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The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« on: November 22, 2008, 02:38:36 PM »
Am I the only person to have seen this? Becaus eit's a fantastci movie with a phenomenal central performance by Sean Penn
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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2008, 03:42:52 PM »
I've only seen it once, but I really enjoyed the film. I should watch it in anticipation for Milk.

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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2008, 03:44:28 PM »
I liked it, Sean Penn is terrific in it.
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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2008, 08:23:14 PM »
Fascinating, haunting performance by Penn. Ebert said it best in his recent review of Milk, something about the man's capacity to portray any f-ing person in the world. (I just totally misquoted Ebert, BTW).

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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2008, 02:13:59 AM »
Fascinating, haunting performance by Penn. Ebert said it best in his recent review of Milk, something about the man's capacity to portray any f-ing person in the world. (I just totally misquoted Ebert, BTW).

yah it didn't really sound like ebert, but Sean penn can play any man in the f-ing world. Thats the truth.
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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2009, 08:19:02 PM »
I just watched this the other day, and while I thought Penn was fantastic, I had lots of problems with the pacing. And, as great as Penn was I had problems connecting with the tale or his character because of how unbelievable he was. I know he existed and all, it's just for me it was hard to understand how a man like that managed that long in society, or to have friends, or to score a chick like Naomi Watts and so on.

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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2009, 01:32:28 AM »
been in my Netflix Instant Watching queue for ages...really need to give it a watch. Expiring movies get top priority however  :)

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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2009, 07:41:53 PM »
i'm a very big fan. I've been beating this film's drum since it came out. Without a doubt, it features one of Penn's best performances.

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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2009, 07:55:34 PM »
I liked it more than Taxi Driver. Weird, eh?
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Re: The Assassination of Richard Nixon.
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2009, 08:12:47 AM »
Good movie, yes. It felt like TAXI DRIVER with Penns character even sharing almost the same name  ;D  I didn't like the supporting actors though... I thought Watts performance to be shockingly weak. It's a Sean Penn show... he steals every scene.  :)