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April 20, 2016: posted on 4-21-15
Sounds like it would
He thought he would be able to make the ultimate movie and it didn't matter to him if the conspiracy was not only wrong, but illegal as well.
Steven Speilberg is in Jail
Well it finally made it to DVD and I got a chance to see what all the hooplaw was about.
I wonder how many musicians felt the insult.
I enjoyed the movie. It's too bad the roady turned them on to drugs. The way I look at it, he not only contributed to ruining the band, but he shoot himself in the foot too.
Iron Man Two
I thought the dialogue deliveries where bit fast for a movie where you can't hit the reverse remote button to they said. The scene didn't settle enough and when you get jerked all over the place, it gets too busy.
Downey's character was a bit full of himself in the second movie. I told my dad to at least rent the first one before seeing it.
The Hurt Locker
I thought I was about the best movie I watched all year. This is even though I'm not actually in war time movies. However the cinematographer was one who is known for documentaries and did a wonderful job. What went on in the editing room must have been somewhat endless.
This is it
I thought I would be more impressed but I wasn't. About the worst thing was shortly after I inserted the disk into my TV I discovered I was watching an Obama trailer. Gee, another pep rally to get me in the mood to be an American.
But if I could go to a MJ concert or a 1975 Yes Relayer tour; I'd say Yes.
Bruce Willis had a interesting part to play in this one. It's kinna about how technology and become the source of one life. One would think it wouldn't be possible for people to hand over everything they experience for a lazy third party existence. But I do understand just how lazy people can be. Technology and laziness is a bad mixture.
I have to say that it was about the most enjoyable movie I'd seen in quite awhile. I actually watched it twice in a row in one night because I liked the sound track.
I guess Johnny Deep played a part in it. -
Well I wrote it off as a waste of a dollar about ten minutes into the film. I just don't understand what is so entertaining as a shoot-um-up gangster film.
I'm sure there has been about a dozen who have suggested that I check out the movie -
Well I finally did the other night. The gal at the video store said it was a comedy, but I didn't even get one laugh out of it. It was just too stupid for me and I can understand why a girl I know couldn't even watch the last half hour of it.
I managed to see the movie:
Gee what a watered down piece of junk that was. It was produce by Spyglass Entertainment. I have to wonder if General Motors had their hands in it just to make Ford and Chrysler look bad.
Then it lacked anything but a few frames of his factory in progress. It was like the director said, get a forklift and a move a few boxes around a bit and we'll call that the factory scene. However it did show that they were receiving the wrong parts all of a sudden.
I got my hands on the DVD to the movie:
I was about the back room world of the professional wrestling industry. The main actor (I'll get his name someday) was dusted off and put to work and he did a mighty fine job of it. I'm kinna proud of the guy and glad to see he took home an award for his handy work.
2008 seems to have been the year of the supper hero at the box office.
What I liked about it: The script writer knew that a guy who is alone all the time will lose may of the social skills may of you take for granted. Being isolated, lead to his drinking problem and the lack of concern what people thought about him.
Ironman: Cool Flick
Batman Dark Night: I'm not that stupid.
I'd rather watch the old television reruns.
The chick in the first two provided the romance part well, but in the third film Julia Stiles, who played Nicki, just gave strange looks mostly, but maybe they are suppose to rekindle their old romance in a fourth film,but what would the story line be about?
I liked the line Jason said to the reporter before he expired.
And what is this? A producer named Greengrass? What was his real name before he moved to Hollywood? Brownturd?
There where several studios involved with the third instalment. I'm sure it was all about distribution. The main one that probably bankrolled it was Universal. But what do I know?
I went to see the Astronaut Farmer: Boy what a crawk of sh_t that was. Hell it's a show you take your kids to so that they may think you can do anything you want in this country.
I went to see the Rising of Hanable last weekend. It was too much like a history movie. Afterwards I snuck into the A Night at the Museum and enjoyed it more.
I went to check out the award winning move, A Beautiful Mind, and thought the first half was boring as hell. Though the overall movie was pretty good, I think that the holiday picnic ending was the thing that was meant to save it. If not for the later part of the movie, the movie would basically suck.
However, I did like the witty sense of humor the writer gave the guy. It was one quality he had that made it possible for his constitutes to like him. One line I will always remember was one I can identify with: He said something like, "People don’t really like me, but I don't like people anyway."
Comparing it to the book I can see how much many things had to be left out because of the time allowed for a film. But when reading the book, I got bored with it. I gave it a 7 out of 10.
