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Last movie you watched......

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Jenny Jobs, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    “Blinded by the Light” on HBO is about late 80s Pakistani high school student’s difficult life and his discovery and devotion to Bruce Springsteen was a good diversion amid the quarantine and riots. It was inspired by and co-written by journalist Sanfraz Manzoor.

    For a variety of reasons, I’m not much of a Springsteen fan. The movie gave me a new perspective into his lyrics. The story portrays the family and racial conflicts of a teenager working to figure out who he is and how he will fit in.

    There are moments when the plot treatment borders on schmaltzy sentimentality, but I think the movie is worth a look.
  2. britwrit

    britwrit Well-Known Member

    Read the book - Greetings From Bury Park - a while back. A really well written, insightful look into both British identity and Bruce.

    I haven't seen the movie but judging from the trailer, the film was a lot more broad.
  3. Raven

    Raven Well-Known Member

    Absolutely. Rachel Weisz still has it.
  4. Alma

    Alma Well-Known Member

    Does she ever.
  5. Raven

    Raven Well-Known Member

    She's always had it.
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  6. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    I sat at the same table as her at a wedding. Gorgeous and really smart/funny
  7. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    She'll be in the Black Widow movie with ScarJo, out in November.
  8. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    Marvel’s ability to keep their product secret and off the internet is astounding.
  9. OscarMadison

    OscarMadison Well-Known Member

    She was great as the librarian in The Mummy.
  10. Raven

    Raven Well-Known Member

    Background please. The more details the better.
  11. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    One of my best friends from HS grew up with and is still really close with Darren Aronofsky, the director, and her then partner. I knew Darren some socially so at my friend’s wedding, we were seated at the same table. I remember her being stunning even though she wasn’t that decked out (there were a lot of people trying really hard at the wedding) and interesting to talk to. She didn’t look like someone who never ate or took 3 hours to get ready before she went to the grocery store. At a milestone birthday party for this friend 7 or 8 years later, she came up to Mrs. W and I and remembered that we sat together and chatted for a few.
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  12. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    It's really cool to see them in real life. I think makeup artists are the most talented people in the entertainment industry. It is all the more impressive when you see a celebrity in real life and they still look great.
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