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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 10:22 pm    Post subject: Help me With Decision Please Reply with quote

Out of these 5 films, which 4 would you choose?:

Love Actually
Jerry Maguire
I Am Sam
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
The Omen (2006)

It's just too hard to choose...
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jerry Maguire

...and spend the rest of your money on junk food.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have only seen the awful "I am Sam," so I choose the other four...

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I tend to agree with Scott... your question would be better if it were "out of these 5 films, which four would you not choose?"
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CharlesTatum wrote:
I have only seen the awful "I am Sam," so I choose the other four...

Sad


Ditto.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anything but I Am Sam.

I would recommend drunken Ed Wood porn over I Am Sam.

There really isn't anything I wouldn't recommend over I Am Sam.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sad, isn't it, that so much scorn is directed at a film that showcases two of our finest thespians? But, hey, if the noose fits...
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 8:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pfeiffer is actually really good in it, if you can divorce her performance from the rest of the movie. Then again, I think Pfeiffer has gotten better as an actress as she's gotten older, despite the often unexciting things she ends up in.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rob Gonsalves wrote:
Anything but I Am Sam.

I would recommend drunken Ed Wood porn over I Am Sam.


Drunken Ed Wood porn coming right up:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067479/

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thing is, Pheiffer turned down the role of Clarice Starling, which earned Foster the '91 Oscar, while Pheiffer got ignored for her sensational performance in Frankie and Johnny, which was way better than Foster's. Pheiffer's always had the acting chops, but, yeah, Rob,her film choices haven't been so hot. But when she's got the right material, she's right up there with Julianne Moore.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UDM wrote:
Drunken Ed Wood porn coming right up


Aw, for a minute I thought it'd be this instead.

As for the original question: Love Actually is a great, great movie (anyone who says otherwise is a twat), Maguire and 10 Days are OK enough for a rental, and I Am Sam is the Worst Thing Ever. I believe I once called it a "wet fart of a movie."
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 3:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jerry Maguire is overrated, How to Lose... is vanilla to the extreme, while Love Actually is cliched slush that has some bearable moments. Haven't seen the other two.

In other words, save your money Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MP Bartley wrote:
Love Actually is cliched slush that has some bearable moments


Twat.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dig Jerry Magurie and Love Actually (though the latter is way too long and occasionally too cutesy)

What I am curious about is the situation that you are involved in where these are your only five film choices. Just seems like an odd grouping--two good romantic comedies, one shitty one, Tards-a-Poppin and the frickin Omen.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 7:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well....it turned out I bought all of them, since (I'm 14) my mom lets be but I didn't bought Jerry because it wasn't the 2-disc set (yes, I like watching bonus features) but all of these movies were $5 (the other movies) to $7 (the omen). So far I've seen The Omen and How to Lose a Guy, which were ok films...
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, you have two of the horror films out of the way--try to gird your loins for I AM Sam
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let me know how Love Actually is, I'm kind of curious.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Love Actually was a good movie. Better than most romantic comedies but it wasn't the best one.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool, I'll check it out.
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