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Out of the Blue

MrsBlue, notorious hater of movie theaters, surprised my last night by spontaneously announcing we needed to go see The Artist, the first Hollywood silent movie since, well, Silent Movie. It might seem like a lot of work for a modern audience to take in a silent flick, but the storytelling was effortless, and the movie was pretty magical. Oddly, over the past six years, I have seen exactly one best picture nominee before the Oscars every other year. Sadly, this isn't a predictor, as the ones I've seen are 50/50 at winning (Avatar lost and No Country for Old Men won).

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1. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 18, 2012, 14:47 Enahs
 
Silent Movie in a movie theater? I dunno. I know they are not actually silent, there is musical scores and ambiance. But a cell phone ringing during a "silent movie" would piss me off 1000 times more then in a normal movie. It would also probably ruin it more from me as well.
 
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