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The curious Case of Benjamin Button, what a...............

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squoosh Mon 27-Apr-15 15:08:04

...load of old cobblers.

I sat through three hours of that nonsense and I have only myself to blame.

Benjamin went from looking like a wizened little cauliflower to looking like, well, Brad Pitt, but he was consistently dull throughout. What was the point of it? Was it supposed to be a touching love story?

I feel untouched.

SquinkiesRule Mon 27-Apr-15 15:12:10

I didn't like it either.

mrsnlw2012 Mon 27-Apr-15 15:21:05

The book is only 28 (kindle) pages. How the hell did they make it into 3 hours of film?!

SoleSource Mon 27-Apr-15 15:25:43

I didn't enjoy that film either.

squoosh Mon 27-Apr-15 15:27:39

Hmm, the fact they wrung three hours worth of film out of 28 pages gives me a clue now as to why it was so crap.

Ridingthegravytrain Mon 27-Apr-15 15:50:57

Waste of life?

Millipedewithherfeetup Mon 27-Apr-15 18:41:42

Gave up watching after the first hour I think, one of the worst films ever.

Tigresswoods Mon 27-Apr-15 18:44:45

I am shocked! I love this film!!!

PerspicaciaTick Mon 27-Apr-15 18:49:04

I cried at the end when he turned into a little boy with dementia.
but I cry at most stuff nowadays

Idontseeanydragons Mon 27-Apr-15 18:49:56

We lasted 10 minutes.
We had a rare child free night so snuggled down with champagne and treats under the duvet to watch it. Then gave up and put Life of Brian on instead!

BettyCatKitten Mon 27-Apr-15 18:52:26

I haven't seen it and shan't bother after your reviewsgrin

chrome100 Mon 27-Apr-15 18:56:40

I walked out in the cinema. Very dull.

PlasticCircus Mon 27-Apr-15 18:58:50

This is definitely up there as one of the worst films I have ever seen. Incredibly dull!

MistressMerryWeather Mon 27-Apr-15 19:01:03


chanie44 Mon 27-Apr-15 19:01:08

I thought it may be 'guy' film as OH and his mates really like it. They normally like stuff mainstream action films.

BloggersNetwork Mon 27-Apr-15 19:02:32

If you think that one was dull you should watch 'The tree of life'. Vapid bullshit.

Footle Mon 27-Apr-15 19:02:34

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BigStripeyBastard Mon 27-Apr-15 19:14:31

I quite liked it.

bloggers is Tree of Life the one with Hugh Jackman?

BackforGood Mon 27-Apr-15 19:59:25

I quite liked it - I've certainly seen a lot worse.

chickenfuckingpox Mon 27-Apr-15 20:02:34

is it worse than watchman?

Stanky Mon 27-Apr-15 20:05:12

We liked it. Dh almost cried at the end. Almost. smile

DonVitoCorleone Mon 27-Apr-15 20:08:07

I fell asleep halfway through

PrincessFiorimonde Mon 27-Apr-15 20:15:34

I enjoyed it, but I watched it on a long, long flight, so my standards might have been a bit low.

Tiredemma Mon 27-Apr-15 20:16:11

ahh. I loved it

icelollycraving Mon 27-Apr-15 20:29:19

I loved it. I sobbed until I took to my bed. I think I was heavily pregnant.

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