Deirdre wrote:I saw Syriana tonight. It was way serious. I thought there were good performances all around. But, like Kate said, it was too real to be very enjoyable. I mostly felt sad after seeing it.
The thing that bothered me most was how we, as Americans, have no say in the way this country is run. I am pretty sure that even the Bush supporters would have to check their political choices after seeing this movie. I heard that some walked out of the movie at the premiere. I guess they couldn't take the heat.
I just hope lots of people see it and get a little perspective about what's really going on here and in the Middle East. I know! No Politics Allowed!!
Good movie, but not if you'd like to be in a good mood when you walk out. I turned on the Mermaid song on the Folk the World CD to cheer myself up. And of course it did the trick.
Deirdre, didn't you think George Clooney's performance was a real surprise? I was slightly taken aback to find he could actually act without that "wink, wink, sarcastic" charm he usually uses to, in essesnse, always play himself in his movies. There was absolutely no George Clooney in that character.
jm513 wrote:Ok - so I have to brag about my little brother a bit. He is a 3-D modeler for Sony and he woked on Narnia - pretty cool, huh? I think so. He worked on some of the centaurs (Sony did some of them and another company did others) He's going to be supporting me when I retire.
Spammy wrote:My faves of recent times;
Charlie and the Chocolate factory (The DVD comes out here tomorrow - With free chocolate bar!)
Flight plan - That was fairly good.
Just like heaven - Saw that last night.
and my fave current movie of all time is....
loved it to pieces.
I saw Narnia a few weeks ago but I missed a bit cause I ended up getting sick
Spammy wrote:I might hire it out tomorrow. I have been dying to see it to compare. Gotta love Mel Brooks' sense of humour.
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