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Announcements / Re: 3A Toys/Rebellion Press Release
« on: 28 April, 2017, 10:59:25 am »

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Announcements / Re: 3A Toys/Rebellion Press Release
« on: 28 April, 2017, 10:43:20 am »
I'll just leave this here...
...stay on target

That packaging is gorgeous!!!!  :thumbsup:


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Announcements / Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« on: 26 April, 2017, 05:22:07 pm »
Anyone had Fast Food and Undercover Brothers yet?  My Hachette account shows them as being added on the 15th but still no sign of them.  Normally, the books get added to the account on a Saturday and they've turned up by a week on Monday, but no sign of them yet this month.

Ta

Still waiting on mine too.

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Games / Re: What was your best game?
« on: 23 April, 2017, 03:35:47 pm »
Odd that it says 'One to two players' instead of 'One or two players'

Checked my copy of the game and it's as I thought, you take turns in playing.  :)

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Games / Re: What was your best game?
« on: 23 April, 2017, 12:24:47 pm »

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Film & TV / Re: Doctor Who - Series 10 (Spoilers)
« on: 23 April, 2017, 12:48:49 am »
I thought it was a real stinker!

Underdeveloped ideas and a pretty feeble plot.
Hope next weeks is better!
Capaldi was his usual dependable self, but the scripts need to dramatically improve (in more ways than one).

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General / Re: Top 5 Dredd stories.
« on: 22 April, 2017, 08:59:35 pm »
America
The Apocalyse War
Necropolis
Judge Death Lives
The Pit

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Film & TV / Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
« on: 22 April, 2017, 01:42:07 pm »
The flaws are certainly more apparent on subsequent viewings.

It's puzzling that Edward's appears to struggles with creating convincing characters that interact naturally and aren't mearly cyphers who spout exposition

I found Cassian Andor, Chirrut Îmwe, K-2SO, Baze Malbus, Orson Krennic, Galen Erso no less convincing as characters than most of those that are simply drawn in the OT. Rogue One has story problems but most of its characters function perfectly fine for the type of men-on-a-mission film it is.

To give Rogue One its dues, the dialogue is Mamet-esque compared to the prequel's piffle! 

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Film & TV / Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
« on: 22 April, 2017, 12:29:18 pm »
The flaws are certainly more apparent on subsequent viewings.

It's puzzling that Edward's appears to struggles with creating convincing characters that interact naturally and aren't mearly cyphers who spout exposition, especially as he showed promise at this with Monsters, although not with the turgid Godzilla, maybe because Monsters was his own creation?

Also, I wish the otherwise fine Felicity Jones didn't appear to be chewing on a wasp every time she was called upon to show emotion.

It's not a bad film and its somewhat tragically bleak tone is actually one of its strengths, but that script could of done with a few more drafts before it was shot, that's for sure.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 20 April, 2017, 09:03:54 pm »
You're a braver man than me Panthero!  :o

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As Steve said, 4K 3D was never a standard and with major manufacturers like LG pulling out of 3D compatible tech market , it's doubtful how long it will last as an option.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 19 April, 2017, 10:11:37 pm »
The Wicker Man

At times colossally camp - absurdly hokey - utterly magnetic. It's a gloriously insane tale of pagan ritual and the delusion of faith. The late Woodward and Lee are spectacular. The whole thing vibrates with a grim energy and all the soft porn and 70's folk pop musical numbers fall away with that iconic, enthralling, mind-destroying finale.

It's certainly unique and is easily my favourite 'folk horror' movie-if there even is any other to compare it too!

Regardless, The Wicker Man is an absolute masterpiece and in a class of its own!

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 19 April, 2017, 10:07:07 pm »
Robocop (2014).Not as terrible as I expected,but its a generic/mediocre action movie.I got to say,Samuel L Jackson does steal the show.

Really?

It was far worse than I expected and I expected it to be really bad!  :o

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Megazine / Re: Meg 383 Riot Act!
« on: 19 April, 2017, 10:05:21 pm »
Really excellent first part to the Dredd story this month, look forward to seeing where it goes!   :)

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Off Topic / Re: The Political Thread
« on: 19 April, 2017, 09:33:33 am »



Isn't that a scene from the movie V For Vendetta?

If so, highly apt!

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