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The Quality of Life

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Felix_the_Cat, Feb 7, 2006.

  1. Felix_the_Cat

    Felix_the_Cat Junior Member

    Joined: Dec 14, 2005 Messages: 159 Likes Received: 0
    I don't know if this has been posted yet or not, but I want to know what you think of this movie, not necessarily from the graff perspective, but just if you would go see it. I personally think it looks pretty stupid, but I know mad people who want to check it out.

    I might go, but only if somone else pays for my ticket.

    http://www.qualityoflife-themovie.com/trailer/
     
  2. Tyler Durden

    Tyler Durden Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 18, 2001 Messages: 5,263 Likes Received: 40
    Dear indie film makers,
    Stop making movies about "the graffiti lifestyle", it's tacky and it lives up to the euphanism of being "gayer than 9 guys fucking 10 guys."

    I know, it might seem like a good idea. You want to film something rebellious. You want to be rebellious. Trust me though, it's never a good idea. Never, ever, ever...... ever.


    Signed,
    Anyone with half a fucking brain.
     
  3. one two three four five

    one two three four five Member

    Joined: Oct 5, 2005 Messages: 381 Likes Received: 0
    Agreed, the only good graffiti movies are the ones......with graffiti, not multilevel relationships between the characters that end up in handjobs (i.e. that other movie, i forgot what its called)
     
  4. Gat Bush

    Gat Bush Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 23, 2003 Messages: 9,817 Likes Received: 129
    Fart imitating life.

    *wasnt the main dude that whiteboy from prison break?
     
  5. Fugazi

    Fugazi Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 17, 2001 Messages: 1,298 Likes Received: 1
    This is the one made about the lives of two SF graffiti writers, correct?
     
  6. hungoverseas

    hungoverseas Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2005 Messages: 588 Likes Received: 0
    this one doesn't seem terrible.


















    key word: "seem"
     
  7. Al Green

    Al Green Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2001 Messages: 8,561 Likes Received: 1
  8. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    People need to realize that graffiti writers have boring, mundane lives just like everybody else. This is like making a movie about a crew of accountants.
     
  9. Felix_the_Cat

    Felix_the_Cat Junior Member

    Joined: Dec 14, 2005 Messages: 159 Likes Received: 0
  10. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    will i learn how to make krink from watching this?
     
  11. one two three four five

    one two three four five Member

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  12. WeakSauce

    WeakSauce Banned

    Joined: Oct 20, 2004 Messages: 610 Likes Received: 0
    honestly, from a movie standpoint the filim looks like its actually going to be fairly solid. and even content wise it seems pretty legit compared to the all the other "graff" movies. BUT i doubt they will be able to pull it off without it being cheezy and horifically over-dramatized. I'd like to check it out eventually though. and hopefully the character gets fucked in the end, something like the ending of trainspotting or requiem for a dream that way when people see it they wont go around trying to be "cool" and write on stuff. just my 2 cents...
     
  13. mackfatsoe

    mackfatsoe Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 6,532 Likes Received: 168
    On myspace these guys are featured on some sort of indie filmmaker advertisement.
     
  14. dobsilla

    dobsilla Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 15, 2004 Messages: 2,015 Likes Received: 20
    i went to the premiere of this in SF while i was there over the summer. its actually a decent movie even if you dont pay attention to the graffiti aspect. id see it again if the opportunity presented itself. the end is extremely cheezy though. and one thing that bothers me about graffiti movies is wherever they rack from its always montana or belton, i wish there were shops like that in real life.
     
  15. Sparoism

    Sparoism Guest

    I met one of the guys involved in this, and I don't think he would get involved with anything too corny.

    But, I agree with the sentiment that movies about art are rarely what I expect them to be.

    In all fairness, I haven't seen this yet (see above).
     
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