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The Limey
« on: August 12, 2007, 11:18:35 PM »
Just re-bought this this weekend.  Lent it to my friends parents...5 years ago.  Watching it now.  Probably my favorite Soderbergh, though I do love Out of Sight (joint #1's?).  I just love the camera effects and editing tricks.  Any other fans?  And where does Soderbergh's # 1 fan, Sam rank this one? 
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Re: The Limey
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2007, 09:14:37 AM »
I would like to challenge Sam for that title. I think I am his #1 fan. The Limey is #2 for me.

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Re: The Limey
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2007, 10:59:45 AM »
The Limey is a classic and definitely overlooked.  I'd put it just behind Traffic and right before Out of Sight on my Soderbergh list.  Ocean's Eleven would come in 4th.  The 5th would be a toss up between a few of his other films, including Schizopolis.
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Re: The Limey
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2007, 11:48:42 AM »
good film
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Re: The Limey
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2007, 11:50:17 AM »
I just watched this with the commentary, which was really good. The writer, Lem Dobbs, sounds remarkably like Campbell Scott.
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Re: The Limey
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2010, 05:55:02 PM »
Sooooo good.  I mean, "comes out of nowhere" good.  Easily Top 5 Soderbergh, which is no easy feat.

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Re: The Limey
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2011, 06:57:43 PM »
Well, it does have one of the best unintentionally hilarious line readings in movie history... "Tell him I'm COOOOOMMMMMMIIIIIIIINNNNNGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!" Put that scene on loop and you will be laughing hysterically in a few moments.

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Re: The Limey
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2012, 06:00:07 PM »
My favorite Soderbergh by far!

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Re: The Limey
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2012, 06:13:17 PM »
Welcome, Waffler!  I've seen your blog before.  Hope you stick around a while!

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Re: The Limey
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2012, 09:40:09 PM »
I really like this movie. A top tier SodaBerg film.
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