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#1 Posted on 14.9.03 0439.23
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I absolutely loved this movie--three thumbs up. Nicholas Cage did an awesome job and deserves an Oscar nod for his fine performance. Plus the unexpected twist ending was a nice treat.

Thoughts from anyone else who saw this awesomely awesome flick?
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#2 Posted on 14.9.03 1224.42
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The film was fantastic. The awesome thing is the ending makes sense from every angle. It's perfect!

See this film!
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#3 Posted on 14.9.03 1405.45
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I had three movies I wanted to see this weekend. Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Cabin Fever, and Matchstick Men. I saw two of them. Matchstick Men was not one of them, unfortunately. I should've just saw this one movie, because I'm sure it's better than than those two major disappointments put together.

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#4 Posted on 14.9.03 1439.01
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Matchstick Men was great. The ending doesn't hold up to any scrutiny whatsoever, but if you hold that against the movie you're a fool. Cage was great. The girl was great. The only bad reviews were from people who thought that Frank was 'hilarious' and that the movie dragged without him.

Morons.

-Jag

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#5 Posted on 14.9.03 1737.56
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    Originally posted by Jaguar
    Matchstick Men was great. The ending doesn't hold up to any scrutiny whatsoever, but if you hold that against the movie you're a fool. Cage was great. The girl was great. The only bad reviews were from people who thought that Frank was 'hilarious' and that the movie dragged without him.

    Morons.

    -Jag

    Go see it!


Jaguar, you're INSANE. It DOES hold up to scrutiny. But, so save the good people here of spoilers...I'll talk to you...
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#6 Posted on 14.9.03 1805.04
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Damn...just saw it today. I don't have anything to say that wouldn't spoil the movie. Awesome.
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#7 Posted on 14.9.03 2322.30
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I saw this flick on Friday, and I of course agree with all the others in heaping praise on the movie. Cage was awesome, and I loved the twist toward the end. It's like Usual Suspects in that I want to see this again and figure out how I didn't see the twist before.

The dynamic with Frank was okay, but I don't understand caring too much about Sam's character. Cage and Lohman control the movie, and it's their relationship that drives this film.

Go see this film!
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