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Old Feb 3rd 2020, 8:41 pm
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We were at a bit of a loose end yesterday and so went to see Knives Out - it is excellent, and thoroughly recommended if you like Agatha Christie style mysteries. Daniel Craig's accent is a bit weird, but the story has multiple twists, all the way to the end.

It has been out a couple of months, so won't be around at cinemas for much longer (I think that it still is at cinemas, says something about how good it is), but catch it when it appears on Netflix or your preferred streaming service.
Indeed, I mentioned it in the 2019 movie thread... really excellent film and totally recommended for anyone who hasn't seen it yet.
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Old Feb 10th 2020, 2:59 pm
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I'm not sure if I mentioned Parasite in the 2019 movie thread, but I was reading the news this morning and noticed that it won best picture at the Oscars last night. I know some of you philistines don't like movies with subtitles, but this is definitely worth a watch
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We were at a bit of a loose end yesterday and so went to see Knives Out - it is excellent, and thoroughly recommended if you like Agatha Christie style mysteries. Daniel Craig's accent is a bit weird, but the story has multiple twists, all the way to the end.

It has been out a couple of months, so won't be around at cinemas for much longer (I think that it still is at cinemas, says something about how good it is), but catch it when it appears on Netflix or your preferred streaming service.

I agree, wasn't too sure what to expect....thinking it maybe your run of the mill whodunnit movie, but I was very pleasantly surprised, its so much more than that, so many twists....and very clever well written twists! and a great cast too. Highly recommended!
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Old Feb 11th 2020, 3:07 pm
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Watched JoJo Rabbit the other day on a plane. Funny, Poignant, sad. Worth seeking out.
Also Terminator Dark Fate. Ok if you want to unhook your brain for a couple of hours but nothing more to it than that,
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Old Feb 11th 2020, 5:09 pm
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I went to the movies on Sunday and watched Guy Ritchie's new movie "The Gentlemen"

If you enjoyed Snatch & Lock stock, you will enjoy this. 9/10 from me.
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Old Feb 12th 2020, 8:27 am
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Watched "Red Joan" last night. Based on a true story of a young woman who passed atomic secrets to the Russians in WW2, then finally got caught in 1999. It was OK, quite enjoyable way to pass an hour and a half.
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Marriage Story - awesome
1917 - awesome

Keen to go and see Parasite next. I have a feeling it will be awesome.
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- awesome - awesome awesome.
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Went to see 1917... don't understand what all the fuss is about.

The story is absurd, the characters one-dimensional and the whole thing is overly sentimental. The cinematography is very good but I felt I was watching the movie version of a play. Underwhelmed.
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1917 is disappointing Jings! I had high hopes!
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1917 - awesome
so...it’s a mixed bag for 1917 then?
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I don't think you needed to say you have Canadian citizenship on that other thread. It's obvious.
Just sayin' eh
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Old Feb 17th 2020, 9:52 pm
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No new films, but watched Midnight Cowboy again as it's been put on Netflix. Probably a good 30 years since I first saw it (which is crazy, because it predates then) and it's definitely a lot more psychedelic than I remembered. Also interesting to see John Voight as a young man, and flashes of his future daugher Angelina Jolie in his eyes. In fact on one scene, Dustin Hoffman even foreshadowed his performance in as Rain Man. Movie making has definitely come a long way in the decades since Midnight Cowboy was made. Anyway, was glad to see it again.
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No new films, but watched Midnight Cowboy again as it's been put on Netflix. Probably a good 30 years since I first saw it (which is crazy, because it predates then) and it's definitely a lot more psychedelic than I remembered. Also interesting to see John Voight as a young man, and flashes of his future daugher Angelina Jolie in his eyes. In fact on one scene, Dustin Hoffman even foreshadowed his performance in as Rain Man. Movie making has definitely come a long way in the decades since Midnight Cowboy was made. Anyway, was glad to see it again.
Always been one of my favourites.
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Always been one of my favourites.
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Don't I know it! Gosh you have a good memory Bristol. I quite liked the episode, but there was a bit of a 'here we go again' feeling. A new but familiar plotline about to be rolled out, and Carrie solving it all. Anyway, looking forward to finishing the series.
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Don't I know it! Gosh you have a good memory Bristol. I quite liked the episode, but there was a bit of a 'here we go again' feeling. A new but familiar plotline about to be rolled out, and Carrie solving it all. Anyway, looking forward to finishing the series.
I've not seen it yet but you should take a look for the French equivalent Le Bureau des Légendes (The Bureau) Once I discovered it, I was hooked and watched every episode so far without watching anything else. Never done that before.

Season 5 comes soon so that may resurrect past seasons, otherwise the usual unofficial streaming sites.
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I've not seen it yet but you should take a look for the French equivalent Le Bureau des Légendes (The Bureau) Once I discovered it, I was hooked and watched every episode so far without watching anything else. Never done that before.

Season 5 comes soon so that may resurrect past seasons, otherwise the usual unofficial streaming sites.
Haven't heard of it. Will look out for it.
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