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Was reading last week about movie box office takings.  Infinity war took about 250mill in its opening weekend in the US, and that weekend the total take in the US for all movies in all theatres was 314mill.

So they were predicting between 250 to 260mill for Endgame's first weekend, but thought it couldn't crack the 300mill because of that previous stat.  Well, it took 350mill in the US alone, and 1.2bill worldwide!  Take about a licence to print money!

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I just bought my tickets for next Monday.

Heaven help anybody that spoils it for me between now & then.

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I read an article explaining the other day that Thanos's snap was essentially worthless.  Since our world population has nearly tripled since the 1940's, it would have only helped for a very short time.

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On 30/04/2019 at 7:07 AM, Ex-Hasbeen said:

I just bought my tickets for next Monday.

Heaven help anybody that spoils it for me between now & then.

Don't watch any tv then!  The spoiler free embargo period is over, and in the couple of ads I've seen so far there are a few spoilers!

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2 hours ago, goughy said:

Don't watch any tv then!  The spoiler free embargo period is over, and in the couple of ads I've seen so far there are a few spoilers!

I don't watch much FTA TV, and I think my daughter has us watching Infinity War tonight. I won't be watching any TV before we go in the morning.

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So, after ex has seen it are we allowed to talk about it???

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15 minutes ago, goughy said:

So, after ex has seen it are we allowed to talk about it???

All you want Goughy. :)

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Have to give us your fresh immediate reaction.

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Liked it, I thought Josh Brolin as Thanos was excellent, but 8/10 for me. Didn’t see the end coming.

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Yeah, I think that's fair!  I thought it was a fitting end to it all, but while I watch movies over and over, I doubt this would be one of them.  

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Spoilers on avenegers

 

 

 

 

 

Really enjoyed the movie, the captain America bit I found boring and superfluous, but then ive never enjoyed any of those movies.  Would have liked to have seen captain marvel and fury reunited.  All  I can say is bring on guardians 3 - hopefully with a healthy dose of Thor !

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Loved it. Nine out of ten. Certainly not a "Classic", but great entertainment, and the 3 hours went in no time.

Spoilers coming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I loved the "beer-sloth" Thor. Apparently a lot of teens didn't like that bit, and couldn't understand how he let himself go like that. It was meant to be funny guys, and it was.

Agree with the Captain America bit at the end. Superfluous.

I just wish they cleaned the cinema more often. I got some dust in my eyes a couple times. :)

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Someone was a slobbering mess at my session.

Spoilers spoilers spoilers,..................

 

 

 

 

 

I loved the Thor thing too.  It's getting a bit of hate for the fat shaming; even his mother had a go!  And if you happened to watch Graham Norton about two weeks ago when Paul Rudd and Chris Hemsworth were on, it's even funnier!  Paul makes a comment, I think it was about people chewing them etc at stuff, and he implies it's all for Thor, cause, you know.  He's Thor, I mean look at him.  He's Thor, and I'm Ant-Man.  Then put it in the context of the movie and it was hilarious.

The producers have said the rest is the real hero of the story, and when Strange went back and looked at the 14mill possible futures, only one of them has the rat stepping on the button!

The only real issue with the cap thing, is when he goes back to live with Peggy, it creates a different branch reality, but to be sitting on the bench he has to return to the original reality; so I'm assuming he had to use the suit.

Loved how they started it - immediately pulling you in with an emotional element.

I liked how they plotted it all.  The early Thanos stuff, the way they had to do their plan.  Less of an action flick, more comedy heist film.  I was a little surprised how little they used Marvell.

Did you recognise the loan kid at the funeral?

A really real impressive setup of 22 movies over a decade.  It was really an incredible effort, and the DC guys really have a lot to learn, to compete on this level.

Can't wait to see what Gunn has planned for GOTG 3, and Taika has supposedly submitted a script for Thor 4.  Hemsworth was supposedly tired of how his role growing, but that's clearly changed, letting him have more of his natural comedic talent come to the fore.  Would fit well with Guardians.

So we have several TV series coming up!  Scarlett witch and Vision, supposedly a limited series, I guess set between Ultron and Infinity.  A Loki series, possibly covering his mischievous past and I guess his future, with the timeline branch.  And another with Sam and Bucky, maybe it'll cover how Sam becomes the new..........

