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Old 3rd March 2014, 08:37 PM
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Class Nord!

DEAD OF NIGHT-Superb anthology-the last segment is especially creepy.
ALL evil doll films bow in front of the master!
Really-this is a MUST BUT Blu Ray.

THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT-Superb road movie which I haven't seen since the days of tape.Beautiful locations and one of the best buddy movies ever made.
Criminal that Bridges never won the statue for best supporting actor.
George Kennedy is a right dirty lowlife bastard in it.

SLAYGROUND-Murky gangland thriller with a villain that almost borders on the supernatural.Looking it's age now,but still an enjoyable eighty-odd minutes.
Mel Smith is good in it.Billie Whitelaw is wasted.

TWO GUNS-Nice dumb actioner with two of the most likable around just now,Washington and Wahlberg.

SEVEN-What else is to be said?
Fincher's finest hour and the best boot in the balls ending ever.M NIght Shymalan learned a thing or two from this.....
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Old 4th March 2014, 09:26 AM
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watched all the lethal weapons on sunday. 1 to 3 are the best, the 4th not so much. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are fantastic and Joe Pesci was really entertaining.
Also watched Oasis of Fear, not too bad a film, felt it did drone on a bit though.
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Old 4th March 2014, 10:18 AM
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watched all the lethal weapons on sunday. 1 to 3 are the best, the 4th not so much. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are fantastic and Joe Pesci was really entertaining.
Also watched Oasis of Fear, not too bad a film, felt it did drone on a bit though.
I prefer 4 to 3 to be honest, obviously 1 and 2 are the best but for me 4 has a charm of its own

Watched Wrong Turn 4, no award winner but a step up from the poor number 3 offering, just felt the Inbreds could of been a bit more evil seemed more like comedy characators.
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Old 5th March 2014, 02:20 PM
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The Return (2006)

Joanna Mills (Sarah Michelle Gellar), a traveling sales rep, begins having nightmares of a murder that occurred 15 years ago. Visiting her father back in Texas, she is soon drawn to an old farmhouse, where the murder took place.

Sarah Michelle Gellar hasn't always made the right choices when it comes to films since her star making role as tv's Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Her output has either been excellent - I Know What You Did Last Summer or trite rom com slush. The Return is definitely one of her better choices. Set in the outer reaches of Texas, The Return is a subtle take on the supernatural thriller. Out go the sudden jump scares and loud crashes of music and in come intrigue and mystery, and more importantly character and even a Hitchcockian type aura to proceedings.

The acting from Gellar and former Neighbours star Peter O' Brien is uniformly excellent, moody and reflective. We also have a nice cameo from Sam Shepard as Gellars father. The characters are all allowed some time to breathe and to gain a little chemistry between them although thankfully not in a romantic comedy sense.. The direction from Asif Kapadia is superb. Even though events unfold quite slowly, Kapadia holds the viewers interest with consummate ease and even wows us with some beautifully artistic cinematography, allowing the landscapes a character of their own.

Because of its measured pace and lack of crash bang wallop The Return isn't a film you'd want to watch at all times. However it is a film that treats the viewer as an adult and with respect, for these reasons all concerned should be applauded.
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Old 5th March 2014, 04:42 PM
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JOHN DIES AT THE END. Pretty poor outing from Mr Phantasm. I have not read the book this is based on but the film very much has the feel of, let's shoot all the best bits, at the expense of character and overall pacing.
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Old 5th March 2014, 05:04 PM
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Watched the grudge (again). Amazing movie
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Wrong thread! Which version original or remake?
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Old 5th March 2014, 08:30 PM
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Wrong thread! Which version original or remake?
Why is it the wrong thread if she's seen it recently?
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Old 5th March 2014, 08:32 PM
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Why is it the wrong thread if she's seen it recently?
I moved it from a different thread: the What TV have you seen recently? thread.
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Old 5th March 2014, 08:36 PM
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Ahh ok,fair enuff, that makes sense now.
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