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Old 08-24-2008, 02:00 AM
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So many worship this film, and I can certainly appreciate it on a technical level - there's absolutely no way it can be viewed as poorly contructed or executed in any aspect of the film making process. But for me, I just didn't enjoy it at all - despite its technical proficiency. I can't quite put my finger on it; something about the overall "feel" doesn't gell well with me.
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Old 08-24-2008, 11:15 AM
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No, but I just opened a new tab to go to netflix and move it up on my queue, simply because you said it rocks.
Hey, thanks! You won't be dissapointed!

Disclaimer: If you are, please do not come to my bar bringing a tantrum. I have enough trouble with the Klingons.
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Old 08-24-2008, 02:13 PM
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That movie is worth a look, you'll be better for it.
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Old 08-25-2008, 10:03 AM
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The brutality of that film still bothers me.
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Old 08-25-2008, 10:41 AM
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But the brutality is par for the time period and essential to why she seeks escape from it. I think it's the European sensitivity over the US one at work in this film. Because had it been made outside Europe it would have been far more anaemic, because an explicit happy ending would have been required.
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