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Mauijim (Manchester United) 5 years ago
Anyone seen Pelada? Film about a couple university stars whose dreams of going pro never quite came to fruition, yet their passion and love for the game still burns. They end up traveling the world in search of pickup games. Quite well done, I thought...

Donnchadh (Liverpool) 5 years ago
I checked it out looks amazing definitely one I will have to watch have you seen in the hands of the gods, pretty good movie as well
Mauijim (Manchester United) 5 years ago
Yeah, similar style film. For me, Pelada was better. A richer experience as it moved into football cultures worldwide. Even learned a bit about Argentina football that gave some interesting insight into Tevez. And the old Brazilian geezers are a crack up. Lol. Cheers!
Donnchadh (Liverpool) 5 years ago
Ya that movie definitely looks better, the skills in In the Hands of the Gods are pretty incredible though. The one where Jeremy has it stalled than tosses it over his head and catches it with his heel on his ass is my favorite one. Amazing ball control, I am always pulling similar stalls in between the heel and the tookoos but never been able to do that one
LumpOfCelery (Chelsea) 5 years ago
I watched Harry Potter a few days back, was great, but as an avid reader of the books, they spent too much on the awesome battle of hogwarts, there was no beggining, or middle. Just an end, which is fitting I guess
Borg (Manchester United) 5 years ago
Anyone here seen 'Brick'? Great film. Also recently watched 'The baader Meinhof Complex', also good
Mitchel (Real Madrid) 5 years ago
If you're like me then you're probably into the depressants.... Watch Submarine and Remember me, both culturally different, yet somehow magically related through the subtext of the new genre I like to call ''punch-less drama''
Dgrant117 (Manchester United) 5 years ago
I'm going to try to bring back the movie thread cause it seems dead and I am a movie buff:

List your top ten favorite movies of all time
Mine are:

1)The Godfather series
2)The Shawshank Redemption
3)Pulp Fiction
4)The Lord of the Rings series
5)Fight Club
6)The Indiana Jones series (except the 4th one)
7)The Bourne series
8)The Saw series
9)The Dark Knight
10)The Terminator series (Only 1 & 2)
Pragathish (AC Milan) 5 years ago
1. Shawshank Redemption
2. Scarface
3. Godfather seires
4. Disney's Up
5. To kill a Mocking Bird
6. Toy Story series
7. My cousin Vinny
8. Pulp Fiction
9. Running on Empty
10. Dude where's my car!
Donnchadh (Liverpool) 5 years ago
I really got to think about this one f**k this is going to be hard, nice thread Darren.

1.)Shawshank(it's go to be I would be vermist to say otherwise)
2.)the Sandlot
3.)Cool Hand Luke
4.)Blues Brothers
5.)Once Upon a time in America(this one will be moving up the list, I need to watch it again)
6.)Dr. Strangelove or How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
7.)20 seconds of Joy
8.)Dazed & Confused, haven't seen it in a long time but a classic movie
9.)Pulp Fiction
10.)The pursuit of happyness/Life is beautiful

Honorable mention: Blow, Robbin Hood(disney version) goodfellas, butch and sundance, twelve monkeys, Woodstock, Monterey Pop, and so on and so on
Dgrant117 (Manchester United) 5 years ago
Wow Cool Hand Luke, that's a classic along with the Blues Brothers.... Love that movie
SaHac (Hamburger SV) 5 years ago
I want to see this....    
Donnchadh (Liverpool) 5 years ago
20 seconds of joy. Karina Hollekim I've got so much respect for her, just fearless, she could be my baby's mama anytime haha. She use to play football when she was little as well. One of the best documentary's I have ever seen though check it out

Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
Has The Movie Thread been pulled?
Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
This was a chancer at best. The woman at the petrol station likes to put a little sticker on the DVD's she has watched. 'Your videologist recommends" I usually try to avoid these.
This was one very very very lightweight cliche-bound and evoked a ninteies vibe. BUT Perfectly watchable Rom Com.... If you have nothing else to watch
It was called She Is Not in Your League. It is Choc full of the stupidest ideas that are plain wrong. Look past the gender-preference inaccuracies and it is OK. At least they didn't drink/drive which is my latest hate-that feature in movies
Raj (Chelsea) 6 years ago
My cousin went to the premiere in the Toronoto Film Festival, ridiculously good was the verdict and she actually got to meet Edward Norton and also spot Woody Harelson at the screening grrr. I can't wait to see this , looks like another memorable one by Danny Boyle. James Franco's best to date , gotta' be

127 Hours :

Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
That trailer makes every mother with kids away back-packing feel nauseous
N3razzurri (Inter Milan) 6 years ago
Awesome!? , thanks for the tip, I could watch a movie by Danny Boyle anytime of the day
Juno (AC Milan) 6 years ago
On my waiting list.

Love Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter.

Phorce16 (Arsenal) 5 years ago
Definitely a winning duo!
Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
This movie has the cutest little trailer.
The first time director has written scripts for Flight of The Conchords in the past.
I am definately going to see this and get a dose of Kiwi Humour.

Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
Yeah! I am in New Zealand. While I am here I wanted to see this film but it wasn't showing in Auckland or anywhere else!. Luckily I got a DVD copy in the New World Supermarket Bonanza Bin in Devonport for 9dollarNZ. I live in Devonport UK by the way. Bit of your global serendipity what? Eh? Loved loved loved this awesome movie. I laughed out loud. I sobbed to snot.
It was touching and hilarious. The director had a short in the 48hrs a few years ago. Brilliant!
The kid actors are adorable. I don't think it is possible to live this way anymore (set in the Eighties). Maories Rock! The film is called BOY and now I appreciate why, the director wishes he was still a boy
Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
AND the bonus commentary is almost better than the film. I love this kind of stupid but sharp-witted humour even though they do drink and drive.... I will forgive
Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
FOUR lions.... Discuss. * * * * *

I saw this at the Sydney Film Festival.... So not sure when it on general release.

This is a must-see boundary buster.

The ex-pat mob who came to pay homage to their comedy hero in The Big Squid got the added bonus of the man himself Chris Morris the director doing a presentation before and Q & A after wards. Made every dollar of the ticket worth it! He had obviously honed the patter a bit, but this film pushes the comedy boundarys and so does the man.
It is basically perfectly timed slapstick about a very serious subject.... Terrorism. At first the mainly Ex-pat Brit audience were hesitant to larf. Woah! Should we be laughing at that!? But with every new explosion came a greater explosion of laughter in the audience. Sharp, funny, well paced and just a little bit edgy.
I loves a bit of Black Humour.... You gotta' go see if like-minded.
Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago

This movie is beyond awesome, brilliant and a sodding masterpiece.

1 It has Leo and a grand little ensemble of cheeky chappies.
2 The soundtrack rocks your world at the speed of light
3 Your world view is altered permanently
4 Love movies with a puzzle : demands viewer involvement and concentration to detail
5 Rollicking breakneck pace with dense-tense and suspense
6 MindBLOWING spec fx
7 Novel original film structure mucking with concepts of time. Etc.
8 totally awesome hotel scene with sidekick kicking arse. LOVE LOVE LOVE this!
9 Class One-liners
10 Woah! WTF end
ScooterHayes (Chelsea) 6 years ago
I love movies that make me think the whole TIME. It was great!    Really. I was serious. Best movie of the year hands down
Ant (Liverpool) 6 years ago
Completely agree
Charliehenry (Arsenal youth) 6 years ago
Very good film but what I don't get what were they actually trying to achieve not te best film of the year IMO i'd rather see a new Matrix but quite good anyway
LumpOfCelery (Chelsea) 6 years ago
So good, Turning into my new favourite movie!
Drdownundermum (Charlton Athletic) 6 years ago
I am going to see it again tonight at the IMAX Auckland. Excite
Omar (Arsenal) 6 years ago
This video-short was AWESOME!

Lyndon (Panathinaikos Athens) 6 years ago
Please Oh Please. For the love of DC and Marvel finish the movie! Lol

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