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The Film I have just watched...

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by DaveL485, Jan 21, 2015.

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  1. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Yes! Awesome film!
     
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  2. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Like a baby :yes3.gif:
     
  3. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Hardcore wasn't it, in a Saving Private Ryan stylee. Great movie.
     
  4. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    American Sniper.

    AMUUUUUURRRRRRIIIIIICCCCCCAAAAAA FUCK YEAH .

    I think behind all the propaganda B.S there was a great film. It really detailed the withdrawal and stresses that a man went through in his ~1000 days in EYE raq. ( Iraq for the English speakers , and finally لعراق‎| for the Arabic speakers out there. )

    It also showed what a moral booster and propaganda machine the person Chris Kyle was for the US and the obvious fear card for the AQi

    From what I understand there were a few technical liberties takes with the film from its book conversion , such at the 2100 yard shot killing another sniper was in fact hitting a RPG wielding fool. Either way , impressive sniping. There are also a few other stupid bits as well that go against basic solidiering , like running on top of a building showing your silhouette against the skyline. Makes a great film , but not really accurate ..

    Some really heart moving stuff in there too.

    Get past the B.S in the film , and its fantastic

    8.5 / 10
     
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  5. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    I've been meaning to watch that, and havent yet. I shall make some time :)
     
  6. TNT Andy

    TNT Andy Well-Known Member

    I didn't even give it the time of day - thanks for confirming what had been pre-cursored by the films before it. There has only ever been one great FF - and that was 1 and because it was shite and it kick-started probably one of the biggest movements in car modding history. It's more the latter that makes it a classic to be honest, and there have been so many lines from that film littered within the modding / tuning word it's become an institute in it's own right.

    Dude! I almost had you! You almost had me?
    Granny shifting
    the classic 19 gear gearbox

    and loads more

    Brilliant - and by accident.
     
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  7. Mart

    Mart Staff Member

    Ted 2 - Enjoyed the first one, but feared the sequel was gonna be bad...and it was. Utter shite.
     
  8. ChrisGTT

    ChrisGTT Well-Known Member

    As above just finished watching ted 2 and it was a poor second still made me laugh mind. An easy watch to be honest
     
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  9. TNT Andy

    TNT Andy Well-Known Member

    The Imitation Game.

    True story about the breaking of the Enigma Code and the group that built it. A sterling performance by Cumberbatch playing a possibly autistic genius. I'd give this a 5/5 but Kierra 'gets on my tits' Nightly is in it and spoils it for me.

    A serious film for serious people, the 1 or 2 of you out there should love it.
     
  10. Mart

    Mart Staff Member

    Yep, great film, as was Theory of Everything (Hawking's bio).

    Opposite end of the spectrum, but looking forward to Terminator and Mission Impossible.
     
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  11. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Looks like I won't bother visiting the movies to go watch Ted2 then.. :(
     
  12. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    I'd like to get on HER tits.

    This x 100000. Of the films this year I was looking forward to, these are two of em, the others being Mad Max Fury Road (which was fucking epic) and Jurassic World (not seen it yet)

    High hopes for brain-out, full on cheeseballs action!
     
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  13. Mart

    Mart Staff Member

    Not forgetting Star Wars towards the end of year as well of course. That's my 'must see' film of 2015 - Hope it's on par with 4/5/6 and not 1/2/3!
     
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  14. Mart

    Mart Staff Member

    You might like it mate, but I thought it was gash. Poor plot, unfunny jokes, and quite why the feck Morgan Freeman, a highly-rated actor if ever there was one, ended up in this film, I have no idea.
     
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  15. Adey

    Adey Staff Member

    I loved ted, ted 2 on the other hand was hard work, didn't flow, tried to be family guy with the side shots, funny but more a stoner film than worth a watch
     
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  16. Tony Smith

    Tony Smith Well-Known Member

    Few bits to add - firstly Kiera Knightlys tits, or rather lack off - if you would like to get on those I suggested you might be better suited to the priesthood as her breasts are smaller than a 14 year old boys! :0).

    Will wait for Ted 2 to come out on telly.

    The Enigma Code and American Sniper I thought were very good - 8 and 7.5 respectively.

    IMO Fast and Furious 5 is the best followed by 6 and then Tokyo drift. The cars are far better in the later films and lets be honest there's no other reason to watch them.

    Terminator Genesys - very enjoyable, 3rd best of the Terminator films behind 2 and 1

    Saw Antman last night and was pretty good, I wasn't expecting it to be great but was very watchable. No Avengers assemble or Guardians of the Galaxy but certainly in the middle of the Marvel film list for me.
     
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  17. jamesc

    jamesc Staff Member

    Kingsman - damn that was good. No good ever came of killing loads of people in a church btw. 8/10


    The Taking of Tiger Mountain - mad kung fu type Chinese film. Passed a couple of hours. 6/10


    Spare Parts - feel good underdog film about Hispanic students taking on MIT in a robotics competition. The robots go mad & take over the world. I made that last part up but it would have been more interesting. 5/10


    Now watching Fight Club (in Russian as wor lass who is a Rusky has never watched it all the way through)....9.5/10.


    & drinking Hoegaarden beer after melon juice + vodka.

    Helena Bonham Carter...[​IMG]
     
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  18. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    I saw kingsmen at the weekend as well.

    Complete total and utter brain out watch and laugh.

    7/10
     
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  19. jamesc

    jamesc Staff Member

    The young dude (Eggsy) spoiled it a bit for me - do people really dress & talk like that? If you want to contrast someone from a disadvantaged area to Colin Firth's character & chums, then there are much shitter places in the UK to choose from than within the M25.

    "What do you think of the North-South divide, Eggsy?" "U wat me old china? North-South LAHNDAHN?"
     
  20. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    You need to speak to @la21t@la21t ..

    They do speak like that ;)
     
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