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23 Sep 2019 19:44:41
A sad day, Sid Haig passed away at 80 years old.
I love him in House of 1000 Corpses and Devils Rejects. Thought he really played the role of Captain Spaulding excellently.
clip of Captain Spaulding

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23 Sep 2019 14:47:16
Just finished watching Kin. It was about a guy with his adopted younger brother on the run, chased by a gang which he robbed after a heist. Earlier, the younger brother found a strange futuristic gun that only he can use (some sort like a Judge Dredd gun). There are some sci-fi twist especially towards the end of the film.

I like the idea of the story, but somehow it felt messy or out of sort during the entire film. Loads of big name actors in it as well, but the film was badly written, or directed. Not a film to recommend though. It can be an interesting film, but instead have gone wasted.

{Ed001's Note - never even heard of it to be honest.}

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16 Sep 2019 14:38:05
I watched Dark Phoenix on Saturday, I did enjoy it (Sophie Turner fan). It was decent enough but a bit rushed in parts. If you like Xmen then I think you will like it. Well worth a watch.

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10 Sep 2019 14:30:39
What do you guys think of Face/Off?

It was, in my opinion, a classic. Classic 90s action flicks, lots of gunfights, explosions and car chases (but it was boat chase in this one). The only thing I didn't like was, it was overlong.

I just read a news that a reboot is in development. They already have a writer, but not yet the casts and a director. What do you guys think about this news?

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11 Sep 2019 03:13:25
It was ok, but nothing special. A reboot of it just doesn't make sense tbh.

{Ed001's Note - same here. I don't get this. Average film at best with a crap story why bother?}

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11 Sep 2019 11:11:13
Glad u both feel the same, even though I for one really like the film.

Too many reboots and remakes are going on. Most of the times they ended up making them worst and not better.

{Ed001's Note - I hate reboots and remakes, which is why I can't stand Tarantino as 'homages' are just poor copies. Though sometimes they can make a better version, 99% of them are just trash. Though Bollywood would be in trouble if reboots and remakes were banned!}

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11 Sep 2019 17:53:26
Its an alright film. We all know Ed loves Nic Cage. Its another one of those that has an interesting idea but you wonder at the casting.

{Ed001's Note - I prefer Cage to Travolta. That man makes my skin crawl.}

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11 Sep 2019 18:52:24
Travolta makes a decent villain. He's the best thing in broken arrow. Face/off would've been better with another actor in the Cage role.

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12 Sep 2019 11:22:23
I also think he was good as the bad guy in Broken Arrow. Thing is, most of his other films are crap. The recent one, and I haven't watch it yet, titled Speed Kills. That's a really crap title.

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15 Sep 2019 22:10:56
He's made some really bad films. Wasn't he told to do some of them by that scientology cult he's in?

{Ed001's Note - I think it is more he wanted to do them for the cult as he hero worships L Ron Hubbard.}

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02 Sep 2019 13:54:10
Anyone looking forward to the Joker movie? we have seen some great adaptations (some not so great), my personal favourite being Mark Hamill in the Arkham games, closely followed by Leger. I'm looking forward to see how the character is portrayed in the movie, but from the trailers it looks promising.

{Ed001's Note - I was until all the reviews raved about it and that usually is not a good sign! I am liking they went down the darker route, as one thing I have noticed from the DC TV shows is that the frothy, light ones like Arrow and Flash are crap, while the darker ones, such as Titans, Doom Patrol and Pennyworth are good shows. It has a really high bar with the Dark Knight trilogy to aim at, just hope it doesn't undershoot by as much as Suicide Squad did.}

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02 Sep 2019 15:46:36
Suicide squad & justice league struggled because they had a lot of character development to do in a short time whilst also trying to develop the plot. it's the reason why Avengers works is because all the character work is done prior.
I'll be honest other then batman (and associated characters) I don't really care for DC, although I did watch Aquaman and think it's the best one they've done (Only counting movies from their shared universe attempts). If this movie came before JL it would of immediately made it better. Unfortunately DC were playing catch up and decided to rush the whole thing.
I agree though, darker is the way forward for DC it makes them different from marvel that way. And with them now being part of the house of mouse, I think any chance of marvel creating dark movies is remote.

{Ed001's Note - JL and SS didn't work because they were crap, crap stories and crap characters. They didn't develop them, they just threw them in together and hoped it would work.}

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04 Sep 2019 15:09:47
I am really looking forward for it too. I really like how it looks in the trailers.

