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Old 02-14-2013, 02:27 AM   #12061
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If you put the movie in context and understand the egos that are driven by the main character (every other supporting character is his own multiple egos), you will see how great this movie really is.

For example, the con men (his two buddies) are personalities he possesses to make sense of the situation he is in (getting out of prison, finding meaning, etc).

Throughout the movie he recites the strategy of a chess game:

"The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look."

"The only way to get smarter is by playing a smarter opponent. – Fundamentals of Chess

"First rule of business, protect your investment."

"There is no avoiding war, it can only be postponed to the advantage of your enemy. "

"Every game or con there is always an opponent and always a victim. The trick is to know when you’re the latter so you can become the former."

He is talking about himself, that the greatest battle he has to overcome is the enemy within (which is played by Ray Liotta) who is the fear that drives him on the path of corruption and wrong doing.

In the end, Ray Liotta points a gun at him threatening to kill him, but instead of fighting he ask for forgiveness for the wrong doing he has done to him.

This act in itself allowed him to conquer Ray Liotta (since he is the fear ego, his destruction is in love and compassion); he then pouts and as much as he tried to pull the trigger, he couldn't; his own existence has been compromised.

You just got to look deeper in the movie to understand it's complexity; it is quite literally the most intellectual movie I have ever seen. If you can't grasp this complexity, of course like my gf, you will hate it.

If you understand it, it is easily a top 5 film of all time.

Naw I got all that. It was painfully obvious from the jump.

It was just all pseudo-philosophy bullshit imo.

None of it plays consistently though, and there are random threads of information that don't get pulled through. I was half expecting a dream cop out actually because something like that was the only way to save the film and have it make sense. Like a poster above said it seemed like a Ritchie rip off. Almost like a movie made specifically to pander to pseudo intellectuals. It was just bizarre.

If this is the most intellectual movie you've ever seen... I'm sorry.
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:37 AM   #12062
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Naw I got all that. It was painfully obvious from the jump.

It was just all pseudo-philosophy bullshit imo.

None of it plays consistently though, and there are random threads of information that don't get pulled through. I was half expecting a dream cop out actually because something like that was the only way to save the film and have it make sense. Like a poster above said it seemed like a Ritchie rip off. Almost like a movie made specifically to pander to pseudo intellectuals. It was just bizarre.

If this is the most intellectual movie you've ever seen... I'm sorry.

It seems like a Guy Ritchie ripoff.

No sh*t shelock. It's a Guy Ritchie film. As a psychology major, I would call this anything but pseudo bullsh*t. It explains clearly the complexity of the human mind. The only movie that even comes close to it is the Dark Knight and Fight Club.

Yes it doesn't make a lot of sense, but if you see it for what it is (all of this is going through his own mind), then I am sure you will appreciate it a lot more.
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:48 AM   #12063
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It seems like a Guy Ritchie ripoff.

No sh*t shelock. It's a Guy Ritchie film. As a psychology major, I would call this anything but pseudo bullsh*t. It explains clearly the complexity of the human mind. The only movie that even comes close to it is the Dark Knight and Fight Club.

Yes it doesn't make a lot of sense, but if you see it for what it is (all of this is going through his own mind), then I am sure you will appreciate it a lot more.

A guy Ritchie film shouldn't seem like a Guy Ritchie ripoff.

OH NO PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR?

Doesn't change the single fact that it was, seemingly at least, a poor attempt at injecting intellectualism into a movie. Even if it all worked... which... it didn't, as a non-psychology major I am familiar with all of the stuff they were talking about so it can't be too advanced... it doesn't change the fact that the movie was a mess, the acting was substandard, and everything was way too forced.

There are so many other films that take place or supposedly take place inside someone's head, and are in a similar vein, that are much better AND far less pretensions. Bad movie is bad dawg.
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:02 AM   #12064
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As a psychology major, I would call this anything but pseudo bullsh*t.

As a pre-doctoral psychology intern, I would call this movie crap.


It has been years since I have seen it, so I couldn't get into all the things I hated about it, I can just say that I did. I'm glad you got more enjoyment from it than I did.
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:24 AM   #12065
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Good flick, but a little more depressing than I expected.
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:36 AM   #12066
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I'm going to have to go ahead and give a third to the notion that Revolver sucked. Timmy D has it pretty spot on.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:50 AM   #12067
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Naw I got all that. It was painfully obvious from the jump.

It was just all pseudo-philosophy bullshit imo.

None of it plays consistently though, and there are random threads of information that don't get pulled through. I was half expecting a dream cop out actually because something like that was the only way to save the film and have it make sense. Like a poster above said it seemed like a Ritchie rip off. Almost like a movie made specifically to pander to pseudo intellectuals. It was just bizarre.

If this is the most intellectual movie you've ever seen... I'm sorry.

First, you can't call something a "rip-off" when it was made by the same person to begin with. You are basically saying, "Guy Ritchie copied his own style in this movie. It feels like a rip off, although it is made by the same person." You know how stupid that sounds.

Second, aren't you the same dipsh*t who has been ranting and raving about the Avengers. The f*ckin Avengers. Really. That is like the worst superhero movie I have seen since the first hulk. Acting sucks, plot sucks, the superheroes have absolutley no chemistry; and it doesn't make sense to have all of them in the same universe at one time. If they were in different parts of the US all this time, wouldn't they have heard of one another by then. Nothing makes sense in this movie. The CGI isn't even that great because it has been done and seen before. Some fans are raving about how Hulk looks a bit shinier. Whoopti f*ckin doo. Still looks like the same pile of green sh*t to me. And don't get me started on that Hawkeye guy. It's like wow we can't even think about another superhero, so let's get some random guy to hold a bow and arrow because, y'know, that sh*t is cool and it reminds me of Robin Hood. But let's change the name up and call him Hawkeye, get it, he has eyes like a Hawk. Let's also throw in Scarlett. I don't know who to cast her. I know. Let's make up a catwomen rip-off so she can be in those tight leather pants. Lame.

