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Lone Survivor - 2014 (Mark Wahlberg)

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06-07-2014, 01:36 AM
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Lone Survivor - 2014 (Mark Wahlberg)

Anyone else watch this? Watched it tonight, absolutely terrific movie, and IMO one of Wahlbergs best. Really well done


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Lone Survivor.

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I thought it was alright but I didn't see it

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I thought it was alright but I didn't see it
Because that makes sense.

I really enjoyed it, in so far as you can enjoy a movie like that. I have a lot of appreciation for Wahlberg, Ben Foster, and Emile Hirsch, and thought they all did outstanding jobs.

A little bit '#merica' for me at times, but I suppose that comes with the content.

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It was fantastic

Everyone was great

But Ben Foster was an absolute warrior in this movie.

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It had some really really riveting action sequences and strong acting. But as a whole I couldn't help but finding it reprehensible. Without getting into it too much. Passion of the Christ for the US Armed forces.

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Saw it, it is a good movie and Wahlberg does a great job. All I got...

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I thought it was okay, probably one of the stronger performances by Foster.

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It'll be a real shame if Ben Foster doesn't get/take more prominent roles and/or win an Oscar one day.

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excellent movie!

I watched it multiple times and the real survivor makes a number of cameos in the movie

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a step below Blackhawk Down, but still a pretty good movie.

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How realistic is that scene where they jump down the hills?

When I watched it I didn't think anyone would survive those falls.

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It had some really really riveting action sequences and strong acting. But as a whole I couldn't help but finding it reprehensible. Without getting into it too much. Passion of the Christ for the US Armed forces.
What in the world about it would have been reprehensible?

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saw it last week. didn't blow me away but it was pretty good. marky mark was great as always

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What in the world about it would have been reprehensible?
They glorify all these horrendous injuries and their eventual deaths (and the deaths of the countless evil Taliban) and treat it as this crazy heroic sacrifice. There was nothing heroic about it at all. It is a sham and just mindless propaganda. That is what made it reprehensible. It's ******** and offensive.

Anything more I'd say would belong on the political board. And frankly I don't feel like debating a movie I have so little time for.

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I saw it and enjoyed it.
A little tough to watch what they went through.

Yes it has been Hollywoodized, but what war movie, or any movie based on
a real event hasn't ?

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It'll be a real shame if Ben Foster doesn't get/take more prominent roles and/or win an Oscar one day.
Don't think that will ever happen.

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It'll be a real shame if Ben Foster doesn't get/take more prominent roles and/or win an Oscar one day.
I was waiting for you to come in and comment on Foster.

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Don't think that will ever happen.
Why? He's a very good actor.

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Why? He's a very good actor.
He's never in huge movies, and whenever he's in a pretty big movie, it's never the leading role or the main supporting role.

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They glorify all these horrendous injuries and their eventual deaths (and the deaths of the countless evil Taliban) and treat it as this crazy heroic sacrifice. There was nothing heroic about it at all. It is a sham and just mindless propaganda. That is what made it reprehensible. It's ******** and offensive.

Anything more I'd say would belong on the political board. And frankly I don't feel like debating a movie I have so little time for.
i agree, but I think you're more likely to enjoy a war movie if you just forget about that and enjoy the action (assuming you want to enjoy it)

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I was waiting for you to come in and comment on Foster.
Haha. I guess I'm a big (and predictable) fan!

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