Spider-what? I hate having to realize that one of the biggest draws to the box office was a theme that was ripped off from a cartoon. I had great expectations for Spiderman, but it wasn't too long into the film when I was counting the pages the script-writer should have thrown out. It started early in the film when the kid’s aunt and uncle were introduced. It's just that people don't talk that way and it wasn't believable if the writer thought the dialogue would convey personality. Basically the dialogue sucked through much of the movie. I never understood how the writer would think that super-boy would know where to plant cameras to go off at a certain time and place when a crime was going to being committed. I couldn't make heads or tails about it except that it would have to been an inside job. Another thing is that I've never known a waitress who wore high heals to work.
I'm sure I would have thrown out at least about fifty pages of the crape. Even the most of the words of the last scene were garbage and made me leave the theater thinking I got took for my money. Even the director did shit that was hell on the big screen and I knew right then that it was better suited for the small screen.
To think that Hollywood producers would have put a love story within the story-lines and have the love choked boy walk away from the girl of his dreams is an insult to my intelligence. Like: "I'll always be there for you," and then walk away from her. Shit yeah, "I'm bad, I'm Spiderman. Don't need any stinking girl friend." Yeah like hell you don't because your uncle said, "Being powerful is a responsibility," -- my ass.
That was how it ended. Bad taste huh?
6.5 out of 10 because it was a unique film in the long run.
On 12-26-02, I went to see Spillberg's movie which was a supposed to be true story titled, Catch me if you can. Gee, bud: I just don't believe it. It's just the thing I would hate to see done to my life story. Hell, it's the holiday picnic, romance story I warned you about. It has too many holes in it. I just don't see how it would work. Like a guy is going to put on a contest to find a few girls to hide behind while he walks in to an airport filled with the F.B.I. looking out for him. I'd think people are going to want to know who the judge is. If I would've been the guy, I'd have bought a $500.00 beater and never even put the title in my name. The next thing I would do is by a map so I would know of the back roads out of town. I suppose it's what you could call another James Bond movie. It's what I would call a comity; something I would take the whole family to see, but I'd save my money and wait until it came out on DVD.
Spiderman Two: Kinna funky if you ask me. The media said it was better than the first one, but I just think it was pretty blah with more of a love story put into it.
Scooby-Doo : was one of my favorite cartoons when I was younger. It was among many of the ones I can identify with. The cartoons they have now days are too much futuristic with words that may have been stolen from Star Track. Thought there are two or three cartoons I enjoy watching now-a-days, I long for the ones of yesteryears. I guess it’s because they had more sole and a personality of their own. So when I heard of the Scooby-Doo movie coming out, it was another must see for me.
As I sat in the theater, the biggest question on my mind was whether it was filmed on regular film or was it digital? Sure the effects were digital but I had to wait for the closing credits to find that it was shot with the use of Panavison equipment. Thought I realize there are some limitations to animation, the faster movements of Scooby seemed translucent and blurry. The real annoyance during the movie was the cinematography was terrible. It seems like the cinematographer should have kick up the camera speed a notch or two while shooting the fast action scenes because they sure turned out blurry as hell. It might be the fault of the editor, whom might have speeded up the film while making the final print. Never the less, much of the action scenes were as bury as the animated actions scenes and I laugh at the fact that Warner Brothers would ever kick out such cinematography. But the fact is that it wasn't just the Warner Brothers label in on this one. It was a WB and its sister company, the Cartoon Network, both owned by EW parent company AOL Time Warner. It links everything into merchandising through the Cartoon Network stores located inside Mervyn's stores nationwide. With the first weekend box office revenue of over $50 million, it goes to show that the advertising dollars were doing their work.
Either it was
sound effects on Freddie's voice or the sound man had the EQ set way off. Maybe
it was an effort to make him sound like the original cartoon character. What
ever it was, it didn't work because it had a synthesized effect on his voice
that annoyed me also.
I find it hard to believe that the folks in Hollywood would even produce a movie such as, Pay it Forward. I guess it was supposed to
be a tear jerker, but the only thing I felt that got jerked was my leg. The
people in Las Vegas are on the take
and the folks in LA are not much better. I live in the real world folks and I
know just how selfish and greedy people truly are.
I think a lot of the problem with these producers now-a-days is that they watch it on a small screen when they shoot it and the result it that it turns out to be bigger than life on the big screen. It gets annoying to me.
I'm not trying
to say that I'd make a great director or anything but I feel I sure know what
makes the bad ones. I think egos that bring on catchy gimmicks are the thing that turns me off. When I got to the movies, I just want to feel like
Bad Company: All I can say is that Chris, "Rocks." Out side of the fact that some of the work projected by the director was a bit phony, but the script was great. Matching Chris Rock with the script was a good thing for the film, because Chris was able to pull of the lines as if the guy would have truly done so. Anthony Hopkins was a good match up too. The film was financed by Jerry Brukhelmer and Touchstone. I gave it a 6.5 out of 10.
