Film thread (and the odd book)

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Post by salmon spray » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:20 pm

Might do for a bit,but could be a body double.
She's looking fit at 50 though :x:

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Post by kenbo » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:43 pm

:clap :clap

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Post by Totally Wired » Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:57 pm

Dont usually watch foreign-subtitled films but was up late last night and caught this little Gem '#

HEADHUNTERS .... Norwegian black comedy ... made me chuckle a good few times.. well worth a watch.... its available on BBC catch up

Get on it you lazy Brickies.. an all :thumbs '# :lol :lol
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Post by kenbo » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:59 pm

I can't watch foreign shite!

I put 9/11 on last night starring Charlie Sheen. It's about five people trapped in an elevator while The World Trade Centre is hit. It was given 3/10 on IMDB, I think that's fairly harsh. It's worth watching when all the fooking soaps start!

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Post by Totally Wired » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:09 pm

kenbo.... give it a go mate .. once you have got the plot after about 15 mins .. you dont really need to read the poxy subtitles ... guarantee your be fooking roaring '#
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Post by kenbo » Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:12 pm

I'll download it if it's on catch up and stick it on one night. :thumbs

It's downloading. :thumbs

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Post by Col » Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:24 pm

World at war in colour
Remember watching this with my old man years ago in black and white, just watched it all again on Netflix.

Enthralling and fascinating. :thumbs

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Post by kenbo » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:02 pm

I've just watched Three Billboards In Missouri. The critics are raving about this, but I found it mediocre at best. The acting was probably better than the film itself. 6.5/10

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Post by Col » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:02 pm

I've only really known Johnny Depp from pirates of the carribean onwards, and chat shows. never really took to him.
Sat down to watch Donny Brasco the other night on netflix.

What an excellent actor he is/was
Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Post by kenbo » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:09 am

It's a good film Donnie Brasco.

I've only seen the first Pirates film, but he plays that part brilliantly.

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Post by kenbo » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:50 pm

I've just watched Rounders again. :clap :clap

I'm guessing most people have already seen it, but if you haven't it is worth a look. Mat Damon's a great poker who goes skint one night, and decides never to play again. Nine months later his mate (the brilliant Edward Norton) gets out of prison, and not only does he lead him astray, but he manages to put him in debt with the wrong people. Will Damon win his way out of trouble........? 8.5/10

And we've got TWO episodes of Gold Rush tonight. We've got the normal one, and a Dakota Fred spin off!! I will be watching them tomorrow. :)

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Post by bollybear » Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:18 am

Well ,what did you think,Kenners? Shame Todd Hoffman had a part to play- kiss of death !

It is like a marriage of Gold Rush and Gold Divers.... I know it is only a show but I think Dustin has got a lot of bottle. Will definitely give it another look.

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Post by toptwo » Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:13 pm

The one thing I took from that film - never take biscuits to a poker game!

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Post by jimb » Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:51 am

Been to the cinema a lot over the last year or so, it's my missus favourite night out and it's a cheap way of keeping her happy!!

One film that some on here will enjoy is Molly's Game, a true story about high stakes poker in the US, really enjoyed it.

Other films I recommend are Dunkirk, Darkest Hour, Baby Driver and Their Finest.
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Post by kenbo » Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:43 am

bollybear wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:18 am
Well ,what did you think,Kenners? Shame Todd Hoffman had a part to play- kiss of death !

It is like a marriage of Gold Rush and Gold Divers.... I know it is only a show but I think Dustin has got a lot of bottle. Will definitely give it another look.
The first episode was pretty slow, but I think it'll be a good watch when they get their act together. I wouldn't fancy doing Dustins job in it though.
I saw a clip where Todd's giving it the big 'un. "I've put $50k into this and that's all you've got". *,

Molly's Game does look good, Jim. I'm waiting for a decent stream to appear on the kodi. I like a bit of Idris too. :>

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Post by harry_rag » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:22 pm

Just watching the League of Gentlemen on Talking Pictures (1960 film, not the comedy). Quite a good film of it's vintage. Features an uncredited appearance by Oliver Reid if I'm not very much mistaken.

