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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Sun September 20th, 2009, 7:30 pm

Lars and the Real Girl

Interesting.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Sycamore Gap by L J Ross & The Furthest Station by Ben Aaronovitch
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Postby Madeleine » Wed September 23rd, 2009, 11:35 am

Saw the new Dorian Gray last night, not bad; haven't read the book so can't compare film with book, although one review said they changed the ending slightly.
Currently reading "Sycamore Gap" by L J Ross & "The Furthest Station" by Ben Aaronovitch

chuck
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Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Wed September 23rd, 2009, 3:58 pm

The other night I watched a gem...."Murder by Degree" 1978 Christopher Plummer as Holmes and James Mason as Watson and a very plump David Eddings, Anthony Quayle, and cameos by John Gielgud and Donald Sutherland.....Watson,"The game is afoot".....
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Ash
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Postby Ash » Thu September 24th, 2009, 12:40 am

My sis was reviewing the Broadway touring company performance of Legally Blonde last night, and I got to be her companion. I wasn't expecting much, but hey, it was free. Very very fluffy; I'd suggest people stick with the movie (to be fair, we are not the target audience here; the targeted audience was dressed up in pink and having an absolute wonderful time as only preteens and teens could have)

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu September 24th, 2009, 12:42 am

I saw "LB" on MTV when they showed the B'way musical, IT SUCKED, hated it!

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Ann Callen
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Phillipa Gregory

Postby Ann Callen » Thu September 24th, 2009, 4:00 pm

"Ash" wrote:Caught the end of Henry V on tv last evening. Branaugh and Thompson are outstanding. Tho as I watched it, I remembered how sad it was that he (the king) didn't last long.

Question - need a good non fiction book on War of the Roses. That whole time period from Henry V to Henry VII is rather a blur for me.


I just heard that Phillipa Gregory is coming out with a novel dealing with the individuals who were involved with the War of the Roses.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu September 24th, 2009, 6:02 pm

"Ann Callen" wrote:I just heard that Phillipa Gregory is coming out with a novel dealing with the individuals who were involved with the War of the Roses.


The first book is already out, "The White Queen".

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Ash
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Postby Ash » Fri September 25th, 2009, 12:35 am

"Ann Callen" wrote:I just heard that Phillipa Gregory is coming out with a novel dealing with the individuals who were involved with the War of the Roses.


Thanks, but I won't read her.

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Fri September 25th, 2009, 2:04 am

I was thoroughly charmed by Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day. Amy Adams makes such a great little ditz.

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Postby Sheramy » Sat September 26th, 2009, 9:46 pm

I saw Rosemary's Baby for the first time on cable last week. Wow!!!!
Sunflowers: A Novel of Vincent van Gogh, forthcoming from Avon-A, 13 October 2009
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For it is truly the discovery of a new hemisphere in a person's life when he falls seriously in love. -Vincent van Gogh


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