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  •  I thought the performances were great (1+ / 0-)
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    and didn't care that I never heard of the actors before.

    I guess it's really a confection of a film, but it's well-done and solid, and funny too.

    Irony takes a worse beating from Republicans than Wile E. Coyote does from Acme. --Tara the Antisocial Social Worker

    by Youffraita on Sun May 05, 2013 at 10:33:52 PM PDT

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    •  the issue behind the actors thing is that..... (1+ / 0-)
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      ......with at least one recognizable name and face, it could get distribution to the US art house circuit.  Because of that lack of names on this one, no chance of distribution to the art house cinemas for a national run.  It's no comments on its intrinsic merits, of course.

      "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

      by chingchongchinaman on Mon May 06, 2013 at 06:23:46 AM PDT

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      •  Gotcha. Thing is, (0+ / 0-)

        I live so far away from the art house circuit, it might as well not exist.

        Netflix IS my art house circuit.

        I read about a lot of movies I'd love to see...playing in NYC and LA. They never come here.

        Damn. I miss NY.

        Irony takes a worse beating from Republicans than Wile E. Coyote does from Acme. --Tara the Antisocial Social Worker

        by Youffraita on Mon May 06, 2013 at 02:18:30 PM PDT

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        •  fair point; makes sense about NetFlix (0+ / 0-)

          Have never done NF myself, but then I barely make time to watch any TV any more.  Haven't been to the movies in a while either.

          "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

          by chingchongchinaman on Wed May 08, 2013 at 08:54:33 PM PDT

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