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TO THE WONDER 
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Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:18 pm
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The thing about most truly bold filmmakers like Malick (e.g. Cronenberg, Polanski, Godard, etc.) is that even their so-called 'failures' are much more interesting than most run-of-the-mill Hollywood fare... to me, anyway. :| I have a feeling this film won't be coming to a 'theater near me' prior to its video release. :evil:


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^its currently available On Demand. I wonder if that hurt box office.


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calvero wrote:
^its currently available On Demand. I wonder if that hurt box office.


This is how I watched it. As far as I know, it's not playing anywhere near me right now, and if it is it's probably a 45-minute drive away. More and more now I'm taking advantage of watching films On Demand whenever the opportunity is available. It's an extra option I really appreciate.

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Strange times when a Malick film arrives with nary a whimper. I guess it's less of an event when his movies are not a decade apart. I'll still check this out though, for the reasons espoused above and JB's review which reads like there are some great scenes.

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Would have been better if it was 30 minutes shorter. James is right, the scenes with Bardem really bog a already slow film down and a shorter running time would have been a tighter and more engaging film. I understand how Bardems character experiences fit inwith the theme of lost hope/faith/love.. but felt they could have been tightened up a bit.

I quite liked the first hour but felt it drag a bit in the second.

Theres alot to like here, but IMHO its not as good as TTRL, TNW or TToL.


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ed_metal_head wrote:
Strange times when a Malick film arrives with nary a whimper. I guess it's less of an event when his movies are not a decade apart. I'll still check this out though, for the reasons espoused above and JB's review which reads like there are some great scenes.


I think Malick is starting to lose his reputation, with all these actors coming out and criticising his style and technique.


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