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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:55 am
by DPrinny
Ip Man 4 - Whilst they are great films they seemed to be a bit formulaic,
Somebody hates his fighting style, FIGHT
Even if the resulting fisticuffs are great to watch
Also Bruce Lee bits...........
They better not make a 5th one

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:22 am
by srj672
Thanks to Disney +, catching up on a load of nostalgic films and shorts I haven't seen for probably 30 years, namely:

Dumbo - quite spooky for some reason, and being old some of the cultural depictions are way off.
Who Framed Roger Roger Rabbit - still a great achievement technically, but Bob Hoskins' acting ability really seals the deal. And Judge Doom is still frightening
Get Out - found it a very satisfying film with plenty of food for thought behind the horror
Green Mile - cried buckets like you'd expect. I hadn't seen this for 10 years and I was shedding tears in the first 5 minutes. My girlfriend, who hadn't seen it, was wryly puzzled, but she understood by the end why I was blubbing away

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:37 am
by DPrinny
Been on a "Vintage" anime binge, trying to watch all my DVD/VHS
Psychic wars - Pish, apart from when he punches a demon on the censored
Madox 01 - Pish appart from the opening bit and last battle
Vampire wars - "As im hunting vampires my code name shall be "Bat""

Proper films.
Gamer - What if COD used real people?

TV
Ashes to Ashes - Close to the end, bloody good

srj672 wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:22 am
Dumbo - quite spooky for some reason, and being old some of the cultural depictions are way off.
Disney used to not screw around when it came to cartoon films
Dumbo - He got pissed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl3YXl_m0uk

Also Pinocchio - Be a good kid, or become a donkey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgmfV5VLHvs

Compared to the SOD THE FILM BUY THE MERCH crud they put out these days that just dances round trying to freak kids out

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:22 am
by Alex79uk2
Watched The Invisible Man the other night and enjoyed it, although it's not the deepest film I've ever seen. Also making my way through The Office (US) on Prime Video for the third time at the moment. Still the greatest sitcom ever made.

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:22 am
by Alex79uk2
srj672 wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:22 am
Thanks to Disney +, catching up on a load of nostalgic films and shorts I haven't seen for probably 30 years, namely:

Dumbo - quite spooky for some reason, and being old some of the cultural depictions are way off.
Ha, yeah, classic Disney. We watched Pocahontas the other day. It was....problematic...

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:23 am
by DPrinny
Finished Ashes to Ashes
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:46 pm
by DPrinny
Found a edited version of Hokuto no ken (Fist of the north star) the TV series
Been wanting to rewatch it, but the filler put me off, now this works out better.

Also Gen X cops.
Another DVD off the to watch pile and right onto the get rid

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:09 am
by oldtimer
Bought Rise of skywalker on DVD the other day , was disappointed and found the whole story very disjointed and no real ending .

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:34 pm
by Crusty Starfish
oldtimer wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:09 am
Bought Rise of skywalker on DVD the other day , was disappointed and found the whole story very disjointed and no real ending .
Yeah, I've quite enjoyed the 3rd trilogy up until this one. I jest felt very underwhelmed when it finished and I can't put my finger on why?! It had so much going on but something was missing :(

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:04 pm
by Sega2006
Not so much a TV fan these days but found myself watching a lot of Vintage and Mechanical watch videos after looking up ways to customise my Casio Royale, me thinks I need a little project to learn repair/restoration on.

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:03 am
by psj3809
Watching. After life season 2. Find it really good. Very emotional !

Gangs of London on Sky is excellent. Binge watching that

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:21 am
by merman
Watched the brilliant BBC Two documentary on the Hubble Space Telescope this morning

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:48 pm
by DPrinny
The terror, rubbish
Indestructible man, dull
The giant leaches, not enough leach
Armageddon (Anime ova), pish
Read or die, Ok, but probably not watch again
The DVD get rid pile is growing................

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:33 pm
by Sega2006
Managed to watch a few movies for a change they are:

MiB International- Not bad, definate sequel syndrome with it not being a patch on the first though and was kinda strange they didn't have J or K (even just impersonated) in 96 Brooklyn and the product placement was fairly evident.

Star Trek Beyond- Seen it several times but still really enjoyed it, Urban definately doing well on McCoy's one liners.

Howard the Duck- Was a way through, strange but funny

One of the Riddick movies aswell but only half paid attention to it, was the most recent one and was a bit meh compared to the others.

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:08 pm
by DPrinny
The Wasp woman, pishy 50s horror thats so bad it's funny

Amon saga, Fantasy anime fluff