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Going to see this tomorrow - looks pretty good (though also bleak as hell). Anyone else planning on watching it?
it's pretty intense, and the visuals and music are both really incredible.
was pretty disappointed tbh
I thought prisoners was great
on a positive note, it was genuinely tense, i liked all of the aerial stuff and i'm struggling to think of a better performance by emily blunt
Not quite sure what to think really overall - though a few random things I noted[SPOILERS AHEAD]
As mentioned Blunt is really good.
Roger Deakins really is a great cinematographer
I thought Kate's friend was a dead cert to die. Shows how much I know.
That final scene between Del Toro and Blunt reminded me too much of the scene between Javier Bardem and Kelly McDonald at the end of No Country for Old Men. And his final line to her was a bit eye rolling.
aye, big deako nailed it as per. music was good too.
got kind of a Coens vibe generally at points, esp. during the second half (the film really came into its own in the second half, I thought). Large part of this is due to Roger Deakins' (as you say, flipping marvellous) cinematography; also the presence of Josh Brolin and the enigmatic nature of Del Toro's character bringing to mind NCfOM.
Some ridiculously tense moments; heard a couple of gasps behind me, and felt the odd jumpy shock myself (especially during one particularly bleak scene I won't spoil). I thought the last scene was a perfect way to end it as well, in keeping with the bleakness and moral ambiguity throughout (shan't spoiler here though)
Deakins is an absolute master, didn't realise it was him till reading this thread.
Great performances throughout, loved Brolins happy go lucky persona. Del Toro is always great and a career best for Blunt.
Tense as fuck at points.
Music was great too, really foreboding.
Decent film, everyone in it was great, especially Del Toro, who was wonderfully sinister in comparison to Brolin who seemed to be having a laugh.
Quite chilling in places and the music was pretty full on near the end as well.
As mentioned above, cinematography and soundtrack were ace.
Did anyone else shit themselves pretty much every time there was a gun shot? Apart from the bit in the tunnel where it was all open fire, but every other time it seemed to be totally silent and then POW!! Got me every time.
But then I always find that with guns, fuck knows why so many people around the world love the bloody things
Thinking 'Is that Posh Kenneth from Skins?'
Loved it overall
really enjoyed it.