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I've just recently watched Hacksaw Ridge and was definitely one of the best films I've seen in recent memory. Not really a fan of Andrew Garfield, always feels contrived and not really a believable actor. But the story (I didn't actually know it was a true story) was truly epic and definitely going to be worth another watch soon. I preferred it to Dunkirk too which I wasn't expecting.

Anyone else seen Hacksaw Ridge?
I watched it last month actually! Great film. Funnily enough, they actually played the drama down in the film because they felt the true story would be impossible to believe. Check out the Wikipedia page for the film as well as Desmond's page, the true story of his bravery during that battle is crazy.
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I've just recently watched Hacksaw Ridge and was definitely one of the best films I've seen in recent memory. Not really a fan of Andrew Garfield, always feels contrived and not really a believable actor. But the story (I didn't actually know it was a true story) was truly epic and definitely going to be worth another watch soon. I preferred it to Dunkirk too which I wasn't expecting.

Anyone else seen Hacksaw Ridge?
Overrated. Same as Dunkirk.
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Overrated. Same as Dunkirk.
To each their own.
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Dunkirk was technically impressive but it was too cold for my liking. Hacksaw Ridge on the other hand had me close to tears in the climax and I'm very rarely emotional. Bonus credit to Mel Gibson for what he was able to produce on much smaller budget.

Finally watched Last Jedi today. I avoided spoilers going in but knew that the critics loved it and a lot of fans were negative, so I was bemused because I thought it was a great Star Wars movie. Perhaps a bit long compared to TFA and RO but that's a minor quibble. I haven't really delved into the criticism yet but most of the posts I've read don't hold much water because they basically just say the movie was crap and offer vague explanations why. So far the comments section of this article on AV Club is the most balanced and intelligent discussion I've found:

https://www.avclub.com/part-kurosawa...ldl-1821291545

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Unread 04-01-2018, 05:23 PM
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Watched Isle Of Dogs yesterday and I have to say that if you get the chance then you should really go see it. Truly believe it's Wes Anderson's best movie and is really fun and charming
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Infinity War was just epic, lived up to the years of build up and hype.
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Watched Isle Of Dogs yesterday and I have to say that if you get the chance then you should really go see it. Truly believe it's Wes Anderson's best movie and is really fun and charming
I know it's been awhile since you posted this, but randomly stumbled on the soundtrack and noticed they used some music from some of Kurosawa's movies.
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Unread 05-29-2018, 02:32 AM
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I'm not sure if I think Deadpool 2 is better than the inaugrual Deadpool. But both times I had helluva fun time.

Have you guys seen it?
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