Movie Ratings

Moderator: Community Team

User avatar
Offside Trap
Network Game Team
Posts: 811
Joined: Sun May 10, 2020 6:42 pm
Location: Peterborough, UK
Has thanked: 138 times
Been thanked: 207 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Offside Trap »

Halloween 1 - 1978
Halloween 2 - 1981
Halloween 3 - 1982 - Season of the witch
Halloween 4 - 1988 - The Return of Michael Myers
Halloween 5 - 1989 - The Revenge of Michael Myers
Halloween 6 - 1995 - The Curse of Michael Myers
Halloween 7 - 1998 - H20
Halloween 8 - 2002 - Resurrection
Halloween 1 - 2007
Halloween 2 - 2009
Halloween 1 - 2018
Halloween 2 - 2021 - Halloween Kills

Where to start with this franchise, im a fan, naturally, but I've plenty of negatives aswell as positives about the films. First starting in 1978, with Donald Pleasence as the main character, the 3rd installment (1982) had no bearing what so ever on the rest of the movies but I watched it and it was shocking. Im assuming a new angle was being tried, but for me, it was a disaster. No 4 & 5, I especially liked, as they continued on from No 2, and the start of No 5, saw how the serial killer - Myers - escaped. At the end of No 5, hes caught - again - and hes in chains in a cell - of course still with his mask on, but a new twist shows, hes being helped, by a team of people who of course he then slays all of them in No 6. During number 5, we actually see a fraction of his face, with a tear drop, which is rare. No 7 came out, as 20 years later, and wasn't too bad, and the ending was sure to be an end to the franchise, with a decapitation only for us to find out at the start of No 8, it was the wrong man (you gotta laugh) No 8 was weird, with another main start from the early films, Jamie Lee Curtis, having a small part, but dying at the beginning, and Buster Ryhmes playing a decent role, although abit of a shit :) as went onto the online reality side of things, but this was a poor showing, and using college kids, just made me feel like I was watching American Pie or something

Then came the remake of number 1 and 2 (with a new actor playing Dr Loomis), before 9 years after, we have a remake once again of number 1, with the return of Jamie Lee Curtis again - and if you dont already know, last week saw the release of a remake (again) of No 2. but Ive not had chance to watch this yet. Rhymes gave Myers a good battle, electrocuting him, and in theory, this is the last instalment, although despite being burnt to shreds, he did open his eyes at the very end. The remakes for me, (especially doing them twice) is poor, but like a mug - I watch them.

Its not horror like 'Ughhhhh' its more a case of that you get the music playing, drum role, and theres a scene showcasing a random garden fork, so you know where thats leading.

All in all - as a franchise 6/10
If a gum boil could boil oil, how much oil could a gum boil, boil, if a gum boil could boil oil ?
Mark
Chairman
Posts: 5314
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Has thanked: 1314 times
Been thanked: 1342 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Mark »

Is it nearly Halloween by any chance? :D

We only got as far as the 4th or 5th one a couple of years ago, must get back to finishing them off!
User avatar
Offside Trap
Network Game Team
Posts: 811
Joined: Sun May 10, 2020 6:42 pm
Location: Peterborough, UK
Has thanked: 138 times
Been thanked: 207 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Offside Trap »

Ent gonna lie here, several years back, went on a works party in Fancy Dress, I opted for an over sized Boiler Suit and a White Mask
If a gum boil could boil oil, how much oil could a gum boil, boil, if a gum boil could boil oil ?
Mark
Chairman
Posts: 5314
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Has thanked: 1314 times
Been thanked: 1342 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Mark »

:lol:
London35
Reserve Team Player
Posts: 295
Joined: Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:43 pm
Has thanked: 49 times
Been thanked: 92 times

Movie Ratings

Post by London35 »

Dune - only the first part - Impressive to look at..sets up the story nicely.
Mark
Chairman
Posts: 5314
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Has thanked: 1314 times
Been thanked: 1342 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Mark »

28 Days Later (2002) 7/10
Missus loves this, and I remember it well from my youth. Solid 7/10.

Iron Man 3 (2013) 7/10
Do think they made one too many Iron Man films now.

