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Re: What Movies Are You Watching? (2011)

Postby bismarck » 11 Apr 2012, 08:50

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bismarck wrote:Does anyone else love Danny the Dog/Unleashed as much as I do? Apart from Jet Li it also features Morgan Freeman and Bob Hoskins. I think it's possibly Jet Li's best role. Watched it again on Sunday night. Always blows me away.


Yeah, I liked that movie a lot. I would describe it as a touching human drama with lot's of violence and redemption.

:thumbsup: Very well summed up!
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby bismarck » 11 Apr 2012, 08:51

Still haven't seen it, but all the reviews look solid so far. I don't get much time to go to the movies these days, but maybe I can coax the SO into going to see this one this weekend.
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby Icon » 11 Apr 2012, 09:16

About time! :bravo:
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby Feshen » 11 Apr 2012, 15:34

Ahh. Hunger Games.

Haven't seen that one yet, so I'm not sure if it's just a watered down version of Battle Royale...

I'll have to find out sooner or later.
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby jdsmith » 11 Apr 2012, 15:39

Feshen wrote:Ahh. Hunger Games.

Haven't seen that one yet, so I'm not sure if it's just a watered down version of Battle Royale...

I'll have to find out sooner or later.

It is, and it is also another <yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn> take on Romeo and Juliette. :noway:
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby sandman » 11 Apr 2012, 15:46

jdsmith wrote:
Feshen wrote:Ahh. Hunger Games.

Haven't seen that one yet, so I'm not sure if it's just a watered down version of Battle Royale...

I'll have to find out sooner or later.

It is, and it is also another <yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn> take on Romeo and Juliette. :noway:

Saw a bit of it last night. Fell asleep. Can't imagine I'll bother watching the rest of it.
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby jdsmith » 11 Apr 2012, 15:50

sandman wrote:
jdsmith wrote:
Feshen wrote:Ahh. Hunger Games.

Haven't seen that one yet, so I'm not sure if it's just a watered down version of Battle Royale...

I'll have to find out sooner or later.

It is, and it is also another <yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn> take on Romeo and Juliette. :noway:

Saw a bit of it last night. Fell asleep. Can't imagine I'll bother watching the rest of it.

I watched a CAM DL. I enjoyed the guy grabbing the cam and hiding it when the movie theater ticket guy came by. :bravo:
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby Steviebike » 11 Apr 2012, 16:58

Anyone seen John Carter? It flopped bad at the box office but, thinking it might be ok.

Watched Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy couple of weeks ago. I enjoyed it, good twisting plot but fairly obvious.

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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby lostinasia » 11 Apr 2012, 18:55

Steviebike wrote:Anyone seen John Carter? It flopped bad at the box office but, thinking it might be ok.

I enjoyed John Carter - a fun popcorn flick. The kind of film that Raiders of the Lost Ark was made in tribute of. Nothing great, but certainly a lot more entertaining than many films that do far better.

(Didn't we have the same Q&A in the 2011 thread?)
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Re: Moving Pictures: The 2012 Edition

Postby Rockefeller » 12 Apr 2012, 19:33

jdsmith wrote:
Feshen wrote:Ahh. Hunger Games.

Haven't seen that one yet, so I'm not sure if it's just a watered down version of Battle Royale...

I'll have to find out sooner or later.

It is, and it is also another <yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn> take on Romeo and Juliette. :noway:


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