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Old 04-16-2018, 01:49 PM   #7151
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Lobster Man from Mars (1989)

"It's all very simple! Bunny men from Neptune have invaded Mars!"

A Hollywood version of Producers where Tony Curtis is a movie producer in need of a flop when a kid comes in with a B movie about a Lobster Man from Mars who attacks earth to get air (hence it's mostly a movie within a movie and a spoof).
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Old 04-17-2018, 01:27 AM   #7152
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A Quiet Place - A very intense almost dialogue free horror film, that relies more on the characters constant state of fear, and strong performances to carry it, along with Krasinki's solid direction. It's early, but I predict this'll end up on my top ten of the year. I liked it a lot.
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Terminator (1984)

"Pain can be controlled - you just disconnect it."
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My review of A Quiet Place.

https://dailyuv.com/mystuff/952201
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The Flintsones (1994)

"You know, Fred, I hear that eating too much red meat is bad for you.
-What a load of bunk. My father ate it everyday of his life, he lived to the ripe old age of thirty-eight."

More fun than I remembered. At least visually there's lots to pay attention to.
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Alien 1979

"Will you listen to me, Parker? SHUT UP!"

After finishing the rage war series of AvP (see book thread) I wanted to get deeper into the series, so I started reading Alien: Out of the Shadows, which is a direct "in between-quel" from the 1st to 2nd movie, and officially sanctioned as canon. Since it references so much of the first movie, I just wanted to brush up on events, and get in that atmospheric zone that they created in 1979.

I really wish Weaver would get back into the franchise.
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Superman (1978)

"Any more at home like you?
-Uh, not really, no.
I didn't think so."

I'd have to say this theme is my favorite John Williams piece (and I love a lot of his stuff). Sometimes, I even hear it when I'm reading a Superman comic and he does something real heroic or cinematic.
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American Made (2017)

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I'd have to say this theme is my favorite John Williams piece (and I love a lot of his stuff). Sometimes, I even hear it when I'm reading a Superman comic and he does something real heroic or cinematic.
That's great, but my favorite piece of music from that film has always been the Smallville theme. Gives me chills. I also love The Planet Krypton theme. It's amazing how many memorable themes there are in that film, especially when you consider modern superhero scores, but hey that's Williams for you.

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You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman (2006)

"I think we need Superman."

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That's great, but my favorite piece of music from that film has always been the Smallville theme. Gives me chills. I also love The Planet Krypton theme. It's amazing how many memorable themes there are in that film, especially when you consider modern superhero scores, but hey that's Williams for you.
Oh, the Smallville theme! Yeah, that music really sells (in a scene with little dialogue) how Clark is torn. A part of him could easily stay there and be a small-town farmer and take care of Ma, but he also feels that pull to fulfill some unknown destiny. Great stuff.
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Oh, the Smallville theme! Yeah, that music really sells (in a scene with little dialogue) how Clark is torn. A part of him could easily stay there and be a small-town farmer and take care of Ma, but he also feels that pull to fulfill some unknown destiny. Great stuff.
I especially love it during the Jonathan Kent death scene. Its use in that scene makes me almost teary-eyed.
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