Meet Joe Black: I thought it was a good film. A good script with good actors packaged to it. The gal who Joe fell in love with was quite a babe. Brad proved to be a good character actor in this one. He was able to change his mannerisms to fit an uncultured figure. Now that I've seen Brad in a few films, I agree with the public opinion that he is the best choice for playing my part. 7.5 out of 10
Mr. Deeds: I figured it would be a family orientated film and expected to get a few laughs out of it. I didn't expect it to be so stupid though. It was just about as stupid as Airplane. Sandler was good as in his kooky kinda way, but $25 million -- I don't know…. Wynona Rider was sure foxy in the black dress with the wonder bra and damn cute to boot in the rest of the film. Sure she wasn't suppose to be convincing when she was lying, but when the lying was suppose to be over, she wasn't convincing. Just hope she can act in court.
Sure the silhouette shots of the two riding the bicycles down the stairs were stand in stunt doubles, but the following shot had Rider in high heals and no doubt the scene started off with her feet on the ground. Tell me why the script coordinator didn't speak up on that one. It was one of Columbia Pictures efforts. Sound mix was done at Sony Pictures studio. The sound track was the best part of the movie. Of course I went to a matinee. I give it 4 out of 10 scale.
Minority Report: So far this year it has been the best film I've seen. It must have been an interesting one to produce because of all the futuristic features. The parts I liked most is when Cruz had to fight it out with the cops warring jet packs and the assembly plant where robots were assembling cars. The cinematography was blurry a few times and one of the worst shots was of a few framed pictures in moving pan shot that lead up to a scene change. For as much money put into the film, I don't know why they didn't re-shoot it since it was an inexpensive shot. The only too close up action shots that annoyed me was the very beginning of the film, which in case was re-clarified shortly there after. The whole story as well as the script was good and there was even a sequel for a sequel to fallow. Like: What was the bio-hazard Tom bathed in and what will his next child turn out to be like because of it. Maybe a little bit morbid, but that’s just how Hollywood works. Fox helped Dreamworks finance it. Funny thing about the film is that I think I saw the production of it scheduled in The Hollywood Reporter. I sent a resume in for it and got a form letter back. I gave it a 9.5 out of 10
Men in Black II: Produced by Amblin; Financed by Columbia or should I say, Sony. All I can say about it is: I don’t know. I guess they can dump a bunch of money into something and figure that if they spend enough money on advertising, that it will pay-off. I don't know about you, but I would want to be proud of something I've spent so much time on. This movie is one I wished I'd waited until it came on TV. But I don’t even have a color TV to compete with what I had to do on a Sunday evening.
I give it a 5.5 out of 10 only because of the special effects
Insomnia: Another one by Amblin. The director did a nice job and the scenery was beautiful in BC Canada. The cinematography was well done except the part where Al Pachino and Robin Williams met up under the big hydraulic machine by the lake. The use of a shaking steady-cam was a good effect, to show how things were shaky for Al because of lack of sleep, but the shoots that were suppose to be from Willaims view was too much. Willaims should have had a steady view, but with two views shaking, it gave me the feeling that the cinematographer was jumping around with a hand held video camera, instead of the effect that it was suppose to do. As for the script; it was well writ-ten, but the story was just another good cop bad cop story in a place that doesn't go dark. I give it a 5 out of 10.
Crocodile Hunter: This wasn't a film of which it mattered
whether the script was written well or not. It was a matter of Steve Irwin and
his wife Teri, doing their thing. The cinematography was better than usual
because MGM flipped the bill for it. However the authenticity went down a few
notches in my book, because it was obvious when they rustled the Croc into the
boat from the water instead of shore, the Croc was tranquilized. The thing was
limper than a doorknob and when they switched places in order to hold the croc
down, it wasn't going anywhere. It wasn't going to flinch. It wasn’t even moving any once it was placed in
the box and Irwin placed the lid on it. They just picked it up and put it into
the truck. This leads me
to believe, the second time he picked up the snake from the ground, they had
already forced the venom out of the snake and that was why he put his face into
it. The snake knew it was helpless and just wanted to crawl away.
Signs: It was amazing that such a spooky movie would have
as many laughs in it as it did, but there was many holes in the story line.
Hell anyone who would live out in the middle of a corn field would own a few
guns. Like way didn't Gibson call the cops and let them know about the monster
in the pantry? Also way didn’t he just go out and get a shotgun and a few boxes
of shells like any other man would? Was it because he played a man with no
balls? The movie just didn’t make sense to me.
The Road to Predition: This one was one Fox searchlight and Dreamworks decided to keep Tom Hanks busy with. It was a big name movie, because the names were going to draw people into the theater to pay for another shootem up movie. Good thing I didn't pay for it. I wonder how they are going to edit it for TV. I give it a three out of ten, only because it was free.
