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Old 08-07-2010, 06:52 PM   #16
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College is really making me fall behind on this. But I'll try to watch it.
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Old 08-07-2010, 08:00 PM   #17
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It is only 92 minutes long...
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But it's a long 90 minutes.
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I have a confession: I didn't make it through the whole thing.
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I have a confession: I didn't make it through the whole thing.
How dare y..

 
Oh yeah, it's not very good.
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:48 AM   #21
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Shinzon's a force of nature in this, absolutely, but yeah, the film's a complete mess.
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:54 AM   #22
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How about something constructive?
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Old 08-08-2010, 03:04 AM   #23
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How about you pick better films you goddamn swine!

 
I kid. Constructive discussion begins tomorrow though. OBEY THE RULES.
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:57 AM   #24
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lol, fair enough. also, please take into account the time of my previous post
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Old 08-08-2010, 01:26 PM   #25
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I admired Hardy for trying, but I can't really abide projects that kind of glorify violent figures, or biographies that fail to scratch the surface on their subjects. It was like Kubrick meets Chopper, another biopic of a prisoner with a compelling star performance and a mess around him.

Interesting that the director is now working on that Hollywood thriller Drive.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:28 PM   #26
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Let the skewering begin, bitches
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:32 PM   #27
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I stopped watching halfway through, and it wasn't because anything offended me. I just found myself asking the character (and probably out loud), "I'm sorry, but why exactly am I supposed to be interested in you or your situation?"

I didn't even want to wait to find out more about him, to see if there was anything redeeming about him. Not to say that I can't watch a movie or read a book about someone completely unsympathetic, but this movie gave me nothing.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:37 PM   #28
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I found Hardy's characterization to be the most interesting thing about the movie; Almost as if the plot (or lack thereof) was secondary to watching him play the role of Bronson.. to the point that when I heard he was going to be in Inception, I was fucking stoked
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I found Hardy's characterization to be the most interesting only thing about in the movie
Fixed.
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Old 08-09-2010, 06:12 PM   #30
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Fixed.
fair, but in a way, I think that was almost the point of the movie


oh wait.. I reread what you wrote and see what you actually meant... I agree. But not necessarily in a bad way
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