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Old 14th April 2010, 11:36   #2071
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To each his own I guess but I agree with the guys saying that the old version (on History currently) is superior and closer to the image of Holmes is formed in my head by Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Old 14th April 2010, 14:21   #2072
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Sundays, on the 'The History Channel', I think at 1 PM...
What timing???? 1pm-2pm, have a powercut at home. Which reminds me, next investment is on an "inverter"

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To each his own I guess but I agree with the guys saying that the old version (on History currently) is superior and closer to the image of Holmes is formed in my head by Arthur Conan Doyle.
+1. Jeremy Brett portrayed the best SH ever. He is broody, moody and eccentric to the core perfectly. Whereas, in real life he was a sociable chap.
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Old 16th April 2010, 16:50   #2073
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Hows the movie " The Fourth Protocol" based on the book by Fredrick Forsythe?
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Watched "Planet Terror" and "Disaster movie" yesterday, to say the least Bulls**t.
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Hows the movie " The Fourth Protocol" based on the book by Fredrick Forsythe?
It is a good movie. I did watch this sometime back. Pierce Brosnan and Michael Caine have done good job. Novel, was one of the bestsellers.
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Old 17th April 2010, 12:59   #2076
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Watched "Planet Terror" and "Disaster movie" yesterday, to say the least Bulls**t.
What! Planet Terror is one of the coolest zombie flicks ever!
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What! Planet Terror is one of the coolest zombie flicks ever!
Could be, but somehow it wasnt amusing to me.
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Watched "Being There". Starring Peter Sellers. A classic easy paced movie with that typical understated British Humor. Starts a bit slow but from then onwards its a treat. Highly recommended.
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What! Planet Terror is one of the coolest zombie flicks ever!
Is it a sarcastic take on zombies? Like Zombieland Which i recently saw.

ZombieLand :

Its a movie where in a geek heads out of the zombie world feeling that he is the sole survivor, and meets up other people who have developed a irritation to zombie's. He has a checklist to survival in Zombies and is a sarcastic take on the zombieworld. Lots of gore and blood!!

Rating: Did not like it much but one time watch
3/5

The Orphanage : The sweetest Horror movie i ever saw; I wont reveal the climax but this is one horror/thriller flick which really amazed me. Similar to lines of Sixth sense(In the context of amazement), Wherein a lady brings her family back to a place where she lived earlier which was an orphanage,where her son starts talking to an invisible friend.

If you love fantasy movies, here is one director not to be missed :Guillermo del Toro

Rating : 5/5
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Yesterday, I watched The Shawshank Redemption and earlier, Escape From Alcatraz. In both the movies, the central theme was woven around US prison with main male characters. Tim Robbins and Clint Eastwood respectively played the main roles. While the former was a fiction, the latter, a true story. The main plot reminded me of The Great Escape [1963 WW2 movie].

I am giving 5/5 rating for both these movies.
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Yesterday, I watched The Shawshank Redemption and earlier, Escape From Alcatraz. In both the movies, the central theme was woven around US prison with main male characters. Tim Robbins and Clint Eastwood respectively played the main roles. While the former was a fiction, the latter, a true story. The main plot reminded me of The Great Escape [1963 WW2 movie].

I am giving 5/5 rating for both these movies.
Those two movies are simply superb ravi, no doubt they deserve 5/5. Its been a while since I watched them and looks like I have forgotten a few bits of both the movies so guess its time for me to dig out those dvds and watch them again .
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Those two movies are simply superb ravi, no doubt they deserve 5/5. Its been a while since I watched them and looks like I have forgotten a few bits of both the movies so guess its time for me to dig out those dvds and watch them again .
If you liked these movies, I would recommend that you guys watch Rescue Dawn. The main protagonist is a USAF pilot (played by Christian Bale) who is taken prisoner during the Vietnam war. The movie is about this man's constant struggle for freedom and the ultimate triumph of will and determination against staggering odds. I think it's also based on a true story.
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Is it a sarcastic take on zombies? Like Zombieland Which i recently saw.

ZombieLand :

Lots of gore and blood!!

Rating: Did not like it much but one time watch
3/5

The Orphanage : .

If you love fantasy movies, here is one director not to be missed :Guillermo del Toro

Rating : 5/5
Zombieland hardly has any gore. If you want gore, I would recommnd the Grand daddy of all Zombie movies. Zombie (aka Zombi 2) by Lucio Fulci. It's made in the 80's but has some really eye popping (literally ) gory scenes.

If you're not a gore hound and want to watch a really great zombie flick which explores the scientific basis of voodoo and how people are turned into Zombies in Haiti (The epicenter of Voodoo) watch " The Serpent and the Rainbow". Brilliant horror/thriller/adventure movie starring Bill Pullman.

Speaking of Guillermo del Toro, I'm sure many of you guys have watched Pan's Labyrinth already. But try watching "Cronos" by del Toro, it's a really good mystery/fantasy/horror flick. I also loved HellBoy II directed by him.
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Fracture-
yes i am an anthony hopkins fan but this is not why i had liked this movie.
The way every scene unfolds is really good.
And the climax is better than i expected.

Another good watch.

Rating- 4/5
+1 to that, Harry. I would rate it 4.75/5 - the only thing I didn't like was the cop committing suicide in the court. He is crooked enough to think of cooking up evidence, but not bright enough to deduce how the murder weapon could be missing..

And, if you don't mind, it is Sir Anthony Hopkins
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Awesome movie. Great story, though predictable at times. The amazing chemistry of Gerard Butler and Jenni Aniston makes it entertaining, funny and cool. Loved it.

A must watch. 4.75/5.
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