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  •  READER COMMENTS

    Reader comments on Garden State

    Subject: Re: Genius.
    Date: Jan 29, 2005
    Sender: JorgePrevious | Next

    i would have to agree with you there, christina.

    natalie portman, already a great actress, excelled beyond all of my expectations. i loved zach braff from his previous work on "scrubs", and fell deeper in love after watching this movie. how i wish to bear his children.

    this all became clear after watching it with an incredibly attractive film geek last night.

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    Response to this comment:
    Genius.

    Firstly, I would like to say that when I bought this movie a few weeks ago, I hadn't seen it. Based on the ensemble of actors in it, I knew I would like it from the getgo.

    "Like it," aren't the words to describe this movie.

    For an amateur director, Zach Braff is amazing, and this is a talent he should have explored before he got into acting. The cinematography of the movie is phoenomenal, and the little things in the movie that he adds in make you laugh along with the dark humour of the movie.

    Casting Natalie Portman in the movie, I think, was his best move. Instead of playing subdued roles like she usually plays, it's good to see that she's extremely versatile and can go from crying over a lost pet, to joking around about her epilepsy in the film. Seeing her be loud and animated in a movie like this gives the film a brighter light.

    Overall, I think the movie was incredible. The acting, cinematography and storyline of the movie cannot be described in words. I think if Zach Braff were to make another movie, possibly continuing the journey Large went through, would be good, but if he did another "self-realization" type movie, it would be great. I hope to see him continue his career in directing as well as acting in the future. I love this movie.

    *Christina






    Comment index:

  • shallow critique of psychiatry   from lmw, Aug 28, 2004
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from whatever, Aug 29, 2004
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from Dave, Sep 18, 2004
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from LJM, Jan 8, 2005
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from sharliell, Oct 30, 2006
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from MLE, Apr 17, 2005
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from camryn, May 5, 2005
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from stoic, Oct 25, 2005
  • SEE THIS MOVIE   from Katy, Aug 29, 2004
  • love   from anna, Jan 16, 2005
  • Genius.   from Christina, Jan 28, 2005
  • » Re: Genius. «   from Jorge, Jan 29, 2005
  • how great the movie Garden State was   from kayla cobb, Feb 16, 2005
  • FLIPPING AWESOME!!   from myka, Feb 23, 2005
  • after seeing this movie...   from Mary, Apr 7, 2005
  • [no subject]   from art-ery, Nov 27, 2005
  • shallow critique of psychiatry   from lmw, Aug 28, 2004
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from whatever, Aug 29, 2004
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from Dave, Sep 18, 2004
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from LJM, Jan 8, 2005
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from sharliell, Oct 30, 2006
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from MLE, Apr 17, 2005
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from camryn, May 5, 2005
  • Re: shallow critique of psychiatry   from stoic, Oct 25, 2005
  • SEE THIS MOVIE   from Katy, Aug 29, 2004
  • love   from anna, Jan 16, 2005
  • Genius.   from Christina, Jan 28, 2005
  • » Re: Genius. «   from Jorge, Jan 29, 2005
  • how great the movie Garden State was   from kayla cobb, Feb 16, 2005
  • FLIPPING AWESOME!!   from myka, Feb 23, 2005
  • after seeing this movie...   from Mary, Apr 7, 2005
  • [no subject]   from art-ery, Nov 27, 2005