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Movie recommendations?

By Patrick   Feb 24, 3:34pm   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   729 views   49 comments   watch (0)   share   quote  

What was a good movie you liked? Something that's not in the theaters anymore.

Some movies I've enjoyed recently:

Arrival
Clerks II
Gravity
The Accountant
The Girl on the Train
The Martian
Trainwreck

#movies

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10   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Feb 25, 4:52pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

I saw The Handmaiden last night, and cannot say it was very good:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Handmaiden

It kept my interest with some cool plot twists, but ultimately didn't feel like a great use of time.

11   indigenous   232/232 = 100% civil   Feb 25, 5:03pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

I 2nd Hacksaw Ridge and the accountant.

I liked Hunt for the Wilderpeople

12   BayArea   102/102 = 100% civil   Feb 25, 5:45pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Just watched Captain Phillips about the Somalian Pirate hi-jacking of an American ship off the coast of Somalia.

I would recommend it. The Seals are unbelievable!

13   justme   73/73 = 100% civil   Feb 25, 5:57pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Booger says

Revenge of the Nerds.

Patrick on the left! A handsome young man. (Pls Patrick, don't post anything that looks like me)

14   mell   40/40 = 100% civil   Feb 25, 6:04pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

The Barkley Marathons.

15   BayAreaObserver   47/47 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 7:37am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Wild Tales. Wild Tales is a 2014 Argentine black comedy anthology film composed of six standalone shorts, all written and directed by Damián Szifron, united by a common theme of violence and vengeance.

16   Dan8267   1059/1079 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 7:47am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Patrick says

Movie recommendations?

Clear and Pleasant Stranger
Few Hard Men
Long Ranger
Midsummer’s Night Cream
Pecker Runs Through It
Tale of Two Titties
Against All Bods
American Hair Pie

17   Dan8267   1059/1079 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 8:31am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Patrick says

What was a good movie you liked?

On a serious note...

Office Space
Casablanca
12 Angry Men
The Princess Bride
The Time Traveler's Wife
Pump Up the Volume
Ellen Enchanted
Star Wars Trilogy
Aliens, Predator, and AVP series
Terminator series
A.I.
Dark Star
My Best Friend's Wedding
American Pie series
Oscar
Every Kevin Smith movie
Meet Joe Black
The Crow
Underworld series

18   Ironman   758/798 = 94% civil   Mar 20, 8:33am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Dan8267 says

On a serious note...

Sadly, you were being serious with your list below:

Dan8267 says

Clear and Pleasant Stranger

Few Hard Men

Long Ranger

Midsummer’s Night Cream

Pecker Runs Through It

Tale of Two Titties

Against All Bods

American Hair Pie

19   Quigley   174/176 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 8:41am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Saw "Hidden Figures" and while this is a terrible movie title combined with terrible promotion, the movie itself was very very good. I never knew about the issues early NASA had to deal with in putting a man into orbit and then bringing him back. Lots of science and math made my inner nerd rejoice, and there was drama enough for my wife to enjoy it thoroughly as well. Bit of a harsh depiction of 1960s segregation and perhaps well deserved. However, this made for a startling contrast between racism then and whatever they're calling racism today. We don't got no freaking racism now if that's what it actually was.
Kevin Costner put in a great performance and so did Octavia Spencer and the rest of the cast. Good movie and very uplifting! Made me proud to be an American.

20   FortWayne   121/123 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 8:48am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

71
Interstellar
Saving private Ryan
Cinderella man

21   FortWayne   121/123 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 8:49am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Thanks Qigley, I'll check it out, sounds real good.

Quigley says

Saw "Hidden Figures" and while this is a terrible movie title combined with terrible promotion, the movie itself was very very good. I never knew about the issues early NASA had to deal with in putting a man into orbit and then bringing him back. Lots of science and math made my inner nerd rejoice, and there was drama enough for my wife to enjoy it thoroughly as well. Bit of a harsh depiction of 1960s segregation and perhaps well deserved. However, this made for a startling contrast between racism then and whatever they're calling racism today. We don't got no freaking racism now if that's what it actually was.

Kevin Costner put in a great performance and so did Octavia Spencer and the rest of the cast. Good movie and very uplifting! Made me proud to be an American.

22   Tenpoundbass   423/424 = 99% civil   Mar 20, 8:51am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Day Watch and Night Watch a Russian two part movie about Good and Evil "The Others" and their millennia long truce.
The Day Watchers, police the Night Watchers.

After Shock - a movie about the aftermath of an Earth Quake in China in the 70's that separated a family for 3 decades.

Any movie where the Hero lives in the end, and not everybody dies. Any move where Good triumphs in the end.
Any movie that get through 120 minutes without showing the audience a dick going in someone's butt or the narrative that it will.
Any movie that makes me feel good about humanity, and is pro Traditional values.

