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Good movies / tv-series?

Postby Jakindra » Mon Aug 10, 2009 5:26 pm

I need something to do tonight, but I've already seen all my films... :( Anybody god any ideas for some films worth seeing? I'm not too fond of war movies or old films.

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Postby chris.ph » Mon Aug 10, 2009 5:29 pm

blade runner :!:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:16 pm

Fifth Elephant! I mean Element :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:47 pm

chris.ph wrote:blade runner :!:
I love the book of that and actually think it's better in some ways than the movie. The book is by Philip K Dick and is called 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep'. :D
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:07 pm

I read Electric Sheep after I saw the film and so I'm too Harrison Ford biased to judge now - all I know is that last bit with Rutger Hauer up on the roof with the doves in the rain was possibly the best bit of cinematography ever (so far) - and the bit with the daft origami was the most anti-climatic :P

I think the post-Greenhouse effect cityscapes in Runner work better than in the book but I think the androids are much better fleshed out :P in the book - just not as sexy

I love 5th Element though - Gary Oldman's wonderful as usual and Chris Tucker is so funnee! And that alien opera singer - bloody brilliant! :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:13 pm

If you are after a TV series - then look no further then Star Trek The Next Generation. :D
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Postby Dotsie » Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:12 pm

I'll second that!
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Postby raspberry » Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:08 am

Something involving: The Wire is as good as the hype.
Something nostalgic: Cinema Paradiso.
Something classic: North by Northwest.
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Postby chris.ph » Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:20 pm

ive got all tng on dvd.

blade runner is based on wadoes i cant remember too many robo ostriches in the film :lol: the running man is the same :) but in that case the book is better than the film :)
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Postby Jakindra » Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:59 pm

I don't know if any of you've seen stardust? I absolutely adore it, but it's very different from the book... If you've seen/read both, which do you prefer?

I went and saw the Star Trek movie when it was in the cinemas, bloody brilliant film! Tv-series even better?
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:26 pm

I've read and watched Stardust (not the crap David Essex movie!) and thought they were both very good. :D

The David Essex movie is the only movie I've ever walked out of because it was so awful!
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Postby Jakindra » Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:58 pm

I am talking about the Neil Gaiman Stardust, and the movie that was made after I was born yes :P
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Postby Dotsie » Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:12 am

I enjoyed both the film and the book of Stardust. Since they're both really adaptations (of the original graphic novel) I don't think the film loses anything, even though it is different. I liked them both!

Star Trek - what can I say? It's in my blood. If you've never seen any of the original series, there is a chance you could be disappointed after seeing the movie. It's a bit cheesy, but that's part of the charm. Starting with ST: The Next Generation might be better.
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