OT: Good Movies

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  1. Requiem

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    Ok guys - most students are off now and most pharmacists get a couple of holidays around this time - the question is: what are some good movies to check out over the holidays?

    I have a trip to my grandparents for christmas coming up and I can definitely squeak in a couple of movies, so, have at it. I enjoy all. As long as it's good.
     
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    At the theater or on DVD?
     
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    I finally saw Ironman 2 nights ago. I approve! :thumbup:
     
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    I finally watched Borat last night. That was good for juvenille entertainment
     
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    Both the new Batman movies are sick, if you haven't seen them yet I'd highly recommend those.
     
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    I loved "Seven Pounds" with Will Smith this was a tearjerker for sure! I can't wait to see "Marley and Me" with Jennifer Anniston on 12/25!!!! :D This looks hilarious!
     
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    Marley and Me was a great book, the movie doesn't look anything like it though.
     
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    I always watch James Bond movies over Christmas, both old and new. Just don't watch any with Timothy Dalton. His were awful!:barf:
     
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    I kinda meant to rent/ download :p. But it's all good! Yes Man with Jim Carrey was funny, solid Jim Carrey.

    Anything from Donnie Darko to The Wire seasons on dvd is all good.
     
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    I just started watching Dexter season 1 and I'm hooked. Anyone else into Dexter?
     
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    Never seen it. However, I'm addicted to TNT's new series, "Leverage." It is soooo good!

    @ Requiem: Don't know if you've seen the movie "Scrooge." It's a musical, starring Albert Finney with Alec Guinness playing Marley's ghost. It's one of the better editions, and it's made even my insides smile...That's one holiday movie I would recommend. Most holiday movies are terrible.
     
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    Dexter is sick!!! I now have to wait until next september for new episodes.

    The 2nd and 3rd seasons do not disappoint.

    How about Heroes? worth getting into?
     
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    For renting shows we love my name is earl and the shield.
     
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    I'll second The Shield for anyone who loves intense in your face action and cop style storylines.
     
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    Holy crap yes! I love Heroes, the show is great.
     
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    Gonna get season 1.
     
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    Arrested development makes good watching. Watching a season in series is a good time killer. Also, if you like sketch comedy, Upright Citizen's Brigade
     
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    "Wanted" is one of the best movies I've seen in a long time. It was much better than I expected - it has a lot of (awesome) action mixed in with some humor. I wasn't a big fan of Angelina Jolie until this movie.

    Also, I heard the movie Step Brothers is hilarious, if you're looking for mindless toilet humor (haven't seen it myself but plan on seeing it soon since I don't have to study again for a few weeks!!!)

    The Dark Knight is a good, earnest movie with a lot of action, and of course the Joker kind of makes the whole thing. I just saw it and had to go get it on blu ray :smuggrin:

    Also, some classic thriller/ horror type movies you can't go wrong with (also starring Christian Bale) include American Psycho and The Machinist, both of which have been out for many years.

    All of these are on DVD/ Blu Ray. I have a lot more catching up to do with movies since I've been living with nothing but my books and notes for the last four months!
     
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    Me. I watch Showtime religiously.
     
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    I can't remember seeing too many movies this year that blew me away. Think Ironman may have been my fave...I liked it better than Dark Knight, actually.

    And then SATC satisfied the chick flick genre for me, but don't know if that's really your cup of tea Req. ;)
     
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    The Wire was an amazing Tv show

    Slumdog Millionaire was the best movie ive seen in a while.
     
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    marley and me!
     
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    It's kind of old, but I really loved Juno.

    My parents swear by Mama Mia. I'm pretty sure the DVD is going to be a Christmas present. I guess it depends on how you feel about ABBA and watching Pierce Brosnon sing. :laugh:
     
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    The Legend of Bagger Vance
    Knight's Tale
    Sahara

    Not major blockbusters, but good, fun movies.
     
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    First one little better than the sequel. Though # 2 was pretty good too. What you all think?
     
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    Yup, I liked the 1st one better. However, the ending of the movie (after the credits) was pretty sweet. THOOOOORRRR IS HEERRE!
     
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    Just got back from Iron Man 2. First one is better but ivan's weapons were bad ass. And gwenyth paltrow really needs to eat...
     
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    Scarlett Johannasen was just....

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    She was one of the reasons I agreed to see the film in the first place.
     
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    star trek from 2009 was the bomb diggity. even if you're not a trekker...or trekkie..
     
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    Inglorious bastards..I've already rented it twice from redbox in one week. I can't have enough of hearing Brad Pitt talk italian with a southern accent:D
     
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    Best movie made last year. The final scene worked on about 3 different levels...and dripping with delicious irony...
     
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    If you haven't seen all five season of The Wire, you should be imprisoned.
     
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    It was definitely good...but a true trekkie knows they went over the top to appeal to a wider audience. Overall? A success. But, IMO, it was somewhat lacking a true star trek feel.
     
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    Could list 50 of them but some of my favorites:

    Hangover - for a good laugh, classic Vegas scene >_>

    Avatar - pretty good ;o $3 billion dollar gross worldwide gotta tell something

    The Prestige - Hugh Jackman + Christian bale movie pretty alright too

    Memento - just awesome movie

    Batman Begins + The Dark Knight - good storyline

    Shawshank Redemption - my best movie of all time
     
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    Hated it. The political agenda against the US Government was unbelievable... might as well have been produced by Michael Moore.
     
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    Just a handful of personal favs: Amelie, High Fidelity, Garden State, Confidence, Closer, Thumbsucker, Snatch, Rules of Attraction, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, I heart Huckabees, Ronin, City of God, The Professional, Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, Layer Cake, The English Patient, Run Lola Run, The Royal Tenenbaums, Your Friends &; Neighbors, The Motorcycle Diaries, Lars and the Real Girl, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E
     
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    Thank you!!!
     
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    It was Dances with Wolves...with Aliens. So I guess it was positioned against the US government...circa 19th Century...you racist ass Native Peoples' hater.

    I honestly thought it was boring, hokey, and vastly overrated.
     
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    anyone see this? Yay or Nay? Book was ok... Ok, I couldn't put the book down so had to finish it at 3 am last night.

    Girl with the dragon tattoo.

    [YOUTUBE]JlF-hk3IJQE[/YOUTUBE]
     
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    Friend of mine is set to be in this film, so he was just telling me a little bit about it... :smack:

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