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    Bad movies you can't help but to love

    I need to give that another go. Huge Gondry fan, fond of Rogen but I just remember getting bored with all the setup and my antipathy for the character of the Green Hornet won out. Oh, I’ve got another one. Jennifer’s Body. It’s an episode of Buffy basically but the leads are watchable and there’s some good jokes (“Why do you always have to undermine me?”) but I do like Diablo Cody lies. And Your Highness. Portman is rubbish in it but I’m a sucker for slick, decent budget genre-ey comedy.
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    Bad movies you can't help but to love

    Yeah Hudson Hawk is a riot and the Swinging on a Star heist is utterly charming. For me, Mordecai (although I watched it before the recent Depp revelations). I also liked what I saw of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (mostly because of Matt Smith). I’ve also got a very high Will Ferrell tolerance and enjoyed Land of the Lost. I’d probably enjoy the Sherlock Holmes one.
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    Ghostbusters - Jason Reitman to direct sequel to Ghostbusters 2

    OT but I read the novelisation of Day of the Doctor recently and at one point the doctors find a poster for Dalek Invasion of Earth and talk about how they worked with Peter Cushing on the movies, which I thought was cute.
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    Your favourite film of 2018?

    Probably The Wild Pear Tree. The music in the trailer shoutsTHIS IS SERIOZ FILMS but I loved its interest in tiny, tiny moments and what they mean.
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    The Favourite

    I preferrred The Favourite to The Lobster, fwiw. The Lobster has a great high concept but the plot isn’t as tight. I love Dogtooth and like The Favourite that one’s all about weird families.
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    The Favourite

    It’s about Queen Anne, who was a bit of a character. If your partner likes Phillipa Gregory books it should be a breeze getting them to come with you. But don’t be fooled. Its actually a yummy combination of Armando Ianucci and The Comic Strip by way of Jonathan Swift. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, who did Dogtooth and The Lobster. Not recommended if you’re Julia Davis. It appears to be being described as an Oscar leader which is quite eye opening. Also features an ending that left the quarter full Saturday night audience at Vue Sheffield unimpressed.
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    Doctor Who

    Ryan’s Dad did result in the best bit for me (“He’s mine.” “No, he’s mine!”). Could have made more of that moment really.
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    Bandersnatch

    I hated Gift from the Gods. Got it for Christmas with my Spectrum 48k and I remember a (comparatively) tough few databanks before the shops opened getting by on that, Horace, Horizons’ Thru The Wall and Chequered Flag.
  9. Hey-oh, quick question. I’ve got a Sony Trinitron KV-14LT1U in grey wi remote. Works nice. Last weekend I picked up a white (well, once white) KV-14T1U wi no remote and missing front panel. Someone at work is after a 14in Trinitron for their Megadrive. I’ve just rigged the white one up and it’s got a great picture although Megadrive image is a little cut off the left (presumably that’s something I can sort wi a remote). Oh, the grey LT1U has a circular melt in it - presumably where someone’s left a night light on top of it. Anyway. I’m minded to keep the T1U - it’s a cool colour (despite the discolouring) and the picture seems better but will I be able to pick up a remote and does anyone have any opinions on which to keep? Ta!
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    Turn your PS3 into an intriguing emulation machine

    Thanks MrMorgasaurus, that’s really useful. Wasn’t aware number of fan blades was a factor - I’ll have a poke around!
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    Turn your PS3 into an intriguing emulation machine

    I’d like to go down the CFW route but my 60gig sounds like a 747 taking off even after adding thermal paste. I’m wondering about replacing the fan - anyone done this/got a guide/had a good result?
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    Currently playing...

    Are you playing it on original hardware or something else Sprite Machine? I’ve always fancied it - think I played a demo on the DS a few years back - but I’ve never had a mega CD.
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    Documental. Amazon Prime Video.

    Oh I need to watch this. Matsumoto is a great movie director too. Try Big Man Japan.
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    Doctor Who

    Your children are Christopher Eccleston and Matt Smith? Wibley-wobbly timey-wimey...
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    Who is America? - Sacha Baron Cohen

    Based on seeing any of his work, I’d be surprised if the ‘maimed ex soldier’ (inverted commas cos I don’t know whose description that is) turns out to be the butt of the joke but don’t let that dissuade you from taking Sarah Palin’s pov on this one.
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