General Discussion: Last film you saw?


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phelen
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6418 posts since 16/8/06

4 Jan 2012 02:02
Kill List


Man.. the final10-15 minutes just ruined it for me. Total shite. I was sooo with it too, An hour into it, it had me by the balls but then it just pisses it all away with a fuckin half cocked pulled out of its arse generic as fook ending.

I think the reason I reacted so strongly to it is that about halfway through I realised I had zero idea where the film was going. That is such a rare thing these days. The filmmaking was so confident and the character work so great I trusted the filmmaker. Things were never really explained but I figured they were all gonna link up and there would be some kind of great revelation at the end… but when said revelation turned out to be the so fuckin obvious and generic (not to mention not making a great deal of sense).. It just broke my heart. All those good feelings it built earlier.. the benefit of the doubt I gave to the vagueness and strangeness of certain moments all felt like IT WAS FOR SHIT! I felt used.


ODB
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3431 posts since 21/6/06

4 Jan 2012 08:15
russ74 wrote: Alan Clarks Bully just starting on film 4
Larry Clark Eye-wink
FrIEND
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13438 posts since 27/11/03

4 Jan 2012 19:24
Noble Locks wrote:
FrIEND wrote: MI4 - too long for my liking but good enough. Saw at the box at high Wycombe which was an experience. High Wycombes upped its game too.
The Prestige - I hate magician shit but really enjoyed it.
you following me or what? Smiling
did you have wagas as well?

Havnt had a wagas in years Sad mrs is completely opposed to it for some reason. Think it's the benches Puzzled
Noble Locks
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66963 posts since 10/7/03

4 Jan 2012 19:29
man up or sack her. Eye-wink
FrIEND
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13438 posts since 27/11/03

4 Jan 2012 19:33
Laughing out loud will do!
carl lewis
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23648 posts since 14/10/04

4 Jan 2012 19:37
Noble Locks wrote: sack her. Eye-wink

Laughing out loud you been hanging around Nigerians Cool
Noble Locks
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66963 posts since 10/7/03

4 Jan 2012 19:39
think they might of got that one from us male apples bruv. Eye-wink
MoB
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36705 posts since 31/8/04

5 Jan 2012 16:25
nicked from popbitch but this is quite good, The Thing staring Pingu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToCq_c3wOM8
FrIEND
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13438 posts since 27/11/03

5 Jan 2012 21:24
Not everyone's seen the original or this so you might want to edit that or put a big fuck off spoiler alert at the beginning.
mynameistom
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25 posts since 5/1/12

5 Jan 2012 21:36
Lars and the Real Girl. Been meaning to catch this for a while, but damn it was good. Gosling is fantastic in it. Highly recommended.

Enjoyed Finchers GWTDT as well. Rooney Mara did brilliantly to step out of Noomi Rapace's shadow as Salander and preferred his ending to the original/book(?). Hopefully he's on board for the inevitable sequels, although I doubt it seeing as it hasn't done great business at the box office. Who's idea was it to put it out at Christmas anyway? Hardly a family friendly film, what with all the *SPOILER ALERT* anal rape and that!!
mynameistom
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25 posts since 5/1/12

5 Jan 2012 21:38
Edited. Apologies. That pingu version of The Thing is amazing by the way, thanks for that.
Gizmo
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4270 posts since 20/10/09

5 Jan 2012 21:41
wasn't really all that interested in watching it but I am now!
mynameistom
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25 posts since 5/1/12

5 Jan 2012 22:07
It's well worth it. If you like Fincher then you won't be be disappointed. Rooney Mara really is amazing in it, and Daniel Craig is a great fit for Blomkvist. Shame it'snot getting more recognition, I can't think of many recent high profile films that are even half as good.
MoB
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36705 posts since 31/8/04

5 Jan 2012 23:12
In Time - Rubbish
Cowboys and Aliens - Complete Rubbish
JeffreyDahmer
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29 posts since 29/12/11

6 Jan 2012 00:37
mynameistom wrote: It's well worth it. If you like Fincher then you won't be be disappointed. Rooney Mara really is amazing in it, and Daniel Craig is a great fit for Blomkvist. Shame it'snot getting more recognition, I can't think of many recent high profile films that are even half as good.

Its not getting recognition because its a total copy of the original, even down to the set designs…

Hollywood should just leave well alone sometimes..

They did the same with 'Let The Right One In' which was remade and entitled 'Let Me In'….and wasnt a patch on the original.
JeffreyDahmer
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29 posts since 29/12/11

6 Jan 2012 00:38
Midnight In Paris - brilliant.
JustinCredible
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2529 posts since 11/6/08

6 Jan 2012 00:44
Kill list after hearing the hype on here, gripping but bizarre ending and had no idea wtf that was all about
OFWGKTA
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104 posts since 3/10/11

6 Jan 2012 00:50
Small town murder songs. Canadian job. Get it, yah rly
YLAup
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5175 posts since 5/9/11

6 Jan 2012 00:59
All 4 Mission Impossibles in the past two days - in a weird order 4,3,1 then 2. The first one is the best by far. So much more to think about when you compare it to the latest two which are fairly easy popcorn movies. John Woo’s effert is just wrong in every way.
Gizmo
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4270 posts since 20/10/09

6 Jan 2012 12:59
JeffreyDahmer wrote:
mynameistom wrote: It's well worth it. If you like Fincher then you won't be be disappointed. Rooney Mara really is amazing in it, and Daniel Craig is a great fit for Blomkvist. Shame it'snot getting more recognition, I can't think of many recent high profile films that are even half as good.

Its not getting recognition because its a total copy of the original, even down to the set designs…

Hollywood should just leave well alone sometimes..

They did the same with 'Let The Right One In' which was remade and entitled 'Let Me In'….and wasnt a patch on the original.

The only remake I can remember that was almost as good as the original was The Departed (from Infernal Affairs), which although was pretty much beat by beat the same story, was just impossible to not like with the acting talent in it.

Looking forward to Spike Lee's 'OldBoy'.