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  # 1190171 7-Dec-2014 17:24
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What we did on our holidays 9/10 (in tiny independent theatre)


Got the baby sitter in and went with the other half to see a movie.

Wanted something light hearted BBC type entertainment.

Separated couple take family to see dying grandfather (Billy Connelly) birthday without revealing they have separated.
Light hearted fare, exactly what you expect. Child actors suberb.

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  # 1190173 7-Dec-2014 17:29
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afe66: What we did on our holidays 9/10 (in tiny independent theatre)


Got the baby sitter in and went with the other half to see a movie.

Wanted something light hearted BBC type entertainment.

Separated couple take family to see dying grandfather (Billy Connelly) birthday without revealing they have separated.
Light hearted fare, exactly what you expect. Child actors suberb.

A.



Yes that's on at our village cinema and we are looking forward to seeing it. I enjoyed the TV sitcom it was based on.





 
 
 
 


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  # 1190183 7-Dec-2014 18:19
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Nightcrawler 8.5/10

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  # 1190418 8-Dec-2014 10:56
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Just watched Guardians of the Galaxy again, but on DVD...what a great movie.

Thoroughly enjoyable, even knowing whats about to happen next.

9/10 again




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  # 1190468 8-Dec-2014 11:15
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Guardians of the Galaxy on Blu-Ray. Rather cool movie. 9/10 with the help of the soundtrack.




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  # 1190485 8-Dec-2014 11:42
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Interstellar at the Imax.  Good movies  we gave it 8 / 10   Some great shots when the full Imax screen was used..

And on Saturday nite watched Cinerama's    Seven Wonders of the World    Considering it's age  I'll give it an 8 .  Great restoration and on Blue-ray.




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  # 1190527 8-Dec-2014 12:25
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Had an 80's evening last weekend Netflix, watched  'The Breakfast Club' followed by 'The Big Chill'  (excellent soundtrack)

 
 
 
 


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  # 1194773 10-Dec-2014 12:03
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Just watched Lucy. That movie made no sense at all.




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  # 1194842 10-Dec-2014 13:13
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agreed.
dumb even by luc besson's low standards.

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  # 1194899 10-Dec-2014 14:10
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ilovemusic: agreed.
dumb even by luc besson's low standards.


He's made some good ones, far more stinkers.




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  # 1195900 11-Dec-2014 22:04
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The Hobbit, Five Armies.

As someone who has read the books, I can't help but feel pissed off with what Jackson did with the source material.

This movie like the others had very impressive visuals, but it relied too much on CGI (like Lucas did with the Star Wars films), and I got tired of all the swooping camera shots he likes to use.

I wouldn't see it again I don't think.




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i never found the long-winded big-shot director jackson to be a particularly good story teller.

as the visuals got more sophisticated, his films got worse.

now that this hobbit nonsense has finished he needs to get back to basics film making.

meanwhile...

i watched deliverance on blu-ray (excellent film 8/10), same week that campbell live has been running stories on piggies...

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freitasm: Watched Thor: Dark World last night, on Quickflix via Chromecast... The story wasn't as good as the first movie - I'd say 6/10 here...




Yeah, what was the story again? Something about bad guys out to destroy the universe?




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Lucy - What promise it held at the start, then spiraled into absolute stupidity.  Shame really.  Can't believe this got 6.5 on IMDB!!  I would give it a 1.5

The Equalizer - Stylish and occasionally brutal, but Denzel at his best as an ex government agent who helps out the little guy.  Marton Csokas (Leonard from Shortland Street so my wife tells me) has certainly done well for himself, who knew he could pull off a Russian mobster.  A brilliant couple of hours, highly recomended  10/10.

...If only someone would make a movie pitting Robert McCall (Denzel in the Equalizer) and Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson in Taken) against each other, that would be awesome!   





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