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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby BR » Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:17 pm

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BaggyTrousers wrote:I'd been about to get Alan Turing on the job, then realised he's tatey.



Probably just as well, if he were alive today and witnessed the use his computing theory was being put to by the likes of this forum, it would probably be enough for him to top himself (allegedly).


Probably true, but on the brightside doubtless he would be relieved that he is no longer a petty criminal maggot.

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Well it would be a country, if they'd ever got around implementing the Acts of Union in full. However it didn't suit the interests of those in power so we were left, 300 years later, with a half-assed, unconsummated marriage, constitutionally speaking.

Makes you wonder why there's such a rush in the current divorce proceedings.
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby Rooster » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:39 am

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby BaggyTrousers » Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:54 am

Rooster wrote:Whiskey Tango Foxtrot


Rooster I think the yutes call that ...............DaFuq. :D
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby Rooster » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:05 am

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Rooster I think the yutes call that ...............DaFuq. :D

No it's a filum about journalists in Afghanistan
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby BaggyTrousers » Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:37 am

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Rooster wrote:Whiskey Tango Foxtrot


Rooster I think the yutes call that ...............DaFuq. :D

No it's a filum about journalists in Afghanistan


Dafuq - you live and fu@kin'learn. Toul'yis I wasn't up on filims. :lol:
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby Snipe Watson » Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:38 pm

BaggyTrousers wrote:
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Rooster wrote:Whiskey Tango Foxtrot


Rooster I think the yutes call that ...............DaFuq. :D

No it's a filum about journalists in Afghanistan


Dafuq - you live and fu@kin'learn. Toul'yis I wasn't up on filims. :lol:

Well this one is well worth watching.
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby mikerob » Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:37 pm

Denial - film based upon the true story of the libel case involving holocaust denier, David Irving. I enjoyed it - it reminded me a bit of "Spotlight" in that most of the film is about people going about their job. Rachel Weisz is always watchable. A solid 7/10.

Live by Night - yaaaaawn. Tries to be an epic gangster film in the mould of Once Upon A Time In America but misses by a mile. A dull 5/10.

T2 Trainspotting. Only caught up with it over the weekend. Really liked it - the scene in the "King William Club" was genius. 8/10 if you are of the generation for which Trainspotting was a significant film, probably a much lower score if you aren't.
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby UlsterNo9 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:00 pm

Finally a movie based loosely around the life of Shane Logan!

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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby rocky » Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:14 am

UlsterNo9 wrote:Finally a movie based loosely around the life of Shane Logan!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Div0iP65aZo

Very loosely, Nine, although I spotted his dog tags in the trailer.
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby big mervyn » Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:26 pm

How bad do youse think thon fillum about the Chuckle Bros is going to be?

Poor?
P$ss poor?
So feckin bad it's actually quite good?
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby mikerob » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:11 am

big mervyn wrote:How bad do youse think thon fillum about the Chuckle Bros is going to be?

Poor?
P$ss poor?
So feckin bad it's actually quite good?


Is that the one with Timothy Spall playing the Ravarand ? I think Spall is really good and if anyone can pull it off, he can, but the trouble is he may have a load of sh!te to work with.

I see than Colin Bateman is doing the screenplay. I've read a couple of his books and didn't think they were that great. Some funny bits can't sustain an entire novel and a screenplay may be the same.

The director hasn't done anything I have seen other than some episodes of The Bill in the 90s and everyone over 40 in British TV and film has worked on that..
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby big mervyn » Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:09 pm

Ian Og apparently thinks it's a pile of dung.
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby Rooster » Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:31 pm

big mervyn wrote:Ian Og apparently thinks it's a pile of dung.

It probably is and drama instead of facrual
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Re: Film Review Section *** NEWish ***

Postby mikerob » Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:36 pm

big mervyn wrote:Ian Og apparently thinks it's a pile of dung.

Worth seeing then.

Spall has played Churchill and Turner (the artist) recently (as well as ahem, David Irving, a Nazi apologist...)

Who did Ian Og think should play his da? Harrison Ford?
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