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Posted: 10/10/2004 8:55:12 PM EDT
Just saw the entire thing.

Liked it, brought up somethings that we sometimes don't even think about.

Who all saw it, and did ya like it?????

Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:56:03 PM EDT
I kinda did, it was abit strange, havent watched in in awhile though
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:56:33 PM EDT
really good movie.

i'm having a weird deja vu moment..but i think there was a thread about it yesterday.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:56:38 PM EDT
I didn't like it....I LOVED it. It's a such an awesome movie!

You should definately watch "The Believer" next...
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:57:19 PM EDT
Just watched it too - I've seen it about 6 times.

I think its a great movie. It makes me think everytime I see it.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:57:28 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lockedon:
I didn't like it....I LOVED it. It's a such an awesome movie!

You should definately watch "The Believer" next...



The Believer??

What's it about???
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:58:19 PM EDT

Originally Posted By AdrianUSP9:
Just watched it too - I've seen it about 6 times.

I think its a great movie. It makes me think everytime I see it.




EXACTLY!!!!!

There sure arn't very many movies that make ya think anymore.

That may be why i liked it so much!!!
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:59:17 PM EDT
That bite the curb scene was just cruel, there are a few people Id like to give that treatment too though
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:00:32 PM EDT
I think this is slowly starting to replace the frequent HEAT post.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:00:35 PM EDT
Great movie
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:01:20 PM EDT
I can't stand the curb scene. Makes me cringe just thinking about it.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:01:33 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 455SD:
I think this is slowly starting to replace the frequent HEAT post.



thats because they have shown it on tv for like the last week.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:01:53 PM EDT
I haven't even heard of it
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:09:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/10/2004 9:11:10 PM EDT by smokycity]

Originally Posted By mtechgunman:

Originally Posted By Lockedon:
I didn't like it....I LOVED it. It's a such an awesome movie!

You should definately watch "The Believer" next...



The Believer??

What's it about???



About a jewish kid who becomes a skin head trying to shed his jewish roots, but has a change of heart. Semi based on a true story. It's a pretty good movie.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:11:03 PM EDT
I liked it, but leaving the theatre was one of the scariest things that happened to me
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:11:45 PM EDT
Have it on DVD
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:12:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Taxman:
I kinda did, it was abit strange, havent watched in in awhile though

Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:12:56 PM EDT
I never seen it
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:13:26 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lockedon:

You should definately watch "The Believer" next...




BIg +100
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:14:50 PM EDT
I liked it.

Also, watch "Romper Stomper" - an Aussie movie with Russell Crowe as a skinhead whose gang beats up these Asians - there were a lot of beatings
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:15:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Taxman:
That bite the curb scene was just cruel, there are a few people Id like to give that treatment too though



CURB STOMP!!!
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:18:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By IamtheNRA:

Originally Posted By Taxman:
That bite the curb scene was just cruel, there are a few people Id like to give that treatment too though



CURB STOMP!!!



ouchy. wouldn't want to go through that one.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:20:48 PM EDT

Originally Posted By clean_cut:
I liked it.

Also, watch "Romper Stomper" - an Aussie movie with Russell Crowe as a skinhead whose gang beats up these Asians - there were a lot of beatings



I want to see that but can never find it
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:20:51 PM EDT
Decent flick, told it's story very well.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:22:24 PM EDT
Ed Norton is an awesome actor...
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:23:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By IamtheNRA:
Ed Norton is an awesome actor...



I think just about any movie with Ed Norton is normally good.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:23:45 PM EDT

Originally Posted By IamtheNRA:
Ed Norton is an awesome actor...



agreed.

When the movie was starting, it said that he had gained 30 lbs in muscle for the role.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:23:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Taxman:
That bite the curb scene was just cruel, there are a few people Id like to give that treatment too though



I would have no problem doing that to UBL!
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:24:47 PM EDT
Very good movie. I liked the dinner table debate scene a lot.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:26:45 PM EDT

Originally Posted By IamtheNRA:
Ed Norton is an awesome actor...



Yup, the guy has a range and an ability to make you believe in a character like noone else today......
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:27:43 PM EDT
Another good movie is 'Betrayed' with Tom Berringer.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:28:16 PM EDT

Originally Posted By raven:
Very good movie. I liked the dinner table debate scene a lot.



oh yes, very much so!!!!

