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Bubba Dawg
12-13-2008, 09:37 AM
Cold and clear on The Mountain. The temperature at seven-ish was twenty-six degrees. Not sure what it got down to overnight. It's sunny though, and should warm up some.

Saturday routine will be in order except for a trip to the movie theater. First we'll take Miz Bubba's Mom to get groceries and have a bite out for brunch. ( Mother-in-law no longer drives.) Then we'll do something a bit different, at least for us, we'll go to the movies.

We don't go that often, but there are a couple of movies we'd like to see. Australia is a possibility. Quantum of Solace is another possibility. The Day the Earth Stood Still is also a choice.

We may do two of them, which will be fun. Decisions decisions.

TOTD: Movies. I have a deep love of movies. I love what i call movie movies (think Tremors, etc) as well as more serious films.

I love them all.

What is out right now that you would like to see? (Including at the dollar theater).

Any movie coming out in the next few months that you're excited about?

What's the gotta have item on the new or fairly new DVD releases?

Also, what movies, when they came out, id you just have to see at the theater on the Big Screen?

For me, all the Star Wars and Star Trek movies had to be on the big screen. I also had to see The Lord of the Rings trilogy on the big screen. My beloved Pirates of the Caribbean had to be big screen, as with all the Indiana Jones movies.

lurkalot
12-13-2008, 11:41 AM
we got horton hears a who from netflix...and I'm not sure which movie is playing at the local theatre this month, but...Dirty Dancing is always on Satellite somewhere so I'm good :D

Bubba Dawg
12-13-2008, 07:30 PM
Well, we saw Austrtalia.

It was a ripping yarn. Long too. Action. Love story. Cattle stampede. Horses. A bit preachy.

BEAUTIFUL SCENERY.

Almost ran over a freaking bear on the ride home. Aren't they supposed to be hibernating?

SarasotaRepub
12-13-2008, 08:23 PM
Almost ran over a freaking bear on the ride home. Aren't they supposed to be hibernating?


Global Warming. :D

Bubba Dawg
12-13-2008, 08:28 PM
Global Warming. :D


True Dat.

In my life I have already hit one bear. Don't want to go for a record.

lurkalot
12-13-2008, 08:56 PM
True Dat.

In my life I have already hit one bear. Don't want to go for a record.

Dibs on the next one you hit..thems good eatin' :D

Speedy
12-13-2008, 10:09 PM
Gonna watch The Day the Earth Stood Still in a few minutes. For free, online. Just got done with Transporter 3. Trnsporter 3 is a good bubble gum for the brain type movie. Shootouts, martial arts beatdowns, car crashes, hot babes, shit blowing up. Perfect.

www.justin.tv in case you guys want to check it out. Watched the Manny Pacquiao/Oscar De La Hoya PPV on there last week. Good site.

RobJohnson
12-14-2008, 01:12 AM
Quantum of Solace was the best (and only) Bond film that I have seen.

Today was very nice outside and gave me the opportunity to visit the Death Valley area in CA.

I seen alot of cool rocks, cactus and breath taking views.

http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/7630/sunlightmtsdc8.jpg

Speedy
12-14-2008, 02:44 AM
Just watched The Day the Earth Stood Still and it was pure unadulterated crap! No, it was crap concentrate. And I do not mean the makes five gallons type of crap concentrate. I mean the one small bottle makes three 55 gallon drums type of crap concentrate.

It had eye rolling dialog like:

"But you said you were here to save us!"

"No, I said I was here to save the planet...from...YOU!"

"Oh my God!"

Jeez! I am so glad I saw this free onlind and did not have to pay for it.

I did see Grand Torino tonight. Great Clint Eastwood flick with Clint kicking ass like he has not done in years. Not even out in theaters yet and I got to see the HD version.

RobJohnson
12-14-2008, 02:48 AM
Just watched The Day the Earth Stood Still and it was pure unadulterated crap! No, it was crap concentrate. And I do not mean the makes five gallons type of crap concentrate. I mean the one small bottle makes three 55 gallon drums type of crap concentrate.

It had eye rolling dialog like:

"But you said you were here to save us!"

"No, I said I was here to save the planet...from...YOU!"

"Oh my God!"

Jeez! I am so glad I saw this free onlind and did not have to pay for it.

I did see Grand Torino tonight. Great Clint Eastwood flick with Clint kicking ass like he has not done in years. Not even out in theaters yet and I got to see the HD version.

Thanks for the review. That movie is the "new" movie here in town at our one screen venue. I'll save my money, bad thing is, the movies usually play for 2 to 3 weeks each...

Eventually they are going to open an 8 plex very close to my house, so that will be nice.

Speedy
12-14-2008, 03:01 AM
Thanks for the review. That movie is the "new" movie here in town at our one screen venue. I'll save my money, bad thing is, the movies usually play for 2 to 3 weeks each...

Eventually they are going to open an 8 plex very close to my house, so that will be nice.


The town I grew up in had a one screen theater but every month they came out with a new schedule that had the movies that were going to be playing over the month. The movies usually showed up at our theater weeks after they had debuted somewhere else. Any big hit movies premired on friday and played until sunday. Movies that were lesser hits played on monday, tuesday and wednesday. Thursday was a one night only spanish movie.

RobJohnson
12-14-2008, 03:14 AM
The town I grew up in had a one screen theater but every month they came out with a new schedule that had the movies that were going to be playing over the month. The movies usually showed up at our theater weeks after they had debuted somewhere else. Any big hit movies premired on friday and played until sunday. Movies that were lesser hits played on monday, tuesday and wednesday. Thursday was a one night only spanish movie.

One screen theaters in small towns are great for the most part. I loved the very comfortable one back in the small Illinois town I lived in. It was owned by the park district, and turned a pretty nice profit.

After no big screen films for many years, a Casino turned an event room into a theater here where I live in Nevada. I can't believe a town of over 25,000 went years without movies! Sure there was always talks of new theaters being built, now we actually have one casino that broke ground on an 8 plex.

One problem, I have not seen any tractors there since!

Zathras
12-14-2008, 03:57 AM
Even with the bad reviews I plan on seeing The Day the Earth Stood Still for 2 reasons. To compare it to the original and, more importantly, to see the trailer for the best superhero movie that will be coming out next year...X-Men Origins: Wolverine!!!

movie buff
12-14-2008, 09:23 AM
A bit late, but I love this topic, hence my CU name.
I just saw Punisher: War Zone last night. It was good, though blood- drenched.
Movies I plan on seeing in the near future (As in, the next two months):
The Tale of Desperaux
The Spirit
Bedtime Stories (I'm proud to call Adam Sandler a fellow Republican)
My Bloody Valentine 3-D (I've been to 3-D movies before, but never a 3-D horror movie)
Must have DVDs:
The Dark Knight
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Hellboy 2: The Golden Army