What movies are you watching today?

Here's the place to talk about DVDs (or VHS) films and movies you have seen on television and recommend or don't recommend. Discuss actors and scores, too.

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:46 pm

Vanity Fair (2004) (Reese Witherspoon)

Get On Up (Chadwick Boseman) (2014) — a tour de force of impersonation by Boseman.
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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:51 am

Luis Bunuel: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972).

Hilarious. Bunuel "told a reporter at Newsweek that his favorite characters in the film were the cockroaches" (Wikipedia).

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:50 am

Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds (2009). An alternative history in which Jewish-American soldiers mimic Nazis by torturing and killing them indiscriminately.

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:48 am

HBO's series His Dark Materials (2018), based on Philip Pullman's novels.

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:01 am

Django Unchained (2012) by Quentin Tarantino

"The D is silent."

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:12 pm

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzN1OPhwQSc


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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:09 am

Frances Ha by Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig (2012)

a beautiful film, which among many other admirable things, such as its scintillating dialogue, is a tribute to the French New Wave.

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:31 am

City of God (2002). Finally saw it.

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:36 am

Joker (2019). Missed it in the theaters. Streamed a short sample. Will catch it after Jan 7 when I buy the DVD. Pretty unrelenting so far. Taxi Driver without Cybill and Jodie to compensate.
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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:46 am

Viewed The House of Mirth (2000) 2 more times, just to absorb Wharton's riveting dialogue before reading her long book.

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:03 pm

Theory of Everything (2014)

Inspired me to borrow and read Hawking's Brief History of Time.

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:01 am

Little Women (1994) with Winona Ryder

Age of Innocence ((1993)

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Re: What movies are you watching today?

Post by jserraglio » Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:12 am

Little Women (2019)

Splendid. Loved it. Now I must read the book.

Two New Yorker reviews helped explain for me what director Greta Gerwig was up to.

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-f ... -women/amp

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020 ... -women/amp

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