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10-04-2008, 12:15   #1
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Anyone seen this Paul Verhoevan film lately? I just found out it is available on dvd and am awaiting its arrival. I seen it probably about 15 years ago and loved it! I fear it will be a bit dated now..
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Never seen it, must check it out as his movies are usually very entertaining (Showgirls not included! though it's not without it's interesting bits! )
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all I remember is a young Jennifer Jason Leigh naked throughout the whole movie.
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Quite fond of this movie - there's Rutger and Brion from Blade Runner, theres the Nazi dude who burns his hand in Raiders of the Lost Ark, theres a very baby faced Jennifer Jason leigh shedding clothes at every opportunity. The Basil Poledouris score is suitably medieval. I watched it recently however and didn't think it was so good, the plotting isn't great and it has a nasty atmosphere and some ropey acting moments "you're babbling on about seedlings!". Overall well worth a watch but not the best thing Verhoeven ever did.
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It was Verheovens first english langauage pic I think, MGM (if you have it) show Spetters every now and again but in Dutch! Doh.

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It was Verheovens first english langauage pic I think, MGM (if you have it) show Spetters every now and again but in Dutch! Doh.

Seen it sunday night on MGM repeat

not a bad show well worth a watch, a bit cartoony but maybe thats the way people lived when you had a average life expectancy of 30.

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Loved it ,when I first seen it.Have it on DVD and while its still worth a watch it has'nt dated well IMO.Nowdays when I watch it, it has a TV film feel for me.

Jennifer Jason Leigh
Anyone remember her in Last Exit to Brooklyn,all I remember was it was a pretty bleak film.The gang rape scene was disturbing at the time.have'nt seen it in years ,so don't know if the film's stood the test of time.
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It does be on MGM but its very bad quality, I'd be interested to know what the transfer to DVD is like. Its still a great movie in my opinion, typical verhoeven though, some of the scenes are bit extreme. Love the Nazi dude from Raiders, great actor!
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