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NEW Pitt/hopkins/forlani - Meet Joe Black (Blu-ray)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Death at its finest July 16 2004
I do believe this is one of the rare movies that every member of the cast gave a stellar performace. But applause must go to Pitt for his portrayal as both Death and the human Joe Black. The subtle changes in his character was performed masterfully. Forlani did well as the youngest daughter of the media mogul Parish, going from daddy's little girl to seductress. But besides it, this movie also raises some deeper issues, like highlighting the small things we take for granted in our everyday life. Do make an effort to watch it, you'll find yourself profoundly touched by it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best of all times July 15 2004
Meet Joe Black is one of my favourite movie of all times, I think it is also one of the best movie of all times. I remember the first time I saw it in the theatre; I was taking a break in the middle of my projects with hardly any sleep for days. I did not realise that is was a 3 hr movie and I did not fall asleep. The opening scene with Anthony Hopkin just captivated me within the first 5 mins of the movie. Since then, I have watched it over 5 times, each time with new discovery in the wonderfully written script about love, death, and life; how a perfect gentle, who I think has everything, still cannot escape mortality, and how this fear has been transformed into courage. The movie had many wonderful moments, one of which when Hopkin with Forlani in the helicopter talking about love like "when lightning strike", also a moving scene when Bill's (Hopkins charactor) less favourite daughter told the father that it is alright as everyone is allowed to have a favourite, it is OK as long as she feels loved. I strongly recommend anyone to watch the movie for yourself and not listening to the negative reviews from the "critics" as most of the time, they are wrong.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Masterpiece... March 8 2004
Bill Parrish ( Anthony Hopkins) is a media tycoon who is about to celebreate his 65th birthday. Unfortunately, it is also his time to die as well, because Death ( Brad Pitt) decides to pay Bill a visit. Bill manages to make a deal with Death to keep him alive a little bit longer, in exchange for teaching him what it is like to be human. Things become complicated however, when Death not only takes up an interest in life, but in Bill's beautiful daughter Susan ( Claire Forlani) as well.
For some reason "Meet Joe Black" has received mixed reviews from critics and moviegoers. In my opinion, this remake of the 1934 film "Death Takes a Holiday" was one of the best films I have seen in quite some time. The movie has gained a reputation for being long and drawn out because it is 3 hours long. I did not find the film to be drawn out at all, and time flew by for me when watching this film. Brad Pitt is actually a very good actor and shows it in this film. Pitt accurately portrayed how Death would react to the world around him with his endless curiousity and naive behavior. The scene where Death discovers peanut butter for the first time is priceless!! Anthony Hopkins was great as usual, and turns in another oscar worthy performance as Bill Parrish. You come to legitimately feel for his character because you know that it is only a matter of time before the inevitable is coming. The thing that impressed me most about the film, was that the romantic story between Death and Claire Forlani's character Susan is extremely well done, despite the gloom setting that Death's presence brings. I also highly recommend picking up the soundtrack to this film. The musical score used was outstanding.
The only piece of advice I can give with this film, is to ignore its reputation and give it a shot. Overall, "Meet Joe Black" is a captivating and touching film with great performances given from the actors and an incredible soundtrack.
A solid 5 stars...
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Meet Joe Black March 28 2010
Meet Joe Black is a very poignant film about our immortality and the subject of death, I always thoroughly enjoy this very well acted film, Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt turn in excellent performances.
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When I first watched Meet Joe Black a few years back, I liked it for what it was: an entertaining romantic movie. But it's been recently that I watched it again, and took the time to watch carefully, analizing content and acting. Despite being a romantic movie, Meet Joe Black offers a lot to reflect upon: man's mortality and our belief in inmortality. It definitely has a message. It really stroke me when almost at the end, Anthony Hopkins almost needs to beg Brad Pitt (Death) to take him with him: "It's hard to let go, isn't it? That's life". Those words had a great impact on me because it made me realize how precious life is, and how little we think about this wonderful gift. Also, the fact that Death is depicted here as a positive character confronts the traditional view of Death as something bad and negative. It teaches us how to "love" Death (e.g: Brad Pitt's words, "Susan, thanks for loving me"). I think M.J.B teach us all how to accept the fact that mortality is part of our human nature and since it is so, how to make the most of life. Also, in the same line of Ghost, it emphasizes good vs evil in life, and the rewards it may hold in the afterlife. I must congratulate the cast on their performances, particularly, both Mr. Hopkins and Brad Pitt. Interpreting Death incarnated in a human body must have been difficult, and same applies to the character performed by Mr. Hopkins in his relation to Death. Both characters are very touching and the bond the develop all through the movie too. Great movie.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great actors.
I love this movie. Great to watch with your girlfriend. Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins together, make this movie work.
Published 6 days ago by Eric Khambata
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
loved it. loved the actors
Published 2 months ago by SandyJ
5.0 out of 5 stars ... thing was sent on time and the product was great. Enjoyed very...
Every thing was sent on time and the product was great. Enjoyed very much
Published 2 months ago by Vicki Kelly
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A great movie.
Published 3 months ago by texas
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
so romantic you will want to watch it many times over
Published 3 months ago by Heather Green
5.0 out of 5 stars Meet Joe Black [Blu-ray]
Le titre devrait être Meet Joe Black (Bilingual) [Blu-ray]

Langue originale: Anglais, Français.
Sous-titres: Anglais, Espagnol. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Stephane Mercier
5.0 out of 5 stars Not "Pitless"
First off I should say I for the most part dislike Mr. Pitt's acting.
Here he plays the ultimate stiff ... which works great to his acting. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Geordie A.
5.0 out of 5 stars No French on It! We should not tolerate, especially for this movie
One of the best movies ever. It is taking time to do it well. And the music is a masterpiece. I would personnaly say "thank you" to the composer. Read more
Published on May 16 2012 by JoeBlack13
5.0 out of 5 stars meet joe black
fast, friendly service. a pleasure to do business with!thats all i have to say. that says it all! have a nice day.
Published on March 25 2012 by Doug Saunders
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