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Reply #60 on: March 05, 2020, 03:32:22 PM
"Too emotionally saturate", it's a big splashy melodrama!

That's what my buddy said. I love the movie! I think it's perfect! The last time I watched it was about 5 years ago, I was having a recover day after an awful experience aith edibles the night before; I watched Magnolia back to back with There Will Be Blood (with some Chinese takeaway in between movies). Great viewing experience, comfort food movies with comfort food.


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Reply #61 on: March 05, 2020, 03:44:30 PM
I think for my own mental health I'm going to steer clear of this thread. You kids have fun!


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Reply #62 on: March 06, 2020, 09:25:40 PM
The first ten minutes of magnolia is the greatest filmmaking heís ever done.


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Reply #63 on: March 06, 2020, 09:43:57 PM
The first ten minutes of magnolia is the greatest filmmaking heís ever done.


It's the sequence that made me sit up straight in my seat and announce to the nearly empty weekday afternoon cineplex auditorium, "WHO IS THIS GUY?!"  It's literally the moment I became a PTA fan.
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Reply #64 on: March 07, 2020, 08:08:25 AM
The first ten minutes of magnolia is the greatest filmmaking heís ever done.

You such a frog.


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Reply #65 on: March 11, 2020, 04:37:57 AM
The first ten minutes of magnolia is the greatest filmmaking he’s ever done.

You such a frog.

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Reply #66 on: March 12, 2020, 09:22:29 PM
This just brought something to mind.  I have literally watched every known PTA effort more than one time with ONE exeption:  Junun.   Not particularly because I found it boring (there were parts I found rather interesting--although don't ask me to name them now).

For the Uber-PTA fans here, are there ANY projects of his you've only seen once?  And/or have no interest in revisiting?  (We can make this a separate topic, if need be.)
I hate to admit it, but Iíve finished Boogie Nights once (and in parts). For some reason I donít get inspired by the style, Mark, and the Ďfullnessí of it all. I much more prefer the more natural obtuse recent films

Also, I caught Junun at Alamo in Brooklyn. PTA, Jonny, & Co. were there for a Q&A and the band performed (and I saw Radiohead at MSG that weekend). So I certainly couldnít have had a better first viewing experience  :)