Beauty and the Beast (I) (2017) 7/10
The live action version, not sure why I gave it a 7. I must have been very generous back then!

The Wolverine (2013) 6/10
Average watch.

Back to the Future Part II (1989) 8/10
Excellent sequel.

When a Stranger Calls (2006) 4/10
Yawn!

Thor: The Dark World (2013) 6/10
Didn't particularly rate this follow-up to Thor.

10 Things I Hate About You (1999) 7/10
Cheesy teen movie, remember it well.

Back to the Future Part III (1990) 8/10
Another 8 for the third instalment. Enjoyed this wild west version.

Bruce Almighty (2003) 6/10
Not amazingly funny but not a bore either.
London35
Reserve Team Player
Posts: 295
Joined: Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:43 pm
Has thanked: 49 times
Been thanked: 92 times

Movie Ratings

Post by London35 »

Eternals - Lots of Marvel history dug into...overly long...sets up a few other films and TV series...

More guardians like than Iron man

good addition to the series though
Alias47
Backup Player
Posts: 533
Joined: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:26 pm
Location: Merseyside
Has thanked: 65 times
Been thanked: 191 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Alias47 »

Watched the new Bond movie, No Time To Die, was pleasantly surprised - better than I had expected. I feared the worst that they would totally emasculate him in this era of 'woke' and I'd seen in the trailer they'd given the 007 designation to a black woman, but there wasn't as much of that guff as I feared and Rami Malek made a good villain.

Also saw one of the newest Marvel fare, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, it was enjoyable enough schlock - what can you say it's Marvel doing what Marvel does. Shut off your brain and enjoy it for what it is.

Both get 6 or 7 out of 10 or thereabouts. I'd say 6.5 but what am I, the Queen of England?! Actually, nobody answer that I realise I've left myself open to all sorts there... :P
Mark
Chairman
Posts: 5314
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Has thanked: 1314 times
Been thanked: 1342 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Mark »

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) 8/10
Steady enough.

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) 9/10
Really enjoyed this, decent action flick.

The Usual Suspects (1995) 7/10
Initial rating is a 7, need to watch it again though.

Hot Fuzz (2007) 7/10
Pegg/Frost classic, possibly their 2nd best.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) 7/10
Still not entirely sure why they dropped Garfield as Spiderman. The new kid is decent but seems harsh on Garfield.

Deep Blue Sea (1999) 4/10
Oh boy! Remember this being billed as a blockbuster when it came out. Awful :D

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) 5/10
Nowhere near as good as the first two imo.

Father of the Bride Part II (1995) 6/10
Steady 6 for this family comedy.

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) 6/10
In comes McAvoy.

Sing (2016) 6/10
Yawn. Not the best, but not bad either.
Maxxx17
Youth Team Player
Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:19 am

Movie Ratings

Post by Maxxx17 »

My list of favorite movies is pretty long. So I don't see the point in writing it. I can tell you about one in particular. If I had to choose from my entire list. I think it would be Mortal Kombat (2021). I dug it up on 123movies and I was amazed. I loved the movie. Both in plot and special effects. The execution of the magic. With fire, thunderstorms, and especially what Sab-Zero did with water. Didn't like that they made him too cool in relation to the other characters. There's a movie from 1995. Of course 26 years later the special effects possibilities have increased considerably. The fatalities alone are worth it. And what Kung Lao did with his hat in the sand. That's particularly pleasing. Also a hole in the body of one of the heroes after Sonja mastered magic. Raiden's magic also pleased me in this movie. Of the funny moments I was amused by Kano's jokes about Kung Lao and Liu Kang. I think fans of the games will like it.
London35
Reserve Team Player
Posts: 295
Joined: Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:43 pm
Has thanked: 49 times
Been thanked: 92 times

Movie Ratings

Post by London35 »

Mark wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 1:40 pm

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) 7/10
Still not entirely sure why they dropped Garfield as Spiderman. The new kid is decent but seems harsh on Garfield.

