Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut

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by Yulehide » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:49 pm

John Wick part 2 - 8/10

Not quite as enjoyable as the first one but a damn good daft action film nontheless.

Its a very visually stylish film too, the action sequence in the art gallery looks superb.

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by Godzilla » Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:29 pm

Holidays - 7/10

Horror anthology based around the holidays. Strikes an odd balance between horror and comedy. Some of the images are actually disturbing and if they had gone pure horror they would have a classic here. It's still worth a look, as it's creepy and weird and very different. It's also on Netflix.

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by Lotus » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:28 pm

City of God - 8/10

+ Moved along at a good pace
+ Lots of characters and storylines
+ Some brutal scenes, with one in particular being quite hard to watch

- Some of the characters were difficult to care about or not that interesting

Saw a bit of this years ago on TV where it looked pretty interesting, but only just got around to seeing it in full. Very good though.

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by Godzilla » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:59 pm

Silence of the Lambs - at the cinema - 9/10

A genuine classic and so quoteable and memorable. I much prefer Manhunter and the Hannibal TV series but it was a delight to see this on the big screen. The music by Howard Shore was the highlight.

A few people in the audience were obvious first time viewers and there was one gasp during the ambulance reveal.

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by Yulehide » Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:50 pm

Alien Covenant - 8/10

Genuinely don't understand all the hate this gets, sure it doesn't hold a candle to the original Alien but when viewed as a horror sci-fi film set in the Alien 'universe' it ticks all the right boxes.

There were a few facepalm inducing moments like slipping on blood while trying to shoot a newly hatched alien :lol: and "lets stick my face over this grotesque egg thing because the not creepy at all android says it's perfectly safe" and David's motivation for his actions were downright strange I was bored so decided to create horrific genetic monstrosities lol! but I quote liked it.

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PostRe: Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut
by Godzilla » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:54 pm

The outstretched arms scene and the ending big reveal are beyond gooseberry fool. Felt like it was a student film script.

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by Godzilla » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:02 pm

La La Land - 10/10 - perfect in every way.

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by Yulehide » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:14 pm

Godzilla wrote:The outstretched arms scene and the ending big reveal are beyond gooseberry fool. Felt like it was a student film script.


I burst out laughing at that bit :lol:

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by Rudolphin » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:18 pm

Godzilla wrote:The outstretched arms scene and the ending big reveal are beyond gooseberry fool. Felt like it was a student film script.


That was my issue with it...it felt like fan-fiction. It was beautifully put together like all Scott films but the script was absolute dogshit.

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PostRe: Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut
by Skippy » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:24 am

Paddington 2 - *****

An absolute delight and better than the first. Wrote a full review here: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/paddington-2-r ... lm-1646576

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by Rex Kramer » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:36 am

Skippy wrote:Paddington 2 - *****

An absolute delight and better than the first. Wrote a full review here: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/paddington-2-r ... lm-1646576

That's good news. I loved the first one and the use of the paper people in the trailer (and the nod to the original series) for the 2nd made me very glad.

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:37 pm

Watching batman v superman, as I never saw it on release. By god it’s gooseberry fool. It’s so boring, I’m about half way through. Might give up but determined to see it out. I think it’s worse than man of steel which I’ve seen twice all the way through and didn’t mind.

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by Schiess dem Denster » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:06 pm

Give up. It’s strawberry floating awful.

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by JediDragon05 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:15 am

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PostRe: Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:31 am

Split - 7/10

I mostly enjoyed this and thought McAvoy was excellent. I didn’t like how it went a little superhero/supernatural at the end though. I also am not sure the world really needs a Shyamalan Cinematic Universe.

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PostRe: Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut
by Tragic Magic » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:58 am

La La Land

I thought it was ruddy brilliant. The ending was crushingly bitter sweet though. :(

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by Squinty » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:15 am

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PostRe: Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut
by JediDragon05 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:17 am

Jeepers Creepers 3

Bit disappointing.

2/5

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PostRe: Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut
by Ecno » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:47 pm

Murder in the Orientation Express 4/10- More like boring on the Orient express. There's no intrigue or mystery as Hercules Poiroit questions one bland suspect after another. The ending would have worked very well if the set up hadn't have been so boring and I'd actually cared about any of the characters.

PS I didn't know the plot (outside the obvious) before viewing.

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PostRe: Last film you watched and your rating: The Directors Cut
by Skippy » Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:04 am

Justice League - *

Terrible, obviously, but at least it doesn't drag and there's enough Joss Whedon in there to make it just a plain old bad movie rather than a Batman v Superman-style travesty. The first half of it is worthy of two stars in fact, but then The Flash and Cyborg bond while digging up Superman's corpse (Flash tries to fist bump him) and it all goes south from there.

Long review: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/justice-league ... ns-1647595


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