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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostMon Oct 12, 2015 8:18 am

Saw knock knock a while back and thought it was one of the worst films I've ever seen in my life.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostMon Oct 12, 2015 11:03 am

LTS.....fyi - when we can't think of a movie to watch i look at your list and choose one of them!
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostMon Oct 12, 2015 11:22 am

Haha cheers mate, although don't take my ratings as gospel :)
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostThu Oct 15, 2015 3:23 pm

UNFRIENDED - 6.0/10

If you are over about 30 and/or don't work in computers or use social media a lot, you will be dizzy watching this. I just about managed to keep up with the screens popping all over the place/messages being typed at 200wpm and so on. I didn't mind it though, reminded me a bit of The Blair Witch Project. Wouldn't say it counted as horror, defo didnt scare me, but might be worth a watch for anyone who is a bit older with teenage kids to see how they interact online

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Previous 2015 scores:
9.5 UNBROKEN
9.0 FOXCATCHER, AMERICAN SNIPER
8.5 THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
8.0 I AM ALI, BIG HERO 6, ZODIAC (2007), STILL ALICE, EX MACHINA, JURASSIC WORLD, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5
7.5 CHAPPIE
7.0 THE IMITATION GAME, INTERSTELLAR, MARVELLOUS (BBC 2014), CINDERELLA, HOME
6.5 THE DROP, WILD, MINIONS, SAN ANDREAS, STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
6.0 DUMB AND DUMBER TOO, FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS (2006), FOCUS, GOOD KILL, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2004), IT FOLLOWS, SOUTHPAW, KNOCK KNOCK, UNFRIENDED
5.5 A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES, THE GAMBLER, INHERENT VICE, TOMORROWLAND
5.0 JOHN WICK, KINGSMAN, MAD MAX FURY ROAD
4.5 PIXELS
4.0 RUN ALL NIGHT, TED 2, FURIOUS 7
3.5 THE INTERVIEW, SURVIVOR
3.0 BIRDMAN, JUPITER ASCENDING, TERMINATOR GENISYS
2.5 THE WEDDING RINGER, GET HARD
1.5 POLTERGEIST
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSat Oct 17, 2015 12:22 pm

Mr Holmes

If you are looking for a tale of dastardly wrongdoings and a sleuth to do the detection then look elsewhere. This is a slow but intimately crafted tale of Sherlock in his dotage. Ian Mckellen does a wonderful job knitting together the textbook Holmes with the older, forgetful and very grumpy detective but it is the young child played by Milo Parker that befriends him and his bees who really steals the show.

8/10 - By no means perfect, it is well directed, superbly cast and played and has a charm and nostalgia rarely seen these days. It is slow going though as mentioned, and takes a look at loneliness and loss in old age along with making an almost immortal figure basically no more than human.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostWed Oct 21, 2015 5:55 pm

American History X - 7/10

Somehow managed to miss this when it came out. I thought the acting from the kid from T2 was a bit poor, but overall a good steady film.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostWed Oct 21, 2015 10:56 pm

Inside Out

Pixar have answered their critics and taken the fight to the competition with this coming of age animation. Absolutely superb story with top notch writing and animation, providing a charming yet rousing tale that takes you to both ends of the emotion spectrum and keeps on pushing the buttons. Funny, inventive, stimulating and at times quite moving, I can think of no-one of any age who could be offended by this clever little outing.

9.5/10 - cannot really fault the movie, the only possible criticism is that there does tend to be a slight overuse of shouting in the many excitable moments...but overall top entertainment. Should get the nod for any number of nominations...
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostMon Nov 09, 2015 9:06 am

SPECTRE - 8.0/10

Usual Bond stuff, class car chases, big baddies - Batista and Christophe Waltz were class (that halfmast trousers/no socks/loafers combo though!!!) - good action sequences, amazing scenery and locations, all good


HITMAN AGENT 47 - 3.5/10

Rubbish action movie, another reboot which didnt need making and doesnt follow the character from the games


LITTLE BOY - 6.5/10

I've read some reviews which have absolutely panned it, I think they've done it to get on their high horses though as its got 7.4 on imdb from regular peoples' reviews. The little kid is class in it and there were some quite moving moments in it I thought, but then I'm a fanny


