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The Departed

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by DanGer, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Jul 28, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    DanGer

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    My ex is a film study/communications major and when we were dating she told me about something she learned in class.

    In The Departed, immediatelybefore anyone dies, "X"'s are present somewhere on the screen.

    I checked out a few and saw them but I was wondering:

    Who has seen the movie, and did you notice this?
     
  2. Jul 28, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    never noticed it...that's crazy. will have to watch it again soon
     
  3. Jul 28, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Ive seen it. Its a great movie. Ive never noticed that though. I will definitely check next time. What kind of X's?
     
  4. Jul 28, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    Awesome movie!! I just watched it for the 3rd time a few nights ago!!! I will have to look for the X's next time as well.:rolleyes:
     
  5. Jul 28, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    Awesome movie....never noticed the red x's.
     
  6. Jul 28, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    btw, did your ex ever tell you why they were put there? just the directors choice or what?
     
  7. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    Any kind of X's. The only ones I realized in hindsight was right before the last seen, look at the carpet in the hallway. The pattern of the carpet is like this:

    x
    X
    X
     
  8. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    Not really, just to add a fun aspect of trivia to the movie I presume. She's still a close friend so I will try and get some more info haha
     
  9. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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    I think thats just an excuse to talk to her. haha jk
     
  10. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    Haha i liked her for like 4 years before we started dating then I broke up with her after a few weeks. I like the thrill of the hunt. Once I get the kill, I get bored. (all metaphorical of course)
     
  11. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    Really? Thats the same way I am too! Its like once I snatch a girl that I have my mind set on, I get bored and look for the next. Too funny! :cheers:
     
  12. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    Hahaha that is funny. That was how I was all through highschool until new years morning when I woke up next to my best friend, Jenn.
     
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    X's...like pics of Brad Pitt flashing during different scenes of Fight Club?
     
  14. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    Oh cool!!!
     
  16. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:19 PM
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    the only red x i saw was right before last kill, the carpet. i saw white xs on the widows when the cop gets thrown off the roof
     
  17. Jul 28, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    You are quite correct. I thought they were all red but I was mistaken!
     
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    great movie, never noticed the x's though.
     
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