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>> No. 23181 Anonymous
24th July 2020
Friday 6:43 pm
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What's worth watching on the telly these days?
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>> No. 23752 Anonymous
29th May 2021
Saturday 7:51 pm
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That's a corporate apology in the making there.
>> No. 23755 Anonymous
5th June 2021
Saturday 3:55 am
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My lass got me into it too. Lasses like it, so I think maybe there's an emotional appeal here.

Watching it a third time, I think a lot of my enjoyment is in the pathos. If you're so inclined, there are many opportunities to feel the absurdity of what the characters are experiencing. All the silences and moodiness, provided you're already a bit immersed, is room to dwell on the thought of meeting your parents as children, or your future self.

I can see the similarities to Donnie Darko in the time loop and the motif of inevitability and sacrifice as such, but with more time and more characters, it offers different perspectives. For example, Jonas dedicates his life to changing his future and repeatedly becomes Adam, while Noah is already prepared to kill his father when we meet him, and he strives to step deeper into the role of the villain, but with 'reasons'. I suppose they're a bit similar there.

They packed a lot of detail in, it's not watertight but the effort is appreciable.
>> No. 23764 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 1:08 pm
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Apple and Onion
>> No. 23765 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 1:43 pm
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Food review thread's that way, mate.
>> No. 23771 Anonymous
18th June 2021
Friday 4:31 am
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Just got done with Cruel Summer, which is one to watch with the missus. Full disclosure: it contains kidnapping, grooming and noncery, emotional and physical abuse, and almost hints at rape at one point.

It's set over three years in the early 90s, with snippets of each year before and after a major event which I won't disclose for spoiler reasons.

Disappointed to see that it's been renewed for a second series already, given the finale only aired on Tuesday night. The first season is a really neatly contained story with a blinder of an ending, it's a shame networks can't just let a nice piece of art be just that, without cashing in.

>> No. 23185 Anonymous
4th August 2020
Tuesday 8:55 pm
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Do you have any anime recommendations?

This year I got into the habit of watching Natsume's Book of Friends before bed. I've found anime in general to be good for helping you unwide when you're otherwise entirely busy with work. Natsume seems to tick the right boxes for me in providing escapism with self-contained stories that make you think. Previously I've enjoyed Mushishi and Kino's Journey for the same reasons of relaxation.
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>> No. 23768 Anonymous
15th June 2021
Tuesday 11:31 am
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This is broadly my problem with anime, I've seen stuff like Akira and Ghost in the Shell which have phenomenal artwork and some quite mature, high concept themes going on. They're great sci-fi films in their own right, that just so happen to be beautifully animated. Then the rest of anime is for kids. Or at least, it's family friendly in the case of Ghibli stuff. It's really quite a waste of potential.

I want an anime directed by Paul Verhoeven.
>> No. 23769 Anonymous
15th June 2021
Tuesday 11:54 am
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It's been recommended already but Legend of the Galactic Heroes. It won't be everyone's cup of tea and it takes a few episodes to really get into it, but since some of you are bring up that "anime is for kids" if you haven't watched it I'd give it a go. The main story is 110 episodes and there is more OVA episodes that precede the main series but are better watched after. If you have an hour to spare you can watch the movie that builds up to the start of the series below.

>> No. 23770 Anonymous
15th June 2021
Tuesday 12:49 pm
23770 shortlist of favourites
Gantz is fucking amazing, but the anime only did 2 seasons and didn't get to best bits. Nihilistic and ultraviolent, there's a lot of angsty protagonists but you seem some genuine growth in the characters.

Last Exile is a pretty beautiful airship anime, bit steampunky with revolutionary era aesthetics.

Cowboy Bebop is plain fun with an amazing soundtrack.

Noir has a cracking soundtrack too, enjoyable 'secret societies and assassins' stuff, somehow with no blood.

Log Horizon is a fun exploration of "What would happen if you got trapped inside World of Warcraft".

Initial D has that pounding eurobeat soundtrack and some great driving scenes.
>> No. 23772 Anonymous
18th June 2021
Friday 5:01 am
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> Cowboy Bebop is plain fun with an amazing soundtrack.

This is one of those series that's easy to recommend to anyone. The sound track is great, the story is well trodden but also well told and if you don't like subtitles the English dub is spot on.

> Noir has a cracking soundtrack too, enjoyable 'secret societies and assassins' stuff, somehow with no blood.
Noir is a classic, but it also has a well earned reputation for being "slow". You can call it atmospheric if you want, but it almost verges on being a music video at times.

