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RE: [movies-320] Is Once enough or is it falling slowly into mediocrity

From: Amee
Sent on: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 8:53 PM
Great idea, Sherry! Any volunteers to offer their place and their big-screen TV? (Not too demanding, are we?;)

 
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Date: 02/26/2008 8:48PM
Subject: RE: [movies-320] Is Once enough or is it falling slowly into mediocrity

Whose house are we watching it at? :) Funny, I am never online and I am finally here during  a discussion...

Sherry

---- Greg <[address removed]> wrote:
> It's been available on DVD since before Christmas.  I bought two copies as
> gifts.
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> (Now I need to rent the thing so I can watch it myself :)
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> Thanks Jim! Great analogy and really helpful explanation..."heart" really
> seems to be the sentiment I'm hearing from everyone, and I now really,
> really want to check out this movie!! I hope it's available at Blockbuster
> atleast, in lieu of getting to watch it on the big screen.
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> -Amee
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> Date: 02/26/2008 8:29PM
> Subject: [movies-320] Is Once enough or is it falling slowly into mediocrity
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> Curiously, a couple of you questioned what the big hype was about Once and
> thought that the song was just okay. Perhaps it was a coincidence, but
> everyone who saw the movie liked the song and were very please that they won
> the oscar. Those less fortunate (e.g. those of you who didn't see the movie)
> were non-plussed.
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> I suppose you could compare the concept with Staying Alive. Without the
> movie, the song is 3 brothers singing at least one octave too high. With the
> movie, it defines an era of disco and dancing. Even today, I still see a
> young John Travolta walking the streets just ah ah ah staying alive.
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> Once doesn't have a big plot or even the best camera work, but I don't think
> I saw anything else last year that had as much heart. It is also a "theater"
> movie if you ever get the chance to see it again.
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