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#91, I keep comparing movies to each other so let's watch something outside of my usual range, it's 2021's "Bad Trip," even though I think I'm probably gonna think it's annoying.

#92, presumably the fight of the century, "Godzilla vs. Kong" (2021).

(I will not be telling you who wins.)

It's not just Pleasant Surprise Day, it's also April Ghouls, so, #93, or #332 since I started counting, 1982's "Poltergeist."

#94, or #333 since I started counting, 2018's "E.M.P 333 Days," which I think is about... a world some time after an EMP hit America?

(Thanks @trini for actually looking for one with 333 in the title.)

Sigh. #95, or #334 since I started counting, because I wanna finish the 2019 Best Picture nominees,
even though I think Tarantino sucks, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

#96, or #335 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "Ruggles of Red Gap."

Have not looked up at all what this is about, but I'm... assuming a Ruggle of Red Gap is not unlike a Barrett of Wimpole Street.

#97, or #336 since I started counting, 1982's "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." Don't know anything about this one, but I think it's in the same whatsit as yer "Breakfast Club" and such, and also Nic Cage has a small part.

I went, "I should watch something I expect I'll actually like," and then didn't.

#98, or #337 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "Naughty Marietta."

I don't know much about Les Mis, but I /am/ pretty sure literally nobody I know who has strong opinions about Les Mis would ever tell me to watch this version as my first substantial exposure:

#99, or #338 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "Les MisΓ©rables."

#100, or #339 since I started counting, 1983's "Valley Girl," in which Hollywood tries to make Nic Cage happen.

#101, or #340 since I started counting, it's the 1996 live-action "101 Dalmatians."

I remember this being Fun, Actually, but let's see if it holds up.

I'm trying to read up on these less ahead of time, #102, or #341 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "The Informer."

#103, or #342 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "Alice Adams."

Again, don't know a thing about this one except that Katharine Hepburn's in it.

#104, a 4h19m cut of "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith."

#105, my understanding is this one is about a fellow who dresses up as a bat to fight ne'er-do-wells, it's the 1966 "Batman" movie.

#106, 1935 Best Picture nominee "The Broadway Melody of 1936" which for fuck's sake better not do the thing the 1929 one did with just having the one song over and over.

#107, 2021 Netflix superhero thing "Thunder Force."

Have I heard good things? No.

#109, 2021 what-if-Bob-Odenkirk-was-John-Wick flick "Nobody."

#110, 1935 Best Picture nominee 🎩 "Top Hat." Another Fred and Ginger one, so probably not about a sentient hat deciding it's the best hat?

#111, or #350 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Two and a half hours long, here we go.

#112, or #351 since I started counting, 2003's "Looney Tunes: Back in Action," because I watched Space Jam and there's only two of these.

#113, or #352 since I started counting, 1983's "Twilight Zone: The Movie," for Spielberg's segment.

Three people died in a helicopter accident making the first segment, so maybe no snippy commentary from me for the first bit.

#114, or #353 since I started counting, 2021's "Chaos Walking," because Hollywood is gonna throw Tom Holland at us until we like him in something where he doesn't play a be-spider'd man.

#115, or #354 since I started counting, 1983's "Rumble Fish," on account of Cage is in it.

#116, or #355 since I started counting, let's do some more Cage, it's 1984's "Racing with the Moon."

Sean Penn is in it, it's a World War 2 last-days-before-having-to-go-to-war flick, I think?

#117, or #356 since I started counting, 1984's "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom."

Did this always start with a stage musical number. I feel like that never comes up.

#118, or #357 since I started counting, the 2021 "Mortal Kombat."

I know very little about this franchise, but it seems awful violent.

#119, or #358 since I started counting, 2001 TV movie "Hotel!"

My understanding is:
* Notable in 2021 mostly for having Paul McGann, Peter Capaldi, and Bradley Walsh in it.
* This was never rebroadcast for "sensitivity reasons," because 9/11 happened.

#120, or #359 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee and winner "Mutiny on the Bounty."

#121, or #360 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "Captain Blood." Another boat one.

#122, or #361 since I started counting, 2008's "Wanted." Let's see if I was right not to bother with this when it came out.

#123, or #362 since I started counting, 2021 Netflix trip-to-Mars-gone-wrong flick "Stowaway."

#124, or #363 since I started counting, 1935 Best Picture nominee "A Tale of Two Cities."

You know, I don't think I've ever picked up which two cities this is meant to be a tale of.

#125, or #364 since I started counting, 1936 Best Picture nominee "The Story of Louis Pasteur."

Topical!

#126, or #365 since I started counting, 1980 motion picture "The Blues Brothers," directed by John Landis before he killed three people, but also Spielberg is apparently in it.

#127, or #366 since I started counting, I turned off the lights, sat down in front of the TV, and watched 2021 motion picture "The Mitchells vs the Machines."

Hey!

That ruled!

#128, or #367 since I started counting, 1984 gangster movie "The Cotton Club."

#129, or #368 since I started counting, 1936 Best Picture nominee "The Great Ziegfeld," which is a 3-hour long musical.

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#130, or #369 since I started watching, 1936 Best Picture nominee "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town," in which Gary Cooper plays a small-town lad who moves to the big city after he gets a massive inheritance from a family member who dies so early in the film he's in the ground before I hit send on this post.

