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Old 3rd December 2010, 00:09   #3136
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I'm tempted to do a Leslie Nielsen movie marathon in his honour ( he died yesterday ). I loved his comic timing and dead pan dialogue delivery. His line "I am not joking. And don't call me Shirley" from the movie "Airplane" will remain one of my favourite lines ever. Planning to check "Airplane", "Naked Gun" series, "Scary Movie" 3 & 4 and some other of his lesser known movies this week. RIP Leslie Nielsen.
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Despicable Me

A lovely animated family movie. A must watch. Lead character could have been designed better, but the children will love such look so it hits the target.

animation is nothing ground breaking.

4.5/5
I watched it in 3D. It was fun, predictable, but the main character was fun to watch.
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Saw The Insider

The movie is about An American Scientist Jeffrey Wigand (Russel Crowe) who gets fired from A Tobacco company from the post of R&D chief because he points it out to them that the usage of a chemical process in making of cigarettes is not correct & will do harm to smokers.

A successful Journalist Lowell Bergman(Al Pacino) approaches him for his help on understanding some scientific document & this is where the trouble begins as the company suspects that he going to leak some information which is not allowed as per the non-disclosure contract signed by him with the company.

The films shows how even the best in the media get manipulated by the powerful Corporates & how a determined scientist(even at the cost of his family) helped to bring in a big change in the way Cigarettes are seen today.

Brilliant performances & crisp Direction is what is this movie worth watching for.

4/5
+1 to that. i saw it a couple of months back. If someone appreciates serious stuff , excellent performances with a tight script must go for this.
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^^Is this a true story ?
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^^Is this a true story ?
I rem it was mentioned that it is based on a true story.
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P.S: Next in line " Kramer Vs. Kramer". Any reviews?
Saw this movie. As mentioned it was a tad slow but, an excellent movie for someone who is considering getting divorced and how painful it gets post that to raise your children. They will certainly change their mind after seeing this movie

Brilliant acting by Dustin Hoffman and his kid was simply outstanding in his role.

Meryl Streep wasnt that impressive. I feel she grew into a more powerful actress as she grew older.

A complete family drama with tons of emotions that we see in our day to day lives. Really a good watch

This movie won 5 academy awards in 1980 and a bunch of other nominations

4/5

P.S: Next in line " Letters from Iwo Jima" starring Clint Eastwood. I think its an excellent movie. Correct?
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Machete is everything that the teaser (during Planet Terror) promised and more. Delightfully entertaining with lots of violence, gore and with political correctness blasted to smithereens! I had a huge grin on my face throughout the film!
Give the movie, 'The Machine Girl' a shot. Originally a Japanese flick though.

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I'm tempted to do a Leslie Nielsen movie marathon in his honour ( he died yesterday ). I loved his comic timing and dead pan dialogue delivery. His line "I am not joking. And don't call me Shirley" from the movie "Airplane" will remain one of my favourite lines ever. Planning to check "Airplane", "Naked Gun" series, "Scary Movie" 3 & 4 and some other of his lesser known movies this week. RIP Leslie Nielsen.
Another favorite of mine is Spy Hard.

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Watched Shutter Island a few days back. And i must say its a great movie. A definite watch and i rate it 4/5
The twist in the end just knocks you completely off! Perfectly demonstrates the thin line between reality & illusion. To really psyche oneself, watching this one & Inception is recommended.

Watched Gone in 60 Seconds (1974 one) for the 3rd time last night and am still crying for Eleanor.
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P.S: Next in line " Letters from Iwo Jima" starring Clint Eastwood. I think its an excellent movie. Correct?
Right and wrong.
Excellent movie, yes.
But, the movie was only directed by Clint Eastwood. He didn't star in it.
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Today there is Blow Dry in Sony PIX. It is a very funny story about British Hair Styling Championship. Don't miss!

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^^Is this a true story ?
Pervez, this is a dramadized version of a True story, you can read about Dr. Jeffrey Wigand and the Tobacco Company Brown & Williamson and you will see that the characters are indeed real & the story too.

Its available on Netflix
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Attack On Darfur

4.5/5

The atrocities faced by the Black Sudanese Muslim's in the Darfur area of the Country. The movie is about American reporters who go to Darfur to report and what inhumanity they see at the hands of the Janjaweed and how some decide to rebel.

Wont reveal the entire story

DO NOT MISS THIS MOVIE for anything.
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Takers

A good heist movie. Nothing exceptional, won't break any new grounds in terms of story, but it has its own impact, action scenes are believable, cinematography is top notch, actors are dressed in expensive suits which i like - makes them look like pro bank robbers. The drama is more in this movie compared to similar movies which robs some sheen of the movie. Hope it had more action.

Watchable average affair.

3.5/5
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Its available on Netflix
Cool! thanks Kedar !!
I happened to watch Unstoppable yesterday starring Denzel Washington.
Crisp movie with not a dull moment. Even funny at times. No ground breaking performances but good acting overall. I think I saw something in the movie that read 'Based on true events'.

We were mapping our office people on the characters shown in the movie. It was fun overall. Worth a watch. It is not long even. 1 and 3 quarters of an hour and the movie is over.
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I have seen the original "Le Dīner de cons" and believe me both the Hindi and English don't come anywhere near the original. And the concept fits really nicely in the still aristocratic French Society.
thanks much for the reco, it was one hella Of a movie and I thoroughly enjoyed
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Guys can you suggest me some romantic comedy films ?
I love that genre of light films and enjoy them the most.
I have watched quite a few though like, when harry met sally,hitch,she's out of my league, the proposal,500 days of summer etc.
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