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Chockstone Forum - General Discussion
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|OT - 127 (duplicate thread).
||Wednesday, 9 February 2011 At 8:13:58 AM
|On 9/02/2011 Maidy wrote:
>As for "127 hours"- it was surprisingly good IMO. I went into it expecting
>to come out disappointed and bored since we are talking an entire movie
>with one guy talking to himself. I thought it would be another "Castaway"...
>YAWN. This is a rare case where the movie is far better than the book.
> I've always been uncomfortable with how Ralston capitalized on his "accident",
>but the film stands as a pretty nice piece of work. It is stylistically
>really cool, the acting is spot on, and the screenplay keeps you totally
>gripped the whole time.
Figured it deserves it's own topic...
I just walked out of this film, and my girlfriend (who's also a climber) cried and was totally overwhelmed. She didn't know anything about Aron Ralston prior; so I guess it'll find it's place with the general public.
I on the other hand have seen Ralston interviewed a few times, read a few articles and knew the story from start to finish... so i was really curious how they were going to fill a whole movie with "Guy gets stuck in canyon, guy breaks arm, guy gets out of canyon"....
... in my opinion, they didn't. It was a one act film (albeit, quite a long act). And WAY too much music telling you what to feel. Since everyone knows how it's going to end, why make it so dramatic?
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