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"meet joe black"

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by shockey, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    hasan hour to go on uhd. one of those movies that draws me in every every time. even though it's incredibly loooong and slow-moving.

    maybe it's because claire forloni is shot so incredibly beautifully in this film. simply stunning.
  2. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Far better than Meet Dave.

    But we've been into that already.
  3. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    I like the part when Brad Pitt gets hit by the bus.
  4. thegrifter

    thegrifter Member

    Nowhere near as good as Hellboy 2, though
  5. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    Haven't seen it, but I attended my senior year of high school next door to the big mansion featured in it (Aldrich Mansion, Warwick, R.I.).
  6. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Oh, this is one of those flicks that critics (both professional and armchair) just LOVE to pan. But, you know what? I dig it. I think it's a wonderful little pic. Same basket as the "Sabrina" update with Harrison Ford, Julia Ormond and Greg Kinnear. Sweet, wonderfully shot and acted little gems.
  7. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    i dig it, too. but there ain't nuthin' "little" about it.
  8. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member


    If anything, based on this, the movie isn't long enough.
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  9. thegrifter

    thegrifter Member

    Claire Forlani is simply beautiful!!!! I saw some shitty movies cause of her.
  10. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    What a lousy movie. To paraphrase someone I heard, Why would I want to pay $8 to see Brad Pitt eat peanut butter and act like a retard?

    True story ... I hadn't seen any trailers for the movie and knew nothing about it when my friend George called me on a Friday night to see if I wanted to join him and five females to see this. George is a big baseball fan, as am I. I could only assume it was about former Negro Leaguer and the first black man to win a World Series game, Joe Black. While I wasn't sure why five women wanted to see a movie about the Negro Leagues, I was in.

    When Pitt got hit by that van, I broke out laughing, while the rest of the theater hushed. I thought that was the point at which Pitt was going to "Meet Joe Black" in heaven for some reason or another (incorrectly believing Black was dead).

    I swear, I waited like a half hour before I realized there would be no Negro League baseball in this film. And I wept. And the girls all thought I was sensitive and I had a wonderful sexual experience with all of them.

    OK, I made up the last two sentences.
  11. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Made-up or not, that's going in my sig. Tremendous. :D
  12. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    I knew if anyone would appreciate that story, it would be you, B-Dub. :)
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