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  • Originally posted by Brent View Post
    Let me reveal my age here:

    You suck. I was going to do this.


    • I ******* love Any Given Sunday. My football team used to listen to this speech before games...honestly one of the most inspiring things I've ever heard, fictitious or otherwise.

      Originally posted by Mr. Goosemahn
      The APS is strong in this one.
      Originally posted by killxswitch
      Tears for Fears is better than whatever it is you happen to be thinking about right now.


      • Originally posted by A Perfect Score View Post
        I ******* love Any Given Sunday. My football team used to listen to this speech before games...honestly one of the most inspiring things I've ever heard, fictitious or otherwise.

        Agreed. Brilliant scene and a pretty good movie.


        • Originally posted by comahan View Post
          Yea, came out on Christmas.

          Its a pretty weird movie. Vintage Gilliam! Might need 2 viewings of it :P
          it defenitly was a weird movie but I liked how Terry Gilliman made a sophisticated film with an amazing aesthetic appeal, without sacrificing his storyline. It remind me a little of one of Gilliman's old film The Adventure of Baron Munchausen. It was good and if you like fantasy films it is a good watch and also some very great acting too.


          • Originally posted by KCJ58 View Post
            it defenitly was a weird movie but I liked how Terry Gilliman made a sophisticated film with an amazing aesthetic appeal, without sacrificing his storyline. It remind me a little of one of Gilliman's old film The Adventure of Baron Munchausen. It was good and if you like fantasy films it is a good watch and also some very great acting too.
            Are you janyeap? :P



            • Originally posted by comahan View Post
              Somebody has been naughty!


              • This was my list on Jan 20 2008 of my most anticipated movies of 09. Sort of like... prospect rankings!

                1 Public Enemies - Good movie, but not as good as I (or many) had hoped. (***½)

                2 The Road - I loved it. Many did not. Still made my list for Best Picture at the Commies. (****¼)

                3 The Human Factor - aka Invictus. I thought it was solid, but I found it falling and falling in my rankings over the weeks. (***½)

                4 Inglourious Basterds - Loved it. Lived up to hype. One of my top 5 movies of the year. (****½)

                5 Nine - Havent seen it. (N/A)

                6 Shutter Island - Delayed (N/A)

                7 The Lovely Bones - Not an awful movie, but it was awfully disappointing for what I was expecting. (***)

                8 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus - Weird, Gilliam-esque movie. Ledgers last, but its more about Plummer being awesome imo. (***¾)

                9 The Watchmen - I honestly didnt like this at all, aside from Haley as Rorschach. (**¾)

                10 Avatar - At this time last year, no one had a damn clue wtf this movie was. Well, it turned out to be pretty monumental. 2 Billion Dollars is a lot of money. (****½)

                11 Half Blood Prince - Might be the best Potter flick. Its certainly up there with Azkaban IMO. (***½)

                12 Where the Wild Things Are - I... didnt much care for this movie. Thought it was pretty annoying, actually. (**¾)

                13 Sherlock Holmes - Fairly decent movie that RDJ and Law upgrade to pretty good. Entertaining, if a bit over the top story wise. (***¼)


                • Here are some of my most anticipated for 2010.

                  1. Never Let Me Go: An alternate history story of a woman who, as she reflects on her private school years in the English countryside, reunites with her two friends to face the dark secrets tied to their communal past.

                  Director: Mark Romanek
                  Starring: Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley

                  2. The Tree of Life: The story centers around a family with three boys in the 1950s. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence.

                  Director: Terrence Malick
                  Starring: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn

                  3. True Grit: A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father's murderer.

                  Director: Joel & Ethan Coen
                  Starring: Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

                  4. The Rum Diary: Paul Kemp is a freelance journalist who finds himself at a critical turning point in his life while writing for a run-down newspaper in the Caribbean. Paul is challenged on many levels as he tries to carve out a more secure niche for himself amidst a group of lost souls all bent on self-destruction.

                  Director: Bruce Robinson
                  Starring: Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Richard Jenkins, Amber Heard

                  5. Inception:In a world where entering dreams is possible, a single idea from the human mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset.

                  Director: Christopher Nolan
                  Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, marion Cotallard, Ellen Page, Cillian Murphy, Michael Caine

                  6. Shutter Island: Drama is set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding on the remote Shutter Island.

                  Director: Martin Scorsese
                  Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Williams, Patricia Clarkson, Jackie Earle Haley

                  7. London Boulevard: In London, an ex-con becomes involved with a reclusive actress.

                  Director: William Monahan
                  Starring: Colin Farrel, Keira Knightley

                  8. Howl: A drama centered on the obscenity trial Allen Ginsberg (Franco) faced after the publication of his poem, Howl.

                  Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
                  Starring: James Franco, Jon Hamm, Mary-Louise Parker

                  9. All Good Things: All Good Things is a love story and murder mystery based on the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history. The original screenplay uses newly discovered facts, court records and speculation as the foundation for an imaginative spellbinding story of family, obsession, love and loss.

                  Director: Andrew Jarecki
                  Starring: Ryan Gosling, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella

                  10. Hereafter: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.

                  Director: Clint Eastwood
                  Starring: Matt Damon, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jay Mohr

                  11. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for them, so everything they do must go as planned.

                  Director: David Yates
                  Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, etc

                  12. Alice in Wonderland: 19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.

                  Director: Tim Burton
                  Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Christopher Lee, Michael Sheen, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall

                  13. Get Low: A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

                  Director: Aaron Schneider
                  Starring: Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Lucas Black, Sissy Spacek

                  14. Somewhere: A hard-living Hollywood actor re-examines his life after his 11-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.

