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heads up: The Conversation - tonight BBC1 12:05

Joe Pineapples

Distinguished Member
The Conversation (Gene Hackman), tonight on BBC1 12:05 (in widescreen). Not seen this for a good few years, so i'll be setting the timer.

joe
 

Garrett

Moderator
I do not know if the BBC are playing silly games but 10 minutes into the film and although it is suppose to be in W/S it is only reaching the point on my W/S TV as what a 4:3 picture would, and it looks to be in 16:9 format.
 

Garrett

Moderator
It has just this minute opened up, I suppose someone rang in.
 

RMCF

Distinguished Member
Only read this thread this morning so missed it - shame. I have only ever seen this film once about 10 years ago and I remember it being excellent. Good twist at the end as well. Hackman great as always.
 

the_pauley

Banned
Terrific movie and available for a snip on DVD Soon! :thumbsup:
 

Garrett

Moderator
I got round to watching it on Saturday and despite what is said above I never saw the screen open up it was in a anamorphic picture with a whacking great black border all the way round.

I did not like the film that much either it reminded me of a home movie rather than a film, there was little plot and a 2 hour film hung on a plot twist.
 

Joe Pineapples

Distinguished Member
I did not like the film that much either it reminded me of a home movie rather than a film, there was little plot and a 2 hour film hung on a plot twist

Boooooo ;) . The problem is with a film like this i think , is that you needed to have seen it on its orginal release, as a lot more 'similar' films have been made since, with the 'similar' plot padded out quite a bit more. Still a good film though, and i stand by it, from the sense of when/the era it was made.

joe
 

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