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People, The Dark Knight Rises is amazing.

Went yesterday to see it, thought it was very good.

Also saw trailers for Expendables2, Total Recall (remake), Superman (remake) and New Bourne film. What's with all the remakes at the moment?

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Went yesterday to see it, thought it was very good.

Also saw trailers for Expendables2, Total Recall (remake), Superman (remake) and New Bourne film. What's with all the remakes at the moment?

Superman and Total Recall are both based on original source material so I'm not sure any film adaptations can be called remakes.

The Expendables 2 will be even worse than the first one. Guaranteed.

Edited by Rovermatt

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Can't wait.....has anyone seen Ted or the new Spider Man film?

I saw the new spiderman film last week,far better than I expected to be honest.Certainly better than the Tobey Maguire version.Well worth a watch.

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I saw The Dark Knight on Friday. I thought it was brilliant. It went on for about 15 minutes too long, but that's the only criticism I would have of it. The ending is excellent and opens up an area of Batman that I forgotten all about through the Dark Knight trilogy.

I saw Spiderman last week and thought it was a good show. There were a few naff bits to it, but overall it was really good. I would also recommend people seeing The Five Year Engagement. It was very enjoyable.

Ted and The Bourne Legacy are the next ones of my radar.

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BATMAN ...WHAT A FILM ,SAY NO MORE....and scouse i paid :P

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BATMAN ...WHAT A FILM ,SAY NO MORE....and scouse i paid :P

Blsckburn's rough pal, great film though

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How was Brave AS?

Heard its good but not great, problem is with pixar they are judged against astronomically high standards that they set themselves so anything that doesn't hit those heights gets heavily criticised.

I'm in no rush to see TDKR I'll wait or the trilogy on Blu ray as I forget the ins and outs of the first two

Edited by Tom M

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Seen Ted (by other means). Daft,uncomplicated, really funny - some of the best lines I've heard in a while.

Saw TDKR in IMAX. Incredible movie. Lots of things in there - that will keep the interest going- in repeat viewings.

Mind blowing special effects (some with thousands of extras).

Tom Hardy's performance as Bane is up there with Heath Ledger's The Joker.

The ending is wonderful.

Edited by A cup of beans

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Is that the sequel to BraveHeart?

:)

Brave for me was all over the place, It'll do well under the auspices of Pixar, and to be fair they should win an award for her hair, but what the hell was going on ? Don't want to spoil anything but it's really about the relationship between her and her mother. How they explore that will have you scratching your head, just silly (and scary for little ones toward the end)

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Saw Hall Pass, pretty funny.

Also, these movies are not the most recent, saw Deserter, Simon Murray in the French Foreign Legion, thought it was excellent. Bird Song dealing mostly with World War I was a cracking movie too. I really like Joyeux Noel, Merry Christmas, that movie about WWI as one of my all time favourites as well.

I really like the Valkyrie movie with Cruise, otherwise, I'm not a big fan of his.

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I'm in the admittedly small minority that thought Dark Knight Rises was Just unimaginative(its just all the same set pieces and ideas from the 1st 2 films just on bigger budget), stupid(even far a superhero film, so many giant plot holes), totally predictable and for the most part Ridiculous & Booooring.

p.s.

i did like the 1st 2 very much because they both brought something new and fresh to the genre, Rises is just a cash in on the success of the dark knight i believe, i don't believe for 1 second Nolan had originally intended to make a trilogy(and i also got the feeling that if heath ledger hadnt died then the 3rd film would have had the joker again and not Bloody little Fatty silly voice Bane).

Edited by hardly1980

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I'm in the admittedly small minority that thought Dark Knight Rises was Just unimaginative(its just all the same set pieces and ideas from the 1st 2 films just on bigger budget), stupid(even far a superhero film, so many giant plot holes), totally predictable and for the most part Ridiculous & Booooring.

p.s.

i did like the 1st 2 very much because they both brought something new and fresh to the genre, Rises is just a cash in on the success of the dark knight i believe, i don't believe for 1 second Nolan had originally intended to make a trilogy(and i also got the feeling that if heath ledger hadnt died then the 3rd film would have had the joker again and not Bloody little Fatty silly voice Bane).

You are in the minority, took my daughter to Burnley to watch it this afternoon. A little long, but just fabulous, tied up the loose ends at the end.

All that and Anne Hathaway in those boots

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its just this years Avatar, everyone(inc. me) thought that was great when it 1st came out, its completely naff now though.

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I saw Ted yesterday. I thought it was brilliant.

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I saw Ted yesterday. I thought it was brilliant.

Queen references the icing on the cake, and karaoke singing like that c*nt from Westlife

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its just this years Avatar, everyone(inc. me) thought that was great when it 1st came out, its completely naff now though.

I though Avatar was poor when it came out - great effects but it's just a complete rip-off of Dances With Wolves set in space.

The Dark Knight Rises is excellent though.

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Just watched John Carter(yes, of Mars!), Stuff the critics(especially kermode), its actually a really good old fashioned type of family (sci-fi/adventure) film, it has its flaws&plot holes but far less so than Dark Knight Rises and you don't really care cos Carters not a film that takes its self that seriously anyway(again unlike the smug hack job DKR).

Edited by hardly1980

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I watched Rise of the Planet of the Apes on sky last week

I expected it to be bored by it but I loved it, it didn't need the planet of the apes moniker I dont think as a film in itself but is part of a reboot of kinds (which in turn makes the ending of this one a little weak maybe). Serkis does an amazing job of making you feel attached to a CGI chimp

Good, brainless popcorn film

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I watched Rise of the Planet of the Apes on sky last week

That was a good film and it def shouldn't be looked at as any kind of naff reboot or remake its a very good smart film in its own right., some great action and effects in the final 3rd after a long(and quite emotional!) build up.

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I went to Total Recall on Tuesday. I really enjoyed it. Just a good old fashioned action, sci-fi chase fest. It's not going to win Oscars, but it's good entertainment.

I saw Lawless last night and thought it was excellent. It's quite violent and sinister. Guy Pierce is excellent, as is Tom Hardy.

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