> Log Horizon is a fun exploration of "What would happen if you got trapped inside World of Warcraft".
It's an "Isekai" anime, a genre that is completely oversaturated these days but the first two seasons are certainly among the best interpretations of the theme. I'd give the third season a miss.
>> No. 23773 Anonymous
18th June 2021
Friday 10:22 am
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Good call on Noir, I only persevered the first time because a lass I wanted to get in suggested it, but I've rewatched it voluntarily a couple of times since.

Never heard of Isekai, my immediate assumption was it meant "A genre of anime characterised by a calculating, bespectacled protagonist who constantly outschemes the enemy while dealing with excessive light glare". Personally I like Log Horizon because it seems to do well with establishing the rules and then exploring them, for example the exploit of capturing low level characters and imprisoning but not killing them so they can't respawn. Proper dark and quite imaginative.

>> No. 23654 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 9:15 pm
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What are some stupid but entertaining films from the past ~10 years or so? They seem to be making fewer of them.
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>> No. 23694 Anonymous
4th May 2021
Tuesday 7:01 pm
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Scottish Mad Max.
>> No. 23758 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 8:54 pm
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I watched Waiting (2005) this weekend. It has a lot of big seppo comedy types and is a mist see for any of you who have ever worked in hospitality.
>> No. 23760 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 2:14 am
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Operation: Endgame is fucking fantastic if you're looking for a shit, but entertaining film. Without giving too much away, it's a secret underground base in which the US controls everything that goes on in the world via two teams, one which makes chaos and the other which swoops in to save the day to preserve the idea that America is on top of things. The project gets cut, hilarity ensues.

It also has a few of my all-time favourite movie murders. Highly recommend just for that.
>> No. 23761 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 11:35 am
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I think Ghosts of Mars is in this category. A deliberately shit film. Ice T, Jason Statham. I don't think they realised it was meant to be shit, Ice T complained about it afterwards, I guess he didn't notice how all the sets looked like they were porn-film quality.
>> No. 23762 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 11:40 am
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Of course, Mr Carpenter, it was supposed to be awful, sure.

>> No. 23695 Anonymous
7th May 2021
Friday 9:15 pm
23695 Bloods
This feels like a return to classic British comedy that's been absent a few years. Somewhere between PhoneShop and Green Wing. Multicultural London stuff but plenty of dry white humour too.
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>> No. 23724 Anonymous
13th May 2021
Thursday 3:16 pm
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2014 is still pretty recent. People still watch TV from 30 - 40 years ago, 6 is nothing.
>> No. 23725 Anonymous
13th May 2021
Thursday 3:26 pm
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If it was a human child it would be at primary school and sentient enough to start to at least pretend to get some of the jokes in it.
I assume, I don't have children.
>> No. 23726 Anonymous
13th May 2021
Thursday 3:57 pm
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>Who gives a fuck, I care about the quality of his sitcoms, not his political beliefs

Er... >>23711 gives a fuck? He evidently wouldn't have asked otherwise. But don't let that stop you from butting in to loudly tell everyone how little you care.
>> No. 23728 Anonymous
14th May 2021
Friday 2:34 am
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You understand other people are allowed to have opinions, right lad?

In the meantime we will have to wait for otherlad to come back and tell us if he considers the evidence presented sufficient to be ashamed of liking the IT Crowd, though.
>> No. 23730 Anonymous
14th May 2021
Friday 9:58 am
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>You understand other people are allowed to have opinions, right lad?
You understand this is a complete non-sequitor in context, right lad?

>> No. 22578 Anonymous
5th March 2019
Tuesday 6:30 pm
Line of Duty, anyone? Series 5 is coming up soon, I can't fucking wait. Just binged series 1-4 in preparation, it's on Netflix now!
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>> No. 23688 Anonymous
2nd May 2021
Sunday 8:55 pm
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I'm calling it now.

Steve is H. They've been setting him up as the one person it can't possibly be, which means it's definitely him. Bet your house on it, lads.

