Movies

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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Mission Impossible: Ireland

The IMF team visited Ireland, in 1988. This is no Tom Cruise movie. This is the 1988-1990 remake of the 70’s hit TV series and I was glued to it. Shame about the awful Irish accents but this was around the time of Far and Away when Tom made an […]

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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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A Commodore 64 in Police Academy 3

I honestly don’t remember this at all. The C64 was just a prop, but it’s still nice to see the breadbox there! It’s a pity they used the arcade version of Paperboy and not the C64 conversion however.

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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 […]

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