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Old 06-20-2005, 07:00 AM   #1
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War of the Worlds

Is anyone on here going to see this movie? Do you think with Steven Spielberg on board that it will be almost like Close Encounters of the Third Kind? Or do you think with the publicity surrounding the "love" between TomKat that the movie is not going to be a blockbuster?
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Old 06-20-2005, 08:01 AM   #2
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I'll be going to see it as soon as it's out over here in the UK.

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Old 06-20-2005, 08:33 AM   #3
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I'm going to see it
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Old 06-20-2005, 09:25 AM   #5
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Me too!
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I'll be there bright and early Saturday morning.
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Cool! I want to see it too. About 60% that were polled for EW magazine said they weren't going to watch it.
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Can´t wait to see it
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There's no way I'm going to miss this film! It has three things going for it.

1. War of the Worlds. I mean come on, it's an awesome story, and the original film was fantastic.

2. Tom Cruise. He's awesome.

3. Spielberg. ditto.
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I had no interest in it, until I read this article:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8271974/site/newsweek/

Now I think I will go.
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I want see it too. Some parts of it was filmed not too far from where I live, so it would be interesting to see a familiar setting in the movie!
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Here are a couple of pictures from Universal Studios back lot.





LONDON - The London premiere of "War of the Worlds" turned into a war of words after Tom Cruise was squirted in the face by a man posing as a reporter.

Four men were released on bail after being arrested and were ordered to return to a police station Monday.

The actor was outside a movie theater in central London's Leicester Square on Sunday doing press interviews when a man squirted him with a water pistol disguised as a microphone, London's Metropolitan Police said.

Cruise initially appeared to laugh at the incident but then asked the prankster: "Why would you do that?"

As the man gave a barely audible excuse, Cruise said: "Do you like thinking less of people, is that it?" The prankster tried to walk away but Cruise reached across the metal barrier, held his arm and said: "Don't run away. That's incredibly rude. I'm here giving you an interview and you do that ... it's incredibly rude."

The actor grew increasingly irritated and told the man: "You're a jerk." Footage of the incident appeared on Sky News TV on Monday.

Police detained the man who squirted Cruise and arrested three other men who filmed the incident. The four were working on a new comedy show for British television station Channel 4 in which celebrities are the targets of practical jokes.

Police released the men on bail several hours later and ordered them to return to a central London police station on Monday, when they may be charged with assault, the police spokesman said.

Actress Katie Holmes, who recently got engaged to Cruise, was at the premiere but not by his side at the time of the incident.

(Bloody rude Brits)
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Hey look - they've borrowed a part of my name on the aircraft!

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Old 06-23-2005, 11:09 AM   #15
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this is being released without
critics seeing it

I guess they don't want to let critics tee off on Cruise,
seems to be favorite blood sport for many these days

imdb scores it 7.0 with 800 viewers

it should do fine at box office
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