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  1. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Well-Known Member

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    hm, never would have even looked twice at this one but the trailer looks solid. I think I'll go check this one out. :slayer:
     
  2. billsayers

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    So my question regarding the heist is
    Why did Nino plan for a double robbery? Did he really need to send the others to the pawn shop? Wouldn't it have been sufficient if Nino just let Standard and Blanche finish their robbery and turn the money to Cook? The only person that could tie him to the robbery was Cook, not the driver, Standard or Blanche.
     
  3. Imhoff

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    Maybe possible reasoning behind question...

    I think what happened was Nino took that money from another mob member from Philly. The guy from Philly was going to invest that money into some sort of investment front and then start operations in the same town of Nino. So Nino didn't like that. So he hid the money at the pawn shop. His thinking was that he was going to rob himself (well, rob Driver, Standard, and Blanche) so it looks like the money is gone and he is in the clear. Just my thoughts.
     
  4. burningbright

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    Answer to billsayers question:


    I thought the guy from Philly was coming out there to set up business so he hid the money at the pawn shop until he could get things going. And all that Nino was doing was trying to steal it because he found out it was there. I'm also very willing to admit that I could have missed something though while under the hypnosis of the scorpion.
     
  5. WhoKnewI

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    Imhoff got it right.
     
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    I actually found the opposite to be true. I actually felt for his character even though I know very a little about him. I have had the problem recently where I do not care about any character in the movie and it makes the movie meaningless to me. I think that Gosling's character was easy to like because he said very little allowing yourself to imagine what you wanted him to be like and the fact that he seemed to be nice to the family.

    I thought the movie was very well cast. It kind of had a Infernal Affairs feel to me as far as the character development, but I have not watched that in a while so maybe I am wrong? :embar:
     
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    Hmm, interesting. I think I am going to have to see it a second time around.
     
  8. Imhoff

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    It's crazy to think that Hugh Jackman was originally selected to play the lead. Glad they went with Gosling.
     
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    That would have changed the whole movie. There was something very calming about Gosling. EEven with all going on around him. It seemed to calm the other characters at times as well. Which is realistic.
     
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    Listening to the soundtrack makes me want to watch the movie again.
     
  11. CityHunter

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    Absolutely loved it. I haven't been this tense in a movie since I saw 'No Country for Old Men'.
     
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    I absolutely loved this -- just saw it for the second time tonight (in as many days).

    Albert Brooks' performance is reason alone to watch this, as is the cinematography and the score.

    Overall though, Refn just does a really phenomenal job. It's a movie with such a powerfully well-executed vision.
     
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    I can see how others might compare it to No Country for Old Men. Two totally different movies but both exceptional. I think it's the long silences and short but intense action sequences that make people compare the two.
     
  14. WhoKnewI

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    saw the film again tonight. cant explain why just yet, but everything "clicked" this time around.
     
  15. Imhoff

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    I am going again to see it this Monday. Hope to have said experience. It is like an itch to go see this film again... just gotta do it and not sure why.
     
  16. Imhoff

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    Really liking this tune from the opening credits.

    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]

    FFS: How do you embed videos?! Tried the FAQs and it is still not working..
     
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  17. Saturdays

    Saturdays Well-Known Member

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    I thought the VIDEO tags worked ..seems like u did that

    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]



    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]



    but its not working for me either with the particular link you have.
     
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  18. Imhoff

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    Thanks man. Yeah that's the song. I guess not all vids are embed-able.
     
  19. WhoKnewI

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    Also, i decided i need to kop leather driving gloves, some henelys, and muscles.
     
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  20. Rambo

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    this is available on the intertubes, if you know where to look.
     

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