The Bourne Identity: This one was an independent produced movie either financed and or distributed by Columbia. It was based on a novel and I bet it's the reason it had great characterization. I liked the fact that the main character played by Matt Damon was a smart one. The personality traits he displayed were a good example if how the part of myself should be played. He was quit calm, but on the other hand quit loud and out going at times. He didn't have any knowledge of what he was up against, but at the same time he didn't fear it. He just used his head and did his best to out smart the negative people he was up against.
The girl who
played Marie was also astonishing. I liked the fact that her character had
guts; more guts than most of the men we are breeding now days. I like how she
stood by him and had faith in the choice of actions he took. I also like the
fact that she could think for herself; as in the time when Matt came up with a
game plan of how to get information and she went inside and used the advantage
of being a woman and just said she was a personal assistant looking for records
of a hotel stay. The chemistry the two had was good compared the shit I've seem
in other films like Speed 2 with Sandra Bulluck and whoever he was. What a joke
that film was.
All in all, it contained good cinematography and cool action shots. I happen to think that it was one of the most interesting and entertaining films I've seen lately. I give it a good 8.
Born Supremacy: had a director who thought a shook up steady cam was a good idea. (Not.) It gave me a headache by the end of the car chase. I have to wonder where Born got his money. Berlin looked like a beautiful city. The Germans sure know how to build a good Taxi.
I've been wondering what ever happened to Harvard Man that was supposed to be out this summer. I bet it's still on the cutting room floor. Must be pretty bad. Don’t see it on the horizon in the Entertainment Weekly’s Calendar.
It’s funny I can't even remember the name of the film I went to see in February of 2003.
Phone Booth was certainly a different spin on a motion picture distributed through FOX. I lacked character development, which would have lengthened the beginning of the short 1 hr. 15 minute film. How ever I give the script high marks because of the great job on the dialogue. It must have been an inexpensive film to produce, and what I think was the second weekend at 7 million must have proved to be a success for the interesting film. I also liked the fact the film held its own without the names of actors from the Hollywood "A" list. I give it a 6.5 because it kept my attention and I couldn't guess the next move as I do in so many Hollywood films. But hell – what was the "R" rating for? (Because of the automatic draw it tends to make.) They should have at least shown the whores breast.
Anger Management was shot by a guy named Segal and he tends to put the over sized facial shots on the big screen. It sure packed the theater for a first week at near 45 million. However I think it was the names of Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson's that brought them in. The film itself was too passive on Adam's part and Nicholson was too obnoxious, especially with the close facial shots. Sure it had a few laughs, (I like the part where he shoved the Beemer over the edge, But don't they have guard rails?) but other than that, I'm sure glad I didn't waste my money on it. It just wouldn't work in real life and tell me – Who was flipping the bill for the waked out doctor? The girl friend? I don’t think so, because I know women would rather buy a dozen pairs of shoes. I gave it a 4.5, However; I only saw the second half, but something tells me I didn’t miss much.
What a girl wants: Though I expected it to be a teeny bop flick, the attendance was mostly old ladies in Vegas. Being a take off from a book and shot in London was a bonus. Though it was a cute film, it was a bit too much a Hollywood holiday picnic. However, I did enjoy it and the smile warn by the old lady next to me assured me that the lead character did her job well. I doubt if it will go over very well in Great Britain because it more or less slammed the Brit's in a Hollywood way by the way it portrayed them a bit unfairly. The take over the weekend was 6.7 mil and I think it will do fairly well on DVD. I gave it a six because with a cool sound track, it was fun, and it was cute.
On July 3rd, 2004; I misted the first part (1/3) of the movie, Billbo Baggens. Boy was that a mistake, because I wish I would have learned where it all came from. It's a film based on a novel by (Parson?). The film was directed by Robert Redford, and the screenplay written by Tony? Leven. Actors, Matt Damon, Charlies Theron, and Will Smith were signed on. Throughout the film, I couldn't help but wonder how Will Smith felt when he first read the script. I bet he couldn't set it down as well as he couldn't turn down any offer that was to be offered to him to play the part of Bill Bagens. I'm sure he was restless, because his lines were like poetry. What ever the case, Will delivered it as if they were. With lines like that, it made me want to pick up the novel to have a good read because the words were so wonderful. Redford's presentation was a noble take on the whole essence of the story told. Matt Damon proved to me again that I'd like to see him play me in my own story. And of course, Charlies did a mighty fine job of portraying a vintage babe. In the film, Bilbo (Smith) said, "Golf is a game that can't be won; it can only be played."
My Synchro-link truck
The movie staring Matthew McConaughey, Alexie Gilmore, Woody Harrelson, and Willie Nelson.
My Synchro-link truck
Sorry Kerry, I could only watch about ten minutes of it. It was so staged that I felt I was watching a Disney film.
Black Snake Moan
I suppose I'll have to check out the film.
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