, 2022 edition!

In 2020 I watched 239 movies.
In 2021 I watched another 391,
for a total of 650 movies since very early into first lockdown.

That's probably all the movies, right?

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Shoot, I found more movies.

Let's start with something just as topical as last year's first one, #1, or #651, 1973's "Soylent Green."

It's the year 2022...

#2, #652, we Cage ever onwards, it's 2009's "Knowing."

But do I Know what this is about? I've Know idea.

#3, #653, I gotta get back to these, it's 1938 Best Picture nominee "Four Daughters."

This is before the 80s, when Hollywood perfected the "two schmucks with a bad idea" formula, so they've overshot to "four daughters."

#4, #654, we Cage ever onwards, it's 2009's "The Bad Lieutenant - Port of Call: New Orleans."

An unwieldy title like that doesn't... traditionally... mean... good things.

#5, #655, we Cage ever onwards, with another one I'd never put on without a reason, but in a completely different way, it's 2009's "G-Force," about a team of highly trained guinea pig spies.

#6, #656, we Cage ever onwards with another celebrity voice cast children's cartoon, it's 2009's "Astro Boy," in which he voices... the professor?

#7, #657, we Cage ever onwards, with 2010's "Kick-Ass."

Saw it when it came out, but I can't imagine it's aged... particularly gracefully.

#8, #658, one of only two Taika Waititis I haven't seen, 2010's "Boy."

#9, #659, we Cage ever onwards, it's 2010's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice." Which you'd think would have Mickey Mouse in it, but it doesn't.

#10, #660, we Cage ever onwards with 2011's "Season of the Witch," which I'm pretty sure is about the Plague, no, not that one, the other one.

#11, #661, 2010's "MacGruber" because I wanna know if I should bother with that show they just dropped.

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#11, #662, Netflix has been pushing me to watch whatever the fuck 1991's "Hudson Hawk" is, so whatever, let's watch whatever the fuck 1991's "Hudson Hawk" is.

"He was known as the Hudson Hawk."

guess it's about this guy

the first number in this subthread should clearly have been #12 but i'm not fixing it

🦅 "Hudson Hawk" (1991), food 

a thermos full of spaghetti seems like something Italians would get mad about

🦅 "Hudson Hawk" (1991), food 

just let this man have his cappuccino for fuck's sake

🦅 "Hudson Hawk" (1991) 

not saying this is a masterpiece or nothin' but there's no way this was appreciated at the time

*looks at wikipedia* yeah everyone hated it

🦅 "Hudson Hawk" (1991) 

nothin' wrong with an hour and a half of solid violent slapstick that knows what it is

dudes rock

🦅 "Hudson Hawk" (1991), food 

"Can I buy you a cappuccino?"

fuckin finally

Just found out there's a "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) and I have to know, I have to know how they get there!

#13 or #663.

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

This title sequence sure is implying that right after the first one they steal Bernie's corpse and go around the country with it.

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

Bernie Lomax's dead corpse status: In the NYC morgue.

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

"A hundred thousand for a voodoo queen, isn't that a bit excessive?"

oh no

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

what the fuck

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

two new schmucks are in the Virgin Islands to see a voodoo queen

about resurrecting Bernie Lomax

they're RESURRECTING HIM

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

the old schmucks are still around, they just got fired from the company they caught Bernie's fraud at

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

bernie lomax lives

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

well, lives, he's a voodoo zombie who walks in the general direction of where the money is hidden

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

the new schmucks have lost Bernie (they got on the subway, somebody stole the jukebox that was animating Bernie, they ran after the thief, forgetting Bernie, who was returned to the morgue)

the old schmucks have acquired Bernie (snuck into morgue, stole him)

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

I'd probably travel to an island to get Bernie's money out of a safe deposit box but I probably would not steal Bernie (a corpse) and take him on a plane so I could pretend he's alive to take the money out of the safe deposit box

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

Bernie Lomax moving on his own, fucked up if true.

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

"He's a great dancer!"

brenda he's dead

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

do love watching Bernie Lomax get absolutely bodied

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

Bernie Lomax dead corpse status: walking in a parade, attended to only by the two new schmucks, who've been transformed into goats

and that's where it ends

💀🌴 "Weekend at Bernie's II" (1993) 

how do you do a followup to a movie about two schmucks with a bad idea, simple, you introduce a second pair of schmucks and give both pairs different takes on the same bad idea

a golden age of film

#14, or #664, 2018's "Welcome to Marwen," which, I don't even remember why I downloaded this or what it's about.

Well, that's a weird CGI Steve Carell.

I bet this is a Robert Zemeckis joint. *checks* It is!

🔫 "Welcome to Marwen" (2018) 

Not even a weird CGI Steve Carell, a weird CGI stop-motion puppet Steve Carell. Weird choices.

🔫 "Welcome to Marwen" (2018) 

boy the tone of this thing is all over the place

🔫 "Welcome to Marwen" (2018) 

saw this is based on a real, sad events that really happened to a real guy, so obviously stopped with the snippier comments, but then I didn't really have anything to say

Steve Carell is good, tone kinda evens out a bit in

🔫 "Welcome to Marwen" (2018) 

it's all just kind of sad

🔫 "Welcome to Marwen" (2018) 

me: well i'm glad this story at least picks up years after the violent homophobic assault that--

zemeckis: no we gotta show the violent homophobic assault

🔫 "Welcome to Marwen" (2018) 

*takes a few deep breaths*

🔫 "Welcome to Marwen" (2018) 

not a big fan of this message that his medication was keeping him down, that's not great

I'm not doing anything else productive today, #15, or #665, 2021's "The Lost Daughter."

like, i'll watch Olivia Colman faff about dramatically on holiday, for sure

👧👧"The Lost Daughter" (2021) 

these flashbacks are making me regret having kids (i obviously do not have kids)

👧👧"The Lost Daughter" (2021) 

hate these teenagers also

👧👧"The Lost Daughter" (2021) 

never fucking having kids

you know what, i'm an adult, i'm gonna go get some Cornettos

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

you can tell the devil is hard at work here because the city is upside down

that could also be doctor strange

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

i've never been stuck in an elevator, the closest i've got is i once used an elevator about 12 hours before somebody else got stuck it in it for about half an hour

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

video distortion? the devil is at work here

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

"Where I come from, they call it... the Devil's Meeting."
"Is this guy for real?"

yeah come on

that's ridiculous

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

just to file a guess:
* not the violent asshole guard or the scruffy veteran, too obvious
* not the dead mattress salesman, too dead
* the young woman is too obvious in the other way, she's so meek, But: Devil might cut themself, I guess.
* No real data on the old woman.

Current guess: I feel like I'm being lead to "it's the young woman," so I'm gonna say it's the old woman.

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

could be Dwight, Elevator Repairman but that feels like cheating

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

or rip Dwight, Elevator Repairman, I guess

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

rip to the old woman also

my guess shifts to the young woman I guess

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

"Kill him! Kill him before he kills us!"

okay now I definitely think it's her

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

can't believe I was right all along, very dumb, enjoyed it a lot

😈 "Devil" (2010) 

it's not /good/, but did I enjoy it, yes

#17, or #667, the number of the neighbour of the Beast but just as evil, 2021's "Dear Evan Hansen."

still really funny how we all went "wait it's not gay???" and instead it's about like

a 37-year old high schooler stealing valour to make himself popular and getting away with it

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