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rednova
07-19-2016, 01:29 PM
I just went to theater to see x-men apocalypse.
I really loved the movie, I saw it twice !!!
I also saw warcraft, I think its visual fx are super !!!

rednova
08-03-2016, 02:38 PM
I just started watching dragonball z gt -cartoon-
I really like this show !!!
I love the animation, and I think the story is very funny.

rednova
09-08-2016, 08:25 AM
Hi:
I just saw 'now you see me' 1 and 2.
I totally like the story, I really fell in love with the horsemen.
The 'eye' kicks butt !!!

rednova
09-28-2016, 03:08 PM
I just watched self/less.
I did not care much for the fx, but I really loved the story.

pnelson
09-28-2016, 09:37 PM
Hmm.. Hard to say favorite movies but I'll give it a try..

Sci-Fi:
Star Wars
Empire Strikes Back
Aliens

Horror:
Nightmare on Elm Street
When a Stranger Calls
Nightbreed

Comedy:
Fletch
Tommy Boy
Happy Gillmor

Super Hero:
Captain America
Thor
Suicide Squad

Animated:
Naussicca Valley of the Wind
The Incredibles
Princess Mononoke

Reco
09-29-2016, 03:36 AM
History:
Save Private Ryan
Schindler's List
Das Boot
Platoon

Reco

blindsided
10-03-2016, 05:43 AM
Millers Crossing
Jaws
North by Northwest
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Thing

prometheus
10-03-2016, 06:41 AM
Star wars 1 and 2, the old first released series.
Alien
Aliens
blade runner
First matrix movie

Lord of the rings. hmm 2 and three I think I favour.

shawshank redemption
silence of the lambs
Gattaca
Birdy
raiders of the lost ark, only the first.
The thing
cat people
Fisher king

rednova
10-06-2016, 07:08 PM
I just watched once bitten. I really loved the movie, I thought it was very funny.
I like when the 'bat' swings around, it looks like a very cheap effect, but is very funny.
Where is a female vampire around, when one needs her ?

rednova
10-27-2016, 03:16 PM
I just saw Gods of Egypt !!!
amazing !!! I loved the FX !!!
I thought Anubis kicks butt !!!

Dougster
10-27-2016, 09:39 PM
Another vote for Princess Mononoke and The Incredibles.

If you like satire, I think the 1979 movie Being There with Peter Sellers is one of the best movies ever. Not for the non-stop action movie crowd though...

And The Princess Bride is definitely on my top five list.

djwaterman
10-28-2016, 04:04 AM
Okay why not. Some films are simply perfect and iconic and belong on lists.

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
Duel
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The French Connection
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
The Apartment
The Party
The Great Race
The Innocents
American Graffiti
That Thing You Do
The Asphalt Jungle
Rosemary's Baby
Salesmen (1968)
Grey Gardens (1975)
Capturing The Friedmans
Dirty Harry
Broadcast News
When Harry met Sally
Barry Lyndon
Lolita
A Clockwork Orange
Dr Strangelove
Eyes Wide Shut
Sunset Boulevard
Double Indemnity
Office Space
Reservoir Dogs
The Devil Wears Prada
The Artist
City of Women
Swept Away
Howl's Moving Castle
Eraser Head
Mulholland Drive
Inland Empire
Jaws
Walkabout
Kick-***
The Player
Body Heat
Car Wash
The Producers (1968)
Superbad
Fargo
2001 A Space Odyssey

They make my list because I can watch them over and over and its always like seeing them for the first time. You could probably add another twenty to that list. I really need to check out "The Princess Bride", it has such a reputation.

gerry_g
10-28-2016, 05:47 AM
spot the baby boomer me thinks, do you still wear your flairs and tie-dye T- shirt when you watch them (I'm sixty three and I know for a fact most of your list was released before I even hit forty)

Spinland
10-28-2016, 05:58 AM
I really need to check out "The Princess Bride", it has such a reputation.

Three enthusiastic thumbs up for that one. I also highly recommend Pulp Fiction. Both are on my "watch many times and always enjoy afresh" list.

ActionBob
10-28-2016, 07:37 AM
A theater not too far from where I live does "TNC." That stands for Tuesday Night Classics. They play older films for 5 dollars. As a loyalty member to the theater, I also have a tshirt and a cup that I buy once a year for a reasonable price (given the amount of times I visit the theater) that gets me a free medium popcorn and a refill on the cup for $1.50. So, during the year, I can see these "classics" on the big screen with snacks for $6.50. :-)

A couple of weeks ago, they had Aliens playing and I have to say that it was a joy seeing that on the big screen and I have to say the experience is much better than seeing it on any fancy TV, no matter the size. My g/f and I also saw Jaws recently and Terminator 2. If your local theaters do anything like this and you haven't seen a certain favorite on the big screen, do it. It is an enjoyable experience.

