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Watched Inception last night. What a complex story. Don't want to be drinking or get up to to to the restroom while watching. Requires total concentration to keep track of what is going on. Good movie, and the end leaves a question in you mind. Probably the possibily of a sequel in the future.

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I watched this very underrated animated film last night, starring George Clooney and Meryl Streep! Pretty good stuff! B)

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Yeah, that one kinda tripped me out the first time I watched it.

But it is actually pretty good.

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Has anyone seen "The King's Speech" yet? I have heard wonderful things about it, and that Colin Firth has serious Oscar buzz for his role. :)

It's fantastic, Virginia. I have been to see it twice in the past week. I think an Oscar is definitely coming Colin Firth's way.

Geoffrey Rush is also brilliant.

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Despite all the favorable reviews I'd read beforehand, my opinion would be nearly the exact opposite. Pretty fucking terrible from start to finish.

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It's fantastic, Virginia. I have been to see it twice in the past week. I think an Oscar is definitely coming Colin Firth's way.

Geoffrey Rush is also brilliant.

I really want to see The King's Speech too. Colin Firth just gets better and better with every film he makes.

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It's fantastic, Virginia. I have been to see it twice in the past week. I think an Oscar is definitely coming Colin Firth's way.

Geoffrey Rush is also brilliant.

I really want to see The King's Speech too. Colin Firth just gets better and better with every film he makes.

I will definitely put it on my must see list; thanks Fortuna :) And Magic, I agree, it's great to see him getting away from the Rom-Coms (not that there's anything wrong with them!) and receiving some serious dramatic acclaim :)

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Funny and poignant which is a very hard combination to pull off. Definitely one of the best comedies I've seen in a long, long time and that goes for The Hangover too.

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Lost In Translation will probably remain my favorite Wes Anderson film but I enjoyed this one more than I expected to. Even if the story itself doesn't initially draw you in, as usual, the beautiful cinematography will. It's so visually stunning I let the film roll until the very end.

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I had no idea going in that it was some kind of kid's movie. I was going by the recommendation of a friend. What I didn't take into account is that he's a grown man that still buys comic books (not that there's anything the matter with that). Just to be sure I'd read a few customer reviews at Amazon first but the age of the reviewers aren't listed. I have no way of knowing but I'm guessing most of the reviews were written by teens. I stuck with it until the end and it wasn't bad, I just feel like it's something I would have enjoyed much more when I was younger.

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Though very gruesome and violent, I enjoyed this movie very much but I was very disappointed by how the ending leaves the viewer hanging. I immediately watched the bonus features searching for clues and finally came to understand why it needed to end that way. Unlike Donnie Darko (which also had a puzzling ending) I would like to see this one again to try to piece things together a little more thoroughly.

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I rented this one mainly because it was directed by Michel Gondry, the same person behind one of my very favorite films, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind but this wasn't nearly as good. I got the part about dreams and reality mixing but beyond that there didn't really seem to be any sort of discernable plot. Maybe that was a point he meant to get across as well but halfway through the movie I just wanted it to be over.

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Out of all the movies I've rented recently this one is by far my favorite. It reminded me a bit of Little Miss Sunshine as far as it's indie film on a mainstream level feel. I also loved the soundtrack, which oddly enough, I heard long before I ever actually saw the movie.

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I fell asleep within the first five minutes. While perhaps it's a bit ironic that I nodded off so quickly, when I awoke I was still able to follow the film. Still, it's probably one of those films that'll be worth watching again someday, I'm just in no hurry to do so right away.

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Despite all the favorable reviews I'd read beforehand, my opinion would be nearly the exact opposite. Pretty fucking terrible from start to finish.

It had it's funny parts, but the Tom Cruise character Les Grossman was absolutely awesome.

Pretty much every scene with him was hilarious.

At least to me.

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It had it's funny parts, but the Tom Cruise character Les Grossman was absolutely awesome.

Pretty much every scene with him was hilarious.

At least to me.

Yeah, I had no idea it was him until the end. That was one of the few redeeming qualities of the movie which I otherwise found a waste of time.

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Though very gruesome and violent, I enjoyed this movie very much but I was very disappointed by how the ending leaves the viewer hanging. I immediately watched the bonus features searching for clues and finally came to understand why it needed to end that way. Unlike Donnie Darko (which also had a puzzling ending) I would like to see this one again to try to piece things together a little more thoroughly.

Awesome movie.

Incredibly intense.

It took me a time or 2 seeing it before I realized there is no soundtrack music.

I think this is what makes it so intense.

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Last night I ordered Dinner For Schmucks on OnDemand.

It was pretty funny, but not as funny as I anticipated from the previews.

The first 80% of the movie was almost uncomfortable with all the disasters, but the last 20 or 30 minutes redeemed it somewhat when Steve Carell and Zach Galafianakis got going.

Probably watch it again since it's a 2-day rental.

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Loved this one very much. I haven't seen a lot of the Coen brothers movies over the years but the ones I have seen, I've enjoyed very much. This one is no exception. Going to follow it up tonight with a look back at the first version starring John Wayne and Glen Campbell just for comparison's sake. It's been eons since I've last seen it.

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What a fun filled laugh-fest this was. Though it's obviously a very dire movie with very few moments of uplift it was worth watching because it really makes you think about how you would survive (or if you'd even want to) in a post-apocalyptic world.

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Been a while since I've seen this so after just having seen the new version I thought it would make for a nice compare and contrast. There's a few differences plot-wise but nothing really huge. As much as it pains me to say it since I'm a huge John Wayne fan, I think Jeff Bridges really sank much more into the role than Wayne. That said, the first one will always remain a classic. Hard to believe it's rated "G". Now I need to read the book for a full on comparison.

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What a fun filled laugh-fest this was. Though it's obviously a very dire movie with very few moments of uplift it was worth watching because it really makes you think about how you would survive (or if you'd even want to) in a post-apocalyptic world.

This was a really creepy movie, but overall, pretty good.

I like how it obeys the premise even if that means less "action".

A very sobering and probably fairly accurate view of the aftermath of a cataclysmic event.

Disturbing.

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Mrs Led and I watched this.

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