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Nope, the 2017 alien monster movie
Life - the reviews on this were fairly lukewarm so I was surprised I liked it as much as I did. It doesn't bring much if anything new to the genre but I thought it was an effective thriller.
Totally. Been excited for that one
Dang, that's a lineup. When are the Sleaford Mods finally coming here?
The Watcher - Charles McClean, not the teen AF of the same name. This one was called by a review in the Guardian "The number one horror novel of all time!" Unfortunately it was not. It wasn't terrible but it wasn't great either. Also it takes place in the early 80's but is strangely reminiscent of a more mid-century style that seems kind of anachronistic for when it is taking place.
Also finished White Tears which I liked.
Something like that. He obviously relished the attention from the filmmakers while at the same time insulting them (though in a way that seems packaged to appear as charming).
Get Me Roger Stone - Man this guy is a creep. Can't decide if he is as genius and all-powerful as this makes him out to be or a guy who has gotten lucky and is very good at shaping his image. Probably both. Wanted to wash my eyes after seeing.
Bottom of the World - I think the director was aiming for something like Lost Highway but boy did he/she miss the mark. This was really stupid.
Manchester by the Sea - Finally got around to seeing this on a plane. Very affecting but the fact that Affleck seems like such a creep took some of that away for me. Also, is every movie set in Boston about insular groups of working class tough guys who can't express emotions?
Toni Erdmann - Not bad but I really don't see what all the hype was about for this film. Mildly funny and touching at best.
kbollox 1 hour ago
Croatia is beautiful. I didn't have enough time to see anything but the Northern part but my wife has been to the South and highly recommends Split and Dubrovnik. We spent our time in the region of Istria for 4 days. We based ourselves in Rovinj which is a gorgeous old port city with an old town that is full of labyrinth alleys/twisty streets, etc. There are lots of hill top towns around there that date back to Roman days and are pretty cool. Also the food is AMAZING. I mean if you like stuff like wine, truffles, cheese, and honey.
Here is a photo of Motovun, one of the towns we visited
Why don't you ask these young gentlemen relaxing on the shores of Lake Bled?
Just got back from a trip to Slovenia and Croatia. Both places are great but holy shit, Slovenia is just awesome. Amazingly beautiful, clean, easily navigable, progressive, not over-touristed, just an all around amazing place. Highly recommended.