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Public Enemies
« on: 01 Jul 2009, 21:47 »

Has anyone seen this yet?  I loved it.  More tomorrow when I'm not half asleep.
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #1 on: 02 Jul 2009, 02:02 »

It looks like fun, but I still think Depp is a little too effeminate to truly be Dillinger.

He might convince me with his performance, though. He rarely misfires.
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #2 on: 09 Jul 2009, 17:31 »

i hope its good im about to go watch it now. Will comeback afterwards and give my 2cents
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #3 on: 09 Jul 2009, 20:59 »

I didn't quite like the whole handheld camera aspect.. made me feel incredibly motion sick for the first half of the movie.  Was not expecting that to say the least
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #4 on: 10 Jul 2009, 05:25 »

Thought Depp was good but Bale overshot it.
All the effects added in post-prod were interesting but maybe a little too exaggerated. The graininess of it was authentic, and it muted the colour palette which I liked, but at times it just felt like it was cheap.
In all I thought it was a pretty pleasant film to watch, and that Marion Cotillard was adorable and sassy as always.
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #5 on: 10 Jul 2009, 16:22 »

Saw it today. I thought it was alright. Nothing too special or particularly memorable to be honest. Bale was unimpressive as usual and even Depp was at times underwhelming. It was pretty entertaining and full of cool shootouts but it didn't strike me as particularly deep and it didn't really explore any of the characters in the way I was hoping it would. I enjoyed watching it but at the same time I think it was largely forgettable.
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #6 on: 12 Jul 2009, 11:50 »

The guns sounded amazing but the rest of the film wasn't that great. Strangely, there was almost no tension.
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #7 on: 12 Jul 2009, 18:16 »

Yeah    well it kind of ruins the tension when you know exactly what is going to happen haha..

Also the love story lacked chemistry and such
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Re: Public Enemies
« Reply #8 on: 12 Jul 2009, 20:13 »

I actually thought it started out great and ended fairly strong but it was too long and fell a bit flat too many times. The opening breakout sequence was great. Very tense, good camerawork and impressive action. I wish the rest of the movie had maintained that energy or that some more robust editing had tightened the film as a whole up a bit.
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