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eward

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Reply #15 on: October 29, 2019, 04:19:45 PM
will watch again ASAP, but really looking forward to watching this with subtitles, to get it all in. 

HOT PROMETHEAN PLUNDER

is one of my fave utterances from this film
Everyone has a heart and it's calling for something
And we're all so sick and tired of seeing things as they are...


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Reply #16 on: October 29, 2019, 04:56:10 PM
One of many great lines in a film suffused with Shakespearean soliloquies.


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Reply #17 on: October 29, 2019, 05:39:08 PM
I'm eager to dive into some of the texts (namely Moby Dick again) referenced in the credits to see how much dialogic lifting was done.
Everyone has a heart and it's calling for something
And we're all so sick and tired of seeing things as they are...


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Reply #18 on: October 29, 2019, 06:01:13 PM
Moby-Dick is a towering literary classic thatís far different than other literary classics, such as, say, much of Mark Twain, because the golden novel is singular. so a variation on Under the Volcano, but larger than that one in this large multi-layered canvas that brings you right back to Shakespeare

so thatís a healthy pathway. for various reasons im skipping this for now but the way i look at is if it inspires elevated conversations it inspires elevated conversations. so itís cool


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Reply #19 on: November 14, 2019, 04:11:09 PM
Film of the year for me (so far)

The precise compositions, aspect ratio, score, colorful dialogue, masturbation, humor..... Wowee super inspiring