FILUMS ..to see.

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Dec 2017, 8:21pm

Die Unsichtbaren - wir wollen leben
Film in German about Jews who stayed in Berlin in WW2 and survived, so good (intense) I saw it 3 times

Paddington 2, there is a long railway chase sequence at the end with 60163 Tornado [isn't it famous enough?] SR & LMS steam locos are glimpsed, did not spot a GWR one although the chase starts at Paddington
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Postby reohn2 » 3 Dec 2017, 9:41pm

I've watched two this w/end that were very thought provoking and very well acted,Her,and Another Earth,very good :)
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Postby Spinners » 10 Dec 2017, 5:25pm

Just seen 'Wonder' in the cinema this afternoon. For me, film of the year.
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Postby Mick F » 11 Dec 2017, 8:43am

We watched Forrest Gump last evening.
Excellent.
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Postby NUKe » 18 Dec 2017, 12:03pm

NO Spoilers but " The last Jedi" is brilliant if you like Space opera (Science fiction without the real science)
took my son last night, My own view is best Star wars film so far. If you have seen it please don't put spoilers, but if you like this sort of Genre you wont be disappointed.
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Postby Mick F » 24 Dec 2017, 12:44pm

We watched "The Day After Tomorrow" yesterday evening.

Not very good at all, and very very predictable. Wouldn't bother watching it again. We paid a quid for the DVD. Complete waste of a quid.
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Postby mercalia » 24 Dec 2017, 1:01pm

Watched The Orville - a US tv series comedy version of Star Trek but that also has its serious moments. Worf is married to a male version of himself, The vulcan is a female who cant keep a boyfriend as she kicks the s**t out of any new comer and there is a new alien, a jelly like blob that wants to have it off with the female doctor who is not "interested"

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Postby reohn2 » 24 Dec 2017, 1:15pm

Yesterday we watched Bill and later Dunkirk.
Bill was fantastic mad humour :lol:
Dunkirk was a low budget flop IMO,disappointing :(
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Postby old_windbag » 24 Dec 2017, 1:50pm

Not a film but a clip from a festive film. The film itself is a bit cor blimey and OTT at times but this 3-4minutes I feel is the star of the whole film.

Good old albert finney and anton rodgers in one of the catchiest ditties of any film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkq7WZTzkLQ

It must have been a hoot to get paid to do that. Very cleverly made.

( * the woman shouting out of the window must have a 40yr old baby :wink: ).

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Postby Mick F » 24 Dec 2017, 7:51pm

Just watched "Miracle on 34th Street".
Excellent movie.
1947 in black and white.
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Postby Si » 24 Dec 2017, 8:05pm

reohn2 wrote:Yesterday we watched Bill and later Dunkirk.
Bill was fantastic mad humour :lol:


Yes, Bill was well worth a watch........although i have to say that the humour was aided by cherry vodka.

Just done our yearly watch of Muppet Christmas Carol...best christmus film ever.

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 24 Dec 2017, 8:14pm

Just read a wikipedia article about lost films, apparently many early films were on celluloid that did not keep well or could burn
Besides, when talkies came in many copies of silent films were discarded, people thought they were not worth keeping :(

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 28 Dec 2017, 9:50pm

Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Love the name (saw a trailer)

Loving Vincent
The first movie made from oil paintings, about a famous Belgian, +1
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Postby Spinners » 31 Dec 2017, 7:05pm

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' (2017) starring John Boyega, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and Andy Serkis.

We wanted to see this before the Christmas holidays are over so we went to the Odeon this afternoon after a nice pub lunch. For me, it was a game of two halves with a pretty weak first half and an absolutely storming second half with mega battles in space, on a rebel planet and the obligatory light sabre duels and tug-of-wars between The Dark Side and The Force. I liked the legacy presence of Luke, Leia, Chewy and the 'bots and the new characters like Rose Tico and the cute little Porgs. As I say the second half is superb and, despite me being more of a Trekkie, long may the franchise continue. 7/10.
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 1 Jan 2018, 2:07pm

Went to the Kino about 53 times in 2017. Saw a couple of films more than once

Some of the best:
Fireman Sam and the aliens (Pontypandy, Wales)
La ora legale, Italian comedy, sicilian town elects straight mayor
Die Unsichtbaren: docudrama, Jews in Berlin WW2
Paddington 2
Maudie, Canadian artist

There were some films I did not find so good, but that is my problem :wink:
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