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Philly Q

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« Reply #975 on: February 24, 2010, 12:16:10 AM »
Right now I'm trying to watch Deja Vu on BBC1.  God, it's boring!!
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« Reply #976 on: February 24, 2010, 03:00:15 PM »
^ is that the one with denzel washington? i can't remember much about it, but thought it was quite good when i saw it...

Because it's 1,000,000 times better seeing a film on the big screen than it is seeing it on DVD.


(Assuming you don't have an audience full of noisy chavs texting their mates)

yeah, but i'm guessing parents buying a disney movie for their kids aren't going to be too concerned about that.

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« Reply #977 on: February 24, 2010, 03:08:10 PM »
^ is that the one with denzel washington? i can't remember much about it, but thought it was quite good when i saw it...

Yeah, it was decribed as a science fiction thriller.... but it should've said tedious, superficial romance (with voyeuristic and necrophiliac elements  :? ) with a bit of science fiction and about 4 seconds of thrills.
 

Because it's 1,000,000 times better seeing a film on the big screen than it is seeing it on DVD.


(Assuming you don't have an audience full of noisy chavs texting their mates)

yeah, but i'm guessing parents buying a disney movie for their kids aren't going to be too concerned about that.

That's true - and they can take said kids (and their friends) to the cinema for about 3 each, then they'll buy the DVD anyway and the kids will watch it every day for 2 weeks then forget about it.  So Disney still get their DVD money whether people have seen the film in the cinema or not.  I still don't see why they're trying to reduce the "theatrical window".
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« Reply #978 on: February 24, 2010, 07:10:54 PM »
Watched Outlander, it's quite good, cross between Beowulf and Predator. It sags in bits but if you're into Vikings, it'll be OK. Also watch Terminator - Salvation, I kept on losing attention during it. I thinks it's all the big effects scenes, they just leave me cold, look so fake.

On the TV front just finished In Treatment - Series 1, I really liked it. It's very much like a stage play (mostly two person dialogue), is a little unrealistic and soapy but well acted with interesting characters.
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« Reply #979 on: February 24, 2010, 09:50:41 PM »
Yeah, it was decribed as a science fiction thriller.... but it should've said tedious, superficial romance (with voyeuristic and necrophiliac elements  :? ) with a bit of science fiction and about 4 seconds of thrills.
 

That's true - and they can take said kids (and their friends) to the cinema for about 3 each, then they'll buy the DVD anyway and the kids will watch it every day for 2 weeks then forget about it.  So Disney still get their DVD money whether people have seen the film in the cinema or not.  I still don't see why they're trying to reduce the "theatrical window".


haha!

and yeah, that's what i meant regarding disney...

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« Reply #980 on: February 28, 2010, 10:01:25 PM »
Saw "Up in the Air".  It was OK, all the performances were fine but it meandered a lot.  The only thing I can compare it to are Woody Allen's less successful character ensemble pieces.

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« Reply #981 on: February 28, 2010, 10:06:04 PM »
necrophiliac elements.............and about 4 seconds of thrills.

Surely not in the same scene!
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« Reply #982 on: February 28, 2010, 10:14:42 PM »
necrophiliac elements.............and about 4 seconds of thrills.

Surely not in the same scene!

All a matter of personal taste, I suppose....


Anyway, this evening I am watching Big Daddy and Anger Management - a promise to some dedicated Adam Sandler fans I work with.   Hmmm.  :?   

Then I'm going to watch Lars Von Trier's Antichrist to cheer myself up.....
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« Reply #983 on: February 28, 2010, 10:16:36 PM »
Anyway, this evening I am watching Big Daddy and Anger Management - a promise to some dedicated Adam Sandler fans I work with.   Hmmm.  :?   

Try watching him in Bedtime Stories. You'll be forking your eyes out before the end.
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« Reply #984 on: March 01, 2010, 12:50:17 AM »
So I watched Antichrist.  It's very, very good.... but highly disturbing.  Not sure I could watch it again anytime soon.  :?
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« Reply #985 on: March 01, 2010, 05:20:56 PM »
no way you could have known that before watching it, it's not like there was a gigantic media circus surrounding it when it was released or anything like that.

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« Reply #986 on: March 06, 2010, 10:42:07 PM »
Can anyone recommend me a VERY SCARY FILM :)

The last film that scared me was poltergeist when I was like 11

I like korean films and I loved .REC (not korean but spanish)

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« Reply #987 on: March 06, 2010, 11:04:41 PM »
Earlier tonight i watched komodo vs. cobra

worst film in the world i swear!

quite funny though

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« Reply #988 on: March 07, 2010, 12:32:03 AM »
Earlier tonight i watched komodo vs. cobra

worst film in the world i swear!

quite funny though

I haven't seen this but I saw 'congo' the other night, and I swear it definatly competes for worst film ever.

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« Reply #989 on: March 07, 2010, 08:57:40 AM »
is that the one with the intelligent gorrila?
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