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Important moment - lighting Enzo's cigarette Were the zombies all wearing similar clothing? Where does it go from here? Thoughts Interesting movie that stays with you The model for X-Men's Wolverine is in this movie Forgot how over-the-top hilarious this show is The writing in this show is so frustrating Dom DeLuise is fanastisc in this One of the sexiest women I've ever seen Questions about Zemo's past View all posts >


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First time doing this because it's 4 in the morning and I can't sleep... I Love You To Death (1990) - Was in a River Phoenix mood after seeing Stand By Me the week before. Recalled not loving this movie when it originally came out, but a couple decades later I thought it was pretty dang hilarious with a really impressive cast. (6.8/10) The Purge (2013) - Was on Peacock to watch a sitcom and it popped up. Thought I'd give it a try for a few minutes and realized Lene Headley was in it. I ended up watching the whole thing. It was a whole lot smaller than I had always assumed it was. Not bad, not great. (5/10) Streets of Fire (1984) - This came up in a search and I downloaded it. Oddly enough it popped up on my Netflix two days later. Anyway, it's a big swing and a miss for me, but I appreciated what they were trying to do with it, and Willem Dafoe was creepy as all hell. (5/10) Transporter 2 (2005) - I never got around to this one, only because I felt the first was a surprisingly entertaining ride that couldn't possibly be recaptured with a cash-grabbing sequel. I was right. There were a few entertaining moments and it's peak Statham, but it couldn't hold a candle to the original, and moving the setting to Miami was a huge step back. On another note, couldn't keep my eyes off Amber Valletta. Woof. (4.0) It's my favorite Batman movie that actually feels like a Batman comic coming to life. I think I'm the only person in the world who feels that way. Me too. I wanted to like it. Got about 45 minutes in and turned it off. Essentially it was a cooking show with Legos, and Arnett was desperately trying hard to make it fun and interesting. It wasn't. I think that's what he was implying. You can kill him, but whoever does it probably won't make it. How they convinced some rube to take the fall would have been an interesting scene. I go where you send me, Admiral. I love this part - it shows Sonny is a reactionary, naive hothead while Michael is cold and calculating. Sonny isn't taking him seriously and runs the business with his emotions while Michael is as serious and scheming as his father. Just a great juxtaposition between brothers. I took it as a sign Clemenza was welcoming Michael into 'the life.' He was one of them now. I can't get into it - it's all synthetic and has no soul. The lyrics are blah. No creativity. I think there are a few artists out there that have talent but the music behind them is terrible. I can't think of a single rock-n-roll band out there any longer. Odd. My 14-year old daughter actually agrees with me. She is getting into 1980s and 90s rock and hip hop now. This is in my top 5 movies of all time, for a lot of the reasons above. The themes it goes through - growing older, legacy, family, sacrifice, revenge - are incredible. The score is bonkers good, IMO on a par with what Williams did with Star Wars. The visual effects were mind-blowing back in the day and still hold up perfectly. The script is tight, and the idea that they circled back to an episode of the TV show was inspired. The cast all crushed it, and I honestly thought it was Shatner's best acting ever. I watch it at least once a year. Nothing worse than a stranger judging another's parenting abilities, especially when we're talking about movies that aren't even R-rated. I saw Raiders in the theater when I was 9. You can cover your eyes at the bad parts, you know. BTW, with the internet kids can see way worse stuff by typing a couple characters into a browser. View all replies >