Very good movie - "Secret Life of Bees"

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by JennsPeeps, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    We loved it. Watch it!
     
  2. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you read the book? I haven't seen the movie yet, but my book club read the book about 2 1/2 years ago.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I read the book a couple years ago when it came out. Found it entertaining with some reservations. My girls and I saw the movie. I thought Queen Latifa was lovely in the role she played. My only fault is the movie could have been a bit more detailed.
     
  4. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

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    I'd read that it was pretty good. I do like some of Queen Latifah's work.

    I'll add it to my Netflix list. Thanks!
     
  5. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I made DH watch this with me Sunday night.
    He said it was a Disney movie cause the mom dies in the opening scenes...

    It was very good, and I thought it was very true to the book. Good casting, too.


    Before we watched "Secret Life" we watched "Nights in Rodanthe."
    DH was very [​IMG] over that one, and I didn't like it as much as I expected to.
    DH says I've used up all my chik-flik credits for the rest of the year, and we can only watch action/adventure type movies from now on [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. FunnyFarmer

    FunnyFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have read the book but not seen the movie yet. It's on my list. I really liked the book.
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    DH says I've used up all my chik-flik credits for the rest of the year, and we can only watch action/adventure type movies from now on

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Now you will have to only rent movies that show explosions on the cover!​
     
  8. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Now you will have to only rent movies that show explosions on the cover!

    As many times as he's watched "There Will Be Blood!" and that Johnny Depp barber-slasher thing I think I'm still due some chik-fliks....
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    I did read the book! I thought that the movie did a nice job respecting the book. Like MP said, it could be more detailed, and yet it was still very nicely done.

    Jennifer Hudson's nuanced performance of a young black woman whose eyes are opened to a new way of being was lovely. Queen Latifah was, as MP says, very good.
     
  10. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    Quote:"Sweeny Todd" [​IMG]
     

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