What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by Katzkatz » Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:17 pm

sscott wrote:
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gman72 wrote:Rogue One... better then TFA... characters that make you want to care for them... In some ways it makes TFA seem quite poor.
Weird, I rather feel the opposite.

Prefer TFA, found the characters in RO unappealing and didn't really care about any of them (other than K2SO), thought it showed just how good TFA was (though I accept the argument TFA is largely a rehash of what went before - RO is at least originalish).
I also thought Force Awakens was better. I enjoyed rogue one but Vincent Price CGI I found off putting tbh. The space battles were great though and even George Lucas said he liked it!
Vincent Price CGI? Wrong deceased horror star, my dear sscott. I think you mean Peter Cushing! :lol: But yes, I do agree that after a while - whilst it was well done - it did start to look a bit strange. I don't know if that's because I knew he was dead, and it was Guy Henry standing there and doing his voice with the CGI pencilled over him. It did sort of feel like that scene from Forrest Gump, where he meets Kennedy - there's was artificial feeling to it.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by DPrinny » Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:36 pm

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Shinobi wrote:Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors git the 4 disc box set couldn't remember much about it apart from being scared of Sawboss as a kid. This is a weird cartoon some episodes are super dark such as the Living Mask ala Horror Mask of Splatterhouse. When Jayse puts it on he's killing all the monster minds (he's actually shown killing them) and the back story about how the guy put his soul inside his mask/armour and went around murdering bad guys, he then starts to kill people who disagreed with him. As he's then considered a tyrant as he's killing indiscriminately his body is destroyed but the mask is indestructible so the mask sealed away. Anybody who wears the mask it gradually overshadows the sound within. The Mask talks to Jayce saying "put me on I can Help save your friends"

Some other episode where super kiddy overly happy not killing the Monster minds just pushing them
Over, or in one episode the Monster Minds get incased in gold but rather then turn to statues they pursue the Lightening League and get owned by some falling pots. Later episode some religious nuts just executing people as they're god told them to then back to the joke episodes with Oon the eternal squire who is T bot and Scrappy Doo levels of annoying.


Think this is one for the random niceness threads

Loved that series as a kid. One of the best theme songs ever too.

Always grew up thinking the bad guy was called zarbos, only realised as an adult it was actually Sawboss.
Annoyingly im now watching it

The voice acting is really bad

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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by silvergunner » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:21 pm

Dawn of the dead. The original version not the remake.

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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by DPrinny » Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:12 pm

Watched Mad Max last night for the first time, was ok
Just now Mad max 2. for the first time, was bloody good
Now Fist of the North star, for the lost track of how meany times

All on VHS

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Post by Megamixer » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:03 pm

Megamixer wrote:The new series of Car Share - really glad to see it back! Missed it yesterday though so watched it on iplayer and noticed that the whole series is already up to watch...watched the first two and resisted binging all four in one go. I didn't know BBC did this kind of thing? Wondering who bothers waiting a week for each episode when you can just go on iplayer and 'do' the whole series before the other episodes have even aired on normal TV.
Watched all of the episodes and it ends on a cliff-hanger of sorts. I hate cliff-hangers!
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:39 pm

The Fly (the Jeff Goldblum/Geena Davis one). It hasn't aged that well. Still a decent enough movie, but the fashions, score, pacing in some scenes and even a few of the effects are now dating it terribly. Still a lot to like about it though. Brundle's calm acceptance of his fate and the delivery of his dialogue remains excellent after the cheesy opening scenes, and some of the design work could easily pass for current. Did a remake of this remake ever happen?
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Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:10 pm

Walking Dead season finale, thought it was excellent

First episode of Outcast series two, pretty good start

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Post by Katzkatz » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:20 pm

Deja Vu - one of Tony Scott's last films. It stars Denzel Washington as a cop who is called into an investigation of a ferry bombing. The story also involves time travel. It's utterly preposterous. Not one of his best - if I'm honest.

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Post by necronom » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:27 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:The Fly (the Jeff Goldblum/Geena Davis one).
I watched that a few months back, and I still thought it was a great film.

I've just started watching Murder in Successville, a totally bizarre BBC comedy series that puts people into a murder mystery and they have to solve the case. I've just watched Ep.5 of series one, with Kimberly Wyatt (I don't know her, but I think she's a singer or dancer), which was really funny. They've all been good so far. It's on iPlayer.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by dste » Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:39 am

Age of Ultron.

Not seen it since watching at the cinema. Not as bad as I remember but still a bit too long and choppy.
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Post by Bluce_Ree » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:26 am

Rewatched Terminator Genisys on my 3D telly.

The first half an hour is up there with any Terminator film and the 3D was really good on it.

The second half is pretty dull though.
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Post by mr jenzie » Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:46 pm

dste wrote:Age of Ultron.

Not seen it since watching at the cinema. Not as bad as I remember but still a bit too long and choppy.
THE AVENGERS movie ..... it was frikking AWESOME!!!

will take a wee brake from them and watch something else, like tonight i'll have DINOSAUR and WALKING WITH DINOSAURS

and also a documentary about some talking horses :mrgreen:

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:12 pm

Space Milkshake. Reasonable cast and sets for a low budget sci-fi comedy, I saw it compared to Red Dwarf. The only comparison is that they're essentially space binmen, cleaning up debris from the airways, so it shares that lowest rank thing and the captain echoes Rimmer somewhat. It's a comedy of sorts, but it isn't very funny. Shame really as someone put a lot of effort into, just not the scriptwriter. On the upside, it has the voice of George Takei. I wouldn't bother if I were you, it really isn't worth it. So good, I put it on last night and immediately fell asleep for two hours before waking up to finish watching it.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by Katzkatz » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:58 pm

Finding Dory - I was a bit skeptical of this at first. At first glance, it does sort of look like a remake of Finding Dory, and whilst it does have a sort of similar storyline, it does touch on other themes as well. Quite a decent spin-off. It won me over in the end. I don't think it's quite as good as the former film, but it has its moments. Oh - and like a lot of films nowadays - yes, you should watch the credits as well as there's sort of an extra bit.

Department Q : Absent One - the sequel to the Danish crime film that I watched last week. This time around the cold case group investigate a teenage girl's disappearance that a few years ago. A more complex plot this time around - but I found it more interesting. A reasonably good crime thriller.

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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by DPrinny » Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:44 am

Miffed Max 3, beyond the Technodrome
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