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Great Movies You've Seen Recently That Are NOT New Releases..

Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by lwien, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. SSVUN~YAH

    SSVUN~YAH You Must Unlearn, What You Have Learned...

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    I'm a golden god... Love, Almost Famous!

    Saw it during Starz freeview, along with Dazed and Confused, Office Space, Days of Thunder and Mallrats... that was a good weekend!
     
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  2. little maggie

    little maggie Well-Known Member

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    I think my favorite decade for movies is the forties- before HUAC even though many people see the 50's as good. Seems to me a lot of great movie makers were unable to make movies in the fifties. So I'm going back and watching movies from the forties I've never seen starting with this one:
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    And rewatching some of my favorites from that era: third man, children of paradise, the great dictator, philadelphia story -that's enough for now.
     
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  3. crawdad

    crawdad floatin

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    back to school, 2986.

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    as a kid i had a significant fear of the drain in large pools, was not sure if it was going to suck me down or release rabid sharks but all i did was stare at it as if it was saying "i see you little boy, been waiting a while for this". my first swim lesson (about 6 yrs old) was in an olympic sized pool with a group of about 50 kids (thanks mom) and i threw up, in the pool, after dropping like a rock and being rescued by a lifegaurd/swim instructor/"mam, you should take him home". years later after seeing the triple lindy and laughing so hard i couldn't even hear, i was cured of those damn pools. thanks rodney, I respected you...YOU MELON!
     
  4. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    I love reading Philip K. Dick books, awesome sci-fi.

    One of his books has been converted to a movie and is pretty out there!! The book is of course way better but the movie is worth watching!
    Lots of famous actors!!

    A Scanner Darkly

    https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0405296/
     
  5. Diggy Smalls

    Diggy Smalls Tom Cruises

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    Little Shop of Horrors

    I just love this movie...I also just found out there was an incredible ending I never got to see before!
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    Then of course there is tonight's movie, Nothin' But Trouble, from 1991. Some 90s hip hop artists, and Dan Akroyd really shines as a nasty gross man.
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  6. crawdad

    crawdad floatin

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    easy rider, 1969

    i might of posted this in here already, would be fitting if i did since its on my annual rotation of "do as much as possible and watch this" list.

    here's a scene where the three go to a local starbucks...

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  7. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    More of a documentary on quite an interesting musician!
    It is called "Searching for Sugarman".

    It is actually made by a group of South Africans my age, 40'ish, who grew up with his music and legend.
    In the Apartheid era of SA, anything anti establishment was banned, so a lot of music was censored and never heard.
    Vinyl were screened and any non-conforming track was scratched and destroyed so it could not be played.

    Somehow a copy of the vinyl made it through SA customs and his music came at the right time!
    Time for change!
    He was never seen in concert and rumor was that he had killed himself.

    The two guys go on a journey to find this remarkable man to find out if he is still alive what he is doing now.
    Fascinating documentary scenes from SA history with Rodriguez actually playing a few concerts in SA!

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2125608/

    Some trailers
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    And one of his songs that I really like
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  8. grokit

    grokit well-worn member

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  9. TeeJay1952

    TeeJay1952 Well-Known Member

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    Fury with Spencer Tracy.
    1930's film showing "Public Outrage". Our ability to dupe ourselves and take umbrage.
    Saw it on Turner Classics.
     
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  10. Diggy Smalls

    Diggy Smalls Tom Cruises

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    My local theatre put Searching for Sugarman on my radar, but I haven't seen it yet, so thanks for the recommendation and putting it back on my radar
     
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  11. Ricardo

    Ricardo Well-Known Member

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  12. wkndwarrior

    wkndwarrior Active Member

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    I recently watched Moon (2009) when it was added to Netflix ~2 months ago. A bit different (and a little slow for Space SciFi) but really a neat movie.

    https://flixable.com/title/70112500/
     
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  13. MyCollife

    MyCollife Well-Known Member

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    Please delete... accidentally posted a relatively current movie.
     
  14. Have to agree. Moon is one of the best, coolest, SciFi films I've seen in years. Who's gonna stand up for clone rights?!?

    Enjoyed Red Dragon the other day. Excellent cast.
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  15. bussinrounds

    bussinrounds Well-Known Member

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    Love Rodney. My favorite movie with him was Easy Money.

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    He was a big herb smoker too.
     
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  16. Silver420Surfer

    Silver420Surfer Well-Known Member

    A good deal more than one of Dick's novels/stories have been adapted into films. Blade Runner, Total Recall(twice), Minority Report, Scanner Darkly, The Adjustment Bureau, and the Amazon series Electric Dreams.
     
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  17. Newcastle

    Newcastle Stoned!

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    Paint your Wagon with Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood....laughed through the whole thing!
     
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  18. Ricardo

    Ricardo Well-Known Member

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  19. macbill

    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    Raising Arizona - Like a Live-Action cartoon. Hilarious
     
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  20. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    Hyde, you get me that baby!!!

    Exent movie, so funny!
     
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