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

Postby chrisboote » Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:21 am

Watching that tonight 8-)
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby Barb Dwyer » Fri Aug 05, 2011 06:33 am

Cowboys And Aliens


You know, it was a lot more interesting than I expected.

I think it was okay.

Harrison Ford is wonderful.
He hasn't been 'wonderful' for a few flicks now,
so that was a pleasant surprise.

And that's all I'm saying.

Great FX, of course.

Oh!
And Harrison Ford rides a BRINDLE HORSE in the film
it's the first film I've ever seen one in!
It's a very rare color mutation
like a brindle dog....
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http://www.brindlehorses.com/brinslides/derby.htm

It's a pretty okay movie, though.
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby chrisboote » Fri Aug 05, 2011 08:09 am

I used to ride a 3/4 Suffolk Punch that had the brindle mutation
Useless as a show horse, because of the 'incorrect' colouring and being too tall, but the smartest, most comfortable horse I've ever ridden
And at 18.1hh he could go over a five bar gate at a canter!
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Postby Catch-up » Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:06 pm

Watched Louis Black - Stark Raving Black on Netflix last night. :lol:
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Postby Dragonlady » Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:32 pm

Captain America! Great fun, even if I had no idea of the comic book back story.

I look forward to the Avengers Movie even more now :bounce:
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Postby Catch-up » Mon Aug 08, 2011 05:22 pm

Watched Rango over the weekend. We were pretty skeptical for the first 15 minutes or so, but ended up loving it!

I think we're going to miss Captain America at the theaters. :(
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Postby Pat » Tue Aug 09, 2011 07:51 am

SWMBO got a free months trial on NetFlix (or LoveFilm or something like that). Came down to tell me proudly of the films she'd requested. I pointed out most of them wouldn't be released until after her free month trial expired...

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

Postby chrisboote » Tue Aug 09, 2011 09:02 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby rentawitch » Tue Aug 09, 2011 02:14 pm

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Postby Exp. Date, the rat » Thu Aug 11, 2011 07:09 am

Saw Cowboys and Aliens this past weekend. I enjoyed it. I didn’t go into it expecting an Oscar winner, and I it wasn’t. It was a very enteraining and action packed. I wouldn’t see it in the theater again, but if it was on TV I would watch it. Harrison Ford was very good, and so was Olivia Wilde, then again all she has to do is stand there and she is good! :oops:
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Postby phazedout » Fri Aug 12, 2011 09:10 pm

The guard, starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheedle, it was very very funny to me but I don't know how much it will be distributed outside Ireland alas.

I will say this, it is not a movie for young people (i.e. young teens) it is quite profane with a lot of sexual and drug refernces, it shows corruption in the Irish Police force as flagrant (as well as blooming hilarious).

I recommend it most highly.
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby chrisboote » Wed Aug 17, 2011 07:57 am

Went to see 'One Man, Two Guvnors' last night, a reworking of 'a Servant of Two Masters' but set in 1963, starring James Corden (Smiffy from Gavin & Stacey) as the Harlequin character

I had hight hopes for this, as it has been lauded by just about every theatre critic in London, and boy! Did they undersell it!

Without a doubt the funniest thing I have seen for years
I am in pain today all down the side of my ribs from roaring with laughter
It was superbly written, with lots room for ad libs and improvisation from the cast, with subtle digs at the recent riots, politicians, 'celebrities' - in fact, just what commedia dell'arte should be

I probably missed about 1/3 of the jokes about celebrities, Julia missed about 1/3 of the ones about Moliere and commedia dell'arte, so, a bit like Terry book, everyone goes away feeling good that they spotted a hidden reference or pun and every comment I heard was 'must go and see this again' or 'must bring so-and-so to see this'

We're going to go again when it comes back to the West End for a run in November

Bloody marvellous!
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Postby Basement » Wed Aug 17, 2011 01:17 pm

Finally saw the whole of Ladyhawke last night. I know it's an old film but I've only ever seen the end of it and have wanted to see the rest for ages. Now, done!
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby chrisboote » Wed Aug 17, 2011 01:19 pm

Was it worth the wait (asks the man who's never seen it)
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Re: What have you seen part II - the sequel *No SPOILERS please*

Postby phazedout » Wed Aug 17, 2011 06:22 pm

The Borgias part one and a half,.

My poor housemate was flagging halfway through part 2 of the double episode SKy showed on Saturday so I hit the stop button (hey it's on DVR so we can watch as and when we like).

Jeremy Irons (our former VEtinari) brought a wonderful sliminess to the role, the sets costumes and cinematography all look beautiful, tbh if I had any doubts I'd say the Dialogue was a little hammy in place but it *looks* fantastic and will keep me watching for now, I'm not too boethered about historical inaacuracy as I know almost nothing about the period in question but I will ask a friend of mine who's a lecturer on the period in quesiton so should have a few things to say. anybody on here seen it and have any thoughts?

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