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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Mon February 1st, 2010, 6:00 pm

Watched an oldie but goodie this weekend, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, with Rex Harrison and Gene Tierney. Still holds up after all these years (hadn't seen it since I was a little girl).

The kids watched Aliens in the Attic and enjoyed it.

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donroc
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Location: Winter Haven, Florida
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Postby donroc » Tue February 2nd, 2010, 2:11 am

Watched Tarentino's Inglorious Basterds yesterday. Needs a more than willing suspension of disbelief for History buffs. Entertaining for the most part. Pitt's Tennesse accent is a hoot, and Waltz chews the scenery well as the heavy.
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Tue February 2nd, 2010, 3:10 am

At First Sight, first time I saw it ad what a good movie even if it isn't a histrical one.

Sharz
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Location: Chicago

Postby Sharz » Tue February 2nd, 2010, 4:36 pm

I'm on a classics kick, hunting up old movies I've never seen. Sunday evening we watched "The Quiet Man" with Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne. I liked it. Nowhere near a great movie, but a nice one. So delightfully politically incorrect. Loved O'Hara.

chuck
Bibliophile
Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Wed February 3rd, 2010, 5:20 pm

Last night I watched the first episode of BBC's "Bonekickers"....Ye Gads....What a bunch of very bad Archaeological Goo.....Ridiculous Templar History....i.e. a couple of bad guys walking around in Bath UK brandishing Medieval swords...Huh?.....I'm not a expert in Archiology but.....WTS...they find a coin...then a bit of very shallow trenching...they find sword hilts, bits of armour, later bones of Templar knights and a piece of cedar wood dated to the time of Christ .....Instant gratification in Archaeology.....Please......I was hoping for a decent series.....Finally the characters and their dialogue was unbelievable....
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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Wed February 3rd, 2010, 6:25 pm

lol, hopefully it'll get better or something else will catch your interest.

chuck
Bibliophile
Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Wed February 3rd, 2010, 7:07 pm

Re: "Bonekickers"....Well I now know what to expect and I'll try lighten up on the series...I suspect If my wife and I go to see "Avatar" I will need to get pass the OTT hype and the "Dances With Wolves" like script.....I think the Academy needs to come up with a another bracket for this type of new film genre...... How do the Nominated Actors/films compete with Blue People/SE/Animation?

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & Force of Nature by Jane Harper
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed February 3rd, 2010, 7:52 pm

Oh my, don't remind me about Bonekickers! Watched the first ep and agree it was dreadful, didn't even fall into the-so-bad-it's-quite-good-in- an-amusing-way category. I didn't watch the rest of it but it wasn't recommissioned so I think it was a turkey all round!
Currently reading "A Suitable Vengeance" by Elizabeth George and "Force of Nature" by Jane Harper

chuck
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Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Touche'

Postby chuck » Wed February 3rd, 2010, 9:08 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Oh my, don't remind me about Bonekickers! Watched the first ep and agree it was dreadful, didn't even fall into the-so-bad-it's-quite-good-in- an-amusing-way category. I didn't watch the rest of it but it wasn't recommissioned so I think it was a turkey all round!


Thank you for your validation......I won't waste my time.....

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4ever Queen
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Location: California

Postby 4ever Queen » Thu February 4th, 2010, 1:46 am

Over the week I have watched He's Not That Into You, The Invention of Lying (comical and sad at the same time) and Inglorious Bastards (this one was too violent IMO). :p :p
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