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Athena

The Last Film You Saw - 2019

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In this topic we can post about films/movies we've seen in 2019.

 

Since it's January 1rst I haven't actually seen any movies yet in 2019, but we might watch one in one of the next few days.

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The last film I watched was Star Wars: Solo. Not sure what to think, it wasn't terrible, but it's also not something that stands out in my mind.

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2 hours ago, Athena said:

The last film I watched was Star Wars: Solo. Not sure what to think, it wasn't terrible, but it's also not something that stands out in my mind.

 

I had the same reaction to the most recent Star Wars movies. I was never a massive Star Wars fan but it would seem that a lot of the big fans have strong reactions to these movies.

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Since I had quite a long Christmas vacation, I've already watched a few films this year.

Two Night Stand (meh, nothing special)

Catch and release (sad, lovely, Silent Bob was good)

Interstellar (oh boy, I hated that one, so freaking boring and plain weird)

The Martian (really liked that one, funny, interesting, suspenseful)

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Went to see The Favourite today.  As good as the reviews suggest.  Great to see a film with 3 strong female leads,and the men supporting.  The three are goooooood!

 

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Die Hard :D  It was entertaining!  So much so that I think I have to watch the sequel, especially since I learned it was directed by a Finnish movie director! I had no idea. 

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^ Two good Christmas films!

 

(they go down hill quickly after two, so be warned!)

 

 

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We saw Mary Queen of Scots last weekend - the 2 leads are vey powerful actresses who both play the role very well. 

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About halfway through the second Hobbit film - The Desolation of Smaug - enjoying it so far, to my surprise I'm finding it better than the first film, which I felt dragged and I fast forwarded a few bits - beginning to care about the characters now and so far it's been entertaining.  Still feel 3 films was really stretching it though!

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I watched The Witches with my niece and was surprised at how freaky the mouse transformation scenes are, I don't remember them being that bad when I watched it as a kid! 

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20 hours ago, Hayley said:

I watched The Witches with my niece and was surprised at how freaky the mouse transformation scenes are, I don't remember them being that bad when I watched it as a kid! 

 

Such a great film :D!

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I just watched The Shape of Water. So fantastically bizarre...I really enjoyed it. :D

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Finished watching "The Desolation of Smaug" and really enjoyed it, onto "The Battle of the Five Armies" now.

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Arrival

 

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better than Interstellar.

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10 hours ago, Raven said:

Arrival

 

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better than Interstellar.

 

Did you enjoy it Raven? Can't quite tell. :D

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4 hours ago, Chrissy said:

 

Did you enjoy it Raven? Can't quite tell. :D

 

That's more of a comment on Interstellar than Arrival, to be honest.  It was a good film, though.

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On 05/02/2019 at 1:41 PM, Raven said:

 

That's more of a comment on Interstellar than Arrival, to be honest.  It was a good film, though.

 

On the re read, I can see that! :)

 

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