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Owen D (fr) wrote: This was better than the movie that followed.
Kaleb R (es) wrote: Greg Kinear does such a fantastic job at playing an intolerable character in his films. Little Miss Sunshine somehow manages to communicate the concluding happiness of the characters despite nearly no tangibly positive events throughout the plot, a truly amazing feat.
Khaleda B (ag) wrote: nt all dat it, it was ok i gess....
Alexander C (jp) wrote: Was a very good psychological thriller
Paul T (us) wrote: Required for those who want deal with global warming and other issues
Jack L (au) wrote: WTF just happened. I swear, I did everything in the routine of watching a movie so why is it afterwards I was more confused than if I got into a car wreck. If the menu didn't actually have the word "menu" on it, I would've never figured out to press play but even that doesn't work in and of itself, the cursor starts out with the next page button selected, so if you've lost your DVD remote then odds are you'll have to watch it on the computer or not at all but how can you pass up the chance to watch the worstest, baddest, failest-flickest movie in the world? The music has an original track by somebody I forget the first name of but I recall they were a Boll, that whole family just has a gift for sensing great movies in the works, don't they? But the music isn't that bad, and clearly the director agreed as I recall counting a total of 8 or 9 montages throughout the movie, depending on how loosely you define a montage and the quality of my memory. Not even different montages, certain settings with certain people would get their own music and when the camera's went back to them later for their 3rd, 4th, who knows how many montages, it'd be the same music AND a lot of the same scenes spliced in from earlier montages. The irony of this reliance on music is that the audio levels are HORRIBLE. I've never had my TV speakers up to 50% before, with Pocket Ninjas I was struggling to hear at 100. So the story is this (I think, despite watching 3 times trying to clarify), a gang of thugs called "The Stingers," that "control all sorts of illegal activity" are going around committing atrocious crimes--in packs of 10-20 for some reason--like beating up a cripple that never provoked them and car-jacking a couple in an abandoned lot only to be beaten up by 3 pre-teen "ninjas" with no acting ability while they were on skates. Later they go on to actually make money by dumping toxic waste into sewers....which somehow makes money....oddly enough, the leader of the Stingers, Cubby Kahn first reprimands the guy who offered to hand him over the business because it "could hurt the environment"--yes he actually says that--before taking it with no explanation of the change of heart. Netflix lists this movie as a Children's film but I really don't see how you could show a child a movie that implies that it's funny to stab people and that silencers magically turn bullets into darts or that good and evil is determined by a virtual reality video game (I so wish I made up that last part as it's supposed to be the climax) Any kid dumb enough to like this movie would be bored out of their mind in the first few minutes and any kid intelligent enough to appreciate the message they're trying to get across would be bored in the first few minutes....wait... To conclude, let me try to make this review shorter by making a list of all the dumb scenes in the movie I haven't had time to go over: -Character pretends to play a GameBoy (the old, gray, indestructible GameBoy) with the empty cartridge slot pointed straight at the camera -Mother of character previously mentioned has her arms chained to the wall, when she's freed you can clearly see that there was nothing on the ends of the chains to begin with -The White Dragon (protagonist) and Kobra Kahn (antagonist) stop in the middle of a fight to play a game similar to patty cake that is slowly sped up until they begin to create motion blurs -A 9 year old kid takes a portable T.V. into his treehouse, with his comic books, so he can watch....the news, of course! Not to mention he is just captivated by the story about an oil spill or something of the like -While reading a comic book in the treehouse, one of the three characters' shirt changes from having green stripes to blue stripes, this isn't an isolated incident either. -There's a fight director, that's not a scene, but it sure is sad -The three (adolescent or child) main characters have unexplained knowledge of the exact location of the Stingers at nearly all times -The garbage can scene. I only have about 20,000 characters left, not nearly enough to describe how dumb this one scene is but you'll know what I'm talking about when you see it. -The rest of them
Brian K (ca) wrote: Donnie Brasco is reminiscent of Pacino's 70's movies in the best way possible. This time, he's the old-timer trying to keep his head above water while Depp plays Sonny/Serpico/Michael.
Michael T (kr) wrote: I have read and enjoyed A. Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories. Lots of fans of the great detective feel quite strongly about different interpretations of the characters Doyle created which are not "canon." I am not one of those. And I did enjoy this very entertaining comedy in which Dr. John Watson (Ben Kingsley, an underrated comic actor) is actually the detective and Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character created by Watson and played by a boozing womanizing out-of-work actor, played by Michael Caine. These two Oscar winners (Kingsley; Best Actor for Gandhi in 1982/ Caine; Best Supporting Actor for Hannah And Her Sisters, 1986. Caine would win Best Supporting Actor again for Cider House Rules in 1999) are backed by a talented cast of British actors. This is another film I rented on VHS way back in the day. I recently picked up the Olive Films Blu-Ray disc. I note that the current BBC series Sherlock is serious but has a very good sense of humour.
