Jump to content
Guest GhostHunter

The Official JKB What Was The Last Film You Watched...

Recommended Posts

The Frenchman Returns
On 01/01/2020 at 21:10, Carl Fredrickson said:

The Gentlemen

 

Lots of violence and plenty of laughs. Really enjoyed it and special mention to Hugh Grant, someone I am starting to warm to. 8/10

 

I watched him on the BBC 2 documentary - A life on screen during the holidays, I was really surprised that he moved from the w*** to good guy column in my estimation.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000crhm

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Carl Fredrickson
6 minutes ago, The Frenchman Returns said:

 

I watched him on the BBC 2 documentary - A life on screen during the holidays, I was really surprised that he moved from the w*** to good guy column in my estimation.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000crhm

 

 

Funnily enough I watched it too and since Paddington 2 he has went up in my estimations too. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
John Findlay
14 hours ago, Carl Fredrickson said:

 

Funnily enough I watched it too and since Paddington 2 he has went up in my estimations too. 

I thought he was great in Paddington 2. Also the voice he provided for the sort of bad guy in Wallace and Gromit in the curse of the wererabbit. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
John Findlay
Posted (edited)

Just watched Saving Mr Banks which I recorded over the festive period. Must say I enjoyed it. Emma Thompson is a very good actress. Colin Farrell was good too along with Ruth Wilson. Tom Hanks is very good as Walt Disney. Paul Giamatti steals the film for me as Emma Thompson's chauffeur in LA. Steals every scene he is in imho. 8.5/10.

Edited by John Findlay

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay
21 hours ago, Carl Fredrickson said:

 

Funnily enough I watched it too and since Paddington 2 he has went up in my estimations too. 

 

He is a hilarious man. All interviews with him are worth watching

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Tazio

CBGB on Amazon. Biopic of Hilly Krystal and the legendary nightclub in The Bowery in New York. Lots of playing fast and loose with the truth but an enjoyable watch if you like that era of music. I felt strangely emotional at all the clips of famous bands getting their first shot at playing live. Also a very interesting bit of casting with Alan Rickman playing Hilly, he’s good as usual though.
Sadly I went to check out where it was the last time I was in New York as I was staying near the Bowery and it’s now a newly built red brick building with a branch of Patagonia outdoor clothing where the club was. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Vlad Magic

Rise of Skywalker.

 

Really enjoyed it. Rollercoaster ride of a film.

 

However it suffers from the same thing the last few Start Wars film suffered from in the fact it didn’t feel like a Star Wars film?

 

It could easily have been just another Sci Fi film if you changed the characters names?

 

I didn’t get any of that nostalgic feeling of SW greatness till right near the end.

 

Its good but lacks the magic.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ray Gin
1 hour ago, Vlad Magic said:

Rise of Skywalker.

 

Really enjoyed it. Rollercoaster ride of a film.

 

However it suffers from the same thing the last few Start Wars film suffered from in the fact it didn’t feel like a Star Wars film?

 

It could easily have been just another Sci Fi film if you changed the characters names?

 

I didn’t get any of that nostalgic feeling of SW greatness till right near the end.

 

Its good but lacks the magic.

 

The old ones had magic because you watched them as a kid. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay
5 hours ago, Ray Gin said:

 

The old ones had magic because you watched them as a kid. 

 

Exactly and I think people were generally happier. Even episodes 1-3 are now considered decent, even though they were awful. Have to weigh them up as films, editing, story etc 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jamie1874

Just mercy 8/10

 

Based on true events of a black lawyer defending death row convicts in Alabama 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
maggieb
On 08/01/2020 at 22:52, The Frenchman Returns said:

 

I watched him on the BBC 2 documentary - A life on screen during the holidays, I was really surprised that he moved from the w*** to good guy column in my estimation.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000crhm

 

W*** to good guy column.......is worthy of its own film?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
JamboMarc

1917 - brilliant WWI film directed by Sam Mendes (Skyfall). Fantastic film that has you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Been shot to seem like it’s one continuous shot which an impressive feat for a war film! 9/10

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Bleedsmaroon
4 hours ago, JamboMarc said:

1917 - brilliant WWI film directed by Sam Mendes (Skyfall). Fantastic film that has you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Been shot to seem like it’s one continuous shot which an impressive feat for a war film! 9/10

Got tics for this on Wednesday, really looking forward to it, right up my street.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
John Findlay
5 hours ago, JamboMarc said:

1917 - brilliant WWI film directed by Sam Mendes (Skyfall). Fantastic film that has you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Been shot to seem like it’s one continuous shot which an impressive feat for a war film! 9/10

Gutted its rated a 15. My 11year old wanted to see this as he saw Dunkirk 12A and loved that. Ah well await the DVD release.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Phil Dunphy

1917. Give this film the Oscar now. An excellent piece of cinema that really hammers home what a monumental waste of human life this war was. Don’t go into it thinking you’re going to see Saving Private Ryan, with running gun battles and violent deaths. 10/10. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Maple Leaf

Two Popes.  7/10 mainly because of the superb acting.  It's a bit long.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Carl Fredrickson

1917

 

I dont think there will be a better film this year. Totally glued to the screen for the whole movie. Struggling to try and find a fault with it. 

