May 3rd, 2021

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Movie Reviews: Pet Sematary (2019) Rewatch + The Beach Bum 👎👎

Pet Sematary (2019) Rewatch
I just don't care.

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The Beach Bum (2019)

A druggie beach bum does drugs and bums. Then his wife dies. He bums more. This was crap. The hero's name was Moondog FFS! This was shallow and irrelevant.

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Trailers, Quotes & Stuff

'The Mitchells V The Machines' trailer

A Furbie attacks.


Best Lines:

“Haven't figured me out yet.”


“Robot apocalypse.”


“Why would someone build that?”


'Prodigal Son' 2x11 promo

No.


'Prodigal Son' 2x10 promo

No.


'Prodigal Son' 2x09 promo

I'm sick of him.


'Vigil' promo

Murder on a sub. Yes.

'Marvel Studios Celebrates The Movies'
Oooohhhh.


Cherry cola – okay.

Chevre log – yum.
Cantonel Roquefort unpast - yum.


Who saw 'A Prayer For The Dying'?


My ex promised a life of peace and gentleness. My ex has not shown remorse or insight. He's fairly worthless. My ex doesn't acknowledge me – I'm totally disregarded. I'm under-appreciated. I've long nursed hurt feelings.


Saw vegan pate – ick.


I'd try honeyed Basque cheesecake and fried elderflower blossoms.


What's wild garlic emulsion or confit garlic?


Foot scenting is a thing?


'Great Continental Railyway Journeys' Quotes:

“Beggers and smells and bad hotels.”


“Corrupt public morals.”


'Sky News' Quotes:

“Ties continue to be cut.”


“Made their anger known.”


“Promised so much.”


“All too serious consequences.”


'Three Days That Shook Football' Quotes:

“I don't like it one bit.”


“The emotions it provoked.”


“What it might become.”


“Potential ramifications.”


“Strange ironical thing.”


“Fall back down the other way.”


“Grew ever more enormous.”


“Very few knew of the impending storm.”


“Actually going to be happening.”


“Have more fans.”


“Challenge to the whole order.”


“American type closed system.”


“Franchise model.”


“Persistent self-interest.”


“Fan reps.”


“Fans having voting rights.”


“Little watched digital channel in Spain.”


“Preposterous arrogance.”


'BBC News' Quotes:

“Most famous duck on social media.”


“Different way of living.”


“Just how bad it is.”


“Car crash insanity.”


“Reassuradely boring.”


“Goodness.”


“Tone poem.”


“Rich seams of human kindness.”


“Harsh beauty.”


“Look like a hard hitting Ken Loach documentary.”


“Preposterous tosh.”


“That was fishing?”


Bizarre inability.”


“Toe curling.”


“On the ale.”


“Plot contrivances.”


“Terrible theme pubs where drunken Americans sing along to The Pogues while loudly reminiscing about a country they claim to love but have never actually visited.”


“Running, punching, shooting, stabbing.”


“Trudges drearily.”


“Zero emotional engagement.”


“Fantastical nightmare.”


"Going to be good man.”


“Who are these unstoppbale warriors?”


“Worst family of all time.”


“Let the Dark Harvest begin!”


“Comic tension.”


“6 laugh tests.”


'48 Hours' Quotes:

“Ran hard but did not run well.”


“Didn't know what fear was.”


“On him like stink on skunk.”


“I wasn't afraid of anything. I didn't know I needed to be.”


'Los Angeles Times' Quotes:

“Dark moment.”


“A legacy seldom forgotten.”


'The Irish Times' Quotes:

“Be treated like a pariah.”


“Once-in-a-generation effort.”


“Always telling him what he “should” be doing – sometimes in the press.”


“Historians and future generations.”


“Inevitability of the closure.”


'The Simpsons' Quotes:

“I love you scary daddy.”


“Museum of generational wealth.”


“Pocket alcohol.”


“Last minute man plans.”


“Hanging with the Yankee Candle crowd.”


“Sneered at her enemy.”


“Scheme away.”


'Teen Titans Go!' Quote:

“Do the leaving of the house?!?”


'The Sunday Times' Quotes:

“Mythic characters.”


“Bookless household.”


“Battle for every sentence I wrote.”


“Stoking the ire on social media.”


“Horrible things happen.”


“Operatic darkness.”


“He likes brooms.”


“Peril and threat.”


“Fan and critical dismay.”


"Enjoyed with caution.”


“Miserable private life.”


“Serious moral questions.”


“One of the meek who do not inherit the Earth.”


“Unsparing plays.”


“Moral doubt.”


“Believes in the rightness of his cause.”


