Giving your opinion

What films have you seen recently? Were they good? Gemma and Jack bump into each other at the cinema and talk about films.

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Transcript

Jack: Oh! Hi Gemma. How’s it going?
Gemma: Oh. Hi Jack. Have you just seen Tornado Express too?
Jack: Mm … no. I saw Friends Forever with my sister.
Gemma: Oh! Was it good?
Jack: Pfff … no, not really. It was boring. But Molly liked it. She loves that kind of thing. What about Tornado Express? Was that good?
Gemma: Yeah, it was brilliant! Really exciting and the special effects were so good!
Jack: Sounds cool.
Gemma: Yeah, I loved it!
Jack: I really want to see that film, Double Revenge. Have you heard of it?
Gemma: Oh, yeah … with Jessica Foster? Ah, I can’t stand her! She’s so annoying!
Jack: Really? Do you think so? She was good in that film Maximum Risk.
Gemma: Oh, I haven’t seen that one. OK, maybe she’s not that bad.
Jack: Well, maybe we should check out Double Revenge together some time.
Gemma: Yeah, that sounds good. 
Jack: All right, great.
Gemma: See you later.
Jack: OK, yeah. See you.

Jack: Oh! Hi Gemma. How’s it going?
Gemma: Oh. Hi Jack. H___ you just s___ Tornado Express too?
Jack: Ah … no. I saw Friends Forever with my sister.
Gemma: Oh! Was it g___?
Jack: Pfff … no, not really. It was boring. But Molly liked it. She loves that kind of thing. What about Tornado Express? Was that good?
Gemma: Yeah, i__  w__ brilliant! Really exciting and the special effects were s__ good!
Jack: Sounds cool.
Gemma: Yeah, I l____ it!
Jack: Mmm, I really want to see that film, Double Revenge. Have you heard of it?
Gemma: Oh, yeah … with Jessica Foster? Ah, I c___ stand her! She’s so annoying!
Jack: Really? Do you think so? She was good in that film Maximum Risk.
Gemma: Oh, I haven’t s___ that o__. OK, maybe she’s not that bad.
Jack: Well, maybe we should check out Double Revenge together some time.
Gemma: Yeah, that s_____ good. 
Jack: All right, great.
Gemma: See you l____.
Jack: OK, yeah. See you.

Discussion

What films have you seen recently? Were they good?

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Comments

Submitted by Turtle08 on Tue, 09/06/2022 - 07:18

I usually watch films at home every night with my family if the day after there isn't school, but I rarely go to the cinema. I usually like the films I watch.

Submitted by trungtnd on Tue, 12/21/2021 - 00:35

Because of the COVID epidemic, the movie that I watched quite a while ago was "Spider-Man Far From Home". It's a very dramatic and engaging series.

Submitted by Hoang123 on Tue, 09/28/2021 - 10:14

I have recently seen " mat biec" this movie is very sad. this movie tells the sad love story of a boy and a girl of school age.

Submitted by lemaya5899 on Thu, 09/02/2021 - 16:57

I have recently seen film "the love and destiny" This movie is very interesting. This movie is very intelligent. The man is named "cuu than" in the film has a warm heart. He loves the girl very much so that he can die for her.

Submitted by Negrita on Tue, 08/31/2021 - 13:54

During the quarantine i saw Harry Potter's saga, it was amanzing,i saw one film for week because a saw it on tv but every time i couldn't wait for the next film.This saga is gold.I just love it.

Submitted by Ammar on Wed, 07/28/2021 - 18:45

I have seen a romantic film called rose, it was good.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Tue, 07/06/2021 - 17:50

I watched a film with my friends at her home. It was "Misfit" and I watched it for the second time, and I love it! It's one of my favourite movies. (Misfit is a German film)

Submitted by hermione123 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 13:06

I watched A Wrinkle In Time yesterday. I don't think it's good. I mean, there are some parts that I like, but there are some parts that I don't really like. But their soundtracks are awesome.

