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What film did you watch last night?

Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by Richeh, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Converge


    Joined: Jan 26, 2005

    Posts: 3,506

    Baywatch - 2/10.

    Absolute trash, I can’t think of one part of it that was genuinely funny.
    Alexandra Daddario’s eyes scare me, but she has other things to distract me from them! :D
    So, it gets 1 point just for her and another for Zak Efron’s body being just ridiculous. I have man envy.
  2. hyperseven


    Joined: May 1, 2013

    Posts: 6,563

    Location: M28

    Inital D - Legend 1,2,3

    Never seen any of this anime before but have played the PSX game, rather enjoyed them.
  3. Steedie

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Jun 29, 2004

    Posts: 19,816

    Location: Oxfordshire

    Thor: Ragnarok


    My favourite Marvel film so far. Korg alone made it a brilliant film, hilarious character
  4. Gerard


    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 31,573

    Location: Ireland

    Outpost, cheesy Nazi Zombie movie, watchable though.
  5. FlyingScotsman

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 29, 2008

    Posts: 1,054

    Location: Scotland

    Watched another belter last night offshore, 'A Prayer Before Dawn' really great movie, pretty grim tbh but true story about English boxer in Thai prison. 9/10
  6. nands


    Joined: Mar 16, 2006

    Posts: 3,033

    Hacksaw Ridge - a true life war film about a seventh day adventist in WWII, his religious beliefs and family history forbade him from touching a gun but he made it to the front lines and became an inspiration. The film features some amazing scenes of death and devastation, slightly held back by its low budget but overall a truly moving film. 4/5
  7. Phate


    Joined: Nov 1, 2003

    Posts: 35,002

    Location: Lisbon, Portugal

    Love, Simon - really enjoyed this, surprisingly. Wife wanted to watch a rom com/drama style movie (she loves that kinda stuff...things like the Notebook etc) and whilst it's not what I normally go for, I took a look for a list online. Found this Love, Simon. Synopsis sounded different from the norm so decided to give it a go.

    Overall we really enjoyed it. Some very well placed funny moments and its a "typical" teen drama movie but dealing with a VERY real world issue which lots of millennials are getting the courage to go through. I liked the message and delivery.

    If you're in the mood for something easy going, go for it :)
  8. Liquid_Entity


    Joined: Apr 11, 2006

    Posts: 5,815

    Location: East Grinstead, W Sussex

    Perfect film for a miserable wet Sunday. I didn't want it to end as it was all just really well done. Korg most definitely the funniest parts. Need to watch again but without the nearly 3yr old constant interruptions. 9/10
  9. sbweightman


    Joined: May 7, 2006

    Posts: 821

    Location: United Kingdom

    Mission: Impossible Fallout (2018) - 8/10

    An entertaining action film full of marvelous stunts, thrilling set pieces and exciting chase scenes.

    The story is the weak part, functional and derivative, but has plenty of double crosses and a world threatening scale to it.

    Good use of light hearted moments and a strong supporting cast, although Cruise is the star of the show and in this case, deserves it as he continues to dominate with his screen presence.

    Overall, a great, fun film with a clever plot and fantastic action pieces.
  10. leemk


    Joined: Jun 29, 2007

    Posts: 539

    Alien 3 : Special Edition : 7/10.
    Liked the extra 30 minutes , although some of the CGI is a bit crap.
    Got Alien 4 : SE to watch next but it will have to have some amazing extra scenes to make that film more than a mediocre 4/10 film.
  11. ElliorR


    Joined: Feb 20, 2009

    Posts: 8,654

    Location: Not where I'd like to be

    I’ve always thought Alien 3 was a bit underrated.
  12. RobDogDog

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Aug 8, 2011

    Posts: 1,353

    Baby Driver - 4/10

    It felt to me like it was trying to combine lots of different genres and for me it never quite succeeded.

    American Assassin - 5/10

    Pretty silly film but enjoyably silly. Some of the dialogue is laughably bad. I did enjoy it more than Baby Driver though haha!
  13. Marsman


    Joined: Oct 18, 2009

    Posts: 10,955

    The changes to Alien 3 assembly cut, made quite a difference to the film. The same cannot be said for the director's cut of Resurrection. There's a few new scenes and some changes which add around 4 mins after a quick search, but nothing that does anything to improve the film. If anything, the theatrical version is better; or, maybe you could say, less bad. :p
  14. V_R


    Joined: Jan 17, 2007

    Posts: 8,503

    Location: UK

    Oh Jesus don't open that can of worms again for Gods sake.....
  15. Wizzfizz


    Joined: Oct 13, 2003

    Posts: 10,302

    Location: Left of the middle

    Mission: Impossible Fallout 9/10

    Thought it was ace. Even bought a popcorn
  16. arc@css


    Joined: Nov 8, 2008

    Posts: 26,819

    Omen II. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077394/

    A solid follow up to the first. Well worth watching.

