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Reply #465 on: February 07, 2020, 08:19:59 PM
This is todayís Rewatchable

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I LOVED this episode.  It highlighted everything that worked in the film for me (a lot of individual moments that are really wonderful), without having to sit thru all the stuff that didn't (some of which are just awful).   What a treat. 
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Reply #466 on: February 07, 2020, 08:30:41 PM
Lol I adore your relationship with this film.
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Reply #467 on: February 07, 2020, 08:35:05 PM
And I get to enjoy you enjoying my relationship with this film.  It's what's going to get me thru this Awards Season.  Maybe I could talk a few of you into joining me for a couple of therapy sessions?
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Reply #468 on: February 07, 2020, 08:59:31 PM
Iíd be down.
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Reply #469 on: February 07, 2020, 09:18:45 PM
Only if we join the therapy session 1917 style, in one long tracking shot including a lot of running.
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Reply #470 on: February 08, 2020, 11:04:10 AM
I gave this two shots (so far). The first time I was truly underwhelmed for reasons other have exposed here before me. Mainly, I felt the film dragged and never really took off. Scenes were good by themselves, some of them great, but the energy kept escaping because everything was taking forever. DiCaprio en Pitt are terrific, the film has some great sequences, a lot to chew on, but I was impatient during most of it.

Still, I went back a week later, this time to an IMAX screening, and sure enough, I quickly realized that on that first showing I had been scammed. There was NO VOLUME at my first screening. At least the speakers weren't properly calibrated. Weird that I didn't notice, as I tend to be that asshole who gets up 20 seconds into the movie to tell an employee to crank the volume up. But  this time, I guess it was loud enough but not correctly so. With the IMAX, I could feel the movie I was really supposed to see all along, and everything was way better.  But still...

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 ... around the first sequence of DiCaprio acting within the tv show things started to drag again. I don't understand why that sequence takes so long. I mean the fictional scene, before he forgets his lines. It just goes on and on for no good reason.


I'll give it a third go soon, and hopefully I will see the perfect masterpiece everyone else is, although I've had the same feeling of unnecessary dragging on from Tarantino's films ever since Django Unchained.

My third go actually turned out perfect. Loved it completely. Sometimes it takes a while.


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Reply #471 on: February 08, 2020, 10:04:57 PM
I didnít understand the purpose of the Lancer shoot scene as well on first view but now (having seen it three times in theatres) that strikes me as the most emotionally genuine part of the movie.


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Reply #472 on: February 18, 2020, 08:33:37 PM
Was I mistaken or is Rose Mcgowan in the party scene smoking a joint with Steve Mcqueen? If so, sheís uncredited.


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Reply #473 on: February 19, 2020, 11:10:20 AM
Was I mistaken or is Rose Mcgowan in the party scene smoking a joint with Steve Mcqueen? If so, she’s uncredited.

You're mistaken. That's Dreama Walker (Compliance, Don't Trust the B**** in Apt 23) as Connie Stevens.


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Reply #474 on: February 25, 2020, 03:53:54 PM
Random but...anyone else find it curious that they depict the shooting of the Lancer pilot as taking place on a Sunday? Surely this can't be an oversight.
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Reply #475 on: February 28, 2020, 09:34:00 AM
Random but...anyone else find it curious that they depict the shooting of the Lancer pilot as taking place on a Sunday? Surely this can't be an oversight.

You'll be delighted to know this has dominated my driving/shower thoughts since I read it. My guess is because Sunday is the night FBI aired? That's a big point of conversation at Spahn Ranch, and then Rick and Cliff watch an episode together that night. Right? Or am I getting bits of the film mixed up?
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Reply #476 on: March 16, 2020, 11:23:58 AM
Random but...anyone else find it curious that they depict the shooting of the Lancer pilot as taking place on a Sunday? Surely this can't be an oversight.

You'll be delighted to know this has dominated my driving/shower thoughts since I read it. My guess is because Sunday is the night FBI aired? That's a big point of conversation at Spahn Ranch, and then Rick and Cliff watch an episode together that night. Right? Or am I getting bits of the film mixed up?

Thatís definitely why itís being shot on a Sunday in the filmís universe, but would it actually have been shot on a Sunday in real life? I am not sure how production practices were back then, but I have been on productions on Sundays. Itís rare, but not unheard of.


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Reply #477 on: July 28, 2020, 07:32:38 PM
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Reply #478 on: July 28, 2020, 07:43:54 PM
<3

Iíve mentioned before that i was there the night before the close


focusing on Bitter Tea bc i do not recommend the other

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