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  #1400860 6-Oct-2015 11:17
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MikeB4: Had to sit through San Andreas, awful, awful movie. Avoid at all cost. l

I rented that on iTunes...was terrible. 




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  #1400866 6-Oct-2015 11:19
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MikeB4: Had to sit through San Andreas, awful, awful movie. Avoid at all cost. l


I thought the special effects were actually pretty awesome. Worth watching for that. I don't recall the plot in any specific way, but  wasn't watching for that!


 
 
 
 


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  #1400913 6-Oct-2015 11:47
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The Martian - recently read the book so was interested to see how they dealt with the movie. Really enjoyed it, but not as much as the book :) 
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  #1400924 6-Oct-2015 12:01
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xpd: The Martian - recently read the book so was interested to see how they dealt with the movie. Really enjoyed it, but not as much as the book :) 
8/10


The ads make it look somewhat like a one-man-play. 

Is it? 






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  #1400932 6-Oct-2015 12:08
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networkn:
MikeB4: Had to sit through San Andreas, awful, awful movie. Avoid at all cost. l


I thought the special effects were actually pretty awesome. Worth watching for that. I don't recall the plot in any specific way, but  wasn't watching for that!



Have to agree with MikeB4.  It's atrocious.  Even the visuals aren't worth the time it takes to watch it.  Heard a review on a podcast the other day that nailed it.  It could have been a really clever film and a couple of scenes where they had to MacGyver themselves out of a predicament were completely forgotten by the dozens more scenes where they didn't have to be clever, they just had to try harder.  A certain CPR scene is a great example.  

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  #1400933 6-Oct-2015 12:10
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gehenna:
networkn:
MikeB4: Had to sit through San Andreas, awful, awful movie. Avoid at all cost. l


I thought the special effects were actually pretty awesome. Worth watching for that. I don't recall the plot in any specific way, but  wasn't watching for that!



Have to agree with MikeB4.  It's atrocious.  Even the visuals aren't worth the time it takes to watch it.  Heard a review on a podcast the other day that nailed it.  It could have been a really clever film and a couple of scenes where they had to MacGyver themselves out of a predicament were completely forgotten by the dozens more scenes where they didn't have to be clever, they just had to try harder.  A certain CPR scene is a great example.  


 

The CPR scene was awful, agreed. Still don't think it was as bad as you are making out across the whole movie. 


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  #1400938 6-Oct-2015 12:15
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As a boatie one thing bugged me the whole boat thing. It would have been history very fast. As for driving an outboard through debris filled sea yeah right . yamahas are good but not that good.

 
 
 
 


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  #1400945 6-Oct-2015 12:37
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MikeB4: As a boatie one thing bugged me the whole boat thing. It would have been history very fast. As for driving an outboard through debris filled sea yeah right . yamahas are good but not that good.


I think the idea is to switch your brain off watching these types of movies. :) It would have made for even less entertainment had we of actually seen what was truly possible :) 


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  #1401070 6-Oct-2015 15:36
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Handsomedan:
xpd: The Martian - recently read the book so was interested to see how they dealt with the movie. Really enjoyed it, but not as much as the book :) 
8/10


The ads make it look somewhat like a one-man-play. 

Is it? 




Yeah the trailer reminded me of the movie Moon, also a great movie but The Martian probably has more similarities to Gravity.

The Martian is definitely on my to watch list.

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Kopkiwi: Everest 10/10

Jesus that was a kick in the feels. Not a dry eye in the cinema.


If you enjoyed the film you should definitely look out a copy of Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer, awesome account of the same incident. An absolute un-put-downable book

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  #1401103 6-Oct-2015 16:07
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Handsomedan:
xpd: The Martian - recently read the book so was interested to see how they dealt with the movie. Really enjoyed it, but not as much as the book :) 
8/10


The ads make it look somewhat like a one-man-play. 

Is it? 




Nope, obviously main focus is on Damon but def not a one man play :)






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  #1401109 6-Oct-2015 16:13
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MikeB4: As a boatie one thing bugged me the whole boat thing. It would have been history very fast. As for driving an outboard through debris filled sea yeah right . yamahas are good but not that good.


I think the idea is to switch your brain off watching these types of movies. :) It would have made for even less entertainment had we of actually seen what was truly possible :) 



Good point :)

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  #1401130 6-Oct-2015 16:28
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^^^

Better yet; take your brain out, and store it carefully somewhere before going to see these types of hollywood popcorn flicks.

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  #1401162 6-Oct-2015 17:44
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xpd:
Handsomedan:
xpd: The Martian - recently read the book so was interested to see how they dealt with the movie. Really enjoyed it, but not as much as the book :) 
8/10


The ads make it look somewhat like a one-man-play. 

Is it? 




Nope, obviously main focus is on Damon but def not a one man play :)



Excellent! 

On my "to see" list! 






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VideoEzy crazy tuesday $2 for the new release: "Mad Max - fury road" in 3D with 7.1 sound - Epic!

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