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Old 10-28-2006, 08:40 PM   #1744
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Default Children of Men

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Originally Posted by Melanie68 View Post
It'll be interesting to see what you all think of the movie [Children of Men] (I probably need to reread the past few pages, maybe someone has already seen it) and I'd be curious if any of you have read the book.
I haven't read the book but I saw the movie last night and really enjoyed it. Whilst fable-like in many respects (a style that has never appealed to me), it was also a gritty and enormously believable portrayal of a near future dystopia. And it always helps having Clive Owen on screen.

Also, sad gaming nerd that I am, I couldn't help but think of Half Life 2 a lot during this movie. Eat your heart out, City 17.
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