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Took my neice (and her parents) to "Blue is the warmest colour". \" class=\"smiley\" /> A lot more explicit than I realised.

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I do understand it is quite .ermm..racy but vous savez you what the French are like , hein ? My latest film was Railway Man. Dull, wooden , tired and boring. Terrific raw material of course but this didn't do it the tiniest bit of justice. Felt like everybody from Director to lead actors were on autopilot. Avoid. Edited by - john aston on 16 Jan 2014 07:46:32
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Agreed about The Railway Man, though probably for different reasons. I actually thought the performances were pretty good, however my comment on the movie was, "it ruined my day." Saw Mandela last night. Not bad, though I'm not sure Idris Elba was the right man for the job, and I would've liked to see more about his earlier life, which is the part most people (including me) know least about. I'm now convinced that "12 Years a Slave" will clean up at the Oscars, and I haven't even seen it yet
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I thought that Idris was brilliant. IMHO of course ,

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Just watched The Way, Way Back. Really good - recommended
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Bad Grandpa. Expected little but laughed soooooo much. Not to be approached if you don't do crass and silly
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Two to mention...12 Years a Slave; which was far better than I expected- much more nuanced and complex on the issue of slavery . But whole film's credibility ruined by Brad Pitt - it felt like the director said 'Brad- one day gig for you; dress up in , you know , old clothes and stuff ; no your haircut's just fine as it is and then like riff on why slavery is you know..like really bad and stuff? ' Inside Llewyn Davis- Coen Bros latest. They can do no wrong in my book but God this is an odd film.Sombre lighting , fewer laughs than expected (but it was very funny in parts ) , great cameo by John Goodman (based on Dr John I'm sure ) and strange twists and turns. What did the cats mean ? The last scene I thought would make everything clearer but now my head is really spinning. Just may be a work of genius .. ETA that it is a work of genius ! Thought about it solidly for ten days after seeing it. Edited by - john aston on 15 Mar 2014 19:33:02
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Have just come back from The Lego Movie. The best type of family film with plenty of laughs for mum and dad as well as the kids. Just about got away with the slightly cheesy ending. Reminded both Mrs B and myself of building Lego as a kid with siblings where one wants to follow the instructions while the other wants to freestyle Should go down well with the Lego crowd on here who already know that it's not just a toy for the kids
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Alain Resnais died yesterday. What would you recommend that we should watch in memory? Jonathan
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Allo Allo.