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'Twelve O'Clock High' (1949)

Watching the classic movie: 'Twelve O'Clock High' (1949).

Great B/W WW2 movie about leadership. Tough group commander Gregory Peck restores the broken morale of a hard-luck bomber squadron.

Air battle scenes at the end are authentic and great!
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Watching the classic movie: 'Twelve O'Clock High' (1949).

Great B/W WW2 movie about leadership. Tough group commander Gregory Peck restores the broken morale of a hard-luck bomber squadron.

Air battle scenes at the end are authentic and great!
Agreed !
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Agreed !
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I use this place to remind and be reminded of golden oldies
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If we're doing the theater/big screen; "Alien Covenant". Deja vus of number one and two flicks, somewhat ok tie-in to Prometheus, lots of shock and gore. A few plot and "science" glitches. Entertaining, somewhat suspenseful, a definite horror/shocker in a Sci-Fi setting.
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The Ghost Writer

'The Ghost Writer' (2010) by top notch director Roman Polanski,
based on a thriller by Richard Harris, who cannot write a bad script.

An intelligent political thriller, set in a believably haunting setting.

Had a gorgeous night at the movies because everything fitted
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Roman Polanski cannot be talented cause he abused a teenager 40 years ago.
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I'm judging him as a director.
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I'm judging him as a director.
He is a good director of movies but I won't watch his movies either. Haven't seen one of his movies since Rosemary's Baby.
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Your good right of course but I think you're selling yourself short Bob.

Polanksi wil not lose any sleep over it and you're missing out on some well directed movies.
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Your good right of course but I think you're selling yourself short Bob.

Polanksi wil not lose any sleep over it and you're missing out on some well directed movies.
The Ninth Gate was an excellent movie. One of my favourite Depp roles.
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Seb's right - you cannot judge a pedophile on his ability to direct.
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Your good right of course but I think you're selling yourself short Bob.

Polanksi wil not lose any sleep over it and you're missing out on some well directed movies.
You're right in that Polanski won't lose any sleep over my boycott, but it's a small victory for me. He doesn't have any of my money in his pocket.

We'll just have to agree to disagree.
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Just watched the original Predator for the first time in a long while. And even though Arnold wasn't at the time an even passable actor (is he now?), the movie is still an effective sci-fi/horror movie. The Predator is one of the best movie villains ever put on film. I'll watch a Predator Vs. Freddy Krueger movie if it's ever made.

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