The Master Cleanse

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The Master Cleanse

Post by jonbly » Sat Aug 27, 2016 5:14 pm

8/10 - Avoid all spoilers for best effect.

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Re: The Master Cleanse

Post by DJBenz » Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:35 pm

Not sure you could spoil this, it pans out exactly as you'd expect once the cleanse stuff starts.

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Re: The Master Cleanse

Post by Bigcat » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:16 pm

Had me saying 'ahhhhhh' instead of 'ugghhhhh'.
Good 'clean' fun.
Anyone who's dabbled in the mind-body-spirit/self-help movement and still has a sense of humour will thoroughly enjoy this one. A perfect allegory.

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Re: The Master Cleanse

Post by thatcambridgebird » Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:20 am

I loved this, it was easily the best of the (main screen) offerings for me. It had this whimsical charm which just made me care more about the characters' journeys over its 86 minutes that some of the much longer films of the weekend managed to achieve.

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Re: The Master Cleanse

Post by FranksWildYears » Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:17 am

The most unexpected favourite of the festival for me, and like others I was reduced to a blancmange
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by the cutest baby monsters EVER.
Another which I think could do really well on general release if it gets a chance. I loved it, and I nearly didn't even see it.

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Re: The Master Cleanse

Post by greenzombidog » Tue Sep 06, 2016 3:50 pm

A fun little movie great effects and a good cast. I thought Anjelica Houston was great even if her role was only small. Also it seemed to fly past I'm not sure how long it was. Worth seeing if you missed it at the festival.
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Re: The Master Cleanse

Post by MrsBBC » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:42 pm

The more I think about this movie the more frustrated I become at it, and more confused as to why people were satisfied by it. But then again I enjoyed Cell and everyone else seems to have made it their mission to slate it more than the next person.

The master cleanse felt like half or two thirds of a film and still felt too long. It's characters were so passive and their 'journey' from start to finish was utterly unbelievable.
Plus no one vomits in their own sink, that is what the toilet is for.
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Couldn't they have fished the Boglin out of the toilet, and then maybe expressed a little more concern at this abomination and what exactly the agenda of this retreat is?
The boglins were incredible, I suspect that's where the budget went.
I wouldn't be suprised if it was written by Haruki Murakami

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Re: The Master Cleanse

Post by TheDukeAbides » Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:12 am

A lovely little film, with no surprises except that I still find Johnny Galecki irritating and very punchable.

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