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The Descendants 3/13/12

Old 02-04-12, 07:21 AM
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No information on the specs or supplements has been released yet.
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Old 02-04-12, 12:16 PM
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Absolutely day 1 purchase for me.
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None of the theaters around me have gotten this one yet but I'm going to blind buy it. I'm a Clooney fan and will see mostly anything he's in anyways and the fact that it's been pretty highly acclaimed warrants a purchase for me.
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Old 02-04-12, 07:23 PM
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None of the theaters around me have gotten this one yet but I'm going to blind buy it. I'm a Clooney fan and will see mostly anything he's in anyways and the fact that it's been pretty highly acclaimed warrants a purchase for me.
It's a very good movie. A better barometer of whether or not you'd like it, however, might be what you think of Alexander Payne's other movies (Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt, and Sideways). It definitely feels like an "Alexander Payne" movie, whereas George Clooney's filmography is kind of all over the place.
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I missread the thread title as The Descendants 3 and got real confused.
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I hate it when people say "I really liked the movie but I have no desire to see it again" but alas this applies to me with this film.
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Old 02-05-12, 08:02 AM
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Best film of 2011. Day 1 purchase.
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Old 02-27-12, 10:58 AM
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Walmart is still showing March 13, although I don't think we have an official announcement. Great price at $19.96.

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Re: The Descendants 3/13/12

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I hate it when people say "I really liked the movie but I have no desire to see it again" but alas this applies to me with this film.
I was thinking there's no way I'd want to go through the emotions again, but there are moments I'd like to revisit so I probably will get it.
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Old 02-27-12, 11:42 AM
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Were people that emotionally impacted by this film? I took it as a dark comedy. I didn't find it depressing or sad at all (yes, not even the "goodbye" scene between Clooney and his character's wife).
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Were people that emotionally impacted by this film? I took it as a dark comedy. I didn't find it depressing or sad at all (yes, not even the "goodbye" scene between Clooney and his character's wife).
Yep, I was, but that's the thing about movies: everyone can have a different emotional reaction.
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Great movie, terrible cover.
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• Deleted scenes with introductions by Payne
• Seven behind-the-scenes featurettes:
- Everybody Loves George
- Working with Alexander
- The Real Descendants
- Hawaiian Style
- Casting
- Working with Water
- Waiting for the Light
• Music videos:
- "Will I Ever See You Again"
- "Postcards from Paradise"
- "Honolulu's Whisper"
• Silent film: The World Parade – Hawaii
• Conversation with George Clooney and Alexander Payne
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hopefully those featurettes add up to an hour at least. Doubtful...but hopeful, I am.
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Old 02-28-12, 03:52 PM
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Great movie, terrible cover.
Yeah, the cover is ALMOST like the movie poster, with the exception that in the poster Clooney is looking away...what, didn't they think we'd know Clooney was in this if we couldn't see his whole face?
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Didn't see this, but I'm enough of a Payne and Clooney fan that I'll pick it up.
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Old 02-28-12, 08:28 PM
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hopefully those featurettes add up to an hour at least. Doubtful...but hopeful, I am.
It is more than an hour of supplement.

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A better barometer of whether or not you'd like it, however, might be what you think of Alexander Payne's other movies (Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt, and Sideways).
I agree with this. Prior to The Descendants, I'd seen About Schmidt and Sideways and had a slightly-warmer-than-lukewarm reaction to both. My reaction to The Descendants was basically the same. It was a well-executed movie, but I didn't love it nor did I connect with it very much at all. I think that's just the way it is for me with Payne's movies.
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I thought the theatrical poster was wonderful in the subtext of George's character being in the foreground, yet looking back at his daughters. You got a lot of information from just the poster. The video cover has him pretty much ignoring his daughters and he almost looks angry. IMO, a horrible decision by the marketing team. I doubt it will affect sales, but still...

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Amazon has finally dropped to $19.99, pm'ing Walmart.com.
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$16.99 - Bestbuy.com
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