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Old 11-21-2008, 10:58 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by dave13 View Post
its something of an aquired taste i think. a lot of people might find it boring, but i absolutely love it. its a great character peice with some really funny moments in it (there's a duel near the end that was hillarious in a dark kind of way). and the cinematography is astounding. kubrick found these cameras that had been developed for NASA. they had such a fast lens speed that they were able to register the smallest amount of light in a space. he lit whole scenes with candlelight, and so many of the compositions in the film look like paintings. i imagine that it could rival 2001 as his most visually impressive film when its put on HD.
Originally Posted by Matt89 View Post
Barry Lyndon's absolutely beautiful. He really put the zoom feature to good use on this one to the point where when the word "zoom" is mentioned, one tends to think, ".....Barry Lyndon".

Cool thanks. guys, sounds like one I will have to check out
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