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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby EdgarJPublius » Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:17 am UTC

In hindsight, Arrested Development is obvious. I guess I thought it should have gone without saying.

I here good things about Bob's Burgers, the latest Archer episode was apparently a reference so I may have to check it out.
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Postby Adam H » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:34 pm UTC

I watched two movies recently that I really liked and heartily recommend: Moonrise Kingdom and Romantics Anonymous. Both are hilarious, sweet, and quirky. Can anyone recommend anything similar?
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Postby SecondTalon » Thu Feb 21, 2013 6:04 am UTC

EdgarJPublius wrote:I need a couple of recommendations.

First: Voyager or Enterprise? Consider that my favorite Star Trek is Deep Space Nine.


Hard to say. Enterprise didn't get "good" until basically the last season and a half or so, and is still only "good" if you decide it has little to nothing to do with Real Star Trek. And the last episode is basically a steaming pile of shit.

Voyager, however, is like watching a ship full of the D-Squad of Picard's Enterprise, only less likable. The only character who is in any way interesting or in any way grows (Harry Kim) is the character who's actor was so fed up with the shit he basically forced them to do something - anything - with his character. And they were about to write the character off the show until the actor showed up in the 50 Pretty Folks issue of People magazine.

And the character is still pretty one-dimensional.

There's just so damn much they could have done with the basic premise (Star Fleet and Terrorists on a ship in unexplored space!) that they basically completely ignored. Other than a few episodes (probably less than 10 in the entire 7 seasons) actually deal with the fact that a large chunk of the crew are fricken Terrorists and will likely be in all kinds of shit should they ever make it back to Earth.

... of course, the now-King then-Prince of Jordan shows up in a nonspeaking part, and Tom Morello shows up as a crewman, so there's that, I guess.
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Postby Zohar » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:49 am UTC

Voyager had some really good episodes IMO. The first season and a half are kind of weak, but there are about four or five episodes that are worth seeing in each season, and the rest are usually OK. I really like captain Janeway as well.
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Postby emceng » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:49 pm UTC

For short shows, I'd recommend Archer - first two seasons are on Netflix. You could also try The IT Crowd. Not my thing, but standard British humor thing.
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Postby dogma72 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:40 am UTC

Howdy,

Love these type threads.

The Big Hit. Great movie with Lou Diamond Phillips and Mark Walhberg.

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Postby just_me » Mon May 20, 2013 6:04 pm UTC

Adam H wrote:I watched two movies recently that I really liked and heartily recommend: Moonrise Kingdom and Romantics Anonymous. Both are hilarious, sweet, and quirky. Can anyone recommend anything similar?

Moonrise kingdom is by wes anderson, you will want to check out _all_ of his films. There isn't one I wouldn't advice watching.
(that said I haven't seen the aquatic life of mr zizou yet but I can't imagine it not being awesome)

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Postby Djehutynakht » Fri May 24, 2013 3:02 am UTC

How to Train Your Dragon, although it may look targeted for a bit of a young population, is actually a brilliant movie.

The visuals, for one, are astounding. They make them really quite brilliantly. It helps that the geography of the landscape is interesting and breathtaking, but their work in rendering it really is superb.

The story is pretty good. It's not a very complex movie, but it does have a lot of emotion and a lot of soul. The characters are done well in addition to their dialogue and relations.

One of the most striking things, though, I think, is the score. The score is epic and by far some of my most favorite pieces of music. And it's not just epic for the sake of epic. The creators decided to use the music to narrate the story in several key scenes; instead of dialogue, you have the picture and the accompanying music, and the combination of the two gives a really powerful perception into the soul of the scene.

One of my favorite movies.

These are the links to my three most favorite scores, if anyone's interested. They're great to listen to, but when you combine them with their actual scene... much more amazing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY07_dX3F88

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CJ96LGGP6w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IBlQj2U5kU

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Postby Adam H » Tue May 28, 2013 10:24 pm UTC

Totally agree about the score for How to Train your Dragon...

While we're on the subject of awesome animated movies, Megamind is hilarious.

Spoiler:
Titan: You're living a fantasy. There is no Easter Bunny. There is no Tooth Fairy. There is no Queen of England. This is the real world, and you need to wake up!

