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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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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 » Sun January 6th, 2013, 1:07 am

"Antoine Vanner" wrote:Went with my brother to see the Hobbit and we both enjoyed it immensely. We (two late middle-aged gentlemen) had to restrain ourselves from standing up and cheering at the end! Wonderful!


What did you like best, and what are you looking forward to in the next movies?
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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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Sun January 6th, 2013, 11:18 pm

I have "Memoirs of a Geisha" waiting for me from my Netflix DVD queue, but haven't gotten to it yet. Even on a Sunday! I fiddled away my day on Netflix streaming instead ...
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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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 January 7th, 2013, 4:36 am

Les Misérables. I'm not sure if I want to sing or cry. And also... it was great.
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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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Sat January 12th, 2013, 6:58 pm

Over the holiday break, kids and I watched Men in Black 3, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. All agreed that Bilbo's riddle scene with Gollum was the best part of The Hobbit. Hubby and I also watched Letters from Iwo Jima.

Last night we streamed the first Alien movie. I told oldest daughter who watched it with us that it wasn't any scarier than The Terminator. Apparently, I lied. She was on the edge of her seat, but was quite relieved that the



That would have been her dealbreaker, I think. :D
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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 » Sat January 12th, 2013, 9:31 pm

Hornblower- Duty. It's the only one I've seen before. And also, Ioan Gruffudd in a Royal Navy uniform.
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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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Sun January 13th, 2013, 12:09 am

"Nefret" wrote:Hornblower- Duty. It's the only one I've seen before. And also, Ioan Gruffudd in a Royal Navy uniform.

I remember the "Horatio Hornblower" series running on A&E.

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fljustice
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Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Sun January 13th, 2013, 9:00 pm

Finally got to see Anna Karenina (had to wait until hubby read the book.) An absolutely beautifully directed and filmed movie--most action takes place on a stage or in the catwalks of an old empty theater. The costume designer deserved the Oscar nomination. All the extras move like dancers. But the unusual staging took me out of the story.
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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 January 17th, 2013, 11:24 am

"Unknown" with Liam Neeson - not as good as "Taken", but not bad in a disengage-the-brain sort of way.
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Thu January 17th, 2013, 7:06 pm

Took my Mum to see Les Mis. She said it was the best film she'd ever seen.

I thought it was very good, but too long!!

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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 » Fri January 18th, 2013, 7:54 am

Pride and Prejudice (1995 and 2005 versions)
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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