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"I don't know why he left /me/ all that money, I don't need it."

nice lad, just wants to play the tuba

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the nice lad who just wants to play his tuba doesn't understand why the opera needs funding and can therefore fuck off

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"He talks about women as if they were cattle."
"Every man to his taste, sir."

sure but not if they're cannibals, Walter

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"taste" as a metaphor for attraction and such sure is gross, now that i'm thinking about it

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god, by 1936 standards, Frank Capra at least knows how to make a fucking movie

#131, or #370 since I started counting, let's see what Adam Sandler does to the charming source material, it's 2002 motion picture "Mr. Deeds."

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I think Deeds should probably be a little more of a himbo than Sandler could ever be even at his sweetest, but you can see why 2002 Hollywood looks at the original, looks at Sandler, and greenlights this.

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say what you want about this one but the original didn't have Sandler and Erick Avari duetting Space Oddity for no apparent reason

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this is ridiculous and terrible and a hoot

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sandler, watching the original: "what this needs is more one-sided fight scenes"

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Deeds' obsession with rescuing a damsel in distress plays a lot creepier from Adam Sandler than it does from Gary Cooper.

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some of the more Sandler-y stuff really stands out having just yesterday seen the original -- that firefighter sequence could be in any Sandler flick, really -- but the broader changes all make sense, he's no Gary Cooper, but I like Sandler, Winona Ryder is good, too, I enjoyed this one.

#132, or #371 since I started counting, it's 2001's "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring."

look,,,

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local man who keeps all his power in his finger surprised to find finger removed

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"You're late."
"A wizard is never late."

the clock simply disagrees with him

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"Whatever you did, you've been officially labelled a 'disturber of the peace'."

buddy they won't even let me disturb the peace

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we all know some Sackville-Bagginses

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"I bid you all a very fond farewell. Goodbye."

*jazz hands* the prestige!

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*considers* the furthest i've been away from home is probably central Italy or central Sweden, whichever one is furthest away

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*does the math*
Sweden: 1452 kilometres away from home
Italy: 805 kilometres

Sam and Frodo probably have me beat by the end of this.

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"He's passing into the Shadow World."

has he tried not passing into the Shadow World

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merry and pippin by themselves could've done all this in half the time

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bad news: i'm enjoying this loads actually

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"Goblins!"

in /my/ ancient mountain tunnels?

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oh, right, he's a Sean Bean character

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27 minutes of credits? What is this, credits for ents?

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the last twenty minutes of credits are for members of the fan club

that's one way to squeeze extra minutes into an extended cut

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me, age 11 or 12 or therebouts, watching a seemingly endless barrage of boring sword and sorcery shit: "this fucking sucks"

me, today, watching a good road trip quest movie: "oh hey"

#133, or #372 since I started counting, 1936 Best Picture nominee "San Francisco," which has Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald, and is a musical about the.... 1906 San Francisco earthquake?

You don't get a lot of musicals about natural disasters, do you.

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Update: So far it's more about life in San Francisco /before/ the earthquake, and as is typical of musicals of the time, the musical of it all is all on stage -- there's been a New Year's revue show, and Jeanette MacDonald's just done an audition.

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What I picture when I call something a "musical" -- the Disney style, really -- doesn't quite exist yet, it's still very stage-centric, the characters are often performers, and the performances are all diegetic and only very occasionally transcend that reality.

@The_T *looks at Transmission and what I vaguely plan to watch tomorrow* yes, i too, love Adam Sandler

@Alexis (idk what Transmission is but you got what I was referencing right)

@The_T it's the torrent software I'm downloading 2002 motion picture "Mr Deeds" with, so, yes

@Alexis I will look into it because I need a better torrent program

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@Alexis ah, you mean the best part of the movie

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@The_T Peter Gallagher cuts them off, the absolute nerve of this man.

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@Alexis the farthest apart 2 of my homes have ever been is Vancouver, Canada to Orlando, FL, so 5,168.6 km. America is big.

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@Alexis and I guess technically I have been farther south in Florida than just Orlando

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@The_T America is also far away -- even just going to New York would quadruple my previous record. (The furthest I could go would be New Zealand.)

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@Alexis 62 year old you is gonna be a Snyderspider (which is what I have just decided to call Snyder fans).

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@Alexis In a way yes, there's probably a good four screens worth of Ent VFX editors in the credits.

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@Alexis You have a weird definition of bad news.

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@kurt That's what my dad's side of the family says whenever I complain about weather they consider "nice."

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@Alexis Yeah, but that's perfectly reasonable, you can find whatever you want good or bad, but to find something good and be mad about it that's a whole new level of weird.

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@kurt I would've been so mad if I'd enjoyed the Snyder Cut. I would've been absolutely insufferable.

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@Alexis I take it back, I actually can relate, it involved a lady who barked like a dog so it doesn't map completely, but I think I get it.

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@Alexis Mine's either Australia or (old) Zeeland, whichever one is further away.

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@kurt If you don't count air travel, in terms of distance, Australia is basically just the UK.

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@Alexis I don't know the duty free shop was a pretty long walk and you had no choice but to go through it.

@Alexis I'm sure Sauron won't make the same mistake again, I mean it's not like he has repeatedly done so and is deliberately repeating the same mistakes someone else has made before.

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