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What movies are you watching?

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  • federicafederica Seeker of the clear blue sky... Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    Erin Brockovich. Just a fabulous film. No sex, no violence, and such a feelgood movie!

    Bunkslobster
  • lobsterlobster Veteran

    @federica

    Rebel is loosely based on Erin Brockovich. Also feelgood.

    Bunks
  • yagryagr Veteran

    We can't watch movies. Currently, we're on episode 174 of 208 in the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic line-up. This is our eleventh time thru. Had hoped, you know, with 'ten' being a round number and all, that we might stop there but....no.

    BunksShoshin1federica
  • federicafederica Seeker of the clear blue sky... Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    @lobster said:
    @federica

    Rebel is loosely based on Erin Brockovich. Also feelgood.

    I'm slightly fogged as to why Erin Brockovich would sanction and produce a movie "loosely based" upon her life, when Julia Roberts' earlier eponymous film was so spectacularly successful... still, where there's muck, there's brass...

  • JeroenJeroen Do it with a smile Netherlands Veteran

    Rebel is a tv series, not a movie…

    lobster
  • federicafederica Seeker of the clear blue sky... Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    Ok, well... ditto...

  • personperson Don't believe everything you think the liminal space Veteran

    I liked the Hulu series Devs, interesting stuff that ties into a topic that comes up here now and then.

    And if anyone is into the Marvel stuff I thought the new Loki series was really good, far better than the other two new ones.

    lobster
  • personperson Don't believe everything you think the liminal space Veteran

    @yagr said:
    We can't watch movies. Currently, we're on episode 174 of 208 in the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic line-up. This is our eleventh time thru. Had hoped, you know, with 'ten' being a round number and all, that we might stop there but....no.

    They call you Bronies. I've never watched it myself but I've actually heard really positive reviews about the show.

  • JeroenJeroen Do it with a smile Netherlands Veteran

    This looks good, don’t know when I will get to see it

  • lobsterlobster Veteran

    Ooh … new Suicide Squad film.
    Such fun if you like gratuitous dark comedy violence … fortunately I do …

  • JeroenJeroen Do it with a smile Netherlands Veteran

    It’s about time that someone made a TV series of Asimov’s Foundation books. Really looking forward to this, coming to Apple TV+ on 24 September.

  • BunksBunks Australia Veteran

    I don’t get the whole Marvel comic / superhero stuff.

    I work in IT and have to listen to grown men discuss the latest Star Wars / Avengers etc films.

    I’m polite but I am always tempted to remind them they’re not 9 years old anymore.

    Anyways, each to their own…..

    Shoshin1
  • JeroenJeroen Do it with a smile Netherlands Veteran

    @Bunks said:
    I don’t get the whole Marvel comic / superhero stuff.

    I work in IT and have to listen to grown men discuss the latest Star Wars / Avengers etc films.

    I’m polite but I am always tempted to remind them they’re not 9 years old anymore.

    Anyways, each to their own…..

    To a certain extent I agree with you, it’s a kind of nostalgia. I rarely read fiction these days, and the non-fiction I read tends to be self-development and spiritual stuff. That’s where I spend most of my time, but sometimes I like a little entertainment and I diverge for a few hours into things I used to like when I was younger.

    But for proper sci fi I make an exception. Science fiction broadens the mind, as long as it doesn’t become a backdrop for some kind of horror tale. Interstellar, The Martian, Ex Machina, every once in a while a good film comes along. And I hope Foundation belongs to that list as well.

    Bunks
  • lobsterlobster Veteran

    @Bunks said:
    I’m polite but I am always tempted to remind them they’re not 9 years old anymore.

    The Suicide Squad is not suitable for 9 year olds. It has the same humour as Deadpool. Very dark humour. Just for the record.

    Not everyones cup of tea for sure.

    Bunks
  • federicafederica Seeker of the clear blue sky... Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    @Bunks said: I’m polite but I am always tempted to remind them they’re not 9 years old anymore.

    My Mum once said to me -
    "It doesn't matter what job they have, how much they earn, what car they drive, whose clothes label they wear or what kind of house they live in; They're NINE years old. Always."

    You obviously didn't get the memo, @Bunks ...

    JeroenBunkslobster
  • JeroenJeroen Do it with a smile Netherlands Veteran

    I watched this the other day, Terry Gilliams latest film The Man Who Killed Don Quichote. With Adam Driver and a host of other well-known faces. I quite enjoyed it.

    Bunks
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