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The Art of Self-Defense (Riley Stearns; July 12, 2019) Movie

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Joe, Jun 4, 2019.

  1. Written and directed by Riley Stearns.

    Stars Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, and Imogen Poots.

     
  2. phaynes12

    playing in the band Supporter

    director is a bit of a weird dude but this looks pretty good
     
  3. mad

    I was right. Prestigious

    that trailer certainly intrigued me
     
  4. Maybevictor

    @maybevictor Prestigious

    Hadn’t heard of this until trailer was shown in front of long shot but I’m intrigued. Looks like Jesse is back to doing what he does best.
     
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  5. DeviantRogue

    Take arms, it'll all blow over Prestigious

    This is a blast.
     
  6. SmithBerryCrunch

    Trusted Prestigious

    Forgot this was out. Will have to check it out this week.
     
  7. riotspray

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    Really hope this keeps playing for another week or two. I've already used up my A-List reservations for the week on Tarantino.
     
  8. Maybevictor

    @maybevictor Prestigious

    Really loved this. Movie was really sure of itself and wasted no shot or line. Everything came together so neatly.
     
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  9. I thought this was pretty neat thematically. If I'm interpreting it correctly, it's like, anti toxic male masculinity? Also, I've taken karate, but you don't need that experience to know that obviously a lot of Sensei's teachings is wrong haha
     
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  10. VanMastaIteHab

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    Just saw this and it was wild. I liked it a lot!
     
  11. riotspray

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    this was great. probably in my top 5 of the year so far
     
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  12. yung_ting

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    Can’t believe there hasn’t been more hype over this, hilarious and genuinely tense. Reminded me of Lanthimos on a way, it was offbeat but not distractingly so. Easily a favorite of the year.
     
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  13. I saw this on Hulu while scrolling around and realized I totally forgot about it. Weird ass movie, but I dug it. Definitely reminded me of Lanthimos as well.