FILUMS ..to see.

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Re: FILUMS ..to see.

Postby Cyril Haearn » 6 Mar 2018, 11:22am

Audax67 wrote:He wanted to shoot it in black & white, but decided not to for budgetary reasons. :shock:

Black + white would maybe have cost more cos it is not normal
I got a new camera, it only takes colour pictures :?
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Re: FILUMS ..to see.

Postby kwackers » 6 Mar 2018, 11:59am

Cyril Haearn wrote:Anyone seen The Shape of Water (best film?)?

It was entertaining although I'd suggest it's a bit of a 'chick flix'. (Ms Kwackers loved it, as did her friends. I merely enjoyed it.)

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Re: FILUMS ..to see.

Postby Spinners » 7 Mar 2018, 10:17pm

Cyril Haearn wrote:Anyone seen The Shape of Water (best film?)?


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'The Shape of Water' (2017) starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon.

Cinema tonight (with wife and daughter) and we all really enjoyed this. A bit more nudity and violence than I was expecting but thankfully it wasn't too slushy and weepy either. Sally Hawkins is superb but perhaps it was Michael Shannon who steals the show with his portrayal of a mad, bad Black Op's project director. 9/10.
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 7 Mar 2018, 10:20pm

Seems a queer film indeed, just been reading about it, can't form an opinion
I will just have to see it myself
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Postby francovendee » 8 Mar 2018, 8:32am

Just seen 'Call Me By Your Name'. Only went to keep the wife company, really not my sort of film but she liked it.

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Postby Spinners » 21 Mar 2018, 10:59pm

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'Three Billboards Outside Of Ebbing, Missouri' (2017) starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.

A very good crime drama and darkly comedic too. 8/10.
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 22 Mar 2018, 5:09am

Got a problem in Germany, far too many films are dubbed in German, imagine Churchill speaking it in 'the darkest hour'
Fortunately I saw it in English, laughed a lot
'High Fidelity' by Nick Hornby will be shown once, dubbed too! I wonder whether the song texts could be dubbed :?
I was at a film talk with an expert, she thought the films were dubbed cos people could not read subtitles quickly enough

Looking forward to Italian + Polish films with German subtitles, I can read, do no understand much of the dialogue

'The death of Stalin' comes out next week at last, +1?
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 10 May 2018, 4:24pm

Saw the death of Stalin, forgot about it, very disappointing

I like to read background before seeing a film, but that could mean knowing too much, like how the film ends
Is it better not to prepare oneself?
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Postby reohn2 » 10 May 2018, 4:48pm

Spinners wrote:Image

'Three Billboards Outside Of Ebbing, Missouri' (2017) starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.

A very good crime drama and darkly comedic too. 8/10.

+1,well acted and touching too in parts
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 15 May 2018, 6:01am

I do love going to the cinema in summer, it is great to get out of the sun into a cool dark theatre
Read a good review of *Isle of Dogs*, went to see it but it was not so good. Or maybe I did not understand it
Any good films out now?
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Postby mercalia » 15 May 2018, 4:40pm

I picked up a blu ray from Poundlander ( can be a good place ) for just £1 called IRON SKY

I am a bit surprised it was ever made as it is about Nazis after WW2 escaping to the dark side of the moon who come back to earth to pick up where they left off. It is a comedy with German actors made in Europe I think. One fun aspect is that the tech of the Germans is very much 1945s so large and mechanical ( they laugh when told that a smartphone is a computer - pointing to the mass of machinery the size of an elephant the mad scientist says "now thats a computer", the black man they have captured retorts " no thats just ancient history" ) - is almost steam punk in vision. There are lots of Heil Hitlers which the current feurer keeps on complaining about. One funny moment is when the attacke begins and the assembly of powers ask who is responsible for it, they all say in turn not me, then North Korea stands up with chest puffed out and say we did . Kim built them all personally, there is a pause then the assembly breaks out into uncontrolable laughter and he sinks into his chair humiliated. A good fun film



https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1034314/

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 13 Jun 2018, 10:00pm

Just saw Hostiles, a Western

Quite good, forbye rather violent
At the end neatly everyone was dead except Bale from Wales
He hopped on a (narrow-gauge %)) train to Chicago at the end

The music was quite good, it indicated when something sinister was about to happen
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Postby Spinners » 13 Jun 2018, 10:32pm

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'I, Tonya' (2017) starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser and Allison Janney as Tonya's monstrous mother.

Cracking performances from the leading ladies and some techno wizardry making it look like Margot Robbie is an Olympic standard figure skater. It tells the story well with some honest embellishment and I liked the way the timeline didn't jump about. Recommended. 8/10.
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Re: FILUMS ..to see.

Postby Cyril Haearn » 30 Jun 2018, 9:07am

A cycling film! Time Trial with David Millar! Anyone seen it?
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Re: FILUMS ..to see.

Postby Cyril Haearn » 2 Jul 2018, 12:24pm

Going to the cinema this evening

Swimming with Men
or
The Sense of an Ending

Which should I choose?
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