“Disconcerting behavioural traits.”


“Fatal disadvantage.”


“Totemic status.”


“Intellectual agility.”


“Zombie Elvis.”


“There's a real chance this could be terrible.”


“A man unworthy of her.”


“Prey to countless indignities.”


“Lived through some of the most serious events in Roman history.”


“Of sternly conservative opinions,”


“Great battles, the rise and fall of political factions, all are experienced as dimly heard rumours.”


“Never ceased to love her, esteem her, stay true to her.”


“Ostentatious simplicity.”


“Granted privileges beyond the dreams of many.”


“Whispered and widely believed.”


“Murderous and malign.”


“Give him sage advice.”


“Brutal and precarious.”


“Granted the name by which posterity would remember him;”


“Ominious air.”


“Ceded control.”


“Lonely neediness.”


“Absurd turns real.”


“He seems uninterested.”


“Arouses curiosity and expectation.”


“Baffling and irritating experience.”


“Narky personality.”


“Unusually downbeat.”


“Deeply ancient.”


“Unforgettably appalling.”


“Limitations impsed on them by circumstances.”


“Name of repute.”


“Seizing a conquered enemy's most prized cultural artefacts.”


“Gaze of servitude.”


“Much-liked.”


“Condemned to go nowhere.”


“Restless, remorseless days.”


“Terrifying absurdity.”


“Prophetic resonances,”


“Always been criticised.”


“Abide by these notions.”


“Ungrateful, cantankerous and insufficiently interested.”


“Flawed macho ideal.”


“Menacing racing style.”


“Continuing anger.”


“Doom-laden tales.”


“Some guy in a FedEx truck carrying a chunk of lung from a human being who had recently died of a deadly airborne disease.”


“As old as hippies and hobos.”


“New biological threat had crept up on humanity.


“This is Tom Clancy sh*t.”


“Ignorance and inertia.”


“British kebab awards.”


“Wistful references.”


“Seen so many bad outcomes.”


“I miss it to this day.”


"Compromised male pride.”


“Urgency of the situation in which they had found themselves.”


“Bleak testimony.”


“Triumphal.”


“Sense of impending doom.”


“Apocalyptic chaos.”


“A woman he'd met in a cigar bar.”


“Horribly cliquey place.”


“Couldn't be accused of overachieving.”


'It Takes A Killer' Quotes:

“Extremely volatile.”


“Threaten her own family members with severe harm and or death.”


“She's beyond help?”


“Met her tragic end.”


“A lot of violent acts.”


“Main source of conflict.”


“Danger to the family.”


“Years of family turmoil.”


'True Life Crime UK' Quote:

“Spooky barn.”


'Business Post Magazine' Quotes:

“Ideology-free zone.”


“Might acutally entertain and amuse.”


“Growing resentment.”


“A detriment was suffered.”

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Colony 3x01&3x02 + Line Of Duty 6x07 + Batwoman 2x03 + Galactica 1980 1x04 Reviewed 🌧☔🌦😎🌞☀🕶🌤

Maquis

I can't recall what happened in season 2 only that all the promise of season 1 was flushed away. Will's grim with scrupulous seriousness. This has wearying blandness as it tries for melancholic pessimism. Will's grown a beard and they're in full on survivalist mode living in a cabin in the woods. They consider hiding under a tarp shelter.


They've a backup cabin. They don't seem overly concerned about LA or the wider resistance. They've set Vietcong style traps in the woods. There is a number station babbled about. Discussion is deflected. The aliens did deliberate subversion. An alien ship crashes. There are serious and urgent issues. The sons are comically intransigent.


This tries for a deeply unsettingly effect but it is decidely insipid and unappealing generic. Snyder is an arrogant horrible man. A ski resort is seen. The alien are staunch and unyiedling. The useless Katie takes an angry offensive. This has no enduring hold and does not resonate. The Factory was to build space based weapons? It's 6 months since the end of season 2. The aliens have enemies.


The brutally managed occupation goes on. This is a conflict society. One's grown tired of angry assertions. This is not a nuanced exploration. The aliens are unstoppable. The idiot family keep an alien weapon on the mantlepiece. They plan dissent and challenge.


Change is worth considering. There are contradictory ideas and people are implacably opposed to the aliens – they just don't want to do anything about it. These are extremely contested times. This was not thriving or interesting. There is deadness and this is not imaginative.


They try to navigate their family and cirumstances to the best of their abilities. The frustrating Snyder is not to be trusted. Grim scenes unfold. There is no desperation. Snyder's slighted and is a pot-stirrer. This was starchy and ineffectual. People are self-righteous. There are no supremely ethical types. An alien is seen – so that's what they look like under the suits?


