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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #45 on: March 17, 2015, 02:49:46 AM »
As the honest trailer quickly mentions too, one of the character in the end runs away from a crashing spaceship. Imagine the spaceship to be a wheel, the character a mouse and the landscape a flat road. In the movie the character-mouse gets squished because she suddenly seems to forget how to run to the right or left... When nothing stops her from doing so. It's pretty blatant :

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #46 on: March 17, 2015, 12:49:45 PM »
Oh we see that everywhere! People are being chased by heavy moving things, and instead of simply getting out of the way by moving left or right, no, they continue straight ahead trying to outrun them... with the wrong results, of course ::)
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #47 on: March 18, 2015, 05:01:00 AM »
Quote
The Magicians
four words not enough
Now I'm curious.
Four not enough because... It sucks!
Or four not enough because It's wonderful!
Most people hate the Magicians because most (not all) of the mysteries and plots end realistically (badly or depressingly as they say). But the writing is great, it has the deepest most alive characters I've read and the story is so unique and.awesome. Its currently my "the best book I have ever read."
 It's wonderful!

My 4 letter review of The Magicians would go:

Great, good, went bad

I loved the first part, the middle kept me interested, and the end lost me.

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #48 on: March 19, 2015, 06:11:19 PM »
The Postman (film)

Boys will be boys

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #49 on: March 19, 2015, 06:34:52 PM »
The Postman (film)

Boys will be boys
That's a really interesting take on it.  :)
Hmmm... how about:

Really preferred the book
Final slow-mo just embarrassing

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #50 on: March 21, 2015, 11:41:51 AM »
Just remembered one for The Lord of the Rings:

A treaty on aurophilia
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #51 on: March 21, 2015, 12:03:41 PM »
Just remembered one for The Lord of the Rings:

A treaty on aurophilia

Did anyone already cover
New Zealand tourism ad?
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #52 on: March 21, 2015, 01:11:34 PM »
Just remembered one for The Lord of the Rings:

A treaty on aurophilia
Just googled "aurophilia" - in what way is LOTR a treat on the attraction between gold atoms:o
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #53 on: March 21, 2015, 04:03:29 PM »
Just remembered one for The Lord of the Rings:

A treaty on aurophilia
Just googled "aurophilia" - in what way is LOTR a treat on the attraction between gold atoms:o

Well, auro -> gold, and philia -> love. It was a term often used by Medieval Christian scholars to criticize avarice / plunder / usury and things such as those. I think it also applies to golden jewelry, as is the case  ;)
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #54 on: March 21, 2015, 04:08:14 PM »
Just remembered one for The Lord of the Rings:

A treaty on aurophilia
Just googled "aurophilia" - in what way is LOTR a treat on the attraction between gold atoms:o

Well, auro -> gold, and philia -> love. It was a term often used by Medieval Christian scholars to criticize avarice / plunder / usury and things such as those. I think it also applies to golden jewelry, as is the case  ;)
Ahh I see, makes sense.  :)
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #55 on: April 08, 2015, 06:33:48 PM »
A review was written for the 1990 film Memphis Belle which just stated "They get back" Superb spoiler for a lacklustre film. I wish I could find who penned it.


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« Reply #56 on: April 09, 2015, 12:31:55 AM »
Just remembered one for The Lord of the Rings:

A treaty on aurophilia

Did anyone already cover
New Zealand tourism ad?
Oh yes! That is so true. It may only be relevant to those of us in the antipodes, though.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #57 on: April 09, 2015, 07:40:21 AM »
Just remembered one for The Lord of the Rings:

A treaty on aurophilia

Did anyone already cover
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Oh yes! That is so true. It may only be relevant to those of us in the antipodes, though.

Not sure about that, I believe that holidays to New Zealand increased *a lot* because of the films.
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #58 on: April 09, 2015, 08:39:32 AM »
Totally agree with ScarletBea on this one.
A lot of people discovered what New Zealand looked like through those movies. And having spent a year there, I can't impress on you how much "hobbiton" is a thing for backpacking travelers from around the world.
I haven't been. It's expensive and I don't care :-D

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Hand fetish gone wrong...
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #59 on: April 09, 2015, 11:50:41 PM »
Totally agree with ScarletBea on this one.
A lot of people discovered what New Zealand looked like through those movies. And having spent a year there, I can't impress on you how much "hobbiton" is a thing for backpacking travelers from around the world.
I haven't been. It's expensive and I don't care :-D

Anyone has seen the horror movie called "May"
As a Hand partialist myself (body fetish), I would sum it up like this :

Hand fetish gone wrong...
Hobbiton was awesome. We went there a few years back. But all of New Zealand is awesome anyway. I 'm convinced our own Tasmania is a bit of it that broke off and floated over, it's very similar to NZ in some places, just without the inconvenient volcanoes and earthquakes.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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