What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by glitchy controller » Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:52 pm

I watched the new 300 movie yesterday and found it an utter campy joy. This movie is much better than you'd expect, an enjoyable way to waste some time. Eva Green deserves a particular mention as she represented at least 50% of the fun the movie had to offer. Her character was insane, sexy and dangerous to the point that if I had a remote in the cinema I'd have fast forward the film whenever she wasn't on screen!
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Post by Megamixer » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:37 pm

Blu-Ray version of Commando (that steelbook exclusive version that Zavvi sold). Still an amazing film. I thought this was the edited version like the standard PAL DVD but you see stuff like Matrix breaking Enrique's neck and the garden fork death in the shed which I'm sure weren't in the cut version? It's been a while since I watched my NTSC Director's Cut version so I can't remember what's missing and what isn't.
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Post by Katzkatz » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:18 am

I watched the new series' opener of Jonathon Creek. It was okay, interesting storyline. I'm surprised there is a new series, as I thought the series was only going to be made as one-off specials.

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Post by ArchaicKoala » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:59 am

I watched the new Robocop last Monday and was left pleasantly surprised by it. I was worried it would be very watered down on a violence level due to the 12a rating but I was very surprised with what I saw. I'm amazed at what level of violence can be shown in a 12 rated film these days. I wish it was like that when I was a kid :lol:

Overall the film was very enjoyable but as others have said the ending was weak.

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Post by markopoloman » Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:19 am

Avalanche Sharks :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:

It's on my 'must watch list!

tells the story of a bikini contest that turns
into a horrifying affair when it is hit by a shark avalanche.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUJZGILCM1Y
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Post by Katzkatz » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:22 pm

I watched the second episode of Jonathon Creek. Pretty good tale.

I then started on the fourth season of Babylon 5. Really good, I'm a couple of episodes in.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:04 pm

markopoloman wrote:Avalanche Sharks :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:

It's on my 'must watch list!

tells the story of a bikini contest that turns
into a horrifying affair when it is hit by a shark avalanche.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUJZGILCM1Y
I want to see that now. I just hope the trailer doesn't have all the best bits.
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Post by SoupDragon » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:45 pm

Robocop (reboot) and Lego Movie. Robocop was okay, best reboot ive seen so far. I wouldn't buy it though. Lego Move was fun, I enjoyed it :D
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Post by silvergunner » Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:42 am

Red Heat on bluray. Bloody good picture for its age, sounds sweet to

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Post by Morkin » Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:19 pm

Caught up with The Walking Dead (had 5 episodes on Sky Box). Enjoying it a lot more now that they're out of the prison.

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Post by koopa42 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:24 pm

I'm the opposite, I'm not liking it at all :( I think TV in general with it's mid series breaks/hangers? it's wrecking TV for me. I like an entire series with an arc or not .... NOT 2 mini arcs with 1 billion mini mini arcs between those

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:18 pm

Oblivion was this week's movie. Very pretty, but overlong and quite predictable. Could easily have been trimmed by half an hour to tighten it up and been better for it. For the extra 30 minutes, they didn't really explore much about the characters.
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Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Post by sscott » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:49 pm

House of cards finale, predictable if enjoyable end to the series. For those who have been watching it, where now though?
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Post by rednoggy » Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:09 pm

sscott wrote:House of cards finale, predictable if enjoyable end to the series. For those who have been watching it, where now though?
Think it depends on how many more seasons they want to make. SPOILERS- On the basis that he can now only go down, I think it could jump forward 6 or 7 years towards the end of his second term. Cue loads of flashbacks of him trying to keep his past underwraps and trying to hold onto whatever power he can. Then that journo would be due to be released too and could be the catalyst for his downfall. Then again the makers know they have a hit and might just concentrate on his campaign for a second term with another jurno investigating doug.

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Post by sirclive1 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:43 am

Watched Gravity - hmmm , nice effects , but possibly the dullest film of the last year (that i have watched)

Shame as i really was looking foward to it , comfy chair , big Tv , Blu ray , film night , almost fell asleep .
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