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Sweet November

Sweet November

Date: Jul 18 2001

簡介

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2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

Watching a movie on an airplane is a different experience than viewing a movie in a movie theatre. You don’t have a choice of movies to pick from on a plane and sometimes you get stuck watching a film you really don’t want to see. Listen to John’s experience below and see what happened.

Dialog

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2. 學習 - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

John

John

Joe

Joe

John:  Joe, have you seen that movie Sweet November?

Joe:  No, I’ve never seen that movie.

John:  Dude, it’s gotta be one of the worst movies I’ve ever seen.

Joe:  Really?

John:  I just, uh, coming back from Chicago it was on the plane…

Joe:  Uh Huh.

John:  I thought I was gonna die!

Joe:  Really it’s that bad?

John:  Yeah, I mean, you gotta first of all look at Keannu Reeves and how terrible of an actor he is.

Joe:  I had no idea that Keanu Reeves was in it.

John:  Do you, do you like that guy?

Joe:  Not at all.

John:  Okay, so we agree there! (Laughs)

John:  Now Charleze Theron, now she’s hot. She kind of plays this tripped out chick. The story isn’t very believable.

Joe:  So the story line is kinda far-fetched?

John:  Totally far-fetched, it’s out there. I mean there’s no way this would ever happen in real life.

Joe:  Wow. Well, without giving too much of it away, what exactly happens?

John:  Yeah. I don’t wanna give away the whole ball game here, but I’ll just, I’ll just kind of sneak in that basically it’s all about how she transforms his life from being, you know, really stressed out, a lot of problems and always trying to do things by a schedule to more of a free- flowing, you know, live life to it’s fullest, you know, Carpe Dium type attitude.

Joe:  I tell ya what, I mean in a way, it sounds interesting, but I’ll take your word for it that it’s a totally horrible movie.

John:  Don’t watch it unless your girlfriend makes you!

 

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討論

John didn’t really enjoy watching Sweet November. When he described the movie to Joe, he points out how the movie could have been better and how the movie failed to entertain him. You can tell that Joe asks questions to find out more about the movie to see if he would want to watch it.
An entirely different movie, “The Devil’s Advocate”, also stars Charleze Theron and Keanu Reeves under different circumstances. Personally, I found “The Devil’s Advocate” an interesting film and the chemistry between Charleze Theron and Keanu Reeves is much better than Sweet November. If you like movies like “Rosemary’s Baby” with some disturbing humor, try “The Devil’s Advocate” and leave Sweet November on the shelf at the video store.
Do you like sappy romantic movies like Sweet November or darker movies like “The Devil’s Advocate”? Please let us know on the “Movie Madness” message board.
Until next week,
Nedra

 

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lejl@

lejl@

Serbia and Montenegro

I wach this is movie, and it left a good impression on me. I recomend this movie for evryone who is in love and have romantic nature..

12:14 PM May 06 2012 |

1 person likes this

KardelenF

KardelenF

Turkey

Sweet November is great love story!I think nice a film.Really pretty,amazing a film

05:07 PM Oct 21 2011 |

ccllbbtt112233

China

Oh,my English is poor,ha.

01:43 PM Feb 18 2010 |

ccllbbtt112233

China

Oh,my English is poor,ha.

01:43 PM Feb 18 2010 |

julywidiawati

Indonesia

Sweet November is touchy and romantic story, but I don't like sad ending one… I watch movie to colour up my days… The Devil's Advocate is better..

08:12 AM Feb 18 2010 |

lena)

lena)

Ukraine

Well, maybe this story really is pretty much away from real life, but isn't this is the reason why we are watching movies? They are more colorful, interesting, romantic than our everyday lives.

03:06 PM Jan 30 2010 |

81413833

81413833

China

  I never seen this  film

11:31 AM Oct 24 2008 |

foodever

foodever

China

come on, we should be easy on those people as they played hard to entertain us

07:46 AM Apr 10 2008 |

mukuzhyo

mukuzhyo

Zambia

Romance,sex,love Confussion,Passion,Attraction,Honesty and Sacrifice, these are some of the elements that this movie is attached to…...i have never seen it but i have read about it…..

07:58 AM Mar 31 2008 |

mukuzhyo

mukuzhyo

Zambia

i think sweet november,is a book movie,i would like to read the book though, i think it is more touching & Romantic.

07:53 AM Mar 31 2008 |

muqihe

muqihe

China

How are you doing !

09:01 AM Mar 15 2008 |

shyqj

shyqj

China

just so so

04:45 AM Jan 01 2008 |

1 person likes this

muarakuang

muarakuang

Indonesia

I never seen this film, not yet, Is it so horible?

03:53 AM Jan 01 2008 |

ahmed20016

ahmed20016

Sudan

i did’n whatch this film but i like keanuo h’s good actor

06:40 PM Dec 31 2007 |

ahmed20016

ahmed20016

Sudan

i liked the movie i wiii watch it if i get this film

06:33 PM Dec 31 2007 |

moha2n

Saudi Arabia

I am sory becouse I never saw this movie,but I need helping for me for see it.

thanks

11:30 AM Dec 31 2007 |

booo7

Oman

I never had seen this film.all of u have bad vision about this film way>

hhhhhhhhhh

be cool baby

07:43 AM Dec 30 2007 |

i.samrraiee

Iraq

I never ever had seen this film.I would get a copy as soon as posibile.thanks for all whom  will be helped me.

09:17 PM Dec 29 2007 |

i.samrraiee

Iraq

I never ever had seen this film.I would get a copy as soon as posibile.thanks for all whom  will be helped me.

09:15 PM Dec 29 2007 |

minousha

Algeria

i liked the movie

09:10 PM Dec 29 2007 |

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