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Old 02-27-2013, 11:12 AM   #5141
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We went to see Django Unchained, now that was good.
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:25 AM   #5142
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I watched Bag of Bones last night. It is based on Stephen Kings book (which I did not read), it was 2 hours and 43 min. long. It was hard at first to figure out what was happening but after a while I got into it.
The book was fantastic! Read the book. I read it twice and listened to the audio (read by Stephen King himself!) twice. The TV movie S T U N K!! It had no heart it was just flat. Read the book or listen to Stephen reading it.
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:06 PM   #5143
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The Harder They Fall.

Bogey died a year after this movie was made.

Highly recommend.

The Harder They Fall (1956) - IMDb
That is funny, I have that movie on the top of my list to watch.


Also saw Lawless, last Sunday. I like it a lot.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:13 PM   #5144
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Lawless was good. I love history.

Granted, Hollywood exercises a great deal of creative licence in their movies but many of the "true stories/based on true story movies have led me to research actual events.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:16 PM   #5145
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Here's another good historical move

http://m.imdb.com/title/tt0498380/

Ken Watanabe is one of my favorite present day actors.

http://m.imdb.com/name/nm0913822/
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:18 AM   #5146
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LP, did your sister's dog look like Bullseye?
Actually Simon was a german shepherd . But he was obedience trained and took direction well!

We have watched several movies lately.

MIB 3 - not bad, better than #2.

The Dark Knight Rises - Intense and dark. But I enjoyed Anne Hathaway as Catwoman!

The Mechanic - I remember watching the original years and years ago which I liked. This one was a little too brutal for me - I know that is the point, but you don't have to go overboard.

I have several episodes of Downton Abbey to watch and tomorrow we are planning to take a day trip if the weather is nice so we may be taking a day off from the movies.
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:04 AM   #5147
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We went to see Django Unchained, now that was good.
Glad you enjoyed it GQ, may have to have a look see at that one
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:05 PM   #5148
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Cloud Atlas. It's ineresting the way all the stories connect. It's really interesting seeing the different actors play different characters, sometimes in makeup and personalities that make them almost unrecognizable. I love it.

I don't really get how people said they couldn't follow it. The stories are distinct enough that they are easy to tell appart. I think too many people tried to overthink it.
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:09 PM   #5149
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Cloud Atlas... there's 25 minutes of my life I'll never recover.

Party of five ( Ages 22-85) in complete agreement on an early departure.

Five thumbs down. Not even worth a rental.
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:15 PM   #5150
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The Big Labowskie. Again
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