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#1 Post by Beate » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:59 pm

Nice little film about a black guy desperately trying to stay out of trouble in the last three days of his probationary period, for which I probably wasn't the right audience but I'm sure it will go down well in some American communities.

Greenwich PH had made us book tickets for this free members' preview with allocated seats, but upon arrival told us we could sit anywhere. So I bagged my favourite seat. Everyone was fine with it, but of course I would get the one person arriving at the last minute, who wasn't told, waving his smartphone in my face and demanding his seat. He settled for the seat next to me when I wasn't budging. What, you didn't think I'd give it up, did you?

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#2 Post by raj101 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:40 pm

Beate wrote:Nice little film about a black guy desperately trying to stay out of trouble in the last three days of his probationary period, for which I probably wasn't the right audience but I'm sure it will go down well in some American communities.

Greenwich PH had made us book tickets for this free members' preview with allocated seats, but upon arrival told us we could sit anywhere. So I bagged my favourite seat. Everyone was fine with it, but of course I would get the one person arriving at the last minute, who wasn't told, waving his smartphone in my face and demanding his seat. He settled for the seat next to me when I wasn't budging. What, you didn't think I'd give it up, did you?

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Way to go, you the GOAT, maaaan. Did he call out the staff on you or just give up?

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Re: Blindspotting

#3 Post by Beate » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:47 pm

He gave up surprisingly easily but if he hadn't I'd have called the staff to explain to him. In a way I get it. He thought he had his seat but then the cinema changed the goalposts. Not his fault, but not mine either. You snooze, you lose...
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Re: Blindspotting

#4 Post by raj101 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:06 pm

Beate wrote:He gave up surprisingly easily but if he hadn't I'd have called the staff to explain to him. In a way I get it. He thought he had his seat but then the cinema changed the goalposts. Not his fault, but not mine either. You snooze, you lose...
thats interesting, thanks for filling in the details.


film sound interesting too.
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Re: Blindspotting

#5 Post by D-Fens » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:15 pm

That rap though.

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Re: Blindspotting

#6 Post by valda » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:01 pm

gutted that I woke up 20 mins before the film started, as I really wanted to see it :Embarrassed: Being a massive Hamilton fan, DAveed was the origianl Alexander Hamilton on Broadway
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Re: Blindspotting

#7 Post by funthing29 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:20 pm

valda wrote:gutted that I woke up 20 mins before the film started, as I really wanted to see it :Embarrassed: Being a massive Hamilton fan, DAveed was the origianl Alexander Hamilton on Broadway
Erm not quite. He was the original Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson whereas Lin-Manuel Miranda was the original Alexander Hamilton ;)
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Re: Blindspotting

#8 Post by valda » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:00 pm

funthing29 wrote:
valda wrote:gutted that I woke up 20 mins before the film started, as I really wanted to see it :Embarrassed: Being a massive Hamilton fan, DAveed was the origianl Alexander Hamilton on Broadway
Erm not quite. He was the original Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson whereas Lin-Manuel Miranda was the original Alexander Hamilton ;)
oops! what a div! Was he Hamilton at all?
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Re: Blindspotting

#9 Post by thrjfr » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:43 am

Needs more exposure! 10/10 film for me.

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