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Old Nov 18th 2004, 5:47 am
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The sequel to the best film ever made (Bridget Jones) is out soon in Dubai and I'd love to go see it, but is there any way to find out how censored it's going to be?

There's nothing more annoying than when they chop bits out of a film, stick it back together and for a few minutes you're totally lost and you get the feeling you've missed something great (i.e. Brad Pitt naked in Troy). I think sometimes it doesn't matter too much, but with some films you could lose a lot.

Has anyone been to see a film here that was really butchered? I heard Love Actually had a lot missing so purposely waited for the DVD.
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Old Nov 18th 2004, 6:55 am
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Originally Posted by kristy
you get the feeling you've missed something great (i.e. Brad Pitt naked in Troy).
and I get bollocked for mentioning when somone looks fit in a movie.... jeeez.
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Old Nov 18th 2004, 7:02 am
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Originally Posted by joseph.creative
and I get bollocked for mentioning when somone looks fit in a movie.... jeeez.
Hey... u two why don't u keep ur argument between yourself??? Wait till u see each other and you can start bickering...

Love Actually of course you won't see much of it if u see it here in ME...
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Old Nov 18th 2004, 7:04 am
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Hey... u two why don't u keep ur argument between yourself??? Wait till u see each other and you can start bickering...

Love Actually of course you won't see much of it if u see it here in ME...
lighten up.

Got it on DVD in the UK. Coulda bought it over on the laptop but it was full of other movies....
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Old Nov 18th 2004, 7:12 am
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Originally Posted by joseph.creative
and I get bollocked for mentioning when somone looks fit in a movie.... jeeez.
I do not remember this incident and I'm sure it might just have been a gentle slap if indeed it did ever happen!!!!
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Old Nov 18th 2004, 7:13 am
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Dunno what is gonna be in BJ but Love Actually was pretty butchered, the nude scenes with Joanna Page and that guy from the Office were all cut and some other bits, you could tell where they had chopped off some bits but it wasn't bad enough for you not to understand the storyline
 
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Dunno what is gonna be in BJ but Love Actually was pretty butchered, the nude scenes with Joanna Page and that guy from the Office were all cut and some other bits, you could tell where they had chopped off some bits but it wasn't bad enough for you not to understand the storyline
Yeah I thought they'd cut those scenes. Did you then get some scenes with them in (i.e. when they were fully clothed) and then wonder who the hell they were??
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LOL yeah I remember seeing them together at Heathrow in the last few mins of the film and wondering who the hell they were
 
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Originally Posted by joseph.creative
lighten up.

Got it on DVD in the UK. Coulda bought it over on the laptop but it was full of other movies....
Hmmm now what kind of movies would you be trying to smuggle into the UAE then JC on your laptop?????
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Dunno what is gonna be in BJ but Love Actually was pretty butchered, the nude scenes with Joanna Page and that guy from the Office were all cut and some other bits, you could tell where they had chopped off some bits but it wasn't bad enough for you not to understand the storyline
No, but it was bad enough to make it a shite film. Oh no - that was Hugh Grant & Martine McWhatsername that did that!!
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No, but it was bad enough to make it a shite film. Oh no - that was Hugh Grant & Martine McWhatsername that did that!!
U arn't Barry Nomram r u LL?
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Old Nov 18th 2004, 1:19 pm
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Love Actually came out in the cinemas in March, something to do with it being a Christmas movie?
 
Old Nov 18th 2004, 1:19 pm
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U arn't Barry Nomram r u LL?
Nah - just couldn't stand those 2 in the film. Can't really stand them any time mind you - who was the eejit who told Martine she had talent anyway?
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No, but it was bad enough to make it a shite film. Oh no - that was Hugh Grant & Martine McWhatsername that did that!!
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Old Nov 18th 2004, 1:27 pm
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Nah - just couldn't stand those 2 in the film. Can't really stand them any time mind you - who was the eejit who told Martine she had talent anyway?
My ex wife thought she was great - which is why I devorced her
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