Memoirs of a Geisha: The Movie

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  1. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Is anyone else as excited as me for this one to come out? The book was so beautiful, I can't wait to actually see the costumes and the scenery. December is too far away!
     
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    A lot of times, I'm dissappointed of movies that are based off of books that I've read because they change so many things. :hs:
     
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    Anaconda I trust only one.

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    Rob Marshall is directing. I doubt it will be disappointing. :wiggle:
     
  4. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    I think the only thing that's strange is they cast chinese women for the female parts. I read on a website that they did it because Americans know who they are and we'll buy more tickets because of it. :dunno:
     
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    i just saw the trailer the other day. looks pretty good IMO.
     
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    Sorry if I'm wrong but isn't a Geisha a Japanese thing?
     
  7. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Yes, it is.
     
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    I'm really excited for the movie. True it is often not as good, but I still really like reading the book first and then watching it to see it come to life. I'm rarely *dissapointed* by what I see. I often re-read the book afterwards. Memoirs was SO good!
     
  9. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    I agree. Even if the movie isn't as good I really enjoy seeing the characters come to life!
     
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    saw the trailer for this a month or so ago...looks stunning!!
     
  11. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Damn...I need to watch more cable TV.
     
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    xela So say we all!

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    Yeah, I finally saw the preview a couple days ago. I decided to look at it online instead of waiting for the TV. Looks really amazing. I'm even more excited now!
     
  14. Zero

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    movie about a geisha played by a girl from china? huh? anybody else see something wrong with that? why not just get a japanese actress to do it? that's as dumb as "The last nigga on Earth, starring Tom Hanks"
     
  15. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    I understand why they did it, but whatever. American people play british people all the time and vice versa. I think the movie is going to be amazing.
     
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    :hsugh: americans shouldn't play british people. british people shouldn't play australians. australians shouldn't play irish. irish shouldn't act.
     
  17. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Why not? I think that's kind of stupid.
     
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    i think you're kind of stupid. fake accents are the lose.
     
  19. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Not if you do it right. You're crazy!
     
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    well i didn't cut off your ear for nothing! :love:
     
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    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    I can't wait to see the movie. I just saw the preview for it at the theater right before I watched Flight Plan.
     
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    I cant wait to see this movie. I love Ziyi Zhang
     
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    That is my big problem with the movie. I would prefer unknown Japanese woman compared to casting Chinese women. It seems as racist as having white males playing Charlie Chan.
     
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  25. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    So...has anyone gone to see it yet? I'm going Friday! I'm so excited. :noes:
     

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