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Reply #270 on: February 07, 2005, 04:59:47 AM
I really didn't mind Cate Blanchett's overacting, I thought it was really funny and didn't feel obnoxious to me at all. goooolly!

The plane crash scene beats the shit out of cast away. All the flying scenes are beautiful!
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Reply #271 on: February 07, 2005, 05:05:14 AM
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4. Cate Blanchett was horrifyingly bad. That was the most obnoxious thing I've seen in a long time.

JB, let me know when you've seen a Katharine Hepburn interview/film/anything that could give you the slightest idea on who she is.


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Reply #272 on: February 07, 2005, 09:33:17 AM
yeah, i thought she did about as good a job as could be done within the script capturing hepburn.  jb, have you seen much katherine hepburn?
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Reply #273 on: February 07, 2005, 10:25:31 AM
Okay, I haven't seen an entire Katharine Hepburn movie, but I've seen enough to know there's some element of likeability there that's totally absent from Cate Blanchett's character. I've also heard from trustworthy [older] sources that it was a crude impersonation.

And the chemistry between her and DiCaprio didn't work for me at all, maybe because they're both doing impersonations of extreme people.
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Reply #274 on: February 07, 2005, 01:34:40 PM
JB, I think you're so wrong there.

You go right now and watch The Philadelphia Story and pay attention to the chemistry between her and Stewart during the "drunk scene".  It's amazing and hot...it's reflected quite well in the flying scene in the Aviator... it's so classy and sexy all at once.


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Reply #275 on: February 12, 2005, 06:36:50 PM
i enjoyed it quite a bit.

the crash scene was really amazing (as many people have said before)

and rufus wainwright was a nice little surprise.


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Reply #276 on: February 12, 2005, 06:53:09 PM
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JB, I think you're so wrong there.

You go right now and watch The Philadelphia Story and pay attention to the chemistry between her and Stewart during the "drunk scene".  It's amazing and hot...it's reflected quite well in the flying scene in the Aviator... it's so classy and sexy all at once.


jeremiah i must agree with regkar here.

cate blanchett overacting? overacting isn't even an issue here. she nailed the part, almost too well, because at times she upstages everyone else in the movie.


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Reply #277 on: February 19, 2005, 01:27:40 AM
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Someone on IMDb is reporting either an April 26th or May 24th release date for the DVD, depending of it is delayed for a prolonged theatrical release due to the Oscars.


From The Digital Bits:

Best Picture front runner The Aviator is expected to be announced by Warner Bros. for DVD release on 5/24.
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Reply #278 on: February 27, 2005, 09:38:46 PM
I probably haven't seen enough Catherine Hepburn to appreciate her "charm." Cause I saw nothing charming in that performance.

So I guess that means Cate Blanchett didn't do a very good job of "channelling" Catherine Hepburn, at least not enough for an ignorant audience to understand.

Maybe I just don't like Catherine Hepburn.
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Reply #279 on: February 27, 2005, 09:41:08 PM
that post didn't make sense..


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Reply #280 on: March 03, 2005, 07:13:45 AM
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cate blanchett was so good in this movie she made me want to cry.

she was adorable, sexy, romantic and outdoorsy.


:)

It should be sexy or outdoorsy...I don't think they fit well together.
The golf sequence, she was outdoorsy but sexy??


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Reply #281 on: March 03, 2005, 09:10:01 AM
Well, yeah.  She sweats.


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Reply #282 on: March 15, 2005, 09:23:43 PM
Title: The Aviator
Released: 24th May 2005
SRP: $29.95

Further Details
Warner has just this minute announced a two-disc special edition of The Aviator which stars Leonardo Di Caprio, Cate Blanchett and Kate Beckinsale. The film will be available to own from the 24th May this year, and should retail at around $29.95. The film will be presented in 2.40:1 anamorphic widescreen along with both English and French Dolby Digital 5.1 tracks. Extras will include an audio commentary by director Martin Scorsese, a deleted scene in which Howard tells Ava about his car accident, a fourty-five minute documentary entitled Modern Marvels: Howard Hughes, A Life Without Limits: The Making of The Aviator featurette, a Role Of Howard Hughes In Aviation History featurette, an evening with Leonardo DiCaprio and Alan Alda feature and an Affliction of Howard Hughes: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder featurette. Completing the package will be an OCD Panel Discussion With Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, And Howard Hughes' Widow Terry Moore, two behind the scenes featurettes on the hair, makeup and visual effects of the film and a photo gallery.  You can see the artwork at this link: http://www.dvdanswers.com/index.php?r=0&s=1&c=6143&n=1&burl=
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Reply #283 on: March 15, 2005, 11:39:37 PM
didn't know where the fuck to put this and didn't wanna start a new thread, so here's a nice little interview with scorsese and howard shore talking about opera...

http://www.operainfo.org/intermissions/intermissionFeaturesDetails.cgi?id=47&language=1&month=02&year=2005&int_page_id=253
If I could move the night I would
And I would turn the world around if I could
There's nothing wrong with loving something you can't hold in your hand
You're sitting on the edge of the bed, smoking and shaking your head
Well there's nothing wrong with loving things that cannot even stand
Well there goes your moony man
With his suitcase in his hand
Every road is lined with animals
That rise from their blood and walk
Well the moon won't get a wink of sleep
If I stay all night and talk


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Reply #284 on: March 16, 2005, 01:20:51 AM
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Aviator artwork at this link: http://www.dvdanswers.com/index.php?r=0&s=1&c=6143&n=1&burl=


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