Submitted by Arivelde on Mon, 04/12/2021 - 14:57

Yesterday I watched a movie called "The Last Of The Mohicans: A Narrative Of 1757". It was a good film, showed a litte bit of history about the wars, and still managed to put a bit romance in it.

Submitted by Ashley_122 on Fri, 03/05/2021 - 17:03

I've seen a film called "Prestige". I have seen it at home, with my family. It was about two magicians. Actually, I don't know that was it good ör not. Because, I can't understand that film very well. It was very complicated.

Submitted by Anzoaz on Fri, 02/19/2021 - 02:04

Recently, I saw "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". I read the book before to see the movie, and i found some differences, but I was enjoy so much the movie. It was very significant for me, and I love the soundtrack.

Submitted by Yigitcan on Sun, 12/20/2020 - 15:41

I have seen 'Blind Side' recently.It was so good.Film is about truth of the USA which place of freedom!.

Submitted by picopeca on Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:12

The more recently film I have watch is The hobbit. Its really good I loved it, it’s exciting and amazing. :)

Submitted by samianaznin on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 05:26

I have recently saw the "jungle book" film...It's too good...

Submitted by Orangg on Sun, 09/20/2020 - 09:03

I have seen "Exit", film from South Korea. It was so good film, i loved it. "Exit" can make me laugh and tensed in one time!

Submitted by cookiepg on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:43

they good but..............

Submitted by elwuapisimo777 on Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:58

i have not seen a flim recently and series, but i am really into streamers, how ¨elrubius ¨ with the video game Among Us beacause is excekkent, very interesing an funny

Submitted by mejiasebastian on Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:53

I have seen a few films but i have seen more a series that I really like, this series is Lucifer and this has five sessons.

Submitted by teacher5m6 on Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:49

I have not seen a film recently, but I'm really into series. I recommend the GOOD DOCTOR because is excellent and very interesting
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Submitted by rafaelyeshua on Mon, 12/21/2020 - 16:38

i seen it with my mother, i liked it, specially when have to do a surgery

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Submitted by stilinski on Sat, 09/05/2020 - 15:03

i loved it

Submitted by Miaana on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 02:37

I liked so much, it's very interesting

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Submitted by Smanivdastudent on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 03:26

i have seen Hunger Games, its so awesome because i like the storyline and the video effect was so good. and i like the action and actor in that film

Submitted by nakeisya on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 02:42

Hello, recently i watched film that called "Revolutionary Road" i was interested in that film because of the main characters. there were Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, both of them were so great on that film,the story though. Another film were "Titanic" and "Romeo and Juliet" ups, there's Leonardo again on it. Those film were absolutely great!! We can re-watch it and it's never get me bored. I truly loved it!!

Submitted by ImurAdel on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 02:41

I've seen "ghost of war" And the film is very horror, I love the film. And also I saw the movie "we bare bears" I like it very much. Great movie to watch.

Submitted by Vuquan on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 08:44

I've seen Gladiator. Its very good and that is one of my favorite films
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Submitted by zagrybast on Sun, 08/09/2020 - 08:15

Recently I’ve seen the film “Ender’s game” it was not bad but I think this film is very naive. It could be better
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Submitted by Xuka on Sat, 08/08/2020 - 18:39

I'm following the supernatural horror serial film - Annabelle that has three-part. The film was inspired by a story of a haunted doll named Annabelle. It is taken a series of paranormal activities occur around the main characters. There were lots of blood, scary images, plus some jump-shock moments, shooting, fighting, and dead bodies. I was impressed by all scenes and sounds in the film. I have been horrified until now.

Submitted by muhamilman on Sun, 07/12/2020 - 16:32

What does it mean when someone says "I can't stand someone"? Please reply me!
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Submitted by Tina - Coordinator on Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:51

Hi muhamilman,
If someone says they can't stand someone or something it means they dislike someone or something very much.
Best wishes,
Tina (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by IANPAUL on Fri, 07/03/2020 - 18:36

I recently saw that of the Nun

Submitted by Thapa01 on Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:01

I recently seen Ender's Games. This movie is very interesting. This movie is about intelligent children. They save Earth from the alien. But unfortunately the alien are good they only come from Earth because alien needs only water. Alien don't want to harm human.

