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SWoll

4,910 posts

142 months

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Cotty said:
TonyHetherington said:
I completely agree, up to about 45 mins (perhaps even 30mins) into the film, because that's when I turned it off.

I was sat thinking to myself "I simply do not care what happens, and could be doing something far more valuable with my time" so turned it off. Very rare for me to do that to a film, even a poor one!
Bugger, Blockbusters just sent that to me. Oh well ill give it a watch, nothing to lose.
Wasn't as bad as all that IMHO. Certainly not a classic but watchable none the less.

kit80

4,749 posts

71 months

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Cotty said:
Bugger, Blockbusters just sent that to me. Oh well ill give it a watch, nothing to lose.
I really enjoyed it but I have realised from this thread that I am quite easily pleased hehe

Anyone seen Sinister yet? Can’t decide whether to make the effort to see it. Saw The Possession and enjoyed that, quite scary although I hate moths so that did it for me in the scare department.

TheHeretic

73,668 posts

139 months

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SWoll said:
Cotty said:
TonyHetherington said:
I completely agree, up to about 45 mins (perhaps even 30mins) into the film, because that's when I turned it off.

I was sat thinking to myself "I simply do not care what happens, and could be doing something far more valuable with my time" so turned it off. Very rare for me to do that to a film, even a poor one!
Bugger, Blockbusters just sent that to me. Oh well ill give it a watch, nothing to lose.
Wasn't as bad as all that IMHO. Certainly not a classic but watchable none the less.
Agree. I quite liked it. A little bit LOTR, but without the story, so to speak.

mike13

419 posts

66 months

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kit80 said:
I really enjoyed it but I have realised from this thread that I am quite easily pleased hehe

Anyone seen Sinister yet? Can’t decide whether to make the effort to see it. Saw The Possession and enjoyed that, quite scary although I hate moths so that did it for me in the scare department.
Just been to see Sinister,not a bad film all in all,think i'd wait for dvd if i'm being honest.

kit80

4,749 posts

71 months

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mike13 said:
Just been to see Sinister,not a bad film all in all,think i'd wait for dvd if i'm being honest.
Cheers! That was my thought too. Plus my mate doesn't like when I scream like a girl in the cinema, so perhaps I should watch all horrors at home hehe
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mike13

419 posts

66 months

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kit80 said:
mike13 said:
Just been to see Sinister,not a bad film all in all,think i'd wait for dvd if i'm being honest.
Cheers! That was my thought too. Plus my mate doesn't like when I scream like a girl in the cinema, so perhaps I should watch all horrors at home hehe
Must admit i jumped a couple of times,don't think anyone noticed as there were only four other people in the cinema

kit80

4,749 posts

71 months

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mike13 said:
Must admit i jumped a couple of times,don't think anyone noticed as there were only four other people in the cinema
hehe I never actually screamed outloud till I saw ending of Chernobyl Diaries, but I certainly wasn’t the only one who did. My mate said she screamed because I did. I don’t believe her.

Caruso

5,957 posts

140 months

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John Carter 7/10

Lavish, ridiculous and fun.

Halb

23,245 posts

67 months

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I was going to order Snow White on Sky box office as well, not now.biggrin

Eighteeteewhy

6,897 posts

52 months

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I watched,

The Cabin in the Woods,

Very poor, terrible acting and the plot sucked.

A perfect example of 'all the best bits in the trailer'

3/10

toasty

3,597 posts

104 months

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Caught a few on the plane yesterday.

The Hunter - Willem Defoe tracking down the Tasmanian Tiger. A morose 7/10.

The Amazing Spiderman - OK but pointless reboot. No better than Maguire's version. 6/10

Killer Joe - Matthew McConaughy is hitman/cop in hicksville, Texas. Brutal and misogynistic with interesting use of KFC. 7/10

FellowPazzini

2,847 posts

55 months

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The Devil Inside - 8/10 Surprisingly enjoyed this more than what I probably should have. Some gruesome bits in it which surely should have made it a 18 Cert. I heard quite a few people not liking this but if you like the Paranormal Activity series then you should defo like this.

TonyHetherington

31,816 posts

134 months

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TheHeretic said:
SWoll said:
Cotty said:
TonyHetherington said:
I completely agree, up to about 45 mins (perhaps even 30mins) into the film, because that's when I turned it off.

I was sat thinking to myself "I simply do not care what happens, and could be doing something far more valuable with my time" so turned it off. Very rare for me to do that to a film, even a poor one!
Bugger, Blockbusters just sent that to me. Oh well ill give it a watch, nothing to lose.
Wasn't as bad as all that IMHO. Certainly not a classic but watchable none the less.
Agree. I quite liked it. A little bit LOTR, but without the story, so to speak.
Perhaps it was just my mood at the time, I don't know - but I can't recall the last time I turned a film off because I didn't care, if you see what I mean smile Maybe that one just particularly flicked my "crap" buttons biggrin

I don't think snow white helped. all she ever did was look, slightly open mouthed, at the camera.

Legend83

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7,297 posts

106 months

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Juanco20 said:
The baby getting squashed under the pedal was a step too far
Did either of you know how bad it was going to be before you watched it? If so, what possessed you?!

I have just read the parental guide on IMDB and, well, I just can't believe anyone would make that let alone watch it!

Makes A Serbian Film sound like Bambi.

Juanco20

2,299 posts

77 months

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Legend83 said:
Did either of you know how bad it was going to be before you watched it? If so, what possessed you?!

I have just read the parental guide on IMDB and, well, I just can't believe anyone would make that let alone watch it!

Makes A Serbian Film sound like Bambi.
I'd watched the first one after hearing everyone talk about it. It was nasty but not 'that' bad

Hadn't heard anything about the second one and just decided to give it a watch as I was a bit bored the other night. Had no idea it was going to be as graphic/sick as it was

SystemParanoia

9,696 posts

82 months

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ditto!

Legend83

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7,297 posts

106 months

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Fair play, not that I am questioning your sanity or freedom to watch whatever you want. smile

Probably not one to rent on a first date...

hehe

Bedazzled

7,379 posts

105 months

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sparks_E39 said:
Horrible Bosses 8/10. Bloody hilarious loved it.
I saw this last night. Wasn't expecting much but really enjoyed it and some laugh out loud moments. Oh and Jennifer Aniston in pretty much just a doctors coat cloud9
Cheers for the tip, quite good fun. Kevin Spacey was superb as the brutal office boss. "He's hiding behind fingerflage!" hehe

I remember arguing with a mate about Jennifer Aniston versus Angelina Jolie; oh gawd maybe he was right.

Agoogy

7,094 posts

132 months

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Prometheus
Well I liked it.

Absolutley gorgeous visuals
Fassbender was good
Story was acceptable
and I'm not getting into the geekery of whether the vehicles were RHD last time we saw them or if the Alien was anatomically correct...not interested in that.


Negatives? I didn't care about any of the characters, so the violence and drama had a quite heavily reduced impact.

I just loved the look of it all really... 6.5/10

blindswelledrat

22,169 posts

116 months

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Agoogy said:
I just loved the look of it all really... 6.5/10
I agree with this.
I think a lot of the hatred for it is down to expectations. Like many, I esxcitedly went to the cinema to see it expecting something of the calibre of Aliens but with 20 years of technology advance.
Sadly it fell way short of expectations which exaggerated the ordinariness.
As a stand-alone film with no expectations it would have been reasonably good. FOr me,, the expectation was just too high so it was a massive dissapointement.
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