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DigDog

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see, in light of my earlier question, i believe in all honestly that Kiera Knightley's film reputation spawns not from her low/average acting ability, but rather from her anorexic tomboy body's embodiment of a very specific male lesbian sex fantasy. And, if Keira really wanted to give the audience what they have wanted from her to being with - despite her reasonable performance in the POTC series - she should drop her silly hollywood pretenses and get with Tushy productions and give us some proper hardcore **** pornography, because *that's* what we want.

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if you find ^this shocking, wait until you hear what i have to say about Emma Watson.
 
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sdifox

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see, in light of my earlier question, i believe in all honestly that Kiera Knightley's film reputation spawns not from her low/average acting ability, but rather from her anorexic tomboy body's embodiment of a very specific male lesbian sex fantasy. And, if Keira really wanted to give the audience what they have wanted from her to being with - despite her reasonable performance in the POTC series - she should drop her silly hollywood pretenses and get with Tushy productions and give us some proper hardcore **** pornography, because *that's* what we want.

This message was brought to you by the Society For Modern Filmstars Aren't Actually FilmSTARS They Are In Fact Barely Passable Actors.

She was ok in Atonement. Didn't care for Pride and Prejudice.
 

igor_kavinski

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but rather from her anorexic tomboy body's embodiment of a very specific male lesbian sex fantasy.
For me, it's her jawline. It's awesome. I would love to hold her face in my hands, feeling those lovely jawbones and giving her some sweet deserving smooches.
 

igor_kavinski

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Can anyone guess who this is?

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Wife of a certain actor who is good at being particularly annoying.

I wonder what DigDog thinks about her :p
 

JEDI

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Sep 25, 2001
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House of Dragon eps 1-7 + all but the last 5 min of eps 8: {9/10}
House of Dragon last 5 min of eps 8 + 1st 15min of eps 9: {1/10} (stopped watching at that point because i was about to throw my remote at the tv)

Excellent till the last 5 min of eps 8.
Lazy writing.. The Queen knows or should known that the King rambles incoherently sometimes.

After decades affirming his oldest daughter as successor, and the Queen herself sincerely saying to the daughter that she would make a fine ruler only hrs ago, she then does a complete 180 like the king said those words with authority at bedtime?

He was babbling in bed.
The show portrays her as naïve but not stupid.
Yet like Batman, if there's even 1% truth, believe it 100%. Dumb.
lazy writing. :(

Almost as stupid as Game of Thrones when Caitlan holds Tyrion hostage for attempted murder of Bran to start the War of the 5 kings instead of going through the proper channels with her proof
 
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DigDog

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3x last episodes of Rick & Morty

still a bit on the verbal diarrhea side, but still damn good. A lot more experimental in design that the first seasons.
 

JEDI

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House of Dragon eps 1-7 + all but the last 5 min of eps 8: {9/10}
House of Dragon last 5 min of eps 8 + 1st 15min of eps 9: {1/10} (stopped watching at that point because i was about to throw my remote at the tv)

Excellent till the last 5 min of eps 8.
Lazy writing.. The Queen knows or should known that the King rambles incoherently sometimes.

After decades affirming his oldest daughter as successor, and the Queen herself sincerely saying to the daughter that she would make a fine ruler only hrs ago, she then does a complete 180 like the king said those words with authority at bedtime?

He was babbling in bed.
The show portrays her as naïve but not stupid.
Yet like Batman, if there's even 1% truth, believe it 100%. Dumb.
lazy writing. :(

Almost as stupid as Game of Thrones when Caitlan holds Tyrion hostage for attempted murder of Bran to start the War of the 5 kings instead of going through the proper channels with her proof
House of Dragon eps 10: 9/10

It is my not place to start a war...

I would have loved to see the king throw his crown to the lady dragon rider saying take this to the Princess. "I don't want it."
But that would make for a boring story.

hm.. the Princess made a political miscalculation by promising BIOTH her sons in marriage to the same house.
She should have had her eldest marry into that house, saving her younger for some other house.

wtf Daemon being overconfident about his air force.
yeah, he has 10+ dragons vs the other side's 4 but how many riders does his have that know anything about combat?

also, the other side has the biggest dragon.
so daemon's side probably has to fly in groups of 2 or 3 for safety. and the small ones are basically useless vs Mr Big.

and i predict that big dragon will kill the dragon patrolling the sea and strangling trade.

Hopefully it's 1 yr per season like GoT and not every other year like Westworld and Handmaiden's Tale
 
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igor_kavinski

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House of Dragon eps 10: 9/10
Do you think the boy whose dragon got chewed off, fell into the sea and isn't dead? I think so because they didn't show his dead body. That's what they usually do when they want to resurrect a supposedly dead character.
 

igor_kavinski

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Doom Patrol S04E01

WTF FFS? Evil guy with dick gun? His IT guy with butt bazooka??? Who writes this show? Seth Rogen? :-O

S04E02

Much better writing. Hope it improves as the season progresses.
 

