a history of violence (2005)

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a history of violence (2005)

Unread post by Invincible » March 19th, 2006, 3:15 am

good movie recently came out on dvd.

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Unread post by Tuco » March 19th, 2006, 6:33 am

A masterpiece. Cronenberg came back after a series of downers (ExistenZ, Spider...) and it's good to see him alive behind a camera !

If you liked the film, grab the graphic novel. The film is great, but the novel is greater. I've read it after seeing the film and I have to acknowledge that Cronenberg made a helluva great adaptation. He made a lot of changes because the graphic novel is unbelieveably violent and IN NO WAY it would have been translated to the silver screen like that. I've never read something that violent. The tortures scenes are the most gruesome ever drawn. They are easily much more tougher than the Alan Moore's From Hell single issue depicting Jack The Ripper doing his surgical work on a prostitute. But besides the violent aspect, it is a model of storytelling. Great characters, great dynamics and great dialogues, depicting life on the mean streets of Philly's, italian street gangs' routine and Mob activities.

Grab it, you'll love it !

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Unread post by guardsman » March 25th, 2006, 12:10 pm

For the most part I thought it was a good movie, I didn't like the ending though.

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A History of Violence

Unread post by DeaD-SouL » June 10th, 2006, 3:23 pm

Anybody seen this movie yet, ive heard very good things about this movie
im gonna check this one out soon.

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Unread post by NOGD » June 19th, 2006, 11:45 am

it's alright im glad i rented it instead of seeing it at the movies

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Unread post by perongregory » June 26th, 2006, 1:59 pm

I hated this shit even though everyone and they momma like this gay ass garbage. shit is wack.

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