I'd like to get a feeling for how people are gauging films that have recently been released, be it in theaters or something you watched from Netflix, Hollywood Video, etc.
I recently watched Inglorious Bastards, which was great I thought. It's Tarantino being Tarantino, so no surprises.
And I saw Duplicity on DVD, and I didn't care for it much, not that it wasn't a great story, but the flashbacks got tedious, and I felt it was cut far too long for the purpose of storytelling anyway.
OK, so join in from there. Let me know your opinions on films you've seen recently. Bonus if you can talk about some from the perspective of film/story quality.
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I've seen a lot of kids movies recently lol, I won't get into those.
The last non-family movie I remember watching is a martial arts film from Thailand called "Chocolate". It was directed by the same person who wrote/directed "Ong-bak" and "The Protector", both of which have completely random plots and are pretty much just about the action (it's like they wrote the scripts around the action just because movies have to have a story). The fight scenes are key in "Chocolate" too, but the plot is actually pretty interesting. It's a versatile film--there's a lot of action, but there's a bit of romance too, and drama. Also, all three of the movies I've named here get props for doing entire action scenes straight through with no cuts. That's not easy to do since one mistake means you have to shoot an entire scene over again, and fight scenes are easy to mess up.
"Chocolate" isn't the best movie out there, but all things considered, it wasn't bad.0