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I didn't think Birdman was a comedy, just rubbish.


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Do you like zombie movies? Then watch The Girl With All The Gifts, it's great! And British! Make Britain Great Again. Etc.

Actually it's not great but it is good and hilariously pinches the story from The Last of Us. I sharn't ruin it for anyone cause I'd like to encourage people to watch it, but when two people work together to open a shutter you figure it must have been intentional.

Its got a great opener, a decent middle and then ... BAM ... the last twenty minutes are absolute dog shit. I can't understand how anyone watching this during a screening wouldn't have provided enough negative feedback that they'd have gone back and redone twenty minutes or cut it short and redone an ending sequence. It's a really great film for 135 minutes before a shit show of awfulness. I suppose it's a hangover that most zombie movies have. I can't remember a decent zombie movie ending outside of Night & Dawn of the Living Dead. Even The Walking Dead won't fucking end. ;)


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I didn't think Birdman was a comedy, just rubbish.


Birdman seems very divisive - all the reviews on Netflix are either one or five stars.

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That reminds me. Amazon Prime now has Milfs Vs Zombies. I've just a inkling that it might not be very good.

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3.4 out of 10. I'm watching the shit out of that.

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I didn't think Birdman was a comedy, just rubbish.

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Satsuma wrote:
Do you like zombie movies? Then watch The Girl With All The Gifts, it's great! And British! Make Britain Great Again. Etc.

Actually it's not great but it is good and hilariously pinches the story from The Last of Us. I sharn't ruin it for anyone cause I'd like to encourage people to watch it, but when two people work together to open a shutter you figure it must have been intentional.

Its got a great opener, a decent middle and then ... BAM ... the last twenty minutes are absolute dog shit. I can't understand how anyone watching this during a screening wouldn't have provided enough negative feedback that they'd have gone back and redone twenty minutes or cut it short and redone an ending sequence. It's a really great film for 135 minutes before a shit show of awfulness. I suppose it's a hangover that most zombie movies have. I can't remember a decent zombie movie ending outside of Night & Dawn of the Living Dead. Even The Walking Dead won't fucking end. ;)


Not seen the movie, but the book it is based on (by Mike Carey, comic book fans) is thoroughly enjoyable.

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Ah, that's probably why the last 20 minutes were so shit as they couldn't find it in themselves to depart from the source material (assuming it's the same). Like The Walking Dead.


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TheVision wrote:
I didn't think Birdman was a comedy, just rubbish.

I have never seen Birdman, but I imagine if I had, I'd disagree with Myp.

And then James Corden would walk in and inflate.


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Last nights film was Left Behind which, I didn't realise until after I'd watched it, is described as an American Christian Apocalyptic thriller.

It was terrible. The plot revolves around Nicholas Cage and his daughter. Cage plays an airline pilot who is knocking off one of his stewardesses all because his wife has found God. His daughter has just returned from college to spend time with her family but Cage is off flying a plane to London. She meets a famous author/journalist who happens to travelling on Cages plane later on in the film.

During the flight, a load of people (mainly children) vanish leaving behind only their clothes. The same thing happens across the whole planet.

The rest of the film is taken up with the plane truing to make it back to the USA while Cages daughter tries to find her brother and mom and also figure out what's going on.

It turns out that all the people who have vanished are practicing Christians and God has taken them back to Heaven. There's a Left Behind 2 which probably carries on where this one left off and will probably explore what happens to the people left on earth because the budget couldn't manage a plane crash so it clearly can't manage Heaven.

Anyway. It was terrible. Probably the worst film I've ever seen beating Open Water which previously held that accolade!


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The best film about people vanishing on planes is clearly The Langoliers.

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Oh well fuck Lea Thompson is in it so now I have to watch it. THANKS TV.

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Grim... wrote:
Oh well fuck Lea Thompson is in it so now I have to watch it. THANKS TV.


She plays the mom and isn't in it much. Seriously, I wouldn't bother.


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Oh well fuck Lea Thompson is in it so now I have to watch it. THANKS TV.

She plays the mom and isn't in it much. Seriously, I wouldn't bother.

You should watch Some Kind of Wonderful for some Lea Thompson that doesn't make you want to kill everyone.

Also it's one of my favorite films of all time, because I'm a fourteen year old girl.

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