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    It's Beautiful
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    Visually
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    It's Beautiful
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    Emotionally
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    Lee Pace is HOT in this.
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    And still, curiously not British, @marymurphy.
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    It was filmed on-location in 28 different countries over 4 years, never on a built set stage.
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    The Cinematography by Colin Watkinson is breathtaking.
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    The soundtrack leans heavily on Beethoven's "Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92, II. Allegretto" using it throughout the film - often to beautifully slowed-down shots.
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    It's the story of a damaged storyteller...
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    ...and his journey through depression, with a companion who needs him as much as he needs her.
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    In no less words, Love.
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    She's adorable, and ferociously talented.
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    Famed evolutionist, Charles Darwin, is a prominent character.
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    He has a pet monkey named, Wallace.
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    He is so named in reference to the naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace who independently came up with the concept of Natural Selection and presented it with Darwin, who only gets recognition for the theory because of his publication of 'On the Origin of Species.'
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    It's diverse, and each character plays an important part.
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    It's directed, written, and produced by Tarsem Singh, an Indian director bringing more diversity to Hollywood.
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    He is also known for Directing R.E.M.'s award winning music video for "Losing My Religion," as well as The Cell, Mirror Mirror, and Immortals, all films known for being visually stunning.
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    It's a period piece, taking place in the 1920s Los Angeles.
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    It's about a stuntman for old 20s stunt-Westerns who has a work injury that he blames for not being able to court the love of his life.
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    The film uses old footage of these stunts in homage to film, the industry, and perpetuating a storyline.
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    BASICALLY A+ OSCAR-BAIT, what a snub.
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    There's a stop-motion animation interlude that is used stunningly.
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    The interior symbolism and ties between the characters' reality and fiction are genius, engaging, and beautifully meticulous.
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    There's never really any confusion about who the bad guy is, and he just kinda fucking sucks.
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    It has action.
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    It has humor.
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    I mean, okay, a little? No? K.
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    It has romance.
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    It definitely has that.
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    It's imaginative, unique.
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    Did I mention it's beautiful?
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    It's my favorite. Here's the link to the trailer again in case you need it.
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