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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Jimbly » 01 Sep 2020, 14:41

Jumper K wrote:Tenet. It looks great, the story is lighter than an Angel Delight and the whole thing is a miss-mash of crackpot pseudo sci-fi bollocks. I enjoyed the experience but the film is no great shakes. It was good to go the cinema again though. The social distancing works and I've a load of ideas around popcorn administration involving hoovers and gas masks.



Pretty much what I thought. Usual Nolan, emperor's new clothes.
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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Jumper K » 01 Sep 2020, 18:45

Jimbly wrote:
Jumper K wrote:Tenet. It looks great, the story is lighter than an Angel Delight and the whole thing is a miss-mash of crackpot pseudo sci-fi bollocks. I enjoyed the experience but the film is no great shakes. It was good to go the cinema again though. The social distancing works and I've a load of ideas around popcorn administration involving hoovers and gas masks.



Pretty much what I thought. Usual Nolan, emperor's new clothes.

I agree Jim. I think the only film of his I've watched more than once is Memento, as I thought it was genuinely something different. Although I like Dunkirk.

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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Geezee » 01 Sep 2020, 19:39

Samoan wrote:Disobedience (2017)

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Fascinating film about a woman returning from New York to her strict Orthodox Jewish home and community in North West London, following her prominent Rabbi father's death. To say she was made welcome would be a massive understatement as she'd long been shunned by them all for her younger errant ways.


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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Samoan » 01 Sep 2020, 19:55

Geezee wrote:
Samoan wrote:Disobedience (2017)

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Fascinating film about a woman returning from New York to her strict Orthodox Jewish home and community in North West London, following her prominent Rabbi father's death. To say she was made welcome would be a massive understatement as she'd long been shunned by them all for her younger errant ways.


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kinda :)

Anyway, it's still available on the Channel 4 hub, 9 days left.
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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby pcqgod » 24 Sep 2020, 04:25

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Vivarium (2020)

A young couple looking for their first home are lured to a suburban community, and soon realize that they are alone there and cannot leave. Things get increasingly stranger from there. 'Vivarium' is creepy, has an intriguing premise, and features some striking visuals that stick with you after viewing.
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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Jumper K » 04 Oct 2020, 07:56

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In the whirlwind of suck in which we live, you can rely on Bill and Ted to warm the cockles. Goofy, warm and with a positive message. Be excellent to each other. Jeez I must be getting old.

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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby kath » 04 Oct 2020, 23:07

Jumper K wrote:Image

In the whirlwind of suck in which we live, you can rely on Bill and Ted to warm the cockles. Goofy, warm and with a positive message. Be excellent to each other. Jeez I must be getting old.


i have a good friend i have known for many years. he was born in '81. very cynical, very sharp, metal freak. i met him when he was 18.

he and his wife loved this movie.

maybe it aint about gettin old.

be excellent to each other.

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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Jumper K » 05 Oct 2020, 09:58

kath wrote:
Jumper K wrote:Image

In the whirlwind of suck in which we live, you can rely on Bill and Ted to warm the cockles. Goofy, warm and with a positive message. Be excellent to each other. Jeez I must be getting old.


i have a good friend i have known for many years. he was born in '81. very cynical, very sharp, metal freak. i met him when he was 18.

he and his wife loved this movie.

maybe it aint about gettin old.

be excellent to each other.

Isn't cynicism meant to become more defined as we get older? :lol:

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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby kath » 05 Oct 2020, 14:13

Jumper K wrote:
kath wrote:
Jumper K wrote:Image

In the whirlwind of suck in which we live, you can rely on Bill and Ted to warm the cockles. Goofy, warm and with a positive message. Be excellent to each other. Jeez I must be getting old.


i have a good friend i have known for many years. he was born in '81. very cynical, very sharp, metal freak. i met him when he was 18.

he and his wife loved this movie.

maybe it aint about gettin old.

be excellent to each other.

Isn't cynicism meant to become more defined as we get older? :lol:


oh, i guess it depends. you could also say that as you get older, go through more experience, take yer personal hits... the tendency might be to become more understanding, more empathetic, more likely to appreciate whoever and whatever you have left in life.

of course, tomorrow i could get in the mood for a meteor to wipe out the entire fucquin planet.

consistency is not really my own strong suit.

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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Jumper K » 05 Oct 2020, 14:24

kath wrote:
Jumper K wrote:
kath wrote:
i have a good friend i have known for many years. he was born in '81. very cynical, very sharp, metal freak. i met him when he was 18.

he and his wife loved this movie.

maybe it aint about gettin old.

be excellent to each other.

Isn't cynicism meant to become more defined as we get older? :lol:


oh, i guess it depends. you could also say that as you get older, go through more experience, take yer personal hits... the tendency might be to become more understanding, more empathetic, more likely to appreciate whoever and whatever you have left in life.

of course, tomorrow i could get in the mood for a meteor to wipe out the entire fucquin planet.

consistency is not really my own strong suit.

Yeah! I certainly appreciate what I have in life but its all the others that drain my psychic defences. Working in healthcare and being understanding and empathetic is becoming something that I'm dwelling on increasingly. I wonder if nihilism might be for me :idea:

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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby kath » 05 Oct 2020, 14:37

Jumper K wrote:
kath wrote:
Jumper K wrote:Isn't cynicism meant to become more defined as we get older? :lol:


oh, i guess it depends. you could also say that as you get older, go through more experience, take yer personal hits... the tendency might be to become more understanding, more empathetic, more likely to appreciate whoever and whatever you have left in life.

of course, tomorrow i could get in the mood for a meteor to wipe out the entire fucquin planet.

consistency is not really my own strong suit.

Yeah! I certainly appreciate what I have in life but its all the others that drain my psychic defences. Working in healthcare and being understanding and empathetic is becoming something that I'm dwelling on increasingly. I wonder if nihilism might be for me :idea:


my sister was an ER doc for 35 years. she retired months ago, but she is still about as bleak as they come. i understand the nihilism.

on the bright side, she's got the sickest sense of gallows humor i've ever seen. she walks around in public crackin the kinda stuff that makes other people around her gape in shock. she does not give a single fucque. whatever sets ya free, mwhaha.

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Re: Return of the RECENT VIEWING

Postby Samoan » 25 Oct 2020, 19:23

" I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the crème de la crème.
Give me a girl at an impressionable age, and she is mine for life."


- Stars Maggie Smith in her own prime as an actress. Glorious.



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