This movie sucks and so is your taste.

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Old 02-14-2013, 12:48 PM   #12068
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This movie sucks and so is your taste.

You have such a way with words.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:37 PM   #12069
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First, you can't call something a "rip-off" when it was made by the same person to begin with. You are basically saying, "Guy Ritchie copied his own style in this movie. It feels like a rip off, although it is made by the same person." You know how stupid that sounds.

Second, aren't you the same dipsh*t who has been ranting and raving about the Avengers. The f*ckin Avengers. Really. That is like the worst superhero movie I have seen since the first hulk. Acting sucks, plot sucks, the superheroes have absolutley no chemistry; and it doesn't make sense to have all of them in the same universe at one time. If they were in different parts of the US all this time, wouldn't they have heard of one another by then. Nothing makes sense in this movie. The CGI isn't even that great because it has been done and seen before. Some fans are raving about how Hulk looks a bit shinier. Whoopti f*ckin doo. Still looks like the same pile of green sh*t to me. And don't get me started on that Hawkeye guy. It's like wow we can't even think about another superhero, so let's get some random guy to hold a bow and arrow because, y'know, that sh*t is cool and it reminds me of Robin Hood. But let's change the name up and call him Hawkeye, get it, he has eyes like a Hawk. Let's also throw in Scarlett. I don't know who to cast her. I know. Let's make up a catwomen rip-off so she can be in those tight leather pants. Lame.

This movie sucks and so is your taste.
How old are you? And are you really that uninformed about the history of Marvel Characters?
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:04 PM   #12070
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:20 PM   #12071
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First, you can't call something a "rip-off" when it was made by the same person to begin with. You are basically saying, "Guy Ritchie copied his own style in this movie. It feels like a rip off, although it is made by the same person." You know how stupid that sounds.

Second, aren't you the same dipsh*t who has been ranting and raving about the Avengers. The f*ckin Avengers. Really. That is like the worst superhero movie I have seen since the first hulk. Acting sucks, plot sucks, the superheroes have absolutley no chemistry; and it doesn't make sense to have all of them in the same universe at one time. If they were in different parts of the US all this time, wouldn't they have heard of one another by then. Nothing makes sense in this movie. The CGI isn't even that great because it has been done and seen before. Some fans are raving about how Hulk looks a bit shinier. Whoopti f*ckin doo. Still looks like the same pile of green sh*t to me. And don't get me started on that Hawkeye guy. It's like wow we can't even think about another superhero, so let's get some random guy to hold a bow and arrow because, y'know, that sh*t is cool and it reminds me of Robin Hood. But let's change the name up and call him Hawkeye, get it, he has eyes like a Hawk. Let's also throw in Scarlett. I don't know who to cast her. I know. Let's make up a catwomen rip-off so she can be in those tight leather pants. Lame.

This movie sucks and so is your taste.





You're funny. Good troll work I was actually baited for a while there.
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:20 PM   #12072
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First, you can't call something a "rip-off" when it was made by the same person to begin with. You are basically saying, "Guy Ritchie copied his own style in this movie. It feels like a rip off, although it is made by the same person." You know how stupid that sounds.

Second, aren't you the same dipsh*t who has been ranting and raving about the Avengers. The f*ckin Avengers. Really. That is like the worst superhero movie I have seen since the first hulk. Acting sucks, plot sucks, the superheroes have absolutley no chemistry; and it doesn't make sense to have all of them in the same universe at one time. If they were in different parts of the US all this time, wouldn't they have heard of one another by then. Nothing makes sense in this movie. The CGI isn't even that great because it has been done and seen before. Some fans are raving about how Hulk looks a bit shinier. Whoopti f*ckin doo. Still looks like the same pile of green sh*t to me. And don't get me started on that Hawkeye guy. It's like wow we can't even think about another superhero, so let's get some random guy to hold a bow and arrow because, y'know, that sh*t is cool and it reminds me of Robin Hood. But let's change the name up and call him Hawkeye, get it, he has eyes like a Hawk. Let's also throw in Scarlett. I don't know who to cast her. I know. Let's make up a catwomen rip-off so she can be in those tight leather pants. Lame.

This movie sucks and so is your taste.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:27 PM   #12073
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BeoWolf - 0/10

What a waste of time. The movie tries too hard to be like 300, meaning, there are no fewer than 100 different scenes of gay sexual innuendos in it. In one scene, the main hero gets completely naked to fight a monster because apparently "the monster does not have a shield, so neither should he." Then there's the guy from silence of the lambs. He's all like "my meat is the best in the world, ppl from all over come here to taste my meat." He's in his robe saying this and you can almost see his crotch, so you're left wondering if he's talking about the pig they're roasting or his package. In another scene Angelina is completely naked but you can't see anything. The first thing that comes to my mind is "maybe Brad don't like his woman naked," but seriously, she's like the biggest slut in hollywood who kisses her brother, so I think it's the gay director who's not willing to give her a money shot. I would of at least given it a 1/10 if it had that. Nothing special. Moving along.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:46 PM   #12074
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History of Violence

The fight scene between Jack (Tom's son) and the bully in highschool was pretty dope.

"ARE YOU LAUGHING NOW... YOU COCK SUCKING PIECE OF SHIT!"



Pretty good overall. 7/10
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:15 AM   #12075
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10/10.

One of the best coming-of-age movie of all time.
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