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Old 10th March 2011, 15:29   #3451
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I actually liked "The Village", although the twist in the end was a bit hard to digest. Bryce Dallas Howard and Joaquin Phoenix were great in their roles. It was probably Shyamalan's last movie that i liked.
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BTW as this is english movie thread am back to the topic.

Recommend some nice new ones to watch as it seems am out of list!

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Got " Village" of Night Shymalan delivered. Is it worth going through it?
Found this movie just about decent and quite slow moving with a sense of secret in every individual and story is set in late 18th century ( going by their dressing) but, its not in real sense. Try deciphering that.

I was waiting with bated breathe for the twist that was warned to me here. Found that not that great as I already had an inkling of it from begining.

Night is there is a small cameo ( Reading a newspaper) with just his voice and a brief appearance of him via. a reflection.

What I didnt understand is why the heck did those Villagers have to go through it? I mean, whats the reason behind it?

2.5/5
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What I didnt understand is why the heck did those Villagers have to go through it? I mean, whats the reason behind it?
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The people who lived in the village had once been part of an organization working towards finding peaceful solutions to the worlds problems. They were funded by a wealthy man who was murdered but had left them all his money. So they decided to escape from the terrors of the world and ran away to a private reserve. The problem was that they knew one day the children would want to go out and explore so they created the "boogie man" to live in the woods and keep everyone in line.
courtesy - In ' THE VILLAGE ' movie. what was the elderly ppl purpose of living isolated..? plz answer dont just ignore..? - Yahoo! Answers India
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Each of the elders in the Village had faced a lot of troubles when they were living in the cities. I don't remember the exact problems, but they are told somewhere in the movie. So, inorder to escape from all those things, the elders decided to create a perfect place where everyone would be good to each other and their kids would be brought up in an ideal environment where there is no evil. And in order to prevent their kids from leaving the Village, they create this creatures that don't let them enter the jungle.
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Wall street 2!! The money never sleeps

Well one senti story with no point at all. Waste of time and actors. Micheal douglas...if you wanted a last movie this wasnt it!!

Pathetic
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Thumbs up Se7en

Watched Se7en yesterday starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman.

No great action sequences but leaves you tied to the seat with a good screen play. Never got bored. A good watch.

Rating: 4/5

More about this movie:
Se7en (1995) - IMDb
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watched the documentary "Inside Job".

Rating: 5/5
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Check out "Food Inc". Hard hitting stuff, makes us think about the food we are putting in our mouth everyday, and the dangers associated with moving towards a fast food culture like the U.S.
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"The Next Three Days", a great thriller! Two thumbs up!!
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watched thank you for smoking , and dark knight again, back to back .
now there's a contrast in characters...
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"The Next Three Days", a great thriller! Two thumbs up!!
Different opinion

I just finished the movie and fount it to be strictly average. 2/5
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Watched many movies. Some absolute junk not worth writing about. Few watchable mentioned below

- Hangover.

Still the best humorous movie. Loved it all the way. Must have watched it like 10 times. The tiger in bathroom is hilarious.

5/5

- Tangled (2010)

A sweet animation movie. Good time pass. Visually and creatively very astounding. Animation lovers would love it.

5/5

- Tangled (2001)

A good movie that tries to surprise you. Succeeds a little. Watched it for Leigh Cook. Acting wise its a disappointment. Not bad as much as i thought at the starting. came out pretty good. An little above average movie for an off day.

3/5

- Heaven (2002)

What a great crime movie. Absolutely awesome. Its kinda under rated since i don't remember reading about this anywhere. Could be a little fast paced but that's ok. Must watch.

4.5/5

- My own private Idaho (1991)

Two of very good actors, Phoenix and Keanu Reeves embarks on a trip which is truly enthralling. watch it. Period.

5/5

- Downfall (2004)

Super War stuff. A must watch for war fans. Its about ending days of Hitler. Gripping. Where was this hidden all the while?

5/5

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What I didnt understand is why the heck did those Villagers have to go through it? I mean, whats the reason behind it?
Been 7 years since I saw it, so memory is hazy. But I think it goes something like a lot of families in the community had suffered problems because of the 'modern' world - some losing a son to drug overdose, some one else having something else etc. So they try to create a society where time has stopped.

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Watched many movies. Some absolute junk not worth writing about. Few watchable mentioned below

- Hangover.

Still the best humorous movie. Loved it all the way. Must have watched it like 10 times. The tiger in bathroom is hilarious.

5/5
Looks like this is tbhp's favourite comedy. I liked the movie, but I ranked it around 3.5/5

I think of tons of comedies I like better

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Looks like this is tbhp's favourite comedy. I liked the movie, but I ranked it around 3.5/5

I think of tons of comedies I like better
Can you name some comedy movies. I would like to see which i have missed.

Hangover has all the ingredients to make it hot fav- awesome vegas, great acting, great storyline, super funny characters, cool music, hot babes and generous dose of comedy and suspense thrown it.

I won't compare this to out and out comedy movies, but it holds it head high for sure.

I am excited about Hangover 2. Hope its a blinder like this one. But it has just 3 characters.
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