Submitted by lisi06 on Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:37

The last serie I watched it was Lost, it is good and it has all brillant actors. The plot is very nice and long with many different things. And the serie happens on a strange island

Submitted by JasmineD03 on Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:23

I recently saw the Twilight movie saga. Is a 5-film saga about vampires, werewolves and humans. I liked it a lot because the story is very exciting and it takes you a lot, in fact I finished it in two days.

Submitted by Starchevskiy_Oleg on Sun, 05/17/2020 - 22:08

I recently saw the movie Home Alone 2. I liked its atmosphere. All the actors played very well. I especially liked the main character Kevin. He stopped the robbers very well. Invented different ways to escape. The robbers were also sold well. One is smart and the other is a little silly. Kevin's family is very specific. His grandfather and older brother are very funny. The hotel where Kevin stayed had a very curious staff. This movie is definitely one of my favorites.

Submitted by AntonMahnitsky on Sun, 05/17/2020 - 21:50

The last movie I watched was The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. It tells about life in the wild west and the stories that took place there. By genre, the movie is western. It has a lot of shots and battles. I also liked it for its beautiful locations. I seemed to visit there and see the real life of the people who lived at that time. Interesting stories and great music made this film interesting. But the last two stories are not interesting. So I can't say that this film is perfect.

Submitted by beasam0109 on Sun, 05/17/2020 - 17:20

recently I saw a bit old film, "vento di passione" a film of 1994. I liked it a lot for the story it tells and for the actors. I would see that again

Submitted by Dana on Thu, 05/14/2020 - 14:47

Recently, I saw a serial film, Lucifer, it is a comedy film, It is very good. I recommend you see it.
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Submitted by Sherry4869 on Mon, 05/11/2020 - 13:27

What is the meaning of this : (Oh, yeah … with Jessica Foster? Ah, I can’t stand her! She’s so annoying!)????
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Submitted by Tina - Coordinator on Tue, 05/12/2020 - 11:28

Hi Sherry4869,

'I can't stand her' means that you dislike her and find her annoying.

Best wishes,
Tina (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by BttChiara on Thu, 04/23/2020 - 15:38

I’ve seen “Twilight” and “To all the boys that I loved before” recently. I liked a lot this films because there were two of my favourite actors. Now I’m watching a TV series called “Anne with an e”... I love so much this TV series!

Submitted by MatildePace on Thu, 04/23/2020 - 12:57

I recently saw two films. A film was romantic, it told of a love story between a musician and a writer, I didn't like it because the actors acted badly. The other film was a comic film, which told the life of a man in this era focused on the phone. I liked the fim and it was a lot of fun.

Submitted by gattifederica on Wed, 04/22/2020 - 07:34

Recently I have seen many films, for example: “Twilight”, “Ruby Red” and “The Hunger Games”. “Twilight” is a saga with five films about vampires, werewolves and humans. “Ruby Red” is about two guys who can travel in the past. “The Hunger Games” is an apocalyptic science fiction movie where the chosen guys must participate in deadly games and must try to survive. I really liked them.

Submitted by Desy on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 16:55

I have recently seen many films like "Fantastic animals and where to find them", "Belle and Sebastien", the "Harry Potter" saga and others. They were all beautiful but my favorite is Harry Potter!

Submitted by bea_mara on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 14:59

The last films I’ve seen was the saga of “High school musical”. I’ve never had the opportunity to watch them, but during the quarantine, finally, I took the time. They’re really good and I’ll watch them again.

Submitted by Sai on Sat, 12/14/2019 - 13:25

I mostly see web series and English movies . but, some times I see Telugu movies as it is my mother tounge

Submitted by DIMA on Fri, 10/04/2019 - 15:41

It was so good

Submitted by nguyenthingocvannna7 on Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:10

I’ll give my opinion later
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