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Old 11-14-2012, 08:53 PM   #81
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I thought the review for this movie was quite harsh. It's not the greatest film, but I personally found it decent. I picked it up today at Best Buy along with the exclusive Brave lunchbox edition.
Parts were... I totally agree with our review that there are some INSANELY good elements, but then some stuff is so un-nessacary it takes away from what should have been a staple of a genera and now I think it'll just be a cult classic.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:47 PM   #82
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if any one's not using their itunes digital copy code, can you please PM it to me.

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Old 11-15-2012, 03:05 PM   #83
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The Itunes digital version ended up being the HD version, which is surprising since its usually the SD version
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Old 11-22-2012, 08:35 AM   #84
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The extended cut is definitely the better version of the film, which is a rare thing these days.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:01 PM   #85
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Have been considering a blind-buy of this film, as I am a huge fan of both Oliver Stone and Benicio del Toro. Keeping my fingers crossed that it will drop to a lower price point sometime in the immediate future (Cyber Monday).
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:03 AM   #86
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Is it worth a blind buy? I wanted to see this but never got a chance to
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:17 AM   #87
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Absolutely not.


It was awful.

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Old 11-25-2012, 07:30 AM   #88
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The extended cut is definitely the better version of the film, which is a rare thing these days.
Agreed. Hayek & del Toro had amazing performances in this movie as well. Have to admit, I really enjoyed Savages.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:50 PM   #89
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Is it worth a blind buy? I wanted to see this but never got a chance to
In my opinion, yes, but there are plenty of mixed feelings about the movie. Some probably have to do with the ending. After finally watching my copy of the movie last week, it boggles my mind why so many people complained about it, but to each their own.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:20 PM   #90
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Is it worth a blind buy? I wanted to see this but never got a chance to
I enjoyed it very much, and would recommend the film. But without knowing your tastes, I don't know if I'd recommend a BLIND buy.
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Absolutely not.

It was awful.
However, this guy is absolutely wrong. It was far from awful.
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Got the chance to finally see this film last night, I thought it was excellent. Benicio del Toro's performance and the film's cinematography were the strongest components i.m.o.

9/10
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:20 PM   #92
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I just finished it and don't get why there was so much negativity for it. It was enjoyable and really not a bad movie. I think people just expect more from Oliver Stone
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:28 PM   #93
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I actually liked the ending and
[Show spoiler]how it turned the genre conventions of making criminals into martyrs on it's head, by saying sorry that ain't what really happened.
I thought it was a nice return for Stone to his cinema of chaos that has been missing from his films post-Alexander. He throws everything at the screen and sometimes some of it doesn't work, but for me most of it did.

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Watched this tonight (rental) and must say I liked it. No problem with the ending. Will buy at some point.
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:30 PM   #95
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bad movie overall, just kept getting worse for me
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Old 12-16-2012, 04:44 PM   #96
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I finally got a chance to see this the other night. It had me, I was grooving and digging it all the way to the ending. First ending left me rolling my eyes, second left me flipping off the screen. Man I wish it ended better, but will give it another try as I loved everything else, esp. Del Toro.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:09 PM   #97
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Red Box rental only had the theatrical cut and no extras. Del Toro performance was excellent. It rivals Bardem's in No Country for Old Men.
The ending was the low point. i prefer the first ending. The second ending could have been a menu accessed alternate ending. I might buy this when it hits the $7.88 bin at Walmart.
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:21 AM   #98
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I might buy this when it hits the $7.88 bin at Walmart.
In the same boat, I really enjoyed the film but can't see paying more than $9.99 for it.
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We watched this last night and we both thoroughly enjoyed it.
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Thought it was ok, but definitely tried too hard to be cool.
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