• NOBODY

    From Ogg@21:4/106.21 to All on Sun Jul 18 09:55:00 2021
    Hello All!

    Just watched NOBODY last night. Very good. Never boring. I
    liked its overall dark atmosphere, protagonist with a
    mysterious past, the chain of consequences.. and a because of
    his daughter's missing kittybracelet. The mob boss psychopath
    was excellent.

    It is not unlike something I could picture Bruce Willis in as
    the lead, but this seemed fresh and different.

    There's a short scene about a minute or two after the start of
    the credits.

    The story ending is structured to be open for a sequel or "more
    to the story".

    The film had a very cool selection of music throughout.

    The film was reminiscent of what Quentin Tarantino might
    produce. The stylized and choreographed fighting scenes were
    well executed and well edited.

    The music and the wild/crazy action scenes are what reminded me
    of the Tarantino style.

    Some humour, but never in a cheap or disposable way.

    The scene with him reaching into his jacket pocket during
    "interrogation" is memorable. The film provides the backstory
    for that very nicely.
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  • From Daniel Path@21:4/148 to Ogg on Mon Jul 19 17:05:39 2021
    Hello Ogg.

    18 Jul 21 09:55, you wrote to All:

    Hello All!

    Just watched NOBODY last night. Very good. Never boring. I
    liked its overall dark atmosphere, protagonist with a
    mysterious past, the chain of consequences.. and a because of
    his daughter's missing kittybracelet. The mob boss psychopath
    was excellent.

    It is not unlike something I could picture Bruce Willis in as
    the lead, but this seemed fresh and different.

    There's a short scene about a minute or two after the start of
    the credits.

    The story ending is structured to be open for a sequel or "more
    to the story".

    The film had a very cool selection of music throughout.

    The film was reminiscent of what Quentin Tarantino might
    produce. The stylized and choreographed fighting scenes were
    well executed and well edited.

    The music and the wild/crazy action scenes are what reminded me
    of the Tarantino style.

    Some humour, but never in a cheap or disposable way.

    The scene with him reaching into his jacket pocket during
    "interrogation" is memorable. The film provides the backstory
    for that very nicely.

    someone said that it is the poor man's John Wick, but.. i didn't see
    John Wick yet, so i really enjoyed Nobody! maybe its time to watch the
    John Wick trilogy? :)


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  • From Ogg@21:4/106.21 to Daniel Path on Mon Jul 19 18:51:00 2021
    Hello Daniel Path!

    ** On Monday 19.07.21 - 17:05, Daniel Path wrote to Ogg:

    The scene with him reaching into his jacket pocket during
    "interrogation" is memorable. The film provides the
    backstory for that very nicely.

    someone said that it is the poor man's John Wick, but.. i
    didn't see John Wick yet, so i really enjoyed Nobody!
    maybe its time to watch the John Wick trilogy? :)

    I've haven't come across the "poor man's" comment, but John
    Wick is another that I am now interested in checking out.

    "Former hitman.. returns to underworld he chose to leave
    behind"

    That sounds close to the basis for Nobody, indeed.
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  • From Captain Obvious@21:1/157 to Daniel Path on Thu Jul 22 20:10:39 2021
    On 19 Jul 2021, Daniel Path said the following...

    someone said that it is the poor man's John Wick, but.. i didn't see
    John Wick yet, so i really enjoyed Nobody! maybe its time to watch the John Wick trilogy? :)

    Nobody was written by the same guy that did John Wick and John Wick 3 so that's where a lot of the similarities come from. I'm a big fan of the Wick movies. Enjoyed Nobody as well.

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  • From Ogg@21:4/106.21 to Daniel Path on Sat Jul 24 20:20:00 2021
    Hello Daniel Path!

    ** On Monday 19.07.21 - 17:05, Daniel Path wrote to Ogg:

    The scene with him reaching into his jacket pocket during
    "interrogation" is memorable. The film provides the backstory
    for that very nicely.

    someone said that it is the poor man's John Wick, but.. i didn't see
    John Wick yet, so i really enjoyed Nobody! maybe its time to watch the John Wick trilogy? :)

    I finished watching John Wick last night. Similaries between˙
    it and Nobody abound. I thought the lines beween the Russian˙
    mob leader and his son when the father asks "From who did you˙
    steal the car?" ... Son answers, "Nobody" ..was pretty funny -
    given that I had just watched Nobody a few days prior.˙

    John Wick was clearly a more polished production, and a serious
    storyline throughout. The part where Wick and the mob boss˙
    duke it out "in honour" to the death reminded me of another˙
    film that plays out exactly like that - but I can't remember˙
    what film that was.˙

    I just always find it funny that mobsters or assassins have no˙
    trouble killing people they basically don't know.. but they get
    very upset when one of their own (a wife, a kid, or another˙
    gang member) is killed by someone.˙

    Nobody relied on some humour every now and then and (in my˙
    opinion) had a Tarantino comic-book style to the staging of the
    scenes.˙

