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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2120 on: January 16, 2018, 09:20:42 AM »
I'm a little surprised at how flat it appears The Post has been received. I really expected it to make much more of an impact upon its release given its subject matter. I loved the movie, and while I admitted it was not the "best" movie I had seen this year, and history will likely forget it somewhat, this one just felt like the "now" movie of 2017, much more so than Three Billboards, which seems to be taking up that torch, inexplicably (to me).
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2121 on: June 05, 2018, 07:40:37 PM »
I loved Suburbicon. Surprising. Suspenseful. I only know the complaint about the two different stories, but I liked the way the two harmonized and occasionally crossed. Clooney’s best direction by far and a really different arc for Matt Damon to play. Plus, Oscar Isaac was superb.

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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2122 on: June 05, 2018, 09:37:17 PM »
I loved Suburbicon. Surprising. Suspenseful. I only know the complaint about the two different stories, but I liked the way the two harmonized and occasionally crossed. Clooney’s best direction by far and a really different arc for Matt Damon to play. Plus, Oscar Isaac was superb.

Well that convinces me enough to at least try it.
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2123 on: June 06, 2018, 05:39:45 AM »
I think I missed Suburbicon. I kind of wanted to see it, but it went in a flash. They have to stop showing nonsense no one cares about for two months and project interesting movies for only a week.
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2124 on: June 06, 2018, 10:29:23 AM »
Suburbicon felt to me like someone trying to make a film that looked and sounded like Coen film, but only got the superficiality of their style without any of the substance.

I do agree that Oscar Isaac is terrific in his one scene (and Damon is fine too).

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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2125 on: June 23, 2018, 11:05:20 PM »
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Re: Unpopular Movie Opinions
« Reply #2126 on: June 24, 2018, 07:33:26 AM »
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