    I've only seen a little of third though I understand that's where it really starts to go downhill.
  17. Evangelion


    Joined: Dec 29, 2007

    Posts: 24,010

    Location: Adelaide, South Australia


    Schizophrenic David Jacobs (an inexperienced Edgar Fox) seeks treatment from a psychiatrist Robert Emett Friedhoff (an old Lluís Homar) who treats him using experimental methods. When Jacobs is found dead in his bathtub, suspicion falls upon Friedhoff.

    Maia Kensington (a young Christy Escobar) leads the investigation, confronting Friedhoff with evidence from Jacobs' increasingly erratic video diary.

    As the sad tale of Jacobs' death unfolds, the audience must decide: is this just another case of schizophrenia gone wrong, or is it... ANOMALOUS?!

    I rate Anomalous at 23.31 on the Haglee Scale, which works out as a mildly deranged 7/10 on IMDB.

    In a future world of Brutalist architecture, where cybernetic eye implants connect everyone to a universal network and a visual record of every experience is uploaded to the cloud, police solve crimes by replaying personal video feeds to determine who was responsible.

    A sudden outbreak of seemingly unconnected murders throws the entire system into chaos, as authorities cannot find a single video of the culprit. It seems that in a world where no identity is hidden, someone has somehow managed to become... ANON!

    I rate Anon at 23.31 on the Haglee Scale, which works out as a twisty 7/10 on IMDB.

    Frozen River.
    A destitute member of the working poor struggles to pay her mounting bills while feeding her two young boys on a healthy diet of popcorn and carbonated beverages.

    During a particularly brutal winter she inadvertently stumbles upon an 'alternative' source of revenue, but it is not without serious moral implications. Meanwhile, one of her sons steals money from old people. Because screw old people, amirite? Bloody old people. :rolleyes:

    As the authorities close in, pressure intensifies, and our protagonist with left with a terrible choice: will she keep her morals and lose her house, or will she risk it all and cross.... the FROZEN RIVER?!

    I rate Frozen River at 23.31 on the Haglee Scale, which works out as a depressing 7/10 on IMDB.

    A teenage girl hates her mother, as most teenage girls do. At the height of her rage she attempts to summon the mysterious demon Pyewacket, commanding him to kill her mother so she can run away and become a happy orphan.

    The results of the ritual appear inconclusive, but during the next few days mysterious shenanigans ensue, and the daughter begins to suspect she has actually summoned... PYEWACKET!

    I rate Pyewacket at 23.31 on the Haglee Scale, which works out as a dysfunctional 7/10 on IMDB.

    A young man awakes with bad case of amnesia, to discover that people are inexplicably dying all over the place. Gingerly exploring his immediate environment, he is inexorably drawn to the uncomfortable conclusion that he is the one who's killing them... somehow. :confused:

    When he meets a young woman suffering equally from amnesia, they sense an unusual bond that may be connected to events that occurred before they both blacked out. Meanwhile, people keep dying and the police are understandably irritated.

    As memories slowly return, the horrible truth emerges. Can the young man prove his innocence to the police, and how will he keep unsuspecting members of the public outside his deadly... RADIUS?!

    I rate Radius at 23.31 on the Haglee Scale, which works out as a surprisingly creative 7/10 on IMDB.
  18. HumanShield


    Joined: Apr 26, 2004

    Posts: 6,010

    Location: Wrexham

    The Dark Tower - 4/10

    Could have done with being longer by about an hour so it didn't feel so rushed. Generally just not great!
  19. fez


    Joined: Aug 22, 2008

    Posts: 13,196

    Location: Sidcup

    War for the planet of the Apes - 8/10

    Really enjoyed it after being quite disappointed with the second film for some reason. I liked the first one as well.

    Thought that pacing was really good and it was surprisingly emotional.
  20. Jony27


    Joined: Aug 15, 2010

    Posts: 8,296

    Location: N. Ireland

    Coco - 9/10

    Got me invested into the storyline