Want to see a really good movie this summer?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Ben Dover, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    13,105
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2012
    Messages:
    8,089
    Likes Received:
    11,461
    Go see 'Snowpiercer'. It's a film that's going to stick in your head for a while.

    The plot goes like this: After an attempt to artificially cool the earth's atmosphere due to the effects of global warming, everything living on the planet has been wiped out, except for those who were on board a futuristically designed train called the Rattling Ark. The population of the train is controlled at a strict 74%, and the passengers are either classified as "those who belong in the front" (upper class), and "those who belong in the tail" ( considered expendable). One of those in the tail of the train is a man named Curtis, played by Chris Evans (Captain America himself), who after 17 years of suffering in the back with no sunlight and only "protein blocks" for food, wages a revolution in order to reach the front of the train and it's engine room, which is operated by a man known as Wilfred.

    This is a very, very good film, one that I can envision receiving nominations at award time. It's exceptionally violent; the way people in the back of the train are punished for their actions against the guards is somewhat unsettling. I will admit the ending is not what I had expected; I hope there is an alternate ending on the Blu Ray release that could be more satisfactory. The ending aside, this film is thrilling and thought provoking.

    Grade: A-

     
    Lemmy likes this.
  2. wigtropolis

    wigtropolis Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    8,442
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2012
    Messages:
    21,750
    Likes Received:
    12,909
    I hope the mexicans become the dominant race:pray:
     
  3. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker I'm gonna rock ya till it strikes the hour

    Reputations:
    21,631
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    12,006
    Likes Received:
    10,415
    Whoa I ain't reading all that shit ;Colin Powell
     
  4. jonpow

    jonpow Tennessee Jed VIP

    Reputations:
    78
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    35,857
    Likes Received:
    6,364
    I'm gonna see a movie based on the premise that we artificially cooled the planet :jj:
     
  5. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    216,653
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    151,405
    Likes Received:
    83,011
    Thanks for the suggestion
     
  6. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    77,724
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    34,499
    Likes Received:
    42,627
    I'm not seeing it unless there are robots featured prominently. :fil:
     
  7. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    54,248
    Likes Received:
    5,623
  8. Thadaeus

    Thadaeus Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    243
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    1,365
    Likes Received:
    361
    fuck you
     
  9. Gwarn1

    Gwarn1 Single VIP

    Reputations:
    26,826
    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2011
    Messages:
    74,275
    Likes Received:
    24,075
    Does that buck tooth chick show her tits?
     
  10. UncaDollas

    UncaDollas Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2012
    Messages:
    6,012
    Likes Received:
    2,083
  11. hidden dragon

    hidden dragon what do I do now? Staff Member

    Reputations:
    291,860
    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2012
    Messages:
    98,291
    Likes Received:
    87,859
    I've been hearing good stuff about Snowpiercer. I have to see where it's showing, since I don't think it's at the theater I normally go to.
     
  12. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker I'm gonna rock ya till it strikes the hour

    Reputations:
    21,631
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    12,006
    Likes Received:
    10,415
    I saw Tammy yesterday I chucked a few times
    Almost had word's with some douche who had to check his Facebook during a night sequence totally fucked with my night vision.:oops:
     
  13. Psycho2

    Psycho2 Patron Saint of the Banned

    Reputations:
    78,575
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    48,935
    Likes Received:
    40,102
    I got halfway through it and turned it off. Rediculous premise, bad effects and even worse acting. :no:
     
  14. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    31,614
    Likes Received:
    26,997
    Sounds like more liberal propaganda bullshit like Elysium.
     
  15. TonyJax

    TonyJax White Privilege Denied. VIP

    Reputations:
    58,943
    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2012
    Messages:
    32,301
    Likes Received:
    21,117
    Makes perfect sense, man warmed the earth man can cool the earth.











    :artiejj:
     
  16. hidden dragon

    hidden dragon what do I do now? Staff Member

    Reputations:
    291,860
    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2012
    Messages:
    98,291
    Likes Received:
    87,859

    Elysium was such a big fat pile of shit. Waste of fucking time.
     
    DrivenByDemons likes this.