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I have BBC's Persuasion on, but I can't really get into. I've heard thought that BBC's Sense & Sensibility is good. Of course I"ve watched the Ang Lee Emma Thompson version which is superb... I may get it this week to see  :P

Suspicion, an old Carey Grant movie

I found the ending disappointing. Almost as if they rewrote it after a preview. The person who watched it with me agreed it wasn't credible.

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I agree, it was like they couldn't come up with anything

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Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas: JIM HENSON! This was totally cute.

How Beer Saved the World: This was pretty cool if not slightly far fetched. Still an entertaining one-sided do though

Young@Heart: I loved this. A touching story about an elderly choir who sing rock, pop, and punk songs. Bust out your tissues for this one.

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Young@Heart: I loved this. A touching story about an elderly choir who sing rock, pop, and punk songs. Bust out your tissues for this one.

I've had that in my queue for a while, I think.

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Suspicion, an old Carey Grant movie

I found the ending disappointing. Almost as if they rewrote it after a preview. The person who watched it with me agreed it wasn't credible.

That is exactly what happened.  Preview audiences couldn't accept the original ending.  I'll leave it at that to avoid spoilers.

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That's what I thought, veggydog. It didn't ring true with Htch's style, either.

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Little Norse Prince, by Studio Ghibli, 1968. The date explains the drawing style and "animation" (lots of still-frame storyboard pictures with sound effects--I guess cheaper, quicker and easier than animating a whole battle scene), but I still can't figure out exactlywhat I saw. Too many "heroic" songs. I didn't know if I was watching an opera from Communist Russia, or just what. (Strong "comrade collective" vibe going). Nice melodies but too much of a good thing is too much. And the story line--was there one?--didn't make a lot of sense. I mean, ice mammoth? And if the snow foxes belong to the bad guy, why is the hero riding one in the final battle against said bad guy?
I checked IMDB and they said there it was based on an Ainu folktale but the producers decided to use the Norse motif because...well, even in the 60s the Ainu were a sensitive issue in Japan. Not that knowing that cleared up any of the "storyline" confusion.

I don't exactly feel that I've wasted the hour and a bit, but...well...there you go, I guess.
Personally I got more out of Alexander Nevsky.

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Piranha: This was such a great horror movie. Lots of gratuitous violence, blood and hilarious killing. 5/5.

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Is anyone else slightly annoyed by the Netflix search bar? Mine only ever pops up titles when I type the first letter...then everything disappears, so I have to type the whole title (OMG what a chore, I know), but I don't understand why it does that.

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FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS

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and yet true disasters

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Piranha: This was such a great horror movie. Lots of gratuitous violence, blood and hilarious killing. 5/5.

Agreed. I liked it because of that. It was over-the-top. I'm looking forward to the sequel.

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Piranha: This was such a great horror movie. Lots of gratuitous violence, blood and hilarious killing. 5/5.

is this the one from the 70's?  I remember seeing it in junior high!

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Too Big To Fail

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I watched Rubber.....strange but good in a B movie kind of way, and The Tree Of Life, it was ok but very long

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I saw the trailer for Rubber and wondered if it would be B-grade good or just painful.  I might have to check that out.

Over the weekend:

Conan the Barbarian (remake): what an enormous pile of shit!  I fully expected it to suck but it was whatever is beyond suck! 
Mighty Aphrodite, I love Woody but this wasn't his best.

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I've been bingeing on Breaking Bad as of late.

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I'm on my last Catherine Cookson series (Tilly Trotter)!

My favorite was The Rag Nymph

P and I are well into Season 1 TNG now.

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What is TNG?

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What is TNG?

:nono: Star Trek The Next Generation. Seen them or not, we are on our way through all like 800 Star Trek episodes. 2 series and 1/7 series down.

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