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The Official Movie Thread

Discussion in 'GMD Social Forum' started by Manic Ferocity, May 4, 2007.

  1. challenge_everything

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    I dont mind the plot-heavy approach, but I found it convoluted and detached. It didnt help that half the dialogue was mumbled or overpowered by other sounds. It moved at ADD pace and never really took the time to develop a sense of tension or stakes. Unlike say the recent Mission Impossible movies which move at breakneck speed but know when to slow it down to build up to one of the big action set pieces. Maybe Tenet will improve on a second viewing but I was pretty uninvested in it, a pity given how fantastic the concept is.
     
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    i assume it'll win 2007 by a landslide when we get to it. maybe NCFoM or zodiac can challenge it idk
     
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    zodiac?? the disrespect
     
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    i feel like some people here love zodiac, ein probably
     
  6. CiG

    CiG The Grand Calculation

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    Anything can happen in this place tbh.
     
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    Oblivious Maximus I am the worm

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    CiG The Grand Calculation

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    Any excuse to rewatch this splatter fest. :cool:
     
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    CiG The Grand Calculation

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    Gotta say, I think it looks fucking sick. Gonna try and re-read the novel before the film comes out.
     
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    I refuse to watch any trailers for Dune
     
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    Vegard Pompey ALLY TO GOOD, NIGHTMARE TO YOU

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    Just screened this with the student film club I'm part of. Didn't expect much (wasn't my nom), actually loved it. This is so fucking well developed, apparently the screenplay was in the works for 13 years and it honestly shows, in a good way. It has that feel almost like classic Simpsons where they've obviously labored hard to find an unexpected comic twist on just about everything but most of it still feels entirely organic. On the performance side of things, I have never seen Crowe or Gosling be this good in anything.
     
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    fun trivia: the director was the first guy killed off (on screen) in the original predator, and then went on to direct the predator (2018)
     
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    Vegard Pompey ALLY TO GOOD, NIGHTMARE TO YOU

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    The Nice Guys is cool but this is a bit much. Have you seen many films starring either actor?
     
  17. Vegard Pompey

    Vegard Pompey ALLY TO GOOD, NIGHTMARE TO YOU

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    Seen a decent number of Crowe films but not that many Gosling films. Never been a huge fan of either. But they both do a fantastic job inhabiting their characters in this film, to the point that picturing basically anyone else in those roles seems like a downgrade.

    Which movies have they been better in?
     
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    For Crowe it's an easy "fuck no I disagree" from me; Gladiator, Romper Stomper, L.A. Confidential, Master and Commander...

    Gosling is more arguable I suppose; Blade Runner, Only God Forgives, The Place Beyond the Pines...
     
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    Kaufman's new movie is on Netflix, going to squeeze it in before work.
     
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