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I'm in 2 minds as to whether to watch this or not - anyone seen it yet?
Flight 93 is the HBO tv movie.
sucks. And you know it.
And all the other cool stuff.
is an excellent film - it is really well put together and the tone is just right. And it scares the crap out of you.
but I haven't seen it.
It's pretty brave to make a film about 9/11 so soon.
extremely good reviews of it so far, 5 stars etc. However, I get the impression it's a total ordeal to watch....not sure I'd pay money to be so traumatised
all the reviews have been very complimentary but i think i would hesitate to go see it...
i am going to see the new michel gondry film tonight though. :D :D
but I don't know if I can get myself in the right frame of mind to watch it.
In other film news, I saw Brick last night. It's pretty good.
the cowardly man who wants the passengers to take no action is... German.
i watched thank you for smoking, a satire about the tabacco industry. it was fun.
and i can spell tobacco. really i can.
i can't spell :'(
I was thinking both might be wrong.
you're wrong like your face
so I can't say either way. :D
(love you too)
(good thing no one else can read these special personal messages, isn't it? Bobbygeorge smells)
and he is gay4trance)
Brick was merely pretty good though. I'll elaborate if you want.
It was highly original and the director is obviously very talented BUT despite the originality of the central concept I don't think it held together for the entire running time. The dialogue was too self-consciously hip and at times was incomprehensible. The director also seems to think that characters talking really fast can be confused with snappy dialogue (although some of the dialogue IS snappy). The supposed Femme Fatale character just wasn't strong enough to convince as a femme fatale and some of the styling was aping David Lynch (I'm sure fans of the film would call it 'influenced by'), he's obviously seen Twin Peaks more than once.
However, the guy in the lead role really was fantastic and there were scenes that were gripping, I just felt that the idea was more impressive than the execution and it wasn't as clever as it though it was.
i found the whole thing wonderfully atmospheric and i liked the lyrical, slightly rambling tone of the dialogue.
as for the femme fatale she had great clothes. <superficial comment>
when it comes to style though the whole premise was based on re-interpreting film noirs from the 40s and 50s so you could say that it could not help but ape a particular style.
was aping Film Noir as I don't think it was.
I think United 93 does sound a bit harrowing.
The new Oliver Stone flick just looks grimly terrible, but then aside from The Doors and JFK, I find Stone really hard to watch.
Flight 93? Will I need to have seen the first 92 films to understand it?
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