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Anyone else seen them what do you think?  And they picked up awards!  Total garbage is my view.

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Anyone else seen them what do you think?  And they picked up awards!  Total garbage is my view.

Name a few films you like

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gel wrote:

Anyone else seen them what do you think?  And they picked up awards!  Total garbage is my view.

Name a few films you like

 

Black Hawk Down, Blood Diamond, Kick-Ass 2, Metallica Through The Never and the Batmams.  Too many to list to be honest.   Smile

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Ok, would have thought Captain Philips had a chance.  

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GRAVITY Bluray waiting to spin. Captain Phillips in cinema was an excellent film IMO. Guess we all have diff' tastes.

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Ok, would have thought Captain Philips had a chance.  

 

I did prefer that to Gravity but I was still disappointed in both, I was expecting much more.

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RobinKidderminster wrote:

GRAVITY Bluray waiting to spin. Captain Phillips in cinema was an excellent film IMO. Guess we all have diff' tastes.

 

I thought Captain Philllips was better than Gravity but I thought the ending was poor.

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I haven't seen Captain P but I concur, Gravity is rubbish. I can appreciate that the special effects are very good and look realistic but, that doesn't make up for a shite story line !

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I haven't seen Captain P but I concur, Gravity is rubbish. I can appreciate that the special effects are very good and look realistic but, that doesn't make up for a shite story line !

 

Agreed.

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Watched Gravity last night knowing very little about it. Other than it is set in space and it has been nominated for a clutch of awards. 

Audio and visually- stunning. 

Plot/story- 4/10. 

Had some nice ideas in it but the story line was very thin..  

Havent seen captain Phillips. 

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Watched Gravity last night knowing very little about it. Other than it is set in space and it has been nominated for a clutch of awards. 

Audio and visually- stunning. 

Plot/story- 4/10. 

Had some nice ideas in it but the story line was very thin..  

Havent seen captain Phillips. 

More or less what I was going to write, so I won't bother.

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gel wrote:

Anyone else seen them what do you think?  And they picked up awards!  Total garbage is my view.

Bit harsh to say both are rubbish, but both have their flaws. Would accept gravity is pretty weak plot/story wise, but as a technical achievement it's stunning (maybe its one of those films that needs to be seen in the cinema to do it justice, have brought the BluRay but not watched it yet).

Captain Philips was probably over-rated but Hanks was very good throughout, and his performance in the final scene was probably one of the best bits of acting I've seen him do for some time. 

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WHAT! Everyone is entitiled to an opinion but rubbish I think not my friend .anyone who saw gravity in 3d at the IMAX must had one of the best cinema experiences of their lives and as for captain Philips they could have shaved off 10-15mins but it was a very good film.

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"Garbage" is a little strong.

Excellent film in my opinion, and the most enjoyment I've had since seeing Cloverfield on the big screen. There were shortcomings as with all films, but these weren't enough to spoil the film.

I haven't seen Captain Phillips yet, but I hear it is even better than the recent Danish film, A Hijacking.

Sometimes I just think that some people don't understand some films, and therefore label them negatively. I never got the hype regarding Suspiria, and I prefer other Argento movies despite Suspiria being very highly regarded. Antichrist, I'm presuming, is an acquired taste, just not for me. Despite not understanding Upstream Color, I appreciated the style. Some films really are a big pile of steaming of Mr.Whippy special with added nuts. Rock Of Ages. John Carter. Movie 43. This Is The End. The Lords Of Salem. Grown Ups 2. Death At A Funeral. Ozombie. Outpost 11. The list goes on. Try and tell me that any of these movies are superior in any way to Gravity and there's just no hope for the film industry.

Maybe seeing it on an IMAX screen in 3D helped my positive experience with regards to Gravity.

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Is there any particular reason you want me to join? (Just asking, I don't know if you're being serious or not!) Smile

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