There Will Be Blood

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  1. KamikaZ

    KamikaZ Ex-Hall of Famer

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    Wow. What a year for cinema. We have been graced with two masterpieces this year (the other being No Country For Old Men), and this movie is a thing of beauty. This movie is the definition of visceral, pulsating with intensity through-out it. It explores the vices of greed, becoming drunk on the spirit of competition, fury against religion and those who follow it, the nature of using a loved one, only to be abandoned. Heavy, heavy stuff. Not to mention Daniel Day Lewis puts in the performance of a lifetime, creating a character with so many threads of complexity, a jaw-dropping view of a person's descent into...well, go see the movie already!


    This movie will haunt you, maybe disturb, but definitely make you think.

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=eK3ZrZCocs0
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    if i see one movie this year i will be sure to see that.
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  3. Ubiq

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    Saw it today. It was amazing to say the least.

    Unbelievable how good of an actor Daniel Day-Lewis really is. If he doesn't get an Oscar for this one then there is something wrong.
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    That movie is playing in Chattanooga now. I'm going to go! My birthday is Monday so my buddy and his wife and my old lady are gonna go and check it out. I really am looking forward to it.
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  5. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    I'm stoked- can't wait to see it.
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  6. Yossarian

    Yossarian I am Him.

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    You will find few better actors than Daniel Day-Lewis
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  7. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Is this another choppy movie? Where the director tries to be cute and can't just let the story itself carry the film? I heard someone mention it, so before I watch I want to be sure that's not the case.
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  8. KamikaZ

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    That's not even remotely the case here. The direction is very linear and simple to follow; there are no tricks here at all really.
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  9. Gunny

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    DDL won an award for this didn't he? And he dedicated it to Heath Ledger?
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  10. KamikaZ

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    He won the Golden Globe and SAG award for his portrayal of Daniel Plainview. Hopefully he'll get the Oscar as well.
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