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Old 01-20-06, 09:21 PM
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Hard Candy

Just saw the trailer for this movie...

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and I've got to admit... I'm a bit creeped out by it.

It seems like it could be an interesting movie though... any thoughts?
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I'm trying to figure out the "angle" for this one. It looks interesting.
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I got an 'Audition' vibe watching the trailer.....
Old 01-20-06, 11:10 PM
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It looks like it may be interesting.

..and you're right on the mark on the Audition angle. But the only problem I can see is...neither person is worth rooting for/feeling sorry for. So it'll be interesting to see how they treat both charecters and how you're supposed to react to them.
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interested in seeing this one as well. I was trying to figure out the angle too when I first saw the trailer, this one has me stumped.
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As I recall, when this was screened at Cannes, many people walked out in disgust.
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I read somewhere the basic premise of the movie. I dont want to spoil it but let's just say that the girl gets the upperhand and it goes from there.
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Just watched the trailer. Didn't we just have an "IM Horror Movie". I can't remember the title, but I think it bombed.
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GEEZ, dsa_shea, how about some damn spoiler tags?!?!
Old 01-21-06, 11:51 PM
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GEEZ, dsa_shea, how about some damn spoiler tags?!?!
Probably should have them, but that does happen about 20 minutes into the movie and it is kind of revealed in the trailer.

As for the film
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It had a very intense and psychologically intriguing first hour but I feel it went very downhill from there. Basically, the girl pretends to castrate the guy, but in reality she never operated on him. She then calls his ex-girlfriend who he is still in love with and tells him that unless he kills she will tell her all about his child pornography. He ends up doing killing himself. The film works well as a two character play for its beginning, but it, in my opinion, rapidly devolves when it tries to explain why the girl is doing what she is doing and the level of guilt of the man. Still worth seeing for the amazing performances.
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the IM movie was cry_wolf, and if you're comparing the two, you need to actually watch cry_wolf or read the premise of this one. on that note, i can'twait for this one. and as someone said, this movie is supposed to make you choose between two evils so it's a lose/lose situation. depending on your views, i think this movie will be hit or miss. i personally think it's original and clever. can't wait.
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Originally Posted by zombiezilla
GEEZ, dsa_shea, how about some damn spoiler tags?!?!
Sorry! I've been on here for a year and still don't know how to use spoiler tags. If someone could help me I would be appreciative.
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Originally Posted by dsa_shea
Sorry! I've been on here for a year and still don't know how to use spoiler tags. If someone could help me I would be appreciative.
[ s p o i l e r ] text you want to obscure [ / s p o i l e r ]

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