Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

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  1. Two-Lane Blacktop

    Two-Lane Blacktop New Member

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    A year later, I think it's one of the best movies I've seen. Everything was right about this movie - the acting, the cinematography, the music. Usually, when I watch movies about heroes or legends, the story tries to humanize the person. But this movie went the opposite way - in trying to humanize Jesse James, they kept adding to the myth. The movie allowed everything to breathe. Absolutely beautiful. Thoughts?

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  2. ihaveanevilplan

    ihaveanevilplan Everybody wake up, wake up, it's time to get down Moderator

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    it was aight
     
  3. Felixx219

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    Pretty good movie, I cant believe it wasnt a bigger hit.
     
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    WOW :eek3: I just watched this again on Tuesday, and it's still one of my favorites :bowdown:. I could watch this and There Will Be Blood over and over again.
     
  5. Ghost of Swayze

    Ghost of Swayze Ofcourse you mad

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    it was good...but not even in my tops five of movies Brad Pitt starred in.
     
  6. antiyou

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    I thought it was awful, great story good idea terrible execution
     
  7. zyg0te

    zyg0te I've made a huge mistake.

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    Added the blu ray to the top of the queue. We'll see how this turns out.
     
  8. Erebos

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    I thought that this was a movie in desperate need of a good editor.
     
  9. 1house3kids0vette

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    Agreed, the fast forward button got some work from me on this one.
     
  10. XTREME COCKSUCKER

    XTREME COCKSUCKER New Member

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    One of my favorite movies, ever. Probably my favorite score ever. It's a shame some people just don't have the attention span to watch the whole thing or appreciate it.
     
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    SS109 3100 FPS OT Supporter

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    I love the Jesse James legend but I never cared to see this movie. When will it be on cable?
     
  12. HaremScarem

    HaremScarem So you think that you're an angel, well then the d

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    It's playing on HBO now. What really irritates me about this movie is the "by the Coward Robert Ford" in the title. It makes it really long and just retarded
     
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    It was good, but I think there are other ways to set up tension than simply blank staring and silence for long periods at a time. The acting was pretty good, especially from Pitt, but it didn't stop the film from being boring.
     
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    I thought it could have moved along faster. But other than that, it was not bad.
     
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    The original edit was over 4 hours long, according to IMDB. I would love to be able to find that somewhere, as this is one of my favorite movies ever as well. I seem to be on a late 1800's kick as of late; I keep watching TAOJJBTCRF, 3:10 to Yuma, and There Will Be Blood over and over again.
     
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    the title length is fitting of the time period in which the movie is set.
     

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