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Forum: Television Discussion 15-06-2018, 09:02
Replies: 236
Views: 42,246
Posted By aprout
Enjoyed Danger Island a lot. Certainly much...

Enjoyed Danger Island a lot. Certainly much funnier than the previous season.

The tag at the end put a huge geeky grin on my face & made me very hopeful for the next season.

Archer in the...
Forum: Television Discussion 15-06-2018, 08:43
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Finished Impulse yesterday. Superb stuff. ...

Finished Impulse yesterday. Superb stuff. Really hope it gets another season.

The only minor misstep for me was the cameo by Danny Pudi which felt oddly comic compared to the rest of the show &...
Forum: Television Discussion 12-06-2018, 12:14
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
I'm about halfway through Impulse & it's one of...

I'm about halfway through Impulse & it's one of the best things I've seen in ages. I did wonder about the Jumper connection as the plot was similar & Doug Liman produces & directed the first...
Forum: Film Discussion 09-06-2018, 10:49
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By aprout
Halloween 2018 - Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer - David Gordon Green

He's back...

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Looks like it ignores...
Forum: Bargain Forum 09-06-2018, 10:08
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By aprout
Last weekend - Offer ends Sunday.

Last weekend - Offer ends Sunday.
Forum: Film Discussion 09-06-2018, 10:03
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By aprout
I think it was more down to money. Dragon Tattoo...

I think it was more down to money. Dragon Tattoo wasn't as profitable as the studios expected it to be ($233m off a $90m production budget), so they wanted a lower budget for any follow-up & Fincher...
Forum: Film Discussion 08-06-2018, 12:50
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By aprout
The Girl in the Spider's Web

Fede Alvarez (The Evil Dead remake, Don't Breathe) directs.

Claire Foy takes on the role of Lisbeth Salander.

First Trailer:

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Forum: Film Discussion 04-06-2018, 11:05
Replies: 28
Views: 1,111
Posted By aprout
Indeed. No idea what he looked like before I saw...

Indeed. No idea what he looked like before I saw Dunkirk, so it didn't spoil anything for me.

Liked Dunkirk a lot, but I agree about the scale issue. There's a single shot in Darkest Hour that...
Forum: Film Discussion 03-06-2018, 11:03
Replies: 2,053
Views: 350,807
Posted By aprout
Tomb Raider - Reboot of the franchise with Alicia...

Tomb Raider - Reboot of the franchise with Alicia Vikander as a sexless tomboy Lara Croft, because apparently Strong Powerful Female Leads™ are no longer allowed to be remotely attractive. Anyhoo,...
Forum: Television Discussion 03-06-2018, 09:41
Replies: 193
Views: 17,022
Posted By aprout
Finally finished the latest season of Arrow...

Finally finished the latest season of Arrow yesterday. Jeez, that was a struggle to get through.

As ever, they killed hundreds of random henchmen, but they couldn't just shoot the main villain in...
Forum: Film Discussion 30-05-2018, 12:06
Replies: 22
Views: 927
Posted By aprout
In Fear (2013) Dead End (2003) ?

In Fear (2013)
Dead End (2003)

?
Forum: Television Discussion 30-05-2018, 09:41
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Watched the last 4 episodes of Roseanne...

Watched the last 4 episodes of Roseanne back-to-back last night, then checked the news before I went to bed & saw it had been cancelled. Weirdness.

Understandable it was dropped but a shame for...
Forum: Television Discussion 30-05-2018, 09:19
Replies: 193
Views: 17,022
Posted By aprout
Ploughed through the last five episodes of The...

Ploughed through the last five episodes of The Flash yesterday. Decent enough ending to the season with the usual equal parts fun & stupid (Iris posts her blog & Barry says "That baddie will have...
Forum: Television Discussion 30-05-2018, 09:02
Replies: 123
Views: 9,743
Posted By aprout
Andrew Lincoln leaving in Season 9, & Lauren...

Andrew Lincoln leaving in Season 9, & Lauren Cohan seems quite likely to jump ship too:

http://collider.com/andrew-lincoln-leaving-walking-dead-season-9/
Forum: Television Discussion 21-05-2018, 10:12
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Hap & Leonard cancelled. The Last Ship given a...

