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Good films I watched this weekend

Good films I watched this weekend

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Legend83

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7,920 posts

119 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Ingredients:

- Cloudy, cold Sunday afternoon
- Duvet
- Sainsbury's 'Basics' popcorn (96p)
- United 93
- Tropic Thunder


I thought United 93 was incredible (subject matter aside). Knowing what was going to happen created immense tension, and my heart was pounding watching it.

The final scene was hard to watch - I won't deny I had a lump in my throat (missus was blubbing). Astonishing stuff.

Thankfully we had Tropic Thunder to follow - pretty amusing. Didn't realise Tom Cruise was in this...he was hilarious. Downey Jnr stole the show though.

Anyone else watch anything good over the weekend?

Asterix

24,074 posts

125 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Benjamin Button.

Good but too long.

hornetrider

54,252 posts

102 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Nine Months - toilet chick flick
Matrix (Sky HD) - still stunning

Jgtv

2,077 posts

94 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Dr No- Bond is always worth a watch
Be Kind Rewind-Not worth it, felt cheated of a few hours of my life.

Legend83

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7,920 posts

119 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Jgtv said:
Be Kind Rewind-Not worth it, felt cheated of a few hours of my life.
I thought that was ok, quite heart-warming at the end. And the Ghostbusters scene was brilliant!

DoubleYellow

1,202 posts

86 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Platoon on Sky AnytimeTV - Still Awesome

JDMTim

1,130 posts

118 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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I tried to watch: synecdoche new york, possibly the weirdest film i've ever watched. It's affected me mentally!!

fathomfive

8,109 posts

87 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Hot Shots! - Sky movies
The Shawshank Redemption - Channel 4
Blades of Glory - Sky movies
The matrix - Sky movies

Swillsy

181 posts

84 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Role Models - Rubbish

Eden lake - Rubbish

Taken - awesomeness

oobster

5,504 posts

108 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Bourne Supremacy on ITV on Saturday night, then Bourne Ultimatum on DVD on Sunday night.

Slagathore

4,055 posts

89 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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I bought Step Brothers on DVD!

Seen it a few times before, but I'm sure the bonus material will be worth the purchase!

chris watton

17,822 posts

157 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Day The Earth Stood Still - Quite dire, more like a Green Party documentary than Hollywood 'Blockbuster'.

Transporter 3 - Totally silly, but very enjoyable

Wall-E - Enjoyable, but what is it with Hollywood and hatred of the Human Race of late!

bracken78

876 posts

103 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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The new Guy Richie film can't remember the name.... Rocka/Rolla or something. Quite good I thought.

Edited by bracken78 on Monday 2nd March 12:29

Finlandia

5,906 posts

128 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Seven Pounds, rather brilliant, and I don't generally like the guy, says a lot really.

Jgtv

2,077 posts

94 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Legend83 said:
Jgtv said:
Be Kind Rewind-Not worth it, felt cheated of a few hours of my life.
I thought that was ok, quite heart-warming at the end. And the Ghostbusters scene was brilliant!
The ghost busters bit and the lion king bit where worth it, rest a little pap.

shirt

16,663 posts

98 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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valkyrie - miles better than expected, really good film imo.

bourne trilogy - no explanation needed.

persepolis - fell asleep after ten mins so i will give a verdict tomorrow.

G0ldfysh

3,120 posts

154 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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watched the ed norton incredible hulk, very enjoyable and did like the tie in with iron man i watched the previous week at the end of the film

Pferdestarke

6,441 posts

84 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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oobster said:
Bourne Supremacy on ITV on Saturday night, then Bourne Ultimatum on DVD on Sunday night.
Snap. Great minds...

Emmapuma

417 posts

96 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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Oceans Eleven - Brilliant
There Will Be Blood - Utter crap
The Patriot - Excellent
The Last Castle - good but i fell asleep cos was tired haha

Isaac Hunt

7,555 posts

108 months

Monday 2nd March 2009
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The Man who would be King - Sean Connery & Michael Caine at their best.

Was on BBC2 Sunday afternoon.
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