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    Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Big time musical fans in the family and Les Mis is such a great story. All of us love the musical on broadway and were looking forward to seeing this opening day. Five big time thumbs down. Maybe expectations were too high. Hathaway is great but obviously not in it very much. Major letdown overall.

    We didn't expect much from Django, although I am a big fan. We all walked out there shocked how much we all loved it. Violent as HELL, but great movie. Definitely not for everyone but five big time thumbs up on that one.



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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    You have 5 thumbs?



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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    Big time musical fans in the family and Les Mis is such a great story. All of us love the musical on broadway and were looking forward to seeing this opening day. Five big time thumbs down. Maybe expectations were too high. Hathaway is great but obviously not in it very much. Major letdown overall.

    We didn't expect much from Django, although I am a big fan. We all walked out there shocked how much we all loved it. Violent as HELL, but great movie. Definitely not for everyone but five big time thumbs up on that one.
    My wife loves this stuff as well (thank god my mom and her have season tixs to the Civic Center) so I don't have to endure this type of stuff.



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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    The thing im worried about with Django is that it is a "black" western. When I saw Tarintino was making a western I got all excited until I found out who the lead was. My question is, is it time period correct where Fox acts like everyone else did back then? Or does he act all like "ahhhh hell naw, I know you didnt just shoot my horse"?



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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    The thing im worried about with Django is that it is a "black" western. When I saw Tarintino was making a western I got all excited until I found out who the lead was. My question is, is it time period correct where Fox acts like everyone else did back then? Or does he act all like "ahhhh hell naw, I know you didnt just shoot my horse"?
    The D is silent, hillbilly! (line from the movie, had to say it)

    I don't exactly understand the question but I thought it was pretty good!,


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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Quote Originally Posted by ty4cy90 View Post
    The D is silent, hillbilly! (line from the movie, had to say it)

    I don't exactly understand the question but I thought it was pretty good!,
    HAHA, that is what I mean. Obviously someone from that time period (black or white) wouldnt call someone a hillbilly. I was wondering if they were trying to make it "hip" and "cool" by using modern day way of speaking ect.

    Ill prob still go see it.



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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    I guess I don't know what you expect from a QT movie. The dialogue from Inglorious Bastards doesn't fit into the WWII era but the movie is still excellent. QT doesn't make movies to be historically accurate and to me that is part of what makes them great.

    So I guess what I am saying is if you like IB, reservoir dogs, pulp fiction ect.... You will like Django (the d is silent). If you didn't then I would recommend staying away from this.

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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Saw Django today. It was unbelievably awesome. N word was used a lot but the gore was appropriate. I loved it. Badass movie.


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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    HAHA, that is what I mean. Obviously someone from that time period (black or white) wouldnt call someone a hillbilly. I was wondering if they were trying to make it "hip" and "cool" by using modern day way of speaking ect.

    Ill prob still go see it.
    It sounds like you are not very familiar with QT's work....




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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    It sounds like you are not very familiar with QT's work....
    Do you think he caught the slight historical inaccuracies in Inglorious Basterds?



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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    It sounds like you are not very familiar with QT's work....
    Seen em all, was just asking if it was the same. My fav genre is westerns and i was wondering if it was a open range type or more cartoony american outlaws type.



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    Re: Family double-feature today: Les Miserables and Django Unchained

    It is definitely not cartoony. Jaime Fox's character was pretty intense the whole movie with not much humor to him at all. Very good movie. A few scenes were hard to watch though just from the aspect of what people do to eachother (wrestling scene).



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