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Creative Control (2015)

R | | Drama, Sci-Fi | 11 March 2016 (USA)
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In near future Brooklyn, an ad executive uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best friend's girlfriend...sort of.

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In near future Brooklyn, an ad executive uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best friend's girlfriend...sort of.

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and drug use. | See all certifications »
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11 March 2016 (USA)  »

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Loominguline kontroll  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,964 (USA) (11 March 2016)

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$62,480 (USA) (15 April 2016)
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There's a Phalinex-truck driving in the background of the scene where David meets Sophie outside of his work. See more »

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Reggie Watts: This is Green Dragon. And it will Augmenta your experience. Do you see how the mind is receiving consciousness, rather than creating it? It's as if the brain is an operating system. And built in to that operating system are a series of glitches. If you think of life as a closed system, and you divide a line and then shift it, then you've got a spiral. And we're afraid of spirals. Definitely more comfortable with loops. 'Cause you know where you're gonna end up. You know?
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Lonely
Written By Alan Vega, c. 1980
Performed By Alan Vega
Publishing By Saturn Strip, Ltd. (ASCAP/Harry Fox)
Courtesy of Saturn Strip, Ltd.
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Artsy?
2 May 2016 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I'm guessing this is what one would call an artsy film, the whole movie is shot in black and white, which is actually quite well done, but the movie itself kind of goes overboard in the whole art project thing.

The story is actually quite simple, and not as hard to understand as the few trippy drug scenes imply, but it also isn't anything special, and really wasn't worth the 1,5 hour movie, as it could've fit into a 30min short.

A lot of scenes give the feeling someone went overboard with the filters, adding unnecessary sfx and 'noir' style effects to scenes that really didn't need them.

There is also quite a bit of dialogue that goes a little bit too far in its 'high/trippy' mindset. An actual quote; "I was looking into his eyes, and that's when i saw you, i saw you, and i realized that loving him was loving you was loving me, because we're all one"

This is where i stopped watching and started writing this review while leaving it on for the final 10 minutes. The end was actually quite good, but felt rushed, almost as if the budget ran out and they weren't able to film any substantial scenes for it. (probably because they used it all on unnecessary sfx earlier on.)

In the end i was left feeling like this would have been great for an art exhibition, and with that in mind it was kind of impressive i almost made it to the end, the camera-work and music quite good also, which is why i give it a 5/10, instead of anything lower.


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