Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

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Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:19 pm

Don't get me wrong, I adore this movie, but I hate that it's only 99 minutes!  You see Quentin's other movies and they're 2 - 2 and a half hours long.  I wish strongly that the movie would've shown how the "other colors" got into the heist and how they got killed (lol).  After the movie finished, I thought they'd at least show the events from the cop's perspectives.  But geez, I wish it would've been longer.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by jonitapani » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:03 am

I think it has enough stuff in it. Even the deleted scenes wouldn't fit in in my opinnion.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Eastern Beauty » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:04 am

This movie is perfect. Period.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Kinick » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:24 pm

Yep, just long enough. Anything else would have been overkill in my opinion.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:55 pm

Yeah, I guess you guys have a point there. :-\

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Pete » Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:57 pm

This place is like kindergarten sometimes man. Damn.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Lt. BioBasterd » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:25 pm

mr.brown2008 wrote: Don't get me wrong, I adore this movie, but I hate that it's only 99 minutes!  You see Quentin's other movies and they're 2 - 2 and a half hours long.  I wish strongly that the movie would've shown how the "other colors" got into the heist and how they got killed (lol).  After the movie finished, I thought they'd at least show the events from the cop's perspectives.  But geez, I wish it would've been longer.
What are you talking about? there's like a 30 minute segment on Mr. Orange and his undercover operation to infiltrate Joe Cabot's outfit and reveal his operations in order to arrest him, in the process he got attached to Mr. White which made it hard for him. The film was fine in length.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:29 pm

But when I say the "other colors", I mean Mr. Pink, Mr. Brown.  You know, the characters that didn't have their own segment. That's what I mean.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Lt. BioBasterd » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:41 pm

mr.brown2008 wrote: But when I say the "other colors", I mean Mr. Pink, Mr. Brown.  You know, the characters that didn't have their own segment. That's what I mean.
You also said the cops point of view. Mr. Orange was a cop.

As you know film has structure and creating stuff for the other characters would have fucked up the entire story, it is what it is.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:33 pm

But by that, I meant the other cops waiting by the warehouse: for example, why they waited so long to respond to the gun shots near the end.  I know it's trivial, but I would have liked to see that.  But you do have a point, adding things would have fucked up the story.  I love the movie, but all I'm saying is that I would have wanted to see more.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Kinick » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:36 pm

mr.brown2008 wrote: But by that, I meant the other cops waiting by the warehouse: for example, why they waited so long to respond to the gun shots near the end.  I know it's trivial, but I would have liked to see that.  But you do have a point, adding things would have fucked up the story.  I love the movie, but all I'm saying is that I would have wanted to see more.
I know what you mean. It's like how we all want to know what happened inside the jewelery store. But sometimes some things shouldn't really be explained or spelled out in movies. That air of mystery can make something that much more and special in the long run.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:40 pm

True.  Very true.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Col. Crazy Kenneth » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:57 pm

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 5:03 pm

Now what the fuck's your deal??

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Lt. BioBasterd » Tue Jul 07, 2009 5:15 pm

mr.brown2008 wrote: But by that, I meant the other cops waiting by the warehouse: for example, why they waited so long to respond to the gun shots near the end.  I know it's trivial, but I would have liked to see that.  But you do have a point, adding things would have fucked up the story.  I love the movie, but all I'm saying is that I would have wanted to see more.

They were waiting for Joe Cabot to arrive. Did you not see the movie?
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 5:24 pm

Let's be real here, I obviously watched the movie, but I know what you're trying to get at.  I mean that any cop worth his salt would've charged into a place where shots were fired, no matter who they were waiting for.  And yes, if they did come there would be a chance that it could scare Joe away from the warehouse, I know.  It was just an observation.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Pete » Tue Jul 07, 2009 5:37 pm

Kid #1: It-it-it-it-it.....shouldve been longer so they could show them robbing the b-b-b-Bank!

Kid #2: Yeah! Also (drool) we never got to see how Mr Blue was killed!

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Mr. Pink » Tue Jul 07, 2009 7:04 pm

wow, pete, your a dick.
i agree wit them on the one perspective. eddie bunker had like 20 minutes in the movie. they could have shown him.
but it also gives you an imagination factor, which is cool.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Eastern Beauty » Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:02 pm

Mr. Pink wrote: wow, pete, your a dick.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Mr. Pink » Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:59 pm

Pete wrote: Kid #1: It-it-it-it-it.....shouldve been longer so they could show them robbing the b-b-b-Bank!
it was a diamond store deuchebag
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Pete » Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:02 pm

Mr. Pink wrote: it was a diamond store deuchebag
You spell douchebag with an O douchebag. And I was writing as a retarded guy. Of course I know its a diamond wholesalers. Ive only seen the movie 100 times.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Seth_Gecko » Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:19 pm

I think it is always a good sign if you want a movie to be longer. Actually having the movie longer isn't ever gonna work though. It is what it is.

Not knowing everything/ much about everybody except orange puts you a bit in the role of orange, I guess. You know a lot more about him and that way you are in that warehouse with him. Shot and guessing when the torture will end. Surrounded by people you don't know at all except for their constant chatting and inflammable personalities.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Mr. Pink » Thu Jul 09, 2009 5:29 pm

Pete wrote: You spell douchebag with an O douchebag.
your serioulsy giving me a lesson in spelling douche? wow, its a fucking typo, get a life. and your excuse sounds like a lame coverup for your fault, blame it on the guy who actually has something interesting to say. congratu-fucking-lations you lose.

and seth, your pretty much right, but orange also ends up sympathizing for the criminals, as the audience sort of knows whats going on is wrong and all their relationships ar strictly job related
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Pete » Thu Jul 09, 2009 5:45 pm

I still think this topic is sort of dumb. I mean the fact you want to change the film shows you have no respect for it and dont fully understand it. Just my opinion.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Mr. Pink » Thu Jul 09, 2009 5:51 pm

what? so he is curious as to what would have happened if all sides are shown that doesnt mean he disrespects QT or his movies?
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:25 pm

Yeah.  In fact, it means that I loved the movie so much that I wish it wouldn't have ended so soon.  It's not about disrespect to the movie or anything like that.  If anything, QT would take it as a compliment, me wanting it longer.  And Pete, if you think my topic is "sort of dumb", then I think you should stay the fuck out of it. Just my opinion.

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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Mr. Pink » Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:55 pm

there you go bro. this is actually my fave QT movie.
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by Eastern Beauty » Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:01 pm

it's my favorite too
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Re: Shouldn't It Have Been Longer???

Post by mr.brown2008 » Mon Jul 20, 2009 3:23 pm

Nice 8)

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