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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #730 on: January 06, 2010, 09:08:59 AM »
Diane Keaton's latter performances are making me hate her ealier ones.  I almost hate to revist the Godfather after having seen Somethings Gotta Give

oh and the music to Baby Boom is a rip off of St Elmo's Fire
I blame it on Nancy Meyers. She has a nack for taking otherwise talented, likeable actors and making them look like chumps:

Something's Gotta Give — Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson
The Holiday — Kate Winslet, Jude Law
It's Complicated — Meryl Streep, Jack Donaghy

You can spot a Nancy Meyers movie from forty paces. The trailer will contain these: Older actresses who flip their hair in a fit of schoolgirl giggling. Older actors who serve as set dressing. Wardrobe from a J. Crew or Ralph Lauren winter catalog. Frosty windows. Upbeat-yet-basso announcer voice. A smile or inhuman grin in every single shot.
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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #731 on: January 06, 2010, 09:44:06 AM »
Diane Keaton's latter performances are making me hate her ealier ones.  I almost hate to revist the Godfather after having seen Somethings Gotta Give

oh and the music to Baby Boom is a rip off of St Elmo's Fire
I blame it on Nancy Meyers. She has a talent for taking otherwise talented, likeable actors and making them look like chumps:

Something's Gotta Give — Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson
The Holiday — Kate Winslet, Jude Law
It's Complicated — Meryl Streep, Jack Donaghy

You can spot a Nancy Meyers movie from forty paces. The trailer will contain these: Older actresses who flip their hair in a fit of schoolgirl giggling. Older actors who serve as set dressing. Wardrobe from a J. Crew or Ralph Lauren winter catalog. Frosty windows. Upbeat-yet-basso announcer voice. A smile or inhuman grin in every single shot.

Interesting point!

Something's Gotta Give was the particular performance I was thinking of.  I SOOOOO want to like her in this - I root for the character, but she just keeps GETTING ON MY NERVES like watching a family member embarress themselves at a party.  Watching Baby Boom I started seeing these little tics that reminded me of the SGG performance and it just kept taking me out of the thing.  Oh well.    Maybe a Godfather viewing is mandatory at this point to set me right!
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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #732 on: January 06, 2010, 08:05:22 PM »
It's Complicated — Meryl Streep, Jack Donaghy

Haha, well played!
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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #733 on: January 07, 2010, 07:25:53 PM »
Do you think Miley Cyrus has seen Perfect Blue?
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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #734 on: January 08, 2010, 08:37:27 AM »
Do you think Miley Cyrus has seen Perfect Blue?

Not cool.

But hopefully, everyone should see that film.

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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #735 on: January 08, 2010, 10:17:26 AM »
A Serious Man

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

(just making sure people don't forget)

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #736 on: January 08, 2010, 10:20:18 AM »
Oh right, thanks Ferris. Nearly forgot about A Single Man.
I actually consider a lot of movies to be life-changing! I take them to my heart and they melt into my personality.

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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #737 on: January 08, 2010, 10:25:28 AM »
Oh right, thanks Ferris. Nearly forgot about A Single Man.

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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #738 on: January 08, 2010, 10:26:01 AM »
Oh right, thanks Ferris. Nearly forgot about A Single Man.

D'oh!


But really. A Serious Man keeps being ignored. Why are people not flocking to this film?
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Re: Random Movie Thoughts/Questions
« Reply #739 on: January 08, 2010, 10:26:35 AM »
Oh right, thanks Ferris. Nearly forgot about A Single Man.
Lovers? Perhaps.