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TimovieMan - 23 November 2017 05:36 PM

In short, Marvel nails it again, while DC keeps bumbling around without a clue. It seems Wonder Woman was just a fluke…

Wonder Woman wasn’t that great either.

     
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TimovieMan - 23 November 2017 05:36 PM

(*) Cavill WAS in fact CGI’d. The studio demanded some changes after a first screening showed a film that was still too dark and edgy, so they brought in Joss Whedon to do some rewrites and reshoots. 90% of all Cavill’s scenes were reshoots, but by that time he had grown a full mustache for a role in Mission Impossible 6, and he was not allowed to shave it off by Paramount Pictures. So for most of his scenes, they had to CGI his mustache away. They failed - it just looks off.

I’ve not seen the movie but I’ve read about it, the mustache thing is hilarious. What were they thinking, lol.

I’ve barely been to the theaters this year (only Blade Runner, I think) but I’ve watched at home some the Summer comic movies and only Logan I thought it was excellent.
Wonder Woman was competent origin movie with some good moments but mostly predictable, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 colorful and funny at the beginning but disposable and repetitive, Spiderman had some cool high school moments but very inferior to the first 2 Raimi movies mostly because of the plot.

     
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Origami - 23 November 2017 06:14 PM

Wonder Woman wasn’t that great either.

I agree:

TimovieMan - 07 July 2017 07:38 AM

Wonder Woman - 3/5

But at least it was solid, which compared to all other non-Nolan DC films makes it a masterpiece.

     

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The Villainess

Korean cinema setting another new benchmark in action camera movements and terrific setpieces , putting Hollywood to shame once again

If you loved Oldboy corridor scene and Raid films then this should be your next trip

Story is cliched but its all about killer camera work

4.5/5

     

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Star Wars - Episode VIII: The Last Jedi - 4.5/5

Well, that was awesome! Best Star Wars film since The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, if you ask me.

Most of the time, when a big movie tries to cram this much content and series of climaxes into a film, they either struggle (Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2) or fail miserably (Spider-Man 3). Rarely, very rarely, they nail it. The Dark Knight was a good example of this. The Last Jedi is now another.

There’s a strong “all hope is lost” and “the bad guys are going to win” vibe throughout the entire film, and Johnson manages to keep that tension up all the way to the end. There are even quite a few surprises, with the villains not always being as stupid as they usually are in this type of film, and with some plotlines that were destined for the final part of the trilogy being resolved already.

I’m also very happy to see more screentime for Oscar Isaac and Mark Hamill this time around. Isaac because I like the Poe Dameron character and because Isaac is probably the most talented actor in recent years, and Hamill because Luke is such an iconic character, and well, Hamill looks great with that Jedi beard. Tongue

I’m very pleased with what they did with this film. In fact, I’m so pleased that I think Disney should give Rian Johnson carte blanche to make his own trilogy of Star Wars films…
Oh, they already did that??? Yay, Disney!!! Cool

May the Force be with you!

     

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Hmm… finally got round to seeing The Last Jedi.  Definitely not as enthused by it as TimovieMan (glad you enjoyed it though!) but it was certainly entertaining.  The amount of hate it’s receiveing on the user reviews at IMDB is insane but that’s fanboys for you.

Anyway… there was plenty of action, although on several occasions it took characters forever to decide to do something that seemed immediately obvious and complete lack of tactical nous by almost everyone in command of anything, and the plot was far too coincidence-ridden.  I guess you could pass that off as being guided by the force?  I dunno… to me the character development was pretty good, the plot less so.  People have complained that the Finn / Rose sub-plot could have been removed from the film altogether as it achieved nothing, and in one sense they are right, but I feel this was done to establish them both as characters and introduce the rather intriguing hacker who I’m sure will play a part in the final movie.

Actually I’m really looking forward to number 9.  It feels that the prequels (the first 2 of which were dreadful) were shackled to leading up to the plot of A New Hope, whilst The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi I felt were rather tied down by the star power of Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.  Now we can have a finale that entirely revolves around the new characters and, for what it’s worth, I like the main trio a lot.  Rey’s character in particular really came to life in TLJ.

Oddly enough I enjoyed Rogue One more than either The Force Awakens or The Last Jedi. 

     
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TimovieMan - 18 January 2018 11:06 AM

I’m also very happy to see more screentime for Mark Hamill this time around.

What does it matter if Hamill gets more or less screen time when his whole iconic character was trashed to make Mary Sue and Mary Poppins as powerful as Mr. Mxyzptlk? There’s a reason the movie was a utter failure in Chiiina. Shy-nah!

CaptainD - 19 January 2018 04:57 AM

Actually I’m really looking forward to number 9.

Solo is just a few months away and there’s still no trailer (or any frame for that matter). It think Disney will focus on screwing around with Alien or maybe Predator first before milking that poor cow again to even try 9.

     
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Very happy for SamRockwell winning Goldenglobe, under rated actor, channeling A Single Shot Sam here
All of the cast acted like Pros, great script

Liked Seven Psychopaths, and loved this

4.5/5

     

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