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    Glad y'guys enjoyed it. Chris, the excerpt...

    Glad y'guys enjoyed it. Chris, the excerpt regarding Apocalypse comes from an essay titled "Why are movies so bad? Or, The Numbers" that first appeared on the June 23,1980 issue of the New Yorker and...
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    Kael on Nam Flix

    "Part of the widespread anticipation of Apocalypse Now was our readiness for a visionary, climactic, summing-up movie. Coppola must have felt that too, but he couldn't supply it. He got tied up in a...
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    For now I'll limit myself to Vietnam movies....

    For now I'll limit myself to Vietnam movies. Kudos to Johann for listing the forgotten 84 Charlie Mopic, in which the first-person p.o.v. is consistently used. Kudos to Chris for comments regarding...
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    I'm still a bit ambivalent about the second half...

    I'm still a bit ambivalent about the second half of the film. My recollection of the excellent first half is vivid, unlike the second half. It's certainly a more ambitious film than Platoon. Stone's...
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