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  Delphigod
 
July 18, 2008 4:51:16 pm
 
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Just saw The Dark Knight, courtesy of the company I work for. I went ahead and paid for all the programmers to go see it.

Rating: Solid A. It's a must see. Heath Ledger's final performance was a grand one. I haven't hated/feared a villain that badly in a long, long time.

Go me! My first movie of the year.

 
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  Pacer Fan
 
July 18, 2008 5:33:04 pm
 
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quote:
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I haven't ...feared a villain that badly in a long, long time.



Uhhhmmm, before you go out and buy a night light, you know that it was a movie based on a comic book character?

I may go see it when the sprouts get back in town.


 
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  Nnamath
 
July 18, 2008 8:37:04 pm
 
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quote:
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I haven't hated/feared a villain that badly in a long, long time.




I'll give you my ex wife's phone number. Don't say I didn't warn ya.


 
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Fair enough, I like the rest of it.




 
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  Delphigod
 
July 18, 2008 10:35:26 pm
 
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quote:
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quote:
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I haven't hated/feared a villain that badly in a long, long time.




I'll give you my ex wife's phone number. Don't say I didn't warn ya.




You were married to [one] of my exes? who knew?

 
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  Nnamath
 
July 21, 2008 7:35:33 am
 
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The Dark Knight - A+

maybe the best movie I'v ever seen. I can't imagine it going out of my top ten of alltime. Every one gives a good performance, not just Heath Ledger (who's unforgettable and chilling). It's two and a half hours and you want it to me longer. It reminds of me of old good movies that were 3 hrs long and you didn't mind. GO see it.


 
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Fair enough, I like the rest of it.




 
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  auxlepli
 
July 21, 2008 5:28:07 pm
 
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Mongol = A-
The Voyage of the Red Balloon = F-, the first movie I've ever left before it ended.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall = A
The Dark Knight = A

 
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  the boulder
 
July 22, 2008 3:30:49 pm
 
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The Dark Knight = A-

Great movie. The ending is a tad of a letdown considering how good the movie was up until that point. Heath Ledger played The Joker very well. I was skeptical.

 
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  Millwood
 
July 22, 2008 4:12:39 pm
 
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Did the scene where Batman assaults his Mom and sister make it into the movie or did it end up on the editing room floor?



 
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  The Falconer
 
July 24, 2008 5:19:03 pm
 
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quote:
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Mongol = A-



I was thinking of going to see that. I might have to now.

quote:
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The Dark Knight - A+

maybe the best movie I'v ever seen. I can't imagine it going out of my top ten of alltime. Every one gives a good performance, not just Heath Ledger (who's unforgettable and chilling). It's two and a half hours and you want it to me longer. It reminds of me of old good movies that were 3 hrs long and you didn't mind. GO see it.




Very good, but a touch too long. The exploding hospital scene should have been cut IMO.

 
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  Millwood
 
July 24, 2008 8:18:53 pm
 
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The Key Grip on Batman sucked.

The Gaffer also sucked.

Lighting was okay, but Boom was horrible.

C-


 
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  El Profesor
 
July 25, 2008 7:36:42 am
 
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The Key Grip on Batman sucked.




Key Grip snob.

I bet your favorite part was the Best Boy.

 
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  auxlepli
 
July 25, 2008 10:14:30 am
 
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quote:
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Mongol = A-



I was thinking of going to see that. I might have to now.




It will be the first of three about Ghengis Khan. I really enjoyed it, and look forward to the next one.


 
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  ATLaggie
 
July 26, 2008 9:18:20 am
 
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Alvin and the Chimpmunks-D-

Seeing it outside at the park with free snow cones, popcorn, nachos and drinks-A

Watching the kids dance around in the grass during the songs-A++++


 
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  Pacer Fan
 
July 26, 2008 11:15:29 am
 
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The Kingdom: A - How this movie didn't get more pop is beyond me. There's a great chases scene and the action sequences are gripping. Good story that touches on lots of the political layers involved.



What did you think of the ending?




Partial bonus points for the quasi-trend-bucking ending. Any of the other characters would have been better.



Confirm on the grade. Excellent movie.

What do you mean any of the other characters would have been better?

 
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  Bongo
 
July 26, 2008 2:40:12 pm
 
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Honeydripper- John Sayles excellent portrayal of poor blacks in 1950's rural Alabama. The story revolves around Tyrone "Pinetop" Purvis and his partner Maceo and their efforts to keep their jook joint open. If you like the blues, you'll love this movie.
 
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  Pacer Fan
 
July 26, 2008 7:41:49 pm
 
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quote:
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quote:
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I haven't ...feared a villain that badly in a long, long time.



Uhhhmmm, before you go out and buy a night light, you know that it was a movie based on a comic book character?

I may go see it when the sprouts get back in town.




quote:
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quote:
delphigod said...
I haven't ...feared a villain that badly in a long, long time.



Uhhhmmm, before you go out and buy a night light, you know that it was a movie based on a comic book character?

I may go see it when the sprouts get back in town.




They're back. We saw it. Can I borrow your night light? That is the best acting performance I've seen in awhile.

Should that movie be rated R? It was close. v2 is almost 13, but if I had taken, say, a 9 YO to that, I wouldn't be to thrilled. TONS of folks let their 9 YO's (and younger) see PG 13's. They may have been fooled with this one.

Solid A.

 
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  El Profesor
 
July 26, 2008 11:14:56 pm
 
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The Dark Knight

I say GOTDAMN!!!!!!!!! That fucking Heath Ledger was amazing. I'm even more pissed off now because we will be denied any more performances like this from him. A+++

And yes PF, this should have an R rating. I saw several parents with kids that were clearly under 10, and I wanted to say something to them. Of course it isn't my place to do so, but I did notice a couple did take their kids out within the first 10 minutes.


 
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  Rasp
 
July 26, 2008 11:47:53 pm
 
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What do you mean any of the other characters would have been better?



Don't remember now. PM me and refresh my memory.

 
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  auxlepli
 
July 27, 2008 3:53:57 pm
 
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The Dark Knight didn't deserve an R. It's too violent for young kids, even those approaching 13, but that decision is up to their parents.
 
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July 27, 2008 3:57:11 pm
 
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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson = A+


 
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