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Hammers1993 3:47 Sun Jan 5
2020 Movies
Another year and another set of movies being released.

As always there are a few surprises throughout the year that come out but the big movies look to be good ones this year:


- The Gentlemen

- Jojo Rabbit

- 1917

- Uncut Gems

- Bombshell

- Bad Boys for Life

- The Lighthouse

- Just Mercy

- A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

- Parasite

- Birds of Prey

- Dolittle

- Sonic the Hedgehog

- Bloodshot

- Portrait of a Lady on Fire

- Dark Waters

- Onward

- A Quiet Place: Part 2

- Mulan

- Bond: No Time to Die

- The New Mutants

- Black Widow

- Scoob!

- Fast and Furious 9

- Wonder Woman 1984

- Ghostbusters: Afterlife

- Minions: The Rise of Gru

- Tenet

- Top Gun: Maverick

- Jungle Cruise

- Morbius

- Bill & Ted Face the Music

- The King's Man

- Halloween Kills

- Eternals

- Gozilla vs. Kong

- Dune

- Coming 2 America

- West Side Story

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chim chim cha boo 10:52 Mon May 25
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...oh and Guns Akimbo was great fun too.

chim chim cha boo 10:23 Mon May 25
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Watched 'The Hunt' last night. Some horrible horror violence but a great middle and ending.

zico 12:57 Sun May 10
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Mad Dog 2:43 Sun May 10

I stand corrected, that's probably why I liked it!!

Sven Roeder 7:46 Sun May 10
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I loved Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction & Jackie Brown (there may be one I’ve missed) but everything else of how I’ve seen is bloated and self indulgent. I particularly hated Hateful 8 in that style.

Said at the time that if Once Upon a Time in Hollywood had been presented as a script by Quentin Bloggs it never would have been made especially not with the actors involved.
To me the only interesting bits and any tension were if you knew the Manson story.
Otherwise it was too long and self indulgent and a waste of the cast.
He obviously doesn’t know any women and seems incapable of writing them as characters
That said Margot Robbie did her best with a woefully underwritten part as Sharon Tate.

Watched a documentary the other day about Charles Mansons musical ambitions and his dealings with Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys & his idea that the Beatles were prophesying a race war with Helter Skelter so there is a very interesting film to be made rather than Tarantinos revenge fantasy.

Mad Dog 2:43 Sun May 10
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Disk till dawn isnt a Tarantino film.

He had a hand in it (script). But it's a robert Rodriguez fil.lm

zico 2:15 Sun May 10
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Well after the discussion about "Once Upon a Time" below I thought I would try it out tonight. Never been a Tarrantino fan, although I must confess I loved "From Dusk Till Dawn", but no this didn't do it for me. Seemed very long as some have said and I couldn't really see the point of it. Very slow, bizarre and whilst you can't fault the acting I personally was very bored with it. Just not my cup of tea.

Mad Dog 1:16 Sun May 10
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Never seen el mariachi. Desperado was good, and if this is better I'll source it.

Pagey 12:16 Sun May 10
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El Mariachi is brilliant

chim chim cha boo 12:12 Sun May 10
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Brad Pittt beating up Bruce Lee?

Have a fucking word with yourselves.

Alfs 9:22 Sat May 9
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"Theres a good film there somewhere but it's an hour overlong"

Again, nail hit on the head. A good mate of mine is a Bafta-winning movie director and his mantra is "If I cut this will it make any difference to the film"? If the answer is no, out it goes.

I could fill a mattress with the cuts I'd make on OUATIH.

It's why we make very good films (when we actually make them). The budgets are so restricted it stops any overindulgence.

A great example is 'El Mariachi' which was made by Robert Rodriguez, in Spanish, for $7,000 using his mates. It's excellent and grossed $2 million and got him discovered.

Then came Desperado, the $7 million English speaking remake which pales in comparison.

Pagey 8:47 Sat May 9
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Haha! I think ITV2 are rinsing that for all it’s worth!

Mad Dog 8:46 Sat May 9
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I watched that too yesterday

Pagey 8:45 Sat May 9
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It’s no Uncle Buck

Mad Dog 8:38 Sat May 9
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I knew all about the manson killings.

I must be missing something

Pagey 8:33 Sat May 9
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I saw it at the cinema and thought exactly the same. What was the actual point in it all? I did think Brad Pitt was brilliant in it though. And Margot Robbie looked ridiculously good as always.

Afterwards I spoke to my mate as I wasn’t really up on all the Charles Manson stuff and it all started to make sense with the alternative ending and so on. I then wanted to watch it again and did recently and thought it was really good. Loads of great scenes and really ‘cool’ as per most Tarantino films.

The Bruce Lee scene I thought was brilliant, even the first time around. Although very disrespectful to the great man himself!

Mad Dog 8:11 Sat May 9
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The Lee bit was one of the better bits if the film.

Theres a good film there somewhere but it's an hour overlong and so much of it just goes nowhere.

Northern Sold 8:10 Sat May 9
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Alfs..ha ha...of course it never happened... just like the majority of QT films have never happened... oh I thought the Lee fight was highly entertaining

Mad Dog 8:07 Sat May 9
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Thought it was just me. Cant find anyone else having a bad word to say about it.

Really hoping it's something I've missed. As I said I usually love QT films.

Alfs 5:22 Sat May 9
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Mad Dog,

Your assessment is spot on. I too was dumbfounded by the reviews.

And that Bruce Lee scene is absurd and is probably just a fantasy of Pitt or Tarantino.

weststandboy 1:17 Sat May 9
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I really liked once a upon a time in Hollywood.

I just thought it was a great nod to the cinema of that period and for me the characters were interesting enough to keep my attention throughout. Also I loved the Bruce Lee fight scene!

Mad Dog 12:31 Sat May 9
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I came close to giving up as it was just so dull. And I've only ever turned off 2 films ever (slipstream and sausage party).

But thought I'd stick with it as it must be going somewhere and all the seemingly pointless.scenes must have been more important than first glance.

Nope

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