Into the White

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  1. Njaco

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    Certainly looks like it is worth watching! Even with Ron Weasely!
     
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    and Rupert Grint!
     
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    There was a brief post about this some time back. Looks good - hope to get to see it.
     
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    There is a thread on it in the video section somewhere. Certainly does look interesting and worth a watch.

    BTW: Rupert Grint = Ron Weasley...
     
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    Yes, i remember that...
     
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    Griffendors against Hufflepuffs then.
     
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    Saw this in the video store flyer (pun?). Going into town later today, if it is in I'll grab and watch tonight
     
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    Time to look on Amazon methinks ...........
     
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    I meant rent it. They had one copy which was out will try again on the morrow
     
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    Sorry Mike, I meant time for me to look on Amazon - see if a 'normal' DVD version is available, to play on my computer, as I don't have a TV.
     
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    Good on you, Airframes. TV is such a waste of time and money. If I could only convince my family of same. VERY expensive for the few channels anybody watches.

    ...but I do like my soccer on a big 1020p 60". :toothy5:
     
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    That's the problem Matt. I have no interest in football (soccer to our American cousins), and find it boring and over-hyped.
    On British TV, it seems to be mainly 'footie' or soaps, sprinkled with the inane drivel of 'reality TV'. There are the odd (sometimes relatively good) documentaries on aviation or military subjects, most re-makes of better, original documentaries, but, for the cost of the TV, and the stupid licence fee, it's cheaper to get these on DVD, or watch on, for example, BBC 'I Player'.
    So, when the TV on/off switch lost the will to work, and with the cost of repair being more than the cost of a new TV, I said 'B*ll*cks', dumped the old TV and didn't replace it.
     
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    I have not had cable in 13 years. Still use "rabbit ears."
     
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    #16 mikewint, Jun 26, 2013
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    Out here in boonie-land i'd need 500ft tall rabbits and when the conversion to digital occured you have to be within 2-3 degrees of dead-on to pick up the signal, then there is internet which if not cable has to be dial-up. So we had little choice but to go with a cable bundle or smoke signals. Satellite is available and a good deal for the 1st year then they sock-it to you in the 2nd when prices triple and there is no internet as such (download yes, upload via telephone).
    There has been some talk about pay-as-you-go cable where you pick 1, 2, 3, .... channels that you want. We get 80 channels and I watch maybe 5.
    There must be video rental in the UK. $1.99 for 5 days or $0.99 if I bring back the next day
     
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    Just watched the movie.

    Is it the best of all time? No.
    Is it predictable? Absolutely
    Was it an enjoyable movie to watch? Heck yeah. I thought it was well done on an obviously low budget.
     
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    wouldnt mind a look, but if its only just available on DVD in the US, we wont get the DVD for at least a year.....
     
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    The movie makes me think of "Enemy Mine" and another one (Hell in the Pacific?) about an American and a Japanese aviator stranded on a Pacific Island. The story has been done a few times, but I'd be interested to see their spin on it.
     
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    Don't want to give much away but the German characters were very likable and Rupert Grint's character was filled with hatred towards the Nazi's. His accent was also difficult to understand at times. 98% of the movie took place in 1 room (thus I assumed low budget). The British commander reminded me (very loosely) of Sir Alec Guinness in Bridge Over The River Kwai where he was rigid and at times unwavering.
     
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