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PostSubject: Intimacy of "Sunset Limited" lost on television    Sat Feb 19, 2011 10:44 am

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Which is to say that sometimes filming a stage play does not work for television. That watching it as a television series Mash dvdasks of it things the play cannot deliver (and is not supposed to deliver). Hence, HBO's movie of Cormac McCarthy's "novel in dramatic form," -- "The Sunset Limited" -- doesn't work.One Tree Hill dvd
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Black takes him back to his nearly barren apartment in a low-rent neighborhood and begins a philosophical narrative about what White did and why.Two And A Half Men dvd
During this whole early part of the 90-plus minute "Sunset Limited", Jackson is in control. This is a good thing. His oratory skills enliven McCarthy's words and make you forget that "The Sunset Limited" as a filmed play feels as claustrophobic as a very bad bottle episode on television.Scrubs dvd
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