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the life of david gale?

Old 12-18-03, 03:44 PM
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the life of david gale?

how is that for a blind buy? im easily influenced by the backs of dvds that i often read in stores but i know they can make even a crappy movie sound good. i love surprise endings and they said they have one...

so should i get this?

no spoilers please!!!
Old 12-18-03, 10:46 PM
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not really a suprise ending..u probably can see it coming from a mile away....average thriller/suspense movie...worth a rental...don't know if it is worth a purchase though
Old 12-19-03, 12:39 AM
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Just rent it, you'll only want to watch it once due to the ending.
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ok thanks guys
Old 12-19-03, 11:29 AM
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Rental.
Old 12-19-03, 03:52 PM
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I don't even think this dud is worth a rental. TERRIBLE MOVIE. It really is too bad because it had such a good cast and good director behind it. Even with Kevin Spacey being one of my favorite actors, I still despise this movie. And the ending just peeved me more than anything. I agree with Roger Ebert when he gave this film 0 stars.
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...a review of the DVD...

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Old 12-19-03, 06:10 PM
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Worth a rental. There are some points I enjoyed reading in this thread (full of spoilers):

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=272761

And I still believe what I initially wrote (no spoilers):

There's no way I hated this movie. I liked Parker's smart-ass tone (that's what it came off as, to me at least). But there's really not much in the way of character, or any thematic feeling other than trying to twist emotions into a confused knot. [I can respect movies that do this]

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