[watching] What have you seen recently?

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Just finished season 3 of High Castle Season 3, which came together well for me at the end.
Ditto The Americans Season 6 on prime Video, again it came together well and made a finale that they can be proud of.
 
Man beaten senseless for giving away Endgame spoilers 😱 Article here
An article about not spoiling a film ends up by spoiling the film by ending with two references to articles which clearly spoil the film - giving away two plot points. If you haven't seen the film, don't click on the link.

(Whilst I generally abhor violence, I feel it was justified in this case.)
 
Man beaten senseless for giving away Endgame spoilers 😱 Article here
Like Simon I hate violence, but in this case I can understand it. This is the film event of the Decade for a lot of people. Spoiling it would take away a lot of enjoyment for others. Even in unrelated FB posts idiots are giving away spoilers.

Respect those that have not seen it. Everyone one should be allowed to experience it fresh and unknowing.
 
I also need to get all 28 movies out and watch from scratch as I can tell I missed a lot in the handful I did skip.

I was wonder what exactly is the point of this thread given we can all go “Weeee look at meeee I saw a Movieee” but beyond that anyone with any decency will say no more 😆
 
Stuff wot I have watched recently cos I'm dead cool, with brief spoiler-free reviews ;)

The Highwaymen (Netflix) AKA Grumpy Old Men take down young punks. Two ex-Texas Rangers played by Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson, are given the job of tracking down and ultimately killing Bonnie and Clyde in 1930s depression Texas by the Governor who previously disbanded the Rangers, because they were a basically a bunch of government endorsed killers who where only accountable to themselves and heck the Wild West is done with. What follows is a very slow burning account of the hunt, where the two men, who are given the official status of Highwaymen (hence the title), leading up to the eventual killing of Bonnie and Clyde. I watched this expecting a kick-ass gun blazing gangster movie. And I'd be lying if I said it doesn't have these moments. Not because its an action movie, but because both rangers are not affraid to be tough agaist people who are quite frankly lawless. But there's also a masterclass in acting from the two lead and supports, as well as a strong meditation on the human costs of violence, both personal and as a society. A strong recommendation from me.

Yeah after plodding for its first two episodes Game of Thrones Season 8 kicked it out of the field with Episode3 The Battle of Windfell was an intense burning battle that left me feeling like I had been dragged through a bush made of pure excitement.

Man of Steel I got there eventually after stop-starting about five times. It has that same dark sheen that al the modern DC films have. I got where it was going eventually, but to be honest I found it had bad pacing issues and despite being a pile of 80s cheese I probably would have prefered to watched Christopher Reeve's Superman I if given the option. So meh overall :)

Wonder Woman inspired by my successful attempt to watch MoS I thought I'd give WW another go. I've tried before, and I do like the modern take on WW when I came across her in Justice League, where I warmed to her (despite being a die-hard Lynda Carter fan). But her solo film, nope, nope it just didn't take with me. So I fell asleep on the couch again :D
 
Stuff wot I have watched recently cos I'm dead cool, with brief spoiler-free reviews ;)

The Highwaymen (Netflix) AKA Grumpy Old Men take down young punks. Two ex-Texas Rangers played by Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson, are given the job of tracking down and ultimately killing Bonnie and Clyde in 1930s depression Texas by the Governor who previously disbanded the Rangers, because they were a basically a bunch of government endorsed killers who where only accountable to themselves and heck the Wild West is done with. What follows is a very slow burning account of the hunt, where the two men, who are given the official status of Highwaymen (hence the title), leading up to the eventual killing of Bonnie and Clyde. I watched this expecting a kick-ass gun blazing gangster movie. And I'd be lying if I said it doesn't have these moments. Not because its an action movie, but because both rangers are not affraid to be tough agaist people who are quite frankly lawless. But there's also a masterclass in acting from the two lead and supports, as well as a strong meditation on the human costs of violence, both personal and as a society. A strong recommendation from me.
Got this one on the "to watch" list - both leads usually good in these sorts of roles. I liked Costner's western Open Range from a few years back.
 
I could do the 'I finally saw Endgame' post (I guess I have, now....) but tonight I watched Snowpiercer on Netflix. Which I first watched a few years ago as a Simon/Andy/Graham group game night turned into a movie night. Unfortunately as it didn't get a UK DVD release the DVD was Spanish ... so this was the first time I understood the subtitles for the longer sections of Korean dialogue! It's a good movie with an over the top premise which ends up working, I think. And fun to see two Marvel movie actors in somewhat different roles.
 
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