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Post by Team Banzai » Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:44 pm

was dorothy the right one for you...? any thoughts

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Post by Rue-morgue Jay » Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:55 pm

Although the plot was a hokey one, dorothy for me was the best of the lot. It's up there with the 'wickerman' and 'don't look now' for the stunning scenery and the bleakness of it. It didn't need suspense, it just was...

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Post by kitkat » Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:05 pm

Liked this one a lot. Definately a Wicker Man feel to it and some amazing performances from the central actors.

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Post by Geishagirl » Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:05 pm

Great film. Think it has cult potential. The girl who played Dorothy was friggin brilliant!
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Post by krispyg » Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:34 pm

The girl who played her will be giving me bloody nightmares!!

Great film and one that I would maybe suggest my other half watches, due to the fact it's not jump out at you style scary but it's very dark, forboding and menacing at times.

It also shows that bad acts by people will always come back to haunt you, in this case quite literally!

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Post by feggie » Sun Feb 22, 2009 10:00 pm

the big surprise of the weekend for me, i thought this could have dragged a bit and been a bit rubbish.

main 2 actresses were amazing and i would probably go see it again. loved the idea that the 'ghosts' were mirroring their last moments and that everyone could see it.

loved it and will be telling everyone to see it.

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Post by daveroughcut » Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:28 am

I liked it when I thought I would hate it. Bit to much day for night like wild country and it was enjoyably predictable.

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Post by maxmum » Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:26 pm

Good movie but a bit too wicker man for me (which I don't like either).

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Post by scrobble » Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:48 pm

This was my favourite of the weekend - great acting and a really original idea. Definitely channeled the spirit of The Wicker Man, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
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Post by lupogirl » Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:02 pm

I can see the comparison to Wicker Man. Again another one I really enjoyed. What a great actress to play very different personalities. I do like stories about villages with dark secrets. Then come spilling out to reveal the culprits. Very entertaining film.
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Post by roughcutreviews » Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:47 pm

wasnt as bad as I thought it would be but not great either far too predictable... Still decent though... nothing more..
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Post by Vampirella » Thu Feb 26, 2009 2:15 pm

I just thought it would be worth pointing out that this was Jenn Murray (Dorothy) first film, and I thought she did a fantastic job!
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Post by rach » Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:33 am

I loved this film and I loved Dorothy, I thought she was fab!

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Post by PappaFreakdog » Mon Mar 02, 2009 12:27 pm

A mate of mine worked as script doctor on the script. I had the opportunity to read an early draft. I knew then it was going to be a corker, glad to hear it made the transistion from page to screen. Notch one up for the good guys!!
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Post by kimblebee » Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:07 pm

the girl who played dorothy was amazing- at times she seemed only about 8 years old, five minutes later she could be late 20s!

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