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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. Lartyconshayo

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 5, 2010

    Posts: 2,330

    Location: deep space nine

    I really liked the juxtaposition between the comedic element of the friend and the main story.

    I went to see Us last night and it's also excellent and has a similar vibe. Mr Peele is a very exciting director.
  2. VincentHanna


    Joined: Jul 30, 2013

    Posts: 17,452

    The Dirt - Netflix


    I enjoyed this a lot more than Bohemian Rhapsody, even though the music isn't as good (not really a fan of glam metal). It seems to have gotten withering reviews but their lifestyle's made for more interesting drama.

    As I'm not as familiar with Motley Crue I wasn't really bothered how accurate the portrayal of the band members was.
  3. Lartyconshayo

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 5, 2010

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    Location: deep space nine

    Went to see a film I helped kickstart 7 years ago ! "Being Frank": The Chris Sievey story. Wonderful documentary about the genius of the man behind Frank Sidebottom.

    Highly recommend 10/10
  4. bartledvd


    Joined: Jan 13, 2012

    Posts: 619

    Location: n.wales Rhuddlan

    Watched a special screening of Pet semetry last night was ok think my wife and i both prefer the old one. 6/10
  5. kully1972


    Joined: May 23, 2015

    Posts: 257

    The mule. 8/10
    Absorbing great cast. Another thoughtful gem from Clint Eastwood.
  6. signs

    Wise Guy

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    i watched a couple of these last night , very good , its a bit like a animated tales of the unexpected
  7. keenan


    Joined: Sep 22, 2009

    Posts: 450

    Never seen Tales of the unexpected. Is it worth a watch?
  8. signs

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Oct 25, 2016

    Posts: 1,435

    really dated now mate
  9. Combat Fighter


    Joined: Jun 6, 2009

    Posts: 4,914

    Location: No Mans Land

    I loved watching them as a kid in the 80’s.

    That theme tune!
  10. IvanDobskey


    Joined: Feb 2, 2010

    Posts: 7,352

    Location: East Midlands

    The night eats the world 7/10

    Slightly different take on the zombie film and one of the better ones i have seen lately. It's fairly light on dialogue as the main character spends a lot of time alone, but it's very watchable all the same.

    Definitely recommend if you like your zombie apocalypse films.
  11. keenan


    Joined: Sep 22, 2009

    Posts: 450

    Might rather skip it then :D
  12. meth


    Joined: Nov 10, 2003

    Posts: 72

    Location: Ye olde land o' many roundabouts

    The Favourite (2018)

    Started off quite nicely... very stylish, good acting etc.. but boy did I wish for a quick finish... ultimatley nowhere to go.. 5/10 :D
  13. Chojin

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    Joined: Nov 21, 2004

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    A Quiet Place

    Decent enough but not as good as I thought it would be from reviews. It was more diverse than I expected, but didn't go deep enough into anything to make it interesting.

  14. Freakbro


    Joined: Jul 29, 2010

    Posts: 14,466

    Location: Lincs

    Us - 6/10

    Yea, I get he likes to make social commentary within his films and there's the bigger 'message'....but if you are advertising something as a horror then it should at least be scary in some form or another....and it was as flat as a pancake in that regard.
  15. Raymond Lin

    Capo Crimine

    Joined: Oct 20, 2002

    Posts: 62,632

    Location: Wish i was in New York

    It was good up until they leave the house, then it turned into just a slasher horror.
  16. checjb

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    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

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    Location: Royston, Herts

    I have just at the end of "Predator: If It Bleeds", which is an anthology of short stories based on the Predator franchise. And by that I mean only Predator 1 & 2 (one even 'stars' P2's Harrigan). It's superb. Every single story is a worthy addition to the mythos and wipes the floor with anything made after Predator 2. These are stories written by people who actually watched and cared about the 2 films. If they filmed them (kind of like Netflix "... & Robots" anthology) is would be awesome. Instead, they let Shane Black make his abomination. Such a waste.
  17. Gerard


    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 30,643

    Location: Ireland

    Kong Skull Island

    Yet another Kong Movie where the Aircraft have to get within bitch slapping range for inexplicable reasons. :rolleyes: A Biplane? Ok, a Huey Gunship? Wut?
  18. Maximum Triceratops


    Joined: Oct 22, 2007

    Posts: 2,555

    Location: Hull

    Ok next movie in the lineup - Kong (Endgame) plot - Kong is loose in London destroying the city bit by bit. An unseen Apache Longbow destroys him in 5 seconds flat with 2 Lazer guided hellfire missiles, the end. Will make for a cool movie that will if you can suspend your belief of a 100ft monkey running round London.
  19. jsmoke


    Joined: Jun 17, 2012

    Posts: 6,990

    American made. Pretty garbage, disappointing if you know something of the real story. Tom Cruise is a crap actor, hard to take him serious, no story just a lot of short scenes put together. The only good bit is at end whe he is shot.
  20. BriT


    Joined: Jun 27, 2005

    Posts: 3,933

    Location: Reading

    A Cure for wellness - Quite a creepy psychological film that I quite enjoyed 7/10