Having watched the new film - which is fantastic
(not a spolier now to say Garfield is in it...??? and "new kid" Tom holland

Garfield being 38 years old and Holland 25
(Peter Parker is a high school kid!)

i think Garfields age had something to do with him being replaced in the MCU films

Garfield looked OLD too..

Bloody brilliant film though
Mark
Chairman
Posts: 5314
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Has thanked: 1314 times
Been thanked: 1342 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Mark »

Coraline (2009) - 2/10
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) - 10/10
The Wedding Ringer (2015) - 6/10
Terminator Genisys (2015) - 6/10
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) - 6/10
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) - 7/10
Overboard (1987) - 5/10
Leon (1994) - 6/10
Hitch (I) (2005) - 7/10
Ant-Man (2015) - 7/10
Gone Baby Gone (2007) - 7/10
Grease (1978) - 8/10
Grease 2 (1982) - 2/10
High School Musical (2006 TV Movie) - 6/10
Terminator Salvation (2009) - 6/10
Jaws 2 (1978) - 5/10
Marley & Me (2008) - 9/10
Braveheart (1995) - 8/10
50 First Dates (2004) - 8/10
Fantastic Four (2015) - 5/10
Beauty and the Beast (1991) - 6/10
Cinderella (1950) - 6/10
Sleeping Beauty (1959) - 6/10
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) - 7/10
Bad Teacher (2011) - 5/10
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) - 8/10
Peter Pan (1953) - 7/10
Clueless (1995) - 6/10
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) - 8/10
Hot Pursuit (2015) - 5/10
Captain America: Civil War (2016) - 9/10
Goodfellas (1990) - 7/10
Gone Girl (2014) - 9/10
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) - 7/10
X-Men: First Class (2011) - 7/10
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) - 6/10
Doctor Strange (2016) - 6/10
Lady and the Tramp (1955) - 6/10
Logan (2017) - 8/10
Addicted to Love (1997) - 3/10
WALL·E (2008) - 7/10
Grown Ups (I) (2010) - 7/10
The Heat (I) (2013) - 6/10
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) - 8/10
Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 (2017) - 7/10
Batman: The Movie (1966) - 7/10
Bambi (1942) - 5/10
Superman (1978) - 5/10
17 Again (2009) - 5/10
Superman II (1980) - 5/10
Treasure Planet (2002) - 5/10
Swamp Thing (1982) - 4/10
101 Dalmatians (1961) - 7/10
Superman III (1983) - 4/10
Supergirl (1984) - 4/10
Annie (1982) - 4/10
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) - 3/10
Zombieland (2009) - 8/10
User avatar
Redknapp69
Marketing Team
Posts: 5323
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:49 pm
Has thanked: 1600 times
Been thanked: 1666 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Redknapp69 »

Few films watched there :lol:
Mark
Chairman
Posts: 5314
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Has thanked: 1314 times
Been thanked: 1342 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Mark »

They're all from a while back!
hillcrest
Youth Team Player
Posts: 5
Joined: Mon Feb 07, 2022 8:41 am
Has thanked: 1 time

Movie Ratings

Post by hillcrest »

To be honest, I decided to make my rating of the Matrix.
Matrix 1 - 10/10
Matrix 2 - 9/10
Matrix 3 - 10/10 (great ending to the story)
Matrix 4 - 6/10 (well, why ruin such an interesting movie!!!!)
Mark
Chairman
Posts: 5314
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Has thanked: 1314 times
Been thanked: 1342 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Mark »

