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What Maisie Knew

As Julianne Moore is one of my favourite actresses I fancy this one, even though I am only going to be able to arrive as the movie starts, or maybe just before. So if you fancy coming to it, I'll see you at about 6pm, the movie will start very soon afterwards so get your ticket on arrival I am definitely attending.

Courtesy of HPPH's website here is a bit about the movie :

More battle of wills than tug of love, Henry James’s 1897 novel What Maisie Knew is here updated to present-day Manhattan.

Ageing rock star Susanna (Moore, never better) and permanently distracted art dealer Beale (Coogan, ditto) are the neglectful parents, the magnetic Onata Aprile their six-year-old daughter, and Joanna Vanderham the nanny who evidently cares more for her than they do.

McGehee and Siegel’s film is a powerfully executed, deftly observed meditation on an all-too-familiar domestic tragedy.

OK then, this should be good I reckon, pretty cynical too I hope!


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  • Frankie

    Hi all, I've put some ideas about the movie on the Discussion board please feel free to agree or disagree based on your own opinions. I really enjoyed the meetup.

    September 11, 2013

  • Julie

    We're usually hanging around outside For ten mins before Liz, I will def be there for 5.40. See you tomm

    September 9, 2013

    • Frankie

      No need to be nervous this is a friendly group Liz. NB Though I won't be there until 6pm so seek out Tracey or Blanca Luz in the meantime. We sit downstairs normally back right. Film starts about 6.05pm

      September 10, 2013

  • Vivek S.

    I'm fifty fifty now.. I'm torn between this and Untouchables playing at Heart tomorrow.. I've been missing Untouchables

    September 9, 2013

  • Alan

    Just signed up to the group! Have heard good things about this film and looking forward to seeing it in a traditional cinema setting. Will try to make it at 5.45. See you all there.

    September 9, 2013

  • Frankie

    Tracey/Blanca as both me and Vivek are arriving at about 6pm, could you be so kind as to get everyone together, usual seats...ta

    September 8, 2013

  • Siobhan

    Hi, sorry I can't make it on time because I work at Bridgewater.and finish at 5.30

    September 3, 2013

  • Vivek S.

    Sounds good. I may be a bit late too

    September 3, 2013

  • Sharon C.

    Gutted to miss this as I love her too! No. Not going to Outer Mongolia but it is a long way to come.. sadly x

    September 3, 2013

    • Frankie

      Maybe it'll be released in a cinema near you I hear they are all over the place ;-)

      1 · September 3, 2013

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