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Obviously, this is the sequel to Fun in the City, which is a film I didn't like so it's fair to say my expectations were low. So, you could say I wasn't disappointed, as it met my expectations. It was awful! It was so awful, I'd rather not spend any more time on it by talking about it. But, that wouldn't be a film review and I think I owe you all a review to save you wasting your money going to see it.

So, it starts off with this big wedding scene. And, I won't go into why, but the whole scene is just there so they can make this one joke. It's not even a funny joke ... it's just, ah, it's just terrible. It's got nothing to do with the rest of the film. Anyway, it starts there. Then, instead of the characters and the plot staying in New York where the original film was set, one of them wins a ticket to India and decides to take all her friends. It's what directors do when they've run out of ideas … let's take our characters on tour!

Anyway, they gossip, cry and shop, and they repeat this until the end. No real people would ever act like this. I didn't have any sympathy for their problems or even care what happened to them. Don't go and see it, you'll only encourage them to make another sequel. The world doesn't need three of these films. Please save your money and go and see the other big film this week: Twilight Mirror.

So, if you're a fan of the book it's based on, you're probably as excited as I was about this. For everyone else, this is a film fans have been waiting ten years to see. I have to confess, I was a bit nervous. I'd seen the posters and they didn't look right. I didn't love them at all. And I wasn't sure about the actors they cast either. So I went in not sure what to expect. But … I loved it.

One thing I really liked about it was the pace. They went backwards and forwards between the real world and the computer world and it worked really well. The special effects brought the computer world to life and I totally believed in it. But, more than that, I felt emotionally connected to the story and the characters. The whole film worked on so many levels. It reminded me of going to the cinema as a child – how much fun that was. I can't recommend it enough.

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Submitted by JMarcosD on Tue, 23/08/2022 - 17:42


Is it not more correct to say:".... going to watch..." instead of "... going to see "... in this sentece..." to save you wasting your money going to see it." ? Do We watch a film? or we see a film.

Thank you

Submitted by Ehsan on Tue, 16/08/2022 - 06:47


I'm watching "the walking dead" film. it's good and I follow it excitement. but I have seen films like "Game of thrones" and "Vikings", and I love them more than this film.

Submitted by Shouko on Mon, 18/07/2022 - 05:07


I think the last thing I watched is 3 idiots. I think it's an Indian film. The characters are great, the film is fantastic. It's a funny movie, sometimes quite sad. I

Submitted by emilia_ on Wed, 08/06/2022 - 15:19


Last movie which I've seen was "Mr. Thaddeus". It's a polish movie from 90's based on famous polish poem written by Adam Mickiewicz. It's beautiful story, very romantic but not like a man and woman relationship can be. Romantic is a view on our motherland - Poland. In this movie polish people can experience feeling which we have for our country, also see our virtues and weaknesses.

Submitted by AntonioVuas on Wed, 25/05/2022 - 21:05


Hi there, my dear friends. My name Anton. I'm really happy studying with you side by side and very glad to share with review my latest film. Well, my frinds, three weeks ago I was excited by the lovely film "Piano". Before watching I thought it was boring and not interesting, but I was mistaken. I liked everything: acting of main characters, the unexpected plot and beautiful love. But this film not for everyone. Some suggests it heavy and stuffy, some feels young and go do amur deals ). Warning: after watching you will surely be interested where and with whom yours partner.
Kinds yours reviewer Anton.

Submitted by Imma-1 on Sun, 08/05/2022 - 09:28


The last film I remember watching it is Hichiki ( an Indian movie + I don't know if I spelled it right). The film was absolutely amazing. When I first watched the trial I thought it is going to be a great film and it really met my expectations especially that I love Rani Mokerjy as an actress, she is one of a kind. Anyway the plot was perfectly written and the characters were successfully casted. I enjoyed every single second of that film and I could not help stopping watching it . What I liked most about it is the plot. How on Earth could a writer come up with such a creative and beneficial ideas. I see that the film has summed up the whole idea of teaching and its importance. I can't recommend it enough.
Imma Joseph

Submitted by jmajo on Fri, 22/04/2022 - 14:39


The last film I watched was "The Godfather" and I think it's a very interesting story, although it's a fiction story the characters are really well played by all the actors. The movie didn't need a lot of special effects to maintain the viewer attention, despite the pace of the story could be a bit slow, it goes really good with the main story and they made two sequels after that movie to continue the story.

