What film did you watch last night?

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So I’m currently watching Blade Runner on Amazon Prime, who the **** thought it was a good idea to put Deckard voice over in the movie? This is the first time I’ve watched it on this platform but may well be the 20th time ever watching the movie in total, yet the first time ever encountering these VOs. Im only 30 minutes into the movie and it completely wrecks the atmosphere in the parts it’s been placed and feels completely unnecessary.

You are watching the theatrical version. The studio interfered and forced Ridley Scott to add a voice over, which Harrison Ford hated so much that he did it deliberately badly in the hope it wouldn't be used. The studio execs thought they knew best and used it anyway.

You've must have previously watched the Director's Cut or Final Cut, which does not have the voice over and a darker and more ambiguous ending, along with a couple of small extra scenes.
 
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You are watching the theatrical version. The studio interfered and forced Ridley Scott to add a voice over, which Harrison Ford hated so much that he did it deliberately badly in the hope it wouldn't be used. The studio execs thought they knew best and used it anyway.

You've must have previously watched the Director's Cut or Final Cut, which does not have the voice over and a darker and more ambiguous ending, along with a couple of small extra scenes.
Well, you learn something new every day. I’m glad that Ridley and Harrison knew better and the VO was cut, Amazon need to mention it’s the theatrical version though, I won’t be watching this version again, that’s for sure.
 
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Well, you learn something new every day. I’m glad that Ridley and Harrison knew better and the VO was cut, Amazon need to mention it’s the theatrical version though, I won’t be watching this version again, that’s for sure.

It went into theatres like that and that's how everyone (including myself) originally saw it. The film's box office performance was pretty lacklustre, but it became a cult classic and the later versions came out with VHS and DVD releases that removed the voice over.
 
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Seized. One of Scott Adkins lesser known films. Surprisingly bad given it's directed by Issac (Undisputed 3) Florintine.
It feels rushed, just like Florintines last few films actually. I hate to say it, but Adkins could do with being in a really good film right about now.
 
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Beavis and Butthead do the Universe - for fans 8/10, for everyone else 3/10 - I've been a huge fan since the MTV days nearly 30 years ago and was never expecting this movie to happen! It follows a very similar arc to the original film i.e "a miscommunication leads B&B into unforeseen shenanigans while they remain oblivious to the carnage they cause" and, like the original within 5 minutes I was laughing so hard I was struggling to breathe. The pace does die off around the middle third but overall, as a fan, it was really enjoyable and I'll definitely watch it again.

For those who aren't diehard fans the animation is basic, the story in fanciful at best, the music is OK but the 2 leads characters are just so unlikeably dumb I can see it getting frustrating to watch.

The Man From Toronto - 2/10 -
I like both Hart and Harrelson but this a massive dud. Harts schtick doesn't work and Harrelson is very clearly walking through this for a pay day and nothing else. Even a Kaley Cuoco cameo can't save this.
 
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@ianh - Did you finish "Man From Toronto"?

I got to 40mins and had to switch off. :o

Totally agree...awful.

Yeah sadly, it didn't get any better and I wondered how much of my life I've wasted finishing films which were very obviously crap from the start but I thought I stick out til the end just incase and so I could give a honest opinion on it.
 
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - good fun, I was impressed by the female lead as she is only 15. Multiple universes allow all sorts of options but surprisingly enough, even though there are all sorts of differences in most universes Dr Strange's parents met and copulated at exactly the same time to produce a very slightly different version of the same bloke. Surely any change to a universe would make this increadably unlikely. Any, still fun. 3/5
 
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Not a fan of cinema theatre. Sitting down for long period of time/ audience behaviour would put me off{not been since 2001!) Though agree big screen and audio likely a great experience.
I've not had any issues recently in cinema. Tend to use Vie now with their big comfy leather recliners. Mostly go early in the day so irs quiet too.
 
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Beavis and Butthead do the Universe - for fans 8/10, for everyone else 3/10 - I've been a huge fan since the MTV days nearly 30 years ago and was never expecting this movie to happen! It follows a very similar arc to the original film i.e "a miscommunication leads B&B into unforeseen shenanigans while they remain oblivious to the carnage they cause" and, like the original within 5 minutes I was laughing so hard I was struggling to breathe. The pace does die off around the middle third but overall, as a fan, it was really enjoyable and I'll definitely watch it again.

For those who aren't diehard fans the animation is basic, the story in fanciful at best, the music is OK but the 2 leads characters are just so unlikeably dumb I can see it getting frustrating to watch.

The Man From Toronto - 2/10 - I like both Hart and Harrelson but this a massive dud. Harts schtick doesn't work and Harrelson is very clearly walking through this for a pay day and nothing else. Even a Kaley Cuoco cameo can't save this.
The moment he started winding that mechanical leg back I started laughing.
 
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