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Old 10-03-2013, 16:23
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I certainly bloody didn't! Made it such a good film...

Some thoughts from me here - would love to know what everyone else thought of it:

http://www.thisisafilmblog.com/side-effects-2013/
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Old 10-03-2013, 19:04
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I didn't see the Twists in this stylish, taut neat little thriller.
Rooney Mara just gets better with every film she is in, Jude Law top form too.

7/10
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Old 10-03-2013, 19:09
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Well we all know there IS a twist now don't we.
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Old 10-03-2013, 19:21
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Well we all know there IS a twist now don't we.
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This!

What an inconsiderate thing to do OP.
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Old 10-03-2013, 20:03
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This!

What an inconsiderate thing to do OP.
Thing is....most reviews mention there is a twist, even Jude Law said there is {with no details}, on a Chat Sow I watched the other day....it didn't spoil it for me.
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Old 10-03-2013, 20:07
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Thing is....most reviews mention there is a twist, even Jude Law said there is {with no details}, on a Chat Sow I watched the other day....it didn't spoil it for me.
Are they the reviews that have the big headline "Hey there's a twist in this film"?
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Old 10-03-2013, 22:16
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Thing is....most reviews mention there is a twist, even Jude Law said there is {with no details}, on a Chat Sow I watched the other day....it didn't spoil it for me.
saying there is a twist does ruin it for anyone going to see the film 'blind' to be fair. i mean the cast or reviewers or anyone letting people know there is a twist.

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Old 10-03-2013, 23:17
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Really enjoyed this, thought it was well done and brilliantly acted. I was a bit annoyed I saw the title of this thread before I went to see it but didn't really ruin it for me but I'm glad it's been changed
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Old 11-03-2013, 00:29
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Just saw it today with no real expectations. I thought it was fantastic - better than Argo which I saw a week and a half ago.
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Old 11-03-2013, 00:33
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I enjoyed it. Was expecting a film about the evils of big pharma but obviously it was quite different.
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Old 11-03-2013, 03:21
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Question for those who've seen it:

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Old 12-03-2013, 14:30
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Really enjoyed this. I thought Rooney Mara was outstanding, with Jude Law giving a strong performance too.

I too expected a story about evil pharmaceuticals but was pleasantly surprised to be wrong. I've come to expect twists (might as well expressly mention it as everyone else has ) with thrillers so wasn't surprised about that, but it was still a reasonably good one. I'll admit I got a little bit lost after the twist but but it all came together in the end. Not exactly groundbreaking, but a solid watch nonetheless. Totally worth it if you're a Rooney Mara fan.

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Old 13-03-2013, 11:15
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Great film, they don't very often make movies like this anymore, a little contrived maybe but very entertaining and thought provoking.

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Old 14-03-2013, 12:06
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I cannot stand Channing Tatum, but I want to see the film. What should I do?
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Old 14-03-2013, 12:31
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I cannot stand Channing Tatum, but I want to see the film. What should I do?
He isn't in it all that much, if it helps.
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Old 15-03-2013, 09:35
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After all the rave reviews I was expecting something really outstanding, and I have to say it didn't deliver. It's a typically stylish Soderbergh film where the camera's always picking out little details and teasing the viewer, but it's not as clever as it thinks it is. There's very little tension and things all go a little too smoothly for it to be a proper thriller. But the acting's top notch.
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Old 15-03-2013, 10:29
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I also thought that this Side Effects was a standard Soderbergh movie which looked very polished but ultimately lightweight and found it was about as thrilling as Extreme Measures - 5/10
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Old 16-03-2013, 14:20
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Saw this yesterday, I thought the last 20 minutes or so let it down a bit, but still enjoyed it.

The best thing about this movie is Rooney Mara, outstanding performance, brilliant actress.
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Old 26-03-2013, 18:05
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Saw it this evening (had to do something to fill in the schedule) Rooney Mara should be nominated for BLA next year

Soderbergh somehow got his mojo back with this film after his average Magic Mike. I quite like the twist.

The score is a bit overdone on the other hand
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Old 27-03-2013, 09:21
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The movie starts off pretty well but changes into a completely different (and inferior) film after the ridiculous twist.

Jude Law was very good. Rooney Mara was good up till the twist. Catherine Zeta Jones wasn't great ... and her face is clearly pumped full of botox. Something I find quite off-putting to look at.

A disappointing 6/10
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Old 01-04-2013, 19:04
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I really enjoyed this and the unexpected direction it went in. Some really smashing directorial moments from Soderberg and solid acting performances all round. Best film of the year thus far (not that this is saying much) 8/10.
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Old 15-06-2013, 20:15
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Anyone else have a problem with the ending?

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