Do not actually bet your house on anything, ever. Except this, it's a sure thing.
>> No. 23689 Anonymous
2nd May 2021
Sunday 10:01 pm
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That was a bit of an anticlimax.
>> No. 23690 Anonymous
2nd May 2021
Sunday 10:09 pm
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Yes, it was.
>> No. 23691 Anonymous
2nd May 2021
Sunday 10:30 pm
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It's a bit shit really. My m8 plod spends most of their time in Keighley busting cannabis farms / bent migrant taxis/ underage prostitution run by laplanderstani eskimo OCG's but yeah BBC telly.
>> No. 23692 Anonymous
2nd May 2021
Sunday 10:41 pm
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The magnificent bastard did it. He actually went and got a couple of photos of Nesbitt and cast him as Sir Not Appearing In This Film.

>> No. 23386 Anonymous
18th November 2020
Wednesday 8:20 pm
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There was an episode of Bernard's Watch where Bernard had stopped time whilst he was on one of his little escapades, trying to catch a rabbit that was on the loose or something like that, and when he unfroze time several hours later it turned out that the chicken his mum had been roasting was burnt to a crisp because it had continued to cook during all of the hours it was frozen.

This has always stayed with me because I thought it was so fucked up. Imagine you've just got into a red hot bath to relax and next thing you know your tender flesh is peeling away from the bone and congealing around you because, completely unbeknownst to you, you've actually been boiled alive for several hours whilst some little scamp has frozen time so he can be at two different friend's birthday parties at the same time or whatever. Fucked up, I tell you.
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>> No. 23426 Anonymous
20th November 2020
Friday 12:11 pm
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Maybe if I whirled it around like a discus thrower, but I suspect that the loose spuds would dissipate a lot of the energy. It'd be a nasty knock, but I wouldn't bank on it as a knockout blow. I'd be more confident with one big spud in a football sock.
>> No. 23427 Anonymous
20th November 2020
Friday 12:26 pm
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Even a spear with a potato on the end of it?
>> No. 23428 Anonymous
20th November 2020
Friday 12:44 pm
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Drop a spud in one of these, should be about the same.
>> No. 23432 Anonymous
4th December 2020
Friday 3:44 pm
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Dino from The Queen's Nose was a bit of a guilty would.
>> No. 23599 Anonymous
6th March 2021
Saturday 3:57 pm
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Michael Underwood is now a primary school teacher.


>> No. 23506 Anonymous
25th January 2021
Monday 1:41 pm
23506 Adam Curtis
Well, it seems we have a new Adam Curtis series that will be shown from mid-February.


>It covers a wide range – including the strange roots of modern conspiracy theories, the history of China, opium and opiods, the history of Artificial Intelligence, melancholy over the loss of empire and, love and power. And explores whether modern culture, despite its radicalism, is really just part of the new system of power.

The greater part of me really does like Adam Curtis and sees a great deal of depth to the ideas he presents, but the lesser part of me feels he's been saying the same thing for decades. Looking forward to this anyway, it should be interesting looking at how he explains how we've been hoodwinked into believing symptoms to be root causes again.
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>> No. 23577 Anonymous
12th February 2021
Friday 10:36 am
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Up to the final episode which I will save for later, like the otherlad, I've been finding quite a bit of the series really quite funny with regards to the unintended consequences of the last 200+ years of Western history, and even found it funny with the idea that the language and forms of power themselves are universal and blind - nobody is free from its grip, no matter how much fervour in system x or y they have. It reminded me of his series All Watched Over when it turned out that hippy communes just ended up being cults of personality and the enforcement of one will above everybody else's.

If I didn't laugh, I'd cry etc. etc.
>> No. 23578 Anonymous
12th February 2021
Friday 1:01 pm
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It's like Marx said innit. The more free you believe yourself to be of ideology, the deeper you are ultimately likely to be immersed in it.

Or something like that.
>> No. 23579 Anonymous
12th February 2021
Friday 3:17 pm
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Just finished it all. I don't know, it just felt a bit wondering? I think if it was half the length and a lot tighter-edited it could have a much greater impact.
>> No. 23580 Anonymous
12th February 2021
Friday 3:38 pm
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He did repeat a lot of what he's already covered in films like Century of the Self, and All Watched Over as otherlad mentions, but I suppose for someone new coming in, that background context is necessary to set up the rest.

I get the feeling people like us who are familiar with the concepts in his older material might not be the target audience this time, and maybe he was aiming more at was today's highly radicalised Rudgwick/Twitter/Etc politic kids, who often fail to realise they're retreading ground that has been thoroughly trod before. The point seemed largely to be that every time this radical rhetoric comes around, they usually aren't the first, and nor will they be the last, to think they've cracked it, and ultimately only end up assimilated and subverted by the existing structures of power.

