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    pushing too many pencils Rowland's Avatar
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    ATM (David Brooks)

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    The Long Riders (Hill) ***
    Furious 7 (Wan) **½
    Hard Times (Hill) ****½
    Another 48 Hrs. (Hill) ***
    /48 Hrs./ (Hill) ***½
    The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (Besson) ***
    /Unknown/ (Collet-Serra) ***½
    Animal (Simmons) **

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    Why is that poster in Spanish? Also thoughts, Rowland?

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    Quote Quoting MadMan (view post)
    Why is that poster in Spanish? Also thoughts, Rowland?
    Check out the not-so-big brain on MadMan!! It's Italian buddy.
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    Quote Quoting Morris Schæffer (view post)
    Check out the not-so-big brain on MadMan!! It's Italian buddy.
    D'oh! I should have recognized it as being Italian, but I misread it as Spanish. This is why I shouldn't post at 3 am in the morning.

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    Quote Quoting MadMan (view post)
    D'oh! I should have recognized it as being Italian, but I misread it as Spanish. This is why I shouldn't post at 3 am in the morning.
    10 am in Belgium. I'm as sharp as a needle.
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    • Captain Marvel (Fleck/Boden, 2019/US) ♦♦½ [-]
    • Cold Pursuit (Moland, 2019/US) ♦♦½ [+]
    • The Mission (Joffé, 1986/UK) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018/US) ♦♦♦ [+]
    • Notting Hill (Michell, 1999/UK) ♦♦♦½ [+] -- rewatch
    • Green Book (Farrelly, 2018/US) ♦♦♦½ [-]
    • The Untouchables (DePalma, 1987/US) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • Roma (Cuarón, 2018/MX) ♦♦♦♦
    • A Fish Called Wanda (Crichton, 1988/UK) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • Bohemian Rhapsody (Singer, 2018/US) ♦♦♦ [-]
    • Stone Cold (Baxley, 1991/US) [+]

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    • Better Call Saul (S4/US) ♦♦♦
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    Quote Quoting MadMan (view post)
    Why is that poster in Spanish? Also thoughts, Rowland?
    I liked this poster better.

    As for the film, it's pretty dopey, to the extent that nitpicking the screenplay and guffawing in disbelief at its increasingly ludicrous machinations is half the fun, especially since it hardly convinces as a straight thriller. That said, there are traces of deterministic subtext that cleverly conflate the professional detachment of the protagonists, all young Wall Street upstarts, with the (hardly convincing) mathematical precision of the antagonist's methods, and the direction is reasonably competent for a low-budget debut effort. I wouldn't recommend the film, but I could see the director moving on to better things.
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    The Long Riders (Hill) ***
    Furious 7 (Wan) **½
    Hard Times (Hill) ****½
    Another 48 Hrs. (Hill) ***
    /48 Hrs./ (Hill) ***½
    The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (Besson) ***
    /Unknown/ (Collet-Serra) ***½
    Animal (Simmons) **

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    The film is very dopey as Rowland said, but it's engaging and that's why it works for me. The only real question I have is, "so there was no motive"?

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