peteg's blog - noise - movies - 2009 10 15 TheDeerHunter

The Deer Hunter

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I've seen this before, probably back in the days of VHS. At three hours it's a real slog. The opening 80 minutes or so is something like the wedding scene in The Godfather slowed down and drained of any moment. It does pick up around the 2 hour mark though.