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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2590 on: August 17, 2009, 10:55:58 AM »
shawshank sux.

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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2591 on: August 17, 2009, 11:04:36 AM »
I've never seen that film either. Doesn't seem worth it when there are so many more interesting films out there.

I can't believe you will be writing for TheReelists.

With films from Van Sant, Miyazaki, Kubrick, Goddard, Kurosawa, Bergman, and countless others that I have to catch up on, Shawshank seems understandably pedestrian.

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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2592 on: August 17, 2009, 11:06:12 AM »
To me, ending Shawshank without the beach stuff would be like ending Star Wars when Luke turns off his targeting computer.

Eh. I...uh..er..I disagree!
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2593 on: August 17, 2009, 11:07:08 AM »
I've never seen that film either. Doesn't seem worth it when there are so many more interesting films out there.

I can't believe you will be writing for TheReelists.

With films from Van Sant, Miyazaki, Kubrick, Goddard, Kurosawa, Bergman, and countless others that I have to catch up on, Shawshank seems understandably pedestrian.

It's really, really great. If you have TNT, there's no excuse for having not seen at least some of it.
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2594 on: August 17, 2009, 11:08:49 AM »
I've never seen that film either. Doesn't seem worth it when there are so many more interesting films out there.

I can't believe you will be writing for TheReelists.

With films from Van Sant, Miyazaki, Kubrick, Goddard, Kurosawa, Bergman, and countless others that I have to catch up on, Shawshank seems understandably pedestrian.
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2595 on: August 17, 2009, 11:17:58 AM »
I've never seen that film either. Doesn't seem worth it when there are so many more interesting films out there.

I can't believe you will be writing for TheReelists.

With films from Van Sant, Miyazaki, Kubrick, Goddard, Kurosawa, Bergman, and countless others that I have to catch up on, Shawshank seems understandably pedestrian.

Except it's not.

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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2596 on: August 17, 2009, 11:20:52 AM »
Superiority complex type comments make me angry. Was Shawshank a black and white Tarkovsky film? No. Is it any less amazing because of that? CINECAST! No!
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2597 on: August 17, 2009, 12:17:37 PM »
In my film critic days I wrote numerous articles on the greatness of V for Vendetta.  It's amazing, and few people (inc. fans) notice that the entire last third is almost completely montage and cross-cutting.  The editing of the film is brilliant.
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2598 on: August 17, 2009, 12:25:13 PM »
In my film critic days I wrote numerous articles on the greatness of V for Vendetta.  It's amazing, and few people (inc. fans) notice that the entire last third is almost completely montage and cross-cutting.  The editing of the film is brilliant.
The editing was the only thing I liked about it, but I did think that it was worth praising.
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2599 on: August 17, 2009, 12:47:26 PM »
The photography in V is amazing and was sadly the last film shot by the late Adrian Biddle.  But yeah, I'm not a fan of that film.
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