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Old 08-10-11, 01:50 PM
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Margin Call (Spacey, Quinto, Bettany, Irons, Tucci, Moore,and S. Baker)

Interesting...a lot of good actors. Not a fan of Moore though..she's not been very good in what little I've seen of her work.

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Old 08-11-11, 11:44 PM
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Re: Margin Call (Spacey, Quinto, Bettany, Irons, Tucci, Moore,and S. Baker)

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Interesting...a lot of good actors. Not a fan of Moore though..she's not been very good in what little I've seen of her work.
At first I was thinking "WTF?" until I watched the trailer and saw that it was Demi, not Julianne.

This doesn't look bad.
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sounds like a play on the case where the goldman sachs guy stole the source code to the trading system he wrote
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Re: Margin Call (Spacey, Quinto, Bettany, Irons, Tucci, Moore,and S. Baker)

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At first I was thinking "WTF?" until I watched the trailer and saw that it was Demi, not Julianne.

This doesn't look bad.
Yeah, sorry. I'd never say that Julianne Moore. Fuck she's a great actress. Uhm...Mods if you read this could you put a "D." before the Moore.
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Old 11-21-11, 06:58 AM
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Re: Margin Call (Spacey, Quinto, Bettany, Irons, Tucci, Moore,and S. Baker)

What a fantastic film, very close to one of the favorites of the year for me, and possibly the best financial thriller of all time. Completely understated where it needs to me, and just chock-full of great actors. Even Moore was good.

Highly, highly recommended.
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Re: Margin Call (Spacey, Quinto, Bettany, Irons, Tucci, Moore,and S. Baker)

Saw this a couple weeks ago and thought it was fantastic. Definitely worth seeing. It's criminal that a film this good has gotten such a limited release.
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Re: Margin Call (Spacey, Quinto, Bettany, Irons, Tucci, Moore,and S. Baker)

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What a fantastic film, very close to one of the favorites of the year for me, and possibly the best financial thriller of all time. Completely understated where it needs to me, and just chock-full of great actors. Even Moore was good.

Highly, highly recommended.
Agree except the D Moore part. I'm sorry, she's just not believable as an executive in an investment firm. It's a good thing she wasn't in a lot of scenes.
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Re: Margin Call (Spacey, Quinto, Bettany, Irons, Tucci, Moore,and S. Baker)

Well, I just saw this and was generally underwhelmed. Some good performances for sure, there are bits and pieces of sharp dialogue and technically speaking it looks good but otherwise I thought it was forgettable and, frankly, boring. No, I don't need nor was expecting car chases, murders, etc. as I've seen and enjoyed many dialogue-driven films (Glengarry Glenn Ross and Too Big To Fail comes to mind), but this never struck a chord with me either way especially given the implications of what they were doing and did.

I'd say it's still worth seeing for the performances but the plot was lacking any substance, especially toward the second half (the first part, as characters were introduced, I actually thought was great).

***/*****, (C+, 6.2/10, 2.5/4)
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