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rudebhoy

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The Raid.

Been meaning to watch this for ages, saw it was streaming for free, so watched it last night.

Really enjoyed it, the fight scenes are incredible. Wife and daughter were also glued to it despite the violence.
 

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Today I've been subjected to Sonic the Hedgehog movie, which im ashamed to say I quite enjoyed 😳
Then subject to Angry Birds, that was terrible.
 

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Just watched I Am Legend, an oldish film and not being a Will Smith fan at all I'd been avoiding it for years but I was very much surprised, pretty decent film (y)
I went to the cinema to see this back in the day. Like most there that night, I suspect, I went because it was a Will Smith film, he was at his peak then. I was expecting a fun, sharp talking film like the many he churned out back then. Boy should I have read a review 😳. When the lights came up no one moved for about 10 seconds, all of us looked drained and slightly traumatised.

That was the last time I ever went to see a film based on a single actor or without understanding what it was about. A lesson learnt.
 

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I went to the cinema to see this back in the day. Like most there that night, I suspect, I went because it was a Will Smith film, he was at his peak then. I was expecting a fun, sharp talking film like the many he churned out back then. Boy should I have read a review 😳. When the lights came up no one moved for about 10 seconds, all of us looked drained and slightly traumatised.

That was the last time I ever went to see a film based on a single actor or without understanding what it was about. A lesson learnt.
I still cannot bear the scenes with the dog - breaks my heart every time.
 

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Started re watching the Batman films last night with Batman Begins, lots of flaws but still a great film.
Will do the rest over the next few days.
 

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I went to the cinema to see this back in the day. Like most there that night, I suspect, I went because it was a Will Smith film, he was at his peak then. I was expecting a fun, sharp talking film like the many he churned out back then. Boy should I have read a review 😳. When the lights came up no one moved for about 10 seconds, all of us looked drained and slightly traumatised.

That was the last time I ever went to see a film based on a single actor or without understanding what it was about. A lesson learnt.
:LOL:
I'm the opposite, avoid his films like the plague as he's a bit of a one trick pony IMO. This one really surprised me.
 

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I too have become bored of his single trick. At the time though I still thought it was fun. Ah well, you learn 😄
what about 'Pursuit of Happiness' and 'Seven Pounds' - both far from his single trick style and pretty deep engrossing films.

Going off track now but my fave of his and an instant 'I'm watching this' if it comes on is 'Enemy of the State' - brilliant thriller, the pace of it is breathless with great turns by Jon Voight and Gene Hackman - has aged pretty well too, 1998 I think. He is a little 'single trick Smith' in it though but it's still great!
 

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what about 'Pursuit of Happiness' and 'Seven Pounds' - both far from his single trick style and pretty deep engrossing films.

Going off track now but my fave of his and an instant 'I'm watching this' if it comes on is 'Enemy of the State' - brilliant thriller, the pace of it is breathless with great turns by Jon Voight and Gene Hackman - has aged pretty well too, 1998 I think. He is a little 'single trick Smith' in it though but it's still great!
Yes, to be fair my comment was over simplistic. He has certainly done more than his standard schtick as his career has progressed.

Enemy of the State is a cracker of a film, quite agree with that.
 
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