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robin.. / September 29, 2005 1:52 PM


Kirsten / September 29, 2005 1:52 PM

Harry Potter.. saw the preview, it looks nice and dark..

ALLAN / September 29, 2005 2:16 PM

Takanama's REFLEX NUMBER 8 if it makes it to the Music Box

Dunl / September 29, 2005 2:16 PM

Serenity. Tonight. There are other movies this Fall??

Chris / September 29, 2005 2:17 PM

Harry Potter

Walk the Line

Atul / September 29, 2005 2:19 PM

I'm really looking forward to Serenity and Walk the Line.

And, uh, I can't believe Doom is actually coming out... But that doesn't mean I'm gonna see it.

Overwrought / September 29, 2005 2:36 PM

I suppose Elizabethtown looks kinda good.

And I'm curious about Shop Girl since I recently read the book.

D / September 29, 2005 2:36 PM

Can't wait til Capote opens here!

jen / September 29, 2005 2:45 PM

The Squid and The Whale


Jesus is Magic

K. / September 29, 2005 2:53 PM

A History Of Violence

Walk The Line

Harry Potter -- keeping my fingers crossed that it's good.

GoGo / September 29, 2005 2:53 PM

Sox Win! Sox Win!

carrieJ / September 29, 2005 2:59 PM

serenity! holy crap!

i'd never heard of firefly until this summer, when i watched it straight through on dvd. i'm totally obsessed.

sox win? sox win? hmm, who directed it?

paul / September 29, 2005 3:21 PM

Wallace and gromit

Eamon / September 29, 2005 3:22 PM

Another vote for Serenity.

GoGo / September 29, 2005 3:31 PM

No director no movie screen, hell no movie camera either, and nobody knows even knows how it will all end but it is going to be GREAT! 4 stars.

Brian / September 29, 2005 3:39 PM

I second "Sox Win! Sox Win!" Da Palehose!

jen / September 29, 2005 3:40 PM

good answer, paul. i second wallace and gromit.

mmj / September 29, 2005 3:49 PM


HuckleCat / September 29, 2005 4:22 PM

Definitely Wallace and Gromit. And a bunch of stuff at the Film Festival.

jima / September 29, 2005 4:29 PM

Wallace y Gromit, Good Night and Good Luck, and (hopefully) Darren Aronofsky's new film The Fountain.

Charlie / September 29, 2005 4:39 PM


carrie / September 29, 2005 4:47 PM

I want to see Happy Endings. It's already out, but I can't find it here. I swear I've looked at 5 different sites trying to figure out where it's playing and I can't find it. Have I gone nuts?? Where is it?

John / September 29, 2005 4:48 PM


elena / September 29, 2005 4:54 PM

I just saw "Junebug" and thought it was terrific, so will "Thumbsucker" be as good? Probably not, I'm afraid, but maybe I'll go anyway.
And then there are the movies at the International Film Fest:
"After Innocence," the documentary about exonerated ex-prisoners, "Poet of the Wastes," an Iranian movie that looks intriguing, and "Summer in Berlin," because, well, I love summer in Berlin.

nico / September 29, 2005 5:26 PM

aeon flux! i remember loving the animated thing on mtv when i was like 14 and i'm usually not one for animation.

steven / September 29, 2005 6:11 PM

curious about the da vinci code, and can't wait for harry potter

Moon / September 29, 2005 7:37 PM

All the movies that came out this summer. I'll either buy them or NetFlix them and watch them on my giant screen!

No $3.00 cokes and $3.00 candies (and the dumbass theaters don't even have Junior Mints anymore), no bratty little kids and cell phones, my own private bathroom (with the movie on pause!!), a nice leather chair (with an ottoman!), no stinky theater smell and no $9 admission. It's just great, and my screen is almost as big as the old Water Tower theaters were.

Leelah / September 29, 2005 8:55 PM

The Corpse Bride.

Actually, I saw it last week, but I know so little about movies... I've never even heard of Serenity.

Veronica / September 29, 2005 9:49 PM

The New World. Because Colin Farrell is aesthetically perfect.

waleeta / September 29, 2005 11:00 PM

I'll probably see a lot of the movies in here, but I am REALLY looking forward to Wallace and Gromit because I LOVE the series. PLUS there's the Madagascar penguin movie that accompanies it and there is nothing a) cuter or b) funnier.

Mac / September 30, 2005 12:19 AM

More Latin Porn.

scott / September 30, 2005 12:44 AM

Ice Harvest

holden / September 30, 2005 7:54 AM


and Fever Pitch on Netflix.

eep / September 30, 2005 8:54 AM


I saw a sneak preview back in April and loved it. I've got my tickets for tonight, and I'm going again tomorrow and on Sunday. Yes, it's that enjoyable. If the new Star Wars films left you flat, go see this. It's an action sci-fi movie that relies on a solid plot, strong writing, and charismatic acting rather than CGI out the butt. It's great.

Paula / September 30, 2005 9:06 AM

The Weatherman, but only because I and many of my friends were extras. I have tickets to the 'World Premiere' at the Chicago Film Fest so we can all go and see who made it and who was left on the cutting room floor. Plus Elizabethtown because, you know, Orlando Bloom and all that.

Baltimore / September 30, 2005 9:07 AM

well, I just picked up "Bait and Switch" from the women who wrote "Nickle and Dimed"
very Tragicomic! I highly recommened it to any of you( I'm sure many of you do) who have republican friends and those many of you who talked about our ecomeny being in "o.k." or "good" shape. Actually I think its plain good Karma for "middle Americana" who voted for Bush and are now being screwed again. Course I'm sure like kicked dogs, they will just return for me. Opps did I get confused on the topic?

kelly / September 30, 2005 9:21 AM

memoirs of a geisha (in december... it's fall enough) and shopgirl.

Lacey / September 30, 2005 9:36 AM

I am going to see Mirrormask on Sunday. I didn't even know about it until yesterday and now that I've seen the preview, I'm really excited to see it: Mirrormask.

Naz / September 30, 2005 9:51 AM

Ooh, forgot about MirrorMask.

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean together? Oh yeah.

susan / September 30, 2005 10:07 AM

I saw Thumbsucker last weekend, and loved it.


Hal / September 30, 2005 3:37 PM

Narnia - hand's down.

Miller James Bridley / September 30, 2005 4:45 PM

Garfield the Movie

Jbelle / September 30, 2005 7:36 PM

Hello? "Brokeback Mountain" anyone? Ang Lee? Heath Ledger? Jake Gyllenhaal? Wrenching story of gay cowboys? Hubby wants to see "Jarhead"... ok...

Mark / October 2, 2005 2:29 PM

Can't wait to see Nicolas Cage's "The Weather Man." It was filmed in Chicago, and I read that it was the first major motion picture to film at Millenium Park...

Eamon / October 2, 2005 8:40 PM

Just came back from Serenity. Whoa. That was a lot of movie packed into two hours, for sure.

Charlotte / October 2, 2005 9:30 PM

Serenity. It's all about Serenity.

VinceJose / October 3, 2005 3:17 PM


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