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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Thu February 5th, 2009, 11:32 pm

Beckett really does white wash his character, but it is a wonderful movie to watch.

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Fri February 6th, 2009, 12:30 am

"LCW" wrote:Cool! I didn't know there was a movie about that whole escapade. I'll have to check on the Netflix site and see if they have it.


Peter O'Toole is the only actor to play the same character twice and to be nominated for Oscars for both. Henry II in "Becket" and in "The Lion In Winter".

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Ellie
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Location: Tasmania, Australia

Postby Ellie » Fri February 6th, 2009, 9:15 am

Yesterday I saw Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang for the first time and thought it was great.

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EC2
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Postby EC2 » Fri February 6th, 2009, 12:10 pm

Legally Blonde - brain candy but fun and managed to stay the right side of annoying.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri February 6th, 2009, 2:15 pm

Lakeview Terrace> not great but really made me wonder about my neighbors, afterwards I told my husband you couldn't pay me to live next to a cop, lol.

Pride and Glory> I'm an Edward Norton fan and I like Colin Farrel as a bad guy but it was an eye opener, once again you really don't know those around you. Have to say I really liked this one.

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Fri February 6th, 2009, 9:59 pm

I watched The Pirate King this morning! What a trip down memory lane!
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alice
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Location: birmingham uk

Postby alice » Sat February 7th, 2009, 4:32 pm

Moliere. It was really enjoyable, giving an imagined insight to what may have happened to him when he disappeared from sight for a while. It cleverly used characters which appear in his plays. I thought the actors were very good, and I really liked the lead actor, (Romain Duris) and the buffoonlike Monsieur Jourdain (Fabrice Luchini). But in fact, I liked all of the actors. Excellent.

MissMarplestein
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Location: Ormond Beach, Florida USA

Postby MissMarplestein » Sat February 7th, 2009, 4:59 pm

This wasn't at the movies, but I watched An Affair To Remember, with Cary Grant and Deborah Carr; what an utterly romantic flick!

"I have dreamed thee too long,
never seen thee or touched thee
but known thee with all of my heart.
Half a prayer, half a song,
thou hast always been with me,
though we have been always apart." Man of LaMancha

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Vanessa
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Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
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Postby Vanessa » Sat February 7th, 2009, 6:46 pm

We watched Hancock on DVD last night. I thought it was good fun.
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Alaric
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Postby Alaric » Sun February 8th, 2009, 3:38 am

Who Framed Roger Rabbit.


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