Southland tales

Well, I just got out of southland tales by Richard Kelly writer/director of the above subject and donnie darko. I really don't know what to think of it other than, WHAT?!?! I heard the theatrical version was cut down quite a bit from the original cut. The version I Sat through had a running time of 144 min. Fresh in my mind I was confused and didnt care to much about the characters. If you are a big darko fan rent it, if you are a movie fan then rent it, but make sure you are in a patient mood. I would not snort five lines then try and sit through this one.