THE LITTLE PRINCE - 6.5/10

Was disappointed in this, I love the book so was hoping the film was literally just going to be the book - it's not, it's shown as a story within a story, and for me didn't really work. The bits from the book are very good, look similar to Fantastic Mr Fox that was out a few years ago - the rest of it looks like every other second-rate animated film these days. Went and read the book again afterwards


NO ESCAPE - 6.0/10

Enjoyed this for about 55 minutes, was an interesting scenario and had no idea what was going to happen - went daft from there on, Pierce Brosnan turns into an almost comedy James Bond. Read some reviews online and they all panned it for being set in an un-named place and also giving absolutely no information as to why its happening. Prob worth a watch but prepare for it to go downhill

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Previous 2015 scores:
9.5 UNBROKEN
9.0 FOXCATCHER, AMERICAN SNIPER
8.5 THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
8.0 I AM ALI, BIG HERO 6, ZODIAC (2007), STILL ALICE, EX MACHINA, JURASSIC WORLD, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5, SPECTRE
7.5 CHAPPIE
7.0 THE IMITATION GAME, INTERSTELLAR, MARVELLOUS (BBC 2014), CINDERELLA, HOME
6.5 THE DROP, WILD, MINIONS, SAN ANDREAS, STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, LITTLE BOY, THE LITTLE PRINCE
6.0 DUMB AND DUMBER TOO, FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS (2006), FOCUS, GOOD KILL, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2004), IT FOLLOWS, SOUTHPAW, KNOCK KNOCK, UNFRIENDED, NO ESCAPE
5.5 A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES, THE GAMBLER, INHERENT VICE, TOMORROWLAND
5.0 JOHN WICK, KINGSMAN, MAD MAX FURY ROAD
4.5 PIXELS
4.0 RUN ALL NIGHT, TED 2, FURIOUS 7
3.5 THE INTERVIEW, SURVIVOR, HITMAN AGENT 47
3.0 BIRDMAN, JUPITER ASCENDING, TERMINATOR GENISYS
2.5 THE WEDDING RINGER, GET HARD
1.5 POLTERGEIST
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostMon Nov 30, 2015 6:32 pm

The Gift - 7.5/10

Good stalker film with a good twist at the end.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSun Dec 20, 2015 9:57 pm

The Revenant 7/10

For me, it was good in parts, but mostly, I found it long and drawn out.

Not DiCaprio's best film by a long shot.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostWed Dec 23, 2015 12:33 am

Creed

Rocky 1 with new faces and musical chairs for parts, but the chemistry works and the screenplay has been decently crafted.

Entertaining in places, cheesy in others, and trying to pull the heartstrings where there really was no point, it tips the scales on the relationship effort but is but docked point for the 'John Bishopesque' champion accent.

6.5/10 - Watchable, and at times a decent outing for fans, but reminiscent of the old franchise and ultimately mimicry is no match for an original.
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PostWed Dec 23, 2015 9:48 am

THE REVENANT - 8.5/10

Read about the story of this a while ago and have been dying to see it - was going to try and wait to see it on big screen but couldn't resist - the bear scene is excellent, as is the fight at the end. The setting is proper bleak, cannot have been easy to film that for the actors or crew in snow and water the whole time. Di Caprio and Tom Hardy were class, didn't recognise Hardy at first. Will Poulter is on his way to big things aswell

I didn't think it was too drawn out and quite liked the bits where he was on his own

LEGEND - 6.0/10

Was alright, thought Ronnie was good as he was actually acting, but Reggie was just like Tom Hardy in a suit. The female narrator was terrible, think it was supposed to be like GoodFellas but didn't work at all

INSIDE OUT - 9.0

Watched this ages ago but forgot to put it on, very clever as a kids film about mental health, Had me thinking about my childhood quite a lot. Excellent

SNOOPY MOVIE - 6.5

Good animated movie for the kids

THE GOOD DINOSAUR - 6.5

Thought this looked amazing from the trailer, not sure why it didn't work as well, enjoyed it but not in same league as Inside Out