Hap & Leonard cancelled.
The Last Ship given a 5th & final season

& contrary to my previous post, Speechless has not been cancelled. :clap:
Forum: Bargain Forum 17-05-2018, 12:43
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By aprout
:)

:)
Forum: Film Discussion 17-05-2018, 12:27
Replies: 26
Views: 2,292
Posted By aprout
Wish I hadn't watched that. It does appear to...

Wish I hadn't watched that. It does appear to give away far too much of the action (including what looks like the end of the helicopter chase).

It does look great though. :)
Forum: Television Discussion 17-05-2018, 12:20
Replies: 193
Views: 17,022
Posted By aprout
So, New Girl ended with a short, very patchy...

So, New Girl ended with a short, very patchy final season. A few good laughs in there, but on the strength of those 8 episodes, it was definitely time to go.

:wave:
Forum: Television Discussion 17-05-2018, 12:12
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Very odd situation with John White. I can...

Very odd situation with John White. I can understand leaving if he felt offended, but why delete all his posts? As has been said, he wrote some great little reviews & this thread is a lot thinner...
Forum: Television Discussion 15-05-2018, 10:45
Replies: 193
Views: 17,022
Posted By aprout
Careful, you're veering dangerously close to...

Careful, you're veering dangerously close to Dervish levels of 'If I was in charge' fanboy daydreams... ;)
Forum: Television Discussion 13-05-2018, 11:54
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
& a few more cancelled shows: Deception ...

& a few more cancelled shows:

Deception
Kevin Saves the World
Scorpion
Superior Donuts
Great News
Speechless
Kevin Can Wait
Taken
Forum: Television Discussion 12-05-2018, 08:46
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Trailer for the pilot of a new Tremors series,...

Trailer for the pilot of a new Tremors series, which sadly didn't get picked up by SyFy:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/L1EAgpuDyPw" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Film Discussion 11-05-2018, 11:56
Replies: 2,053
Views: 350,807
Posted By aprout
Den Of Thieves - A team of cops led by a maverick...

Den Of Thieves - A team of cops led by a maverick with marriage problems goes up against a well-trained group of professional thieves on the streets of Los Angeles. Wait a minute! Didn't Michael...
Forum: Bargain Forum 10-05-2018, 12:45
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By aprout
:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Television Discussion 10-05-2018, 12:07
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Shame if it happens as it's a show that's got...

Shame if it happens as it's a show that's got better & better as it's gone along & the onscreen chemistry of the cast is one of its main strengths.

That said, the way the season 2 finale went I...
Forum: Bargain Forum 07-05-2018, 11:56
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By aprout
:)

:)
Forum: Television Discussion 05-05-2018, 11:03
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By aprout
That's your problem right there. :wave:

That's your problem right there. :wave:
Forum: Film Discussion 05-05-2018, 09:28
Replies: 32
Views: 1,425
Posted By aprout
Batman Begins & the 2009 Star Trek reboot. The...

Batman Begins & the 2009 Star Trek reboot. The only 2 films I can think of in the last couple of decades that actually lived up to (& exceeded IMHO) the massive hype they got. My favourite films of...
Forum: Television Discussion 03-05-2018, 09:55
Replies: 193
Views: 17,022
Posted By aprout
Elementary finally returned this week in the US...

Elementary finally returned this week in the US after a very long break. Somewhat underwhelming start to the new season more concerned with Sherlock's health than the case of the week, which was...
Forum: Film Discussion 02-05-2018, 10:31
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By aprout
existing thread: ...

existing thread:

https://forums.thedigitalfix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=648310

:)
Forum: Bargain Forum 30-04-2018, 10:22
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By aprout
[Blu-ray] - Arrow 5 for £30 Sale at HMV

Pretty extensive selection. Also available instore

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Forum: Television Discussion 29-04-2018, 10:24
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
I didn't think it was quite that bad, just a pale...

I didn't think it was quite that bad, just a pale imitation of the UK version. It probably doesn't help that I've no idea who most of the contenders or the host are, or that all the tasks are just...
Forum: Books and Comics Discussion 29-04-2018, 09:51
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By aprout
Best thread title ever. :notworthy

Best thread title ever. :notworthy
Forum: Television Discussion 26-04-2018, 09:21
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
It's patchy (much like the original Wipe skits...

It's patchy (much like the original Wipe skits were), but the running gag about Brush Strokes still cracks me up.
Forum: Television Discussion 21-04-2018, 10:18
Replies: 61
Views: 3,852
Posted By aprout
Finished this last night & a few nitpicks aside...