Megamind: Over here, old friend! In case you've noticed, you've fallen right into my trap.
Metro Man: You can't trap justice. It's an idea, a belief!
Megamind: But, even the most heartfelt belief can be corroded over time.
Metro Man: Justice is a non-corrosive metal.
Megamind: But metals can be melted by the heat of revange!
Metro Man: It's 'revenge', and it's best served cold!
Megamind: But it can be easily reheated in the microwave of evil!
Metro Man: Well, I think your warranty's about to expire!
Megamind: Maybe I got an extended warranty!

Titan: This town isn't big enough for two supervillains!
Megamind: Oh, you're a villain all right, just not a SUPER one!
Titan: Oh yeah? What's the difference?
Megamind: ...... Presentation!

Megamind: Say I wasn't so normal... Say I was bald and had the complexion of a popular primary color - in a random, non-specific example... Would you still enjoy my company?
Roxanne Ritchi: Of course! You don't judge a book by its cover or a person by the outside.
Megamind: Oh! That's a relief to hear!
Roxanne Ritchi: You judge them by their actions.
Megamind: ...Well that seems kinda petty, don't you think?

Roxanne Ritchie: [sarcastically] Uh, could someone stamp my frequent kidnapping card?
[Megamind laughs]
Megamind: You of all people know we discontinued that promotion.

Minion: What happens when Roxanne finds out who you really are?
Megamind: She'll never find out! That's the point of lying!

Megamind: And what's this? It's like one of the giant monitors in the lair, but is seems to carry only one station.
Minion: Oh, that sir is called a window.
Megamind: Window!
Minion: All the kids are looking through them.
Megamind: Oooh! I've never had a view before. Metrocity, Minion. It's all mine. If my parents could see me now.
Minion: Sir, I am sure they're smiling down from evil heaven.
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Postby modularblues » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:40 am UTC

emceng wrote:For short shows, I'd recommend Archer - first two seasons are on Netflix.


Archer is great for some NSFW swag fun.

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Postby Angua » Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:15 am UTC

Adam H wrote:Totally agree about the score for How to Train your Dragon...

While we're on the subject of awesome animated movies, Megamind is hilarious.

Spoiler:
Titan: You're living a fantasy. There is no Easter Bunny. There is no Tooth Fairy. There is no Queen of England. This is the real world, and you need to wake up!

Megamind: Over here, old friend! In case you've noticed, you've fallen right into my trap.
Metro Man: You can't trap justice. It's an idea, a belief!
Megamind: But, even the most heartfelt belief can be corroded over time.
Metro Man: Justice is a non-corrosive metal.
Megamind: But metals can be melted by the heat of revange!
Metro Man: It's 'revenge', and it's best served cold!
Megamind: But it can be easily reheated in the microwave of evil!
Metro Man: Well, I think your warranty's about to expire!
Megamind: Maybe I got an extended warranty!

Titan: This town isn't big enough for two supervillains!
Megamind: Oh, you're a villain all right, just not a SUPER one!
Titan: Oh yeah? What's the difference?
Megamind: ...... Presentation!

Megamind: Say I wasn't so normal... Say I was bald and had the complexion of a popular primary color - in a random, non-specific example... Would you still enjoy my company?
Roxanne Ritchi: Of course! You don't judge a book by its cover or a person by the outside.
Megamind: Oh! That's a relief to hear!
Roxanne Ritchi: You judge them by their actions.
Megamind: ...Well that seems kinda petty, don't you think?

Roxanne Ritchie: [sarcastically] Uh, could someone stamp my frequent kidnapping card?
[Megamind laughs]
Megamind: You of all people know we discontinued that promotion.

Minion: What happens when Roxanne finds out who you really are?
Megamind: She'll never find out! That's the point of lying!

Megamind: And what's this? It's like one of the giant monitors in the lair, but is seems to carry only one station.
Minion: Oh, that sir is called a window.
Megamind: Window!
Minion: All the kids are looking through them.
Megamind: Oooh! I've never had a view before. Metrocity, Minion. It's all mine. If my parents could see me now.
Minion: Sir, I am sure they're smiling down from evil heaven.
Megamind is one of my favourite films.
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Postby Jave D » Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:20 am UTC

I highly recommend not ever seeing A Serbian Film.

That is all.

