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Took the kids to How to Train Your Dragon yesterday. Didn't go for the 3-D version, but it was fine without it. Not quite on a par with Dreamworks other stuff, but still brilliant computer animation in some scenes, such as the Viking ships at sail. I could swear they animated the ships over real water.

Just a warning: if you're not a fan of Christian Slater (as I am not) the lead character (voiced by Jay Baruchel) sounds exactly like him. Slater's voice just grates on me for some reason, and this was no different.
"Einstein and Eddington"(2008)

It's WWI and Einstein lives in Germany & Eddington lives in England, yet share a common bond of the truth of science. Einstein's theory of relativity challenge's Sir Isaac Newton's theory, but Eddington supports & shows evidence to support Einstein's Theory, all to the displeasure of other English scientists, and all this while Einstein objects to the use of Chorine Gas to the displeasure of the German Scientists.

A good movie, worth watching just for the history, and while almost everyone has heard of Albert Einstein, not many has ever heard of Sir Arthur Eddington!
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Originally posted by Rothko:
A very under-rated movie.

What is your take on the scenes (I think there are two instances), when the Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman characters have a locket of the other's hair and then lets it go?

Do you think the character meant to imply that they were willing to engage in a relationship without testing the DNA of the other??

He was from the beginning. Remember that she had him tested earlier? She later let the hair go so that he could fulfill his dream.

The other biggie is that Lamar, the doctor, knew all along about Vincent.

I've guiltily enjoyed parts of some pretty weak natural disaster movies in the past, but for this one, words fail. Terrible film, and just when I thought it couldn't get any worse the final credits roll, accompanied by some gut-wrenchingly, horrible music and acknowledgments for filming in Canada. I plan to send an e-mail to my cable company asking for my $4.99 back and then one to the government chastising them for allowing such a piece of crap film to be filmed on our soil. I can't even recommend this for insomnia. Maybe constipation.
Originally posted by Gigond Ass:
Originally posted by Gentleman farmer:
Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead: Sixty! We dropped at least 60, wouldn't you say?

Adendorff: That leaves only 3,940.


Colour Sergeant Bourne: It's a miracle.
Lieutenant John Chard: If it's a miracle, Colour Sergeant, it's a short chamber Boxer Henry point 45 caliber miracle.
Colour Sergeant Bourne: And a bayonet, sir, with some guts behind.

Kinda puts me in the mood for raw beef. Cool

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