What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

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Post by Provvidenza » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:04 pm

Only one movie this evening, a pretty average Euro Western, nodded off a bit in the middle.
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Post by themightymartin » Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:32 am

Went to see This is the End last night. I can honestly say I've never seen anything like it! It's a hilarious, disgusting, highly inventive horror comedy.
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Post by Negative Creep » Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:11 am

World War Z. Absoultely love the book but thought the film would be a complete train wreck. I have to admit however that it wasn't as bad as I was expecting, although certainly no masterpiece:

spoilersI did like the way it showed the outbreak beginning, the zombie design and movement, as well as the fact they actually called them zombies.

The plot was basically "travel to x, get some exposition, everything goes to hell, go to next location" 3 times. The third act was noticeably different in tone and had clearly been reshot. There were also a few head scratching moments, like why a highly trained operative forgets to put his mobile on silent, or why that jet actually stopped and let them board. His family were however essentially pointless, and may as well have been killed off straight away. The acting was ok, although Brad Pitt just looked a bit to laid back and stoic to have been in the middle of a world ending outbreak.

Although you don't need blood and gore to make a good film, it was clear it had been very carefully edited to get a lower rating. Also, the final brief shots of people fighting back were what I wanted to see throughout the whole film. Perhaps that contained bits of the original draft?
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Post by retrostud » Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:19 am

addicted to Game of Thrones, The Mentalist and Downton Abbey! They Rock my World!

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Post by bonerlaw » Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:29 am

Watched "Napoleon Dynamite" again...

Why? Why the hell not?? :)
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Post by koopa42 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:48 am

bonerlaw wrote:Watched "Napoleon Dynamite" again...

Why? Why the hell not?? :)
That film is strange indeed but the time machine scene is one of the funniest scenes I've ever seen :lol:

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Post by SirClive » Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:08 am

Saw Return of the Magnificent Seven last night. Was surprised to find that it was only Yul Brinner that 'returned', the other 6 were new characters :?
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Post by dste » Mon Jul 08, 2013 4:54 pm

Watched Hot Tub Time Machine last night, kind of enjoyed it in a daft way.
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Post by Katzkatz » Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:17 am

I watched the opening episode of season 8 of Dexter. He's back and this time he wants to use his "kill room"! :wink: :wink: :lol: :lol: Quite a decent opening episode - and Charlotte Rampling's character(the psychologist) is very interesting. It looks like the final season is going to have a strong storyline.

I then watched some of the third series of Mad Dogs. Quite good still - although, it remains to be seen how much longer the show can carry on for.

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Post by Megamixer » Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:34 pm

Jingle All the Way (even though it isn't Christmas!). That Sinbad guy (the mail main) is probably the funniest character in the movie:

"I work at the post office so you KNOW I'm unstable!"
"That was actually a bomb?!? What a sick world we live in!"

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Post by Katzkatz » Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:27 pm

I finished off the third season of Mad Dogs. Decent stuff. I think there are two specials to be shown later in the year.

I then caught up with the opening two episodes of Burn Notice season 6. Good to see it back on the TV.

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Post by theantmeister » Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:18 pm

Katzkatz wrote:I then caught up with the opening two episodes of Burn Notice season 6. Good to see it back on the TV.
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Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:25 pm

Working my way through all 4 seasons of Blake 7, Jeez the first ep is bleak...
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Post by Megamixer » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:47 pm

Conan the Destroyer - still can't bring myself to like this anywhere near the original. The other characters are really annoying and the film itself feels quite shallow compared to the original.

Liar Liar - brilliant Jim Carey movie that I was going to get rid of but after watching it again, I remembered how funny it is so now the DVD shall stay :)
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Post by gman72 » Thu Jul 11, 2013 2:25 pm

The Hardest of All Freds wrote:Working my way through all 4 seasons of Blake 7, Jeez the first ep is bleak...
Yeah, I remember watching that. Wait till you get to the last one... :lol:
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