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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Mon November 23rd, 2009, 11:43 am

The Patriot, yes i have not seen it before, absolutely gripping! makes one think about the cost of freedom, and those who were unfortunate to lose loved ones.

chuck
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Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Mon November 23rd, 2009, 6:34 pm

Saw "Star Trek" It was Okay, did not like the actor who portrayed Kirk...... I understand they are trying to attract a new audience with more OTT Special Effects and new music....Plus way too much fisticuffs...and ridiculous "Star Wars" rip off bar scene.......I prefer the nasty Borgs....nice touch with the Leonard Nimoy as Spock....Sequels on the way......

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nona
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Postby nona » Tue November 24th, 2009, 1:23 am

I think I would like to see the original Star Trek since I saw the new one. I liked the new one but now I'm curious as to what happens to the characters and my husband raves about The Wrath of Con.

I agree Chuck some of the fight scenes I thought to myself 'c'mon this can't be happening again'

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue November 24th, 2009, 1:31 am

"nona" wrote: my husband raves about The Wrath of Con.


That's "Wrath of Khan", BTW.

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nona
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Postby nona » Tue November 24th, 2009, 1:48 am

lol, yeah that one. I'm not exactly a star trek kind of person, there seems to be so many races of beings and so many bad people and good people and planets I can't get any of them straight I do have Captain Curt, Spock and Dr Bones (that is his name right?) but the rest I forget what and where and who they are. Please forgive me.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue November 24th, 2009, 1:51 am

LOL! You mean Captain Kirk.

When I was a child my mom LOVED watching the reruns of "Star Trek" (the original) and if I wanted to watch TV I had to watch what she wanted to watch and I did NOT like "Star Trek", but I watched anyway. I did however enjoy "ST: The Next Gen", and the ST movies (after "Search For Spock"). There's a scene in "Khan" that actually made me throw up when I saw it as a kid.

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chuck
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Postby chuck » Tue November 24th, 2009, 5:36 am

I agree the ST The Next Generation was much more enjoyable.....Captain Picard and the rest of the crew were not so predictable......Wm Shatner as Kirk and the whinny Bones drove me crazy....I liked Spock

Ash
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Postby Ash » Tue November 24th, 2009, 12:58 pm

Oh I loved the new ST! I saw most of the original series when I was a kid, and my DH, a much bigger fan than I, got me into the movies, and Next Generation. So I know more or less what happens to who. This movie turns everything on its head, and I can't wait to see what they do with it next (the fight scenes were not much different from other similar scenes in similar movies. I just turn off the brain watching them till I see who wins)

The Wrath of Con. Hee, now thats something I'd see in MAD magazine, with their movie take offs.

Patriot was horrible. Never mind the historical inaccuracies, the evil brits and the sainted yankee riff had me running to the door. The situation was much more complex than that movie suggests. Plus the acting, oy (but then I've not been a fan of Mel Gibson since his really excellent turn as Hamlet)
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon November 30th, 2009, 3:13 am

"Star Trek" on Thurs, and "Darwin's Darkest Hour", NOVA TV movie.

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Madeleine
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Postby Madeleine » Mon November 30th, 2009, 12:41 pm

Finally got round to watching Twilight last night, enjoyed it and oh yes, Edward is a dreamboat!

Now halfway through Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.
Currently reading "Christmas Lights" by Karen Swan & "The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories"


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