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That teaser premiered earlier this year when the September release date was still in tact. I was impressed by it then.
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That title sucks, and I'm not buying Casey Affleck as a "heavy" at all.
Old 12-30-06, 07:12 PM
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the trailer is on the John Wayne Serchers dvd that came out earlier this year
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Old 08-23-07, 05:59 PM
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new trailer at the bottom of the page:
http://www.comingsoon.net/films.php?id=11130
Old 08-23-07, 06:18 PM
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This movie has started collecting dust.
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Apparently the studio was expecting a blazing Western, but what was delivered was more of a character-study. We'll see how it ended up...
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Some scenes were filmed in Winnipeg, that’s all I got.
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That trailer was a bit underwhelming to me, but I love Westerns and will still check this out.
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And the Oscar for best Actor in a Motion Picture Trailer goes to...

Casey Affleck.

That trailer sent shivers down my spine everytime I saw or heard Affleck in it.
Hope the movie delivers a menacing character study like the trailer suggests.
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Saw the film this evening and loved it. It clocks in at 2 hours 40 minutes, but I thought it paced itself fairly well. The performances are beyond terrific; I can definitely see a best actor nom for Casey Affleck. Brad Pitt and Sam Rockwell are also great. Not really sure how this will do at the box office, it's kind of like Terrence Malick meets Deadwood (speaking of which, series alum Garret Dillahunt is awesome in this). This definitely won't be everyone's cup of tea, but I'd say I enjoyed this more than "3:10 to Yuma," which I saw yesterday.

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Old 08-30-07, 11:13 PM
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This is getting "masterpiece" buzz from most screenings.

Which, of course, means it will go mostly unappreciated and unrewarded.
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Originally Posted by nateman241
Some scenes were filmed in Winnipeg, that’s all I got.
I know...it was almost 2 years ago they shot for 3 or 4 days(from what i remember) on Princess ave. It was pretty cool sight. Of course i didn't take any pics. There were pics on the IMDB. They don't seem to be there anymore but if you search you can probably find some.

The trailer doesn't do much for me but maybe in time word of mouth will change my mind.
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I think it's really interesting to compare the international trailer with the domestic trailer (I'm not sure which is which, since different sites have the labelled differently). The one seems to sell it as more of an action-oriented Western - like what the studio wants - while the other has a Terence Malick-tone to it - as Dominick intended.
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This is getting "masterpiece" buzz from most screenings.
Interesting. This from a movie that Warner sat on for more than a year because they thought it sucked so bad. I'll believe it when I see it.
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I like seeing actors in multiple movies together, so it's good to see Pitt and Affleck in movie #4 together.
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Couple of comments from the Venice Film Festival

Variety’s Todd McCarthy was rapturous, calling Dominik’s movie “A ravishing, magisterial, poetic epic”.

Not so, says Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter, who slates the flick, saying a “fascinating relationship gets smothered in pointlessly long takes, repetitive scenes, grim Western landscapes and mumbled, heavily accented dialogue.”
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Another four-star review for this film over at In Contention:

http://www.incontention.com/2007/09/..._jam.html#more

I really want to see this...
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Variety’s Todd McCarthy was rapturous, calling Dominik’s movie “A ravishing, magisterial, poetic epic”.

Not so, says Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter, who slates the flick, saying a “fascinating relationship gets smothered in pointlessly long takes, repetitive scenes, grim Western landscapes and mumbled, heavily accented dialogue.”
These are both sides of the same coin, how you respond to the intentions of the movie will determine which opinion you walk out of the theater with.

I walked out leaning more towards the first.
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As long as Mary Louise Parker and Zooey Deschanel are still in it, they've got my butt in a seat come opening day.
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I enjoyed it so much that I'm seeing it for a second time on Wednesday. Hoping to pick up things I may have missed on initial viewing. I think this still may be my favorite movie of the year so far.
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Originally Posted by Suprmallet
As long as Mary Louise Parker and Zooey Deschanel are still in it, they've got my butt in a seat come opening day.
I love Zooey Deschanel....but I had no idea she was in this until I saw the credits. Thinking back on the movie...I still can't recall her role.

At least Mary Louise Parker is reconizable....if not completely a non-entity.

Just warning you Supr.
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Saw that EW gave this a awesome review. I really want to see it.

Anyone know when it's going to be released wide?

I think right now it's only playing in Austin and New York.

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saw this just a few hours ago and am definitely in the 'loved it' camp.
it just opened here in phoenix yesterday and i figured i'd better get there before it's gone. i have seen no advertisement locally and when i called my uncle (another film freak but not on the web a lot) he had not even heard of the film nor seen any adverts as well.

performances are all great - i haven't seen any mention but paul schneider was really great in his role, cinematography is beautiful and the pacing was spot on for a 160 minute movie.

i still have no idea what WB is thinking (or not thinking as the case may be) regarding promotion but this film deserves more imo.
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^ yeah - the local multiplex in my area doesn't even have the poster on display.

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