A Timeless Classic

By egspring
Written March 22, 2012
Two of Hollywoods greatest stars, Bogart and Bergman, doesn't get any better. Even though I have seen this film many times on television, being able to see it as it was meant to be seen was like seeing it for the first time. Bogart turned in a truly dramatic performance of a man jaded by his experiences and what he saw as a betrayal by the women he loved. Seeing his underlying humanity and decency come through in moments like helping he young Bulgarian oouple escape Casablanca without the girl having to disgrace herself. Ingrid Bergman as well delivered a timeless performance as Ilsa Lund, whose conflicted loyalties jolt Rick back to reality as he begins to regain his sense of right and wrong. For me, one of my favorite characters is Louie. His corrupt, cynical persona serves as his shield until Rick's act of sacrifice breaks through to his patriotism and pride.
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CASABLANCA!

By chaena25
Written March 22, 2012
Seen this a long time ago and it was as if I never seen it. I love it even now. I couldn't believe the theater was sold out! Now this is a true classic!
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ENCORE!!!

By alek.mann
Written March 22, 2012
What a shame to me that this cinematic marvel is only being offered the one night in theatres!!! I feel like I was born and raised in the wrong decade. As a 23 year old, it seems odd to a lot of people that my favorite movie of all time was released in 1942, but that's just the power of this amazing movie. You can imagine the look of wonder and excitement I had on my face when I saw that it would be coming to theatres!!! Having watched the movie countless times on my TV and on DVD, I fell in love with the story and the characters. Having the chance to see it on the silver screen for the first time gave me the opportunity to feel like Rick and Ilsa. It gave me the chance to fall in love again. Casablanca and I will always remain very close, but now, we'll always have Springfield, IL! Here's looking at you, Casablanca!!! May the next 70 years treat you as well as the first!!!
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Awesome Movie

By castle555
Written March 24, 2012
This is a great movie anyway, but seeing it in a theatre like it was intended was a whole new experience. I would love to see more classics in the theatre as well.
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We'll always have...Casablanca.

By nolesteve
Written March 22, 2012
What an incredible evening: to see Ingrid Bergman & Humphrey Bogart light up the big screen in Casablanca, 70 years after its initial premiere. A timeless classic...& a great audience tonight at the theater. The sold out showing gave us all a reason to actually turn off our cell phones & enjoy one another's company, as we laughed & cried to a movie we all hold in such high regard.
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