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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #80 on: April 20, 2010, 11:41:20 pm »
I'm not a fan of any of those movies, so no offense taken! Now, I couldn't talk you into seeing a little-known film called Local Hero, could I??   ::)
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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #81 on: June 21, 2010, 02:44:02 pm »
Here's one that's never gonna grow old, or stale, or whatever: To Kill a Mockingbird. Saw it again last night on Turner Classics, and it just gets better 'n' better each time I see it.

Atticus Finch has got to have been the greatest role of Gregory Peck's distinguished career.
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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #82 on: June 21, 2010, 06:05:31 pm »
I'd agree on that one, Jeff.  A single dad was pretty much unbeknownst at that time, which made him appear all the braver and wiser.  Plus he was so dad-gummed tall, how could you not respect him??
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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #83 on: June 21, 2010, 06:08:33 pm »
I'd agree on that one, Jeff.  A single dad was pretty much unbeknownst at that time, which made him appear all the braver and wiser.  Plus he was so dad-gummed tall, how could you not respect him??

Maybe eventually Atticus married that nice young lady who lived across the street. Jem and Scout needed a mother.  :)
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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #84 on: June 22, 2010, 01:50:42 pm »
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - the beastly kids get their just desserts...   :D , and love wins!!!

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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #85 on: June 22, 2010, 02:26:38 pm »
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - the beastly kids get their just desserts...   :D , and love wins!!!

No offense, but it's actually "just deserts." OTOH, "just desserts" (especially if they involve chocolate) may be appropriate for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  :)

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/just_deserts
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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #86 on: June 26, 2010, 09:26:36 pm »
Even as I type this I am watching The Magnificent Seven on AMC. Truly a great Western, released 50 years ago this year. (Fifty years?  :o )

And Elmer Bernstein's theme for the film is also truly one of the great movie themes.  :)
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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #87 on: July 12, 2010, 03:25:42 pm »
No offense, but it's actually "just deserts." OTOH, "just desserts" (especially if they involve chocolate) may be appropriate for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  :)

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/just_deserts


     The pun was intended, but 'deserts' would a been good enough for the little bahstids darlins...

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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #88 on: July 12, 2010, 04:01:27 pm »
I'm not a fan of any of those movies, so no offense taken! Now, I couldn't talk you into seeing a little-known film called Local Hero, could I??   ::)
Burt Lancaster? great movie if that is the one I am thinking of.

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Re: Rewatching movies from our pasts -- still good?
« Reply #89 on: July 12, 2010, 09:30:42 pm »
Yup, one of his last movies.  :D
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