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  Reply # 177914 14-Nov-2008 08:08 Send private message quote this post

I am looking forward to attending a screening of Quantum of Solace next week, thanks to the guys at 920 who are throwing a party...




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  Reply # 179412 22-Nov-2008 14:15 Send private message quote this post

Just watched We Own the night!

It was pretty good, Eva Mendes is Hot! :D

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  Reply # 179424 22-Nov-2008 15:02 Send private message quote this post

I watched Quantum of Solace on Thursday night, thanks to work, and it was great. Would recommend watching Casino Royale beforehand though as it follows on closely from that and some of the folks I was with didn't understand some of the references to the other movie.

I think the 'Bond Girls' in this one are better to :oP

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Reply # 179443 22-Nov-2008 16:41 Send private message quote this post

Watched the opening screening of Quantum of Solace (thanks to 920) last Thursday, a week before it starts here in NZ.

PS. And now I think we know where Brentbart works. Unless it was a shared event...




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  Reply # 179601 23-Nov-2008 12:20 Send private message quote this post

I just watched Hancock with Will Smith. It's a superhero comedy Cool

It was pretty good =)



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  Reply # 179829 24-Nov-2008 10:57 Send private message quote this post

I watched an outstanding documentary last night called Young@Heart

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1047007/

It was so cool - all about these elderly folk, mostly between 70-95 years old, who are part of a choir called Young@Heart.  The documentary follows their rehersals leading up to the start of a new tour called Alive and Well.  It's really touching and inspirational.  They're not your typical choir in that they sing contemporary rock/pop and classic rock/pop songs!  So it's really funny and odd to see an octogenarian singing Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana, or Fix You by Coldplay - but its so cool to see!  I have to recommend this movie for EVERYONE - I don't think anyone could watch this and not enjoy it or be moved by it in one way or another!  Case in point: they play a short concert for a bunch of inmates in a local prison - seeing the looks on the inmate's faces is just priceless because these old folks just turn these hard guys into mush!

See it!

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  Reply # 179831 24-Nov-2008 11:05 Send private message quote this post

gehenna: So it's really funny and odd to see an octogenarian singing Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana, or Fix You by Coldplay - but its so cool to see! 

 

Ha, saw a review of this film that said they'd never enjoyed Coldplay till this version of one of their songs!





 



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  Reply # 179834 24-Nov-2008 11:08 Send private message quote this post

TinyTim:

gehenna: So it's really funny and odd to see an octogenarian singing Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana, or Fix You by Coldplay - but its so cool to see! 

 

Ha, saw a review of this film that said they'd never enjoyed Coldplay till this version of one of their songs!



totally, reminded me a lot of the last few Johnny Cash albums that came out where he was doing cover songs. 



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  Reply # 181787 3-Dec-2008 14:16 Send private message quote this post

Zack and Miri Make a Porno:  OMG this is so funny!  this is Kevin Smith going back to basics and producing a really genuine and funny film.  Very distasteful in scenes, sometimes offensive, but always funny and engaging.  I'd recommend this if you're a fan of the traditional sex/fart-joke type of movie.  Not for everyone, but worth a watch nonetheless.

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  Reply # 181802 3-Dec-2008 15:44 Send private message quote this post

I was going to watch Zach and Miri last night, but the other half was throwen by the title and do you think i could convince her to watch it! So instead we watched Pineapple Express, Another seth rogan movie, very funny and quite distatesful (as all seth rogen films are, he is becoming my favourite comedian actually). Will be trying Zach and Miri again tonight, failing that ill watch it by myself!

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  Reply # 181868 3-Dec-2008 20:09 Send private message quote this post

Burn After Reading - The latest Coen brothers. It's really funny and reminded me much more of of Fargo and Raising Arizona than their last movie, No Country For Old Men which was a very serious Western. Brad Pitt is hilarious.

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Reply # 185869 23-Dec-2008 22:44 Send private message quote this post

I've watched Hellboy II: The Golden Army - surprisingly good. And just finished watching Miss Pettigrew Lives For a Day - very good.






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  Reply # 185936 24-Dec-2008 11:09 Send private message quote this post

Watched American Gangster last night - it was looooooong!!!! Good though - recommended for those who like epics.
Night before watched Dark Knight. Not as blown away as I was expecting - still a good watch though.




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  Reply # 185938 24-Dec-2008 11:15 Send private message quote this post

freitasm:

An update...

Batman The Dark Knight was good. But I liked Batman Begins better.

The X Files... What a load of... I just watched Fight The Future on DVD again last night, and it was much better. This is from someone who watched The X Files from Season 1 on TV and have all the DVDs.



Agree with you regarding X-Files - WTF? There was nothing "X" about it, just a pretty lame psycho crime "thriller".




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  Reply # 185940 24-Dec-2008 11:19 Send private message quote this post

Ive watched way too many movies!
But recently, saw 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' which was a remake from an old 1950's film.
Nicely redone, good ethics, wondering if Al Gore was involved or partook in the reinvention of this movie.

Special effects were upto todays standards, story line was easy to follow, Will Smiths kid played supporting role as anoying brat kid who defies everything.
Packed with American military stupidity & were all that mentallity.

Gives a good message about how were still stuffing up the planet.

Would reccomend seeing it at the movies, just for sheer scale of events, but would also make a perfectly great @ home movie.

Rating: 6.3 /10




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