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Old 01-30-2014, 12:25 PM   #5911
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We watched Despicable Me 2. It was funny!

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Old 01-30-2014, 02:30 PM   #5912
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We watched Riddick (the third in the series) a week or so ago via the On Demand service from Comcast. It was okay for the genre I guess but that's about all you can say about it. Craig fell asleep not too far into the movie. I told him I was really glad we didn't buy it and that I thought it was time Vin Diesel stopped with the Riddick movies if they weren't going to be any better than that one.
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Old 01-30-2014, 05:16 PM   #5913
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Gosh! Wasn't it funny?! We laughed so much I'm sure we missed some parts.
The DVD isn't due back at library until next week Wednesday. We might take it back or we might watch it again. I am not in a hurry to get it back for the next guy (mean, I know). In spite of all the copies they have circulating throughout our system it took almost 3 months before my turn came up. Guessing a lot of people are watching it a few times!
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Old 02-02-2014, 01:11 PM   #5914
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Oblivion on HBO last night.
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Old 02-02-2014, 01:19 PM   #5915
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Does watching a movie on a DVD count? I can't go to a movie theater because they don't have Closed Captioning. And other reasons.
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Old 02-02-2014, 01:20 PM   #5916
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Does watching a movie on a DVD count? I can't go to a movie theater because they don't have Closed Captioning. And other reasons.
Of course it counts! What did you watch?
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Old 02-02-2014, 01:31 PM   #5917
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I just watched The Butler which I'd give 3 stars. The blurbs attracted me (butler to many presidents) and I always enjoy Forest Whitaker.

But it didn't fulfill what I had hoped for.
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Old 02-02-2014, 02:14 PM   #5918
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Does watching a movie on a DVD count? I can't go to a movie theater because they don't have Closed Captioning. And other reasons.
The "other reasons" are all the reasons I like to watch at home: popcorn is better, snacks are cheaper, hard to find a movie theater that sells beer and pizza (although they are out there). And the big plus? I can pause the movie to get more munchies or make room for more liquids. The theater has issues if you jump up and yell "pause it please"!
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Not strictly a movie but we started watching the miniseries docudrama Klondike. 2 of the 3 down. The third one seems to have issues downloading from DTV On Demand.
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Old 02-02-2014, 02:48 PM   #5920
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The "other reasons" are all the reasons I like to watch at home: popcorn is better, snacks are cheaper, hard to find a movie theater that sells beer and pizza (although they are out there). And the big plus? I can pause the movie to get more munchies or make room for more liquids. The theater has issues if you jump up and yell "pause it please"!
Exactly!

More reasons:

No sticky residue on the arms of the seats.
No person coughing wildly behind you.
No one talking behind or in front of you.
No germs other than mine.
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