 

@John Findlay my 9 year old is the same but it is VERY graphic though I reckon once it is on NOW TV my son will be desperate to see it. 

 

The script and acting are top notch (a few biggish names playing very small roles) but the production and filming are stunning. 

 

10/10

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AndyNic

Uncut Gems. Loved it! Great acting (believe it or not) from Adam Sandler.

 

I'd give it a solid 8/10.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AndyNic
5 hours ago, AndyNic said:

Uncut Gems. Loved it! Great acting (believe it or not) from Adam Sandler.

 

I'd give it a solid 8/10.

 

What an ending too! Absolutely brilliant. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jack D and coke

1917.

Superb. 
 

Edited by jack D and coke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
luckyBatistuta
On 13/01/2020 at 12:40, Carl Fredrickson said:

1917

 

I dont think there will be a better film this year. Totally glued to the screen for the whole movie. Struggling to try and find a fault with it. 

 

@John Findlay my 9 year old is the same but it is VERY graphic though I reckon once it is on NOW TV my son will be desperate to see it. 

 

The script and acting are top notch (a few biggish names playing very small roles) but the production and filming are stunning. 

 

10/10

 

On 16/01/2020 at 19:54, jack D and coke said:

1917.

Superb. 
 

 

Can’t wait to watch this, me and the Mrs have been looking forward to it for a while now. Do you think my boys(age 11 and 12)would be able to watch it? They have watched Hacksaw Ridge and enjoyed it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jack D and coke
4 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

 

Can’t wait to watch this, me and the Mrs have been looking forward to it for a while now. Do you think my boys(age 11 and 12)would be able to watch it? They have watched Hacksaw Ridge and enjoyed it.

I would say so mate yeah. It’s got some death in there don’t get me wrong but not really gory death. Difficult to say but nothing in there that would make me think it’s really too much tbh. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
luckyBatistuta
Just now, jack D and coke said:

I would say so mate yeah. It’s got some death in there don’t get me wrong but not really gory death. Difficult to say but nothing in there that would make me think it’s really too much tbh. 

 

I don’t mind them watching war movies even if the age rating is a little higher. It did happen and it’s good for them to learn the tragedy of wars and how stupid they are. I’ve still not let them watch Saving Private Ryan and Black Hawk Down yet. Although in the case of Black Hawk Down, they would learn about the idiocy of the American army in warfare.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Carl Fredrickson
6 hours ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

 

Can’t wait to watch this, me and the Mrs have been looking forward to it for a while now. Do you think my boys(age 11 and 12)would be able to watch it? They have watched Hacksaw Ridge and enjoyed it.

 

There isnt any scene that I think would upset my 9 year old. Might be bad parenting on my part but I think the rating it got was due to the reality of the scenes. Could actually be a good education as it does not glamorise war. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
luckyBatistuta
2 hours ago, Carl Fredrickson said:

 

There isnt any scene that I think would upset my 9 year old. Might be bad parenting on my part but I think the rating it got was due to the reality of the scenes. Could actually be a good education as it does not glamorise war. 


This is exactly why I’ve let them watch some war movies. Thanks Carl:thumb:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Tommy Brown
On 13/01/2020 at 17:40, Carl Fredrickson said:

1917

 

I dont think there will be a better film this year. Totally glued to the screen for the whole movie. Struggling to try and find a fault with it. 

 

@John Findlay my 9 year old is the same but it is VERY graphic though I reckon once it is on NOW TV my son will be desperate to see it. 

 

The script and acting are top notch (a few biggish names playing very small roles) but the production and filming are stunning. 

 

10/10

 

I see adverts for it on TV.

The bits you see all look very unrealistic and false, it puts me off.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Marvin
On 12/01/2020 at 13:08, Ray Gin said:

 

The old ones had magic because you watched them as a kid. 

 

Very true.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mikey1874

JoJo Rabbit 8/10

 

An unusual film. Some very dramatic heart-breaking moments in what is often a comedy. 

 

Some very interesting historical accuracies too. Including a brighter Germany and some mad wartime practices. 

 

The good guys win with some cost. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Carl Fredrickson

Two films in one day. 

 

Bombshell 8/10 

The story of the Fox News scandal. John Lithgow is a fantastic actor, with great performance from Kidman, Robbie and Theron. 

 

Just Mercy also 8/10

Another true story of a young lawyer who supports people on death row. Highlights the flaws in the US justice system. 

