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  1. Tickets now on sale - 148 minutes. Cineworld showing in Cardiff already filling up for Day 1 like crazy which is good for Disney and for Covid?? My cinema going protocol of going to near empty screens and sitting as far away from anyone else in there vs seeing this Day 1 is looking like being extremly tested.
  2. I saw this Friday and I thought the first half or so was a solid 3/5 and then it just dragged and dragged and dragged on to an unsatisfactory conclusion. I don’t feel there was enough story to tell for the runtime and
  3. They haven't played against both Man City and Liverpool at all yet and have to face Chelsea once. So let's assume those 5 games aren't going to yield a win. That means they have to get 10 wins from 20 so winning every other game. If they lose their next two games (both at home) then I don't think it will matter who they buy in January. Norwich and Burnley.
  4. Latest episode was excellent again. Can anyone name another show where every single character is so interesting and compelling and every actor at the top of their game/A+ from the first episode all the way through to mid way through series 3.
  5. We did a minutes applause last night in a half (and the rest) empty ground and then played like we did when we got relegated back to Division 3 (except that team looked like they wanted to stay up). Thanks for beating Barnsley!
  6. Frankie Burrows has died First stint as manager of Cardiff was just before my time, but his second stint with a promotion in 98/99 was when I was first living away from parents and me and my house mates travelled home and away that season and the one after starting long standing friendships and a lot of hangovers as well as working with some of the girlfriends of some of the City players around my age. One of the favourite periods of my life. That 98/99 promotion season saw Robert Earnshaw start playing regularly, signing Andy Legg and giving game time to another local lad in Scott Young - all of whom would become core players in our eventual rise up the leagues to the Championship (and beating Leeds in the FA Cup). In between his stints managing Cardiff, he also won the Autoglass Trophy with the Jacks so one of a rare breed of managers who had success with two hated rivals.
  7. I watched this again Monday and took the kids. They both really enjoyed it and I loved it as much second time around. Couple of mild spoilery thoughts on second viewing
  8. The reveal at the house when he turns up for the date is great. You just don't see it coming that Keaton is going to open the door.
  9. Even more hilarious if they come down, end up in the play-offs and lose the final to a non yo-yo parachute payment rich owner team. I'd say Blackpool, but I don't like to think about Blackpool winning Championship play-off fin......<cries> fuckign Charlie Adam <cries>
  10. It’s funny how Norwich looked 100% doomed and now off the bottom with a few teams in their sights on the back of a win. If you can get something against Wolves at home and Newcastle lose at Arsenal then if you win up there Newcastle are in deep deep shit regardless of how much money they ought have or Howe’s ability to turn them around. If the other teams above them pick up points in the next two as well they could be 5 points behind second from bottom and 8/9 points from safety having not won a game.
  11. Obviously, it's had to know without knowing your kid, but I can't see anything in it that is going to mean he doesn't sleep for the next year or anything. And also the impact of the loud jump scares are going to depend on cinema screen size, etc. The super screen showing I watched was super loud. I'd also say the jump scares are fairly well signposted so you can probably work out when to hold his hand or something. If I take my two tomorrow 9 and 11 - I'll report back as the 9 year old is historically wary of horror type stuff.
  12. Being as vague as possible - there are 3 or 4 loud jump scares. The end gets quite intense. There aren’t that many scary ghosts as such. Id say nothing as outwardly scary as the library ghost in the original, but a lot louder and some horror imagery. Mild spoiler for returning ghosts. It’s hard to gauge for kids - I’d say 8 year old is probably my okay if they are used to cinema, but probably too intense on the big screen for a 5 year old.
  13. Yeah - its odd. The original Ghostbusters managed to be both a very funny 80's comedy containing Saturday Night Live alumni and other great actors but it also contains more cool gadgets, memorable spooks, iconic locations and interesting themes than most films could dream of. Its easily in the top ten most iconic films of the 80s. Got to be. And that isn't just down to the comedy and the song. Why wouldn't you lean into that? The film has quite the legacy with sequels, reboots, cartoons, games, toys that have appeared over the last 30+ years - its a film parents who watched it originally have shown their kids for the last 20 years along with Star Wars and BTTF and that song - I've seen it get 3 year olds who've never heard of the film yet bouncing around a party and 40 somethings rushing to the floor at Weddings. Proton Packs and Traps remain cool as fuck. Terror Dogs are still scary and those New York locations - we went in Feb 2020 and locating the fire house, and running down the library steps with the kids and locating the spook central apartment building was a massive highlight for me and my kids (and they've only seen it once). Only disapoinment was the Inn on the Green was gated so you couldn't bang on the windows and pretend to be attack by a terror dog while the diners looked on.
  14. Yep - really moaning the 2016 film was ignored is the same as moaning that they didn’t explain how Heath Ledger Joker is running around Gotham after Jack Nicholson Joker died. And attacking the film for arseholes on Twitter is like negatively reviewing the Mandalorian because of arseholes attacking Kelly Marie Tran after The Last Jedi. And also regarding the other moan
  15. I saw some written excerpt of Kermode's review which also mentions the toxic hate the last film got and therefore this being shit (in his opinion) is what the fans deserve. Incredible for reviewers to re-enforce the narrative that these racist, women hating cunts on twitter attacking films are representative of the fan base of that film or that they even give two shits about it. Next up - a new Superman film being shy being deserved because Farage and Tucker Carlson were furious about Superman's gay son.
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