Tuesday, February 8, 2011

An Evening Dedicated to Mind Penetrating Movies

Last night I took the time to watch some great movies. I had seen a lot of the classics that fall into this category like 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Usual Suspects, 12 Monkeys, Memento, Donnie Darko, etc. But last night I watched two new ones and here is my opinion on such.

My Christian Bale is quite an actor if you look at the spectrum and dedication he puts into all of his roles. I had seen bits and pieces of this but never sat down to appreciate the whole film. I loved the idea, and premise being a business buff myself. People tend to stray from their 9 to 5 life. I won't ruin anything but this is a movie I suggest all take the time to see.

Now for this one, it's much more recent than any I have mentioned on here. The twist is a little more obvious but the way they depicted it was pulled off nicely I thought. Leonardo DiCaprio has really grown into a real actor especially compared to how he started. I once again hope people take the time to see a film like this. Even if the twist becomes obvious I love all films. Dumb movies are even a guilty pleasure of mine because turning off your mind is always a good time.

39 comments:

  1. American Psycho is my all-time favorite movie, a lot of people dont look at it as a very dark satire, but if they do (and they should), they will find it is actually hilarious as well

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  2. Where's INCEPTIONNN, DUMMMM DUMMM

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  3. Alright, I'm convinced. I'll watch both of these tonight.

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  4. I love Christian Bale. He;s a great actor.

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  5. American Psycho is fucking badass, the book is even more insane though.

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  6. I really need to see both of those movies damn!

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  7. Never saw American Psycho. Loved Shutter Island, though.

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  8. same as above. havent seen American Psycho, but Shutter Island was definitely a good movie.

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  9. i haven't seen american Psycho.. i thought shutter island was pretty good.. a little obvious but pretty good.

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  10. Man.. 2 really solid picks. I saw 12 Monkeys for the first time the other day, I think Brad Pitt killed it... I would recommend it to anyone who hasn't watched it yet!

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  11. Love American Psycho, not so sure about Shutter Island though

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  12. Both of these movies were great and I agree with you when you say that Leonardo DiCaprio has become quite a good actor....

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  13. I really enjoyed Shutter Island. When I first saw Leo in Titanic, I hated him, now I'm starting to like him.

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  14. you should read the book for shutter island, much more subtle and well fleshed out.

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  15. Love American Psycho. And I agree, the twist in shutter island was way too obvious, really if you're bright enough you could figure it out in like the first 10 minutes.

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  16. I still need to watch American Psycho, all I've seen are gifs used on the internets lol

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  17. american psycho is a great movie, shutter island...eh. i have a huge fancy for mindfuck movies, though.

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  18. I havent seen American Psycho yet, but loved Shutter Island

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  19. Where is Memento or Mulholland drive?

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  20. I want to watch American Psycho!

    Great list of movies

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  21. Christian Bale is quite the actor :)

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  22. I skipped Shutter Island. Someone spoiled the ending for me and now I can't even watch it. This all the Internets fault! Anyway, that was a good read!

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  23. Love American Psycho and Shutter Island. American Psycho may be my all time favorite. Solid post!

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  24. Shutter Island is one of my fav movies ever, i love the kind of "open" end

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  25. American pysco is a big mindfuck of a movie lol Im still confused and dont understand the movie but it was awesome

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  26. Really loved Shutter Island! I was blown away by the twist!

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  27. A dream in a dream in a dream? INCEPTION!

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  28. The american pyscho book is much more detailed but the movie will always be a classic, great review

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  29. I absolutly loved Shutter island, I thought the plot line was fantastic even though about 1/2 way through I was able to guess what was going on.

    Regardless, fantastic movie IMO

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  30. I watched the shutter island on my plane flight .
    Well recorded , nice lightning efects but you can easly guess end in the middle of movie

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  31. Shutter Island was one hell of a mindfuck, maybe I'm just stupid but I didn't work it out.

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  32. Have yet to watch Shutter Island, I'll definitely watch it someday this week.

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  33. is it weird that i havent seen any of these? i'll have to make the time to watch em!

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  34. I'm reading the prequel to the book American Psycho right now. It's mehhh right now.

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  35. Shutter Island was a pretty good movie, definatly a mindfuck!

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  36. Yeah, DiCaprio is freakin' good nowadays. Shutter Island was excellent.

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