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Post by BJ » November 7, 2018, 10:34 am

-PJ- wrote:I watched Karate Kid the other night.

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Wax on Wax off..paint defence..side to side.
The best part of Karate Kid is the warning at the start of the fight that says “you can’t hit above the shoulders”. Only for the star of the show to win the day with a flying kick to the head.

Sort of reminds me of Billy Slater being allowed to shoulder charge and get away with it.

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Post by greeneyed » December 16, 2018, 7:51 pm

Just watched Roma on Netflix.

Extraordinary film, the black and white cinematography just perfect. Touching film.

Getting a virtual concurrent cinema release here, had a three week cinema release in North America so as to qualify it for the Academy Awards, before hitting Netflix.
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Post by Dr Zaius » December 16, 2018, 8:27 pm

BJ wrote:
-PJ- wrote:I watched Karate Kid the other night.

Daniel son !!!

Wax on Wax off..paint defence..side to side.
The best part of Karate Kid is the warning at the start of the fight that says “you can’t hit above the shoulders”. Only for the star of the show to win the day with a flying kick to the head.

Sort of reminds me of Billy Slater being allowed to shoulder charge and get away with it.
Billy modelled his defensive jumps for bombs on the Karate Kid
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Post by Sid » December 16, 2018, 10:20 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
BJ wrote:
-PJ- wrote:I watched Karate Kid the other night.

Daniel son !!!

Wax on Wax off..paint defence..side to side.
The best part of Karate Kid is the warning at the start of the fight that says “you can’t hit above the shoulders”. Only for the star of the show to win the day with a flying kick to the head.

Sort of reminds me of Billy Slater being allowed to shoulder charge and get away with it.
Billy modelled his defensive jumps for bombs on the Karate Kid
Hence his nickname Billy the Karate Kid
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » December 17, 2018, 6:17 am

BJ wrote:
-PJ- wrote:I watched Karate Kid the other night.

Daniel son !!!

Wax on Wax off..paint defence..side to side.
The best part of Karate Kid is the warning at the start of the fight that says “you can’t hit above the shoulders”. Only for the star of the show to win the day with a flying kick to the head.

Sort of reminds me of Billy Slater being allowed to shoulder charge and get away with it.
I was listening to a Chris Hardwick Podcast. Apparently there’s a new show out Cobra Kai, which is Danny and Johnny grown up and dealing with life after The Karate Kid. He was saying it’s good, and not like your typical reboot

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Post by greeneyed » December 17, 2018, 1:38 pm

Just watching the ads for Aquaman, Boxing Day release. I'm so over comic book movies.
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Post by dubby » December 17, 2018, 2:14 pm

Careful. I made that comment before, and Hrundi went zuzz at me!!



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Re: The Film Thread

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » December 30, 2018, 7:21 pm

Just watched Warrior on Fox. Man that movie hits me in the feels. I think Joel Edgerton is one of the most underrated actors going around


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Post by -GD- » December 30, 2018, 8:54 pm

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
BJ wrote:
-PJ- wrote:I watched Karate Kid the other night.

Daniel son !!!

Wax on Wax off..paint defence..side to side.
The best part of Karate Kid is the warning at the start of the fight that says “you can’t hit above the shoulders”. Only for the star of the show to win the day with a flying kick to the head.

Sort of reminds me of Billy Slater being allowed to shoulder charge and get away with it.
I was listening to a Chris Hardwick Podcast. Apparently there’s a new show out Cobra Kai, which is Danny and Johnny grown up and dealing with life after The Karate Kid. He was saying it’s good, and not like your typical reboot
Cobra Kai is excellent, definitely worth a watch. Its on You Tube Premium though.

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Post by greeneyed » January 2, 2019, 6:07 pm

Just watched "Game Night". It was actually not too bad. Some nice twists.
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Post by greeneyed » January 9, 2019, 8:50 pm

Just watched "Stronger". I'd never heard of it, and it bombed at the box office. But it is a very good film. Made me cry to boot. Now on Fox Movies and Stan.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/stronger_2017

Jake Gyllrnhaal almost not recognisable. Maybe he's just getting old.
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