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Old 04-06-2013, 12:40 AM   #5271
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Rise of the Guardians. I heard so many reviews that claimed that it was a disapointment, so many people I heard say it was boring. I must just be weird because I freaking loved it! I loved the concept and the characters. I loved the fun spirit through it. I loved the fanciful, whimsical theme. And the Sandman was just wicked cool. I loved the way it made me think about being a kid. I just really enjoyed it.
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Old 04-06-2013, 02:29 AM   #5272
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End of Watch

I just woke up and turned it off.

The movie was interminably slow and had no discernible plot.

Two thumbs down.
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:41 AM   #5273
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Rise of the Guardians. I heard so many reviews that claimed that it was a disapointment, so many people I heard say it was boring. I must just be weird because I freaking loved it! I loved the concept and the characters. I loved the fun spirit through it. I loved the fanciful, whimsical theme. And the Sandman was just wicked cool. I loved the way it made me think about being a kid. I just really enjoyed it.
I enjoyed it, too. Great fantasy! Shrek fell asleep.
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Old 04-06-2013, 03:44 PM   #5274
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I enjoyed it, too. Great fantasy! Shrek fell asleep.
I do have to admit that they could have given the villain a bit more punch, and I think that's what lost a lot of people. There wasn't a real sense of conflict. They could have shown the children's fear during their nightmares and the substance of the nightmares. They could have made the sad scenes stick more. It didn't have the tension and drama that some films have where you find yourself genuinly fearing for the characters that you love. But for me, that was ok. It was a bit of escapism with enough really funny moments and neat concepts to hold my attention. It was light-hearted and fun and I loved it for that.
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:43 PM   #5275
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Rise of the Guardians. I heard so many reviews that claimed that it was a disapointment, so many people I heard say it was boring. I must just be weird because I freaking loved it! I loved the concept and the characters. I loved the fun spirit through it. I loved the fanciful, whimsical theme. And the Sandman was just wicked cool. I loved the way it made me think about being a kid. I just really enjoyed it.
We loved it too!

We are going to watch it in 3D also, think it will be great
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:34 AM   #5276
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I do have to admit that they could have given the villain a bit more punch, and I think that's what lost a lot of people. There wasn't a real sense of conflict. They could have shown the children's fear during their nightmares and the substance of the nightmares. They could have made the sad scenes stick more. It didn't have the tension and drama that some films have where you find yourself genuinly fearing for the characters that you love. But for me, that was ok. It was a bit of escapism with enough really funny moments and neat concepts to hold my attention. It was light-hearted and fun and I loved it for that.
I agree on those points on a movie for adults...but I think this movie is appropriate for little-uns. And sometimes we need something that is innocent and fluffy to give our brains a rest.
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Watched Kill Bill vol 1 last night, too late to sit up for Vol 2.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:27 AM   #5278
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Watched Kill Bill vol 1 last night, too late to sit up for Vol 2.
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I watched Lawrence of Arabia last night, start to finish. Whew. I followed that up with that movie mentioned abaove, The Ben Carson story. Watching an older Cuba play a college student was scary Good low budget story though.
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Zamfir's Lonley Shepherd is my ringtone

I watched Lawrence of Arabia last night, start to finish. Whew. I followed that up with that movie mentioned abaove, The Ben Carson story. Watching an older Cuba play a college student was scary Good low budget story though.
Thanks for that! Got it downloaded. And the Vonage music, too!
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