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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu May 25, 2017 4:47 pm

Ryan GH wrote:
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Am I the only one who thought Fury Road was massively massively over-rated? To me it was pure spectacle and nothing else.......
Digging way back to October 2015, this is what I posted in this thread about it:
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It was okay, but barely a Max movie, more Charlize Theron: Fury Road.
I was getting bored by the end, it dragged a bit, but oddly Mrs Ant didn't find that where usually she hates chase movies.
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Post by RodimusPrime » Thu May 25, 2017 6:49 pm

found dara o'briains Go 8 bit on Sky on demand.

seems good fun from what I have seen.

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Post by dste » Thu May 25, 2017 6:51 pm

Arrested Development season four.

Finally watched the whole reason I originally wanted Netflix. Really enjoyed it as well, didn't mind the structure at all.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by markopoloman » Thu May 25, 2017 7:43 pm

Ryan GH wrote:
Thu May 25, 2017 7:19 am
Katzkatz wrote:
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Buy normal blu ray, turn down colour on the telly...
LOL. That's one way of doing it.

It's just in vogue at the moment - Mad Max : Fury Road also got similar treatment and a limited cinematic re-release as well.
Am I the only one who thought Fury Road was massively massively over-rated? To me it was pure spectacle and nothing else.......
It was massively overrated. Really wanted it to finish - and I usually love this type of film.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by Negative Creep » Fri May 26, 2017 8:20 am

Nope, one of the best action films released this century. Every single frame seemed to be made with care and attention, a world beyond the Michael Bay style cgi-fests we normally get.
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Post by Katzkatz » Fri May 26, 2017 7:59 pm

I finished off 24 : Legacy. I was surprised SPOILERSto see Tony back once again - but it was nice to see him.. I suppose having it half the length at 12 episodes helps keep the story tight - much like the last series. A pretty good addition to the franchise.

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Post by paranoid marvin » Fri May 26, 2017 8:15 pm

The Hateful Eight for the second time ; much better second time around. Amazing first halve to the movie, and very tense second part (even when you know what's going to happen). I get that some people are going to see it as a very short, simple story dragged out into almost 3 hours, but the cinematography, the dialogue and the brilliant acting making it all worthwhile. Also helps that I think Kurt Russel is great in just about every movie he's been in - the films haven't always been great, but he has.
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Post by Ryan GH » Sat May 27, 2017 7:05 am

I have it on dvd but yet to watch it due to the running time, LOL!
I still haven't seen any of the comic book flicks of the last 6 years but own them all on dvd. :oops:

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Post by necronom » Sat May 27, 2017 9:24 am

Assassin's Creed. Not impressed. A lot wasn't explained and didn't make much sense.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sat May 27, 2017 1:29 pm

I don't think I could bring myself to waste another 3 hours rewatching The Hateful Eight, it was dull enough first time round.

Watched Logan last night and there's a good film in there, but like the above it needs trimming down. I was bored by the end, it just seemed to be dragging on and going nowhere fast or interesting.
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Post by necronom » Sat May 27, 2017 1:44 pm

Deepwater Horizon. Very good.
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Post by Katzkatz » Sun May 28, 2017 9:58 am

Face Off - directed by John Woo and starring John Travolta and Nicholas Cage. Cage plays a criminal who gets hunted down by an FBI agent(played by Travolta - after killing his son years ago) and is supposedly killed. Trouble is - he's planted a bomb somewhere in the city and only his brother(who is now in prison) knows where it is - cue convenient plot twist where top level government surgeons can perform a "face transplant" - and some role reversal for the two main leads. I had seen it before many years ago on the BBC. I had seen Woo's The Killer many years ago on Laserdisc - so I'm only vaguely familiar with his style(the gunfire ballet and slow motion, etc.). It's not a particularly deep film, and I think it's too long back about 30 minutes, but I suppose it's okay if you take it for what it is.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by necronom » Sun May 28, 2017 11:45 am

Doctor Strange. I didn't know what to expect, and I ended up really liking it.
I'm not into comic book films, but this was much more my thing than something like Avengers Assemble.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Sun May 28, 2017 3:52 pm

Get Out, excellent, very clever film

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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Mon May 29, 2017 4:46 am

10 Cloverfield Lane, thought this was brilliant, apparently the ending got some criticism but I thought it worked well if a little over the top. have read what the original ending was and can see why some people would have preferred it, but the change didn't spoil the film.

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