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Ted W (it) wrote: To me it was awesome but really long and poring. If it wasn't that long it would be better.
Pippa B (ca) wrote: I expect to laugh a few more times with a 'chick flick' but it was ok...bit slow moving but characters I felt for and identified with.
Hrant B (ca) wrote: Not much to say here, the acting was horrible. I actually fast forwarded through most of the movie and stopped to watch the endless shootout scenes. It is amazing how bullets never run out in these shootout movies. Skip is one, it isn't worth your time.
xGary X (kr) wrote: A journalist hiding out from a paedophile ring she exposed changes her number and begins receiving disturbing calls that seem to affect her young neice. Phone is basically Ringu with a mobile, and that's all you really need to know. It lifts elements directly from that film, Ju On and Dark Water and does little to add to the mixture in its own right. Girl gets phone call, she tentatively answers it, there's screaming, a ghostly apparition of a girl appears in mirrors yadda yadda yadda. There is literally NOTHING here you won't have seen before. The direction is clumsy and patronizing and I was frankly bored for the majority of it. It did pique my interest a little for the final scenes which (finally) explained what happened to Teen Ghost, but some of the absurd plot contrivances in getting there were just too hard to swallow. I was impressed by the performance of the young girl, but as a whole its just J horror by numbers.
Khaled M (ag) wrote: I laughed a lot, Bette Medler is hilarious.
Art S (us) wrote: I've only read one of Yukio Mishima's novels (Temple of the Golden Pavillion) and it's dark and complex. I was familiar with the story of his ritual suicide and right-wing pro-Emperor views (as well as his reported bisexuality). I even watched the short film he directed (Patriotism) and the film by Masamura that he starred in (Man of the Biting Wind). As Schrader depicts him here, Mishima seems to have treated life as a sort of performance art, rigidly applying a controlled discipline to his writing (at midnight each evening), his body (excessive workouts at the gym), and his politics (leading his own private militia). Schrader segments his film into inter-locking thirds: the present (in "normal" color, detailing the final hours of Mishima's life), the past (in which Ken Ogata narrates Mishima's own autobiographical words to show key events), and scenes from several of his novels (shot on theatrical sets in garish candy colors). The three threads come together in one final knot at the end. Although not always enthralling (if you don't know Mishima's books), Schrader's film is certainly a work of art and extends his well-known themes (e.g., Taxi Driver). Of course, there is an added layer to contemplate when one thinks of Japan as mediated through Western eyes - apparently Mishima's family complained and the film was banned in Japan.
John R (us) wrote: 130724: Just plain bad.
Joey S (es) wrote: There is one absolutely ridiculous and cheesy sequence involving a poorly made-up caveman, but otherwise Altered States is a fairly engaging visual spectacle with a handful of mesmerizing psychedelic hallucination scenes. Worth seeing for the intense special effects sequences.
Zachary M (nl) wrote: The crimes against not only Scifi and comedy are on full display here. Truly a blight on the genre of exploitation filmmaking, and that's saying something.
Marcus W (ca) wrote: Your enjoyment of it will depend on your love for racing as there's very little else.
W David L (au) wrote: 2 1/2 stars throughout, an extra star for the very end. Amazing.
Eldin B (ag) wrote: "To see your world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower. Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, An eternity in an hour. William Blake."
Stephanie m (jp) wrote: great movie love the music selection
Birdie S (gb) wrote: I was surprised, this movie was actually pretty good and it was very well-written. The movie provided a good amount of action, humor, and a few interesting plot twists. I recommend.