Finished this last night & a few nitpicks aside (mainly Parker Posey), absolutely loved it.

The OCD in me was slightly irked by the opening credits sequence though. Some episodes had it, some...
Forum: Film Discussion 20-04-2018, 13:33
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By aprout
The Equalizer 2

Denzel's back... & this time it's personal.

Looks like more of the same & full of bloody, crunchy violence. :thumbs:

Warning: Both trailers seem to give away an awful lot of the action.

US...
Forum: Television Discussion 19-04-2018, 09:17
Replies: 46
Views: 2,386
Posted By aprout
Backstrom Forever The Finder Go On ...

Backstrom
Forever
The Finder
Go On
Limitless
APB
Almost Human
Roadies
The Grinder
Second Chance
Forum: Television Discussion 13-04-2018, 12:40
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
It's a Greys Anatomy spin-off. Like that show,...

It's a Greys Anatomy spin-off. Like that show, it's not about the emergencies, it's about the people... ;)


Watched the first couple of episodes of The Last O.G.. Didn't even raise a smile, let...
Forum: Television Discussion 11-04-2018, 08:14
Replies: 193
Views: 17,022
Posted By aprout
Nice to see Legends of Tomorrow fully embracing...

Nice to see Legends of Tomorrow fully embracing its stupidity in this weeks season finale. I don't think I've laughed that hard at a tv show for a long time. :notworthy
Forum: Television Discussion 11-04-2018, 08:08
Replies: 102
Views: 12,839
Posted By aprout
Yep, CITV only though, no Saturday afternoon...

Yep, CITV only though, no Saturday afternoon repeat like the previous series.

The 'Chaos Crew' are irritating & rubbish villains, but its still good fun.
Forum: Film Discussion 09-04-2018, 12:29
Replies: 541
Views: 34,753
Posted By aprout
embed: <iframe width="560" height="315"...

embed:

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I've been fairly...
Forum: Television Discussion 06-04-2018, 10:32
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By aprout
Monkey Trousers? Not sure about a leotard, but...

Monkey Trousers? Not sure about a leotard, but Bob Mortimer's 'Croc Botherer' was always exposing his balls.
Forum: Television Discussion 30-03-2018, 15:28
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
So what you're saying is... Best new show of the...

So what you're saying is... Best new show of the year, right? Right? :lol:

I really wanted to like this, but despite my Scrubs fandom (largely undone by that unnecessary final season) it was...
Forum: Television Discussion 28-03-2018, 11:57
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Ditto, though the nitpicker in me wondered when...

Ditto, though the nitpicker in me wondered when it was supposed to be set. One of the actors talked about someone just getting a gig on CSI, which hasn't been on air since 2016. :dork:
Forum: Television Discussion 25-03-2018, 10:33
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
The first 2 episodes of Station 19 were generic...

The first 2 episodes of Station 19 were generic firefighter stuff. It being a Grey's Anatomy spin-off (a show I haven't seen since season 6), I'm sure there's some backstory to the characters I'm...
Forum: Television Discussion 24-03-2018, 13:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,631
Posted By aprout
Nostalgia's not what it used to be... It...

Nostalgia's not what it used to be...

It looks like one of those Funny or Die spoofs, minus the jokes.
Forum: Television Discussion 23-03-2018, 12:25
Replies: 122
Views: 13,831
Posted By aprout
For those still waiting for a UK broadcast of the...

For those still waiting for a UK broadcast of the final season, it starts on Good Friday at 10pm on BBC2.

Better late than never I guess. :)
Forum: Television Discussion 22-03-2018, 11:36
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
It doesn't really help that almost all the...

It doesn't really help that almost all the characters in For the People are completely unlikeable/smug/punchable (deleted as applicable), especially the guy who brought his senator mum into work this...
Forum: Film Discussion 22-03-2018, 09:30
Replies: 45
Views: 4,325
Posted By aprout
Caught this last night. Enjoyed it. Some...

Caught this last night. Enjoyed it. Some beautiful visuals in there.

Anyone know the significance of the '8' tattoo? Portman has it in the interrogation scenes & a few other times later in the...
Forum: Television Discussion 20-03-2018, 10:08
Replies: 644
Views: 98,500
Posted By aprout
Yep, my expectations for Instinct were lowered...

Yep, my expectations for Instinct were lowered considerably when I saw James Patterson's name in the credits & I guessed the killer about halfway through (never a good sign), but 'dull, bland &...
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