General Discussion: Last film you saw?


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MoB
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37106 posts since 31/8/04

13 Apr 2021 15:37
Kadafi39 wrote:
TCB wrote: Silk Road. Wasted opportunity I thought especially given how interesting the source material is. 3/5 at a push.

Got decent reviews on imdb at 5.9 currently. I am intrigued by this kind of stuff so sure I will find it entertaining.

When you compare it to the rolling stone article or the case file podcast it's bloody awful
swiftus
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1400 posts since 1/7/09

13 Apr 2021 15:45
MoB wrote:
Kadafi39 wrote:
TCB wrote: Silk Road. Wasted opportunity I thought especially given how interesting the source material is. 3/5 at a push.

Got decent reviews on imdb at 5.9 currently. I am intrigued by this kind of stuff so sure I will find it entertaining.

When you compare it to the rolling stone article or the case file podcast it's bloody awful

The Silk Road story is one of the those things that is so much better suited to a documentary (e.g. Storyville one) than a Hollywood film. The source information is already amazing…it doesn't need extra sprinkles on top.
snaye
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10890 posts since 24/10/02

13 Apr 2021 15:51
Rirawin wrote: It's now available on Amazon Prime.

Recommend The Dissident a film documentary that is also on Prime https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11382384/

Also rated 'Boys State' appreciate the heads up on that one Cool
toin
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2024 posts since 1/4/13

posted 22 Apr 2021 12:10, edited 22 Apr 2021 12:10
Godfather 1&2
What can I say, they're both absolute classics.


8 1/2
First Fellini I've seen, enjoyed it a lot more than I expected. It's very italian and melodramatic but it's also pretty funny and the scenery and direction is amazing. Gave up understanding what happened after the first hour and just enjoyed the ride.


Pickpocket (1959)
Was a decent watch but didn't do much for me. Some cool thieving scenes but the use of non-professional actors didn't do it any favours. Dragged on too long I thought which is something you don't want to say about an 80 minute movie.
LFC
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5323 posts since 14/6/11

11 May 2021 00:26
Baby Driver. Can’t decide whether it was great or shite.