Under the Skin

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  1. marcx

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    I'll pick it up when it comes out on blu-ray.
     
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    Darga Narcissistic Personality

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    I've been meaning to see it but I've just been way too busy the past couple weekends. Probably just gonna have to wait until it gets a blu-ray release.
     
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    I watched this today...and I'm going to have to watch it a couple more times before I can comment on it. There aren't many films like this.
     
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    Wasn't a big fan. SJ was beautiful though.

    Her accent reminded me of Jenny Agutter from AWIL.
     
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    I've heard a lot of people say this is crap so I'll check it out online for free. I should be able to get around to watching it next week sometime.
     
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    No, it's definitely not crap. I recommend that everyone watch the film. Like it or not, it's a hard film to forget. There aren't many like this out there. I can't remember the last time, if ever, that I couldn't wait to watch a film again right after watching it.
     
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    Mok Family is Forever

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    I found it to be frustratingly vague about what was going on up until the end. There are long drawn out shots leaving you wonder what purpose they serve if any. I think it could have been a little less self-indulgent and given the viewer little more to chew on. It's less "Kubrick" than it is "Lynch" in that respect.

    That being said I LIKED it. It stayed with me and I thought about it the next day. I realize after seeing it through I'll like it even more the second time around, but I would understand why some won't be so into it. It has it's faults.
     
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    Not a fan of long drawn out shots with no real purpose so I'm likely not going to like it but we'll see.
     
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    But they're long drawn out shots of Scarlett Johansson! :)
     
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    vampyr789 9, 10. Never Sleep Again.

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    Gotta check this out! I love SJ!!
     
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    Excellent film. Certainly reminded me more of Tarkovsky than Kubrick.
     
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    That makes it a totally different story then :lol:
     
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    WOuld have made a great short film, as is its about a 5/10
     
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    Saw it today, I found it really interesting with some haunting visuals that stuck with me. I enjoyed it quite a bit.
     
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    Quite liked this too, it has some striking and memorable images that alone make it worth a watch even though it's overall far from perfect. But hey, on here we're quite used to plodding through mediocre movies for those few moments of genius.

    The one thing I took from this movie is that if the real Scarlett Johansson landed in Glasgow she may as well be an alien 'cause she's so much better looking and more articulate than 99% of the population that they'd just stare at her open mouthed and wonder if she was real. And I can get away with saying that 'cause I live there, haha.
     
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    I thought it was really compelling for the first half hour or so, especially considering it was allegedly hidden camera footage and the guys had no idea what was going on. Surprised they agreed to it, considering most of them have their erections flopping about on camera.

    But after that initial spookiness wore off, the movie quickly ran out of steam. By the one hour mark, I was pretty much over it.
     
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    I might be on only person on here that's not all gaga over Scarlett Johansson. She doesn't do much for me.
     
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    The bit showing what happens to the men she lures is the creepiest scene I've seen in a long time. This and Enemy are my favorites of 2014 so far.
     
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    I watched this last night and thought it was visually intriguing but lacking in story. I wasn't too sure what was going on like why she needed to lure people in, who that dude on the bike was following her around and why she tried doing human things near the end?

    Two scenes stuck out the most to me, the first being what happens to the men she lures in, the second for me was the scene with the deformed man; really good stuff.
     

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