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#1 Post by yogi » Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:41 am

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#2 Post by yogi » Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:48 am

I saw this last week and really enjoyed it, thanks again to Doris for the tickets.

I was thinking of Hell or High Water as I watched it before finding out later that it was the same writer. It has that same mix of a solid genre movie that also explores something else in the background, but that never gets in the way of the main story.

I thought there were a couple of clunky bits of dialogue especially between Jeremy Renner and his ex, but overall a good thriller that also shines a light on some important issues 8/10
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#3 Post by alythonian » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:17 pm

I really enjoyed this. Thought it was exceptionally well done.
One if the best films I have seen this year.
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#4 Post by prettyxcool » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:19 pm

Excellent, cleverly woven thriller, a slow burner but gripping. Based on true events. Good script, beautiful scenery in a hostile cold climate and excellent acting by Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen.

Screen 7 of Holloway Odeon is now so dated. The cinema felt a little cold too - so l felt like I was part of the cold wilderness in the film!

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#5 Post by Rinaldo » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:08 pm

Really cool film with a powerful message. Renner and Olsen performed exceptionally well and I particularly admire the sniper shots towards the end of the film.

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#6 Post by deepeecee » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:35 am

An excellent film. The stark setting and understated but brutal action creates a convincing background of a culture in which survival is a struggle

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#7 Post by elixir01 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:12 am

Good crime thriller, nice scenery. Inspired by true events and some scary statistics presented. 3/5.

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#8 Post by Florence1 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:33 am

Yes this was a beautifully shot thriller with slow build up to a tense climax. Strong performances from all the cast made this a must see film especially as based on true events. Some shocking statistics at the end of the film. Recommended 8.5/10

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#9 Post by Marcia Queen » Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:58 am

I saw this Film on 5 September at Picadilly Vue the cinema was completely full. Excellent film, well acted by all Recommended 8/10

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#10 Post by fillumboy2 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:06 am

One of the best films of the year.

Imagine swapping the Hell or High Water's burning heat for the bleak frozen landscapes of the North.

It also shares that film's feel of a 50s Western - a decent man just trying to do the right thing.

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