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Previous 2015 scores:
9.5 UNBROKEN
9.0 FOXCATCHER, AMERICAN SNIPER, INSIDE OUT
8.5 THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, THE REVENANT
8.0 I AM ALI, BIG HERO 6, ZODIAC (2007), STILL ALICE, EX MACHINA, JURASSIC WORLD, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5, SPECTRE
7.5 CHAPPIE
7.0 THE IMITATION GAME, INTERSTELLAR, MARVELLOUS (BBC 2014), CINDERELLA, HOME
6.5 THE DROP, WILD, MINIONS, SAN ANDREAS, STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, LITTLE BOY, THE LITTLE PRINCE, SNOOPY MOVIE, THE GOOD DINOSAUR
6.0 DUMB AND DUMBER TOO, FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS (2006), FOCUS, GOOD KILL, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2004), IT FOLLOWS, SOUTHPAW, KNOCK KNOCK, UNFRIENDED, NO ESCAPE, LEGEND
5.5 A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES, THE GAMBLER, INHERENT VICE, TOMORROWLAND
5.0 JOHN WICK, KINGSMAN, MAD MAX FURY ROAD
4.5 PIXELS
4.0 RUN ALL NIGHT, TED 2, FURIOUS 7
3.5 THE INTERVIEW, SURVIVOR, HITMAN AGENT 47
3.0 BIRDMAN, JUPITER ASCENDING, TERMINATOR GENISYS
2.5 THE WEDDING RINGER, GET HARD
1.5 POLTERGEIST
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostThu Dec 24, 2015 1:47 pm

The Revenant - 9/10

I was going to give this 8.5 because it does drag a little in parts, but the cinematography more than makes up for it, there's not a branch out of place and the whole thing just looks and feels epic.

The bear scene is something else, I've never seen anything like it. You really do get the sense that they went through hell filming this.

Dicaprio drove the film with some fantastic acting and ridiculous commitment to the role, some of the stuff he went through in this film is ridiculous. If he doesn't get an Oscar for this there's something seriously wrong.

Shout out to Tom Hardy who was also excellent in this.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostFri Dec 25, 2015 8:01 pm

The hateful eight.

Not tarantinos greatest but still a great film imo.

Kurt Russell is brilliant

8.5/10
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostFri Dec 25, 2015 10:00 pm

SPECTRE

Classic Bond with as mentioned above some epic car chases, and typical action scenes, with a back-story I really enjoyed as it delivered a tagline to Bond and his arch rival. Some say overdone and too long but for me it was just about right as it affixed Bond with his roots as an assassin first and foremost with an emphasis on getting his man. The locations, scenery and the transport were all outstanding - though the under use of Monica Belluci was tragic (sigh.



8.0/10 - I felt Casino Royale reinvented the franchise, delivering the cold, haunted, menacing assassin from the books, whilst Quantum of Solace was a brutal and frenetic but ultimately lacking the delivery of its predecessor. Skyfall was a return to form, smart and tight with references to the past and Bonds vulnerabilities in the present and this is a more a reinforcement of the agent and assassin with vulnerabilities established in Skyfall, but nothing new is revealed - thus a little of a reworked pastiche rather than an original


Think the Craig/Mendes interpretation of Bond has been the best yet in the sequence but I'm really not sure he can take it further and I'd like to see Craig replaced if he has no taste for the role.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostFri Dec 25, 2015 10:08 pm

The Martian

Possibly the best film I have seen this year. Tight, stunning visuals, great story, no pandering to political correctness, funny, and just delvers relentless thrills when the actions gets going. The science part was facilitating and once established the communication and interaction with the back end people to get solutions was totally absorbing. What's more the human part of the film is brilliantly portrayed by a Matt Damon who comes across as desperate, slightly mad but at the same time so utterly determined to beat the odds, ever when further events really stack up against him. I actually shouted out loud for him at one point and that my friends is something special.

