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DVD title: Anna and the King of Siam
Productgroup: DVD
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Rex is King!

I don't know what Hollywood was thinking when they asked 6ft. 1 Rex to play the role of the king of Siam. The king was shorter and darker, still it is great to see Rex take his native language and hack it with a broken dialect("everybody speakie English"). There is a romantic notion in the air between Anna and the King but it is always ruined by the King's temper. He wants Siam to be modern but still finds it necessary to have concubines that must worship him or die. Irene Dunne is a strong Anna who falls in love with all the kings children and tries to help Lady Tuptim, a new wife to join up with the head wife Lady Thiang(Linda Darnell who played Rex's wife in Unfaithfully YOurs). She continually butts heads with the king for a house outside the palace, even having the staff chant "there's no place like" home until the King goes nuts. They seem to get along until the King puts Tuptim to death for loving another man. This puts a major rift between Anna and the King especially when her son is later killed. Her only comfort is the eldest son Chulalonghorne who later becomes King of siam and truly modernizes the country when he tells that no man should bow. The first man to stand up is the King and previous King's aide played by Lee J Cobb. Rex is regal and pompous(expect anything less) and highlights include: the death scene, him beating his secretary of state for siginig there's no place like home, his eyeing Linda Darnell when he receives her as a gift and when he meets other foreing dignitaries at a party he thorws to show how modern he is(he sees a rather ugly women and throws lots of water in her face assuming it would improve her looks as it was custom to merely sprinkle a womans face. In fact the woman looks similar to the real Anna if you read the book and look at the illustrations.)

Studio: Fox Home Entertainme
Director: John Cromwell
Irene Dunne
Rex Harrison
Linda Darnell

DVD title: The Shining
Productgroup: DVD
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My favorite horror movie OF ALL TIME!!!

Best horror movie ever! Scary as hell! See this movie!

Studio: Warner Studios
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Jack Nicholson
Shelley Duvall

DVD title: The Haunted Mansion (Full Screen Edition)
Productgroup: DVD
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Romance and Mystery

This movie has two main messages. 1-The romance battle that Edward Gracy has since he lost his love so long ago, and the love that Jim Evers has since he has a wife that he doesnt want to lose. This causes him to find the courage to face his fears and save his wfie and children.
2-The basic mystery of the house which leads everyone to wonder what happened and that not everyone is as they see. For example the butler and Madame Leota.
And last but not least is the chemistry the actors have with eachother. They act wonderfully together. Especially Eddie Murphy as Jim Evers and Jennifer Tilly as Madame Leota, the disembodied spirit in the crystal ball.

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video
Director: Rob Minkoff
Eddie Murphy
Marsha Thomason
Jennifer Tilly

DVD title: Sesame Street - Do the Alphabet
Productgroup: DVD
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I love this dvd

This DVD is the reason my son new his ABC's and recognized the letters when he saw them when he was JUST 18 MONTHS OLD! It shocked the pants off of me and impressed my whole family. The tunes are catchy and keep the kids interested. Start your kids on these DVDs at an early age and they soak it up!!!

Studio: Sony Wonder

DVD title: Brigadoon
Productgroup: DVD
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Ah, Brigadoon. What can I say about this one? It was an excellent film, I don't care what anybody says. Brigadoon is a town in Scotland that comes to life just once every 100 years. Gene Kelly and Van Johnson are Jeff and Tommy, hunters who get lost and are looking for some food and a place to stay. Then they see Brigadoon. Van Johnson was just hilarious as Jeff, the cynical guy who just can't bring himself to believe that all this craziness is really taking place. Gene Kelly portrays Tommy, a guy who falls in love with Fiona (brilliantly portrayed by Cyd Charisse). He has to make a decision at the end of the day, whether he wants to go back to New York and leave Fiona and Brigadoon behind forever, or stay with Fiona and leave New York forever. A difficult decision for anyone to have to make. Just a wonderful romance with some beautiful dance routines. Go to the movie store and buy it. If you like romance/musicals, you won't be disappointed.

Studio: Mgm/Ua Studios
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Gene Kelly
Van Johnson

DVD title: Forever Knight - The Trilogy, Part 2
Productgroup: DVD
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What took so long!!?? I'm glad I wasn't on a hunger strike or holding my breath, I'd be dead by now, considering it took longer than usual for the 2nd season of any series to be released. I thought that the company responsible for releasing the "Forever Knight" series had changed their minds about letting it out. "Forever Knight" is my favorite vampire series of all time. Hey guys?? Let's not take so long on releasing the 3rd season, OK??

Studio: Columbia Tristar Hom
Geraint Wyn Davies

DVD title: Out Cold
Productgroup: DVD
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This is the bets movie I have seen in a long, long time. It is about a group of teenage kids who snowboard together all the time at a huge ski resort owned by someone they know. Then the resort is beign threatened to be taken away, but the group of teens refuse to let it be taken away and are willing to go to the extreme's to get what they want. ...This movie is an extremely hilarious teen movie that you just have to see.

Studio: Buena Vista Home Vid
Flex Alexander
David Denman

DVD title: Spy Kids 3-D - Game Over
Productgroup: DVD
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What a GREAT 3-D experience

Strongly Recomended! I loved this movie, the 3-D experience makes you feel like your in the game on a journey to rescue Carman along side Juni. I really enjoyed the story line as well, I wouldn't change a thing!

Studio: Dimension/Walt Disney Home Video
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Antonio Banderas
Carla Gugino
Alexa Vega
Daryl Sabara

DVD title: Big
Productgroup: DVD
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Wonderful Movie

Tom Hanks makes a wonderful kid! Shows that being a kid, or being an adult, both have their drawbacks. I LOVED this movie!!

Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
Director: Penny Marshall
Tom Hanks
Elizabeth Perkins

DVD title: Armageddon
Productgroup: DVD
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This movie is sooooooooooooooooo great.My fav people in the whole world star in this move Ben Affleck and Bruce Willis.They both save the world from a nuclear disaster.Ben and Bruce are both sizzling in this movie!I would tottaly recomend this movie!And if you havent seen this movie well is your loss! Sincerly Rachel

Studio: Touchstone Video
Director: Michael Bay
Bruce Willis
Billy Bob Thornton
Ben Affleck
Liv Tyler

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