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Old 07-01-2007, 12:13 PM   #2661
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Over all not a bad movie, I would defiantly wait until you could see it at a matinee price or wait for the DVD. If I had of paid full price for the movie then I would have upset.
Why should we be waiting defiantly? Why can't we wait peacefully?

I see this error all the time, and it never stops bugging me. The word is D E F I N I T E L Y.

Oh, and I'll throw in my two cents that Kingdom of Heaven is an awesome film in its Director's Cut format. Like Lacey, I never saw the theatrical edition, but the four-hour version is pretty neat.
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Old 07-01-2007, 01:17 PM   #2662
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During the weekend I watched both Snake Plissken movies. Escape from New York and the sort of sequel Escape from LA.

New York was great, but LA had maybe only one truly great scene and that was Bruce Campbell's surgery scene.

Then today I watched Stranger Than Fiction, it blew me away. The script was brilliant, Will Ferrell was surprisingly perfect for the role and Emma Thompson was excellent as the writer.
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- a bit, off topic, maybe.

But Reese Witherspoon's portrayal of June Carter in Cash definitely deserved
the Oscar...Outstanding and phenenomal work, imo...

I also have watched the movie *cash* --- really a great movie, too
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Old 07-01-2007, 03:28 PM   #2664
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Why should we be waiting defiantly? Why can't we wait peacefully?

I see this error all the time, and it never stops bugging me. The word is D E F I N I T E L Y.
ooooppppssss, I guess you can tell I was never a spelling champion, can't you

But thanks all the same
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Watched:

Dust Devil: The Final Cut - There was alot of hubbub about this movie but I found it average and a bit slow moving.
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Kingdom of Heaven (in its Director's Cut flavour)

I quite liked this. It takes a while to get going, but it's a darn sight better than most of the historical epics I've seen.
And when of the very few that shows Arabs in a good way for a change.



I just watched today Ratatouille. Best Pixar movie ever?
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Just saw the movie Number 23

After seeing the trailer I was expecting an pretty cool and creepy movie.

Unfortunately, the trailer is way better than the movie. The movie has a lot of plot holes, is never really creepy or thrilling...

It was actually quite boring!

6 out of 10
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Oceans 13

Well it didn't suck which is a start. It's certainly better than the 2nd film which DID suck.

An enjoyable piece of fantasy where they pull off yet another impossible hiest in Vegas.
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Are you ready for this? Transformers! Boo-ya! That movie frickin' rocked!
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Are you ready for this? Transformers! Boo-ya! That movie frickin' rocked!
Harrrr! Do they actually talk? 'Cause in the trailer they didn't.
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Old 07-05-2007, 12:09 PM   #2671
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So when I go see Transformers no one cares, but when he sees it, everybody is going, like "so cool"!

*mutters and goes to sulk in corner*



And yes, they do talk, but Bumblebees talking thing is broken, so he has to talk through the radio..

Just saw Memoirs of a Geisha.
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My friends have tried to lure me to watch Transformers - the Michael Bay abomination, but I'll never watch it, the trailer was already too much.

I'd like to keep my good memories about the good old Transformers, thank you.
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So when I go see Transformers no one cares, but when he sees it, everybody is going, like "so cool"!

*mutters and goes to sulk in corner*

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What can I say.......men......

I can't say anything about the movie because, to be honest, that's probably the last movie I'd ever watch .
But please give me your opinion on Memoirs of a Geisha. My daughter has talked about it and we've been close to renting it a couple of times but always ended up with something else.
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My friends have tried to lure me to watch Transformers - the Michael Bay abomination, but I'll never watch it, the trailer was already too much.
IMHO it wasn't an abomination at all... it was 2.5 hours of awesome.

It wasn't perfect, mind you, but it most definitely wasn't a disappointment. My inner geek is satisfied.

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What can I say.......men......

I can't say anything about the movie because, to be honest, that's probably the last movie I'd ever watch .
But please give me your opinion on Memoirs of a Geisha. My daughter has talked about it and we've been close to renting it a couple of times but always ended up with something else.


Memoirs is a movie with a very strong child actor, lovely costumes and setting and a harsh storyline. I think they've done a few mistakes in the story and plot progression, but all in all I liked it. It's a drama, and really a drama, that I think is more suited for women than for men, because a lot of the feelings and relationships between the women are very subtle, and might not be picked up on by some men. Also the fact that the movie is over 2 hours long, and don't seem boring is very good, especially for a drama.

I can't judge it on how it shows the Japanese geisha culture, since I don't know much about it, but it doesn't have a lot of "Hollywood" in it (not shown sex, no action etc.), and I mean that as a good thing.
I recommend watching it, but probably not when you plan on having a happy time eating some pizza and watching a good movie, maybe when you feel a bit down, and want to see something sad with a happy ending..

Ended up giving it:
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - a nice comedy.
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-eh-

I'm sorry to say that I found Memoirs of a Geisha (very) boring. I've rented it on a DVD some time ago, since my sister and her two (big) girls (minus her husband) praised the movie. I really didn't know what to expect, though.

Maybe I (as a man?) thought there would be so much more S-E-X in the movie than there actually was? Or maybe I just didn't pick up on the subtle emotional japanese clues that lingers underneath and in between the women in the geisha house.

I did enjoy the setting, though. It's really one of the best portrayals of the japanese culture from about 100-150 years ago (if it's even that far way timewise?).

The story IS told from one geisha girl's perspective, from she, as a very young girl comes to the geisha house. We follow the relationships between the girls develop, and much much more, so you really should it for yourself,
I think...

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I just sat 'a prarie home companion again' --- and how beautifully Meryl Streep sings, especially in the song 'goodby to my mama (and my uncles and aunts)' as well as Lindsay Lohan's sining of Frankie & Johny were sweethearts is top notch Please see this movie

it really IS that good ---

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I loved Memoirs of a Geisha and look forward to seeing it again. I have no idea how accurate it is, but as a male viewer, I found it interesting ... and didn't find it boring because it lacked sex--that's a wierd western stereotype.
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I loved Memoirs of a Geisha and look forward to seeing it again. I have no idea how accurate it is, but as a male viewer, I found it interesting ... and didn't find it boring because it lacked sex--that's a wierd western stereotype.
Uh, don't know if you're referring to my post in saying this, but I didn't mean that men specifically don't like it because of the lack of sex. I meant that men might not see all the subtle things that happen between the girls. When I commented on it not being "Hollywood" that was just as much for women as for men, and I only used sex as example on things Hollywood usually include..
Don't think my bf felt it was boring because of lack of sex either..
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