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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Post by diamondlil » Sun February 28th, 2010, 11:02 am

Watched Journey to the Centre of the Earth with Brendon Fraser today with my son.
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Post by LoveHistory » Sun February 28th, 2010, 5:15 pm

Sunshine Cleaning

Ok. Not funny enough for my present mood. When life gets dramatic, I tend to stick with comedy for my entertainment.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Mon March 1st, 2010, 1:26 am

"Amelia", good but sad, even though we know how it ends (well not fully but that she and Fred Noonan were never seen alive conclusively again).

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Post by nona » Mon March 1st, 2010, 6:21 am

watched The Duchess since I could not sleep. What an interesting story, I must read Georgiana by Foreman so I can get more details on her life and so forth.

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Post by LoveHistory » Mon March 1st, 2010, 11:10 pm

Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium was delightful!

Just loved Dustin Hoffman in the title role and the theory of root words for "accountant."

Fun, fluffy movie. Special features are nice too.

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Post by EC2 » Mon March 1st, 2010, 11:16 pm

Dean Spanly - a bit slow and quirky but ultimately rewarding.
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Post by chuck » Wed March 3rd, 2010, 4:22 am

Just finished watching "The Soloist"....Jamie Fox, Robert Downey Jr. and Katherine Kinnear were excellent....About a L A Times columnist, Downey and a talented Cellist who is Homeless and Mentally Ill played by Fox....a decent snapshot of the plight of the Homeless and many who struggling with Mental Illness...The Music makes the film soar....worth a watch.....I would rate Geoffrey Rush's portrayal in "Shinning" as a better film.....

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Post by Leo62 » Wed March 3rd, 2010, 10:17 pm

I really enjoyed the Soloist too, though I agree it doesn't stick in the memory like Shine

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Anyone recommend any decent romcoms? There are so many crap ones about...
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Post by ejays17 » Thu March 4th, 2010, 11:45 am

Alice in Wonderland - the new version. Had one of those weird experiences where people applauded at the end of the film. :) Last time that happened was Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
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Post by cw gortner » Sat March 6th, 2010, 2:32 am

[quote=""Leyland""]The Wolfman a couple days ago with Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt (Young Victoria) and Benicio de Toro. Liked it a lot. Lovely gothic background! Trippy though, seeing Young Victoria fighting off a werewolfman. Wait, YV already kills supernatural beings ... and keeps the skulls I think.[/quote]

Me, too! I loved it, but I don't think it's performed very well at the box office. Reviews were uniformly bad - a shame, I felt, because frankly I've seen much worse. I felt the film lived up to its premise.

Saw a very dark and beautifully done animated film titled 9 the other night (not be confused with the musical Nine). I really liked it; I recall there was some hoopla about it not being appropriate for children (it's not, really, though these days kids see much worse) and parents feeling it was marketed inappropriately, as in they did not have enough warnings to keep their kids away.

Whatever. It was rated PG, and Wolfman was rated R, and on the day I went to see Wolfman I was taken aback to see parents with young kids there. When the lights came on, the kids seemed fine, though the film is violent and gory.

I'm hoping to see the new Alice this weekend!
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