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« Reply #1170 on: June 24, 2010, 06:14:35 PM »
For the first time ever (although I've watched the car chase many times) I watched Bullitt. Surprisingly, I enjoyed it immensely!
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« Reply #1171 on: June 28, 2010, 11:50:56 PM »
I just watched a couple of '80s favourites on Blu-ray - The Monster Squad and Lucio Fulci's City of the Living Dead.  Never thought they could look this good!  :D
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« Reply #1172 on: July 04, 2010, 04:35:37 PM »
I feel like I need a new TV series to get addicted to, any suggestions? I've seen all seasons of the following and my life now feels empty!

-24
-Prison Break
-The Shield
-House
-Breaking Bad
-Dexter

I have S1 of The Wire but I don't know if I'm ready for it :lol: I've heard Weeds is good.

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« Reply #1173 on: July 04, 2010, 04:40:50 PM »
Have you seen any of the Life On Mars or Ashes to Ashes stuff?

I bought it on a whim when it was on sale and REALLY got into it!
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« Reply #1174 on: July 04, 2010, 06:50:56 PM »
Nope I haven't but I might give em a go. Not really much a fan of the British dramas though for some reason, I think I like how much more "filmic" the US ones are!

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« Reply #1175 on: July 04, 2010, 06:54:20 PM »
The Wrong Box: Traditional British farce with a stellar cast (Michael Caine, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Peter Sellers,  Tony Hanc--k, etc.). Some funny bits but less than the sum of its parts. One for fan of cult movies.

Crazy Heart: Excellent film with an amazing performance from Jeff Bridges. The story is none too original. Washed up, alcoholic country single trying to get back on his feet but (much like The Wrestler) pulls off the trick to produce a great film.

Tom check out OZ
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Oz-Complete-Season-1-6-DVD/dp/B002D3ZJCG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1278265053&sr=1-1
and Mad Men
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mad-Men-Season-Jon-Hamm/dp/B002DH907C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1278265193&sr=1-1

I'm also enjoying Sons of Anarchy and True Blood.
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« Reply #1176 on: July 04, 2010, 07:14:30 PM »
Tom - get on with watching The Wire. Seriously, I think you'll like it. Get past the first couple of episodes and you'll be hooked.
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« Reply #1177 on: July 04, 2010, 07:18:52 PM »
I just watched Where The Wild Things Are - not what I expected (although I'm not sure what I was expecting) but rather wonderful.

Yesterday I saw a preview screening of a horror called The Final which is coming out in August.  Utter bollocks.
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« Reply #1178 on: July 04, 2010, 07:46:18 PM »
Crazy Heart: Excellent film with an amazing performance from Jeff Bridges. The story is none too original. Washed up, alcoholic country single trying to get back on his feet but (much like The Wrestler) pulls off the trick to produce a great film.


+1. Very good acting by Jeff Bridges. Highly enjoyed it.
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« Reply #1179 on: July 05, 2010, 11:19:50 PM »
Watched Moon tonight. Very strange and depressing. Not sure if I liked it.
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« Reply #1180 on: July 05, 2010, 11:20:28 PM »
I just watched Where The Wild Things Are - not what I expected (although I'm not sure what I was expecting) but rather wonderful.

Yesterday I saw a preview screening of a horror called The Final which is coming out in August.  Utter bollocks.

I started watching that a few weeks ago but had to shoot out. Not finished it yet - maybe I'll give it another go.
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« Reply #1181 on: July 05, 2010, 11:34:57 PM »
Watched Moon tonight. Very strange and depressing. Not sure if I liked it.

I liked Moon.  I found it very sad, but not depressing - and the ending is uplifting, in a very small way.
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« Reply #1182 on: July 06, 2010, 07:28:04 AM »
Watched Moon tonight. Very strange and depressing. Not sure if I liked it.

I liked Moon.  I found it very sad, but not depressing - and the ending is uplifting, in a very small way.

i liked it too. but did anyone happen to watch the preview for it on sky anytime - the bit where they start playing a sort clip of the film?   the buggers decided to pick a clip that gave away the whole plot.  not that its hard to figure out, but still - not on!

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« Reply #1183 on: July 06, 2010, 07:41:39 AM »
District 13 finally watched...loved it. Typical Luc Besson film though, but the parkour in it was stunning! Tom have you checked out NCIS, well worth it. also there's Firefly

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« Reply #1184 on: July 06, 2010, 10:24:17 AM »
Speaking of films, today is the day that Marty McFly travelled to in a tweaked DeLorian...
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