The movie sure brought up a lot of points, that take a lot of thinking about.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:28:19 PM EDT

Originally Posted By gotm4:

Originally Posted By Taxman:
That bite the curb scene was just cruel, there are a few people Id like to give that treatment too though



I would have no problem doing that to UBL!




Or any Islamic terrorist
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:30:49 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:34:20 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
Great movie.

Disturbing.



yes, but almost in a good way.

Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:34:40 PM EDT

Originally Posted By clean_cut:
I liked it.

Also, watch "Romper Stomper" - an Aussie movie with Russell Crowe as a skinhead whose gang beats up these Asians - there were a lot of beatings



"Smack if hes yellow, smack him if hes black"
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 9:42:21 PM EDT
Norton was great in the movie, the character was similar in a lot of ways to the one played by Brad Pitt in Fight Club. (Scene outside the supermarket and the dinner table for examples)

I found that pretty interesting.


They're playing this on tv? HBO or something right, not cable?
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 10:04:46 PM EDT
Question on curb stomping...

How exactly does that equal instant death? Looks to me like the lower jaw (mandible? IIRC) would dislocate itself but would not cause damage to the brain. So, I'm assuming it would break your neck? damage the medulla, which controls breathing/heart rate IIRC?

Anybody got a good explanation?
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 10:07:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By tivoli410:
Question on curb stomping...

How exactly does that equal instant death? Looks to me like the lower jaw (mandible? IIRC) would dislocate itself but would not cause damage to the brain. So, I'm assuming it would break your neck? damage the medulla, which controls breathing/heart rate IIRC?

Anybody got a good explanation?




wanna find out????

just kidding.

i believe along with the enormous amounts of pain, your neck would be snapped too, killing you instantly.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 10:07:31 PM EDT
Excellent movie.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 10:10:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By tivoli410:
Question on curb stomping...

How exactly does that equal instant death? Looks to me like the lower jaw (mandible? IIRC) would dislocate itself but would not cause damage to the brain. So, I'm assuming it would break your neck? damage the medulla, which controls breathing/heart rate IIRC?

Anybody got a good explanation?



A curb stomp is given to the back of the head so not only does the skin around your teeth rip, your brains get splattered on the side.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 10:13:20 PM EDT
Great movie, too fictional about a white brotherhood in Venice Beach.
Should have been set in Palmdale.

Edward Norton is an anti-gun fuck, but as long as he keeps his trap shut then I can deal with that.

The weakest part of the movie is that shitbag Edward Furlong playing his younger brother.

The part where he is assraped in prison is more disturbing than the curb scene.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 10:21:31 PM EDT
Very good movie.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 1:53:25 AM EDT
Norton is a LIBERAL.

nuff said!
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 2:01:38 AM EDT
The Believer?
Betrayed?

Those movies are pure crap and don't even come close to being realistic. Next you'll be recommending Higher Learning.

American History X is a great movie, and Romper Stomper is pretty damn good too. For awhile they were selling Romper Stomper at Walmart I guess because Crowe is famous now. When he did that movie he was already relatively well known in Australia and it was considered carreer suicide by some.

The only thing I don't like about American History X is that Norton got in the editing room and softened his character. For quite awhile the director refused to put his name on it. I'd like to see what the director would have done differently.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 2:07:04 AM EDT
Quentin Tarantino would have loved to direct this project.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 3:58:36 AM EDT

Originally Posted By KA3B:

The part where he is assraped in prison is more disturbing than the curb scene.



Definately.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:01:34 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Taxman:
That bite the curb scene was just cruel, there are a few people Id like to give that treatment too though



That's the most memorable scene in the movie...and the most impacting.

The film ended on a positive note. Racism is hypocritical.

Link Posted: 10/11/2004 5:06:16 AM EDT

Originally Posted By 455SD:
I think this is slowly starting to replace the frequent HEAT post.



What HEAT post?

That reminds me.......just what type of rifle did the Pacino character use in that movie?
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:35:15 AM EDT

Originally Posted By IamtheNRA:
Ed Norton is an awesome actor...



Yep.

American History X and Fight Club are two of my favorites. He was also very good in that Richard Gere murder trial drama.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:39:21 AM EDT
Great movie
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