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Old 01-04-2008, 06:34 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by mcan
I think your assessment of "Smokin' Aces" is right on. Definately a fun little trip and a "check your brain" kinda movie. But I was hoping for more. Your comparisons to Snatch and Reservoir Dogs is off base IMO. I think both of those movies can be considered great films as well. Especially Reservoir Dogs, which is practically perfect, and sets the standard for independent action films. Snatch is commercial, but is a much better film than "Smokin'..."
The Snatch comparison was based on the way the story was presented. Quick bits of each story that eventually meshed together.

Reservoir Dogs comparison was just the raw violence and blood. I think combined they make a good comparison.

I agree it doesn't hold a candle to Reservoir Dogs, that's a classic but it can be used in comparison in the nature mentioned above.

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It started out as a cartoonish over-the-top action film.
That's why I liked it actually. It didn't try to be anything different...well I guess the ending did. What did you think of "Sin City"?
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