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Re: Do you love watching your country movies or foreign movies?

Post by tj doxa » 04 Jun 2019, 03:18

I love foreign movies because my country movies are too boring.

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Post by Divya_deepa » 12 Jun 2019, 13:12

I would like to watch both it depends upon movie!

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Post by Charlie19 » 30 Jun 2019, 05:38

Any movie will do as long as it has moral lesson, and not overrated.

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Post by April Ruvs » 13 Jul 2019, 13:32

I enjoy foreign movies because there is nothing much to compare to in my country's movie industry.
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Post by LinaMueller » 13 Jul 2019, 13:55

I love underground movies mostly from some culture I don't know. I'm very open minded but also very specific in what I like. Sometimes I love to watch Hindi movies like Lagaan, Gangs of Wasseypur and Dangal.
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Post by Monishka Sharma » 22 Jul 2019, 03:32

Both but i mostly enjoys hollywood sci-fi movies. The movie "Aashiqui 2" was made in my country and when i watched "A Star Is Born" it was like watching the same movie again. But i find "Aashiqui2" better (no offenses ).

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Post by Brandt » 22 Jul 2019, 10:33

I don't watch movies too often, but if I don't watch movies from America, I will watch Spanish movies to help me learn the language. I also find that their humor lines up a bit more with mine.
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Post by mayangodm » 22 Jul 2019, 10:41

I am sadly proudly American and my ingrown pride allows me to overly enjoy american movies. Watching foreign movies is not my forte. (I'm open, they're just harder to find.)

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Post by Meredithesme » 22 Jul 2019, 15:58

I'm not the biggest fan of foreign movies but I loved Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

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Post by innocent87 » 23 Jul 2019, 03:05

i love watching hollywood movies

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Post by mariana90 » 25 Jul 2019, 13:42

I used to watch mostly American movies, but happily I am starting to open up to new countries, especially through Netflix. It's hard to get used to the subverted expectations, but I think it's a very enriching experience.

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Post by cyberyamato12 » 13 Aug 2019, 02:22

it's rare for me to watch local movies however if I found something interesting I give it a chance. notably, I'm for the sci-fi genre and not so much on the horror or drama. I mostly watch foreign movies only if that marks my interest otherwise if not I wouldn't be interested at all.

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Post by julius muhia maina » 13 Aug 2019, 07:25

i love watching foreign movies especially chinese

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Post by julius muhia maina » 13 Aug 2019, 07:27

i love watching foreign movies especially chinese

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Post by lennycamacho2019 » 13 Aug 2019, 15:29

Once in a while there's a movie worth watching.

Although most commercial movies in Mexico deal with relationship topics (it can get tiring at times), there come some that have surprised me. Cinema in Mexico produces mostly comedies and animated movies, and me being a Sci-Fi consumer don't really enjoy a lot of those movies, but I'm happy destiny placed two great Mexican film directors in the same dimension as me: Guillermo del Toro (big on the realm of Sci-Fi and Fantasy) and Alfonso Cuaron (big of telling life stories).

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