I read it somewhere it is meant to be a standalone film though. Does it mean they won't connect it with the Batman character? That part really is a big question mark for me.

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11 Sep 2019 18:58:58
I'll admit I'm more of a marvel fan. I grew up with iron man, Spiderman and the x-men and fantastic four. Both the comics and cartoons, especially the cartoons. There wasn't much DC fare in the 80s, only the campy 60s batman series and the awful superman films. I was never a fan of superman it was too American. Then came Batman 89.

I've not seen many of the new DC films as they do look mostly terrible based on the trailers.

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07 Oct 2019 18:34:52
I've really been enjoying titans think things are progressing too quick could have made trigon a bit longer gave a bit more detail to him

in hero films it's not the hero that makes a good film it's the villain and that is where dc are failing I think they have some really amazing villains the joker has always been my favourite

The joker film looks good and I've read contrasts in opinion some rave reviews and some saying biggest flop of 2019

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02 Aug 2019 15:35:41
Watched Godzilla: King of the Monsters last night.

All I'm going to say is, Godzilla got very angry.

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03 Aug 2019 13:35:49
I never saw the fascination with Godzilla and other monster films.

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09 Aug 2019 00:53:28
The first from Edwards, quite some unhappy on the fact that Godzilla was more like a supporting character than the main. Lack of monster actions. You can't complain on that on this one. Plenty of them in it.

I read quite a few complain about its story. Maybe I kind of agree with them. But I came for the actions and monsters, and I get exactly that. So I would say I'm satisfied with it. I like it for what it is, for what I was looking for.

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21 Aug 2019 09:46:07
Watched it on Sunday, quite enjoyed it, typical Godzilla movie, I'd say it's worth a watch for sure.

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30 Jul 2019 04:10:19
For those of you who felt Vader vs Kenobi was a bit meh in the original films. Then you need to check this out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to2SMng4u1k

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30 Jul 2019 21:10:35
Star wars. Bloody hell.

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30 Jul 2019 22:01:56
Have you seen Vader: Shards of the past?

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31 Jul 2019 14:37:26
No I haven't. I'm not really into Star Wars but my friend showed me the Vadar vs Kenobi reimagined and it was pretty awesome.

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31 Jul 2019 22:35:46
The fan stuffs better than the cack Disneys served up.

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28 Jul 2019 09:57:36
I read an article in comingsoon, about a production is underway for the Kung Fury sequel. As I read it further, I found out the first was actually just a short film that can be watched free on Youtube.

I searched it on Youtube and watched it. Wow! 30 minutes of pure retro fun, action, gags, and nice visuals (it's so nice it's hard to believe they made the film with just 600k of budget). How can I miss this in the first place? Its been 4 years.

After watching it, this film truly deserve to be made into a feature film. Schwarzenegger and Fassbender are the two confirmed casts in it.

Well guys. To those that haven't watch it yet, spare yourself a 30 minute and watch it on Youtube. It's fun.

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26 Jul 2019 00:28:43
What do you guys think of Zombieland?

I just watched the trailer for the second, and then remembered how I really enjoy the first.

The character I loved the most is Harrelson's, and in fact I really like Harrelson in almost every other movies he was in as well.

{Ed001's Note - I like it, despite it having Jesse Eisenberg in it, who is a dreadful actor and incredibly annoying. Still really enjoy the film though.}

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26 Jul 2019 01:31:25
Agree on Eisenberg Ed1. But for me, he was perfect for that particular character in Zombieland, and that's it. He's just annoying with everything else than that.

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27 Jul 2019 16:10:25
Zombieland was fun. It was a brilliant movie or anything it was just fun. Which isn't putting it down, most zombie movies are laughable compared to Zombieland.

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22 Jul 2019 09:13:40
Hello All.

I watched Shazam on Saturday, I really enjoyed it, it doesn't take itself to seriously. Well worth a watch.

{Ed001's Note - Ed0333 raves about that film as well.}

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23 Jul 2019 10:43:55
It is actually a quite good film Ed01.

Actually I am still waiting for any review for Parabellum. The DVD is out and am thinking about buying. The thing is, I didn't like John Wick 2. Should I buy, or should I consider other movies?

{Ed001's Note - if you didn't like 2, there probably isn't much chance of you liking 3.}

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