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Go Fourth: What’s The Must Movie For Heatwave A/C?

18 Responses to “Go Fourth: What’s The Must Movie For Heatwave A/C?”

  1. Pete B. says:

    Well if you want the biggest bang for your air conditioning buck, the Fathom Event of Hamlet – with Benedict Cumberbatch – clocks in at 3 & 1/2 hours on Monday. That should cool you off for awhile.

  2. Sideshow Bill says:

    JAWS. No question. Or Raiders. They smell like Summer

  3. Sideshow Bill says:

    Felt like Spider-Man:FFH was kind of a mess. Still fun and reasonably clever but a comedown from Homecoming

  4. movieman says:

    My mind invariably reverts to definitive summer films from my childhood.

    So “Barefoot in the Park” (and “The Dirty Dozen”), “Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Wild Bunch” (and “True Grit”), “Myra Breckinridge,” “Summer of ’42″….like that.

  5. Pete B. says:

    Sideshow, I agree Homecoming was more fun, but I was just happy they kept the fishbowl on Mysterio.

    That extra scene mid-credits really makes me wonder what they plan on for Spidey 3.

  6. Monco says:

    Midsommar. Hmmm. I don’t know what to think.

  7. Sideshow Bill says:

    Monco, a lot of people seem to be having that reaction. For me it was instantaneous. I had a giddy grin as the credits rolled. I bit my finger in anxiety all throughout the film. It worked for me like nothing else this year. It was an invigorating experience at the movies. I won’t force anyone to see it my way but my way is 100% genuine.

  8. movieman says:

    Happy to see that HBO has renewed “Euphoria” for a second season.
    (Last week’s ep–the carnival–was the best yet.)

    Really hope HBO gives Zendaya the Emmy/GG “Best Actress” push she deserves.
    It’s a remarkable performance: the type that normally catapults someone to the “A” list.

  9. Bulldog68 says:

    Has anyone here checked out Years and Years yet?

  10. movieman says:

    Yep, Bulldog.
    Thought the first two episodes were terrific: last week’s ep merely so-so.
    A tad deflating that, so far anyway, Emma Thompson has more of a glorified cameo than a lead (or even supporting) role.
    Will definitely keep watching, though, if just to see what happens next.

    P.S.= Rory Kinnear is killing it. For me, he’s the breakout star of the series.

  11. Stella's Boy says:

    I like Kinnear. He was so good on the underrated Penny Dreadful. I’d like to get around to Euphoria but who knows when.

  12. Bulldog68 says:

    I’ve thought that Rory Kinnear has the most compassionate and emotive eyes. He did so much with just a look on Dreadful.

  13. Bulldog68 says:

    Maybe there is a chance my summer can be saved after all. The reviews for Crawl are quite good. Looking forward to it.

  14. movieman says:

    “Crawl” is good, unpretentious fun, Bulldog.
    Definitely worth the price of a Bargain Tuesday admission.

    I liked Kinnear’s dad, too.
    Anybody remember Roy Kinnear?
    Was “Penny Dreadful” the series w/ Eva Green?

  15. Stella's Boy says:

    Yes that’s the one movieman.

  16. Pete B. says:

    Unfortunately there were less than a dozen people in my Friday night viewing of Crawl. At under 90 minutes, the movie hums along. Still amazed it was filmed in Serbia as it sure seemed authentic Florida.

    Yep, Eva Green was in Penny Dreadful and should have won an award for the seance scene alone. She did get nominated for a Golden Globe.

  17. movieman says:

    I’ve been an Eva Green fan since Bertolucci’s “The Dreamers.”
    A friend who’s interviewed her on several occasions says she’s great.
    Funny, unpretentious, super smart.

  18. Pete B. says:

    Not to mention gorgeous.

    So basically she’s perfect.

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