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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Leo62
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Postby Leo62 » Fri October 30th, 2009, 6:35 pm

"Mello" wrote:Watched “Easy Virtue” a couple of days ago - my, Jessica Biel is quite a stunner and a competent actress too, I thought.

I really liked this movie! Very lively, cheeky update of the whole Noel Coward thing. I thought Biel was very impressive - she was a bit plank-like in the only other movie I've seen her in (that magician thing...)

"Mello" wrote:Also, saw the first half of the latest “Wuthering Heights” on tv last weekend. I have mentally labelled it the “tame version”. Hope the second half ramps up the insanity a bit :eek:

Was this the bad-hair Tom Hardy version? I thought it was a right old mess (the adaptation, not the hair).

EC2 wrote:Vera Drake - last night on TV. Superb film. I have it in my collection but it's gone awol, so this was a good chance to see it again.

Great film isn't it? I'm not really a fan of Mike Leigh, but he surpassed himself with this one. Did you have a nice cup of tea afterwards, dear? ;)

Saw Moon with Sam Rockwell the other day. Excellent brainy SF (though the plot was a dead rip-off of David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas).
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Ludmilla
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Postby Ludmilla » Sat October 31st, 2009, 3:58 pm

Watched the director's cut of Donnie Darko last night. Had only ever seen the theatrical version before. How's this for a coincidence? The pivotal date in the film is October 30th.

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Nefret
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Postby Nefret » Sat October 31st, 2009, 5:20 pm

Interview with the Vampire. It was on telly last night.

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Postby LoveHistory » Sat October 31st, 2009, 6:16 pm

Bride Wars

It was so-so.

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nona
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Postby nona » Sun November 1st, 2009, 2:30 am

I love scary movies so have watch lots this week. the 1968 version of Night of the Living Dead. Dracula. Scream, on my favorite list. The Messangers. All of the Michael Myers movies and my all time favorite of course Rocky Horror Picture Show, I watch it every year on Halloween, a tradition started years ago when I still lived at home my mom and I would veg out on halloween candy watching it.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun November 1st, 2009, 2:35 am

"Ice Age 3: The Dawn of the Dinosaurs" cute movie.

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Mello
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Postby Mello » Sun November 1st, 2009, 11:59 pm

"Leo62" wrote:I really liked this movie! Very lively, cheeky update of the whole Noel Coward thing. I thought Biel was very impressive - she was a bit plank-like in the only other movie I've seen her in (that magician thing...)


Was this the bad-hair Tom Hardy version? I thought it was a right old mess (the adaptation, not the hair).
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Missed the second half last night, but I'm not too upset about it. As you said, it was a mess, including the hair :)

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Postby 4ever Queen » Fri November 6th, 2009, 5:33 am

over the weekend i watched Astroboy, cute movie.

Tonite i just went to watch Bright Star--beautiful theme, wardrobe, scenery!

Waiting on my coffee table--Duplicity and Patch Adams.
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Madeleine
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Postby Madeleine » Fri November 6th, 2009, 11:32 am

"Nefret" wrote:Interview with the Vampire. It was on telly last night.


This was on TV here the other night too, watched the first 10 mins or so and for some reason found it quite comical, and strangely dated. Think it has to do with TC in a blond wig.... :eek:
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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nona
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Postby nona » Sat November 7th, 2009, 9:43 pm

we rented GI Joe, The Ugly Truth and Ice Age Dawn of the Dinos. Let you know how they are after we watch them, I'm crossin my fingers on the GI Joe it has mixed reviews. I love all of the Ice Age movies so this will be no different and well Butler in The Ugly Truth need I say more?


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