7 Responses to “I want to rub this trailer all over me – 127 Hours”
  1. Mad Hatter says:

    I’m hoping to make this part of my TIFF selections this year!
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  2. Blake says:

    @ Mad Hatter – I’m really, really jealous. I can barely stand it.

  3. Beth says:

    I want to see this movie. Right now. (You know that Aron Ralston cuts off his own arm, right?) I read his Sports Illustrated article every year with my classes.

    Oh, and I just found your blog. Thanks, Facebook links!

  4. Mad Hatter says:

    @ Beth… Way to give it away for anyone who didn’t know!
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  5. Beth says:

    Sorry, didn’t mean to “give it away.” My intention was actually that the knowledge of his true life story makes the movie even more enticing. Without the background knowledge, I probably wouldn’t put this movie on my priority list of must-sees. The preview itself is just a fun yet cliche indie movie about a young man who thinks the world is his and goes out to do whatever he wants whenever he wants. I want to see the movie because I know it’s more than that–it’s a true survival story.
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  6. Mad Hatter says:

    No worries Beth…truthfully the detail you point out is what makes his story so compelling. The weird thing is though, if someone didn’t already know this about him, I don’t know that I’d want to remind them.

    In a way it reminds me of a bad film i once saw called MEN OF HONOR. Since it’s based on a true story, it’s hard to fault a reviewer for mentioning what happens to the protagonist, but since I didn;t know before that i felt kinda grumpy that the reviewer had given it away.

    Double-edged sword, right?

    Indeed – you and I want to see this film for exactly the same reasons!
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  7. blake says:

    @ Beth and Mad Hatter – You both raise good points. I guess because it happened here in Utah, there was more media coverage that the world didn’t get. But he was a GQ Man of the Year! Hopefully there aren’t too many people going into this without knowing the story.

    And Beth, shame on you for calling a Danny Boyle movie a cliché indie film. 🙂 Glad you found my blog. Come back to Utah and see me!
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