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Re: Swiss Army Man

Postby ITALIANO » Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:38 pm

Johnny Guitar wrote:Maybe I can address this in one of the politics threads a bit later.

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Please do.

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Re: Swiss Army Man

Postby Johnny Guitar » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:04 pm

ITALIANO wrote:
Johnny Guitar wrote:No joke, I liked this sweet, goofy film quite a bit when I caught up with it last month, and thought Radcliffe gave a superb comedic performance. Oscar nomination worthy? Maybe. Too bad though ...


Welcome back! I must admit that I thought of you - and your life now and your view of what's happening in your beautiful but complex country.


Veering way OT ... hopefully nobody minds.

I think of you, and a lot of the old gang here too. What's happening in the US right now is cause for serious concern. To be honest I feel detached from a lot of my friends, though, partly because I think many people are mistaking symptoms for causes, and have been doing so for a long time. We live in interesting times and things might get very bad, here as with a lot of other places. Maybe I can address this in one of the politics threads a bit later.

Sabin wrote:I'm a fan too. I'm not thrilled with some developments in the third act, but just the memory of it puts me in a good mood.


I think the film stretches for sentimentality in ways that don't seem out of character given the tone & scope of what we've already seen. I don't know if that's exactly what you were referencing, but I do recall thinking, "I would usually find this mawkish, and these sorts of choices don't often work for me, but here ... well ... it's moving!"

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Re: Swiss Army Man

Postby Sabin » Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:48 am

Johnny Guitar wrote
No joke, I liked this sweet, goofy film quite a bit when I caught up with it last month, and thought Radcliffe gave a superb comedic performance. Oscar nomination worthy? Maybe. Too bad though ...

At least Golden Globe-worthy.

I'm a fan too. I'm not thrilled with some developments in the third act, but just the memory of it puts me in a good mood.
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Re: Swiss Army Man

Postby ITALIANO » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:47 am

Johnny Guitar wrote:No joke, I liked this sweet, goofy film quite a bit when I caught up with it last month, and thought Radcliffe gave a superb comedic performance. Oscar nomination worthy? Maybe. Too bad though ...


Welcome back! I must admit that I thought of you - and your life now and your view of what's happening in your beautiful but complex country.

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Re: Swiss Army Man

Postby Johnny Guitar » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:49 pm

No joke, I liked this sweet, goofy film quite a bit when I caught up with it last month, and thought Radcliffe gave a superb comedic performance. Oscar nomination worthy? Maybe. Too bad though ...

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Swiss Army Man

Postby Greg » Mon Jan 25, 2016 5:36 pm

Yes, this is for real.

"Daniel Radcliffe's Farting Corpse Stars in the Movie That's Tearing Sundance Apart:"

http://blogs.indiewire.com/criticwire/d ... t-20160125
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