A Promise

A Promise

A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.

Set in Germany just before WWI, a married woman falls in love with her husband's protégé. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki

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Sylvester K (nl) wrote: Talented cast wasted on a dull script. See No Evil 2 is a sequel to the much dreaded first film, this time set in a (maze like) morgue where a mortician and her few friends were celebrating her birthday, unfortunately the party was interrupted by the arrival of Goodnight. Slight improvement from the first film with horror veteran Danielle Harris as the lead and my personal favourite Katherine Isabelle and Michael Eklund. Goodnight sort of acquired the Jason Voorhees status now after coming back to life and finding a mask for burn victims to wear. Plot was weak and old footage was used heavily. Jen and Sylvia Soska proved to the audience that even though the budget and script were terrible, their direction can still redeem a film.

Shae S (ru) wrote: Really good camerawork, and a couple of well constructed sequences. But it's just not very scary, and not very interesting.

Liam C (it) wrote: The lava looked like cheese!!

Evan H (de) wrote: This shit was so fuckin' ass, which is a tragedy since I like Anthony Payne. You'd think once you've been in THEE crack movie, you wouldn't have to resort to doing ridiculous, low-budget bullshit like this that seems like it was written by a 14 year-old, following nearly every single possible cliche of a drug/gangster flick. Has a few good lines though, so its good a for a laugh, but mostly for the wrong reasons....

Miles K (mx) wrote: A very fun and cool looking addition to the tremors franchise. I really like this film and I think that dropping Earl and promoting Burt to lead was good for the series. 7.3/10

Matt B (es) wrote: Very lame. I laugh at a couple of parts, but only a couple (like 5 max).

Rodante A (ag) wrote: This film contains the greatest innovations in cinematic technique since "Birth of a Nation".

Carol (ag) wrote: Makes me laugh and laugh and laugh and laugh and laugh...

Ayrton Anthony C (ru) wrote: Puntaje Original: 8.5Simplemente una obra de arte. Martin Scorsese nos muestra toda su calidad como director en esta magnfica historia que ha convertido a Travis Bickle en uno de mis personajes favoritos en la historia del cine.

Thomas D (de) wrote: Alfred Hitchcock wowed audiences for decades with an immense talent of deception and artistic flare, and perhaps no movie was a better showcase for those talents than his 1958 hit Vertigo. An impressive tale about obsession.In honor of Alfred Hitchcock's birthday, I decided to re-watch Vertigo and reevaluate just how well it holds up upon repeated viewings. There's nothing quite like the shock of watching it for the first time, but I had a chance to dig my teeth into the legendary performances of James Stewart and Kim Novak while being dazzled by Hitchcock's meticulously crafted story.One of the most impressive aspects about Vertigo is that it's clearly framed as a story about someone with Vertigo dealing with a peculiar case, but really, it's about obsession, and a man digging just a little bit too deep into a case. A theme that Christopher Nolan seemed to take into his film, Memento, in 2000. Vastly different stories, but similar execution from the director's chair.An easy way to identify a film's tone is through the score, and Hitchcock always seemed to get the best out of the legend, Bernard Herrmann. His score here is both haunting and alluring. I love the way he balanced the score with the uncomfortable feeling we get as an audience watching Stewart's character obsess, along with the noir-ish love story that forms as well.Amidst Hitchcock's mind boggling story are a few darn good performances by Stewart and Novak. Stewart, typically known strictly in likable protagonist roles, finds himself in a more complex and even unlikable alley. There's certainly times where the lines between protagonist and antagonist are blurred, but Stewart does a great job at rounding out his character. Novak, on the otherhand, plays a more mysterious role but nonetheless just as significant. Aside from the characters in Psycho, Novak may have had the most difficult time portraying just who Hitchcock desired for this role. If there was ever a Hitchcock blonde who deserved a Best Actress Oscar, I think it was Novak.Overall, Vertigo holds up just as well as the first time I watched it, and perhaps even better in some aspects. There's a reason this film is at the top of so many greatest films of all time lists.+Hitchcock's colorful direction+Stewart and Novak were at the top of their game+Herrmann's score+Themes still hold up10/10

SailorMoon797 F (kr) wrote: Adoration is a film written and directed by Atom Egoyan, which of course means that conventional story telling is not in the forcast. Primarily dealing with a high school student, his French (and drama) teacher, his uncle and his grandfather, the film delves into several topics, including race discrimination, religion and religious discrimination, and terrorism. With Egoyan you get a plot line that likes to double back on itself, showing the interconnectivity of people and their reactions. This often makes for a disjointed narrative, and in the case of this film, gives a very surreal tone, as if the time and place of the story are inconsequential - so the foundation on which most films are built is, in this case, a bed of quicksand, shifting in time and for me, never quite giving a feel for where in the world this story was taking place (which, given its subplots, should matter a great deal). Adding further to the surreal tone, and putting distance between the film and the viewer are some incongruities involving money. The uncle and his ward, the student, are suffering some financial difficulties, and yet the student has tons of expensive toys in his room (computers, cameras, electric guitar and amp, etc). Along the same lines, the teacher at some point loses her job, and yet is throwing cash around like she has some kind of trust fund. All of which gives the viewer the feeling that the director was saddled with a script that should have been thought through a bit more - but since Egoyan wrote the script himself, he only has himself to blame for the cardboard feel of the characters and the clumsy introductions to obvious set pieces (where with a good script and direction, these things become seamless). There are some inventive touches on display here, specifically the partial telling of the story through the student's video camera, and the use of an internet chat room to give Egoyan the opportunity to riff about terrorism and the net itself. I found it interesting that Egoyan had the more impassioned dialogue coming from the chat room where people were venting their feelings concerning an abstract topic - as if the caring about theoretical topics was more real than what was going on outside in the real world. I wanted to feel a certain pity for the student's uncle, who ended up being the student's ward, but the acting was very uneven and the script had so many set pieces that weren't fully realized that the only time I really felt for him was when some snooty woman commented that he was "only a tow truck driver"; as if his occupation defined who he was as a person. I also wanted to feel something towards the student, but again, the story line kept getting in the way, as if Egoyan had so many plates spinning on all these varied topics that the characters, instead of being breathing beings were reduced to mouthpieces for the topics, leaving the last third of the film, where truths are revealed and where emotion was supposed to run high, feeling flat and somewhat trite. The final shot, concerning the scroll of a violin was supposed to hold some great emotional weight, but seemed simply a contrivance. Further, the film holds a twist of sorts, (more of a surprise revelation), which was presented as meekly as the supporting argument for the twist's plausibility. I admire the writer/director attempting to say something relevent and attempting to say it in a non-formula way, but the end result is that the film fails for those same reasons.

Skyler B (es) wrote: Really solid and well put together. I can't really say much else about it. I had a lot of fun with this movie.

Vahni T (jp) wrote: Undeniably funny, and a good action movie.