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Postby Djehutynakht » Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:42 am UTC

Another movie I want to recommend is ParaNorman. Although somewhat of a "kids" rated PG movie, it is especially dark for one of that rating and deals with many different themes. It has pretty good comedy, amazing stop-motion (and CG mixed into it) especially for all the action and subtle facial expressions, and it deals with some deep stuff. There are some emotions that are really effective and a plot twist which is truly amazing.

I highly recommend it. It's awesome.

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Also, if anyone's interested, the Teaser for How to Train Your Dragon 2 is out.

I was nervous, because it's a sequel, and I'm terrified of people messing up sequels. Especially because it's DreamWorks.

But this thing is awesome. As amazing as the first. Check it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68AqHwgk2s8

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Postby Adam H » Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:14 pm UTC

If you enjoy comedies like the Office, Parks and Rec, Arrested Development, 30 Rock, New Girl, Modern Family, etc., you'll like Moone Boy. The first 6 episode season on Hulu right now.
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Postby Nath » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:15 am UTC

I like all but one of those shows (never seen New Girl), and I am enjoying Moone Boy as well. It reminds me more of Spy than those shows, though. And Raising Hope, in a strange way.

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Postby Adam H » Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:56 pm UTC

The Wrong Mans is sooooo good.

If it was just a comedy without the action parts, it would be an amazing show. And if it were just an action thriller without the funny parts, it would still be an amazing show. But it manages to be both and it's AMAAAAAAAAZING.

Go watch it on Hulu. It's free. Why wouldn't you?! Thank me later. ;)
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Postby Nath » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:10 pm UTC

I am about three episodes in. I like it. I think it would be a bit silly if it were a straight-up action thriller, but it works with the humor.

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Postby Djehutynakht » Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:15 am UTC

In Bruges is a small-ish kind of movie. But I just watched (most) of it and it's pretty awesome. It has some semi-dark and kind of absurd, awkward comedy, which I enjoyed, and then there's the plot itself, which is actually very philosophic and deep and very emotional.

I highly recommend it.

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Postby DenisL704 » Sat Mar 01, 2014 5:50 am UTC

New season of The Americans just started. Been waiting awhile for this. Best show on tv.

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Postby Hwo Thumb » Wed Apr 16, 2014 3:57 am UTC

Firefly is fantastic. I have only known a handful of people who haven't liked it. In general, the rule is, "There are two types of people: Browncoats (Firefly fans) and people who have never seen Firefly"

If you're not a fan of sci-fi or drama, Community is my favorite comedy, mainly because it's so full of pop culture references.

I'm a huge fan of dramatic Sci-Fi shows. Firefly and Dollhouse are my favorite TV shows, but they're painfully short-running. I've been living off of Dr. Who from the suggestion of a friend. I like it a lot, but it's not quite the same; My sci-fi is more the kind with a large cast, spaceships and lasers, and preferably a tad bit of moral ambiguity.

Any suggestions?

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Postby Adam H » Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:28 pm UTC

How about Battlestar Gallactica or Lost?
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Postby SecondTalon » Thu Apr 24, 2014 4:39 pm UTC

Hwo Thumb wrote:My sci-fi is more the kind with a large cast, spaceships and lasers, and preferably a tad bit of moral ambiguity.

Babylon 5 and/or Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
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Postby Zohar » Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:36 am UTC

Second Battlestar Galactica, and definitely B5. I don't have fond memories of DS9, but I didn't watch it right and it's been a long time - people praise it pretty constantly.
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Postby SecondTalon » Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:53 pm UTC

Zohar wrote:I don't have fond memories of DS9, but I didn't watch it right and it's been a long time - people praise it pretty constantly.

If you like Star Trek and political intrigue and grey morality and all that - it's fantastic. But like all Trek, it's got it's groaner episodes and moments.

If you hate Star Trek because it's too bright and shiny and happy - it might change your mind, but see above re: Groaners

If you like Star Trek because it's a show about a bright, shining future for Humans if we all learn to be nice people and get along and be eternally pleasant and not have any grey morality - you'll hate it. But you'll probably like the groaner episodes. And technobabble heavy ones.

If you hate Star Trek because the solution to every problem is technobabble - you'll not like the technobabble episodes. Of which there, of course, are a lot. It might be enough to turn you off of the series as a whole, but if you can get past it by mentally replacing it with the character saying something sensible, then it'll be fine.

