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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Post by LoveHistory » Fri January 20th, 2012, 12:44 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]I must admit as good as Alan R was in that movie (Sense...) I always thought he was a little er older than Brandon! But overall I loved that film, and it's my favourite Austen adaptation. The BBC series was good, wasn't Downton's Dan Stevens (Matthew) playing Hugh Grant's role in that?[/quote]

Indeed he was, Madeleine. And while he was rather too good looking for the role, I wasn't complaining. :D

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Post by fljustice » Sun January 22nd, 2012, 7:42 pm

Centurion with Michael Fassbender and Dominic West (from The Wire--if you haven't watched it, you should, some of the best television ever make.) The movie was OK--more about the eye candy and fight scenes than anything. Glad I got it on Netflix rather than paid for the theater ticket.
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Post by Brenna » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 4:36 pm

Hubby and I watched Larry Crowne. Not near as bad as the critics claimed!
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Post by Nefret » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 7:10 pm

Emma (1996) My favourite Jane Austen story. I forgot Ewan McGregor was in this.
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 SonjaMarie » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 7:38 pm

"Three Men and A Baby"

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Post by LoveHistory » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 7:38 pm

The Final Season. Great movie. True story too.

Also The Outsiders which I didn't like as much. Was interesting seeing some of today's most popular actors back when they were kids.

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Post by Madeleine » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 8:30 pm

I remember loving The Outsiders when I first saw it about um I don't know how many years ago. Then I watched it again a few years ago and whilst it was still good and quite a powerful film, some of it seemed a bit hammy and melo-dramatic. But a good one for the "before they were famous" genre, especially Tom Cruise before he got the megawatt smile!
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Post by Brenna » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 8:37 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]"Three Men and A Baby"

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What an awesome "feel good" movie! And Tom Selleck-yum!
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Post by donroc » Tue January 24th, 2012, 12:04 am

Oh, Rosalinda, a 1955 retelling of Die Fledermaus set in 4-Power occupied by The Red Shoes team of Powell and Pressburger starring Anton Walbrook, Michael Redgrave, Mel Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Dennis Price, and Ludmilla Tcherina. Great farce and wonderful Strauss Music.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue January 24th, 2012, 3:13 am

[quote=""Brenna""]What an awesome "feel good" movie! And Tom Selleck-yum![/quote]

Exactly, the "feel good" part. None of the men do anything for me, sorry :)

Trivia: One of the bad guys who Tom's character gave the baby to is the main cop on "CSI" and now Ted Danson is on CSI.

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