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Topic: Is Anyone There (with Michael Caine)
Message: Posted by: jlevey (Jan 21, 2010 10:59AM)
The name of the Michael Caine movie is... "Is Anyone There". Superb (yet little known) movie. Very touching (actually heart-wrenching)look into the life of an aging Magician who moves slowly into Dementia, while befriending a young boy who is fascinated with this man's magic and with ghosts.

Very well acted. British touch.

Jonathan
Message: Posted by: jlevey (Jan 21, 2010 11:01AM)
On Jan 21, 2010 11:54am, "tommeepickles" said:

"...Just an FYI, I looked up Is Anyone There on netflix and it's on streaming. I plan on watching it this weekend."
Message: Posted by: abecarnow (Jan 21, 2010 01:40PM)
Beautiful movie. Saw it in Los Angeles when it came out, just rented it from Netflix so I could share it with my wife. Absolutely stunning coverage of the movie in May 2009 Genii.

Michael Caine is, in my opinion, today's finest working actor. Not one false acting move in the movie.

The film is a wonderful, family drama. Bring a box of tissues with you. If you don't weep during the movie, go visit a doctor. You might have died.

Abe
Message: Posted by: charliemartin (Jan 21, 2010 05:21PM)
Great movie! I sure hope the Academy recognizes the "work" that Michael Caine did on this movie.

Charlie
Message: Posted by: manal (Jan 21, 2010 06:42PM)
It is in my streaming list but as I have 2 jobs ( LPN working with, among others ,Dementia and Alzheimers patients)
Message: Posted by: jlevey (Jan 21, 2010 07:02PM)
Streaming might be the way to go, but I rented it for $3.50

Very worthwhile. Well done, Touching, Insightful... but I've already said all this above.

Jonathan
Message: Posted by: stijnhommes (Jan 24, 2010 10:18AM)
According to Bill Milner (his young co-star) Michael Caine never talked down to him and treated him like any grown-up professional. Now, granted, Bill is a terrific young actor on his own, but I believe that the way Mr. Caine handled him had a great influence as well.

Some magicians could take a leaf out of Caine's book. Treat kids right and you get it back a thousand times.

:)
Message: Posted by: tommeepickles (Jan 24, 2010 11:18AM)
I had a good time watching the movie. It kept good pace and had some great quirky moments. The quality from Netflix streaming was great in HD. I don't want to give anything away so I will just say it's a great movie.