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Submitted by ninaals on Sat, 19/02/2022 - 17:04


What was the last film you watched? What did you think of it?
I don´t usually watch movies,however the last one I remember watching was a korean one.The plot was about a nuclear power plant that suddenly starts to malfunction. It was slow paced,due to this most characters could develop throughout the course of the film.It was a thought provoking movie, leaving a message at the end.Even though it lasted for about two hours, I still enjoyed it, for it had top tier actors.

Submitted by Bianca Martins… on Thu, 17/02/2022 - 19:15


Hi, my name is Bianca. Last week on Sunday my mom and I decided to see a movie. So we watched “Bohemian Rhapsody". Anyone who is a fan of QUEEN, already knows what this story is about.
The film is wonderful from the beginning to the end. I've watched the movie so many times and I cried every time.
Freddy Mercury's story is very strong, and the way he handled things is even more so. I'm not even going to mention the soundtracks. It's a great movie, with great acting and also it's a beautiful tribute to Freddie, who marked so many lives.

Submitted by Dani.AL on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 13:58


Hi, my name is Daniela! So the last movie I watched was the new Spider-Man. I went with my brother and nephew to the movies. My hopes weren’t so high but the movie was amazing, I loved it. I couldn't stop talking about it. I didn’t read the books but I did look into some websites, blogs etc about Spider-Man and I read more and more about it.
Our money was well spent, because the actors were very good and the setting of the film was really nice. Also the story was well plotted.

Submitted by misty on Tue, 11/01/2022 - 19:44


I'm still watching, "The Witcher," so I can't say much about the ending. But mind you, from the start I watched the first episode I was so glued that I don't wanna stop and if possible to finish all the episodes in just one night.

Submitted by danielbacelar on Wed, 17/11/2021 - 23:18


I love watching movies, especially Pulp Fiction, yesterday I watched it for the eighteenth time.

Submitted by siddhuk on Tue, 19/10/2021 - 09:01


The last movie I saw was "High School Musical The musical the holiday special". I watched this on Disney+ Hotstar, the Indian arm of Disney+. The production is really good even in midst of COVID-19. I felt sympathetic towards the cast of the TV series, especially emotional stories. There are a lot of songs

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Tue, 12/10/2021 - 09:32


My last film was one day ago. Film was based on true events. I like watch movies.

Submitted by Yureki_11 on Wed, 29/09/2021 - 22:56


What was the last film you watched? What did you think of it?

The last film I watched was "Free Guy". This kind of science fiction movies are wondrous, so Free Guy shows us how artificial intelligence comes alive throught a game. The main caracther "Guy" is conscious about his own existence, and I believe it is one of my favorite ideas in film. However, "Free Guy" is a comedy movie with an amazing cast such as Ryan Reynolds that plays "Guy". This film is for everyone, so I recommend it to you.

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Fri, 10/09/2021 - 00:09

The last film I watched was The Iron Man. This film is about a brave and strong man. He is never defeated and does not fear anything. He uses his power and strength in positive ways.

Submitted by Rehanh on Wed, 01/09/2021 - 14:12

the last film that i have watched was about the war in the desert, The name of the movie is (expresstion) It was about a handsome man who had a mission in an Indian country, in the middle of the movie he has met a young man and got problems with him, to sum up, I really recommended this movie guys.

Submitted by GiulianaAndy on Wed, 04/08/2021 - 14:58

Hello, excuse me, I have an jssu with the audio I can't hear anything when I click on play

Hello GiulianaAndy,

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Submitted by lucianocastle on Sat, 12/06/2021 - 21:39

The last film I saw was "The woman in the window". It's a psychological thriller. The story centers around a woman who lives in a suburban home, which is agoraphobic taking medication, and suffers from anxiety due to an unexplained trauma. She is unable to go outside her home because of her phobia. Ironically enough she used to be a child psychologist. When a new family moves into her neighborhood in front of her house, she receives a visit from the family's teen son, which shows unusual behavior. After that, she receives another visit from a strange woman! Due to her mental state, she can't help but start spying on the new strange neighbors. This causes her to observe an awful event! The movie keeps you guessing all the time if what she's seeing is real or if she is hallucinating it all. Great acting by the lead role and a superb supporting cast makes this a must for psychological thriller lovers. I loved it, and I highly recommend it!