If you are neutral to Star Trek but otherwise apply to any of the above bits - you might enjoy it.

And as it's been pointed out elsewhere on the Internet, it's something that there's no fucking way it'd be aired in the US today as a ton of episodes directly deal with how the head of the Bajoran military on the station and second in command of the station is an unapologetic terrorist who directly refers to her activities as terrorism, up to and including taking part in the planning of suicide missions, with the justification that they were an occupied planet and that any avenue of resistance that worked was acceptable.

And, much like TNG, it doesn't really get good until the third season or so, and gets better when Sisko shaves his head and grows a goatee.

The lounge singer who shows up is admittedly weird, though.
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Postby Zohar » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:30 am UTC

I always thought Sisko looked very devilish. Probably his eyebrows, but the goatee doesn't help.
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Postby SecondTalon » Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:04 pm UTC

Honestly, the show is often doing it's best work when it's not focusing on Starfleet, though it does give you probably the only real insight to how non-officers work via O'Brien. Though he is pretty much treated as an officer for the most part, there are times when he mentions how it was as being essentially a rank-and-file footsoldier.

I mean, I'd like to have a Quark and Odo Hour (With Garak's Sewing Tips) as a show. Granted, it'd basically be Quark trying to run a scam, Odo deciding on if it was a big enough deal to stop it or if it was something he could later use to blackmail Quark, and Garak talking about sewing for 15 minutes in such a way that by the end of it he's left you with some rather disturbing mental imagery of torture without once mentioning anything but sewing garments... but when you slap Star Trek on it, it's got to have some assholes in [red|yellow] shirts that die by the dozens, and an overall theme of "Everything's gonna be okay!". Though DS9 did pretty easily switch to "No.. no, everything's not okay. Everything's gonna be pretty fucked up for a while."

I really, really wish they'd given Keiko a better treatment, though. Only time you ever see her, she's whining and complaining about something or other, but like Morn never shutting up, you only hear that she's a decent human being. You don't get to actually witness it. I also wish they'd kept bisexual Garak, as his interactions with Bashir were pretty much all "Garak's going to eat this guy, or eat this guy" and that nice as it was directed at the guy who seemed to be following the Kirk/Riker school of "Bang anything that moves"......but I think I'm digressing. A lot.

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Postby emceng » Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:54 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote: I also wish they'd kept bisexual Garak, as his interactions with Bashir were pretty much all "Garak's going to eat this guy, or eat this guy" and that nice as it was directed at the guy who seemed to be following the Kirk/Riker school of "Bang anything that moves"......but I think I'm digressing. A lot.

... I'll shut up now.


I guess I read Garak as more asexual. He was interested in Dukat's daughter, but not much else. Maybe more as an equal opportunity predator - when he was black ops, he would have slept with whoever to get the job done, then stabbed them in the eye without a second thought.
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Postby SecondTalon » Wed Apr 30, 2014 3:52 pm UTC

The first couple of episodes Andrew Robinson was specifically playing Garak as omnisexual and interested in Bashir. He had to tone it down.

At any rate, DS9 is something to be watched in binges. Watching an episode at a one-a-week rate or so is... terrible. Mostly because you're stuck with the bad episodes longer and in binging, can just kinda forget they ever happened. Or pretend they were a B or C plot in the better episodes around them.
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Postby shieldforyoureyes » Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:16 pm UTC

A few films I think are vastly underrated, with trailer or clips:

Tykho Moon (Noir sci-fi. Same director as Immortel, but about 1000x better.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJ5zca3r-us

Spirits of The Air, Gremlins of The Clouds (artsy post-apoc) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nk8R-o__P6Q

The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (modern dark absurdism) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kebvfI7tcw

La Antena (Argentina, slightly steampunk, modern silent film.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWtWib9k7hs

The Night of Counting The Years (1969 Egyptian film. Reminiscent of Tarkovsky.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFtEazgq3Fk

And.... my favorite movie in the world:

On The Silver Globe (INSANE epic 70s Polish sci-fi. Imagine a completely manic mix of Stalker and Lord of The Flies) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRKDRUQKQrs

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Postby Kristen23 » Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:33 pm UTC

My all-time favorite movies:
* Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters --- A pair of bounty hunters who track down and kill witches all around the world. And as the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the two encounter a brand new form of evil that might hold some deep-down secret from their past.
* Adaptation --- Starring Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep and Chris Cooper. To quote a critic, 'A fine accomplishment from all involved, especially Charlie Kauffman, who has written a bewildering and captivating movie, which bares his mind, heart and soul'.
* Being John Malkovich --- The star cast boasts of big names like John Cusack, Cameron Diaz and Catherine Keener. This one is an incredibly rich and entertaining movie.

