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OUT OF THE FURNACE 
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Click here for the review of Out of the Furnace

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Liking the recurrent style in the posters of this director's movies.


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Definitely gonna see this this weekend.

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*** out of ****, Christian Bale was fantastic and so was Woody Harrelson in what may be the most detestable character he's ever played. The truly attractive Zoe Saldana had a great scene with Bale. Willem Dafoe was a sort of anti-hero, not quite on the same level as Sgt Elias in Platoon. But he brought enough depth to the role. Forrest Whitaker does his best with a limited role. Not as deep or effective as Prisoners. But good enough to merit an honorable mention for the year. Bonus points for the use of Pearl Jam's Release over the opening and closing credits.

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So saw Out of the Furnace today and this is one of those cases where great acting saves a not very good story. Well maybe not very good is a bit harsh but the story isn't as tight as it should be. There's a lot of problems with transitions and time but with strong acting it's easy to overlook these. Worth a watch.


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I liked this more than most I guess.

Hit the right notes with me - the ideas of small town America decay, justice,etc.

Acting was top notch, with a really great scene between Bale and Zoe.

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