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Forum: Movie Questions 10-16-21
Replies: 3
Unanswered:  70s 'stephen king' style movie, mentally disabled man, big twist at en
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The Baby, thatís the one! Thanks, I wonít spoil...

The Baby, thatís the one! Thanks, I wonít spoil the twist at the end (though guess revealing there is one already spoils it), it really took me by surprise at the time. Surprised this film was only...
Forum: Movie Questions 10-16-21
Replies: 3
Unanswered:  70s 'stephen king' style movie, mentally disabled man, big twist at en
Posted By VMVarga
70s 'stephen king' style movie, mentally disabled man, big twist at en

Hoping someone can help me remember the name of a 70s (possibly early 80s) movie I remember seeing late one night on TV in the early 90s, so I can try and find it again. Story was about a female...
Replies: 1
Is there any hope of a 4k Evita coming out?
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Is there any hope of a 4k Evita coming out?

Don't laugh. I always likes the photography in this film.

Currently there is an out-of-print bluray from 2014 available on the second-hand market - wondering if this is the best it's ever likely...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 15
What's your favourite 'simple' movie?
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What's your favourite 'simple' movie?

I watched Flashdance recently and was struck at how wonderfully simple a story it was, perfect for switch-off-the-brain escapism.

Anyone able to suggest any other good movies that just tell a nice...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-20-21
Replies: 117
Best Movie Villains
Posted By VMVarga
Guilty pleasure: Terry Silver from karate kid 3

Guilty pleasure: Terry Silver from karate kid 3
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-19-21
Replies: 66
Most disappointing movies you ever saw in the cinema/theater?
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Yep, forgotten about that, I've never wanted the...

Yep, forgotten about that, I've never wanted the villain (Agent Smith) to win more than in this movie, would have been even better if Neo had dumped trinity and gone off with French girl - that's how...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-19-21
Replies: 66
Most disappointing movies you ever saw in the cinema/theater?
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I was lucky in that I went into it with no...

I was lucky in that I went into it with no expectations and having not seen the originals in many years. I suspect a lot of this is down to your expectations and general mood walking in to see it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-19-21
Replies: 66
Most disappointing movies you ever saw in the cinema/theater?
Posted By VMVarga
Most disappointing movies you ever saw in the cinema/theater?

The one where you went in with high expectations, sat through the whole film, but came out feeling really let down.

Number 1 for me was Star Wars Last Jedi, I went on opening night as well, having...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-18-21
Replies: 30
Movies You've Tried To Watch Multiple Times, But Couldn't Finish?
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Ditto on the Trial, also the recent Star is Born...

Ditto on the Trial, also the recent Star is Born - just didnít do it for me
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-18-21
Replies: 17
Embarrassing Movies
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Some Jennifer love Hewitt movies, but I have my...

Some Jennifer love Hewitt movies, but I have my 2001 space odyssey 4K steelbook facing forwards in front of them so no one knows (unless they pick it up).
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-18-21
Replies: 54
When should they have stopped making Bond films?
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hehe, every bond movie that comes out, you see...

hehe, every bond movie that comes out, you see interviews pre-release, and every time the new bond girl actress is like "this time I'm not the usual sugar-coated damsel-in-distress, gushing 'oh...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-17-21
Replies: 54
When should they have stopped making Bond films?
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yep, and I loved how it didn't confirm or deny on...

yep, and I loved how it didn't confirm or deny on whether Deckard was a replicant or not. For me he isn't (and I know I'm in the minority on this, even Ridley Scott said in an interview he was), and...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-17-21
Replies: 7
What is the difference between a "movie star" and an "actor"?
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Re: What is the difference between a "movie star" and an "actor"?

Movie star: Plays the same lead character in every movie.

Actor: Plays a different character in every movie and even without any different makeup or hair should be almost unrecognisable between...
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Indiana Jones 4k release date announced
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Indiana Jones 4k release date announced

8th June, all 4 together in a box set.

ďmeticulously remastered from 4K scans of the original negatives with extensive visual effects work done to ensure the most pristine and highest quality...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-15-21
Replies: 8
The problem with Chris Nolan movies
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I have seen memento and was fine with that. I...

I have seen memento and was fine with that. I went into inception having had it really bigged up by work colleagues beforehand, and as well as the problem mentioned before, I was annoyed by the too...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-15-21
Replies: 8
The problem with Chris Nolan movies
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The problem with Chris Nolan movies

There's something about Nolan movies that I can't put my finger on, and that just doesn't agree with me - it's like they are just too 'full of themselves' if that makes any sense.

Inception,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-15-21
Replies: 42
Poll: Your favourite Batman
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Bale is catching up on Keaton I see! I recall...

Bale is catching up on Keaton I see! I recall thinking when I heard Bale had been cast for this role that he was going to be good, based on his performance as Patrick Bateman (clues in the surname...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-15-21
Replies: 6
Franchises that turned themselves around against all expectations?
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Franchises that turned themselves around against all expectations?

Mission Impossible is the big one here for me, after MI3 I thought that was it. Then I heard they were making MI4 and I thought oh no, last one was bad, please stop, and how old is Tom now anyway? ...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 03-15-21
Replies: 57
Maverick (Top Gun 2)
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Re: Maverick (Top Gun 2)

true, I was being kind of sarcastic and admit to having enjoyed watching it. Impressive what little plot they could get away with and still call it a movie.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 03-14-21
Replies: 57
Maverick (Top Gun 2)
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Wondering if this sequel might actually have a...

Wondering if this sequel might actually have a plot, Can anyone remember what topgun 1 was actually about? What was the story?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-21
Replies: 54
When should they have stopped making Bond films?
Posted By VMVarga
Iíll have to check it out, sounds like Guy...

Iíll have to check it out, sounds like Guy Ritchieís Man from Uncle which was good fun.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-21
Replies: 54
When should they have stopped making Bond films?
Posted By VMVarga
Btw, anyone who says this or that bond actor was...

Btw, anyone who says this or that bond actor was the most like the bond of the books is talking nonsense. Ian Fleming never got into bondís head/thoughts in any of his books, all he told you were...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-21
Replies: 42
Poll: Your favourite Batman
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True, clooney was the square jawed comic book...

True, clooney was the square jawed comic book Batman. Maybe itís more burton that made Keaton the best? How would Keaton have done with the script clooney had?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-21
Replies: 54
When should they have stopped making Bond films?
Posted By VMVarga
Bad sequels devalue the originals, look at what...

Bad sequels devalue the originals, look at what last Jedi did to Star Wars, and the last two Reeve supermans. Conversely good sequels make the original better eg blade runner 2049. Bond is an...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-21
Replies: 54
When should they have stopped making Bond films?
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When should they have stopped making Bond films?

For me they should have stopped with View to a Kill, when Moore hung up his Walther PPK. Admittedly not a high point, but marks the end of the era really. Craig did refresh things a bit, Casino...