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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.
Spiderman across the Spiderverse, which I just watched yesterday, It was amazing, as it is supposed to be. It's an animation film about Miles, the one who gets bit by a radiation spider. It was totally worth all my money to go see it. The animation, soundtrack, plot, characters, and spectacular landscape on screen make it no wonder why people loved it.
The last film which I watched was called "Ilovaysk 2014. Battalion "Donbas"". This film is about events, which took place in the East of Ukraine in 2014. The main character "Bishut" and his comrade were catched in encirclement, and they need to go out from it. But, they are wanted by russian forces, so it's not easy to get back to their fatherland. The plot and pace were really amazing, so I advise everyone, who like action films, watch this. Of course, if you understand ukrainian and russian languages, you can watch it without any problems, but with subtitlies this film doesn't lose interest.
Now I'm watching Beef series and I reaches third episode. It's so interesting and worth it. I really enjoy it. This is the first time for me watching Asian series but I think it's recommended.
The last movie I watched was The experimenter (2015), it is a movie about the very famous experiment in social psychology which is about the "obedience to Authority". The main idea behind this experiment was driven by the big shock from the nature of the Nazi system, and the difficulty to explain their behavior especially the one for the mass destruction toward the Jews. In fact, it didn't only meet my expectations, it went beyond them. It was a piece of art.
The last film I saw was Hasta el ultimo hombre, it is about an American farmer that when he grew up he went to war but he couldnt even touch a gun because of his religion, so no one expected him to survive, he was helping to those ones that were injured, he even helped one of their enemies. I think that he is a good follower and also good person.
I recently watched Miss Little Sunshine. My sister recommended me that film. I had low expectations so it met my expectations. Normally I don't like road trip movies. But the movie was not too long so I didn't get bored. Characters were realistic and story was great, I felt emotionally connected with the family, Iike I was sitting on the car with them. Also, I must say that Steve Carell is a very talented actor. I watched him in the Office, his character was funny and humorist. It was the first time that I watched him as a depressive and upset person. I think he did a great job.
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.
For films, both "watch" and "see" are commonly used. The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English lists both as collocating verbs: https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/film
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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.
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