But this was an illusion.
>> No. 23581 Anonymous
14th February 2021
Sunday 9:32 am
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I sort of get the idea that this series is considerably more meta than his previous ones - there are a hell of a lot of half-made allusions between the more visible and large-scale looting going on in Russia and China and what's going on in the UK and US where the looting of the economy by a few is more formally legalised and backed up with our states' views on what is acceptable and what is not. Even further, I would like to add, and I'm sure Adam would probably agree with this to some extent - the entire series is just a narrative thread that he has plucked out to help describe how and where things are going, so is he ultimately any better or worse off than a bog standard conspiracy theorist?

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>> No. 23449 Anonymous
16th December 2020
Wednesday 11:00 pm
23449 What are you watching right now?
I suppose we need a /v/ equivalent of the /e/ and /beat/ threads.

I've started watching Life on Mars again, but this time in HD on Netflix, and have only just realised it was filmed on... film. That or transferred to film and re-digitised for Netflix. The version Netflix has is absolutely covered in dust marks.
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>> No. 23499 Anonymous
16th January 2021
Saturday 6:00 pm
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Amidala was meant to be young teens too in the first one wasn't she?

Mind you I suppose it's tradition after the twincest in the originals.
>> No. 23500 Anonymous
16th January 2021
Saturday 6:15 pm
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Amidala didn't kidnap Anakin and spend a decade grooming him to become the king of Naboo, in fairness. Indeed from what I recall the two basically seemed incompatible in every way and she was simply the first woman Anakin had seen who wasn't his mum. Why do you think C3PO was so heavily queer coded? Because that robot was literally coded queer. Think about it.
>> No. 23501 Anonymous
16th January 2021
Saturday 6:43 pm
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I'm intrigued by your theory of the prequal trilogy being the story of Anakin's repressed homosexuality and his lashing out at the world. The dots all join up so well from the monastic anti-sexual repression of the Jedi to Palpatine being a bit of a noncey old man.

As for the Twilight Zone episode I just put it down to being a bad episode. There's different attitudes of the time at work but you can also see reflections of classic fairytale themes involving Prince Charming rescuing the Cinderella - and which young girls probably like (not that I would know of course). It might've been a stronger story if the original draft was in a half-hour format as I suspect what we have is two half-formed ideas stuck together.
>> No. 23502 Anonymous
17th January 2021
Sunday 1:49 pm
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>spend a decade grooming him
Neither of which is implied in the plot summary, if you read the same one I did. Maybe you just wish there was noncery in it because that's what they were all like back then. Only a matter of time before fuckin' Rod Serling is exposed as worse than Jim'll eh.
>> No. 23572 Anonymous
8th February 2021
Monday 6:10 pm
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Watching the Amazon show The Man In The High Castle, which has little to do with the original book other than setting and character names (although they don't match their book counterparts).

The most interesting thing is it was clearly edited as in Internet TV Show. Each episode is a) designed to be watched quite closely together -- there are no re-establishing shots, you get about 10 seconds of the last episode usually before it continues completely dry; and b) the intro sequence is the best part of 90 seconds long, which seems to be like it was intended to be skipped.

The intro sequence does need an award for slowest human performance of a song, though. Christ it drags. Also it's the Dad's Army intro, complete with triangle-headed lines moving across a map.

>> No. 23364 Anonymous
13th November 2020
Friday 1:13 pm
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Let's get all femanista for a bit, lads. I was just scrolling down the list of IMDb's Top 250 - which are still all excellent films - and I was struck by just how male the list is. You have to go all the way down to The Silence of the Lambs before you get a lone female protagonist, and even then more people remember that film for Anthony Hopkins than Jodie Foster.

So I want to broaden my horizons - what are your favourite films about and starring women? I'm talking about ones that are mainly women in the cast - don't just say the Alien films.

For instance I liked The Help. I found Little Women mediocre, though.
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>> No. 23447 Anonymous
10th December 2020
Thursday 6:49 pm
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I'm loving the entertainment nuggets per hour system of grading entertainment.

But what about suspense scenes? They become less suspenseful at speed. And what of action scenes? They move often move too quickly to really appreciate what's happening.

