Movies seen in August.

Seen any? I watched a good amount of movies (well, more than usual) this month. 15 movies - some good, some not so good. There's always a balance between good and bad. Anyway, here is the list of movies in table form:

Title Director Year
Batman Begins Christopher Nolan 2005
Children of Men Alfonso Cuarón 2006
Cradle 2 the Grave Andrzej Bartkowiak 2003
Drillbit Taylor Steven Brill 2008
Foreigner, The Michael Oblowitz 2003
Little Nicky* Steven Brill 2000
Miss Potter Chris Noonan 2006
Rushmore Wes Anderson 1998
Shaft John Singleton 2000
Standing Still Matthew Cole Weiss 2005
Terminal, The Steven Spielberg 2004
Unbreakable* M. Night Shyamalan 2000
Used Cars Robert Zemeckis 1980
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town John Schultz 2003

Upon seeing Batman Begins, I am very tempted to watch The Dark Knight as soon as it comes to DVD. Hey, I might even have a PS3 and so Blu-ray here we come. It was quite good and a more darker view of Gotham City this time. Little Nicky I've seen quite a few times and I did discover on television - again. A funny movie, indeed. Drillbit Taylor was also from the same director, too. Rushmore was a hidden gem. I'm glad I got recommended this from a few friends on my GameSpot blog a while back. Many thanks! It's an excellent movie, indeed. Highly recommended. I think anyone can easily enjoy this.

Shaft (the remake) had Samuel L. Jackson in it and so that was instantly cool - very like his character in Pulp Fiction. Excellent theme too from the recently deceased Isaac Hayes. Standing Still is basically a more serious version of American Pie. The Terminal was good but dragged on a bit towards the later half. Living in aiport? Well, that's interesting and I think it was actually loosely based on a real person. Unbreakable had some excellent performances by Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson (of course). Good versus Evil!

Now, when I was watching Children of Men, I noticed they used the old slam-door trains (here in the UK), even though it was set in the future. Surely, they could have done better? Anyway, I totally wasn't expecting the credits to suddenly start rolling so soon. It was so unexpected but nevertheless, an interesting concept to bring to a movie (no more babies = mad world). Used Cars was totally over the top and had some kinda cheesy moments. Then again this was Kurt Russell being funny and the 1980s...

Have any movies? Liked/disliked some? Always interested in your opinions and so bring it on. :)
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Posted by L

Seen any? I watched a good amount of movies (well, more than usual) this month. 15 movies - some good, some not so good. There's always a balance between good and bad. Anyway, here is the list of movies in table form:

Title Director Year
Batman Begins Christopher Nolan 2005
Children of Men Alfonso Cuarón 2006
Cradle 2 the Grave Andrzej Bartkowiak 2003
Drillbit Taylor Steven Brill 2008
Foreigner, The Michael Oblowitz 2003
Little Nicky* Steven Brill 2000
Miss Potter Chris Noonan 2006
Rushmore Wes Anderson 1998
Shaft John Singleton 2000
Standing Still Matthew Cole Weiss 2005
Terminal, The Steven Spielberg 2004
Unbreakable* M. Night Shyamalan 2000
Used Cars Robert Zemeckis 1980
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town John Schultz 2003

Upon seeing Batman Begins, I am very tempted to watch The Dark Knight as soon as it comes to DVD. Hey, I might even have a PS3 and so Blu-ray here we come. It was quite good and a more darker view of Gotham City this time. Little Nicky I've seen quite a few times and I did discover on television - again. A funny movie, indeed. Drillbit Taylor was also from the same director, too. Rushmore was a hidden gem. I'm glad I got recommended this from a few friends on my GameSpot blog a while back. Many thanks! It's an excellent movie, indeed. Highly recommended. I think anyone can easily enjoy this.

Shaft (the remake) had Samuel L. Jackson in it and so that was instantly cool - very like his character in Pulp Fiction. Excellent theme too from the recently deceased Isaac Hayes. Standing Still is basically a more serious version of American Pie. The Terminal was good but dragged on a bit towards the later half. Living in aiport? Well, that's interesting and I think it was actually loosely based on a real person. Unbreakable had some excellent performances by Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson (of course). Good versus Evil!

Now, when I was watching Children of Men, I noticed they used the old slam-door trains (here in the UK), even though it was set in the future. Surely, they could have done better? Anyway, I totally wasn't expecting the credits to suddenly start rolling so soon. It was so unexpected but nevertheless, an interesting concept to bring to a movie (no more babies = mad world). Used Cars was totally over the top and had some kinda cheesy moments. Then again this was Kurt Russell being funny and the 1980s...

Have any movies? Liked/disliked some? Always interested in your opinions and so bring it on. :)
Posted by HellBound

Rushmore is a classic. I like Little Nickey and Unbreakable was great.

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Posted by DBoy

That's a good list of movies right there.  I could recommend you see a couple of them when they come out on DVD, such as Dark Knight, Wall-E and Tropic Thunder.

Posted by BraindeadRacr

Little Nicky was such a great movie.

Posted by Homes

The Boondock Saints.

Posted by brooklyngrenade

Little Nicky, lol. Watch out for that bus.

Posted by Gearhead

No, Wall-E was completly overated, go see Ratatouille.

And Children of Men has to be one of the best movies in the last 50 years.

Posted by AndyWilliams24

My movie list is shorter, it consists of 0 films.

Posted by Paul

I think the idea was that the government broke down in the early 90s, and from that point stopped innovating things like public transportation, or even computers, because the world was going to be dead anyway. 

A more mundane answer is that there just wasn't room in the budget; huge amounts of cash were diverted to the military and police force, thus leaving public transportation a low priority. 
Posted by JamesF

Gearhead- Children of Men is nowhere near one of the best movies in the last 50 years. That's quite a bold, and incorrect statement.

Yeah, what Homes said, The Boondock Saints was the shit. 

Oh, and I re-watched the Star Wars trilogy to see which one was my favorite. Still can't decide :P
Posted by Tru3_Blu3

Little Nicky was great.

Posted by Hamz

Thats a good list of movies mate!

Posted by kornholio360

Nice list of movies.

Posted by kcwsk8

you see alot of movies lol

Posted by DBoy

GearHead: Wall-E was overrated?  Are you out of your mind?  Although I agree Ratatouille was a superb movie, Wall-E is now Pixar's finest film and is not in any way, shape or form overrated.