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2017: Films I've Watched in May

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People who added this item 525 Average listal rating (330 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.1
First Watched 5/1/2017

Shakespeare’s Macbeth retold in a Japanese setting with Samurai and Toshiro Mifune as the lead :D and it is directed by Akira Kurosawa!!!

Well I am f**king sold :D

Fantastic piece of cinema in terms of atmosphere and acting really a great example of taking a classic piece of literature and making it your own without being unfaithful to the source that it came from.

Plus, in case you did not pick up on it I am a bit of a sucker for Mifune and Kurosawa flicks so I might be a bit biased XD but probably not this film is amazing I am dead serious o-o
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People who added this item 217 Average listal rating (127 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.4
First Watched 5/1/2017

A philosophical dark retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood Fable?

Animated?

Set in Japan?

Bittersweet?

Whelp I am sold on this one :D and you should be too!

IT is a slow burn though so if that kind of movie pace is not your thing then beware!
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People who added this item 744 Average listal rating (439 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
First Watched 5/3/2017

I always love it when I find a film that just drips of the 90’s.

You might recognize several stars who were just getting their feet wet in terms of acting.

Plus, all the chicks are hot XD I am sorry if that sounds shallow but it is true damn it! Especially Liv Tyler I mean mother of God has she got it goin’ on!!! It is so weird I am a sucker for the 80’s ascetic and lifestyle but something about chicks from the 90’s mand they just have that magic you just cannot touch . . . . er em ... right back to my thoughts . . .

Anyway this film has several laughs, great soundtrack, and a pretty well rounded cast that makes for a fun ride check it out :D
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People who added this item 960 Average listal rating (690 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
First Watched in the Theater 5/4/2017

So freakin’ awesome!

Great cast of characters! Fantastic Ear-gasmic soundtrack! Great special effects! More of a personal tale with character development galore! So many laughs! Also, some tears!!! Man this movie has it all :D in fact why aren’t I watching it now?

Anyway where the first Guardians film was more of an establishing film along with a MCU building film Vol. 2 of the Guardians is a different beast in a sense that what happens in this film is more for the Guardians and less for the MCU is that makes sense.

But, seriously everyone gets some more character development and progression in this film as each has to face down new and old demons alike in this intergalactic adventure and it was one hell of a ride that I would definitely ride again :D
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People who added this item 308 Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
First Watched 5/5/2017

This movie is . . . . . pretty 80’s XD

And that is coming from someone who is a huge fan and like I said sucker for the 80’s so take of that what you will.

But, seriously from the colors, to the designs, to the voice acting, and other such things you can tell this was that era of 80’s anime that might not withstand the test of time XD but I kinda liked it because it had enough to keep me entertained in that Saturday morning cartoon kind of feeling but with a bit of an edge to it because there are some metal moments in this flick so I have to give credit where it is due.

So yeah might tune into this one again and for everyone else I would say at least give it one watch :)
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People who added this item 169 Average listal rating (108 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
First Watched 5/7/2017
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People who added this item 431 Average listal rating (253 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
First Watched 5/7/2017
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People who added this item 779 Average listal rating (475 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
After Hours (1985)
First Watched 5/9/2017
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First Watched 5/11/2017
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People who added this item 1165 Average listal rating (730 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Suspiria (1977)
First Watched 5/11/2017
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People who added this item 181 Average listal rating (105 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
First Watched 5/13/2017
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People who added this item 378 Average listal rating (173 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.1
Faust (1926)
First Watched 5/14/2017
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People who added this item 77 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.1
D.O.A. (1988)
First Watched 5/17/2017
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People who added this item 1486 Average listal rating (987 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
[Rec] (2007)
First Watched 5/17/2017
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 2.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
First Watched 5/19/2017
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People who added this item 49 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
First Watched 5/23/2017
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People who added this item 1157 Average listal rating (740 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.3
First Watched 5/23/2017
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People who added this item 243 Average listal rating (102 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.4
Angst (1983) (1988)
First Watched 5/25/2017
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People who added this item 663 Average listal rating (366 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Following (1999)
First Watched 5/25/2017
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People who added this item 239 Average listal rating (160 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
First Watched 5/27/2017
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People who added this item 214 Average listal rating (147 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
The Gauntlet (1977)
First Watched 5/29/2017
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People who added this item 632 Average listal rating (344 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
First Watched 5/30/2017
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People who added this item 309 Average listal rating (214 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.6
First Watched 5/31/2017
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People who added this item 1614 Average listal rating (981 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Amores Perros (2000)
First Watched 5/31/2017
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People who added this item 1815 Average listal rating (1166 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.5
Modern Times (1936)
First Watched 5/31/2017
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Funny thing about the month of May.

Emotions ride high during this time and what results resonate in the land of films during this time . . . . . . .

Who knows!?!

All I know is that one way or another the piper must be paid; and his toll is to be paid in films of all kinds :D oh boy now that is the kind of bill I look forward to paying I better get watching films right away ^-^

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