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No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Old 08-07-17, 09:17 PM
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No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Which gets the nod in your book.


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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Fuck that's a tough one, love both of those films. Both have solid direction but I have to give the edge to the writing, so it's No Country for Old Men for the win.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Sicario. I did not care for No Country For Old Men nearly as much as most others seemed to.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

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sicario. I did not care for no country for old men nearly as much as most others seemed to.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Sicario
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Two fantastic films! Sicario is great but No Country for Old Men is a masterpiece!
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

No Country no question.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

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Two fantastic films! Sicario is great but No Country for Old Men is a masterpiece!


Yup, and NCFOM is IMO the Coen Brothers best film.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

"What's the most you ever lost on a coin toss."

NCFOM
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

That is a tough one, but I'll go with NCFOM also based upon more memorable characters and scenes. I'll never look at nail guns/bolt guns the same way. Both really fine films.

Probably will catch heat for mentioning this, but I'd say that Hell or High Water can be mentioned in the rear view mirror of both films in this poll. Same with One False Move.

Maybe that could be a future poll: Sling Blade or Hell or High Water?
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

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Maybe that could be a future poll: Sling Blade or Hell or High Water?
I don't see the comparison.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Where is the choice for "both are overly long and entirely overrated"?

If I had to pick, I'd pick Old Men if only for the gas station scene.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

NCFOM is a classic

Sicario is good but not a classic
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

I don't feel either of these are classics, but I'd gladly watch Sicario before I'd ever watch NCFOM again.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Dead heat for me.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Loved them both but it's no contest.

NCfOM has more depth in the story and the characters, and the actors themselves went above and beyond.

Two different classes of film. One's a classic, the other is merely brilliant.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Sicario, I didn't care for No Country at all.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

No Country, duh.


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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

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I don't see the comparison.
Agree, other then -maybe- the locale? I don't get the comp. Anyway, NCFOM is in my top 10. Sicario, although good, is not in my top 50.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

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Where is the choice for "both are overly long and entirely overrated"?

If I had to pick, I'd pick Old Men if only for the gas station scene.
Ah! A Fast & Furious / Transformers fan! Good for you.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

No Country might be the better movie, it won the Oscar after all But Sicario has better replay value. I'll give the nod to Sicario.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

i have to revisit, i think i was bored or confused or both, maybe tired when saw could also be a reason for not leaving an impression. def will revisit Sic...

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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

This is a tough one as i love both movies. They are both beautifully filmed and are riveting from start to end. After reading this yesterday i went and watched sections of No Country and it really is an outstanding movie. I think in my case it would have to be how i felt on any given day. One day i would prefer No Country, the next day Sicario. Both superb movies. Today i went with Sicario simply because i remember seeing it in the theater and the experience was amazing. The whole scene of crossing the border and the return was nail biting.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

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They are both beautifully filmed.
They both share Roger Deakins.
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Re: No Country For Old Men vs Sicario

Coincidentally, they both share Josh Brolin.

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