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Old 05-13-2016, 12:31 PM   #7051
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We watched ROOM on Amazon last night. Depressing film, based on a true story, about a young woman and her little son held captive in a backyard shed for several years. Sad part was her son who was born and raised in the shed has never seen the outside.
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Old 05-13-2016, 01:17 PM   #7052
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We watched ROOM on Amazon last night. Depressing film, based on a true story, about a young woman and her little son held captive in a backyard shed for several years. Sad part was her son who was born and raised in the shed has never seen the outside.
I imagine the uplifting part though was when they got their freedom... did this compensate for the depressing mood of the film or was it too briefly shown?
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Old 05-13-2016, 01:27 PM   #7053
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^^^ Somewhat uplifting, but the last third of the film dealt with them adjusting back to 'normal' life. Still a struggle, and not really a 'happy' ending.
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Old 05-13-2016, 03:21 PM   #7054
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I just finished watching "My Name is Doris" with Sally Field. I've always enjoyed her work and this one didn't disappoint. You can stream it for free here...
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Old 05-13-2016, 03:39 PM   #7055
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We watched ROOM on Amazon last night. Depressing film, based on a true story, about a young woman and her little son held captive in a backyard shed for several years. Sad part was her son who was born and raised in the shed has never seen the outside.
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^^^ Somewhat uplifting, but the last third of the film dealt with them adjusting back to 'normal' life. Still a struggle, and not really a 'happy' ending.
Brie Larson sure deserved the Oscar she won as best actress this year.
I agree it was a heart wrenching story most especially the first half while they were captive. If that had lasted any longer I couldn't have continued to watch it, but to me the second half made up for it. It wasn't something I'd watch again but I'm sure glad I saw it. It was a very meaningful but difficult film imo.
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Old 05-14-2016, 11:38 PM   #7056
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What's the last movie you watched?

A very sanitized version of Prince's Purple Rain on VH1. They bleeped a lot. It wasn't as good as I remember when I saw it when it first came out, but I enjoyed the music.
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Old 05-15-2016, 04:10 AM   #7057
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The King's Speech. Really enjoyed it. Time to make another trip to the library.
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Old 05-15-2016, 05:06 AM   #7058
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Watched the Kingsmen. I have seen it before but not for a long time. Fun stylish almost parady of bond movies.
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Old 05-15-2016, 12:34 PM   #7059
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East Side Sushi. An ok film about a Latina aspiring to become a sushi chef. It immediately reminded me of the movie The Ramen Girl. A bit corny like The Ramen Girl, very similar story line, but The Ramen Girl was a much better film.
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I just finished watching "My Name is Doris" with Sally Field. I've always enjoyed her work and this one didn't disappoint. You can stream it for free here...
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Thank you for the link, Kay! I'll definitely be watching this - it hasn't played yet in my local theater, not sure if it's going to. I love Sally Field!
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