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  • 22 months ago · #2561

    trysts

    onthehouse wrote:

    Robert Powell gives a convincing performance in the 1977 television  mini-series Jesus of Nazareth; a movie with appearances of many noteworthy actors.  Dated somewhat but still good.

    The thing about Jesus movies is that they are too familiar. The movies lack tension for me because the character of Jesus overwhelms one's existence in real life. Too much Jesus. De trop. 

    In addition: I live in the bible belt of the U.S., therefore I understand if "too much Jesus" is odd to someone who doesn't live hereWink

  • 22 months ago · #2562

    blake78613

    I thought The Last Temptation of Christ was an a very good movie and should have won the Oscar.

  • 22 months ago · #2563

    trysts

    Once the Academy Awards gave a best picture oscar to "Rebecca" over "His girl Friday", and "The Grapes of Wrath", ya' had to know it was a silly "awards" ceremony to get the stars to sign contracts.

  • 22 months ago · #2564

    onthehouse

    Just watched the latest 007 James Bond movie Skyfall. It's about what you'd expect from Hollywood  in this genre. Better than some 007 flicks but a bit predictable. Daniel Craig is getting a little old for the part and the grand old Dame Judi Dench could retire anytime now. I wouldn't try to talk anyone out of seeing it, but then again wouldn't recommend it either.

  • 22 months ago · #2565

    trysts

    Someone who I no longer see took me to this silly film, "Skyfall". But at least he didn't hit meLaughing

  • 22 months ago · #2566

    electricpawn

    trysts wrote:

    Someone who I no longer see took me to this silly film, "Skyfall". But at least he didn't hit me

    Was it because of his poor taste in movies? Wink

  • 22 months ago · #2567

    trysts

    Yes, if he had loved the "Hostel" films I could have anticipated a good tying up!Laughing

  • 22 months ago · #2568

    electricpawn

    Note to self: rent "Hostel" films.

  • 22 months ago · #2569

    trysts

    Note to self:

    quit talkingLaughing

  • 22 months ago · #2570

    ilikeflags

    skyfall was fine.  better than fine.  it was a solid film.  the villian was tremendous.

  • 22 months ago · #2571

    trysts

    ilikeflags wrote:

    skyfall was fine.  better than fine.  it was a solid film.  the villian was tremendous.

    Yes. A very fine film. Javier Bardem killed people, then he laughed! Original! Never seen before! Great acting! I love how gambling is used as a metaphor! I've never seen anything like it! Sooooo clever! I like how the action informs the viewer of a lack of script! Tense! The "mother" metaphor? Genius! Great film!Laughing

  • 22 months ago · #2572

    ilikeflags

    i'm tired of bond and gambling.  someone must be drunk.

  • 22 months ago · #2573

    trysts

    ilikeflags wrote:

    i'm tired of bond and gambling.  someone must be drunk.

    Don't you live in Las Vegas, ILikeFlags? Aren't you fed up with gambling movies? I mean, did everyone run out of ideas in British and American cinema? For the cost of a 007 film, they could have made 20 films with a script that doesn't have to do with "terrorists" attacking the "intelligence" community. P-R-O-P-A-G-A-N-D-A.

  • 22 months ago · #2574

    ilikeflags

    you're thinking too much.  i don't see bond for art.  javier killed it.  the rest was exactly what i expected.  

  • 22 months ago · #2575

    onthehouse

    A simple, plain old (1955) movie with Ermest Borgnine is Marty. Not a huge Borgnine fan but I liked this film.

  • 22 months ago · #2576

    trysts

    ilikeflags wrote:

    you're thinking too much.  i don't see bond for art.  javier killed it.  the rest was exactly what i expected.  

    Yes, you're right. James Bond is for those who have had a trying day of thinking. It is your escapism from thinking so much about the world.

  • 22 months ago · #2577

    ilikeflags

    is onthehouse spamming the film thread with films?

  • 22 months ago · #2578

    trysts

    ilikeflags wrote:

    is onthehouse spamming the film thread with films?

    Yes, onthehouse is obviously trying to steer this thread off topic by posting opinions about films in a film thread. This must go unnoticed!

  • 22 months ago · #2579

    ilikeflags

    list every film or tv show you've ever seen and say "pretty good" or "i liked the movie"  

  • 22 months ago · #2580

    trysts

    ilikeflags wrote:

    list every film or tv show you've ever seen and say "pretty good" or "i liked the movie"  

    I can't believe I would say such a thing about a TV show. But we're on page 134 which includes my opinion of the films I liked. Why don't you list the ten greatest films ever made in your opinion, ilikeflags? There are near 123,000 views of people interested in other people's views on films in this threadSmile


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