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Old 02-15-2011, 02:24 AM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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How could you miss it? Didn't the movie just open 3 days ago Friday Feb 11th.
Well it's not at our nearest theatre, and not in the "coming soon" list, so I assumed it had come and gone

I did find it at the theatre farthest away from us (but it's downtown where you have to pay for parking, so that's out) but I noticed it opened Jan 21st there
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:23 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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"Hot Fuzz" which I loved, an excellent satire on sleepy town life in the area I live, and on stupid action films too. I enjoyed it far more than "Shaun of the Dead" , I thought it was much funnier and more clever. As someone who lives in the Cotswolds it certainly resonated with me in a hilariously accurate way... I do wonder how much non English people will miss of the humour and in-jokes though.

I also saw "True Grit" at the week-end which I thought excellent, beautifully shot, superbly acted , the young Heroin had such a quiet intensity about her which I found quite mesmerising. A wonderful old style Western. I never saw the John Wayne movie as I am allergic to him ( I think he was one of the worst actors I ever saw, on screen presence he may have had but acting certainly was not one his skills, to me he always played himself and was ridiculously wooden and hammy)but I would be surprised if the original was better. I thought the Coen Brothers did a fantastic job and esthetically the film really was stunning, the muted browns palette rendered to great effect.
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:53 AM
 
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Big mommas house 1 and 2 were on last night so i watched them again.
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Old 02-15-2011, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Tucson, Arizona
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Well it's not at our nearest theatre, and not in the "coming soon" list, so I assumed it had come and gone

I did find it at the theatre farthest away from us (but it's downtown where you have to pay for parking, so that's out) but I noticed it opened Jan 21st there

Its a shame the theater doesn't give you free parking. I know the Regal Theater in downtown Vancouver Wa, gives free parking in one of the city garages.
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Old 02-16-2011, 02:13 AM
 
Location: In my own personal Twilight zone
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Robin Hood with Russel Crowe. Not as good as I expected. 3.5 out of 5 points.
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Old 02-16-2011, 04:33 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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I just watched A Child Is Waiting, starring Judy Garland and Burt Lancaster. It's about a school for mentally retarded children. This movie is a forgotten gem. It's on Youtube if you want to check it out on the fly.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:31 PM
 
Location: lake zurich, il
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I watched American Psycho again last night with my girlfriend. I love that movie!
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:41 AM
 
Location: Sweden
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The Tender Trap.
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Old 02-17-2011, 08:55 AM
 
Location: in your dreams
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"It's Kind Of A Funny Story"...starring that Zack Galifiganakkis guy with the beard.

It was good.
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Old 02-17-2011, 07:15 PM
 
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The original SNOW WHITE. It's the first time I've ever watched the whole thing from beginning to end. (I'm 40! You'd think I'd have seen it by now.) I have to say that I didn't enjoy the movie very much. Mostly I thought it was boring.

(I AM looking forward to the live-action version they're supposedly developing, however.)
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