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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sat December 18th, 2010, 12:33 pm

I didn't like the "diary room" scenes in TOBG either, they really jarred with the rest of it. That was one way, at least, where the big screen film was an improvement. Plus the two actresses were way too old to be convincing as teenage girls - I know they aren't that "old", but at least Johansson and Portman were a bit closer to the real age of the sisters.
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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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 » Mon December 20th, 2010, 8:34 pm

I really want to see Mongol.
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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Leo62
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Location: London
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Postby Leo62 » Mon December 20th, 2010, 8:48 pm

The King's Speech. Standard Heritage Movie fare raised to another level by a great cast. In particular, Colin Firth rocked and deserves an Oscar.

and...getting in the seasonal mood...Bad Santa :D
listen:there's a hell
of a good universe next door;let's go
ee cummings

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LoveHistory
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Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Postby LoveHistory » Tue December 21st, 2010, 3:48 pm

Watched Some Like It Hot, which I enjoyed and A Colbert Christmas: the Greatest Gift of All, which I also enjoyed.

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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Wed December 22nd, 2010, 9:53 pm

The kids and I just got back from seeing "Tron Legacy" at our local IMAX theatre. It looked great and the soundtrack really goes with the action in the film. At one point they even include an old Journey song which really takes me back. I thought the story itself was no better or worse than movies of this type. I'm not a good judge, though, as gaming logic goes over my head and is usually nothing more than a plot device so I give myself permission to relax and enjoy the ride. As rides go it is thrilling enough. I did find myself wondering when did Bruce Boxleitner's voice get so gravelly?

Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Wed December 22nd, 2010, 11:18 pm

The King's Speech was incredible! Firth, Rush and Bonham Carter all deserve Oscars for their performances!

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donroc
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Location: Winter Haven, Florida
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Postby donroc » Thu December 23rd, 2010, 12:06 am

Watched again my VCR of Sally Potter's The Tango Lesson. Enjoy it more each time.
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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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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6OtI&feature=channel_page

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Alisha Marie Klapheke
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Location: Franklin, TN
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Postby Alisha Marie Klapheke » Thu December 23rd, 2010, 12:14 am

I need to check out The King's Speech--what a cast! Is this a new movie? (Forgive me, I live in a cave called Motherhood.)

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Thu December 23rd, 2010, 1:49 am

Yes Alisha, The King's Speech is in theaters now.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Thu December 23rd, 2010, 2:02 pm

"LoveHistory" wrote:Yes Alisha, The King's Speech is in theaters now.


Not in the UK it isn't! :eek: No offence, but I always get miffed when something which is about a major part of British history (especially fairly recent history) doesn't get a wide release in it's "homeland" first :mad: , although there have been some previews so I assume it'll be out soon. Hope CF does win the Oscar, he seems to be the hot favourite.
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman


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