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Old 21 January 2020, 15:10   #2601
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Little (2019) - There are way to many movies with this idea, and this one did not bring anything new to the list. Avoid even if you don't have anything better to watch. 4 / 10

Dolittle (2020) - First 2020 movie we saw, even there is all signs this movie will be flop in theaters, it turns out to be good kids movie - they had fun watching it, acting was really good with Downey Jr., Banderas and Sheen. Voices full of good actors and you can tell that they did not try to save on CGI. If you have kids - watch it, if you are big kid - watch it, if you looking for serious movie - avoid it. 7 / 10
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Old 21 January 2020, 23:22   #2602
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I detect a pattern, the next movies that you are going to see are Stuart Little and Little Women.
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Old 22 January 2020, 05:19   #2603
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I was thinking to go with Big Trouble in Little China before those 2.
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Old 22 January 2020, 07:37   #2604
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I was thinking to go with Big Trouble in Little China before those 2.
I concur, I've seen that movie a couple dozen times at least and it never gets old.

What ?!? What won't come out any more ?!?

I think the Jack Burton character and the Egg Shin characters are the best

Also on that list is John Carpenters The Thing, it was actually pretty darn close to the original short story named Who Goes There ?
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Old 22 January 2020, 18:11   #2605
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Also on that list is John Carpenters The Thing, it was actually pretty darn close to the original short story named Who Goes There ?
That movie is scary as hell and still freaks me out
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Old 22 January 2020, 20:39   #2606
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The Thing (Carpenter, not the horrendous prequel done later) doesn't get to me anymore, I've seen it too many times The head turning into a spider is now cute and cuddly to me.
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Old 23 January 2020, 14:01   #2607
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I still remember first time watching it as kid... it was scary then... Today, not so much... Too many apocalyptic movies and/or alien movies.
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Old 26 January 2020, 13:53   #2608
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Last night I watched the Director's Cut of Dr Sleep.

Obviously very different to original cult classic The Shining, but I quite enjoyed it

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Old 27 January 2020, 00:34   #2609
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Mr. Stein Goes Online (Un profil pour deux) - 2017

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Pierre, a 75 year old widower, discovers online dating websites. Using the profile picture of Alex, his grand daughter's boyfriend, Pierre meets Flora. Charmed by his elegant conversations and intimate confessions, she asks him on a date, face to face. Excited by this unexpected adventure, Monsieur Pierre asks Alex to go in his place.
The plot is not new : people pretending to be what they are not to catch the soul mate.
Nevertheless, and contrary to the last film I have commented here, this comedy is a good one. Good actors performing well and a scenario that let itself see without issues. All the characters are endearing and the movie has a few funny moments. It was a good evening.

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Old 29 January 2020, 14:21   #2610
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Obviously very different to original cult classic The Shinning, but I quite enjoyed it

For a second there I hoped there was some kind of slasher movie where the murderer focuses on people's shins.

But no, it's that hotel ghost movie.
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Old 29 January 2020, 15:00   #2611
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You've never seen The Shining?

Here's Johnny!!!

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Nope, I've only seen the Shining I can't rewatch it, it's so dreadfully slow. If you know what happens there is just so little entertainment value in it.
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The Shining is one of my all-time favourites (along with John Carpenter's The Thing).

The menacing Dies Irae theme (opening tune) really fits well with this movie.
Btw, Director's Cut highly recommended, lots of "new" scenes not in theatrical version.

Dr. Sleep wasn't too shabby either.
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has anyone seen 1917 and is it any good?
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The menacing Dies Irae theme (opening tune) really fits well with this movie.
Absolutely awesome
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has anyone seen 1917 and is it any good?
I'm probably going this Saturday. I wouldn't worry about the movie itself, it looks like another instant classic. I'm very intrigued myself because there are not too many movies that go all the way back to WW1.
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I'm probably going this Saturday. I wouldn't worry about the movie itself, it looks like another instant classic. I'm very intrigued myself because there are not too many movies that go all the way back to WW1.
The last WW1 movie I remember seeing was Galipoli
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The Shining, Heisenberg Edition.
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Well, didn't manage to go to the cinema because I fell a little ill. But I did see two movies in the home cinema.

#1 - Venom. Against my expectations quite entertaining, Tom Hardy really works the character. However, the movie is too short and is forced to make shortcuts. The decision of Venom to want to stay on earth for example really comes out of nowhere, there should have been more opportunity for the character to properly build up. But the movie does its job - I really do want to see more Venom. A lot more. Heck, put Venom and Deadpool in the same movie, I need that.

6.5/10

#2 - 3 From Hell. This is typical fan service. If you like the Devil's Rejects, you likely want more of that cartoony violence which is as funny as it is gruesome. Well - here's 3 From Hell, exactly that. It doesn't do anything new, it's more of the same. And it is as entertaining as it is gruesome. Richard Brake (the Night King!) is shoved in as a new brother that was simply never mentioned before and he fits right in. Some people are just made to play scary creeps.

6.5/10
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