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Skyfall

Went to see this film yesterday and whilst it has got plenty of action along with good reviews I didn't find myself sitting on the edge of my seat like I used to years ago.
I wonder if your level of excitement for films reduces as you get older ? Smiley
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I find, for me, there's definitely a marked increase year on year of 'seen that done before'.
At least with Skyfall they didn't rely on CGI for their special effects. Apparently the tube train collision was real and not CGI. So much better than the CGI they used on Coronation Street a couple of years ago!

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Same here. As the years go by its just "thats been done in another film, I suppose this will happen next, oh now thats upset him and he's going to chase after them".
I guess there are only so many plots you can come up with for a film before you have to start recycling them but yes they are becoming more and more predictable and boring.
I gave up on James Bond after Casino Royale and the other one with this blonde fella. Casino royales most exciting scene was where he ended up being defibrilated. Most of the film was literally based in a casino and was so slow paced and boring I wanted to ask for my money back at the ticket office - the only reason I didn't was because my partner dragged me out not wanting the hassle of a spat with the manager  Roll eyes Luckily they made a blunder with the next film we saw which led to them charging us twice. Unknown to us the second one was automatically refunded (one of those ghost transactions) however we still got a refund from them for it so effectively we got a free film lol. It was only a few days later we noticed that the second transaction vanished from the online statement - highly annoying when the banks do that and leave you with no evidence of it.
I was really looking forward to Taken 2 but tons of people have said don't bother so we never went.
I need a new signature... i'm bored of the old one!
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COULD  WE  NOT  SAY THAT  ABOUT  anything!!   Most  films follow a  similar  gendra
i  thought it  was  far  the  best  bond  film..for a  lonf  time,  (  still like  DR  NO)
if  i do  have  a  moane ,, the  bond  girls  were  a  bit  iffy this  time..,
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In what way were they "iffy"?

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Re: Skyfall

A film I thoroughly recommend,  Harry brown starring Michael Caine. Original, moody and British.
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Quote from: gleneagles
Went to see this film yesterday and whilst it has got plenty of action along with good reviews...

What was it about?

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when i    said  iffy... I  didnt  find the  bond    girls  actually  attractive,..
  a  bit  like  cheryl  cole!!!!!!!  (  oops)