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Pretentious Mumblecore Trash


This started out OK enough to hook the viewer, but you quickly experience diminishing returns. Unfortunately you are so invested that by the time the film starts to completely fall apart you experience the dreaded "let's just finish it" sensation. Total waste of time.

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Thank you! First movie in a long time that I walked out on. Too cool for characters, story, dialogue but then embraces pretentious film school cliche.

Didnt have anything to say so I left halfway thru.

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I saw it for free, so I watched the whole thing.

You missed nothing of value by leaving early, so sleep easy.

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I thought there were some good performances and interesting imagery - but I have to admit I was looking forward to the end. There was a handout at the screening claiming the beauty of the film will emerge in my mind in the next week or two - I'm somewhat doubtful this will prove to be the case.

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Felt the same way. It was uninteresting.

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