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  1. I was actually gonna have it as a 7....and tbh thinking about it I'll probably change it to a 7 haha. Will definitely be divisive though - person I saw it with didn't really like it that much.
  2. Point still applies - it played with Rogue One. hell, even the thread title talks about how 5 minutes played with IMAX shows of Rogue One
  3. This was a mess but a swaggering and enjoyable as hell mess. Has a drive and character to it which I really quite liked - and best way to describe it is literally a GOT episode directed by Ritchie but MOAR MONSTERS and back and forth banter and montage. Gets absolutely bats---t insane at times. What's really holding it together somehow are two things - Ritchie's style which is far closer to Boyle this time round, really packs a drive, and the ensemble cast; Hunnam is cool to watch, Aiden Gillen doing hammy Littlefinger, usual bad guy henchman Djimon Hounsou getting surprisingly a lot to play with, but the real surprise was Neil Maskell (Arby from Utopia) - might be the movie's real MVP. I wish Law hammed it up way more Young Pope style - then again I guess we are spoilt now with the existence of that performance in that show. It's not straightforward to follow - there's one too many montage sequences (as awesome as they are, does every single set piece have to be intercut this way) and Ritchie's voice doesn't shine through as much as it should due to the nature of the story - but I think he does his best, certainly an enjoyable and interesting experiment. 7/10 PS. If we have to compare, weaker than Man from UNCLE....
  4. As much as I enjoyed King Arthur, skipping attaching to Guardians in favour of that is dumb. (Although no doubt KA will have the trailer anyway). What's the first film a Dunkirk trailer dropped with? Fricking Suicide Squad. WB are going as big and splashy as possible for this to get audiences who wouldn't normally watch a war film aware.
  5. Trailer time lads.
  6. I wonder if the U.S. screenings tonight will have the same thing.
  7. but 'unofficial reviews' (i.e. from non-press) and social reactions from everyone are allowed ....interesting
  8. Also seeing this tonight. Whole bunch of screenings across the US and other countries. Curious when press see this. UPD: just rechecked info for my screening tonight, embargo on 'official reviews' till May 10.
  9. Just got back from my double-bill - we had Prometheus first, then Alien, then two scenes from Covenant followed by that 'prologue' posted above. (btw it's kinda funny - UK chains hyping up that you can't see the prologue anywhere else, then Fox release it online minutes before the screenings begin :lol:) as for the Covenant footage - looks rather awesome, basically delivering what everyone has been asking for post-Prometheus. Lots of blood, gore, f-bombs, McBride is awesome, and that backbuster sequence (we got to see the full scene) is epic.
  10. Just officially announced by M Night on Twitter. Willis, SLJ, McAvoy, ATJ all to return. Jan 18, 2019