I guess you need to incorporate variable rate x E in your calculations. Maybe we can make a proposal to Netflix about constructing a variable video speed controller that adjusts videos to the optimum speed for a viewer for any given moment based on level of enjoyment from previous videos watched.
>> No. 23448 Anonymous
10th December 2020
Thursday 10:12 pm
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I find drama/comedy/entertainment in general just doesn't work sped up for me. (If it's so badly directed or edited that I need to change the speed, it's rubbish that's not worth watching to begin with)

But factual stuff, product reviews, etc. on youtube I'm regularly speeding things up, to around 1.25 to 1.75x depending on what sort of thing is going on and how fast the person is speaking.
I struggle with 2x speed, really just because of the audio quality making it to much effort to listen to.
>> No. 23503 Anonymous
17th January 2021
Sunday 1:55 pm
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OP here, I saw Three Billboards the other day. It's a very good film, but I as I suspected I certainly wouldn't include it in this thread. The protagonist is a woman but all the principal supporting characters are men, as might be expected when it's about a woman's relationship with the police. Rockwell, Harrelson, Dinklage - it's a very male film.
>> No. 23504 Anonymous
17th January 2021
Sunday 2:53 pm
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What speed did you watch it at though?
>> No. 23505 Anonymous
18th January 2021
Monday 9:25 pm
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What an odd conclusion to come to from watching half an episode. It is actually nothing like that.I personally enjoyed it, though it is oddly paced. It's worth a watch imo and better than most stuff I've seen from Netflix.

HOWEVER, if you're going to watch one thing on Netty, then I'd recommend Unabomber. It's a really addictive show about a good-guy obsessive trying to profile the Unabomber from his cryptic letters and actions. Really watchable.

>> No. 23217 Anonymous
3rd October 2020
Saturday 8:22 am
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What are some decent British films from the past few years?

The last one I properly enjoyed was Sightseers, but I've heard good things about The Gentlemen.
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>> No. 23224 Anonymous
3rd October 2020
Saturday 4:10 pm
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The Personal History of David Copperfield
>> No. 23225 Anonymous
3rd October 2020
Saturday 6:33 pm
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If you liked In Bruges then try The Guard and Calvary.
>> No. 23230 Anonymous
4th October 2020
Sunday 12:10 am
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I'm only 17 minutes into it but Say Your Prayers seems like a good shout.
>> No. 23233 Anonymous
4th October 2020
Sunday 1:45 am
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>I'm only 17 minutes into it but
Yep that's a good British film. Maybe 15 years too late but still essentially a solid film.
>> No. 23468 Anonymous
18th December 2020
Friday 2:44 pm
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I saw Make Up when the Cinemas first reopened and it was a excellent kitchen sink horror/thriller. Not sure whereabouts it is available at the moment.

For something a bit more indie, try and track down some films by a guy called John Williams. He makes some really good horror comedies, The Slayers and Crispy's Curse are excellent. I think they have US DVDs, not sure about UK releases, but he'll probably sell you copies directly. He has a new anthology coming out soon too.

>> No. 15319 Anonymous
29th October 2013
Tuesday 10:52 pm
15319 Hidden Gems?
I found this bad boy on netflix, I watched for the tits stayed for the rest of the film. Brilliantly funny and touching. Anyone got any other hidden gems?
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>> No. 22996 Anonymous
26th December 2019
Thursday 7:50 pm
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I always want something I've never gotten elsewhere when I watch a film, and Colassal certainly delivers. 100% recommended watch on my part.
>> No. 22997 Anonymous
28th December 2019
Saturday 8:33 pm
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try tipofmytounge on reddit
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29th November 2020
Sunday 8:43 am
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I watched this last night before bed and it was so good I decided to bump this old thread because it's basically the perfect definition of a hidden gem.

If you've ever stayed up watching some rubbish TV documentary about the Rendlesham Forest incident then this might be your new favourite film. Otherwise I'd recommend it because of how well shot, written and edited it all is. It's not Signs or anything though, just to make that clear. Now one fights a monster with a stick. Most of the people who worked on it or starred in it don't even have Wikipedia pages, so again, the definition of a hidden gem.
>> No. 23431 Anonymous
3rd December 2020
Thursday 10:42 pm
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>If you've ever stayed up watching some rubbish TV documentary about the Rendlesham Forest incident then this might be your new favourite film

That's definitely me so I gave it a watch based on that alone. Solid recommendation, good shout ladm8.

