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  1. Kris Marshall must really be wondering if it’s gonna happen for him.
  2. Is he good? Haven’t seen Sex Education. Excited that it’s a person of colour.
  3. @milko What about the Spy Who Loved Me? Barbara Bach’s character knows her shit and stands up to his douchiness. It is also the best Bond film of course.
  4. Oh the ending, yes! I feel like the ending might have gone over my head cos the cut to black seemed like a bold florish.
  5. I wouldn't say it was incomprehensible. It was a fairly simple concept. As a piece of telly it just didn't seem like it was particularly interested in that concept. I thought the scenes where characters were talking were more compelling. I liked '...On a Shelf' and it's probably the most artfully designed of the ones we've watched but Betty Gilpin had a lot of heavy lifting. Watched '...Fed by a Duck' last night which was good but we got distracted by imagining the long conversations production would have had about whether to animate Steve's (think that's his name. He seemed like a Steve) beak moving when he spoke or not, which suggests it wasn't completely holding our attention... I might be doing light grizzling here but what Roar has managed to do in our house is get a man who identifies as a feminist to watch several hours of television about the subject. Nicole Kidman exec produces, and I imagine she read '...Eats photographs' and just said 'Mine!' It's the standout for me so far. I'm excited about the next one tho, which has Alison Brie in it.
  6. Hey so the second episode of Roar was really good. It’s about the relationship between a mum with dementia/memory loss and their daughter. My mum has advanced Parkinson’s so that had my attention but the central conceit was so well executed and the performances so strong (Judy Davis and Nicole Kidman in particular). I loved it, although in contrast to the first ep I felt like the ending was a little too tied with a bow.
  7. Watched the first one yesterday. Big Glow fans round our house. I wasn’t blown away. Good central performance but the conceit was treated wi kid gloves. Ten minutes in I was asking ‘what is this about?’ Which is a bit tough for a 30 min anthology. Excited about The Woman Who Was Kept On A Shelf though.
  8. I watched about half of his boy Brandon’s Antiviral last night, which was good and very much exploring his old man’s body horror themes. Worth exploring while you wait for this to drop.
  9. Not sure if you're trolling @lolly but it's not based on a comic, video/board game or a sequel/prequel - hence 'original IP'. That doesn't mean it's not reminiscent of other things.
  10. Threads is a 5. The Lost City It’s Romancing the Stone basically but Bullock and Tatum are as good as Turner and Douglas and it’s very warm, funny and charming. Bonus point for being original IP. 4
  11. Loved Shane Carruth. Upstream Color is in my top 5. Then news broke about his alleged abuse of Amy Seimetz which just sickened me really and has completely tempered my view of his work. He sounds like he shouldn't be near sharp objects, let alone running a shoot. I admire amazing art - and Carruth has made amazing art - but fuck that guy.
  12. For my daughter. Pool track is best track.
  13. Just to say this is building up a head of steam again now and you should get on it.
  14. I have no problem with them but I don't think Spiderman or MCU are really 'movies' in the same way the latest one by the guy who did Independence Day is. A media/culture writer would probably call them 'Entertainment Systems' or something, like CoD or FIFA. Has anything that isn't Spiderman or MCU made business since covid?
  15. I don't know. I'm still enjoying it but I'm not getting the existential horror and schlock of series one anymore. This is weird but between the costumes, camp and quarry sets it's starting to remind me of the 80's Buck Rogers. Just to confirm, I don't have any problem with that at all but I do feel like it's a changed show from the first series.
  16. How's everyone finding series two of this then? I think they need to find a new wildie personally.
  17. Its a 'bookazine' digesting the first six or seven issues of the new A5 Crash. Look, here's more on it. I do the Patreon and its very good. Issue comes through the post regular as clockwork and its good for reviewing new games. The tips section reprinting old tips and pokes for Nodes of Yesod and the like is a bit weird tho.
  18. I don't really know what Scott was going for with Prometheus - something something Chariots of the Gods perhaps? - and the character work is all over the shop (see also the rest of his scifi. He doesn't give a shit) but its fun, a looker and he stages the hell out of it. I love its goofy ass.
  19. Think I've seen all of Garland's work, despite thinking he's pretty variable. Apart from the Tesseract lol. Thought Devs flattered to deceive - I would have preferred a series from VanderMeer's novels... Anyway, nice to see him on a horror tip again. I'd be very much up for a circle back to some of the themes of 28 Days Later.
  20. This reminds me I need to finish S1. I think I was enjoying it more than my partner, who was disturbed by the lack of anyone from the Lancashire/Jones/McCluare triumverate. I'm fucking shocked at the grizzling about the swearing for two reasons. 1. I hadn't noticed it. 2. It's more evidence of RLLMUK becoming a pipe and slippers of a forum.
  21. That does remind me of the Io scenes. I mean it's hardly important but could provide context. I agree about the slightly less than prestige feel to proceedings on the fourth entry in this Hollywood franchise but things iike poor lighting wouldn't bother me if the story was compelling.
  22. Coming in to ask if the budget limitations alluded to by a couple of people in comments might actually be as much a symptom of covid-aware filming...
  23. Well it's easier if the art is crap. Jim'll Fix It was fucking boring. Louis CK was a great comedian who was moving into great sitcom and movie work. I'd love to be enjoying his work but it's more important I stand with the people he's abused. See also, Morrissey. I jumped out after Vauxhall, but his last album turned up on Spotify and sounded really interesting. I've even bought it (second hand) on CD. But it turns out I'm not about to play the damn thing. He's so racist he could live in Lincolnshire.
  24. Just picked this up on Amazon. co.uk for £15. The trailer made it look lovely with the whimsy and exploring. The bits of people playing it on Twitch made it look like Gunman Chronicles. Keen to see which I get.
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