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Post by Angel Tavington » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:06 pm

Another review:

(sorry for the double post):

http://www.list.co.uk/article/24033-green-zone/



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Post by Hilary the Touched » Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:30 pm

NICE. Smart viewer.

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Post by Gillian » Wed Mar 03, 2010 6:18 pm

Focused and sparse performances from Damon, Kinnear, Gleeson, Abdalla and Scouse thespian Jason Issacs (as a murderous officer) all helps too.
Hmm. Wonder if his character survives?

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Post by kjshd05 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:09 pm

in my opinion, unfortunately, I don't think Major Briggs survives....
although, I could be totally wrong...this movie has gone thru a number
of reshoots and editing

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Post by Chari910 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:18 pm

What is a scouse thespian??

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Post by Angel Tavington » Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:43 pm

Wonder if his character survives?
Ah, I wonder the same thing...
I bet he doesn't.



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Post by catloveyes » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:03 pm

Because Jason is from Liverpool, he is called a Liverpudlian and a scouser which I believe is a slang expression, so they are calling him a "Scouse thespian."

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:07 pm

May I recommend the excellent http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/s.htm?

(I love this definition: "Scanties: Noun. Female underwear. From their often exiguous nature.")

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Post by grannybear » Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:50 pm

I'd love to read the whole book. I read quite a few English mysteries and I see words there that I didn't know the English meanings of.

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Post by Angel Tavington » Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:14 pm

Scouse Adj. Of, or, from Liverpool. Derived from the name of a local stew, an abb. of lobscouse.
Scouser Noun. A person from Liverpool, a Liverpudlian. See 'scouse'.
I just added a new word to my vocabulary :wheee




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Post by Angel Tavington » Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:05 pm

A nice article:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.c ... 1C93F3.DTL

(double post again- sorry guys!)



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Post by wolfsaver » Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:32 pm

Thanks, Angel. ;-)

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Post by Chari910 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:06 am

This guy didn't like the movie but was impressed with Jason.
there's a handful of decent set pieces, mostly involving the legend that is Jason Isaacs as Major Briggs, sporting the bravest horseshoe moustache since the original Village People line-up split.
http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/enterta ... grass.html

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Post by Angel Tavington » Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:26 am

It's always good to hear positive comments about Jason!



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Post by grannybear » Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:39 am

For some reason I don't think Jasons character is killed. No basis for this thought but I think he'll just fade away.

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