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Old 07-24-2012, 09:26 PM   #10996
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The Fountain - 7/10. I think my rating for this will be a lot higher after a reviewing, or a few for that matter. I've never seen a film like this before, it's something completely different from conventional and even unconventional movie making. I feel like I didn't truly appreciate the film either because of thinking and trying to figure out what was going on most of the time. The ending kind of led me to an interpretation that would allow me to enjoy this another time.

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The past is merely the book that the wife has been writing, not actually being real characters. The present and future are in fact real. She really dies, and after she does, his experimentation leads him to find a real cure for disease and aging and he lives forever, into the future. He then tries to "meet up with her" in the future. He also finishes the last chapter of the book for her by taking the sap from the tree but living forever in a different form, accepting mortality in a way. His obsession with living takes over him during and after her death and in the end, he comes to peace with death and subsequently, life as they are two sides of the same coin and very dynamic.
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Old 07-24-2012, 10:59 PM   #10997
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The Fountain - 7/10. I think my rating for this will be a lot higher after a reviewing, or a few for that matter. I've never seen a film like this before, it's something completely different from conventional and even unconventional movie making. I feel like I didn't truly appreciate the film either because of thinking and trying to figure out what was going on most of the time. The ending kind of led me to an interpretation that would allow me to enjoy this another time.

Putting my interpretation in white text to avoid spoilers:

The past is merely the book that the wife has been writing, not actually being real characters. The present and future are in fact real. She really dies, and after she does, his experimentation leads him to find a real cure for disease and aging and he lives forever, into the future. He then tries to "meet up with her" in the future. He also finishes the last chapter of the book for her by taking the sap from the tree but living forever in a different form, accepting mortality in a way. His obsession with living takes over him during and after her death and in the end, he comes to peace with death and subsequently, life as they are two sides of the same coin and very dynamic.


yes that is whats going on, but obviously there is more to say with regards to how everything fits together. the future is a possible ending that in a way no longer exists by the end of the film because he finshes the story by making himself the first father and creator. ofcourse this alos means he reaches the same understanding izzi was trying to impart on him- of myan culture in which death is an act of creation meaning he shouldnt seek the cure for aging from the tree. symbolised in the time he doesnt go out in the first snow with her/and therefore looses the ring(like many things reversed in the ending).
if that isnt too muddled.
anyway, the film is such a rich complex masterpiece, of course rewatch at your leisure.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:28 PM   #10998
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Up - 9.5/10
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:30 AM   #10999
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Great movie. Had me in tears.
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Old 07-26-2012, 07:23 PM   #11000
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Fight Club - 8/10. As it is with a lot of the movies I've been watching lately, I'm going to have to rewatch this to fully understand an appreciate it. I really liked the movie throughout, but after the "twist" is thrown in there, it changes the entire interpretation of the film and gives it so much more depth. You really find out about the inner thoughts of men and watch it unravel into the fight club. Excellent acting in this one as well...Pitt and Norton were stellar.
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:10 PM   #11001
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Anyone watch Vanilla Sky with Tom Cruise? worth watching?
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:11 PM   #11002
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Amexicano

7.1/10
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:13 PM   #11003
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Great movie. Had me in tears.

Ifeel like more and more movies are doing that to me lately. Is it cause I'm getting older? Seriously WTF. Sometimes I have to sit through the credits so I don't come out looking all welled up.
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:34 PM   #11004
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The Fountain - 10/10
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:59 PM   #11005
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:01 PM   #11006
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Relligious by Bill Maher. Lol'd so hard. 8/10
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:15 PM   #11007
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Relligious by Bill Maher. Lol'd so hard. 8/10
Love that movie
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:41 PM   #11008
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Anyone watch Vanilla Sky with Tom Cruise? worth watching?

Yes, but if you are cool with subtitled films, I would watch the original (can't remember its name, but should be easy to look up).
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:42 PM   #11009
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50/50

9/10-I actually cried in this movie. JGL is so damn good.
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Old 07-27-2012, 01:08 AM   #11010
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Anyone watch Vanilla Sky with Tom Cruise? worth watching?

I had it in my movie collection for many years without watching after I tried one night but didn't finish after about 20 or so minutes into it. However, a few months ago I tried for a second time, actually finishing the flick, and honestly it turned out pretty decent.

I'm not that much of a Tom Cruise fan, he's played much better roles, so I'd say this movie for me was average ... somewhere between 6.5-7.5 / 10.
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