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Old 10-14-2007, 12:31 AM  
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Yeah, so I saw a lot of movies this weekend.

Elizabeth: The Golden Age - Mediocre, at best. Slow and dragged on. Shorten it to 2 hours and it's golden. It's not, so it fails.

Michael Clayton - Amazing. Everything about it is awesome. However, it's VERY complex and mind bending. You have to think, so be prepared. I still feel like I'm missing key details of exactly what happened. Gotta see it again.

Across the Universe - Perfect is one word that comes to mind. It just works. And, contrary to many people I bet, the movie is best viewed sober. Trust me.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:33 PM   #5491
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Nailed to perfection? I got annoyed the 40th time that Tom Ford made the colors bloom brightly out of the film's normal sepia tone. It was the visual equivalent of an overeager score: pretty but obvious to the point of being emotion-by-numbers. I also thought that they ending was self-defeating. But man did Colin Firth act the Hell out of his character. He was tremendous (and, yes, Jeff Bridges was on-par and probably better).
To each their own. I thought the color change was brilliant. In fact, I didn't think it really did anything emotionally. All it did for me was highlight what Firth's character was focusing on at a given moment. It didn't instruct me on how to feel a la Giachinno's LOST score.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:37 PM   #5492
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To each their own. I thought the color change was brilliant. In fact, I didn't think it really did anything emotionally. All it did for me was highlight what Firth's character was focusing on at a given moment. It didn't instruct me on how to feel a la Giachinno's LOST score.
That's a nice comparison, actually, even though you made it becuse you love Giachinno's score and I hate it.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:37 PM   #5493
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As for OSCARS the nominees were:

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Avatar” James Cameron and Jon Landau, Producers
“The Blind Side” Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson, Producers
“District 9” Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham, Producers
“An Education” Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey, Producers
“The Hurt Locker” Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier and Greg Shapiro, Producers
“Inglourious Basterds” Lawrence Bender, Producer
“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” Lee Daniels, Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness, Producers
“A Serious Man” Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, Producers
“Up” Jonas Rivera, Producer
“Up in the Air” Daniel Dubiecki, Ivan Reitman and Jason Reitman, Producers
I can easily move District 9, Blind Side, UP and Avatar from contention.

A Single Man competes with all those that remain. (I haven't seen Precious, though.) In fact, I'd say the only one that comes close was Up in the Air with An Education close behind. Though, I would rank Education below Single Man simply because I thought the craft was better with SM.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:39 PM   #5494
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That's a nice comparison, actually, even though you made it becuse you love Giachinno's score and I hate it.
Yes, admittedly, I didn't mind Giachinno's manipulation. I still strongly disagree with the notion that the color change comes even remotely close to that sort of manipulation.

I could see how one might find it gimmicky; manipulative, no.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:39 PM   #5495
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As for OSCARS the nominees were:



I can easily move District 9, Blind Side, UP and Avatar from contention.

A Single Man competes with all those that remain. (I haven't seen Precious, though.) In fact, I'd say the only one that comes close was Up in the Air with An Education close behind. Though, I would rank Education below Single Man simply because I thought the craft was better with SM.
Single Man is way better than An Education. Though I am perturbed with An Education's rampant anti-semitism. Precious is ****ing awful; UP and District 9 are both far, far superior to Precious.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:43 PM   #5496
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Single Man is way better than An Education.
I wholeheartedly agree. It's just the only one from the list that I wouldn't mind seeing win outside SM (and behind Up in the Air).

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Though I am perturbed with An Education's rampant anti-semitism.
I watched it a while ago but don't remember this. Explain?

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Precious is ****ing awful; UP and District 9 are both far, far superior to Precious.
Can't comment but I have ZERO interest in Precious.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:57 PM   #5497
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And, yes, Hurt Locker contains very little thematic offerings. Sure, it's a pseudo-tribute to soldiers. The most you could really take away from it is that some people are addicted to a calling. In this case, bomb dismantling. Adrenaline junkies is what the film says.

The film was tense. The film was well made. The script wins for it's non-traditional nature. But ultimately it's pretty forgettable because it offers little lasting effect. Once the tension of the film is gone, everything is gone.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:57 PM   #5498
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:58 PM   #5499
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I actually liked District 9 a lot.
Don't get me wrong. I liked it as well; but best picture quality? I think not.
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And, yes, Hurt Locker contains very little thematic offerings. Sure, it's a pseudo-tribute to soldiers. The most you could really take away from it is that some people are addicted to a calling. In this case, bomb dismantling. Adrenaline junkies is what the film says.

The film was tense. The film was well made. The script wins for it's non-traditional nature. But ultimately it's pretty forgettable because it offers little lasting effect. Once the tension of the film is gone, everything is gone.
Pretty much sums up that one dead on.
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I wholeheartedly agree. It's just the only one from the list that I wouldn't mind seeing win outside SM (and behind Up in the Air).



I watched it a while ago but don't remember this. Explain?



Can't comment but I have ZERO interest in Precious.
Precious was dog shit....the performance by that one lady was good, thats it
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Don't get me wrong. I liked it as well; but best picture quality? I think not.
I'm not big on the awards stuff, but I think it was. It was pretty goddamned deep.
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And, yes, Hurt Locker contains very little thematic offerings. Sure, it's a pseudo-tribute to soldiers. The most you could really take away from it is that some people are addicted to a calling. In this case, bomb dismantling. Adrenaline junkies is what the film says.

The film was tense. The film was well made. The script wins for it's non-traditional nature. But ultimately it's pretty forgettable because it offers little lasting effect. Once the tension of the film is gone, everything is gone.
Is the character study not a viable form of cinema anymore? That is what The Hurt Locker is. The detailed character study has produced some tremendous film lately, THL and There Will Be Blood included. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that if you liked TWBB and didn't like THL then you are not thinking clearly or honestly.

Few moments in 2009 film, if any, were as impactful to me as the scenes of Jeremy Renner's character in THL at home. That scene of Renner preparing dinner with his wife's character is worth a trillion Inceptions to me.


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