Please phrase your responses in the form of a question.
I really want to see Mama Mia.
I really want to see Persepolis.
Mainline Mom: I've seen the Vegas stage version of Mamma Mia!, which did not make me dance in the aisles like the ads promised. But I wouldn't be averse to seeing the movie. From what I've heard, Julie Walters is very good in the (supporting) role that I consider the most critical.Quinn: Saw Persepolis recently on DVD -- the image posted is a screen grab -- and I'm amazed it got made. Such an unusual personal story that lacks the universality you might expect. It's like this woman decided to illustrate her personal diary on a big screen, which can be both entertaining and not.
Persepolis viewing at Quinn's house later this week - we'll report back. Mamma Mia viewing with Canadian relatives later next week - may or may not report back. I said it before and I'll say it again - someone sat down with Abba Gold and a bottle of tequila and thus this musical was born. Now I like Abba, tequila, and musicals...so this works for me. Add in Colin Firth and I'm all in, baby!
P.S. I saw neither film this weekend; maybe next weekend for The Dark Knight in IMAX, though I'd rather see the X-Files sequel, to tell the truth.Just so you know, I thought Persepolis was a bizarre little movie. Kinda deep, very personal. I don't think I would have had the patience to see it on the big screen. Be warned: the rebel teenage Western bootleg stuff ("Eye of the Tiger," etc.) is a very small part of the movie.I actually would like to hear about Mamma Mia!, K-Lyn. Leave a blurb about it here if you like.
Will do then. I've seen the musical so I know what I'm getting into. There was a funny but scathing review in our local rag: http://wweek.com/editorial/3436/11259/
K and I saw Persepolis, and I was enthralled. I will definitely be putting it on the list of films students can write about for modern history classes.
I'm not the teacher, but I would recommend that they do a little background research. Understandably, Marjane was heavy on the emotion but light on the details.
That's basically the assignment. See a film, then read about the events to see if they portrayed it accurately.
I thought you were going to say that Marjane was heavy on the Mary Jane...heh heh...But on a serious note. This was a beautifully done, touching movie. I am so glad we saw it.
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The Dark Knight movie is good to see. I will give 10/10.It really has to be almost perfect. I know it's all about opinions, but to get that rating it must be technically well made, you know, entertaining, good plot, special FX, acting, realism, etc.
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