THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER !!

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THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER !!

Postby yawares » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:16 am

Dear Members,

This Wednesday YAWARES-THEATRE proudly presents "The General's Daughter" starring John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe.


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The General's Daughter is a 1999 murder mystery film starring John Travolta. The plot concerns the mysterious death of the daughter of a prominent general. The movie is based on the novel by the same name written in 1992 by Nelson DeMille, and was directed by Simon West. The film was a box office success grossing $22 million in its opening weekend and $102 million in its total domestic run. Topics of interest include the integrity of junior officers in bringing justice against senior ones at great odds and at personal peril.

Buddha's Verse 17. The evil-doer suffers in this world, and he suffers in the next; he suffers in both. He suffers when he thinks of the evil he has done; he suffers more when going on the evil path.

I put this movie as 1 of the best with my other favorites of all time. The General's Daughter is thrilling and leaves you guessing until the end. I think this movie gives an accurate picture of the military. Shots of murder scenes are not anything one would have seen in a movie ten years ago, but certainly adds to the plot of this movie. All of the actors give great performances. This is a must see film!

Please recommend me 1 or 2 good movies...thanks.

Travolta is so cool :thumbsup:
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Postby GraemeR » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:43 am

yawares wrote:Dear Members,

[color=#00BF00][b]Please recommend me 1 or 2 good movies...thanks.


Travolta is so cool :thumbsup:
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Heaven and Earth by Oliver Stone is quite harrowing, but thought provoking.

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Postby Modus.Ponens » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:52 am

Fight Club is very good, if you haven't seen it.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a lighter one, but very good also! :smile: I like the lead actor.

If you see one of these tell me your opinion, be it good or bad.
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Postby yawares » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:21 am

Heaven and Earth by Oliver Stone is quite harrowing, but thought provoking.
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http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/i ... arth+movie

Thanks..look interesting indeed, I'll rent the movie this weekend.
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Postby yawares » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:35 am

Modus.Ponens wrote:Fight Club is very good, if you haven't seen it.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a lighter one, but very good also! :smile: I like the lead actor.

If you see one of these tell me your opinion, be it good or bad.

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Thanks..interesting, I'll rent the movie this weekend.
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Postby GraemeR » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:04 pm

yawares wrote:Dear Members,

[color=#00BF00][b]Please recommend me 1 or 2 good movies...thanks.


Travolta is so cool :thumbsup:
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Hi
Another all time favourite of mine is 'The Mission' with Robert De Nero. Set in south America as the imperial powers and challenging for control.

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Postby yawares » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:54 pm

GraemeR wrote:
yawares wrote:Dear Members,

[color=#00BF00][b]Please recommend me 1 or 2 good movies...thanks.


Travolta is so cool :thumbsup:
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Hi
Another all time favourite of mine is 'The Mission' with Robert De Nero. Set in south America as the imperial powers and challenging for control.

Graham

Dear Graham,
Oh I have this MISSION dvd in my collection...I like Robert De Nero in THE BRONX TALE/THE DEER HUNTER :thumbsup:
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Postby yawares » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:52 pm

[quote="GraemeR
Heaven and Earth by Oliver Stone is quite harrowing, but thought provoking.
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Dear Graham,

Oh I watched Heaven And Earth..pretty good :thumbsup: Telling the American/Viet Nam war from the point of view of the Vietnamese people...amazing!! Thanks for recommend it...war stories are always sad.I'm glad there is no war in Thailand so far.

I like your family picture! :smile:
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Postby GraemeR » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:30 am

yawares wrote:
Dear Graham,

Oh I watched Heaven And Earth..pretty good :thumbsup: Telling the American/Viet Nam war from the point of view of the Vietnamese people...amazing!! Thanks for recommend it...war stories are always sad.I'm glad there is no war in Thailand so far.

I like your family picture! :smile:
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Your Welcome.

Oliver Stone made three films about different aspect of the Vietnam war.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Stone You may like the others.

Kids are a bit bigger now. :)

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Postby yawares » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:38 pm

GraemeR wrote:
yawares wrote:

[color=#0000BF]Your Welcome.
Oliver Stone made three films about different aspect of the Vietnam war.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Stone You may like the others.
Kids are a bit bigger now. :)
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Dear Graham,
Please buy/rent SOUTH PACIFIC to watch with your wife...magical movie indeed! I'll post today.
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Postby GraemeR » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:37 am

yawares wrote:Dear Graham,
Please buy/rent SOUTH PACIFIC to watch with your wife...magical movie indeed! I'll post today.
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Thanks

Yes she would like that one.

Have you got Kudun by Martin Scorsese? About the Dalai Lama, wonderful photography.

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Postby yawares » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:55 am

[quote="GraemeR

Thanks
Yes she would like that one.
Have you got Kudun by Martin Scorsese? About the Dalai Lama, wonderful photography.
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Dear Graham,
Kundun is a 1997 epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and spiritual leader of Tibet....I watched it on TV once. :thumbsup:

yawares :heart: love-story/thriller/sci fi the most!
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Postby GraemeR » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:56 am

yawares wrote:Dear Graham,
:heart: love-story/thriller/sci fi the most![/color]


How about 'The Talented Mr Ripley' not quite like the book, but well made.

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Postby yawares » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:25 pm

GraemeR wrote:
yawares wrote:Dear Graham,
:heart: love-story/thriller/sci fi the most!

