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Author Topic: Apocalypto  (Read 1350 times)

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Offline AsOne

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Apocalypto
« on: December 08, 2006, 09:18:05 PM »
 Saw it. It went to No. 1 at $14 million. Good reviews generally.
I thought it was a brilliant but brutal masterpiece. My brother thought it was a ham fisted bloodfest.

 
« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 11:16:55 AM by AsOne »

Offline Tucsonwoody

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2006, 09:22:07 PM »
Heard one reviewer say he thought it could have used an NC-17 rating due to the violence and that some people were walking out of the theater.  He still thought it was a good movie but could have been done as effectivlely without all the gore.

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Offline AsOne

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2006, 12:53:29 AM »
  ^ I know, Mel Gibson meets Oliver Stone ( who often uses shock and violence to "wake the masses up"). Don't watch it if you have a weak stomach.

« Last Edit: December 16, 2006, 04:20:51 PM by AsOne »

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2006, 07:33:31 PM »
I would like to see it but hope it is better than Passion of the Christ or whatever it was called...
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Offline AsOne

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2006, 11:06:27 AM »
 :'(
« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 11:16:20 AM by AsOne »

Offline Dachshund

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2006, 11:19:32 AM »
Every movie Gibson directs is filled with gore and blood letting. Must have something to do with that kooky religious sect he belongs to. I find him tedious.

Offline AsOne

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2006, 04:22:10 PM »
 :'(
« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 11:27:05 AM by AsOne »

Offline Boo Radley

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2006, 05:40:08 PM »
I've ignored Mel Gibson ever since he started sounding like Fred Phelps, which was years ago.

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Offline AsOne

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Re: Apocalypto
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2006, 11:17:43 AM »
- Here's a six minute chase sequence of the movie I found On YouTube ( it's been flagged for " mature viewers only " so only people with a YouTube account can access it ) :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALp9kz1npgM

*  Does anyone associate the Mayan prophecy of the "Turning Of the Ages" in 2011, or is it 2012, with what this film was trying to get across ?

« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 11:28:08 AM by AsOne »

 


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