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have you seen duck you sucker? a buddy let me borrow it after we watched once upon a time in the west.

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have you seen duck you sucker? a buddy let me borrow it after we watched once upon a time in the west.

I love this film. From what I can remember, Leone wanted it to be called Duck, You Sucker! but it has been released in Europe as A Fistful of Dynamite. I recommend the 157mins version of the film. I think its the only time Leone featured a European setting, in the Coburn IRA flashbacks?

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drive was the first movie i've seen in a very long time that exceeded my expectations, and easily the best film i've seen this year. refn has been steadily ratcheting up his directing chops since the pusher trilogy - the michael mann comparisons are apt. i've had the soundtrack as heavy rotation drawing/painting music for the last week and want to see the movie again...

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@amoxill aparently he has been named to direct a new logans run. i think he could do it justice hopefully. ive been listening to the Drive soundtrack for a week now and i too was wondering whether going to watch it a second time at the cinema was too much haha

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weird. my money's on at least 1 scene with gosling ripping out someone's heart and/or throat with his bare hands... logan's run seems strange and refn was supposedly on the shortlist for die hard 5 *shudders*. though drive was apparently stuck in studio development hell and attached to hugh jackman (?) for some time. gives me faith that he (refn) could probably make anything watchable.

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Recently saw "50/50" and thought it was really good. It was funny, not hilarious, but funny and surprisingly moving.

Also saw "A Serbian Film".....if you value your humanity.....take a pass.....

i have no interest in watching some of these euro films but curiousity is killing me, what is it about?

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@Scott R

I think a unicorn just died, when I thought about 'A Serbian Film' again.

It's in the same genre as Hostel, Saw, Human Centipede, etc...except it's not campy gross out....it's operates on another level.

I actually went in pretty blind, hoping for an 'Audition' like experience, for anyone familiar with that film. Mistake.

Here's a link to a review to it, it's pretty accurate (plot-wise), except for calling it 'brilliant' it's not, it's foul.

A Serbian Film | For Torture Porn Filmmakers Who Considered Rape-icide When Hostel Didn't Go Far Enuf | Pajiba: Reviews, News, Quotes & Cultural Commentary

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i have no interest in watching some of these euro films but curiousity is killing me, what is it about?

Finding out what it is about ruins it. I personally think its done very well. Terrifying yes, but well done. It does what it is supposed to which is make you sick and think about the movie for weeks on end.

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@dcostello, I agree, in terms of technical execution, it was well done (directing, plotting, acting, etc.). Apologies, but SPOILER ALERT!!

The very last line of dialogue of the movie turned it into a sick joke rather than some kind of horrifying catharsis for me personally. Plus, I think that film can't help but glorify whatever it depicts (why I think Ridley Scott is full of shit for saying Black Hawk Down is an anti-war movie), all film is fundamentally entertainment. If I read this story in a novel, I would probably have a different reaction.

But you are certainly right, it's the end of the week, nearly, and I am still thinking about it.

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Just back from watching Drive. the giant girl inside me loved Ryan gosling's character, the tomboy side however rejoiced at the gore. what a fucking awesome combo. loved the soundtrack :D
Recently saw "50/50" and thought it was really good. It was funny, not hilarious, but funny and surprisingly moving.

Also saw "A Serbian Film".....if you value your humanity.....take a pass.....

i've had it in mind to write in this thread! so, i saw both those movies and thought they were awesome! i was so thrilled that i really liked them! i saw a string of really horrible movies and then i stopped going to the theater for a while. Drive was amazing, it totally appealed to the danger and drama sides of my brain. the gore was awesome and i couldnt believe the amount of blood! though there was some asshole in the theater laughing through some of the really quiet dramatic parts.

then i watched 50/50 and thought it was really awesome! kinda crude in some parts. its not that bad when your with a friend but its a diff story when your with your dad! i loved how well writen the story was and i felt every emotion with every charater. i am pretty sure i caught my dad crying and that was really......interesting...... since my dad doesnt cry! lol, anyway, i've loved Joseph gordon-levitt ever since i saw him in "3rd rock from the sun" (umm not counting 500 days of summer!!) i really recommend everyone to go watch it!

go watch both of them! :)

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@AlannaCA

I completely agree, both movies were definitely worth the price of admission.

I saw 50/50 with my mom, so I know what you mean about being kinda embarrassed with some of the dialogue, specifically Seth Rogen. But was still funny and was really moving near the end. I think just the idea of a child, no matter the age, getting sick, and you can't do anything about it, hits a parent pretty hard. The whole idea of it 'being out of your hands' really came through I think, especially near the end.

Looking forward to: The Ides of March (George Clooney), The Rum Diary (Johnny Depp/Hunter S. Thompson), Hugo (Scorsese), J.Edgar (Leo/Eastwood), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Fincher/Saw the Original and liked it). Honestly, after that the only movie I am interested in is Lincoln (Spielberg/Daniel Day Lewis/Christmas 2012).

@dcostello Sorry man....knows the angst I just caused :|

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has anyone seen hard candy? i let the guy i work with borrow it and he hated it. never did explain why but i thought it was pretty fucked up. now it didn't mess with me as much as requiem for a dream but still fucked up.

but on a different note, got this movie for my birthday a couple years back from my wife. there are so many reasons this is a great movie..plus its a love story about suicide. really what could be better

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