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What Movie are you Currently Watching?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by travellingpat, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    Since we have a song one......i figured heck why not a movie one

    Right now im watching

    Butch cassidy and the sundance Kid
  2. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Active Member

    Brilliant movie, one of my favorites!:D

    Butch: I don't mean to be a sore loser, but when this is done, if I'm dead, kill him.

    Sundance: Love to.

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    Who are those guys?

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    Sundance: I can't swim!

    Butch: The fall will probably kill ya!

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    I'm not actually watching anything now, but later I plan to watch Hot Fuzz again!
  3. anytimepally

    anytimepally Active Member

    Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh's)
  4. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Active Member

    Another brilliant film! I just got it on DVD in the Shakespeare box set. I saw this film in the theater, and it was truly amazing on the big screen. And yes, there was an intermission for about 10 minutes right after Hamlet's "How all occasions do inform against me" speech, which is the end of the first disc. Honestly, this movie never seemed long to me. The four hours go by in a heartbeat. Funny how cut Shakespearean plays seem longer than if they're performed uncut. Branagh definitely keeps things moving at a brisk pace.

    The audio commentary with Branagh and his friend, a Shakespearean scholar, is one of the best commentaries I've heard in a while. It's full of facts about the movie, the play, the performances (Julie Christie never did Shakespeare before? Could have fooled me!), and there is a lot of joking and good-humored ribbing throughout the entire film.

    This is by far my favorite Shakespeare film adaptation, with Zifferelli's 1968 Romeo & Juliet second, Olivier's Richard III at third, Branagh's Henry V at four and Max Reinhardt's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the fifth spot.

    Kenneth Branagh just directed a wonderful adaptation of As You Like It, set in 19th-century Japan. It stars Bryce Dallas Howard (who is quite good), Kevin Kline, Alfred Molina, Brian Blessed and Richard Briers. It's airing all month on HBO, and will be available on DVD later this month.
  5. Java

    Java Active Member

    Shakespeare in Love...

    I still can't decide what I think of it.
  6. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    Im watching Miracle, Another Great Movie
  7. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    The Party Starring Peter Sellers
  8. anytimepally

    anytimepally Active Member

    Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion
  9. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Active Member

    Birdie Num-Nums?
  10. JEANYLASER

    JEANYLASER Member

    The three Musketeers animated!
  11. anytimepally

    anytimepally Active Member

    Catch Me If You Can
  12. jacobsnchz

    jacobsnchz Active Member

  13. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    I just finished The Princess Bride and Airplane!
  14. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    The Road to El Dorado
  15. anytimepally

    anytimepally Active Member

    inconceivable!
  16. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Active Member

    Good movie! I love Tom Hanks's "knock knock" joke...:D
  17. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Active Member

    I watched the original 3:10 to Yuma last night, with Glenn Ford. Then I chased it down with the Marx Brothers in A Day at the Races.
  18. Son of Enik

    Son of Enik Member

    The Condemned starring Steve Austin.
    Great action...very violent though.
  19. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Active Member

    Sleuth with Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine. One of my favorites.
  20. Skye

    Skye Active Member

    Lol, me too! Very creative, it is. ;)
    I have to admit, I have never seen either of these movies (I know, isn't that terrible?) But they're ones I have always wanted to see. 'Specially Airplane.

    I just finished watching Turner and Hooch.


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