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Nevertheless, in the year , Meet Joe Black is, improbably, having a moment again. Specifically, a minute-and-a-half-long clip from the movie has been making the rounds on Twitter since it was posted Thursday. Pitt steps into the street against the light—reckless! Another truly bonkers fact about this movie is that it runs more than three hours—upon viewing the clip, a masterclass in inefficiency, among other things, you can see why—and its director, Martin Brest, who had been previously nominated for an Oscar for Scent of a Woman, the movie that won Al Pacino his Best Actor award. Brad Pitt plays…death incarnate.SEE VIDEO BY TOPIC: Meet Joe Black coffee shop conversation part 1
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Each turns around periodically to look back longingly, but neither does so when the other is similarly paused. Claire turns the corner. Brad pauses in the middle of the street. He avoids one car, another hits him and a third bashes him about like a big, blonde ragdoll.
At time of writing the video has clocked up more than 5. This is the most bonkers one minute of a movie that I have ever seen pic. Anyone arriving with no prior knowledge is likely to be knocked back in their seat by the baffling shift in tone. Claire and Brad look more lovely than summer itself.
The street gleams. Look at Brad bounce. Daffy Duck would be allowed a more dignified demise. Those still planning to watch the whole film have no cause to whine about spoilers. Bizarrely, the scene appears towards the beginning of the story. The original cut of Meet Joe Black was a staggering minutes long. As we mentioned already, the film emerged in the aftermath of Titanic — a full 15 minutes longer — when the world was presumed ready for romance at epic length.
It was then shelved with a school of glossy, dull s cinema that already seemed dated in the era of Quentin Tarantino and Steven Soderbergh. Until last week, Meet Joe Black lingered in middle-brow hell. The death scene is certainly the highlight, but it is worth persevering further for the sequence in which Pitt speaks Jamaican patois to a lady who fears that Death has come calling for her.
The apparent argument that people of colour are more in touch with the spiritual is patronising enough without Pitt attempting the vocal equivalent of blacking up. The ultimate message is that just about any film can profit from ironic reinvention on the internet. That image of Pitt Brad bouncing between cars has already become an unavoidable gif in tweets referencing disaster, danger and unexpected consequences. Where will the next memes come from? Film review: We are shown a complicated knot of regrets, ambitions, contrariness and personal philosophy.
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Meet Joe Black
It is a movie about a woman who falls in love with a concept. And it is a meditation on the screen presence of Brad Pitt. That there is also time for scenes about sibling rivalry and a corporate takeover is not necessarily a good thing.
I first watched this movie with my mom right after her dad died, and we sobbed the entire way through, both of us finding our own connections to the story of a beloved father Hopkins leaving his daughter Claire Forlani behind as she, uh … well, as she falls in love with the Grim Reaper. Much like The OA , this movie is embarrassing to describe out loud. To this day, even the first few notes of the sweeping score bring me to tears. But Meet Joe Black is not for everyone. It requires a suspension of cynicism to let yourself get caught up in a three-hour film about Anthony Hopkins coming to terms with his mortality while his mortality sits next to him at dinner.
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Everyone is ripping into this ridiculously drawn out scene from Meet Joe Black
Each turns around periodically to look back longingly, but neither does so when the other is similarly paused. Claire turns the corner. Brad pauses in the middle of the street. He avoids one car, another hits him and a third bashes him about like a big, blonde ragdoll. At time of writing the video has clocked up more than 5.
Attracted but too shy to pursue the meeting, they go their ways. The girl, Susan Claire Forlani is the daughter of much loved tycoon and widower, William Parrish Anthony Hopkins , about to celebrate his 65 th birthday, with a huge party arranged by his older daughter Allison Marcia Gay Harden. Strange voices in his head herald the arrival of an enigmatic young man who introduces himself as the incarnation of death.
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Claire Antonia Forlani born 17 December  is an English actress. She became known in the mids for her leading role in the film Mallrats , and in the Jean-Michel Basquiat biopic Basquiat. In , she achieved wide recognition for starring in the fantasy romance film Meet Joe Black During her six years at the school, she also studied dance, which led to performances on stage in The Nutcracker and Orpheus in the Underworld. Forlani's parents moved to San Francisco in , in order to allow for wider casting opportunities in Hollywood films.
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