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Yesterday I was bored and looking for a bit of mindless action, and gave in to Netflix' suggestions that I should watch Death Race.
Which was a mistake. Even for a "Jason Statham drives a car, kills people and frowns all the way through the plot that makes no sense at all" movie this was exceptionally bad.
Watch the original "Death Race 2000". It has David Carradine, a pre-Rocky Sylvester Stallone and is produced by the "King of B-Movies" Roger Corman.
 

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It was ok, i only really watched it so i could watch the cinemasins about it, so that's saying a lot ...
 

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Finally got around to watching Solo last night, as I'm still making the most of the Disney+ subscription my sister is sharing with me. I'm glad I didn't pay a lot to get the UHD Blu-ray, it wasn't terrible nor great. Nice to see a back story for Han, Chewie and Lando and they're all fairly convincing as younger versions of the characters we know.
 
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Watch the original "Death Race 2000". It has David Carradine, a pre-Rocky Sylvester Stallone and is produced by the "King of B-Movies" Roger Corman.

Death race 2050 was excellent fun as well. Keeps to the mood of the original.

I was also rather amused that the below mediocre Death race stretches for 4 movies. Because of course it would.
 

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I haven’t actually watched Death Race 2000 but from what I’ve seen it does look fun and doesn’t take itself seriously.

Watched the first modern Death Race ages ago, terrible nonsense story but as a Twisted Metal and Mad Max fan I liked the cars and the ideas they had, the use of a half a cordless drill on the wheel as a gun trigger for example and the idea of rear armour plate that can be dropped for... reasons. It also has a deadly tanker truck, Duel and Mad Max 2 style. I had no idea that they made three more, definitely not going to watch those. I suppose it's like F&F now.
 

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I haven’t actually watched Death Race 2000 but from what I’ve seen it does look fun and doesn’t take itself seriously.
It's linked above on YouTube. You should definitly watch it.

EDIT: I just clicked into the film randomly to discover it actually literally uses the "detour and fake tunnel" gag from classic Road Runner cartoons.
 

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It's linked above on YouTube. You should definitly watch it.

EDIT: I just clicked into the film randomly to discover it actually literally uses the "detour and fake tunnel" gag from classic Road Runner cartoons.

Thanks for the link. Just watched it. Can't believe I'd never seen it before. Easy to see where Stephen King got the inspiration for The Running Man.

Also props for the cameo by a Rutan Vari Viggen.
 

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The Nice Guys (2016)
Good one. Silly and funny. I was entertained. - Goal achieved.

Emma (2020)
I prepaired for boredom, but got proven wrong. Very predictable story of course, but in a very cute presentation, and even I clapped at the end. - Very nice.

Ad Astra (2019)
Bored me for an hour, after that I gave up. - Preposterous garbage.
 

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I don’t remember if I ever watched it completely through, but it felt new to me. :D

I watched Twister for the first time. It really doesn’t hold up well.
 

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I don’t remember if I ever watched it completely through, but it felt new to me. :D

What did?

I had a warring night last weekend and watched Dunkirk and Fury. Both enjoyable, but nothing too special for me. What was fun though was that during one of the action scenes in Dunkirk the power went out due to a hefty thunderstorm. Full immersion, with people taking fire on screen and suddenly rumble and windows shaking. :D
 

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What did?

I had a warring night last weekend and watched Dunkirk and Fury. Both enjoyable, but nothing too special for me. What was fun though was that during one of the action scenes in Dunkirk the power went out due to a hefty thunderstorm. Full immersion, with people taking fire on screen and suddenly rumble and windows shaking. :D

The movie Twister.
 

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I've got a good list of movies to watch now but as I started re-watching the Dark Knight trilogy last week I wanted to carry on with that. I watched The Dark Knight to...night and I've always said that it's too long. Well I take that back now. I'm not sure the final sequence with the Joker is necessary but I wasn't bored. Will be watching the muffled-voiceathon that is The Dark Knight Rises at some point.

Casino Royale is still half a movie too long and I'll stick by that...
 

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While Matt2000 was here over the weekend we indulged HWF3.0 by watching one of her favourite movies from her teenage years, namely The Lost Boys.

And boy do I wish I hadn't. I'm all for a cheesy 80s movie but this one was so bad I'd rather watch Howard the Duck on a 24 hour loop.
 

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I recently watched a pair of Katherine Heigl movies. "One For the Money", and "Home Sweet Hell". Both are entertaining and worth a watch, but I liked Home Sweet Hell more.
 
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