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Old 03-28-08, 12:31 AM
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Michael Clayton is better than No Country For Old Men

I just saw Michael Clayton. Great acting, great story and then afterwards I rewatched my No Country DVD. I don't know why but I think its one of my least favorite Coen films just a couple notches above the lawyer movie with George Clooney that I'm too lazy to look up.
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is someone stuck in 2007?
Old 03-28-08, 12:46 AM
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Lets make a whole new thread about it! Screw the review threads that already exist. Your opinion, Ronnie Dobbs, is much too important to lump in with those other two threads.

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I liked Michael Clayton but....nah.
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I agree
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I need to re-watch "Michael Clayton" - but I don't think I'll ever like it as much as "No Country for Old Men".
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I second this motion. NCFOM is just a bloody hitman movie, masquerading as a morality tale that will save us all.

*runs away from thread*
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Clayton is shit compared to NCFOM
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Yentl is better than Ishtar.
Schindler's List is better than The Bucket List.
Lawrance of Arabia is better than Lawrence of Zombania.
There Will Be Blood is better than I Drink Your Blood.
Taxi Driver is better than Driving Miss Daisy.
The Departed is better than The Arrival.
No Country for Old Men is better than Michael Clayton.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Salty
There Will Be Blood is better than I Drink Your Blood.
WAIT a second. Surely, you jest? Right?

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Michael Clayton is one big safe cliched film while NCFOM is the exact opposite.
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If you measure both films by just the first 90%, No Country is miles better than Clayton... but if you judge them on the last 10%, Clayton all the way. Both movies are good and neither has anything to do with each other, so I don't understand the comparison.

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Originally Posted by JPRaup
Clayton is shit compared to NCFOM
I agree with this. Clayton was pretty good, but doesn't hold a candle to NCFOM
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Heh, I'm up for some friendly piling on...

I haven't seen Michael Clayton, but there were 103 movies or shorts last year I found better than the Coens' latest.

Here are a few American (or at least English language) works released in 2007 that easily surpassed No Country for Old Men:

Inland Empire
The Cats of Mirikitani
Helvetica
Rescue Dawn
Once
Starting Out in the Evening
Eastern Promises
Southland Tales
The Simpsons Movie
Sunshine
The Bourne Ultimatum
Enchanted
Stardust
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NCFOM best film of 2007!
Old 03-28-08, 06:45 AM
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My opinion is better than yours.
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Originally Posted by stingermck
NCFOM is just a bloody hitman movie, masquerading as a morality tale that will save us all.

*runs away from thread*
well, it is set up to be the next "Michael Myers" or Jason" franchise, so...
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Originally Posted by sundog
Heh, I'm up for some friendly piling on...

I haven't seen Michael Clayton, but there were 103 movies or shorts last year I found better than the Coens' latest.

Here are a few American (or at least English language) works released in 2007 that easily surpassed No Country for Old Men:

Inland Empire
Southland Tales
The Simpsons Movie
Stardust
Old 03-28-08, 07:34 AM
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Haven't seen Michael Clayton, but I have a gut feeling I'll disagree upon seeing it. NCFOM is a perfect film.
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Movies better than No Country for Old Men:

Grindhouse
Juno
The Namesake
Black Snake Moan
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Originally Posted by sundog
Heh, I'm up for some friendly piling on...

I haven't seen Michael Clayton, but there were 103 movies or shorts last year I found better than the Coens' latest.

Here are a few American (or at least English language) works released in 2007 that easily surpassed No Country for Old Men:

Inland Empire
The Cats of Mirikitani
Helvetica
Rescue Dawn
Once
Starting Out in the Evening
Eastern Promises
Southland Tales
The Simpsons Movie
Sunshine
The Bourne Ultimatum
Enchanted
Stardust
Crack + You = This post.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Salty
There Will Be Blood is better than I Drink Your Blood.
I thought it was called I Drink Your Milkshake or is there a movie called I drink your blood?
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My opinion is better than yours.
My opinion brings all the boys to the yard. Damn right.
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Clayton didn't deserve its Best Picture nom, NCFOM was one of the best of '07.
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Strongly disagree, although Michael Clayton is a good movie.

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