Best Lines:

“Less talking, more walking.”


“Search and destroy mode.”


“Useless seems like an unnecessarily hurtful choice of words.”


“Crossed the survey line!”


“Rules that you made up to win.”


“Mountain sojourn.”


“Bored off his ass.”


“Something bigger's going on.”


“The same logic the Japanese used when they sided with the nazis. As I remember it didn't exactly work out well for them.”


“That world's gone.”


“Landing zone.”


Puzzle Man

The resistance and the 'government' are irksomely grandiose with breathless pomposity and talk about things that need to be taken seriously by serious people. This is spiralling nonsense that is not tumultuous. Snyder has maniacal dedication and mournfulness. Ally Walker and Germans lurk. The Factory has been destroyed with no survivors – so much for all the interesting plots. One assumes Maddie and her idiot son were killed. The political types have to support the aliens war effort. This is the gravest emergency.


Broussard walks around an empty LA as tumbleweeds blow. He tapes together shredded documents. There is growing distress and idiot choices are imperilling. This was aggressively apathetic. A bimbo and a boy are seen. There is haranguing, grievances and the aliens have had a profound impact. There is a lack of regard. The idiots board a train. There is indifference and perfidious types. There are long simmering tensions and no relevance.


Snyder has a child. There is grimness and death, offscreen. There is talk of a bioweapon. Haunting questions remain. Peyton List shows up.


Best Lines:

“Said we had years to prepare.”


“Who's out there making cereal?”


“Accept whatever consequences might come.”


“Advance strikes, we must assume that their main fleet is on the way.”


“Used to be 3 of us.”


“60 seconds to board.”


“The fight here is over.”


“People getting herded onto freight trains never ends badly.”


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Line Of Duty 6x07

The notoriously complex show comes to a conclusion. Nothing joy inducing happens. I detest Steve. Kate and Steve plot. Steve is irrationally annoying as he is called on his drug addiction. Why is Kate trusting Jo? Why is Kate back at work after transfering out and being ARRESTED? Why did the OCG keep bloodstained murder weapons covered in fingerprints? Leverage? James Nesbitt won't be in this, he was just a photo cameo. Who forged Kate's signature? Why are people giving Jo a pass? Why didn't they search for the misspellings before? H is unmasked and he's a nobody – not a Bond baddie. Oh FFS. Kate needs a slap, she is so stupid. This was unwatchable. Adrian Dunbar does ACTINGS and AC-12 is de-fanged.


Best Lines:

“Made me fear him.”


“Crap suits, dad cars.”


“Fail upwards.”


“Blundering fool.”


“What does this make us look like?!?”

"Sinister enterprises."


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Bat Girl Magic!

There's a new drug in Gotham. Jacob doesn't know the pass-word for Kate's phone. Jacob is baffled and unnerved with all this pesky complexity. Sophie and Alice are on an island. Ryan whines. Mary and Luke annoy and grate. There is bad acting. I miss Kate. TPTB take nasty shots at season 1, Kate and the wig. This show is lacking something. Kate's alive? There is a Jack Napier mention.


Best Lines:

“I know you want me to be a bad person but I'm not.”


“Killing lackeys. Sounds tedious.”


“What purpose does she serve?”

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The Super Scouts
Multiple children from the rag tag fleet run around on Earth and they somehow have super-powers on Earth. There is a new Dr Zee, he is a worse actor than the 1st one. The younglings of the rag tag fugitive fleet are sent to blend in on Earth. There is exposition and Barry Van Dyke showing zero acting talent. The rag tag fugitive fleet has a schooling ship. Dillon claims the Cylons haven't attacked in a generation. The Cylons show up. The acting is bad, really bad. This leaves you apathetic and it is not absorbing. One feels contempt for this. No wonder this struggled to attract the attention of viewers back in 1980. Troy tells Dillon to exchange cubits for money. Cubits are made of gold but wouldn't it be a different type due to being from a different planet? Troy and Dillon who are colonial warriors can't figure out a door or cross the street. Troy is hit on by a biddy old enough to be his mother and Dillon accidently robs a bank. Dillon is called a kid. The military look for the 'aliens'. Troy and Dillon have no concept of change. Where did they put all the camping gear? There are prolonged scenes ripping off 'CHIPS'. Jamie shows up. Wasn't she supposed to stay with the fleet? Jamie knows history and medicine. The children get sick. A nurse and Jamie are annoying.

Best Line:
"Medicines we cannot offer."

"Trigger the final war."

"Earth's ancestors were our ancestors."

"Rough it with nature!"

"Forget about being subtle!"