 

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Spoilers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was just thinking about the Cap America bit, and it allows Chris Evans to step out of the role, but for Marvel to continue the franchise with a new C-A.

My thoughts are the GoTG 3 will have Quill looking for Gomora. It will follow the plot line they've now developed.

And yeah, the boy was from Ironman 3. I could just pick the face (cause I watched it only a couple weeks ago). I wonder if he'll become a part in future.

And interesting seeing Robert Redford making a cameo in the part he played in Winter Soldier.

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And the little bit with Natalie Portman, that was all old unused footage from Thor 2.  Nothing new shot.

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My wife went to see Top End Wedding with girlfriends on Saturday night, she told me she loved it. That immediately tells me it's rubbish and I'd hate it. 

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On 06/05/2019 at 5:21 PM, Mike Del said:

My wife went to see Top End Wedding with girlfriends on Saturday night, she told me she loved it. That immediately tells me it's rubbish and I'd hate it. 

Reminds me of when I see a review of a movie and they rave about the cinematography I automatically put it in the REALLY REALLY boring basket.  😄 I fell for that one with Out of Africa.  Fool me once .....

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I'll start by saying that the movie is fantastic, however if you go to Rocketman thinking it will be similar to Bohemian Rhapsody, you may be disappointed.

Great movie, Taron Egerton really shows his acting cred with as far removed from Eggsy in Kingsman as you can get.  Parts felt more like a few musical clips put together (with really good choreopgraphy) than really telling of a story, but still managed to get what was going on in Elton's head across really well.  Would say it will be in top 10 movies of the year and will be up for some serious nominations end of the year

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Good to hear.  I'm looking forward to it.  Taron did all the singing, and Your Song was recorded live as it was being filmed.  Kingsman was an awful movie.  

In other awful movie news, Robert Pattinson has been confirmed as the next Batman! 

 

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22 minutes ago, goughy said:

 Kingsman was an awful movie.  

 

 

Go to the bathroom and wash your mouth out

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49 minutes ago, Cottoneyes said:

Go to the bathroom and wash your mouth out

It was a bloody shocker!  The stylised action sequences reminded me of the Charlies angels movie!  And the aren't many movies out there that I don't like!  I'm generally pretty easy to please.

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Gridlocked on Netflix

Slow in parts but fark me at the end its a massive gun battle.

No thinking needed.  Just sit back and watch.

Old fashion shoot em up  Good v Bad

Gridlocked Poster

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On 01/06/2019 at 3:37 PM, goughy said:

It was a bloody shocker!  The stylised action sequences reminded me of the Charlies angels movie!  And the aren't many movies out there that I don't like!  I'm generally pretty easy to please.

There are some movies that are,  by all measures, crap movies. Except they are just entertaining - classic example is "Hitman's Bodyguard" which you would watch just for SLJ's cliche lines (no one says MoFo like he does) or any Arny terminator movie.

And, being the sucker for a massive gun battle - it's Gridlocked on netflix tonight for me!

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7 minutes ago, Pete said:

There are some movies that are,  by all measures, crap movies. Except they are just entertaining

Tank girl :)

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Not a movie as such, but a mini-series on Netflix - When They See US.

Based on the Central Park 5, wrongly accused and subsequently exonerated.

Highly recommend.

 

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Rocketman is different, not what I expected, but I am looking at his music in a different way. Wow, mum & dad copped it big time. I nearly want to go back and watch it again before I decide what I think of it.

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Just disappointed not one reference to Kim Il Jung in it at all, blatant false advertising

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On 06/06/2019 at 2:51 AM, Pete said:

There are some movies that are,  by all measures, crap movies. Except they are just entertaining - classic example is "Hitman's Bodyguard" which you would watch just for SLJ's cliche lines (no one says MoFo like he does) or any Arny terminator movie.

And, being the sucker for a massive gun battle - it's Gridlocked on netflix tonight for me!

Lake Placid

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15 hours ago, Hymie said:

Rocketman is different, not what I expected, but I am looking at his music in a different way. Wow, mum & dad copped it big time. I nearly want to go back and watch it again before I decide what I think of it.

His brother came out and said his dad was accepting when he was a child and this was all a beat up to market himself better. 

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