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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon September 7th, 2009, 4:32 am

Netflix doesn't have the "Black Adder Christmas Carol". Oh well.

"Duplicity", on DVD this time. Still a good movie, and Clive, yea! It's been a Clive weekend for me, Clive....mmmmm, drools.

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parthianbow
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Postby parthianbow » Mon September 7th, 2009, 9:43 am

"Sheramy" wrote:Last night on cable I watched "I've loved you for so long," a French film with Kristen Scott Thomas (who speaks French fluently) and Elsa Zylberstein (sp?). Both actresses have received big accolades for this film, and it's clear why. I really enjoyed it. Ms Thomas in particular is positively haunting. I saw the revelation at the end coming about halfway through, but it wasn't any less affecting. Highly recommended.

KST plays a woman who has just gotten out of a long stint in prison and has come to live with her sister (EZ), has to learn to put her life back together.



Hurrah- I thought so too - one of the best films I've seen in the last 3 or 4 years. I posted about it on this thread about 3 months ago- I think!
Ben Kane
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Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
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Postby Madeleine » Mon September 7th, 2009, 11:28 am

I think Love Actually is one of the most nauseating films I've ever seen, apart from Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy, Alan Rickman and Liam Neeson - as for Hugh Grant's storyline, let's not go there!

Tried to see "I've Loved You For So Long" at the cinema, but as it only had a run of about 1 week, I still haven't seen it. Will keep an eye out on TV.

Watched the latest X Files film last night, OK but not much of a storyline, the old chemistry is still there but it was all a bit boring really.
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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Vanessa
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Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
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Postby Vanessa » Mon September 7th, 2009, 11:57 am

Oooh, I don't know! I think Hugh Grant would make a rather fun prime minister - definitely better than the one we already have! LOL.

I enjoyed Love Actually - it made me laugh.
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Ash
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Postby Ash » Mon September 7th, 2009, 1:42 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Netflix doesn't have the "Black Adder Christmas Carol". Oh well.SM


Here is the Amazon link fwiw: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Blackadders-Christmas-Carol-Rowan-Atkinson/dp/B00004CLQ4

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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon September 7th, 2009, 6:31 pm



Oh thanks, but I don't have a video player any more and that's for PAL which is the player the Brits have/had. I looked for DVD but it's all region 2, not playable on mine, oh well. I'll live :)

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parthianbow
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Postby parthianbow » Mon September 7th, 2009, 8:48 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Oh thanks, but I don't have a video player any more and that's for PAL which is the player the Brits have/had. I looked for DVD but it's all region 2, not playable on mine, oh well. I'll live :) SM


Hi SM - I don't know about the States, but I got a list of codes to decode hundreds of DVD players so that they played DVDs from any region on eBay (for £1!). You might be able to do so on eBay in the States... :confused:
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annis
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Postby annis » Mon September 7th, 2009, 10:56 pm

Have just been watching Sergei Bodrov's "Mongol" , the story of Genghis Khan. Wow- spectacular!. Apparently this is the first in a proposed trilogy. Can't wait for the next episode.

Interview with Bodrov here

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Telynor
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Postby Telynor » Mon September 7th, 2009, 11:14 pm

"annis" wrote:Have just been watching Sergei Bodrov's "Mongol" , the story of Genghis Khan. Wow- spectacular!. Apparently this is the first in a proposed trilogy. Can't wait for the next episode.

Interview with Bodrov here


This film blew me away. I was enthralled from begining to end by it, and I do hope that the next films get made and released. If the quality can be kept up, they'll be a knockout.

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Madeleine
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Postby Madeleine » Tue September 8th, 2009, 6:34 pm

Just read that Richard Curtis is going to be writing an episode for the next series of Doctor Who.....
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman


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