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Old 02-21-2016, 07:12 PM   #6921
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I saw Love Story at a base theater also back when it first came out and recently saw it again on streaming video. I love the soundtrack.
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Old 02-22-2016, 04:01 AM   #6922
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I saw Love Story at a base theater also back when it first came out and recently saw it again on streaming video. I love the soundtrack.
But what did you think of the actual film? Presumably liked it to go and see it again.

I did like the film but wished they had another female lead other than Ali MacGraw. The way she cried/showed pain just kept reminding me of a spoilt kid that didn't get their way, i.e. for (unconvincing) effect.

I am surprised that quite a few people don't seem to get the message of the film i.e. "love means never having to say you're sorry".

I remember going to see it at the cinema with my, then, boyfriend. At one part he was totally motionless for a long time.....I thought he had been profoundly affected by it. However, turns out he had cramp! I guess it was slightly romantic in as much as he suffered silently so as not to spoil my enjoyment.
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Old 02-22-2016, 06:47 AM   #6923
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We watched Pixels the other night. Kinda dorky but it was funny and fun.
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Old 02-22-2016, 11:49 AM   #6924
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But what did you think of the actual film?
..... Ali MacGraw. The way she cried/showed pain just kept reminding me of a spoilt kid that didn't get their way...
This. I actually liked her character. I also liked her in 'Goodbye Columbus'.....haven't seen that film in decades.
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Old 02-22-2016, 11:54 AM   #6925
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I watched 'The Great Gatsby' on Netflix last night.....the one with Robert Redford and Mia Farrow. I first saw this film back in the 70's. After watching the latest version of the movie a couple yrs ago I really didn't care for this 1974 version.
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Old 02-22-2016, 12:23 PM   #6926
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This. I actually liked her character. I also liked her in 'Goodbye Columbus'.....haven't seen that film in decades.
Yes I liked her character. It's the way she acted the pain/crying that grated....reminded me of a spoilt kid not getting their way e.g. the pouty (almost sulky) lips.
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Old 02-27-2016, 03:28 PM   #6927
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The Academy Awards will be tomorrow. It has always been my "Super Bowl" Sunday and I'll start watching the coverage here at 3:00 pm tomorrow.
I've seen several of the nominated movies and that always makes it more fun. I've been wanting to see "Room" so today I watched it on PPV and it was tremendous, much more than I ever expected. I hope it does well tomorrow.

Will anyone but me be watching the Oscars tomorrow??
http://oscar.go.com/news/nominations...st-of-nominees
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Old 02-27-2016, 03:33 PM   #6928
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We watched Pixels the other night. Kinda dorky but it was funny and fun.
Yup, me, too. I was reluctant to watch but then was taken in.

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Kay, I was just going to post about the Academy Awards being on tomorrow but you beat me to it. I'm really looking forward to it - will definitely be glued to the TV and have some nice munchies handy.

Funny you should mention "Room". It looks like a good one. I've been planning to watch that on PPV this afternoon while I'm having my grilled chicken dinner.
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Kay, I was just going to post about the Academy Awards being on tomorrow but you beat me to it. I'm really looking forward to it - will definitely be glued to the TV and have some nice munchies handy.

Funny you should mention "Room". It looks like a good one. I've been planning to watch that on PPV this afternoon while I'm having my grilled chicken dinner.
I'm SOO glad you'll see Room today Cheryl!! I was going to PM you about it!!
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