I had not seen Aliens in the theater since its theatrical release 30 years ago... I was 15.. Seeing it again was a thrill despite the countless times I had seen it on video.

That is one of the cool things about VR. You have have a theater-like experience in the comfort (or discomfort) of your own home. However, until they get the weight down and resolution up, the real thing still wins. :-)

-Adrian

SBowie
10-28-2016, 07:41 AM
The Princess Bride is special, alright. Off the top of my head I'd add honorable mention, in no even faintly sensible order and for various unrelated reasons, to Jurassic Park, Ghandi, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Secondhand Lions, Bullit, The Graduate, The Blues Brothers, The Verdict, Cool Hand Luke, In the Heat of the Night, and of course the original Star Wars.

djwaterman
10-28-2016, 08:07 AM
spot the baby boomer me thinks, do you still wear your flairs and tie-dye T- shirt when you watch them (I'm sixty three and I know for a fact most of your list was released before I even hit forty)

I'm a decade younger, but I really can't look at mood grading anymore, or listen to lens-flares being sound designed, or suffer camera moves that defy the laws of physics. Every now and then a gem can pop up though and Television Drama is vastly superior to anything I grew up with.

gerry_g
10-28-2016, 08:36 AM
As a side note on Reservoir Dogs, most of you will not have seen the much more accomplished City on Fire, a 1987 Hong Kong crime film written, produced and directed by Ringo Lam,Tarantino's 1992 film Reservoir Dogs rips off several of its key plot elements and scenes, most notably the famous Mexican standoff, also the film has the kind of raw energy and excitement that Tarantino could never match in a million years

kadri
10-28-2016, 11:30 AM
Life of Brian
Pulp Fiction
Zelig
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A Man for All Seasons
Seven Samurai
Psycho
Vertigo
Shane
Once Upon a Time in the West
Rio Bravo
Pelle the Conqueror
The General
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Z
The Mission

Rashomon
The French Connection
In the Heat of the Night
Being There
Three Days of the Condor
Mother
Fight Club
The Usual Suspects
No Country for Old Men
Se7en
Taxi Driver
A Clockwork Orange
Memento
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Lawrence of Arabia
Rear Window
North by Northwest
Brazil
Memories of Murder
2001: A Space Odyssey

I didn't wrote the classic (from VFX or other aspects) science fiction movies like Star Wars,
Aliens(i can watch this every time) etc. kinda movies because they are mostly in everybody's list who are in the forums like here.

bazsa73
10-28-2016, 12:07 PM
Conan the barbarian
Predator
Terminator
Rambo

Nicolas Jordan
10-28-2016, 03:19 PM
Lord of the Rings Trilogy (The Fellowship of the Ring being my favorite movie)
Back to the Future Trilogy
Office Space
Labyrinth
The Dark Crystal
Jurassic Park
Robin Hood Prince of Thieves
Braveheart
E.T.
Original StarWars Trilogy

Jaqen
10-28-2016, 03:39 PM
The Princess Bride?
“As you wish...”

rednova
11-06-2016, 07:42 PM
I just watched all 13 episodes of Ron Thornton's Hypernauts on youtube.
I completely loved the show !!!
I like the cgi very much.
I just wish it could be possible to get the series in dvd.

Wickedpup
11-10-2016, 10:11 AM
Been watching "The Expanse" (on episode 7 so far) and really enjoying it. Best sci-fi series I have seen in a while......

fishhead
11-12-2016, 04:34 AM
For me to add: Whiplash
(even though no SciFi, and on top of it almost no FX at all... ;-] )

rednova
12-09-2016, 07:22 PM
I just started watching deep space 9 in netflix.
I really love this show.
I totally loved the part when odo transforms into a different shape, while assuming a liquid mass in between.
I love lightwave !!!

shrox
12-09-2016, 07:54 PM
In no particular order...

Doctor Zhivago
Lawrence of Arabia
2046
Kamikaze Girls
Heavy Metal
Star Wars (first three released)
Star Trek (two of them anyay)
Rio
Hot Fuzz
Shaun of the Dead
Alien
Aliens
Dark Star
And others.

