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Fabio Nascimento added this to a list 5 years, 8 months ago
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" Brilliant performance from Mickey Rourke as 'The Ram' - a wrestler forced into early retirement and a man having difficulty adjusting to life outside the ring. I didn't expect to like this movie but the emotional story, great acting (Marisa Tomei & Evan Rachel Wood included) & realistic feel made this movie very immersive."


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"Randy & Cassidy "


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"1-03"


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"9.1. DVD Edellisen vuosikymmenen tarkastelu elokvuien kautta jatkui viime vuosien hehkutetuimpiin lukeutuvalla äijädraamalla. The Wrestler on niin vaikuttavan miehistä draamaa, että tippa tulisi linssiin, mikäli miehet vain itkisivät. Mickey Rourke on vitun hyvä vanhan kehäraakin roolissaan. (Audio)visuaalisesti näppärä ja tarinansa rujon miehisen voiman puolesta muistuttaa enemmän jotain The Wild Bunchia kuin tavanomaista urheiluelokuvaa. Helvetin hieno elokuva."


SJMJ91 posted a review 5 years, 8 months ago

One of the best sport films of all time.

“The Wrestler has gone way above my expectations. It is a complete masterpiece of sports films. Some people have referred it as the new Raging Bull and the sports film of the decade. I would call it both for these various reasons. It is a very emotional story with a rather heartbreaking storyline, it has very realistic effects and it has absolutely beautiful characters to watch. This film is one of those rare sports films that are actually really serious and have a very powerful meaning. For example, the meaning of the boxing film Cinderella Man is that it is a story or committing yourself for your family because you are poor and are endangered financially. The Wrestler has a very different and very new meaning compared to other sports films that have been made in the past. To me so far, th” read more

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"Bruce Springsteen sings over the credits at the end: Have you ever seen a one trick pony in the field so happy and free? If you've ever seen a one trick pony then you've seen me. Have you ever seen a one-legged dog making its way down the street? If you've ever seen a one-legged dog then you've seen me."


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"Mickey Rourke. This is his movie. Without Rourke, this could not exist. Had they cast anyone else, it would be an inferior film. This is because the character of Randy "The Ram" Robinson is in so many ways similar to Mickey Rourke himself, that he gives the best lead performance all year. Now, he isn't playing himself. He's playing the character, but he clearly reflects his own life and his failures into The Ram to give him more emotion, and essentially build the character as a whole. Rourke is "


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"Watched on 6/17/09"


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" A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Rendis Robinsonas – senstantis imtynininkas. Vieną dieną nusistovėjusį Rendžio gyvenimo ritmą sutrikdo trauma. Imtynininkas suvokia, kad jam gali tekti visiems laikams pamiršti tai, ką jis myli ir moka geriausiai – imtynes. Be imtynių savo gyvenime Rendis daugiau nieko neturi. Pamažu Rendžio"


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VierasTalo posted a review 5 years, 10 months ago

Rourke's tour de force

“Most stories are comprised of a few different parts, such as the introduction, the climax and the so called cooling off after the climax. If a film nails all the parts a good story should have, it's likely to have a very good story. What most people don't like about The Wrestler is that the film's climax essentially doesn't end in their mind. If you ask me though, the film climaxes before the monumental fight in the end of the movie. The climax is the downfall of The Ram, and after that we get to digest the entire climax during a fight scene. This story is different in a way because it doesn't peak at a big fight scene, but instead emotionally starting from The Ram cutting his hand at a meat station. All this is most certainly carefully planned out by writer/director Darren Aronofsky, and ” read more

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"3.12. Watched on DVD. *** Hieno ja koskettava leffa kehärääkistä. Rourkelta aivan mahtava suoritus ja Oscar meni kyllä väärään paikkaan. Marisa Tomei tuo hienoa naiskauneutta leffaan. Loistava lopetus. "


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"Sean Penniä "kannustin" parhaan miespääosan Oscarin voittoon elokuvasta Milk, vaikken sitä ollut nähnytkään (enkä tosin kyllä vieläkään) ihan vain siksi, että pidän Pennistä aivan suunnattomasti näyttelijänä. Nyt kuitenkin pystyn jo epäröimään Oscarin oikeaa suuntaa, sillä Mickey Rourken suoritus oli vertaansa vailla. Aivan uskomaton. Mutta se siitä Rourke-virrestä, sillä loistavat olivat myös sivuroolit mm. Marisa Tomeilta ja Evan Rachel Woodilta. Elokuva poikkesi mu"


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"Could call this one the most impressive film of -08 and also Mickey Rourke's greatest performance. The film is photographed entirely with hand-held camera and manages to be a really touching one. Ending is also near-perfect."


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"Ei turhaan ole sanottu, että tämä elokuva voi kertoa kenestä tahansa meistä. Elokuvan tunnelma on niin tiivis, että sitä voisi veitsellä halkoa. Mickeyn roolisuorituksen jyvät kumpuavat hänen omasta elämästään, eikä se ole yhtään huono puoli. Raaka ja armoton kuvaus tavallisesta ihmisestä. Arofonsky on jälleen kaikinpuolin loistovedossa, toteutus on ensiluokkaisen upeaa, mutta eniten mieleenpainuvinta on Rourken suoritus Randyna. Vaikka tätä on toitotettu ja kuultu, niin "


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