General Discussion: Last film you saw?


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Bennelli
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3461 posts since 25/5/11

13 Aug 2017 20:24
Life (2017) Space cabbage from Mars attacks the crew of the ISS. Vegan version of Alien.
EssexBoyII
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6393 posts since 5/6/07

13 Aug 2017 20:42
Superprecise wrote:
EssexBoyII wrote: Victoria. The bollocks, blew me away

Stayed with me for days. The single take thing gives it a really amazing sense of time. Exhausting but incredible.

I read a lot of criticisms of the 'slow build up' but to me it makes it so realistic. I've been that group of lads trying to chat up some foreign girl, the broken English discussions. Obviously I don't get roped in to robberies Laughing out loud but it felt like I've lived the first half of the film and how the single shot ramps up the tension. When they were clubbing after the job I was mentally urging them to get the fuck out and hide up somewhere. Saw it at Summer Screen as well so it was outside/raining when I was watching which added to it
MLI
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4360 posts since 6/10/09

14 Aug 2017 10:03
Fury (198Cool

Bad ass shootouts and double crosses from the classic HK era
ballso
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631 posts since 26/1/09

14 Aug 2017 19:06
glad to see victoria getting some love! it was also the best film i saw last year, by a distance too.

did you see it at somerset house essex? saw it was showing there on friday, would've been Cool
EssexBoyII
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6393 posts since 5/6/07

15 Aug 2017 07:36
Yes I did. Saw the climate change doc as well so had to drag my ass to London two consecutive nights but it was worth it. I'm surprised they let you take your own booze and food in. Jaws and Deliverance double-header would of been alright as well
padawan
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4027 posts since 27/6/03

15 Aug 2017 09:56
GOTG2 - excellent . Enjoyed it more than the 1st.
Bennelli
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3461 posts since 25/5/11

23 Aug 2017 20:48
Zygote (2017)

Directed by Blomkamp, 20 minute short.

Loved every second.

Deadspace x Doom x The Thing - great if you like sci-fi horror
TCB
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3666 posts since 5/7/11

24 Aug 2017 07:35
Basquiat. Solid Indie film with an amazing cast (Jeffrey Wright, Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe, Parker Posey & even David Bowie)
Not nearly as dark as the reality but a good watch.
bertoni
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951 posts since 29/9/11

24 Aug 2017 14:12
Bit late but just saw Nocturnal Animals. Fantastic film. Great storytelling and beautifully shot as you'd expect from Tom Ford.
Mr.X.
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2826 posts since 23/6/13

25 Aug 2017 19:57
Ghost in the shell. It was terrible as all predicted. Not Scarjo's finest moment.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.0. One was ok - the retro music, crappy 80s references like the hoff not good.
MLI
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4360 posts since 6/10/09

posted 25 Aug 2017 23:09, edited 25 Aug 2017 23:09
Haven't seen the Odd Angry Shot, about the Aussie SASR in Vietnam, since the 80s on VHS, picked up the DVD:


TIMDOT
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862 posts since 6/8/14

29 Sep 2017 05:58
Mother!- Pointless. Most allegories are set in the real world for a reason. It's shot the worst possible way, right up in Lawrence's one note face. The chaotic parts had a good effect.

Youth Of The Beast- Similar to Yojimbo but in the 60's. Really stylish considering it was made as a b-movie.
TIMDOT
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862 posts since 6/8/14

29 Sep 2017 06:00
MLI wrote: Haven't seen the Odd Angry Shot, about the Aussie SASR in Vietnam, since the 80s on VHS, picked up the DVD
I want to see a film from the NLF's point of view.
MLI
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4360 posts since 6/10/09

29 Sep 2017 08:48
The 'Cong? All you need to know is they're Commies and the enemy
andymakesglasses
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20168 posts since 26/1/06

29 Sep 2017 09:01
MLI wrote: DVD

Jawdropping!
padawan
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4027 posts since 27/6/03

29 Sep 2017 09:34


https://www.samharris.org/podcast/item/the-impossible-war

MIL - canny listen
gawkrodger
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7488 posts since 4/11/08

29 Sep 2017 14:14
sounding promising

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/sep/29/blade-runner-2049-review-ryan-gosling-harrison-ford-denis-villeneuve
padawan
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4027 posts since 27/6/03

29 Sep 2017 14:34
kiss of death
gonzoking
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769 posts since 13/3/11

30 Sep 2017 09:43

Thats Peter Bradshaw, a five star review from the man who gave Avengers Assemble five stars, ffs he does not get what makes good sci fi, should stick to reviewing french arthouse cinema.
MLI
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4360 posts since 6/10/09

2 Oct 2017 07:14
andymakesglasses wrote:
MLI wrote: DVD

Jawdropping!

If it's not avaiable on LD, I choose DVD. And if it's not on either I actually have a bunch of stuff from download on my HTPC. I draw the line at streaming. I'm not giving control of my media to anyone. Never fucking with Bluray, most releases are DNRed to hell and look like garbage because your average Kmart fool wants old movies to look "awesome! Made by 'puters!" as well. That's why most BDs are $10 now. They aim at the lowest demographic, the idiot who doesn't even know how to callibrate his TV properly and turns all his settings up to maximum with 200 hz motionflow or some such bullshit that is totally inappropriate for movies.