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    (Original post by andyt8765)
    Yeah I totally agree. I think the first part almost feels a little out of place.
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    Out of place insofar as it feels like a separate part to the rest of the film?

    I think it's necessary in order to set up the relationships between the main characters that ultimately govern things such as why the group go in the opposite direction to everyone else in Manhattan with trying to find Beth, add a little poignancy when characters die and just helps flesh the story out a little more (which elevates it above becoming a cheap Godzilla knockoff with found footage, imo).
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    (Original post by zjs)
    Although I imagine most people have seen the film by now/don't care about it, I'm going to spoiler my response

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    Out of place insofar as it feels like a separate part to the rest of the film?

    I think it's necessary in order to set up the relationships between the main characters that ultimately govern things such as why the group go in the opposite direction to everyone else in Manhattan with trying to find Beth, add a little poignancy when characters die and just helps flesh the story out a little more (which elevates it above becoming a cheap Godzilla knockoff with found footage, imo).
    Yes, now that you say that I guess it does have relevance, it just felt a little contrived to me.
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    (Original post by andyt8765)
    Yes, now that you say that I guess it does have relevance, it just felt a little contrived to me.
    Contrived insofar as it's maybe not the most naturally fluid dinner party in film history; absolutely. In terms of seeming relatively realistic: it does, although there is something very wooden about it that almost makes it seem like the intro to 'generic B movie teen slasher', but I think this is redeemed as the scene progresses.

    I do agree with what you're saying, but I think those sorts of set pieces are always somewhat artificial when you don't actually know the characters.
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    Saw Blue Jasmine, wasn't disappointed.

    http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/...iss-blanchett/
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    Saw Blue Jasmine, wasn't disappointed.

    http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/...iss-blanchett/
    Wow, her eyes are so blue in that picture. So intensely blue.

    Wow, why was this worth a neg?
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    Paprika (2006) is a masterpiece. But it took me some time to appreciate it and brand it as one. It's a concoction of "bizarre, fanciful, interesting and ingenious" all served in one cocktail. It certainly gives Nolan's Inception a run for its money.

    I should be seeing Blue Jasmine sometime in the immediate future. The trailer looks great and the cast look great. This will be the first film directed by Woody Allen I see.

    I saw the trailer of Gravity and it really does look like Apollo 13 on steroids. Exciting stuff.
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    Today I saw Concussion. Had been hearing a lot of buzz about it and wanted to see if it was more than just a 'lesbian movie'.

    http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/...-protaganists/
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    Oh!

    Finally got Before Midnight. Can't wait for the weekend to watch it
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    http://macaroniandmilk.com/2013/10/0...ver-saw-these/

    Wrote a short post in the first of a series about movies you shouldve watched as a child.

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    (Original post by Jingers)
    http://macaroniandmilk.com/2013/10/0...ver-saw-these/

    Wrote a short post in the first of a series about movies you shouldve watched as a child.

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    Great post, have followed your blog.

    Did a similar thing on my blog a while back, my top ten childhood films. http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/...ildhood-films/
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    Saw Prisoners today. A good thriller, had me anxious in all the right places but did have a few problems that stopped it from being really great.

    Thoughts! http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/.../09/prisoners/
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    (Original post by aja89)
    Saw Prisoners today. A good thriller, had me anxious in all the right places but did have a few problems that stopped it from being really great.

    Thoughts! http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/.../09/prisoners/
    oh! Good review, will put that on my to watch list
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    (Original post by aja89)
    Great post, have followed your blog.

    Did a similar thing on my blog a while back, my top ten childhood films. http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/...ildhood-films/
    I saw your blog, it's really nice that you spent time writing these reviews

    All of the films you chose were made even before I was born but I've still watched some of them
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    (Original post by aja89)
    Saw Prisoners today. A good thriller, had me anxious in all the right places but did have a few problems that stopped it from being really great.

    Thoughts! http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/.../09/prisoners/
    Totally agree. I loved it. Amazing film, loved every moment. Although there was a massive giveaway with the *SPOILER*





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    Watched Jobs. Hated it. Contrived structure, poor acting, superfluous and confused editing, ineffective dialogues, and the whole thing played out like a two-hour advert for Apple. Possibly the worst film I'll watch this year (and I watched most of The Hangover 3 earlier this year).

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    Totally agree. I loved it. Amazing film, loved every moment. Although there was a massive giveaway with the *SPOILER*
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    (Original post by Abiraleft)
    Watched Jobs. Hated it. Contrived structure, poor acting, superfluous and confused editing, ineffective dialogues, and the whole thing played out like a two-hour advert for Apple. Possibly the worst film I'll watch this year (and I watched most of The Hangover 3 earlier this year).



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    Man, I thought Hangover 3 wasn't bad. It was a lot better than 2, which was just a stupid copy of 1.
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    (Original post by Abiraleft)
    Watched Jobs. Hated it. Contrived structure, poor acting, superfluous and confused editing, ineffective dialogues, and the whole thing played out like a two-hour advert for Apple. Possibly the worst film I'll watch this year (and I watched most of The Hangover 3 earlier this year).



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    Thank you! Didn't know if it would work on here!
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    (Original post by danny111)
    Man, I thought Hangover 3 wasn't bad. It was a lot better than 2, which was just a stupid copy of 1.
    To confirm, is the second one the one where they go to Bangkok? (Because that's the one I watched; clearly, I was paying a lot of attention and did a substantial amount of research on it afterwards :p:)


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    Thank you! Didn't know if it would work on here!
    No worries.
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    (Original post by Abiraleft)
    To confirm, is the second one the one where they go to Bangkok? (Because that's the one I watched; clearly, I was paying a lot of attention and did a substantial amount of research on it afterwards :p:)




    No worries.
    Yea Bangkok is 2. Which might have been okay had you not seen 1. But if you did it was just silly.
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    Did another IMDB bottom 100 movie, Gigli this time. :lolwut:

    http://ohthatfilmblog.wordpress.com/...on-gigli-2003/
 
 
 
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