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# 306869 13-Mar-2010 11:12
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I agree totally Fantastic Mr Fox is pretty good I had no idea about how it was gonna look or anything about the movie prior to watching it and enjoyed it very much.  Have seen it a few times now (too many kids sigh...)

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  # 306870 13-Mar-2010 11:12
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Hammerer: I watched Taken starring Liam Neeson - about an American girl being kidnapped by criminals in Paris. The theme is harrowing if you think about those trapped in that situation in the real world.


It is funny you should say that - I watched that film in December - the night before our 15 year old went off to Germany on a school exchange trip.

It suffice to say that my other half did not sleep that night. 

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  # 309175 19-Mar-2010 15:36
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Boy! by taika waititi

and it was good! see it when it comes out!!!

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  # 309236 19-Mar-2010 18:37
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Alice in Wonderland in 3D today. Pretty good another great performance by Johnny Depp.

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  # 309283 19-Mar-2010 21:33
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watched ninja assassin, the game made into the movie. gotta say this movie was AWESOME!! totally loved it

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  # 310033 23-Mar-2010 04:29
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Just watched caddyshack, terrible movie. Not recommended at all.

Watched The Informant with Matt Damon the other day, quite an interesting movie seeing it is based on a true story. Probably give it a 6/10

Also watched The Invention of Lying, quite funny and entertaining. Not the greatest script or writing but very watchable, give it 7/10

 
 
 
 


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  # 310053 23-Mar-2010 08:18
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Alice in Wonderland - Detail in the movie was brilliant (anyone notice what was holding the candles and chandeliers ?) - story wasnt the Alice I grew up with but still the basics were there :)

8/10

9 - Not the dance movie thing thats out...but the animated film partly produced by Tim Burton. I really enjoyed it, post-apocalyptic type story with some unusual characters. Ending was slightly disappointing. Not for kids as it is a bit dark and some of the "creatures" may give the younger ones a fright.

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  # 310058 23-Mar-2010 08:30
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Anchorman. Hadn't seen it before. Stupid, but funny as.

I love lamp.


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  # 310066 23-Mar-2010 09:07
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I LOVE lamp
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has anyone seen 2012?




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  # 310392 23-Mar-2010 21:05
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I have seen 2012 not too bad effects were really well done however it was let down by the acting (shame too as had some good actors in it). Some of the scenes although well done were too unbelievable. 8 or 9 /10 for effects 6 / 10 for acting 7 / 10 overall (please note would be less but has one of my favourite actors in it (Woody Harrelson)

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  # 311809 27-Mar-2010 09:55
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cheers, i watched it the other day.. not too bad, i would agree with the above rating




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  # 311810 27-Mar-2010 10:10
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The Hurt Locker - Good movie, altho tad lost at the end.... not sure if it was a flashback or not :) I know the guy who did a lot of the stunts, even he wasnt sure :-p

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  # 315241 6-Apr-2010 09:47
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Since the last time I posted here, I saw a bunch of movies. Worthy of mention:

Alice in Wonderland 3D - Creepy, not Anne Hathaway's best performance, no one could have done the Mad Hatter better. Except maybe Christopher Walken. And Doc Brown. 8/10 for not being what I expected, in a good way.

Up in the Air - Quite good. Not a comedy, but it has its funny moments. 8/10.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - It has been a while since I actually laughed hard on an animation flick. The smart jokes in it definitely appeal to adults while the slapstick stuff catered to the kids. Not just another CGI. 9/10




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