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Great movie

Discussion in 'The Green Mile' started by Lina, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. CriticAndProud

    CriticAndProud What's wrong with Idris?

    The movie definitely strengthened my view that the death penalty on a National or State level is never justified.
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  2. Checkman

    Checkman Getting older and balder

    In my younger days I was very pro-death penalty. I'm now 48 and I've been a full-time police officer for the past sixteen years (and three months). Strangely I find that my taste for blood and vengeance has diminished as the years have gone by and I have to deal with the carnage that people can commit. I'm not necessarily anti-death penalty, but my enthusiasm for it has definitely waned. Not sure why. Maybe because I'm a little closer to my own end. Easier to be more in favor of death when one is twenty I guess. Especially other people's death. We (well at least I was) tend to be more self-righteous when we're younger.
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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...I'm still that way and I'm 55 old friend.....the legal system is a joke.....vengeance/justice needs meted out immediately....not strung along for years.....
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  4. mymaria

    mymaria Sower of discord

    I thought this movie should have beaten out American Beauty for an Oscar and I really liked American Beauty.
    It didn't change my opinion on the death penalty. Grishams non fiction The Innocent Man came closer, at least made me question it more.
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  5. Gone Todash

    Gone Todash Member

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  6. Tery

    Tery Dreaming in Middletown Moderator

    Absolutely agree! See, it can happen :p
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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...hiya GT from GG.....
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  8. nalaa

    nalaa Banned

    what is that movie in which everything got sunk down.....??.....ah titanic. that is my fav.....movie....lovely....:clap::clap:
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  9. BillFan2003

    BillFan2003 Bill and Georgie Fan

    This is a great movie. I was shocked to see that this too was a Stephen King. I never knew he could do drama too. I just knew him mostly for his horror stuff I saw.
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