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A C2N in The Matrix resurrections?

I presume I’m not spoiling anything when I post the screenshot above from The Matrix Resurrections. Close to the middle of the frame is the distinctive, rounded casing of a Commodore 1530 (C2N) Datasette. It’s the cassette player the Commodore 64/Vic 20/Pet used for storage way back in the 80s […]

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2020, 1917 style

If you haven’t seen 1917 yet you should go see it before watching this parody set in 2020. It’s so good, but only makes sense if you saw the original movie. “Donald Trump got impeached?” …. …. “And everyone forgot already?”

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Plex adds free movies and tv streaming

I don’t think it’s going to rival Netflix but I just got an email from Plex saying they’re now offering free streaming of movies, tv shows, music shows and documentaries. I had a quick look and the selection was small, and with not many movies there that I’d recognise. Playback […]

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More like John Slip

Behind the Scenes of the Shooting scene in the Matrix. At about 2 minutes in Keanu Reeves slips and falls. In the final scene they switched camera view. Via this Reddit post.

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A Magic VIC 20 in John Wick 2

John Wick 2 is a movie like a violent shoot-em-up game with a body count approaching that of a typical Call of Duty game. But it’s also got a retro heritage, with old fashioned telephone exchanges, rotary dial telephones and even a venerable Commodore VIC 20. It’s also a magic […]

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Steak, cream and fat are healthy for you!

Years ago I remembered watching a Woody Allen movie where scientists in the future laughed at our views on eating a diet rich in fat and greasy food. Apparently that movie is “Sleeper” but I don’t remember the rest of it! ‘Course since then the advice about fat has changed […]

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The Cork Film Festival Bundle

Pay what you want for Irish and international shorts, features and movies in The Cork Film Festival Bundle. For a movie based bundle the page lacks embeddable media I can easily use here but it looks worth it and I bought the bundle. The interview with James Mulligan explains what […]