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Old 12-08-05, 04:15 AM
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"Inside Man" A potentially good movie with a great cast

I searched but nothing came up.

Denzel Washington
Clive Owen
Jodie Foster
Willem Dafoe

and oh...directed by spike lee (IMHO, the potential weak link )


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Old 12-08-05, 09:59 AM
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I'm not clicking that link until I know that it's not a gay porn.
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That's a pretty solid cast right there. I saw a mention of it the other day in a Slate.com interview with Spike Lee. Lee gave a paragraph summary of the film.

http://www.slate.com/id/2131367/
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After SHE HATE ME, this new film needs to be beyond perfect for Lee to get any of his respect back.
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I hope we get the version of Spike Lee that directed "25th Hour".
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I too liked The 25th Hour -- hopefully this'll be on the same level.
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Trailer looked pretty sweet. As formulaic as the synopsis sounds, I think Mr. Lee will make it fresh. Music in the trailer distracted me a bit; it's taken off the Collateral soundtrack, to which I've listened too much.
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Saw the trailer today in front of King Kong. And I agree with the thread title.
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Originally Posted by scott shelton
After SHE HATE ME, this new film needs to be beyond perfect for Lee to get any of his respect back.
Didn't Sucker Free City come out after that?
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Originally Posted by Mondo Kane
Didn't Sucker Free City come out after that?
A step up, but not beyond perfect. Plus, it was a failed pilot that nobody saw.
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Saw this trailer in front of Kong last night... it looked really good.
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This does look good. I'll keep an eye on it.
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Personally I think the weak link in that cast is Jodie Foster by far. The other three are top-tier actors, although Clive Owen has made some poor choices in his effort to become an American household name.
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I saw this preview and was shocked when I saw the director was Spike Lee. It looked to me like standard thriller fare, but Lee's involvement has me interested. I also think seeing Jodie Foster play an atagonist(at least that's how the preview looks) will be unique.
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Spike Lee directed it?

Count me out.

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Old 12-19-05, 01:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Tarantino
Spike Lee directed it?

Count me out.

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Likes Tarantino...
Hates SPike Lee...

Yup, we're all defined by our tastes.
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Paul W.S. Anderson directed it?

Count me in!

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Fixed.
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...actually...it'd be correct if it was Paul Thomas Anderson...

(or Uwe Boll?)



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I wonder if the studio has full confidence in this, considering it's getting a Spring release. Wouldn't a Spike Lee film with a good cast usually get a late Summer or Fall release???
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Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema
I wonder if the studio has full confidence in this, considering it's getting a Spring release. Wouldn't a Spike Lee film with a good cast usually get a late Summer or Fall release???
She Hate Me and Bamboozled were both released in the fall.

And we know how those films turned out.

Spoiler:
Sure, The 25th Hour was a good Spike Lee film (which hasn't happened since the early '90s) that was released in the fall, but we will focus more on his failures.
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I've had high hopes for this film ever since seeing the trailer last December. As long as it doesn't get killed my the critics and word of mouth.

I couldn't care less who directs the film. I'm fairly certain I'll like it.
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The cast is enough to sell me. I think I'll check it out. Hopefully it'll be smarter than most films of the genre tend to be...
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are there any reviews yet? usually RT has them around now. if it wasn't viewed by now, isn't that a bad sign. i want to see this, but on the fence as of still...

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