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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Post by wendy » Tue March 15th, 2011, 12:32 pm

Anyone seen the new JANE EYRE movie yet? It so disappointing when the "playing in select cinemas" announcement does not apply to yours! I can't wait . . . but guess I will have to.
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Post by LoveHistory » Tue March 15th, 2011, 1:51 pm

Probably won't play here. I don't think the local theater would have played The King's Speech if it hadn't been a heavy favorite for Best Picture. They're not much for culture in general.

The trailer looks good. I'd like to see it in the theater if I could.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun March 20th, 2011, 4:14 am

"Secretariat", good movie.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Mon March 21st, 2011, 4:19 am

"Chicago", haven't seen it in awhile, still a great movie.

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Post by fljustice » Mon March 21st, 2011, 4:37 pm

Thought I posted this yesterday, but must have failed to hit the "submit" button after I "previewed" it. Hate it when that happens! Anyway, attended a live in HD opera production of Donizetti's Lucia Di Lammermoor at my local movie theater on Sunday. A fascinating experience watching the performance live, but on a screen with all the closeups. We could see the tenor sweat and the crowsfeet around the soprano's eyes. A straight-forward, doomed lovers story based on a HF novel by Sir Walter Scott titled The Bride of Lammermoor. Beautiful music, interesting director choices, the ending made me cry.
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Post by Elysium » Mon March 21st, 2011, 7:17 pm

Elizabeth I. I guess it's actually mini-serie but still. I liked it and thought Helen Mirren was good Elizabeth.

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Post by LoveHistory » Tue March 22nd, 2011, 4:48 pm

Burn After Reading. In-ter-es-ting. Good cast and a few funny moments, but overall it was miss-able. Fairly predictable too.

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Post by Mello » Thu March 24th, 2011, 1:27 am

State of Play. I enjoyed it. Even though Rusty is a bit of a tosser in real life, he is still an incredible actor.

Accursed Kings. Recorded this series recently and finally got around to watching the first episode. I also put G. Depardieu in the incredible actor category.

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Post by Nefret » Thu March 24th, 2011, 5:13 am

Crimes and Misdemeanors. Watched it in class.
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!
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Post by SGM » Thu March 24th, 2011, 4:29 pm

I saw a film which was a kind of "Last of the Mohicans" meets "Sound the Pibroch" -- what was it called - Oh, yeah -- The Eagle.

I dread to think what RS would have thought. I nearly walked out -- I really should have done.
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