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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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nona
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Postby nona » Mon June 7th, 2010, 3:19 am

Wolfman~ fell asleep halfway through so must not have been that great.

Dear John~ IF it had stayed true to the book it would have been great but of course they got to change it up and during the whole movie I'm saying "Oh no that didn't happen"...and "C'mon...please".

Book of Eli again~ wow what a great movie.

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Postby Leo62 » Wed June 9th, 2010, 9:56 pm

The new Alice in Wonderland. Pretty good - much better than the reviews suggested - but slightly let down by a lacklustre ending.

There seem to be NO interesting movies on at the pictures right now :(
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Postby cw gortner » Thu June 10th, 2010, 2:37 am

"Leo62" wrote:Just finished watching The Wolfman. Luscious slab of retro-gothic. :D


Oh, I agree. It got creamed by reviewers and vanished within weeks of release, but I loved it.

Saw Shutter Island last night - creepy Scorcese, with a great performance by Leo diCaprio at his twitchy best.
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Nefret
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Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Postby Nefret » Thu June 10th, 2010, 3:05 am

"I Worship His Shadow". The first of the Lexx movies. Does that count?
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
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Telynor
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Postby Telynor » Thu June 10th, 2010, 3:12 am

"Nefret" wrote:"I Worship His Shadow". The first of the Lexx movies. Does that count?


What are the Lexx movies?

I have two volumes (20 hours each) of a Korean historical drama to chew through, which I really need to sit down and start watching. Rather ponderous at times, but still fascinating to watch.

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Thu June 10th, 2010, 3:18 am

"Telynor" wrote:What are the Lexx movies?



It's a science fiction show. (Very weird.) The first season was pretty much four movies.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexx
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Wed June 16th, 2010, 6:11 pm

Finally finished watching Marley & Me. Sweet movie. Teared up a couple times. Two year old was disappointed when we sent it back. She kept asking for "Puppy."

Also The Brady Bunch Movie. Horrible on purpose, which of course made it hilarious. Not a keeper, but not too bad a waste of time either.
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Miss Moppet
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Postby Miss Moppet » Wed June 16th, 2010, 10:30 pm

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910) which is all of 13 minutes long.

Link to recap and Youtube video.

Was the Wicked Witch of the West really called Momba?

You know what occurred to me while I was watching it - I wish they'd bring back intertitles. Because there's such a lot of fast cutting in movies now, I can't tell what's going on. A title card saying "Bond is pulling ahead in the high speed car chase" would really help.

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Telynor
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Postby Telynor » Wed June 16th, 2010, 11:23 pm

Did anyone here watch season 3 of Breaking Bad? Were you as stunned by the ending as I was?

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4ever Queen
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Postby 4ever Queen » Fri June 18th, 2010, 5:15 am

I watched Lept Year and loved it!!! Very funny and no sexual content :)

Getting ready to watch Anne of the Thousand Days (1969).
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