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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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Re: What's in/on Your DVD/VCR/PVR etc #17
« 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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Re: What's in/on Your DVD/VCR/PVR etc #17
« Reply #1580 on: April 16, 2018, 20:41:55 PM »
Just started Narcos on Netflix, good so far...
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Re: What's in/on Your DVD/VCR/PVR etc #17
« 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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