How about 'The Talented Mr Ripley' not quite like the book, but well made.
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Dear Graham,
LOVE LOVE 'The Talented Mr Ripley' !!! http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/i ... +mr+ripley

His bright neon color swimming short made me laugh :tongue: ..I knew right away that the man is 'gay'...YES, VERY VERY GOOD MOVIE INDEED :thumbsup: I probably watched it 6 times so far!

Did you watch JUDGEMENT NIGHT..Emilio Estevez/Denis Leary...thriller :shock: :thinking:
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Postby Annapurna » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:36 pm

yawares wrote:Dear Members,

This Wednesday YAWARES-THEATRE proudly presents "The General's Daughter" starring John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe.


http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/i ... hter+movie

The General's Daughter is a 1999 murder mystery film starring John Travolta. The plot concerns the mysterious death of the daughter of a prominent general. The movie is based on the novel by the same name written in 1992 by Nelson DeMille, and was directed by Simon West. The film was a box office success grossing $22 million in its opening weekend and $102 million in its total domestic run. Topics of interest include the integrity of junior officers in bringing justice against senior ones at great odds and at personal peril.

Buddha's Verse 17. The evil-doer suffers in this world, and he suffers in the next; he suffers in both. He suffers when he thinks of the evil he has done; he suffers more when going on the evil path.

I put this movie as 1 of the best with my other favorites of all time. The General's Daughter is thrilling and leaves you guessing until the end. I think this movie gives an accurate picture of the military. Shots of murder scenes are not anything one would have seen in a movie ten years ago, but certainly adds to the plot of this movie. All of the actors give great performances. This is a must see film!

Please recommend me 1 or 2 good movies...thanks.

Travolta is so cool :thumbsup:
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This movie was really, really, really haunting.

I totally understood how this would destroy a girl's life.

Couldn't help but think of how lucky I was with my Dad. He was very protective of his family, family came before everything else.

One day, as a teen, I was in a public pool. I gut dunked by a big boy, and he dunked my head under water so badly, mercilessly, that I thought I was going to die.

Just when I could not struggle anymore and pretended to be dead, he quickly let go of me and disappeared. I somehow managed to get back to the surface, using my last strength to swim away as far away as possible under water, fearing he was perhaps waiting for me again...indeed, he was looking around....
I climbed out, caughing, and went to call my Dad at work. He arrived shortly after with the car, leaving a dustcloud on the street.

He stormed in and yelled for the boy who was meanwhile hiding, but others pushed him forward.

My Dad yelled on the top of his voice at him and slapped him, left, right, and told him:

"If you ever come closer than 1 m again to my daughter, you can collect your bones from the trees. IS THAT CLEAR???

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I was so proud of my Dad. :heart:

Years later we talked about the dangers of being a young lady going out at night. He warned me of all the tricks men could use to trap me and I promised him to be careful.

I couldn't resist asking what he would do if I got killed and he instantly said, with a guttural voice:

"I'd be happy to sit in jail, if only I get him in my hands before everyone else."

--- I kept in mind I should make sure he won't end up in jail....

I owe him so much more than the knowlegde he was there for me 100 %.

He was wonderful.
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Postby yawares » Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:06 pm

Dear Annapurna,

Your story shocked me :shock: ..couldn't believe this terrible thing happened in public pool AND nobody nearby helped you!! :shock: ...Lucky you, you had strong mind/willpower and you escaped :thumbsup:

I'm sure this terrible man will pay back someday:

Buddha's Verse 17. The evil-doer suffers in this world, and he suffers in the next; he suffers in both. He suffers when he thinks of the evil he has done; he suffers more when going on the evil path.

Admire your courage..we girls should be tough enough to fight back!!:
Enough DVD: http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/i ... ough+movie

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Postby Annapurna » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:23 pm

Dear Yawares,

I never thought about it this way...that other kids watched and none helped me...only now that you say so!
:shock:

He was a bully and everyone was frightened of him, overweight, a bit like a Sumo ringer.

But my Dad was tall and heavy too and really frightening when he got angry! :tongue:

What I did think about was this:

If I had drowned, my parents would probably never have found out that I was murdered! They would have found me dead in the water, and my parents would have been told: Drowned!

Imagine!! It would have destroyed them. They had already lost my second brother.

What remained with me was am increased sense of caution, so they would not lose me.

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Postby Annapurna » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:26 pm

This movie with JLo is good?
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Postby yawares » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:03 pm

Annapurna wrote:This movie with JLo is good?
......PRETTY GOOD!!

Dear Annapurna,
last night I watch FATAL HONEYMOON (TV lifetime movie channel 30)..I tend to believe that this stupid man drowned his wife for life insurance money while scubadiving...very good true story movie!!

http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117948101?refCatId=32

Tonight’s Lifetime Movie ‘Fatal Honeymoon’ is based on the true story of a honeymoon gone horribly wrong. Tina Watson died during her honeymoon while scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef. Many suspected that her husband, Gabe Watson, was responsible for her diving death. Today Gabe Watson is a free man because there was not enough hard evidence to convict him of murder. Gabe has done numerous television interviews since the trial, and maintains that he is an innocent man.

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Postby GraemeR » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:41 am

yawares wrote:Did you watch JUDGEMENT NIGHT..Emilio Estevez/Denis Leary...thriller :shock: :thinking:
yawares [/color] :shock:


Hi Yawares

Thanks I try and get 'Judgement Night'

Have you seen 'the Quiet American', based on a book by Graham Green, staring Michael Caine. It's another Vietnam film.

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