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Fall/Winter 2009 Movies
Topic by: Cinenaut
Posted: September 2, 2009 - 4:23 PM PDT
Last Reply: April 22, 2010 - 9:51 AM PDT

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author topic: Fall/Winter 2009 Movies
post #41  on December 11, 2009 - 2:37 PM PST  
I'm leaning towards "The Fantastic Mr. Fox," although I'm guessing it would be nice to see the Disney one on the big screen.
post #42  on December 11, 2009 - 2:54 PM PST  
> On December 11, 2009 - 12:07 PM PST Battie wrote:
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> So I want to go see a movie this weekend now that finals are over (WOOO!). I've thought about driving up to North Dallas to see The Road, but I'm not in a depressed-movie kinda mood. So it's come down to The Fantastic Mr. Fox (I like stop-motion animation and animals-as-people; plus it looks trippy) and the new Disney flick, The Princess Frog or whatever. Both have gotten good reviews. Which one is more worth $5.50 and why? Which is more likely to appeal to adults?
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Either one will probably be a good bet, but I would recommend Mr Fox. If for no other reason than the Disney film will be playing for quite a bit longer, and Mr Fox is certainly going to have a more adult oriented humor.

Or you could try the other George Clooney movie "Up In the Air".
post #43  on December 12, 2009 - 2:03 PM PST  
You know, I had a moment the other day when an ad for the new Disney flick came on screen. I was amazed with and reminded, just how damn beautiful hand-drawn animation is. Chances are, considering my general theater-attending apathy this year, I won't go out to see it, but I'm fairly certain I'll attempt to rent it come its DVD cycle. Which reminds me, I need to get on Ponyo whenever they release that.

post #44  on December 20, 2009 - 9:45 PM PST  
"Avatar" was a fun time at the movies. "Citizen Kane," it's not, but what a great visual experience.
post #45  on December 22, 2009 - 11:55 AM PST  
My thoughts exactly Cinenaut! The best word to sum up the movie after all the hype, talk, and discussion -- FUN.

Also managed to sneak another movie in this week and saw Fantastic Mr. Fox. I was amazed how well Wes Anderson's style translated into a stop-motion animated film. It really ended up being a legitimately funny and enjoyable.
post #46  on April 22, 2010 - 9:51 AM PDT  
I really enjoyed Pontypool! It's very quirky, but other horror directors should be taking notes on how to create dread without a big budget.

> On September 4, 2009 - 9:06 PM PDT Battie wrote:
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> I still haven't seen Pontypool, which makes me sad. :( Seems like zombie films are the only true refuge from shock-horror/torture-porn these days.
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