Netflix movie finds


#222

I wasn’t enjoying it after about 15 minutes, so I watched the last 20 minutes, then went back and watched the whole thing and it was a much better experience with that context. I watched the trailer after all that and I think the end of the movie is a better way to preview the movie than the trailer.


#223

#224

I wish I had known Stephen King had recommended it before I wasted those two hours.


#225

Digg.com is still a thing?


#226

#227

CLOSE - small intense thriller starring Noomi Rapace. Ridley ‘um’ Scot sure did hand her a poisoned chalice ! She’s great in this. Does get a bit messy narratively logistically toward the end.


#228

I’m not following - what does this mean, here?


#229

I think he’s referring to Prometheus, written and directed by Scott, which Noomi Rapace starred in and was generally terrible.

Edit: turns out it was written by Damon Lindelof and Jon Spaihts, so Scott does deserve a poke overall, but perhaps not for the writing.


#230

Menzo is correct. I am referring to PROMETHEOUS. Of course Ridley deserves a poke he was the captain of that ship he hired the staff and oversaw and ok’d the writing.
I don’t think NR’s career has been quite the same after Prom which I’m sure was sold as cementing her as major star.


#231

I like her. Nowhere near a major star, but I’m glad she seems to be getting steady work with Netflix. Haven’t seen Close yet, but I thought she was pretty good in Bright and What Happened to Monday.


#232

Also really enjoyed her in The Drop.


#233

It sucks that I immediately recognized Tom Hardy on that page.

Thanks a lot Venom. You managed to do something that dozens of Tom Hardy movies couldn’t do. Stupid Venom. It was really neat that I never really knew what he looked like for sure, what with being behind masks and makeup most of the time.


#234

Now maybe you can join the ranks of those of us who cannot distinguish between Tom Hardy and Logan Marshall-Green.

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#235

Wow, those are two different people?

Sweet. (Though I’ve never heard the name Logan Marshall-Green before, so I’m not sure if it will ever come up).


#236

I’m saying that I think PROMETHEOUS was suppossed to cement her as a major star at least the star of a massive blockbuster trilogy but that in fact it actually ended up harming her career.

Anyway I’m speculating.

Wasn’t sure about that Tuesday film as a piece but she did well in it.
Not seen Bright.
She sis excellent in Close.


#237

Yes, I’m not disagreeing with you. It’s plausible.


#238

You should check out Upgrade. Which is on Netflix! if only on disc. And thus does my thread derail loop back around to relevance - good night, everybody!


#239

Ok cool. 👍🏻


#240

Will take a look.


#241

Logan Marshall Green is also really good in a Netflix movie called Sand Castle, about the hearts-and-minds efforts after the invasion of Iraq. He’s got a relatively small part, but he stands out. And he’s also good as the lead in a psychological thriller called The Invitation.

I’m nearly at the point where I’m going to start calling Tom Hardy a Logan Marshall Green look-a-like.

-Tom