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Thread: Civil War

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    Civil War

    My take after seeing it today... One of the better movies I've seen in a while right up until maybe the last 10 minutes. It's intense with a great cast, phenomenal cinematography and a seemingly brutal randomness a la No Country for Old Men or All Quiet on the Western Front. And it's not what you think it's going to be.

    I'm not going to say anymore other than it is one that you should see in a theatre. Imax would have been almost too much. Streaming definitely wouldn't be the same.

    Curious to hear what y'all think.

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    I liked it and so did all the people I was with. It would interesting to discuss but would open up some spoilers.

    All I can say it was interesting that who was what side of the what is hard to determine. Why is not clear just what happens the situation unfolds.
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    Quick take:
    That was one of the most visceral films I have seen in some time.
    The pacing is fantastic and even though I saw the ending coming a mile away, it was still well done in terms of keeping the tension going until the inevitable conclusion.
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    Hey Reverend Floater:
    Have you ever seen COME AND SEE?
    This kinda reminded me of that in regards to the “seemingly brutal randomness” you mentioned.
    "Man, we killin' elephants in the back yard..."

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