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The Steves - 2005

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by SWC75, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. SWC75

    SWC75 Bored Historian

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    2005
    2005 in film - Wikipedia

    I really liked:
    Batman Begins
    Brokeback Mountain
    Cinderella Man
    The Constant Gardener
    Fever Pitch
    Good Night, and Good Luck
    The Greatest Game Ever Played
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
    The Legend of Zorro
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    Pride and Prejudice
    The Producers
    Rent
    Syriana
    Walk the Line
    Wedding Crashers


    But the Steve goes to: Good Night, and Good Luck

     
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  2. upperdeck

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    cinderella man
    good night an good luck. very good
    the great raid
    the greatest game ever played.. shia before the meltdowns was solid
    hitch
    Munich
    the matador
    batman begins
    walk the line
    wedding crashers
    40 year old virgin
    star wars 3
    mr and mrs smith.. want a sequel
    jarhead
    zathura
    transporter 2
    sky high.. sequel due out soon
    sahara
    the pacifier
    four brothers
    must love dogs
     
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  3. OttoMets

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    I remember this being a very good year. And if I remember correctly, Crash won Best Picture and a lot of people were bothered by that?

    I thought it was a terrific movie, but so were Capote and Syriana. Cinderella Man, too. And Lord of War was solid, in spite of Nic Cage's typical silliness.

    Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Wedding Crashers were both a lot of fun. And Munich I think was a Christmastime release? Awesome.
     
  4. HOFCeluck

    HOFCeluck Nothing is real, we are all just water.

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    I went to see GoF in the theatre without seeing the book thinking it was going to be kiddie stuff like the first two. Damn was I wrong.

    I liked Crash. I don't know why people were so pissed.

    Wedding Crashers didn't really live up to my expectations.
     
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    I liked Wedding Crashers, but it seemed like it was a little too long. I liked 40 Year Old Virgin better. Catherine Keener had an interesting year between that and Capote.

    Cinderella Man, man, man, man that movie still gets me. That scene when he goes in and has to ask for spare change. Then gives the money back to welfare. They did a great job painting life in NYC at that time, which just seemed awful.
     
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    HOFCeluck Nothing is real, we are all just water.

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    That’s what I thought. The movie dragged.
     
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    couldnt stand crash.. still havent been able to finish it.. of course i still havnt been able to get thru the Matrix either.
     
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    As always, Ebert's review was spot-on: Wedding Crashers Movie Review (2005) | Roger Ebert

    "...how do you misplace Christopher Walken in a movie like this? How do you end up with Will Ferrell looking like an afterthought? You know all those horror stories about a cigar-chomping producer who screens a movie and says they need to lose 15 minutes and shoot a new ending? "Wedding Crashers" needed a producer like that."

    There were some classic laughs in the early going but it went flat about two-thirds through for me. But I'll still always pick it up if it's on TV.
     
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  9. SWC75

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    But we got to see more of Jane Seymour, (a fav of mine since she was a Bond girl).
     
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    Jane Seymour in Lassiter was rockin with Tom Selleck