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  Reply # 214608 13-May-2009 13:25 Send private message quote this post

Considering Ive never been an IM fan, I enjoyed it :) (Concert and movie)

Will go again when they come back :)




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  Reply # 214634 13-May-2009 15:08 Send private message quote this post

xpd: Considering Ive never been an IM fan, I enjoyed it :) (Concert and movie)



Will go again when they come back :)



Bruce said they'd come back too. *fingers crossed*

My ex-band supported them *sigh*




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  Reply # 214665 13-May-2009 17:22 Send private message quote this post

twilight - no truehd despite the bluray cover saying it has! what the?




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  Reply # 214685 13-May-2009 18:57 Send private message quote this post

Saw Star Trek last night at the flicks..

First thoughts are that i liked the new spin with the young versions of the original characters..

Well done movie with lots of action and special effects, no boring moments at all.

Karl Urban did okay, but i thought some of his lines were a tad overacted when he was trying to display the mannerisms of the original McCoy. Anyone else think the same?



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  Reply # 214786 14-May-2009 10:05 Send private message quote this post

Perfect Parents - 8.5/10



Brilliant movie



A concerned father and mother lie to get their daughter into a Catholic school (because the public schools in Britain are so dodgy)... turns out the Priest who is willing to accept bribes to sign the paperwork is being blackmailed into doing so - by an ex altar boy who was fiddled by him.



Gets really messy and people get killed.



Christopher Eccleston is an amazing actor and really shines in this one.


Best quote:  "He was murdered by the man he abused as a child. That's what your religion did to him! Your Jew-hating, queer-hating, woman-hating collection of bedtime stories for losers tha can't face the fact they're going to die; going to die alone, and that there's nothing up there"




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  Reply # 214787 14-May-2009 10:08 Send private message quote this post

Watched A Fish Called Wanda on the flight from Wellington to Sydney... Still funny but getting old.







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  Reply # 214788 14-May-2009 10:13 Send private message quote this post

BurningBeard: Perfect Parents - 8.5/10



Nice, sounds like something I'd like!  Must check it out

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  Reply # 214793 14-May-2009 10:23 Send private message quote this post

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BurningBeard: Perfect Parents - 8.5/10





Nice, sounds like something I'd like!  Must check it out


Do it!!! ;)

Very intense drama

Needless to say it didn't go down well with Catholics in Britain, LOL.

On the same subject, kinda - since Christopher Eccleston is in it, he also played Doctor Who in the new series.

I've just seen more Doctor Who in the last forninght than I have in aaaaaaaages. And I'm not bored with it yet - I think I rented 15 "classic" serials over the last fortnight and just can't get enough (filling the gap until the new one happens in late 09)




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  Reply # 214803 14-May-2009 10:54 Send private message quote this post

Yeah I was a big fan of Christopher Eccleston in the reboot of Doctor Who, he was great. Glad he only did a single season though, would have sucked if he had been typecast.

He was great in 28 days later, and Shallow Grave - one of my all time favourite films!

Keep watching Dr Who until you get up to date - there's some awesome stories in the newer seasons. Particularly the ones written/directed by Steven Moffatt

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  Reply # 214812 14-May-2009 11:19 Send private message quote this post

Keep watching Dr Who until you get up to date - there's some awesome stories in the newer seasons. Particularly the ones written/directed by Steven Moffatt


Oh hell yes dude, I've seen season 1-4 several times now, specials included. I absolutely LOVE the new series.. I've been Who obsessed since I could turn on a TV... got to meet Peter Davison (5th Doctor) and Mark Strickson (Vislor Turlough) at Armageddon a couple of months ago, geek heaven! 

And yeah, wasn't Eccleston awesome in Shallow Grave!?!?!




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  Reply # 214817 14-May-2009 12:00 Send private message quote this post

Watched Star Trek this Tuesday and, although I've never followed the TV series or the old movies, I did come out of the theater with a feeling that I should watch the oldies now.

As entertainment goes, great movie.




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  Reply # 214825 14-May-2009 12:53 Send private message quote this post

I also watched Star Trek on Tuesday, fantastic, very well put together. Everything flowed nicely and the sound and visual effects were excellent. The characters were very well played and yes as Damager said might be a little over acted but I still liked the way they did it.

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  Reply # 214828 14-May-2009 12:57 Send private message quote this post

Yeah if you're concerned about over-acting, you'd never watch anything with Captain Kirk in it ;)

Did anybody see Shatner on Comedy Central's "Celebrity Roast"??? Someone handed Shatner a paper bag and asked him to act his way out of it, LOL!




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  Reply # 214830 14-May-2009 13:11 Send private message quote this post

LOL, just went to Alice in Videoland on my lunch break - THREE more Dr Who DVD's.. hee hee. My fiance is gonna have me committed soon!




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  Reply # 214838 14-May-2009 15:00 Send private message quote this post

I've just got out of the theatre from seeing Angels and Demons. Fully action packed. For those of you who have read the book, it follows the books plot pretty well, with only a few changes, and only one of the changes has any real impact. Only thing I didn't like is that some of the terminology around the Catholic church isn't explained as well in the movie as it is in the book, so some of you who haven't read the book might get a little lost, but it all explains itself in the end.

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