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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby I.B.Igor » Wed May 03, 2017 08:24 am

Stay as long as you can! the end add ons are five in total, saw it at the weekend with Martyn, its brilliant fun, I so want a little Groot, though do not look at him funny.Sound track is brilliant, and it is a better and funnier film than I expected. Loved it! :thumbr:
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby steeljam » Wed May 03, 2017 08:06 pm

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steeljam wrote:Guardians of the Galaxy 2 in 3D.
Only 5 people in the cinema!
Enjoyable film; lots of action and far more laughs than the first one. Ended up laughing out loud a couple of times.
GotG 1 was a success; this was more like a victory lap.
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Do you mean the VERY end of the credits, or just partway though?
I'm going with Spikey tonight, and I want to know how long do I keep her (she still hasn't entirely forgiven me for making her wait though all the credits in Deadpool)
Right to the bitter end.
The credits are long and packed with names.
When they turn on the lights.
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Grace Speaker » Fri May 05, 2017 11:39 am

Has anybody else been watching The Last Kingdom on BBC2? If you haven't seen it yet, I really recommend it. It's based on the books of the very talented Mr Bernard Cornwell and is really well scripted, acted, directed and produced.

The second series has just finished on the Beeb, but will be available on Netflix soon and the 1st series is already out on DVD. It really is a great bit of historical fiction and had me hooked from the first episode.
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Gaspode » Wed May 17, 2017 07:39 pm

Over the past couple of days I have had the pleasure (and I do mean this) of watching a BBC America production of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. The first series of 8 episodes are all one continuous story.

Ive watched the UK version but this one was soon good and fun in all the right places. I recommend this to all fans of Mr Douglas Adams work

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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Whos Wee Dug » Wed May 17, 2017 07:59 pm

I went to see Guardians of the Galaxy II today I thought was really good with a good soundtrack, and a few laugh out loud moments. :thumbl: :mrgreen:
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Postby Grace Speaker » Wed May 17, 2017 10:26 pm

Just seen Assassin's Creed and really quite liked it - good cast and an enjoyable yarn (overlooking the daft Apple of Eden nonsense). Michael Fassbender is always watchable mind you and the ending left it queued up for a sequel - as I've never played any of the games I'll all be a surprise to me
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Whos Wee Dug » Thu May 18, 2017 10:12 am

I meant to go and see that and missed it, I will just wait for the DVD.
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Grace Speaker » Thu May 18, 2017 12:07 pm

Whos Wee Dug wrote:I meant to go and see that and missed it, I will just wait for the DVD.
Definitely worth a watch although I've never played any of the games, so have no idea how it compares storywise, but it's an intelligently handled movie that thankfully doesn't rely on any back knowledge in any case. It should be out on DVD now as I caught it on cable - might even give it a second watch tonight*



*There are a few scenes with Fassbender half in the nip that I feel require further study, purely for educational purposes you understand . . . :D :wink:
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Whos Wee Dug » Tue Jun 06, 2017 07:37 pm

I went to see Wonder Woman today I thought it was really good and certainly lived up to the hype. :thumbl:
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby phalarope » Sun Jun 11, 2017 07:26 pm

Whos Wee Dug wrote:I went to see Wonder Woman today I thought it was really good and certainly lived up to the hype. :thumbl:

What he said. :D :thumbl:
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Pat » Tue Jun 20, 2017 09:34 am

A few years ago, I saw a film called "Pacific Rim". It's an action movie and if you accept the p[remis of fighting enormous monsters with giant robots, it's quite good. I was channel hopping at the weekend and stumbled across "Atlantic Rim". "Ooh", I thought, "I'd heard they were planning a sequel."

They were, but this isn't it.

This was made and released to cash in on the publicity for Pacific Rim and is almost so bad as to be worth watching. It's a unique attempt to tell a story composed of non-sequiters using terrible lines delievered badly in front of unconvincing sets. (The monster & robot CGI are OK, allowing for the fact they were done 4 years ago).
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby steeljam » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:56 am

I received a DVD of Bridge of Spies for Fathers' Day.
Like all of Spielberg's work it was well scripted and acted.
Mark Rylance as the Russian spy was superb.
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Pat » Fri Jun 23, 2017 02:33 pm

Abraham Lincoln - Vampire Hunter
Once you get over the initial silliness, it's not bad! It's a bit like Buffy The Vampire Slayer meets West Wing. The opening and ending are great; it gets a little slow in the middle where they link in civial war events but worth watching. I think I paid about two quid for it in Computer Exchange.

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Blair Witch Project On The Moon. It's OK and probably worth the 50p I paid for it.
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Librarians Apprentice » Sun Aug 13, 2017 05:07 am

Oook!

A couple of weeks ago I introduced Spikey to Bargain Hunt when it was on BBC Entertainment (I used the Israeli-cable equivalent for TIVO).

But then they stopped showing it, so we've been binge-watching it online (not easy for those of us outside the UK). Every once in a while when the contestants & their expert ask for "the BEST possible price" the dealer will name a figure and then proceed to either run a hand horizontally under their chin or expressedly say that they're....
What ape? Oook! :book:
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Grace Speaker » Sun Aug 13, 2017 09:48 am

I've just binge-watched the first season of Cleverman on the BBC iPlayer thingy. It's an Australian Sci-Fi production about the emergence of a unique branch of Aborigine people who can live for hundreds of years, are stronger & faster than ordinary humans and, for some reason that I never quite understood, are very hairy - so they are colloquially known as "Hairies". Not surprisingly the response of many (but not all) of the normal humans is predictably appalling and the "Hairies" are rounded up and forced to live in a ghetto. There's some low-budget CGI but it's not too bad, and there's a nice weaving in of Aborigine Dreamtime teachings and the obligatory reluctant hero. It's flawed, but I quite enjoyed it nonetheless and will watch Season 2 when it becomes available.
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