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chuckwoodjohn
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« on: January 27, 2018, 11:39:41 AM »

For me, I'd say it's Godzilla (2014), it's not the most underrated necessarily, but it gets far too much hate. Especially when compared to Shin Godzlila.
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2018, 08:36:33 AM »

Shin Godzilla.  One of the most intelligently written and generally intelligent movies in recent years.  More believable than all. The fast and furious movies combined.
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2018, 08:41:03 AM »

2004's THE ALAMO.  The best and most historically accurate Alamo movie ever made, but it flopped at the box office and was panned by critics.
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2018, 08:52:48 AM »

The whole 50 Shades series. If you actually watch them, they are surprising deep and meanin... no wait, they do suck.

I have a few ghost stories in my collection that I thought deserved a bigger audience, including Below. An Irish horror comedy film called Grabbers was pretty good too.
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« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2018, 09:18:00 AM »



I have a few ghost stories in my collection that I thought deserved a bigger audience, including Below. An Irish horror comedy film called Grabbers was pretty good too.

GRABBERS was fantastic!

I saw a movie called KILL THE IRISHMAN (2011) which seems to have gone under the radar. Ray (the Punisher) Stevenson does a bang-up job as Cleveland gangster Danny Green! Recommended!
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2018, 09:25:27 AM »

Virtual karma for RC for having seen that one.
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« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2018, 01:17:10 PM »



I have a few ghost stories in my collection that I thought deserved a bigger audience, including Below. An Irish horror comedy film called Grabbers was pretty good too.

GRABBERS was fantastic!

I saw a movie called KILL THE IRISHMAN (2011) which seems to have gone under the radar. Ray (the Punisher) Stevenson does a bang-up job as Cleveland gangster Danny Green! Recommended!

I saw KILL THE IRISHMAN on Netflix and really enjoyed it. I thought it did a really nice job of capturing the 1970s. Some critics thought it was basically a copy of GOODFELLAS, but I disagree (other than the fact that they are both mob movies).

 
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« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2018, 06:05:10 PM »

A MIGHTY WIND recieved some pretty lukewarm reviews. I think it's a work of genius. far superior to the somewhat overrated BEST IN SHOW and in fact I think it's even better than SPINAL TAP. It's possibly my fav movie since 2000, period.
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2018, 10:14:22 AM »

Most recently, I would have to say Lumberjack Man. I thought it was really entertaining, great kills and so funny.
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« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2018, 11:35:03 PM »

Heaven's Gate, the Criterion DVD of this is amazing
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« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2018, 01:22:41 AM »

Heaven's Gate, the Criterion DVD of this is amazing

I suffered through the 149 minute version of it in 1981: for me, the production stories about it are far more amazing than the movie itself.  Smile
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« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2018, 01:27:14 AM »

Best Seller (1987) with Brian Dennehy and James Woods.



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« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2018, 03:10:32 AM »

Most recently, I would have to say Lumberjack Man. I thought it was really entertaining, great kills and so funny.

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« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2018, 12:17:38 PM »

if I might bend the rules a bit Adrian Lyne as director did some really solid stuff: Unfaithful, Fatal attraction, Jacob's ladder, Indecent Proposal . I guess he works so infrequently people never really talk about him. He also doesn't tend to do heavy political stuff though I guess Jacobs Ladder kind of is.

What if more directors put energy into making ONE really good movie in the period of a few years instead of spreading out their 2 ideas over 15

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« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2018, 09:40:08 PM »

Shin Godzilla.  One of the most intelligently written and generally intelligent movies in recent years.  More believable than all. The fast and furious movies combined.


I really disliked shin godzilla tbh
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