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Okay! Weekend movie choice time.  What should JayKay see:

If Beale Street Could Talk; Vice; On the Basis of Sex; The Upside;  or A Dog's Way Home (shmaltzy, and I know I'll cry).

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I vote for On the Basis of Sex.  I'm seriously considering going to the theater for that one!

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1 hour ago, Ramnares P.E. said:

I vote for On the Basis of Sex.  I'm seriously considering going to the theater for that one!

I heard it was really good, and the premise looks interesting!  It was one of the top of the group I threw together (I kinda want to see Vice, just because I was alive when it happened, but I love hearing more about Ruth before she became the ultra badass she is today?).

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I saw Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy yesterday.

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Disappointed.  That's about it.  It's been a few years since I've read the trilogy of books, but it was so much funnier in my head than the movie.  The movie just seemed silly, but it was acted out well.  A ton of subtle humor was left out from the book which was unfortunate, but tis the nature of adapting an iconic book to a movie.  I love the books, but the movie could have been better.  I'll be extra critical and give it three improbable stars.

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^But how many beignets, bayou boy?

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6 hours ago, Ramnares P.E. said:

I vote for On the Basis of Sex.  I'm seriously considering going to the theater for that one!

That looks like a complete dumpster fire, IMO. “The word ‘woman’ does not appear in the constitution.” “Nor does the word freedom, your honor”. Ummmmmmm.. Yeah, gonna pass on that.

 

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1 hour ago, Master slacker said:

You tell me, Captain Alliteration! 

A bourse of beignets, of course!

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2 hours ago, Master slacker said:

You tell me, Captain Alliteration! 

Shouldn't it be Admiral Alliteration?

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14 hours ago, Audi driver, P.E. said:

Shouldn't it be Admiral Alliteration?

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Okay.  Due to gym schedule (whyyyyyyyyy) I'm going to potentially have to do a movie Sunday afternoon...which is when the creeps come out from the nearby college.  I think I'll just wait for $5 Tuesdays and go to the nicer place near me so I can get the reclining chairs.

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4 hours ago, JayKay0914 said:

Okay.  Due to gym schedule (whyyyyyyyyy) I'm going to potentially have to do a movie Sunday afternoon...which is when the creeps come out from the nearby college.  I think I'll just wait for $5 Tuesdays and go to the nicer place near me so I can get the reclining chairs.

You're practically ready to retire and move to Florida now.

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4 minutes ago, Audi driver, P.E. said:

You're practically ready to retire and move to Florida now.

Shit, I've already got the collection of NewBalance sneakers, might as well get the golf cart so I can get around the 55+ compound!  

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30 minutes ago, JayKay0914 said:

Shit, I've already got the collection of NewBalance sneakers, might as well get the golf cart so I can get around the 55+ compound!  

Tbh those golf carts are a lot of fun. those old people supercharge em and add radios and fans for AC style. Surprisingly a lot of them can hit speeds of 50cc bikes. 

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7 minutes ago, chart94 said:

Tbh those golf carts are a lot of fun. those old people supercharge em and add radios and fans for AC style. Surprisingly a lot of them can hit speeds of 50cc bikes. 

Oh yes.  I know.  Which is why I am so excited to someday retire to Florida and become a snowbird.

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why mess with perfection

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Will Arsenio  be in this one?  But put me down for "it will suck" either way..

I also watched the Ginsburg movie, well I caught some of Weekend at Bernie's on TV, which is pretty much the same thing ;)

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We recently viewed Ready Player One.  Let me preface this review by stating that I first read the book.

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Holy MF sh*t.  This movie is a steaming pile of "movie based on the book".  Aside from names of characters (at least those who are in the book), there is very little that ties the book and movie together.  There are countless story f-ups just to f it up - Parzival & Art3mis and Wade & Samantha don't meet like that, why change the first key challenge like that?, where the hell are the gates after getting each key?, who the f is I-r0k?, Daito... (read the book), and the list can go on.  The movie is just bad and Steven Spielberg should feel bad for butchering such a great book except that, you know, he got gobs of money from this thing so he won't feel bad.  I got the book for Christmas and I'm not a super fast reader, but I finished it a couple of weeks ago and I HIGHLY suggest you read the book if you already saw the movie.  Wish I could unsee the movie.  One haptic star.

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The book is great.  Right up my alley being 80's, fantasy, sci-fi, arcade games, etc...  I remember playing Joust, Adventure, Pac-Man, and the like when I was younger.  The details and visuals in my head were much better than Spielberg laid out in the movie and the twists and turns not in the movie tie the whole story together so much better.  Read it if your interests are similar to mine.  4.5 haptic stars.

 

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Yeah I never played video games as an adult so that movie has zero appeal to me whatsoever!

 

The daughter and I watched the last knight ~ transformer movie - it was fairly entertaining (in terms of laughing at how bad the movie was) when they showed Bumble Bee fighting the Nazi's my daughter laughed and got up and said "That's it I'm out"!  and we stopped watching it from there on out..

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I really enjoyed Ready Player One, but that's probably because I haven't read the book.  My son loved the movie, and we had a good time geeking out over all the easter eggs.

Might pick up the book anyways.

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