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Old 05-05-02, 01:42 PM   #1
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Jesus's Son Any Good?

I caught the tail end of the movie awhile ago, and was very impressed. I was wondering if anyone had any comments on the movie and whether or not it would be a wise purchase.
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Old 05-05-02, 02:35 PM   #2
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I liked it, but it's DEFINITELY not for everyone. Especially those too squeamish to tackle the issue of drug abuse.
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Old 05-05-02, 02:45 PM   #3
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Welcome, Brain Stew! The DVD Talk "Main" forum is more for questions about DVDs... review-type questions belong in Movie Talk or DVD Reviews. Since you're asking about whether or not the movie would be a good purchase, I'm moving this thread to DVD Reviews.
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Old 05-07-02, 12:07 PM   #4
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really an underseen little gem IMO
good cast used to its fullest from a collection of short poem/stories so the fact that it is a semi cohsive film is a credit the films director and screenwriter.
The DVD is a dry wasteland, if extras are your thing-
but hey JACK BLACK in a scene stealing cameo role
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Old 05-07-02, 12:34 PM   #5
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I am a HUGE Billy Crudup fan and he does a wonderful job in this movie. Like someone said earlier, it's not for everyone. It does have some great performances and a intriguing storyline (the ending stuck with me). I recommend at least watching it once. Not sure if it has a lot of replay value, so might want to give it a rental.
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Old 05-07-02, 02:37 PM   #6
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from me.
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Old 05-07-02, 04:34 PM   #7
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I really enjoyed this one too.

I caught the tail end of it again on HBO recently and now I've decided I've got to put it on my 'To Buy' list.

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Old 05-07-02, 07:35 PM   #8
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Yes, it is.

Don't have the DVD, but I caught it on cable. Excellent movie with a good script and some outstanding performances.
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