9.5/10 - Just see it and give thanks that there is cinema that really tries and succeeds to move you once in a while.
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PostFri Dec 25, 2015 11:39 pm

terminaljunkie wrote:The Martian

Possibly the best film I have seen this year. Tight, stunning visuals, great story, no pandering to political correctness, funny, and just delvers relentless thrills when the actions gets going. The science part was facilitating and once established the communication and interaction with the back end people to get solutions was totally absorbing. What's more the human part of the film is brilliantly portrayed by a Matt Damon who comes across as desperate, slightly mad but at the same time so utterly determined to beat the odds, ever when further events really stack up against him. I actually shouted out loud for him at one point and that my friends is something special.

9.5/10 - Just see it and give thanks that there is cinema that really tries and succeeds to move you once in a while.

Really good film, the only one (in recent memory) where I found myself actually holding my breath at the big spaghetti scene at the end! A return to form for Ridley Scott and a quality piece of work from Maaaaatt Daaaaaaaamon!
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSat Dec 26, 2015 11:23 pm

"facilitating " was of course fascinating - and i have no idea how Android managed to mangle it so - though my inebriation may have had something to do with it!
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSat Dec 26, 2015 11:31 pm

The Hateful Eight.

Another well aimed effort from Tarantino with his trademark violence, humour and well crafted story with great visuals. Impressed with Kurt Russell and Walton Goggins(who shone brightly in the series 'Justified') but I found the whole was less than the sum of parts and strangely empty by the finale.

7.0/10 - Could have done with tightening and seemed to lack a bit of the substance found in Tarantino's earlier efforts - still entertaining for all of that.
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PostSun Dec 27, 2015 9:51 pm

Star Wars: The Force Awakens *No Spoilers*

I wasn't prepared for the huge lump in throat that followed the opening credits and score, nor was I able to supress a bit of a gasp when the characters of old appeared...Han Solo, Chewie, Leia etc...and the new central characters Rey and Finn just seemed to make the roles their own without effort and with tons of chemistry. I was less convinced by the 'badness' or Kylo Ren and hope he does justice to the transformation ahead in the upcoming films...he does seem to have an anger management issue!

Overall it felt familiar and if I was being picky I'd say Abrams just chose the best bits of Episodes IV, V, and VI and reworked them to suit and as a result telegraphs the outcome, but since this largely reboots the series, I don't see how that is any bad thing. The actions sequences felt so very right and the attention to detail was fan centric, which was perfect for me. Think that Harrison Ford really did this justice and was the linchpin of the movie, providing a bridge between the old and new characters and a conduit for the story itself.

9.5/10 - JJ Abrams might have played it safer than it could have been but his care and attention means he has returned something very special to its rightful place and breathed new life into it. Awesome. Cannot wait for the saga to unfold.
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CREED - 7.0

Was cringing at the first 15 minutes or so but ended up enjoying it. Strange how there are only 2 fights in the whole movie mind. Michael B Jordan has got himself into some shape, Bellew looks like a fat chump compared to him.

Thought some of the acting and lines were a bit too corny, don't think Bellew will be winning any Oscars any time soon either. Everton must have been buzzing off the free publicity and exposure

HEART OF THE SEA - 5.0

Wanted to like this as the true story is amazing, but there were quite a few things that annoyed me about it. I didnt once believe that they were actually on the ocean, just looked like bloody awful green screen/filmed in a swimming pool stuff.

There's one bit which is some of the worst hollywood bull5h1t I've ever seen, toward the end when the whale breaches the surface and has eye to eye contact with the captain for about a minute - he was going to harpoon him but then decides against it, the whale might aswell have winked at him and said cheers gadge, unbelievable. Turns into hollywood schmultz with music to pull your heart strings etc, doesn't go into the story enough about how they survived and so on. Could have been a lot better.

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7.0 CREED
5.0 HEART OF THE SEA
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PostSun Jan 10, 2016 1:44 pm

45 Years 0/10

It sounded good the the synopsis, and I had to to watch all cos I was waiting for something to happen.

It didn't..
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSun Jan 10, 2016 4:46 pm

WalterWhite wrote:45 Years 0/10

It sounded good the the synopsis, and I had to to watch all cos I was waiting for something to happen.

It didn't..


