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What film did you watch last night?

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

  1. Cadder

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 25 Nov 2020

    Posts: 1,204

    Last night we watched Red Notice. 6/10 just switch off mentally and let it run.

    I wanted it to be good but I just couldn't get along with it.
  2. tres


    Joined: 16 Oct 2007

    Posts: 7,226

    Location: UK

    Boiling Point 8/10

    Film shot entirely in one take, a look at a busy high end restaurant. The format makes it surprisingly tense to watch.
  3. cu3ed


    Joined: 26 Jan 2006

    Posts: 11,477

    Location: Belfast

    Seen The Eternals with bro, towards the end many people started to leave, we should have as well. Utter Kack.
  4. Shamikebab

    Capo Crimine

    Joined: 9 Mar 2006

    Posts: 51,766

    Location: Surrey

    Spider-man 6/10

    Really not aged well. The start is good with the origin story but the Green Goblin is just dire, he looks and acts like a Power Rangers villain. The bits with Dafoe alone in the mansion work well and the character scenes are ok but the fights are painfully bad.
  5. barmyllama

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 20 Dec 2004

    Posts: 6,698

    Location: Tamworth

    The Finest Hours (2016)

    Based on the true story of one of the US Coast Guard's most daring rescues. Two oil tankers split in two during the same storm off the New England coast.

    Quite enjoyed this and so did my wife. I didn't know anything about it before hand nor the how the real life rescue attempts turned out, so that kept the drama and tension up all the way to the end.

    Currently on Disney+

  6. Syore


    Joined: 14 Nov 2021

    Posts: 105

    Location: UK

    Zeros and Ones. The plot was well plotless, there were too many cut scenes that made it confusing to watch.
  7. JamesH85


    Joined: 18 Jan 2015

    Posts: 536

    Shang-Chi 9/10

    Overall I was impressed with the fight scenes and Tony Leung. I think he carried the movie really well, I didn't know what to expect as I had no previous knowledge of this part of the MCU. Is the ending something people expected (with Wang/CM/Banner?)
  8. SixTwoSix


    Joined: 14 Sep 2007

    Posts: 12,752

    Location: Limbo

    Venom - There Will Be Carnage - 5/10

    I quite enjoyed the first Venom movie, it mostly worked and was a fun romp so with the inclusion of Carnage on this, I had high'ish hopes.

    I was bored about 45 minutes in, it's only really worth watching for the schizophrenic back and forth between Eddie and Venom, Carnage is only there in name and appearance and bears virtually no resemblance to the comic incarnation. Stephen Graham clearly just starring to grab an easy pay check and his accent kept slipping back to scouse which was jarring.

    If this is the best Andy Serkis can do as a director, i've no interest in anything he does next.
  9. SupraWez

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 17 Nov 2007

    Posts: 2,477

    Office Xmas Party, was alright with a few laughs :D

    The 3rd xmas movie this month, hangs head in shame :)
  10. Syore


    Joined: 14 Nov 2021

    Posts: 105

    Location: UK

    Melancholia. A slow build up, not bad.
  11. dave28

    Wise Guy

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    Posts: 1,479

    one i quite liked on tonight at 9.

    kill command.

    great if you like big killer robots
  12. TriedandTested


    Joined: 11 Jul 2004

    Posts: 15,682

    Location: Neptune

    Truly awful film. Way worse than the first one (and that set a very low bar). Everything about it was sub-par. 3/10.
  13. JamesH85


    Joined: 18 Jan 2015

    Posts: 536

    Just watched this and I'd probably give it a 4/10.
    I thought it was boring too and thought it was pretty poor screenplay. Also wasn't really that impressed with Hardy's or Harelspns performance.
  14. [email protected]


    Joined: 8 Nov 2008

    Posts: 28,111

    I saw this a couple of nights back and also enjoyed it. I never knew what was going to happen next which kept it suspenseful throughout.
  15. AndyCr15


    Joined: 28 Apr 2011

    Posts: 12,244

    Location: Barnet, London

    Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings - 8½/10

    Really enjoyed this. The fight scenes were almost 'too choreographed' but were excellent and quite different. Loved the bus scene. I'm not really sure why the friend is there, but there were some good comedic moments too. It was almost going on a bit long, but finished up just in time for my liking.
  16. Rannoch


    Joined: 15 Apr 2012

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    Location: Rannoch

    Decent movie. Brainstorm is another movie with Walken that’s worth a look.
  17. [email protected]


    Joined: 8 Nov 2008

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    Thanks, I'll check it out.
  18. fez


    Joined: 22 Aug 2008

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    Location: Tunbridge Wells

    I thought it was just me. I wasn't a big fan of the first one but it was decent enough. Like a 6/10 perhaps. Second one just wasn't anywhere near as good. Same as the suicide squad sequel. Both of the sequels got much better reviews than the first ones for some reason.
  19. Richeh


    Joined: 24 Jul 2003

    Posts: 3,107

    Location: South East Coast

    Watched Spider-Man 1 and 2 back to back as not seen them in years.

    I did not realise how fast/choppy the editing is of 1 for the first 45 mins or so until it slows down a bit. Still a very fine effort though and lots to like.

    I still don't like 2 as much as a lot of people, whilst definitely a good film some slow parts and it also made me not like MJ as much (she leaves a guy at the altar for god sake lol) but upon rewatch many years later the second has a much more racially diverse side/extras cast that I didn't notice prior after watching it straight after number 1.

    Yep, am gonna do 3 but I might wait a little longer :p
  20. omnomnom


    Joined: 9 Mar 2012

    Posts: 11,525

    Encanto- really enjoyed this with a nice message. Nothing spectacular but the kids enjoyed it so that'll do. 7/10