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Latest film you've seen at Cinema, and would you recommend?

(52 Posts)
jura2 Tue 19-Nov-19 12:20:45

Went to see 'Sorry we missed you' the latest film by Ken Loach, on Sunday. So harrowing- but one we should all see if we order stuff on-line, via Amazon- etc.

About a young family in Newcastle- working so hard, and yet constantly falling further behind. She working all hours for an Agency, looking after the elderly in their own home. And he, after many disastrous job losses- wanting to be his own boss, and fallinf for the dreaded 'franchise' - as a delivery man. The inhumanity of many jobs today for those in precarious situations. I wanted to scream and cry at the same time.

Blinko Tue 19-Nov-19 12:56:11

We watched Stan and Ollie the other evening on dvd. Absolutely superb. You don't even have to enjoy Laurel and Hardy films.

tanith Tue 19-Nov-19 13:00:02

Downforce Abbey thoroughly enjoyable

threexnanny Tue 19-Nov-19 13:03:51

Last film was 'Judy'. Very well done but very shocking to see how she was treated as a commodity in her early life.

We saw 'Stan and Ollie' a while ago and also thought it was well acted but also very sad in a different way.

Blinko Tue 19-Nov-19 13:05:10

Agree threexnanny. Both those films are excellent but so sad.

Gfplux Tue 19-Nov-19 13:17:14

Sorry we missed you was painful and entertaining. We need to face up to our behaviour affecting peoples lives and our own.
Saw Le Mann ‘66 long but lots of fun. If you like car racing (not F1) it is a must watch.

TerriBull Tue 19-Nov-19 13:50:53

Last two films I saw quite recently, "Judy". Renee Zellwegger was very good in the title role, but I didn't enjoy it that much certainly not as good imo as the Elton John and Freddie Mecury biopics. The other film, was "The Goldfinch" not that well received by the critics, nevertheless, having read and loved the book, I enjoyed it and was glad I went to see it.

Teetime Tue 19-Nov-19 14:08:12

We saw 'Judy' it was Ok but not memorable.

KatyK Tue 19-Nov-19 14:13:33

Yesterday is great.

Kittye Tue 19-Nov-19 14:15:49

Went to see The Good Liar last week. Helen Mirren and Ian Mc Kellan. I really enjoyed it. My husband thought it was alright🙄

Grammaretto Tue 19-Nov-19 14:39:22

Most recently saw:

Bait Cornish villagers in conflict with tourists. British, recent 2019, B&W , bit arty. Mmm. Quirky.

Delicatessen : French, 1991, Black comedy. Post apocalypse, not bad actually.

Downton Abbey predictable, too long, Maggie Smith good if you like MS

Green Book 1918. Road movie, North to Deep South. An Italian/NY drives African/ American Jazz musician to venues in the heart of racist South of 1962. Viggo Mortensen brilliant as the Italian driver.

Fiachna50 Tue 19-Nov-19 15:23:22

Dr Sleep (if you are a King fan), good sequel to The Shining. The Good Liar , my husband and I really enjoyed that one. If you are a Bruce Springsteen fan, I recommend the special screening of Western Stars. It does not have the E Street Band, but his wife Patti Scialfa performs some songs with him.

starbird Tue 19-Nov-19 15:28:42

2040 last Sunday, a film about how if we implement certain innovations already in existence we can drastically cut emissions of CO2 and have more enjoyable lifestyles.
Unfortunately it was on for 1 night only but hopefully be on tv before too long.

M0nica Tue 19-Nov-19 16:08:02

Saw 'Farmageddon' at half term and laughed all the way through. Apart from that haven't been to the cinema for about 18 months.

NotTooOld Tue 19-Nov-19 16:31:01

Saw Aeronauts yesterday. It was ok, quite enjoyed it, but a bit far-fetched even though it is said to be 'based on fact'.

Oopsminty Tue 19-Nov-19 16:33:38

The Joker
Brilliant
Not everyone's cup of tea

Cherrytree59 Tue 19-Nov-19 16:42:00

I will second Farmageddon, grandparents (us) and 2 small grandsons loved it.
We all came out with a big smile.😁
It was quite a chuckle fest, light humour for the wee ones and a bit of humour for the adults that went straight over our Grandson's heads.

SalsaQueen Tue 19-Nov-19 20:22:35

I went to see The Irishman, at a local, small theatre last Saturday. 3.5 hours long, and although it was good, I found it hard to follow the story.

The Joker - brilliant. Well acted, well-directed, and a real story I could actually follow and sympathise with.

BlueSapphire Tue 19-Nov-19 21:26:09

Oh yes Terribull, saw The Goldfinch, and loved it. Thought it much better than the book.
Going to see The Good Liar at the weekend; not had good reviews though. We shall see, but hopeful now that I have seen that some people thought it was ok.

BlueSapphire Sat 23-Nov-19 17:02:59

Just seen 'The Good Liar' and thoroughly enjoyed it.

EllaKeat Sat 23-Nov-19 17:38:20

The Joker was absolutely one of the best films I have seen.
My DH, both DS's disagree.
My son in law and daughter in law agree with me.

I am clearly in the wrong family😁

Daisymae Sat 23-Nov-19 18:56:57

Last Christmas. Thought it was sweet and amusing. I know it got panned by the critics but there you go, nice excuse for meet up with friends.

matson Sat 23-Nov-19 19:16:16

Frozen 2 , lovely !!

Lisagran Sat 23-Nov-19 19:23:52

Saw Farmageddon with 2 grandchildren - very amusing, though rather long

La Belle Epoque was quite quirky, but again, amusing

gulligranny Tue 26-Nov-19 13:42:27

An unexpectedly free afternoon on Monday, so DH and I went to see "Le Mans 66: Ford -v- Ferrari". It's brilliant, if rather noisy, and the lead actors (Christian Bale and Matt Damon" are superb. It's quite long, about two and a half hours, but it seemed to fly by. Even if motor racing isn't your thing, the interplay between the racing people and the Ford Suits is very interesting.