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Old 11-07-2014, 01:07 AM
Spice Weasel is offline
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Originally Posted by CC View Post
But I want to say that the plot, the dialogue, the acting, and the direction are pathetic and amateurish. None of the reviews I've looked at are willing to acknowledge these flaws, and while they don't totally undermine the value of the film, they certainly did detract from it for me. I hope a lot of people see it, although I'm sure it won't get a wide audience. But it's a worth see just for the sake of seeing a movie with such important and significant underlying issues.
I'm not sure I would say these elements were ''pathetic'' but I agree that the underlying mechanism driving the movie was kind of at a level above the more superficial elements of it. What is special about the film isn't its presentation but rather the ideas it grapples with.