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Old 05-07-2018, 03:40 AM   #7201
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King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

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Old 05-10-2018, 03:39 AM   #7202
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Shin Godzilla (2016)

"There is no precedent."

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

"We've been so closed for so long, they've never seen the real beauty of our culture. Lets show it to them."

Monday (5/7) was the 25th anniversary of this movie, which is not great for historical accuracy, but captures the spirit of Lee well.
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Old 05-11-2018, 12:04 AM   #7203
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Old 05-15-2018, 12:38 PM   #7204
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Just for the Hell of It (1968)

"Who cares, man?"

Thought this pre-gore JD drive-in movie from HG Lewis would be fun, but I guess it's the gore stuff that defined him. Couple good bits, but mostly boring. And the audio was crap.

This next one (about a club owner who exploits a rock band) was a little better, but not enough. Oh, Colonel Sanders is in it.

Blast-Off Girls (1967)

"Do we serve fried chicken? Whoo-wee! We DO serve fried chicken!"
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Old 05-16-2018, 12:31 AM   #7205
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Old 05-16-2018, 01:36 AM   #7206
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Kung Fu Panda (2008)

"The Furious Five! You're so much bigger than your action figures! Except you, Mantis. You're about the same."

10th anniversary (5/15) of this pretty good cartoon series.

Superman II (1980)

"Well, let's see what trouble I can get into today."

R.I.P. Margot Kidder.
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Old 05-16-2018, 12:52 PM   #7207
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Blade Runner 2049

Excellent followup to the original. Great visuals, soundtrack, and story.

I'm really hoping they decide to make another movie, but having the first two be so good will make it a daunting task.
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Old 05-16-2018, 01:21 PM   #7208
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The New Centurions (1972)

"Maybe you can't change people, but you can help them. Maybe not much, maybe it's a losing battle. Maybe they don't like us, but I think they need us."

A good slice-of-cop-life circa early 70s LA. There's no one mystery or enemy; just jumping around in the day-to-day lives of a few cops, focusing on one in particular (Stacy Keach) from his first day with Scott as his seasoned partner.

Who Can Kill a Child [aka Island of the Damned] (1976)

"The whole world is crazy. In the end, the ones who always suffer the most are the children."

A British couple (one of which is pregnant) go to an out-of-the-way Spanish island for R&R only to find all the adults dead by the children's hands.
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Old 05-17-2018, 12:49 AM   #7209
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Not the last film I saw, but I found this and need to jab Space Cop in the ribs:

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Old 05-18-2018, 11:52 AM   #7210
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X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

"If thine eye offends thee pluck it out!"

Ghidrah: The Three-Headed Monster (1964)

"There's no such thing as brainwaves."

R.I.P. Hoshino Yuriko.

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Not the last film I saw, but I found this and need to jab Space Cop in the ribs.
Yeah, I watched 2001 on the anniversary of the day of its world premier, though it was just my DVD.
I really wanted to see a special showing of Sunset Boulevard at my local AMC Wednesday, but it was a bad day for it.
I've come to like these special showings of old movies more than the new stuff.
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Aside from a somewhat sluggish first thirty minutes, I really enjoyed this. Deadpool is hilarious as ever, and the references are great. Plus Brolin was a great Cable, also I really liked Domino. Also more Colossus is never a bad thing. A solid comedy sequel, which is rare.
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The Warriors (1979)

"Can you dig it?"


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[Deadpool 2]

Aside from a somewhat sluggish first thirty minutes, I really enjoyed this. Deadpool is hilarious as ever, and the references are great. Plus Brolin was a great Cable, also I really liked Domino. Also more Colossus is never a bad thing. A solid comedy sequel, which is rare.
Good to know. I missed #1 in theaters because I'm not a big DP fan, but grew to love it on blu ray. Gotta try to see this one in theaters.
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Good to know. I missed #1 in theaters because I'm not a big DP fan, but grew to love it on blu ray. Gotta try to see this one in theaters.
If you loved the first, I'm sure you'll definitely enjoy the sequel. It's the same kind of "thing", less of a retread though. The gags, references, and fourth-wall breaking jokes are as top-notch as ever.
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The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

"When you're rich, food isn't supposed to taste like what it is."

This is one of those 80s cult movies (about teens pushed too far, who become celebrity outlaws) I don't know how I missed so long. In a bizarre twist Helen Slater and Christian Slater play brother and sister and were mistaken as such even though they aren't related. Also, Dean Stockwell and John Stockwell are both in it and also aren't actually related. I actually had it in my Netflix queue for a couple months or so with it listed as "very long wait" and then they suddenly sent it. Fun stuff.
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Predator 1987
Predator 2 1990
AvP 2004
AvP Requiem 2007
Predators 2010


Been reading a lot of Alien/Predator novels, and decided to do a marathon. The predators official species name, sanctioned by Fox, is the Yautja, and even after all the sequels, I still think the 1987 movie had the best looking Predator. Looking forward to the new film in September.
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Godzilla (1998)

"You call this coffee?
-I call this America."

Twentieth anniversary today (5/20). I have a lot of gripes with this one but I've basically become comfortable that it's a decent giant monster movie if we just don't call it by his name.

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Been reading a lot of Alien/Predator novels, and decided to do a marathon. The predators official species name, sanctioned by Fox, is the Yautja, and even after all the sequels, I still think the 1987 movie had the best looking Predator. Looking forward to the new film in September.
Probably. I liked the 2010 Predators movie overall, but I wasn't thrilled with the two races thing and those big ones looking bonier. Still, I'm looking forward to the new movie. I like the Yautja more than the Xenomorphs (though I love that franchise too).
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