Movies I hate:
Too many to list...I even burned "Splice" in a fire after I watched it.

c.1
12-09-2016, 08:26 PM
Some classics:
Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure
The Evil Dead (all of them)
Avatar
It's a Wonderful Life (in B&W a Christmas classic)
Spinal Tap
Fubar
.......my list could go on and on but who wants to read a wordy post, right?

c.1
12-09-2016, 08:44 PM
Almost forgot
Bubba Ho Tep
(I admit it I am a Bruce Campbell fan)

c.1
12-09-2016, 09:28 PM
And.....
Final Fantasty, ignore the "uncanny valley" (lack of human eye movement) and check out the bonus features of the characters doing MJs Thriller

c.1
12-09-2016, 10:20 PM
Ok sorry to keep rambling but:
Koo rook ko ko ko ro ko ko
https://youtu.be/EXgDQz6bmiI
(Steve this is more an East coast vibe but...)

rednova
02-20-2017, 07:13 PM
I just watched the man with the iron fists.
I really loved the movie !!!
I was very happy to see Russel Crowe in it.
The fights and stunts were amazing.
Kudos !!!

rednova
03-03-2017, 07:08 PM
I just went to the theater to watch the great wall.
Amazing !!! I loved the costumes and acrobatics.
The vfx good too !!!

rednova
03-26-2017, 07:26 PM
I just saw moana. I loved the movie very much !!!
I like Hawaii and demigods !!!

lardbros
03-27-2017, 06:45 AM
I just saw moana. I loved the movie very much !!!
I like Hawaii and demigods !!!

I saw it the other week... it was brilliant!! :) Surprised by how good it was... and visually it was absolutely stunning. The vistas, animation and storytelling was spot on. Clearly it was technically outstanding too.

bridgitjohnson
04-15-2017, 06:48 AM
I've been wanting to watch Office Christmas Party because Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston are part of Horrible Bosses movie. And also I like the guy who plays Steiner (in She's out of my league). But the last movie that I watched in theater was a local movie called "Headshot", which is a brutal fighting movie.

rednova
05-05-2017, 07:03 PM
I just saw guardians of the galaxy 2.
Loved it !!!
I would love to try to make the fireworks (ravagers funeral) in lightwave.

shrox
05-05-2017, 07:05 PM
I just saw guardians of the galaxy 2.
Loved it !!!
I would love to try to make the fireworks (ravagers funeral) in lightwave.

You just gave away the movie. Don't do that.

DesertRat
05-06-2017, 11:26 AM
Okay why not. Some films are simply perfect and iconic and belong on lists.


...Eraser Head
Mulholland Drive
Inland Empire...



I'd add anything David Lynch. I just re-watched 'Mulholland Drive' and 'Twin Peaks Fire Walk With Me' for the first time in a long time. Beauty and horror and sadness and more beauty.

Twin Peaks Season 3 starts May 21st. All 18 episodes directed by David Lynch!! :boogiedow

rednova
05-08-2017, 07:33 PM
I just watched the incredible Hulk with Edward Norton on cable.
I loved the cgi !!!

bazsa73
05-09-2017, 11:03 AM
The french connection

MeanPiggy
05-18-2017, 09:26 AM
My Favorite Movies are
-Final Fantasy Advent Children
-Resident Evil Degeneration and Damnation and I can't wait for Vendetta.
-The Conjuring
-The Avengers
-Transformer
-Guardian of the Galaxy and Vol. 2

rednova
05-31-2017, 07:27 PM
I just watched the neverending story. I loved this movie in my childhood and have not seen it in over 20 years.
I loved the movie, it really made me cry at the end.
Not only I liked the story, but I liked the creature FX as well.

rednova
09-14-2017, 06:40 PM
I just watched the Orville.
I really liked the show.
It had a warm and fuzzy feeling to it.
The vfx were good.
Did anyone else enjoyed it ?

Hauritz
09-15-2017, 01:14 AM
My favourite movies are
1. The Predator
2. Horror Express
3. Django
4. Kill Bill
5. Kungfu Hustle

rednova
09-20-2017, 06:01 PM
I loved the wonder woman movie very much, but I did not like her 'theme song'.
I just did not like the tune.

djwaterman
09-20-2017, 10:58 PM
I loved the wonder woman movie very much, but I did not like her 'theme song'.
I just did not like the tune.

Hurrah, finally something that you didn't like.

rednova
01-03-2018, 07:14 PM
HI:

I'm back again !!!
I just saw 'I, Frankestein' on cable tv. I wanted to see this movie for a long time but I could never
catch it at the right time. I totally loved the movie. It seemed to me it was very cheesy, but i still
loved it. My favorite fx was the swirling fire that came off the dead demons. I loved the gargoyles.
Cheers !!!

rednova
01-18-2018, 01:28 PM
Hi:

I just watched valerian and the city of a thousand planets. I enjoyed the movie very much.
I really loved Rihanna's performance, she looked killer on her staged dance.
I loved the visual effects.

Nicolas Jordan
01-18-2018, 08:49 PM
A couple recent movies that I have to add to my favorite list are Mad Max Fury Road and Ghost in the Shell (live action).

rednova
06-05-2018, 06:15 PM
I Just watched fire and ice, the cartoon movie in which frazzeta worked. I loved the movie very much.
I like the parts when the 'masked man' fights and kicks booty. Also the dragonhawks.
I did watch and loved ghost in the shell (live action).
excelsior !!!

