Truman show should be a bigger movie and studied in film classes.

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  1. jdwhatever

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    Imo.
     
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    splashwut
     
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    maybe, but i really hope not because that movie bored me to tears.
     
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    Why.
     
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    Its one of my favorite films. A well made tale with a message of how mass media shapes everyone's perceptions of life.

    [video=youtube;_DvUypXtV5M]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DvUypXtV5M[/video]
     
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    :wigtip::wigtip:
     
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    i was expecting a comedy or a scifi story which was how it was represented when it first opened, but that movie is neither of those. instead it seemed to be a shallow, negative evaluation of modern life as related by "the beautiful, special people of LA". Since I am neither beautiful or special, i was unable to relate.
     
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    Huh.
     
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    didn't like it imo. :dontknow:
     
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    2nd favorite movie of all time.
     
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    Wow. Smart man.
     
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    I agree
     
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    btw, i always found Egbert's reviews contrived: if anyone ever needs a visual explanation of "politically correct" they need only watch any of his reviews of movies featuring black female actresses.
     
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    fasinating
     
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    fascinating way to spell fascinating naz