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Post by jdanddiet » Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:50 pm

Double Dragon. Really good fun.
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Post by sscott » Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:50 am

Spiderman: Into the Spider verse. Fantastic. Me and the kids TV thoroughly enjoyed it!
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Post by The Laird » Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:00 pm

I went to see The Old Man and the Gun, pretty entertaining watch

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:15 pm

Bad Moms Christmas. A couple of laughs, but not as funny as it thinks it is. Even the wimmin didn't rate it, so you can safely avoid it.
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Post by mr jenzie » Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:42 pm

krampus - barking mad and if you are NAUGHTY .....
monsters university - funny
zootropolis - no relation to zootopia but just as funny and nuanced :wink:

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Post by Bluce_Ree » Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:23 pm

Bird Box - excellent. A bit like A Quiet Place. Maybe not as good as that but still great.
Tales From the Crypt (1972) - surprisingly good for a really old portmanteau.


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Nightflyers - one episode only. Decent looking sci-fi horror thing from George RR Martin.
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Post by The Laird » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:36 pm

I watched Bird Box too, thought it was excellent.

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Post by pratty » Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:38 pm

Poseidon. A bit meh. Kurt Russell was ok but the rest of the cast weren't up to much, just didn't feel as epic and big budget as it should have.

Christmas Chronicles on Netflix. Pretty decent actually. Kurt Russell again and he does a very good Santa.

Non-Stop. Solid action/mystery thriller aboard a plane, with Liam Neeson.

Also finished Condor. I really enjoyed this series, check it out if you like stuff like 24, Homeland, Jason Bourne, Enemy Of The State etc. It's probably a notch below those but it still entertained me.
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Post by ALK » Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:47 pm

Jungle Book The Live Action Disney Remake- Despite me not being too drawn to these live action remakes, this one made great Christmas Day family viewing, singing along to the songs together and whatnot.

Generally, pretty good.
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Post by pratty » Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:15 pm

The Hitman's Bodyguard, only slightly above average action comedy. It got a few chuckles out of me and it has some decent action but it's pretty forgetable fluff.
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Generally, pretty good.
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Post by mr jenzie » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:24 pm

seen most of THE GOOD DINOSAUR and will watch it again as i "have it"
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Post by Matt_B » Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:46 pm

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix

It's part 80s nostalgia trip, part bad acid trip, and an interactive movie where you get to make choices that affect the direction of the story. I guess that makes it a game, at least as much as Dragon's Lair is

It's also set in 1984 so that makes it a game with some retro credentials too. The name is a big clue as to what you're getting, as there are massive parallels with the story around the game of the same name that was developed by Imagine software at around the same time historically.

I won't post any major spoilers here, but there are at least 5 endings and more 80s computer game references than you can shake a stick at. Watch out for the cameo from Jeff Minter too.

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Post by pratty » Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:03 pm

The ABC Murders. Malkovich was good, as was Rupert Grint in a supporting role. Could have done without the whole immigrant angle sub-plot which I assume was a virtue signalling nod to Brexit, but the back story to Poirot was interesting.
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Post by psj3809 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:51 pm

Bird box was a decent film.
Creed was pretty good
Black klansmann I enjoyed also
Black mirror was entertaining. Loved the retro visuals eg WHSmith and good to see Minter in it

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Post by The Laird » Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:21 am

Bird Box - excellent
Bandersnatch - innovative and amazing
Holmes & Watson - so bad I can't put it into words.

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