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« Reply #1260 on: August 18, 2019, 08:08:26 PM »
I went to the cinema the earliest I'd ever been this week. 11 a.m. screening of Once upon a time in Hollywood on the day of release. Loved it. Tremendous acting by Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio.
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« Reply #1261 on: August 20, 2019, 09:10:01 AM »
I went to the cinema the earliest I'd ever been this week. 11 a.m. screening of Once upon a time in Hollywood on the day of release. Loved it. Tremendous acting by Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio.

Looking forward to seeing this one. Even though this is the first positive account of it I've heard! I know 3 people who've seen it and none of them liked it. I just can't see me not enjoying a work of Tarantino's.

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« Reply #1262 on: August 20, 2019, 09:31:07 AM »
The Hateful 8 was a big disappointment for me but if it's any help, my 17 year old went with her mates on the night of release and my oldest daughter went to see it in Rotterdam at the weekend and they both liked it too so there's three positive accounts albeit from the same family. I can't imagine anyone other than a moron giving it a negative. Specifically, they'll be complaining that there wasn't a beginning, middle and end, like a traditional storyline. But since when did QT follow fashion. You'll love it.
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« Reply #1263 on: August 20, 2019, 01:12:55 PM »
I watched The Hateful Eight on a flight home from vegas/Mexico trip, thought it was alright enough but I'm not really a film person.
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« Reply #1264 on: August 20, 2019, 02:31:10 PM »
The Hateful 8 was a big disappointment for me but if it's any help, my 17 year old went with her mates on the night of release and my oldest daughter went to see it in Rotterdam at the weekend and they both liked it too so there's three positive accounts albeit from the same family. I can't imagine anyone other than a moron giving it a negative. Specifically, they'll be complaining that there wasn't a beginning, middle and end, like a traditional storyline. But since when did QT follow fashion. You'll love it.


I thoroughly enjoyed The Hateful 8 although again I know of a fair few who didn't. If it's as good as that I'll be delighted.

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« Reply #1265 on: August 20, 2019, 04:39:02 PM »

I thoroughly enjoyed The Hateful 8 although again I know of a fair few who didn't. If it's as good as that I'll be delighted.

The Hateful 8 had some good bits for sure but I was probably expecting too much, with QT having produced some of my favourite films of all time, Pulp Fiction being the best. I thought Jackie Brown was vastly underrated and that plus Django and Inglorious - in no particular order - would be included in my all-time top 5.

This one was better than Hateful but not in my top list. It was gripping entertainment for the whole 2 hrs 40. And stay to the very end, past the credits. It's worth it...
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« Reply #1266 on: August 25, 2019, 02:28:06 PM »
I watched Best Of Enemies last night, Sam Rockwell is in it, I enjoy his work.

It's based on a true story, CP Ellis, former exalted cyclops of the KKK & Ann Atwater, a civil rights activist. I'd recommend it, thoroughly enjoyed it to be honest.
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« Reply #1267 on: October 04, 2019, 08:12:49 PM »
Watched once upon a time in Venice last night. Wasn't anything else on and it was a decent enough time filler.

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« Reply #1268 on: October 08, 2019, 01:33:25 PM »
Go and see Joker. Outstanding performance from Joaquin Phoenix.  :clap:

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« Reply #1269 on: October 08, 2019, 01:36:47 PM »
Go and see Joker. Outstanding performance from Joaquin Phoenix.  :clap:

Two of my daughters went on Sunday. One liked it, one didn't. I'll wait to see the pirate copy my neighbour brings (of every film) every month when he's home from oil shit.
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« Reply #1270 on: October 08, 2019, 03:15:29 PM »
Two of my daughters went on Sunday. One liked it, one didn't. I'll wait to see the pirate copy my neighbour brings (of every film) every month when he's home from oil shit.


The one who liked it is correct.

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« Reply #1271 on: October 10, 2019, 10:55:55 AM »
Watched IT 2 last night, on for over 2 hours and 30 minutes FFS, but it was pretty decent, plenty of jump scares and that cunt plays Pennywise very well it has to be said.

Would give it a 7/10 and definitely recommend it.
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« Reply #1272 on: November 18, 2019, 06:44:11 PM »
Don't think it's out over there yet, but go watch jojo rabbit when it comes out. Taika waititi's new film about the end of the second world war. Very, very funny. Saw it at the weekend and would give it a solid 8/10

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« Reply #1273 on: November 19, 2019, 08:20:10 AM »
The last thing I saw a week or two back was Official Secrets. Based on a true story about a whistleblower who was charged with a breach of the official secrets act. A really good film if a little depressing. Our society is corrupt to the core and many of us swallowed Tony Blair's lies so easily.

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« Reply #1274 on: November 20, 2019, 05:03:03 PM »
Thoroughly enjoyed Upgrade & Joker.
It's a math class, the whole deal. Just like every math class, there's a clown in the front, and everybody hates this clown because he raises his hand, he's answering all the questions. What do we do? Move on. Just fucking move on, ready or not. He's deciding we got to move on, he knows his math, I hadn't even figured out about Santa Claus yet.

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« Reply #1275 on: November 29, 2019, 01:01:06 PM »
"Resurfacing" on Amazon Prime. Documentary about Andy Murray's journey back to professional tennis following two hip operations. Loved it. You don't have to like the guy (although I think it's a bit weird that some people don't) but you have to respect him.