hype cog

Into The Wild (2007)

Feb 17, 2008 @ 18:24
Just saw this 5 mins ago - WOW.

I was completely blown away by how good this turned out to be, nearly everything about it was excellent imo.

Hirsch in the lead role is fuckin amazing, he is in it about 90% of the 2hr+ movie, and considering the lenghthy time, it think it is a real testament to the writing and acting that i thought i went by pretty quick, the pacing was suberb.

I thought the the scene which showed Hirsch and Holbrook saying farewell was brilliant, infact i think all of the supporting cast were brilliant.

I'm a bit annoyed because I really doubt many people will get to watch this absolute gem of a movie, certainly not which it deserves.

Enough of the superlatives for now, anyone manage to see this? if not - watch it. Best movie of 07 for me, and i mean it this time.
Feb 17, 2008 @ 23:19
The adoption scene was incredibly sad.
Feb 18, 2008 @ 06:13
Yeah man, I hope Holbrook wins the Oscar for his role, powerful performances all round.

Feb 18, 2008 @ 08:41
^Cool. It's out on DVD already? I'll check this out tonight while the wife is at the Garden watching the Spice Girlstongueface
Feb 18, 2008 @ 13:33
yeah im sure it is.
Feb 18, 2008 @ 14:17
I have been wanting to see this movie for a while , heard it is just awesome and Eddie Vedder just killed it on the soundtrack.
Feb 18, 2008 @ 17:06
ah yes, forgot to mention the soundtrack, it's much more varied than you'd think, very well implemented imo

the mc hammer bit was awesome

Penn is doing his thing definitely..
Feb 20, 2008 @ 11:08
haven't seen this yet but has anyone read the book?

I'm just wondering how it compares...I heard some of the soundtrack and liked it, but I was nervous about seeing it since i liked the book so much
Feb 22, 2008 @ 14:36
great film, waitin for it on blu-ray
Feb 22, 2008 @ 20:47
I read the book (I have it as well). I really want to see the movie, to see if it does the book any justice. I read the book the beginning of 2007, and when I heard a movie was being made, I wanted to see it. I've yet to see it though; I'll be sure to when I cop it on DVD.
Feb 24, 2008 @ 15:13
Yea this movie was amazing. I agree that everything seemed to be just right making this movie extremely enjoyable. Definately hasn't yet gotten the credit it deserves.

Inactive User

Feb 25, 2008 @ 15:32
Heard nothing but good things about this movie. I wanna see it badly and plus eddie vedder did the soundtrack.
Feb 28, 2008 @ 13:45
yeah, i loved the book (read it in high school) i had to see the movie since it was my favorite book. and i just want to say the movie is just as amazing. RECOMMENDED!smokeyface
Mar 04, 2008 @ 16:22
I think the scene with the dad walking into the street, crying and falling down was very moving imo. Penn did a good job at making this movie. After watching it in the theatres it really made me think about my life.
Apr 30, 2010 @ 08:28
what a great movie. I watched it when it was relased on DVD n I came across the ipod version so i say why the fuck not?

It would be a great movie for fellow materialistic HB members including myself.

THINGS N THINGS dont really say much about the truth or anything in that matter. Sometimes u just have to go out in the wild n really feel and see the simple beauty that nature brings...

Makes me want to say fuck all this cuz I'm going camping.blushing


Kayv: pull bitches, not triggers. throw parties, not fists. futurebass : my mom said life is like a box of kimchi. chopzz.tumblr.com

May 01, 2010 @ 00:58
its a really good film, watching it makes you think about what your doing with your life and what you think the meaning of life is as well...at least thats what I thought. Great cast, good acting and an overall good story as well.

May 05, 2010 @ 00:00
I read this book for my college english class. Recently ive been contemplating a nomadic lifestyle. It just wont be in the wild. I want to explore the world.
May 05, 2010 @ 00:16
I read this book for my college english class. Recently ive been contemplating a nomadic lifestyle. It just wont be in the wild. I want to explore the world.

i feel you on this.
May 05, 2010 @ 19:56
May 05, 2010 @ 21:10
alexander supertramp &)
May 06, 2010 @ 03:31
Hella good movie. Makes me wanna just dump everything and just go where ever i feel like.
Please login first to reply.