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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #780 on: January 12, 2022, 02:57:58 PM »
Watched A Quiet Place Part 2.

Not bad, essentially more of the same as Part 1 with just a bit more talking. Setup for a third.

No further explanation of the aliens, just “here are some Tyranids, enjoy.” If you liked the first one, you’ll like this one.

Hm. I really liked A Quiet Place, but I don't think I'm interested in a sequel. It's fine as it is.

I just could not stand the first movie. The characters came across as the dumbest people in earth and its a wonder they survived as long as they did.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #781 on: January 23, 2022, 03:03:31 PM »
Not a movie, but I have been enjoying the hell out of Peacemaker.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #782 on: January 23, 2022, 08:39:17 PM »
Not a movie, but I have been enjoying the hell out of Peacemaker.

The TV series?

Hear of, seen a few stills from it and one of my players saw an episode apparently. From their description it doesnt sound like the character I knew way back. But could say that of any of these DC shows characters. Was nice to see Vigilante though.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #783 on: January 23, 2022, 09:28:52 PM »
Not a movie, but I have been enjoying the hell out of Peacemaker.

The TV series?

Hear of, seen a few stills from it and one of my players saw an episode apparently. From their description it doesnt sound like the character I knew way back. But could say that of any of these DC shows characters. Was nice to see Vigilante though.
The intro dance credits and song are pretty awesome.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #784 on: January 23, 2022, 10:04:28 PM »
Not a movie, but I have been enjoying the hell out of Peacemaker.

The TV series?

Hear of, seen a few stills from it and one of my players saw an episode apparently. From their description it doesnt sound like the character I knew way back. But could say that of any of these DC shows characters. Was nice to see Vigilante though.
The intro dance credits and song are pretty awesome.
Does John Cena praise the Chinese Communist Party?

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #785 on: January 24, 2022, 08:03:47 AM »
Not a movie, but I have been enjoying the hell out of Peacemaker.

The TV series?

Hear of, seen a few stills from it and one of my players saw an episode apparently. From their description it doesnt sound like the character I knew way back. But could say that of any of these DC shows characters. Was nice to see Vigilante though.
The intro dance credits and song are pretty awesome.
Does John Cena praise the Chinese Communist Party?
Not in the song/dance intro. Maybe elsewhere.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #786 on: January 24, 2022, 06:03:26 PM »
My friend described Peacemaker as "very Super Patriot" which does not seem right at all for the character?

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« Reply #787 on: January 24, 2022, 06:48:17 PM »
Not a movie, but I have been enjoying the hell out of Peacemaker.

The TV series?

Hear of, seen a few stills from it and one of my players saw an episode apparently. From their description it doesnt sound like the character I knew way back. But could say that of any of these DC shows characters. Was nice to see Vigilante though.
The intro dance credits and song are pretty awesome.
Does John Cena praise the Chinese Communist Party?
Not in the song/dance intro. Maybe elsewhere.
Shame when artists aren't suppressed like that. Hopefully DC will give him the chance to body slam the Dalai Lama in a future episode!

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #788 on: January 28, 2022, 02:09:14 AM »
Oh joy. Critical Role has their own adult D&D animated series now...

Looks good. But the trailer did not impress.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #789 on: February 02, 2022, 10:21:04 PM »
Having missed it in theaters, I preordered the blu-ray of Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

I'm experiencing some buyers' regret.

It's not a bad movie, certainly heaps better than the 2016 movie. But it feels incomplete, like they sketched out a quirky supernatural thriller without a whole lot of comedy, or even a fully fleshed-out supporting cast, hit send and called it a day.

It's not the cynical cash grab the 2016 movie was, but it's definitely a subset of a Ghostbusters movie. Egon's granddaughter is pretty well fleshed-out, if a bit too precocious, but most of the rest of the characters basically exist to feed her lines. Finn Wolfhard's character exists solely to get Ecto-1 running, and spends the rest of the movie going through the barest outlines of a romantic subplot. And when there's busting to do, they kinda write him out of it. It's like the only reason he's there is that his feet can reach the pedals on Ecto-1.

I really wish they'd done another pass on the script to flesh it out some more.

It's worth a watch if you can get it for free, but don't buy the movie.

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« Reply #790 on: February 02, 2022, 11:28:45 PM »
It's worth a watch if you can get it for free, but don't buy the movie.

Yeah. No desire to see this one. Sounds like a bunch of fan slobber and not enough comedy.
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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #791 on: February 03, 2022, 06:53:38 PM »
Had a glance at not one but two new War of the Worlds TV series.

The BBC one was as expected. Trash.

The FOX one was barely even In Name Only. Robot... Dogs... And one of the most brain stunted main characters possible. What the hell is this womans INT score? 3?

Oh and for added HG Wells remakes.
Apparently they did a remake of Time after Time as a TV series. Odds are its junk as well.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #792 on: February 04, 2022, 04:41:51 PM »
Had a glance at not one but two new War of the Worlds TV series.

Heh. Have you seen the one from 1988?

I remember watching it on the Sci-Fi Channel and I kept trying to find the episode where the apocalypse happened (didn't know they had just completely shifted gears between the two seasons). But hey, season 2 had Adrian Paul.

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #793 on: February 05, 2022, 08:09:54 PM »
Had a glance at not one but two new War of the Worlds TV series.

Heh. Have you seen the one from 1988?

I remember watching it on the Sci-Fi Channel and I kept trying to find the episode where the apocalypse happened (didn't know they had just completely shifted gears between the two seasons). But hey, season 2 had Adrian Paul.

Yep. That one started out as a sequel to the original movie so didnt count it as its its own thing really. Then along came the final season and... wha? They kill off alot of the cast and things get pretty bleak. Odd decision to be sure.

Its weird that the original Pal movie despite its numerous deviations still has more a feel for the book than anything after. Aside from Hines' very true to the book, but low budget movie that came out same time as that 'other' WotW movie. (Well to other as Asylum put one out as well.)

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Re: The Movie Thread Reloaded
« Reply #794 on: February 07, 2022, 11:43:42 AM »
  I watched the Series "Reacher" over the weekend.  We intended to watch a few episodes, but it was considerably better than I expected.  Might be worth checking out IMO.