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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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JoshuaKaitlyn
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Location: Manchester UK

Postby JoshuaKaitlyn » Tue September 28th, 2010, 6:29 pm

"Leo62" wrote:I've seen it & liked it overall. It looks stunning, and Alec Guinness is great as C1, but the pace is slow by modern standards.


But the dialogue is superb! :D
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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Tue September 28th, 2010, 10:01 pm

"Leo62" wrote:I've seen it & liked it overall. It looks stunning, and Alec Guinness is great as C1, but the pace is slow by modern standards.


I fell asleep watching it......I mean to try again one day!

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sat October 2nd, 2010, 8:56 pm

"Vanessa" wrote:My husband got bored as he said there didn't seem to be any plot. In fact, he fell asleep and I ended up watching it by myself. LOL.


If I had been laying down on the sofa I would have gone under too.
There were too many people, too much setting up the story etc. etc.

No one wants that. They want action and adventure. Its Robin Hood not a political drama.
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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Sat October 9th, 2010, 11:00 pm

The other night, they were running The Third Man with Orson Wells in it -- I had forgotten just how good of a film it is, and IMHO, much better than Citizen Kane. Great atmosphere, sinister plot, and a story that had me guessing until the very end.

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Postby donroc » Sun October 10th, 2010, 11:21 am

"Telynor" wrote:The other night, they were running The Third Man with Orson Wells in it -- I had forgotten just how good of a film it is, and IMHO, much better than Citizen Kane. Great atmosphere, sinister plot, and a story that had me guessing until the very end.


A great film with wonderful music.

Back in 1949 when we saw it in a theater, the audience reacted (gasping, voicing)as one in shock when Valli ignored Joseph Cotten at the end.
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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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JoshuaKaitlyn
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Postby JoshuaKaitlyn » Sun October 10th, 2010, 1:34 pm

'Taras Bulba' I had to do a review on this when I was back in high school. :)
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rockygirl
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Location: Upstate New York

Postby rockygirl » Sun October 10th, 2010, 6:03 pm

I just watched The Blind Side and cried the whole way through.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun October 10th, 2010, 6:08 pm

"rockygirl" wrote:I just watched The Blind Side and cried the whole way through.


Great movie wasn't it? Sandra really deserved her Oscar for that role. I'm waiting for it on cable to watch again.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun October 10th, 2010, 6:08 pm

"Iron Man", in preperation to watch my new "Iron Man 2" DVD next weekend. RDJ is a major hottie!

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rockygirl
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Postby rockygirl » Sun October 10th, 2010, 6:39 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Great movie wasn't it? Sandra really deserved her Oscar for that role. I'm waiting for it on cable to watch again.

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I work with a lot of very poor kids who live in housing projects, but I've never seen any kid as needy as Michael Oher was. Amazing, amazing story. Now, I want to read the book.


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