Any movie that is not well grounded in Liberal filth.

It's getting harder and harder to meet that criteria though. My TV has been ripped off the wall and thrown in the shit can. I haven't been to a theater in over 10 years.
The only TV I watch is when I'm in bed and want to catch a little TV before I go to sleep. More often than not, I fall a sleep flipping though Netflix menu.
They are really fucking pissed that Trump won. They are shoving every movie ever made by every deviant liberal fuck they can find. Filth and garbage marathon viewing is all you'll find on Netflix these days. So it's getting harder and harder to find good movies.
I'm giving it only about 2 or 3 more months, then I'm terminating Netflix for good, and giving up on TV for good.

23   iwog   491/491 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 8:59am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

"Red Pill" by Cassie Jaye

24   indigenous   232/232 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 8:59am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Have there been any conservative movies since the Fountainhead in the 40s?

25   errc   160/160 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 9:19am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

indigenous says

Have there been any conservative movies since the Fountainhead in the 40s?

Sicko is a Conservative movie documenting tge Conservative wet dream

26   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 9:49am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

"Lion" was pretty good, about Indian boy who gets lost at age 5, adopted by Australians, and manages to find his home village and biological family at age 30 or so via Google maps. Kind of an ad for the Google in some ways. The complete absence of laptop product placement by Apple makes me think Google probably had a hand in funding the movie.

27   Ceffer   219/219 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 9:53am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Nekkid tits, R rating with a red screen, exploding orange fireballs and it's a good flick.

28   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 9:59am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

I studied image compression for a while, and learned that movies with lots of exploding orange fireballs are harder to compress, because there is simply more visual detail in the movie.

29   PeopleUnited   61/61 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 9:59am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Back to the Future
Gladiator
Stripes
Saving Private Ryan
Schindler's List
The Legend of Bagger Vance
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Just saw Lone Survivor, was a stark reminder of the realities of our "modern" war.

30   Rashomon   266/266 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:03am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

For recent ones, Silence wasn't bad at all. The book is a fantastic read.

31   HEY YOU   74/74 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:06am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

I had rather watch movies.
Books have too many of those words.

32   iwog   491/491 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:07am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

indigenous says

Have there been any conservative movies since the Fountainhead in the 40s?

I don't think anyone could tolerate that much suspension of disbelief these days. A secret 1953 alien invasion would be more believable.

33   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:10am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Tenpoundbass says

My TV has been ripped off the wall and thrown in the shit can.

I totally agree with you here. Have not owned a TV or had cable service for at least 10 years and been very happy without it. It's kind of bizarre when I see commercials now. Maybe in an airport or a bar. I really don't miss them at all.

34   errc   160/160 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:17am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

How do you watch movies without a TV? Are you using a projector?

How do you watch VICELAND?

35   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:19am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

We have three laptops. We watch movies on those, generally in bed. Works fine.

36   Rashomon   266/266 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:21am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Sweet Bean had a huge dollop of sentimentality, but I rather like that kind of slow paced Japanese film. Beautifully filmed as well.

37   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:32am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Quigley says

Bit of a harsh depiction of 1960s segregation and perhaps well deserved.

The movie is yet another anti-white polemic which fictionalizes situations to make racism seem worse than it was. If all white people are supposed to feel bad about some racists, are all black people supposed to feel bad about some extremely violent black people? If it's wrong to judge all blacks based on the actions of some, why is it right to judge all whites based on the actions of some?

Many blacks were opposed to the space program:

http://www.vdare.com/articles/hidden-figures-myth-dissolves-it-wasnt-blacks-who-got-america-to-the-moon-they-actually-wanted-to-stop-it
http://www.vdare.com/articles/why-not-a-movie-about-jack-crenshaw-the-white-man-who-actually-did-what-hidden-figures-credits-to-black-women

38   Quigley   174/176 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 11:05am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Patrick says

If all white people are supposed to feel bad about some racists, are all black people supposed to feel bad about some extremely violent black people?

Well sure, if that's what the deal is. However I surely don't feel bad about white racists from 65 years ago. That was three generations back, and at least two removed from my own (for the adults then). I literally have had nothing to do with racism and feel that I am blameless in that regard. For Leftists to ask me to feel guilty about (someone else's) great grandparents keeping blacks segregated is just bizarre. I might as well feel guilty that my great great uncle killed his brother in a duel over a woman (actually happened!) It's just meaningless to me, and I think to most people.
This is just one reason why Leftists always lose.

39   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 11:42am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Quigley says

For Leftists to ask me to feel guilty about (someone else's) great grandparents keeping blacks segregated is just bizarre.