Reminded me a bit of Blair Witch in the way nothing really happens for most of it, except much better at building the tension and intrigue because there was actually a coherent narrative. Incredibly focussed "hygge" for fans of the classic Roswell, abductions, and crop circles type folklore.
>> No. 23433 Anonymous
4th December 2020
Friday 9:34 pm
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I meant to recommend that a few weeks back but I was banned. I absolutely loved it, and some of the camera shots were amazing (they just used a remote-controlled car with a cheap gimbal for the camera). I would advise watching it with subtitles, especially at the start of the film, as the fast-paced slang-heavy 50's American chatter can go over your head at times.

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>> No. 23383 Anonymous
17th November 2020
Tuesday 1:06 am
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I've been watching loads of foreign films recently, and I was struck by something I find quite interesting. When I watch a foreign film in a Germanic language like Dutch or German, it feels impactful to me because the intonation, tone, sentence pacing and structure of the actors feels quite similar to English, which makes their performances feel about as compelling as they would be if they were in English.

When I watch something in French, Spanish, or Italian, it often feels like a word salad of peculiar sounds that are either lacking in distinct emotions, or are over emphasising one particular emotion. Spanish and Italian are a slurry of fast paced words and French is a blur of people making "bleugh" sounds.

Is it just me or have any of you noticed the same thing? I used to think that English kind of sat "in between" Romance and Germanic languages, but I now realise it's firmly a Germanic language with a bunch of loanwords thanks to our Norman enslavement.
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>> No. 23384 Anonymous
17th November 2020
Tuesday 2:00 am
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I think what you've noticed are differences in stress and isochrony. The rhythms of French or Spanish are closer to Mandarin or Japanese than English.


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17th November 2020
Tuesday 8:41 am
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All three sound fine to me, it's not until Italian that I start to notice that.

>> No. 18884 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 6:44 pm

So... will he be allowed to come back, or is the BBC about to lose a big chunk out of their international revenues.
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>> No. 23359 Anonymous
10th November 2020
Tuesday 6:46 pm
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>Jeremy Clarkson Rejects Offer To Return To BBC After Asked By Director-General To “Come Home”

>“He was saying the other day, ‘Oh, come home’. But the truth is, you’d struggle on the BBC now. It’s so unbelievably right on. You just couldn’t say anything which I make my living from saying.” In the same interview, he accused the BBC of being very limited in their show production, and having a closed mind for new ideas. He also slated the BBC by stating that they’d freeze out presenters that aren’t politically correct.
>“I think it is becoming very, very restrictive, which is a shame, because it [the BBC] is a good idea,” he said.


Looks like he won in the end.
>> No. 23360 Anonymous
10th November 2020
Tuesday 7:23 pm
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>Looks like he won in the end.

I think he won ages ago when Amazon gave them £100m.
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10th November 2020
Tuesday 9:50 pm
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Am I a cynic if I think he's just saying that because it's on-brand to bash the BBC for being PC, rather than because he's genuinely fearful his 'outrageous' popular-'unpopular'-opinion-but's might be censored by a snide intern with pink hair and a grudge against the jigaboo-gollywog minstrel jazz hour?
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11th November 2020
Wednesday 12:23 am
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Like everything Clarkson, it's a bit of both. His public persona is just an extreme version of his private one, as far as I can tell. He's probably not the biggest fan of the BBC, but it fits his show persona and his newspaper opinion piece writing to call them communist totalitarians.
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11th November 2020
Wednesday 9:31 am
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We only have his word for it this happened, and it was probably just some idle words of regret from his best mate over a pint, rather than a formal apology from the legal and disciplinary team and fullthroated cheer from the battered production crew. I don't think the BBC want him back.

>> No. 23326 Anonymous
8th November 2020
Sunday 8:14 pm
23326 Pepe the Frog: Feels Good Man

This is a BBC4 Storyville documentary on the background and evolution of Pepe the Frog. It's done in a very straight, documentary way, but is a fascinating look at what becomes a meme, but also NEET culture and the people who make up 4chan.

I found it interesting.
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>> No. 23354 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:08 pm
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What's next, do you want us to read beyond headlines too?
>> No. 23355 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:14 pm
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I keep hiding this shitheap and it shows up regardless. Brilliant.
>> No. 23356 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:34 pm
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>> No. 23357 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:43 pm
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i started this argument before watching (>>23331 and >>23334 were me) and i must say that after watching it does actually explain a lot! so fair enough.

also a song they used early on - living in hell by cobra man - is an absolute banger so thanks for that.
>> No. 23358 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 2:16 pm
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Thank you and goodbye.

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