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Old 24th Jun 2013, 12:19   #401
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Yes, you're right, JM. We oughta write them down. However, if they are truly dire, rather than just not to our taste, then they do tend to appear in the mini-reviews!
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A movie of sufficient gravitas to merit an entry here of its own. Let me know if this film rang your bells. I'd love to discuss it.

The Tree of Life I found it hard to rate this "masterpiece" from Terence Mallick. On the one hand, many of the images were excellent, many of the contemplations well thought-out and some of the irony cleverly portrayed. Yet my main complaints were that it was... boring, that many of the vignettes were not played out, that the "creation of life" sequence cleverly avoided any hint of the Evolution word, that the end sequence of everyone walking around the mudflats was inexplicable and that the representation of parenthood was at one and the same time overly disciplinarian and overly affectionate. Frankly, it was self-indulgent stuff. I look forward to seeing an actual drama directed by this chap. It could be quite something. But Tree of Life wasn't. 3 stars overrates it in the entertainment department, but the cinematography was good.

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There's a whole thread on it, gil. Dive in!
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Updating my movie reviews, now the danger has passed.
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002. Taken [2008; Dir: MOREL, Pierre]
003. Taken 2 [2012; Dir: MEGATON, Olivier]
005. Taken 3 [2015; MEGATON, Olivier]
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