The thread for movies that aren't going to get their own thread but are still in theaters

Agreed.

Watched Everything Everywhere All at Once and boy watching every movie at the same time was hard but it was a great experience. I got hungry half way through all the movies and just ate my fingers.

I didn't recognize jamie lee curtis, she did a great job with her character. In fact everybody did a great job. Fight scenes were pretty good. The odd stuff was very good. Everything was great all at once and everywhere in the movie. My wife Michelle Yeoh also loved it.

I give this move all the ratings out of all the ratings all at once. I took some jelly and put it in my hair.

Baron Of Hell wrote:

Watched Everything Everywhere All at Once and boy watching every movie at the same time was hard but it was a great experience. I got hungry half way through all the movies and just ate my fingers.

I didn't recognize jamie lee curtis, she did a great job with her character. In fact everybody did a great job. Fight scenes were pretty good. The odd stuff was very good. Everything was great all at once and everywhere in the movie. My wife Michelle Yeoh also loved it.

I give this move all the ratings out of all the ratings all at once. I took some jelly and put it in my hair.

Oh snap Short Round was in this movie.

Baron Of Hell wrote:
Baron Of Hell wrote:

Watched Everything Everywhere All at Once and boy watching every movie at the same time was hard but it was a great experience. I got hungry half way through all the movies and just ate my fingers.

I didn't recognize jamie lee curtis, she did a great job with her character. In fact everybody did a great job. Fight scenes were pretty good. The odd stuff was very good. Everything was great all at once and everywhere in the movie. My wife Michelle Yeoh also loved it.

I give this move all the ratings out of all the ratings all at once. I took some jelly and put it in my hair.

Oh snap Short Round was in this movie.

Ke Huy Quan said he wanted to return to acting after decades after watching Crazy Rich Asians. Turns out representation matters. Who effing knew, right?

Top Gun: Maverick was fun. A bit too much nostalgia baiting in the first half, but once it (mostly) tried to be its own thing, I enjoyed it more. Lots of fighter jet porn, and beautiful shots both inside and outside the cockpit. The soundtrack mostly relied on the previous movie’s, which was disappointing. But overall, a fun movie.

I'm a huge Tony Scott fan, so I'll probably go back and rewatch the original before getting into this. We'll see if Tom Cruise can ruin it for me.

The Bob's Burgers movie was very fun!

karmajay wrote:

The Bob's Burgers movie was very fun!

Was there a lot of music in it? The show has gotten more and more musical over the years, but not full on like Central Park. I was kinda hoping it’d be a stealth musical like the South Park movie.

PaladinTom wrote:
karmajay wrote:

The Bob's Burgers movie was very fun!

Was there a lot of music in it? The show has gotten more and more musical over the years, but not full on like Central Park. I was kinda hoping it’d be a stealth musical like the South Park movie.

There is!

Top_Shelf wrote:

I'm a huge Tony Scott fan, so I'll probably go back and rewatch the original before getting into this. We'll see if Tom Cruise can ruin it for me.

I went back and watched Top Gun after Maverick and that worked out really well. I probably hadn't seen Top Gun since the early 90's so could only remember the highlights of the film. Was a real neat watch after Maverick. Really enjoyed it, particularly now that I had the context of where the Maverick character winds up.

Funny thing about the first film is it looks like in every scene the characters faces are drenched in sweat. Didn't matter if they were in a tense situation or just sitting listening to the instructor. Each actor had a boat load of sprayed on sweat in every scene. Was almost comical.

Crawley wrote:
Top_Shelf wrote:

I'm a huge Tony Scott fan, so I'll probably go back and rewatch the original before getting into this. We'll see if Tom Cruise can ruin it for me.

I went back and watched Top Gun after Maverick and that worked out really well. I probably hadn't seen Top Gun since the early 90's so could only remember the highlights of the film. Was a real neat watch after Maverick. Really enjoyed it, particularly now that I had the context of where the Maverick character winds up.

Funny thing about the first film is it looks like in every scene the characters faces are drenched in sweat. Didn't matter if they were in a tense situation or just sitting listening to the instructor. Each actor had a boat load of sprayed on sweat in every scene. Was almost comical.

I don't think I've seen it in 30 years either and I remember this!

In the cockpit? Sweaty.
On the beach? Sweaty.
In the hangar? Sweaty.
In the locker room? Sweaty.
In the CIC? Sweaty.
In the Captain's chambers? Sweaty.
At the bar? Sweaty.
At Kelly's house? Sweaty.
At the restaurant with Meg Ryan? Sweaty.
In the bathroom thinking about Goose? Sweaty.

And those are just the scenes I recall!

It did have a certain swaesthetic, didn’t it?

farley3k wrote:

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Christopher Walken Joins Dune: Part 2 as Emperor Shaddam

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Top Gun Maverick really needs to be seen on a big screen. Probably IMAX if you can.

Really enjoyed it. It gave me exactly what I wanted in a sequel done about a 50 something man at the sunset of his career in a young man's job. Jennifer Connelly was great as always and was an excellent choice. John Hamm? Great. Charles Parnell as well. All the young actors brought it, too.

Cruise has really got this "practical effects sell the movie" thing figured out.

Random:

Spoiler:

The "mission" was basically the Star Wars trench run.
I assume the unnamed enemy was an Iran stand in? Kinda?
Phoenix being the one to crash a plane yet come back for the final mission a bit on the nose?
The motorcycle at the beginning was the one from the first movie, but he later gets on a new bike for some reason.
Connelly playing the Admiral's daughter that was mentioned in a throw away line in the first movie was a great grab by some writer as a way to bring in a love interest. Hat tip.
Her having a classic Porsche was also an echo well played to the first film.

In scrolling through IMDB on the original movie, I found something funny in the casting. Keep scrolling down to the uncredited... How long has that been there?

MannisBoy wrote:

Cruise has really got this "practical effects sell the movie" thing figured out.

A few minor accuracy nits aside, Top Gun Maverick was fantastic. Putting the actors in the backseat of an actual F/A-18 and filming them during real maneuvers makes all the difference. Even seeing the rest of the world outside the cockpit and knowing it's real makes a big difference. The bits with Kilmer seemed mostly a way to shoehorn him into the movie, but they did it reasonably well. At least his involvement in the plot made sense.

Overall, thoroughly enjoyed it. Definitely see it in the theater.

I’m mixed on Maverick. I thought the movie was plenty entertaining and was decently well written, etc. It was just exhausting as someone who can get overwhelmed by noise and intense action. It’s like a movie purpose built to give you a panic attack if you’re prone to such things. I had to step out for a minute.

It’s not that it has action and that the action was visceral and real and well done, but it’s that and the soundtrack hammers you and the sound design hammers you. If you can handle that kind of thing you’ll love it, but if not be warned.

Wow, Old Henry is so good if you like westerns.