Now that no one comes here, I think I can finally participate in this forum...but how the fuck does this work? it says "recent films" but a lot aren't. Sightseers (just an example) came out like a year & a half ago. fuck it...I'll just go in reverse order, and stop me when I get too unrecent....ha! who am I kidding? I'll be at Birth of a Nation by the time another person posts...In the interest of time I will only list movies (non-revival) that I saw in a theater:
20,000 Days on Earth
Incredible, entrancing, inspirational...all the blurbs they use in advertizing for shitty movies apply here. BUT, it's really for FANS ONLY. If you don't know anything about Nick I'm sure it's a whole shitload of 'what the fuck are they talking about?' & 'who the fuck cares?'. Blixa seems a little bitter...and fat. Kylie got old, but she's still smokin hawt.
Liked this a whole bunch. Radcliffe's 'Mercan accent was spot on. Juno Temple is face-melting hawt.
A Letter to Momo
One of the more beautifully detailed anime movies that I've ever seen. The background in the market scene just blew me away. Story is bittersweet/heart-tugging/life-affirming, without going over to the land of sappy. Saw the Japanese version.
Fucking greatness! I love your wall! It's nice to see a movie about the contrast between art, pure art, and the complete opposite of it - commercialism/business/industry. Admittedly I did not know much about Frank Sidebottom before seeing this. Not that it's really about the real guy...more the inspiration. Regardless, Fassbender is awesome...and he has a certificate.
Get On Up
SUUUUUUUUUUUCKED. It's like a movie about a character based on a fucking characterture based on a real person. Pathetic. What really makes me sad is that there will be at least one person who sees it and thinks that was JB. Fuckin failure almost all the way around...The guy who played Bobby Byrd was fabulous though.
Gondry's best movie, hands down. Filled (as usual) with tons of special effects that had me (as usual) going, "How the fuck did they do that?". You really can't get cuter than Audrey Tautou.
huh...I, uhhh...ummm. That pretty much sums it up. It's a whole buncha What the fuck, with some pretty good actors creeping me the fuck out. I don't really know if I liked it or not. I guess it's worth seeing...once.
Meh...dragged, and just wasn't all that funny. I like Melissa McCarthy, but this was just bad.
Dug it a lot. Personally, I think it suffered from lack of budget (there's only 2 cities between Florida and LA? c'mon...), but overall pretty damn entertaining...and, from what I hear, pretty accurate.
Dance of Reality
Jodorowsky's a fucking genius. Everyone says that...and everyone be right. I don't know if this is my favorite film of his, but it's up there. It's definitely his most personal.
Good...not overly great, but funny enough, and a crisp 97 mins.
Really...I said the guy is a fucking genius already! Incredibly interesting. I hope the rumor that they want to make an animated series from his shooting script (book) actually comes true.
Excellent all the way around, but the dialogue/writing is outstanding. This & Mood Indigo (both love stories...puke!) are probably my favs of this year.
Liked it. Maybe not as much as the first, but I liked it. It's a bit too long, but I liked it. Did I mention I liked it?
Again, brilliant writing...that Alexander Payne is one good word putter-togetherer. Dern is damn good, but June Squibb really made the film.
Inside Llewyn Davis
Kinda confused me. I dug it, the acting was great, music was great, but it just really had nothing to it. Liked, but would not recommend...unless you're a huge folk fan.
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