Not for me then...binned!
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PostSun Jan 10, 2016 4:57 pm

Bone Tomahawk

Thought this was a Western but it turned out to be one with a cannibal horror twist and contains some very unique gory scenes so if not of the mind for such a thing then don't watch it. It is talky at times and whilst some of the dialogue has a humorous slant, it is also clunky and I found myself a bit bored in laboured moments as the director allows the characters to develop.

6/10 - Looks good, the cast seem to be on point throughout and has some great offbeat moments but loses marks for the horror part put me off as it was unexpected and brutally done, belonging more to the gore-hound slasher genre than a Western. I should have read a summary before watching but ho-hum...
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PostSun Jan 10, 2016 11:55 pm

terminaljunkie wrote:Bone Tomahawk

Thought this was a Western but it turned out to be one with a cannibal horror twist and contains some very unique gory scenes so if not of the mind for such a thing then don't watch it. It is talky at times and whilst some of the dialogue has a humorous slant, it is also clunky and I found myself a bit bored in laboured moments as the director allows the characters to develop.

6/10 - Looks good, the cast seem to be on point throughout and has some great offbeat moments but loses marks for the horror part put me off as it was unexpected and brutally done, belonging more to the gore-hound slasher genre than a Western. I should have read a summary before watching but ho-hum...

The bit where they, ahem, go halves on their meal was one of the biggest holy shit, WTF moments I saw on film last year.
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PostMon Jan 11, 2016 1:41 am

Biggjambo wrote:The bit where they, ahem, go halves on their meal was one of the biggest holy shit, WTF moments I saw on film last year.


Yeah - put me right off of my KFC
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostMon Jan 11, 2016 9:35 am

The Hateful Eight 8.5/10

The blackest of black comedies. Clever story, superb dialogue, genuine characters and tons of blood. What more could you want from a Tarantino film?

Not his finest hour but a brilliant watch, with a great climax.
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PostFri Jan 15, 2016 8:25 pm

Incoming



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terminaljunkie wrote:Incoming





Is this a sequel to Cloverfield?
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Indeed yes!
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PostMon Jan 18, 2016 9:22 am

THE HATEFUL EIGHT - 8.5

Saw this at cinema, glad I did as I think it will be better for it. Laughed a load of times at comments characters made and things that happened and probably at bits that weren't supposed to be funny like Senor Bob getting his head blown off

Strange to see a film these days where about 70% of it takes place in one room, even more strange to see a film like that
and not get bored by it

Good story, some class characters and performances, would definitely recommend

PS the bit where the wagon is coming through the snow/alongside the river toward the end, I almost expected Di Caprio to be crawling passed on his hands and knees, looked exactly the same place as in the Revvo!


THE MARTIAN - 6.5

I wanted to really like this, from the trailers I thought that looks class. I have a few issues with it, it just isn't the film I expected it to be, mainly because of its 'jokey' tone and the appalling choice of music. Could have been a lot better if they got rid of all the sh1t banter and completely changed the soundtrack (who TF came up with the 70s disco crack, absolutely appalling).

IMO Kate Mara was massively mis-cast, I didn't believe in her character for a second - she looks about 14 and I'm supposed to buy the fact that she is a maths professor on a NASA mission to Mars?! No. Kristen Wiig was also mis-cast, she is a comedy actress and I couldn't take her remotely seriously in this. Matt Damon is class, I like him in everything I've seen him in

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8.5 THE HATEFUL EIGHT
7.0 CREED
6.5 THE MARTIAN
5.0 HEART OF THE SEA
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PostSun Jan 31, 2016 9:57 pm

A Walk in the Woods
Taken from Bill Brysons book of same title, this stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte as they attempt to walk The Appalachian Trail. Emma Thompson plays Bryson's wife and if truth be told her short stint on screen is probably the better of all of the performances. The sheer pleasure of the book and its bickering old pals does not come across in the film at all, where only the easy charm of the actors saves it from sinking without trace.

