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Old 04-14-2019, 12:30 PM
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer 9/10

I truly loved this movie. It got inside my head and I caught onto things the middle half of the movie. Might need to watch it again so I can watch it a second time to see if there's anything I missed. Martian was truly creepy and he certainly knew how to get inside people's heads.

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Old 04-16-2019, 11:46 PM
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Nightmare on Elm Street - Remake

I watched it again to see if it was as bad as I remember. And it is still bad. The original is a classic horror movie. The remake doesn't even come close.
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Old 04-17-2019, 01:22 PM
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Nurse Jill, 2016. 7/10

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Old 04-18-2019, 04:21 AM
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FROZEN 2010


Three friends get trapped high up on a ski lift when the resort closes down for the night. Just about everything that could go wrong, does go wrong.

Except for the lame dialogue, it was pretty good.
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Old 04-18-2019, 01:56 PM
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Cape Fear (1991)
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A excon (Robert DeNiro) seeks revenge against his former attorney (Nick Nolte).

Martin Scorsese's direction here is very crafty -- kind of a mix between Brain DePalma la Body Double and Hitchcock la Marnie -- and I might recommend it just for that, if you like that sort of thing. But as far as story and suspense goes, it's just alright, the story hits all the same plot points as the original 1962 film (which is a better film), and the ending is rather cliche, senseless and anticlimactic.
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Old 04-19-2019, 12:00 AM
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FROZEN 2010


Three friends get trapped high up on a ski lift when the resort closes down for the night. Just about everything that could go wrong, does go wrong.

Except for the lame dialogue, it was pretty good.
I really liked this one myself...pretty suspenseful
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Old 04-19-2019, 12:04 AM
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Cape Fear (1991)
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A excon (Robert DeNiro) seeks revenge against his former attorney (Nick Nolte).

Martin Scorsese's direction here is very crafty -- kind of a mix between Brain DePalma la Body Double and Hitchcock la Marnie -- and I might recommend it just for that, if you like that sort of thing. But as far as story and suspense goes, it's just alright, the same as the original film, and the ending is rather cliche, senseless and anticlimactic.
For once, I have to respectfully disagree with You , Sculpt. The 1962 film is superlative, with tremendous performances by Mitchum and Peck (and dig Telly Savalas with hair!), but did not like the remake at all. Nick Nolte was SUCH a weasel You didn't care what happened to him and after awhile it just became a Freddy Krueger movie. As usual, the original is the one for me.
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Old 04-19-2019, 09:53 AM
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For once, I have to respectfully disagree with You , Sculpt. The 1962 film is superlative, with tremendous performances by Mitchum and Peck (and dig Telly Savalas with hair!), but did not like the remake at all. Nick Nolte was SUCH a weasel You didn't care what happened to him and after awhile it just became a Freddy Krueger movie. As usual, the original is the one for me.
I agree with you. I may written that poorly. I was simply saying the story of the remake was essentially the same story as the original, hits virtually all the same plot points, not that the remake was as good. I thought the original was better, but I did appreciate the crafty direction of the remake.
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Old 04-20-2019, 02:33 AM
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For once, I have to respectfully disagree with You , Sculpt. The 1962 film is superlative, with tremendous performances by Mitchum and Peck (and dig Telly Savalas with hair!), but did not like the remake at all. Nick Nolte was SUCH a weasel You didn't care what happened to him and after awhile it just became a Freddy Krueger movie. As usual, the original is the one for me.
100% agree with this.... Mitchum is chilling - the story of his Revenge on his wife is so cold.
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Hell of a Night, 2019. 7/10

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