The SMB Movie thread

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Junior Birdman, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Shack

    Shack Midfield

    Watched a couple lately - both glamourised true stories but enjoyed each one. Good humour and excellent acting in both, especially the latter.

    Blackkklansman - 8/10
    Green Book - 8/10
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  2. BIG BAZ

    BIG BAZ Striker

    Capt Marvel ... very enjoyable if ya like the MCU but couldn’t help thinking it coulda been better... sets it up nicely for Av 4
  3. Dark Traveller

    Dark Traveller Striker

    I couldn’t be bothered to wait around for the after credit scenes. Twenty fives minutes of adverts/trailers before the film starts is a joke.

    £10 for a 10am showing is an absolute joke too... was in Northern Ireland earlier this week, 4pm showing only cost £6 for two of us. No wonder my brother goes mental at the cost of seeing a film here on the main land.
  4. BIG BAZ

    BIG BAZ Striker

    £4.99 at the Vue Darlington... watch a flick with the meerkat 2for1 and it’s £2.50 each... absolute bargain
  5. Dark Traveller

    Dark Traveller Striker

    I went to Cineworld in Newcastle - nearly went for the ScreenX showing but trying to watch a film off three walls feels a little weird to me
  6. matt228

    matt228 Midfield Contributor

    Only £3 at the Odeon, too! I go to either but the Odeon was refurbished a few years ago so is perfectly passable in a pinch. Vue is obviously nicer, like.
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  7. maygo

    maygo Winger

    Love story set during the post- WWII allied occupation of Germany. Keira knightley gets her tiny beestings out while getting rattled by a Kraut, and spends lots of time crying
    Coulda been much better

    As could Captain Marvel
    Nice to look at, the usual great effects, and sets up nicely her involvement in the Avengers carry on. Story is so so
  8. hairynaker

    hairynaker Midfield

    Overlord. WW2 troops sent in to destroy a German controlled church but find a lot more than they bargained for. Rit up my street and was canny.

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  9. My Boy Harry

    My Boy Harry Striker

    I watch dozens every week on iptv.

    Waiting for this one to come out this month. For the resident sci fi buffs it looks like a good one in amongst the morass of rubbish.

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  10. matt228

    matt228 Midfield Contributor

    Operation Finale 8/10 - cracking acting and a fascinating true story.

    Gandhi - 9/10. Absolutely excellent, I expected the 3 hours to drag on but they managed to find the right balance of drama and comic relief so that I didn’t want to go on hunger strike myself. Superb performance from Ben Kingsley as always.
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  11. A Star Is Born

    Never saw the original so can't compare the two.

    Watchable, enjoyed it. One little gripe, although I thought lady gaga was good in the part, perhaps the part could have been given to an unknown? I couldn't quite get over lady gaga being well known from start of film and had to remind myself that she was playing Ally.

  12. matt228

    matt228 Midfield Contributor

    Interestingly enough, she was cast because Bradley Cooper considered her an unknown in the field of acting.

    I don't know why, though, because she had acted many times before.
  13. Bohemian


    Live aid scene brilliantly done...
  14. Shack

    Shack Midfield

    The Favourite - 6/10 - Nice cinematography, excellent sound and it was easy enough to watch with decent acting. I just found it a bit contrived and the OTT profanity unnecessary! I'm no prude but it felt forced.
  15. Pricey

    Pricey Central Defender

  16. niceonemarra

    niceonemarra Winger

    ooooo that looks good
  17. Just caught up with this now. Very good
  18. Dark Traveller

    Dark Traveller Striker

    If there is an faction that think Cap Marvel is poor, then they obviously haven’t watched

    Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998) starring David Hasselhoff
  19. General Zod

    General Zod Midfield

    Agreed. One of the few films I felt like just walking out of the cinema. If I didnt have an unlimited membership I would have felt ripped off
  20. peterleeblackcat

    peterleeblackcat Midfield

    I've just watched Raiders of the Lost Ark for the first time. It was canny enough but I'm mainly astounded that it is a PG rating :lol:

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