5/10 - The undeniable beauty of the surroundings and the humour along the way from the main actors carry it over the line but it is very hit and miss.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostMon Feb 01, 2016 9:19 am

these 2 are shit and should be avoided:

Creep
Maggie

watched "Predestination" which had a rather strange twist on the time travelling mechanic....
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PostWed Feb 03, 2016 8:59 am

THE BIG SHORT - 6.5

Interesting half comedy half fact filled horror show about the banks crashing. I like how it plays music from the time and shows clips from TV and stuff, has some completely random moments where celebrities like Margot Robbie and Selena Gomez explain high end financial terms and processes to the viewer (but any reason to show those two is fine by me).

Steve Carrell is good as always, wasn't overly enamoured by Christian Bale or Brad Pitts characters or performances, and Ryan Gosling has gone back to being a smug smarmy little f...er

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8.5 THE REVENANT, THE HATEFUL EIGHT
7.0 CREED
6.5 THE MARTIAN, THE BIG SHORT
5.0 HEART OF THE SEA
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 09, 2016 11:06 am

In an effort to try and post on here more I'm going to have a go at posting on a thread I've never even read, let alone added to. The last film I watched was Withnail and I, sometime in the late 1990s. I recorded it off the telly because everyone was saying how good it was. It wasn't, in my opinion. No more than 4/10. I also recorded Groundhog Day for similar reasons in about 2002, but haven't got round to watching it yet.
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PostTue Feb 09, 2016 11:19 am

SICARIO - 6.5

About battle between police/drug cartels, the action moments are quite tense in places. Definitely put me off going anywhere near where this goes on. Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro are good in it

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Previous 2016 scores:
8.5 THE REVENANT, THE HATEFUL EIGHT
7.0 CREED
6.5 THE MARTIAN, THE BIG SHORT, SICARIO
5.0 HEART OF THE SEA
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 09, 2016 12:22 pm

Capybara wrote:In an effort to try and post on here more I'm going to have a go at posting on a thread I've never even read, let alone added to. The last film I watched was Withnail and I, sometime in the late 1990s. I recorded it off the telly because everyone was saying how good it was. It wasn't, in my opinion. No more than 4/10. I also recorded Groundhog Day for similar reasons in about 2002, but haven't got round to watching it yet.



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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 09, 2016 12:48 pm

if you don't rate W&I then maybe movies aren't for you
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 09, 2016 2:35 pm

I think I probably worked that out years ago, but I thought I'd give it a try. Not so long ago the subject (of Withnail and I) came up 'in another place' and some people who are clearly not at the same end of the fillum-watching spectrum as I am, and not the nutters either, had a similar opinion.

By the way, if this thread was limited to films watched in a cinema, the last would be Airplane which I watched when it came out. I laughed out loud at something no one else in the whole cinema did which told me they had either missed the joke or didn't find it funny. I've not been back.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 09, 2016 7:02 pm

Airplane!

class film that - can you remember what bit you laughed at and no one else did?
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 09, 2016 9:09 pm

tunstall wrote:if you don't rate W&I then maybe movies aren't for you


I've got to agree W&I is shite
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 09, 2016 11:26 pm

tunstall wrote:Airplane!

class film that - can you remember what bit you laughed at and no one else did?


I certainly can. I thought you'd never ask. It was this one. Right at the end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wxp-NxJny8

:happy: edit, more of a :))
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostWed Feb 10, 2016 7:58 am

:mrgreen:

haha

that movie has me giggling all the way through it
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostWed Feb 10, 2016 11:43 am

ANAMOLISA - 7.0

Don't know how to explain this - its a stop-motion animation film about a middle aged bloke who has this disease where everyone in his life has the same voice and face haha the cast is made up of only 3 people, one of whom plays about 90 parts (with the same voice)

I can imagine a lot of people watching this and thinking 'this is absolutely dreadful', but I enjoyed it and Im not really sure why, read a load of reviews afterward and they all said it was good

Features one of the strangest, possibly most realistic, 'love' scenes I have seen. Up for an Oscar for Animated Feature Film, against Inside Out which is surely the favourite, but you never know

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Previous 2016 scores:
8.5 THE REVENANT, THE HATEFUL EIGHT
7.0 CREED, ANAMOLISA
6.5 THE MARTIAN, THE BIG SHORT, SICARIO
5.0 HEART OF THE SEA
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSun Feb 14, 2016 4:08 pm

Deadpool 8/10

First time I've been to the cinema in about 15 years and really glad I saw this on the big screen.

