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The Pit and the Pendulum, which can be watched on hulu.com.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pi...lum_(1991_film)



^Based on a short story written by Edger Allen Poe. The 1991 film version was both at times a bit silly as well as very moving.
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Exodus: Gods and Kings

Wooden acting, inaccurate period weapons. Beautiful horses also wrong for the period.
I did get my coupons clipped though.
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It's advertised as an action flick but it really isn't.
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One of my acquaintances has connections at a local movie theater (many friends who work there and he used to work there) so my friend and I went with him to see the new James Bond movie on Thursday night--FOR FREE.
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Latest Fantastic 4. Okay. Worth watching once.
Hotel Transylvania 2. Okay. Worth watching once.
Mission Impossible V. More than Okay. Worth watching more than once.

Man from Uncle 2015. More than okay. Essentially you have a US James Bond, his counterpart Russian spy (a man rather than a woman) and British troops replacing US marines at the end. Basically it was James Bond with many roles reversed. I like James Bond, and this unusual take on the subject was decent. Enjoyed.
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Actually about the struggle between King John and the barons after the Magna Carta. So so period bit. I did like that the trebuchet fired in a high arc rather than a machine gun like flat tracer trajectory.
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Actually about the struggle between King John and the barons after the Magna Carta. So so period bit. I did like that the trebuchet fired in a high arc rather than a machine gun like flat tracer trajectory.
Thanks for that. Not for kids in any stretch.
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Generation War (German: Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter)


Lots of previews and trailers.
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Actually about the struggle between King John and the barons after the Magna Carta. So so period bit. I did like that the trebuchet fired in a high arc rather than a machine gun like flat tracer trajectory.
Here's part 1 of a hilarious little series ripping at the movie:

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Not much time for movies but we went to theatre 2 weeks ago with my wife to see Imax version of Everest. Not bad.
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