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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12570 on: February 12, 2020, 09:01:11 AM »

For me, the first one I saw is the "real" one.
And that's why Sean Connery is the only James Bond. 8)
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« Reply #12571 on: February 12, 2020, 09:59:14 AM »
Jack Nicholson, being one of the best actors of recent times, is, unsurprisingly, the best Joker. Nicholson is going to be the best in any role he plays.
Patently false,  Nicholson may have been a great actor at one time but he's been a self parody since the mid to late 80s.  It just so happens that the Joker is great as a parody of Nicholson dialed up to 11. 

Side note, the kids these days don't get, "...dialed up to 11."  :argh:

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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12572 on: February 12, 2020, 10:33:11 AM »
You're all wrong  ;) Mark Hamill is the definitive Joker  8)

ouch, you knocked me down for a 5 count with that one but I got back up

I have pretty much liked every Joker performance I have seen, I enjoyed the new one, Phoenix was stunning and deserved the award but did not feel like it represented the comic book character as I prefer to view him. The most important thing missing is that Joker is a genius often with some mad science skill and I did not see that in this character. 

Excellent point! The Joker in this movie is incapable of the schemes of the real Joker. I like the suggestion upthread that this is just a movie about mental illness that got named Joker just  to get funded.


For me, the first one I saw is the "real" one.
And that's why Sean Connery is the only James Bond. 8)

Sean Connery couldn't act his way out of a paper bag back in the day when he played Bond. That's why those movies are so worthless. Well, besides the fact that Ian Fleming is a worthless hack writer who believed that raping a woman was the way to make her fall in love with you. (I read one of his books once. Pure crap!)

Connery actually became a good actor later in life. But those Bond movies were crap.
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12573 on: February 12, 2020, 11:11:16 AM »
Well, everybody's entitled to my opinion.  8)
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12574 on: February 12, 2020, 11:57:38 AM »
Jack Nicholson, being one of the best actors of recent times, is, unsurprisingly, the best Joker. Nicholson is going to be the best in any role he plays.
Patently false,  Nicholson may have been a great actor at one time but he's been a self parody since the mid to late 80s.  It just so happens that the Joker is great as a parody of Nicholson dialed up to 11. 

Side note, the kids these days don't get, "...dialed up to 11."  :argh:

Yeah, I tend to agree.

Nicholson by the mid-80s was always just chewing scenery.
I didn't have much emotional investment in Batman even though I had read and thoroughly enjoyed Frank Miller's Dark Knight Returns graphic novel series and was working for a small comic publisher at the time.

I very much liked certain aspects of that movie, but a few aspects grated on me: One being Keaton, who I thought was miscast, the other was Nicholson who just seemed to be playing his stock loony guy. I also couldn't stand the little music video section in the movie (a trope from the 80s that I always hated)
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12575 on: February 12, 2020, 12:16:54 PM »

For me, the first one I saw is the "real" one.
And that's why Sean Connery is the only James Bond. 8)

good thing you didnt see Casino Royal first or Peter Sellers, David Niven, and Woody Allen could have ended up as your Bond.  >:D

You are all still wrong as George Lazenby is by far the best bond in the best bond movie also with the best Bond girls.

Back to Joker

Im over the "real world" style Batman movies and want them to go back to the campy Burton or TV versions (quadruple that opinion for Superman), A film that parallels one of the cartoons would be best. Harley does not seem to be doing very well as she is being presented right now either. Thats an origin story that would be interesting to see with a good Joker.

Which reminds me, I forgot about "thug life" Joker. Jared Leto was the worst portrayal of the character and I actually did not enjoy that one.

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« Reply #12576 on: February 12, 2020, 01:33:02 PM »
Never liked Allen.
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12577 on: February 12, 2020, 02:08:38 PM »
You're all wrong  ;) Mark Hamill is the definitive Joker  8)

ouch, you knocked me down for a 5 count with that one but I got back up

I have pretty much liked every Joker performance I have seen, I enjoyed the new one, Phoenix was stunning and deserved the award but did not feel like it represented the comic book character as I prefer to view him. The most important thing missing is that Joker is a genius often with some mad science skill and I did not see that in this character.
You know, you're right. I hadn't looked at it that way. Heath Ledger didn't play the Joker that way (obviously not Leto either). In terms of the comics I guess Nicholson and the animated are the closest in that regard.
I have zero attachment to anything DC comics related though so I don't care, but it is an interesting point.
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« Reply #12578 on: February 12, 2020, 02:14:31 PM »
Muppet Treasure Island 9/10 I love this movie.  A contender for the hardest I've ever laughed in my life was my first viewing in theater with the roll call scene on the ship with Old Tom, Real Old Tom, Dead Tom, and Big Fat Ugly Bug-faced Baby-eating O'Brian  (I may or may not have been half in the bag at the time).
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« Reply #12579 on: February 12, 2020, 02:16:04 PM »
Muppet Treasure Island 9/10 I love this movie.  A contender for the hardest I've ever laughed in my life was my first viewing in theater with the roll call scene on the ship with Old Tom, Real Old Tom, Dead Tom, and Big Fat Ugly Bug-faced Baby-eating O'Brian  (I may or may not have been half in the bag at the time).
Yes! That film over Muppets in space... I recall the tv show reboot being pretty painful too. The Muppets were a huge part of my childhood and I watch The Muppet Christmas Carol every year at the holidays.
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12580 on: February 12, 2020, 06:29:14 PM »
Never liked Allen.

Woody Allen was brilliant as a stand-up comic. His movies are worse than dreadful. They are negative ten.
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12581 on: February 12, 2020, 06:30:48 PM »
Never liked Allen.

Woody Allen was brilliant as a stand-up comic. His movies are worse than dreadful. They are negative ten.
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12582 on: February 12, 2020, 06:55:51 PM »
Never liked Allen.

Woody Allen was brilliant as a stand-up comic. His movies are worse than dreadful. They are negative ten.
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"Sleeper" "Love & Death" "Annie Hall" three of the greatest comedies of all time.

"Bananas" "Take the Money and Run" are runners up.

And then there's "Casino Royale" the third funniest James Bond movie.
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12583 on: February 12, 2020, 07:05:24 PM »
Glad you liked 'em.
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Re: Rate the last movie you just saw.
« Reply #12584 on: February 12, 2020, 07:10:14 PM »
Never liked Allen.

Woody Allen was brilliant as a stand-up comic. His movies are worse than dreadful. They are negative ten.
"Nebbish" is not a role, it's an affliction.

"Sleeper" "Love & Death" "Annie Hall" three of the greatest comedies of all time.

"Bananas" "Take the Money and Run" are runners up.

And then there's "Casino Royale" the third funniest James Bond movie.

I'll bite, what were the two funniest?