Alpha Dog 2007

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  1. DVD-Man

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    No one been to see this?

    I caught it last weekend and have to say I enjoyed it. The reviews of Timberlake are well justified (pardon the pun!) the film centres around a true story and at points deviates to a documentary style film with interviews of people involved.

    All in all, good performances from the cast, decent story of how the events effect the people involved and somewhat good production values from I film which I think is relatively low budget.

    Liam
     
  2. KevD

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    Yeah saw this last night, got the HD DVD. Thought it was very good, an excellent cast and yes JT was prety good.

    Recommended :thumbsup:
     
  3. Tejstar

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    I see this has Bruce Willis in it too, this passed me by! Was it a straight to video release?
     
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    No, was just released in the cinema here recently and is still showing at mine. :smashin:
     
  5. iainl2005

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    Yeah seen it on HD DVD the other night and it was a lot better than I expected, probably due to poor reviews! the same with Smoking Aces thought that was good too.
     
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    Oop! As you said it was on HD DVD I thought I'd missed the boat!
     
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    Saw this tonight/am - based on a true story about american rich kids playing gangstar into drugs, sex, drink - when things escalate, there is only one outcome - a lot of trouble. The film feels long, a lot of unecessary scenes, at times its tedious, a slow burner.

    A much tighter film would of worked alot better, kinda plays out like a wannabe martin scorsese movie - focussing on youth culture, not as intense as i would of liked, some good performances from the boys, and the girls. And Sharon Stone as you never seen before. And a nasty incident involving a carpet :D

    PQ is very good, and a great dts soundtrack - there seemed to be some issues with the dark scenes at the latter end of the movie, when characters had there backs to the open night sky, the blacks seemed very weak, it felt like bad blue/green green effect, but surely they would of noticed this?, as rest of the movie looked good. I have seen better films but defo worth a watch dog.


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  8. BAN5HEE

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    I also have the HD-DVD and enjoyed. Old Justin impressed me. That boy has alot of talent.
     
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    Liked this, will wait till it goes sub £10

    Liam
     
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    Watched it this week.

    Pretty good film but thought some of the acting, especially Timberlake, was a bit wooden at times.
    The fact it's based on true events made the story line even more tragic.
     
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    I agree, here's what I said in another thread.

     

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