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Old 11-17-2016, 01:15 PM   #18091 (permalink)
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Have you seen the original?
Ya. Love that Scorsese gave Mitchum, Balsum, and Peck cameos in his remake.
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Old 11-17-2016, 01:20 PM   #18092 (permalink)
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Speaking of Natural Born Killers, I saw it for the first time a few months ago and god damn. All I knew was that it was a 90s movie about some Bonnie and Clyde type thing. Was in no way prepared for the acidfest that followed. I love how it pokes fun/a finger at society's love affair with serial killers, media spectacles, and generally bad ****, not by haranguing the viewer but by actually making you feel like you really shouldn't towards the protagonists and then hitting your over the head when you're least expecting it with how legitimately awful they are.
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There is only one bright spot and that is the growing habit of disgruntled men of dynamiting factories and power-stations; I hope that, encouraged now as ‘patriotism’, may remain a habit! But it won’t do any good, if it is not universal.
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Old 11-17-2016, 01:45 PM   #18093 (permalink)
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Speaking of Natural Born Killers, I saw it for the first time a few months ago and god damn. All I knew was that it was a 90s movie about some Bonnie and Clyde type thing. Was in no way prepared for the acidfest that followed. I love how it pokes fun/a finger at society's love affair with serial killers, media spectacles, and generally bad ****, not by haranguing the viewer but by actually making you feel like you really shouldn't towards the protagonists and then hitting your over the head when you're least expecting it with how legitimately awful they are.
My mom loves that movie and recorded it for me when I was twelve or so. Really blew my mind back then.
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Old 11-17-2016, 01:58 PM   #18094 (permalink)
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My mom loves that movie and recorded it for me when I was twelve or so. Really blew my mind back then.
If I'd known what it was I would have been prepared. After the first 30 minutes I was picking up what it was putting down, but at first I was just like, "Wasn't this supposed to be some ****ty, wannabe-gritty 90s action movie with delusions of grandeur?"
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Speaking of Natural Born Killers, I saw it for the first time a few months ago and god damn.
Did you know going in that Quentin Tarantino wrote the screenplay and Oliver Stone directed it? If you did, and was still blown away, you are an inferior Cinema nerd.
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Old 11-17-2016, 02:17 PM   #18096 (permalink)
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Did you know going in that Quentin Tarantino wrote the screenplay and Oliver Stone directed it? If you did, and was still blown away, you are an inferior Cinema nerd.
I'm not a cinema nerd.
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Tarantino is way overrated anyway.

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Old 11-17-2016, 03:31 PM   #18098 (permalink)
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Tarantino is way overrated anyway.
Bollocks.

Turn the clock back to 1992-1994. The dude completely re-wrote the book on modern cinema. I'd be willing to bet that a bunch of the movies that you guys love from the past 20 years were in some way directly influenced by how Tarantino changed the way it's done.

Bollocks I say!
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Old 11-17-2016, 03:32 PM   #18099 (permalink)
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But in the end he makes movies that are just meant to be fun and whacky. No brain is needed to appreciate a Tarantino movie.
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Nobody said you can't be great and overrated at the same time.
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