Submitted by Antoni Luna on Mon, 17/05/2021 - 21:08

The last film I watched was Oxygene, a drama thriller about a woman who wake up inside a capsule and doesn't have a way to get out. At a general point it doesn't look like an interesting trama, but when the story begins it encourage you to keep on there. The plot is sorprising interesting and with so much suspense on what's happening. I really recommend it.

Submitted by German on Tue, 04/05/2021 - 03:19

The last movie that I watched was Soul (A disney movie). I had expectactative about this film because I had references that it was a good movie, but, I have to say that actually I don´t seem it so good. I think that its message is a message that is in another movies and hence for me, this movie wasn´t diferent than others.

Submitted by cesar_alex on Fri, 09/04/2021 - 05:45

In the last sentence of the transcript, it should go "can" instead of "can't", this makes sense of the paragraph.

Hi cesar_alex,

Actually, this is a fixed phrase: I can't recommend it (highly) enough. The meaning is that the film was so good that no matter how much I recommend it, it's not sufficient to show how good the film was (i.e. the film was better than I am able to describe). It doesn't mean 'I can't recommend it' :) 

Does that make sense?


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Submitted by Mari Dyrko on Sun, 07/03/2021 - 16:31

Hello friends. The last thing I have watched is not a film but a series. I want to share with you the feelings, experiences and life of this series, which has been going on for over 15 years. I will even say more, few people are able to keep such a bar and not fall during this time ... A story about two brothers who fought against evil. Their acting struck to the depths of the soul. At first I watched him through my favorite actor - Jenson Ackles. This series was a certain mainstream. each series was filled with an interesting idea, and the realization of all the props and scenes was impressive. Its name is “Supernatural”. «Supernatural ”is a cult American TV series from 2005 to 2020, which combines elements of mysticism, drama, detective and horror. I highly recommend watching it.

Submitted by Olenka Hruba on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 19:12

The last film I saw "The Holiday". This film is a romantic comedy. Besides this film is about two women who do not know each other, living 10,000 kilometres apart, find themselves in a similar situation. But they find each other: on the Internet, on a vacation housing exchange site. Before Christmas, Iris and Amanda decide to take a break from their problems and agree to swap continents and live in each other's house for two weeks. Iris moves to Amanda's house in a sunny California, and Amanda arrives in the snow-covered English countryside... And each of them meets her Christmas in her new place. If you are sad on Christmas evenings I recommend you to watch this movie, it will cheer you up and the evening will not be so boring.

Submitted by iriska on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 18:46

Frankly, I`m so obsessed with watching movies and drama is my weak spot. The last film I watched was «Last Christmas». This touched my heart, made me smile, laugh and, yes, cry of course. There are some silly as well as far-fetched moments but generally it has special atmosphere of love and Christmas. This one more Christmas Eve is going to be usual for young Kate, a frustrated and pessimistic Londoner who works as an elf in a Christmas shop. She doesn`t expect sth special for this day. But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom. If you`re fond of charming Emilia Clarke and charismatic Henry Golding you here. Kate begins to realize how to live happily and not to spend her life for silly fears. She has to make a choice to give her heart to kind and weird stranger or to stay in her own grey routine. This movie is light and tough for our emotional state at the same time but it teaches us to appreciate every moment of life.

Submitted by Roma Hrytsyshyn on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 17:25

The last film I watched was “Once upon a Time ... in Hollywood”. That was a genre of comedy and drama. From the very beginning, I didn't plan to watch the whole film in one sitting, I thought I would watch half an hour and then go to bed. But I didn't notice that a little more than an hour had passed! The story was about TV actor Rick Dalton in 1969 in Los Angeles and his backup Cliff Booth, and how they are moving through the film industry. That plot was based on real events because then the actress Sharon Tate was killed. Thus, the director of the film, Quentin Tarantino, decided to remake the ending of the real story and showed a different version of events. Acting, directing techniques, music - all at the highest level. Actors fitted their roles like never before. Besides, they were both ones of my favorites - Leonardo Di Caprio and Brad Pitt. In a nutshell, sometimes the plot of the film had a surprising twist and it was amusing and exciting at the same time. There were jaw-dropping and breathtaking pictures of the events. Especially I liked the director's style. It is a masterpiece of its kind. I definitely recommend watching this film once.

