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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

You're welcome.:smileyhappy:

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

Ok it's only a teaser but...

 

Eclipse

 
http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2422342681/
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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

Have to admit, I enjoy these films for the eye candy (Lautner) if nothing else.  :smileyhappy:

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

I want to see the new Sex and the City movie when it comes out.  I went to see the last one with two girlfriends, and afterwards we went to Friday's to eat, and I almost felt like Carrie and her friends.  I just had to drink something special, and discovered mojitos - yum!

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

 

dulcinea3 wrote:

I want to see the new Sex and the City movie when it comes out.  I went to see the last one with two girlfriends, and afterwards we went to Friday's to eat, and I almost felt like Carrie and her friends.  I just had to drink something special, and discovered mojitos - yum!

 

I had a mojito once, all I could taste was rum.

 

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

TiggerBear wrote:

 

dulcinea3 wrote:

I want to see the new Sex and the City movie when it comes out.  I went to see the last one with two girlfriends, and afterwards we went to Friday's to eat, and I almost felt like Carrie and her friends.  I just had to drink something special, and discovered mojitos - yum!

 

I had a mojito once, all I could taste was rum.

 

Well, rum is my favorite liquor, so it tastes good to me!  But if you couldn't taste the mint, too, they didn't make it right.

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

 

TiggerBear wrote:

Ok it's only a teaser but...

 

Eclipse

 
http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2422342681/

 

TBear.It was really Haunting for me,my daughter said she would go see it with me..Lautner is not my Favorite its always been Edward...Its from my Ann Rice Days,,,Team Bella..,Vtc  Susan

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

Who has seen The Girl with the Dragoon Tattoo yet?

 

 

What was your opinion of it?

 

(We thought it was very difficult to watch at times (brutal, ...), but the actors and acting were superb, and the screenplay captured much more of the novel than we expected to be possible within the time constraints of the media.  Even the changes we considered to be in character with the original plot line.  We also felt there were scenes that were much more meaningful than they would have been if one had not read the book, i.e., some things from the book were played by a lifted eyebrow or a look that would not have been comprehensible in the same way.  We did not mind the subtitles.  With the popularity of the book, we were surprised at the smallness of the theatre and the audience.)

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Girl With Dragon Tattoo

Pepper, I found the Swedish adaptation of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" well done. The main character, Lisbeth Salander, is so intense that I worried that the actress portraying her would be unconvincing. But Noomi Rapace did a fine job. 

 

I liked the cinematography... it gave the film a beautiful, somber tone …the ice and snow of Sweden in winter…  a stark color palette that captured the story's cold, emotional tone.

 

I found it to be a very visual film --- the main characters’ detective work involved old police reports, newspaper clippings, family photos, corporate expense receipts. Lots of information is conveyed via images …

 

I loved the elegance of Blomkvist’s scanning old negatives: grainy shots of Harriet, in the crowd at a parade,… when blown up and placed in quick sequence, they suddenly became a mini-movie.

 

Both the editing and the music rattle along at quite a clip, and even patches of dogged research whip by quickly. It’s hard to believe that I just sat through 2-and-a-half-hour film.

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I personally can't wait for Kick-Ass. I have the comic and it's a blast to read, and the movie is getting critical and fan acclaim, said to be even better than the comic, so I'm stoked.

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The main character, Lisbeth Salander, is so intense that I worried that the actress portraying her would be unconvincing. But Noomi Rapace did a fine job.

 

I should think this will be a fine boost to her career.

 

I liked the cinematography... it gave the film a beautiful, somber tone …the ice and snow of Sweden in winter…  a stark color palette that captured the story's cold, emotional tone.

 

I didn't think about that -- but so true.  Thanks for pointing it out.

 

I liked the way all Blomkvist's affairs in the book were handled by a knowing smile, a caring look, a minute longer delay, even a refused invitation in the movie, where it would have been virtually impossible to fit them together.  I also thought the character of Plague was well cast.  Also, Henry.

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Pepper, I found the Swedish adaptation of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" well done. The main character, Lisbeth Salander, is so intense that I worried that the actress portraying her would be unconvincing. But Noomi Rapace did a fine job. 

 

I liked the cinematography... it gave the film a beautiful, somber tone …the ice and snow of Sweden in winter…  a stark color palette that captured the story's cold, emotional tone.

 

I found it to be a very visual film --- the main characters’ detective work involved old police reports, newspaper clippings, family photos, corporate expense receipts. Lots of information is conveyed via images …

 

I loved the elegance of Blomkvist’s scanning old negatives: grainy shots of Harriet, in the crowd at a parade,… when blown up and placed in quick sequence, they suddenly became a mini-movie.

 

Both the editing and the music rattle along at quite a clip, and even patches of dogged research whip by quickly. It’s hard to believe that I just sat through 2-and-a-half-hour film.

 

 

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

I absolutely LOVE this director's films. I sooo waiting with baited breath for this one.

 

MicMacs

 

 
http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2588476441/
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Saw this trailer the other day, made me laugh more than the comedy it was attached to.

 

Dinner for Schmucks

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi1874069273/

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Yes it's based on the book. Sorry if the comercial is still attached.

 

Eat, Pray, Love

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2840790041/

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These are always the cream of zombie action movies.

 

Resident Evil: Afterlife

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2628781849/

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

 

TiggerBear wrote:

I absolutely LOVE this director's films. I sooo waiting with baited breath for this one.

 

MicMacs

 

 
http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2588476441/

 

 To Our Resident A&E.  Aficionado...T,Bear..This is a Must See for me..Will try and locate here in Vt..But probably will be showing by my daughter in Latham NY Tks  Vtc.

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Re: What MOVIES are you looking forward to?

Looking forward to The Host!

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Ok they sucked me in. The movie the upcoming A-Team SHOULD have been.

 

The Losers

 

 
http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi894043161/
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The premise not so good, but the performance I think wins out.

 

Letters to Juliet

 

 

http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi2934506521/

 

 

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TiggerBear wrote:

 

This movie left me feeling incredibly pumped, happy (funny movie), and wanting a copy to take home with me! Wonderful ride, go hop on.