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September 26, 2005

Talking about movies (Part 2)

popcorn.jpgLast week we talked about different kinds of films and I introduced some expressions used to describe them in English. This week, I want suggest some phrases for giving opinions:

Saying you like a movie

Saying you dislike a movie

  • Hmmm... that was a bit disappointing.

  • It was so boring I almost fell asleep!

  • That was rubbish!

  • I didn't really enjoy (The Mobfather).

Explaining why you like a movie

  • I loved the (ending).

  • I really like the way (he rescued the policeman).

  • Didn't you think (the car chase) was cool?

  • The (lead actor) was really convincing.

Explaining why you don't like a movie

  • I thought (the acting) was terrible!

  • (The plot) didn't make any sense.

  • (The special effects) looked really dated.

  • The first part was good, but the ending was stupid.

If you found this useful, don't forget to check out Talking about movies Part 1.

Posted by Marcus at September 26, 2005 12:34 PM

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