Submitted by Konsul Ann on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 16:18

My last film that has given me the creep is "Wonder". By genre, it's a drama. The film is based on a novel by writer Palacio. This is the story of a boy named Augustus who has a congenital disease called Collins' tricher syndrome. due to this disease he underwent 27 operations. The events unfold on how he first went to school. In my opinion, this film is very instructive and sincere. He teaches us how to communicate with people. THIS film will be close to everyone, because each character has their own problems that at least one person could have. A very good film that will make you cry and think about your life.

Submitted by Veronichka on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 12:32

The last film I watched was Me before you. This is a romantic drama. The plot is based on a book by English writer Jojo Moyes. According to the plot of the film, this is a story about Louisa Clark, who unfortunately lost her job and now she takes care of Will Traynor. Ну is paralyzed after a motorcycle accident. He no longer feels the joy of living , he hates himself and everyone around him and goes through each day doing nothing but taking his medicine. But when Louise appears in his home , she brings a new light to his life and the film shows how their relationship develops. The main role was played by Emilia Clarke - the well-known mother of dragons from the Game of Thrones series. I really like the way she expresses her emotions. During and after watching the movie in my eyes were tears. This is a fantastic love story, a story of the struggle between life and death, but unfortunately without a happy ending. Тhis film makes us think about how happy we are if we can see, hear, walk and feel. I experienced all the emotions of this film. And I recommend it to everyone who like to cry, as well as to those who love sensitive love stories that go through life's troubles.

Submitted by Adriana Botvynnyk on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 08:12

Hello, friends! Last time I saw a very interesting cartoon, "Soul". It’s a family cartoon, a little fantasy and an adventure. In the film’s plot, it is the story of a music teacher who had long dreamed of performing jazz music on the stage, and he got this chance. But after the accident, his soul is separated from his body and transferred to the Seminar "You" in which the souls develop. There he meets the soul 22 and teaches her how to live in the world around him. For me, this cartoon has become very instructive, because not every human being gives his or her right to life to another human being. After watching the cartoon, we should all think about the value of life.

Submitted by sone4ko345 on Mon, 01/03/2021 - 16:37

The last time I watched Doolittle. This is a fantastic adventure comedy. The plot is based on a series of books by English writer Hugh Lofting. According to the plot of the film, this is a story about Dr. Doolittle, who can talk to animals. He lost his wife seven years ago and has been living with animals in his large house ever since. Only the illness of the young queen forces him to go in search of medicine, where he gets into various adventures. This film is suitable for both adults and children. In my opinion, this film teaches us love for animals and the ability to help other people, despite different life circumstances. If you love comedy and animals, this movie is for you.
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Submitted by El Cuy Mágico on Wed, 03/02/2021 - 21:06

Last movie I saw was “Dracula untold”. Even though I only could see a part I found it an entertaining movie. Despite of Its plot has a lot of fantasy I enjoyed it as I really like history and I found some historical references on it.

Submitted by kawa on Sun, 31/01/2021 - 11:23

That last film I watched was Vikings. After seeing this film, I came to the idea that the directors are just trying to not finish the film so briefly and making a lot of episodes in order to earn more money: letting the watcher just see some character thinking over something. In other words, the most time of the film is spent on describing events and movements, wars between the fighters. they just allure the watcher and let him/her just wish to know what gonna happen in the next episode. Nevertheless, this film is really very suspenseful und highly recommended.

Submitted by Layria on Wed, 13/01/2021 - 19:52

The last film I watched was Soul at Disney+. I really love the main character, he is so tender. It´s a about a musician who dies in a accident and has to teach a "little old soul" to find a purpose in the life. He thinks the most important achievement in life is to act in a concert, but the same experience in the sky makes him think different.The film is suitable for teenagers an adults and encourage you to see how important is to enjoy the life in every moment.

Submitted by Diogo1606 on Sat, 09/01/2021 - 23:16

The last movie I watched was "Wonder Woman 1984". It is about Diana facing two villains: Max Lord and Cheetah. During the plot, Diana has to make a hard choice that in order to keep the world a better place. It hasn't much action, but I liked it anyway.

Submitted by cisem on Sun, 27/12/2020 - 17:19

the last film is INCEPTION,yes ı know that lated for the watching but doesn' matter.Leonorda DiCaprio is perceftly actor.I admired him acting,good job.When you watch the film,we see that ,they are really work ,labored.If you didn't watching,you have to watch it!!!!!

