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Post by Azad » Sun Apr 09, 2006 5:15 pm

Raymond Chandler film-noir set in high school. Cool cars, Femme Fatales, and quick banter!

Loved it! Anyoen else see it?
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Post by Kazu » Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:18 am

Nope, not yet. From what I've read about it, the film does sound interesting though. I'll put it on my list of of films to look into. I'm currently watching a bunch of solid classic films to help me refocus Amulet's narrative...
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Post by Crystal » Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:03 am

I saw it in LA when it came out - soooooo good!

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Post by Coffee and TV » Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:04 am

Hopefully going to see it this weekend.

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Post by ChadTHX1138 » Wed Apr 19, 2006 4:40 am

I really would like to see this film. dont think i'll get to until dvd...
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Post by wikkidwikkid » Fri Apr 21, 2006 1:35 pm

yeah, same here as chad. heard of it since the trailers came out on apple, but i havent been able to actually, GET to it. Looks awesome, great concept, now i just have to see it.

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Post by SonOfaRich » Wed Apr 26, 2006 11:56 am

I saw it last weekend and it's one of the more "interesting" films i've seen in awhile. To set a film noir detective story in a high school setting is genius! It's got some sweet dialogue and the acting is just perfect for this genre.
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Post by neil » Wed Apr 26, 2006 5:19 pm

I saw a matinee of it last weekend!

It's not bad. The stylish cinematography and graphic matching were really nice, and I liked the whole Sam Spade dialogue premise (it's nice to see a movie take some risks). The story itself could have had a stronger ending though.

It's worth seeing.

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Post by davidhopkins » Tue May 02, 2006 9:09 am

I really enjoyed this film. Best thing I've seen in 2006. I'm thinking of doing a "Brick" convention sketchbook. These characters are so visually interesting. I love "The Brain" with his rubix cube.

I'd agree. The ending dragged a little. They could've cut a scene here or there.
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Post by Mikie » Sun May 21, 2006 10:43 pm

One of the best films I've seen in quite a long time. Just so freakin' cool.

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Post by jdalton » Sun Jun 11, 2006 6:47 am

I finally got around to seeing this. Oh my goodness that's a cool movie. Not only does in perfectly understand all those old detective movies, but it perfectly understands and portrays teenager-ness as well. Even down to using "at" at the end of sentences and using duct tape to patch up clothes. And eating breakfast cereal at mom's house. Next time I'm writing a story set in high school I will have to watch this movie three or four times to get my head in the right frame of mind.
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