Yes, exactly!

40   Tenpoundbass   423/424 = 99% civil   Mar 20, 11:54am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

I have a TV in my bedroom, there's one in the living room my wife mostly watches Novelas on. My kids have a TV in their rooms but they are hardly never home anymore.
I ditched the TV that was in my study/office/jamroom/mancave where I spend a good 80% of my waking time at home.
We ditched cable in all of the house, we have Netflix and Hulu, though I've gotten the green light from everyone in the house that nobody watches Netflix anymore and they only have one star propaganda crap. I still haven't brought myself to cut the service, I keep hopping Hastigs will see how SJW Executivism can kill a company. And go back to releasing quality Asain movies to supplement their own titles. These Propaganda movies and shoving Jihad John down our throats with the message it aint them it's Us, got old 3 years ago when they started pulling this shit. It's even older now.

I'll probably cut them this month. They do bring it up more often now, "When are you cutting Netflix?"

41   Dan8267   1059/1079 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 12:29pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Patrick says

I studied image compression for a while, and learned that movies with lots of exploding orange fireballs are harder to compress, because there is simply more visual detail in the movie.

Of course, it's not the color that matters. What matters is that the scene changes so much. Video compression is mostly motion vectors and an explosion doesn't just move, it changes colors and brightness while moving. That makes repeating pixels from one frame to another less of an option.

42   FortWayne   121/123 = 98% civil   Mar 24, 9:40pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

bookmarked this thread just to find those movie recommendations.

#movies

43   Blurtman   192/192 = 100% civil   Mar 25, 6:34am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Manchester by the Sea
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Jason Bourne (2016)

44   APOCALYPSEFUCK_is_ADORABLE   403/403 = 100% civil   Mar 25, 7:22am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Hidden Figures

Black girls with hips who command advanced mathematics.

45   bob2356   212/213 = 99% civil   Mar 25, 8:42am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Patrick says

The movie is yet another anti-white polemic which fictionalizes situations to make racism seem worse than it was.

Sorry @patrick you are flat out wrong. Your ideological dogma is blinding you to real history. Where in the movie does it say all whites? It documents a specific time and place. If anything the movie underplayed the racism. Blacks were really considered sub human by many people of the era in the south, especially virginia. I was a military kid and lived in the hampton area during early 60's. I actually went to the langley elementary school (all white) and rode past the wind tunnel in the move every day. The racism was pervasive and very real. Enough that even a grade school kids knew all about it. Byrd and Harrison were openly racist and fought integration at every turn. After brown vs board of education virginia turned most of it's schools to "private" segregation academies paid for by the state. Prince edward county actually closed all it's schools rather than integrate from 1959 to 1964 when they lost in the supreme court. By 1964 which is 10 years after the brown decision 1.4% of black students in virginia were integrated into white schools.

The book, which I read last fall when it came out, was excellent. The movie takes some liberties especially with times. The black women did the same work as whites. They were paid less, segregated to the west section of the Langley campus, had to use separate dining and bathroom facilities. Despite having the same education, they had to retake college courses they had already passed and were almost never considered for promotions or other jobs within NACA.

The movie made racism seem worse? Worse than what?

There is also another good book called the Rise of The Rocket Girls about women, not about black women just women in general, coming up the same way in the jet propulsion laboratory in pasedena. Really interesting look at the early days of the JPL.

Trivia note, I've always wondered why it was the "jet" propulsion lab and planes use JATO "jet" assisted take off when the JPL only did rocket research and rockets are used for assisted takeoffs. Reason being in the 50's anyone working in rockets was considered a nut case so the name selected was jet instead of rocket so the lab could get funding and be taken seriously. The name carried to JATO.

46   bob2356   212/213 = 99% civil   Mar 25, 8:52am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

No one mentioned ghostbusters 2. No redeeming attributes of any kind, just entertainment.

47   Blurtman   192/192 = 100% civil   Mar 25, 9:54am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

A Boy and His Dog
Repo Man

48   Patrick   1043/1043 = 100% civil   Mar 25, 10:14am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

FortWayne says

bookmarked this thread just to find those movie recommendations.

#movies

What would make it easier to find things you like?

I made it so you can follow #movies and will get an email of new posts with #movies in them. But maybe that's not enough somehow. People have to also remember to add #movies. Maybe if you are browsing "in" the movies sub-patrick or whatever, it should automatically add #movies to your post?

But what does being "in" a topic even mean on this site? Posts are not necessarily in categories at all. Still need to clarify the navigation.

49   Dan8267   1059/1079 = 98% civil   Mar 25, 11:23pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Blurtman says

A Boy and His Dog

A beautiful movie with a happy ending that makes you cry.

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