What’s the last movie you watched?


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We watched a movie together as a family last night, it was the first time since pre-covid days. It was a spider man movie, something about going home or not going home, I can't remember which. My son tells me it was number 7 in the series and included all the previous bad guys and all the previous good guys from the earlier movies. It had a start and a finish, so presumably it had a middle as well. That's about the best summary I can give, which I suppose says something. 

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On 12/30/2021 at 4:44 PM, Backroads said:

Finally watched it. Quite enjoyed it. Great music. Some of the plot seemed slightly underbaked, but generally two thumbs up from me.

I also finally watched Encanto and LOVED it!!

I actually really liked the very small plot- that this is truly about a family learning to get along better, and address the undertones under the "everything is perfect" exterior.  There's no big dragon to fight, no "we need to save the world", or anything like that. 

(Maybe spoilers ahead?)

Rather the solution to the problem is truly: a hug.   Walking into your sister's room, truly talk to her, and give her a hug (and other family members too).   Mend the cracks in your family by seeing the true worth of very member.  

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On 1/2/2022 at 4:03 PM, Suzie said:

Yesterday, I finished watching the last season of Cobra Kai. Obsessed is an understatement!

Greatest series I have seen in a LONG time. It’s an original story that doesn’t lean on its origin series. It uses the nostalgia and fan service cards in a very classy manner

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Finished re-watching "After The Sunset", this time for review purposes. 

The US military periodically relocates people between duty stations as needed, and will pay for their relocation provided that the total weight of their household goods is below a certain amount; they have to pay for anything over it. 

Because of this, it's quite common to see people unloading books, DVDs, CDs, and the like cheaply where I live. When I was in college, I started a plan wherein I would buy what I could find, sell whatever was still brand new or slightly used, and then donate what I didn't want to keep. This backfired spectacularly, leaving me with a large quantity of DVDs I have yet to unload. So, I'm going through them one at a time for purposes of writing "retro" reviews for my column.

This one was awful the first time I watched it, and remained awful thereafter. 

Pierce Brosnan plays a master thief who tries to retire after he's nearly killed during a major caper, only for the FBI agent who nearly killed him to entice him into one last job. 

It's slow, often boring, and deliberately uses female nudity and sexual content to distract from this. 

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