What film did you watch last night?

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Yup.................

what I didn't do is to include the thoughts around how controlling he was with his daughters, well family as a whole. He was on "rails" - meaning it was life as he knew it to be without many exceptions. Even his wife, at one point, told him not to mistake silence for agreement and also if it was just about their marriage, and not the girls, she would be long gone. There was also something about his sons (???) didn't quite understand that part.
Richard was not concerned about being "nice" or encouraging his daughters to think independently. He was devoted and loved them deeply, as long as they conformed to his own expectations.

Perhaps I should have added something like that within a spoiler, forgot about those tags. Didn't want to give too much away from those who have ot seen it, or like me who knew next to nothing about them.

Yeah, I have heard a number of stories around him that make him sound like a less than heroic character. This is always the case in these things though. Any autobiographical film usually annoys one side of the coin.
 
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3:10 to Yuma - 7/10

Love a western and this was good fun.

Apocalypse Now - ???/10

Caught this on BBC1 the other night. I think I loved it, but it's utterly mental.

Bat 21 - 7/10

Enjoyed it and had a more humane side than Apocalypse Now.
 
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Babyteeth (2019) - Just randomly selected something to watch.

Started off thinking I don't care about these characters, they appear so cliché and unlikeable. Ended the bloody thing in tears. If you like a low key romance, with a slow inevitable crawl towards tragedy then this is for you.
 
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The Courier - 9/10

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8368512/

Thoroughly enjoyed this, based on a true story which I knew nothing about, based on a normal British businessman recruited to be a handler of a top KGB General leaking nuclear missile secrets to the US leading up to the Cuban Missile crisis.

Superbly acted by Benedict Cumberbatch.
 
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The Intimidation Game - 7/10.

Benedict Cumberbatch really is a brilliant actor and weirdly just seen the post above also mentions him! :p
 
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Dune 1984
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Dune 2021

Never seen either before. Story was pretty good.

There were times the cast and theatricality of 1984 definitely seemed better than the 2021s higher quality sfx and technical complexity.

Javier Bardem looked exactly like Oliver Reed.
 
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What hype, think that is about its average score on here. These things go to top of netflix because everyone has watched everything else already. :cry:

Saw 'news articles' saying its the biggest film buuuuut as you say, its probably has everyone is bored and went to watch it due to the cast. :p
 
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Intrusion (2021)

A Netflix original film, which should have been warning enough. A wholly unoriginal, totally predicable thriller, completely devoid of any thrills.

Save yourself 90 minutes of life and don't bother. Or just watch the first 15 minutes and guess the rest. Trust me you'll be spot on.

The synopsis should have read, movie characters do the dumbest things and are too stupid for words.

2/10

Don't know what the 2 points are for. Actually it's for the house most of the film takes place in. Would've like to have seen a Grand Designs episode on it.
 
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Watched Layer Cake last night 8/10 film for me, its aged well and I really enjoyed this British gangster type file :)
 
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Red Notice - The Rock does The Rock, Ryan Reynolds does Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot provides the eye candy, along with Ritu Arya. It did what it was supposed to do, provide an entertaining couple of hours. 7/10
 
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