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Next Goal Wins [Taika Waititi version]

  • 27-04-2023 8:13am
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    Moderators, Category Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 35,154 CMod ✭✭✭✭


    Taika Waititi returns to something a bit more grounded after JoJo Rabbit & the Thor movies; I watched the original (and excellent) 2014 documentary fadó, and you can tell just by this trailer it's going for a more dramatic, fictionalised version of events. So while I doubt this movie will match the immediacy & authenticity of the documentary's emotional story, I hope we return to the level of Waititi's earlier, better work. It increasingly felt like the guy was getting a bit high on his own hype.

    Good to see Michael Fassbender back too: I hope he enjoyed his time being a professional racer, but his absence from cinema was a net loss IMO.




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  • Subscribers Posts: 40,545 ✭✭✭✭sydthebeat


    That looks right up my street



  • Registered Users Posts: 922 ✭✭✭rekluse


    Hmmm not sure about this. The documentary was fantastic and really captured something magical. It doesn't look like from the trailer they will manage to transfer this to a film. They probably should have just left it alone. Was there supposed to be a follow up to the documentary coming out? I thought I heard murmurings about this a few years back.



  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 12,231 Mod ✭✭✭✭Kingp35


    Looks pretty terrible. The documentary was brilliant, just watch that instead.



  • Registered Users Posts: 31,633 ✭✭✭✭gmisk


    Yeah...doesn't look great to me. I know had a lot of issues in development, primarily Armie Hammer.

    The documentary is terrific.



  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 35,154 CMod ✭✭✭✭pixelburp


    Doesn't look like the doc isn't available on any streaming unfortunately; you can get a sense of the difference, tonally, by the trailer anyway...

    When people talk about "underdog stories" you'd do well to find one coming from this far down the pecking order.




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  • Registered Users Posts: 83,609 ✭✭✭✭JP Liz V1


    I'm nort familiar with the story but from that trailer I'm thinking Klopp in Cool Soccer Runnings 😁



  • Registered Users Posts: 83,609 ✭✭✭✭JP Liz V1


    Is this out soon, cinema release or straight streaming?



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,759 ✭✭✭Brief_Lives




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