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    Cyburbian michaelskis's avatar
    Apr 2003
    Somewhere between the mountains and the ocean.

    Summer of 2005 Movie Thread

    We all love movies... (I hope) not the same movies though. This weekend the GF might to and see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I also plan to see Wedding Crashers at some point as well. I hear that this new "Wonka" movie will be closer to the book from the last one, and I hear it is a getting great reviews.

    It seems that there are a lot of movies coming out this year... Star Wars, Hitchhikers Guide, Marching with the Penguins, and more!

    What movies do you want to see, what have you watched, and what are your thoughts on some of the 2005 summer movies?
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    Jun 2004
    Mr and Mrs. Smith...LOVED it...then again, two hottest people on earth for 2 hours...not sure they had to do anything but stand there

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    Cyburbian the north omaha star's avatar
    Nov 2003
    at Babies R Us or Home Depot
    Batman Begins, the Fantastic 4 and the Wedding Crashers are on my list. I may knock a couple of them out tomorrow with the "2 for 1 sale"

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    Cyburbian donk's avatar
    Sep 2001
    skating on thin ice
    Quote Originally posted by the north omaha star
    Batman Begins, the Fantastic 4 and the Wedding Crashers are on my list. I may knock a couple of them out tomorrow with the "2 for 1 sale"
    Batman Begins, was actually suprisingly good, especailyl considering teh other "prequel" that is out now.
    A bit cheesy, but pretty good.

    Don't erally have anything I want to see, it will depend on how hot is is for teh rest of the summer.

    Now that I have a DVD player at home will probably end up watching more movies.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    Jan 2003
    Santiago, Chile
    Wow I'm totally out of what's on the cinemas now... last time I went to one was.... around March.... and I already forgot what I saw... well I remember I was with my girlfriend so I don't care what I "saw"

    I've seen some other older movies though... but not in a cinema... I saw The incredibles, Office Space and Goodbye Lenin! recently though....

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    Cyburbian zman's avatar
    Apr 2004
    Tri-Cities, Washington
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    Not a big movie guy, but I would like to see Wedding Crashers, and maybe War of the Worlds. But I hardly ever go out to movies, and it is mostly the GF that watches them at home.
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    moderator in moderation Suburb Repairman's avatar
    Jun 2003
    at the neighboring pub
    Mr. & Mrs. Smith = pretty good and worth the money
    Batman Begins = best of the recent batman series; not all cartoonish; worth the money
    Fantastic 4 = horribly disappointing
    War of the Worlds = left a lot to be desired; hold out for a discount theater/cinema

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    Cyburbian Wannaplan?'s avatar
    Aug 2001
    Rustbelt Incognito
    I'm a movie snob, so it's no secret that I have been terribly disappointed with this summer's offerings. I am looking forward to Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Fest at the end of this month, though. If I only see one or two movies there, I will certainly feel better.

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    Forums Administrator & Gallery Moderator NHPlanner's avatar
    Apr 1996
    New Hampshire
    Want to see Batman and Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.

    Only movie I've seen this summer is Star Wars (3 times).
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