Mumblecore revenge film.


That's sort of how I felt about it. Slow moving and anti-climactic. Michael Shannnon's performance was worthwhile, as usual, but I felt underwhelmed. Maybe that's because I was looking for more of a violent, intense revenge film. I wasn't expecting them to simply just let it go. Actually, I feel the same way about this film as I do about Small Town Murder Songs.

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Hahaha, I like that. A mumblecore revenge film.

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I'm stealing it.

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You put way too much effort into that reply. It's unwieldy. Too long, didn't read. I understand the criticism that you're trying to make about me, that I'm shallow and unintelligent. That's a stupid assumption, however, when you base it on a simple difference of opinion. Anyway, I wasn't expecting an action flick, but I did expect something darker.

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You're calling my opinion a "Tweedle Dee opinion", so you clearly do mean to label me a fool. You tell me that I should go watch "ridiculous crap" like Battleship, which is to say that I'm somebody who would enjoy "ridiculous crap". You're also suggesting that if I expected violence in this film, that I'm a fool who can't appreciate subtlety, or something along those lines. You also labeled me a "hipster" who would use words like "pretentious", which is pretty laughable. I'm a hipster because...? Because I used the word "mumblecore"? Well, it's actually a genre, believe it or not. A very niche genre, but a genre nonetheless. You told me what I was expecting from this film, when you don't even know what I was expecting. I did not expect "Ms. Crabtree", or grand scale shootouts. The film sets it up so that you think that there will be a cathartic act of revenge for Mark's death, and that *beep* is going to hit the fan in the end. This idea is emboldened when Boy confronts the second family at gunpoint, and again when we see the brothers sitting down at the table with their guns at the ready. The film then defies those expectations when Boy calls the whole feud off. If attacking and killing a man for killing your dog doesn't count as an act of vengeance, then I don't know what does. There are most certainly "revenge points", or rather, themes of revenge in this film. Also, I'd just like to point out that the words "retribution" and "vengeance" are synonymous. They mean more or less the exact same thing, buddy. Any thesaurus will tell you that. Anyway, I did expect for the film to be a bit more brutal, so I guess you can make of that what you will. Really, though, I don't see why you have to be so antagonistic about my personal opinion.

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You have a lot of anger issues and intolerance. You also give people who like films such as this one, a bad rep. Just because the OP didn't like the film and his description of it was a little lame....doesn't mean you get to act like a complete
C U N T who didn't take his meds.

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I'm amazed at the incredible douchebags I find on the Internet. Well done

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I found it boring

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