Saw Mamma Mia last night, absolutely fantastic, we all really enjoyed it. Lots of great songs (if you like ABBA that is) and it is really funny, I haven't laughed so much in a long time and you came out feeling really good.
If anyone does go and see it, don't leave when the credits start or you will miss something really good, stay right til the end.
Highly recommended, infact I'm going to see it again in a couple of weeks with the family and I will buy the dvd when it comes out too.
Sounds great Brenda! and I agree with Maddie about the lie die, I saw that snippet of Colin Firth on tv the other day and ... wow... We never ever go to the cinema so I guess I'll have to wait until we get it on dvd
slick, wow drat now my whole keyboard is wet ;D ;D ;D Thanks Brenda You made my day
mmm dreaming about being with one of my favs on a desert island
Marie, I jump on my broomstick and I come with a whole sack with popcorn ;D
Trivia out of the article I read with Colin Firth : a woman at the age of 103 years old had to be taken to hospital with high blood pressure. When the doctor asked her what could be the reason of it she said that she couldn't resist always rewatching P&P with CF in it ;D You'd better stop with that was the advice of the doctor ;D CF's reaction is that he can't believe women still see him as a sexy person at his age ( 48 it said in the article ) ;D ;D
I just watched that program the Making of Mamma Mia and wow, only to see that it's fun
It's just a great funny movie Really that kind of movie I love. And then with all those famous actors in it, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, COLIN FIRTH
Loved to hear all what they said about making the movie and to work with the others. That young girl, she really has a good voice. And all those romantic scenes at the beach Okay, I don't tell more for those who haven't seen anything of it yet
Brenda - I saw it last night and it was fantastic. I've not been having the greatest of times with the family recently and wasn't in the mood but it so cheered me up and left me gasping for more. I took you literally when you said not to leave before the credits. I thought you meant the very end of the credits and had half the cinema stay behind with me to see what it was but you obviously meant the songs didn't you. So we got to the end of the credits and nothing - I was mortified but thankfully the remaining folk all had a good laugh and we all left singing our little hearts out and trying to sneak back in for the 2nd showing ;o) I would definitely go and see it again as well. The music was great, I thought the scenery was lovely and really took to all the characters - mystery though - The 2 friends that came out for the wedding - one was Julie Walters - what programme is the other one most known for - it's annoying me.
Brenda - I saw it last night and it was fantastic. The 2 friends that came out for the wedding - one was Julie Walters - what programme is the other one most known for - it's annoying me.
So glad you enjoyed it Sal, it really does give you a lift doesn't it.
Re you query, the actress is best know for her supporting role in the TV sitcom Cybill for which she won a best supporting actress award and she also played Mary Sunshine in the film of Chicago, so hope that helps you.
YAY! I went with some friends last Friday to the opening night and it was so much fun! We (um, I) were singing along, clapping and laughing! Of course everyone stayed in their seats for the end (I think the cat was out of the bag at this point) and a couple of ladies in front were all deck out in disc and danced along with the finale! ;D They were a hoot. So, even through we have the ABBA cd's, we all now have the soundtrack, which is wonderful, too. And when the dvd comes out, we're going to have a release party.
Hey Brenda - I've been off for a week and don't yet have internet access at home although hope to by tomorrow!! Thanks for the information on the actress. I would never have remembered about Cybill as it is such a long time ago it finished so well done!! Remember her in Chicago as well, in fact I have the DVD at home so may have figured that one out eventually!!
So glad you enjoyed it Maddie, it certainly is fantastic isn't it? but I don't think you have to be an ABBA fan to enjoy it as my 2 13 year old grandaughters loved it and they're certainly too young to remember ABBA.
It is aswell the Music and the great acting of Meryl Streep, the three hunks , that young girl ( don't know her name anymore ) and the young lad, who made the film so adorable And not to forget Julie Walters ( I thought ) with the barkeeper
Not usually my kind of thing, but I've seen this twice now and I love it. As Maddie says, Meryl Streep was fantastic in it - apparently she's tipped for an Oscar nomination for it next year. Dom Cooper and Amanda Siegfried were fantastic and Streep's two sidekicks Julie Walters and Christine Baranski were 100% hilarious.
As you all I know I work at an Odeon cinema full timeish nowadays - we've been sold out for Mammia Mia every single day since it's opened. It's sold out for Saturday's two evening performances already can you believe. It's done amazingly well here in Yorkshire - yet worldwide only $200m which isn't much compared to some things which have been out this year ie. Iron Man, Indy 4, The Dark Knight - I spose it hasn't done too well in America, perhaps ABBA did not have the same appeal over there as they did here in the 70s etc.
Top film - really liked it. It's great cos I can see bits of it whenever I want . Maddie, Marie et al - get a job at your local cinema for a few weeks ;-)
I can complete understand it isn't the kind of film that you like It's really a film only for women
I read on the other forum ( Megans ) that it's been sold out nearly every time it's in cinema in the UK. Typical ! In our country people prefer to wait till it's on dvd and then rent or buy it. Or maybe more in the cities like Amsterdam that it's more a run in the cinema's, don't know.
Just came back from seeing this....absolutely fabulous! Did anyone recognize the priest? He was in an episode of MOTG. At first I thought he was Mr. Barr, but when googled him, Niall Buggy, his imdb bio reminded me that he played Kieran Conway, the father of the Irish girl who tries to scam them in series 2, episode 4. MOTG characters show up everywhere! Christine Boranski was also in 'The Birdcage' and Julia Walters was also in 'Calendar Girls'. Great cast choices for this!