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is it worth watching ?
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I like the atomosphere of it more than the story I reckon, I mean it looks pretty cool and the soundtrack works well but it's not to much more than that.
Or the weirdo linear plot wrecking vibez?
Or the John Hughes outsider kid vibez?
but I dunno I wasn't to engaged by the story not as much as the way it looked at felt anyway. If I was like 17 again and it just came out I would freakin love it.
Late teens or early twenties maybe. Mind fully blown.
Can't go into why without giving it away but let's say the untidy, mysterious, or downright perversely obscure and slippery plot elements kept me thinking.
the science fiction, time loops, fractured narrative, or the aesthetic side. Personally, I'm drawn to the atmosphere that the visuals create. I've not seen any film as good at evoking a dreamlike feel as Donnie Darko. I'd say Lynch is more nightmareish.
I was out of my box and tryin to get with this girl
I didnt get round to watching it proper until much later when it came free with some news paperand although I really enjoyed it I couldn't say it did alot for me.
you probably got the directors cut there. I remember them giving it away a with a paper a while back. That version is plop.
now I see this is kinda diffrent, it just seems shorter at the moment compared to it.
Its faster and more clipped the atmosphere isnt the same at all. I'll see how this one goes has it got a diffrent ending and stuff...
is that when you first see it, it seems way more complex and interesting than it actually it is. watch it again and think about it a little and its all just a little... simple really.
so i think for that reason it is worth watching. Very interesting anyway. Plus, "under the milky way tonight..." <3
to the one I have on dvd... this is pap
is loads better in that opening scene I must have the directors cut or something I guess
boring shit I've seen
actually nothing interesting happens in the film, the acting's terrible generally especially by Jake Gyllenhaal, the story was a lot less intriguing than it sounds and is quite poorly executed, and once you see it you just think.. 'oh'
it spends half the time up it's own ass
only based on ten minutes, mind.
Magnificent film. It was much better when I saw it and I was about 15. It blew me away.
But yeah. Wonderful. Apart from that all the people in the 'Fear and Love' video thing are in the film playing other roles. Laaaazy.
The version I have is the director's cut. It explains everything a bit too much, and it puts really shit plinky plonky music into scenes that worked soooooooooooooo much better silently in the original cut.
I'm going to have to buy the original cut.
Not stop-and-look fittah but if they were competing for your affection, you'd definitely accept her advances.
and really enjoyed it
i might download the soundtrack
I'd forgotten how amazing it was. Regardless of all the time travel and "what happened at the end" shit, it's one of the most intense things I've seen, achingly sad and yet funny and uplifting all at the same time, and Jake Gylenhall's acting is actually incredible in it. I probably wouldn't have said this before watching it again just now, but I'd happily place it in my top 10 films.
so i started watching it. It annoyed me. Got through about half an hour before going to do something better with my time.
im impartial, im the only person that has this opinion & thats fact
its a thundering MEH
I bought it and watched it a few times. I've never been totally overwhelmed by it. Liked it in a 'aww, this is kind of fucked up cute' sort of way, but don't think I'd go out of my way to recommend it as a MUST watch.
think the lady announcing it on bbc2 missed the point slightly....
Makes it sound more like space-jam.
there's a sequel out now called S.Darko
"head over heels" is amazing
Especially when it speeds up.
although it is very very overhyped and these days floats on a cloud ofhubris and gothy fanboy spunk
the directors cut is shit.
but I remember listening to the originals commentary and the directors explanation of the film, and I remember thinking there is no way that anyone would arrive at his interpretation by just watching the film, the things he talks about are plain not in there. I know he was under pressure to cut the film down and I think this actually worked to its advantage, made it seem all cryptic and mysterious, where as if it had all been explained it might have just seemed a bit stupid so I imagine thats what the directors cut is like. On the whole I think it is an above average film but not the great film it hints at being
"Samantha Darko (Daveigh Chase) follows her rebellious best friend Corey (Briana Evigan) on a cross-country road trip from Virginia to California in an attempt to become professional dancers."
"Sam and Corey are saved by the town bad boy, Randy (Ed Westwick), who is passing by."
"While at the Kozy Cafe, a science-loving geek, Jeremy (Jackson Rathbone) tries to talk about the meteorite with Samantha, who barely responds."
one of the most unlikeable actors EVER