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Jeanne Boyarsky
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I have a free movie ticket for any non-3d movie that needs to be used by the end of the month. Any recommendations?

The only movies I've seen recently are 3d ones so assume I haven't seen anything.


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what kind of movies do you like? I think "Inception" looks intriguing. My wife wants to see "Twilight - Eclipse". "Predators" looks like mindless, violent fun. "The Karate Kid" has gotten decent reviews, even though Karate is Japanese and the film takes place in China.


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It all depends on your taste. Go to imdb.com and see the trailers of all movies currently showing.

Inception is topping the chart. 9.3/10 with 52K + votes. So definitely worth giving a try. I will go to see this movie.
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Inception is the clear choice IMO. I've not seen the movie but 9.3 rating must mean something...


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I've heard really good things about both Predators and Inception. I'd go with Inception, as from what I understand it really makes you think.


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Maybe this'll help you decide...
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Inception, you wont regret it.
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I heard great things about inception.

Despicable me was awesome, but a MUST SEE in 3D


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Inception it is. I hadn't even heard of that movie, but watched the trailer and it sounds cool. I didn't start with watching the trailers because sitting through a pile of commercials isn't my idea of fun. Plus sometimes the trailer looks good but it gets tedious. I have seen the trailer for Despicable Me at least three times. The first time it was cute. The third it was tedious. In any case, that is in 3D and my free/rewards ticket is for non-3D. The last few movies I've seen have been 3D kids movies so I'm a little out of movie trailers. I don't generally see many movies in the summer.

My choices are
  • Despicable Me - meh
  • Grown Ups - this sounds horrible
  • Predators - I know I wouldn't like this from it's predecessors
  • Ramona and Beezus - for little kids
  • Salt - ???
  • The Last Airbender - only in 3D, not really a choice
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice - I was originally thinking of Sorcerer's Apprentice, but the more times I see the trailer, the more tiresome it sounds. I'm starting to get bored with it without even seeing the movie.
  • The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - I hadn't seen the first to
  • Toy Story 3 - seen it and only in 3D anyway
  • Inception - promising


  • Fred: Karate Kid isn't playing anymore. It's kung fu in the remake which is Chinese, no? (Did I mention I've seen trailers for a bunch of kids movies?)
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    The Sorcerer's Apprentice originally had something like 7% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes when it first came out. I think it's faring a little better, but still...wow.

    Salt is Angelina Jolie as CIA(?) agent and a possible russian double agent.

    I don't know what he learns in the movie (I haven't seen it). However, it is CALLED 'The Karate Kid', so I assumed it would be...karate. If he actually learns Kung Fu that may be more authentic to the location, but then the title makes no sense.
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    fred rosenberger wrote:I don't know what he learns in the movie (I haven't seen it). However, it is CALLED 'The Karate Kid', so I assumed it would be...karate. If he actually learns Kung Fu that may be more authentic to the location, but then the title makes no sense.

    Branding, dude. Branding.

    It said in the trailer he learns Kung Fu. Maybe he knew Karate from before moving to China?
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    Sigh. Turns out the choices are more limited as the movie has to be out 13 days. (It didn't say this on the ticket per se - they used another word to mean that.)

    My actual choices are:
    # Despicable Me - meh
    # Grown Ups - this sounds horrible
    # The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - I hadn't seen the first two and don't particularly want to jump in now

    And Despicable Me was sold out for tonight. I guess I'll go see it tomorrow. I read more reviews and some people said it was funny; especially the parts without the minions. And the trailer was cute the first time, so hoping to enjoy it. If not, I can always leave during the movie.

    This is what I get for waiting until the last minute to use a "free" ticket.

    In my opinion, the rules are getting quite restrictive now that 1/3 of the movies in the theatre are in 3D.
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    Jeanne Boyarsky wrote: now that 1/3 of the movies in the theatre are in 3D.

    Annoyingly so to those of us without stereoscopic vision.


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    Or I could see Karate Kid. As I was telling my friend that I wasn't so interested in Despicable Me, she suggested I check Manhattan listings.

    One theater is playing one showing of Karate Kid in between Knight and Day. Got my ticket so I'm all set. Hopefully it is good after all this effort. But at least it is a movie that sounds enjoyable.
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    Alls well that ends well. Karate Kid was a nice movie with nice scenery. Plus I got extra time to read on the trip there and back - subways are good places to read without distractions.

    Christophe: Karate was mentioned at the beginning as what Dre did in Detroit.
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    Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Christophe: Karate was mentioned at the beginning as what Dre did in Detroit.

    Me ?


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    Christophe Verré wrote:
    Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Christophe: Karate was mentioned at the beginning as what Dre did in Detroit.

    Me ?

    Sorry. I meant Fred. I retained the word "Japan" and thought of you. Brain wires crossed. Let me try that again.

    Fred: Karate was mentioned at the beginning as what Dre did in Detroit.
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    Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Fred: Karate was mentioned at the beginning as what Dre did in Detroit.

    I assume Dre is the kid?
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    fred rosenberger wrote:
    Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Fred: Karate was mentioned at the beginning as what Dre did in Detroit.

    I assume Dre is the kid?

    That would be correct.
     
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