Movies: Mr. Brooks

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  1. takl23

    takl23 Semi-Pro

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    I won this on BluRay DVD from the auction site dirt cheap. Put in a bid didn't expecting to win and did. If you're a fan of thrillers, you can't miss this one! I don't think it did well in theaters, but pay no mind to that. Go rent this ASAP. It's an original idea, one that hasn't been done before to my knowledge.


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    I did see it in the theater and while it wasn't a bad movie by any stretch it is certainly not one I would tell people to run out and rent ASAP.
     
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    dido lol.

    i liked zodiac better.
     
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    I like it. Kevin Cosner as the "Everyman"(Willy Loman) Box salesman was a little of a stretch to me, but other than that it was a fun Saturday evening with me, the wife, and a bottle of wine. :)

    I would recommend although I agree It's not a must see. 3 out of 4 stars :)
     
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    i liked it too. an exciting movie. nothing to rant or rave about though... so im glad this was posted in the "odds and ends" section instead!
     
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  6. takl23

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    The idea behind the movie, with the alter ego was very good. I thought Dane Cook who hasn't been in a lot movies was very good. I wasn't buying Demi Moores character though.


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    I'll tell you a good film, the Darjeeling limited, sorry to "hi-jack" the thread, but I jusy wanted to shout my praise for the above film
     
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  8. richw76

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    I can believe Demi Moore as a bad A, super rich, cougar cop more than Kevin Costner as an average joe, boring, mild mannered box dude. It's like making Sean Connery a Janitor, or Halle Barry a welfare mom. I don't buy it. But setting that aside it was a good movie.

    And side note any movie with halle barry half naked is at least worth renting, even though it's probably a crappy movie.
     
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    Agreed, great movie. I saw it when it was a limited release and drove 1.5 hours out of my way to see it and don't regret it one bit.

    The Darjeeling Soundtrack isn't half bad either.
     
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    I think the point of Kevin being that guy, is that he isn't. I don't want to give anything away, but he says to Dane Cook, "invest in things that people can't do without. Like cemetery's and water."

    I'll check out Darjeeling!


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