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Re: What's in/on Your DVD/VCR/PVR etc #17
« Reply #1575 on: March 28, 2018, 20:13:58 PM »
Operation Avalanche - a little known twist on the 'Found Footage' genre - this one about the faked moon landings. Check it out.

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Re: What's in/on Your DVD/VCR/PVR etc #17
« Reply #1576 on: April 14, 2018, 11:45:33 AM »
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Often riveting, technically brilliant and an impressive addition to Christopher Nolan’s canon; he’s clearly a very good director, but I’m not sure he’s that good he can be called truly “Great” like, say, Ridley Scott - not yet.
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« Reply #1577 on: April 14, 2018, 17:37:29 PM »
Dunkirk

Often riveting, technically brilliant and an impressive addition to Christopher Nolan’s canon; he’s clearly a very good director, but I’m not sure he’s that good he can be called truly “Great” like, say, Ridley Scott - not yet.

I ned to see it again....

I saw at the iMax and the sound was too loud so that it was distorted.

I came away feeling that there was a better story to be told  :-\
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Re: What's in/on Your DVD/VCR/PVR etc #17
« Reply #1578 on: April 14, 2018, 18:11:10 PM »
Dunkirk

Often riveting, technically brilliant and an impressive addition to Christopher Nolan’s canon; he’s clearly a very good director, but I’m not sure he’s that good he can be called truly “Great” like, say, Ridley Scott - not yet.
Speaking of Ridley Scott - saw 'All The Money In The World' on the plane last week and thought it was very very average.  Although Kevin Spacey's replacement (wasn't remember his name) did a great job...
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« Reply #1579 on: April 14, 2018, 21:32:56 PM »

I came away feeling that there was a better story to be told  :-\


Yes, agreed; apparently there’s a lot of liberties taken with the story, but even so, the thing with Nolan is, for all the technical brilliance, I’ve never felt a story he’s told in my bones.
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« Reply #1580 on: April 16, 2018, 20:41:55 PM »
Just started Narcos on Netflix, good so far...
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« Reply #1581 on: April 17, 2018, 16:56:54 PM »
Just started Narcos on Netflix, good so far...


I've watched all 3 seasons 3 times now. Love it. Right up there in my top 10 TV series of all time.





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« Reply #1582 on: April 17, 2018, 17:30:18 PM »
The Train to Busan...S.Korean zombie B(+) movie...trashy, not much gore and mostly predictable and silly but still entertaining.
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« Reply #1583 on: April 17, 2018, 21:15:41 PM »
Peter Green: Man of the World.


Brilliant documentary on Sky Arts
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« Reply #1584 on: April 17, 2018, 22:38:55 PM »

I've watched all 3 seasons 3 times now. Love it. Right up there in my top 10 TV series of all time.


Reminds me very much of "Underbelly" in style (3rd person narration, docu-drama presentation)....well worth tracking down if you're a fan of Narcos.
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« Reply #1585 on: April 18, 2018, 09:48:45 AM »
78/52

An interesting documentary analysing the shower scene in Psycho (the title refers the 78 camera set-ups and 52 cuts the scene required), particularly its ground-breaking influence on the "language of cinema", and the subtle but brilliantly astute touches of Hitchcock's direction.

I love finding out what's going on under the bonnet of great films etc and this pretty much satisfies that; and I learnt a fair few fascinating things along the way (which I won't spoil here).
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« Reply #1586 on: April 21, 2018, 15:23:53 PM »
Finished season 2 of Narcos, staright on to S3....

I almost felt sorry for Escobar by the end of S2, then I rememmbered whjat a c*** he was...
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« Reply #1587 on: April 25, 2018, 20:10:01 PM »
Whizzing through series 4 of Eureka on Amazon prime, along with Lucifer series 3.

I watched something called Pulp Fiction : The Golden Age of Storytelling on Amazon Prime last night. Quite interesting for anyone who had any exposure to the literature of that era (E.E. 'Doc' Smith, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Robert E. Howard etc.,.,). I confess it is only the science fiction pulps that I am/was interested in.

Only 50 minutes, and well worth a watch if you are interested in science fiction history (as I am, or was at one point).

Also for sci-fi history buffs, Amazon Prime also have the (quite old) series A Century of Science Fiction, hosted by the late, great, (legend in his own lifetime), Christopher Lee. Not as informative as the previously mentioned Pulp Fiction thing, but still fun in its own way.
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Re: What's in/on Your DVD/VCR/PVR etc #17
« Reply #1588 on: April 25, 2018, 20:11:41 PM »
Oh yes  . . .

Still Game series 8, just the final episode to go.
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« Reply #1589 on: April 26, 2018, 09:51:53 AM »
Salamander was good last time round, I'll keep an eye out for that....

Here: I've finished Narcos and I'm on to House of Cards. I waqtched 12.5 episodes out of 13 on the plane to Australia a few years back and it wasn't available on the plane home  ::)
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