As for the film, lots of lol moments and plenty of violence. Great film.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSun Feb 14, 2016 6:18 pm

Two from me, which although being very different films both had a very self aware sense to them.

The Big Short 7/10 - its entertaining and informative at the same time. It was beginning to annoy me slightly as it, sort of, celebrated some people getting stinking rich due to normal people having their houses repossessed but it turned in the last 20 minutes or so to be really clear who was to blame for it all and who actually paid the price. Its a period of time I've done a fair bit of reading on and I thought it made the subject matter a bit more accessible. It felt like a mate telling you a tale down the pub. It was very pally with the audience and I enjoyed this aspect of it.

Deadpool 8.5/10 - went to the Regent in Redcar last night to watch it. Fucking love that cinema and at 4 quid a ticket you cant fall off. Enjoyed the film. Proper funny at times and right from the off with the piss taking credits. Ryan Reynolds was class, brilliantly cast. Its Marvel being very self-deprecating and using the Deadpool character to enable that. A bit more gory and choice with the language than most super hero films, hence the 15 certificate. It loses its way with the humour at times. I wanted that to be a bit more sustained, but other than that I had no complaints. Highly recommend this one.
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostSun Feb 14, 2016 11:47 pm

Looks like Deadpool is a massive hit with fans...and this a movie the studio didn't want to make and then got fully behind after Comic Con showed them there was a real appetite for the character.

http://variety.com/2016/film/box-office/deadpool-box-office-1201705937/
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Feb 16, 2016 4:45 pm

RIDE ALONG 2 - 3.0

Just really bad. I always think when I see people doing a massive media tour that the film is going to be dreadful, proved the case with this. I like Kevin Hart and Ice Cube but this just didn't need to be made.


THE GIFT - 7.5

Had this for a while, just got round to watching it. Really good, turns out to be not what you expect from the start. Jason Bateman is good in a serious role after being used to seeing him in Arrested Development/Horrible Bosses etc. Definitely worth a watch

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Previous 2016 scores:
8.5 THE REVENANT, THE HATEFUL EIGHT
7.5 THE GIFT
7.0 CREED, ANAMOLISA
6.5 THE MARTIAN, THE BIG SHORT, SICARIO
5.0 HEART OF THE SEA
3.0 RIDE ALONG 2
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostThu Feb 18, 2016 6:39 pm

The Martian 6/10 - Didnt do it for me, this. I found it predictable, unnecessarily far fetched, overly long and a bit too Hollywood. I also felt the ending was weak.

All of that said :D It was beautiful to look at. The Martian vista's were incredible. I would've loved to have seen it on the big screen. Matt Damon was good but I cant understand why he's in contention for an Oscar. The role didn't stretch him, it just felt like Matt Damon had developed some Botanist/MacGyver/Astronaut skills and got stuck on Mars.

It wasn't a bad film I just felt the story was formulaic and lacked imagination.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 8.5/10 Thought this was class. Brilliantly intertwined stories, incredible visuals and some great performances. I'm a big fan of Robert Rodriguez so I was probably always going to like this. You got to take it for what it is which is a brilliant re-imagining of a Graphic Novel (which I also really like). If you cant get past the visual style it probably wont work for you. Also, Eva Green is very un-shy for the vast majority of her scenes in the film. She's a very confident girl. :blush:
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Re: Last film you watched and a rating

PostTue Mar 01, 2016 4:49 pm

ROOM - 5.0

Just didn't get it. Havent seen all the other films that the women were up for best actress award, but Brie Larson imo doesn't do much in this for an Oscar. The kid is supposed to be 5, the actor who plays him is 9 or 10 and I just never bought it at all. Also, wtf happened to the guy who had them locked up? Nope.

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Previous 2016 scores:
8.5 THE REVENANT, THE HATEFUL EIGHT
7.5 THE GIFT
7.0 CREED, ANAMOLISA
6.5 THE MARTIAN, THE BIG SHORT, SICARIO
5.0 HEART OF THE SEA, ROOM
3.0 RIDE ALONG 2
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