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« Reply #1005 on: March 11, 2010, 06:42:55 PM »
Watched Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs today, well above average animated film, not in the Pixar league but well worth a watch for fans of the genre.
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« Reply #1006 on: March 11, 2010, 07:19:49 PM »
I do like that one rather a lot. It's on a near constant repeat in my house (my daughter, not me!). It's top stuff on Blu-Ray.
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« Reply #1007 on: March 11, 2010, 07:37:00 PM »
:lol: Thanks for that Ian

One day my niece was looking though my DVDs, a few days latter by brother told me she asked him "Why does Uncle Ken have so many Childrens DVDs, he's too old to be watching those."  :?  :lol:
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« Reply #1008 on: March 11, 2010, 10:53:54 PM »
The reason I mentioned it is that Disturbia is basically a rip-off of Rear Window - but with some tedious teen shenanigans in place of tension and excitement...  :|

yeah, probably.

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« Reply #1009 on: March 12, 2010, 12:44:43 PM »
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« Reply #1010 on: March 12, 2010, 01:27:45 PM »
Not a film but I'm currently addicted to Band of Brothers, just over halfway through now. So good.

Yep, we've had it for several years now, must have watched it all something like 5 or 6 times. Seems to be acceptable to other-halves as well, Mrs R is very fond of it.

If you like space stuff, the other HBO/Tom Hanks thing, From The Earth To The Moon, is as almost good.
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« Reply #1011 on: March 12, 2010, 05:47:00 PM »
if you like band of brothers, that pacific thing should be starting soon...

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« Reply #1012 on: March 14, 2010, 03:13:52 PM »
So I finally saw Avatar this morning, in 3-D at the IMAX.

My expectations weren't high, and I wasn't at all surprised to find it's basically a mega-budget remake of FernGully: The Last Rainforest.....

But I don't care about that... it's an astonishing piece of work and by the end I felt absolutely overwhelmed.  Amazing.

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« Reply #1013 on: March 14, 2010, 03:25:29 PM »
I tried to watch Watchmen last night but found it $%&#ing boring, I couldn't even make myself watch it all! The main narration voice is more annoying than Christian Bale's Batman as well.

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« Reply #1014 on: March 14, 2010, 08:13:40 PM »
I tried to watch Watchmen last night but found it $%&#ing boring, I couldn't even make myself watch it all! The main narration voice is more annoying than Christian Bale's Batman as well.

I got about an hour int it and gave up. I found myself huffing more than the big bad wolf.
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« Reply #1015 on: March 14, 2010, 08:55:29 PM »
My expectations weren't high, and I wasn't at all surprised to find it's basically a mega-budget remake of FernGully: The Last Rainforest.....


THANKYOU!!!   I was saying the same thing in the pub last night but could not remember the name of the film and my drunken explanations of it didnt make much sense

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« Reply #1016 on: March 14, 2010, 09:18:07 PM »
My expectations weren't high, and I wasn't at all surprised to find it's basically a mega-budget remake of FernGully: The Last Rainforest.....


THANKYOU!!!   I was saying the same thing in the pub last night but could not remember the name of the film and my drunken explanations of it didnt make much sense

 :lol:  Did you like it though? (Avatar not FernGully!)  I don't feel like I'll still be thinking about it tomorrow, but while you're actually watching it it's breathtaking.


I really liked Watchmen by the way (though maybe I'd feel differently if I'd read the book, I don't know).
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« Reply #1017 on: March 14, 2010, 09:22:54 PM »
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« Reply #1018 on: March 15, 2010, 12:33:03 AM »
Two epics in one day - I just watched John Woo's Red Cliff.  Best thing he's done in many a year.
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« Reply #1019 on: March 19, 2010, 02:27:17 PM »

I really liked Watchmen by the way (though maybe I'd feel differently if I'd read the book, I don't know).


I've read it, its very good, but I actually prefer the ending of the movie (I also realise i'm in an extreme minority by thinking that).

Still not seen Avatar, should really get around to it though, they can't keep it in cinemas that much longer can they?

Watched Up the other night. I enjoyed it, but didn't quite see what all the fuss was about.
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