Muadib

Lifer
May 30, 2000
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Bullet train was on Netflix so I watched it as I needed something more mindless. I tend to avoid most action flicks these days, but it was a fun ride, no pun intended.
I watched this yesterday, as I couldn’t watch the Vikings. You weren’t kidding when you said it was mindless. I’m sure my iq dropped watching it. 4/10
 
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IronWing

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Jul 20, 2001
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Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
What a mess of a movie. There is a solid hour that could have been left on the cutting room floor and thereby improve the film. Why is Keira Knightley even in this movie? Her character has no role. Johnny Depp's character is still pretty vague though his slapstick mimics Buster Keaton's silent film work rather well.

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The entire cannibals sequence could be dropped. All it does is demonstrate Disney's dedication to 1940s American sensibilities while adding nothing to the plot and is stupid. Later, chasing each other around on the beach while waving swords for no purpose also got old. Davey Jones and crew were well done though choosing to make everything dark robbed the scenes of great potential as sea creatures are brilliantly colored and it would have made for a better movie to show this.

3/10
 

mikeymikec

Lifer
May 19, 2011
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Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
What a mess of a movie. There is a solid hour that could have been left on the cutting room floor and thereby improve the film. Why is Keira Knightley even in this movie? Her character has no role. Johnny Depp's character is still pretty vague though his slapstick mimics Buster Keaton's silent film work rather well.

Spoiler:
The entire cannibals sequence could be dropped. All it does is demonstrate Disney's dedication to 1940s American sensibilities while adding nothing to the plot and is stupid. Later, chasing each other around on the beach while waving swords for no purpose also got old. Davey Jones and crew were well done though choosing to make everything dark robbed the scenes of great potential as sea creatures are brilliantly colored and it would have made for a better movie to show this.

3/10
My advice for you is don't watch the third; partly because I'd class 2 & 3 as a two-parter and partly BECAUSE YOU DON'T LIKE PIRATE MOVIES! :D

I thought the part on the cannibal island helped balance the movie comedy-wise to be a reasonable match for the first's tone.
 

JEDI

Lifer
Sep 25, 2001
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House of Dragon eps 10: 9/10

It is my not place to start a war...

I would have loved to see the king throw his crown to the lady dragon rider saying take this to the Princess. "I don't want it."
But that would make for a boring story.

hm.. the Princess made a political miscalculation by promising BIOTH her sons in marriage to the same house.
She should have had her eldest marry into that house, saving her younger for some other house.

wtf Daemon being overconfident about his air force.
yeah, he has 10+ dragons vs the other side's 4 but how many riders does his have that know anything about combat?

also, the other side has the biggest dragon.
so daemon's side probably has to fly in groups of 2 or 3 for safety. and the small ones are basically useless vs Mr Big.

and i predict that big dragon will kill the dragon patrolling the sea and strangling trade.

Hopefully it's 1 yr per season like GoT and not every other year like Westworld and Handmaiden's Tale
One more thing about house of dragons:
aemond is mis-cast.
he's supposed to be the younger brother of aegon.
aegon is 20 which makes aemond a teenager yet he looks as old as Daemon.

in fact, if it werent for the eyepatch, i couldnt tell them apart
 

MrSquished

Lifer
Jan 14, 2013
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Considine gets snubbed for a Golden globe nomination for playing the king in house of dragons. WTF. It was an epic performance.
 
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DigDog

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i watched .. .uh ... ? BLACK Adam ? Tet Adam ?


Since the name of the hero is Tet Adam, and they call him that in the film, but never call him Black Adam, i'm not sure why the film needed to be called Black Adam when Tet Adam was perfectly fine.

Very convoluted hero story where Adam, the hero, feels he isn't really the hero because .. he .. saved everyone and killed the bad guy?

So The Rock is Adam, this superman-like being who is resurrected by a pesky archeologist. There is also a evil ethnically-challenged adversary who wants the evil crown of evilness.
Adam starts kicking ass and saving innocents, and a bunch of B-team avengers show up because noooo, we can't have that.
Apparently there is some kind of a prophecy that Adam is too strong and so they want to stop him. Adam is The Rock however and thus cannot be stopped.

So after they get their ass whopped the B-team says "how about PLEASE" and Black / Tet Adam says "aaawwright".

But then, SURPRISE! the bad guy takes the evil crown of evilness and becomes a really big bad demon, so Adam comes to the rescue and the B-team were like "we were wrong, the right interpretation of the prophecy is that you were born to kick ass" and he kicks ass and the film is over.


Sadly this was a really bad film in the classic modern Superhero style, with tons of visual diarrhea and nonstop CGI, and everything is a pretext for a fight scene where the evil guys are exceptionally tokenish.
The thing that annoys me the most is that The Rock barely has any dialogue, but all of it is good. His character is well suited to be expanded, fleshed out, a non-hero, who likes to do good but at the same time has no problem killing people nonchalantly.
And yet, there is so little of it, and stuffed into the most horrible container, that the film is just a chore to get through. The CGI and fights do nothing to decrease the awfulness of the whole.

I would happily watch more film with more Black Adam, or anything with more The Rock in it, but not this.

5.5/10 - as bad as you expect a low-effort superhero film to be.
 
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