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Old 11-09-2011, 02:53 PM   #1944
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Originally Posted by dParis View Post
No Country For Old Men.

I think I liked the poem more. The movie was okay. I did like how it was a stripped down vehicle that effectively moved the plot line and highlighted the rawness of the tension. I think I jumped a little when the phone rang in the motel room with Bardem and Harrelson. I thought the TLJ character didn't add as much as what I presume was intended and what was the car accident scene all about? I know the ambiguities in the narrative are there for effect, but I think this device was overplayed.

So, good movie but why do some consider it great?
Would have been better if Bardem died a slow and painful death.
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