What would you recommend

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What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:14 am

As a newbie is there a project (however obscure) that I should watch.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by thunder » Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:44 am

Well here are some projects, but you may have seen them before. I think they are available on DVD, but I haven't checked. Case Histories, Death of Stalin, Dig (lots of screen time, and the series is OK), Brotherhood (but you already bought that?), The Patriot (not a very good movie if you ask me, but it's important to the fandom), Dangerous Lady is the best from his younger days, I think. Civvies is also available on DVD, I think.

Some slightly obscure, and good movies that at least was released on DVD: Good, Skeletons, Dawn.
You can see Scars on Vimeo for free, and it's really good (but hard to watch).

The OA is really good, but it's only on Netflix.

Just to name a few....

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:16 pm

Thank You. I am trying to get a dvd of Awake but I suspect that will take some doing.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:45 pm

OK have ordered
Good.
Case Histories season 2 (got season 1)
The State Within
The Death of Stalin
Skeletons

Trying to find awake still

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by thunder » Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:38 am

Good choices, enjoy. I don’t think Awake was ever released on DVD. Maybe there are some unauthorized copies on ebay?

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:06 pm

Just been checking some youtube clips and found one tiny clip of Jason singing Sinatra. Are there many projects where Jason sings.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by thunder » Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:43 am

He sings It’s not unusual at the beginning of Monster family, and he sings in Sweetwater too. The Sinatra singing is from The Last Minute, but the voice in the movie isn’t his. There may be more, but I can’t think of anymore right now🙂

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:14 am

Thank you for the swift reply. Much appreciated.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:38 pm

Well I am enjoying reading the contents of the site.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Marie » Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:46 am

The OA and Death of Stalin are two of my favorites. Jason was brilliant in both of them. Peter Pan is excellent also.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:34 am

Thank you for the recommendations. Not heard much about the OA although I know it is a recent project.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Helen8 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:00 am

Annie, I almost forgot: Passionada. I am in the minority on this, but I really liked this film. Yes. He's wearing a wig. I didn't think he looked that bad in it. Again, minority. It's one of the few romantic comedies he's done. So. It's something different.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by Anniemouse » Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:44 am

I have ordered a copy plus Sweet Watre being trying to get copies of of the Curse of Stepto and the period drama he did with Julia Ormond but cannot find a copy of those. Thank you again.

I think the first I will watch is Skeletons.

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by thunder » Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:12 am

You are up for some great times ahead enjoying all his movies, Annie. :D

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Re: What would you recommend

Post by servalan » Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:20 am

I believe you are in the UK.

Peter Pan is shown regularly here on TV around Easter and Christmas, during the day as it's "for children". So it's easy to watch it for free many times, and even record it if you have a PVR.

Enjoy Skeletons, it's really idiosyncratic - a weird story but also nice.

Do get Dangerous Lady if you can. Jason's performance will break your heart - and he has one of the two main roles, unlike some things he is in.

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