Author Topic: 90s US Round 5: The Thin Red Line vs. Lost Highway  (Read 10753 times)

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« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2009, 01:46:42 PM »
And once again my faith in filmspotting land has deteriorated.

Go back to watching your damn intense war sequences in Saving Private Ryan>:(

Heaven forbid a director create suspense in a war film.  :P

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« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2009, 01:50:54 PM »
there was no suspense in the first 45 minutes - ok thats a lie - for 45 seconds we see a patrol boat and for 25 we see a POV shot of a Japanese bunker.  that was a suspenseful minute & change.

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« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2009, 03:17:47 PM »
The war sequences in Thin Red Line are as good as, if not better than, the war sequences in Saving Private Ryan.
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« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2009, 03:28:07 PM »
Yeah, of my issues with the film, the action/suspense was not one of them, not by a long shot.

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« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2009, 03:40:47 PM »
The war sequences in Thin Red Line are as good as, if not better than, the war sequences in Saving Private Ryan.

I agree the war sequences are great. Its the 6 1/2 hours of non-war scenes I have a problem with.

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« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2009, 04:32:00 PM »
The war sequences in Thin Red Line are as good as, if not better than, the war sequences in Saving Private Ryan.

I agree the war sequences are great. Its the 6 1/2 hours of non-war scenes I have a problem with.

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« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2009, 04:34:47 PM »
If I could do it again, I'd climb more trees.  I'd pick and I'd eat more wild blackberries.

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« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2009, 07:12:37 PM »
People don't like things they can't put in a box.

Oh. While I was typing Matt has posted his verdict. I shall now ignore this thread until I get around to watching Trust.
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« Reply #18 on: April 21, 2009, 07:49:14 PM »
I like it when Jesus comforts White Men Can't Jump.

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« Reply #19 on: April 21, 2009, 08:11:17 PM »
huh, a reverse shot where Nolte's mouth can be seen moving but the dialogue is cut - that didn;t strike me as intentional