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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Post by LoveHistory » Sat April 25th, 2009, 3:49 pm

Finally finished Becoming Jane which isn't bad as long as you're not expecting a true-life story. I kind of wish they'd changed all the names. It would stand much better as it's own completely fictional story. Very impressed with James McAvoy. I may have to rewatch LLW to see if there's any brilliant subtext to Mr. Tumnus.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun April 26th, 2009, 1:19 am

"Monsters vs. Aliens", fun family movie, really enjoyed it.

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Post by Lauryn » Sun April 26th, 2009, 7:59 am

We rented two tonight:

Hubby's choice: The Spirit. He fell asleep (always comatose by 9.30); I turned it down low so I could read my book.

My choice (for tomorrow night :D ) Australia. Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman. Im looking forward to it!
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Post by chuck » Sun April 26th, 2009, 3:44 pm

Watched "The Wrestler".....20 minutes....Had to stop, MR's acting was alright, but the culture and the storyline was predictable and not appealing....I dislike Professional Wrestling with a passion....and that really got in the way....

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Post by Divia » Sun April 26th, 2009, 8:34 pm

Nick and Miri make a porno. Dude, I laughed so hard. But some people would find it offensive.
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Post by Leyland » Sun April 26th, 2009, 8:45 pm

The House of Mirth starring Gillian Anderson and Eric Stoltz. Loved the 1905 New York period costumes. Can't say I've received any great incentive to read Edith Wharton as a result though.
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon April 27th, 2009, 2:53 pm

[quote=""Leyland""]The House of Mirth starring Gillian Anderson and Eric Stoltz. Loved the 1905 New York period costumes. Can't say I've received any great incentive to read Edith Wharton as a result though.[/quote]
Oh, the book is wonderful! Haven't seen the film, I'll have to add it to my list.

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Post by Lauryn » Mon April 27th, 2009, 5:22 pm

[quote=""Lauryn""]My choice (for tomorrow night :D ) Australia. Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman. Im looking forward to it![/quote]

So, I loved Australia. Hubby nitpicked anything touching on the Japanese offensive, being a WWII buff. I do have a question for our Aussie friends though - How was this movie received at home? To me, it looked like a labour of love - not simply the love story, but with regards to the resepct for the Aboriginal culture, but was it taken as such?
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Post by Nefret » Tue April 28th, 2009, 2:20 am

Stargate (the original movie) :)

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Post by Leo62 » Tue April 28th, 2009, 11:50 am

[quote=""LoveHistory""]Oh, the book is wonderful! Haven't seen the film, I'll have to add it to my list.[/quote]

I liked the movie a lot - Gillian Anderson is excellent as the central character.

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