My all-time favorite TV shows:
* Seinfeld --- This one is a series which is just very, very funny. Rib-ticklingly funny.
* CSI - Crime Scene Investigation --- This one made being nerdy cool. It shows how geeks save the day every time by combing through your trash. Love the way the portly man prods at dead bodies with the end of a pencil!
* The Sopranos --- A dark, offbeat drama about a New Jersey gangster with a fixation on the ducks who visit his swimming pool.

My all-time favorite cartoons:
* Spiderman --- Started out as the geek next door, eventually transforming into a mega-strong, mega-agile dude.
* Yogi Bear and Boo Boo --- A story about a smart bear who always found himself in trouble while Boo Boo tried to figure out a way from the mess.
* Pink Panther --- This guy inspires a tune in my head as soon as I see him!
* Calvin & Hobbes --- My all-time favorites!

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Postby redraw » Thu Sep 04, 2014 2:41 pm UTC

Adam H wrote:I watched two movies recently that I really liked and heartily recommend: Moonrise Kingdom and Romantics Anonymous. Both are hilarious, sweet, and quirky. Can anyone recommend anything similar?


I'm not sure if you have seen any other Wes Anderson movies? If not I would recommend The Life Aquatic and The Grand Budapest Hotel

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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby roband » Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:23 pm UTC

redraw wrote:The Grand Budapest Hotel

GREAT movie. Not a huge fan of his other stuff, but this was perfect.

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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby Nath » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:42 am UTC

Y'all should watch BoJack Horseman. The first few episodes make it look like yet another animated comedy target at intoxicated college kids, but keep watching. It's really a Mad-Men-esque character-driven drama in horse's clothing; it's about aging and self-loathing and loneliness. Characters' decisions have consequences, and their problems do not neatly resolve themselves. The opening credits scene seems kind of out-of-place early on, but it really fits the tone of the show towards the end of the season.

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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby emceng » Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:42 pm UTC

Nath wrote:Y'all should watch BoJack Horseman. The first few episodes make it look like yet another animated comedy target at intoxicated college kids, but keep watching. It's really a Mad-Men-esque character-driven drama in horse's clothing; it's about aging and self-loathing and loneliness. Characters' decisions have consequences, and their problems do not neatly resolve themselves. The opening credits scene seems kind of out-of-place early on, but it really fits the tone of the show towards the end of the season.


Hmm, this has been sitting in my Netflix queue. Maybe I should get around to watching it.
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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby Sprocket » Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:41 pm UTC

roband wrote:
redraw wrote:The Grand Budapest Hotel

GREAT movie. Not a huge fan of his other stuff, but thith was perfect.

Try again Roband. I find some of his movies take a different mood to enjoy.
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Postby Izawwlgood » Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:45 pm UTC

I'm liking iZombie a lot. It's basically Veronica Mars + sci-fi
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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby shieldforyoureyes » Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:06 pm UTC

The best movie from 2014 that I've seen is "Haider". It's Hamlet, reset in Kashmir in the 90s, among muslim separatists.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xakmvJ0WPa4

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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby LighteningJim » Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:58 pm UTC

In sci-fi movies I recently watched, Interstellar was really good. In 2014 Movies Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow Really rocked. Predestination was another Really Mindf**k movies. Now I'm going to watch Fast 7 which I have been waiting for a long time.

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Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Postby tarascon » Wed Jun 17, 2015 2:59 pm UTC

I recently watched Relatos salvajes (Wild Tales) a 2014 Argentine-Spanish film. If you like black comedy and watching the over the top craziness of our species I'd say this is a film for you.

On TV: I don't have a television but--as you all know--there are plenty of sites to access TV shows online. One such series is a British Channel 4 production called Utopia. Talk about black, dystopian, and crazy. Beautiful, super color saturated cinematography and very violent on occasion. I'm sad to see it go; after only two seasons it has been cancelled in favor of more mundane fare.
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