The Last Movie I Saw

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The Last Movie I Saw

1Tess_W
Ott 19, 2020, 10:02pm

I don't watch TV hardly ever. But I did sit down with the hubbs and watch "Red" with Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. Very funny!

Usually only ever go to theatre with a friend, so haven't been able to do that since March. I don't think I've been to the theatre in 2020. However, the last movie I saw was Dunkirk.

2John5918
Modificato: Ott 19, 2020, 11:24pm

Dunkirk was the last film I saw in a cinema, a couple of years ago, and the first I'd seen for many years. My goddaughter took me to see it while I was visiting London.

We grew up calling them films, not movies. We'd speak of going to the cinema or the pictures rather than going to see a movie. Funnily enough I had that conversation about film v movies with a young Canadian colleague just yesterday.

3LyndaInOregon
Ott 20, 2020, 9:32pm

"Knives Out" was the last movie I saw in a theater. I don't go to the movies much -- combination of ridiculous ticket prices and being too old for the superhero, explosion-fest, and 20-something hookup movies that seem to be what our local movie house mostly books.

4malarkeyus
Mar 16, 2021, 8:18pm

Last movie was on DVD through DVD.com (a Netflix company). Fierce Grace, which was very moving. I may watch it again before sending it back.

5nohrt4me2
Mar 16, 2021, 9:55pm

"I Care a Lot." Very uneven. I couldn't tell whether a "message movie" about elder abuse (first third) or a black comedy about greed (final two-thirds).

A recent local court case where I live highlighted just how terrifying life can become for victims of the state-appointed custodial racket.

6Tess_W
Mar 16, 2021, 11:07pm

I basically don't watch TV and seldom go to the movies. However, when I do watch, it's usually as a follow up to a book I read. I always read the book first, maybe that's why I often find the movie lacking. I recently started watching the ABC Murder Series on Amazon (Agatha Christie) after reading the book of the same name. I watched episode one, not sure I will watch the rest.

As to a movie theatre, the last one I watched was because my mother (aged 87) wanted to go, so I took her to see Victoria and Abdul, about the real-life relationship of Queen Victoria and her Indian servant. (2017) My favorite thing about the movies is the buttered popcorn, that you almost have to take out a second mortgage to purchase!

7nohrt4me2
Mar 17, 2021, 12:16am

My immune system is shot, so I am grateful for streaming services on TV. I haven't been to a movie theater in years.

A lot of TV shows are based on books I have read. I find it interesting to see how the books are used to springboard into a series, for ex The Leftovers or The Handmaid's Tale. Sometimes they make a hash of it, but sometimes it's quite good.

8John5918
Modificato: Mar 17, 2021, 12:21am

At times when I've had a good internet connection I've downloaded a lot of films from the internet to watch at home at my leisure. The other day I re-watched The Day of the Jackal, an old favourite starring Edward Fox.

9Tess_W
Modificato: Set 24, 2021, 7:03am

I just started watching The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones. As previously stated, I don't watch much TV at all, but my husband is a TV junkie. As as I working in the kitchen I kept hearing the word "Puccini" and thought that wasn't anything my husband would likely watch. I inquired and sat down to watch the rest of the episode. The next episode was Tolstoy....while this is purely Hollywood speculation and involves a bit of romance, I found it to be delightful, though 50% of the time I'm flipping through my tablet to find out the real history of the person in a specific event, it's still better than 99% of the drivel I've seen on TV. There are 24 episodes and 4 full length movies on Netflix.

10vwinsloe
Set 24, 2021, 9:02am

The last movie that I saw in a theater was 1917.

The last movie that I saw at home was Nomadland, because my husband had read the book by Jessica Bruder and was fascinated by it. The movie was excellent, but, of course, he said not as good as the book.

11TempleCat
Set 24, 2021, 5:40pm

I hadn't been to a movie theater in a couple of hears, but three weeks ago I went with a friend to see The Green Knight. I'm a bit of a medievalist, so I just had to see how Sir Gawain fared this time around! We were the only ones in the theater through the entire showing, so the masks came off. Lovely experience, quite a good movie, well done.

12Tess_W
Gen 14, 6:02am

I don't watch TV, as a general rule. (and I married to a TV junkie!) Sometimes he pulls me in when I'm in the kitchen and I "hear" the TV. This week I watched The Woman in Black from the book by the same name. Gothic setting. The movie was very "meh" till the last 2 minutes--worth the watch!

13jsharpmd
Gen 14, 5:48pm

Went to see the King's Man with my elder son. Movie about the origin of the King's Men. Great movie.