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Visioneers
« on: August 11, 2008, 04:37:09 PM »
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Trailer: http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/e5630825e2

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0833557/

Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer
Directed by: Jared Drake



Does anyone else think this looks pretty fucking great?
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Re: Visioneers
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2008, 12:10:57 AM »
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that looks so good.
Obviously what you are doing right now is called (in my upcoming book of psychology at least) validation. I think it's a normal thing to do. People will reply, say anything, and then you're gonna do what you were subconsciently thinking of doing all along.

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Re: Visioneers
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2008, 09:40:47 AM »
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I can't wait to see this!

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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2008, 11:15:39 AM »
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Amazing!!!!!
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Re: Visioneers
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2008, 01:53:17 PM »
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This looks like a movie!

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Re: Visioneers
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2008, 03:09:20 PM »
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OMG!



fuck you guys.
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Re: Visioneers
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2009, 05:42:59 PM »
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Its been over a year and still no one has commented? Jeez. Anyway, this is a very black comedy set in the near future where every single aspect of our lives is literally controlled by a huge corporations and one mans philosophical journey to find happiness in a mindless life. Performances are top notch and the satire is extremely sharp. I have to tell you it left me a little down. Still it had just enough hope at the end to really justify everything that happened before. You guys on here should really check this out. It has a certain style and every aspect of the film fits perfectly.
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« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2009, 09:53:52 PM »
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I haven't said anything about this cause i saw it and thought it was pretty shitty.
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« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2009, 11:42:12 PM »
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watching it right now. 
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« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2009, 10:25:05 AM »
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the film is frequently stagey, and it feels to me like it's half-steps between romantic and dystopian dramas. his wife is the weakest part of the movie, i think, but it's more or less a "flat" film-- no real peaks or anything. synecdoche and brazil did "it" better but were massively bigger in scope and probably budget. this film is a lot like Schizopolis in content and theme, but its structure is so tight that the type of lightness that Schizopolis depends on to stay funny completely disappears.

i  do love the logic of the environment and thought the filmmakers commitment to pacing it the way they did was admirable if not fully successful. it's a depressing comedy. i'm not really sure how i feel about it but i'll happily watch again.
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Re: Visioneers
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2009, 01:23:33 PM »
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I didn't end up caring for it.
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