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Post by Chari910 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:27 am

Dear Kate, your link somehow dropped the 'movie' in it.
This one should work

http://thedivareview.com/Green_Zone_Movie_Review.htm
there nothing to recommend this film visually, expect maybe for Isaacs in a full leatherman mustache that would make Hulk Hogan jealous employing some homoerotic full-contact search techniques on Matt Damon.
LOL, I did chuckle when I saw Jason pawing Matt's *ss. :cool:

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Post by Roz » Sun Mar 14, 2010 4:44 pm

Chari910 wrote:
LOL, I did chuckle when I saw Jason pawing Matt's *ss. :cool:
So did I! :D

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Post by Angel Tavington » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:33 pm

Wholly, ‘Green Zone’ is an exciting, tense thriller with bags of action that is heightened by Greengrass’ pace of direction helped by cinematographer, Barry Ackroyd (The Hurt Locker), who is no stranger to this landscape, adding something more onscreen with a grainy, real aesthetic and vast, expansive shots of the Baghdad horizon, often ablaze, that is quite the spectacle
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http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/id/2868





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Post by kjshd05 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:19 am

Aint it cool

http://www.aintitcool.com/node/44264

a positive review, JI mentions 'briefly', only in explaining the plot

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Post by Chari910 » Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:12 am

The biggest non-Damon pleasures of the film lie in Jason Isaacs, playing a dark foil to Miller’s goody-two-shoes soldier (if you didn’t know Isaacs was in the movie, you’d never know that you were watching him; he practically melts into the role)
http://agcrump.wordpress.com/2010/03/16 ... reengrass/

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Post by Marie » Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:16 am

Remember those songs about Matt Damon and Ben Afflac from those comedians Sarah Silverman and was it Jimmy Kimmel?

We'll just have to write another song - "I want to be Matt Damon's butt"!!

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Post by Roz » Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:47 am

Marie wrote:Remember those songs about Matt Damon and Ben Afflac from those comedians Sarah Silverman and was it Jimmy Kimmel?

We'll just have to write another song - "I want to be Matt Damon's butt"!!

Good one, Marie! :mrgreen:

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Post by Gillian » Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:17 am

"Melts into the role."

I like that assessment. It's what we've known all along.

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Post by Angel Tavington » Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:12 pm

I second that!



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Post by Helen8 » Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:20 pm

"Melts into the role."

As many have said before, thank heavens for the porn-tache and the blue scarf. They sure helped in picking him out.[/i]

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Post by Angel Tavington » Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:26 am

A nice review- out of five stars :D (no mention of JI though):

http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/201 ... -of-iraqs/




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Post by fruitbat » Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:58 pm

I saw it on Saturday. Well, I heard it on Saturday. I'm a person who usually looks away from the screen during action sequences. I also had to look away a few times to avoid the dreaded moving camera.

In short:

- not nearly enough Jason. (Although I think we'd all say that even if he were in a four-hour one-man show. Image )
- halfway through I realised that I sort of know how it ends! (I know, I know, Image )
-my preference is less action but others might be into this.
-I like Matt Damon more the older he gets. I thought he was pretty good in this.
-that moustache freaked me out. (Yes, the moustache must be acknowledged. Do not pretend the moustache doesn't exist. The moustache doesn't like to be ignored. The moustache knows where you live.)

Fingers crossed that deleted scenes featuring Jason are, well, featured.

My two cents. (In Canadian funds.)

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Post by malfoygrandma » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:21 pm

:mrgreen: ( the mustache knows where you live.....) My favorite quote about GZ... wonderful

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Post by grannybear » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:25 pm

Oh Boy! Can I count on a visit?

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Post by wolfsaver » Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:39 pm

I've always preferred Jason clean-shaven, but I've now become quite fond of the mustache. I'd like to see him do it again. He looked fantastic in the movie! :adore

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