    One scene in John Wick was very bad technically. The scene˙
    where they draw the female assassin to a particular place and˙
    is surrounded by four gunmen standing around her to form a˙
    four-cornered square, and shoot at her. If that were real,˙
    that would make the diametrically opposed gunmen pointing their
    guns at each other - thus shooting themselves! I thought that˙
    was a badly staged.˙

    The first John Wick film was 2014. I was practically tuned out
    of films and movies at that time, so it is not surprising that
    I missed hearing about it. John Wick was a pretty good cat-n-
    mouse hunt-n-chase. I'm going to give the sequels a try,
    albiet later.
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  • From Sparky@21:1/192 to Daniel Path on Mon Jul 19 16:42:57 2021
    someone said that it is the poor man's John Wick, but.. i didn't see
    John Wick yet, so i really enjoyed Nobody! maybe its time to watch the John Wick trilogy? :)

    Yes, they are all very good. I'm waiting on John Wick 4....
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  • From The Godfather@21:1/165 to Ogg on Fri Aug 6 11:31:24 2021
    The film was reminiscent of what Quentin Tarantino might
    produce. The stylized and choreographed fighting scenes were
    well executed and well edited.

    And it had Bob Odenkirk as the lead, what more could you ask for. I agree with the film being reminiscent of what Quentin Tarantino productions.

    A few others I've enjoyed, maybe not as solid but still worth a look:

    The Hitman Wifes Bodyguard - great humor, Quentin Tarantino feel to it also.

    Wrath of Man - my favorite action actor Jason Statham; if you've seen and liked any of his films, expect the same type of action and plot. Nothing suprising about his films, but all seem to deliver when in the mood.

    -tG

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  • From Darkman Almighty@21:1/172 to The Godfather on Sun Aug 29 19:16:44 2021
    On 06 Aug 2021, The Godfather said the following...

    The film was reminiscent of what Quentin Tarantino might
    produce. The stylized and choreographed fighting scenes were
    well executed and well edited.

    And it had Bob Odenkirk as the lead, what more could you ask for. I
    agree with the film being reminiscent of what Quentin Tarantino productions.

    Ok, I took your suggestion- I watched NOBODY today. I was pleasantly
    surprised. I liked it. I mean, Bob Odenkirk.. but he was like so badass in
    it.. gun action.. It kinda left me hanging if there was going to be a part 2. You are right though, it had a certain Tarantino feel to it.

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  • From The Godfather@21:1/165 to Darkman Almighty on Mon Aug 30 21:39:34 2021
    Ok, I took your suggestion- I watched NOBODY today. I was pleasantly surprised. I liked it. I mean, Bob Odenkirk.. but he was like so badass
    in it.. gun action.. It kinda left me hanging if there was going to be a part 2. You are right though, it had a certain Tarantino feel to it.

    RIGHT?!??! It felt "Breaking Bad meets Pulp Fiction" to me and/or Breaking bad with Michael Douglas. I too hope for a part 2 as well. Another good one is Wrath of Man, but not everyone will appreciate the simplicity of guns blasing action as I do ;)

    -tG

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  • From Ogg@21:4/106.21 to The Godfather on Wed Sep 1 20:08:00 2021
    Hello The Godfather!

    ** On Monday 30.08.21 - 21:39, The Godfather wrote to Darkman Almighty:

    Another good one is Wrath of Man, but not everyone will
    appreciate the simplicity of guns blasing action as I do
    ;)


    Just watched it last night. I thought this was going to be a
    standard 90 min movie.. but turned out to be 2 hrs. :(

    The gutshot effects + "live" blood splatter was pretty good.

    I had trouble understanding Mr Jason Statham most of the time.
    He seemed to mumble.

    I was wondering how the story was going to deal with his
    character's origin..

    [spoiler start]

    ..naq gung orvat n zbo obff bs n pevzr flaqvpngr. V whfg
    pbhyqa'g ohl vg.

    [spoiler end]


    I suppose the film deals with a small part of Mr H's life as he
    investigates the death of his son and who was responsible.. so
    his own background isn't necessary? But the scene where..

    [spoiler start]

    ..ur svaqf n cvyr bs pnfu va gur tvey'f ncnegzrag naq fgnegf
    dhrfgvbavat ure, naq guerngravat ure jvgu gur thafubgf, frrzrq
    bhg bs cynpr pbafvqrevat gung gur fgbel qbrfa'g rkcynva gur zbo
    obff' uvfgbel. V whfg gubhtug vg jnf jrveq sbe n zbo obff gb
    rkgbyr frys-evtugrbhf iveghrf ba fbzrbar jub jnf onfvpnyyl
    pevzvany yvxr uvzfrys. Vf ur fhccbfrq gb or fbzr xvaq bs "Ebova
    Ubbx" bs gur pevzvany jbeyq. Gung jubyr harkcynvarq onpxtebhaq
    frrzrq ynpxvat.

    [spoiler end]

    Overall, not a bad story. It's not much different from similar
    films that involve a main character that we get to know very
    little about as we partake in his journey to settle a score.

    Thanks for mentioning the film. But I think some other actor
    might have been a more convincing Mr H.
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