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RE: Captain Phillips and Gravity are rubbish!

Thanks BB

My point exactly.......................

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Watched Gravity with the wife last weekend. Both of us very underwhelmed and disappointed with it.

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And so, on Feb 22nd 1966,...

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Could've saved you some time, gel

 

 

Really, how?   Smile

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Really, how?   :)

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Could've saved you some time, gel

 

 

Really, how?   Smile

 

Hey, that was better!   :grin:

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gel wrote:
Really, how?   :)

Click the link in the post

 

That was better!   :grin:

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

I haven't read through the whole thread again Gel, but I think I said previously that Captain Phllips was the Disc of the Month in the previous (number 232, April 2014) issue of Home Cinema choice magazine, which I know you bought. Captain Philps had a full-page review. In the current (233, May 2014) issue, which will be widely on sale, there is a two-page review of Gravity 3D, which is also voted Disc of the Month. They say that more so than even Avatar, Gravity is a film that simply demands to be seen in 3D. They are very, very complimentary about the video and audio quality. For instance, the video assessment includes "Image depth, dimensionalily and fine detailing are all absolutely first-rate. Excellent colour saturation, contrast and black levels round out a transfer that undoubtedly sits at the pinnacle of what 3D Blu-ray is capable of."

I will be buying the 3D version myself within a week.

So Gel, since you disagree so stongly with two of their recent rave reviews, I guess you won't be applying for the job of film reviewer at HCC! :

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

I haven't read through the whole thread again Gel, but I think I said previously that Captain Phllips was the Disc of the Month in the previous (number 232, April 2014) issue of Home Cinema choice magazine, which I know you bought. Captain Philps had a full-page review. In the current (233, May 2014) issue, which will be widely on sale, there is a two-page review of Gravity 3D, which is also voted Disc of the Month. They say that more so than even Avatar, Gravity is a film that simply demands to be seen in 3D. They are very, very complimentary about the video and audio quality. For instance, the video assessment includes "Image depth, dimensionalily and fine detailing are all absolutely first-rate. Excellent colour saturation, contrast and black levels round out a transfer that undoubtedly sits at the pinnacle of what 3D Blu-ray is capable of."

I will be buying the 3D version myself within a week.

So Gel, since you disagree so stongly with two of their recent rave reviews, I guess you won't be applying for the job of film reviewer at HCC! :

 

Nope, I won't.  I don't do 3D either, it gives me headaches, but I do like it at the cinema.  Both films were poor though considering the hype.

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gel wrote:Anyone else seen

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

Sorry to upset gel, spinynorman, bigbernardbresslaw, and several others, but ....

I meant to post this weeks ago, when my subscription copy of Home Cinema Choice (issue 242, January 2015) arrived, on 6th December I think it was, but I was just about to go to the Philippines for a wedding .... anyway, that issue, which I saw still for sale at a big Tesco on Wednesday 7th January, was the Awards issue of the discs released in 2014, and ...

(1) For Best Picture Quality, the winner was Edge of Tomorrow, Gravity was one of three Blu-Rays that were Also Nominated;

(2) Best SFX, - the winner was Guardians of the Galaxy, and Gravity was one of three Also Nominated.

(3) Best 3D Blu-Ray - the winner was Gravity.

(4) Best Audio Quality - the winner was Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Gravity was one of three Also Nominated;

(5) DISC OF THE YEAR - the winner was GRAVITY 3D.

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I have watched Gravity about

I have watched Gravity about 3 times since this thread and it's not too bad! Okay but very short.  How are you getting on with your Panasonic plasma TV mate?

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What's anyone thoughts on the Golden Globes, Nolan got completely snubbed?!?

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gel wrote:

gel wrote:

have watched Gravity about 3 times since this thread and it's not too bad! Okay but very short.

So, Gravity isn't entirely garbage after all, huh? Smile I do like it in (active) 3D.

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How are you getting on with your Panasonic plasma TV mate?

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Gravity is a terrible film

Gravity is a terrible film

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