Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

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Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby Sam Stone » 24 Apr 2020, 09:51

Full series went up on Sky yesterday.

A must-watch if you love the grittier (Get Carter - Long Good Friday) strand of British gangster movies over the risible mockney geezer gangster slop Guy Richie turns out every time one of his other movies bombs.

Watch episode one and you'll never look at a pub ashtray in quite the same way again
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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby The Modernist » 24 Apr 2020, 13:06

Didn't sound too good from the reviews, but Billy Hill was a fascinating character so I might give it a go.

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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby Sam Stone » 24 Apr 2020, 13:15

Think you’re getting mixed up with the movie, Once Upon a Time in London, G, which is indeed about Billy Hill

This is a modern-day series on Sky and has thus far garnered mostly excellent reviews.

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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby The Prof » 24 Apr 2020, 13:17

Once upon a Time In London was pretty poor. (In fact, I don't think we got to the end of it)

Might give this a go once we finish Ozark.

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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby Jumper K » 24 Apr 2020, 13:26

Shut it you slaaags.

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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby slightbreeze » 24 Apr 2020, 23:43

Absolutely dire. Even Guy Ritchie would disown it. I usually love this genre, but what an unholy mess.

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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby Samoan » 25 Apr 2020, 10:46

I've heard it's deeply, unpleasantly and wantonly violent.
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Nonsense to the aggressiveness, I've seen more aggression on the my little pony message board......I mean I was told.


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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby Sam Stone » 25 Apr 2020, 13:55

Samoan wrote:
I've heard it's deeply, unpleasantly and unwantonly violent.




Deep and unpleasant for sure, but nowhere near as wanton as your continual attempts to make yourself look cleverer than you are by posting words whose meaning you plainly do not fully understand.

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Re: Gangs of Lahhhhhnnnnnduuuuun

Postby The Modernist » 26 Apr 2020, 11:54

Sam Stone wrote:Think you’re getting mixed up with the movie, Once Upon a Time in London, G, which is indeed about Billy Hill.


Don't tell me I'm mixed up you faakking slag. You're taking diabolical liberties you cunt....


Er yes, I think you're right.