Movie What's the last movie you saw? (5)

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The Mist will always be the first thing I think of with Thomas Jane but a few from before that; he was the great white hunter guy from The Deep Blue Sea. Dream-catcher was Stephen King again but not as strong a story and not as strong a movie either (straight to DVD I think), when you look back at it now it was a decent ensemble cast though. He also made a pretty good Punisher in what was from memory a pretty average Punisher film.

Lastly I only watched the first half a dozen episodes or so but I remember the TV series Hung started out pretty funny, a divorced and broke high school coach who kind of falls into male prostitution simply because he's, hung.

But each role is exactly like you say, he's got a natural likeability that makes it easy to buy into his characters.
+1 for Thomas Jane. He was in a movie made in Australia with John Cuscack that was fun too, played a retired race driver who was taken hostage to do a bank job.

Also played the guy killed wanking in The Crow back before he got muscles.


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I'm amazed I never saw this film until just now.

The 2007 film "THE MIST"

My god, this is a strong candidate for the greatest movie I've ever seen. The screenplay and acting is incredible. Be hard pressed to find better of both in another movie.

Holy **** this movie is beyond superlatives.

I think that'll be my IMDB review for this movie. No more can be said.
It's a severely underrated movie.
 
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The Mist will always be the first thing I think of with Thomas Jane but a few from before that; he was the great white hunter guy from The Deep Blue Sea. Dream-catcher was Stephen King again but not as strong a story and not as strong a movie either (straight to DVD I think), when you look back at it now it was a decent ensemble cast though. He also made a pretty good Punisher in what was from memory a pretty average Punisher film.

Lastly I only watched the first half a dozen episodes or so but I remember the TV series Hung started out pretty funny, a divorced and broke high school coach who kind of falls into male prostitution simply because he's, hung.

But each role is exactly like you say, he's got a natural likeability that makes it easy to buy into his characters.
He was in an excellent filmcalled Stander as well where he played the titular role. Highly recommended. Was hilarious in Boogie Nights too.
 

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Dragged across concrete: 8/10. Same director as Brawl in Cell block 99 S.Craig Zahler and boy does he have a bright future. Reminds me very much in style of Jeremy Saulnier. It’s a deliberately slow burn especially the last act which is an incredibly well crafted half hour of tension. Mel Gibson at the best he’s been in a long time.
 

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Dragged across concrete: 8/10. Same director as Brawl in Cell block 99 S.Craig Zahler and boy does he have a bright future. Reminds me very much in style of Jeremy Saulnier. It’s a deliberately slow burn especially the last act which is an incredibly well crafted half hour of tension. Mel Gibson at the best he’s been in a long time.
Well said. Very enjoyable film.

Saw the low budget/low grade sci-fi film Upgrade last night, locally made by Leigh Whannel. Had low expectations and had a great time. Its cheeky fun, has obvious flaws but whilst it doesnt take itself too seriously it still worms its way into you head and even though its a solid C+ it is one of the most enjoyable films Ive seen in ages.
 

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Fist Fight - Put it on Netflix last night because both my wife and I have been sick and didn't want to think, plus we have a mutual love of Charlie Day. Even those circumstances weren't enough to save this terrible waste of time. Although it had a couple of moments that genuinely made me laugh, the whole film was unfortunately guilty of the worst sin of a comedy. It just wasn't funny. 3/10

Long Shot - Just watched this and like others in the thread have mentioned, it's really great. Sure, it follows a lot of romcom tropes, but that's OK. It's good at what it is and somehow the romance between the two leads is believable. Well worth a date night watch. 8/10
 
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Original Predator. Loved it as a kid and still love it today just as much, probably more.
I also read today that the intro with the spaceship was squeezed in by the studio against the directors will and the original vision was to have the alien reveal be a leftfield suprise.
Great film.
 

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The Mist is great. Probably my third favourite Steven King Horror film after The Shining (classic) and 1408 (another underrated gem).


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Probably the greatest documentary ever made. "Mad Dog" Joe DeCurso trials a powerful new wrestling move that results in GWA world heavyweight champion "Skull Crusher" Johnson being decapitated in the ring. Despite being found not guilty of manslaughter, DeCurso bodyslams the judge before jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge (presumably) ending his life. Six years later, the GWA federation announce a 12 person battle royal to declare the new champion (because Skull Crusher couldn't defend the title without a head). One of the competitors is the "idol of children, kisser of dogs" the Mask who some suspect is actually Joe DeCurso... Soundtrack by the same guys who wrote all the good songs in Grease. Killer film! 9/10


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In other good news, I got some SUPER NEW VHS TAPES so expect some more reviews soon :D :D :D
 
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Aladdin.

Lacked some of the humour of the original and was quite a bit darker. I still enjoyed it but probably wouldn’t like it so much if I wasn’t a huge fan of the animation. The dude who plays Aladdin is distractingly attractive. 7/10.
I heard this was terrible
 
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