“we’re not so different you and I” – Villain to Hero
drunk tramp sees something amazing – looks at the bottle of cheap booze in his hand and throws it away
Last day on the job = dead by the end of act 1 “Mendozaaaaaa!”
Car chase through an “ethnic” location – a fruit cart will be overturned
A car containing our heros crashes and comes to a halt.
If our heros leap from the car and start runnning >>>>> the car will explode
If our heros remain seated >>>>>> the car will not explode
Isn’t that basically a summary of all Moore era James Bond?Posted 3 years ago
You’re welcome.Posted 3 years agolodiousMember
Tarantino films…some good looking actors, an actor used to be uncool in a career reviving cool role, snappy dialogue, violence, some snappy dialogue during violence, some violence during snappy dialogue. Add some cool retro music and get the critics to herald it as a return to form….repeat until you become the cinematic equivalent of Oasis.Posted 3 years agospud-faceSubscriber
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Aliens who are smart enough to build massive interstellar spacecraft and death rays, yet are outfoxed by strategies not much more sophisticated than “Hey, look over there!”
And also, these vastly technologically advanced races have managed to become so vastly technologically advanced despite having hands slightly lacking dexterity…
Yeah buddy, try putting the circlip back on an avid caliper/wallpapering the spare room/warming up the wife with those things.Posted 3 years agoTheDoctorMember
BigButSlimmerBloke – Member
and a parsec is a unit of distance not speed, it’s the distance at which the orbit of the earth subtends 1 angular second, about 3.3 light years, so no Han Solo you did not do any runs in 12 parsecs you bullshitting bullshitter.
Except he WAS bullshitting about distance
the Kessel Run was normally an 18-parsec route. A popular travel route for smuggling operations, the Kessel Run went around the Maw, a cluster of black holes.
Han’s claim to have made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs was therefore not just a boast about his ship’s speed, but also his skills and daring as a pilot. Han shaved a third of the distance — and precious time — off the normal route by flying dangerous close to the black holes.
Edit – to slow 🙁Posted 3 years agonicko74Member
Shermer: excellent film, and an ending that’s just…. awesome. Left me sitting there blankly for a while afterwards.
I get annoyed by the (generally bare knuckle) fights. If someone kicked you that hard in the stomach, you’d be rolling around on the floor gasping for breath, not up and jabbing him in the face. And the fighters would have broken fists.Posted 3 years agoohnohesbackMember
The broken laws of physics.Posted 3 years ago
The fragile glass windows and matchwood bannisters or railings.
The musicians playing the incidental music that must be nearby but you never see.
The monsters that refuse to die; even when killed many times over.
And the lack of urination or defaecation.thv3Subscriber
Car chases where half way through it cuts to close up of the accelerator, and that’s when the driver puts his foot down……
“Lasers” which appear to be some kind of neon tube projectiles flying through space. What makes this even more annoying is how the plucky good guys tend to be able to dodge these “lasers” ❓
Hacking in films tends to involve someone connecting their laptop/tablet/mobile phone to any electrical device whatsoever with a pair of crocodile clips 🙄Posted 3 years agospud-faceSubscriber
Just watched The Mist thanks to the earlier recommendations – blimey that was good! To think I’ve been confusing it with The Fog and thinking I’d already seen it, good job STW!
That Mr King’s a sick puppy isn’t he?. Nice seeing some regulars from other adaptations of his novels too. Was there his normal cameo though, I didn’t notice him.Posted 3 years agoCountZeroMember
The English bloke is always the bad guy.
Unless the bad guy is Russian/North Korean.
And the lack of urination or defaecation.
Well, there’s the scene in The Long Kiss Goodnight, when the once mumsy teacher turned ultra-sexy assassin, takes the fag off the fat kid sneaking a smoke out the back, who promptly pisses his pants…Posted 3 years ago
Medical conditions that require antidotes or cures or they’ll die within 12 hours…
11 hours and 59 minutes later …. organs failing, blood coming from nose, eyes rolled back.
Tap tap on the needle – injection
12 hours and 1 minute sitting up in bed saying phew that was close, drinking a nice cup of tea.Posted 3 years agomightymuleMember
The good guy and the bad guy inexplicably fail to be able to kill one another with all their hi-tec and/or heavy duty weaponry, and it will inevitably come down to long drawn out and cathartic unarmed fight between the two, in which the good guy will be beaten to within an inch of his life but then miraculously rally round and win.Posted 3 years ago
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