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Old 06-12-2012, 07:10 AM   #4321
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Seabiscuit was on TV last night. Saw it first time several years ago at a theater. I felt silly sitting there all choked up so many times - was it Randy Newman's score? Well, partly, but it was the great acting, exciting racing, believable script, and being based on a true story. What a good movie! I enjoyed seeing the depiction of the 1930's Triple Crown winner, War Admiral, on the heels of this year's Triple Crown competition. Probably not a coincidence...

Is the movie Secretariat anywhere near as good as Seabiscuit? Comments invited.
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:35 PM   #4322
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Seabiscuit was on TV last night. Saw it first time several years ago at a theater. I felt silly sitting there all choked up so many times - was it Randy Newman's score? Well, partly, but it was the great acting, exciting racing, believable script, and being based on a true story. What a good movie! I enjoyed seeing the depiction of the 1930's Triple Crown winner, War Admiral, on the heels of this year's Triple Crown competition. Probably not a coincidence...

Is the movie Secretariat anywhere near as good as Seabiscuit? Comments invited.

I have seen Seabiscuit about four times. Great movie. I saw Secretariat race all three races for the crown. He was 25 lengths ahead when he ran the Kentucky Derby. They had an aerial shot of him crossing the winning line. The rest of the field wasn't even in the picture. I want to see the picture also. BTW, they still have a large supply of his sperm.
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Old 06-14-2012, 08:39 PM   #4323
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Despicable Me for the 3rd time in two days at my son's request. It is actually a really cute movie.
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:33 AM   #4324
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Despicable Me for the 3rd time in two days at my son's request. It is actually a really cute movie.
I thought so too, but Shrek wasn't crazy about it. We are usually spot on with movies.
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:54 AM   #4325
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The kids watched John Carter twice in the car on a recent road trip. We finally put it on the big screen tonight and i couldn't get through it.
Not impressed!
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:57 AM   #4326
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The kids watched John Carter twice in the car on a recent road trip. We finally put it on the big screen tonight and i couldn't get through it.
Not impressed!
The book was better...
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:22 AM   #4327
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We watched a movie on Netflix at our friends' tonight. It was "Toxic Skies." Kind of a government conspiracy "Outbreak" type movie. We all enjoyed it.
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Old 06-15-2012, 06:49 PM   #4328
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Watched "41" last night on cable. A new biocumentary on George H Bush. I thought it was fascinating.
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Old 06-15-2012, 06:55 PM   #4329
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Last night Glenn and I watched The Secret Life of Bees. Very, very good film that held quite true to the book. The book was better because there were so many rich details. It would've been impossible to put them all into a movie.
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:57 PM   #4330
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I just watched The Secret life of Bees on instant amazon based on all the recommendations here. I loved it! I want to read the book now. I usually read the books first and watch the movie later but I am involved in so many books now, this one will have to wait!
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