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Old 01-14-2015, 05:58 AM
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Have you been sleeping in the knife drawer again?

Killer dogs on an island thriller. At the time I thought it forgettable, and in fact I remember little about it now. Unless you are an obsessive Michelle Rodriguez fan, I'd say skip it.

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Your expert misdirection had me going through the wrong Michelle Rodriguez titles; the car pic, the boat pic. So I needed hints. I'm a Michelle Rodriguez fan, but not a "rabid" fan hehe. The dog pic clinched it.
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Name that movie.

Spoiler!


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Name that movie.

Begin Again.

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Begin Again.
Right you are. Begin Again (2013).

Starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. The photo was of Hailee Steinfeld.



I knew little of the plot going in but the movie turned out to be a pleasant surprise. The story starts out in an awkward fashion and for a while you're not sure how it's going to play out or if you're going to stick with it. Fortunately the story picks up speed, some of it told in a flash-back fashion which eventually leads back to the beginning of the movie. There is much more music than I was expecting and I thought the songs were nicely done, Knightley does her own singing and guitar work. The film was directed by John Carney and released in June 2014. I'm a fan of another Carney independent film - Once (2007). Begin Again is listed as a musical comedy-drama and it hits all of those points. I recommend the film if this is a genre that interests you. 8/10.
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Right you are. Begin Again (2013).

Starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. The photo was of Hailee Steinfeld.



I knew little of the plot going in but the movie turned out to be a pleasant surprise. The story starts out in an awkward fashion and for a while you're not sure how it's going to play out or if you're going to stick with it. Fortunately the story picks up speed, some of it told in a flash-back fashion which eventually leads back to the beginning of the movie. There is much more music than I was expecting and I thought the songs were nicely done, Knightley does her own singing and guitar work. The film was directed by John Carney and released in June 2014. I'm a fan of another Carney independent film - Once (2007). Begin Again is listed as a musical comedy-drama and it hits all of those points. I recommend the film if this is a genre that interests you. 8/10.
We were pleasantly surprised as well. A harmony of genres rather than the cacophony it could have been.

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Name this movie.

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Spoiler!


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'Working Girl'
That's the one! Review: Working Girl (1988).

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Name that movie:



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Name that movie:

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Name that movie:

Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye. I love this film. Is it worth picking up on Blu?
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Just checking to see if anyone's been paying attention,

Name that movie:

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I'm guessing that's The Cheyene Social Club because we were just talking about it.

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Just checking to see if anyone's been paying attention,

Name that movie:

I'm paying attention to the cleavage.
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I'm guessing that's The Cheyene Social Club because we were just talking about it.

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Point to the old guy. Sp: Cheyenne.

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I'm paying attention to the cleavage.
Plenty to go around in this flick.
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This looks familiar to me.
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Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye.
Is that your guess? "It's OK with me."

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I love this film. Is it worth picking up on Blu?
Well, it's a little better than the DVD. That's as much as I can say for it. Clearly a very old transfer. Could use a lot more care and attention.

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It's that western with a muddy street. Can't think of the name right now.

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Yeah, and with the dog lying down on the middle of that street.

Is that a baby in the right background sitting on the dirt? ...Or a very young child perhaps?

And on the left background who's sitting there on his chair? ...Don't look like Clint to me.

...The cemetery in the background, just before the mountains.

...And a sign: EA ...Maybe the restaurant; EAT. ...Looks like something is cooking too; smoke from the chimney.

I thought I might have seen a chicken too; but on closer view, I think not.

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And whoever made the wagon tracks was either driving a slalom course, drunk or chasing a snake.
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Ah, Anne Bancroft (profile) in...

The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
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The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Dang. I wasn't trying to be obscure, but I suspected no one would get this. I'd never heard of it until it was mentioned on a commentary track and I put it in my queue from ClassicFlix.

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It's that western with a muddy street. Can't think of the name right now.

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OK. Its a defining scene from this film, here's another angle:

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OK. Its a defining scene from this film, here's another angle:

The Shaggy Gunfighter starring Dean Jones?

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the shaggy gunfighter starring dean jones?
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OK. Its a defining scene from this film, here's another angle:

'Go Kill Everybody and Come Back Alone' ?
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Red Rover?
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Red Rover?
Not sure how you came up with that, assuming you meant the 2003 film.
Can't believe nobody knows this terrific western. Here's another clue:

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