Dancers Anonymous > Seen Any Good Movies Lately?

Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by pygmalion, Oct 19, 2003.

  1. anntennis

    anntennis Active Member

    I just saw the "La La Land ". I thought it was extremely mediocre to be nominated for 14 Oscars!! The story is so repetitive, “What if: will go in line with many “twilight zone” episodes and Asimov’s theory, that if we change one little thing in the past, the whole future will be different. The dancing was really bad!! No comparison to “Artist” movie or older Fred Astaire movies. The characters reached their dream career wise, but had to give up their love as a price. Very repetitive in content. So disappointed with my expectations, so surprised with so many Oscar Nominations!
  2. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    John wick chapter 2. Awesome
  3. Loki

    Loki Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the HU, @at. I'll wait for it to hit Prime or Netflix.
  4. JudeMorrigan

    JudeMorrigan Well-Known Member

    I saw The Lobster last weekend. I still can't decide if I think it was kind of brilliant or kind of terrible.
  5. jiwinco

    jiwinco Active Member

    So glad I am not the only one who thought La La Land was mediocre. I just don't get all the nominations????
  6. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    Ermma Stone. Ryan Gosling.
  7. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    I'm looking forward to seeing Logan, which I believe comes out this weekend.
  8. ivyvaine23

    ivyvaine23 New Member

    This. The singing and dancing wasn't that good either, except Emma Stone maybe. It just tried way too hard to be a musical and I know that this is supposed to be a homage to Hollywood musicals from the 50's, but I just didn't buy it. Everything felt so forced. I found Damien Chazelle's Whiplash to be far more engaging than this one.
  9. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    Captain Phillips...saw it on TV...was rivoting
  10. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    Logan! :)
  11. j_alexandra

    j_alexandra Well-Known Member

    For some reason, I've seen a bunch of good ones recently.
    Midnight in Paris
    Fantastic Beasts -- which surprised me; I expected to hate it, and liked it very much
  12. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    John Wick Chapter 2. Action packed.
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    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

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  14. Steve Pastor

    Steve Pastor Moderator Staff Member

    This is an old one, but wanted t pass it along.

    Variety had a report that Jewel McGowan would be in "Night Upon Night." Well, she wasn't, but I thought the film, starring Ronald Reagan with Broderick Crawford who some of you might remember from "Highway Patrol" is noteworthy. Reagan plays a scientist who learns that he has epilepsy, which in those days was a lot less treatable than it is today. He moves into an isolated house on the coast in Florida. Just so happens that the woman who owned it was recently widowed and...
    It was a very thoughtful film.
  15. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    Wonder Woman!
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  16. Pu251

    Pu251 Member

    I've watched this movie :)
  17. Steve Pastor

    Steve Pastor Moderator Staff Member

    There's a dance scene in Wonder Woman - well sort of. At least I seem to remember laughing out loud when WW made a comment about how some folks "dance." (It was a small town!)(And, hey, I didn't think it was a "mean" comment at all, so don't go think that.) Well, come to think of it, there was another scene with dancing.
  18. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    loved "Hidden Figures"
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  19. sbrnsmith

    sbrnsmith Well-Known Member

    One of the best movies I have ever seen
  20. Loki

    Loki Well-Known Member

    Thought Dunkirk was ok, but not as good as other contemporary WW2 movies I've seen like Saving Private Ryan.

    I'm sure Dunkirk was more accurate historically though.

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