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VierasTalo added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Leffapäiväkirja 2012 (324 movies items)

"8.3 HD Mukava pikku elokuva, jossa opitaan elämästä. On minulla vaan taitoa saada hyvätkin elokuvat kuulostamaan vastenmielisiltä! On tämä ehkä ohjaajan aiempaa Sidewaysia parempi, ainakin itselleni tämän elokuvan humanistinen lähestymistapa ihmissuhteisiin ja asioista irtaantumiseen iski paljon viinieksistentialismia lähemmäs. Payne kuvaa etenkin isän ja tytärten väliset suhteet enemmänkin reaktioina muiden tekoihin, ja antaa täten vaikutelman siitä, että heistä ei tulis"


hexagon sun added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Yearly Movies Seen - 2012 (197 movies items)
propelas added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
2011 Movies-best to worst (72 movies items)
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Watched in 2012 (73 movies items)
A.Surrealism added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
My Best Movies each years (52 movies items)

"9"


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watched in cinema(2012) (41 movies items)

"ดูโรง Lido 4/3/2012 เวลา 09.45 80 บาท"


Danila added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Watched in 2012 (102 movies items)
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Watched in 2012 (Redmist) (38 movies items)

" Story : 7 Direction : 8 Acting : 8 Originality : 7 Visual : 6 "


Mariana posted a review 3 years, 11 months ago

“It was a very beautiful and subtle performance from Clooney, nonetheless it was Shailene Woodley that caught my eyes, she performed a real crooked lovable teen in a not so obvious way. Nice nice nice :)” read more

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Latest Releases (2 movies items)
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2011 films still to watch (9 movies items)
Distanasia added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Watched in 2012 (57 movies items)
black.dahlia added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Oscar winners 2012 (13 movies items)

"BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY Alexander Payne , Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash "


propelas added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Oscars 2012:Winners (15 movies items)

"Winner of 1 Oscar Best Adapted Screenplay "


GigaBeer added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Favorite -2011- Movies (48 movies items)
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Movies of 2011 (63 movies items)
Redmist added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
khan amir posted a review 3 years, 11 months ago

“The Descendants,starring George Clooney as Matt is a story of a person webbed by nursing his wife in coma, taking care of his two daughters, trustee of big piece of heritance, a lawyers and on top it he come across to know about the cheating of her wife.

Overall a good film with clooney giving a performance of his life time.” read more

KimKhánh n.h added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
My Oscar list (109 movies items)
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Movies I've Seen Recently (2012 edition) (19 movies items)

"Another one I went to see with my bro. I've never considered myself a George Clooney "fan," I've liked his movies but I never really got obsessed (for lack of a better word) over any of them. However, this is now my favorite Clooney movie (not counting The Fantastic Mr. Fox). Clooney playing a regular guy- father, husband was a nice change and his "daughters" were brats but it was believable as opposed to movies were the kid/parent relationship is always perfect. I really liked the feel of the m"


Ultimo added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Watched In 2012 (414 movies items)
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James B. added this to a list 3 years, 12 months ago
Watched in 2012 (237 movies items)

"Watched on: 2/19 Great movie. It was full of excellent performances from the whole cast. "


James B. added this to a list 3 years, 12 months ago
Favorites of 2011! (74 movies items)
Petri added this to a list 3 years, 12 months ago
Petri's Movie Diary - 2012 Edition (629 movies items)

"7.2.2012"


taksuu added this to a list 3 years, 12 months ago
Watched in 2012 (118 movies items)

"En juurikaan ole Alexander Paynen tuotoksiin tutustunut aikaisemmin, joten ei ollut paljolti mitään ennakkotietoa minkälainen kirjaan perustuva teos kyseessä on, lukuunottamatta elokuvan viittä Oscar-ehdokkuutta. George Clooneyn esittämä Matt King on rikas, mutta pihi maanomistaja Hawaiilta. Työnarkomaani Matt on vieraantunut kahdesta tyttärestään ja vaimostaan. Eräänä päivänä Mattin vaimo joutuu sairaalaan koomaan veneilyonnettomuuden takia, jonka seurauksena Matt joutuu alkaa"


AFIoscar added this to a list 3 years, 12 months ago
Academy Award for Best Picture (506 movies items)

"2011 NOMINEE - Fox Searchlight. Produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor "


Mike Prates posted a review 3 years, 12 months ago

“There’s nothing funny about grief, but there is a lot to laugh about in the grievous business of life. In that tiny crack in the order of things — a loophole, if you will, in the human contract — director Alexander Payne has found sustenance and inspiration. In The Descendants, for instance, his new tragicomedy, here comes George Clooney, running down the street in his flip-flops and Hawaiian shirt on a slap-happy mission of pathos. His wife Elizabeth (Patricia Hastie) has just had a boating accident and lies in a coma. Now he has learned that she had been cheating on him. He is running to a neighbour’s house to see if they knew about this — everyone seems to have been in on it — and who the other man was.

Clooney, playing a successful lawyer named Matt King, doesn’” read more

Daniela added this to a list 4 years ago
The Evolution of Matthew Lillard (39 movies items)

"Brian Speer "


kgbelliveau posted a review 4 years ago

The Descendants

“After his wife has a boating accident, lawyer Matt King is left to pick up the pieces and help his two daughters cope with what has happened. As Matt makes decisions regarding real estate, his wifes health and the well being of his daughters, he must also deal with his own emotions and realizations about what comes next for everyone.

Beautifully written, the complete opposite of what has become the norm for the type of genre it falls under. What The Descendants captures so well are the moments where people are hesitant and unsure of what it is they are dealing with. The Descendants captures the essence of a modern day family. The parents always busy with their jobs, the teenager off at school, and the younger sibling caught in the middle of a mess they want no part off.

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SJMJ91 posted a review 4 years ago

A very heartfelt and thought-provoking drama.

“As you will very easily recognise from the theatrical trailer as well when watching the feature film itself, The Descendants really is your typical Hollywood bait as it consists of heart-breaking and thought-provoking emotion, personal connections between characters, some light-hearted humour and the wide variety of shots featuring beautiful landscapes. Plus, the fact that it stars a Hollywood gem - George Clooney, and both directed and co-written by Alexander Payne, who has made his first major project since 2004 comedy-drama Sideways. So, as a result of these, expectations were high and after watching it, The Descendants turned out a genuinely heartfelt film, not only about family and love but also loosely about revenge and justice that could lead you to tears.

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mateus1987 added this to a list 4 years ago
Watched in 2012 (87 movies items)

"31/01/2012 Um filme nada excepcional,mas vale pelas atuações. "


SJMJ91 added this to a list 4 years ago
Cinema viewings 2012 (43 movies items)

"Saw it at the Light House."


SJMJ91 added this to a list 4 years ago
2011 In Film - Best to Worst. (74 movies items)

" One sentence review: From the director of Sideways and About Schmidt comes a very up-close and personal, sensitive drama featuring yet another remarkable yet different performance from Hollywood gem George Clooney, a breakthrough in the young career of Shailene Woodley, beautiful concepts within Hawaii and a very heartfelt message that could make you weep for a long time. FULL REVIEW HERE."


SJMJ91 added this to a list 4 years ago
Film & Short diary: 2012 (92 movies items)

"Watched on: 10/02/2012 Predicted rating: 9/10 Final rating: 9/10 Review here.."


James B. added this to a list 4 years ago
Listal's Top 50 Movies of 2011 (59 movies items)

" Points: 14 Chosen by: propelas (2), Abhi (5), Redmist (2), SJMJ91 (2), Stehako (3)"



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