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Apocalypse Now sucks but the opening scene is the best


#1

Apocalypse Now was so shit but I have to say The opening scene was pretty fucking good. So good I have to say the best opening scene of all time.


#2

YOU SUCK!!! APOCALYPSE NOW kicks the fuck out of you and your shit posts!



;D


#3

[quote=“Sgt. Geoi Donowitz”]
YOU SUCK!!! APOCALYPSE NOW kicks the fuck out of you and your shit posts!



;D
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Apocalypse Now was crap, Platoon was way better.


#4

[quote=“Mr.Pink”]
Apocalypse Now was crap, Platoon was way better.
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Fuck Platoon (only in comparison of course) and please explain your opinion of the film. If your gonna make such a statement at least back yourself up.


#5

[quote=“Mr.Pink”]
Apocalypse Now was so shit but I have to say The opening scene was pretty fucking good. So good I have to say the best opening scene of all time.
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This film isn’t so much about war as it is about the weak mind men have and how primitive we are at our cores. The reason it’s not technically a war film is because its an adaptation of a novel written decades before the Vietnam war about Marlowe going up the Congo in Africa during the British rule.



Coppola’s adaptation, vision and storytelling in this film was brilliant. To take a story like Heart of Darkness and mold it into something that fits the time and anger of the 1970s…I get chills thinking about it.



But you can’t even spell 3 letter words.


#6

[quote=“F.W.”]
The reason it’s not technically a war film is because its an adaptation of a novel written decades before the Vietnam war about Marlowe going up the Congo in Africa during the British rule.
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So it’s not about American soldiers sent on a mission during the Vietnam war? Whatever it’s themes or subtext it’s a war movie.



By that logic A Fistful of Dollars isn’t technically a western beacause it was based on a Samurai movie from Japan. What a strange comment to post.


#7

Mr. Pink is just trying to piss people off.


#8

[quote=“GRINDHOUSE”]
Mr. Pink is just trying to piss people off.
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Well all he’s doing is turning me on.



I love me some Kiwi fuckin’.


#9

[quote=“Ordell Rodriguez”]
So it’s not about American soldiers sent on a mission during the Vietnam war? Whatever it’s themes or subtext it’s a war movie.



By that logic A Fistful of Dollars isn’t technically a western beacause it was based on a Samurai movie from Japan. What a strange comment to post.
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He complained earlier of there being no scenes of war. And it’s not about guys fighting a war as much as it is a group alone on a mission of the suicide variety during a massacre.


#10

see what Mr. Pink lipstick is doing, he is making friends fight. :slight_smile:


#11

Ordell isn’t my friend anymore.



He’s dead to me.



I’m alone on this river…


#12

Nooooooooooooooooo!


#13

To be honest, what happened, or are you kidding?


#14

[quote=“F.W.”]
And it’s not about guys fighting a war as much as it is a group alone on a mission of the suicide variety during a massacre.
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Didn’t say it was. It is a men on a mission movie, which fits comfortably in the war genre.

[quote=“GRINDHOUSE”]
To be honest, what happened, or are you kidding?
[/quote]

I really hope he is. Talk about taking it badly.



He’s just mad cause I’m right ;D


#15

He sent me a private message saying:



“You like it in the butt.”


#16

why is it that us 3 are always on here at the same exact f’n time?


#17

Also, I didn’t say it was a war film. Of course it is shoveled in the genre but like all great pieces it transcends boundaries and becomes something more.


#18

[quote=“GRINDHOUSE”]
why is it that us 3 are always on here at the same exact f’n time?
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We have absolutley no fucking lives at the same time ;D


#19

:slight_smile:


#20

I don’t like it in the butt, okay? Guys? I don’t, okay? Just stop.