I saw the new Rambo movie

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And it was good.
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I saw the Joker. And it brilliant! Will get multiple Oscar nominations. Rambo wont get one.
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Joker is a purely fictional character. The latest Rambo film is based on a horrible practice that is going on right now.
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It was great seeing Rambo wipe out a Mexican drug/kidnapping cartel.
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If you dont think the Joker isn't a reflection of what is going on in society today, you have no idea what it is about.

I dont even watch superhero movies. Thankfully this isnt one.

But dont believe me. One movie has a 9.1 Rotten Tomatoes rating. The other? Not even a 7.
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It's been a long time since I've gone to a theater.  I may watch the Rambo film when it comes on one of the pay movie channels, but I will most definitely watch Joker.  A movie that talked about has to be seen.  Still, I don't expect the character to be as good as Heath Ledger's, but, from what I read, Joaquin Phoenix did a great job.

There are very few examples of what I would call perfectly played characters, but Ledger's Joker is one of them.  
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Human trafficking and slavery are real and are happening right now.

We live in a sad world where people would rather watch a show about a deranged clown than a show where a bad ass patriot takes out scum that treats innocent girls as if they were worthless objects.
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Indeed we do. That is why the Joker movie is brillant. Art imitating life.

I must say, maybe they will get the Terminator right this time! Hasn't been a good one since T2.
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James Cameron is involved with this one, so I'm hoping.  :)  
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Amen. Every Terminator movie since T2 has been a joke.


Back To The Future might not be much, but Bob Gale had enough sense to vow to never allow another BTTF movie as long as he is alive. The trilogy is perfect just the way it is. Making another movie just for the sake of making money would only hurt the brand.


Bob Gale told me something several years ago that I’ll never forget. He made enough money off the first three movies to pay for his house. That was good enough for him and honestly, I think he’s worth $40 million anyway.


He’s a very humble guy more interested in protecting the integrity of his work rather than making more money.

It’s a shame George Lucas didn’t feel the same way about Star Wars.
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It was certainly a different type of film and format.  I appreciated the effort he made to write and produce it, but I have a feeling most people from the outside don't/won't feel the same.

I'm not a fan of Alec Baldwin, but it is still pretty cool that Tamir managed to get a celebrity on such a tight budget.
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I could look it up, but how much are tickets these days? The one screen theater 60 miles round-trip closed a couple years ago, heard they were about $5 at the end. I don't know how much the drive-in costs, bit farther, they usually show family stuff. Closest couple of screens are 150 miles round-trip.

17 years since I've been to one, maybe 5 or so total. Don't really have time to goof off like that. I see some when they hit tv, usually takes a couple days to get through a whole movie.
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I got you beat, the last movie I went to was The War of the Roses in 1989. The ironic thing is it was about a couple in a messy divorce who end up killing each other. I went with my wife and we got divorced the next year. I just don't have the attention span for 2-3 hours of fiction. I have no problem watching 2-3 hour documentaries or sporting events.
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The last film I saw in a theater was the third Lord of the Rings film, in 2003 or 2004.    
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Mine was Dances with Wolves - Thanksgiving Day 1990 as I recall. I used to only go to the theater on Thanksgiving when it was empty before the family gathering. Despite being nearly empty as luck would have it, some yute (as my cousin Vinny might say) had to sit behind me nervously kicking the seat back until I went all Rambo on him ;) Never again did I go to a theater...
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As a note I think the same of you Brad and Matt.
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Now THAT movie is an underrated classic...if that can be said about a movie from one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema. 
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Full Metal Jacket is a classic and one that would not be made today due to the politically incorrect dialogue. Today's snowflakes can't handle it.
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Indeed.  Blazing Saddles anyone?
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Hah! Blazing Saddles is even less politically correct. I'm surprised some movie channels still air it from time to time.