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terrifisch 29.12.2020 05:50

Good Movies during COVID
 
Just watched a very good film "Hanna" and thought I would start a thread to find out other good films you EFers would suggest...

"Hanna" stars Saoirse Ronan and Kate Blanchett. It is well acted, written and edited. I highly recommend :)

NickGB 29.12.2020 07:34

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
Thank you for this post!


Maybe not during COVID (That's bee a long time!), but in the past week or so:


Tenet: I was completely confused and had no idea what was going on. I had a look at some explanatory YouTube videos and while all the details and concepts are really clever, there is no way I would have worked them out watching the movie


Wonder Woman 1984: I'm not a huge superhero fan to start off with, but this movie wasn't much to write home about


What I have lined up:


On the Rocks: Bill Murray, what more can I say?
Promising Young Woman: Looks like a nice revenge movie

araqyl 29.12.2020 13:31

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
Soul is a good one I watched the other day. It goes in a direction I didn't expect, which was enjoyable.

Pancakes 10.01.2021 11:46

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by NickGB (Post 3256047)

Tenet: I was completely confused and had no idea what was going on. I had a look at some explanatory YouTube videos and while all the details and concepts are really clever, there is no way I would have worked them out watching the movie

I was planning to watch Tenet soon. Now I'm all the more curious about it after seeing your post. :)

I recently watched The Midnight Sky on Netflix (with George Clooney), which was pretty good, albeit a bit slow at times. I wasn't expecting the ending.

Not sure if series count, but a few of my favorite series are Ozark, The Handmaid's Tale and Orange is the New Black. I also watched a series on Netflix titled "Away" a few months ago that was really good.

st2lemans 10.01.2021 11:47

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
The Shining.

Tom

NickGB 10.01.2021 12:58

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Originally Posted by st2lemans (Post 3260957)
The Shining.

Tom


I worked in a hotel when I was younger and when escorting Juliette Lewis to her room, she said that the hotel reminded her of the hotel in the Shining! Although that was trumped by Greta Scacchi exclaiming, in a packed lift, that the difference between my hotel and others was the quality of the prostitutes!

NickGB 10.01.2021 13:00

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Pancakes (Post 3260956)
I was planning to watch Tenet soon. Now I'm all the more curious about it after seeing your post. :)


I'm going to look a little thick if everyone else gets it!

BKissM 10.01.2021 13:00

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
I just finished the first season of Fargo (inspired by the 1996 Coen brothers film, also a must) and highly recommend it. The suspense and cold atmosphere, the storyline and the dialogues are incredibly well done and manage to hold viewers at the edge of the couch at all times.

greenmount 10.01.2021 13:00

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
These are the most recent ones that I've watched and liked - The Pianist, Into the wild, Green Book, On the basis of sex.

Pancakes 10.01.2021 13:09

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by NickGB (Post 3261017)
I'm going to look a little thick if everyone else gets it!

Ha haa. Nolan did "Inception," didn't he? I remember feeling a bit confused when I saw that, many years ago. I should watch that again.

Speaking of complex plots... I watched a German series titled "Dark" a while back but had to give up on it because the plot became so ridiculously complex, with time-jumping, etc., that I wasn't able to understand anymore who was who and what was what.

araqyl 10.01.2021 20:29

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
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Originally Posted by Pancakes (Post 3261033)
Speaking of complex plots... I watched a German series titled "Dark" a while back but had to give up on it because the plot became so ridiculously complex, with time-jumping, etc., that I wasn't able to understand anymore who was who and what was what.

Sounds like the tv series of The Flash. They had so many breaks, changes, twists, and reboots of the time stream that it just became ridiculous.

RufusB 10.01.2021 20:30

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
Knives Out is excellent.

terrifisch 14.01.2021 05:46

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
Just watched the first part of the Tiger Woods documentary on HBO. Very well done and worth the watch.

HIAO 14.01.2021 09:36

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
The death of Stalin.

Brilliant!

Axa 14.01.2021 12:16

Re: Good Movies during COVID
 
The Hunt, from last year https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8244784/

A bit of slasher, satire and witty one-liners.


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