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Manchester By The Sea (Kenneth Lonegan, November 18, 2016) Movie

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by iCarly Rae Jepsen, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. iCarly Rae Jepsen Aug 24, 2016
    (Last edited: Aug 24, 2016)
    iCarly Rae Jepsen

    run away with me Platinum

    Starring Casey Affleck Michelle Williams Gretchen Mol Kara Hayward Lucas Hedges and Kyle Chandler

    After the death of his older brother a man learns that he is now the legal guardian of his teenage nephew
  2. Seems real oscar-baity but I may just see it!
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  3. CstSnow

    Regular Supporter

    I'm an absolute sucker for Casey Affleck he is definitely one of this generations underrated actors, so even accounting for that built in bias and all this looks great.
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  4. Morrissey


    This is basically the premise of Horsin' Around, but Lonergan has been so great so far that maybe.
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  5. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

    This is apparently phenomenal
  6. Barresi

    Spooky Space Kook Supporter

    Nobody in Quincy will shutup about this movie because of that one line in the trailer.

    Anyway, looks pretty great.
  7. brandon_260 Sep 4, 2016
    (Last edited: Sep 4, 2016)

    Trusted Prestigious

    Very excited for this one. I haven't been completely wowed by Lonegan's work yet (though I saw Margaret before I had a grasp on cinema) but the word surrounding this is amazing.
  8. I Am Mick

    @gravebug Prestigious

    Big fan of Casey Affleck, this looks good but that trailer is pretty much begging for Oscar nominations
  9. brandon_260

    Trusted Prestigious

    Word from most that have seen it is that the trailer is an awful representation of the film and I've even seen people warn against watching it.
  10. Nathan

    Always do the right thing. Supporter

    Margaret is one of my favorite films of all time, if this has similar depth and nuance I can't imagine how they'd market it, so making a generic, Oscar-y trailer is basically the way to go. Lonergan has earned my investment.
  11. brandon_260

    Trusted Prestigious

    This is so devastating.
  12. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    REALLY want to see this.
  13. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    This is definitely one of the best films of the year.
  14. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    I'm not as big on it as others, but it was a solid depiction about quietly dealing with grief and the cast was pretty great.
  15. ncarrab

    Prestigious Supporter

    I assume Kyle Chandler is hardly in this?
  16. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    He's in most of the flashback scenes and they're spread around throughout the entire film. He's not in it for any long stretch of time at once but he is in it often.
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  17. Surfwax

    bring on the major leagues Supporter

    This ruled and Casey Affleck is exceptional in it. It's like a sad love letter to northern Massachusetts so check and check for me there
  18. Nathan

    Always do the right thing. Supporter

    I'm wrecked. Lonergan is 2/2. Margaret is one of my favorite films of all time and this one hit me just as hard, though in the immediacy I think Margaret is on its own level. Still. Exceptional. Just hard to talk or think about.
  19. brandon_260

    Trusted Prestigious

    What about You Can Count On Me?
  20. Nathan

    Always do the right thing. Supporter

    Whoops, completely slipped my mind, haven't seen it.
  21. Morrissey


    You Can Count on Me is something that has to be seen. Margaret is good, but You Can Count on Me is an important drama and one that shows the value of showing the interactions we have between "major" events and not the events themselves.
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  22. EngineDown

    formerly known as chill yoshi

    can't wait to see this
  23. arewhyayein

    Regular Supporter

    Well I went to see this tonight pretty much knowing nothing about it...
    Wowww. What a punch in the face.
    Great movie, would highly recommend.
  24. Michael Qualiano


    This movie was great. Casey better win an oscar
  25. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    run away with me Platinum

    the dialogue in this felt so real and human which shouldn't be a big deal but it totally is