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Old 24-07-2005, 14:13   #1
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True Romance Discuss!!

I love this film so much, and the missus did hate it, but we watched it earlier and she now thinks it's fantastic.

Excellent Score, well written and a superb cast. What more do you need!

Yes lots of guns, drugs and comedy!

And sounds fantastic on my home cinema.
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Old 24-07-2005, 14:32   #2
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I really love this movie, it has a great script and some superb performances from the leads and the cameos alike. It has immaculately timed humour that is natural and true to the characters, whilst also managing to be tense and vioent throughout. Nothing felt gratuitous either. One of the last few truly entertaining 'adult' action dramas. Whilst I adore Bad Boys 2, It is not a patch on True Romance.

True Romance contains many career highs for the talent included.

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Old 24-07-2005, 14:35   #3
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I shall exercise brevity -

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Old 24-07-2005, 14:37   #4
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One of my fave movies. That's it.
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Just because it's Sunday and you have your black / white striped vest on, along with your beret and onion necklace, it doesn't mean you can ride your bike in here speaking all frog-like.
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Old 24-07-2005, 14:51   #6
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It's one of few films that if I stumble across it on some hotel movie channel or whatever I am immediately hooked in and have to watch right to the end, despite seeing it a million times already. Therefore, it is very much in my top five films of all time.
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Old 24-07-2005, 15:04   #7
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No film deserves to be in the IMDB's top 250 more than this one.
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Old 24-07-2005, 16:06   #8
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Top film BTW
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Wrong director for the script.

Nothing to do with Tony Scott. He is fine director, but he's better suited working for Bruckheimer, than a Tarantino project.

Amazing cast, but you can't escape the feeling, this could have been better.
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A third-rate, sentimentalised tale of criminality populated by pop-culture cyphers that pointlessly references Badlands with none of that film's sophistication.

That said, I like it when Chris Walken turns up

Hang on, me onions are giving me grief, let me adjust them...


*sigh* That's better. It ain't Frenchman day, is it?

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I keep meaning to see this and NATURAL BORN KILLERS.
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Excellent Score,

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I'm amazed they never got sued by whoever did 'badlands' for the soundtrack.

There's homage and just pure theft...
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Badland's memorable motif is a piece of classical music by Carl Orff (actually, an educational piece) which in turn was a variation on a theme by a previous composer.
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Immature nonsense with no point nor originality and laughable dialouge is my take.
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I keep meaning to see this and NATURAL BORN KILLERS.
NBK in the same breath as True Romance. It makes me weep

True Romance is superb. Christopher Walken's monologue is one of those great moments in cinema.

I'll leave it to everyone's imagination as to what I think of NKB, although anephric had a nice word for it.
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Old 25-07-2005, 07:03   #16
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Anyone who has the Dvd must check out the QT gag reel, really good and tells you all about the process of writing this film.
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Entertaining enough, but particularly worth watching for Christopher Walken & James Gandolfini - both small parts, but very effective.
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NBK in the same breath as True Romance. It makes me weep

True Romance is superb.

I'll leave it to everyone's imagination as to what I think of NKB, although anephric had a nice word for it.
Agree with these sentiments. NBK is awful!
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Old 25-07-2005, 09:12   #19
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Yea I love this movie. Tony Scott's best I think.
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Excellent film
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