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Madeleine
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Postby Madeleine » Fri April 24th, 2009, 11:15 am

Not a movie but read in the paper today that Pillars of the Earth will be filmed for a mini-series (4 parts I think), not sure who's making it but they said possible either BBC or ITV might show it, unlikely to be ITV though given their present problems, think it will more likely be on Hallmark.

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Postby annis » Sat April 25th, 2009, 11:41 pm

I'm looking forward to seeing this one, currently competing at Cannes for the Palme d'Or
"Bright Star", based on the life of John Keats, and directed by New Zealander, Jane Campion.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed August 5th, 2009, 2:54 am

Hugh Jackman gets his movie musical wish
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090804/film_nm/us_jackman_1

He'll play PT Barnum.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun August 9th, 2009, 7:26 pm

I loves me some Clive Owen! Trailer for his new movie "The Boys Are Back" (about a man who loses his wife and then has to raise their son and reconnect with a son from a previous marriage alone). It looks good and sweet:
http://www.daemonsmovies.com/2009/08/07/the-boys-are-back-movie-trailer-with-clive-owen/

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat August 29th, 2009, 1:23 am

"The Men Who Stare At Goats", just saw the trailer, and it looks hilarious and very good! I love the look at on Ewan McGregor's face when George Clooney refers to himself as a Jedi warrior (Ewan was of course Obi-Wan Kenobi, a Jedi warrior).

It also stars Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges:
http://screenrant.com/the-men-who-stare-at-goats-trailer-kofi-23413/

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Postby SonjaMarie » Fri November 6th, 2009, 1:22 am

Simon Pegg & David Tennant To Star In 'Burke & Hare':
It was previously reported that Simon Pegg would be starring in the John Landis film, 'Burke and Hare'. Now, according to reports, David Tennant (Doctor Who) will be joining him as a fellow grave robber in the film Burke and Hare. At this time, it is not known who will play the role of Burke and who will play the role of Hare.

'Burke and Hare' is the story of William Burke and William Hare, Irish immigrants that robed graves to sell the bodies to Edinburgh Medical College for dissection in the early 1880s. Eventually the pair started to murder in order to get more bodies to sell.
http://www.fanbolt.com/headline/5343/Simon_Pegg___David_Tennant_To_Star_In_%27Burke___Hare%27

I've read some about them in books about murder in England, but couldn't find a cheap book about them yet to read.

David Tennant is yummy!

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Postby chuck » Sun November 15th, 2009, 7:23 pm

Recently saw a trailer on "Sherlock Holmes"....full of OT the Special Effects.....Downy Jr...plays a disheveled Bohemian looking Holmes and a whining and very annoying Watson played Ewan Mcgregor.....SH and fisticuffs and numerous romps in bed with Damsels in Distress....Yes I will watch SH when it comes out on DVD.....Why are they messing with my head??????

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun November 15th, 2009, 7:24 pm

Ewan McGregor does not play Watson, Jude Law does.

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Postby chuck » Sun November 15th, 2009, 7:36 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Ewan McGregor does not play Watson, Jude Law does.

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Not the first time I have confused the two.....Both are favorites of mine..... :o

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Postby Madeleine » Fri November 20th, 2009, 7:37 pm

Looks like yet another movie version of Jane Eyre is on its way - this time with Michael Fassbender as Rochester, and the actress who's playing Alice in the forthcoming Alice in Wonderland (Mia someone) as Jane.
Currently reading "Falling Creatures" by Katherine Stansfield


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