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Author Topic: The movie Alpha Dog (Almost Ralpha Dog)  (Read 1001 times)

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Offline Jeffreyj

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The movie Alpha Dog (Almost Ralpha Dog)
« on: January 21, 2008, 04:02:50 AM »
Last Week, I was laying on the couch, channel surfing, and I caught this movie Alpha Dog. I had wanted to see it in the theaters and missed it. I heard that it was an OK movie......OK it was. And so much more.

The movie grabbed me from the beginning and never let go. I don't want to ruin it for those who may want to see it.

But damn, Near the end of it, when they were, shall we say, walking outside on a clear, Palms Spring night...


I almost got ill. I mean I nearly lost it. I have never even come close to reacting to ANY movie in this way. I have to admit, I almost puked.

Can anyone who saw this movie relate? Or is it just me. I could not get the movie out of my mind for several days.

I found it to be a powerful flick.
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Offline 404error

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Re: The movie Alpha Dog (Almost Ralpha Dog)
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2008, 04:20:32 AM »
I thought it was pretty good.  I wasn't sure if Justin Timberlake would make the movie suck but he actually wasn't bad.  The director is no Larry Clark and I found parts of this film to remind me of Bully (which in my opinion was a much better film) but overall it was really entertaining.  Sex, drug and alcohol use, mild language, brief scenes of nudity and occasional scenes of violence.  Sweet.
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Offline Jeffreyj

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Re: The movie Alpha Dog (Almost Ralpha Dog)
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2008, 05:47:46 AM »
I totally agree with you about Justin. He was pretty smooth through out the movie.

Thanks for pointing out "Bully" I'm on my to rent that one my next trip to blockbuster!
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Offline mjmel

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Re: The movie Alpha Dog (Almost Ralpha Dog)
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2008, 07:06:54 AM »
That's a very intense reaction, Jeffrey. Of course, now i MUST see it. 
Thanks for the intrigue.  :)
Mike M


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Re: The movie Alpha Dog (Almost Ralpha Dog)
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2008, 08:18:13 AM »
I saw Alpha Dog some months ago.  I didn't have as strong a reaction as you did Jeff, but I must admit it was disturbing.
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Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: The movie Alpha Dog (Almost Ralpha Dog)
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2008, 10:29:46 PM »
I haven't seen the movie but... have been to Palm Springs many times and have nearly puked after drinking too much.  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D Have the best day
Michael

 


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