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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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donroc
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Postby donroc » Wed November 5th, 2008, 3:45 pm

Saw a quirky film last night between checking election results, Keeping Mum , with yet even more quirky casting:

Rowen Atkinson, a vicar, is married to Kristen Scott Thomas, who is having an affair with her golf pro played by Patrick Swayzie, and her homicidal Mum is played by Maggie Smith.

Murders most amusing.
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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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Postby Spitfire » Wed November 5th, 2008, 3:51 pm

Oh you guys are watching some great movies...Ivanho and Amadeus are great!
I finally got in my boxed set of "I Love Lucy" she is hillarious!
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Postby Hunter » Wed November 5th, 2008, 4:25 pm

"donroc" wrote:Saw a quirky film last night between checking election results, Keeping Mum , with yet even more quirky casting:

Rowen Atkinson, a vicar, is married to Kristen Scott Thomas, who is having an affair with her golf pro played by Patrick Swayzie, and her homicidal Mum is played by Maggie Smith.

Murders most amusing.


My wife and I watched that a couple of months ago. Great movie!

Hunter

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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed November 5th, 2008, 6:08 pm

Yeah I saw "Keeping Mum" a few years ago, hilarious if a bit black humour.

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Postby Volgadon » Wed November 5th, 2008, 7:52 pm

Black humour is great. I saw an inspector Morse last night, what is interesting is that two of the actors had appeared on the same Dr Who episode that my brother watched earlier that evening.

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Postby chuck » Thu November 6th, 2008, 2:37 am

I saw a notice that the new epic film called "Australia" starring Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman will be released mid November 2008....This one completely slipped by me....anybody read a review about it ....the trailer looks very good......

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Madeleine
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Postby Madeleine » Thu November 6th, 2008, 11:47 am

"chuck" wrote:I saw a notice that the new epic film called "Australia" starring Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman will be released mid November 2008....This one completely slipped by me....anybody read a review about it ....the trailer looks very good......


Yes there's quite a lot of buzz about it in the UK too, think it comes out here at Xmas - plus it has the divine Hugh Jackman in it :D

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Postby EC2 » Fri November 7th, 2008, 1:31 am

Just watched The Water Horse. Absolutely fabulous family film. 6 stars! I now know what my mum and my DIL are receiving as their stocking stuffers this Xmas!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Postby Hoopking » Fri November 7th, 2008, 1:43 am

What Movies Have You Seen Lately?


Almost anything you can list including some of the really stupid ones like Tropic Thunder (horrible movie unless you love stupidity at it greatest). If I haven't seen it I probably have it anyway waiting to watch it. The only ones I don't like much are what they call Horror now (not scary only bloody and gutty).

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Postby Leyland » Fri November 7th, 2008, 2:00 am

"EC2" wrote:Just watched The Water Horse. Absolutely fabulous family film. 6 stars! I now know what my mum and my DIL are receiving as their stocking stuffers this Xmas!


I loved that movie and went to see it when it was released in the cinema! The entire human cast and the water horse were amazing. You can't go wrong gifting that one, EC. I really wanted to see lots of Scotland (as usual) but it was filmed in New Zealand. Well, that's a mighty beautiful place too. But it wasn't a Scottish loch .... wah.
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