Kaptive
06-06-2018, 12:24 AM
Necron??? NECRON????!!!!!

ianr
06-06-2018, 07:09 AM
She was the best things about it!

I was sad that in is instanced Houdini complexity

that the screen was overstuffed & the leads where dire.

I so much wanted watch a graceful film after 5th element mold,

But this smell of CGI panic, & should used Thierry Mulger for cosi's as

Gautier was used in 5th element previously.

B.O. $ on this tanked & has nearly brought down his studio's.

Great Shame.

ianr
06-06-2018, 07:22 AM
Right On Nik,
M M Fury Road revisited by the same director after a long

time created a fresh scary & believable dust- world with great legends,

laughed and loved every Impressive minute.

Where Ghost in the Shell shows the way to subtlety weave complex

cgi into tension, there is nice houdini particle to mesh volume in it.

I had mixed emotions about it, for it was everything I wished for in a

'Neromancer' William Gibson (which was never filmed) sigh!

Perhaps never will due to the huge lifts of plot Matrix bit out of it.

Sc-Fi in film has been work for me but also a love/hate relationship of

outcomes , much of it is a Hollow-Church, but then again?

ianr
06-06-2018, 07:33 AM
Okay i'll through one at you,

:devil: Hellboy (the first) Del Toro's masterpiece!

Such a realisation of Mignola's great draughtsmanship mixed with a great

lead actor channelling Dirty Harry in Red. Seamless from start to finish.


Even the cheesy Barry Manilow pissed song fits comfortably inside the remit.


( I hope he gets to do a budget 'Mountains of the Moon ' soon? )



p.s. His Shape of Water as was pretty damn good recently.

rednova
06-14-2018, 04:56 PM
@Kaptive
Yes !!! Necron is evil !!!

VictorCreed
07-03-2018, 04:53 PM
Just watched the Incredibles 2. Not bad but I like the first one better.

rednova
07-28-2018, 03:17 PM
Hi
I just watched something amazing !!!
I have been watching old episodes of Deep Space Nine, back to back.
I just saw episode 6 of season 5. The defiant goes back in time, right when
Captain Kirk encounters the tribbles problem. The deep space nine crew
interacts with Captain Kirk and his friends !!! They used original footage
of captain Kirk and his associates, and blent it with the new actors
from deep space nine. The video is so good, it looks like captain Kirk
really interacts with the deep space nine crew.
I was so amazed !!!
Great work !!!

scallahan1
07-28-2018, 10:06 PM
Haven't seen that one in awhile. Great episode.

prometheus
07-29-2018, 07:00 AM
I Just watched fire and ice....


Initially I thought that was the documentary about John McEnroe and Björn Borg:D
But you then described it as something else..and of course it doesn´t fit the Cinematic profile.

It was a good documentary though if you by any chance were witnessing them play with their rivalery at that era.

rednova
09-28-2018, 06:25 PM
I started watching Trigun anime. I love it very much. I started learning to create 2d anime art.
I found out in trigun, that the kitty cat that appears regularly in it is so simple and easy to draw
that even I (a 2d beginner) can draw it. Much of the animation in trigun is very amazing and hard for
me to create, but some of it, like the kitty, I can do. This is very encouraging to me, it means even
when starting I can create part of a real anime show. I am very happy, and pumped to master the
art of 2d/cartoon/anime.

rednova
10-21-2018, 07:18 PM
I just watched the final 2 episodes of the last season of star trek deep space 9.
I just thought the animation was amazing on the space battle between the Dominion forces
and the alliance. So amazing !!! I loved the space battle !!!

rednova
11-08-2018, 05:00 PM
Hi:
I just watched again 'pirates of the caribbean:at world's end'. Not only I loved the visual effects, but I also loved
the make-up, and the story. I love Johnny Depp !!!
He is the greatest !!!

rednova
12-07-2018, 07:34 PM
Hi:
I just got the dvd for Disney's moana. I loved the movie very much.
To me, the hair on the characters looked amazing. I wish I could do something like that in Sasquatch.
I loved the water simulations and the character models.

Shawn Farrell
12-08-2018, 01:41 PM
"BARAKA" or EARTH as You Huemons call it :newtek::newtek:with music by www.soundtraxxmusic.com


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyEmz_heU88&t=213s&autoplay=1?loop=1

rednova
03-12-2019, 07:45 PM
Hi:
i just finished watching all 3 hotel transylvania's.
noy only I loved the animation, but also the story very much.
I am learning character animation with lightwave, and these movies
are rich in animation. To me, they are like a treasure full of great character
animation.
Excelsior !!!