James C (it) wrote: Had been a very long time since i had seen this flick. So much so that i had forgotten and not realized that it also had roles for a very young Harrison Ford, Scott, Glenn, and Lawrence Fishburne to which i almost did not recognize them. Story is about a soldier (Martin Sheen) who does a lot of special assignments including classified assassinations during the Vietnam war. While waiting in Saigon he is brought in by the higher ups to search out and kill a commander (Brando) who has lost his sanity and gone rogue in the Vietnam/Columbia jungles. Very stylized with great visuals and music this is certainly one of the very best that Coppola has to offer and has not aged at all. Great great movie.10/10
Aj V (ca) wrote: This Elvis movie is more on the dramatic side, but it's not one of the best, it's not that bad either, it's just okay.
Samu V (de) wrote: it's raeally good,..i like it,..
Joanna B (kr) wrote: Remember when you were a child and your mother said 'Don't pull that face or the wind will change and you may get stuck', Clint Eastwood should have listened. The uncomfortable squinting scowling trademark that once carried such an alpha-male menacing glint is now merely a painful movement similar to that of watching paint crack.In the hammiest performance of his career, Eastwood once again carries a trifecta of roles; lead actor/director/producer. Sadly in this instant the film is left feeling unbalanced and unpolished. Like Woody Allen before him, there comes a time to step down from playing the lead in your own films.Walt Kowalski (Eastwood) is a cantankerous and bigoted old coot. Bereaved by the death of his wife the agonisingly narrow-minded man dismisses all forms of comfort and interactions. When well-meaning but cherub-faced priest Father Janovich (Christopher Carley) requests to receive his confession as per the wishes of Walt's wife, he unsurprisingly sneers and begs the question, why would I confess to a "27-year-old virgin who sells superstition to old ladies"?Bitter from spending his life supporting 'his America' on the Ford assembly line and frozen in the memories of the Korean war, Walt faces a future with children who don't want to understand him, grandchildren who want his possessions and living in a decaying neighbourhood that in his opinion is overrun with undesirables.His irrationally racist and antisocial slurs on all "slopes, gooks and zipper heads" are aimed directly at his neighbours; A Hmong family consisting of an equally headstrong grandmother, traditional mother, strong willed daughter Sue and meek directionless son Thoa.When a local gang seek to recruit Thoa (introducing Bee Vang) an altercation erupts and spills over onto Walt's lawn. Immediately defending his property, Walt inadvertently becomes a hero to the local Hmong community who begin to make offerings of gifts and food in thanks, against his protests. Unwilling to let go, the gang reapproach Thoa. Pressuring him into an initiation they demand vengeance for Walt's insult, Thoa must steal Walt's only remaining pride; a fully restored mint condition 1972 Gran Torino.Thoa succumbs and attempts to take the car. After being almost shredded by Walt's overzealous theft protection system (a shot gun), the domineering family women offer him pay his penance in manual labour. Refusing at first, Walt is enraged by the offer but reluctantly allows Thoa (whom he dubs "Toad") to pay his debt by completing handyman jobs he himself would not do. Walt starts to relent on his faux-contempt when he realises the fatherless boy has the potential to become a decent man and begins to instruct him in the clichs of manliness, handy-work and woman-wooing. Walt's demeanour continues to soften when naive tough-nut Sue Lor (Also introducing Ahney Her) is harassed by a group of black thugs, a mixture of guilt and entrenched chivalry towards women prompts Walt to protect her in his usual crass way. Recognising his newly found tolerance Sue pursues the friendship, Walt soon realises he has more in common with these strangers than he does with his own family. Resemble a normal human being, Walt unwitting assists Thoa in getting a construction job and allows Sue to integrate him into their traditional Hmong gatherings. Life in the Ghetto is never that simple. No longer harbouring racial bitterness towards his neighbours, when the gang once again returns for their recruit and is faced with a new united front, the atmosphere declines rapidly and inevitably violent showdown ensues. Gran Torino working from a strong script by Nick Schenk, and using an unsophisticated pale wash of colour creates the correct atmosphere for the style. However, the film lacks the potential to be another Eastwood Oscar contender.Slipping consistently into his one-dimensional Dirty Harry style arrogance, the Walt character seems unexplored for its own unique merit. A further depth of character would have been achieved without the mundane 45 minute hollow introduction, if directed by a second entity.Eastwood's cast is shaky. Surrounding himself with mostly amateur Hmong actors, Vang and Her in their debut roles bring a naivety and immaturity that ads a certain charm in most scenes. This rapport does not carry to other characters, gang members and the grandchildren deliver woefully under par performances. The Verdict: This heavy-handed and somewhat melodramatic piece has the classic blaze of glory Clint Eastwood Style. Although self-indulgent and trite in parts, Gran Torino does have at least 25 minutes worth of well-conceived redeeming action, well until Eastwood decides to strangle his skeleton like voice and croak the opening verse of the closing credits.Published: The Queanbeyan AgeDate of Publication: 30/01/2009