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Old 09-19-2014, 01:05 PM   #1
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Default 'The Secret in Their Eyes' Remake (Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gwyneth Paltrow & Julia Roberts)

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Synopsis:
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure
for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and
for his unreciprocated love with his superior -
both of which still haunt him decades later.


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Old 09-19-2014, 01:47 PM   #2
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Wow...not necessary as the original Spanish film is excellent.
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Old 09-19-2014, 02:07 PM   #3
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I agree. The original actors were mesmerizing, and it was a very deserving best picture winner. Wish they wouldn't try to copy movies that are great to begin with.
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:32 PM   #4
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I'm trying not to let it bother me, but these unnecessary remakes of recent foreign films are grinding my gears!
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:37 PM   #5
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'Hollywood is officially out of ideas' in three...two...
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:54 PM   #6
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Loved Juan Jose Campanella's original Spanish language version. It was a well deserved foreign film Oscar win. Hard to imagine that a Hollywood version will do it justice.
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Old 09-20-2014, 08:09 PM   #7
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Give me a break.
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Old 09-11-2015, 08:36 PM   #8
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Completely forgot this movie is coming out, but the trailer looks fantastic. I haven't seen the original, so I need to check that out also.


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Old 09-11-2015, 08:58 PM   #9
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Really need to see the original. That trailer made the remake look rather generic.
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Old 09-12-2015, 02:32 AM   #10
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I love this cast, so I'll give it a chance.... But the original is superb.
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Old 09-13-2015, 08:52 PM   #11
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Wow...not necessary as the original Spanish film is excellent.
It's Argentinian, not Spanish
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Old 09-15-2015, 05:55 PM   #12
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The original is fantastic. Please do yourselves a favor and see it before the Hollywood remake.
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Old 11-08-2015, 03:26 PM   #13
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although I'm sure why they needed to do a remake, Chiwetel, Nicole and Julia really deliver the actor chops in their roles - almost (almost) as good as the original movie.
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Old 11-08-2015, 03:57 PM   #14
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For one the original it's R rated and works because of its premise this will undoubtably suck as its been dumbed down to a PG-13.
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Old 11-08-2015, 04:31 PM   #15
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I'll see this for the actors, but I remember being floored by the original when I saw it a few years ago. Would be hard to top it, but who knows.
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Old 11-13-2015, 03:18 AM   #16
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For one the original it's R rated and works because of its premise this will undoubtably suck as its been dumbed down to a PG-13.
I had no idea about the rating, it was pretty rough for a PG-13 rating.
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Old 11-13-2015, 03:25 AM   #17
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The original is fantastic. Please do yourselves a favor and don't see the remake.
Corrected and I haven't even see it
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Old 11-13-2015, 03:03 PM   #18
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I might check this one out cast looks pretty good though.
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Old 11-17-2015, 08:37 PM   #19
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is this in limited release?
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Old 11-17-2015, 08:44 PM   #20
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is this in limited release?
I don't believe so. There's a bunch of multiplexes that this is coming to in my area.
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