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LeopoldStotch
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quote:
Originally posted by Lira
Elite Squad and Elite Squad 2

Elite Squad is, by far, the first serious blockbuster to portray the harsh reality of Brazilian slums. Unlike City of God, which is just eye-candy based on real misery (don't even get me started), Elite Squad shows what it is like to be Brazilian and deal with everyday violence. The protagonist, Captain Nascimento, is an extremely well-intended police officer who believes in violence for a good cause - he kills, tortures and makes Dick Cheney look like a puppet. Although the screenwriter though of Captain Nascimento as anything but a role model, the character became a hero under the eye of many Brazilians, tired with the relentless violent of our big cities. Based on a book written by two retired officers and a sociologist, it's an accurate in-depth description of what the current problems law enforcement officials have to deal with in Rio de Janeiro. And, unlike City of God, which may have been a slap on the wrist of conscious viewers, Elite Squad is a epically powerful uppercut full of distilled rage in the cracked nuts of Brazilian society.

Elite Squad 2 shows an even more complex web of relationships behind violence in Brazil, showing how the problem of corruption is entrenched deeply in the government and how difficult it can be to untangle this mess. It shows how I am responsible, here in the capital, for the mess that goes on in Rio. And, as someone who wants my home country to be a safe haven where honest citizens can thrive, I can still see the blood dripping on the carpet after the irate blow delivered against my face.

It deserves an Oscar. It definitely does.


really? well damn. you should have posted your opinion yesterday. they were showing part 2 at the local theater here. have i read it yesterday, i would have went to see the movie.


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Lira
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really? well damn. you should have posted your opinion yesterday. they were showing part 2 at the local theater here. have i read it yesterday, i would have went to see the movie.

I finished watching part 2 just a few minutes before I posted that


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quote:
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...but what did you think of City of God?


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OH I LOVE CITY OF GOD IT WAS SO REALISTIC IT WAS LIKE I WAS ACTUALLY THERE MAN NOTHING COMPARES IT TAUGHT ME A LOT ABOUT BRAZILIAN HISTORY AND NOW I BASE EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT BRAZIL ON THAT VENERABLE CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE AND I HOPE EVERY OTHER FOREIGNER DOES THE SAME


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Contagion kept my interest throughout. I wouldn't ever voluntarily see it again, but it was by no means a bad movie.


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Drive was good, awesome soundtrack, solid directing and screenplay. Nicolas Winding Refn have made some good movies before, I recommend Pusher from 1996 (the Danish version, not the new one).


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By the way, Shaw, are you serious or are just poking fun at my usual Anti-City of God rant? My ire ebbed away after so many years, so I can't pretend to be as revolted as I used to be, but I can still tell you why I don't like it
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OH I LOVE CITY OF GOD IT WAS SO REALISTIC IT WAS LIKE I WAS ACTUALLY THERE MAN NOTHING COMPARES IT TAUGHT ME A LOT ABOUT BRAZILIAN HISTORY AND NOW I BASE EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT BRAZIL ON THAT VENERABLE CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE AND I HOPE EVERY OTHER FOREIGNER DOES THE SAME



That's not really the reason why I dislike it though.


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Wow, I just finished Elite Squad. I started downloading the sequel even before it was done. GREAT movie and I'm really looking forward to the next. Thanks for the suggestion Lira.


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Glad you liked it


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That's not really the reason why I dislike it though.


Why, then? I don't remember and would honestly like to know.

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quote:
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By the way, Shaw, are you serious or are just poking fun at my usual Anti-City of God rant? My ire ebbed away after so many years, so I can't pretend to be as revolted as I used to be, but I can still tell you why I don't like it


The latter. Always.


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LeopoldStotch
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A couple of movies I recommend that I have seen this past week:

Snowtown - the story of John Bunting


Revenge: A Love Story


Rundskop(Bullhead)


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