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Re: The Oscar Race

#126 Post by knarf » 09 May 2009, 08:25

Hamlet (1948) :4.5stars: Damn, wish I'd seen this years ago. Olivier was great, but I was equally impressed by Simmons' Ophelia.
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#127 Post by Batman » 09 May 2009, 13:40

knarf wrote:Hamlet (1948) :4.5stars: Damn, wish I'd seen this years ago. Olivier was great, but I was equally impressed by Simmons' Ophelia.


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Re: The Oscar Race

#128 Post by alan smithee » 09 May 2009, 14:26

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knarf wrote:Hamlet (1948) :4.5stars: Damn, wish I'd seen this years ago. Olivier was great, but I was equally impressed by Simmons' Ophelia.


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#129 Post by Batman » 10 May 2009, 00:02

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knarf wrote:Hamlet (1948) :4.5stars: Damn, wish I'd seen this years ago. Olivier was great, but I was equally impressed by Simmons' Ophelia.


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Re: The Oscar Race

#130 Post by alan smithee » 10 May 2009, 01:56

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knarf wrote:Hamlet (1948) :4.5stars: Damn, wish I'd seen this years ago. Olivier was great, but I was equally impressed by Simmons' Ophelia.


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#131 Post by Batman » 10 May 2009, 04:18

alan smithee wrote:
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Batman wrote:
knarf wrote:Hamlet (1948) :4.5stars: Damn, wish I'd seen this years ago. Olivier was great, but I was equally impressed by Simmons' Ophelia.


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:tongue:

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Re: The Oscar Race

#132 Post by knarf » 27 May 2009, 19:50

Gandhi :4stars: Interesting story, and a great job from Kingsley.
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#133 Post by bratzks » 28 May 2009, 08:34

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#134 Post by alan smithee » 28 May 2009, 11:47

bratzks wrote:updated ©

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#135 Post by Mazer » 29 May 2009, 09:13

Cimarron :2stars: A big old meh - I just never managed to care. And I don't expect courtroom scenes to ever be accurate, but this one was particularly jarring.

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Re: The Oscar Race

#136 Post by Agrajag » 08 Jun 2009, 17:49

48/82

West Side Story DVD :3.5stars:
I have to admit, the first 30 minutes were really strange to watch -- am I really supposed to think these two gangs, singing and dancing and prancing about, are that scary? Bernstein & Sondheim did a great job with the music and lyrics, although at times I wasn't that impressed by the actors singing them--parts of the songs just sounded a little off. I wondered how the film was going to end, and wasn't disappointed. There's some great choreography and cinematography throughout, hurt a little by overexposure through other media. And now, I am more curious about the bilingual revival on Broadway.
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Re: The Oscar Race

#137 Post by bratzks » 08 Jun 2009, 22:01

Agrajag wrote:West Side Story

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#138 Post by Batman » 09 Jun 2009, 06:45

Agrajag wrote:And now, I am more curious about the bilingual revival on Broadway.

Copy all. You are officially bi-curious.
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#139 Post by Mazer » 09 Jun 2009, 08:31

bratzks wrote:
Agrajag wrote:West Side Story

:check:

Is there a reason why this was updated, and my Cimarron post immediately above it wasn't? Someone have an issue with my review or something? :D

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Re: The Oscar Race

#140 Post by bratzks » 09 Jun 2009, 08:37

Mazer wrote:
bratzks wrote:
Agrajag wrote:West Side Story

:check:

Is there a reason why this was updated, and my Cimarron post immediately above it wasn't? Someone have an issue with my review or something? :D

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#141 Post by Agrajag » 09 Jun 2009, 18:43

Batman wrote:
Agrajag wrote:And now, I am more curious about the bilingual revival on Broadway.

Copy all. You are officially bi-curious.

And also "buy curious"
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Re: The Oscar Race

#142 Post by knarf » 20 Jun 2009, 20:38

Slumdog Millionaire :3.5stars: Good, but not great.

Sadly, its the only one of last year's best picture nominees I've seen :oops: , so I can't gripe about it winning (yet).
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#143 Post by Agrajag » 20 Jun 2009, 21:01

knarf wrote:Slumdog Millionaire :3.5stars: Good, but not great.

Sadly, its the only one of last year's best picture nominees I've seen :oops: , so I can't gripe about it winning (yet).

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Re: The Oscar Race

#144 Post by knarf » 25 Jun 2009, 12:33

Mazer wrote:How Green was My Valley :2stars: This one gets a big meh from me.

:green: Same here, but I went :2.5stars:
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Re: The Oscar Race

#145 Post by knarf » 25 Jun 2009, 12:34

One more to go!
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#146 Post by sldawgs » 25 Jun 2009, 13:05

knarf wrote:One more to go!

Hey cool. Welcome to the club as soon as you get that last one in. :mishchief:
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#147 Post by bratzks » 26 Jun 2009, 12:46

knarf wrote:One more to go!

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#148 Post by Mazer » 27 Jun 2009, 06:29

Can I get the list updated to reflect my watching Gandhi? Since I'm getting double credit off it, my review is elsewhere.

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Re: The Oscar Race

#149 Post by knarf » 01 Jul 2009, 09:26

The Great Ziegfeld :3stars: Some really good performances, especially from Powell. But the scenes with the shows actually bored me, and I kept checking the running time.
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#150 Post by sldawgs » 01 Jul 2009, 09:30

knarf wrote:The Great Ziegfeld :3stars: Some really good performances, especially from Powell. But the scenes with the shows actually bored me, and I kept checking the running time.

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