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Post by harry_rag » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:35 pm

Movies4men currently showing a film called "The Man Called Noon", to be followed by "A Man Called Sledge".

Not sure if the latter is a sequel to the former but, if it is, I'm pretty sure the series went down hill quickly from that point.

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Post by kenbo » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:01 pm

I watched Den Of Thieves last week.

An elite group of armed robbers are being hunted down by a bad-ass crew of police. Gerald Butler stars, and while he'll never win an Oscar for any of his roles, he played this one really well. I thought it was a great, easy to watch film. 9/10. :thumbs

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Post by kenbo » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:49 pm

The Hurricane Heist.

This is todays new film on Sky Cinema. I think they may have produced it, or at least partly produced it.

This film I being shown in the cinemas today, so I've got no idea why it's being aired on TV this soon. It hardly makes financial sense either. There'll be plenty of people who won't go out and pay to watch it now.

It sounds like a pile of shit though!!

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Post by The Linnet » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:03 am

harry_rag wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:22 pm
Just watching the League of Gentlemen on Talking Pictures (1960 film, not the comedy). Quite a good film of it's vintage. Features an uncredited appearance by Oliver Reid if I'm not very much mistaken.


Brilliant film Harry , and yep Olly Reid was in it
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Post by Fatmac » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:25 am

Hi guys, just spotted this thread...

LInnet, nice to hear your love of the "classics"....
Quite fancy myself as a film buff really, Citizen kane, Mr Smith goes to Washington, Its a wonderful life, watch either one of them every other week,
love the 30s and 40s films... Will watch any film really, modern classics already mentioned, Usual suspects, Seven, LA Confidential, Shawshank, Heart will
always lie with the old ones tho....

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Post by The Linnet » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:10 pm

Nice to see someone on the thread with a bit of taste FM :thumbs
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Post by kenbo » Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:30 pm

Fatmac's got it all.

He likes the boring old stuff ;-) and the modern day classics. :thumbs


I gave The Hurricane Heist thirty minutes. It was terrible.

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Post by The Linnet » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:02 am

Boring old stuff ... {8 ya heathen :)
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Post by kenbo » Sun May 27, 2018 7:27 am

My Covenant film stream has worked for ages. Yesterday I installed Placenta and Neptune Rising and they both work well for films.

I read a review in the paper a couple of weeks ago about a new film called Revenge. They raved about it, and the story sounded quite good even though it's been done many times before.

Sexy girl away with married man. His two mates turn up, and one of them rapes her while the other turns a blind eye. Fast forward a few minutes into the film and she's been chucked off a canyon and left for dead. Guess what? She gets her revenge and bumps them off one by one.

It was a pretty poor film tbh. There was some very sexy shots of her in the first twenty minutes, which was a masterstroke from the director to keep the men interested.

5/10.

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Post by kenbo » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:34 am

I watched Molly's Game last night. Somebody mentioned it before on here but I can't remember who.

It's based on the true story of Molly Bloom who was organising some of the biggest poker cash games in America. As she wasn't taking a rake from each pot then she was running them legally, and making her money from tips. But as the pots were getting bigger, and debts unpaid, she started taking a rake to cover them.
She got embroiled in a Russian gangster case, and the Feds confiscated all her money.
It was a decent film with a cast including Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner. 6.5/10

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Post by jimb » Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:27 pm

Went with all my grandkids to see Incredibles 2, I know it’s a kids film but I loved it!
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Post by jimb » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:48 pm

Anyone seen Hacksaw Ridge? A true story and if it wasn’t you would think it was a load of bollocks, talk about the truth is stranger than fiction.

One of the best films I have ever seen, if you haven’t seen it try and find it somewhere, I promise you won’t be disappointed
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Re: Film thread (and the odd book)

Post by Col » Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:43 pm

Yeah, Liked Hacksaw Ridge Jim
Excellent story :thumbs

Only let down by the Yanks ability to put a cheesy ending on everything.

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Post by kenbo » Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:05 pm

I thought it was very good, Jim.

I'm watching Ozark on Netflix. It's about an accountant type chap who has to clean money for 'the bad guys' to save his family's lives. It's good.

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