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I've just seen a brilliant film

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Lascarina, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    It's called 'Carol'. Not to be missed. Everything about it is exquisite- acting, timing, costumes, balance, music, scenery. And if you like Hopper, you will find it particularly breath-taking. I do recommend it.
  2. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Yes, I mean to see this. For obvious reasons. ;)
  3. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Even if one doesn't have those reasons, it is very alluring.
  4. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Now, whilst waiting for Bridge of Spies to come on - fab, by the way - the trailer for Carol came on and I just didn't fancy it. Does it have much of a plot?
  5. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    Carol? Is it about Christmas? I hate Christmas.
  6. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    They've changed the plot slightly from the book but the book was quite good especially given the era, so I look forward to seeing the film
  7. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

  8. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    No, Jacob. Not that Carol.
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  9. ScotSEN

    ScotSEN Senior commenter

    Oh just looked it up. Looks really interesting but one that I'll go to with one of my girl friends. Sunset Song first on the list. Don't know when we'll fit them in though. Not having been to the cinema in ages there now seem to be heaps. Just seen Suffragette, Lady in the Van and Spectre
    Mr ScotSEN and I off to Bridge of Spies this weekend and there's the new Johnny Depp one too. Why so many at a busy time of the year?
  10. JTL

    JTL Occasional commenter

    We saw Bridge of Spies last week. Brilliant film as is any film that Tom Hanks has starred in. Carol however, we found ok. Yes, lovely costumes etc but rather slow and predictable. Always interesting to read the reviews. Carol is very highly rated. I don't take a lot of reviews very seriously though, especially as I loathed Birdman and walked out after half an hour, and that was raved about and won lots of awards.
  11. ScotSEN

    ScotSEN Senior commenter

    I always like Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance is also meant to be good.
  12. annie2010

    annie2010 Occasional commenter

    Absolutely agree. Went to see this on Black Friday, to escape the crowds in a shopping centre.
    I honestly didn't expect it too be so good! Excellent performances, and visually a very beautiful film.
  13. VanEyssen

    VanEyssen Established commenter

    Splash? Turner & Hooch?

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