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Movie Review Thread
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 Dredlox (Review)
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The Wolf of Wall Street

4.5 stars

Black comedy mixed with large part actual wall street insanity. Nothing i didnt know, but great presentation. I have ALWAYS thought Leo was a great actor but i have never seen him this great before. Wow

My favorite character and one probably very much like my temperament was the dad "mad max". I am the same way, i blow my stack and swear a blue streak over some little thing then calm right down. Rob Reiner is so amazing (+5 tp)
Dredlox™
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Good review mike. Hey some trekkies, go drop a review on wrath of khan

17:48 03-24-2015

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 Dredlox (Review)
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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

5 stars

A timeless sci fi movie, with a stellar cast at the top of their game. This movie works on so many levels (including a lovely whiff of cheese) that makes you quickly realize how much you love these characters and this universe. Meyer keeps the movie moving with great slow/fast pacing that will keep you on the edge of your seat for either action or character development / exposition. Also expands the trek universe without adding geeky nerdom

Nothing less than brilliant. And guess what? I just saw it in a theater! (+5 tp)
 Iceman (Review)
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

4.5 stars

Really really enjoying this reboot.
Fantastic stuff.
I'd say this is how you integrate CGI into a movie, have a great story and build heart into it. (+5 tp)
 Phil78
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link #1: Earlier research from the same group had shown that patients with damage to the frontal lobes of the brain lack some of the emotional aspects of Theory of Mind, so they speculated that psychopathy may also be linked to frontal lobe dysfunction.

lol thats hard evidence to you?

link #2 says the data is limited...

link #3 was tested on people with tendencies.
im talking about serial killers we've had in history. their home lives were totally unbalanced in a high ratio causing the problems.

in today's age you can basically get online information to back-up anything.

what im basing my info on isnt the everyday psychopaths(which i think 5 out of 10 decktech users will fall into this category) but on the serial killers. i had a friend who was obsessed with them and would tell me all their origins and none of them were pretty.



15:33 02-22-2015
 hag
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It followed the book really well, I was surprised that Ratner managed to only frimbazel up part of it with the wretched ending, lol. It even took some parts straight from Manhunter

21:58 01-18-2015
Dredlox™
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Hag yes i did see Red Dragon and actually thought it was outstanding. I had a few nightmares from it

16:42 01-15-2015

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 hag
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Primary psychopathy is generally thought to be genetic while secondary psychopathy is more tied to environmental factors. Environment can certainly create psychopaths with no genetic predispositions, I don't deny that but saying that people aren't born with said genetic predispositions is simply ignorant.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/04/100427091723.htm

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22131397

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2242349/

http://aftermath-surviving-psychopathy.org/index.php/is-psychopathy-genetic/

The first three links are super sciency but the last is more layman friendly


19:47 01-14-2015
 Phil78
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you should read statistics on psychopaths and mass murderers and what they have in common like being in screwed up homes or families that move around constantly therefore not forming attachment.

still cant believe you compared it to being bi polar.

18:47 01-14-2015
 Phil78
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#1 cant believe you compared psychopaths to bi polar, one is a nerve imbalance while the other is a personality disorder (totally NOT related to genetics)

#2 modern science you're reading im not sure where it is but the one im reading says we are learned behaviour.

18:45 01-14-2015
 hag
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Modern science disagrees with you, lol. Are you trying to say that someone that is bi polar was raised that way? Genetics has as much if not more influence than environment for mental illness

17:18 01-14-2015
 Phil78
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Hag - humans are learned behaviour animals. i would argue that all animals are. dogs that are pushed harder or have harder lives tend to be smarter.. etc.

no one is born a pyscho. psychos are made by lack of parenting and lack of communication and etc.

17:08 01-14-2015
 hag
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Oh man, how did I miss that gem from Phil?

Some people ARE born 'psychos'. Egads. Apparently some are also born with terrible taste in movies and TV, lol

Neal, did you see Red Dragon? The remake/redux? Despite being helmed by that nimrod Ratner it is surprisingly not awful

16:50 01-14-2015
Dredlox™
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Oh man, I liked manhunter! It is kind of dated, but it was nice to see a different take on Lecter.

12:55 01-14-2015

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 Lt. Cabbage
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"[The movie] also either says this woman was a terrible mother and raised a psycho, OR the kid is born with warped shimmer for brains

people are products of their environment, no one is born a psycho."

Well that settles that debate!

05:33 01-14-2015
 dope5tar (Review)
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Manhunter

4.5 stars

Shows its age a little bit, but if anything it helps sell you on the time period. Brian Cox does a mean Lecter (+5 tp)
Dredlox™
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I have to see the hobbit. I am traveling around though

22:29 12-30-2014

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 Phil78 (Review)
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Foxcatcher (2014)

0.5 stars

this shimmer sucks.

i cant begin to describe how bad this movie is, imdb has it at 7.6 stars which is very high.

but if you want to be entertained. dont watch it.

(-2 tp)
 Phil78 (Review)
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We Need to Talk About Kevin

1 stars

this movie was depressing as hell.

it also either says this woman was a terrible mother and raised a psycho, OR the kid is born with warped shimmer for brains

people are products of their environment, no one is born a psycho.

also. NOTHING happens in this movie, nothing, the whole plotline is revealed at the start and you basically sit there and wait for it to do something (which never happens!)
(-2 tp)
 The Judge
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Anyone else see The Hobbit?

We thought it was very good. Long but very good.

20:06 12-27-2014
 Phil78 (Review)
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The Equalizer (2014)

5 stars

top notch.
fairly simple but well executed. had a couple problems with it but dont want to give spoilers.

over all very much worth the watch...on a side note that girl from kick hiney is going plump. (+5 tp)
Phil78™
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ive had that downloaded for ever. i should get to it.

11:50 12-15-2014

Dredlox™
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Cool! I havent even heard of it

23:04 12-14-2014

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 dope5tar (Review)
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We Need to Talk About Kevin

5 stars

This movie is frimbazeling terrifying. It's just...woah. Maybe it's cuz I have kids, but seriously, this is just mind blowing level scary. Swinton and Miller are both just impeccable (+5 tp)
 dope5tar (Review)
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The Wolf of Wall Street

4 stars

Totally hilarious and depressing at the same time. You'll never look at 'ludes the same way again (+5 tp)
 The Judge (Review)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

4 stars

4 stars says it for me. I've felt that these movies have been pretty well done for what they are and are entertaining.

Depressing at times but very believable, there are governments on this planet right now that treat their citizens the way Snow does.

Looking forward to the conclusion. (+5 tp)
Phil78™
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the replacement killers rocked.

21:10 11-25-2014

 The Don
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AUmvWm5ZDQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ltof76NaXX0


17:13 11-25-2014
Dredlox™
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I thought that looked good too

16:51 11-25-2014

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 The Don
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Anyone see John Wick?

Looks good... commercial/style reminds me of classic Chow Yun Fat, double Berretta in hand, shoot'em up hong kong style movie.

14:18 11-25-2014
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