The Return of Swamp Thing (1989) - 3/10
Miss Congeniality (2000) - 6/10
Batman (1989) - 7/10
Friday the 13th (1980) - 6/10
Batman Returns (1992) - 7/10
Batman Forever (1995) - 6/10
Thor: Ragnarok (2017) - 9/10
My Girl (1991) - 7/10
Batman & Robin (1997) - 4/10
I, Robot (2004) - 6/10
Catwoman (2004) - 4/10
Dear John (I) (2010) - 6/10
Constantine (2005) - 6/10
Rumor Has It... (2005) - 5/10
Superman Returns (2006) - 6/10
The Hunger Games (2012) - 9/10
The Losers (I) (2010) - 6/10
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) - 7/10
Jonah Hex (2010) - 3/10
Green Lantern (2011) - 5/10
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) - 5/10
Man of Steel (2013) - 7/10
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) - 7/10
The Holiday (2006) - 8/10
User avatar
riise
Community Team
Posts: 1280
Joined: Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:21 pm
Location: England
Has thanked: 276 times
Been thanked: 385 times

Movie Ratings

Post by riise »

Took me 8 months to watch 10 films! And the most recent 3 were all this weekend :lol:

What We Do in the Shadows – 6/10. Not as funny as I was led to believe, actually quite disappointing for a Jemaine Clement/Taika Waititi film. Not 'bad' though I suppose.

Comes a Bright Day – 6/10. Only watched this cos I like Craig Roberts (well, and Imogen Poots, for different reasons). Turned out to be not really my thing but was an easy enough watch.

Raya and the Last Dragon – 7/10. Our niece was here so I watched this... I’ve seen random bits of it in the past because she watches it every day, but this was the first time end to end, and it was pretty good!

Cemetery Junction – 7/10. Not sure why I’d never seen this, given that it came out when I was a big fan of Ricky Gervais. Didn’t have high hopes for it but it was actually pretty good.

Us – 6/10. Same writer/director as Get Out, so thought I’d give it a go. Creepy af, not my thing at all. But it wasn’t bad, and the ending was a decent payoff.

Black Widow – 4/10. Shite, but I hate all of these kinds of movies. I just don’t understand why they’re so popular, it’s absolutely maddening (clearly I was made to watch this under duress).

Don’t Look Up – 7/10. I expected funnier after seeing the trailer(s) but it didn’t quite live up to expectations. Still an enjoyable enough watch, certainly didn’t seem like it was 138 mins i.e. didn’t drag.

I Want You Back – 7/10. Agreed to this romcom simply because I like Charlie Day and Jenny Slate. It was good! Certainly more com than rom.

The Heartbreak Kid – 6/10. Surprised I hadn’t even so much as heard of this before, it’s a Ben Stiller film from 2007, so not far from peak Stiller. The funnier bits were fairly gentle but spread throughout… Danny McBride was under-utilised but any role in this was probably a big get for him 15 years ago.

Uncharted – 6/10. First time I’d been to the cinema since the last Avengers film, so probably mid-2019! Must admit I’ve no knowledge of the video game, but I guess it’s meant to stand alone, else it’d be pretty niche. It was fine, not in a rush to recommend it to anyone. I fear Tom Holland may be typecast now cos it seemed like it was just Spider-Man doing things but he’d lost his suit.
User avatar
Dermotron
Update Team (Director)
Posts: 3611
Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:08 am
Location: Lexapro Island
Has thanked: 681 times
Been thanked: 805 times
Contact:

Movie Ratings

Post by Dermotron »

I may have been a bit emotional due to a hangover but Top Gun 2 is simply the greatest movie ever made.
Nickje
VIP
Posts: 35
Joined: Sat Jul 23, 2022 8:20 pm
Location: Antwerp
Has thanked: 35 times
Been thanked: 11 times

Movie Ratings

Post by Nickje »

The big short (2015) - About the financial crisis in 07-08. Made me realise how f'ked up we can be/are. Had no desire to talk to people for like a week after watching. 10/10
End of Watch (2012) - If you're a fan of cop-movies, look no further. one of the best of what's out there. 9/10
The Hurt Locker (2008) - Psychological war thriller about a military bomb defuser on a mission in Iraq. 9/10
Locke (2013) - Tom Hardy driving in a car while making phone calls for 85 minutes. 8/10
The Kings of Summer (2013) - Nice coming-of-age film with funny moments. 7/10

Will add more later.
Post Reply