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  1. wev

    Netflix

    The bbfc page just says "language" https://www.bbfc.co.uk/release/count-me-in-q29sbgvjdglvbjpwwc01mzmxnti
  2. wev

    Netflix

    There's a bit of swearing in it from what I can remember, Taylor Hawkins likes to drop a few fucks and "ass"'s
  3. Oh and Placebo's new song (their first in5 years!);is like a warm blanket that feels like Every You Every Me whilst still sounding fresh
  4. The new The Death Set is predictaby fast, weird and punk infused. Oh, and excellent
  5. wev

    Sport Documentaries

    I think the families involvement is what stops it being what it could have been. It doesn't deliver anything new, I'm not even remotely interested in seeing how ill he is/how well he's recovered beyond hoping he's as well as he possibly could be, his condition isn't something I need to see. I've posted more on the F1 thread but it doesn't really deliver Michael Schumacher the Formula 1 driver, it brushes off the controversies it does show, it doesn't deliver on how dedicated to his craft he was or how much work was required at Ferrari, it makes an effort to paint them as the underdog when they weren't ever that, just badly mismanaged for a long long time. It's disappointing, really.
  6. And the documentary would have been far better if they'd have leaned more into that than they did. Because we all know why Ferrari don't deliver on their heritage and resources and yet for a period of time they were and Schumacher was a big part of that. I do sometimes wonder what would have happened if Irvine hadn't have bottled it in 99...
  7. They werent the underdogs the documentary paints them as though. It's an okay watch, but it's not nearly critical and informative enough, anybody coming to it knowing his records and knowing the general beats won't learn anything new and I actually think it does him a disservice because Schumacher was so fast, so clinical, so competitive and so controversial that everybody had him as the marker to best. And that includes the years he wasn't successful, it also jumps from that first championship for Ferrari, to the end of that five year period and then jumps again to his retirement. There's no Hakkinen-Schumacher Spa battle, none of his battles with Montoya, none of the sheer madness of what went down throughout 94. I got properly into the sport around the time he arrived, and being a British kid was always wanting someone else to win because of the whole jingoistic/xenophobic way that our press treated him (that I was too young, too uneducated, too working class to understand at the time), but I think you show someone that documentary that wasn't there then and they won't leave with any idea of just what F1 was like in that period nor the impact Schumacher and Ferrari had on it
  8. Well, he didn't purposely crash into anyone, no, but there's the Montoya incident already discussed, taking the chequered flag in the pits at Silverstone, Monaco qualifying, crowding Barrichelo into the wall when he came back for Mercedes
  9. After what we've had at Silverstone and Imola this season it could be interesting (it won't be...) to see what younger fans think of Schumacher's exploits at Adelaide '94 and Jerez '97
  10. I'd also like to see the continued focus on there being something on each day. I'm not sure on using the sprint for quali, I don't think it's shaken up the grid enough as is. I wonder if the sprint is just too short? Make it a bit longer, no mandatory pit stops but just long enough that the harder tyre would have to be managed whilst giving the teams the option to use any tyre they wish. With points up for grabs (maybe the old 10 for first etc until you get the top 6)
  11. Any driver would do, would be interesting to see how well teams are managing it.
  12. So, does anyone know if/when a championship contender hasn't had to take an engine penalty since that rule was introduced?
  13. Not sure whether to include Kimi Raikkonen or not. I think he likes racing but there's a story that he could have played Ice Hockey but didn't like getting up early for practice so chase to race cars instead, plus other stories like racing snowmobiles using James Hunts name whilst under contract to Ferrari
  14. I love hearing old drivers talking about corners and saying "you don't pass there" or "don't you think you were being a bit over enthusiastic trying to pass there" ... Yeah, maybe in your day but times change
  15. I've always loved that Williams, didn't know about the weight and crash test issues, just assumed it wasn't as good as the noses and wings everyone else was running at the time
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