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Old 7th May 2009, 16:26   #316
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Saw this gem of a movie - The Bridges of Madison County. It released in 1995. Directed by Clint Eastwood, Starring himself & Meryl Streep. Man the movie is just so good that you feel for her character Francesca. But remember its not everyone's cup of tea thought i truly enjoyed it. It is very slow, but if you go deep into the movie you will understand and appreciate the emotions & passion Meryl Streep has brought into this character. She is one of the finest actors i have seen. The movie is inspired by a book but i am a lazy guy and don't have the patience to read books.

For Me: 5/5
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Saw 'The Others' starring Nicole Kidman last week.

The climax is unexpected and i bet no one could guess it until it happens.

Worth a watch athough its a little slow .
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Saw 'The Others' starring Nicole Kidman last week.

The climax is unexpected and i bet no one could guess it until it happens.

Worth a watch athough its a little slow .
True. Liked it.

Didn't Night direct a movie with almost similar story?
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True. Liked it.

Didn't Night direct a movie with almost similar story?
Yes the idea of both the movies are the same.

I am planning to watch 'The Uninvited' this weekend. Any reviews of this movie?
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just saw the documentary "Bruce Lee - A warriors journey" which has over an hour of original unseen footage shot for the "game of death". Bruce Lee's vision and the resulting fight choreography are simply awesome!! makes one wonder how things would have been, if this legend capable of amazing prosery and martial art skill, would have still been around
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Watch PUSH , i loved the trailer and since i dont follow the sitcom HEROES.... i liked the movie. The screamers were funny but then it was very entertaining.
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Star Trek : I went to see this movie as I have been a fan of the old television series and would watch each and every episode when I was in school. The movie was good, nothing spectacular. I missed the original music and soundtrack from Star Trek:The Next Generation
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You mean Saudi Arabia right?

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Marley & Me
A very good movie for dog lovers. A dogs complete life and its effects on people around has been portrayed in such a wonderful way. It brought tears to my eyes.
Marley & Me: 3/5

Lovely movie. Dog is man's/ family's best friend.
Same opinion as Stratos.
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who's seen and liked VALKYRIE?

this movie in my opinion was very well made.
Having read the original details from an old Readers Digest Book - "Secrets and Stories of the War" I found the attention to detail absolutely amazing. Authenticity rings through the entire movie effort.
And for a change it portrays some of the "thinking" Germans in a "fair" manner.
I liked this film really very much.
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who's seen and liked VALKYRIE?

this movie in my opinion was very well made.
Having read the original details from an old Readers Digest Book - "Secrets and Stories of the War" I found the attention to detail absolutely amazing. Authenticity rings through the entire movie effort.
And for a change it portrays some of the "thinking" Germans in a "fair" manner.
I liked this film really very much.
Actually we were discussing a few posts ago.

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A bad rehash of an old story. While the older movie "The plot to kill Hitler" was an OK movie, this one was awful IMO.
Tom Cruise was wooden and boring and played Stauffenberg very poorly. The movie does not deserve anything more than a 2/5.

In my opinion, the history and facts behind Colonel Stauffenberg are truly admirable, not the movie Valkyrie.
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Saw two movies over the weekend

Man on Fire starring Denzil Washington. It's a very good movie about a kidnapped mexican girl who is saved by her bodyguard ( Denzil). As usual, Denzil is superb in his acting but somehow he does not fit into an all action star hero, his forte lies in thrillers and dramas where his dialogue delivery is flawless but as an action hero, no i cannot buy that.

Still for his acting and more importantly Dakota Fanning's acting which was equally good, i would rate this movie as 3.5/5

Marked for Death starring Steven Seagal. I love Seagal, he is so different and like the maverick he plays in most movies, his movies are so different and sadly in way B gradish but, i especially like his style of fighting which is superb. His fight sequences are really cool and he makes it look so simple and still quite bielevable.

In this movie, he takes on the Jamaican Drug Lords who have taken over Chicago and how he fights to clean the streets of drugs is the theme of the story. 3.5/5
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Marked for Death starring Steven Seagal. I love Seagal, he is so different and like the maverick he plays in most movies, his movies are so different and sadly in way B gradish but, i especially like his style of fighting which is superb. His fight sequences are really cool and he makes it look so simple and still quite bielevable.
I fully agree, his fights are A+, but movies are B or even C grade kind. His only A grade movie is Undersiege, may be that credit should go to Tommy Lee Jones.

His fights are very different because he uses Aikido (a milder form derived from Jujutsu), which a very beautiful style to watch. I used to study this style once, it takes a lot of time to achieve the fluidity of Steven Seagal, who at one time was an Aikido instructor in Japan.

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Thanks Samurai I never knew there was a name to his style of fighting

Btw with his height, in all his fights he seems to be literally playing with his opponents
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Never liked Steven Seagal though. Looks too oily moily.
And for some reason, always reminds me of Rajesh Khanna
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Never liked Steven Seagal though.
Me too liked him only in a few movies

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