                  Director: Sofia Coppola
                  Starring: Benecio Del Toro, Michelle Monaghan

                  15. The Beautiful and the Damned: The true story of Zelda Fitzgerald (and her famous husband Scott), the Jazz Age icons who lived large, soared high and crashed very hard.

                  Director: John Curran
                  Starring: Keira Knightley

                  16. Black Death: Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is tasked with learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

                  Director: Christopher Smith
                  Starring: Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, Eddie Redmayne

                  17. Clash of the Titans: The mortal son of the god Zeus embarks on a perilous journey to stop the underworld and its minions from spreading their evil to Earth as well as the heavens.

                  Director: Louis Leterrier
                  Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

                  18. The Fighter: A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

                  Director: David O. Russel
                  Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

                  19. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

                  Director: Woody Allen
                  Starring: Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Brolin, Freida Pinto, Antonio Banderas

                  20. Robin Hood: The story of an archer in the army of Richard Coeur de Lion who fights against the Norman invaders and becomes the legendary hero known as Robin Hood.

                  Director: Ridley Scott
                  Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, William Hurt, Mark Strong

                  21. Toy Story 3: Woody, Buzz, and the rest of their toy-box friends are dumped in a day-care center after their owner, Andy, departs for college.

                  Director: Lee Unkrich
                  Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Michael Keaton, etc (Voices)

                  22. The Adjustment Bureau: The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

                  Director: George Nolfi
                  Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie

                  23. Love and Other Drugs: A salesman competes in the cutthroat world of pharmaceuticals to hawk a male performance enhancement drug. Based on Jamie Reidy's memoir "Hard Sell: The Evolution of a ****** Salesman."

                  Director: Edward Zwick
                  Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway

                  24. Green Zone: Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

                  Director: Paul Greengrass
                  Starring: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Brendan Gleeson, Amy Ryan

                  25. The Way Back: A fact-based story centered on soldiers who escaped from a Siberian gulag in 1940.

                  Director: Peter Weir
                  Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Mark Strong

                  26. Last Night: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.

                  Director: Massy Tadjedin
                  Starring: Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Eva Mendes

                  27. Rabbit Hole: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident. Based on a play by David Lindsay-Abaire.

                  Director: John Cameron Mitchell
                  Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Nicole Kidman

                  28. Winters Bone: An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.

                  Director: Debra Granik
                  Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Lauren Sweester, John Hawkes

                  29. Ironman 2: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), and James "Rhodey" Rhodes (Don Cheadle) at his side, must forge new alliances -- and confront powerful enemies.

                  Director: Jon Favreau
                  Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Scarlet Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L Jackson

                  30: The American: An assassin hides out in Italy for one last assignment.

                  Director: Anton Corbijn
                  Starring: George Clooney

                  31. Jack Goes Boating: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.

                  Director: Philip Seymour Hoffman
                  Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Ryan

                  32. 13: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.

                  Director: Gela Babluani
                  Starring: Jason Statham, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Mickey Rourke, Ray Winstone, Michael Shannon

                  33. Miral: A chronicle of Hind Husseini's effort to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel.

                  Director: Julian Schnabel
                  Starring: William Dafoe, Freida Pinto, Hiam Abbass

                  34. Cemetery Junction: A 1970s-set comedy centered on three upstart professional men working at an insurance company.

                  Director: Ricky Gervais
                  Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Emily Watson, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Goode

                  35. The Special Relationship: A dramatization that traces former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair's relationships with Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

                  Director: Richard Loncraine
                  Starring: Michael Sheen, Dennis Quaid

                  36. Black Swan: A thriller that hones in on the relationship between a veteran ballet dancer and a rival.

                  Director: Darren Aronofsky
                  Starring: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

                  37. Mother and Child: A drama centered around three women: A 50-year-old woman, the daughter she gave up for adoption 35 years ago, and an African American woman looking to adopt a child of her own.

                  Director: Rodrigo Garcia
                  Starring: Naomia Watte, Annette Bening, Tatyana Ali, Samuel L Jackson

                  38. The Last Airbender: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

                  Director: M. Night Shyamalan
                  Starring: Dev Patel, Noah Ringer

                  39. The Social Network: A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook.

                  Director: David Fincher
                  Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Rashida Jones, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfield, Malese Jow

                  40. Passion Play: An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.

                  Director: Mitch Glazer
                  Starring: Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray, Rhys Ifans, Megan Fox

                  41. The Killer Inside Me: A West Texas deputy sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.

                  Director: Michael Winterbottom
                  Starring: Casey Affleck, Bill Pullman, Kate Hudson, Simon Baker, Jessica Alba

                  42. Biutiful: A man involved in illegal dealing is confronted by his childhood friend, who is now a policeman.

                  Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
                  Starring: Javier Bardem
                  Last edited by comahan; 02-03-2010, 03:48 PM.


                  • I really hope that list is not in order because if it is, Iron Man 2 THAT far down, uhh...

                    RIP TheManInBlack


                    • The only thing i really liked about Ironman Uno was RDJ, so Im not really salivating at the thought of a 2nd one. Still, ill obviously see it, and hopefully enjoy it.


                      • I feel like Matt Damon and Sam Worthington are in every other movie on that list.

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                        • True Grit, Green Zone, Toy Story 3, Ironman 2, Harry Potter, Shutter Island from that list for me. The others don't know much about.

                          Inception, have mixed feelings of that one.

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                          • Robin Hood looks absolutely awful.

                            That's all I have to say on that matter.


                            • Definitely looking forward to Buried.




                              • Originally posted by iowatreat54 View Post
                                Robin Hood looks absolutely awful.

                                That's all I have to say on that matter.
                                Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe usually do good work together.

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