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    I've just watched this film, and if you haven't, well, I strongly recommend you do! The courage story of Desmond is one for the vault, and you can see this film reaching legendary status as classic war films like Saving Private Ryan. The script and camera work is jaw dropping, using a contrast of lighting to make your inner film fanatic scream. Of course I'm just a lowly TSR poster, but if you want my opinion, you're looking at a 10/10. If you're a fighting fanatic, this is the film for you, if you're not, this is still the film for you. The struggle he faces at boot camp and the relationships the film builds up between the most unlikely characters is magnificent, and there's a bit of comedy in there as well, which adds an extra level of depth that you might only realise till the end. Overall it was brilliant, and the best movie I've seen in a LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG time.
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    (Original post by That'sGreat)
    I've just watched this film, and if you haven't, well, I strongly recommend you do! The courage story of Desmond is one for the vault, and you can see this film reaching legendary status as classic war films like Saving Private Ryan. The script and camera work is jaw dropping, using a contrast of lighting to make your inner film fanatic scream. Of course I'm just a lowly TSR poster, but if you want my opinion, you're looking at a 10/10. If you're a fighting fanatic, this is the film for you, if you're not, this is still the film for you. The struggle he faces at boot camp and the relationships the film builds up between the most unlikely characters is magnificent, and there's a bit of comedy in there as well, which adds an extra level of depth that you might only realise till the end. Overall it was brilliant, and the best movie I've seen in a LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG time.
    It was a really good film. I really enjoyed it. I wouldn't compare it necessarily with Saving Private Ryan though. I feel like they're still quite different films
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    It's a good enough film, but it isn't as amazing as the critics or some of the audiences are suggesting.

    What I like

    - Andrew Garfield is great
    - The special effects are (mostly) good
    - The cinematography is excellent
    - Main characters are likeable
    - The movie itself is pretty terrifying

    Now here's the stuff I really don't like

    - The CGI sucks
    - The pacing is odd
    - Vince Vaughn is miscast
    - The movie is largely derivative of other war movies
    - It feels a bit long
    - The supporting cast are very two-dimensional
    - There isn't that much depth to Desmond Doss as a character
    - Sometimes it feels a little bit preachy

    Don't get me wrong, I like it and people really should see it. But it isn't even close to classics like Patton, Saving Private Ryan or A Bridge Too Far.
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    (Original post by That'sGreat)
    I've just watched this film, and if you haven't, well, I strongly recommend you do! The courage story of Desmond is one for the vault, and you can see this film reaching legendary status as classic war films like Saving Private Ryan. The script and camera work is jaw dropping, using a contrast of lighting to make your inner film fanatic scream. Of course I'm just a lowly TSR poster, but if you want my opinion, you're looking at a 10/10. If you're a fighting fanatic, this is the film for you, if you're not, this is still the film for you. The struggle he faces at boot camp and the relationships the film builds up between the most unlikely characters is magnificent, and there's a bit of comedy in there as well, which adds an extra level of depth that you might only realise till the end. Overall it was brilliant, and the best movie I've seen in a LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG LONG time.
    I watched it and did really like it but it was a bit too cheesy during its final important act for me. And it made out that this one man was so amazing (and he was don't get me wrong) but so we're so many other people around him.

    It was a really good film though. Bit too graphic for me!
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    And it made out that this one man was so amazing (and he was don't get me wrong) but so we're so many other people around him.
    What he did was absolutely incredible, but what was shown in the film is only part of the reason he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
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    Ah cool, thanks for the extra info!
 
 
 
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