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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Sat March 14th, 2009, 1:59 pm

Wild Hogs

Have to say I was pleasantly surprised here. Lately it takes a lot to crack me up and this one did in several spots.

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nona
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Postby nona » Sat March 14th, 2009, 6:58 pm

Role Models last night, rotflmao! the crudest funniest movie this year.

Minority Report- one of Tom C. best.

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Postby Divia » Sat March 14th, 2009, 7:33 pm

The tenants of Wildfell Hall. I twas good, but I hate little kids in movies and the mother was gushing all over the kid so much it made me ill.
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun March 15th, 2009, 1:36 am

"Space Chimps", it was ok, it had it's moments.

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Postby Richard » Sun March 15th, 2009, 2:04 pm

My son ran screaming from Space Chimps. I had to have his mom come to the theater to rescue him while I stayed with my daughter. Fortunately the theater is in walking distance.
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Postby Susan » Sun March 15th, 2009, 2:08 pm

Last night we watched Alfred Hitchcock's Sabotage. It was made in 1936 and was about a group from an unknown country committing acts of sabotage in London to frighten the population...a bit prophetic!
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Postby chuck » Sun March 15th, 2009, 3:09 pm

Unabashed Romantic Old Classic films junkie....Re Watched "That Hamilton Women"......I'm told it was Churchill's favorite film....made in 1941....A very patriotic film to say the least...When they sang the "Heart of Oak" while converging on Napoleon's fleet; was a very inspiring scene.....I Love the old B/W classics....lot of inaccuracies, but Leigh, Olivier and the supporting cast were at their acting best.....I'm sure you can argue that Leigh and Olivier have had better acting roles....but you can't argue with their chemistry......The old films give me a chance to see history...what the British/Nelson fighting line looked like.....and Olivier's Nelson really had a Heart of Oak.....Can't imagine Nelson was only 5'6''.....What a Heroic Bulldog.......Again thanking George MacDonald Fraser and his Hollywood's History Film critique book for emphasizing "Just enjoy the historic/visual ride....Your seeing how historic battles, characters, and ancient cities looked in action.......Some of it might be half right......Cheers

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Postby nona » Sun March 15th, 2009, 6:20 pm

Transporter 3, not as good as the first two movies, to much romance for me but I don't like romance in my action movies so somebody else might like it. Jason Statham is my action hero you might say.

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Postby Leo62 » Mon March 16th, 2009, 10:36 am

"Susan" wrote:Last night we watched Alfred Hitchcock's Sabotage. It was made in 1936 and was about a group from an unknown country committing acts of sabotage in London to frighten the population...a bit prophetic!


Isn't that based on Conrad's Secret Agent? (A prophetic book if ever there was one ;) )

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Postby ejays17 » Mon March 16th, 2009, 11:05 am

We got a Blu-ray player the other week, and the first movie watched on it was "Die Hard". 'Twas very good, and I did laugh to see Bruce Willis with hair! We think we entertained the next-door neighbour as well (we didn't realise the sound was so powerful until something in the film blew up and the floor vibrated :D - we turned it down after that.)

And this week we're seeing "Confessions of a Shopaholic", something light & fluffy to cheer us up.


And we saw "The Watchmen" last week, and I have to agree with the various poeple who said that Dr Manhattan's glowing blue bits distracted the eyes at various points during the movie. But we enjoyed the rest of the movie - probably one of the best we've seen so far this year.


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