira is wonderful, as is the dude. Bonus: the snivelly Mr. Collins is played by the guy who menaces Keira and Co. in Pirates: DMC! A delightful treat of a movie, with visuals to match any Star Wars or LOTR epic and two seriously babe-ific ladies. This one I'll gladly watch full through any day.


Well see the problem is that the reason you found it dull was because you were doing valium while watching it
It's official, Gaith is Broken :lol: :-P
I also was put into sleep by Usual Suspects, only to wake up on the final scene...
I hate The Usual Suspects too. Mind-bogglingly overrated film. All flash and no purpose.
Not sure why you would want to compare it to Se7en, though. What's the connection?
Well, Dean Ebert didn't like it either, giving it a paltry one-and-a-half stars:
Roger Ebert Wrote:When I went to see it again in July, I came armed with a notepad and a determination not to let crucial plot points slip by me. Once again, my comprehension began to slip, and finally I wrote down: "To the degree that I do understand, I don't care." It was, however, somewhat reassuring at the end of the movie to discover that I had, after all, understood everything I was intended to understand. It was just that there was less to understand than the movie at first suggests.

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To the degree that you will want to see this movie, it will be because of the surprise, and so I will say no more, except to say that the "solution," when it comes, solves little - unless there is really little to solve, which is also a possibility.
The whole thing's a mere shaggy dog story, without wit, compelling characters, but, hey! You get Stephen Baldwin.

Pass, thanks. :razz: