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What should I watch tonight?
The Royal Tenenbaums 58%  58%  [ 15 ]
Ne Le Dit a Personne (Tell No One) 15%  15%  [ 4 ]
Choke 4%  4%  [ 1 ]
Vicky Cristina Barcelona 15%  15%  [ 4 ]
Bride & Prejudice 8%  8%  [ 2 ]
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 Post subject: Tough Decisions...
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:35 pm 
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This is a poll. Enter through the Living Room.

I need the PPK to help me decide between the DVDs I picked up at the library. For reference, the three I haven't seen are Bride & Prejudice, Choke, and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

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I loved Tell No One. I thought it was a really well-done, suspenseful movie. I've seen The Royal Tenenbaums and Vicky Cristina Barcelona too, but I prefer Tell No One over those two.

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Royal Tenenbaums is always good no matter what mood you're in. I kind of wanted to see Bride and Prejudice, I think, so maybe that one? I thought vicky cristina was ok, but not the best.

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I voted Tell No One. Out of the three you haven't seen, I've only seen Vicky Cristina Barcelona... which I liked, but probably mostly because I have the hugest crush on Penelope Cruz and will watch anything she's in.

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Let's just start by saying that I generally have a hard time staying focused enough to make it through an entire movie. That being said, I chose the second one because it appears to be foreign. Who doesn't like a good foreign film?


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Meggs wrote:
Let's just start by saying that I generally have a hard time staying focused enough to make it through an entire movie. That being said, I chose the second one because it appears to be foreign. Who doesn't like a good foreign film?


yeah, that's just because you see 'European' and automatically think "oooh! naked sexy times!" Don't lie.

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Meggs wrote:
Let's just start by saying that I generally have a hard time staying focused enough to make it through an entire movie. That being said, I chose the second one because it appears to be foreign. Who doesn't like a good foreign film?


yeah, that's just because you see 'European' and automatically think "oooh! naked sexy times!" Don't lie.

snort.

I loved Ne Le Dit a Personne and I'm kinda in the mood to hear French. Hmmmm...

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Bride and Prejudice was a complete waste of time. I found it insipid and dumb.

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I'm watching Mansfield Park, so you should watch Bride & Prejudice. Jane Austin night!

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I really like Vicky Christina Barcelona. It may not be the best film in the world, but it's definitely fun to watch. Also, it makes me want to live a more European lifestyle and drink more wine.

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choke isn't the greatest movie, especially if you've read the book.


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Tofulish wrote:
Bride and Prejudice was a complete waste of time. I found it insipid and dumb.

That's strange because everybody I've talked to has liked it. Can you be more descriptive besides "dumb"?

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I didn't like it. It made me cringe.

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Hardcastle McCormick wrote:
choke isn't the greatest movie, especially if you've read the book.


Agreed. It just doesn't compare at all.


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Amelie wrote:
I loved Ne Le Dit a Personne and I'm kinda in the mood to hear French. Hmmmm...

I really liked He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not and Dieu est grand, je suis toute petite if you're in a Tatou kind of mood.

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I really want to see choke, but I picked the Royal Tenenbalms because it's sooo good

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Hardcastle McCormick wrote:
choke isn't the greatest movie, especially if you've read the book.


I was going to say the same thing about Tell No One.

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lostgirl12 wrote:
Hardcastle McCormick wrote:
choke isn't the greatest movie, especially if you've read the book.


Agreed. It just doesn't compare at all.


Honestly, I just picked it up because I like Sam Rockwell. I have no idea what it's about seeing as I haven't read the book.

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hoveringdog wrote:
Hardcastle McCormick wrote:
choke isn't the greatest movie, especially if you've read the book.


I was going to say the same thing about Tell No One.


There's a book?!

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The Royal Tenenbaums. I haven't seen any of the others but it doesn't really matter because not much is better than The Royal Tenenbaums.


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Thanks for the help: it looks like the classic Royal Tenenbaums won out. Now time to nestle in with a big bowel of popcorn and a comfy blanket.

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