 

Both films left me a bit flat is they both dealt with how we as humans can mistreat others. Need to watch something uplifting next.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Jamhammer

1917 - Have to agree with everyone above. Hooked from start to finish. Felt like I was there and really does hammer home how war is an epic thing made up of millions of small stories most of them heartbreaking. See it at the cinema if you can

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Muppetboy

1917. Awesome film with outstanding performances from the 2 leads. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ray Gin

1917 

9/10 - a masterpiece. What a film.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay

You lot have convinced me to break from the norm of watching films nobody watches and going to see 1917. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Carl Fredrickson
10 hours ago, rudi must stay said:

You lot have convinced me to break from the norm of watching films nobody watches and going to see 1917. 

 

I hope you enjoy it - one of those films that will be far better on the big screen.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay
42 minutes ago, Carl Fredrickson said:

 

I hope you enjoy it - one of those films that will be far better on the big screen.

 

Love to see great acting. And the performance have been highly praised by good critics on here 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Sarah O

JoJo Rabbit. 

 

After ten minutes; what a load of pish

After 15 minutes; ridiculous

After 30; oh I see

Near the end; edge of my seat

End; greeting

 

Absolutely sensational. Loved it. Loved what it did. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Irufushi

Watched 1917 last night, thought it was fantastic. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Irufushi

.

Edited by Irufushi

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dino Velvet

The nightingale. - 4/5

A Young Irish prisoner in 19th century Tasmania seeks revenge on the British soldiers who killed her husband and baby. Horrific opening scene aside it’s a very good film. 
 

jungle - 3/5

 

daniel Radcliffe gets lost in the Bolivian jungle. 
The first hour is amazing, loses its way a bit after that. 
 

The sister brothers - 3/5

 

Cinematography is amazing. Beautifully shot. A decent western. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay
4 hours ago, Dino Velvet said:

The nightingale. - 4/5

A Young Irish prisoner in 19th century Tasmania seeks revenge on the British soldiers who killed her husband and baby. Horrific opening scene aside it’s a very good film. 
 

jungle - 3/5

 

daniel Radcliffe gets lost in the Bolivian jungle. 
The first hour is amazing, loses its way a bit after that. 
 

The sister brothers - 3/5

 

Cinematography is amazing. Beautifully shot. A decent western. 

 

How good is Radcliffe in Jungle. Intense performance, some actor 

 

Yes Sister Brothers is alright 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
chester copperpot

 

 

I must admit, watched 1917 today and found it totally boring. Found myself fast forwarding through most of it and wanted to like it too. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Tazio
14 hours ago, Dino Velvet said:

The nightingale. - 4/5

A Young Irish prisoner in 19th century Tasmania seeks revenge on the British soldiers who killed her husband and baby. Horrific opening scene aside it’s a very good film. 
 

jungle - 3/5

 

daniel Radcliffe gets lost in the Bolivian jungle. 
The first hour is amazing, loses its way a bit after that. 
 

The sister brothers - 3/5

 

Cinematography is amazing. Beautifully shot. A decent western. 

I thought the Sisters Brothers was a fantastic film. Two good actors bringing great performances out of each other. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
luckyBatistuta

1917, really enjoyed it, incredible how it just continuously flows from start to finish.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
luckyBatistuta

Brian Banks,

 

A football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he fights to clear his name within an unjust system.

 

Watched this on the flight back from holiday and thought it was decent. You don’t have to be in to American Football to enjoy this.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Davidjandjj

Blinded by the light! A walk down 80's music memory lane!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay
20 hours ago, chester copperpot said:

 

 

I must admit, watched 1917 today and found it totally boring. Found myself fast forwarding through most of it and wanted to like it too. 

 

That must have been annoying for the audience :sarcasm:

 

Slumdog Millionaire

 

Masterful filmmaking from Danny Boyle 5 or so years on from seeing it last it is still a great watch, Dev Patel has improved and would do it better now but still gets an 8/10

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
chester copperpot
16 minutes ago, rudi must stay said:

 

That must have been annoying for the audience :sarcasm:

 

Slumdog Millionaire

 

Masterful filmmaking from Danny Boyle 5 or so years on from seeing it last it is still a great watch, Dev Patel has improved and would do it better now but still gets an 8/10

 

 

 

:lol:

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dino Velvet

IT chapter 2 - 2/5

 

shite. Long. Not scary. Avoid at all costs. In fact, watch the 1990 TV movie with the fantastic Tim curry as pennywise. It is far superior. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay

True Romance

 

Great stuff in there. Great music, lots of cameos (Walken's terrific and chilling in his part) can see why people like it but I felt it lost what made it great at the end and turned into just another action film

 

8/10

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rudi must stay

Marriage Story

 

Very good. Liked the use of humour throughout and it had a number of great comments and conversations. Recommend it, Adam Driver is a talented fella too, singing and acting here

 

8/10

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




×
×
  • Create New...