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Old 18th November 2010, 17:11   #3076
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Watched " Million Dollar Baby" starring Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and Hillary Swank.

What an absolutely delight of a movie. Loved the entire theme and how it was made. It's only that Clint's characterization seemed so much like the one in Gran Torino ( did anyone else felt that too?)

What i couldnt digest was Hillary's practicing scenes. She didnt practice at all and almost was doing it half heartedly with one eye on Clint all the time. Slightly unbeilevable.

I liked the way she calls him "Boss". Its a term used very often by sales folks in FMCG companies for their managers

But, loved the relationship between Scrap and Frankie. Deep friendship with little words at its best

Lovely movie but, i dont think Hillary deserved an academy award. Morgan Freeman? Hell, yes!

4/5

P.S: Next in line " A Time to Kill" based on John Grisham Novel
Both are wonderful movies.
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I also like his smile ( which you may have noticed is very rare in most of his movies--He laughed heartily in "Seven" though)
Invictus is all about radiant smiles from Morgan. A great role and perfectly suited. Be prepared to hear a weird accent ;-)

Haven't seen Seven

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I think its Morgan Freeman again in this movie if i am not wrong?
If you are talking about the victim/girl's father, its Samuel Jackson.

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Old 18th November 2010, 22:13   #3078
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Invictus is all about radiant smiles from Morgan. A great role and perfectly suited. Be prepared to hear a weird accent ;-)

Haven't seen Seven



If you are talking about the victim/girl's father, its Samuel Jackson.
You need to see Seven buddy. A very deeply crafted movie with best of the performances.

Saw Social Network yesterday.
Simple story about the start of facebook. Nice dialogues and good acting makes it a good one time watch.

Rating -3.5/5
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Old 22nd November 2010, 10:04   #3079
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Just caught the Social Network over the weekend and would give it a 3 / 5 rating. Honestly, I was expecting a lot more insight into the making, growth & success of facebook....but the movie focuses on the legalities & settlements than anything else. It's as if someone had a score to settle and used the movie as a platform.

Average rating from me.
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Watched The Fourth Protocol today. Its a nice thriller with britian as the location. Good acting and nice spy scenes.

4/5
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Watched "Scott Pilgrim Vs the World" last night. It was a very funny movie and is based on a graphic novel and the fights are inspired by the games from the 90s Nintendo games. May not be to everyone's tastes but it is good enough for a few laughs .
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Watched " A Time to Kill" starring an ensemble starcast.

It's one of the best movies seem in recent past. Great screenplay and lovely acting by almost all actors make the story quite engrossing.

A must watch

4.5/5

P.S: Next in line " Beach" starring Leonardo Di Caprio
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Watched 'The Social Network" & "Million Dollar Baby" over the weekend. The former was an OK watch, the latter interesting, inspiring & def oscarworthy.

Dint like Hillary Swank in PS I Love you, so was not sure if I wanted to watch this. But was bowled over by her performance as the aspiring boxer in this movie! Have liked Clint and Morgan in all of their performances.
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Dint like Hillary Swank in PS I Love you, so was not sure if I wanted to watch this. But was bowled over by her performance as the aspiring boxer in this movie! Have liked Clint and Morgan in all of their performances.
PS I Love You is a stupid movie. I would have disliked anyone who was in that movie.
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If you want to see a WW2 movie from another perspective (i.e. not an American one), see 'Letters from Iwo Jima', which tells the story from the Japanese perspective. It is directed by Clint Eastwood and is a companion piece to his American Perspective 'Flags of our Fathers'.

Watched 'Letters from Iwo Jima' on WB yesterday and I agree on the comments made on this movie in this thread. This movie truly deserves all the accolades it has received.

Now to watch Flags of our Fathers to get another perspective of the same event.
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Dinner For Schmucks: Bheja Fry was a much better movie. Oh yes, this is one rare Hollywood movie that seems to have been copied from a Bollywood one.
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P.S: Next in line " Beach" starring Leonardo Di Caprio
Watched this movie. I was pleasantly surprised to see it.

It's an unusual plot and some wonderful acting by Leonardo with exotic locales of Thailand make this a very interesting movie.

Directed by Danny Boyle ( the same guy who directed Slumdog Millionaire)

4/5

P.S: Next in line " The Dead Pool" starring Clint Eastwood
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Watched this movie. I was pleasantly surprised to see it.

It's an unusual plot and some wonderful acting by Leonardo with exotic locales of Thailand make this a very interesting movie.

Directed by Danny Boyle ( the same guy who directed Slumdog Millionaire)

4/5

P.S: Next in line " The Dead Pool" starring Clint Eastwood
Mobike - where you do get your movies from?
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Mobike - where you do get your movies from?
I am a highly satisfied "Bigflix" member and their collection is slowly but steadily increasing with an extremely prompt logistics mechanism with great quality of DVD's.

I am currently in my 3rd year of their membership and loved the entire journey
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I am a highly satisfied "Bigflix" member and their collection is slowly but steadily increasing with an extremely prompt logistics mechanism with great quality of DVD's.

I am currently in my 3rd year of their membership and loved the entire journey
me also a bigflix member for 3 years. I asked because I searched for Beach in Bigflix but couldn't find it - now I see it's there - it's "The Beach". When I typed Beach, it didn't do the completion, so I assumed it's not there.
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