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Watched Free Solo last night.
Astonishing achievement - must be up there with the best individual sport or physical achievement in human history.

https://films.nationalgeographic.com/free-solo
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Avenger wrote:Watched Free Solo last night.
Astonishing achievement - must be up there with the best individual sport or physical achievement in human history.

https://films.nationalgeographic.com/free-solo
It is a fantastic documentary and an incredible athletic achievement but anyone who suffers from vertigo will want to look away at particular points in the doc.
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Avenger wrote:Watched Free Solo last night.
Astonishing achievement - must be up there with the best individual sport or physical achievement in human history.

https://films.nationalgeographic.com/free-solo
In a similar vein, The Dawn Wall on Netflix is worth a look.
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cormac wrote:
Avenger wrote:Watched Free Solo last night.
Astonishing achievement - must be up there with the best individual sport or physical achievement in human history.

https://films.nationalgeographic.com/free-solo
It is a fantastic documentary and an incredible athletic achievement but anyone who suffers from vertigo will want to look away at particular points in the doc.
Common misconception. Vertigo = fear of heights.

Vertigo is a balance issue in your inner ear that makes you feel dizy and sick.

In fairness that is not going to be helpful in combination with heights but not related.

Fear of heights is more a fear of an urge to jump.

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johng wrote:
cormac wrote:
Avenger wrote:Watched Free Solo last night.
Astonishing achievement - must be up there with the best individual sport or physical achievement in human history.

https://films.nationalgeographic.com/free-solo
It is a fantastic documentary and an incredible athletic achievement but anyone who suffers from vertigo will want to look away at particular points in the doc.
Common misconception. Vertigo = fear of heights.

Vertigo is a balance issue in your inner ear that makes you feel dizy and sick.

In fairness that is not going to be helpful in combination with heights but not related.

Fear of heights is more a fear of an urge to jump.
As someone who's had bouts of vertigo I know well what it is.
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Anyone know of a cure for Vertigo, the balance/ear version, or even a treatment that works for it or even eases it.
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Oldschool wrote:Anyone know of a cure for Vertigo, the balance/ear version, or even a treatment that works for it or even eases it.
All depends on what is causing the problem in the first place.

But, a good place to start....
https://www.brainandspine.org.uk/our-pu ... exercises/

or
https://www.salisbury.nhs.uk/leaflets/H ... PI1403.pdf

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The Vast of Night - great low budget scifi, very unsettling low fi 50's set approach to possible alien abduction/invasion or is it

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TerenureJim wrote:The Vast of Night - great low budget scifi, very unsettling low fi 50's set approach to possible alien abduction/invasion or is it
Just watched it last night! Its top fun

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I just rewatched Man of Steel in preparation for Zac Snyder's Justice League and I had completely forgotten how good it was.

Genuinely excited about ZSJL. A lot of positive reviews coming out at the mo.
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Peg Leg wrote:
March 15th, 2021, 9:12 pm
I just rewatched Man of Steel in preparation for Zac Snyder's Justice League and I had completely forgotten how good it was.

Genuinely excited about ZSJL. A lot of positive reviews coming out at the mo.
Directors cut of BvS is huge improvement on the cinema release so be interesting to see what this end up being. 2017 release was a mess, fun in parts but a mess

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Peg Leg wrote:
March 15th, 2021, 9:12 pm
I just rewatched Man of Steel in preparation for Zac Snyder's Justice League and I had completely forgotten how good it was.

Genuinely excited about ZSJL. A lot of positive reviews coming out at the mo.
MOS is great.
How do we watch ZSJL on this side of the pond? I've been too busy to even check what its going to be on.
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Avenger wrote:
March 16th, 2021, 11:10 am
Peg Leg wrote:
March 15th, 2021, 9:12 pm
I just rewatched Man of Steel in preparation for Zac Snyder's Justice League and I had completely forgotten how good it was.

Genuinely excited about ZSJL. A lot of positive reviews coming out at the mo.
MOS is great.
How do we watch ZSJL on this side of the pond? I've been too busy to even check what its going to be on.
According to Empire is going to be on Sky/NowTV. I'll probably have to break it up over 2 nights
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Think it'll be on Amazon Prime too. At 4 hours long, I reckon it'll take at least 2-3 nights to get through.
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jimbobjoe wrote:
March 16th, 2021, 12:39 pm
Think it'll be on Amazon Prime too. At 4 hours long, I reckon it'll take at least 2-3 nights to get through.
Watched it in one sitting on Friday night, it's in 6 parts and my plan was to stop at part 4 but couldn't turn it off. I loved it. I think anyone who reads comics will love it, it is the most comicy adaption ive ever seen.
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Peg Leg wrote:
March 28th, 2021, 4:30 pm
Watched it in one sitting on Friday night, it's in 6 parts and my plan was to stop at part 4 but couldn't turn it off. I loved it. I think anyone who reads comics will love it, it is the most comicy adaption ive ever seen.
Watched the first two parts today and it's a massive improvement so far. Not crazy about the 4:3 aspect or the moany soundtrack though.
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jimbobjoe wrote:
March 29th, 2021, 3:36 pm
Peg Leg wrote:
March 28th, 2021, 4:30 pm
Watched it in one sitting on Friday night, it's in 6 parts and my plan was to stop at part 4 but couldn't turn it off. I loved it. I think anyone who reads comics will love it, it is the most comicy adaption ive ever seen.
Watched the first two parts today and it's a massive improvement so far. Not crazy about the 4:3 aspect or the moany soundtrack though.
I threw in the towel because of the aspect ratio and the soundtrack, and just overly long establishing shots.
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RoboProp wrote:
March 29th, 2021, 4:57 pm
jimbobjoe wrote:
March 29th, 2021, 3:36 pm
Peg Leg wrote:
March 28th, 2021, 4:30 pm
Watched it in one sitting on Friday night, it's in 6 parts and my plan was to stop at part 4 but couldn't turn it off. I loved it. I think anyone who reads comics will love it, it is the most comicy adaption ive ever seen.
Watched the first two parts today and it's a massive improvement so far. Not crazy about the 4:3 aspect or the moany soundtrack though.
I threw in the towel because of the aspect ratio and the soundtrack, and just overly long establishing shots.
Finished it last night - the soundtrack eases off in parts 3&4 but comes back during the last two. Aspect ratio kind of gets forgotten after a short while.

The film is obviously an improvement on Whedon's but imo it'll never be good with such bland/uninteresting protagonists. Such a shame because all the castings could've been excellent for those roles had they been written better.
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