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Old 01-03-2012, 08:05 AM   #21
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Default Re: Trainspotting vs Requiem for a Dream

Originally Posted by pete's montreux
I saw Requiem for the first time a few months ago after hearing about it for a decade. It was a little over-hyped and overrated, it was impossible not to be. Ellen Burstyn as Harry's mother completely stole the movie. The story and other characters took a back-seat to her unbelievable performance. She was like a silverback against puppies.

Actually, all four of them were amazing. It just so happened that Ellen put on an extremely brilliant performance.

Not sure about it being overrated - 3/5 people I ask don't even know about it.
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