Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 252 | 253 | 254 | 255 | 256 | 257 | 258 | 259 | 260 | 261 | 262 | 263 | 264 | 265 | 266 | 267 | 268 | 269 | 270 | 271 | 272 | ... | 284
1236 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2117335 31-Oct-2018 11:55
Send private message quote this post

the meg

 

easily matches the sharknado films for sheer dumbness

 

this dreary film goes on and on ...

 

there's no reason this has to be nearly 2 hours long, 60-70min would have been ample for the story.

 

1/10


1144 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2118550 2-Nov-2018 14:18
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Netflix. Bodyguard. Good.





Toyota / Lexus Hybrid and EV Battery Expert Battery Test & Repair 

 

 


 
 
 
 


3342 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2123333 10-Nov-2018 15:46
Send private message quote this post

Alien: Covenant

 

I am not an Aliens fan but a huge Predator fan, and I had just watched the latest predator movie, so I thought Id give covenant a go.

 

REALLY liked it. I thought it was well written and well produced. 7/10 from me.

 

Something about Ridley Scott using Guy Pearce and Fassbender in a lot of his movies of late. To be fair both are very seasoned actors in the quality of young Anothony Hopkins sorts. Guy Pearce is still in shape. I remember him 30 odd years ago in neigbours, he had a mean body then and that was well before actors were training and had modern science on their side.

I look forward to the next chapter in Predator or Aliens.


3342 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2123338 10-Nov-2018 15:54
Send private message quote this post

xpd:

 

Halloween (2018) - Was ok, gory as expected but as for actual "scare" factor, very little. Maybe Ive become desensitized to this stuff....... :)

 

6/10

 

 

For sure, I think movies like Saw and Hostel kind of ruined the gore movies. In the 70s and 80s was the glory days, Halloween, Nightmare on E street, Childs Play etc. But I think it was back when christianity paranormal thoughts still scared people as a lot more people are atheist now, Exorcist (people commited suicide after seeing this), Poltergeist, Omen.

I grew up watching horrors as a kid, anyone remember good oldf Sunday night horrors on channel 1 hehe, and i think that desensitised me to horror. At the time the only movies that scared me were vampire ones.


BDFL - Memuneh
64646 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2123353 10-Nov-2018 16:50
3 people support this post
Send private message quote this post


5777 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2123359 10-Nov-2018 17:21
Send private message quote this post

@freitasm you're gonna be a wreck on Monday!

 

 


1528 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

# 2123360 10-Nov-2018 17:22
2 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

freitasm: Currently at the 24 hour Harry Potter-thon at Roxy cinema with my daughter. Started 1pm,through 2.30pm Sunday. One movie down...

 

My condolences





HTPC Intel Pentium G3258 cpu, Gigabyte H97n-wifi motherboard, , 8GB DDR3 ram, onboard  graphics. Hauppuage HVR 5500 tuner,  Silverstone LC16M case, Windows 10 pro 64 bit using Nextpvr and Kodi


 
 
 
 


846 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 2123427 10-Nov-2018 19:42
Send private message quote this post

A Star Is Born 8/10

 

Bradley Cooper can sing; GaGa certainly can sing - both make this film very enjoyable.

 

However, given the content of the storyline, I strongly advise people to carefully read the censors warnings on this film before seeing it.

 

 

 

--

 

 

 

Bohemian Rhapsody 8/10

 

Great performances from ALL of the actors paying the Queen members.  Also, the LiveAid recreation is quite correctly the highlight of the film.  Story-wise, the film is pretty solid, but it does play light-ball with the material - a deeper, more authentic expose on the lives and stories of the main characters would have been welcome.

 

 


BDFL - Memuneh
64646 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2123429 10-Nov-2018 20:04
Send private message quote this post

freitasm: Currently at the 24 hour Harry Potter-thon at Roxy cinema with my daughter. Started 1pm, through 2.30pm Sunday. One movie down...


Dinner time. Two movies down...




BDFL - Memuneh
64646 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

13305 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2123496 11-Nov-2018 08:50
Send private message quote this post

The Girl In The Spider's Web

Very good despite the change of actress.

Some willing suspension of disbelief required but a great action/thriller.





3208 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2123499 11-Nov-2018 08:58
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

The Meg. Jason, what were you thinking! 1/10 and that’s being generous.




Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman, then always be the Batman



4929 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 2123502 11-Nov-2018 09:08
2 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

freitasm: 7am, breakfast time and two Harry Potter to go now...

 

Pic of freitasm by Monday: tongue-out

 


SJB

1418 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2123510 11-Nov-2018 09:44
Send private message quote this post

Suburbicon 7/10

 

Set in suburban America in the 60's mixes murder with racial segregation in 2 separate story lines.

 

Written by the Coen brothers, directed by George Clooney and starring Matt Damon and Julianne Moore. Typical Coen brothers story with murder and mayhem but somehow lacks the atmosphere of some of their other work. Maybe they should have directed it.


1 | ... | 252 | 253 | 254 | 255 | 256 | 257 | 258 | 259 | 260 | 261 | 262 | 263 | 264 | 265 | 266 | 267 | 268 | 269 | 270 | 271 | 272 | ... | 284
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41


Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:36


2degrees Reaches Milestone of 100,000 Broadband Customers
Posted 1-Oct-2019 09:17


Nokia 1 Plus available in New Zealand from 2nd October
Posted 30-Sep-2019 17:46


Ola integrates Apple Pay as payment method in New Zealand
Posted 25-Sep-2019 09:51


Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted 19-Sep-2019 18:35


Amazon Studios announces New Zealand as location for its upcoming series based on The Lord of the Rings
Posted 18-Sep-2019 17:24


The Warehouse chooses Elasticsearch service
Posted 18-Sep-2019 13:55


Voyager upgrades core network to 100Gbit
Posted 18-Sep-2019 13:52



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.