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Old 08-23-2016, 10:18 AM   #7131
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Last night Glenn and I watched a fairly recent movie, for us, the 2015 film The 33.

It's the recounting of the experience the 33 Chilean miners had when they were trapped in a mine several thousand feet inside the earth.

One of the most compelling and powerful movies we've seen in a long, long while. Miraculously, after 69 days, they all reached the surface alive.

We highly recommend it, but make sure you have ample tissues available.
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Old 08-23-2016, 06:22 PM   #7132
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We saw Petes Dragon last week. Very cute. I liked it. Family film. There are very few of them made now days that are worth watching.
Also we saw Antropoid last night. Based on true story, I loved it, probably more for story than movie itself. But loved it nevertheless


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Old 08-29-2016, 12:03 PM   #7133
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We saw Petes Dragon last week. Very cute. I liked it. Family film. There are very few of them made now days that are worth watching.
Also we saw Antropoid last night. Based on true story, I loved it, probably more for story than movie itself. But loved it nevertheless


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oh, you brought back OLD memories, Charlie, about Pete's Dragon...I loved that movie........perhaps why I liked the dragon in Shrek 1.........
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Old 08-29-2016, 05:59 PM   #7134
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We were watching some news segment on PBS a few weeks back, with David Brooks and Mark Shields bemoaning the fact that neither major political candidate is winning the public over swimmingly. Himself said to me "what this election needs is a Brewster". Brewster?

We watched "Brewster's Millions" a couple nights ago. Himself had seen it several times, this was my first time. Can you tell I'm not a big movie watcher? We both laughed hard. It's funny, too, that he was finding T-shirts for sale that said "None of the Above". Funny, and sad.
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:10 PM   #7135
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Jersey Boys. It is about The 4 Seasons. Not bad. interesting story and it was cool to hear all of the good songs they actually had over the decades....
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:20 PM   #7136
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We watched Avatar again on Saturday. We saw it in the theater when it first came out. Beautiful yet disturbing movie.
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Old 08-29-2016, 07:12 PM   #7137
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Jersey Boys. It is about The 4 Seasons. Not bad. interesting story and it was cool to hear all of the good songs they actually had over the decades....
You're right, Rock. Expected it to be kind of hokey. Not bad at all and we found ourselves either rockin' along with the music or tapping our feet. Kinda fun movie.
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Old 09-01-2016, 11:19 AM   #7138
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Thor. The dark World. Free on Xfinity. Good thing it was free.
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Old 09-01-2016, 01:10 PM   #7139
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As has been evidenced by most of my past posts, we don't seem to view movies that are very current. Last night was definitely the definition of that.

Watched The Fugitive Kind, which was a...ready for this...a 1959 film with a very young, Marlon Brando and Joanne Woodward, among others. Black and white, of course, which did seem to add to the dismal nature of the story. It was a Tennessee Williams piece and, in spite of the age of the movie and the degree of film technology, it was darn good. Victory Jory was his typical sinister self.

We enjoyed it.
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We watched Avatar again on Saturday. We saw it in the theater when it first came out. Beautiful yet disturbing movie.
What's disturbing is that director James Cameron has agreed to do 3 more Avatar movies.
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