Ravenous , good movie?

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  1. todd stone

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    Was thinking of doing a blind purchase on this one, as I am a Guy Pearce fan.


    Any assistance is appreciated [​IMG]
     
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    Interesting set up, which IMO is let down by a weak finale. Carlyle is fun to watch, but the film may not be to everyone's taste [​IMG] (had to!!)

    I'd probably rent first
     
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    For me it was one of those films that was stuck in the 'cool concept' stage - it never got passed its pitch.
     
  4. Will K

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    Ravenous is definitely different--and quite enjoyable, IMHO. As usual, Guy Pearce is excellent so it's worth a look for him. Though it's not a gorefest in the traditional sense, it's guaranteed to nauseate some viewers. You should be able to find it cheap. Give it a spin.
     
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    It's non-anamorphic. That's the only reason I don't own it. It is a great film though; I just hope for a new transfer.
     
  6. Joseph Young

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    Look no further than the IMDB's humorous attempt to classify this film --

     
  7. Justin_S

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    RAVENOUS is an excellent film, one of my favorites of the 90s! I say definitely give it a look.
     
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    I enjoyed this one and saw it before I was aware what "anamorphic" meant and didn't really care at the time. Heck, at the time I didn't even care if a movie was in widescreen or not. I am aware that ignorance is no excuse, so apologies to all. I would definately pick this one up and saw it once in the bargain stand at Wal-Mart, but didn't pick it up. I went back to get it and it was gone.[​IMG]
     
  9. todd stone

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    I think EBERT loved this one if I remember it correctly.
     
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    I loved it, but it's definitely not for everybody. The few people I've introduced it to have gotten a kick out of it, though. This is one of those rare films that doesn't fit into any genre. It'd be next to impossible to determine whether a person would like it without actually showing it to them.

    I'll echo Justin: it's an excellent film. If the price is good(say, around $15) I'd say go for it...
     
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    It's a great movie, I paid something like $27 for it when the MSRP was a ridiculous $34.99 a few years back, and it's worth every penny.

    A great, underrated movie.
     
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    I love this movie. I love the acting and the directing and especially the bizarre score, at least worth a rental.
     
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    Saw it on Cinemax one night and went out and bought the DVD the next day.

    Its not a great film, but its good and recommended if u enjoy twisted stories.
     
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    i like it. but i love the opening music...
     
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    Another recommendation.

    I love the wacko lil flick. Seriously.
     
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    I loved this in the theater but refused to buy it because it wasn't anamorphic... that is until a few weeks ago when I found it on the bargain shelf at Best Buy for only $5.99.
     
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    Another recommendation.
    Excellent movie.. funny that it was directed by a vegetarian.
    It is almost Burtonesque at times (Especially with Jones around).
     
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    I loved that movie. Saw it on cable back in 99 maybe was 2000, but it was great. Some parts were down right scary. When they were outside the cave and he started digging in the sand, that part scared the chit outta me, I don't know why lol. [​IMG]
     

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