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post #31 of 40 Old 12-31-2012, 02:13 PM
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Laying off the booze, too. On the other hand, I'm getting paid to DJ a huge party tonight so it all comes out in the wash. biggrin.gif Nothing but movie watching tomorrow. Lot of Christmas gifts to catch up on.

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I simply refuse to pay Vudu or anybody else an a la carte price to watch a streamed video. These days the only movies I rent a la carte are occasional BDs from one of a gazillion nearby Redbox kiosks. Despite my stubbornness in this regard, I understand why many folks like Vudu a lot.

Yeah I have the same disdain against going to the cinemas, which is Vudu and Amazon's IV service is my antidote.

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Yeah I have the same disdain against going to the cinemas, which is Vudu and Amazon's IV service is my antidote.

I hear you. I have a well run and reasonably priced cineplex located only 10 minutes away so I still see a lot of films in the theater. Otherwise, I would definitely subscribe to Netflix and, probably, get more recent films from Vudu or Amazon a la carte. Cinemark's no cell phone use warning, to follow the rules or get out, runs before every movie I see in my neighborhood cineplex. I love it!
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I want to see End of Watch.

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I want to see End of Watch.
Yeah, a little surprised by that choice.
Maybe I'll have to put aside my distaste for cops....tongue.gif

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Agree...his milk drinking opening act in IB with Susanna's father who looked like a French Antonio Banderas was just mesmerizing brilliant and horrific performance I've even seen and totally set the bar and tone for the movie. Never seen him before until IB but knew right away this guy got big time game and been a big fan ever since.
I don't think that was Shoshanna's father, but the French dairy farmer who hid Shoshanna and her family. I think her father was one of those killed under the floorboards.
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Here are my favorites for 2012:

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- The Dark Knight Rises - I'm an absolute fan of this franchise and TDKR is a fitting ending. I will miss Bale as Wayne/Batman.
- Argo - Ben Affleck's best film to date, even if his list as a director is still short wink.gif
- Silver Linings Playbook - I didn't quite like Bradley Cooper before seeing this, this film changed my mind. De Niro in great form. Jennifer Lawrence too wink.gif
- Cloud Atlas - I love the subject, the fact that the Wachowskis took the risk of adapting the novel, I think they succeeded. I can't wait to see it again.
- Prometheus - For the last time I don't care about Fifield and Millburn! biggrin.gif I loved the film and I'm not ashamed!

...oh and of course there's this little indie flick called The Avengers, but if I had to watch one of them again now, it would be one of the five above.


...and John Carter's failure was really unfair.

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Nice list. I need to see three of those.

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