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Old 03/02/2018   #3391
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Red Sparrow – Nothing whatsoever like a Black Widow film. Much more like a gritty, realistic spy film, and dear god it was good. There's barely any soundtrack, and it makes it exceptionally oppressive in the best way possible. I loved it.





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Old 04/21/2018   #3392
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Trying to catch up on the films I've missed in preparation for Infinity War...


Spider-Man Homecoming

Freaking awesome. I was laughing throughout, I loved Parker's entire development, I wanted more Ned, and the Tony Stark interactions were well placed without it feeling like he was intruding.

Unlike Toby, I never once stopped thinking that this was Parker AND Spider-man. Awesome job.
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Old 04/21/2018   #3393
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I just watched Tale of Tales a few nights ago. Surprisingly good: Anthology of fairy-tale inspired stories happening at the same time among royals. It's semi-horror, with some rather good practical effects. Made me tear up with some of the tragic endings.
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Old 04/23/2018   #3394
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A Quiet Place

Very good. Very tense. I love how much they thought about how you would live in a world where you can't make sound. Including what to do with a baby.


Rampage

I had a blast with this thing. It's exactly the movie I thought it would be (except more brutal and gory than I was expecting, for example there shots of people cut in half), and it was just damn fun. Lots of little additions that were much appreciated.
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Old 05/09/2018   #3395
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The Lion King. Three times. On a 12 hour flight. I still love that movie. I don't care what anyone says. Simba is so cute.

It. The newest movie. I watched this both before the long flight I mentioned before (several weeks ago) and on the flight. It is surprisingly good for a remake. Remakes are usually... "not very good". Urgh, what am I saying, remakes are usually awful. But It was actually very good. And Pennywise was scary in a different way to the Pennywise in the tv series.
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Old 05/09/2018   #3396
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Where were you going/coming from?
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Old 05/09/2018   #3397
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Minato wrote: Where were you going/coming from?
Are you asking me? I was coming back from Vietnam. I live in the UK and I went to Vietnam for 6 weeks with my family. The flight itself was from Hong Kong, though, as we transferred there on the flight from Vietnam to Uk.
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Old 05/09/2018   #3398
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Moana (finally!)
Visually stunning thanks to the amazing art direction that for a while 'lacked on a product disney imho. The plot is pretty and interesting although perhaps I was expecting more, but surely it's an improvement compared to the boredom of Frozen.
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Old 05/10/2018   #3399
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Män som hatar kvinnor, aka the Swedish version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"; I found it really compelling and edge of the seat material, but I think that was mostly because I've read the book and watched the English / Daniel Craig version too, and still forgot some details and the plot twist in the end that is, that Harriet is still alive and had the thing figured out, etc; also the religious connotations and the fact the killer(s) are basically nazis killing women with Jewish names). I also got a stronger feel for the similarities and whatnot between the various storylines that is, Sallander's murder of her father and the death of Martin, as well as Bjurman being a cunt..

I didn't care much for the sequel books though, dunno if I can be fucked to watch the sequel movies.
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Old 05/20/2018   #3400
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I watched Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and thought it was shit
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Old 05/28/2018   #3401
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The Disaster Artist. I haven't seen The Room (although I am of course familiar with its most famous scenes -- YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA), but I still thoroughly enjoyed it. It even managed to keep me awake during my flight! I ♡ Dave Franco.
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Old 06/05/2018   #3402
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Finally saw Coco on Netflix this past weekend! The colors were soooOoOoOOOoo pretty...I feel like I totally missed out on seeing all that on the big screen.

Loved the celebration of Mexican heritage. The story was beautiful and I cried like a baby, naturally. Chancla jokes are always necessary and appreciated - although (SPOILER) very smart on Disney to pull a chancla on a grown man instead of a kid I see what you did there!
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Old 06/05/2018   #3403
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Avengers: Age of Ultron, it's been a while since I saw it. It was fine.

6.5/10
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Old 06/05/2018   #3404
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Lucis Caelum wrote: Avengers: Age of Ultron, it's been a while since I saw it. It was fine.

6.5/10
They could have made it better, to be honest. If only they stuck close to the source material (when it came to bringing Ultron to the big screen).
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Old 06/10/2018   #3405
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Better than I anticipated, but 3/5 stars .
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