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Patrick L (jp) wrote: "It has finely-tuned performances from the two young leads and it's nice to see Warren Beatty back on the big screen but "Rules Don't Apply" feels like a recycled version of Hollywood's golden age."DVD Movie Review: Rules Don't ApplyDate Viewed: March 18 2017Directed By Warren Beatty (Heaven Can Wait, Reds, Dick Tracy and Bulworth)Screenplay By Warren Beatty, Story By Warren Beatty and Bo GoldmanStarring: Warren Beatty, Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich, Annette Bening, Alec Baldwin, Matthew Broderick, Haley Bennett, Candice Bergen, Dabney Coleman, Steve Coogan, Megan Hilty, Ed Harris, Oliver Platt, Martin Sheen, Paul Sorvino, Taissa Farmiga, Amy Madigan, Paul Schneider, Chace Crawford, Patrick Fischler, Ron Perkins and Peter Mackenzie.Warren Beatty's "Rules Don't Apply" is another love letter to Hollywood's golden years but it's not as witty or smart as the Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" from last year. It has finely-tuned performances from the two young leads and it's nice to see Warren Beatty back on the big screen but "Rules Don't Apply" feels like a recycled version of Hollywood's golden age. Don't get me wrong, I love these type of movies but Beatty who makes his first screen appearance in 15 years as well as his first writing and directing effort since 1998's "Bulworth" never makes the case into why we should care about this story which is in tune to those classic Hollywood love stories from six decades ago.Mostly set around Hollywood in 1958, the story follows Marla Mabrey (Lily Collins), a small town beauty queen and devout baptist from Virginia who dreams of becoming a famous actress. She and her strict mother, Lucy (Beatty's wife, Annette Bening) get picked up her personal driver, Frank Forbes (Alden Ehrenreich) and he drives them to her new lavish home which was paid for the aging billionaire Howard Hughes (Beatty) and his associates.Marla wants to know more about her upcoming screen test but she has yet to meet Hughes and her strict mother warns her about Hughes' past history with younger women and how other men treat women in the Hollywood industry. When Marla finally does meet with Hughes, he just has one rule, young actresses who are put in his contract are not allowed to have imitate relationships with Hughes' employees.As Frank enters into a business venture with Hughes, he starts having affections for Marla but their personal relationship has two difficult obstacles, Hughes' rule of not getting imitate with any his fellow actresses and plus he has a fiance (Taissa Farmiga) waiting for him back home. The relationship between Frank and Marla despite it being screwball and formulaic is well told, the costumes are nice to look at and the look and scenery of late 50's Hollywood is impressive but Warren Beatty is kind of a sour thumb as Howard Hughes. He nails his seductive charm and pure wittiness but what's missing in Beatty's performance is substance. Leonardo DiCaprio had substance when he played Hughes in "The Aviator" but sadly that's not case with Beatty in this movie."Rules Don't Apply" also has a big piata of recognizable players including Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen, Steve Coogan, Ed Harris, Martin Sheen, Oliver Platt, Paul Sorvino and even Dabney Coleman but several of them don't have much to do or add anything to the story. Alden Ehrenreich who will be playing Han Solo in a future Star Wars Anthology film is suave and likeable as the chauffeur who falls in love with an aspiring actress and Lily Collins who I criticized for a long time is actually gives a fine performance as Marla whose religious and working beliefs are put to the test when she enters into a forbidden relationship with her personal driver. Lily Collins may have been the daughter of famous singer Phil Collins but the real-life Hollywood establishment didn't have the heart to cast her in good roles so she was placed in crappy garbage such as "Abduction", "Priest", "Mirror Mirror" and "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones".I admire Warren Beatty for coming back and for making a love story that takes place in the heart of Hollywood's golden age but "Rules Don't Apply" feels too long and it should've been a more deeper and satisfying movie than this.
Jessica H (ag) wrote: A sequel sounds fun, but without a real spot it's just random scenes thrown together for fun.
Benjamin O (br) wrote: Sinisterly meanders.
