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Eight Bit Alien wrote: Wed May 10, 2023 10:33 am I didn't know Richard Donner directed the goonies
He directed the episode of the Twilight Zone with Shatner on the airplane.
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ghost boner wrote: Sun Apr 30, 2023 10:18 am John Mullaney "baby j" - 8.5/10. This is the best special he's ever done
It’s fuckin awesome.

I saw him at the garden when he was working on a lot of this material. Because of covid there was plexiglass directly in front of seats on top of the seats in front of you. I must have hit my fucking head on that damn thing at least a dozen times from keeling over.
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A Chinese Ghost Story - 8/10
Hadn't seen this in almost 30 years and was surised to see it holds up very well. It's got a simple but effective plot, great casting (Leslie Cheung is just perfect as the bumbling, mostly useless tax collector), cool special effects, great fights, great flow, it's a total classic.

Part II - 6/10
None of the plot or the way most characters act in this film makes any fucking sense whatsoever. Some good, some mediocre special effects, some cool fights, but it lacks the freshness or originality of part one and is just a giant mess of a film. On its own terms, it's a decent, wacky film, suffering from the typical problems HK films from that era often suffer from (lack of cohesion for example), but still, it wouldn't be so disappointing if it wasn't the sequel to a fantastic film.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 - 7.25
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Cheryl Ladd is a despicable monster.

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Murder by Decree - 5
Carrington - 6.5
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Three amigos. Another one I've never seen. Rules. 8/10
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Horror in the High Desert - 4.5
It's a Wonderful Life - 10
Z - 8.5
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I've never heard of it and you're score doesn't inspire confidence but after reading that horror in the high desert was filmed in the Mojave desert, where I grew up, I definitely have to watch this
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ghost boner wrote: Sun May 14, 2023 10:44 am I've never heard of it and you're score doesn't inspire confidence but after reading that horror in the high desert was filmed in the Mojave desert, where I grew up, I definitely have to watch this
Don’t let someone else’s opinion get in the way of you doing you, Vern.
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai ('99) - 7.5/10 - I don't think RZA's soundtrack holds up well at all. It's serviceable at best. Otherwise, it's better than I gave it credit for previously.

The Artifice Girl ('22) 7/10 - Low budget, tiny cast, only three locations (I think), and I have to guess it was filmed during the COVID lockdown. It relies completely on dialog to convey the drama, and does so pretty well, IMO. The plot revolves around AI being used to catch child predators, as well as how to manage AI sentience. I enjoyed this, but you have to be in the mood for a "heady" / "nothing happens" type of movie - and be ready to get one of your last looks at Lance Henricksen in a modern role - he's not long for this world.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods ('23) - 3/10 - I found this to be embarrassingly bad. Any charm that made the first Shazam work is completely absent here. Zach Levi seems to be doing a Jimmy Fallon impression, and guess what? It fucking sucks worse than you would imagine. There may have been a few entertaining moments here and there, but not worth watching, overall. I can usually tolerate things that I understand aren't made for me, like most superhero flicks, but not this time.

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves ('23) - 8/10 - This is pretty much the opposite side of the coin to Shazam! - as it pulls off off enough charm that the flaws were easily overlooked. Plenty of fan service/easter eggs for D&D stans (whether it's pen & paper, cartoon, or video games), but does so without shoving it in your face. As an action/comedy flick, this somehow worked really well. I'd still recommend approaching with skepticism, but it's worth a watch.
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Ghost Dog is one of the most "cool movie that sucks" movies ever. I remember it fondly but I've never really enjoyed it.
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Eight Bit Alien wrote: Mon May 15, 2023 10:05 am Ghost Dog is one of the most "cool movie that sucks" movies ever. I remember it fondly but I've never really enjoyed it.
Just saw this came out in 1999. My memory of watching it was at my grandparents but they both died before 1995. My memory has become Swiss cheese. Stupid Ghost Dog.
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Mighty Aphrodite - 4.5
Huesera: The Bone Woman - 6.5
Feeders - 5

To Catch a Killer - 0

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Family Romance - 7
The Artifice Girl - 7.5
Gomorrah - 8.5
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the master gardener - 4.5
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Jeepers Creepers Reborn - I can’t even bother figuring out a rating. What a goddamn fucking mess.
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dark passage - 6.5
key largo - 8
black legion - 5
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Fellini: A Director's Notebook - 8.5

The Footprints of a Spirit - 8
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