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Re: " All Is Lost" movie

It was listed at our local theater yesterday. When I got there they said the studo pulled the launch because it conflicted with some other movies launch.
I never heard of that before.
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Re: " All Is Lost" movie

On the trailer Redford is calling for an SOS instead of a Mayday.
Any ideas as to why. It couldn't have been a mistake as they had technical help.
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Do we really need to pick on a winch being wrapped backwards or that a wrong knot was used. One of my favorite sailing moves is "Wind" and I'm sure there are thousands of wrongs on that movie.
Exactly. Who the heck hasn't wrapped a winch backwards at some point? It's been a few decades since I made that mistake but I sure have done it.

Oh - Wind is one of my favorite movies also, but with sailing and Jennifer Gray how could it not be? *grin*

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On the trailer Redford is calling for an SOS instead of a Mayday.
Any ideas as to why. It couldn't have been a mistake as they had technical help.
That may be silly but I bet for some reason they did on purpose. Probably because more of the general public recognize SOS than Mayday.
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I am STILL trying to figure out what happened to the dink in Capt. Ron! The chart caught fire on it, was put out. BUT, they had to wade in chest deep water into the beach????

I will bet that some VERY funny stuff ended up on the cutting room floor!

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Recall the high speed entrance into the first stop as he puts the wheel hard over and then reverse to a starboard side docking at the bar? Did ya notice the Rudder (Note the stern waterline) was hard over to starboard?
I like to pick out mistakes in movies like that. After all it is Entertainment...
Recall the son spilling the milk, the Jug is down, then the next scene the Jug has been picked up with more milk in it?
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Re: " All Is Lost" movie

One can still enjoy the movie for what it is and have fun finding all the sailing errors at the same time. I have no doubt I will enjoy doing both.
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Re: " All Is Lost" movie

Its showing in to local theaters here but not any of the big ones. Showings all day. I am dying to see it but not sure if I can get around to it.
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Re: " All Is Lost" movie

I won't rush to see any movie but if it shows up on Netflix I will click on it
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" All Is Lost" movie

Just left the Avon Cinema in Providence RI. I have no complaints at all with the movie, only thanks to Mr. Chandor and Redford for giving us a wonderful film that we will be able to debate about for years to come.

For those that are having trouble finding a screen, go to http://www.zacharyquinto.com/. Yep, the new Mr. Spock from Star Trek was also a producer of All Is Lost and he has a
comprehensive list of theaters on his site where the movie is showing.
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Re: " All Is Lost" movie

So after spending all day yesterday sailing/racing... (mid 50's, 18-20 knots of wind) we're driving home and the wife says, Hey, maybe we can find where ALL IS LOST is playing and catch it.
Just made the show. Almost full theatre.

Overall, I liked it. I know the movie was about man and his struggle to survive so I could forgive a few "errors".

Still trying to figure out how a collision in almost dead calm put a hole in the boat, yet when he goes back for the sea anchor he practical rams the container w/ no damage.
And the hole was above the water line. How did all that water come gushing in?

Why didn't he take a life jacket w/ him?
A few more questions but I don't want to give anything away.

Overall it was good. Amazing how the audience sat almost perfectly quiet the whole movie.
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Just left the Avon Cinema in Providence RI. I have no complaints at all with the movie, only thanks to Mr. Chandor and Redford for giving us a wonderful film that we will be able to debate about for years to come.

For those that are having trouble finding a screen, go to Zachary Quinto. Yep, the new Mr. Spock from Star Trek was also a producer of All Is Lost and he has a
comprehensive list of theaters on his site where the movie is showing.

Per his list, it's not showing anywhere in Texas.

I need to move.
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