Cam D (nl) wrote: Perhaps one of the worst letdowns in movie history for a sequel. Anything that was once in the series that made it worth watching was gang raped by bad cast (including the conceited and over accentuated acting from Tilly), and extremely bad screenplay.
Kevin C (br) wrote: Schmaltzy Christmas charm. A chocolate box movievbut with heart and some great actresses. Perfect Dec 25 viewing.
Karlina K (es) wrote: I picked the DVD w/o reading the sypnosis while feeling hungry. Funny how the title has no relation watsoever to the movie itself. Lots of blah blah blah uttered in American and British accent and soft gazes across the room that'll make you snigger.After a while, i'm only paying attention to the lead's adorable dimples.
Tim W (it) wrote: Very confusing to follow. but if you love music, it's worth repeating viewing
Scott C (br) wrote: An overrated and annoying comedy. I was totally unaware Harold Ramis had done this though. He is a gifted filmmaker.
pamela s (us) wrote: The film seduced me against my better judgment. Bertolucci and his male protaganist, Mr.Kinsey, conjour up imaginary constructs of female protaganist Shandurai. She is shrouded in the stereotypical oranges, browns and greens of a generic Africa; eroticized through associations of exquisite musical sequences of Malian (?) singer, J.C. Ojwang; and venerated, as the curves of her flesh are captured in the gaze of the camera. Nonetheless, moments of potential depth stumble into the story. Sadly, though, they never stand on their own. Shandurai dreams of her home town, and tearing down a political poster; on it the face of the military leader responsible for her husband?s abduction, is transposed with that of Mr.Kinsey. Despite the fact that we are made to take lust for love in this tale of stolen glances, I found myself inextricably drawn in.
bill s (nl) wrote: This was not really meant to be soft porn but lets be real that scene with Campbell and Richards IS this movie.
KJ P (br) wrote: While not as funny, clever, or thrilling as the first, "Hot Shots! Part Duex" serves as a very fun sequel, with just enough laughs to keep it's audience engaged. That is both good and bad, as more of the jokes here are misses to me. The strange thing about this film is that it feels completely unnecessary, but it works so well. Charlie Sheen is back once again in the title role of Topper, and does a bang up job of helming most of the best gags. This film came at the time where spoof films were just about to begin to get dumber, and I applaud it for being able to stand on it's own and have it's name still talked about in pop culture. This sequel is definitely an enjoyable one that I would recommend to fans of the first, but there is really nothing new to see here, other than a new story. The jokes are inspired from the first and the acting feels similar as well. It is the best sequel you can get though, so I liked it.
Joel A (it) wrote: The controversial Oscar Winner of Best Film of 1990 over the supposedly shoe-in Goodfellas but I see this as its own film & terrific in its own right.The story of disillusioned Soldier choosing a remote post next door to two Indian Tribes one peaceful the other two not & the relationship he builds with them over time.The beauty of this film lies in its subtly even though the theatrical release was 3 hours & Directors Cut 3 hrs 47 mins it doesn't feel slow & is a genuinely moving & gripping story. A wonderful film that is truly a modern classic.
Jamie K (gb) wrote: Run of the mill Ernest, nothing to write home about. Not really worth watching unless you set your hopes fairly low, then it's enjoyable mindless fun.
Bob W (gb) wrote: A satire on the 1960's business world, Morse is more likable than the Broadway play portrayed him. The sexual politics are severely outdated and cliche'd, the sets are outrageously 60's mod, but the way this window washer bluffs his way to the top may unfortunately be too real!
Terri H (de) wrote: No thankyou - Not interested
Byunghwan S (br) wrote: could be boring if you seek something spectacle.
Tyler A (br) wrote: pretty pointless story, up until the end " when everything is revealed to be a big ploy to see if the main gangster can trust his hired ", resulting in them fighting eachother to the death too. and the female character running " with the hitman after her being revealed as a spy all along
Jim F (mx) wrote: Quite a good tense thriller.