Submitted by Asni on Fri, 04/12/2020 - 23:40

What was the last film you watched? What did you think of it? The last film I watched was Sully. The film is based on Sully's autobiography Highest Duty, Sully is Chesley Sullenberger an American retired Air Force fighter pilot and airline captain. It was the American star Tom Hanks who played the role of Sully. In a nutshell, the film was about an emergency landing on the Hudson River, and the subsequent publicity and investigation to find out whether the pilot Sully was a real hero that could save all 155 passengers and crew lives or just an irresponsible pilot who risked many lives by making such a huge mistake, which obviouly would end his career.
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Submitted by DJ Singh on Wed, 02/12/2020 - 05:39

The last film I watched on my laptop was 500 days of summer, It was a good watch. The story is about a girl called Summer. She is very open-minded and knows what does she want. She doesn't want to get into a relationship and hurt someone's feelings because she believes relationships are messy. But eventually. On the other hand, her current boyfriend gone mad at her because he was serious about her. The story involves them, In the end, Summer marries to another guy because she felt that. That was a love story but not a happy love story. I recommend watching it once.
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Submitted by javibuendi on Thu, 19/11/2020 - 10:30

The last thing I have watched is not a film but a series. It is called Queen´s gambit. You probably already know it, it is on Netflix. A good friend suggested me to watch it, because one of his favourite actresses appears in there. The girl in question is Anya Taylor-Joy, who I already knew from Split. Her performance is amazing, you do not even realise she is acting, and the plot is simply lovely, it reaches the bottom of your heart. If I were you, I could not wait to watch it. Cheers from Madrid.
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Submitted by danisep on Wed, 18/11/2020 - 03:37

The last film that I watched was Borat 2 I have never seen any movie from Borat but I really like it this one, some jokes I couldn't believe how they made all of those performances in front of strange people and looks funny and sometimes make me ponder about important issues. The movie is about a journalist who need to drop a present to trump or one of their close political friends so the govern of Kazakhstan thought in gift a monkey but the monkey was eaten by Borat's daughter… I’m writing and I’m laughing it seems so insane but it is fun, now available on prime video.

Submitted by Echo1 on Sat, 24/10/2020 - 10:04

The last time I watched was just last night. It's a tv series called "The Good Place". I think this series is hilarious but at the same time, has a lot of moral everybody should learn.

Submitted by Chiara99 on Fri, 16/10/2020 - 14:51

A few days ago i watched called "The bride's friend" , which it was so bored than I expected when I was watching the trailer. It talked about the distasters of one of the bride's friends and not of all of them. All in all, it got me a lauth.
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Submitted by Hennadii on Tue, 15/09/2020 - 10:55

The last film I watched was "The Favourite" by Yorgos Lanthimos. This film was released in 2018 and most of the critics think it was one of the best movies of the year. The film had 274 nominations in different Awards and won 119 of them. For example, Olivia Colman got her first Oscar as Best Actress and won the same category at BAFA. Almost every valued film festival gave at least one prize to "The Favourite". I think it speaks volumes. What about my impressions? I think the film is great. Despite the simple plot - two women: Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) and Abigail (Emma Stone) try to win the favour of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman). And they both down and dirty in their methods. A would like to say, all of them (I mean the main characters) played awesomely. And the others too, of course. The film director was careful in the casting so no one dropped from the film flow. And music! I think it's one of the most important keys to success. In this movie, it couldn't be better. Every single sound at the right time. Well, without spoilers, I strongly recommend you watch this film and you will find: good scenario, excellent cast, prominent directing, great music, awesome costuming, and convincing atmosphere of The Royal Court.

Submitted by Ramazan Altınışık on Fri, 04/09/2020 - 12:08

"Runaway Jury" was the last film I watched. I watched it last week. It was related about justice system. The issue was that Should guns have been prohibited to carry in America. 15 person were chosen to be Jury in a case. The Claimant was a women whose husband has been shot with a gun. Defendant was a gun company which produces guns.

Submitted by DanielM on Fri, 28/08/2020 - 18:56

The last movie that I remember that I saw was Harry Potter in a marathon of Harry Potter films, because I like these films because they convert a "normal" world together with one of magic and I also like that it has been a woman which wrote the books on which the film is based and the type of imagination and ability to illustrate it in a book.

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